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Monday, 30th November

New York - Reuters
Las Vegas Sands shares off after weak Macau debut
Sands slides on HK debut

Mexico & Matthews N.C. - Yahoo/Business Wire
PokerTek Selected for Televisa´s Gaming Properties and Installs at Two Mexico City Properties

Hong Kong & Macau - Reuters, Bloomberg & FT
Sands China falls, casino party looks to be over
Jonathan Galaviz Interview on Sands Macau IPO
Sands China Drops in Debut After Dubai Hurt Investor Confidence
Sands debut adds to gaming sector gloom
Major U.S. & Macau operators

Las Vegas & Hong Kong - Yahoo/PRNewswire
Recent Fundraising Success Raises $5 Billion of New Capital for Las Vegas Sands
"The Hong Kong listing represents a sale of approximately 30% of Sands China Ltd's. Macau operations. It is the second largest Hong Kong-listed IPO year-to-date and the largest Hong Kong-listed spin-off since 2002."

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Slot makers team up at behest of CityCenter

Las Vegas & Hong Kong - Yahoo/AP
Las Vegas rebound riding on $8.5 billion CityCenter
Vegas is gambling on CityCenter - L.A. Times

Gamingfloor's videos from G2E - Parts I & II

G2E 2009 - Opening ceremony and Day 1 
G2E 2009 - Part II Days 1 & 2

additional headlines...
Lottery scams con thousands out of money -

Saturday & Sunday, 28th & 29th November
Weak debut seen for Sands on high valuations - Reuters
Georgia concerned by 'link between gambling and drugs' - BBC
Poland Tackles Gambling's Sponsorship of Football - WSJ
Internet gambling curbs postponed - L.A. Times/AP
US delays crackdown on Internet gambling - AFP

CityCenter: One manís concept of a real city - Las Vegas Sun: Liz Benston
Tribes look to expand casinos' reach - RGJ
Casino murderer gets 24 years - Johannesburg
Gambling revival keeps Deadwood lively - Oregon Live/AP - 
NCPG launches casino self exclusion order - Singapore. Channel NewsAsia

Friday, 27th November
Poland's president inks restrictive gambling law
"It also introduces strict new six-year state concessions for casinos with the limit of one per district with a population of up to 650,000. Casinos will be limited to operating 70 individual gaming tables and machines."

MGM Mirage: CityCenter not affected by debt woes

Majestic casino will get reprieve
Shuttered Sparks casino goes up for auction - Las Vegas Sun
Kan. gaming panel to review 2 casino bids in state - AP
Dubai default fears hit U.S. casino stocks - Reuters
Oneida Nation pays $5M in bonuses to workers
Tribal casino near Horton dropping list of banned gamblers

Thursday, 26th November
Harrah's mulls purchase of Planet Hollywood - AP
Sportingbet sees 23% increase in profit -
Beal Bank makes play for Trump casinos
Councillors debate whether casinos should be allowed in Thurrock
Gala Coral games MD Longbottom quits - eGaming Review
Problem gamblers favour casinos over racing
Ex-NFL lineman Verba arrested in Vegas debt case - AP
Devilfish Gaming plc Announcement of results -
Thunderbird Resorts Inc. - Thunderbird Update

Wednesday, 25th November
Beal Bank makes its own bid for three Trump casinos
Gambling grannies arrested - Cyprus. 42 of them.
The Majestic Star Casino, LLC Receives Court Approval of First Day Motions

Tuesday, 24th November
Video SCRABBLE Makes Its Gaming Debut at Foxwoods Resort Casino
Casino banks on good luck - Yorkshire Post
Stripper-Mobile in Limbo - Las Vegas Sun Video.

Monday, 23rd November
Icahn outbids Penn for Fontainebleau Las Vegas - Reuters
Clarion forges links with the NCiF - iGaming Business
Macau plans Michael Jackson shrine to house iconic glove
Majestic Star Casino files for bankruptcy - Reuters

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