Issue 346
April 30 - May 6, 2007
Volume 7
page 1

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Gaming News

Casino City's April Sweepstakes

YAHOO! enters online poker market

Harrah's signs deal with PokerTek

Atlantic City smoking law begins

Mohegan Sun goes coinless

Show Time David Copperfield at Foxwoods

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Commerce Casino installs Lightning Poker
Press Release

BOOTHWYN, Pa. – Lightning Poker, Incorporated today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Commerce Casino to install multiple Lightning Poker Tables. Commerce Casino, located in Commerce, California, is the largest poker casino in the world with over 200 live poker tables. Additionally, Commerce hosts many of the biggest poker tournaments annually including the internationally televised L.A. Poker Classic.

"We are excited to offer this innovative electronic poker table product to our poker customers. Lightning Poker's faster and amazingly intuitive game play will offer Commerce customers a new poker option we believe will be very popular in our casino," Tim Gustin, Casino Manager, Commerce Casino.

"Lightning Poker is thrilled to install our tables at the preeminent poker destination in the world, Commerce Casino. Commerce is as knowledgeable and supportive as any casino in the world when it comes to poker and servicing poker players. We are confident that Commerce and Lightning Poker will provide Commerce's customers a truly enjoyable poker experience," Brian Haveson, CEO Lightning Poker.

YAHOO! enters online poker market
by Ryan McLane, Casino City

YAHOO! entered the real-money poker market today, launching an Internet card room in conjunction with St Minver, one of Europe's largest gaming operators.

See the Web site here.

The YAHOO! UK & Ireland Games Web site also supports real money Bingo.

Both gambling sites are fully operational and is powered Boss Media AB software. Boss media also supports the powerful gaming brands SportingBet, Bwin, and William Hill.

U.S. players. are not currently accepted.

YAHOO! becomes the first of the "Internet Giants" rumored to be interested in breaking into the lucrative online gambling market. Both Party Poker and Poker Stars stated in the past that the real competition starts once these "giants" enter the arena.

YAHOO! poker becomes a part of International Poker Network, which includes 21-different poker sites.


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