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Friday, 7th December

Ricky Hatton v's Floyd Mayweather
Record £10m bet on Ricky Hatton
Shortening odds hide tall order for Hatton as value is with Mayweather
www.rickyhitmanhatton2.com
www.floydmayweather.net

Las Vegas             MarketWatch
Lanni's 2007 successes are no mirage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrence_Lanni

Indiana             Northest Indiana Times
'Automatic win' at area blackjack tables
www.casinosurrender.com

Goa, India             Navhind Times
Leelas to shift casino from Sal to Mandovi

Nevada & Arizona             Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Does lead make gaming chips hazardous to your health?
www.caesarspalacedealers.com
Downtown's Plaza fights for its name with upscale Strip resort
www.lasvegassun.com/from.ed/2007/dec/03/photos/P000088643.jpg
www.lasvegassun.com/from.ed/2007/dec/03/photos/P000088644.jpg
 

additional headlines...
The Strip Podcast: Steve Wynn II - Part 2 of Steve Friess's Interview.
Restrain casinos, ex-gambler says - Monthly slot statements
Melco Needs Macau Momentum
Video gaming machines seized from bars - Chicago
Isle of Capri cutting 20% of corporate jobs - St. Louis
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=ISLE
Casino entry cards: ID or not ID? - Missouri
GC OKs changes in ownership structure of French Lick Casino - Indiana
Police slammed over gambling addict - Burnley
Three players, two club officials banned for match-fixing and illegal betting
 


 
 
Thursday, 6th December

Macau             News.com.au
Packer's Macau casino 'made early mistakes'

Las Vegas             Yahoo/Business Wire
MTR Gaming Group and TLC Casino Enterprises Expect to Close Sale of Binion's by February

Carson City, Nevada             Forbes/AP
Nevada Regulators OK Harrah's Buyout
Harrah's CEO Gary Loveman is set to receive a package of stock options and other bonuses worth $90 million.

Taipei, Taiwan             Yahoo Singapore/Asia Pulse
Taiwan's Executive Yuan Dumps Casino Bill
 

Kiev             Baltic Times
Kiev’s drive to rid city of casinos to hurt Olympic
www.olympic-casino.com

West Virginia             Yahoo/Business Wire
MTR Gaming Group to Open 50 Table Games at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort December 20
www.mtrgaming.com

Quebec, Canada             Canadian Press
Lottery commission must report suicides: Quebec court

Hong Kong & Macau             China Economic Net
Flagship casino boosts profit
www.galaxyentertainment.com
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=0027.HK

New Zealand             Yahoo Australia/Reuters
NZ's Sky City says expects takeover offer
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SKC.AX
 

additional headlines...
MGM Mirage CEO Interview [4.3 min]
Gaming VC profit seen topping forecasts
Appeals court upholds conviction of Israeli for bomb attack outside Prague's Casino Royal
Inspired Gaming still in talks, shares down
Award of casino bid not known yet: Lian Beng - Singapore
 


 
 
Wednesday, 5th December

Carson City, Nevada             Yahoo/AP
Nevada Rules on 'Green' Construction Tax Breaks Approved

Connecticut             Yahoo/Business Wire
Foxwoods Resort Casino Selects 13.56 MHz RFID Technology for Its Casino Operations
www.foxwoods.com
www.mgmatfoxwoods.com

Macau             Yahoo/Business Wire
Ama is Expected to Commence Operations in Crown Macau in Mid-December
www.crown-macau.com

Buenos Aires, Argentina             Clarin.com
Incidentes en un operativo en el casino flotante
http://wikimapia.org/3038/es/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23445650@N00/909392216/

New York             CNN/AP
Trump shares hit new low, CFO walks
Trump's CFO Resigns
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=TRMP

Atlantic City             The Press of Atlantic City
Casino agency recommends renewing Tropicana license for only one year
www.tropicana.net
www.columbiasussex.com

Hong Kong             Yahoo/AP
Melco PBL Entertainment Leaps As Agent Raises Funds for 'Junket' Offering to the Crown Macau
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MPEL
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=0959.HK

London & Antigua ?             Yahoo UK Finance
Sportingbet PLC - Q1 Results
World Gaming PLC - 1st Quarter Results
www.sportingbetplc.com
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SBT.L
www.sportsbetting.com

London             InvestEgate.co.uk
Probability plc - Interim Results
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=PBTY.L

Las Vegas             The Guardian/AP & PokerNews.com
Poker Player Reese Dies at 56
Poker Legend David 'Chip' Reese Dead at 56
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chip_Reese

Las Vegas             Kansas City Star - Rick Alm
Hollywood producer invents casino game
www.playbjx.com - Blackjack Extreme
 

additional headlines...
Nevada union boss against casino tax hike
Riot police clash with Chinese tourists in casino resort of Macau
Lottery fever hits Germany over record jackpot
The Grande Canal Shoppes Macao – amidst Asia’s Las Vegas
Bill wants gambling legalized on Saipan
 


 
 
Tuesday, 4th December

St. Louis, Missouri             Yahoo/PRNewswire, Marketwatch & AP
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results
Isle of Capri Casinos swings to second-quarter loss
Isle of Capri Casinos Sinks on 2Q Loss
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=ISLE

Israel             Jerusalem Post
Tourism minister gambles on Eilat casino
www.israelhotels.org.il - Israel Hotel Association
Mifal Hapayis - Israel National Lottery

Hong Kong             Finance Asia
Deals falter as investors show prejudice
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=0200.HK - Melco International Developments
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MPEL - Melco PBL Entertainment

Sarawak & Davao City, Philippines             Minda News
Sarawak officials to talk with Ekran to reopen Samal casino
www.samalcity.gov.ph
Google Maps - Samal, Philippines

London              Reuters & FT.com
Gaming software firm AsianLogic eyes London IPO
Asian Logic gambles on UK flotation
www. ?
 

additional headlines...
Italy’s largest betting firm set to enter Indian market
Gaming Board moves to sell 10th casino license
Have-a-go hero tackles armed robber at bookies - Corals, Worcester
Paradise Ent (1180) provides advanced system to casino - SJM, Macau
www.hk1180.com
All is Well for Mohawk Jurisdiction - Kahnawake
British casino school opens - Cardiff
Spain to get Las Vegas style development - Pie in the Sky
European Las Vegas planned for Spanish desert
 


 
 
Monday, 3rd December

Yarmouth             Evening Daily Post
Yarmouth casino plans unveiled

Sydney             The Melbourne Age, IHT/AP & The Australian
Crown Ltd., gambling spinoff of Australia's PBL, rises in market debut
Crown makes solid ASX debut
Packer's gamble on Crown pays off
www.pbl.com.au
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=CWN.AX

London             The Guardian, Daily Telegraph & UK-Wire.com
Malaysian stake in gaming group Rank fuels takeover speculation
Rank battle after Genting takes stake
The Rank Group Plc - Notification of Major Interest in Shares
http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=RNK.L

International Soccer             Daily Mail
UEFA target betting mob - Platini fears bleak future

Dublin             Irish Times
Ahern denies casino scheme had his 'implicit approval'
 

additional headlines...
Dark world of problem gambling - Australian Daily Telegraph
Costner's casino partnership ends - South Dakota
Wonderland talks set stage for possible battle - Maine
W.Va. casinos will offer table games before Christmas
 


 
 
Sunday, 2nd December

London             Sunday Times & Sunday Telegraph
Malaysians snap up 10% of gaming group Rank
Malaysia's Genting builds stake in Rank
www.genting.com.my
www.rank.com

Las Vegas             Boston.com & In Business Las Vegas
Mortgage crisis tarnishes Las Vegas boomtown image
Las Vegas foreclosure filings jump again
Drop in home prices widespread
Sale Number 1 - Henderson, Nevada - Properties 101 - 333 - Today's Auction

Dublin             Fine Gael Press Release & Sunday Business Post
Leader of Fianna Fail must account for his role in casino development
Casino revelations pile the pressure on Ahern

Macau             The Jakarta Post
In Macau, it's a matter of how poker will make money
 
 
Tuscany, Italy & Macau             International Herald Tribune
Macau casino mogul bids record $330,000 for giant white truffle at auction
Angela Leong, wife of Stanley Ho, with the 1.5kg white truffle

U.S.             Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
States look to casinos for cash fix - Tax rates climb and climb, maybe to states' detriment
 

additional headlines...
Steve Wynn - Part 1 - The Strip Podcast
Las Vegas Marathon 2007 - KLAS-TV. Taking place today
www.lvmarathon.com

Cruise passengers down, cargo business drops more than 21% - Port Canaveral
Ban on breakfast beers and betting - Queensland
 


 
 
Saturday, 1st December

Macau & Hong Kong             Macau Hub
Macau: Cotai Waterjets company launches sea links with Hong Kong
www.austal.com
http://cotaijet.com.mo/en/home.aspx

Goa, India             India Times
Playwin puts its money on Goa casino
www.myplaywin.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playwin

Macau             Yahoo/AP & Business Wire
Melco Drops As Partner Can't Raise Cash
Melco PBL Entertainment’s Agreement with Ama International - 9th November
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MPEL
http://finance.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ:MPEL
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=0959.HK - A-Max Holdings
A-Max (0959) placing prc cut to at least $0.13; resumed
Market News A-Max (0959) plans to lend $3B to Ace High - 23rd August

Macau             Macau Daily Times
Lawrence's dream for Melco's future

London             InterGameOnline
Inspired, Gala leave BACTA
www.bacta.org

Quebec             Canada.com/Star Phoenix & PokerNews.com
Casino operator fined $2 million
Kahnawake Gaming Licenses Under Threat

Clearwater, Florida             AP/Google
Iconic Daredevil Evel Knievel Dies at 69
www.evelknievel.com
Evel Knievel at Caesar's Palace - 1967

New Jersey             Daily Decord
Tropicana Casino's license extended until next week
www.tropicana.net
 

additional headlines...
Ahern 'approved secret casino deal'
Global Player Casino & Poker Room Closes its Doors - www.globalplayer.com
 


 

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