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Archive 2010: 15th - 21st September

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Tuesday, 21st September

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Recession resurrects specter of job selling in gaming industry

Las Vegas - AP
Cher ending Vegas show Feb. 5 after some 200 shows
Cher at the Colosseum

London - WSOP press release

London - The Guardian, Daily Telegraph & Bloomberg
Betfair to float on London stock market
Betfair unveils plans for London listing
Betfair Says It Is Planning to Apply for Trading on London Stock Exchange
Announcement of intention to list on the London Stock Exchange - Screen Grab September 2010 - Screen Grab September 2010
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London & New York - FT, Bloomberg & Sharecast
Sportingbet to pay $33m to avoid prosecution
Sportingbet to Forfeit $33 Million in Gambling Proceeds to US Customers
Sportingbet settles with US authorities for $33m
"Sportingbet will pay the Justice Department $33m in three instalments and hand over information on its former US internet gambling business."
Non-Prosecution Agreement concluded with US Authorities

Selected audio & video...
Paris Hilton Pleads Guilty in Vegas - KLASTV
Joan Rivers: Things I Love - Las Vegas Sun
Wynn Las Vegas : The Esplanade - Wynn Las Vegas

Enghien: le casino fête ses 100 ans
Hochgeladen von vonews. - Nachrichtenvideos aus der ganzen Welt.
International Gaming Awards
24th January, 2011 Jumeirah Carton Tower
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Casino  Carnival Liberty
Casino Carnival Liberty
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Casino Carnival Freedom
Casino Carnival Freedom
Oremar Representaciones' photostream

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Betting Business - September Digital Issue
Goa Catholic priest opposes offshore casinos near village - New Kerala
Friend of Philippine president accused of links to illegal gambling
Higgins to highlight betting problems -
Man dies from jump at Evansville casino garage
Man jailed for casino theft - Singapore pickpocket.

Monday, 20th September

Sports Betting - Tribal Football & Sporting Intelligence
FA consider zero tolerance on players betting on matches
Barry Hearn pledges 'zero tolerance' and life bans for any infringement of snooker’s ‘Draconian’ new betting rules

Las Vegas - eGaming Review
Sega shuts down casino and poker sites

Las Vegas- Yahoo/PRNewswire
MGM Resorts International Announces Regional Leadership Changes

Hong Kong - Hong Kong Standard
Gambler jumps to death from floating casino after losing $5m
"A 51-year-old mainlander jumped off a 13-deck "floating casino" off Sai Kung after losing HK$5 million playing baccarat."

South Africa - The Herald
‘Chips are up’ for new EL casino licence

Macau - The Edge Property
Macau's buildings safe, but culture collapsing

London - Yahoo UK/Reuters
William Hill eyes Tote, says UK competition rules outdated

Botswana - Business Day
Peermont tries to block Gold Reef casino in Gaborone
"Mr Joffe said that with an influx of Chinese immigrants into Gaborone, there was scope for a fourth casino. The new casino licence allows the operation of 150 slot machine and 11 tables. "

London - Poker Channel Europe &
Lisandro takes £5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Title at WSOPE
World Series of Poker Europe -- Jeffrey Lisandro Wins Event No. 2

Cambodia - & Globes Israel
Queenco Leisure International Ltd. - Execution of LOI for Joint Venture in Cambodia
Queenco signs Cambodian hotel casino deal

Selected audio & video...Dominican Republic
Sosua Bay Casino / Sosua Info Map
Casino Ocean Sands / Cabarete Info Map

additional headlines...
Casino International - September Digital Issue
The gaming draft bill passed with unanimous support in the Spanish parliament
82% will still go to casinos - Straits Times
Pakistan chief accuses England of throwing game
Casinos face heavy loss - Kathmandu, Nepal.
Lisandro takes £5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Title at WSOPE
AFL needs to lift its head from the sand on gambling risks - SMH
New England Gaming Summit planned

Saturday & Sunday, 18th & 19th September

Macau - Melbourne Age
Watershed opening for Packer's Macau casino

Macau - China Daily
Macao gaming stocks a sure winner as holidays approach

Connecticut - The Day
Mohegan Sun drops lawsuit against 'whale' for $10M debt

West Virginia -
North American Video helps protect historic US resort casino

U.K. & Pakistan - Telegraph India & reuters
England series was fixed, claims bookie
Police pass spot-fixing file to prosecutors

Selected audio & video...

Casino Jack Trailer Official [HD] 2010
Senecas holding back casino cash - WNLO CW 23 Buffalo 

additional headlines...
Paris Hilton to avoid felony in Vegas arrest
Noose tightens on Atlantic City
Betfair searches for solution as crisis enters last furlong - Levy payments.
Bookmakers consider paying tracks as Levy alternative
Rat infestation at bookmakers - Bolton

Friday, 17th September

Coventry - Gambling Commission - press release
Heavy fine for illegal machine supplier

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Former Lady Luck owner gets license, plans entry into Las Vegas market

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Gaming Commission OKs settlement over baccarat table dance

Singapore - & Straits Times
Singapore government starts to rein in casinos
Self-exclusion is for everyone - National Council on Problem Gambling

Singapore - Sydney Morning Herald
Singaporeans embrace casinos despite $100 entry fee
"Singaporeans have made more than one million visits to the country's two new casinos despite a levy of 100 Singapore dollars ($A80) designed to deter them, the government said Wednesday."
Singapore's $5.94 billion casino opens
Singapore's new mega-resorts

Las Vegas - LVR-J
Downtown takes hit with Plaza plan - Plaza plans further hurt area

Downtown Las Vegas - Google Earth™
An alternative view: Downtown Las Vegas in Google Earth™
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London - WSOP

Goa - New Kerala &
Goa ministers took money to shield floating casinos: Parrikar
Goa's floating casinos can't enter the sea

Ukraine -
Ukraine’s Government Puts Finishing Touches To Casino Bill

Selected audio & video...
Macau casino dazzles with massive water show - ITN Casino images of the day...

Casino Carnival Imagination
Casino Carnival Imagination
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Paddy Power Pope Promotion -

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Study: Vegas casinos tweeting, but not much - AP
SugarHouse Casino Selects FutureLogic's GEN2 Universal Printers
Police responding to reports of gunfire find a gaming room in Chinatown
Staffer linked to hidden casino complaints quits
‘Gambling firm applies for permit’ - Philippines
Former county cricketer faces fraud charge over 'betting scam' - Yorkshire Post
Westfield charged with cricket fraud - AP
Betfair flotation may give potential shareholders a sinking feeling
Pa. Town Secretary's Thefts Fueled By Casino Habit

Thursday, 16th September

Aberdeen - Press & Journal
Former city casino property up for sale at offers over £1m

Singapore - Today Online &
IRs shuttles were part of 'casino promotional activities': Minister
Casino regulatory rules will be tightened as necessary: MCYS Minister

Sports Betting - BBC
Sport betting industry looks to protect itself

Location - Source
Casino regulatory rules will be tightened as necessary: MCYS Minister

Goa - Times of India
Casinos to be relocated in Mandovi: CM
"As per the CoP's proposal (TOI, September 9), three offshore casinos are to be moved to the eastern side of the Mandovi bridge, while two each will be shifted to Betim and the southern side of the river."

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Sands weighs name change to reflect global presence

Paris - Reuters
Lucien Barriere unveils IPO, growth targets
"The Desseigne-Barriere family will retain its 51 percent majority stake in Lucien Barriere."

Beijing - Peoples Daily
China's law authorities define Internet gambling crimes Casino images of the day...

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additional headlines...
Two men booked with counterfeiting - Bleached $5 bills turned into $100's.
2 Conn. casinos report lower revenues in August - AP
Government to try again to sell off the Tote bookmakers

Wednesday, 15th September

Las Vegas - LVR-J: Howard Stutz & WSJ
Las Vegas Sands Corp considers name change
Las Vegas Sands Stresses Independence of Macau Unit

Singapore - Channel News Asia
More than one million visits by locals to casinos in IRs

Macau - Macau Daily Times
Gaming revenues hammer last year’s record
Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau - 2010 gaming statistics.

London -
Devilfish Gaming Plc - Statement re Suspension

Macau - Macau Business
David Green to advise Macau government
Macau’s 2010 gaming revenues already surpass overall 2009
Rude clients main cause of work pressure for Macau’s casino staff

Beijing - Peoples Daily
China freezes nearly 1 billion RMB in Internet gambling crackdown

Victoria, Australia - Sydney Morning Herald/AAP
Govt rakes in $1.7bn in gaming revenue - Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation
VCGR Annual Report 2009-2010

Connecticut - Business Week
Conn. casino to lay off more than 300 workers

New York - LVR-J
Analysts: Bally Technologies a winner in Aqueduct casino deal

Selected audio & video...
Web Extra: Gubernatorial Candidates On Casinos

Layoffs announced at Mohegan Sun - WTNH ABC 8 New Haven 
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Atlantic City at night
Atlantic City at night
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additional headlines...
English Poker Open Final Table Set; Boeree Busted in 12th
Governing bodies move to stop athletes betting on their own events

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