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March - April 2004

27th April           London            Yahoo UK/Reuters & The Scotsman
Soft gaming dulls Hard Rock revival at UK's Rank
Rank Reports Mixed Fortunes

27th April           Newcastle            Northern Business Daily & Newcastle Evening Chronicle
Bannatyne casino gets go-ahead
Casino is agreed
Duncan Bannatyne has been succesful in obtaining a gaming and drinks licence for a casino at his Bannatyne Fitness health club on the Newcastle Quayside. www.bannatyneleisure.com

26th April           Swansea            The Western Mail
Betting on 400 new jobs
Planning permission is expected to be granted tomorrow for an Aspinall's casino to be located in Swansea's Salubrious Place.

26th April           Paris & London            The Daily Telegraph
UK duo chase stake in French casinos
The Daily Telegraph reports on talks being held between Venture capitalists Permira and Cinven (the owners of Gala Casinos) and the Partouche group valued at some €1 billion (£670m).

22nd April           London            Yahoo UK/Reuters
UK's Arena Leisure gallops to big full-year loss

22nd April           Jersey            The Jersey Evening Post
Casino: The Dean hits out - Link will change shortly.
"Prostitution makes money but no one is suggesting that the Island opens a brothel,"

22nd April           Oxfordshire            The Oxford Times
Hotel owner plans to create casino at club

22nd April           Wolverhampton            Wolverhampton Express & Star
New casino to open on pool venue site
Blue Chip Casinos will open the Roman themed Rubicon casino tonight. Company website: www.bluechipcasinos.co.uk

21st April           Glasgow            Glasgow Herald
Glasgow odds-on to be casino capital
Glasgow presently has 5 of Scotland's 12 casinos and both Sheldon Adelson and MGM Mirage have recently signed deals in the city.

21st April           Birmingham            The Birmingham Post
Vegas-style casino debate demanded

20th April           Salford, Greater Manchester            Manchester Online
Casino rivals fight over stadium site
MGM Mirage's plans for Salford with Peel Holdings apparently involves the same piece of Council owned land earmarked for a casino development by Salford Reds and partner Isle of Capri.

20th April           Jersey            The Jersey Evening Post
Casino and bingo 'could reduce Island's deficit' - Link will change shortly.

20th April           Glasgow            The Glasgow Herald & London Evening Standard
Las Vegas firm plans harbour casino
MGM Mirage plans a gambling blitz

20th April           Liverpool            icCheshire/Liverpool Daily Post
Vegas touch may bring 2,500 jobs to waterfront
MGM Mirage's deal with property group Peel Holdings - Website: www.peelholdings.co.uk

20th April           Britain & Las Vegas            FT.com & Yahoo/Reuters
US gaming group plans four casinos worth £650m
U.S. consortium agrees trump bid for UK's Wembley

20th April           London            Bloomberg News & Yahoo/Reuters
Starwood Bids $555 Million for Wembley, Trumping MGM
U.S. consortium agrees trump bid for UK's Wembley
The latest bid from Starwood values Wembley Plc. at 860p per share.

17th & 19th April           Manchester           Daily Telegraph, Manchester Online, Yorkshire Today
More implicated in rugby betting scandal
RFL call for betting scandal evidence
RFL launch inquiry into betting claim
Rugby League is the latest sport to come under investigation with players suspected of betting on their own team to lose.

19th April           Bournemouth            The Independent
Racing: Punter scoops £878,939 to make betting shop history
The Corals customer won the Tote Scoop6 with winners at: 10-1, 9-4, 20-1, 12-1, 6-4 and 100-30. The largest payout ever registered at a Betting office since they were legalised in 1961.

19th April           Aberdeen            Aberdeen Press & Journal
Aberdeen Oil tycoon hits £226,000 jackpot at casino

19th April           Las Vegas & Manchester            The Scotsman/PA & Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Company Plans £600 Million British Gamble
MGM MIRAGE, Peel plan U.K. projects

19th April           Las Vegas & Manchester            LVRJ/AP & Forbes/Reuters
MGM Mirage, partner to build in U.K.
MGM Mirage, Peel plan $1.1 bln U.K. casino centers
The deal is between MGM Mirage and Manchester based Peel Holdings PLC. for four developments in Manchester, Salford, Glasgow and Liverpool valued at $1.1 billion.
 

13th April           London            The Independent
US casinos still keen on investing in UK gaming
Despite the Joint Scrutiny Committee report recommending caps on the number of slots Isle of Capri appear still enthusiastic about prospects in the U.K.

12th April           Las Vegas            Las Vegas Review-Journal
NORM: Gambler bets it all on red, sees green
Apparently Ashley and the crew were given just 15 minutes to leave the Hard Rock casino after negotiations not to show the broadcast live broke down.

12th April           Las Vegas            USA Today/AP
Man wins $270,600 after betting life savings

12th April           Las Vegas            Reuters.co.uk
Briton bets all on red - and wins
The Plaza was the only casino in Las Vegas prepared to take the bet. $135,300 on Red and 7 came in. The dealer also got a very nice $600 tip.

12th April           Las Vegas            The Scotsman
In the Red and Ecstatic - Gambler Wins Ultimate Bet

11th April           Las Vegas            ic Network/Trinity Mirror & Sky.com
Gambler sells up for one big bet
Playing Double or Nothing
Ashley Revell's attempt to double his money after selling his possessions at half price.

10th April           London           The Business Times - Malaysia
UK Gambling Bill likely to be watered down

9th April           Newcastle            Northern Business Daily
United plan for casino 'threatened'
MGM Mirage have apparently already chipped in £5 million as part of the partnership deal to develop a casino adjacent to St. James's Park.

9th April           Manchester            Manchester Online
MGM Mirage ups Wembley bid

8th April           Blackpool           Blackpool Today & This is Blackpool
Dream on It's a cautious 'yes' to resort casinos ... but not just yet
Gambling on?
Blackpool's masterplan includes the development of five resort casinos, creating 30,000 new jobs and £437m of new income.

8th April           London           The Daily Telegraph & Guardian
Giant casinos 'will increase addiction'
MPs scrutinising draft bill urge tight restrictions on casinos

8th April           London           London Evening Standard
Jackpot for UK casinos

8th April           Ipswich           East Anglia Daily Times
Waterfront casino bid revealed

8th April           London & Las Vegas           Yahoo/Reuters
MGM Mirage ups bid in battle for UK's Wembley

7th April           London           Yahoo/Reuters
U.S. casino analysts see caution in British reform
One very overly optimistic analyst remarkably still believes Britain's casinos will have 25,000 "Las Vegas Style" slots by 2006!.

7th April           Sheffield           Sheffield Today
Warning over relaxed laws on gambling

7th April           Blackpool           BBC.co.uk
Breaking the bank at Blackpool casino

7th April           London           Ekklesia.co.uk
Report states gambling bill will increase problems say Methodists

7th April           London           iGGBA press release
iGGBA welcomes Joint Scrutiny Committee Report - PDF

7th April           London           iii.co.uk/AFX & BBC.co.uk
London Clubs welcomes MPs report on gambling reforms
Rank says UK MPs back gambling reforms
Resort welcomes gambling report - Blackpool

7th April           London           The Guardian
MPs: bill will increase problem gambling
A quote that if adopted may have many U.S. companies pushing the Exit button!
"We therefore recommend that no casino should be permitted an unlimited number of gaming machines and that [the bill] should be amended accordingly."

7th April           Betting Exchanges           London Evening Standard & The Guardian
MPs to raise the stakes for betting exchanges
Rodgers matched £4m on girlfriend's Betfair account

7th April           London           Readabet - Betdaq press release
BETDAQ press release on the UK Gambling Bill

7th April           London           BBC.co.uk
Warning from MPs on gambling laws

7th April           Manchester & Liverpool           Manchester Online & The Chronicle
Chips are down in casinos battle
Casino under threat

7th April           London           Reuters.co.uk
MPs want tighter casino controls

7th April           London           London Evening Standard
Betting law 'will spark epidemic'
A ban on smoking at slots and table games is apparently 1 of the 139 recommendations. The report is 300 pages with a further 750 pages of evidence and submissions.

7th April           London           The Racing Post - Registration required
Betting and gaming shares steady after Monday's falls

7th April           Las Vegas & London           Las Vegas Sun - Liz Bentson
U.K. gambling expansion facing hurdles

6th April           London           The Guardian
Gamblers go short on casinos

6th April           London           The Scotsman
MPs urge rethink on gambling law

4th April           London           The Independent
Odds on lengthy delay to new Gambling Bill
"Slot machines are also contentious. Mr Greenway visited Australia, where concern is growing about vast gambling 'machine sheds'. The committee is expected to recommend changes to avoid their development here."

4th April           London           Ekklesia.co.uk
Methodist streak in Cabinet derails plans for gambling liberalisation

4th April           London           This is London/The Mail on Sunday
Odds turn against UK Las Vegas
'The Government is not anti-gambling but it is likely to modernise, not deregulate.'

4th April           London           The Racing Post - Registration required
War of words between Betfair and BHB hots up

7th April           London           Coinslot/ATE Online - 1st April edition
Ritz roulette sting leaves industry in a spin

5th April           London           FT.com
US casino groups face UK setback
Harrah's aims to hit UK jackpot
U.S. operators face disappointment in the U.K. as their dream of unlimited slot numbers now looks to be a rank outsider.

5th April           London           The Daily Telegraph
A nation of gamblers - and no one has noticed - Columist Opinion

4th April           London           The Sporting Life
National betting records smashed

4th April           London           The Independent
US online gambling giant is ready to place its bets in City
Misleading headline!. The company is BetonSports.com which is based in Costa Rica and not the U.S.

4th April           Scotland           Sunday Herald
Bingo halls slam 'unfair' advantage for casinos

3rd April           London           Net Imperative
Ladbrokes antes up in poker push

3rd April           Bolton           Bolton Evening News
Casino's full house hopes

2nd April           London           ePolitix
Britain a nation of gamblers poll reveals
 
2nd April           London           Department of Culture Media & Sport - Press release
Government publishes Gambling Survey
The survey was of 2,945 adults between the 5th and 17th of February 2004.

Survey of Participation in, and Attitudes towards, Gambling: Key Findings from the 2004 NOP Survey - Several PDF documents.
The Joint Scrutiny Committee are scheduled to publish their report on the 7th of April.

2nd April           Manchester           The Sun
Sword gang raids casino
Manchester police have released a series of poor quality surveillance images from the Grosvenor casino in a bid to help catch the robbers.

2nd April           London           The Daily Telegraph & The Scotsman
Sportingbet run beats the odds
Gambling firm odds on to net a £19.5m profit win

2nd April           London           Forbes.com/Reuters
UK gaming firm Wembley adjourns vote on takeover

1st April           London           Yahoo UK/Reuters
UK gambling firm ukbetting expands into Europe - UKbetting.com
Web gamblers keep profits rolling at Sportingbet

1st April           Manchester           BBC.co.uk
Casino robbers caught on camera
The casino manager was assaulted by robbers armed with samurai swords and baseball bats at the Grosvenor Casino on Empire Street at 8.15 pm on the 24th March.

1st April           London           Sportingbet.com & Ananova.com
Sportingbet Plc - Trading Update
Cheltenham boost for Sportingbet
Favourable results from both the Cheltenham festival and March madness in the U.S.

1st April           British News           Various regional publications
US cash to make town a casino mecca - Southend
Hotel firm to build £10 million casino - Northampton
Casino groups vie for dog stadium - Oxford
 

31st March           London           The Guardian
Gambling tycoon trumps MGM's bid for Wembley
The bidding presently stands at BLB/Starwood/Kerzner £287m & MGM Mirage £270m.

30th March           London & Australia           Australian IT News
Casinos at odds over laser scanner

30th March           London           Yahoo/Reuters
Bid war for UK gaming firm Wembley intensifies

30th March           Northampton & Paradise Island           Yahoo/Business Wire
Kerzner Granted Certificate of Consent from Gaming Board for Great Britain
The Certificate of Consent from the Gaming Board will enable the transfer of a license for a new casino in Northampton that is presently held by London Clubs.

28th March           Salford           Education Guardian
Gambling - A postgrad course aimed at the gambling industry could set you up as the business booms

28th March           London           Yahoo/Reuters
UK Wembley may get 288 million sterling counter offer-paper - Sunday Times Report

28th March           London & Budapest           The Sunday Herald
The Hungarian blonde, the two Serbs, the hidden gadget … and the very angry casino
The team that took the Ritz for £1.3 million is apparently very well known to Hungarian casino operators.

28th March           London           The Observer/Guardian
Casinos to sing for their winnings

28th March           London           The Independent & Ananova
Trocadero, the casino royale?
Casino plan for Trocadero - report
The Golden Nugget owned by London Clubs International could end up with a Gaming floor between 65,000 and 70,000 sq ft. - 3 times bigger than Stanley's Star City.

27th March           Teeside           Teeside Evening Gazette
Poker ace sent to jail
Carlo Citrone smuggled 2.7 million cigarettes into the UK after playing at a tournament in Vienna, Austria.

27th March           London & Gibraltar           The Independent
Chandler to open City betting shop as empire expands

27th March           London           The Times of India
Scamsters beat wheel of fortune

26th March           London           ESPN/AP
Owner banned for betting against own horses

24th March           U.K. Poker           Hull Daily Mail
A 'DEVILFISH' win was on the cards

24th March           Swansea           The Western Mail & South Wales Evening Post
Casino in Swansea brings 400 jobs
£30 million leisure site for city
Aspinall's are the casino company concerned and this would be their second provincial deal following on from The Gate in Newcastle.

24th March           Glasgow           The Scotsman
Ibrox takes a gamble on casino to restore fortunes

23rd March           London           British Parliament - Early Day Motion
Seaside amusements and the Gambling Bill

23rd March           Coventry           Coventry Evening Telegraph
Casino jobs boost for city

23rd March           London & Las Vegas           Yahoo/Business Wire
US Casino Workers Union Urges UK Shareholders to Reject London Clubs Proposal to Reward Senior Officers Involved in Las Vegas Casino Debacle

23rd March           London           The Independent
Three held over £1.3m Ritz casino 'fraud'

23rd March           Glasgow           The Sottish Daily Record & BBC Scotland
Gers set to cash in with casino chain
Rangers fix sights on casino goal
Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands. Middlesborough announced a similar deal last week.

23rd March           London           The Guardian
The sting: did gang really use a laser, phone and a computer to take the Ritz for £1.3m?
A more detailed look at how the laser equiped mobile phones may have been used at the Ritz.

23rd March           London          Reuters.co.uk
Three held over alleged casino scam

22nd March           London          The Times, The Sun & Sky News - all P.A. reports.
Gang arrested after £1.3m win at Ritz casino
£1m casino fraud probe
Casino 'sting' nets £1.3 million

22nd March           London          BBC.co.uk
Arrests follow £1m roulette win
Two Serbian men, aged 38 and 33, and a Hungarian woman aged 32 have been released on bail until 30 March.

22nd March           London          The Daily Mirror
Ritz casino hit by £1.3M Laser Scam  - Three arrested over roulette 'sting'

22nd March           London          The Daily Record
Gang in £1M Casino sting
The Ritz Casino in London has apparently been taken for £1.3 million on two separate evening's earlier this month (£100,000 & £1.2 million). The trio of customers, two Serbian men and one Hungarian female are believed to have used mobile phones equiped with lasers and micro-computers to calculate wheel and ball velocity.

22nd March           London          London Evening Standard
£1.3m casino 'sting'

22nd March           London          Coinslot Magazine/ATE Online
Gambling Consultancy conference to scrutinise Committee’s decisions
VIP brings international name to British market

20th March           London          BBC.co.uk & NetCraft.com
Bookies suffer online onslaught
BBC investigates DDoS extortion in the UK gambling industry
William Hill, Betdaq, Totalbet and UKBetting have all either been attacked or received extortion demands.

20th March           Newcastle & Sunderland          Newcastle Evening Chronicle
Casino plan to raise stakes in soccer rivalry
Future Premiership games may be played between the Sunderland Venetian's & MGM Newcastle.

19th March           London          New Media Age
Betdaq and Jockey Club close to fraud compromise

19th March           Torquay          This is Devon/Western Morning News
Fawlty Towers saved again as council backs casino
Plans to demolish the Gleneagles Hotel made famous by the BBC's Fawlty Towers have been rejected by Torbay Council.

19th March           London           Yahoo/Reuters
BLB moves closer to unseating MGM bid for Wembley

18th March           London          The Independent
Race-fixing claims spark investigation into betting exchanges

18th March           Cheltenham          BBC.co.uk & London Evening Standard
Bookies back with interest
Punters suffer as the bookies strike gold 
Even with Best Mate completeing a historic hat-trick at 4 to 5 in the Gold Cup Bookmakers are smiling after this years Cheltenham festival.

17th March           London          The Racing Post - Registration reguired
Brown to review tax laws on betting exchanges

17th March           Sunderland          Sunderland Echo
Stadium casino on the cards for billionairen
Sunderland is apparently one of the handful of Premier league clubs that have been approached by Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands.

17th March           London          The Guardian & The Register
Exchanges insist they are not to blame
Chancellor to squeeze Betfair

16th March           Las Vegas & Liverpool          Las Vegas Review-Journal
MGM, Sands deny links to Liverpool
The LVR-J reports that MGM Mirage and the Venetian have issued denials over a Liverpool Daily Post article detailing that they were in talks with City Councilors.

15th March           Scotland          Glasgow Sunday Herald
Gamble on betting pays off for website
The website URL is www.bettingjobs.com

15th March           London          The Publican
Ronson ready to gamble on casino roll-out

15th March           London          The Times Online
Center Parcs checks odds on opening casino at resort

15th March           Blackpool          The Guardian - Matthew Engel
What odds would you give against Blackpool being turned into a giant gambling den? - A must read article taking a swing at Labour's gambling deregulation plans.

15th March           Liverpool          The Liverpool Echo
Casino giant has its sights on 'wonderful' Liverpool
"We are aware of Liverpool's good international reputation through The Beatles, their soccer teams and the Capital of Culture award"

15th March           London          The Sun
Brown targets 'scam' bookies
Hackers 'to KO festival'

15th March           London          The Independent
The wrong side of the track - Online betting exchanges have been linked to the recent racing scandals. Should they be banned?

15th March           London          The Times Online & The Guardian
Betting crackdown on the cards
Betting watchdog to tackle race-fixing 
Customers laying large sums of money may have to pass a "fit and proper" test under new Government regulations planned for betting exchanges.

14th March           Las Vegas & U.K.          The Daily Telegraph
Vegas mogul plans casinos next to UK soccer grounds
Las Vegas Sands, parent ogf the Venetian has apparently contacted a number of leading soccer clubs with a view to building car park casinos.

13th March           Liverpool          Liverpool Daily Post
Sportech to spread betting portfolio

13th March           London          The Financial Times
UK bookies at odds with their internet counterparts

12th March           Liverpool          Liverpool Daily Post
£20m casino plan for city
3 International casino companies including MGM Mirage and Sun International are apparently in talks with Liverpool Council officials in Cannes on the French Riviera.

12th March           London          Coinslot Magazine
Metro smoothes passage for MGM entry
US casino giants happy so far with deregulation proposals
Harrah's are happy with proposed tax structures and MGM Mirage saw their 25% owned Triangle Casino open on the 29th February in Clifton, Bristol. Website: www.trianglecasino.co.uk

12th March           London & Blackpool          This is Blackpool
Casino sites just like any other says minister - Link will change shortly.
Blackpool casino plans may have been dealt a huge blow with no areas to be given special preference by the Government.

11th March           London          The Guardian & Independent
Sun City tycoon dogs Wembley bid
Sun City king Kerzner emerges as possible rival Wembley suitor

11th March           London          The Times
Kerzner raises stakes in the battle for Wembley

11th March           London          London Evening Standard
New watchdog planned for betting exchanges

11th March           London          Leisure Oportunities & Dennis Publishing
Consumer gambling magazine to launch
Dennis Publishing Launches UK's First Gambling Magazine
Dennis publishing launches Inside Edge today. Website www.dennis.co.uk

11th March           Loughborough          BBC.co.uk
Reward to catch casino's vandals
The "casino" is an amusement arcade. It was attacked and 13 machines damaged by masked men on the 3rd March.

11th March           London          New Media Age
UK tax authorities expected to force casinos onshore

11th March           London          Yahoo UK/Reuters & The Scotsman/PA
UK's Sportech betting on stronger 2004
Sportech upbeat despite profit fall

10th March           London          Reuters.com
UK gaming firm Wembley may get counter offer
BLB Investors LLC a consortium including Kerzner International Ltd has bought an 8% stake in Wembley at 800p a share.

9th March           London          The Racing Post
Bookmakers warned they must comply with new code
Exchanges under fire from racing's rulers
Events on British racecourses during the last week clearly demonstrate the need for a Gambling Commission in the U.K. with new legislation that fully encompasses the vast array of betting & gaming products now available.

9th March           London          Yahoo UK/AP
More suspensions and a betting scam plague British horse racing

9th March           British Racing          The Racing Post - Registration required
Racing's image further tarnished on Black Monday
Betting exchanges blamed - The Scotsman/PA
Jockey Club charges quartet with corruption - The Scotsman/PA
Good news for William Hill shareholders
Recent events in British racing are likely to mean that betting exchanges will likely face tough new legislation.

8th March           London          The Scotsman/PA
Candover Linked to Earls Court Sale
Candover is the parent company of Gala Casinos & Bingo.

8th March           London          The Daily Mirror
Fallon Angel?
In depth look at the continuing controversy surrounding Kieran Fallon's riding of Ballinger Ridge.

8th March           London          The Guardian & Manchester Online
Shadow cast over boom in online betting
Jockey Club could suspend Fallon

7th March           Scotland          Sunday Herald
Bet Noire?
A look at the rush to open casinos in Scotland should deregulation of the industry in Britain get the go ahead.

7th March           London           Yahoo Uk/Reuters
Jockey Club to examine Fallon claims
The Fixer - I'm going to lose: News of the World link good for 1 week.

7th March           London           The Observer/Guardian
On the nose with Coral

7th March           Northern Ireland           The Guardian
Hardliners lose battle to keep sport of kings off the Sabbath

6th March           London          The Daily Telegraph, The Times & The Guardian
London Clubs makes £49m wish after Aladdin blow
Casino firm stakes an extra £52m on future
London Clubs to raise £50m for expansion 

5th March           London          Yahoo UK/FT Investor, London Evening Standard & BBC.co.uk
London Clubs plans rights issue to raise £49m
London Clubs to raise £49m
Casino firm bets on UK expansion - London Clubs International

5th March           London          The Scotsman/PA
William Hill sees profits surge as UK gambles more

4th March           London & Las Vegas          Coinslot Magazine
Venetian’s $1m shame over raffle sham
Gambling one’s life away
Leisure Link defines Maygay split

4th March           London          BBC.co.uk & The Scotsman/PA
William Hill reports profits jump
William Hill hits winning streak 

4th March           London          The Guardian
Betfair accounts at centre of probe into Fallon's race

4th March           London          Digital Spy
Sky betting channel goes 'Live' Thursday
"Sky Vegas Live" will debut on Sky Digital between 6pm and 2am daily starting this evening.

4th March           London          The Sun
The £1.5m betting stink
The riding of 15-8 shot Ballinger Ridge in Tuesday’s 3.30 betdirect.co.uk Median Auction Maiden Stakes race at Lingfield is prompting an investigation by the Jockey Club into suspicious betting on the event. Betfair.com matched £1.5 million on the race. The prize for the winner was £1,463.

4th March           London          Bloomberg News & The Guardian
William Hill Earnings Double on Gambling Machines
William Hill to buy back shares after profitable year
Hill's had 3,239 machines in its 1,586 betting offices at the end of 2003, each machine making on average £380 a week.

4th March           Blackpool          Blackpool Today
Casinos will profit all in resort, says council - BLACKPOOL will be a boomtown for pubs and clubs if resort casinos are built

3rd March           Lingfield          Yahoo U.K./AP
Jockey faces betting probe

3rd March           Scotland          The Scotsman
Ain't got that poker face
Reporter Stephen McGinty tries his luck at the Poker tables of the Riverboat casino in Glasgow.

2nd March           London          BBC.co.uk
Warning over traditional gambling

2nd March           London          The Manchester News
Gambling shake-up on the cards

2nd March           London          The Henley Centre Press release
New report highlights the impact of the draft gambling bill
Summary of the Centre's findings on behalf of BACTA.

2nd March           London          The Independent
Report warns of blow to bingo halls from new gaming rules
The BACTA commissioned Henley Centre Report warns of an increase in gambling addiction if deregulation of casinos goes ahead.

2nd March           London          The Guardian
Jowell seeks to pacify casino bill critics
With objectors on all sides the ""Las Vegas casinos" Bill is looking as though it will be an extremely tame document when published in the summer. The American's may not be happy!.

1st March           London          London Evening Standard
Casino plans 'will kill off pubs'
Report based on a study by the Henlyey Group who were commissioned by the British Amusement Catering Trade Association (BACTA)

1st March           London          Business Credit Management
New money laundering laws come into effect from today

1st March           Glasgow, Scotland          The Scotsman
Plans for Las Vegas-style casino by the Clyde
The latest company to emerge with British casino plans is South Africa's Sun International.

1st March           London          BBC.co.uk
New rules tackle money laundering
New recruits to money laundering fight
From today all businesses handling large amounts of cash must report all suspicious activity to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.

1st March           London          The Guardian
Revenue's tough new crackdown on dirty money forces companies to report dodgy deals

1st March           London          Reuters.co.uk
Elvis and Shergar bet defies odds
William Hill's Graham Sharpe detailing some of the more unusual bets that the company has on it's books.
 




 
 

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