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Thursday, 14th January
U.S. Commercial Gaming Shows Slight Decline of Less Than 1% - Business Wire
www.casinocitypress.com/gamingalmanac/northamericangamingalmanac
For first time, Detroit casinos show revenue decline - Detroit News
Wynns Complete Divorce in Las Vegas - NY Times
Wynn Divorce May Mint New Billionaire - Forbes.com

CotaiJet Receives New License and Permission for Additional Routes
http://cotaijet.com.mo
Asian casino equipment sales 'could hit US$400 million' annually - IAG

Gaming industry group elects Boyd CEO as chairman
www.americangaming.org

PokerTek Adds Three More Tables at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming
Shuffle Master moves to 4th-quarter profit
Shuffle Master, Inc. Earnings Conference Call (Q4 2009)
Poker, blackjack legalized at Pa. slots casinos
Completion of Silver Dollar Casino Acquisition in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
www.silverdollarcalgary.com
 


 
 
Wednesday, 13th January

Sydney & Melbourne - Melbourne Age
Man laundered $500,000 in casino: police
Sydney court told man laundered $500,000 then went to casino

Manila - ABS-CBNNews
Businessman behind Manila casino lands in Forbes List - Kazuo Okada

Bahamas - The Guardian - Victoria Coren
The Bahamas PCA is becoming my favourite poker tournament
www.victoriacoren.com
www.pokerstars.com/caribbean-adventure - Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure

Las Vegas - AGA/iGaming Business press release
G2E Joins Forces With iGaming Business on USA Event
 

additional headlines...
Local Casinos Working To Keep Edge Over Pa. Gaming - West Virginia
www.wheelingisland.com
Nemacolin Woodlands Files Application for PA Casino License - Pennsylvania
www.nemacolin.com
Ponzi scheme suspect arrested in casino - Mississippi & Massachusetts
Google News search - Richard Elkinson
Door opened to casino-related jobs - New Jersey.
 


 
 
Tuesday, 12th January

Online Poker - Bluff Europe
Who the f$$k is Isildur1?
Interesting story on the unknown Swedish Internet player who built up a major bankroll on Full Tilt but now appears to have lost it all to some of the industries big names.
Patrik Antonius ends 2009 with $9m profit online

Edinburgh - STV & BBC Scotland
Four guilty of casino murder bid
Four guilty of shooting businessman at Edinburgh casino

Carson City, Nevada - MarketWatch & The Street
Nevada gambling revenue up for first time since 2007
"The total win on table games statewide jumped 17% to just more than $308 million, largely due to a better than doubling of the take from baccarat on the Strip." "Strip slot revenues declined 3.8% to $231 million. "
Vegas Gaming Posts First Gain in Two Years
http://gaming.nv.gov/documents/pdf/mrrnov09.pdf

Mozambique - ClubofMozambique.com & Bloomberg
Guebuza proclaims new casino bill
Casinos will be allowed as part of 4 star hotels anywhere in the country (5 star in Maputo). Minimum investment is U.S. $8 million. Mozambique presently has just 2 operations.
Mozambique Relaxes Gambling Law, Allows Slot Machines, AIM Says

Interactive TV - iGaming Business
TV Widget application from Betfair
Estonia legalises online gambling

London - FT.com & Reuters
Ladbrokes to seek new chief
Ladbrokes chief to step down - report
www.ladbrokesplc.com

Atlantic City - The Press of Atlantic City, Philadelphia Inquirer & The Day
Atlantic City casino revenue off 13 percent, third straight year of decline
Revenue off 13.2% at Atlantic City casinos in 2009
Atlantic City casinos drive stake through 2009
Atlantic City - December win down 18.7% - Revenues down to 1997 levels.
Atlantic City Casino Revenues Down 13% In 2009
 

Casino Revenues Down Unlucky 13 Percent - WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia,
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Macau - USA Today
U.S. casinos' bet on Macau pays off

Las Vegas - LVR-J & USA Today
UFC sells 10 percent to Mideast company
Abu Dhabi investment arm buys 10% stake in UFC
www.ufc.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Fertitta
 

Gaming Today...
Gambling operators lukewarm for a Vegas address - Phil Hevener
Nevada casinos enjoy a Sweet November
Atlantic City casinos to face trouble from Pennsylvania
AGEM Index posts gains in December ’09
IGT closing Acres technology facility in Oregon
www.gamingtoday.com
 

additional headlines...
PAGCOR High Profile magazine - Issue 4. Winter 2009.
Obama to visit Las Vegas next month - LVR-J
Police nab 2 suspects in Reno casino robberies - RG-J
Foxwoods: Pa. casino partnership still solid - Conn. & Pennsylvania. Norwich Bulletin.
Matt Reed: Is water cleaner now ships are gone? - Florida Today
Bookies’ robbery was an inside job - Swindon
 


 
 
Monday, 11th January

Atlantic City - N.J. Casino Control Commission
CCC Announces 2009 Casino Revenue
Atlantic City's total casino revenues of $3.9 billion for 2009 show a decline of 13.2% and are only slightly above those from 1997.
www.state.nj.us/casinos
http://www.state.nj.us/casinos/financia/winsum/dec98.htm

Panama - The Panama News
Corruption charges against Toro

Tunica, Mississippi - Yahoo/Business Wire
Lakes Entertainment Announces Execution of Management Agreement for Tunica Casino Development
www.lakesentertainment.com

London - International Gaming Awards
IGA magazine - Issue 4
www.gaming-awards.com - Monday, 25th January.

St. Louis - Global Gaming Business
Isle of Capri nets three possible management deals last week
http://ggbnews.com

Copenhagen - Party Gaming - Press release
Danske Spil chooses PartyGaming to launch online games in Denmark
www.danskespil.dk
www.partygaming.com

Pennsylvania - Pittsburg Post-Gazette & Daily Collegian
Programs for gambling addicts take shape as table games hit state casinos
Table games to help schools
 

Possibility of casino creating controversy - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg 
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Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
The man behind casinos’ scent science
"The first such systems in Las Vegas were installed at the Mirage in 1991 by Mark Peltier, president of a company called AromaSys"
www.aromasys.com

Las Vegas - Discovery Channel
Build It Bigger (Season 3): Building the Aria Hotel & Casino

South Florida - Tallahassee.com/Florida Today
SunCruz offers apologies - Company that managed operations holds out hope of opening ship again
Passengers on day ships out of Port Canaveral peaked in 2004 at more than 1.9 million. They declined to 782,336 in the fiscal year ending September 31st, 2009.
www.suncruzcasino.com

Barnsley - Yorkshire Post
Council odds on to retain anti-casino stance
www.barnsley.gov.uk

Reno - LVR-J
Two downtown Reno casinos robbed - Circus Circus and Silver Legacy.

Singapore - Bloomberg
Singapore Says Casinos May Support Growth Amid Sluggish Exports 

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Deadline for Fontainebleau bids set for Friday
 

additional headlines...
Sen. Day Resigns, Devotes Time To Casino Lobbying - Minnesota
www.racinonow.com
News from Europe, California, and a Sad Heart: APCW Perspectives Weekly for January 8th, 2010
Seven Luck Casino | Welcome to Korea | Korea - Marketing campaign
Judge refuses to name receiver for casino - Wisconsin
Former Blue Chip casinos sold - Leisure Opportunities
AVN Awards an exercise in sensuality, humor… and endurance - Las Vegas Sun
http://avnawards.avn.com
Thief stole from bookies to place bet - South London Today
 


 
 
Saturday & Sunday, 9th & 10th January

Las Vegas - The Strip Podcast
Jan 6: The Real Mr. Las Vegas - Wayne Newton
www.thestrippodcast.com - Steve Freiss & Miles
http://thestrippodcast.blogspot.com - Vegas Happens Here

Costa Rica & St. Louis - Reuters
BetOnSports executive gets 33 months in U.S. prison
Costa Rica: A Gambling Mecca- CBS Video
Bet on Sports tour bus
Bet on Sports tour bus (2)
www.betonsports.com
 

BetOnSports
BetOnSports
Screengrab image on Flickr.com showing the former BetonSports.com website.
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Watch CBS News Videos Online
Costa Rica: A Gambling Mecca
June 2006 CBS Evening News interview with David Carruthers in Costa Rica.
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Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Harrah’s looks to settle sports book complaint for $100,000
Jeff Haney just can’t seem to get a fair shake at Harrah’s sports book

Macau - Macau Business & Macau Daily Times
Macau fiigures - upgrades aid gaming stocks
Pansy Ho new airport vice-president

Aberdeen & Dundee - Press & Journal
Gaming group backing new-look casinos
www.gcasinos.co.uk
 

additional headlines...
Florida Gaming defaults on loans - S.F.Business Journal
www.fla-gaming.com
Blackjack Mania is a Newly Opened Retailer Specializing in Blackjack Supplies
www.blackjacktablesupplies.com
Pechanga New Year's Celebration Rivals Entire City of Vegas
 


 
 
Friday, 8th January

Quebec, Canada - CBC.ca
Quebec settles gambling addiction lawsuit
www.loto-quebec.com
www.cbc.ca/news/pdf/loto-quebec-settlement.pdf - Settlement in French.

St. Louis - St. Louis Today, Bloomberg & CalvinAyre.com
Gambling CEO gets 33 months in federal prison
Jackson agreed. "It was pretty black and white," she told Carruthers. "I’m sorry that the respect that you now have for U.S. laws didn’t come sooner."
Betonsports Ex-CEO Carruthers Gets 33-Month Sentence
David Carruthers Sentenced
www.davidcarruthers.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Carruthers
 

Las Vegas & Minnesota - Phnom Penh Post
Minnesota casino sues Henderson’s Mystic Lodge over name
www.mysticlake.com

Southampton - Daily Telegraph
Snow stories: bookmaker refuses to give £7.1 million payout on 'banned' snow bet - He's got a snowball's chance !

Kentucky - Daily Mail
Car worker sold misprinted lottery ticket wins a record £80million jackpot

Hong Kong & Macau - CNNgo.com
All in! The comprehensive guide to poker in Hong Kong and Macau
www.hkph.com.hk - Hong Kong Poker House.

Cambodia - Phnom Penh Post
Naga agrees new deal on gaming machines
www.nagaworld.com
 
 

LONDON CASINO VT from RED BUTTON FILMS on Vimeo.

LONDON CASINO VT
Promotional film for the Empire Casino in Leicester Square
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London - Gambling Commission & DCMS
Review of remote gambling regulation in Great Britain
New British licence requirements for overseas online gambling firms
Written Ministerial Statement by Minister for Sport Gerry Sutcliffe on Remote Gambling
"The new system outlined today will also ensure that all businesses offering online gambling to our consumers adhere to our rules – not someone else's."
www.culture.gov.uk
www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

London - Times Online & FT.com
Overseas online gambling groups will need licence
Strict new rules for online bookmakers

Bad Bentheim, Germany - De Ondernemer
Bentheim blij met terugkeer casino - Table games return to Bad Bentheim.
www.spielbanken-niedersachsen.de/Standorte/Bad-Bentheim

Online Gambling - iGaming Business & Southern Gaming (Late December story)
Facebook bans online casino advertising
Facebook Bans Online Gambling Advertisements

Sydney - NineMSN
Casino staff raise ante in pay row
www.starcity.com.au

London - Sharecast, Bloomberg & FT.com
Rank's casinos drive revenue growth
Rank Group Sales Advance on Casinos, Online Gambling
Rank upbeat as gamblers start to return
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=RNK.L
Rank betting on new-style casinos
 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - KDFA.com & Philadelphia Inquirer
Gov. Rendell Signs Table Games Bill
Gov. Rendell signs gaming bill
 

additional headlines...
Harrah’s CEO on How to Reward Employees
Elaine Wynn to donate $1 million to Three Square Food Bank
All bets are off: Nets ban gambling on team plane - Sports Illustrated.
 

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