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Archive 2010: 22nd - 28th February

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Saturday & Sunday, 27th & 28th February

Chile earthquake:

Live streaming -
Twitter: terremoto, chile + casino

Conception & Santiago region casinos

Monticello Grand Casino

Casino de Colchagua

Gran Casino de Talca

Casino de Talca
Casino de Talca
jackpotchile's photostream

Casino Marina del Sol - Concepción

Casino Marina del Sol
Casino Marina del Sol
Osvaldo Martinez Farias' photostream

Casino Termas de Chillán

Gran Casino Los Angeles

Valparaíso Region

Casino de Juegos del Pacífico

Casino de Viña del Mar

Casino de Viña del Mar
Casino de Viña del Mar
Galeria de Ernesto Rodriguez's photostream

Friday, 26th February

Chile -
Chilenos se gastaron $30 mil promedio en idas al casino durante enero

Las Vegas - Reuters
Harrah's CEO loves heels, hates Vegas palaces
Overhaul crucial to Atlantic City survival

Beijing -
China arrests over 900 for online gambling crimes

London - & Daily Telegraph
William Hill 'reviewing' Irish shops
Wm Hill says 2009 was 'hellish for bookmakers'

Johannesburg - Reuters
Sun Int'l sees lower FY earnings after H1 profit falls

Copenhagen - Copenhagen Daily Post
Robbery money laundered at casinos

Bingo raid in Chickasaw - WALA FOX 10 Mobile, AL

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Inquirer
Wynn says he'll build 'the cutest casino': But his plans don't include high-rise hotel

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire, AP & Reuters
Wynn Resorts, Limited Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 Results
Wynn Resorts loses $5.2M during 4th qtr of 2009
Wynn Resorts 4th-qtr net loss narrows
Q4 2009 Wynn Resorts, Limited Earnings Conference Call

Las Vegas - AP, Reuters & Las Vegas Sun
Harrah's Entertainment moves to 4th-qtr profit
"Revenue fell in every U.S. region where the company operates. In Las Vegas, where Harrah's is based, it fell 10%  to $649.2 million from $721.4 million."
Harrah's posts 4th-quarter profit, revenue drops
Harrah’s swings to profit in fourth quarter

Sydney - Bloomberg & NineMSN
Crown Turns to First-Half Profit on Melbourne Casino
Crown returns to profit in first half

Sands' Leven Sees Singapore Sales Nearing Macau Unit's - Bloomberg

Carson City, Nevada - LVR-J
Gaming industry refuses to pay more to help solve state budget crisis
Casino industry tells Legislature: No dice

London -
Grosvenor Casinos boosts Rank
Rank brings back dividend in display of confidence

Cambodia - Straits Times
Cambodia opens luxury casino

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Gaming supplier Shuffle Master to settle shareholder suit
Station Casinos reaches deal with key lenders, hopes to emerge from bankruptcy

Honolulu - Yahoo/AP
Hawaii discards proposals for island gambling

Levis, Quebec - Yahoo Canada/CNW Telbec
Marina Bay Sands Singapore orders 33 G3 Systems

additional headlines...
Plan: Casinos to fund regulators - Reno Gazette-Journal
Casinos to deduct child support cash - Illinois. Post-Tribune
Harrah’s Atlantic City earnings down 22.6% for quarter - PoAC
Evergreen plans buyback, touts casino ranking
Wynn's Measures to Stop Scalpers Have Met With Great Success
Officers denied entry at Wayne Newton’s Las Vegas home
How Lucian Freud once owed £500,000 in gambling debts to gangland Kray twins

Thursday, 25th February

Missouri - St. Louis Today
It's official: River City Casino rolls next week

Moscow - Moscow News
Police closes underground casino in Moscow
"Police confiscated $10 million worth of chips and 12 million roubles ($400,000) in cash as well as 11 one-armed bandits, 6 card tables and 2 roulettes." 

Paris -
Accor stands by demerger decision
"Accor will sell its 49% stake in Lucien Barrière, the casinos group, for €500m-€700m."

London - Sharecast, & IBTimes
Rank brings back the dividend
Rank calls for simplification of UK gaming taxation
Rank Group plc one of top FTSE 250 risers after annual report
Rank Group Plc - Annual results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2009

New York - Reuters & Straits Times
Las Vegas Sands betting on Singapore
LV Sands bets on S'pore

Las Vegas - LVR-J
Reid staff points out $200,000 bonus awarded Lowden's husband during casino layoffs

Australia - Herald Sun/aap
Gamblers feed habit despite economy

Alderney & Reno, Nevada - iGaming Business
IGT signs supply agreement with Parlay Casino images of the day...

Palm Beach Princess Casino ship--a cruise-to-where
Palm Beach Princess Casino ship--a cruise-to-where
eleatherberry's photostream
Image showing the end of the Palm Beach Princess ? -
mpedwards06's photostream

additional headlines...
First casino cheat hauled to court - Singapore. Today Online
Serbian police arrests two in first-ever raid on internet betting
Illegal casino broken up in Málaga - Poker game ?
Casino, ice rink and restaurant plan revealed for Carlisle - Carlisle News & Star

Wednesday, 24th February

Singapore - Reuters & CNBC/AP
Las Vegas Sands to open Singapore casino on Apr 27
Sands to open Singapore casino-resort April 27
Chingay 2010, Singapore
Chingay 2010, Singapore
Markii Paparazzi's photostream

Singapore - Straits Times
First casino crime case - Past posting on Baccarat

Las Vegas & Pennsylvania - Reuters & CNBC/AP
Wynn Resorts to open Philadelphia casino
Wynn Resorts signs deal for Philadelphia casino

Atlantic City - The Press of Atlantic City, Reuters, AP & Bloomberg
Icahn would consider selling two Trump casinos
"Icahn, in a videotaped deposition played Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, said he would consider unloading Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, and Trump Marina Hotel Casino, but would keep the flagship Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort."
Billionaires begin court fight for Trump casinos
Trump, Icahn compete for 3 Atlantic City casinos
Trump Argues Name Can’t Be Used by Icahn for Bankrupt Casinos

Ireland - Irish Times
Bookie gaming machines face ban Casino images of the day...

christine.pingel's photostream
Talca Hotel and Casino - Motta + Garcia-Huidoboro - Talca, Chile
Talca Hotel and Casino - Motta + Garcia-Huidoboro - Talca, Chile
fuad384's photostream

additional headlines...
River City Casino Opening - KPLR CW 11 St. Louis, MO
Isle of Capri Casinos posts 3Q loss, revenue falls
Macau Gaming Is Safe ... For Now - The Street
Bid to move casinos inland pulled from House floor - Indiana
Exclusive: Dragonfish- Tsogo Sun South Africa tie safe after merger

Tuesday, 23rd February

Chicago - Mintel 
Casino attendance down, but gambling still a jackpot of entertainment
"Only 30% of adults visited a casino in the past year, down from 35% in 2001, a 14% loss."

New York - Yahoo/
Reuters Summit - Harrah's CEO: Las Vegas still weak

Georgetown, Guyana -
Gambling with the Turks

Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Let's make a dealer: Casino looking for talent

Missouri -
River City Casino Almost Ready

Iowa -
Cheating The House Part Two: How Agents Track Casino Cheating at Riverside

Atlantic City - The Press of Atlantic City
Trump, Icahn vying in court today for Atlantic City casinos

Cambodia & Vietnam -
Gamblers make beeline for Cambodia

Macau - Peoples Daily
Macao's casino industry cashes in on Lunar New Year holiday: report

Macau - Macau Daily Times & Macau Business
Intellects advocate 24-hour border crossing
Stanley Ho home soon
Harrahs: No active talks on Macau
Stanley Ho may return home soon

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Man enters plea over charges tied to $3.75M in markers

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Ex-Planet Hollywood owner sticking around Casino images of the day...

valdivia(casino) - Chile.
clan-dres' photostream
Casino boat no. 7
Casino boat no. 7 - Boa Sorte casino boat, Goa.
Joegoauk23's photostream

additional headlines...
High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 1 part 1/5
1/4 NEW High Stakes Poker S6 E02 Season 6 episode 2 !
Tiger Airways to fly guests to Singapore casino resort
Feb. 15: A Presidential Podcast - The Strip Podcast.
Hong Kong teen leaves granny in morgue after gambling funeral cash
Australian women more likely to be poker machine addicts
Casino entry shouldn't be free for foreign students, workers - Singapore
Mississippi Casino Revenues Up In January -
Two Chinese football clubs face relegation for gambling - AP

Monday, 22nd February

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
High rollers bring baccarat boom to Las Vegas
Truths evident in Obama’s Vegas visit
Review: Cirque repackages rock ‘n’ roll icon in ‘Review: Cirque repackages rock ‘n’ roll icon in ‘Viva Elvis’

Nevada - Record Courier
Casinos' precipitous slide worsens in 2009

Swansea, South Wales -
Card-swapping gang busted trying to fleece city casino - Aspers Swansea

Copenhagen - Poker Stars Blog
EPT Copenhagen: Anton Wigg wins marathon final in Copenhagen

additional headlines...
President Obama: I Love Vegas!
PAGCOR - Annual Report 2008
Gunman in cash heist at bookies - Betfred. Ilford Recorder
Police appeal for witnesses after armed robbery on William Hill Bookmakers in Maghull - William Hill .Ormskirk & Sklelmersdale adds gambling site with William Hill - New Media Age
Betfair's alert triggers Victorian betting probe - SMH

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