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Monday, 7th September

Macau - South China Morning Post
Macau casino operators look set to pull aces for rest of year

British News
Derren: I’ll predict Lotto numbers during show - The Sun
Harrow set to continue opposing casinos
NetPlayTV plc - Five year broadcast deal with Five
Devilfish Gaming Plc launches Devilfish Services

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Market waits on James Packer’s next move after another asset sell off
Casinos profit from addicts, but aren't always villains - Pittsburgh Post

Saturday & Sunday, 5th & 6th September

Broward County, Florida - Miami Herald
Casino gambling: As history shows, Floridians want it
"The state legalized pari-mutuel betting in 1931, during the Great Depression, in order to raise revenue to fund state needs. In 1935, Florida legalized slot machines for the same reason."
DEALEREM 2010 Presentation
The winner in Madrid was Andreas Johansson from Casino Copenhagen and the 2010 Dealer European Poker Championship will be held at Spielbank Berlin.

Sydney - Herald Sun, SMH & The Australian
James Packer sells $400 million stake in Challenger
Packer sells Challenger stake to top up war chest
Packer bulks up cash hoard for ConsMedia defence

New York - Crains New York
Aqueduct casino-race winner expected by Sept. 29
The 210 acre Aqueduct casino site will be allowed to host a maximum of 4,500 VLT's

Nevada - Las Vegas Sun
Carol O’Hare, executive director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

Man Sues Motor City Casino For Gambling Losses!!!!
Could a Michigan law from 1827 help this losing punter get his money back ?

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Show Boat Casino - Atlantic City. Check it out.
EPT Barcelona 2009: Daniel Negreanu - Pickpocket robbery
Tower at Sentosa - How is Resorts World progressing. View from the Tiger Sky Tower.
Retro Casino Photography - Trend Hunter Magazine
Illegal immigrant scoops £100,000 on Swedish lottery - Daily Telegraph

Friday, 4th September

Atlantic City - Philadelphia Inquirer
Wage freezes sought at 8 A.C. casinos

Miami - Miami Herald
Slot machines arrive in Miami
"Flagler plans to open its $54 million Magic City Casino in October, making it the first of Miami-Dade's new "racinos" - parimutuel facilities that also offer slots."
Calder racing to get slots in time for Super Bowl - 6th August

Grand Bahama Island - Nassau Guardian
Casino takeover insufficient, says GB Chamber

Malaga, Spain -

British News
Public to have their say on Guildford casino policy
Consultation on the draft Statement of Principles for the Gambling Act 2005
Armed robbers in attack on Tote bookmakers - Bury
Stena Line staff hit £2.2m Lottery jackpot

Latest U.S videos...
APCW Reports: Exclusive Interview with Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre
Thunder Valley Casino - Convertibles and Cash - In Cantonese
Bill Cosby, Nightclubs, Frank Marino & More Las Vegas News - Vegas Minute
Spotlight on MGM Mirage - CNBC

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Are we swarmed by the stupid? - Las Vegas Weekly: David Schwartz
$1.2M settlement reached over development of Palazzo club
Gambling in Florida - Indian gold - The Econmist
Police officer 'urinated' on poker machine - Queensland
Australian charged with running illegal poker den - Shanghai

Thursday, 3rd September

Grand Bahama Island - Nassau Guardian & Bahamas Weekly
Treasure Bay seals deal for Freeport casino
Treasure Bay Casino to replace Isle of Capri

Singapore - The Edge Singapore & Business Times
Genting surges on speculation casino will open early
Genting Singapore surges 9.3pc

Resorts Wold, Singapore
Resorts Wold, Singapore - Opening at the end of 2009 ?

Macau - Straits Times & Yahoo/AFP
Macau casinos rake in $2b
"Macau's August figure was slightly more than triple the Las Vegas Strip's US$471.25 million average monthly casino revenue during the 12 months to June, the Post said."
Macau casinos take record 1.5 billion dollars
Macau gambling revenues hit record - SMH/Reuters
Macau casinos rake in record $1.5bn in August - Daily telegraph

Las Vegas Sands Takes On More Debt
Bloomberg via ClipSyndicate.

Las Vegas & Houston, Texas - Yahoo/Reuters
Vegas casino sues Stanford over big gambling debt

In-Depth Look - Allen Stanford's Gambling Losses - Bloomberg
Bloomberg via YouTube.

Philadelphia - Wall Street Journal & Bloomberg
Court Upholds U.S. Ban on Internet Gambling
Internet Gambling Ban Upheld by Appeals Court in Philadelphia
UIGEA Upheld by US 3rd Circuit, but States Determine i-Gaming Legal Status - Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association,

British News
Former Southampton and England star Matthew Le Tissier admits part in £10k scam gambling plot - Daily Mail
Le Tiss bungled throw-in wager - The Sun
Lottery criticised for advert which encouraged gamblers to play more
The online promotion, sent to those with an online account to play the lottery, included the message: "The more you play the more likely you are to win." 
ASA Adjudications - Camelot Group plc t/a The National Lottery

Gambling & Racing Commission TVC
Australian Capital Territory problem gambling commercial.

Latest U.S videos...
Casino debate continues in Palmer - WWLP NBC 22 Springfield, Massachusetts.
Meskwaki Bingo and Casino - Best Casino - Iowa 2009

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Crash knocks out power to three local casinos, one closed for day - Laughlin
Revenue falls at Philadelphia Park, Harrah’s Chester casinos
New Pennsylvania Casinos Spur 20 Percent Revenue Increase in August
Station Casinos weathers full day of hearings in bankruptcy court - LVR-J

Wednesday, 2nd September

Las Vegas - CNBC Video
MGM's Murren - 11 minute interview. Jane Wells.
Sin City Still In the Game
Building Optimism in Vegas
Sin City Recovering From Real Estate Hangover
MGM Mirage's CEO 'Playing Offense'
The Billionaire Throwback

West Virginia - 6 TheJournal
Greenbrier Breaks Ground On New Casino
Resort confident of Oct. 1 gambling start
The Greenbrier Announces Key Plans for New Casino - Press conference

Gaming Investments - Yahoo/AP
Sector Snap: Casino cos. with Macau properties

Ohio & Massachusetts - Yahoo/Business Wire & AP
Penn National Gaming Response to Associated Press Story
Filing asserts Penn National against Ohio slots
New Gaming Company Enters The Fray -

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Station Casinos' creditors file new objection

Las Vegas - Las Vegas Sun
Bellagio: Indicted billionaire owes $258,480 gambling debt

Florida - Miami Herald & Jacksonville Observer
Latest Seminole gambling deal could be a tough sell
Gaming Foes Say Seminole Deal is ‘No Slam Dunk’

British News
Les Croupiers spins into Capital Shopping Park
"Les Croupiers will move from its home on St Mary Street in the centre of Cardiff, where it has been based for 40 years, to the 462,000 sq ft retail park in late November"
32Red revenues slide

World Series Of Poker 2009 All Episodes!

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Casino gambling in Jamaica: Lessons and policy options - Jamaica Gleaner
No 90-day liquor license for Privé, additional hearing planned - LVR-J
Las Vegas Sands to sell $600 mln in bonds - Reuters

Tuesday, 1st September

Ontario, Canada - National Post
Software glitch blamed for false slot machine payout statements
"The OLG is currently involved a lawsuit with Wasaga Beach resident Paul Kusznirewicz, who was told in December that he had won a $42.9 million jackpot on a 2¢ slot machine in Innisfil, Ont. However, the machine has a maximum Payout Of Only $9,025".
How can a slot machine make a $43M mistake? - 19th March. Toronto Star.

Macau - Xinhua, TDM 6 WSJ
Macao's gaming sector on track for recovery with record high monthly revenues
"Casinos in Macao raked in over 10.6 billion patacas (1.34 billion U.S. dollars) in August this year, the highest monthly gaming revenue ever recorded in the city,"
TDM English News - 1st September
Macau 2Q GDP Falls 13.7% On Year On Decline In Casino Revenue

Meet the Carnival Dream - Debuts later this month

Auckland - &
Students dump fake cash in protest against gambling
$5 Million Demo For Gamble-Free Day - Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand.

Kansas -
Revenue-hungry Kansas will be owner of new casinos

Tallahassee - Bloomberg, AFP & Miami Herald
Seminole Tribe to Pay Florida $6.8 Billion for Blackjack Rights
Florida, Seminole tribe sign gambling deal
"They are set to provide the state minimum annual payments of 150 million dollars in the first two years, after which payments begin to rise, totaling an estimated 6.8 billion dollars over two decades."
Blackjack Coming To South Florida Gambling
Highlights of the state casino deal with the Seminole Tribe
Crist strikes casino deal with Seminoles; will Legislature kill it ?

Las Vegas - Reuters/PRNewswire & Yahoo/AP
The Light Group Announces Line-Up of Hospitality Venues at ARIA Resort & Casino
Light Group to run nightclub, pool in CityCenter

Taiwan - China Post/Xinhua
Penghu's casino referendum opposed

British News
Malaga Cf And William Hill Reach Three Year Sponsorship Agreement Launches New Chinese Language Casino

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Calvin Ayre to be BAC keynote speaker
Bet adds 'color' to roulette
Jamaica considers casinos -
Travel site sued by several casinos files for bankruptcy
Card Expert Shows How Group Cheated Casino
The Tran Organisation scam was on Baccarat the video talks about Blackjack.

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