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January & February 2009
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February Messages
Most recent messages are at the top.

NAME: Dave McMillan
PESENTLY IN: Cape Town, South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Sandra Swancott 
THE CLUES ARE...: Ex Shrewsbury girl, Atlantic Associates, Greece and then Wolverhampton. If anyone knows how I can contact her I would appreciate it.
EMAIL: dave.mcmillan@za.suninternational.com
 

NAME: Andy Badenhorst
MESSAGE: Condolences to Sue and John Jnr. John Snr was another "Old school" legend that has been lost. RIP.
EMAIL: harvardrvr@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Sue (Stephen) Owens
MESSAGE: Saddened to hear of the loss of a very dear old friend from way back, Lemon Tree Blackpool, and WCS. Condolences to Sue and family.
EMAIL: Sue.owens@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
 

NAME: mario and jeanette eastham
MESSAGE: mario and jeanette eastham so very sorry to hear about john atherton, all our condolences go to sue and john jnr.  speak  to you again soon sue, keep ur chin up.
EMAIL: m-eastham@sky.com
 

NAME: Stretch
MESSAGE: Condolences to Sue and John Jnr for your loss. Stretch and Michelle.
EMAIL: derbys@iafrica.com
 

NAME: Jacqui  Edwards
MESSAGE: Very Sad to hear we have lost another true gentleman. Worked with John Atherton between '88-90' at the Wild Coast Sun. My condolences to Sue and John Jnr.'
EMAIL: majaqduo@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Scott CC & Julie
MESSAGE: We are saddened by the loss of another gentleman of the gaming industry. Our condolences go to Sue and John Jnr.
EMAIL: ScottCC711@aol.com
 

NAME: Tim Hatch
MESSAGE: condolences to Sue and John jnr.....what a strong character your husband and father was.....he is missed.....
EMAIL: tutunks@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Peter Nicholson
MESSAGE: Shocked and saddened to hear of John Atherton's passing. Condolences to his family.
EMAIL: peter@taleon.ru
 

NAME: Deborah Ferguson
PESENTLY IN: UK
IS SEARCHING FOR: Karen Reeve
THE CLUES ARE...:
IS SEARCHING FOR: Antonia Usher
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked together in Sun City South Africa.
EMAIL: debferg@talktalk.net
 

NAME: Andy Stephens
MESSAGE: Very sad to learn that John Atherton Snr passed away. Condolences to Sue and Jonh Jnr.
EMAIL: andy@casablanca.tc
 

NAME: Marcienne and Gavin Clements
MESSAGE: Our condolences to Sue and John jnr on the passing of John snr,our thoughts are with you.
EMAIL: gavincl@tsosgosun.com
 

NAME: Mike Howard
MESSAGE: Dear Sue, my condolences to you and your family on the passing of John (Snr). In the years a the WCS, John was without a doubt a great man.
EMAIL: mike.howard@za.suninternational.com
 

NAME: Dave Pritchard
MESSAGE: So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of John Atherton at the Wild Coast. My thoughts to Sue and John jnr.
EMAIL: dave.pritchard@za.suninternational.com
 

NAME: Sean Stander
MESSAGE: Very sad to hear of the passing of John Atherton Snr, another true character of the casino business. Condolences to the family.
EMAIL: sean.stander@fic.gov.za
 

NAME: Steve & Michelle Thornton
MESSAGE: The passing of John Atherton Snr. is very sad news. A real character and the only man I trusted with my wife's life when the Wild Coast was surrounded by the PAC mob. Rest in Peace and thank you once more. Steve and Michelle.
EMAIL: stevethornton555@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Carl Farrell
MESSAGE: Worked with john in 88....another great character lost. condolencies to sue and John Jnr.
EMAIL: outofcyprus@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Gavin South
MESSAGE: Sorry to hear of the passing of John Atherton Snr...Condolences to Sue and John Jnr.
EMAIL: gavmate777@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: John & Mary Barton
MESSAGE: We are very sad to learn of the passing of John Atherton Snr. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sue and John Jnr.
EMAIL: thebartons@sunweb.co.za


NAME: Margaret Hall
MESSAGE: For all of you who have ever worked at the Wild Coast Sun, Very sadly  John Atherton passed away suddenly yesterday morning. Condolances to John Jr. and Sue.
EMAIL: damienh@telkomsa.net

NAME: Mike Diesbecq
PESENTLY IN: Koh Samui Thailand
IS SEARCHING FOR: Alan Keith
THE CLUES ARE...: Ex, Wrest point Tas, Adelaide, Darwin.  Born Glasgow.
EMAIL: diesbecq1@yahoo.com
 

NAME: John Tarpy
PESENTLY IN: UK
IS SEARCHING FOR: James O'Hara, Evie Oquendo.
THE CLUES ARE...: Both were in Bahamas in the 80's, James at PI, Evie at Cable Beach. Would be nice to say Hi.
EMAIL: john.tarpy@tiscali.co.uk
 

24/2 job listings...
Experienced Casino Valets - Gala Gibraltar.
Pitboss & Dealers - Olympic Casino Romania. New Opening.
 
 

 Earth TV timelapse January 2009
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19/2 job listings...
Assistant Cash Desk Manager - Grand Casino Brussels.
 

NAME: Julianne Trewin
PESENTLY IN: Prague
IS SEARCHING FOR: Jenette Hannen
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked with Jenette in moscow gabriella casino in 1992....does anyone know where she is or how I can contact her.
EMAIL: jsamuelson9@gmail.com
 

16/2 job listings...
Experienced Croupiers Required - Gala Gibraltar Casino.
 

NAME: Peggy Schoen-Kiewert
PESENTLY IN: Texas, USA
IS SEARCHING FOR: Jackie Dodson
THE CLUES ARE...: Carnival Cruise Lines, England
EMAIL: psk55@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Irene Wyndham
PESENTLY IN: Mozambique
IS SEARCHING FOR: Frank Braam
THE CLUES ARE...: It was great to catch up with you in London after all these years, albeit briefly. I could not get back before you left. Please send me your contact details. Take Care.
EMAIL: irene@polana-casino.co.mz
 

NAME: Rob Shrigley
PESENTLY IN: Florida
IS SEARCHING FOR: Brendan Gardner
THE CLUES ARE...: Mancunian fellow last seen in West Palm Beach, Fl doing a dice dealers impression (very well I hasten to add). Prob still in Florida but was talking about returning to Europe.
EMAIL: rshrigley@hotmail.com
 

NAME: mark payne
MESSAGE: lee pritchard,get intouch ive sent you email,but not sure if you have recieved them. (p.c. payne)
EMAIL: markpayney@hotmail.co.uk
 

9/2 job listings...
Employes des Jeux - El Jadida. Marocco. Kerzner.
A top opportunity for french speaking gaming staff at the new Mazagan Resort opening in September.
www.mazaganresort.com
 

NAME: Neels Meyer
PESENTLY IN: Boshoek - South Africa.
IS SEARCHING FOR: All French Roulette Croupiers that worked at the Royal Swazi Spa from 1966-1976.
THE CLUES ARE...: Alex Mckay, Chas Ottway, Benny Shaptai, Deon Stewartson, Eddy Cressy, Chris Scott-long, Raoul Tosoni, Jonny de Abreu, John Horn, Patrick Reyenecke, Malcom Freeman, Bruno Dragone, Frank Swainson, Mitch Michellini, Angus Mcauley, Miron Stabinsky, Martin Green, Terry Pink, Dino Russo, Mario Bungaro, Augusto Secchi, Pedro de Vivo, Hennie van der Wald, Gary Roper, Paul Vingas, our manager Mr L Belli and many others.(what wonderfull days those were, the first Casino to open in Southern Africa) I would like to know where you and your families are!
EMAIL: lagairoi123@gmail.com
 

NAME: John Shore
PESENTLY IN: Portsmouth
IS SEARCHING FOR: david ruffell
THE CLUES ARE...: david is missing one thumb(cat bite).
IS SEARCHING FOR: michael sutton aka (scooter)
THE CLUES ARE...: red hair, beer belly, to be found in nearest bookies, great sense of humour.
EMAIL: johnleslie.shore@tiscali.co.uk
 

NAME: Mario and Jeanette Eastham
PESENTLY IN: uk
IS SEARCHING FOR: Andy Stevens and Carl Farrell
THE CLUES ARE...: dont know where, ex wild coast casino
EMAIL: m-eastham@sky.com and skype: jeanette and mario at skype.com
 

NAME: Lee Pritchard
PRESENTLY IN: Living on planes
MESSAGE: Hi Ian, It was great  to catch  up with yourself  and all the the boys at the show/ pub lol. Look forward to seeing you all  next year. All the best Lee.
EMAIL: lee@livegamingsystems.com
 

NAME: Paul Clark
MESSAGE: Regards to Rob Minto who i worked with at the Berkeley, get well soon mate.
EMAIL: clark_storer@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Stuart Warren
PESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS SEARCHING FOR: Ange the flange and mark smith (bolton)
THE CLUES ARE...: circa the carousel 91-95
EMAIL: colapubes@hotmail.com
 

3/2 staff available...
Cerus Casino Academy - Offers trained dealers to land based & ship operatorations. Manchester based.
 

3/2 job listings...
Experienced Croupiers & Inspectors - Sheffield, Napoleons Owl.
Senior Dealer, Junior Inspector, Surveillance Supervisor
Grand Casino Brussels.
Experienced Dealers - Minimum 2 games
18-30. Darwin, Australia. Direct PDF link. Read the Ad. for details on how to apply.
Erfahrener Croupier (m/w)
Surveillance Mitarbeiter (m/w)
Schaffausen, Switzerland. German speaking preffered.
 

NAME: Andrei Prudky
PESENTLY IN: Ukraine
IS SEARCHING FOR: David Pointer
THE CLUES ARE...: He worked as a shift manager in "Poseidon" casino in Ukraine/Zaporizhya 5 or 6 years ago.
EMAIL: andrei4casino@yahoo.com
 

2/2 job listings...
Various Casino Positions - Woldwide-CasinoJobs. Agency. 
 

NAME: John Freeland
MESSAGE: Rab Minto from Edinburgh that worked in the Isle of Man ?  He can't be 40 yet is he......... please pass on my regards to him.
EMAIL: highthawk@hotmail.com

1/2/2009


 
 
January Messages
Most recent messages are at the top...

NAME: Stuart Warren
MESSAGE: just to let you all know that Rob Minto had a heart attack in australia last week. He is okay and will fly home to scotland next week when he is fit enough.
EMAIL: colapubes@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Bernard Lee
PESENTLY IN: Christchurch, New Zealand.
IS SEARCHING FOR: Anyone who worked in International Sporting Club, Brighton mid 80s.
THE CLUES ARE...: Few people I am looking for Annie.....Polish last name worked at the Vic in London and Brighton, few others names escape me now, but sure i would remember them hope they remember me.
EMAIL: bernard@ihug.co.nz
 
 


I asked for pictures of your views a few weeks ago. This one is Graham Bailey's in Grand Caymen. The boat is apparently the Octopous owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

If you have a message please send it now. There will be no updates from the 25th to 30th January.  Ian

Coming February - Social Networking !
You'll be able to post links to your Facebook, Linkedin or MySpace pages

23/1 job listing...
Casino Slot Technicians - Celebrity & Azamara Cruises
Dealers, Inspects & Cashiers - Palace Casino, Great Yarmouth
 

ICE/IGE - What, Where & When
http://www.gamingfloor.biz/forum/showthread.php?t=3277
Gamingfloor's quick quide to events from Monday to Thursday.
 
 

Any Federico Fellini's  body who can hold a camera out there ?

At ICE/IGE I have a spare camcorder available. If anyone's interested in filming events on all three days for Gaming floor let me know. I'll get you regiesterd as Press. Free soft drinks and sarnies plus the odd beverage courtesy of yours truly. You get a copy of your work and credit for anything I use later. Ian
editorial@gamingfloor.com

CasinoReunions.com
Next Reunion: Tuesday 27th. Jan. '09
Prince of Teck. Earls Court Rd. London.
 Come straight from IGE / ICE for a meal and libation or join in later.
Full details at www.casinoreunions.com
neilglander@dc.rr.com

NAME: Bob Tisson
PESENTLY IN: London
IS SEARCHING FOR: Ian and Sandy Livingstone
THE CLUES ARE...: Sun City, Moscow.
EMAIL: roberttisson@msn.com
 

NAME: Robert Thompson
PESENTLY IN: Little Rock, Arkansas USA.
IS SEARCHING FOR: Leigh Gordon
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked in porstmouth, UK (Soames) during '80's, went on ships in 89 with Atlantic Assoc, then RCCL mid '90s. From Hayling Island near Portsmouth.
EMAIL: ubpfc@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Windmill
MESSAGE: Peter Smith has published 'Confessions of a Dice Dealer'& it's available now online (www.lulu.com). For all those who worked for AA, in SA, the Bahamas or the Cruise liners, have a bit of this!
EMAIL: smivers66@hotmail.com
www.lulu.com/content/5701726
 

14/1 job listing...
Operations Manager, Gaming Manager & Hospitality Manager - Gala Bingo new concept locations, Liverpool & Enfield.
 

NAME: Darren Kovler
PESENTLY IN: Moscow
IS SEARCHING FOR: Donna Tyson
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked in Istanbul in early 90's
IS SEARCHING FOR: Kara Tracey
THE CLUES ARE...: As above...
EMAIL: darrenak@hotmail.com
 

13/1 job listing...
Casino Dealers - Alea Casino, Leeds
 

11/1 job listing...
Experienced EndX Cashier - Gibraltar. Gala Casino.
 

For those interested in watching the Man Utd v's Chelsea game you can go to
http://foot.canalplus.fr/live
Perfect picture qualility but the commentary is unfortunately in French :(. A browser plugin may be required.  Ian
amazing stuff !
Alternatively of course you can just go to www.myp2p.eu and go from there.
 

NAME: Wes
PESENTLY IN: Morrocco
IS SEARCHING FOR: Phil Davies
THE CLUES ARE...: Junket man.. Kazakhstan..Cyprus..Morrocco. Phil heard you were in Morrocco..get in touch.
EMAIL: wesleymirander@yahoo.co.uk
There is a problem with this email address, maybe it's a .com ?.  Ian
 

NAME: Michelle Day
PESENTLY IN: Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Lando Marks
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked in Surveillance for Star Cruises
EMAIL: m_mcn@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Brian Henry
MESSAGE: Looking for junket agents,who want to come to Curacao in the Caribbean.
EMAIL: bryanstud@yahoo.com
 

This ain't a bad view either.
Jim sent me this picture of the view from his office over the Indian Ocean.

9/1 job listings...
Assistant Gaming Manager, Shift Manager, Senior Pitboss - Morocco, Casino Tanger.
 

NAME: Pat Lydon
PESENTLY IN: U.K.
IS SEARCHING FOR: Rich Procter.
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked Stakis Hull, South Africa, U.S.A.
EMAIL: patlydon2003@yahoo.com
 

NAME: windmill
PESENTLY IN: prison
IS SEARCHING FOR: paul 'nobby' harbun
THE CLUES ARE...: have you landed in vegas yet?
EMAIL: smivers66@hotmail.com
 

7/1 job listings...
Casino Manager - East Africa. Games World UAE.

5/1 job listings...
General Manager - Sunderland. Coral Group
Surveillance & Croupiers - Stockport. Casino 36
Experienced Surveillance - Switzerland. Zürichsee.German Req'd.
 
 


This is the view over my left shoulder, it's a bit cold this morning !  Ian

If you have a better view out of your office or front room 
Send it on, lets check it out.


NAME: Chris Cousins
MESSAGE: Looking for Denis Krneta. He worked with me in SA in the 90's.
Happy New Year all!
EMAIL: welshchris1963@hotmail.com

1/1/2009

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