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March - April 2003
Europe

26th April          Problem Gambling - Germany          Source: Yahoo Germany/ots
Fachverband Glücksspielsucht gewinnt Prozess gegen Westdeutsche Spielbankgesellschaft / Revision beim BGH zurückgenomme

15th April          Austria        Source: PRNewswire
Atronic Among the Top 100 Employers in Europe -European Commission Congratulates the Company

14th April          Ireland         Source: The Times Online
Gambling technology firm bets on listing - Trading Sports, a P2P betting site operating out of Ireland.

13th April          Amsterdam, Netherlands          Source: CNN.com/AP
Europe bets on mobile gambling - Cell phones used to buy lottery tickets, wager on sports

9th April          Bern, Switzerland         Source: Yahoo Germany/AP & ots
Letzte Spielbankenkonzession vergeben
EJPD: Innerschweiz erhält letzte Spielbankenkonzession Bundesrat vergibt Konzession an Casino Engelberg-Titlis AG

7th April          Germany          Source: ISA-Casinos/dpa
Spielbanken im Nordosten haben 2002 deutlich weniger verdient
Casinos in Northern Germany had a tough 2002 after the introduction of the Euro, visitors & results both declining.

6th April          Napoli, Italy           Source: AGI Online - April 3rd
Mayor of Capri wants to open casino on island
There are presently 21 municipalities in Italy that have expressed an interest in opening new casinos

4th April          Greece        Source: Kathimerini English Edition
Parliament approves Mont Parnes and Corfu casino privatization bill

4th April          Vienna, Austria           Source: Yahoo Germany/Reuters
BETandWIN im 4Q. 2002 mit positivem EBITDA

4th April          Scottsdale, Arizona          Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Atronic and MIS Plan for the Future in the US

2nd April          Scotsdale, Arizona         Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Atronic Brings Spirit of Partnership to NIGA

1st April          Las Vegas         Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Monaco Information Systems USA (MIS-USA ) Signs Contract with Saddle West Hotel & Casino

30th March          Lyon, France         Source: Northern Light/AFX
Vikings Casinos ouvre un casino à Bourbon-Lancy (Saône-et-Loire)

30th March          Moscow & London         Source: The Daily Telegraph
Russian betting on British races faces legal hurdle - George Walker's Premier Telesports.

26th March          Cannes, France          Source: Northern Light/AFX
SFCMC (Groupe Lucien Barrière) remporte contrat pour 3ème casino à Cannes

24th March          Ireland          Source: Business World
Ireland may join European super lottery
UK's Camelot, Loterias y Apuestas de Estado in Spain and La Francaise de Jeux in France plan to begin a "Euromillions" game early next year.

23rd March          Israel          Source: Israel Business Arena
Casino bill to be proposed within 2-3 months

21st March          Hittfeld, Germany           Source: Isa-casinos.de
Spielbank Hittfeld erhalten

21st March          Lübbecke, Germany & Monaco           Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Atronic Acquires MIS Group
Atronic International, the casino division of the Gauselmann Group has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Monaco based software developer MIS.

18th March           Schenefeld, Germany         Source: Isa-Casinos.de - 14th February
Spielbank - Umsatz sank drastisch
Casino Schenefeld in Schleswig Holstein, like other casinos in Germany had a difficult 2002 with a 13% fall in drop.

15th March           Fribourg, Switzerland         Source: Swiss Info
Le canton de Fribourg accueille son premier casino
The Class "B" Fribourg casino operated by Accor will open today with 100 slots and 6 table games.

15th March           Guernsey          Source: Guernsey Press & Star
Casino bidding opens  - 14 businesses, including local hotels, want to run a casino in Guernsey - Link liable to have changed.

14th March           Paris          Source: Northern Light/Les Echos
Groupe Partouche increases investments -(Groupe Partouche poursuit ses investissements)

13th March           Frankfurt, Germany          Source: PressePortal.de/ots - 10th February
Airport Casino Frankfurt legt kräftig zu - Geschäftsführung zieht durchweg positive Bilanz
The Frankfurt Airport casino last year had 44.000 visitors up 13.7% from 2001.

13th March           Stockholm, Sweden          Source: Yahoo/AP
Sweden's capital gets its first international casino
Stockholm is the fourth of Government owned Svenska Spel's "Cosmopol Casinos", the other three are in Sundsvall, Malmo & Goteborg. Stockholm gaming floor Photo - Yahoo/AP Photos

13th March           Paris          Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones Business News
Groupe Partouche 1Q Revenue €112 million Vs €79 million

10th March           Hamburg, Germany        Source: ISA-Casinos.de
Jeton-Betrüger chancenlos in der Spielbank Hamburg

8th March           Asturias, Spain         Source: El Comercio
Orenes-Franco, la mayor empresa española en juegos de azar, ya gestiona 20 casinos

7th March           Spain         Source: El Comercio
Recreativos Franco asegura disponer de los solares para construir el Casino España Verde

7th March           Hamburg, Germany         Source: Isa-Casinos.de
Faites vos jeux olympiques, Hamburg !
Spielbank Hamburg is arranging a series of sports promotions to help with Hamburg's bid to host the 2012 Olympics.

6th March           Dublin          Source: Business World - Ireland
Bookies slam betting tax proposal
Irish bookmakers are unhappy at proposals from Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) to raise betting tax from 2 to 3%.

5th March           Milan         Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones Business News
Italy's Lottomatica Sees Revenues Growing 21% By 2005

4th March           Jersey, Channel Islands          Source: Jersey Evening Post
Senator proposes gambling machines for pubs and hotels

2nd March           Israel          Source: Ha'aretz Online
PA's partner in the Jericho casino is Sharon's buddy, new report finds
Recent reports have shown that the Palestine Authority owns 23.08% of CAP, the company that owns the now closed Jericho Casino.