Meeting point/Message board ARCHIVES

March & April 2002
January - February 2002May - June 2002


APRIL

NAME: Valia & Stacy
PRESENTLY IN: Loutraki,  Greece
IS LOOKING FOR: Gordon Pieree
CLUES: Before 3 years here in loutraki. we have surprising news ....
E-MAIL: stacykostas@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Paul Trindle
MESSAGE: Khalid Khan where r u ?
E-MAIL: trindle@netactive.co.za
 

NAME: Veronica Bishop
PRESENTLY IN: Australia
IS LOOKING FOR: Lorna Perry
CLUES: I have new email address..you still in russia..please write girl!
E-MAIL: vbishop13@hotmail.com
 

NAME: neil pile
E-mail address problem BEXNEIL1. Whats the rest?  Ian
 

NAME: Richard Costello
MESSAGE: Would be interested to hear from people who have dealt with Empire recruitment.Good people/bad people? Any info appreciated.
E-MAIL: richardc90@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Jen Austin
PRESENTLY IN: I've moved back to Las Vegas after spending nearly 4 years in England and working 3 years at the International Casino in Brighton.  Anyone who worked there from Feb.'99-Feb.'02. I'd love to hear from you. Anyone knowing of any Cruiseship jobs going, I'd also like to hear from you. I did my time in Vegas, now I need another "adventure". Cheers....
E-MAIL: Hokeeeho@aol.com
 

NAME: Paul Ideson
PRESENTLY IN: Newcastle upon Tyne
IS LOOKING FOR: David Hall & Harry Smith
CLUES: Last seen on a boat out of Eilat Israel. Also good friends Walter (pigeon)
E-MAIL: aovb00@dsl.pipex.com
 

NAME: Christine Kirby
MESSAGE: If anyone remebers me from the Vic, Coinnoisseur, ships, Istanbul, Poland etc etc. please drop a line to me. 
E-MAIL: chris22kirby@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Cliffy Ollerhead
PRESENTLY IN: Westcliff Casino, Southend on Sea 
IS LOOKING FOR: anyone from the wirral casino
CLUES: Cliff worked there fom 1991-1999. I am sending this on his behalf.
E-MAIL: deckerd@btopenworld.com
 

NAME: Colin Stewart
MESSAGE: Anyone from Lucayan Beach 1987-1988, especially Ian Randle or Jim Green, Terri or Leanne, ...where r u now? 
E-MAIL: colinstewart@2com.pl
 

NAME: Mike Stephen
MESSAGE: Looking for Steve Berry, Stakis Dundee, 80's. Last seen '83 putting me on a train on my way to South Africa. P.S. Still in SA
E-MAIL: mstephen@sunint.co.za
 

HELLO FROM!: Steve Reid
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden
Just a quick hello to all the boring people in Sunderland!!!! if you read this gis a bell.
E-MAIL: ster58@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Rowen Sewell
MESSAGE: Anyone who remembers me. London 1980 - 85. Atlantic Associates 1985-88. Also looking for Ronnie (Veronica) Lee.
E-MAIL: dspruc@aol .co.uk
 

HELLO FROM!: Ozzy (Oguz Kucukdogan)
PRESENTLY IN: Carnival....Hi guys, if you know me, drop me a line...
E-MAIL: oguz31@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Ozzy (Oguz Kucukdogan)
MESSAGE: I've been on the ships too long, anyone got any info for Switzerland,or any descent landbase job? Cheers!
E-MAIL: oguz31@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Bill Humble
PRESENTLY IN: Greece
IS LOOKING FOR: Sally Rose
CLUES: last seen 1991 in leicester.
E-MAIL: billmags@otenet.gr
 

NAME: Steve Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Ian Johnston and Jason McLean
CLUES: Somewhere in the USA drinking Bud and somewhere in a South American City looking for a bit of Danish.
E-MAIL: stevekoplfc96@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Amy Robison
MESSAGE: American dealer thinking of relocating to Ireland or the UK wishes to find out what the pay and conditions are like etc..
E-MAIL: marguerida_alton@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Shaun Reed
MESSAGE: If there is anyone out there who remembers me from South Africa, Russia or the ships, drop me a line I'd love to hear from you.
E-MAIL: shaunreed@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Malta News
MESSAGE: For anybody interested in the news from Maltese casinos there is an interesting link: http://www.maltastar.com/news.asp?newsitemid=2948
Greetings. P.J.
E-MAIL: p_j_007@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Dave Pritchard
PRESENTLY IN: Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Andy Stephens (Found)
CLUES: Last seen putting me on a bus to nowhere in southern turkey
E-MAIL: davep@botsnet.bw
 

NAME: Tamara Kljaic
MESSAGE: Can anybody provide me with information regarding Star Cruises? I am thinking about taking the job and I could use some advice. Thanks.
E-MAIL: tamaraklj@hotmail.com
 

NAME: French Casinos
MESSAGE: http://library.northernlight.com/FD20020409060000197.html
For those of you interested in France. The working week after negotiations by Trade Union CFDT has been set at 35 hours. Ian
 

NAME: Gavin South
PRESENTLY IN: Cape Town, South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Shaun Reed
CLUES: Amstels at 20 paces in Fathers, a white, clapped out Golf. Wild Coast Sun. Last heard of on the Ships off USA. I was going to ask Danny, but he's fallen asleep, pissed again!!
E-MAIL: gavmate@freemail.absa.co.za
 

NAME: Maria Lloyd
PRESENTLY IN: liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Stephania Berzolla
CLUES: last known working on the ships (costa i think)
E-MAIL: thelloyds@lineone.net
 

NAME: Donmez Muzaffer
PRESENTLY IN: North Cyprus
IS LOOKING FOR: In 1989's from KLASSIS.  English staff Carol Cox, Graham Long, Bob & Jasmine and the others.
CLUES: We met Klassis casino and you gave me training in 1989
E-MAIL: muzafferdonmez@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Roman Czubak
PRESENTLY IN: Austria
IS LOOKING FOR: Terry Fishley
CLUES: Last seen in Carnival as a casino manager. Where are you now buddy? Anyone knows? He's from Canada...
E-MAIL: rczubak@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: TrudieYau/Mainwaring
PRESENTLY IN: London - used to work in Oz, L'ton and Sydney.
E-MAIL: TrudieYau101@msn.com
 

NAME: Mike Bowen
FOR SALE. Superb location for small casino operation.
Beautiful 'Moorish' style building, previously an Indian restaurant, now available with casino
licence. Situated just off the magnificent 'Diani Beach' (35 kms. south of Mombasa). Mature gardens on one acre. Very impressive building on main coast road. Ideal 'easy' operation for a casino retiree with a few bucks to spare!. I can assist with gaming staff and local knowledge/advice. Current expansion of my casino operation in town, means no time to take on further operations. Apologies to those who replied previously.....a serious PC crash lost all the replies! Mike Bowen Mobile: +254 733 612 844
E-MAIL: bowen@mombasatown.com
 

NAME: David Cresswell
MESSAGE: 1970's - 1980's owner/operated  fleapit style UK casinos.
Material/information/pics/ads/anecdotes/logos etc... wanted for sincere 'as we lived it'
documentary type publication. Contributors acknowleged. Anticipatory thanks.
E-MAIL: david-cresswell@metroweb.co.za
 

HELLO FROM!: Rhonda Orton
PRESENTLY IN: las vegas...hello to all and would love to hear from people I have worked with...in vegas...or nassau...david watts where are you.
E-MAIL: rovegas@aol.com
 

NAME: Greek Casinos
MESSAGE: www.greekcasinos.gr
For those of you interested in the 9 Greek Casinos you might like to have a look at the new site from Panagiotis Zaglis. Just in Greek at the moment but an English version is on the way. Ian
 

NAME: Damion Hespe
MESSAGE: Now working in Cambodian Casino. Looking for anyone who remembers me from anywhere.
E-MAIL: damionhespe@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Emma Dawson
PRESENTLY IN: Derby
IS LOOKING FOR: Serena, Issy and Andy
CLUES: All on 'The Atlantic' mid '90's'. Where are you? 
E-MAIL: emned1@aol.com
 

NAME: Eddie Hodgetts
PRESENTLY IN: Stoke
IS LOOKING FOR: Merrick Kotara
CLUES: Not sure how to spell your first name mate, but are your jockeys still falling off in
bumpers. Plus, how is the Afgan racing?
E-MAIL: emned1@aol.com
 

This one came in April 1st.
NAME: C+J Casinos Int.
MESSAGE: Large International Casino organisation is seeking experienced staff in all
Departments of Casino operations for New large scale developement in Reykjavik, Iceland. Due to open by end of 2002. All applications by e-mail, please include recent nude photo. For further info contact Chris Cousins or Jason Cook
E-MAIL: doneit69@hotmail.com
 


 
MARCH'S MESSAGES
CM 5397
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Also available online in PDF format for free at - www.culture.gov.uk/PDF/gambling_report_pgs.pdf

NAME: Gavin Rowley
MESSAGE: Information required on Moving to Las Vegas to become a croupier. I am from England and would like to know if casino's take you on from another country?
E-MAIL: gmisterkiss@aol.com
 

NAME: David Kehoe (Katie)
PRESENTLY IN: London
IS LOOKING FOR: Lawrence Levy
CLUES: Last seen in London Worked on QE2 with London Clubs
E-MAIL: K80keyhole@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Bruno d'Arcangelo
PRESENTLY IN: Malta
IS LOOKING FOR: David Otton
CLUES: Last seen :Cairo (Egypt) Clues: Australia / Christmas Island ?
E-MAIL: brunodarcangelo@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Adam Matthews
PRESENTLY IN: Budapest
IS LOOKING FOR: Louise Watkins
CLUES: Last Seen, Cashier on the Costa Romantica 1998-99.
E-MAIL: adam.matthews@tropicanacasino.hu
 

NAME: David A. Boyce
PRESENTLY IN: Florida, USA.
IS LOOKING FOR: Anyone from NCL, Texas or anyone I worked with.
CLUES: No clues required
E-MAIL: teeth411@bellsouth.net
 

NAME: Tea and Biscuits!
MESSAGE: One casino director who knows Mr ** ***** said: "He has been known to spend £1 million comfortably in an evening. He is also a huge tipper and it's not unusual for him to tip £1,000 to a waitress who brings him tea and biscuits." 

1,000 reasons why dealers should be allowed to accept tips in the UK. Suppose however some waitresses might not like it too much! - Ian
London Evening Standard - 18th March 2002.
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/this_britain/story.jsp?story=276002
 

NAME: Ray Hulley
PRESENTLY IN: Northern Germany
IS LOOKING FOR: Brendan Gardener
CLUES: Last seen in Prague in '94. 
E-MAIL: raymundhulley@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Debbie Wilson
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Anyone who remembers me
CLUES: Cashier for A.A 89-94.Discovery/Dawn Princess/Horizon/QE2/Rotterdam
E-MAIL: Chippywilson67@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Paul Blundall
PRESENTLY IN: Dublin, Ireland
IS LOOKING FOR: Dave
CLUES: Last seen in Israel, Eilat. He is from Wales originally.
E-MAIL: buzzz3@excite.com
 

NAME: James Anthony
MESSAGE: Ex Palm Beach London, Wrestpoint Tasmania, Elephant Hills Zimbabwe and of course Sun City South Africa. Would like to hear from past friends and aquaintences.Lets have a chat and see what the future holds. 
TEL: 0151 653 4406
When you see this James send an email address. Its always better. Ian
 

NAME: Lita Hughes
PRESENTLY IN: Wembley
IS LOOKING FOR: Carol Holt
CLUES: Worked in The Cromwell Mint 1980-83. Plus anyone else who worked in the Mint at the time please get in touch.
E-MAIL: hughesac@aol.com
 

NAME: Ronnie McFarlane
PRESENTLY IN: Nottingham
IS LOOKING FOR: Martin Doherty
CLUES: I am looking for Martin Doherty. I had his e-mail address but lost it. If anyone could provide me with a contact address I would be grateful.
E-MAIL: ronniemcfarlane@hotmail.co.uk
The above email address did not work for me - Ian
 

NAME: Gabriel Szabo
MESSAGE: Any one know of casinos opening in Mexico at all ?????
E-MAIL: gabriel_szabo@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Doug Smart
MESSAGE: Looking for anyone I worked with (Dundee, Edinburgh, southend, AA, Tiber, NCL) for a chat 
E-MAIL: dougsmart67@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Liz McHugh
MESSAGE: Looking for Jerry and Suellen Bailey, last heard of in Boston, also Erika Sefcikova (RCCI) 
E-MAIL: lizmchugh33@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Faik Goktas
PRESENTLY IN: Princess
IS LOOKING FOR: Nuray Togay
CLUES: Israel
E-MAIL: faik_goktas@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Second hand smoke
MESSAGE: Croupier sues casino over passive smoking  & Damages claim over passive smoking  these two stories ran in the Guardian and BBC.co.uk late in December 1999. Does anyone know what the outcome was?. Ian
E.MAIL: editorial@gamingfloor.com
 

NAME: Warren Harvey
PRESENTLY IN: London 
IS LOOKING FOR: Gena Wright
CLUES: miami, usa
E-MAIL: warrenwazzer@aol.com

 

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