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Archive 2010: 8th - 14th August

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Saturday & Sunday, 14th & 15th August

Durban - Independent Online
Gone in 360 seconds
Robbers shoot their way out of casino heist
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom
 
The Entrance
Sibaya Casino
Ockert's photostream
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Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Ex-Shuffle Master CEO Tim Parrott to be inducted into gaming Hall of Fame
Wynn dealers appeal ruling over tip sharing
Las Vegas Hiltonís loss an improvement over last year

Manila - The Independent
Philippines aims to strike gambling gold
Bagong Nayong Pilipino Entertainment City Manila

Melbourne - TV New Zealand
Two shot dead outside gaming venue

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Las Vegas Stripís baccarat fortunes slide
Baccarat on the Las Vegas Strip had a hold of just 4% in June - Historical hold is in the 12 to 13% range.

New York - NY Times, NY Daily News & Malaysian Star
Deal to Put Slots at Aqueduct Paves Way for a New York City Casino
Malaysia-based Genting New York signed off to operate 4,500-slot machines at Aqueduct Race Track - 11th August
Genting New York wins racino franchise bid
www.genting.com
www.flickr.com/photos/bettrends/4382598498

Malaysia & Singapore - Inside Asian Gaming
Hong Kong share issue for Genting Singapore?
www.gentingsingapore.com

Las Vegas - Reuters
Cosmopolitan Las Vegas could push hotel rates down
www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com
 

Selected audio & video...
Macau casino makes a showy splash, but will punters come? - AFP
Local School Offers Dealer Training - WJBK FOX 2 Detroit, MI.
Casino/RV world plans unveiled - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg.
 
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Path of Light
Path of Light
yushimoto_02 [christian]'s photostream
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100_0378
Titan King Casino - www.titankingcasino.com
G?u T?n ( GT )'s photostream
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DSC00261
Le New Castel Casino - www.lenewcastel.fr
val-73's photostream
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El casino
Viña del Mar Casino - www.enjoy.cl
alexXtremo2's photostream
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additional headlines...
Mississippi Stud making it to casinos - Post-Tribune
http://wizardofodds.com/mississippistud
Shuffle Master - Mississippi Stud
Melco Crown Falls Behind in Macau - Motley Fool
Trump casinos lose appeal on $2.7M tax overpayment - Business Week
Internet gamblingís winners and losers - Ontario
Police clamp down on gambling in Israel - Jewish Chronicle
Prince William wedding 2011: bookies stop taking bets
Portland gambling addict stole nearly £12,000 from McDonald's
 


 
 
Friday, 13th August

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire
Bally Technologies, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2010 Results
Bally Technologies 4Q net income jumps 54%
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BYI

Ireland - Irish Independent
European tax laws blamed for demise of casinos
"David Hickson, director of the FitzWilliam Card Club in Dublin, said that clubs were receiving VAT assessments going back up to five years, which could effectively put them out of business."

Dublin - Irish Post
Lambe buys 30% share in major casino
Interview with Tim Lambe from Easybets
http://www.thegambit.info/TimLambe_250.jpg
www.fitzwilliamcardclub.com
www.rainbowcasino.co.uk

Dublin - Irish Post
Casinos cash in their chips
www.silksclub.ie

Birmingham - Birmingham Mail & Coventry Telegraph
NEC casino bid faces threat
NEC plans to build Solihull casino come up against rival bid
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Bandit on the Beach
Bandit on the Beach
graeme.curran's photostream
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Caesars Palace casino
Caesars Palace casino
where is Andrew now?'s photostream
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additional headlines...
Armed men rob Angeles online casino - Philippines
 


 
 
Following a bereavement in the family Gaming floor's updates were on hold for a number of days. As a result the headlines below are in an abbreviated format.
Ian 13/8

 
 
Thursday, 12th August

Ang: Pagcor sale a 'suggestion,' not an offer
Sportingbet gets World Cup boost
Pa. man who killed NJ casino boss gets 30 years
Internet gambling coming to Ontario
88-Year-Old Woman Hits Seminole Casinos Mega Bad Beat Poker Jackpot
'Chipless' Table Games Debut at a Bucks County Casino
Gamblers allegedly caught "capping" bets at Sands and Mohegan Sun casinos
Dan Gilbertís Rock Gaming picks Harrahís to manage Cleveland, Cincinnati casinos
Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp. received donation from Harrah's Chester
Las Vegas Sees Increased Competition from Out-of-State Casinos

 
 
Wednesday, 11th August

Pagcor chair doubts $10-B offer; Kuok denies reports
Ameristar Casinos Confirms It is Evaluating Strategic Alternatives
Ameristar Casinos Eyes Options Including Company Sale
Ameristar Casinos may put self up for sale
Gaming revenues up 3% in July
Governor Christie's Atlantic City Cleanup Plan
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for July 2010
Gaming Partners International Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2010
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=GPIC

 
 
Tuesday, 10th August

Silver Club in Sparks re-opening? Remodel plans in the works
www.silverclub.com
President Aquino to study US$10 bln offer for Philippine casinos
Privatising Pagcorís casino business: a deal too good to be true?
Philippines aims to strike gambling gold
Atlantic City casinos see 5 percent revenue drop in July
Alabama's largest casino closed temporarily pending court fight
Alabama's biggest casino closes as raid looms
PokerTek, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2010 Results

 
 
Monday, 9th August

Philippines
Aquino may order Pagcor to stop operating casinos - Drilon
5 senators in favor of Pagcor sale
New casino franchises suspended
Drilon: Pagcor should not be operating casinos, only exercise licensing and regulatory functions

Century Casinos' revenue up, but company still reports loss
NV casino to sell unique gold collection
www.ccnugget.com
A state takeover of Atlantic City's gambling mess is not the answer
 

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