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Archive 2006: 15th - 21st November

Tuesday, 21st November

British Channel Islands                ThisisGuernsey/Guernsey Press & Star
ALDERNEY’S online gambling industry is booming

Paisley, Scotland                icRenfrewshire
We are better bet than most for casino

Atlantic City      
NJ Probes Deaths of 4 Women in Ditch

London                Yahoo UK/PRNewswire
Century Casinos Reports Successful Opening of New Edmonton Casino

London                Yahoo UK/Reuters
Fourth contender joins race for Tote bookmaker

Nottingham                 Nottingham Evening Post - 18th November
Poker Hall for Nottingham

South Australia        Telegraph & Adelaide Now
Young lured by gambling
Youth 'more likely' to play pokies

Online Gambling       
Gambling Sites Crap Out After Bill Signing rankings

Singapore &  Nassau, Bahamas                 Bloomberg
Kerzner May Spend S$2 Billion to Maintain Singapore Casino

Syracuse, New York        & Newsday/AP
Armed bandits take big pot at poker tourney
Masked gunmen hit poker tourney at VFW

Cyprus                 Cyprus Mail
£50m goes north every year

Las Vegas                 Casino City Times /LVR-J- Gaming Wire
Global Gaming Expo 2006: Hey, where did everybody go?

Additional headlines...
11 arrested for operating Internet-based betting business - Thailand
Pam Anderson's poker palace goes titsup - 11th November.
Betting shop manager caught fiddling wagers - East Anglia
Court hears murderer's gambling problem led to killing - Brisbane
Suspects identified in killing of Tahoe casino worker

Videos & Multi-media
Police Raid Illegal Poker Games in Dallas
Amazing video. Alternative link.
CBS 11
Yahoo Video
Deck "Stacked" Against Alleged Underground Poker Houses CBS 11
Internet gambling heading to your cell phone Fox News
Pittsburgh Casino Bidders Meet Gaming Board

Monday, 20th November

Las Vegas                 PRNewswire
Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. and Cantor Gaming Announce Content License Agreement

Las Vegas                 Yahoo/Reuters & AP
Ameristar CEO dies; shares surge
Ameristar Casinos' Shares Jump After CEO's Sudden Death, Company Seen As Takeover Target

Las Vegas                 Yahoo/PRNewswire
Ameristar Mourns Death of Chairman and CEO Craig H. Neilsen; Board of Directors Implements Management Succession Plan

Las Vegas                 In Business Las Vegas - G2E report
Slots of fun - Sizzle, technology wow expo crowd

Las Vegas                 Las Vegas Sun
Jeff Simpson has talk with Steve Wynn about a wide range of gaming issues here and abroad

U.S. - Online Gambling                 Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Online gambling a hot potato - Congress is likely to shy away from the issue for some time

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands                 Virgin Islands Daily News
Judge refuses to grant temporary restraining order against proposed casino development at Great Pond

Palm Beach, Florida                 Palm Beach Post & Miami Herald
SunCruz deal pushed as buoy for port
SunCruz seeking a new port

Brisbane                 Northern Territory News
New pokies 'promote responsible gambling'

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                 Times Leader/AP - Mark Levy
Pa. slots hearings draw Trump, other celebrities to Harrisburg - Riverwalk Casino

Additional headlines...
Majestic Star owners plan new barge at lakefront gaming site - Indiana
Casino deals could face more legislative hurdles - California
Archbishop moves for total gambling ban - Guam
Gambling fees slammed by trade body
Lake Las Vegas Resort changes hands - Casino to close 27th/28th November.
Spectre Gaming Announces Exclusive Contract for 1,000 Machines with Central Florida Bingo Operator


Videos & Multi-media
Gaming Control Board to hear final proposals - Pittsburgh
Gambling in Gibraltar - 28th August 2006 ABC//BBC News

Sunday, 19th November

Alton, Illinois        Telegraph
Big gamble pays off Workers called key to casino’s 15-year success

Broward, Florida                 Miami Herald
Crimebusters at Broward casinos

Austria & South Africa                 Österreich Journal
Casinos Austria expandiert in Südafrika

Singapore                 Gulf Times/dpa
18 jailed over gambling den in consulate

Atlantic City                 The Press of Atlantic City & Asbury Park Press
Casino profits down 3.3 percent
Net take at casinos fell 14.1% in quarter

Additional headlines...
Pirelli bar boss stole £21k to fund gambling - Carlisle, U.K.
More women than men hooked on gambling in Oregon
Dead silence greets queries on casino cheating - Pennsylvania
Internet gambling bust has impact on other companies -

Videos & Multi-media
St Regis Mohawk Casino at Monticello Raceway Google Video
New York Underground: Poker Everywhere In NYC Yahoo/WCBS2
American Casino Guide. Nov, 2006 - Stanford Wong
Meet Stanford Wong - The "Guru" of Blackjack.
ACG Podcast
Women Head to the Poker Table - 10th November

Saturday, 18th November

Las Vegas                 Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Slot manipulation possible - 'Server-based' systems loom on gaming horizon deck

Las Vegas                 Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston. 16th November
CityCenter and other projects will define an era of booming construction
Slot makers shy away from theme machines

Macau & Hong Kong                 The Australian
Packer's casinos list soon

Singapore                 Betfair & Yahoo Singapore/Channel News Asia
Tony Guoga wins Betfair Asian Poker Tour Main Event
Singaporean performs well in first-ever Betfair Asian Poker Tour in Singapore

Enfield, North London                 Richmond & Twickenham Times
Plight of the poor sparks casino ban

Strasbourg, France                 The Times of Malta
European Commission pessimistic on common gambling rules

Connecticut                 Yahoo/PRNewswire
Two Women Poker Players Make WPT History and Nenad 'The Serb' Takes Down the $1.7 Million Pot at Foxwoods

Additional headlines...
French gov't bans smoking in public - Casinos will be excepted !
Seven Britons win in £120m lotto
Gaming Commission approves Casino Magic license surrender - Mississippi
Century Casino slapped with $100,000 fine for accounting issues

Friday, 17th November

Russian Lawmakers Give First Nod to Crackdown on Casinos

Macau                 Bloomberg & Yahoo/Reuters
Melco, PBL Want U.S. IPO for Gaming Unit Next Month, People Say
Melco/PBL gaming JV plans $1 bln US IPO in Dec-paper

Las Vegas & Macau                 Yahoo/Business Wire
Progressive Gaming International Announces Approval for Progressive Baccarat(TM) in Macau

Atlantic City                 Yahoo/AP & IHT
AC May Extend State Smoking Ban to Gambling Floors of City's 13 Casinos
AC officials take step toward smoking ban in casinos, exempted by state law

Colorado                 The Denver Post
Ten casinos fined by state

London                 Yahoo/Sharecast &
Fairground Gaming sells and winds-up
Fairground Gaming Holdings plc - Proposed disposal of the Spin Palace Group.

Uncasville, Connecticut                Sun-Journal/AP
Mohegan Sun to expand

Gaming Investments                 Yahoo/AP
Wynn Shares Rise on Macau Expansion
MGM Mirage Shares Roll to a New High
Sands, Wynn Look for That Macau Magic - Yahoo/Business Week

Additional headlines...
CNMI Bill would legalize gambling on Rota - Saipan, C.N.M.I.
Guyana: Opposition Challenge Guyana Prez. On Casino Gambling Plans...
Cops seize 200 gaming machines - Malaysia. Weird looking devices.
Nevada Regulators OK Aztar Sale
Media Corporation PLC - Update regarding US Legislation and current trading
GameAccount closes online gaming access for US-resident players

Videos & Multi-media
Meadows to break ground for slots parlour - Pennsylvania Yahoo/
Man Robs a Casino and Shoots a Security Guard - Unknown Court TV
Mohegan Sun unveils expansion plan - Connecticut NECN/

Thursday, 16th November

Las Vegas                 Las Vegas Sun/AP
Casino mogul Steve Wynn honored for transforming Las Vegas Strip

London                 Yahoo/Reuters & The Guardian
Ladbrokes' soccer headache hits shares
Ladbrokes profits hit by punters' winning streak

Vienna, Austria                 Yahoo UK/AFX
Bwin swings to 9 mths net loss of 49.8 mln eur, hit by depreciation, marketing

Moscow                 The Moscow Times
Duma Unanimously Passes Gambling Bill

New York                ABC7 - Eyewitness News
Internet gambling sting nets dozens
NYPD Busts Billion Dollar Gambling Ring - USA Today/AP
Poker player’s laptop unlocks secrets of huge gambling ring

G2E reports and coverage...
Las Vegas             Yahoo/AP & CBS MarketWatch
Casino Execs, Poker Lobby Group Hope Political Power Shift Will Overturn Web Gambling Ban
High-tech slot machines redefining the game

Los Angeles                 Yahoo/PRNewswire
WORLD POKER TOUR(R) Announces New TV Special Featuring Poker's Most Notable Father and Son Duos

Sweden & Bratislava, Slovakia                 Yahoo/PRNewswire
ACE Interactive Signs iVT Contract With Casinos Slovakia - Aristocrat subsidiary formerly known as Essnet Interactive.

Las Vegas & Macau                 Yahoo/Business Wire, AP & Reuters
Wynn Resorts Announces Expansion in Macau
Wynn Announces Expansion of Casino Resort 2 Months After Opening
Wynn plans second resort next to Macau casino

Broward County, Florida                 Miami Herald
Las Vegas-style casino opens in Broward

Videos & Multi-media
NYPD arrests 27 in Billion Dollar Sports Gambling Sting
Internet gambling sting nets dozens ABC7 Online

Wednesday, 15th November

G2E reports and coverage...
Las Vegas                Newsday/AP
Panel: Casinos suffer revenue drop when smoking is banned

London & Australia       
Betcorp Ltd. - Completion of sale of gaming operations and de-listing from Aim

Betbrokers enters Asian market through agreement with Samvo

London & Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles      
Gaming VC Holdings S.A. - Trading Update

Casino Operator Hit on Track for a Successful Year

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania                USA Today & Newsday/AP
Gamblers press their luck as Pa.'s first casino opens
Pennsylvania's fisrt slot casino opens - Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

London & Gibraltar                Daily Telegraph
888 wins through after US internet gaming ban

Videos & Multi-media
Destination Macau Report - Ep 2. StarWorld Galaxy Grand Opening in Macau Google Video
Casino Royale World Premiere - BBC Report YouTube
Mohegan Sun Expanding

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