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19th, 20th & 21st October

Atlantic City - The Press of Atlantic City
Unfinished Revel casino costs Morgan Stanley another $229M
"Morgan Stanley suffered a $229 million loss in the third quarter stemming from its ownership of the Revel casino, and it now says its total $1.2 billion investment in the unfinished project is worth just $40 million."Grosvenor Casino Broad Street will become G Casino Birmingham

Atlantic City - Business Week/Bloomberg
Leonard Green Said to Seek MGM Resorts’ Stake in Borgata Casino

Australia - MarketWire
Aristocrat Asks the Gaming Industry: "Are You Ready for Even More Freedom, Strength and Flexibility From the Oasis 360TM System..."

Nevada -
Casinos place bets on Harry Reid

Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Table Game Revenue Figures For September Released By Gaming Control Board

Waukegan, Illinois - Yahoo/Business Wire & Las Vegas Sun
WMS Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Bally Gaming
Slot maker sues competitor alleging patent infringement

Las Vegas - Yahoo/AP
Penthouse magazine founder Bob Guccione dies at 79

London & Chicago - BBC, The Guardian & Independent
Hugh Hefner's Playboy club to reopen in London
Playboy bunnies return to Mayfair
The Bunny empire to begin expanding... Again
Hugh Hefner Interview - At the Palms in Las Vegas.
Hugh Hefner Interview - At the Palms in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas - AP
Resume gambling! Power restored at Vegas casino - Golden Nugget

Nevada - Las Vegas Sun
Hoover Dam bypass bridge opens to traffic

Hoover dam
Hoover dam
Izzy Dog's photostream 

Pennsylvania - Business Wire
Penn National Gaming Reports Third Quarter Revenue of $638.3 Million and Adjusted EBITDA of $162.0 Million

Macau - WSJ
Sands to Get Approval to Hire for Macau Project

Selected audio & video...

Singapore Stealing Macau's Gamblers ?
Sheldon Adelson Interview
On Macau junkets - "We don't always know the name of the people playing"

Sneak peek: Kevin Spacey's 'Casino Jack' - CNN

additional headlines...
Big-punting brothers embrace new world of gambling
Las Vegas still ‘reeling’ from Obama comments, says mayor
Govt moves on gambling - Australia
EuroMillions jackpot: £113 million lottery winner decides to remain anonymous

Monday, 18th October

I'll be at the European iGaming Congress and Expo in Copenhagen from Tuesday to Thursday so normal service will be resumed on Friday 22nd.  Ian.

ISC - High Roller Hosts from Anthony Decena on Vimeo.

ISC - High Roller Hosts


Adelaide - Adelaide Now & SMH/aap
Pokie addiction led to suicide, coroner rules 
Tragic young mother addicted to pokies: coroner

Australia - Courier Mail
Tabcorp plan to spin off casino business carries twin takeover risk

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: John Katsilometes
Amid apathy and dwindling revenue, the jewel box that is the Liberace Museum closes Sunday

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
M Resort’s debt purchase befuddles bidders

Australia - Bloomberg & Yahoo/Reuters
Tabcorp Plans to Spin Off Casinos From Gaming, Wagering Assets
Tabcorp to split company; plans $426 mln raising

Detroit - Crain's Business Detroit
Ilitch teams with tribe on N.Y. casinos: Long Island plans could top $1 billion

Reno - Reno Gazette-Journal
Want to buy a casino in Reno-Sparks?

Selected audio & video...

Steve Cyr on Piers Morgan from Anthony Decena on Vimeo.

Steve Cyr on Piers Morgan

Asian Casino and Gaming Congress 2010 -
Casino Austria - Vimeo Casino images of the day...

Mar del Plata - Le casino (
Mar del Plata - Le casino
vlefort2003's photostream
14. Garnisonsball 2010 Cocktailbar & Casino
14. Garnisonsball 2010 Cocktailbar & Casino
Sportevents4all's photostream
Andrea Liuzza's photostream 

additional headlines...
Foreigners flock to Cagayan zone - Philippines
Gus Hansen closes out $700,000 week with six-figure win
Speculation builds that Britain's biggest jackpot lottery ticket was bought in Coventry
More than trillion-to-one odds as Israeli lottery numbers repeat
Lottery winner Peter Lavery: I've lost £7m in property crash - Belfast Telegraph
Las Vegas mom, son suspected in killing caught in NJ casino

Saturday & Sunday, 16th & 17th October

Connecticut - Business Wire
Foxwoods Resort Ca

Las Vegas - LVR-J: Howard Stutz
INSIDE GAMING: Low going: Casinos sold for bargains

Connecticut - Business Wire
Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods Report September Slot Results

Las Vegas - Business Wire
Cantor Gaming Introduces Inside Wagers Sports Betting Option to Cantor Race & Sports Book at the M Resort Spa Casino

Melbourne & Sydney - The Australian
Packer tightens grip on Crown in $200m buy-up

Naples, Italy -
Italy: Police target multi-million euro 'mafia' betting business

Online Gambling - Source
Maltese casino refuses to pay out €167.500 jackpot -
Woman's online gambling led to £88,000 loan fraud - Staffordshire

additional headlines...
2 arrested in theft from casino’s bank drop - Connecticut
Concrete firm sues Revel casino in Atlantic City for $15.3 million, claiming breach of contract
Sportingbet directors cash in their chips
35-year-old woman charged with prostitution at MBS Casino
Bookies offers up to £10,000 reward over armed robbery - Nottingham
Italy: Police target multi-million euro 'mafia' betting business

Friday, 15th October

London & Birmingham - Daily Telegraph
National Lottery hit by quango merger
"The Cabinet Office confirmed yesterday that Camelot's regulator, the London-based National Lottery Commission (NLC), is to be merged with the Gambling Commission, which is located in Birmingham, in two years time."

Goa, India - ThaiIndian & The Times of India
Goa fighting shy of promoting casinos, says Official
3500 Russians to descend on Goa's shores every ten days

Domenican Republic - Source
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana to be unveiled in November 2010

Auckland - Post
Christchurch Casino picks up top tourism award

Kuala Lumpur - Malasian Star
Genting gets nod for UK casino buy

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Casino dealer’s suit over smoking dangers at Wynn moves forward
MGM Resorts sees stock slide for a second day

Selected audio & video...
Bwin's Teufelberger on US Hopes and European Threats Casino images of the day...

CANFEST Ballroom
CANFEST Ballroom - Grand Sierra Resort and Casino.
All Over Beer's photostream
Skeletons Love to Gamble!
Skeletons Love to Gamble! - Wisconsin.
uwdigitalcollections' photostream

additional headlines...
NJ approves MGM land sale at Borgata site
Sportingbet bosses slash stakes - 11th October
Probability reports 'rapid growth' - Yahoo/Sharecast
National group campaigning to end Greyhound racing in Iowa
wwResort site ready for investors
Resort site ready for investors - Blackpool
William Hill boss says betting shops brings benefits to Haringey
Int. Pop Singer Stefanie Sun Debuts Her World Tour at Wynn Las Vegas
Stefanie Sun Yan Zi - Yu Jian
Playboy Bunnies are Coming to Macau
Florida Gaming sells permit for Miami Jai Alai - South Florida Business Journal.

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