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Archive 2010: 22nd - 31st October

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Saturday & Sunday, 30th & 31st October

Belgium -
Croupiers auf den Barrikaden

London - The Guardian
Levy dispute between bookmakers and racing set to go to the wire - Horserace Betting Levy Board - Racecourse Association - British Horseracing Authority

Middlesborough -
Tender: UK-Middlesbrough: casino operating services
Large casino licensing process

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Tropicana not the tired, old lady on the Strip anymore

London - Sunday Telegraph
Betfair could join exodus from UK
Betfair chief turns his sights on financial trading

Manila - ABS-CBNNews
Alliance, Genting groups raise $300-M for casino operations

San Francisco - Various Media
The play on Point Molate
Harrah’s tied to Bay Area mega-Indian casino proposal
Boxer’s Indian casino ties

Steve Wynn in India

Casino czar eyes India -

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Casino companies change names to elevate image, investor appeal

Macau - Macau Daily Times
Gaming: October to set new monthly record

Dominican Republic - PRNewswire
First All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana to Open November 2010

Birmingham -
Latest News - Lady Luck Smiles On Trainee Croupiers - North Warwickshire and Hinckley College.

Exeter -
Man accused of $12m internet poker chip theft in court

Moscow - Daily Mail
Russian betting probe launched after a number of suspicious matches

Moscow - ITAR-TASS
Four illegal casinos closed down in central Moscow

Selected audio & video...
MGM's Murren Expects 'Lot of Demand' for CityCenter Debt Casino images of the day...

NAGA Casiono, Phnom Penh
NAGA Casiono, Phnom Penh
Pigalle's photostream
Pierce Brosnan Welcomes You To Seoul...Now Go To This Casino
Pierce Brosnan Welcomes You To Seoul
Sandy!'s photostream

additional headlines...
Police seek gunman who raided bookies
Filmmaker Hickenlooper dies in Denver at 47
AOL Travel lists 5 best casinos in Las Vegas
Archbishop rejects re-zoning that would allow casinos in Mexican city
Casino Workers Seek New Deal
Woman viciously attacked outside casino - Burswood casino
Robber who held up Maghull bookies with a potato peeler jailed for five years

Friday, 29th October

North Charleston, S.C - & AP
Grand Strand town no longer the only one in SC with casino boats
North Charleston approves casino boat operations

New York - The Queens Courier & NYRA
Genting loans $25M to fund the NYRA
Governor Paterson and Genting Break Ground On Resorts World New York, A New World-Class Casino at Aqueduct Race Track

Governor Paterson and Genting Break Ground On Resorts World New York 
Ground breaking - Resorts World New York
NYRA Photo's photostream

Matthews, N.C - Business Wire
PokerTek Receives Approval in France for PokerPro

Australia - Business Spectator
Tatts eyes Tabcorp gaming arm
Tabcorp Casinos - Images and locations of the 4 properties

Fiji - SMH/aap & Radio NZ International
Fiji invites tenders for first casino
"More than 540,000 international visitors, 65% of them from Australia and New Zealand, flocked to the island nation's famed white sandy beaches last year,"
Fiji calls for bids to open casino
Government calls on EOI for Casino Development

Alabama - Business Week
Prosecutor: Wire taps for 2 Alabama casino owners

Selected audio & video...

Inside N.M.'s greatest casino scam - KRQE CBS 13 Albuquerque
. Casino images of the day...

France, Ariège, le casino d'Ax les Thermes.
France, Ariège, le casino d'Ax les Thermes
jpazam's photostream


Thursday, 28th October

Miami - Miami Herald
Miami police confiscates illegal gambling machines in sweep
"A Miami police sweep - dubbed Operation Lucky 7 - has confiscated 410 illegal gambling machines from city businesses, authorities said on Wednesday."

Oregon - Winnipeg Free Press
Canadian firm’s money drives vote for privately owned Oregon casino

Las Vegas - GPI press release
GPI Promotes Moreno, Woodard to Global Roles

Las Vegas & Macau - Bloomberg & AP
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results
Las Vegas Sands Beats Estimates on Asia Casino Growth
Las Vegas Sands reports 3Q earns of $168 million
Q3 2010 Las Vegas Sands Corp. Earnings Conference Call

Macau - WSJ
Galaxy Benefits From Macau Boom

Atlantic City - Philadelphia Inquirer
Signs that work on Revel casino is resuming

Samoa - Radio New Zealand Int.
Casino bill in Samoa signed into law

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire & AP
Bally Technologies, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results
Bally Technologies 1Q profit falls

Walsall - Express & Star
Walsall casino gets big revamp
Grosvenor Casino - Walsall

Hong Kong - Yahoo/Business Wire
Entertainment Gaming Asia Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results and Provides Market Update Casino images of the day...

KLUB7's photostream
CASINO BERLIN 2010 - Casino Berlin am Fernsehturm.
KLUB7's photostream

additional headlines...
Self-Exclusion List Violations Lead to $40,000 Fine for PA Casino
Casino employees’ oil spill claims denied - Mississippi.
Macao Police Bust Drug Dealing Duo Targeting Casino Workers
Decision on revoking Pa. casino license delayed
LNG forced into administration and cut price Betshop sale
Paul Dixon calls for strike to hit back at bookmakers over Levy monies

Wednesday, 27th October

Online Gambling - eGaming Review
Microgaming added to Kentucky lawsuit; Tasmania; Visionary iGaming; BettingPro

Baden, Switzerland - Tagblatt, Augsburger-Allgemeine &
Roulettespieler gewinnt im Grand Casino Baden 2,15 Mio. Franken
Deutscher räumt Casino leer
Deutscher Geschäftsmann räumt im Casino Baden 2,15 Millionen ab

Switzerland -
Rückschlag für die Pokerer - Private Poker Tournaments in Switzerland remain illegal.

Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany -
Noch zwei Spielkasinos mehr?
Mitteldeutsche Zeitung: Spielbanken Kasinos stecken in finanziellen Schwierigkeiten - 11th October.
Zyprer planen Las Vegas in Sachsen-Anhalt - Spiegel. March 2010.
Sybil group plans to build mega-casino in Germany

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
America’s ‘dumbest’ city? Annual report says Las Vegas
America's Smartest (and Dumbest) Cities

Blackpool - Blackpool Gazette
Relaunch on the cards for casino

Portsmouth -
Bandits stole from fruit machines in hi-tech deception
December 17, 2009 - Do You Know These Men? - Bedfordshire Police

Las Vegas - Business Wire
U.S. Government Begins to Prosecute the Largest Ever Unfair Labor Practice Case Against a Nevada Gaming Company

Selected audio & video...
European iGaming Congress and Expo - Casino images of the day...

Marina Bay Sands - Casino 
Schakels' photostream
Monte Carlo Casino - Vegas
Monte Carlo Casino - Vegas 
vicki_jones' photostream 

additional headlines...
Lake Mead could dry up in the next 11 years, college reports - RGJ
Town board recommends against Wayne Newton museum - Las Vegas Sun
Atlantic City's Borgata cuts work force - AP
Harrah’s to invest in long-stalled Philadelphia casino - LVS
Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners Confirm Plans for Its Philadelphia Casino - Business Wire
Boyd Gaming plans to tap Wall Street to pay off, refinance debt - LVS
Coroner IDs 3 killed in North Las Vegas shootings in 24 hours - LVS
Report released in DUI arrest of Palms owner George Maloof - LVS

Tuesday, 26th October

latvia girls BJ 4 from Casino TV on Vimeo.

Paddy Power & 888 Live Dealer Internet casinos

Atlantic City - Press of Atlantic City
Borgata Casino lays off 3 percent of Atlantic City workforce

Michigan -
Gun Lake Casino posts 700 jobs in Wayland Township

Macau - Wall Street Journal
Galaxy Entertainment Says Two Executives Have Quit

Macau - Bloomberg
Macau's September Visitor Arrivals: Summary
Visitor Arrivals for September 2010

Atlantic City & Las Vegas - Bloomberg & Las Vegas Sun
Boyd Passes on Buying MGM Resorts’ Borgata Stake
Boyd Gaming won’t buy rest of Atlantic City’s Borgata

Las Vegas & England - Yahoo/AP
Las Vegas Sands, InterContinental ink 10-year deal

Reno & Las Vegas - Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Network Systems to Feature Gold-Standard Solutions and Thrilling New Applications at G2E

Sweden - Business Wire
Betsson AB: Interim Report, 1 January – 30 September 2010
Unibet Group Plc: Unibet Received Gaming Licenses in France

Las Vegas - MarketWire
Gaming Standards Association Welcomes The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. as Its Newest Members

Selected audio & video...
Casino Group Lucien Barriere Looks Online - Gambling Compliance

Isle Casino Cape Girardeau Animation
Missouri Gaming Companies Make Pitch for License -
. Casino images of the day...

Wrest Point Casino
Wrest Point Casino
roidarth's photostream 

additional headlines...
MGM Resorts International Prices $500 Million in Senior Notes
Nightclub workers sue Wynn over tip pooling
Three Murders in 24 Hours in North Las Vegas
Order of Appearance Announced for Upcoming Category 3 Casino License Eligibility/Suitability Hearings - Pennsylvania.

Monday, 25th October

Samoa - Pacific Islands News Association
Casino feared in Samoa

Luxembourg -
Mondorf’s Casino 2000 to expand

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Leaders named at gaming companies after bankruptcy

Asia - Inside Asian Gaming
The Asian Gaming 50 – 2010

Macau - Macau Business, Inside Asian Gaming & Macau Daily Times
Steven Jacobs files lawsuit against Las Vegas Sands
Las Vegas Sands Corp denies claims made in ex-Sands China CEO's lawsuit
Jacobs accuses Sands of wrongful dismissal - Macau Daily Times

Selected audio & video...

Casino Jack - New Trailer

Genting, NYRA Ceremonial Check Presentation at Aqueduct (Part 1)
Genting, NYRA Ceremonial Check Presentation at Aqueduct (Part 2)
Rally for casino in Holyoke - WWLP NBC 22 Springfield Casino images of the day...

Tropicana renovated casino floor
Tropicana renovated casino floor
Clarke's County's photostream

additional headlines...
Macau trade fair draws record number of visitors
IGT organizes users conference
Asia’s Network Systems Users. Venetian Macao. October 25-26.

Saturday & Sunday, 23rd & 24th October

Sydney - SMH
Casino's brand gamble

Indiana - Chicago Tribune
Indiana Live casino faces troubles over $500M debt

Alabama -
Ala. gov wants feds to stop Indian casino bingo

St. Lucia - ABC News/AP
St. Lucia to Open Its First Casino in January

Reno - USA Today
Reno casinos grapple with gambling downturn

Daman, India - Gambling Compliance - 20th October
Thunderbirds Are Go In India
Billionaire Jhunjhunwala-Backed Delta Plans Casinos in Sri Lanka - 4th October.
Thunderbird Resorts opening in Daman India

Connecticut & Washington - The Day
Advocate for problem gamblers pushes for federal legislation - The National Council on Problem Gambling.

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Cosmopolitan’s jarring ad aimed at the ‘curious class’

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 60-second TV ad 


Selected audio & video...
Tabcorp CEO joins Inside Business
Packer raids Channel 10
James Packer's Sharemarket Raid Casino images of the day...

Melbourne Crown Casino
Melbourne Crown Casino
armin.nehzat's photostream
Casino - Victoria International Casino, Seychelles.
Whitelionsg's photostream

additional headlines...
International Gaming Awards - Digital Issue
Hopbet, Inc., Creators of Fire Bet™ Side Wager, Receives Louisiana Gaming Control Board Approval

Friday, 22nd October

Atlantic City - Daily Record & APP
Casino firms pony up $30M to market Atlantic City
Casino owners pool $30M to market Atlantic City - Atlantic City Alliance

London - Malaysian Star & Bloomberg
Genting M’sia, Apollo Resorts in joint venture
Genting Malaysia in Joint Venture With Apollo Resorts
Newham license applications

Atlantic City - AP
New NJ casino-owner is known for offbeat marketing

Las Vegas - Business Week/Bloomberg
Wynn Resorts Files for Share Sale With Regulators

Carson City - Bloomberg
MGM Resorts Boosts Contribution to PAC Backing Reid

Las Vegas - Yahoo/AP
Kerkorian to pay $10.25 million in child support

Nevada - Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Named Technology Company of the Year by Technology Business Alliance of Nevada

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Cosmopolitan gets final OK, commissioner says goals ‘lofty’
Cosmopolitan announces lineup of stores, boutiques

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Harrah’s gets Nevada approval for stock offering

Birmingham - Birmingham Post
Birmingham casino in £1.2 million revamp
Grosvenor Casino Broad Street will become G Casino Birmingham.

Hull - Yorkshire Post
Developer hopes to start work on £100m casino site next year - Manor Property Group

Hong Kong - Bloomberg, WSJ, LVR-J & Las Vegas Sun
Sands Sued by Former China Chief for Contract Breach
Ex-Sands China CEO Sues Firm
Fired Sands exec firing back
Former Sands Macau executive alleges he was wrongly fired

London - Yahoo/Reuters
Owners cash in as Betfair shares soar on IPO

London - The Guardian, BBC & 
Betfair's float success as shares jump 17% in conditional dealings
Betfair flotation values firm at £1.4bn
Betfair Pricing Announcement

Gibraltar -
Gibraltar gambling employee arrested by Spanish police

Las Vegas - LVR-J &
Las Vegas unemployment reaches record 15%
Nevada's September unemployment stays at 14.4%, Las Vegas at 15%

London & Gibraltar - WSJ & FT
PartyGaming Revenue Rises But Poker Is Under Pressure
PartyGaming third quarter revenues up 9%
Bwin's Q3 gaming revenue rises, says merger on track

Selected audio & video...

Grand West Fan Fest from Duncan Todd on Vimeo.

Grand West Fan Fest
 American Casino Guide - interview with Michael Shackleford

Viva Elvis Blue Carpet - Elvis Presley Enterprises
EiG Day Three Summary - www
BBC Breakfast News Interview with Liv Boeree and Boris Becker
Fall River casino - WPRI CBS 12 Providence Casino images of the day...

Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
vxla's photostream
2010 09 30_1236e
Buildings on Las Vegas Boulevard / the Strip.
Enrico Webers' photostream

additional headlines...
PGCB's Director of Licensing Named Vice Chair of International Gaming Association
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for First 15 Days of October
Footie results favour William Hill so far

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