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Archive 2010: 8th - 14th September

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Tuesday, 14th September

Northern Ireland - BBC Northern Ireland & Belfast Telegraph
Online gambling addict stole £330k from employer
Jailed gambling addict stole £300k

Online Poker - BBC
Can the world of online poker chase out the cheats?
" - In July of this year, the Isle of Man based company refunded $2.1m (£1.63m) to disgruntled customers and has now pledged to step up its security."

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Planet Hollywood submits plans to add signage, balconies
Baccarat gives boost to Strip gaming win

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Plaza to lay off 400 workers, temporarily close hotel

Las Vegas -
Plaza Hotel and Casino renovation plans put 400 jobs at risk
The Plaza to close most of casino and hotel
Tamares’ statement about Plaza Hotel & Casino

Selected audio & video...

Caesars Palace - Case Study from reed and bob on Vimeo.

Caesars Palace - Case Study
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Sentosa_IR Landscape
Sentosa_IR Landscape
trizonegp's photostream

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Aqueduct VLTs seen as big blow to A.C. - Philadelphia Inquirer
"The company, based in Malaysia, has 10 days, or until Sept. 23, to pay the up-front $380 million licensing fee to the state. Genting, which has a prominent international reputation, operates casinos in Malaysia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. It won the Aqueduct license after two other bidders dropped out."
Ind.'s Grand Victoria Casino to be sold for $43M - AP

Monday, 13th September

Washington & Toronto - Yahoo/Reuters
"Casino Jack" shines light on disgraced Abramoff
Bagman a/k/a Casino Jack Theatrical Trailer [HD]

Dominican Republic - Yahoo/Marketwire
Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. Announces Live Video Online Gaming Success

Reno, Nevada - LVR-J
Owner of failing casino blames slots

Las Vegas - LVR-J: Howard Stutz
Array of economic variables paints uncertain picture of gaming's health

Slovakia -
Bürgerproteste gegen Mega - Casino "Metropolis" in Bratislavaen
Slowakei: Kirchen gegen Casinoprojekt
Odovzdali petíciu proti výstavbe megakasína

London - The Australian
Online gambling is Britain's fastest-growing pastime

UK, Spain & Italy - eGaming Review
Leisure & Gaming to sell indebted Betshop
Atlantis to launch US tribal online poker network

Mississippi - MarketWatch
Churchill Downs buys Harlow's Casino for $138 mln

Indiana - Yahoo/Business Wire
Full House Resorts to Acquire Grand Victoria Casino & Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana - Hyatt Gaming.

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ShangriLa from ShangriLa Armenia on Vimeo.

ShangriLa -
Croupier forem belgique - Cerus Casino Academy Namur
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Moncton Casino
Moncton Casino -
Gavin James' photostream
Ho Tram Strip - Vietnam (1)
Ho Tram Strip - Vietnam - August 2010.
Gamingfloor's photostream

additional headlines...
Trends show gambling revenue falling in Illinois, most neighboring states
Zocker kaufen Glücksspiel-Aktien - Handelsblatt
3 fined for gaming chips theft - Singapore

Saturday & Sunday, 11th & 12th September

Pennsylvania - Morning Call
Sands table games worth $50 million

Port Canaveral - Florida Today
Port bets cautiously on casino cruises
"Victory Casino Cruises is in process of finalizing all its plans," Eric Rahn, a spokesman for the gambling start-up, said last week. "We will be releasing more news soon."

Atlantic City - Morning Call/AP
August casino revenue down 11.3 percent in Atlantic City amid increased competition in Pa.

Las Vegas - AP
Nevada casinos' winnings fall 4.9% in July
"Baccarat, a high-roller game that attracts wealthy Asian gamblers, helped stem the overall revenue decline, Lawton said. The casino win from baccarat was $74.4 million, up 9.1 percent,"

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Centro Formazione Croupier London - YouTube

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Review of Bournemouth Pavilion's casino scheme
Luxor's floor under review - County orders hotel to vacate part of pyramid
Transportation expert says Las Vegas could become crossroads of West
Liberace Museum aftermath: Nateece, officials, fans wonder if there will be an encore

Friday, 10th September

New York - Business Wire & AP
Empire Resorts Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Empire Resorts board head G. Michael Brown resigns

Illinois - Yahoo/PRNewswire
Delaware North Companies and Jumer's Announce Purchase Agreement

Germany & Austria - Deutsche Welle, EU Business & BBC
Demise of gambling monopoly likely to boost sports advertising
European court slams Austrian casino monopoly
Austrian gambling rules breach EU regulations

London -
Snooker signs up betting sponsor for Glasgow tournament
John Higgins back in November after clearance over 'match fix' accusation Takes On The World Through Sponsorship Of Snooker’s World Open

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Casino Dinant Version Finale from ProduWebTV on Vimeo.

BELGIUM - Casino Dinant Version Finale -

Casino Grand Cercle d'Aix-les-Bains from NSV vidéos on Vimeo.

FRANCE - Casino Grand Cercle d'Aix-les-Bains -

Melincué Casino&Resort from Alan Endler on Vimeo.

ARGENTINA - Melincué Casino & Resort -
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city of dreams
city of dreams
gaophilip's photostream

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The Money’s in Macau - Jim Cramer on CNBC.
Lisa Boscola seeks to ban use of unemployment benefit debit cards at Pennsylvania casinos
Three Pakistan Cricketers Return Home as Gambling Probe Continues in U.K.
Former Albion star joins suicide campaign after gambling away £1 million

Thursday, 9th September

Isle of Man -
Isle of Man Government and Hamblin Employment Group announce the launch of the first ever e-Gaming Foundation course on the Island

Las Vegas - LVR-J
Golden Gaming division OKs deal to manage four smaller casinos

Melbourne - Herald Sun &
No expense spared for high rollers' new home at Crown Casino
Crown casino staff may strike during Melbourne's Spring racing carnival

Austria & London - Novomatic Press release

Las Vegas - Yahoo/Business Wire, AP & Las Vegas Sun
Shuffle Master, Inc. Reports Fiscal Third Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.13
Shuffle Master deals slightly higher 3Q earnings
Shuffle Master reports higher revenue

Las Vegas & Ohio - Yahoo/Business Wire & AP
Bally Technologies Awarded Contract with Penn National Gaming to Provide Systems and Marketing Solutions in Four Casino Properties
Bally Technologies in deal with Penn National

Goa - Times of India
Floating casinos may get new spots
"The government has therefore decided to shift three vessels - Casino Rio, Arabian Sea King and the Caravela to the eastern side of the Mandovi bridge while the Pride of Goa and Boa Sorte are to be repositioned and anchored on the southern bank of the river. San Domino and Casino Royale are to be anchored on the northern bank of the river - towards Betim."

Luxembourg - & Bloomberg
EU court rules against German gambling monopolies
Austria's Curbs on Casinos Are Unlawful, European Union's Top Court Says
Judgment in Case C-64/08 - Criminal proceedings against Ernst Engelmann

Melbourne -
Crown casino staff may strike during Melbourne's Spring racing carnival

Las Vegas & Kansas - AP
Harrah's drops south-central Kansas casino bid

Melbourne -
Crown casino staff may strike during Melbourne's Spring racing carnival

New Zealand -
Christchurch Casino Donates $250,000 in quake aid

London - Reuters & The Guardian
Higgins cleared of match-fixing
News of the World's entrapment of John Higgins besmirches journalism

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John Higgins' name has been damaged, says Barry Hearn - BBC Casino images of the day...

Fast changing Goan culture
Fast changing Goan culture
joegoauk27's photostream 
The Galaxy Hotel and Casino
The Galaxy Hotel and Casino
TCR10's photostream

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Republican gambling executives endorse Harry Reid
Nemacolin casino plan decried, praised
Executive is third to leave Wynn Resorts in 2 weeks
Gaming civil war begins: MGM, Boyd and others sue Harrah’s over arena

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