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September 2001
North America

29th September    Las Vegas     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Aladdin bankruptcy filing the biggest in memory

29th September    Forbes Richest 400     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Gaming figures on Forbes' wealthy list
Kirk Kerkorian, Carl Icahn, Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson, Ed Roski Jr. & Bill Bennett are six names from the US casino industry who are included in the annual listings. Website: http://www.forbes.com/2001/09/27/400.html

29th September    London & Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/Reuters & PRNewswire
Aladdin Files for Bankruptcy
Desert Passage Open for Business as Usual Despite Aladdin Reorganization

29th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/AP & PRNewswire
Mandalay Resort Group Cuts Jobs
Mandalay Sees Significantly Lower Earnings in Third Quarter
The company has announced that 4,500 jobs or 15% of the workforce will be terminated. The top 120 executives will also be  taking a pay cut of $5 million between them. Total citywide layoffs are put at between 12 & 15,000 so far.

29th September     Connecticut & Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Whoopi Goldberg Will Kick Off Global Gaming Expo (G2E) on Monday, October 1; Hollywood Icon to Deliver Keynote Address at G2E

29th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
World's Biggest Gaming Trade Show Just Weeks Away - 15th Annual World Gaming Congress and Expo Staged October 17-19 in Las Vegas

29th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mikohn Showcases Exciting, Innovative Games at Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas

28th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Atlantic City bounces back as Las Vegas lags

27th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Global Gaming Expo to Address Cutting-Edge Issues During Conference Program

26th September     Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Action Gaming Confirms Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Alliance Gaming
The lawsuit claims that multi-hand poker patents that cover Triple Play Poker™ have been infringed upon by Alliance Gaming's "Multi Play Poker'' machine.

26th September     Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Seiko Instruments USA Inc. Approves Coinless Systems Inc. Tickets for IGT's EZ Pay Coinless Gaming System

26th September     Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Global Cash Access Unveils QuikPlay ATM At Global Gaming Expo
The new system will allow a player to purchase slot credits by swiping their Visa or Mastercard through an inbuilt ATM machine.

25th September     Los Angeles    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Schwarzenegger sues over 'Terminator' slot machine
The $20 million lawsuit filed in Los Angeles accuses the worlds number one slot manufacturer of using his voice and likeness without permission.

25th September     Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs Present Industry Leaders at Global Gaming Expo

25th September     Indiana    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Pinnacle Entertainment's Belterra Casino Resort Receives Awards From Gaming Magazines

25th September     Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Harrah's Entertainment Comments on Business Trends Since Sept. 11
The company operates 25 casinos in 12 states with a total of some 44,000 employees.

24th September     Arizona & Las Vegas     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Adventure Starts Here: Atronic Exhibits at G2E
Website: www.atronic.com

24th September   Washington    Source: Deseret News
Base habit? Air Force runs 24 'casinos'
The US Air Force is a major slot operator. A 1999 count detailed 1,580 at 24 overseas bases. 216 at Ramstein in Germany, 207 at Osan in Korea and 204 at Kadena in Japan.

23rd September   Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/AP
Business Returning to Vegas Casinos

23rd September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal - Sept 21st
No evidence terrorism plotted in Las Vegas - Man implicated in attack visited twice

23rd September   Nevada    Source: Las Vegas Review Journal - Sept 21st
Court denies rehearing for Wynn

22nd September   Atlantic City    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
The Borgata Is On-Schedule and On-Budget One Year After the Groundbreaking Celebration
The $1 billion casino and entertainment centre at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City is a joint venture between Boyd Gaming and MGM Mirage. Website: www.theborgata.com

22nd September   Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/Reuters & LVRJ
Mandalay postpones construction of $235 mln center
Mandalay delays convention center project, other casino companies may change plans

22nd September   Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Atlantic City, "America's Favorite Playground," Rebounds Quickly

22nd September   Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mikohn Will Feature New Hit RIPLEY'S!® Adventures In Trivia™ Video Slot Game at Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas Along With Full Roster of Innovative Games and Solutions

21st September   Reno   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Unveils Over 60 New Games at New Gaming Industry Trade Show

21st September   Atlantic City   Source: PressPlus.com
Fined Taj exec cites lack of action to stop underage gambling

20th September  Connecticut    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Will be Premier Event for the Gaming-Entertainment Industry

20th September  Las Vegas    Source: Las Vegas Sun/AP
Effects of attacks reverberate through Vegas tourist economy

20th September  Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Innovative Gaming Maintains Strong Position in Gaming Markets; Innovation and Diversity Assure Stability

20th September  Las Vegas    Source: Northern Light/AP
Wealthy Gambling Figure Still Target
Treasure hunters have dug holes in the garden of murdered casino owner Ted Binion.

19th September  Canada    Source: Detroit Free Press
Casino Windsor slows - Border scrutiny, lines discourage gamblers

19th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Sun & AP
Room prices slashed in LV
Hundreds of casino workers laid off

19th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Alliance Gaming Extends Licensing Agreement With Multimedia Games For Bally Products in New Markets

19th September   Las Vegas & Reno   Source: Reno Gazette Journal
Dice maker sold to Las Vegas company
Bud Jones Co. Inc. has purchased Reno dice maker T-K Specialty Co.

19th September   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Casino stocks still hurting

19th September   Detroit & Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
'Detroit Cares' - Greektown Casino and Partners Team Up For Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund
Anchor Gaming and Its Employees to Contribute Toward Disaster Relief in New York and Washington D.C.

18th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Slowdown may force banks to move against Aladdin
Officials: Interest still high in bankrupt casinos
LCI's share price closed in London at 12.5p down 18% on the day.

18th September   Las Vegas   Source: G2E website & Yahoo/PRNewswire
G2E will be held as planned
Head of MGM Studios to Address G2E

18th September   Los Angeles   Source: Yahoo & Northern Light/Reuters
Online travel, hotel, casino stocks plunge
Flying Fears May Hurt Las Vegas - Analysts

18th September   Michigan   Source: Grand Rapids Press
Casino foes hear call to stop all gambling

17th September   Las Vegas   Source: CBS Marketwatch
No rest for leisure investors - Gaming, lodging and cruises all battered down
Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Princess Cruises share prices declined 32%, 42% and 39% respectively.

17th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mandalay Resort Group Donates $1 Million to Aid New York Police and Firefighters

17th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Park Place Postpones New Hotel Tower

17th September   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Casinos try to analyze economic effect

17th September   Las Vegas   Source: USA Today
Sports books become gathering places for news, not betting

17th September   Canada   Source: Yahoo/CP - Sept 14th
B.C. cuts 80 jobs to streamline gaming structure to improve efficiency

16th September   Las Vegas  Source: Environmental News Network - Sept 13th
Las Vegas dealers scrutinized for effects of second-hand smoke

15th September   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Regulators tell casino to pay disputed winnings

15th September   Las Vegas & Australia   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Aristocrat Employees Create Relief Fund for Red Cross; Company Donates $100,000 to Start Account

15th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Observance of tragedy planned by casinos
Vegas casinos face plunging room rates

14th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Casino/Resorts Extinguish Lights to Honor National Day of Prayer and Remembrance

14th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Ameristar Casinos Offers Donations, Organizes Fundraisers, And Encourages Support For Victims Of The Attacks On America

14th September   Las Vegas    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Casino company donates $1 million toward Red Cross relief

14th September   Las Vegas    Source: Yahoo/AP & Las Vegas Sun
Nevada Sports Books Empty-Handed
Terrorist strikes cast pall over Las Vegas economy

14th September   US/Nationwide    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Park Place Resorts Extinguish Exterior Lights to Observe National Day of Remembrance

14th September   Arizona & Germany    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Atronic Unites as America Is attacked; Gauselmann Subsidiary Atronic Not Directly Impacted by Terrorist Acts

14th September   California    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Pinnacle Entertainment Announces Minimum $500,000 Donation To Children of Victims of September 11 Tragedies
Casino Magic owner to give $500,000

13th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Gambling regulators recommend approval of new Las Vegas resort
Air service disruption causes cancellations along Vegas Strip

13th September   Nevada   Source: PressPlus.com
Smoke & Casino Dealers - Finally, a study

12th September   Nevada  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Strip casinos remain in operation, but on alert
Nevada casino win dropped in July
LV slot player loses legal battle

12th September   Nevada   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Bankruptcies, gambling are linked in study - Casino industry disputes findings

11th September   Kentucky   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Churchill Downs Incorporated Closes Racetracks And Off-Track Betting Facilities Sept. 11 and 12, 2001

11th September   Lottery News   Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Lottery not such a good bet, some states finding
38 US States have lotteries. In the last financial year $38 billion in tickets were purchased - $1 billion less than 1996.

10th September   Atlantic City   Source: Las Vegas Sun & Reuters
Trump thinking of $1.5 billion AC resort

10th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Gaming Chips - New show aims for win with Wynn talk

10th September   Oklahoma   Source: NewsOK.com
Casinos take a big chance in Oklahoma

10th September   Ontario, Canada   Source: Globe & Mail - Sept 6th
Children's casino toys under fire

9th September   Indiana   Source: Post Tribune
Casinos pay minority contractor for no work

8th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Planners give thumbs down to Stratosphere thrill ride
The LV Sun also has a scale model picture of a carriage on the proposed Rollercoaster.

8th September   New Jersey   Source: PressPlus - Joe Weinert
Casino notes - Revenue decline may hinder growth in A.C.
A weekly round up of casino related news and events in New Jersey and beyond.

8th September   New Jersey   Source: North Jersey Record
A.C. casinos to be more like Vegas

7th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun & LVRJ
Casino smoke's effect on dealers studied
Casino dealers to be focus of study on second-hand smoke
The Nevada School of Medicine has received a $2.3 million federal grant. Nevada apparently has the highest rate of deaths from smoking related illnessess in the US.

7th September   Las Vegas   Source: MSNBC.com/Wall Street Journal
Las Vegas casinos take a big gamble - Casinos give incentives to high-stakes baccarat players
The biggest players also appear to be the toughest negotiators when it comes to freebies. So are casinos giving too much away to lure that rare breed "The Whale"?.

7th September   New Jersey   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
CCGNJ Announces Casino Self-Exclusion Program
Punters can bar themselves from all 12 Atlantic City Casinos starting 10th September.

7th September   Atlantic City   Source: PressPlus.com
CCC rejects casinos’ plan to fill slots from large cart

7th September   Reno   Source: Reno Gazette Journal
Gaming board rules against jackpot
The alleged $2.8 million jackpot win on the 8th August has been declared a machine malfunction.

7th September   Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
Binion's Horseshoe: Poker room manager out - Ex-Series champ says he was fired from Binion's job

6th September   Atlantic City   Source: Philadelphia Daily News
New casino game pits gamblers against chickens

6th September   New Orleans   Source: The Advocate Online
Gambling board tells high court ruling paralyzing

6th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Alliance Gaming to Introduce 32 New Slot Titles at October Gaming Trade Shows

6th September   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Casino Legend Steve Wynn Expected to Unveil Plans for His Next Masterpiece at Upcoming Gaming Trade Show

5th September   Connecticut   Source: Northern Light/M2 Presswire
Men and women gamble for different reasons, Yale researchers report

5th September   Atlantic City   Source: PressPluss.com
August win has casinos smiling
Atlantic City's twelve casinos won just under $427 million during the month. Amazing, after 23 years of legalised gambling there has never been an annual fall in the casino win.

5th September   Chicago   Source: Chicago Tribune
Casino deal is bad for state, says lawmaker

5th September   London & Las Vegas   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Aladdin partners in rift

5th September   Las Vegas   Source: New York Times
Where Elvis, Gamblers and Neon Are Cultural Treasures
Interesting article on the museums that archive the history of gambling, casinos, entertainers and the City of Las Vegas itself..

5th September   Panama City, Florida   Source: NewsHerald.com
Police seize 50 video-gambling machines and arrest three owners of 777's.

4th September   Mississippi  Source: Starkville Daily News
Is the casino boom about to go bust?
Mississippi's floating barge casinos disagree with county officials over whether they need to pay property taxes.

3rd September   Internet Information  Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Visit Las Vegas on the Web
A listing of websites for visitors planning vacations or booking hotels.

3rd September   Mississippi   Source: Biloxi Sun Herald
Casino lobby's big business
Cameras shine a negative light - (Corrected links)
Interesting story detailing the over emphasis that is often placed upon surveillance & camera systems and the misuse of the equipment by staff.

3rd September   Georgia   Source: The Macon Telegraph
A Web war on gambling
The website www.stopvideopoker.org has made the issue of video poker in Georgia one of the hot political topics.

3rd September   Colorado   Source: Denver Post
Town's gamble hit the jackpot
10 years have passed since voters approved legalisation of low stake gambling in Black Hawk, Central City & Cripple Creek.

1st September   British Columbia, Canada   Source: Canoe.ca
Striking casino workers in four B.C. cities reach tentative agreement

1st September   New York   Source: New York Post & Buffalo News
Albany's deal with the devil
Seneca leader rejects unions' demands