Online Casino and Gambling News: May 2015

$223,646 Queen of the Pyramids Jackpot Won

On Saturday a punter won $223,646 while playing the Queen of the Pyramids video slot, taking home the game's 25 cent jackpot.

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Deal or No Deal 5p Jackpot Worth £107,268 Won

Over the weekend a punter at JackpotJoy won a large £107,268 jackpot playing the Deal or No Deal slot, taking home the game's 5p jackpot.

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Legends Sports Head Found Guilty in US Court

Two years after Legends online sportsbook was shuttered by the United States and its leadership indicted for running an illegal sportsbetting ring in the United States, one of the firm's ringleaders was found guilty in court last week.

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Three Men Plead Guilty to Running Illegal Sportsbetting Ring

Law enforcement officials in San Diego have announced that three men have plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges related to their involvement in running an illegal sports gambling ring.

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Judge Puts Adelson in His Place

A US District Court Judge put Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson in his place last week during a court hearing, chiding the billionaire for arguing with her during the proceedings.

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Microgaming to Release New Slots "Ariana", "Big Chef", "River of Riches", & "Penguin Splash"

Isle of Man based gambling software developer Microgaming has revealed their May 2015 slot releases, which will consist of "Ariana', "Big Chef", and "River of Riches" and "Penguin Splash".

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Macau Revenues Tumble Again, This Time Fall 38%

Macau's gambling revenues continued to tumble in April as the gambling enclave brought in 38% less gambling revenue than during the same period in 2014.

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MGM Resorts "Wholeheartedly Opposes" US Online Gambling Ban

The CEO of MGM Resorts came out this week to announce that his company "wholeheartedly opposes" the Restoration of America's Wire Act bill, which would ban online gambling in the United States.

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2014 land and online slot payout rates compared

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Last year we published our first ever report that directly compared the published payout rates of online casinos against land casinos in both Nevada and Atlantic City. In that study we analysed year long results for slots, table games, and video poker and found that online casinos generally pay out better than their land based brethren. Our report ended up being a big success and spurred conversation here at Casino Listings as well as the wider gambling community. Once again we have analysed the statistics for the full year 2014, and we compare the results to 2013 to see if the first report represented a fluke, rather than a continuing trend in which players are better off playing online.

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Seals With Clubs Owner Tried to Buy Lock Poker

Documents in court papers filed in Nevada this week have revealed that indicted Seals With Clubs owner Bryan Micon attempted to purchase poker site Lock Poker.

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