Meeting point/Message board ARCHIVES

July & August 2004
May - June 2004September - October 2004


AUGUST'S MESSAGES 

HELLO FROM!: Annette Phillips nee Loach
PRESENTLY IN: Devon UK 
Hi to everyone from Crystal Palace and Nassau mid 80s. Would like to hear from Karen Shepherd known as pet from Manc. Also nice to hear from old colleagues.
E-MAIL: alan.f.phillips@virgin.net
 

HELLO FROM!: Pat lydon
PRESENTLY IN: Looking for Richard Proctor, worked, Reno, Las Vegas, Stakis Hull-86.
E-MAIL: patlydon2003@yahoo.com
 
 

August 23rd
European Poker championship for Casino Employees
The tournament, now in it's 9th year will take place at Casino Vienna & Casino Baden in Austria from the 6th to 8th September. The website in English is www.dealerem.com

Excellent stuff and it still may not be too late to sign up!
The final table will be broadcast live on the web @ http://live.casinos.at

Ian

NAME: Davr Green
PRESENTLY IN: Midlands
IS LOOKING FOR: Richard Elliot/Simon Hogg
CLUES: Last heard Richard was back in London. Simon stayed with his girlfrind in Israel.
E-MAIL: slycir@aol.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Mik Long
PRESENTLY IN: Currently in Swaziland. Anyone out there want to say hello?
E-MAIL: mlong@sunint.co.za
 

NAME: Suzanne Collins
PRESENTLY IN: Port Elizabeth
IS LOOKING FOR: Tracy Wilson/Paper and Andros Baumann.
CLUES: Tracey was know to be at Monte and Andros was last heard to be in Nelspruit!! Any Clues??
E-MAIL: scollins@sunint.co.za
 

NAME: Carl Farrell
PRESENTLY IN: Venezuela
IS LOOKING FOR: Clive Beadle
CLUES: Havent a clue where he is !! get in touch mate ..lost your e-mail address..btw out of casinos now and own a night club..better than working for a living..get in touch if you want free holiday in ven !! 
E-MAIL: outofcyprus@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Gwen Thomas
PRESENTLY IN: Atlantic City
IS LOOKING FOR: John Lienert
CLUES: california  casinos
E-MAIL: gmt0609g@comcast.net
 

NAME: Nigel Block
MESSAGE: Looking for Dennis Rose (The silver fox, one of his nicer nicknames). Last heard of in Caribbean, get in touch you old git!
E-MAIL: legin13@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Johnny Stone
MESSAGE: Looking for gigs in the PianoBar on Ships or Hotels & Casinos. And would like to hear from any of my Carnival Cruise buddies.
E-MAIL: johneroc@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Christine Whiffen
MESSAGE: Still looking for Jeff Floyd (FOUND NOW)- Gabriella Moscow & Kiev. He had LASIK in 1992 and I want to know if he has had any problems at all.  Thanks.
E-MAIL: chrissiew66@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Douglas A.Tait
PRESENTLY IN: the U.K.
IS LOOKING FOR: David ( Davy ) Spiers
CLUES: Last seen in The Berkely Casino, Glasgow circa 1993. Last heard he sailed into the sunset with R.C.C.L. muttering to himself that learning Craps was like trying to grasp quantum physics in Arabic. No clues to his whereabouts considered too miniscule. Cheers !
E-MAIL: d19a12t63@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Grattan Lockley
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden
IS LOOKING FOR: Ashley Duffus
CLUES: Last seen 2002, was working for Star cruises
E-MAIL: grattanl@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Michael Tuckman
MESSAGE: I am an "in the Biz" person looking for slot club cards from out of the U.S. can
anyone help me with blanks?
E-MAIL: mtuckman@cox.net
 

NAME: Chris G
PRESENTLY IN: Birmingham uk
IS LOOKING FOR: Gemma Collins
CLUES: Last heard of moved out of this biz into banking so would like to catch up on how she is.
E-MAIL: chrissyg_2002@yahoo.co.uk
I normally insist on a full name but this one looks OK to me!  Ian
 

HELLO FROM!: Jack Hughesman
PRESENTLY IN: Currently in UK. Would like to hear from ex-Sun City "pioneers" 1979-1987. Anybody who remembers Jack & Maureen (The Duchess)
E-MAIL: jack271245@msn.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Mike Walker
PRESENTLY IN: Hyatt Greece for the last 8 years - Love to here from anyone who remembers me!!!Stakis Leeds 87-88. morula-Suncity-carousel in SA 88-91 .Vigado Budapest 91-92. Akgun-Penta-Hyatt Istanbul 92-94. Stamboulies Bucarest. Montana ship in Elat. MS Calypso., errr i think thats it.!!!!!! 
E-MAIL: wswalker@otenet.gr
 

NAME: Debbie Wilson
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Sally Uppal
CLUES: Discovery '89
E-MAIL: chippywilson67@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Kim Bowdery
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden
IS LOOKING FOR: Ida Popovski
CLUES: We worked together on the Majestic out of  Ft Lauderdale and Tampa back in 93'ish...I know you went to work in Tel Aviv and that was the last I heard. Anyone who knows her or Ida if your around please get in touch its been a long time.
E-MAIL: inkybloaters@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Julien Freccero
MESSAGE: Looking for anyone who could give me contacts for working in central/south america as slot tech, slot manager, cage cashier, credits operations...and/or anyone interrested to share income about online casino developement (playtech software)
E-MAIL: julienfr_74@yahoo.com
 

NAME:  Lizz Wright
PRESENTLY IN: Gala Hope Street, Glasgow
IS LOOKING FOR: John Harran
CLUES: Cliff sister
E-MAIL: liz.wright1@ntlworld.com
 

NAME: Nicola Reeves
MESSAGE: Hi, Been offered a job in Ghana, Africa looking to hear from anyone working there or used to work there with information on the place
E-MAIL: nikki_reeves49@hotmail.com
 

1/8/2004


 
 
JULY'S MESSAGES 

NAME: Yvonne Milligan
PRESENTLY IN: Dublin
IS LOOKING FOR: Laura Padden
CLUES: Last seen in toilets in tusk glasgow-i was very drunk! couldn't find your phone number next day! get in touch
E-MAIL: ymill72@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Colin Richardson
PRESENTLY IN: East Europe
IS LOOKING FOR: Vince Hamp
CLUES: Would love to catch up with how my old training buddy and see what he's been up to all these years.
E-MAIL: colinleerichardson@yahoo.co.uk
 
 
G2E - Global Gaming Expo - October 5th to 7th 2004.
HAVE YOU GOT A NEW TABLE GAME ?

Gaming floor will be exhibiting. I have on the booth space for a single table and would like to offer the position to a company or person(s) who have a new table game. It must at least have Patent pending protection and you also have to be there to demonstrate.

Please contact me if you are interested and we can have a chat. 
editorial@gamingfloor.com

Ian

NAME: Tinus Pheiffer
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Rory Burton
CLUES: Last know to be working in Russia. Worked in Grand West casino in South Africa before going to Russia. 
E-MAIL: van5er@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Vanessa du Plessis
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Andre van der Merwe
CLUES: Last know location in Budapest.
E-MAIL: van5er@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Dave Roberts
PRESENTLY IN: Birkenhead
IS LOOKING FOR: Liz Hammond and Carmen Chubek.
CLUES: Last seen heading off to Lake Tahoe, would love to hear from them.
E-MAIL: Daverob29@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Nigel French
PRESENTLY IN: yorkshire
IS LOOKING FOR: Russ Beal
CLUES: False tooth, chelsea shirt, last heard of in Brighton.
E-MAIL: nibs@tinyworld.co.uk
 

NAME: Patti Proe
PRESENTLY IN: Las Vegas
IS LOOKING FOR: Mike and Cathy
CLUES: Last seen in Oregon at SMC Please email me
E-MAIL: wstrobehn@earthlink.net
 

NAME: Pat Lydon
PRESENTLY IN: UK
IS LOOKING FOR: Maria Sissons.
CLUES:  Worked, Stakis Hull, Moscow, Tanzania, Israel.
E-MAIL: mailto:patlydon2003@yahoo.com
 

NAME: ROBO @ THE CIRCUS
MESSAGE: Does anyone have any good calls for egalite on 3's 5's 6's & 7's on punto.  Push the boundries, I've no problems using them.
E-MAIL: croupier1970@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Elsa Chantler
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa, Secunda
IS LOOKING FOR: Jacques Lotz
CLUES: We worked together at Thaba nchu Sun (1990). He was in Security, he then moved to Sun City, then I lost contact. If anyone knows him, please tell him I am looking for him. I would love to have contact with him again..
E-MAIL: echantler@graceland.co.za
 

NAME: Suzy Q (FR)
PRESENTLY IN: Holland
IS LOOKING FOR: Wendy  Burgess (GB)
CLUES: Last news in Florida, 3months ago. Do you know more. Miss her. Hello to ex colleagues who remember me.XXX
E-MAIL: suzyq@freemail.nl
 

MESSAGE: Beckham's Ball
Maybe you have heard this story. The Ball that cost England so dearly and made Bookmaker's several million's is available on Spanish Ebay.
Presently at €21,150 with 4 days to go. Ian
http://cgi.es.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=2887&item=3688276550&rd=1
On the Forum in the Jokers Wild section...
Mr Beckham's penaltly miss
http://www.gamingfloor.biz/forum/showthread.php?threadid=1118
 
 

NAME: Frank Vandekerckhove
PRESENTLY IN: ballys/paris las vegas
IS LOOKING FOR: Chris Wittewrongel
CLUES: Casino mgr casino blankenberge 1994
E-MAIL: bigbelgianwaffle@aol.com
 

NAME: Martin Matthews
PRESENTLY IN: Manchester
IS LOOKING FOR: Ged Sheron
CLUES: Boxman sun city 85-92.
E-MAIL: vicka-martin@tiscali.co.uk
 

HELLO FROM!: Andy Scaife
PRESENTLY IN: Presently in UK. Looking for anyone you could give me contacts for working in Lithuania either as a slot tech or dealer/inspector.
E-MAIL: andy_scaife@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Randall Lebrun
MESSAGE: Message for Sue-Ann, I will forward you some names in Macao very shortly. I have your number.
E-MAIL: ranvancan@hotmail.com
 

MESSAGE: Baccarat en Banque (2 Player hands, 1 Bank)
I have had a request from Andy Stephens who is the director of casino operations at the Regency Casino in Bratislava. He would like to hear from those who have knowledge of  Baccarat en Banque  - either dealing or operating the table.
This may also include a trip to help install and and set it up!
Andy can be contacted @
E-MAIL: andy@regencycasino.sk
 

NAME: Brian Robinson
PRESENTLY IN: S Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Sharon Burton
CLUES: Just want to say hi for old time sake.
E-MAIL: brian@goldfieldscasino.co.za
 

MESSAGE: Neil Glander at Casino Reunions has sent on the following details...
Please check the web site for latest reunion info. www.CasinoReunions.com

London:  Sun. September 12th 2004. at The Grapes.
Playboy London Reunion but all welcome!.

Las Vegas:  Tue. October 5th 2004.
Probably the same lounge as last year. Still working on it!
Bahamas reunion but all welcome!.

London:  Tue. January. 25th 2005 at Prince of Teck.
Bahamas Reunion but all welcome!.
 
 

HELLO FROM!: Paul MacDonald
PRESENTLY IN: St Petersburg. I can't believe I've lost contact with so many old friends. Keep in touch, drop me an email
E-MAIL: macexpat2@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Desiree Chaplin
MESSAGE: Anyone who knows me especially from Carnival Cruises.
E-MAIL: deschaplin@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Lee Oldale
MESSAGE: People who worked for Kev and Nitty between 92-96 at Gabriela moscow/kiev and odessa.
E-MAIL: lee2806@aol.com
 

NAME: Keith Sheard
MESSAGE: Rob Helmsley, of the one and only sg. york's football team, like your hands your bloody email don't work. give us a SHOUT and get in touch.
E-MAIL: keithysheard@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Gary Morrison
PRESENTLY IN: Ireland
IS LOOKING FOR: Leah Smith
CLUES: Last seen in Dublin, Might be in Switzerland
IS LOOKING FOR: Joe Hart
CLUES: Joe, Lost your email address , drop me a line mate.
E-MAIL: garymorrison67@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Andrew Horne
PRESENTLY IN: Gibraltar
IS LOOKING FOR: Albert Taylor
CLUES: Last seen at The Palm Beach, London. May now be in Birmingham area.

IS LOOKING FOR: Mark Raw
CLUES: Last seen in Reading, could now be in Bradford.

IS LOOKING FOR: John Law
CLUES: Last seen in Reading, could be in Bradford.
E-MAIL: andy.horne@vcint.com
 

NAME: Joe Maguire
MESSAGE: Steve Stratford, brother of Lenny and Ted, Chesters late 70's, drop us a line, hello gutbucket still alive and well in Kiev. Also anyone seen Alex Miller, Haiti, Amsterdam, Sun City.
E-MAIL: joemaguire64@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Annette Evans
PRESENTLY IN: Sunny Manchester
IS LOOKING FOR: Lee Baker
CLUES: Last known area is middlesborough 1993, lost touch with lee purely through no fault of mine, get in touch.
E-MAIL: annetteevans28@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Simon Smart
PRESENTLY IN: Bristol
IS LOOKING FOR: Colin Paterson
CLUES: Ex-Stakis Manager late 80s

IS LOOKING FOR: Tom Mitchell
CLUES: Stakis Casino Manager late 80s then Cruise Ships (Slots)

IS LOOKING FOR: Jason Dillon
CLUES: Last seen as Slot Tech aboard the SS Oceanic.
E-MAIL: simon@dragana.freeserve.co.uk
 
 

Eastern Europe - Estate Agent websites ?
Those if you who are in Eastern Europe. If you know any good estate agent websites in your location (ones that have prices and are updated ! ) please send on the links.
I want to know how far my money would go. It's certainly not worth looking in the U.K. these days. Ian
editorial@gamingfloor.com

1/7/2004

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