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Archive 2010: 1st - 7th November

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Saturday & Sunday, 6th & 7th November

Cannes, France - Bluff Magazine &
Ali Tekintamgac Disqualified From Partouche Final Table
Cheating Scandal at Partouche Poker Tour

Germany - Focus Online
Glücksspiel - Deutschlands Casinos in der Krise

New Jersey & Macau - Chicago Sun-Times/AP
MGM picks reputed China crime family over N.J.

Chicago & Los Angeles - Chicago Tribune
Hugh Hefner's goal: He wants to buy Playboy

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
World Series of Poker Live Blog: Five Things to watch for at Rio

Vietnam -
Football betting now legal in Vietnam
Legalization of football betting reconsidered

Laughlin & Las Vegas - CNBC/LVR-J
Harrah's settles with bystanders in casino brawl

Connecticut - Hartford Courant
Las Vegas Casino Exec Named Foxwoods President

Moscow - ITAR-TASS
Lottery club attacked in Moscow, one criminal has been killed

Las Vegas - Reuters
Harrah's files for $500 million IPO, changes name
"Harrah's said on Friday in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it hopes to sell 31.25 million shares, or about 9.3% of the company, for $15 to $17 each. It also said it would change its name to Caesars Entertainment Corp and trade on the Nasdaq under the symbol "CZR."
Harrah's Entertainment seeks IPO of 31.3M shares - AP
Cleveland casino slated to break ground in 2011

London - &
Teesside gambling addict locked up for cheating casinos
Man Jailed For Cheating London Casinos

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Q&A: Larry D. Woolf, CEO of the Navegante Group

Selected audio & video...
Thunder Valley: 'We're Always Watching' - KCRA NBC 3 Sacramento CA

"You're All Right Baby"
. Casino images of the day...

Macao casino
Macao casino
bourdieu_boy's photostream
Playboy Hotel and Casino
Playboy Hotel and Casino
Pentax Travels' photostream

additional headlines...
Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Partnership with The New York Racing Association

Friday, 5th November

Macau - Macau Daily Times
Bureau studies smoke filters for use in casinos

Laughlin - MSNBC
Jury: Nevada casino liable for gamblers hurt in biker brawl

Las Vegas - GFI Press release
GPI Relaunches Website

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Weekly
Steve Wynn: Viva Las Vegan

Kathmandu, Nepal - Himalayan Times
Nepal Police to crack down on Capital's casino owners

Southwark, London - ThisisLondon
Casino cheat sentenced over roulette scam

Columbus, Ohio - Columbus Dispatch
First look at the West Side casino - Architect's renderings give a taste of the Penn National project
What Will The Columbus Casino Look Like?

casino exterior-11-2010-large size
casino exterior
rider314's photostream


Selected audio & video...
Harrah's Cutting Jobs At Tunica Casino And Hotel - WPTY ABC 24 Memphis.
Cordish Pursuing Temporary Casino At Mall - WBAL NBC 11 Baltimore MD.
Arundel Mills casino developer considers temporary structure
The PokerPlayer Show Ep2 Part 1 Casino images of the day...

The Casino, Marina Bay, Singapore
SCHNEIDEMAN's photostream

additional headlines...
MGM Resorts completes $73 million sale of Atlantic City land and leases
Proposal would change casino oversight in N.J.
Tropicana Entertainment CEO resigning to lead another gaming company
Be the next Reporter
Curtains for Jay Cohen? WSEX selling off assets to stay afloat
Ben Affleck - Affleck Returns $250,000 Cheque To Casino

Thursday, 4th November

Kiev, Ukraine - Kiev Post
Finance Ministry rejects strict regulation for casinos
"The Ukrainian Finance Ministry has proposed to expand a list of special gambling zones where casinos can open in Ukraine, while earlier the placement of casinos was planned only in four- and five-star hotels and Crimean resorts."

Nova Scotia, Canada - Mail on Sunday
Canadian couple who won $11.2m in the lottery gave it all away to charity

Fiji -
Lucrative incentives for Casino operators

Israel -
Lotto scam suspects to be extradited to U.S. for trial

London & Vienna - Yahoo/Reuters
PartyGaming, bwin merger to complete in Q1

UK Bookmaker News - BBC Tyneside & Manchester Evening News
Machete threat to Gateshead bookmaker staff
Thug in Ali G facemask robs bookies in Flixton

Las Vegas - Yahoo/PRNewswire, AP, Reuters & Las Vegas Sun
MGM Resorts International Reports Third Quarter Results
MGM Resorts says business improving, shares jump
MGM Resorts posts 3Q loss on CityCenter writedown
MGM: Las Vegas market stabilizing, but mid-tier resorts ‘challenged’
MGM Resorts International Q3 Earnings Conference Call

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Management company reports financial troubles at Hard Rock

Las Vegas - Reuters
Ameristar quarterly profit falls 17%

additional headlines...
888 says strong start to Q4, sees growth ahead - Reuters
NetplayTV raises £2.5m
Genting to repay £70,000 to WPT London players & dealers! - Gutshot
New Trump CEO to lead casino association - CourierPost Online
Taping of High Stakes Poker season 7 delayed one month - Bluff Europe
Casino winner loses customs gamble
Man with body in trunk waited day to surrender so he could go gambling with mom - Denver Post
Fruit machine addict carer stole from Exeter clients - BBC Devon
Richmond, CA, voters appear opposed to $1B casino - Business Week

Wednesday, 3rd November

Macau - Yahoo/Globe Newswire & Bloomberg
Melco Crown Entertainment Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings
Melco Crown Profit of $15.8 Million Beats Estimates on Second Macau Casino
Melco Crown posts higher 3Q results

Iowa - Des Moins Register
Casino gambling referendums pass in nearly all counties
"Iowa law requires voters in counties that previously authorized casinos to renew their support every eight years for gambling to remain legal. There are 17 state-regulated casinos in Iowa."

Missouri - St. Louis Today
Cape Girardeau approves casinos

Las Vegas & Macau - Wall Street Journal
Wynn Macau Net Jumps 57%
The Elephant In Sands China's Casino

Selected audio & video...
Wynn Resorts, Limited Earnings Conference Call (Q3 2010)
Melco Crown Entertainment Limited Earnings Conference Call (Q3 2010)
Q3 2010 Las Vegas Sands Corp. Earnings Conference Call - 27th October

additional headlines...
Choctaws to convert casino to entertainment venue
South Dakota tribe's gambling records off limits
Palms owner George Maloof formally charged with DUI - Las Vegas Sun
Cops: Maloof Boozed, Popped Pills and Sped - TMZ
Jailed for casino cheating bid - Straits Times
Move To Lift Ban On Cruise Casinos & Gambling In Chile's Waters

Tuesday, 2nd November

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire
Wynn Resorts, Limited Reports Third Quarter Results
Wynn Resorts Declares $8 Cash Dividend
Q3 2010 Wynn Resorts, Limited Earnings Conference Call - 1:30 p.m. PT

Matthews, N.C. - Yahoo/Business Wire
PokerTek Reports Third Quarter 2010 Operating Results

St. Louis, Missouri - ABC News
Century-Old Former Casino Riverboat on the Market

Las Vegas - WSJ
Rolling Dice on Giant Casino Complex

Waukegan Illinois - Business Wire
WMS Reports Quarterly Earnings of $0.33 Per Diluted Share, Including $0.04 Per Diluted Share Facility Closure Charge

Las Vegas - Business Wire
Shuffle Master, Inc. Appoints David Lopez as Interim CEO and a Member of the Company’s Board of Directors

Macau - Yahoo Asia/afp
Macau hits record jackpot on monthly gaming sales
"Macau has set a new monthly record for gaming revenue, raking in 2.36 billion US dollars in October, according to official data, cementing its position as the world's biggest gaming hub,"

Dublin & Thurles, Ireland - Irish Independent, Irish Times & Irish Examiner
TD calls for gaming law revamp to allow €460m casino
Lowry welcomes council approval for €460m casino and resort plan
Go-ahead for €460m sport and leisure venue

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Wynn Las Vegas dealers OK resort’s first labor contract
Westin Casuarina faces hardships amid economic downturn

Las Vegas - Business Wire
Reach Media Group and Harrah’s Entertainment Launch New Digital Place-Based Advertising Network

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Police chiefs discuss casino crime - WCPO ABC 9 Cincinnati, OH

House of Dancing Water - Destination Macau
. Casino images of the day...

Kite Over Atlantic City, NJ
Kite Over Atlantic City, NJ
Wind Watcher's photostream

additional headlines...
Casino boat licenses sought - Two companies want to operate in North Charleston
Betfair to create 100 new Dublin jobs - RTE
Bankruptcy hearing today to discuss fate of Siena - LVR-J
Shareholder suits against MGM Resorts advance - Las Vegas Sun
Gambling ship captain loses appeal - Bermuda - Niobe Corinthian.
Jeremy Hunt lashes out at racing and bookmakers over failure to agree levy
Casino Building Plans Historically Opposed In Fiji - Scoop NZ
Fruit machine addict stole £50,000 from steam railway - Paignton, South Devon.
Bahamas to host huge women's only poker event -

Monday, 1st November

Macau - Bloomberg, WSJ & Reuters
Macau Casino Revenue Surges 50% in October on China Golden Week Visitors
Macau Gambling Revenue Surges
Macau gambling revenue hits record in October

Alabama - Birmingham News
Gambling interests bet $5.6 million on 2010 elections in Alabama, reports show

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
The gaming industry is 24/7, so why not its news, too? - Gaming Network Inc.

Las Vegas - Business Wire
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Launches Cantor Race & Sports Book

Steve Wynn interviewed in India by NDTV's Prannoy Roy

Casino czar Steve Wynn talks to NDTV

Atlantic City - AP
Pinnacle says it won't sell NJ land dirt-cheap

China - Peoples Daily/Xinhua
China September lottery sales top 13.96 billion yuan - Just over US$2 billion.

Atlantic City -
Atlantic City casinos report fewer gamblers, but higher spenders

additional headlines...
Casino Life Magazine - November 2010 Digital Issue
Casino questions - Fiji
Fears a casino in Fiji could fuel sex trade - Pacific Islands News Association
2 accused of leaving kids in car at Pa. casino - Philadelphia Inquirer
Octopus oracle caught in betting plot - SMH/Reuters

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