October 23, 2017 @ 10:07 AM
HALLOWEEN PROMO: The city is decked out for this spooky time of year, and we have 6 incredible limited edition Halloween items to celebrate! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after November 6 by clicking on the pumpkin icon at the top of the game screen.
TRICK-OR-TREAT 2017: When the ghosts and ghouls start roaming the streets, you know what that means! Click on the candy icon next to the promo icon to see the trick-or-treat progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide event. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a new limited edition Trick-or-Treat 2017 Trophy item!

UPDATE If a floor has many party bomb items on it, the floor will be switched to "fast render" mode. This could cause some rare visual glitches where items might appear slightly off, but it will cause the lag to be significantly less on those floors.
UPDATE The individual challenge leaderboards for battles/wars can now be paged so you can see the full list and not just the top 5.
UPDATE Improved the location of casino favorites to be at the front door (only applies to new favorites).
UPDATE If you take a taxi to a building, it will now create a waypoint from where you are dropped off to the front door.
UPDATE A scratcher prize is now awarded as soon as three matching numbers are scratched rather than requiring all to be scratched.
FIX If the server restarted while the 60-second countdown was running for a slot tournament, that tournament would never start.
FIX Improved the accuracy of where the taxi/driver would drop you off.
FIX Ten's now get highlighted correctly in winning poker hands.
FIX Picking up a contractor after placing it is now working again.
FIX Correctly award Royal Flush Jackpot when everyone folds on the river.
FIX NPC's will no longer get stuck in the elevator (we removed the fly-paper from the floor).
FIX Issue that would cause a poker table to freeze if it was all-in and limit.
FIX Prevent rare issue that could cause a poker sprint to get stuck.
FIX Duplicate card sounds in Blackjack during dealing.
FIX A few more issues that in rare cases would cause areas of the map to appear blank until reloading.
FIX Making a crew hall private/open from crew settings is working again.
FIX Various compatibility fixes for the mobile web version of the game.
FIX Further various visual glitches from the previous rendering engine update.
September 29, 2017 @ 11:53 AM
PROMO ITEM VOTING: Halloween is right around the corner, so we are again looking for your help in selecting the best limited edition item)s) to select. Click the icon to the right of your Casino Points to see the options and place your vote.

FEATURE 10 new bingo medals have been added for both winning bingos and playing rounds of bingo.
FEATURE Battle/war scorecards now show your own personal total score including the bonuses.
FEATURE Crew leaders can now delete messages in crew chat.
UPDATE The save button has been removed from the crew settings window to match the behavior of game settings (it'll save automatically when you leave the window).
UPDATE Crew chat will now show the date of messages that are over a day old.
UPDATE Crew announcements will now stay forever, or until someone deletes them.
UPDATE Since the bingo jackpot still gets awarded too infrequently, we've made it slightly easier again.
UPDATE Updates to server code resulting in roughly a 20% speed boost.
UPDATE Table emotes will now show above your avatar's head to players that are on the casino floor (not just to the other players at your table).
UPDATE The "Properties" app has been renamed "Casinos" and the font size increased (especially easier to read on mobile).
FIX After taking the driver to a few different locations, sometimes the door was unreachable even though there was a clear path.
FIX Sometimes you might get stuck "inside" a building when visiting a lot that was for sale.
FIX Prevent posting in war chat after war has ended.
FIX The game would sometimes reload or require a reload when you got a network disconnect.
FIX They keyboard wouldn't always open on mobile devices.
FIX Finalizing a building upgrade and changing the building style in the same step now works correctly.
FIX Various issues that could cause the game to freeze and require a reload.
FIX Various issues with the scorecard and other windows during battle.
FIX Sometimes repair icons would show on the wrong item that wasn't actually broken.
FIX Various bugs in the editor and the vault.
FIX Various issues that would cause buildings and other street entities to be missing until reloading.
FIX Various issues with random entities (like chips, casino points, etc) getting stuck on the screen.
FIX Disable crew lot button if the crew doesn't have a lot.
FIX Roulette board number highlights would sometimes get stuck when the wheel started spinning.
FIX Dragging the global chat window now works like any other window.
FIX Fixed a few issues relating to battle votes.
FIX Losing connection at a poker table should no longer require leaving the table and coming back to get it working again.
FIX Dozens of other visual glitches in our updated rendering engine.
FIX Changing e-mail from the settings on the GoldFire toolbar no longer causes the panel to go blank.
August 25, 2017 @ 1:55 PM
UPDATE This represents is the largest performance update since CasinoRPG was in beta testing! We re-thought and re-wrote big chunks of our game engine to improve RAM, CPU and power usage. While everyone should see an improvement, the difference should be most obvious on lower-end devices like phones, tablets, Chromebooks, etc. From our testing we've seen a performance improvement anywhere from 25-75% across the board. This update touches literally every aspect of the game, and as such, there are bound to be some visual glitches we missed in testing. Please submit tickets with any issues you see, no matter how big or small.
UPDATE Players can now carry multiple party bombs at the same time. If you have multiple, a red counter will display on the bomb. When you set one off, the counter will go down and you can set the next one off in order. This also fixes issues with winning party bombs when you already have one from daily slots.
UPDATE Added option to create poker cash games for 4 and 2 players.
UPDATE You can now only signup for up to 5 poker tournaments at a time.
FIX Rare issue in Jungle Slots that would cause your auto spins to reset after bonus spins.
FIX Lot items now show the correct level when moved out of the vault.
FIX Royal Flush jackpot is now correctly awarded in CP tournaments.
FIX The counter showing the number of players in bingo now shows the correct number.
FIX A few colors of the wall divider items were invisible.
FIX Various issues with poker banking protection showing the wrong amount when trying to buy back in.
FIX Refreshing the game before turning in a slot addict mission no longer causes it to fail.
FIX Tweaked down the odds of gull attack power-ups in bingo.
FIX Treasure chest display sometimes wouldn't show after reloading in bingo.
FIX Rare issue that would sometimes prevent free daily spins from opening when picking up multiple from party bomb.
FIX Dozens of other bug fixes around the game (mostly visual glitches in rare instances).
July 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM
SUMMER PROMO: We have 6 new limited edition summer-themed items available for your casinos and lots! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after July 31 by clicking on the beach ball icon at the top of the game screen.
HOT DOG EATING CONTEST: It wouldn't be summer without over-eating from the grill! Click on the hot dog icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide hot dog eating contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a limited edition Hot Dog Eating Trophy item!

FEATURE Building addresses entered in global chat will now be clickable. Citizens will be taken directly there by their driver and non-citizens will have a waypoint set to the address.
UPDATE The treasure chest in Daily Slots can now award a Party Bomb.
UPDATE It appears the bingo jackpot may have been too difficult, so we've tweaked it just slightly.
UPDATE If you bingo all of your cards before the game has ended, the treasure chest will show right away.
UPDATE Tweaked the size of the bingo numbers to be easier to read.
FIX Leaving a bingo game before it has started now correctly refunds your chips.
FIX Leaving a bingo game after it has started no longer removes you from the game, allowing you to re-enter.
FIX Issues causing freezing on Western and Egyptian slots.
FIX A few different audio issues in bingo.
FIX Tweak bingo's telescope power-up to be more clear by still announcing and highlighting called balls.
FIX A few different issues prevent players from buying bingo cards on the next game or when entering while a round was ending.
FIX Issue that could cause bingo balls to end upside down on some devices.
FIX Live update the bingos left counter.
FIX Issue that would sometimes cause bingo power-ups to change randomly.
FIX Various other fixes and tweaks to bingo.
FIX Leaving a bingo game no longer removes you, so you can now go back and still have your cards.
July 12, 2017 @ 1:18 PM
FEATURE An exciting new casino game is being added: Bingo! This isn't just any game of Bingo, we went all-in with an incredible pirate theme (both visuals and sounds, so be sure to turn on your speakers). It allows playing up to 4 cards at a time, includes fun and unique multiplayer power-ups, chances for earning extras through collecting keys, a unique progressive jackpot and more. The game also works on mobile just like the rest of our casino games (more on this in the coming weeks/months).
FEATURE Added 4 bingo machine items.
FEATURE Added a Bingo sprint party mission.
FEATURE Added a Bingo team challenge to battles and wars.
FEATURE Added 10 new medals relating to Bingo.
FEATURE A crew founder now has the ability to make another crew member the founder (this replaces them as founder but keeps them in the crew).
FEATURE Twitch streams embedded in the forums will now include the chat that goes with the stream.
UPDATE Lower votes needed for battle to 40% of active members (it was 50% of total before).
UPDATE If a crew fails to score in a battle, their "battle" setting will be turned off.
UPDATE A previous change allowed starting a new battle without a vote after a withdrawal, which will now work if this happens twice in a row.
UPDATE Allow battling the same crew twice in a row if it has been more than 30 days.
UPDATE Lower timer on super turbo poker tournaments to 15 seconds.
FIX Prevent showing slot tournaments in mission log.
FIX Closing a casino wouldn't always prevent slot lobby players from being sent to that casino.
FIX Potential fix for rare issue leading to player ending up at empty table in poker tournaments.
FIX Rare issue that would sometimes prevent managing employees at casino bought from foreclosure auction.
FIX High profit casinos will now display the profit/expense history graph correctly.
June 20, 2017 @ 8:22 AM
PROMO ITEM VOTING: Summer is here, so we are again looking for your help in selecting the best limited edition item(s) to select. Click the icon to the right of your Casino Points to see the option and place your vote.
STEAM GREENLIGHT: Thank you to everyone that helped with our Steam Greenlight campaign! We got Greenlight after around a week and are in the process of getting CasinoRPG integrated for a launch on the Steam Store. Just to be clear, this doesn't change anything about the current game, it just opens another channel for people to find the game.

FEATURE 31 new wall items have been released, which includes many in the sci-fi theme.
FEATURE A new CA alert button has been added to global chat to help alert online CA's that their attention is needed. Simply click the button and they'll get the message.
FEATURE PayPal has now been added as a purchase option for citizenship.
UPDATE If someone leaves the global chat open and are away from their keyboard for 60 seconds, their username will be grayed out to indicate they are away.
FIX Placing wall items on both sides of the top corner now works correctly.
FIX Maintain progress on game reload for missions that require entering buildings.
FIX The 't' shortcut for emotes in Blackjack is working again.
FIX Fixed another issue with large XP numbers getting cut off.
FIX Fixed another issue causing foreclosures to affect monthly rankings for inactive players.
FIX Issues related to clicking "info" button in slots when it should be disabled.
May 12, 2017 @ 9:16 AM
MOTHER'S DAY EVENT: Mother's Day is here and we have a fun new community challenge running through Wednesday, May 17! If the community goal is met and you also achieve your personal goal, then you will receive a special new Mother's Day trophy item. Click on the icon at the top of the game screen for details and progress.

FIX Prevent foreclosure auctions from putting inactive players into the monthly rankings.
FIX If you are online at the reset and pick up a free spin from a Party Bomb, this will no longer reset your daily free spin.
FIX Made several updates to the GoldFire server code that should help with periodic lag that was occurring.
FIX If someone adds you as a friend multiple times, you'll now only get a notification the first time.
FIX Citizenship subscriptions should now correctly renew before the time on it runs out (there was sometimes a gap before).
FIX Bonus spins at the end of slot tournaments would cause duplicated payouts sometimes.
FIX Zooming out the browser when outside no longer causes causes "smearing" issues.
FIX Various other errors on the client and server.
May 4, 2017 @ 9:44 AM
UPDATE Increase the length of slot tournaments by 25%.
UPDATE Just like in poker tournaments, there is now a notification at 15 and 5 minutes before a slot tournament starts.
UPDATE Slot tournaments are being shifted to 45-minutes past the hour to better avoid conflict with poker tournaments.
UPDATE The time limits on real estate purchases have been tweaked. Now, you just have to wait 1 day after 15 lots and 1 week after 30.
UPDATE When a casino name is changed, everyone that has that casino saved in favorites will have the name updated.
UPDATE Updated the Windows 10 app to fix a few issues with purchasing Casino Points. The gifting option is also now available.
UPDATE Various small performance improvements.
UPDATE Games in the toolbar are now ordered by how frequently you play rather than just a default order.
FIX Closed a few different memory leaks with the GoldFire toolbar.
FIX Improved loading times with large slot tournaments.
FIX A few different issues with party chat.
FIX Solitaire hints are now only blocked if you are specifically in a solitaire sprint.
FIX A rare issue that would cause a game freeze while spinning slots.
FIX A rare issue relating to disconnects.
CasinoRPG Turns 3!
April 16, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
Today marks 3 years since the end of beta testing on CasinoRPG! The game has evolved significantly in this time, and we want to thank everyone that has been a part of that, whether you've been here since beta or are a newer addition to the community. We've gotten to know a lot of you over the years and it has been a joy for all of us at GoldFire Studios to continue building the best game possible for all of you. Your continued support allows us to continue developing great new features, and we can't wait for you to see what we've got in the works now and into the future!

April 9, 2017 @ 1:45 PM
EASTER PROMO: GoldFire City is fully decorated for the season and we have 6 exciting limited edition items as voted on by all of you! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after April 24 by clicking on the egg icon at the top of the game screen.
EASTER EGG HUNT: It wouldn't be Easter without a massive Easter Egg Hunt! Click on the basket icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a limited edition Egg Hunt Trophy item!

FEATURE There is now a lobby accessible from all slot games. From the lobby you can see a listing of the different available slot games and then click one to take you straight there. When you change slot games, you'll be taken to a random casino with that slot game and automatically walk up to it.
FEATURE Another addition to the new lobby is slot tournaments! These are very similar to slot sprints, but they can handle up to 100 participants and are scheduled in advance just like the poker tournaments. You can see a listing of upcoming tournaments from the lobby display and signup/withdraw from there.
FEATURE Automatic party chat is now built into the global chat system. When joining a sprint mission or a slot tournament, you will automatically be added into a party. When you open global chat there will now be a "party" tab jut like with crews or wars. You can also chat with this party using the "/p" slashcode in quick chat. The party chat will then automatically close 90 seconds after the conclusion of the sprint or tournament.
FEATURE Citizenship now offers a new perk: hosted poker tables. If you are a citizen and you start your own poker table, you are now marked as the "host" of that table. The host then has the ability to kick another player from that table, and they won't be able to join that particular table again. If the host leaves the table then it becomes a normal table and nobody can be kicked.
UPDATE Private chat, social feed and forums now support embedding of Twitch channels/videos.
FIX Various issues that would often show people as online in the toolbar when they were actually offline.
FIX Various issues causing the toolbar counters (notifications, private chat) to get out of sync.
FIX Various cross-browser issues with the toolbar.
FIX Better handle large XP values in the main UI.