Issue N8, 2012

February 22, 2012

Beach Life Slot Pays out £5.1 Million Jackpot

A lucky player walked away with a massive multi million pound prize after hitting the jackpot on the popular Beach Life slot game at Betfred Casino. The player, who has decided to stay anonymous for the moment, had only wagered a single pound on the game when he hit the jackpot. To add to the excitement of the player’s win, the founder of Betfred, Fred Done, flew him on a private check to receive his winnings.

“As a bookmaker, I get a real thrill out of turning someone into a multi-millionaire at the click of a mouse,” said Fred Done. “The jackpot has been growing for a while now and we were all hoping it would be one of our customers that won this life-changing jackpot. It just goes to show it's always worth trying your luck.”

A statement issued by the Gibraltar based online casino read: “Thanks to the online casino at, our new multi-millionaire player has the option of relaxing on the beach from now on and, while it's not every day someone wins an incredible £5.1million, there are plenty of other chances to hit the big time at”

Poker Stars Earns Malta License

Poker Stars, considered the world’s leading online poker room, has announced that it was granted an operating license by the reputable Malta Lotteries and Gaming Commission. The poker room is making great strides in the European gaming market, and the new Malta license means that players in Finland and Sweden can now enjoy its top notch games and software.

In a statement issued by the online poker room, it was said: “PokerStars has established an office in Malta which will manage The majority of PokerStars players will continue to play on, a site that continues to operate under our global licence from the Isle of Man.”

“PokerStars players in Sweden and Finland can easily update their existing PokerStars software and re-register their accounts to All balances on existing accounts including cash, frequent player points, VIP player points and VIP status will be automatically moved over and will be immediately available after the move is completed.”

The Malta license was granted just a short time after Poker Stars earned a license to operate in the newly regulated Belgian gambling market, one of only a handful of online poker operators entitled to do so.

Poker Stars said that offering its online poker services on with a Malta license provided benefits to players in Sweden and Finland, and the group was always striving to offer the best product possible to its players wherever they are located.

Red Flush Casino Rolls out New Games

Red Flush Casino, one of the top sites in Microgaming's network of casinos, announced the addition of a number of new games this month. The Great Griffin and Power Spins: Atomic 8’s have joined Red Flush Casino’s ever-growing portfolio of games, which now numbers over 530 titles. The new games will appear on the casino’s download and instant play platforms, and will join other new games, including the very latest Grand Journey and Megaspin Break Da Bank, as well as the much loved Thunderstruck II and The Lord of the Rings.

Speaking about the new Great Griffin slot game, Red Flush Casino said in a statement: “The graphics are imaginative and create an intense ambiance, which becomes even more electrifying when the Griffin flies across the reels to scratch random numbers, turning them into Griffin wilds during which all wins are doubled.”

Red Flush Casino said that it was close to offering a portfolio of over 550 games and there was no better way to close down on the milestone than through the introduction of two of the most exciting and entertaining casino games.

Microgaming to Roll out New Rhyming Reels Slot

Microgaming has announced that it will introduce a new slots game in its Rhyming Reels series in March, bringing to two the number of slots in this collection. The new Rhyming Reels King Cole will join the sexier Rhyming Reels Queen of Hearts, which was launched by the online casino software provider in February 2011.

The new five reel, 20 pay line slot game will have a maximum bet of $100, meaning that it should prove to be a popular title for highrollers as well. The game has a maximum payout of $120,000 through the free spins feature, and $17,000 in the base game. Other great features include wild symbols, gamble options and the chance to quadruple winnings.

The new Rhyming Reels Old King Cole game can be played at a number of top Microgaming powered online casinos, including Jackpot City, Golden Riviera and All Slots Casino. It will be available at these gaming sites from March, 2012.

Casino News, February 2012