Meeting point/Message board ARCHIVES

November & December 2004
September - October 2004January - February 2005


DECEMBER'S MESSAGES
NAME: Paul Roberts
MESSAGE: For anyone who remembers "Mack" Mackenzie Bradshaw. London, many places, ex KSC, Ladbrokes Hill Street, Manchester Corals, Madigaster, Greece. He passed away in Charing Cross Hospital on December 22nd from complications while being treated for throat cancer. Services are on the 6th January.
E-MAIL: paullroberts@yahoo.co.uk


 

HELLO FROM!: Nick and Wendy Bradley (Holland)
PRESENTLY IN: Living in sunny Blackpool with a kiddy, looking for anyone who remembers us from the star pisces, carousel, loutraki 92-98.
E-MAIL: woobrad_7@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Shaun & Amanda Rogers
PRESENTLY IN: Perth
IS LOOKING FOR: Anyone
CLUES: Any staff that worked at soames, manchester in the early 90's
E-MAIL: sarogers01@optusnet.com.au
 

NAME: Phil Olinger
MESSAGE: Anyone who remembers me from:- Hull/Bristol(England), Odessa(ukraine),
Thessoliniki(greece), Celebration/Westerdam/SeabourneSpirit, Carousel(South Africa) drop me aline
E-MAIL: filo@mweb.co.za
 

NAME: Alice
MESSAGE: Just wondering where the original crew from marrakech la mamounia are from 88 to 91 fond and wild memories! 
E-MAIL: kieth10@bigpond.com.au
 

NAME: Slap Oughtibridge
MESSAGE: Another legend falls John Lawson "The Big Goch". Known him since 1979 Rainbow Casino Birmingham. Will miss his sense of fun and mischevious nature. Condolenses to his family.
E-MAIL: mikeo@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: Stuart Smith
MESSAGE: Hi, to all that know me from Morula Sun 89-90, all over UK, Adana Turkey, Malmo and Gothenburg Sweden, Dublin, and Sky City Auckland NZ I am looking for a couple of people I used to know their names are Celeste De Miranda from Coventry and Marion Lamport who used to be a Slots PRO at Morula Sun SA in the late 80's early 90's she lived with the famous Diane Dicks anyone with any info on either of these 2 pls email me. Thanx.
E-MAIL: stupot207@msn.com
 

NAME: Steve Hand
MESSAGE: A happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year to you Ian, and all your readers, including anyone who I have worked with in the last 30 years. Keep up the excellent work.
E-MAIL: stevehand@worldcasinodirectory.com
The same to you Steve and good luck with your ventures in 2005, it's going to be a big one :)
 

NAME: Velet
MESSAGE: Hello from Romania for ms GOKALP DIKER
MESSAGE: I wish you a happy new year and all the good things.
E-MAIL: YUGI79@YAHOO.COM
 

NAME: Carole Ann Rice
MESSAGE: Wishing everybody a wonderful and happy 2005,stay happy.
E-MAIL: scottishdiva@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Jim Simmons
PRESENTLY IN: London
IS LOOKING FOR: Lisa Burgess
CLUES: Last see in Holyhead, sailling off to sea with Princess Cruises....she also has links with Bournemouth, The Carousel and Star Cruises.
E-MAIL: jimsimmons001@aol.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Craig Warren
PRESENTLY IN: Presently in Florida. Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all who know me.
E-MAIL: gam1ng@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: Vincent Dale
MESSAGE: Merry Christmas and all the best for 2005. To all those that know me.
E-MAIL: vincentdale@bigfoot.com

NAME: Robert Minto
PRESENTLY IN: Caribbean.
IS LOOKING FOR: Ashley Duffus
CLUES: 2 years ago in I.O.M-then Ireland ? maybe in Aberdeen.

IS LOOKING FOR: Kenny Dewar
CLUES: 4 years ago. Worked in Stanley's in Edinburgh.

Also, now going to my 3rd contract on the ships. I have a new e-mail if anyone wants to
get in touch.
E-MAIL: rabster01uk@yahoo.co.uk
 
 
HELLO FROM!: Jerry Bailey
PRESENTLY: Back in Florida. Merry Xmas from our home to yours, Jerry, Suellen & Colin
E-MAIL: bailey2125@comcast.net

HELLO FROM!: Adrian Cup
PRESENTLY IN: Geneve, Would love to have news from Victoria Swanson who should be working in a London casino. Adriano 
E-MAIL: adriancup@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: Ian Sutton
MESSAGE: To all Gaming floor visitors wherever you are in the world, wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful, happy and successful 2005.
E-MAIL: editorial@gamingfloor.com

 
HELLO FROM!: Andrew Peel
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden for now, happy xmas too all, and i hope you all have a bitch of a hangover in the new year, see you soon spankiewoo
E-MAIL: doodyhead_uk@hotmail.com

NAME: Gary Morrison
PRESENTLY IN: Dublin
IS LOOKING FOR: Lesley Clarey
CLUES: NCL.
E-MAIL: garymorrison67@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: Andy Wheeler
MESSAGE: C ROJESTVOM I C NOVIM GODOM DRUZYA !
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my friends througout the world, even Rikki ! lol
E-MAIL: andyexpat78@hotmail.com

NAME: Andy Wheeler
PRESENTLY IN: Moscow, Russia
IS LOOKING FOR: Expat Poker Players
CLUES: Anybody interested in a regular Expat Poker Game, where drinks and food are free, and the rake is very reasonable ? 
E-MAIL: andyexpat78@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: John Head
MESSAGE: Just wanted to wish everyone I have worked with over the years a Merry Xmas and hope you all have the BEST year ever. Please drop me a line if you would like to catch up.
E-MAIL: johnandrewhead@hotmail.com

NAME: Tony Eaton
PRESENTLY IN: Europe
IS LOOKING FOR: Keith Norton, Si Moller, Peter + Mark Oneil,
CLUES: All last seen working in soames liverpool
E-MAIL: aeaton67@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Carl Farrell
MESSAGE: Anyone know where Clive Beadle is ?. He plays golf, likes a punt... probably still got hois 80's long hair do. Worked in Sun City S.A.
E-MAIL: outofcyprus@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: Ian Wood
MESSAGE: Here's wishing a Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2005 to everyone who knows and remembers me.
E-MAIL: ianw@emeraldcasino.co.za

NAME: Brian Turpin
PRESENTLY IN: Ireland
IS LOOKING FOR: Ian Adams
CLUES: Working on cruise ships in caribbean.
E-MAIL: brianturpin@yahoo.co.uk
 

HELLO FROM!: Brian Turpin
PRESENTLY IN: I am casino mngr in Ireland I am looking 4 anyone whom worked with me on ss norway or seaward in 1990 onwards 
E-MAIL: brianturpin@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Dean Jessop
PRESENTLY IN: England
IS LOOKING FOR: Tony Keller
CLUES: RUSSIA 2003
E-MAIL: openflex42@yahoo.com
 
 
NAME: R. Ludbrook
MESSAGE: To all that knew Brendan Gayer, sadly he passed away Thursday 16th December, he will be greatly missed,........a wonderful man.
E-MAIL: rludbrook@msn.com

 

NAME: Angela Rankin (crawford)
MESSAGE: Hi....looking for anyone that remembers me from 1986 onwards...casinos austria int.cruise ships, hungary..looking especially for Tracy Logan  from manchester...heard she changed her name to michela something...any info would be appreciated
E-MAIL: angel62angela@aol.com
 

NAME: Keith Houston
PRESENTLY IN: Cairo
IS LOOKING FOR: Gary Flemington
CLUES: Last seen in Moscow trying to avoid buying a round !!! Might be in Venezuela.
E-MAIL: khouston@lycos.com
 
 
NAME: Mike Bowen
MESSAGE: Wishing all our friends everywhere a very Merry Christmas & Happy New year! Mike, Jane, Jessica, Adam & Alisa. Mombasa, Kenya. 
E-MAIL: acecasinos@wananchi.com

 
NAME: Ian and Caroline Shanahan
MESSAGE: Merry Christams to all who remember us and a very happy 2005.
E-MAIL: theshanahans@hotmail.com

NAME: Marcus Harrison
PRESENTLY IN: Southampton
IS LOOKING FOR: Pete Sweet
CLUES: London
E-MAIL: spankiewoo@btinternet.com
 
 

NAME: Vic Vickrey
MESSAGE: I would love to hear from friends that I worked with in 'Vegas back in the 1950's - late 1980's. I need some info for my book, Bets down & roll the Dice.
E-MAIL: vicscasinoconnex@aol.com
 

NAME: Mike Elliott
MESSAGE: If anyone has any info on Macau, web or email addresses for casino employment I would be forever in your debt.
E-MAIL: mikee657@hotmail.com
 
 
HELLO FROM!: Steve Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Wishing everbody a merry xmas and a very good new year,all the very best
E-MAIL: STEVEKOPLFC96@HOTMAIL.COM

 
NAME: Steven May
MESSAGE: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. Especially you Ian and your family. I'm in Greece for the holidays, some well earned rest.
E-MAIL: may_steven@hotmail.com

 

10th December
IGT Europe - Systems Engineer
IGT Europe have today placed an advertisement for the above position. CV's are invited from those suitably qualified. Click on the link for the full details and how to apply.
Ian

NAME: Kim Bowdery
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden
IS LOOKING FOR: Ida Popovski
CLUES: We worked together on the Majestic in 93'. She then worked in Tel Aviv. Just wondering if anyone knows where you are?
E-MAIL: inkybloaters@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Kim Bowdery
PRESENTLY IN: Sweden
IS LOOKING FOR: Jacqui
CLUES: We worked together in Napoleons Sheffield, 1986. She then moved to France married had a baby and I know the relationship was rough but haven't heard from her in years.
E-MAIL: inkybloaters@yahoo.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Damon Ioannou
PRESENTLY IN: A wee yiasou to the first trained croupiers of Club Hotel Loutraki.
I am now working in Switzerland. Maybe see you all in the summer.
E-MAIL: damonsioannou@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Damon Ioannou
PRESENTLY IN: Switzerland
IS LOOKING FOR: Mark "Sparky" Bridgeman
CLUES: Last seen in Loutraki Greece 95, dressed like a shady guy (green parker)
E-MAIL: damonsioannou@yahoo.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Iain & Linda McFadyen
PRESENTLY IN: Queenstown, New Zealand.  Just found out about JOHN LAWSON ... very sad news. Was a character ... both in and out of the Wild Coast Sun, SA.
E-MAIL: iainfubar@hotmail.com
 
 
NAME: John Sidebotham
MESSAGE: Merry christmas, cracium fericit to my romanian family! and a good new year to all! I am still at home in sunny Manchester, and wanna say hello to anyone who remembers me from carnival, louis cruises and rci! or wherever... oh and still am looking for that casino land based job! e mail me if u need a tech! Johny aka BANANA, 
OH IAN ALSO SAME WISHES MATE TO U!
E-MAIL: johnsidebotham@yahoo.com

 
HELLO FROM!: Gary Thompson (Squaddie)
PRESENTLY IN: Merry christmas to all who know me, and to those who have never had the pleasure! Have a good one. 
E-MAIL: gpthompson@hotmail.com

HELLO FROM!: Ayhan Akdag (rambo)
PRESENTLY IN: Looking for Friends who works with me in Istanbul Hilton, Etap, Swiss, RCCL (Song of America, Nordic Prince, Song of Norway) Topicana in Miami, Casinos Austria Int. Hungary, Czech Republic, Thailand casino Paradice please all my friends send me an e-mail.
E-MAIL: ayhanakdag@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Geordie Ridley
MESSAGE: If any one like me had problems gambling check this out. www.gamblingtherapy.org.uk  Good free advice site.
E-MAIL: Geordieridley@yahoo.co.uk
 
 


2005 TCS John Huxley International Casino Dealer Championships
www.tcsjohnhuxley.com/corporate/cdc
The 2004 Championship proved to be a great succes and very popular with the visitors at ICE, the 2005 event will once again be held on the TCS John Huxley stand.

Last September the 2004 South African Casino Dealer Championships took place at the TCS John Huxley headquarters in Johannesburg.
www.tcsjohnhuxley.com/corporate/news/newsItems/gNAKMy/viewNewsItem

Winner Martin Van Der Merwe representing London Club's Emerald Casino will also be competing in the London tournament.

Ian


 
NAME: Gavin Clements
MESSAGE: Greetings for the festive season to everyone. Hope that 2004 will be a good one, from Marcienne and Gavin. 
E-MAIL: gavincl@tsogosun.com

NAME: Pawel Kruk
MESSAGE: Looking for Michael Procter. He worked in Poland, Russia and Peru.
E-MAIL: pawelkruk@hotmail.com
 

1/12/2004


 
 
NOVEMBER'S MESSAGES

NAME: Neil Tucker
PRESENTLY IN: Moscow
IS LOOKING FOR: Phil Ollinger
CLUES: South Africa possibly Hull. Been trying for years to track you down.
E-MAIL: tucker@stormbv.com
 

NAME: Mark Adams (prev Dunne)
PRESENTLY IN: Chatham Kent
IS LOOKING FOR: Tony Poole (Hightower)
CLUES: Worked at the RSC early 90's. He went to Bucarest, I went on the ships. He came back to Grosvenor Reading. Last heard working in the Golden Nugget. 
E-MAIL: minan@webmail.co.za
 
 
NAME: Graham Bailey
MESSAGE: I know it's Nov, but I'm bound to forget, Happy Christmas to who Know me. Presently in Trinidad.
E-MAIL: graham2427@yahoo.co.uk

Message from Mike Bowen in Mombassa.
Mike is an industry vet' and has been based in Kenya for many years. He has a new company ACE LTD. (Africa Casino Enterprises) with two casinos sheduled to open in December and January. The Ace of Clubs and Ace of Diamonds with 11 and 7 tables respectively. He can be contacted at acecasinos@wananchi.com and will be at ICE in January.
 

NAME: Kerry Gordon
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Markus Prader (FOUND)
CLUES: Last in Russia
E-MAIL: kerry@thepeoplegame.co.za
 

NAME: Dave Coverdale
MESSAGE: Looking for email address for Keith Houston last known working in Egypt, computer crash wiped my addresses. Any help appreciated.
E-MAIL: dcovers@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Steve Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Lads From Hungary.
CLUES: Any of the dealers that worked with me out in Eilat for casino royal give us a shout.
E-MAIL: stevekoplfc96@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Sandor Csaki and Bibi
MESSAGE: Hi! there anyone who knows any job solution in the Far-East? Please contact
me! Also looking for friends from Izrael.
E-MAIL: g_o_u_r_d_i_n@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Steve Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Radek Knave
CLUES: Last seen Pardubice, Czech Republic for Casinos Austria. Have an offer that you might not be avble to turn down, give us a shout.
E-MAIL: STEVEKOPLFC96@HOTMAIL.COM
 

NAME: Steve Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Liverpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Joe Jarret
CLUES: Last seen working down in South Padre Island, Texas. Give us a shout mate, have an offer you might not be able to turn down.
E-MAIL: STEVEKOPLFC96@HOTMAIL.COM
 

NAME: Melanie Logan
MESSAGE: I am trying to transfer depts from dealer to surveillance team, can anyone help me with a fairly detailed job description?
E-MAIL: melogan_76@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Lloyd & Julia (Wakeling) Hall
MESSAGE: Hi to anyone who worked with us: RCCL, Atlantic Assoc, Freeport (Bahamas), Israel, London,& OZ, etc.Drop us a line. Lloyd-looking for Chris Brodie & John Wells, Julia-looking for ol' pals from Freeport(85-88)
E-MAIL: lloydandjulia@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Chris Anastassopoulos
MESSAGE: I read the message about the new 3 casinos that might be opening in Macau (China) and that ex-pats are welcome. Please send me more info regarding this matter. Thanks
E-MAIL: argosvoyger@hotmail.com
 

NAME: jobday
MESSAGE: Anyone out there with info on the casinos in Poi Pet?  Pay, Conditions, Action and all that! Contact info would also be very welcome.
E-MAIL: jobday@hotmail.com

The post above is a marginal one for listing IMO. I really appreciate a full name, but as it is only requesting info on an area and not a person it's perhaps OK.   Ian
 

NAME: Chris Cousins
PRESENTLY IN: Cork
IS LOOKING FOR: Sanjay Vijayraj
CLUES: He is working as a pit-boss in Durban.I lost my phone and his number.I am going out there in January and want to let him know.Can anyone out there get me his number or e-mail address.
E-MAIL: welshchris1963@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Stewart Porritt
MESSAGE: heard a rumour that 3 more casino's opening soon in macau and ex-pats are
welcome, emigrating to china soon so need more info if u have any, cheers.
E-MAIL: boroboy777@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Genoveva de la Rosa
PRESENTLY IN: Star Cruises
IS LOOKING FOR: Marian Condurche
CLUES: Year 2004, Florida
E-MAIL: bimbim1976@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Iain Gutteridge
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Linda Cabrerra
CLUES: Carousel 90's, drop me a line you old tart !!.
E-MAIL: rono1@mweb.co.za
 

NAME: Nigel French
PRESENTLY IN: UK
IS LOOKING FOR: Frank Riley and Russ Beal
CLUES: Drunk and trying to pull birds who look like miss world.
E-MAIL: nigel.french@photo-me.co.uk
 

NAME: Jolanda van der Mee
PRESENTLY IN: Holland
IS LOOKING FOR: Melanie, Cam and daughter Jasemin
CLUES: She's Englisch, married a cute Turk, lived in Istanbul untill at least untill 1996/97.
Was croupier in Cyprus, Buyuk Ada and Istanbul.
E-MAIL: jolanda-mee@casema.nl
 

HELLO FROM!: Andy van De Gehugte
PRESENTLY IN: Casino Andy is back in Belgium since 11/2003. Looking for the good old soulmates from: NCL 1998-2000 Norway, Sky, Sea, Radisson cruises inaugural Mariner 2001, P&O Aurora 2002, Golden Princess 2003. Where are you all? Missing
you... 
E-MAIL: casinoandy1@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Johann Goosen
PRESENTLY IN: UK
IS LOOKING FOR: Andre Hudson
CLUES: Last known location Morula Sun, South Africa!
E-MAIL: mailto:gsjoha@aol.com
 

NAME: Annette Evans
PRESENTLY IN: Manchester
IS LOOKING FOR: Lee "spoons" Baker
CLUES: Last seen at morula sun SA, 1992, last known location from 93'ish was Middlesborough. Where are you shed. ? xx
E-MAIL: annetteevans28@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Stewart Porritt
MESSAGE: Looking for info on how to catch casino cheats or scams, anyone know of any seminars or lectures in the uk Ican send my PB's to. thanks 4ur help
E-MAIL: boroboy777@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Angie Wynne
MESSAGE: So sorry to hear about John Lawson - deepest sympathies to his family.
E-MAIL: angeewynne@aol.com
 

NAME: Dave Green (Big Dave)
PRESENTLY IN: Westbromwich
IS LOOKING FOR: Richard Elliott and Simon Hogg
CLUES: Last I Heard Rich was back in London and Simon stayed in Israel. Any Help is much appreciated.
E-MAIL: Dbi9dave@aol.com

1/11/2004

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