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Tuesday & Wednesday, 7th & 8th September

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Legal Internet gambling may help big casino firms, hurt small ones

Israel - Haaretz Online
The Schlaff Saga / Gambling in Jericho, betting on political friends
The Schlaff Saga / The 'mysterious billionaire' who shuns the media - Martin Schlaff - The Oasis Casino in 2007.

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Business Press: Howatd Stutz
Casino companies try to beat the burden

Macau - WSJ & Macau Business
SJM Covets Sands's Land
Sands confident about not losing parcels 7 and 8 in Cotai, Macau
SJM wants Sands Chinaís parcel 7 and 8 in Cotai, Macau

London -
Praesepe snaps up 8 gambling centres
Praesepe acquire 8 Adult Gaming Centre venues from the Noble Organisation

Swansea -
Angry gambler threw trolley at roulette wheel in Wind Street casino

Southport - Southport Visitor & Southport Foruns
Historic Kingsway nightclub is destroyed in blaze
Fire destroys The Kingsway nightclub - Dramatic images

Scarborough -
e-Casino to open in Scarborough
New casino to open next month - 22nd August.

Canada -
Prince Edward Island Joins List Of Canadian Provinces Favoring Online Gambling - Atlantic Lottery Corporation.

London - SMH
IOC worried over impact of gambling on Games

Indiana - NWIT/AP & The Republic
Casino commission says staffer hid complaints
Indiana Gaming Commission says staffer hid dozens of gamblers' complaints about casinos

Selected audio & video...
Struggling Texas racetracks want slot machines - www
The Strip Podcast - Sept. 6: The Nutty Prognosticator - www Casino images of the day...

Kingsway Casino. Southport. End Of An Era
Kingsway Casino. Southport. End Of An Era
Pioneer20's photostream 
StarWorld Hotel Casino
StarWorld Hotel Casino
yzhenting's photostream
Marina Bay
chang bum park's photostream 

additional headlines...
Are Canada, online gambling a good fit? - Toronto Sun
Alabama Justice Murdock Criticized on Gambling Role
Casinos, table games bring mixed results to Pa. communities

Monday, 6th September

London - Daily Telegraph: Charlie Brooks
Government must make betting exchange bookmakers pay a levy - John Penrose MP.

Pennsylvania - Times Leader/AP
Pa. officials didn't foresee kids left at casinos

Las Vegas - LVR-J
Jailer wanted Hilton out fast - Celebrity's short detention kept distractions down

Canada & Caribbean - Digital Journal/CNW Telbec
Amaya Gaming Group deploys new Technology in the Caribbean

Macau - Macau Statistics and Census Service
Survey on Manpower Needs and Wages for the 2nd Quarter 2010 - Gaming Industry
"At the end of the second quarter of 2010, the Gaming Sector had 43,870 employees, down slightly by 0.2% year-on-year. Among the employees who are directly related to betting services, 18,684 were dealers, up by 3.3% year-on-year." Casino images of the day...

Casino de Montrťal
Casino de Montréal
palos84's photostream
Casino de Biarritz
Casino de Biarritz
Wipeout Dave's photostream

additional headlines...
Galaxy keeps faith - Hong Kong Standard
Midas: Sportingbet in line for US boost
Cops catch online gambling suspect - Shanghai Daily
Police name casino winner robbed and killed in OC - AP

Saturday & Sunday, 4th & 5th September

Las Vegas - Reed Exhibitions/AGA press release
G2E 2011 changes dates & location

London - Clarion Gaming press release
European Casino Association backing ICE 2011

Macau - Macau Business
Melco Crown takes third place from Wynn Macau
Macau gaming operator Galaxy profit jumps 150%
Dates for G2E Asia announced
Macauís gaming revenue: Up and up again

Macau - Macau Daily Times
Melco Crown topples Wynn Macau
Gaming vacancies surge 74%

Las Vegas - AP & LVR-J
Las Vegas casino evacuated after bomb threat
Man arrested after false bomb threat

New Zealand - NZ Herald
Alleged $3m conman skips country
The man who fooled everyone
Auckland businessman loses name suppression - May 2010.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - PRNewswire
Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Casinos Rises More Than 5% in August - Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Casino images of the day...

Richard  Avedon Casino
Richard Avedon Casino -
Photography Apocalypse's photostream
Corinthian Club Glasgow
Corinthian Club Glasgow
Stefan King (Managing Director, G1 Group), Paul Herzfeld (CEO, Casinos Austrian International) and Cathy McGuire (The Corinthian Club's Gaming General Manager). Source: CAI.
Gamingfloor's photostream
Corinthian Club - Gaming floor (1)
Corinthian Club - Gaming floor
Source: CAI.
Gamingfloor's photostream
EPT Vilamoura 2010
EPT Vilamoura 2010
Gamingfloor's photostream

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Man wins big at Calif casino before fatal robbery - AP - Hawaiian Gardens Casino.
The secret industry of betting on cricket in Pakistan
S'pore casinos should display odds of winning
Betsson AB: Betsson Loses a Court Case

Friday, 3rd September

London - InterGamingOnline: David Snook
Casino show no threat to EAG Expo - 25th - 27th January, 2011.
Reed pitches for G2E Europe

London -
Professional Playersí Federation launches betting integrity projects for players

Berlin - Bloomberg
German Soccer Clubs May Score $385 Million From Betting Case

Blackpool - Blackpool Gazette
Blair wanted resort casino

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
All signs point to continuing Las Vegas exodus
Report: Las Vegas drivers more prone to accidents

Nevada - Yahoo/AP
Labor Day visitation to Las Vegas expected to rise

Russia - RIA Novosti
Will Russian cities get their casinos back ?

Australia - Perth Now
Warne-Packer team to spin poker venture

Selected audio & video...
Exclusive: Mobsters Welcome At Pa. Casinos - Casino images of the day...

Spielbank Berlin
Spielbank Berlin
Gamingfloor's photostream
Park Inn & Casino Berlin
Park Inn & Casino Berlin
Gamingfloor's photostream

additional headlines...
Australia PM commits to tighter gambling rules
Gambling reform could cost jobs: NSW
Tandy keeps quiet; plunge not limited to just NSW
Ala. Supreme Court opens door for VictoryLand raid - Business Week
No more bets: WA court says online bookie illegal
Washington Supremes deliver death sentence to betting site - craps out
$4.1million Online Win Sparks Casino Clash - PRNewswire
DELAWARE: Casinos cash in on table games

Thursday, 2nd September

Carson City - LVR-J & Las Vegas Sun
Sands attorney says businessman did 'virtually nothing' to help win Macau contract
Las Vegas Sands disputes businessmanís role in landing Macau contract

Manchester - Manchester Evening News
Tony Blair's fury at Gordon Brown for scrapping of super-casino

Macau - Business Week/Bloomberg &
Macauís August Casino Sales Rise 40% on New High-Stakes Tables
Macau Casino Revenue Jumps To $2B In August

Missouri - St. Louis Business Journal
Five apply for last Mo. casino license - Missouri Gaming Commission

Birmingham - The Guardian
Match-fixing: Why is the Gambling Commission so anonymous?
"The Gambling Commission celebrated its third birthday yesterday. Since its inception on 1 September 2007 to investigate match-fixing in British sport the number of cases it has successfully prosecuted amounts to zero. Not a single one."

additional headlines...
Entertainment Gaming Asia Reaches 670 Gaming Machine Seats in Operation at NagaWorld

Wednesday, 1st September

Las Vegas & Washington - LVR-J
Fahrenkopf says gaming is backing Harry Reid

St. Maarten - Daily Herald
Government amends casino policy, licence for Caravanserai possible

Carson City - LVR-J & Las Vegas Sun
St. Louis casino company moves toward re-entering Nevada market
Former Lady Luck owner has plans for Las Vegas market - Isle of Capri

Japan -
Japanís proposed casino bill spurs global advisory

Las Vegas - AP
Hilton banned from Wynn resorts after Vegas arrest

additional headlines...
Gettysburg casino plan ignites modern battle - Reuters
St. Louis casino company moves toward re-entering Nevada market

Tuesday, 31st August

Las Vegas - Business Week/AP
Gambling conference moving Vegas venues in 2011
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Unveils Major Changes To Future Trade Shows

Australia & U.S. - Yahoo/Market Wire
Aristocrat Wins Major RFP to Retain Oasis 360(TM) System at Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Sheldon Adelson appeals $58.6 million judgment

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Globe Newswire
Galaxy Gaming's Bonus Jackpot System Gains Approval in Nevada

Macau - Bloomberg
Galaxy Will Accelerate Casino Resort Project in Macau to Tap Gambling Boom

Macau - Bloomberg
SJM First-Half Net Quadruples After Adding Tables for High-Stakes Gamblers
SJM cautiously optimistic on outlook, Q2 net quadruples

additional headlines... buys its own domain name - Bingo News
Sky City plans to invest $250m in Adelaide casino -
SkyCity seeks better deal for casinos

Monday, 30th August

London - Racing Post
GamCare president Lord McIntosh dies, aged 77,_Baron_McIntosh_of_Haringey
Lord McIntosh of Haringey obituary

Australia -
Sky City may spend $250M on Adelaide casino

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
As baccarat grows in popularity, so does the cheating - Bill Zender & Associates.

Online Gambling - Poker News Daily
Bicycle Casino, Hawaiian Gardens, Hollywood Park Side with Commerce

Selected audio & video...
Table Games Arrive At SugarHouse Casino - CBS 3

additional headlines...
MGM Grand Detroit president resigns
Singapore counts winnings as casinos boost tourism
Leave gambling to foreigners - Singapore
Pittsburgh casino tops for table game revenues

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