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Archive 2005: 8th - 14th September

 
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14th September

Beijing          China View/Xinhua
Border police urged to stop Chinese gambling in neighboring countries

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal
What washed up acts? - Entertainers say performing in LV no longer has stigma

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Vendors hawk wares that stray far from - traditional gaming fare

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal
Slot market looks dim within U.S. - Manufacturers could get boost from other countries

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas turns up heat on tourism in July - Convention attendance skyrockets with furniture mart debut 

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal
LV Sands launches problem-gambling program

 


 
 
13th September

Dublin, Ireland         RTE News
Focus on surge in popularity of gambling
A look at the rapid growth of the casino business in Ireland and how the operations fit in with the 1956 Gaming Act.

Detroit          Detroit News
Greektown Casino will stay put - Instead of $450 million complex, it opts for $200 million plan with a 400-room hotel

Sacramento, California          Las Vegas Sun/AP
Calif. governor reaches deals with tribes for Barstow casinos

South Australia          The Advertiser
Mayor wants pokies ban
 


 
 
12th September

Las Vegas        Las Vegas Review-Journal
Global Gaming Expo kicks off - 27,000 expected to attend industry's major tradeshow

Nevada        Las Vegas Review-Journal
12 Wynn stalker convictions lifted

London        UK-Wire.co.uk & Reuters UK
London Clubs International plc - AGM Statement
London Clubs says July bombings hit trading

Hong Kong & Macau        Reuters
Melco H1 net jumps on Macau gambling stake sale
 


 
 
11th September

California          San Diego Union-Tribune
Barstow

California          San Diego Union-Tribune
Barstow

California          San Diego Union-Tribune
Barstow

California          San Diego Union-Tribune
Barstow
 


 
 
10th September

California          San Diego Union-Tribune
Barstow off-reservation casinos face tough political opposition

California          Los Angeles Times
Plan Would Let Tribes Put Casinos in Barstow

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Sun
Alliance postpones earnings report again

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal
Tower in plans of new Golden Nugget owners
- www.landrysrestaurants.com & www.goldennugget.com

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Review-Journal & Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Station says earnings will top projections
Station reveals estimated value of land holdings

Nevada          Las Vegas Sun- Cy Ryan
Las Vegas Strip, locals drive record-setting July casino win

Reno & Mississippi Gulf Coar          Las Vegas Review-Journal
IGT says Katrina hurt workers most 
 


 
 
9th September

Las Vegas          Yahoo/PRNewswire
GSA Welcomes IGT as Platinum Member - GSA Also Welcomes New Silver and Advisory Members

Freeport, Bahamas          The Nassau Guardian
Isle of Capri GM meets with staff
- www.isleofcapricasino.com/Lucaya

Levis, Canada          Yahoo Canada/PRNewswire - 8th & 9th September
DEQ Obtains a Patent for a New Remote Betting System
DEQ Concludes a Partnership Agreement with Labtronix for the Worldwide Distribution of their Management Systems

Mississippi & Las Vegas          PRNewswire - Harrah's press release
Harrah's Opening Gulf Region Employee Assistance Center

Mississippi          USA Today
Miss. casinos to rebuild, but barges questioned

Las Vegas          Las Vegas Sun/AP
Landry's Restaurants bid to buy Golden Nugget casinos advances
- www.landrysseafood.com & www.goldennugget.com

Liverpool          Forbes/AFX
Stanley Leisure casino takings dented by London attacks, shares slide

Liverpool          Sunday Business Post
London casinos hinder progress of Stanley Leisure
- www.stanleyleisure.com
 


 
 
8th September

Dublin            New Scientist
Gamblers are a superstitious bunch

Austin, Texas            Yahoo/Business Wire
Multimedia Games' Downloadable Gaming System Receives GLI Approval
- www.multimediagames.com

Las Vegas            Yahoo/PRNewswire
Alliance Gaming Provides Update on Year End Reporting and Other Business Matters
- www.alliancegaming.com

Mississippi            Yahoo/PRNewswire
MGM MIRAGE Announces Commitment to 'Rebuild and Rebuild Quickly' in Biloxi, Mississippi
- www.mgmmirage.com

Waukegan, Illinois            YahooUK/Sharecast
WMS Gaming to Premiere POWERBALL™ -Branded Progressive Series of Gaming Devices at G2E Trade Show in Las Vegas

London            UK-Wire.co.uk
Stanley Leisure Plc. - AGM Statement

Lord Steinberg has stated that atendance and trading in the Stanley's high end London casinos has suffered as a result of the terrorist attacks earlier this summer.
Share Price - www.stanleyleisure.com
Stanley Leisure PLC - Applications for admission

Hong Kong & Macau            Yahoo/AP
Regal Hotels Leaves Macau Casino Deal
- www.regalhotel.com

Las Vegas            Seven.com.au/AP
Rod Stewart has to pay casino $US2m

Las Vegas & Mississippi            Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Casino companies still paying displaced workers' salaries

Reno & Las Vegas           Yahoo/PRNewswire
IGT Launches Its 25th Anniversary With Impressive Lineup of New Games and Products at Global Gaming Expo

Mississippi            Yahoo/PRNewswire
Relief Fund Update Announced by Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
- www.islecorp.com

Reno & Mississippi            Yahoo/PRNewswire
International Game technology Provides Update on Impact of Hurricane Katrina
- www.igt.com

Las Vegas            Las Vegas Review-Journal
Fee to defend $1 deal: $118,000 - Cost still climbing in 'What happens here, stays here' case

Las Vegas           Las Vegas Sun - Richard N. Velotta
Shuffle Master posts record results
- www.shufflemaster.com

Macau           Asia Times
Gambling boom awakens sleepy Macau
 

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