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Thursday, 30th September

London - Daily Telegraph
Betfair's £1bn flotation reignites racing row
"In a controversial proposal, the industry recommends the Levy Board uses draconian legal powers known as "Norwich Pharmacal" disclosure orders to force Betfair to reveal users who are effectively running a business on its site. The Levy Board, racing said, should then proceed against them to "recover the potential levy liability."
www.britishhorseracing.com - British Horseracing Authority
www.hblb.org.uk - Horserace Betting Levy Board.

Wales - Irish Times
Bookie ordered to remove sign
Bookmaker branded as 'scum' over huge sign
BBC News Report on Ryder Cup Sign by Paddy Power

Dublin - InvestEGate.co.uk
Cryptologic Ltd - Settlement with Marvel
www.cryptologic.com

Macau - FT.com
Macao tries to cool housing market

Paris - Reuters
Weak demand forces cancellation of Barriere IPO
www.lucienbarriere.com

Isle of Man - Yahoo/Reuters
Online gaming company GVC positive on H2 trading
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=GVC.L
www.gamingvc.com

Australia - SMH
Fingerprinting gamblers is 'one option': Gillard

Toronto - Globe & Mail & Vancouver Sun
Ontario police search for rightful winner of $12.5-million lottery
Ontario lottery commission makes changes after $12.5-million debacle
Family accused of lottery theft
 

Selected audio & video...
Gaming Commission Hears Opinions On North St. Louis Casino Proposal
Maryland's First Casino Opens
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Emperor hotel & casino, Rason
Emperor hotel & casino, Rason
mtrank's photostream
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DPRK / North Korea
DPRK / North Korea
Lucaskt's photostream
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Grand Lisboa Casino
Grand Lisboa Casino
fusiondub's buddy icon fusiondub's photostream
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additional headlines...
Womacks Casino in Cripple Creek, CO, Renamed 'Century Casino'
www.cnty.com/casinos/womacks
Guildford - 'Intrusive' Casino club signs must come down
Stoke City fan angry after bookies refuse to pay out on Newcastle game
Ala. casino developer: Arrest me, test bingo laws - Business Week
 


 
 
Wednesday, 29th September

Las Vegas & Hong Kong - CNBC
MGM Resorts Will Sell Assets to Pay Debt: CEO
MGM China Applies for Hong Kong Initial Share Sale

Reno - Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT's Wheel of Fortune® Slots Continues to Rank as Players' Favorite Game
www.casinoplayer.com

Las Vegas & Colorado - Yahoo/Globe Newswire
Galaxy Gaming Expands Into Colorado
www.galaxygaming.com

Toronto - Toronto Sun & Star
Cops make major lotto scam bust
"In 2007, Marin revealed legitimate lottery players had been defrauded out of $86 million in winnings by insiders – retailers and employees – working for what was then called the OLGC."
Police to lay charges in insider win lottery probe
www.olg.ca

Preston - Lancashire Evening Post
Fruit machine group cashes in
www.sceptreleisure.co.uk

Prague - Reuters & Fortuna Entertainment Group
Czech Penta to float betting firm Fortuna
Fortuna Entertainment Group announces intention to float on the Warsaw and Prague stock exchanges
www.fortunagroup.eu
 

WSOPE main event
James Bord wins WSOPE Main Event 2010 title - PokerJolt.com
WSOP Europe -- James Bord Wins Main Event - Card Player
James Bord wins World Series of Poker Europe Main Event
http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=r&n=104576
http://media.cardplayer.com/assets/photos/000/018/971/large_JamesBord_Large_.JPG
 

Selected audio & video...
How the WSOPE 2010 was won!
 
 

additional headlines...
Seneca Sinks Casino Partner - Gambling Compliance
Gaming Industry Veteran Griffin Named CEO of Trump Entertainment
Pinnacle expands Baton Rouge casino plan to $357M
www.pnkinc.com/new_developments.aspx
Fox Poker Club finally opens in London
Liv Boeree becomes newest member of Team PokerStars Pro
www.livboeree.com
 


 
 
Tuesday, 28th September

Atlantic City - LVR-J
Harrah's casinos ordered to pay $8 million for misleading ads

Singapore - Reuters
Singapore visitor arrivals in Aug dip from July
"The 996,000 people who came to Singapore last month was the highest-ever recorded for August, and marked the ninth consecutive month when visitor arrivals hit a record for the month."

London - WSOPE
Event #5: WSOPE Championship No Limit Hold’em
Three of the last seven are Brits. 

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Cosmopolitan to fill thousands of openings with virtual job fair
www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/careers.aspx
 

additional headlines...
Panaji: Goa Catholic Priest Opposes Offshore Casinos near Village
Bigamist casino boss is dealt a new hand
Article on illegal gambling in Criminal Code suggested in Duma
 


 
 
Monday, 27th September

Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Inside Asian Gaming
NagaWorld scam update
"US$1.3 million in 2 days. Hidden, presumably bluetooth enabled, micro camera filming the manual Baccarat shuffle."
www.nagaworld.com
 

Las Vegas & Macau - Yahoo/AP & Reuters
MGM Resorts stock up as

Las Vegas & Macau - Yahoo/AP & Reuters
MGM Resorts stock up as MGM China seeks IPO
MGM Resorts files to list Macau venture, stock up
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MGM

Maryland - Yahoo/AP
Penn National opens first casino in Maryland
Maryland's first casino opens off Interstate 95
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=PENN

London - The Guardian
The Betfair flotation and the world of extreme gambling

Las Vegas - AP
Morgans: Lawsuit over Hard Rock name without merit
"The lawsuit calls for damages and seeks to force the hotel to destroy everything it has with a Hard Rock label on it."
Hard Rock Cafe sues Vegas hotel with same name - AP
www.hardrock.com
www.hardrockhotel.com
www.morganshotelgroup.com

Las Vegas - Fortune Magazine
Where have you gone, Wladziu Valentino Liberace?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberace

Maryland - WBALTV.com
First Casino In Md. To Open Early - Hollywood Casino Perryville Gets Operating License
www.hollywoodcasinoperryville.com
 

Perryville Slots - WMAR ABC 2 Baltimore, MD.
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Hong Kong - SMH
Murder charge laid over HK ship death
www.successcruises.com

Philadelphia - USA Today
Philadelphia becomes largest U.S. city with a casino
www.sugarhousecasino.com
 

Crowds Swamp SugarHouse Casino Opening - WTXF FOX 29 Philadelphia.
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Selected audio & video...
Gus Hansen wins WSOPE 2010 Event #4!
LAPT Grand Final 2010: Final Table Preview
Marina Bay Sands - Bahasa Indonesia
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Marina Bay Singapore.......the Sands hotel casino
Marina Bay Singapore.......the Sands hotel casino
neil-lost-in-oz's photostream
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LasVegas047
LasVegas047
tjabeljan's photostream
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Germany / Wiesbaden
Germany / Wiesbaden
Frankfurt's photostream
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additional headlines...
Truth about gaming revenue - Edmonton Journal
Russia's Gateway project aims to lure investment to its Pacific Far East
PokerStars 50,000,000,000th hand: player wins $56,000
Three caught entering casino using other peoples' IDs - Singapore
Rank insures against unfavourable tax verdict - Sharecast
 


 
 
Saturday & Sunday, 25th & 26th September

Macau - AFP
North Korean leader's son enjoys pampered life in Macau

Newcastle - Sunday Sun
Bigamist Lee Naugher to lose casino boss job

Hong Kong - Monsters & Critics
Gambler accused of drowning his wife off Hong Kong casino ship

London - WSOP: Nolan Dalla
GUS HANSEN CONQUERS WSOP EUROPE

London - Daily Telegraph
Betfair clients targeted in Inland Revenue investigation

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun & 8NewsNow.com
Man on Nevada’s Black Book arrested at Caesars Palace
NV Agents Arrest Convicted Cheater In Las Vegas
http://gaming.nv.gov/loep_morris.htm

Nevada - Las Vegas Sun
8 Nevadans make Forbes list of richest Americans

Malaysia - Bernama
Report On Sabah Casino Baseless - Sabah BN

London - Poker News Daily
Viktor Blom Leads WSOP Europe Main Event After Day 2
www.wsop.com

Maryland - Baltimore Sun
State's first slots casino could open early
www.hollywoodcasinoperryville.com
www.pngaming.com

Mississippi - WAPT.com
Ichan Appears Before Gaming Commission
www.horizonvicksburg.com
www.bayoucaddyjubilee.com
 

Selected audio & video...
Bad Things Come in Threes: APCW Perspectives Weekly
 

Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

Casino Sketch | Interior Casino Decor Design | Crystal Palace Casino
Casino Sketch | Interior Casino Decor Design | Crystal Palace Casino
I-5 Design & Manufacture's photostream
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DSCN1338
Marina Bay Sands Casino Hotel Singapore 2010
2A2A's photostream
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IMG_0599
Paradise Hotel & Casino, Haeundae, Busan
turnerw82's photostream
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additional headlines...
Foxwoods casino adding 'over the top' gilded bowling alley
Vietnamese police arrest 28 for cockfight gambling - China Post
When it comes to a 13th casino, less is more - St. Louis Today
2 casinos closed amid bankruptcy proceedings - Montana
 


 
 
Friday, 24th September

Missouri - St. Louis Today
Gaming Commission chief: We might wait on 13th casino license
www.mgc.dps.mo.gov

Washington - Gambling Compliance
Fahrenkopf: Congress Running Out Of Time On Internet Gambling

New Orleans - Yahoo/Globe Newswire
4 groups apply for last Louisiana casino
Penn National Gaming Inc. - New Orleans Harvey.
Creative Casinos LLC, Daniel R. Lee. - Lake Charles.
St. Gabriel Downs LLC, William E. Trotter II.  - Lake Charles.
Tomorrows Investors - Lake Charles.

Budapest, Hungary - Budapest Business Jounal
The government pulls priority status for scandal-ridden casino project
Sole bidder wins giant King's City casino tender - August 2009.
PM reportedly backed former NY Governor Pataki for countryside casino project - August 2010.

Washington State - Yahoo/Globe Newswire
Galaxy Gaming's Bonus Jackpot System - Andromeda Series Gains Washington Approval
www.galaxygaming.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=GLXZ.OB

Reno, Nevada & California - Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Signs Agreement for sbX Tier One System at Barona Resort and Casino in San Diego, Calif.
https://www.igt.com/Content/base.asp?pid=59.365
www.barona.com

Waukegan, Illinois - Yahoo/AP
WMS reaffirms revenue view, disappoints investors
www.wms.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=WMS

Ireland - Irish Independent & Examiner
No trace of rogue bookmaker as race debts mount
Dalton: 'HRI should not have allowed me to stand at Listowel ...
 

Selected audio & video...

Phil Helmuth 'does an entrance' WSOPE 2010 
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Flickr.com Casino images of the day...
Day 1a of WSOPE Main Event completed - Betfair blog
 

Phil Hellmuth - WSOPE 2010
Phil Hellmuth - WSOPE 2010
Gamingfloor's photostream
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WSOPE
WSOPE
T Soprano's photostream 
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Casino : the table
Casino : the table
Jerrymangelschots' photostream
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Palm L.V.
Palm L.V.
Tiger_Jack's photostream
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additional headlines...
SugarHouse Casino Opens to the Public on Sept. 23 at 1:30 P.M.
www.sugarhousecasino.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/slabbers/5018577876
Betfair founders' stakes to be worth £225m when betting exchange floats
Penn takes stake in 2 Texas tracks
Thursday deadline for last La. casino license
Bwin Put The Freeze on Canadian Players
Bwin bans Canadians
 


 
 
Thursday, 23rd September

Las Vegas - LVR-J
Sheldon Adelson up again -- 13th richest American
http://www.forbes.com/wealth/forbes-400
http://www.forbes.com/wealth/forbes-400/list
Sheldon Adelson No. 13 - $14.7b
Carl Icahn No. 24 - $11b
Micky Arison No. 69 - $4.1b
Kirk Kerkorian No. 119 - $2.9b
Donald Trump No. 152 - $2.4b
Phil Ruffin No. 182 - $2b
Steve Wynn No. 205 - $1.9b
Thomas Barrack No. 332 - $1.2b
Frank Fertitta No. 365 - $1.1b
Elaine Wynn No. 382 - $1.05b
Lorenzo Fertitta No. 365 - $1b
 

Huddersfield - Huddersfield Examiner
Casino Red reopens Huddersfield venue
www.casinored.com

Macau - Macau Daily Times
US consul stresses importance of Macau
http://www.forbes.com/wealth/forbes-400/list

Middlesborough - Evening Gazette
Teesside casino developers could soon bid to open large centre
www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
 

Selected audio & video...
bwin Retrospect 2009-2010
 

Wynn Las Vegas-Restaurants & Chefs.mov 
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Flickr.com Casino images of the day...

WSOPE 2010
WSOPE 2010
Gamingfloor's photostream
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Sentosa IR
Sentosa IR
trizonegp's photostream
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additional headlines...
Plaintiff in Casino Suit Craps Out in Venue Decision - Atlantic City
Man robber of $9,000 at Rivers Casino garage
 


 
 
Wednesday, 22nd September

Duisburg, Gemany - Bild, Stern & DerWestern.de
Croupiers und Zocker waren Komplizen
Staatsanwalt ermittelt wegen Manipulationsverdachts in Spielcasino
"Sieben Angestellte der Westdeutschen Spielbanken GmbH und zwei Spieler stehen unter dem verdacht im Spielcasino Duisburg Spiele manipuliert zu haben. Sie sollen beim Roulette einen Schaden von rund 144.000 Euro verursacht haben."
Ermittlungen wegen Manipulation im Casino
 
Duisberg Spielbanken
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London - Malaysian Star
Genting’s UK casino acquisition price up
"Genting Malaysia also said it had, on Sept 20, obtained approval from the British Gambling Commission for the proposed acquisition."
www.gentingsingapore.com
www.gentingcasino.com

Malaysia - Malaysian Insider
Come clean on Sabah casino plans, Anwar demands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabah
www.sabahtourism.com

Las Vegas - Press of Atlantic City & LVR-J: Howard Stutz
Golden Nugget brand looks for Atlantic City comeback by possible purchase of Hilton Casino
Landry's eyeing purchase of Atlantic City casino
www.landrysrestaurants.com
www.hiltonac.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_City_Hilton
www.colonyinc.com - Coloyny Capital

Washington - Gambling 911
Barney Frank Not Optimistic About Online Gambling Bill

Pennsylvania - Morning Call
Sands is winning big at the gaming table
www.pasands.com
Mount Airy table games revenue drops in August - Pocono Record
www.mountairycasino.com
Grand Opening of Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino on September 23
www.sugarhousecasino.com

Waukegan, Illinois - Yahoo/Business Wire
WMS Industries Reports on Inaugural Investor Day
 

Las Vegas - ABC News
Vegas' Hottest Party Is Poolside

Selected audio & video...

Vegas Pool Parties - ABC Nightline 
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Las Vegas - The Truth Behind the Glitz and Glamour.mov
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additional headlines...
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Increases Revenue & Operating Hours With Electronic Bingo - Extra $20k a month.
 

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