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Friday, 14th May

London - Yahoo/Reuters & Daily Telegraph
Ladbrokes hit by sharp drop in retail betting
Ladbrokes revenue dips as cautious punters stake less cash

Dublin - Business World &
Govt to bring in internet betting tax
Online betting set to be taxed - Cowen

Kuala Lumpur - Reuters
Genting S'pore Q1 loss widens; Sentosa EBITDA S$109 mln

Camp Vegas is for Grownups - LVCVA
. Casino images of the day...

Crown Casino Fireshow
Crown Casino Fireshow
aitorlarrea05's photostream
Moon Palace Casino Punta Cana
Moon Palace Casino - Punta Cana's buddy icon's photostream

Selected videos...
Casino red faced after luxury car theft - Crown Casino. Melbourne :)
CCTV footage shows hero foiling Leeds bookmaker hold-up
Tic-Tac-Toe Playing Chicken Comes to Rivers Casino

additional headlines...
More suits over alleged R-J copyrights bring number to 13
Herbst Gaming posts $8 million profit despite revenue dips - LVR-J.
Gambling in Delaware: $100M Wilmington casino project revived - Kent
Vulnerable gamblers targeted to run drugs in Asia - SMH
Canadian pleads guilty in $350M poker fraud - Toronto Star
Leeds OAPs 'win' £30,000 at casino - Yorkshire Evening Post

Thursday, 13th May

Las Vegas - PRNewswire
Gaming Partners International Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2010

Seoul & China - Channel News Asia/AFP
South Koreans held over casino scam

New York - Las Vegas Sun
New ad campaign brings optimistic outlook for tourism
Resorts weigh pros and cons of topless pool scene
Contractor wants to foreclose on PH Towers Westgate

Macau - Bloomberg
Macau Approves Leasing of Two Sites to Sands, Sing Pao Reports

Helsinki, Finland - YLE
Unions Threaten Casino Strike

Selected videos...

Can Singapore Casinos Roll In the Money? - CNBC Video.

UKIPT Nottingham Day 1a Starts -UK & Ireland Poker Tour 2010 Casino images of the day...

Europos krupje cempionatas, 2010 m. gegužes 12 d., Vilnius
Europos krupje cempionatas, 2010 m. gegužes 12 d., Vilnius
Krupje's photostream

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MBS hit by blackouts, casino is latest to be affected - AsiaOne/Straits Times
Stratosphere owner loses $2.7 million in first quarter - Las Vegas Sun
UBP urges Premier to shelve gambling issue - Bermuda
Malaysia allows sports betting for non-Muslims - Jakarta Post
Nottingham's Poker King amasses £1.8m - Julian Thew
Costa Rica Plans Online Gambling Tax

Wednesday, 12th May
Europos krupje cempionatas 2010
Krupje's photostream - Vilnius, Lithuania.

Azov City, Russia - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Will Russians Go This Far To Gamble? Don't Bet On It - Orakul Casino.
YT video showing the opening of the Oracle Casino 1st February, 2010. In Russian.

New York - Yahoo/Reuters & Bloomberg
Canadian man pleads guilty in web gambling scheme
Canadian Man Pleads Guilty in Web Gambling Fraud Case

Liverpool - Australian Daily Telegraph
Chinese gambling tycoon after Reds

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysian Star & Reuters
Vincent Tan's Ascot Sports gaming licence comes with conditions
Malaysia's Berjaya to buy sports betting firm-media

Washington & Las Vegas - PRNewswire
Two Individuals Plead Guilty To Conspiring To Traffic Counterfeit Slot Machines and Computer Programs

Selected videos...
Home Of Real-Life 'Casino' Boss For Sale - KVVU FOX 5 Henderson, NV.
Sands China eyes Japanese market - Reuters Video
Former Teacher Among Job Seekers Flocking to Casino - West Virginia.

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Bwin Q1: sports up but poker feels heat of Stars, Tilt - eGaming Review
Jobs created at Guernsey television gambling company - BBC Guernsey
Armed robbers raid Thames Ditton betting shop - Ladbrokes.
Gun robbery at Leeds bookies - William Hill
Welfare group states anti-casino stance - Victoria, Australia.

Tuesday, 11th May

Macau - WSJ
Macau Casino Project Face-Off Holds High Stakes
"Studio City's Hong Kong partner, eSun Holdings Ltd., owns television stations and movie studios and manages some of Asia's best-known pop idols, including singer and actress Josie Ho, the 35-year-old daughter of Macau gambling tycoon Stanley Ho." - eSun Holdings Limited.

Carson City - AP
Nevada casinos' winnings drop slightly in March
"Statewide, the $9.4 billion wagered in slots was down 6.2%, but table game wagers of $2.5 billion were up 10.6%, "
Nevada revenues slip in March - Gaming Today
Nevada gaming revenues decline 0.66% in March - LVR-J

Las Vegas - LVR-J
HOUSING: Las Vegas home prices show small annual increase

Richmond, B.C. - & reuters
Great Canadian Gaming announces first quarter 2010 results
Great Canadian Gaming posts Q1 profit

Atlantic City - Philadelphia Inquirer
Atlantic City casino revenue slide slows
Atlantic City's casino win of $311.5 million in April is $55 million less than the casino win in April 2000 and $130 million less than the win in April 2006.
April 2010 - Monthly Casino Revenue Report

London - Daily Telegraph
Snooker players to be banned from all betting in wake of John Higgins allegations

Jamaica - Jamaica Observer
Bartlett moots need to fast-track hospitality school to meet casino gambling

Singapore - Straits Times
MBS casino bomb hoax
Man fined for casino theft

Bermuda - Royal Gazette
Gambling defeat

London - Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail & Press Association
Internet gambling entrepreneur murders wife after reading text from lover
Husband killed wife after she received text message from her new lover
Court told husband tried fake suicide
GEM Lifestyle - Future of Online Gaming
Gran Scala Ontinena - Mark Campbell interview
YouTube - GEM Lifestyle Island

Las Vegas - Reuters
Sands China Q1 net profit rises 315 pct
Sands China bets on Japan; sees strong Q2

Las Vegas & Singapore - Yahoo/PRNewswire
GPI(TM) Completes Delivery to Marina Bay Sands(TM)

Selected videos...

fashiontv | - F Destination Star World Macau
CityCenter Time Lapse

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Vegas Casino Shooter Zagrean Dies In Prison
S'pore casinos a new draw - Malaysia. New Straits Times
No quick sale seen for SunCruz ships - Florida Today.
Nev. governor to meet with builder over CityCenter
Qualifying Begins for Third Annual Carnival PokerPro Challenge Onboard All of the Line's "Fun Ships" - Carnival Ocean Players Club.
Lottomatica only bidder for scratchcard - source - Italy. reuters
Parkinson's drugs may cause gambling - TVNZ
Two proposals to expand gambling in Colorado killed - Denver Post
Atherstone man admits attack at Ricoh Arena's Isle Casino - Coventry Telegraph

Monday, 10th May

Scarborough - Yorkshire Post
Casino operator set to return to resort in converted historic pub

Florida - Florida Today
No quick sale for SunCruz - Website now redirects to

Pennsylvania - Pocono Record
Mount Airy prepares for Asian invasion

Mount Airy Casino Resort - Pocono Mountains PA
Mount Airy Casino Resort - Pocono Mountains PA
Harry1125's photostream

Macau - Macau Daily Times & Macau Business
Legal adviser say ‘not time to lower gaming taxes’
Fewer gaming tables for Sands
LVS finds Marina Bay swimming in promise
Bunnys tail still up - Playboy Club/Casino in Macau ?

additional headlines...
Losses rise to E1.3m at Yates' bookies - Business World

Saturday & Sunday, 8th & 9th May

Kingston, Jamaica - CNBC/AP & Jamaica Observer
Jamaica legalizes casinos to revive economy
"Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said that companies seeking a gambling license need to invest a minimum of $1.5 billion and build a hotel with at least 2,000 rooms."
Bartlett stresses need for casino-savvy workers

South Dakota - Argus Leader
Anger lingers over casino, poker hand and jackpot denied

Sports Betting - News of the World
How John Higgins tried to bet on snooker Championship

Sports Betting - Irish Independent
Internet betting a threat to all sports
Snooker: Higgins sting puts focus on corrosive role of gambling

Online Gambling - Gambling Compliance
PartyGaming Pins Hopes On France As Poker Dips

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Resort fees catch guests by surprise

Bermuda - Bermuda Sun
Dodwell supports Monte Carlo style casino
Giving the green light to casinos is playing a socially dangerous game

Las Vegas - WSJ
Resort's Troubles Loom in Las Vegas - CityCenter Casino images of the day...

Marina Bay Sands 43
Marina Bay Sands 43
RobertStockdill's photostream
Marina Bay Sands 49
Marina Bay Sands 49
RobertStockdill's photostream
Gold Coast Casino
Gold Coast Casino
roundnoon's photostream

additional headlines...
East Cape's Mr Casino heads for UK
Revenue, jobs decline again at U.S. casinos, report shows
City Council passes resolution to sink Barden’s boat licenses - The Gary Crusader
Canadian Poker Tour Signs National Hotel Sponsorship Deal - Business Wire
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Commences Charity Events Campaign

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