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Archive 2010: 1st - 7th March

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Saturday & Sunday, 6th & 7th March

Brussels - Casinos Austria International

North East England - Sunday Sun
Police in campaign after North betting shop raids

Washington - AFP
Chips are down for US casinos as revenues slide

Berlin - Sunday Times
Armed robbers stage daring heist at Berlin poker tournament
ETP Bewaffneter Raubüberfall am potsdamer Platz 6.3.2010

EPT Berlin-Day4-015
EPT Berlin-Day4-015
Team's photostream

Berlin - Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph & AP
Masked gunmen steal jackpot from poker tournament in daring daylight heist
Robbers hit €1 million poker jackpot
Daring poker heist in German luxury hotel
EPT Berlin 2010: Robbery Update - Video
EPT Berlin 2010: Breaking News

EPT Berlin Robbed by 6 armed men, live stream recording
EPT Berlin robbery  - RTL news

Hong Kong - Business Week/Bloomberg & WSJ/AP
Macau Casino Billionaire Stanley Ho Leaves Hospital, RTHK Says
Casino-Mogul Ho Leaves Hospital

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Harrah’s secret: Cut costs, back to basics

Alabama - AP
Largest casino in Ala. reopens; judge blocks raid

Victoryland Overview
Victoryland Overview
jcooper3105's photostream
Victoryland reopens - WALA FOX 10 Mobile, AL 

St. Louis, Missouri - Yahoo/PRNewswire
Thousands Gather in Anticipation of River City Casino Opening

California - Sacramento Bee
Thunder Valley Casino prepares to hire 600

Macau - Macau Business & Macau Daily Times
Sands in Four Seasons sale
Sands plans Four Seasons sale
Toxic gas poisons Altira workers

Steve Wynn AP images - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Interview with Jennifer Lin from the Philadelphia Inquirer Casino images of the day...

Marina Bay Sands Construction
Marina Bay Sands Construction
madaboutasia's photostream
Marina Bay Sands Construction
Marina Bay Sands Construction
madaboutasia's photostream
Casino - MSC Magnifica
XYO TRAVEL's photostream
Sophia Loren christens new luxury cruise ship MSC Magnifica in Hamburg

additional headlines...
CityCenter's heavy burden - Massive MGM Mirage complex aims to revitalize Las Vegas - Variety
Help for gambling addicts is salvaged in final state budget - Las Vegas Sun

Friday, 5th March

Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina - CNBC/AP
New casino boat to sail from South Carolina coast

Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Casino planning career fairs for dealers

Singapore - N.Y. Times/Reuters
Singapore, Shippers Raise Security Over Malacca Threat

Leeds - Yorkshire Forward/PA & Leeds City Council
Work to build huge casino kicks off
Council moves forward towards granting large casino licence

Indiana - Courier-Journal
Gambler challenges casino for giving him credit, says he was drunk

South Africa - The Sowetan
Robbers shoot gambler at Graceland casino
Fleeing robbers shoot casino patron dead

Flitze50's photostream

Big First Night at River City Casino - KTVI FOX 2 St. Louis, MO

2nd edit river city from Amanda on Vimeo.

2nd edit river city
. Casino images of the day...

Roger Furlan's photostream - Conrad Resort and Casino Punta del Este, Uruguay.

additional headlines...
Keelung casino uncovered by the police - Taipei. China Post.
Man who held Atlantic City casino bus passengers hostage faces sentencing
Irish bookies court Tiger Woods as wife moves back home
Donny and Marie Osmond to return to Las Vegas show

Thursday, 4th March

New Jersey - Reuters
Icahn approved as Tropicana Atlantic City owner

Las Vegas & Macau - YouTube/Bloomberg
Murren Sees Third-Quarter IPO for MGM Mirage-Ho Casino

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Inquirer, Reuters & Philadelphia Business Journal
Gaming board rejects Wynn's plan - for now
Wynn to invest $240 mln in Philadelphia casino
Foxwoods casino fine remains
Wynn begins his testimony; activists interrupt proceedings - Poor sound.

Gaming Control Board Grants More Time - WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia
Can Gambling Licenses Be Transferred? - WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
PA Gaming Control Board Fines Casino $100,000 For Underage Gambling Violations

additional headlines...
ASA Adjudication on GameAccount Global Ltd - Advertising Standards Auth.
Sportingbet eyes World Cup turnover boost
Partygaming hit by non-prosecution payout
StanleyBet to challenge ‘mythical’ French deregulation - iGaming Business

Wednesday, 3rd March

Chile -
Casino Monticello informó oficialmente sobre el estado de sus instalaciones

Chile & Canada - MarketWatch
Clairvest Announcement - Empresas Valmar

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

Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Inquirer
Wynn ready to woo Pa. on Foxwoods

Reno, Nevada - PRNewswire

Bowler Hits $10.4 Million Megabucks MegaJackpot at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Problem Gambling - Casino staff - Adelaide Now
Casino staff would play pokies at nearby hotel after night shift, inquest told
Court told casino worker's addiction led to suicide - May 2009
Xenophon reopens gambler suicide inquest

Atlantic City - Press of Atlantic City & APP/Bloomberg
Trump casinos’ value off $240 million, expert says
Trump says he switched sides in casino fight to join winners

Cripple Creek, Colorado -
Worries loom as Imperial Casino closes doors

Missouri - LVR-J
Early reviews are raves for Pinnacle's River City Casino

Macau - Peoples Daily
Sands China net income jumps as Macao gambling peaks

Goa - The Times of India
HC freeze on casinos in Mandovi

Las Vegas - Reuters & Press of Atlantic City
Boyd Gaming narrows fourth quarter loss
Snowstorms cost Atlantic City's Borgata casino about $5M in business
Boyd Still ‘Actively Pursuing’ Station Casinos - WSJ Casino images of the day...

City Center Las Vegas - Aria
City Center Las Vegas - Aria
Las Vegas Lover's photostream

additional headlines...
Rivers Casino helps boost Pennsylvania's February slots revenue
CT tribes voice concern over Keno - Hartford Business
William Hill marketing director in ad rethink - Brand Republic
Irish bookie bemoans ‘cracking year for punters’ - Press & Journal.

Tuesday, 2nd March

Macau - ABC News/Reuters
Sands China Says 2009 Net Profit up 22%
Sands China Q4 lags forecast, margins to expand

Chile -
Casino Monticello sufre daños debido al terremoto
"Miraculously, given the strength of the earthquake, only five people were injured, one seriously and was assisted immediately."
Chile: Novomatic-Casino beschädigt

Las Vegas - Wall Street Journal
Station Casinos Denies Whistleblower’s Charges

St. Louis - St. Louis Today
River City makes a splash - Circa 2,100 slots & 55 table games.
River City Casino Opens to VIP and Media

A Look Inside The New River City Casino  - KTVI FOX 2 St. Louis, MO 
Florida Gaming  - WALA FOX 10 Mobile, AL

Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Meadows casino eyes July 4 start for table games

Macau - MarketWatch & Trading Markets
Macau's February casino revenue reportedly up 70%
Macao's gaming revenues soar 69% in February

London -
SuperCasino bets on This Creative to attract players

Mesquite, Nevada - Business Wire & LVR-J
Black Gaming, LLC Files for Relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code
MESQUITE CASINOS: Black Gaming LLC files bankruptcy

additional headlines...
Welfare sector demands gambling action - Tazmania
Tiger to offer private flights to Singapore's new casino - SMH
The Most Dangerous Job In Vegas - Forbes,com. Norm Clarke

Monday, 1st March

Chicago - Chicago Sun-Times
50 years of the Playboy Club, in Chicago and beyond

San Remo, Italy -
Crescono dell'1,35 per cento gli incassi del Casinò di Sanremo nel mese di Febbraio

Lugano, Switzerland
Ex croupier sanremese arrestato in Svizzera

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Yahoo/AP
With Table Games Near, Sands Bethlehem Mobilizes Construction Forces for Hotel Tower
Las Vegas Sands not putting Pa. casino up for sale

Chile earthquake:

Live streaming -
Twitter: terremoto, chile + casino

Chile links, video & images
Chile Casinos & earthquake damage
Monticello - Post Terremoto - Facebook link via

Santiago, Chile - La Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego.

Chile - Reuters &
Sun Intl closes Chile casino after quake
Chile quake: Sun Int shuts hotel
"According to Sun International's CEO David Coutts-Trotter five people were injured, one seriously. He said the resort had evacuated over 3,500 people to safety in less than eight minutes."


South Africa - Business Day & Business Report
Little demand for gaming subdues Sun
Sun finds nothing more inhospitable than the recession

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Population dearth doomed Casino MonteLago at Lake Las Vegas

Philippines - Philippine Inquirer
‘Jueteng’ whistle-blower killed in Pasay road attack
Mayor, the ‘jueteng’ operator

Pennsylvania - GGB Magazine
Wynn to Philly Casino images of the day...

Las Vegas Drainage Tunnels 3
Las Vegas Drainage Tunnels
Logan Hicks' photostream
Conrad Treasury Casino
Conrad Treasury Casino
ZENN0N's photostream

additional headlines...
EPT Copenhagen - Where are the Women? -
There was only 1 female player on Day 1a of the EPT in Copenhagen.
Gambling branch paid higher income tax than banks - Bulgaria
Huge backing for Carlisle ice rink and casino plan - Carlisle News & Star


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