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3rd - 7th July

Monday, 7th July
Ameristar Casinos shares decline despite upgrade
Shares of Isle of Capri Casinos climb
Isle Casino sues to halt Seminole blackjack - Miami Herald

Elixir Gaming Provides Update on Business Optimization Plan

S-Network Global Gaming Index(SM) Returned -30.64 Percent Through June

Las Vegas property market hits a losing streak
Gaming stocks that are not so lucky
Online Bookie Bet365 posts £1.8 billion turnover

Saturday & Sunday, 5th & 6th July
Stanley Ho taking odds on Hong Kong market - MarketWatch
Poker champ will take home about $9 million - WSOP main event.
Gambling crackdown brings big revenue drop in South Korea
Spikes the 'weapon of choice' - South Africa
Does court ruling put Hard Rock in a hard place?

Friday, 4th July
Seminoles may be forced to halt games
Problem gambling put back under spotlight - Australia
Iraq green zone getting Casinos in Baghdad - Parody

Thursday, 3rd July
Las Vegas feels the pinch as US economy slows
Poker Expert and Professional Player David Sklansky Joins PokerTek as Executive Poker Consultant
Court strikes down Florida-Seminole gaming deal
Rivals look to even game after Seminole gambling deal overturned
Yung to resign from Tropicana board
Yung out of casinos
Betting on casinos too much like Russian roulette - Australia
Nederland Internet Cafe raided in gambling investigation - Texas
Paper-based gambling made legal in Indiana bars

Wednesday, 2nd July

LAS VEGAS - Reuters/PRNewswire
Wynn Names Tim Poster and Tom Breitling Senior Vice Presidents of Strategy and Development

MACAU - Macau Daily Times &
Galaxy fires staff only to hire them in 2009
Four-way talks dealt with Galaxy redundancy
270 jobs lost at outsourced Galaxy casinos

WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Justice
Eleventh Member of Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Targeting Casinos Across the United States

SYDNEY - Yahoo Aus/Reuters
Australia's Tabcorp plans to split business-paper

MAINE - Yahoo/AP
Hollywood Slots opens to public in Bangor, Maine

Las Vegas Sands shares sink on target reduction - Yahoo/AP
Sector Snap: Casino shares sink on economic woes
Yep, room rates are down - Las Vegas Sun

British news
Sports betting channel to launch this month
Spiderman gambling ad banned by ASA

Additional headlines
Mohegan Buys Out Partner in $770M Casino Plan - Kansas
Las Vegas casino sues 'Girls Gone Wild' founder - Wynn Las Vegas
Gambling Mecca for Day-Trippers - Bets Some Will Stay Awhile - Atlantic City
Assistant principal faces gambling charges
Local casino advertising goes for broke - South Africa

Tuesday, 1st July

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Sun
Deluge expected for jobs at new Station casino

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - Nassau Guardian
Crystal Palace Casino forced to make adjustments

British news
Virgin to launch Challenge gaming channel - Roulette Nation

Anschutz's Dome gamble costs £5.5m - Daily Telegraph
Betting on a Tote sale -
Raid on bookies - William Hill, Sowerby Bridge.
Betting shop raid overheard by police - William Hill, St. Helens.

PORT CANAVERAL - Norwich Bulletin
Third Gambling Ship Coming To Port Canaveral

Witbank casino robbed

Additional headlines
Wind River Casino opens for business
SWCC Announces Opening of Card Room at Running Aces Harness Park
More than 1,000 Thais arrested for betting on Euro 2008: police
Large Insider Buys Put Wynn in Spotlight
A flicker of hope at dormant casino - Moulin Rouge
Police Raid Gambling Operation - Mission, Texas. Poker games


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