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Saturday & Sunday, 13th & 14th March

Atlantic City - NY Daily News & AP
MGM Mirage to sell 50% of Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
MGM to leave NJ over questions about Asian partner

Antigua & Kahnawake Reserve, Montreal - CTV W5
How a pig farmer made billions in online gambling
www.bodog.com
www.calvinayre.com
www.gamingcommission.ca - Kahnawake Gaming Commission
www.antiguagaming.gov.ag - Antigua Directorate of Offshore Gaming
 

How a pig farmer made billions in online gambling - CTV Screen grab
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Philadelphia - Philadelphia Inquirer
SugarHouse Casino asks to add 42 table games - Philadelphia Inquirer
www.sugarhousecasino.com

Las Vegas - LA Times
Miles from the Strip, visions of an upscale village dim
www.lakelasvegas.com

London - Daily Telegraph, Reuters & Sunday Times
Gaming giant Gala Coral to seek listing
Gala's junior lenders poised to take control -investors
Numbers come up for Gala as debt is slashed by £750m
"The biggest loser is believed to be Permira, said by insiders to have lost as much as £500 million on its bet on Gala. The firm was the last of the three private equity houses to take a stake, joining the fray in August 2005. Unlike its co-owners, it never got the opportunity to take any money out of the business."
www.galacoral.co.uk

London - Daily Telegraph, BBC & News Shopper
Casinos conned by IT hackers who printed false betting slips
IT analysts stole £33,000 from London casinos
Men who stole £33,000 from casinos given suspended prison sentences

Berlin - MSNBC
Suspect held over $331,000 poker heist

Nevada - Las Vegas Sun
Harrah’s: State’s taxing of jets doesn’t fly

Las Vegas & Tallahassee - Sun-Sentinel
Las Vegas casino execs make pitch to open up to 6 resorts in Florida

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Wynn Las Vegas, dealers close to union contract
MGM Mirage announces settlement with Atlantic City regulators to sell Borgata stake

Vancouver - CBC.ca
New casino planned for Vancouver's False Creek
www.paragongaming.com

Las Vegas - Reuters
MGM Mirage says CityCenter contractor to file suit
www.perini.com
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

La Feria de San Marcos 2010 en Centro Fox
La Feria de San Marcos 2010 en Centro Fox
Centro Fox's photostream
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Magic Card II - 5 Kings
Magic Card II - 5 Kings
Gamingfloor's photostream
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additional headlines...
Nevada may clamp relationships between casinos and Net - Howard Stutz
Another London show? - InterGameOnline.com
Bookmaker Tote to be put up for sale for up to £200m - Daily Telegraph
Bookmaker slashes odds on Pope's resignation
Poker players chip in to help city refuge hit the jackpot - Irish Independent
 


 
 
Friday, 12th March

U.S. - AP
Poll: Many in US oppose Internet, sports betting
Public: Keep Las Vegas in Las Vegas

Little River, S.C. - The Sun News
Hundreds bet on casino boat jobs - Aquasino hopes to be running next month
www.littleriversc.com/casino-gambling-boats.html
www.flickr.com/photos/scooby_xf/535162131 - Miami June 2007.

Chile - El Rancahuaso
Casino Monticello cerrará sus puertas por tres meses
www.casinomonticello.cl
 

Monticello mostró a la prensa situación de sus instalaciones tras terremoto.mpg
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Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire & AP
Shuffle Master, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
Shuffle Master misses Wall Street estimates for 1Q
www.shufflemaster.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SHFL

Tallahassee - Herald Tribune, Yahoo/AP & MarcoNews.com
Florida looks at more casinos
Economist: Florida could support 8 more casinos
Casino resorts in Florida? Las Vegas group makes pitch to bring in revenue without Seminole deal

Singapore - InSing.com
56-year-old man charged with stealing casino chips

New York - LVR-J
Plan to build Aqueduct Racetrack casino rejected

Hollywood - Washington Post
Hollywood Stock Exchange is a stacked deck in a casino royale
www.hsx.com
www.cantorgaming.com
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

0309100839a
www.flickr.com/photos/13874752@N00/4425500297
radek2166's photostream
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additional headlines...
Pinnacle Surrenders President Casino Gaming License - KPLR CW 11 St. Louis, MO
www.presidentcasino.com/stlouis/
Asians targeted for gambling at Rosecroft
www.rosecroft.com
Coroner: Death of Hard Rock hotel chief a suicide
Cosmopolitan nixes residences, refunds deposits - LV Business Press
Police: Gambling debt led Madison County woman to bank robbery
 


 
 
Thursday, 11th March

New York - New York Times
Aqueduct Casino Deal is Dead
www.aqueductentertainment.com

Nevada - LVR-J, Las Vegas Sun & Business Week/AP
Nevada gaming revenue down 3.2 percent in January
http://media.lvrj.com/images/4306755-2-4.jpg
Nevada casino win drops 3.2 percent in January
Nevada casinos report 3.2 percent drop in January revenue
 

Nevada - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Gaming Control Board must balance cuts with its reputation, oversight mission

Wisconsin & Nevada - PRWeb
Data Financial, Inc. Announces Nevada Gaming Control Board Approval
www.casinogamingsource.com
 
 

Forbes Billionaire's List 2010
The World's Billionaires

#59 Carl Icahn - $10.5b
#73 Sheldon Adelson - $9.3b
#176 William Cook - $4.5b - French Lick Casino, Indiana.
#227 Quek Leng Chan - $3.4b - Guoco Group.
#258 James Packer - $2.5b
#307 Kirk Kerkorian - $3.1b
#488 Phillip Ruffin - $2.0b
#488 Stanley Ho & Family - $2.0b
#616 Stephen Wynn - $1.5b
Asia's Rich list 2009
#14 Lim Kok Thay - Genting. $225 million
#21 Chen Lip Keong - Naga Corp. $195 million
 
 
2009's rankings
#98 Kirk Kerkorian - $5 billion
#178 Sheldon Adelson - $3.4 billion
#261 James Packer - $2.5 billion
#334 Phillip Ruffin - $2.0 billion
#376 Quek Leng Chan - $1.9 billion - Guoco Group
#468 Stephen Wynn - $1.5 billion
#701 Stanley Ho - $1.0 billion
2008's rankings: #12 Sheldon Adelson, #41 Kirk Kerkorian, #113 Stanley Ho, #277 Stephen Wynn.

New Jersey - N.J. Casino Control Commission
CCC Announces February Casino Revenue
www.state.nj.us/casinos

Swansea - South Wales Evening Post
Gambler hurled trolley at Swansea casino roulette table

Macau - Reuters
Macau Venetian house of cards sets new record
www.cardstacker.com

Dublin - Silicon Republic
Ireland could reap 8,000-job online casino windfall

Atlantic City - NY Post & Philadelphia Inquirer
The Donald in casino court row
Judge hears final arguments in Trump casinos’ bankruptcy
 

additional headlines...
St. Louis casino revenue flat in February
Betclic hits out at UEFA shirt ban: 'no legal basis' - eGaming Review
Blackburn Rovers star could face up to two years in jail
www.anfa-group.com/?-Casino-du-Cap-Vert-
Gambling in the US - FT Lex Column
 


 
 
Thursday, 11th March

New Jersey - N.J. Casino Control Commission
CCC Announces February Casino Revenue
www.state.nj.us/casinos

Swansea - South Wales Evening Post
Gambler hurled trolley at Swansea casino roulette table

Macau - Reuters
Macau Venetian house of cards sets new record
www.cardstacker.com

Dublin - Silicon Republic
Ireland could reap 8,000-job online casino windfall

Atlantic City - NY Post & Philadelphia Inquirer
The Donald in casino court row
Judge hears final arguments in Trump casinos’ bankruptcy
 
 

additional headlines...
Betclic hits out at UEFA shirt ban: 'no legal basis' - eGaming Review
Blackburn Rovers star could face up to two years in jail
www.anfa-group.com/?-Casino-du-Cap-Vert-
Gambling in the US - FT Lex Column
 


 
 
Wednesday, 10th March

Bulgaria - Novinite.com
Bulgaria Gambling Regulator Finds Mass Casino Violations
www.dkh.minfin.bg - State Commission on Gambling

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Jobless rate climbs to 13.8% in Las Vegas area
Las Vegas Strip casinos to go dark for Earth Hour

Leeds - Guardian
Coming up... Supercasinos and the axe for Education Leeds

Hong Kong - Business Wire
Elixir Gaming Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Results and Provides Market Update
www.elixirgaming.com

London - Oxfam Press release
Sporting bets from beyond the grave could raise £330,000 for Oxfam

South Africa - Business Report
Grand Parade feels the recession's pinch as gamblers limit their bets
www.grandparade.co.za

Fort Pierce, Florida - TCPalm
Casino company trying to take over Fort Pierce Jai-Alai fronton as part of loan default lawsuit
www.jaialai.net

Matthews, N.C. - Business Wire
PokerTek, Inc. Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year-2009 Results
www.pokertek.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=PTEK

Las Vegas - RGJ/AP, LVS & Business Wire
Vegas casino executive dies; police investigating
Hard Rock Hotel president found dead of gunshot wound
Andrew (Randy) Kwasniewski, President of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Dies; Cause of Death Not Immediately Known

Las Vegas - WSJ & AP
2nd UPDATE: MGM Mirage To Sell Up To $845M In Notes To Pay Debt
MGM names Nevada Resort Association exec to board
Nevada Resort Association chief Bill Bible leaves for MGM Mirage board

Atlantic City - Philadelphia Inquirer
Final Icahn witness: Trump casino plan doomed for bankruptcy
 

From Gaming Today....
Vegas casino executive dies; police investigating
Las Vegas gaming exec Bill Wortman won’t give up in N.H.
New York endures gambling slump
 

additional headlines...
La roulette con gli occhi a mandorla - Casino di Venezia
CBS Early Show interview with Berlin EPT winner Kevin MacPhee
Man Robbed By Ladies He Met at Casino
Minister Withdraws as Investor in Aqueduct Casino
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Names Antonio Rodriguez as Vice President of Gaming Operations
www.caribbeangamingcorp.com
www.sosuabaygrandcasino.com
Batam hopeful about tourist overflow from Singapore casino - Jakarta Post
104 held in Perak gambling raids - Malaysia

 


 
 
Tuesday, 9th March

Indiana - The Indy Channel/AP
State Supreme Court To Hear Card Counting Case

South Dakota - Yahoo/PRNewswire
Table Trac, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent With South Dakota Casinos
www.tabletrac.com
www.celebritycasinos.com

Atlantic City - Reuters & St Louis Today/AP
Tropicana casinos exit bankruptcy under Icahn deal
Icahn lands casino in Atlantic City
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Icahn

Las Vegas - MercuryNews.com/New York Times
Casino-chip collectors try their luck
www.ccgtcc.com

Berlin - Spiegel Online
Überfall auf Pokerturnier - Coup der Dilettanten

Wiesbaden, Germany - ISA Guide
Bad-Beat-Jackpot beim PokerPro im Automatenspiel mit sagenhaften 36.997 Euro geknackt!
www.spielbank-wiesbaden.de

British Columbia - Reuters
Great Canadian Gaming Q4 beats estimates
www.greatcanadiancasinos.com
http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=GCGMF.PK

New York - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Rivers Casino sponsors job fair; draws more than 500 would-be dealers
www.riverscasinoteam.com
 

School is in Session for New Table Game Dealers
WNEP ABC 16 Scranton, PA
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Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Aria, Bellagio coexisting just fine, MGM Mirage says
Harrah’s to clubs: Pay past-due expenses at Planet Hollywood or leave
www.privelv.com
www.planethollywoodresort.com

Bollywood - Bloomberg
Kingsley Fails to Save Bollywood Thriller ‘Teen Patti’: Review
www.teenpattithemovie.com
 

'Teen Patti' - Official Movie Trailer - Amitabh Bachchan
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additional headlines...
Führen diese Augen die Polizei zu den Tätern? - Bild.de
Hier stürmen Macheten-Räuber Deutschlands größtes Poker-Turnier
Wynn Las Vegas Reinvents Wynn LVNV Boutique
Cabbie in casino-crime case to appear in court on Apr 8 - Singapore
4th casino files for bankruptcy protection - Indiana
Casino boat brings string of luck to Grand Strand unemployed - South Carolina
Half Empty: Casino investors have lesson to learn - Philadelphia
Gamblers sue Seminole tribe to recover losses - Tampa. ABC Action News
 


 
 
Monday, 8th March

Ohio - Yahoo/Business Wire
Penn National Gaming to Acquire Beulah Park in Ohio
www.beulahpark.com
www.pngaming.com

South Florida - S. Florida Business Journal
Isle of Capri sues Florida Gaming Corp.
www.fla-gaming.com

Hong Kong - Macau Business
Stanley Ho leaves hospital
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Ho

Bermuda - The Royal Gazette
Politicians, business people weigh in on gambling debate
Green Paper on 'Gaming' tabled in the House
www.gov.bm

Atlantic City - LVR-J
Icahn to finalize Tropicana purchase
www.tropicana.net

Las Vegas - Business Week/Bloomberg
Harrah’s to Extend $5.5 Billion CMBS Loan Maturities to 2015

Berlin - Bloomberg
Armed Robbers Snatch More Than $136,000 at Berlin Poker Tourney
Earlier media reports suggested that around €800,000 had been stolen.
Poker raiders 'like headless chickens with samurai swords'

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Fortune magazine: Wynn Resorts is gaming industry’s most admired company
 

additional headlines...
iGaming Asia Congress in Macau - CalvinAyre.com
Hoosier Park parent company bankrupt - WANE CBS 14 Fort Wayne
www.centaurgaming.net
Annie Duke Wins 2010 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship
EPT Berlino 2010 - Main event - The winner is Kevin MacPhee
GRENADE ATTACK - Hit on home of Intralot CEO causes no injuries
Monica Yant Kinney: The lifeblood of Parx casino in Bucks is low-roller locals
www.parxcasino.com
Ind., Colo. casino owner files for bankruptcy
Slot machine manufacturer quits race to gain Maryland's casino business
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Record Rolling Chip Turnover for the Month of February 2010
 

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