Issue N34, 2011

September 7, 2011

Microgaming Set to Release New Look Lord of the Rings Slot

When Microgaming software giant released Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring slot game, based on the books and movies of the same name, gamblers all over the world fell in love with the game’s amazing features, graphics and winning potential. They felt that things couldn’t get any better. But Microgaming has proven them wrong by releasing plans to revamp the slot game and improve it even more. The new game, with additional features, is expected to roll out at Microgaming online casinos this month, and players are waiting with baited breath.

Some of the additions will include the incorporation of the much loved character, Gollum, into the game. In addition, there will be four progressive jackpots attached to the game, allowing for extra winning options – over and above the 243 ways in the original game. The game will remain with its amazing Cinematic Spins features which manage to bring the beauty of the movie onto the reels, making it as realistic as things get.

Microgaming is also expected to roll out a new multi bet table game, Baccarat Gold, with a new ‘card peeking’ option for extra fun. These games can be played at 32 Red Casino.

Win a Trip to World Cup Rugby with InterCasino Online Casino

Inter Casino online casino is running a super rugby-themed promotion this month, which could see lucky winners fly off to New Zealand to watch the World Cup Rugby 2011. The top prize is worth $10,000 and is definitely one worth getting your hands on! The promotion will also see players win up to five 55” 3D TV and home center sets worth $3,000 each, as well as casino credits and bonuses. All in all, InterCasino has guaranteed to put up prizes worth $100,000.

To put themselves in line to win these prizes, all players need to do is make a deposit of $25 or more at InterCasino and start playing the super games available at this online casino. For every $25 played, the member will get one entry into the draw. It is important to enter the bonus code ‘TRY’ before making the deposit. On Sundays, players can earn extra entries into the draw as all entries made on this day count as double. In addition, if they play at least six days out of seven during the week, players will receive an extra 50% more entries.

New Slot Game at Rome Casino

Rome Casino has announced that it has rolled out a new online slot game with a super prehistoric theme. Cool Stone Age is a five reel and 20 pay line slot machine which offers players the opportunity to win up to 10,000 credits at the Costa Rican licensed online casino. Players will immediately identify the great graphics and features brought to them by Top Game software group, which can be seen across the reels in Cool Stone Age. What makes this game even more appealing is the fact that it has been designed for all types of players, with the opportunity to wager anything from one penny to $100 per spin!

The wild symbol in Cool Stone Age substitutes for nearly all others to form winning combinations, while players can stand in line to win up to 20 free spins.

A statement by Rome Casino read: “Cool Stone Age boasts beautiful and cutting-edge graphics coupled with cartoonish sound effects and a whimsical sound track drawing from cooler and simpler times. With 40 win combinations, great combos, free spin features and bonus, scatter and wild symbols, Cool Stone Age opens all possible routes to victory and allows players to drive down the lanes of time in an amazing miniature bonus game and watch their winnings grow.”

New Marketing Man at Paddy Power

Paddy Power, the Irish retail and online gambling group, announced that it has hired a new man to fill the role of Marketing Director. Thirty three year old Christian Woolfenden will take over the role from Barni Evans, who moved to Australia to head the company’s divisions Down Under, namely IASBet and Sportsbet. Woolfenden joins Paddy Power from Barcadi, where he held the position as Global Brand Director.

“I am also delighted that someone of Christian's caliber has agreed to join the Paddy Power team,” said the Chief Executive Officer of Paddy Power, Patrick Kennedy. “He is regarded as one of the top young marketeers in the UK and internationally, and his appointment illustrates both the international ambition of Paddy Power and our continued investment in talent".

Paddy Power recently posted strong half year market results, and its profits rose especially from its online and mobile sectors. The only division which saw a drop in profits was the company’s Irish retail shops, due to horse races that played out in favor of the punters.

Casino News, September 2011