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March & April 2008
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Mission accomplished - until next year.
Lucky Leprechaun

 
 
April Messages

NAME: Jon Ashthorpe
IS SEARCHING FOR: Suzanne Foy
EMAIL: j.ashthorpe@btconnect.com
 

NAME: Gary Taylor
MESSAGE: Looking for Phil ( the villa fan ) Curram.
EMAIL: gary62taylor@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Paul Basford
IS SEARCHING FOR: Robert Smith
THE CLUES ARE...: Carnival Cruise Lines around 92/93.
EMAIL: paulbasford@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: andy w
MESSAGE: been offered interview for Celebrity as a cashier anyone got any idea what the average salary inc comm is.
EMAIL: absolutandy2002@yahoo.co.uk
 
 


CasinoReunions.com photo gallery
www.casinoreunions.com

Neil Glander has an impressive collection of images on Flickr. If you were a Playboy, Bahamas, Iran, Ship person etc... it's well worth checking out.  Ian
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8464884@N02/

Your's truly even got in a couple of the pictures this last January.
www.flickr.com/photos/8464884@N02/2226384144/

Here's a good one - Neil and Rodney Dofort
www.flickr.com/photos/8464884@N02/2282350539

For History buffs here's one just before the closure of the London Playboy in 1982.
www.flickr.com/photos/8464884@N02/604161243



 
 

NAME: Ken Morriss
MESSAGE: Anyone out there remember me?
EMAIL: k.i.morriss@att.net
 

NAME: Rob Acton
PESENTLY IN: Ireland
IS SEARCHING FOR: Curley The Poker Dealer
THE CLUES ARE...: Last seen in either Athlone or Limerick. Get in touch the ship is sailing!
EMAIL: ractonjnr@yahoo.ie
 

NAME: Stephen Easton
PESENTLY IN: Sydney, Australia
IS SEARCHING FOR: Anyone who remembers me
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked at Carousel, Sun City, Polana Casino and Casino Bern.
EMAIL: seadreamer2000@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Dean Evans
MESSAGE: Chris was one of group of talented people that we were very lucky to have when we opened Porto Carras. She was professional, enthusiastic and above all, a lovely person. My deepest sympathies to John and family.
Rest in peace Chris.
EMAIL: dean_evans@btinternet.com
 

NAME: phil currim
PESENTLY IN: blackpool
IS SEARCHING FOR: scottish naz
THE CLUES ARE...: worked on the horizon in 91,and spent many a drunk night and day in bermuda and the crew bars.
EMAIL: philcurrim@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Tracey Smithies
PESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Fortuna Apadoo (Found)
THE CLUES ARE...: Living in Dubai with hubby Tony, Fortuna get in touch with me before you come to SA next month, very important!.
EMAIL: tds@zmail.co.za
 

23rd April
Old job listings from 2007 pruned out of message board archives today.
 
 

NAME: Steve Bobbett
PESENTLY IN: U.K.
IS SEARCHING FOR: Stuart Prince
THE CLUES ARE...: Last heard of working in The Palace Casino somewhere in the U.S.A.
EMAIL: k.t.m.660@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Lorna Bateman
PESENTLY IN: Brighton
IS SEARCHING FOR: Gareth Svenson
THE CLUES ARE...: Crockfords or the International London.
EMAIL: projections@ntlworld.com
 


NAME: Steven May & Maria Gamba
MESSAGE: It is with great sadness and that we mourn the passing of Chris Monaheli of Casino Porto Carras, Greece. She had been battling cancer for a while. Our deepest sympathies and kindest thoughts go to her husband John Pavloudis and her sons, brother and parents. Chris will be sorely missed.
RIP, Chris. Love Maria, Steven & family
EMAIL: sjmay1973@yahoo.co.uk

 

NAME: Carlos Ingles
PESENTLY IN: Costa Rica
IS SEARCHING FOR: Any one who has worked with me all around the world.
EMAIL: cial@easy.com
 

NAME: Rose Dolley
PESENTLY IN: manchester
IS SEARCHING FOR: Vanessa Hardman
THE CLUES ARE...: worked in dublin 2000.
EMAIL: rosedolley@yahoo.com
 

NAME: clive beadle
PRESENTLY IN: London.just wondering how Lynn Stewart is and is she looking after little bagpuss drop us a line x.
EMAIL: clive1965beadle@hotmail.co.uk
 
 


April 2008 - Donation button now added
Thousands of your messages have been posted on these pages over the years and in that time dozens (maybe hundreds) of you have been re-united or made contact with lost casino friends. If you think Gaming floor has done a good job, or would simply like to support the service into the future I've now added a donation button.
All funds received will be aknowledged and go through secure pages on Paypal. If you do not have a PayPal account you can also use a normal Credit or Debit card.
Thank you for your attention.  Ian


NAME: Linda Woollard (Now Greipel)
PESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: anyone that knows me from UK
THE CLUES ARE...: Last worked in UK in 1984 in Brighton
EMAIL: lgreipel@silverstarcasino.co.za
 

NAME: Caryn  "DINGO" Angland/Nelson, Craig
PESENTLY IN: Perth Western Australia
IS SEARCHING FOR: staff who worked at Fish River Casino or Wild Coast Casino in South Africa. Be great to chat and catch up sometime. I travel quite a bit so ya never know. Hey Dave P.... Great to see all the names on here i recognise.
EMAIL: wivacee@hotmail.com
 

1/4/2008


 
 
March Messages

NAME: Eric Lockett
MESSAGE: Is there anyone out there who worked in the George Raft Colony Club.
I worked there from 1965-1969.
EMAIL: ericlockett@manx.net
 

NAME: Alex Dalton
MESSAGE: Thanks to everyone that contacted me as regards the whereabouts of Paul, recently re-established contact - cheers.
EMAIL: alxdltn@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Gary Morrison
IS SEARCHING FOR: Kim Young (HOOCH)
THE CLUES ARE...: NCL...Many years ago... Happy Hour... Starward...
EMAIL: garymorrison67@hotmail.com
If anyone knows where he is let me know. Last known working for the Crown Prosecution Service in Kent :)  Ian
 

NAME: Leo Crawford
MESSAGE: Anyone have any photos or stories from the good old days from Sun International for my site www.canasun.ca
EMAIL: canasun@canadianemail.com
 

NAME: Irene Wyndham
PESENTLY IN: Maputo, Mozambique
IS SEARCHING FOR: Joe Elenbaas
THE CLUES ARE...: Last worked with Joe at Morula Sun in 1990 - He returned to Netherlands and left casino industry. If anyone knows his whereabouts, please advise asap as would like to meet up when I am in Holland in June.
EMAIL: irene@polana-casino.co.mz
 

HELLO FROM Renee Little/Rydzewski
PESENTLY IN: Long Beach, MS  USA
IS SEARCHING FOR: SeaEscape/Princess Line Staff during 85 to 91.
EMAIL: reneerydz@usa.net
 

NAME: Helen Howell/Evans
PESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Lisa Barker
THE CLUES ARE...: Sun City 85/87 then Morula Sun. Where are you, need to talk.
EMAIL: helenhowell@telkomsa.net
 
 

Graham, Yamileth & Sofia

Graham Bailey forwarded this picture from Grand Cayman. With the proud father are his mum, wife Yamileth and new arrival Sofia.

Cracking historical link.
George Raft in 1965 on the London Palladium Show
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqnFaL1jyYU
 

NAME: Steve Fox
MESSAGE: Follow up on previous message about the old bop pension fund....A better phone number to get straight through to the people dealing with ex sun city staff is - ( 12) 6833900, dont forget your international dialling code first if you are not in South Africa ( it is 011 from U.S.A ).They need your old passport number as a form of I.D.........GOOD LUCK. By the way ....GO VILLA'
EMAIL: sfoxdealer@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Cat Taylor
PESENTLY IN: England
3. IS SEARCHING FOR: Anyone who knows me.
THE CLUES ARE...: Looking for anyone who remembers the good old days, down The Boars Head the morning after a hard shift, (Pre-smoking Ban)
EMAIL: catherinetaylorsw@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Darren Veal
PESENTLY IN: Purgatory
IS SEARCHING FOR: Anyone who owes me a few bob!
THE CLUES ARE...: Stakis Hull, Carousel SA, Dublin, RCCL and now thankfully working for Customs and Excise in Manchester!
EMAIL: sausagegob@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Bev Helm
PESENTLY IN: Southport
IS SEARCHING FOR: Kim Norris, Michelle Khan, anyone who remembers me.
THE CLUES ARE...: AA  Raw Bar.
EMAIL: grover002@tesco.net
 

NAME: Ted Corpus
PESENTLY IN: Cambodia
IS SEARCHING FOR: Cathy Daen
THE CLUES ARE...: Worked in Miami, Dolphin Cruises. Also in Star Cruise.
EMAIL: tedcor2003@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Gary ( Radar ) Taylor
PESENTLY IN: Cyprus
IS SEARCHING FOR: Karen Higgins
THE CLUES ARE...: SunCity.
EMAIL: Gary62taylor@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Ted Corpus
PESENTLY IN: cambodia
IS SEARCHING FOR: andy winterbottms
THE CLUES ARE...: he's english worked in cruise ship in the carribean, last i heard he was in rodos greece.
EMAIL: tedcor2003@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Phil Harper
PESENTLY IN: Jo'Burg, South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Brandon Knowles
THE CLUES ARE...: Leicester Sporting Club in the 80's, you went to work in Vegas. Also welcome contact from anyone else who knows me and I don't owe money to...
EMAIL: pharper@telkomsa.net
 

NAME: delaney gordon
PESENTLY IN: london
IS SEARCHING FOR: kevin brooke
THE CLUES ARE...: america
EMAIL: delaney_gordon@rank.com
 

Barnsley 1 Chelsea 0 
Barnsley FC vs Chelsea - FA Cup - 08.03.08 - Match of the Day
www.youtube.com/watch?v=37doCiV0v_Y
www.youtube.com/watch?v=NABRDxhs3Gg
 
 

NAME: John Power
PESENTLY IN: China
IS SEARCHING FOR: Merv Dunn
THE CLUES ARE...: Day 1'er at Sydney Harbour Casino/Star City. Loved a beer and never ran out of those crazy, funny stories!! Would love to hear from ya Merv or anyone who knows where he is now, cheers!.
EMAIL: johneee@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Harry Parker
MESSAGE: All ex-Sunbop staff. The old Bop Gov pension fund is looking for ex Sun-Bop staff who contributed and maybe due a payout. I didn't know I'd contributed but they want to give me money.
Contact Quantum employee benefits 
fax # +27(11)7845086 or phone South Africa 0861222727.
Oh and Howzit from Sunny SA to everybody I've had the pleasure of working with around the world over the past 25 years.
Cheers. Harry the B@st@rd
EMAIL: hparker@emperorspalace.com
 

NAME: Ges France
MESSAGE: I have only just today heard about Marty passing. My deepest sympathy to his family he was a man of honour that I was proud to know. I was deeply saddened by the news and felt I had to respond  - even if so late late. He helped make hard times easier for all of us in his own way.
EMAIL: gesfrance@yahoo.co.uk
 
 

NAME: $lap
PESENTLY IN: The Bush
IS SEARCHING FOR: Bob Harwood
THE CLUES ARE...: Last seen in Crown Melborne should be in Macau
EMAIL: mikeo@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: Mike Oughtibridge
PESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: James Reynolds
THE CLUES ARE...: Yo Levine the Dancing Queen On the stick SGT Yorkes Brighton
EMAIL: mikeandsally@wol.co.za
 

NAME: Steve Richards
PESENTLY IN: London
IS SEARCHING FOR: Neville Kidd
THE CLUES ARE...: I'm up in Huddersfield twice a month so get in touch.
EMAIL: s.richards01@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Douglas Alexander Tait
PESENTLY IN: Beijing, China.
IS SEARCHING FOR: Davy Spiers
THE CLUES ARE...: An ex-school teacher from Glasgow who gave up educating others to work in the casino business. Harsh but fair!  :)  Last heard of on cruise ships many moons ago. Any info. would be appreciated. Thanks!
EMAIL: d19a12t63@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Kerry Gordon
PESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS SEARCHING FOR: Fortuna nee Apadoo Doherty
THE CLUES ARE...: Dubai. Fortuna please can you contact me, I have sent emails, not sure that your email has changed.
EMAIL: kerry@thepeoplegame.co.za
 

NAME: paula hughes
PESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS SEARCHING FOR: Carol Anne Rice (Found)
THE CLUES ARE...: wild coast sun, early 80,s.  the star of texas, holland and ft lauderdale. Get in touch if you get this message. would love to know how you are.
EMAIL: Paula.Rivera@Sky.com
 
 

www.casinotoursabroad.com

Alan Hughes (London dealer in the 70's & 80's ?) has sent me details of his NEW website which caters for junkets and premium players world-wide. Alan is looking for Casino Resorts who would like to be listed and for players.
 
 

If you're doing a search, out of courtesy please give your full name - it's also common sense. As is now common place in the Snooker and Poker worlds you can also use your casino monika of course.  Ian 'Thorndyke' Sutton. aka Chuffer.
 

NAME: Steve Brown
MESSAGE: Come on Ian why is that Liverpool result up there.
EMAIL: steve@reelgamesinc.com

Do you mean this one ?
Liverpool 1 Barnsley 2
Nobody likes to see that do they :). Match of the Day links below.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJZ-xGngNpw
www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-srOj1KIkg
 

NAME: annette evans
PESENTLY IN: uk
IS SEARCHING FOR: steve richards (last known @ carousel)
THE CLUES ARE...: steve an old buddy (lee the spoons baker) is trying to get hold of you, pass on your email to me and i'll forward it to the spoon.. he mentioned something about spurs whooping your a**,  :-)  ta ta for now.
EMAIL: annetteevans28@hotmail.com
 

NAME: $LAP
PESENTLY IN: The Bush
IS SEARCHING FOR: David Atkins
THE CLUES ARE...: Driving his Jag along the Pacific coastline.

IS SEARCHING FOR: Stuart Giles
THE CLUES ARE...: Califonia
EMAIL: mikeo@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: uncletom
PRESENTLY IN: Presently in cape verde. Looking for David Mcugh.
Last heard of Florida working for Casinos Austria, Hi! Suprise from the past Bristol.
EMAIL: uncletom53@yahoo.com
 

Randy Steed has sent me details of another website that he has up and running.

www.asiacasinoreport.com

I'm always happy to promote websites from ex or present casino staff. Unfortunately over the years (Gamingfloor.com will be 10 next year !) most seem to be have wither been short lived or seldomly updated. Send on the link if you have one.
 

1/3/2008

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