Most casinos use web addresses based on card combinations or catchy names, but very few use numeric domains. One exception is 888.com.
888.com isn’t a new casino, however. It’s one of the domain names used by casino giant Casino on Net.
Casino on Net, established in 1996, is one of the grandfathers of online gaming. Since that time, millions of players have downloaded their top-notch casino package, which includes Blackjack, Video Poker, Roulette, Slots, Craps and Baccarat.
But why use the 888.com domain as well as CasinoOnNet.com (and Casino-On-Net.com)? There are two reasons.
First, the number eight is considered lucky in Chinese culture and is highly sought after in phone numbers, addresses, and bank account numbers. It foreshadows prosperity and brings added confidence. The phonetic sound of eight in the Cantonese and Mandarin languages is also similar to the word for prosperity.
Eight can even be worth money to people who get their hands on it. License plates in Hong Kong with an eight in them can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Telephone area codes with eight in them are also very popular with the Chinese community. Monterey Bay, California uses the 818 area code, and is the only city in the continental U.S. with an Asian majority.
Not every Chinese person believes that eight is a Togel symbol of good luck, but Chinese gamblers certainly do. And Casino on Net is counting on the 888.com domain to attract them to the casino.
The other reason why this domain was created is a little more obvious, and maybe more relevant, for the rest of the online gambling community. 888.com is easy to remember and easy to spell.
Casino on Net offers players a choice of free-play or real money games, as well as a 20% sign-up bonus. The casino features reviewed payouts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, 24/7 technical and customer support, prompt cash-out, and one of the best reputations in the online casino business.
Omni Casino Sponsors Tennis Tournament
Omni Casino – With a reputation for leading the way in the online gaming industry, it isn’t surprising that Omni Casino is once again about to do what no other online gaming company has ever done.
Omni will be the first online casino ever to officially sponsor a tennis tournament. Omni will be sponsoring The Hamlet Cup International Series on the ATP Tour, which takes place in Long Island, New York from August 18 to 26, 2001. In conjunction with the tennis tournament, Omni Casino will be giving one of their lucky members $150,000 more than the winner of the US Open Tennis Tournament through its $1,000,000 U.S. Open Challenge.
Starting July 1, 2001, all new players will receive an added $20 free to use at the casino on a minimum deposit of $20 when opening their account. New account holders will automatically be eligible for the million-dollar prize in Omni’s $1,000,000 U.S. Open Challenge.
Omni’s staff has also decided to double the monthly bonus. Members who make an initial deposit of $150 each month will receive an extra $50 free for use in playing at Omni Casino. This extra $50 may be just what a player needs to win the highest online casino jackpot, which is available at Omni Casino. The jackpot for Omni’s Rags to Riches Slots game is currently at $274,586.39 and continues to climb every minute.
These are just a few of the things that are going on at Omni Casino. Omni Casino’s mission is, “To provide the greatest level of gaming entertainment and enjoyment, with the highest level of security and customer care, and do it all with a smile.”