Wednesday, March 22, 2006

7 Wonders of the Digital World

Volcanic Gold Online Casino is currently running a large scale promotion from 13th March until 30th April. The name of the promotion is “7 Wonders of the Digital World” and the theme juxtaposes ancient wonders, such as the pyramids, with new, technological marvels, such as PVRs.

Online gamers are encouraged to play between Mondays and Sundays, and for every 1000 eChips generated are awarded one entry into the draw. Draws take place every Monday and two players are drawn, each winning a R1000 gift voucher from Digital Planet.
With two winners being drawn each week for the duration of the promotion, a total of 14 weekly winners will be in the main prize pool by the end of the promotion. On the 2nd May the final draw will take place, with seven digital masterpieces to be won, which include, amongst others, a laptop, iPod docking station and laptop etc. With 14 weekly winners vying for seven great prizes, the chances are one in two of each player winning something, and you don’t get much better odds than that!

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Monday, March 20, 2006

Piggs Peak Hotel and Casino awaits you in the majestic mountains of Swaziland

Nestled in the majestic mountain of the Swaziland Kingdom, lies a spectacular Hotel and Casino that is enveloped in spectacular blue skies and brilliant sunshine. The intoxicating smell of pine needles infused with the laughter of children spending their days soaked in sun and fun will send you into a world that is filled with relaxation and ultimate entertainment. With fantastic facilities on offer such as a gym, sauna, tennis and squash courts, swimming and hiking you’re sure to have your best holiday yet. Over 100 Luxurious, air conditioned rooms with M-Net, great bars and superb restaurants will ensure that opulence become the order of the day. If the mood takes you and you feel like a flutter with lady luck, the world-class casino will thrill and entertain you. So sit back and relax as you sip on a colourful summer cocktail and enjoy the magic of Peak Hotel and Casino Swaziland.

State of the art conferencing facilities are provided for at Piggs Peak hotel, so no matter what the conference or occasion the highly skilled staff are ready to co-ordinate your function in a professional manner.

There are a host of activities ranging from clay pigeon shooting, tennis, squash, a refreshing pool and a golf course just a short drive away. With all these activities, you will be hard pressed not to find what you are seeking for in an adventurous escapade.

Many cultural activities take place through the year in this earthy and warm country. Traditional ceremonies are an integral part of Swazi life, despite the advent of modernisation. The most important of these is the sacred Incwala or "Festival of the First Fruits', this is essentially a Kingship ceremony held to renew the strength of the King and the Swazi Nation for the coming year. Another major ceremony is Umhlanga or the Reed Dance which is held during a week at the end of August or early September. Swazi maidens, of marriageable age, gather at the Queen Mother's residence and set out in parties to gather reeds. The reeds are used to repair the windbreak around the Queen Mother's residence.

There are many attractions in the royal kingdom of Swaziland, to name a few, Sibebe is the second largest rock in the world. It is exciting to climb the rock and experience the gorgeous scenic views at the top of the rock. The beautiful views encourages one to stay longer at the top. Swaziland is also rich in flora and fauna. Malolotja game reserve provides a variety of flower species. Unfortunately, not all of us can get away to Swaziland, so Piggs Peak have made it possible for you to play your favourite slot, table and poker games online, all from the comfort of your own home. In addition, you can enjoy a variety of exciting promotions that give you the opportunity of winning lots of cash & extraordinary prizes.
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Winning on losing poker hands

Who says that playing on a low stakes tables cannot yield high stakes results? The Bad Beat Jackpot on 3 Piggs Poker has been climbing steadily and was sitting at an incredible R126,404.29! Most players have been longing to claim it, often eluding the most seasoned player.

A Straight Flush is a special event on any occasion, and enough to get excited about in its own right ... but at the R5/R10 table at 3 Piggs online Poker Room, a Bad Beat hand created even more excitement.

A Bad Beat typically occurs when you lose in a situation where you're the big favourite to win the hand. The rules are simple: four or more players must be dealt into the hand, the losing hand must be Four-of-a-Kind - 8’s or better, the hand of the winner and loser must include the hole cards and the hand must go to a showdown, and the hand must have contributed to the jackpot to qualify.

On Thursday afternoon, 16th March 2006, the Bad Beat Jackpot was won in spectacular fashion. Sitting at the R5/R10 table were 10 eager players.

The hole cards were dealt and five players folded. Ant had pocket 9’s, Diamonds and Hearts; WILDDOG_SA held 8 and 7 of Clubs, waxdabox had pocket 6’s, Spades and Diamonds, oldshoe had 4 and 3 of Hearts while TAMETHETIGER had Ace of Diamonds and 3 of Clubs. A round of betting ensued and then the Flop was dealt, 9 of Spades and Jack and 9 of Clubs. Oldshoe, waxdabox and TAMETHETIGER folded.

Betting ensued by the remaining 2 Players, the Turn was dealt and showed a 3 of Diamonds. Ant now sat with Four-of-a-Kind 9’s, an incredibly strong poker hand. WILDDOG_SA bet and was called by Ant, the two players waited in anticipation for the River, which yielded a 10 of Clubs, giving WILDDOG_SA Straight Flush and Ant a Four of a Kind 9’s.

The hands were revealed and an incredulous Ant was beaten by WILDDOG_SA, who pocketed the pot of R567.00. This hand qualified as the hand to topple the Bad Beat Jackpot.

All the players at the table walked away with plenty of extra money. Ant took a whopping R63 202.17 (50% of the Jackpot), 25% went of the jackpot went to WILDDOG_SA who pocketed R31 601.08 and the remaining 25% was paid out to the remaining players who each received a fantastic R3 950.13.

You're a winner even if you have a losing hand with 3 Piggs Poker's Bad Beat Jackpot ... get to 3 Piggs Poker at, download and open your account today! See you at the tables!

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Thursday, March 09, 2006

It’s Living Bigg with the Pigg

It’s been a while since we have a seen such an explosive promotion racing into the gaming industry. It’s a sexy, sassy and indulgent installment of pure hedonistic entertainment served up by Piggs Peak Internet Casino, which will culminate in one lucky player walking away with an über sexy Opel Tigra Convertible valued at R200,000 on the 7th July. If that wasn’t enough, Piggs Peak have raised the bar with over R100 000 in cash prizes to boot.

There are so many ways that one can get into pole position for this promotion, you would have to be asleep to not get fired up for all the decadent prizes up for grabs.

They make being part of the action so easy. Play any game online at Piggs Peak Internet Casino, from Monday through to Thursday for the duration of the promotional period, 27th March to 9th June, and you could find yourself jetting off to Swaziland for a fully paid weekend, for you and your partner. If playing real slots and tables is more your style, why not take a trip to the majestic mountains of Swaziland and play at Piggs Peak’s landbased casino, doing so can also get you a place in the final draw for the Opel Tigra.

Piggs Peak can also be seen while on their nationwide tour, so catch the Pigg in your city, at your local shopping mall and enter on their easy access sms competition. You don’t even have gamble to be part of this fantastic promotion. There will also be loads of mystery spot prizes for shoppers during the promotion. When asked about the objective of this promotion, Group Marketing Manager, Wendy Graaf stated, “Piggs Peak Casino is only a five hour drive from Johannesburg, yet so many people have yet to experience this wonderful holiday destination. So, we are bringing Piggs Peak to you, in your home town, and giving you the opportunity of winning your way to us”.

And of course, winning a sexy convertible car can only be an added benefit. The Pigg will be in your city on the following dates – Menlyn Mall Pretoria 23rd to 26th March, Sandton City Johannesburg 30th March to 2nd April, Gateway Mall Durban 13th to 16th April, Cavendish Mall Capetown 27th to 30th April, Clearwater Mall Johannesburg 11th to 14th May.

With such an electrifying prize up for the taking, it’s so easy to feel the wind blowing through your hair and the adrenaline racing through your veins, your heart beating to the sound of the urban inner city, as you race around in this dreamy car, It’s Living Bigg with the Pigg, it’s urban, it’s trés cool and it’s as cosmopolitan as cocktails in Malibu.

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