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Archive 2007: 1st - 7th October

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Sunday, 7th October

Austria & N. Italy           Wirtschaftblatt.at - 2nd October
Novomatic-Tochter Admiral expandiert weiter im Ausland

London           The Business
Bookies bridle at 'cheap' Tote sale
www.totesport.com

Las Vegas ?            Yahoo/Business Wire
USA. Cala Corporation to sell first UnderSea Casino for $460 Million to next generation of gaming leaders
www.undersearesort.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=CCAA.PK&t=5d

Pennylvania            The Guardian/AP
Deck Stacked Against Philly Casino Foes
www.casinofreephila.org

Sports Betting - Tennis            ESPN
Tours trying to be proactive with gambling issue

Atlantic City            Ashbury Park Press/AP
Trump casinos may be for sale
 

additional headlines...
Legit slots soon will be state's Big Brother - Pennsylvania
Macau Success Recruits Maruhan as Strategic Partner in Ponte 16
 


 
 
Saturday, 6th October

East Kilbride, Scotland            Daily Mail
Ruined by her £35m jackpot: Britain's biggest lottery winner
Post worker scoops £35m jackpot

San Antonio, Texas            S.A. News-Express
S.A. poker star charged in probe
www.betbsbnow.com
http://pokerdb.thehendonmob.com/player.php?a=r&n=47144

Indian Gaming - California & Florida            S.F. Chronicle & Sun-Sentinel
California voters may be asked to decide Indian casino expansion
Deadline extended to consider Seminole casino proposal

Valletta, Malta            The Times of Malta
Man blames casino for his 'pathological gambling problem'

Antigua & Barbuda            Forbes.com/AP
Antigua Defends Gambling Sanctions
 

additional headlines...
$10,000 reward offered for robbery information - South Dakota
Construction worker killed on site of new Las Vegas casino - CityCenter. L.V.
 


 
 
Friday, 5th October

Atlantic City            Reuters & Yahoo/AP
Trump casino shares surge on takeover report
Trump Surges on Report of Sales Talks
www.trumpcasinos.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=TRMP
www.cordish.com

Barcelona. EIG.            Reuters.co.uk
Norway plans U.S. style online gambling ban

Fallon, Nevada            FT.com
Full House Resorts Announces Sale of Holiday Inn Express
www.fullhouseresorts.com

Espelkamp, Germany            PressePortal.de
Berühmte französische Automatensammlung jetzt in Ostwestfalen
www.gauselmann.de
www.museum-gauselmann.de

London            CreativeMatch.co.uk
Gala Coral mark agency appointment with new TV campaign
Online Casino First to Air UK TV Ad - Ladbrokes
Ladbrokes TV ad: Football Opinion Cafe - YouTube
 

Sydney            Stuff.co.nz, Yahoo Aus & ABC News
Aussie gaming firm admits overstating profit
Aristocrat says class action may be A$10-A$20 mln
Aristocrat investors seek $200m damages
A shareholder class action lawsuit has opened concerning overstated profits and Aristocrat Leisure's business activities in South America between 2001 & 2002.
www.aristocrat.com.au
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=ALL.AX&t=my
 

North Warwickshire            icCoventry
College unveils 'gambling den'
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College's prospectus showing courses available at their new Gaming Academy is now avaulable.
Gaming Academy Open Day, 3rd October
Gaming Academy Prospectus

Las Vegas & Carson City            Las Vegas Now/KLAS TV
Nevada Regulators Recommend $8.9 Billion Station Casinos Deal
www.stationcasinos.com
www.colonyinc.com

London            FT.com
Minister calls for action on sports betting

Seattle            Eye on Gambling
Internet Gambling: Web Entrepreneur Gambles On Legality of Betting Site
 

Turks & Caicos            Yahoo/Business Wire
Local Resident Rhynie Campbell Wins Inaugural World Poker Tour(R) Turks & Caicos Classic
www.worldpokertour.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=WPTE&t=2y
www.theplayersclub.tc

New Zealand            CNBC/Reuters & Bloomberg
Sky City Sees More Than One Bid
Sky City, N.Z. Casino Owner, May Sell Assets as It Awaits Bid 
www.skycityentertainmentgroup.com
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SKC.AX

Tinian & Saipan, C.N.M.I.            Marianas Variety & Saipan Tribune
New Tinian casino investor exempted from moratorium waiver fee
Casinos and public health
No to Saipan, Luta casinos; yes to higher taxes for Tinian casinos
 

additional headlines...
International online gambling code launched
Casino delays anger tribe - California
Pubs to sell lottery tickets - Manchester
Man cleared of betting shop affray - Bradford
Appeal to trap bookies raider - Wisbech
 


 
 
Thursday, 4th October

Maijayang, Myanmar - Burma            Yahoo NZ/AFP
Chinese flock to casinos across Myanmar border
http://ww2.lafayette.edu/~stifeld/pics/Myanmar_map.gif

Ontario, Canada            CBC.ca
Ban deceptive slot machines, says group - Additional stops & near misses.
www.gamblingresearch.org - Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
 

Britain - Bookmaker robberies.
Hooded gunmen raid two bookies - Huddersfield.
Reward offer after bookies raid - Gloucester.

Melbourne            Brisbane Times & Herald Sun
Casino fined for short decks
Crown casino cards fall short
 

Macau            Reuters, CNN.com/AP & IHT/AP
Las Vegas Sands, Wynn shares drop on Macau concerns
Shares drop for casinos in Macau
Shares plunge for casinos with Macau interests
http://finance.yahoo.com/q/cq?d=v1&s=WYNN%2cLVS%2cMPEL
 

Atlantic City            The Press of Atlantic City
MGM Mirage envisions multibillion-dollar casino resort for Atlantic City

Buffalo, New York            Newsday/AP
Seneca Indians unveil $333 million casino-hotel plan
www.senecagamingcorporation.com - Seneca Buffalo Creek.

Seattle            Seattle Post Intelligencer
Hearing over controversial gambling Web site delayed
www.betcha.com

Massachusetts            Boston Globe
Dog track owner is betting that he has the edge for casino
www.raynhamparkfun.com
 

additional headlines...
Millions fall victim to conmen - Nigerian Lottery & other scams.
Harrah's Closes Rio Rooms for Inspection
Columbia Sussex taps AGI for casino projects
Macau businessman Stanley Ho boosts BCP stake, owns about 3%
Done deal as Poker club set to open in city - Nottingham. 29th November.
Poker taken to dizzying new heights - Publicity stunt for www.extremepoker.com
Women’s tour investigate illegal betting
 


 
 
Wednesday, 3rd October

Macau            Yahoo/AP
Gaming Companies With Macau Interests Fall on Disappointing Preliminary Sept. Revenue Data
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=WYNN
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=LVS
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MPEL
www.dicj.gov.mo/EN/Estat/DadosEstat/2007/estat.htm#n1

London            The Guardian & Daily Telegraph
A very bad night at Aspinalls
'Fatman' appeals over £2m debt to casino
www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Comm/2007/362.html - The courts original decision.
 

Detroit            PRNewswire
MGM Grand Detroit, $800-Million Luxury Hotel and Entertainment Destination, Opens in Downtown Detroit

Hackensack, N.J.            N.Y. Times/PRNewswire
Slingo, Inc. Steps It Up with Outstanding Test Results at Several Nevada Casinos
www.slingo.com

St. Louis, Missouri & Barcelona            Gambling911
Former BetonSports CEO David Carruthers Speaks at Barcelona Online Gambling Conference

Miami            Miami Herald
Jai-alai players fear being bounced out by slots

Macau            Asia Sentinel
All is not Well in Macau

Matthews, N.C.            Yahoo/Business Wire
Heads-up Challenge World Series of Poker Edition Selected as Finalist for AMOA's Most Innovative Product of 2007
www.playheadsup.com
www.amoa.com - Amusement & Music Operators Association

Detroit            Yahoo/AP & Detroit News
MGM Grand Opens New Detroit Casino-Hotel
Ritzy gala welcomes the casino complex's first guests
www.mgmgranddetroit.com

Gibraltar            Casino City Times
Casino.com announces launch
www.casino.com
www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?url=www.casino.com

Kingston, Jamaica            Jamaica Information Service
Ministry of Finance & the Public Service
www.gaminginjamaica.com

London            GB Poker Tour - Press release
Phil Tufnell fronts ITV4’s Great British Poker Tour in association with Gala Casinos
www.gbpokertour.com
www.galapoker.co.uk
 

additional headlines...
Luck runs out in casino ATM scam - Gary, Indiana.
Oct. 15 opening for Mount Airy is not a good bet - Pennsylvania.
www.mountairycasino.com
Pechanga tribe's ousters bring protests, lawsuits - California.
888 sees sports betting by early next year
Punter threatened betting shop manager - Bradford.
Armed raiders strike at bookies - Leigh, Lancashire.
Lucaya Casino Workers Unionization “Discriminatory” - Nassau, Bahamas.
Grand Casino to undergo $45M renovation - Grand Casino Resort Tunica.
 


 
 
Tuesday, 2nd October

Washington            Daily Telegraph & Yahoo/Reuters
US takes final steps to ban online gambling
Internet gambling regs exempt some transfers
www.ustreas.gov/press/releases/hp583.htm
www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/bcreg/20071001a.htm
 

Detroit            Detroit News
Casino must be designed to keep people coming back
www.mgmgranddetroit.com
www.detroitrising.com/images/mgmgrand.jpg

London            The Times - Columnist opinion
All part of the beautiful gaming

South Africa            Business Day & iAfrica.com
Phumelela’s plans starting to hit the jackpot
Phumelela and its struggling casinos
www.phumelela.com

Melbourne            Herald Sun
Crown casino announces $540m expansion
www.crowncasino.com.au
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cookie-au/246235680/ - Crown complex aerial photo.

Las Vegas            Yahoo/PRNewswire & AP
MGM MIRAGE Announces Top Executive Promotions at Las Vegas Resorts
MGM Mirage Promotes 8 Executives to Prepare for CityCenter 2009 Opening
www.mgmmirage.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MGM
 

additional headlines...
World's Most Expensive Casino Suites - Forbes presentation.
Driver Pleads in Deadly Las Vegas Crash
Longtime Mohegan Leader Dies At 88
 


 
 
Monday, 1st October

Washington            Yahoo/AFP
US to implement rules for Internet gambling ban

Sweden            The Local
Men charged over million kronor poker tournament

Macau & Beaune, France            Yahoo/PRNewswire
Gaming Partners International Delivers Chip Order for Wynn Macau Expansion

Manila            Philippine Inquirer
S'pore firm wins bid for floating casino anchored in Cebu - M/V Philippine Dream

Macau            News.com.au & The Australian
Packer to back third Macau casino
Packer to back No 3 in Macau
"MPEL has paid $US180 million for 1.5 acres to develop their third property,"
www.melco-pbl.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=MPEL

Melbourne            Bloomberg Asia & Melbourne Age
Packer to Build Australia's Largest Hotel at Casino
Crown anounces plans for Australia's largest hotel
www.crowncasino.com.au
http://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=PBL.AX
 

London            PokerNews.com & CardPlayer.com
Joseph Mouawad Wins EPT: London
Euro Poker: EPT London Final Table Recap
www.europeanpokertour.com

Paris & Brussels            The Times
France backs away from fight over internet betting
Brussels threatens court action over state betting monopolies

Loutraki, Greece            Thompson Financial
Queenco ups stake in Hotel Loutraki to 40.3 pct via 12.5 mln eur share purchase
www.clubhotelloutraki.gr

Detroit            Detroit News
MGM Grand puts on finishing touches before grand opening
www.mgmgranddetroit.com

Atlantic City            Associated Press
Trump Casinos: the Art of the Comeback?
www.trumpcasinos.com

St. Louis, Missouri            Bookmakers Review
BetonSports founder denied bail for the second time
How High-Living Founder Of BetonSports Fell, Fled - WSJ Feb 2007.

London            The Guardian
Betfair revenues leap after luring poker punters

South Africa            Business Report
Peermont to add new casinos
www.peermont.com
 

additional headlines...
Alleged casino robber in custody - Johannesburg
Major breakthrough in casino robbery
Banks sue Singapore brewer to recover gambling loss
Ubet2win shares suspended as H1 results delayed
Robber holds up bookies with handgun - Edinburgh
 

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