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Friday, 21st May

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun & LVR-J
Las Vegas jobless rate hits record 14.2%
Las Vegas jobless rate jumps to 14%
"In Las Vegas, 140,900 residents are out of work and seeking jobs. Statewide, 193,000 people lack jobs and are looking for work."

 
Casino-Bound Woman Takes Scooter On I-25 - KOAT ABC 7 Albuquerque NM.
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Discussing the drop in casino stocks, with Jim Murren, MGM Mirage CEO.
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Atlantic City - Reuters
Revel CEO plans to bid on stake in casino
www.revelentertainment.com

Las Vegas & Macau - Yahoo/AP & MarketWatch
Las Vegas Sands closes on $1.75B in Macau loans
Moody's hikes Las Vegas Sands' outlook to positive
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=LVS

Hannover, Germany - Casinos Austria Int. - press release
CASINO LÉGÈRE LAUNCHED AT RP5 IN HANOVER
Ganz leger im „Casino Légère “: Teileröffnung des RP5-Entertainment Komplexes in Hannover
www.rp5-entertainment.de
www.spielbank-hannover.de
www.spielbanken-niedersachsen.de

London - BingoNews.com
Another bingo advert banned!
ASA Adjudication on Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Ltd 
www.888ladies.com
 

Selected audio & video...
Union Gaming Group Live, May 21, 2010 - Casino Enterprise Management
Woman Won't Get Money In False Jackpot Win - Gambling Comp
Internet Gambling Taxes US Lawmakers - Gambling Compliance.
Tropicana Gets a Makeover - Las Vegas Sun
RI casino question on ballot - WPRI CBS 12 Providence.
Casino support in Fall River - WPRI CBS 12 Providence.
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Naga Facade
Naga Facade - www.nagaworld.com
NagaWorld's photostream
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Electra Rioja Gran Casino
Electra Rioja Gran Casino - www.orenesgrupo.com
Electra Rioja Gran Casino's photostream
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additional headlines...
Gaming Awards - IGA magazine digital edition
Great Canadian Gaming announces new operational executives - Fox Business
Aria to open high-limit poker room named for Ivey - AP
Coventry's £200k poker game tonight - Coventry Telegraph
www.grosvenorukpokertour.com
Armed robber terrorises bookmakers - Corals, Rochester.
 


 
 
Thursday, 20th May

Las Vegas & Macau - Yahoo/Market Wire
Next Phase of COTAI STRIP Development on Track With Completion of $1.75 Billion Project Financing

Mesquite, Nevada - Las Vegas Sun
Black Gaming demolishing Oasis casino in Mesquite
www.blackgaming.com

Atlantic City - AP
Market could thin the herd of 11 AC casinos

Georgetown, Malaysia - AsiaOne/The Star
Cops raid temple casino
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sic_bo

Daghestan - Radio Free Europe
FSB Raids Illegal Casinos In Daghestan
"Golden Empire is located next door to the republican Prosecutor General's office."
Golden Empire Casino Makhachkala
http://visualrian.com/images/item/630845
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagestan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makhachkala

New Zealand - Yahoo/NZPA
Budget: Less gaming money for community
www.cga.org.nz - Community Gaming Association

Atlantic City - PhillyBurbs/AP & Press of Atlantic City
Atlantic City casinos see gross profits dip again
Atlantic City casino profits slide 25 percent in first quarter

Las Vegas - Globe Newswire
Galaxy Gaming Reports Record First Quarter Results
www.galaxygaming.com

Singapore - Bloomberg
Las Vegas Sands Sues Law Group After Singapore Casino Complex Complaints
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

100409 85 Holland Casino Rotterdam, Rocket 7
Holland Casino Rotterdam, Rocket 7
H. de Regt's photostream
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NightShot@100_CurtClaytonStudios
NightShot@100_CurtClaytonStudios
Danger-Rus' photostream
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additional headlines...
Wynn Las Vegas apologizes for overbooking hotel - Las Vegas Sun
Danish players warned about new gaming laws - Bluff Magazine
The governor general and casino gaming - Jamaica Observer. Columnist opinion
Blackjack Switch: Alternative table game - San Francisco Chronicle
www.redhawkcasino.com
www.blackjackswitch.com
Policeman stabbed during betting shop raid - Corals. Bracknell.
Betting shop robber Matthew Stainsby jailed for three years minimum - Grimsby
Cop task force tackles illegal football betting - Hong Kong Standard
 


 
 
Wednesday, 19th May

Guildford, Surrey - GetSurrey.co.uk
Gaming firm jobs lost as receivers called in
Octavian International Limited in administration
www.octavianinternational.com/en/content/investor-relations
www.businessesforsale.com/ft/a988911.aspx
 

Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC.ca
St. John's casino a long shot - Finance minister wants to keep N.L. casino-free
St. John's hotel listed for $15M
www.batteryhotel.com
Google Maps: St John's Newfoundland

Macau - Business Week/Bloomberg
Macau Casino Revenue Probably Rose by 90%, CLSA Says
www.clsa.com

London - AP & SMH
Murder defendant tells of love for wife - Mark Campbell
Aristocrat promotion 'led to murder'

U.K. - Bookmaker robberies...
Policeman stabbed in Bracknell bookmakers - BBC Berkshire
Appeal after armed robbery at Uddingston bookmakers - BBC Scotland
 

additional headlines...
Vegas bets on $9.5 billion mega-casino - Sydney Morning Herald
Form 8-K for WYNN RESORTS LTD - Linda Chen, WW's Chief Operating Officer
Louisiana casino winnings remain steady in April - Yahoo/AP
 


 
 
Tuesday, 18th May

Moscow - Moscow Times
Briton Ran Illegal Casino in $60,000-a-Month Apartment

Moscow - The Moscow News
British gamblers busted in Moscow
Moscow's illegal casinos are win- win for corrupt cops

Las Vegas - Yahoo/AP
MGM Mirage files counterclaim against Perini
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MGM

Nevada - RGJ
Has Nevada's Black Book gone the way of the Godfather ?
http://gaming.nv.gov/loep_main.htm - GCB Excluded Person List.

Gaming Investments - Bloomberg
Paulson Buys MGM Mirage, Boyd Gaming Shares in Bet on Casinos
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Paulson

Atlantic City - Reuters
Icahn appeals bankruptcy fight for 3 Trump casinos

Las Vegas - Business Wire
Station Casinos Announces First Quarter Results
www.stationcasinos.com

Netherlands - Holland Casino 
Europa's beste dealer komt uit Nederland

Switzerland - ISA Casinos & NewEurope.eu
Schweizer Casinos: Über 3'400 Mio. Franken Abgaben seit ihrer Eröffnung 2002/03 - 10th May.
Casinos blame smoking bans for lost revenue
www.switzerlandcasinos.ch - Schweizer Casino Verbandes
www.esbk.admin.ch/esbk/en/home.html - Federal Gaming Board
 

Selected videos...
Indian Gaming 2010: WMS - Lord of the Rings Slot.
Indian Gaming 2010: Interblock
Indian Gaming 2010: ATRONIC / SPIELO
www.casinoenterprisemanagement.com
 

APPT Macau 2010: Welcome! - www.appt.com/tournaments/macau
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additional headlines...
INTRALOT selects Net Entertainment as their online casino partner in Italy
Bodog makes $100m Woods sponsorship offer with “no moral judgement clause”
Empire Resorts Announces Settlement with Former CEO - New York
Phil Ruffin plans more changes at T.I.; Sirens  shake-up in store? - Robin Leach
Photos: Hugh Hefner fetes Playboy PMOY Hope Dworaczyk at the Palms
www.vegasdeluxe.com
Rick Tabish released on parole - LVR-J
Andy Rooney Gets it Wrong on Gambling...and Lady Gaga - Huffington Post
 


 
 
Monday, 17th May
Russian poker ban turns out to be a bluff - Russia Today.
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Atlantic City - LVR-J: Howard Stutz & Press of Atlantic City
INSIDE GAMING: Atlantic City improves but still long shot to recover
Atlantic City casinos relying less on bus patrons

New Zealand - N.Z. Herald
How an unemployed painter gambled his way to become 'Mr Casino'
"After spending nearly $11 million at SkyCity in six months, it's little wonder Tac Kin Voong was nicknamed "Mr Casino"."
www.skycity.co.nz

Vancouver - LVR-J
GAMING COMPANIES: Paragon Gaming taking on $450 million megaresort in Vancouver
www.paragongaming.com
www.edgewatercasino.ca

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Sands shows revenue gain on Fortune 500 list
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500

Texas - LVR-J
Texas legislator pushes legalized gaming as budget salve
 

Selected Video & Audio...
Rooney on Gambling Industry - CBS 60 minutes.
GGB PODCAST: Michael Leven, President and COO, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Poker face - BBC World interview with Liv Boeree
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

pathway to venetian hotel
pathway to venetian hotel
rx1031's photostream
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DSC06870
www.flickr.com/photos/vodox/4612278286 - Not too many players ?
vodoxus' photostream
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additional headlines...
Night of the living slots players - Boston Globe. Columnist Opinion.
Asia’s integrated resorts say let the battles begin - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
NEVADAN AT WORK: Slot exec finds route(s) to success
www.unitedcoin.com
Jamaica gives go-ahed for casino developments
Former cashier at Resorts World Sentosa jailed for theft from casino
Bookies won't pay bet 'win' - Make up your own mind :)
 


 
 
Saturday & Sunday, 15th & 16th May
Barona Casino Party Pit Fridays - San Diego
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Rotterdammer Europa's beste croupier
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Brussels - ECA Press release
PAUL VAN LEEUWEN WINS EUROPEAN DEALER CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SECOND TIME
www.europeancasinoassociation.org

Hong Kong & Macau - MarketWatch & Yahoo
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Reports 2009 Financial Results
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for the Month of April 2010
www.aerlf.com/en/
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AERLF.OB

Philadelphia - Philadelphia Inquirer
'Topping off' ceremony for SugarHouse casino
www.sugarhousecasino.com

Australia - Melbourne Age
Costello slams responsible gambling week - 17th to 23rd May.
www.austgamingcouncil.org.au
www.problemgambling.vic.gov.au/gamble-aware

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Hooters loses $3.9 million, says bankruptcy still possible
Las Vegas Hilton reports loss in first quarter
MGM Mirage says it’s working on CityCenter subcontractor claims
 

Selected videos...

Casino's Tic-Tac-Toe Chicken Arrives In Limo With Roy Jones
WTAE ABC 4 Pittsburgh PA 
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Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

[Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco (Riviera)] (LOC)
[Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco (Riviera)] (LOC)
The Library of Congress' photostream
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Casino of Monte Carlo, Monaco
Casino of Monte Carlo, Monaco
pablomigone's photostream
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TCS Huxley Gold Reef City Casino
TCS Huxley Gold Reef City Casino
Casino Connection International's photostream
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Marina Bay Sands IR Singapore
Marina Bay Sands IR Singapore
de Ziera's photostream
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Newcastle G Casino
Newcastle G Casino
Gamingfloor's photostream
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additional headlines...
Essex Pair Arrested In Betting Investigation - CapitalFM
34 reputed mobsters indicted in New Jersey - AP
Foxwoods' slots 'win' down 9.1% in April - The Day
Ladbrokes is betting on new shops - Times Online
It’s Macau Business’ 6th birthday - Kent
Bookmakers describe proposed betting tax as 'illogical'
EuroMillions ticket-holder wins record £84m
www.national-lottery.co.uk/player/p/lotterydrawgames/euromillions.ftl
 

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