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Archive 2007: 15th - 21st October

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Sunday, 21st October

Las Vegas              Las Vegas Sun - Liz Benston
Houses worth less; gamblers stay home

Saturday, 20th October

Detroit              The Guardian
Motorcity gambles on casinos

Sydney & Macau              SMH
The big money's on gambling
Thorns in his Crown

additional news and links...
Poker tourneys told to report big wins or withhold taxes

Friday, 19th October

London              Bloomberg & The Guardian
Gambler Wins Right to Appeal Aspinall's Roulette Debt
Epic gambler gets lucky in court over £2m casino battle

Las Vegas              Yahoo/AP
Arizona Businessman Buys $47 Million Piece of the Las Vegas Strip

additional news and links...
Nevada regulators OK $8.9 billion Station Casinos deal

Thursday, 18th October

Las Vegas & New Jersey              Forbes/AP
Harrah's Buyout Clears Hurdle

Online Poker              iGaming Business
Online Poker Site Disqualifies WCOOP Winner

additional news and links...
Fifth diamond for Venetian equals Wynn
Media Corporation PLC - Trading update

Tuesday, 16th October
There will be no updates to Gaming floor from Tuesday 16th to Tuesday 23rd, October. I will be at the Betting Show in Birmingham on the 17th & 18th and then taking a few days off in South Yorkshire.

Email will be answered and dealt with as required. I apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Contact me if you want to meet up for a chat in Brum. Ian

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There will also be the occasional post on the Forum @

Monday, 15th October

Slovenia & Montenegro              Hit Group - Press release. 28th September
The Hit Company has closed the Casino Maestral
The Hit Group has closed the Maestral Casino in Pržno, Montenegro because of safety issues.

Seoul, Korea              Korea Times
Seoul City Plans to Scale up Existing Casinos
Sheraton Walkerhill Grande Hotel, Millennium Seoul Hilton Hotel and OakWood Premier Coex Center.

Las Vegas              Las Vegas Review-Journal
From pit to populist: Dice dealer gives casino peers pair of online sounding boards
Howard Stutz interview from September with Scott Cameron the founder of

Atlantic City              Philadelphia Inquirer
Pit boss sues union he worked to reject

London              Bloomberg
Rank Falls for Second Day on Profit Decline Forecast

Indian Gaming - Arizona              Arizoina Daily Star & Arizona Republic
Yaqui casinos: 'More money, more problems'
Tribal casinos fall short of expectations to curb poverty among Indians

Las Vegas              Las Vegas Review-Journal/In Business Las Vegas
By Strip's bright lights, analyst watches casino companies tick
Bill Lerner, gaming stock analyst, Deutsche Bank
Interviews with Bill Lerner gaming industry analyst for Deutsche Bank.

New Zealand    
Casino cards targeted for real-time tracking

Eilat, Israel              Haaretz Online
PM Olmert pushing for casino in Red Sea resort town of Eilat

additional news and links...
Gambling Addiction Fears Surround Casinos - Massachusetts
Betting shop building collapses - Toxteth, Liverpool. 
Curaçao Tourism Booms

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