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Saturday & Sunday, 30th & 31st October

Belgium - Tageblatt.lu
Croupiers auf den Barrikaden
www.casinodenamur.be
www.casinodespa.be

London - The Guardian
Levy dispute between bookmakers and racing set to go to the wire
www.hblb.org.uk - Horserace Betting Levy Board
www.britishracecourses.org - Racecourse Association
www.britishhorseracing.com - British Horseracing Authority

Middlesborough - PublicTenders.net
Tender: UK-Middlesbrough: casino operating services
www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
Large casino licensing process

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Tropicana not the tired, old lady on the Strip anymore
www.troplv.com

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
www.allianceglobalinc.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Tan
www.megaworldcorp.com

San Francisco - Various Media
The play on Point Molate
Harrah’s tied to Bay Area mega-Indian casino proposal
Boxer’s Indian casino ties
www.pointmolateresort.com
www.pointrichmond.com/pointsanpablo/index.htm
 

Steve Wynn in India

Casino czar eyes India - NDTV.com
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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
www.hardrockhotels.com/puntacana
www.palaceresorts.com/17

Birmingham - Recruitment-International.co.uk
Latest News - Lady Luck Smiles On Trainee Croupiers
www.nwhc.ac.uk/information/gaming - North Warwickshire and Hinckley College.

Exeter - ThisisDevon.co.uk
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
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

NAGA Casiono, Phnom Penh
NAGA Casiono, Phnom Penh
Pigalle's photostream
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Pierce Brosnan Welcomes You To Seoul...Now Go To This Casino
Pierce Brosnan Welcomes You To Seoul
Sandy!'s photostream
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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
www.lakecitycasinos.com
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 - CarolinaLive.com & 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
www.nyra.com
 

Governor Paterson and Genting Break Ground On Resorts World New York 
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Ground breaking - Resorts World New York
NYRA Photo's photostream
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Matthews, N.C - Business Wire
PokerTek Receives Approval in France for PokerPro
www.pokertek.com

Australia - Business Spectator
Tatts eyes Tabcorp gaming arm
www.tattsgroup.com
www.tabcorp.com.au
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
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiji
www.fiji.gov.fj

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
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Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

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

Las Vegas - GPI press release
GPI Promotes Moreno, Woodard to Global Roles
www.gpigaming.com

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
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=LVS
www.lasvegassands.com

Macau - WSJ
Galaxy Benefits From Macau Boom

Atlantic City - Philadelphia Inquirer
Signs that work on Revel casino is resuming
www.revelentertainment.com

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
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BYI
www.ballytech.com

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
www.egt-group.com
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

CASINO BERLIN 2010
CASINO BERLIN 2010
KLUB7's photostream
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CASINO BERLIN 2010
CASINO BERLIN 2010 - www.westspiel.de/BERLIN Casino Berlin am Fernsehturm.
KLUB7's photostream
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additional headlines...
Self-Exclusion List Violations Lead to $40,000 Fine for PA Casino
Casino employees’ oil spill claims denied - Mississippi.
NO NEW CASINO IN VICTORIA UNDER A BAILLIEU GOVERNMENT
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 & Blick.ch
Roulettespieler gewinnt im Grand Casino Baden 2,15 Mio. Franken
Deutscher räumt Casino leer
Deutscher Geschäftsmann räumt im Casino Baden 2,15 Millionen ab
www.grandcasinobaden.ch

Switzerland - 20min.ch
Rückschlag für die Pokerer - Private Poker Tournaments in Switzerland remain illegal.

Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany - MZ-Web.de
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
www.sybilgroup.com
www.spielbanken-sa.de

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
www.pariscasinoblackpool.co.uk

Portsmouth - Portsmouth.co.uk
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
www.stationcasinos.com
www.culinaryunion226.org
www.workerstation.org
 

Selected audio & video...
European iGaming Congress and Expo - CalvinAyre.com
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Casino
Marina Bay Sands - Casino 
Schakels' photostream
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Monte Carlo Casino - Vegas
Monte Carlo Casino - Vegas 
vicki_jones' photostream 
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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
www.foxwoodspa.com
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
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Atlantic City - Press of Atlantic City
Borgata Casino lays off 3 percent of Atlantic City workforce

Michigan - MLive.com
Gun Lake Casino posts 700 jobs in Wayland Township
www.gunlakecasino.com

Macau - Wall Street Journal
Galaxy Entertainment Says Two Executives Have Quit
www.galaxyentertainment.com

Macau - Bloomberg
Macau's September Visitor Arrivals: Summary
Visitor Arrivals for September 2010
www.dsec.gov.mo

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
www.boydgaming.com

Las Vegas & England - Yahoo/AP
Las Vegas Sands, InterContinental ink 10-year deal
www.ichotelsgroup.com
www.lasvegassands.com

Reno & Las Vegas - Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Network Systems to Feature Gold-Standard Solutions and Thrilling New Applications at G2E
www.igt.com/company-information/news-room/events/g2e-2010.aspx

Sweden - Business Wire
Betsson AB: Interim Report, 1 January – 30 September 2010
www.betssonab.com
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BETS-B.ST
Unibet Group Plc: Unibet Received Gaming Licenses in France
www.unibetgroupplc.com
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=UNIB-SDB.ST

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

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

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

Wrest Point Casino
Wrest Point Casino
roidarth's photostream 
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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
www.operahousecasino.com
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 - News352.lu
Mondorf’s Casino 2000 to expand
www.casino2000.lu

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Leaders named at gaming companies after bankruptcy
www.rivierahotel.com
www.herbstgaming.com

Asia - Inside Asian Gaming
The Asian Gaming 50 – 2010
www.asgam.com

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
www.casinojack-movie.com
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Genting, NYRA Ceremonial Check Presentation at Aqueduct (Part 1)
Genting, NYRA Ceremonial Check Presentation at Aqueduct (Part 2)
www.nyra.com/index_aqueduct.html
Rally for casino in Holyoke - WWLP NBC 22 Springfield
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Tropicana renovated casino floor
Tropicana renovated casino floor
Clarke's County's photostream
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additional headlines...
Macau trade fair draws record number of visitors
IGT organizes users conference
Asia’s Network Systems Users. Venetian Macao. October 25-26.
www.IGT.com


 
 
Saturday & Sunday, 23rd & 24th October

Sydney - SMH
Casino's brand gamble
www.starcity.com.au

Indiana - Chicago Tribune
Indiana Live casino faces troubles over $500M debt
www.indianalivecasino.com

Alabama - NBC13.com/AP
Ala. gov wants feds to stop Indian casino bingo
www.pcigaming.com
www.windcreekcasino.com

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

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.
www.thunderbirdresorts.in
www.thunderbirdresorts.com/info/en/destinations.india.aspx
Thunderbird Resorts opening in Daman India

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

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Cosmopolitan’s jarring ad aimed at the ‘curious class’
www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com
 

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 60-second TV ad 
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Selected audio & video...
Tabcorp CEO joins Inside Business
Packer raids Channel 10
James Packer's Sharemarket Raid
http://ten.com.au
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=TEN.AX&t=5d
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Packer
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Melbourne Crown Casino
Melbourne Crown Casino
armin.nehzat's photostream
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Casino
Casino - Victoria International Casino, Seychelles.
Whitelionsg's photostream
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additional headlines...
International Gaming Awards - Digital Issue
Hopbet, Inc., Creators of Fire Bet™ Side Wager, Receives Louisiana Gaming Control Board Approval
www.hopbet.com/pit
 


 
 
 
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
www.tropicana.net
www.gomesgaming.com

Las Vegas - Business Week/Bloomberg
Wynn Resorts Files for Share Sale With Regulators
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=WYNN

Carson City - Bloomberg
MGM Resorts Boosts Contribution to PAC Backing Reid
www.patriotmajority.us

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
www.patriotm

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.
www.grosvenorcasinos.com/casinodetails/?action=show_facilities&casino_code=212
www.fivewaysleisure.com

Hull - Yorkshire Post
Developer hopes to start work on £100m casino site next year
www.mpg7.com - 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
www.sandschinaltd.com
http://media.lasvegassun.com/media/pdfs/2010/10/22/jacobsvsands.pdf
 

London - Yahoo/Reuters
Owners cash in as Betfair shares soar on IPO
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betfair

London - The Guardian, BBC & 
Betfair's float success as shares jump 17% in conditional dealings
Betfair flotation values firm at £1.4bn
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=bet&m=L&d=
http://corporate.betfair.com
Betfair Pricing Announcement

Gibraltar - Panorama.gi
Gibraltar gambling employee arrested by Spanish police

Las Vegas - LVR-J & KTNV.com
Las Vegas unemployment reaches record 15%
Nevada's September unemployment stays at 14.4%, Las Vegas at 15%
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PartyGaming

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
www.partygaming.com
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=PRTY.L
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PartyGaming
 

Selected audio & video...

Grand West Fan Fest from Duncan Todd on Vimeo.

Grand West Fan Fest
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 American Casino Guide - interview with Michael Shackleford
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Viva Elvis Blue Carpet
http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/viva-elvis/default.aspx
www.elvis.com - Elvis Presley Enterprises
www.arialasvegas.com
EiG Day Three Summary - www
BBC Breakfast News Interview with Liv Boeree and Boris Becker
Fall River casino - WPRI CBS 12 Providence
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
Harrah's Casino, New Orleans
vxla's photostream
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2010 09 30_1236e
Buildings on Las Vegas Boulevard / the Strip.
Enrico Webers' photostream
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additional headlines...
PGCB's Director of Licensing Named Vice Chair of International Gaming Association
www.iagr.org
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for First 15 Days of October
Footie results favour William Hill so far
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=WMH.L
 

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