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HELLO FROM!: Gary Hopps
PRESENTLY IN: Abuja, Nigeria. Alive and still kicking. Hi to everyone who cares to remember.
E-MAIL: garyhopps@cobaltcapital.co.za
 

NAME: Scott "the dog" & Julie Campbell Cowan
MESSAGE: Wishing all who know us, a very Merry Xmas & prosperous new year. To all who we lost, we will never forget you, to all that are not well, god speed and get well. Here is to 2007, lets go for it.
E-MAIL: ScottCC711@aol.com
 
 
 

Christmas & New Year

Friends and visitors...
For the first time in a number of years I will be taking an extended break over Christmas and New Year. The last updates to Gaming floor will be on the 21st December and normal service will resume on the 4th January.

In the meantime I wish you all a very merry Christmas as well as a peaceful and successful New Year. Ian

HELLO FROM!: Dave and Julie Atkins
PRESENTLY IN: So. Cal. - US of A.
Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year to thee and thine.
E-MAIL: david_atkins@adelphia.net
 

HELLO FROM!: Alan & Beata McMillan
PRESENTLY IN: Currently working in the Princess Casino, Glasgow. Would like to wish everyone in Moscow and around the world a merry xmas and a happy new year. All the best
E-MAIL: mcmillan7@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Carole Ann Rice
Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a very happy peaceful new year 07.
E-MAIL: scottishdiva@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Steve Brown
MESSAGE: All the very best to you Ian and to everyone one else out there   Home or Away  have a great christmas and new year.
E-MAIL: Steve@reelgamesinc.com
 

NAME: JCKT
MESSAGE: Would Someone define and explaine in detail the correct "Clear hands' procedures at all Casino table games? Many thanks.
E-MAIL: boonjoec@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Tony (chaz) Sawkill
MESSAGE: Steve pig Greaves found and also lots of others. If anyone remembers us drop a line it would be great to catch up. tony haynes ?
E-MAIL: tonysawkill@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Steve scouse Feeney
PRESENTLY IN: Would like to hear from anyone I worked with in S.A from 91 to 94.All the best for xmas and new year.
E-MAIL: stevefeeney@hotmail.com
 

NAME: David Ackerman
PRESENTLY IN: Aus.
IS LOOKING FOR: Scott Bowman
CLUES: Last seen in Prague have lost contact details. Can anyone help?
E-MAIL: woodsidebeach@telstra.com
 

NAME: Joseph Schilling
PRESENTLY IN: Germany
IS LOOKING FOR: Leo Monteiro
CLUES: Last seen in Nairobi(Kenya) and Bucharest (Romania) in 1996. Potential location: UK.
E-MAIL: printingshop@gmail.com
 

NAME: Simon and Pippa Aburn
MESSAGE: So sorry to here the news about frank he was a great bloke and will be sadly missed, are thoughts are with his family.
E-MAIL: cfcsa@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Tony (chaz) Sawkill
PRESENTLY IN: Hi to all that was in south africa from dec 89 to march 95. still happily married to Laura get in touch.
E-MAIL: tonysawkill@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Tony (chaz) Sawkill
PRESENTLY IN: Sunny blackpool
IS LOOKING FOR: Steve ( pig ) Greaves (Found)
CLUES: singing shine on you crazy diamond south africa 1995.
E-MAIL: tonysawkill@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Andrew Tottenham
PRESENTLY IN: London
IS LOOKING FOR: Judith Matthews.
CLUES: Last seen in the US, working on the cruise ships in Miami many years ago. Anybody know where she is now ?
E-MAIL: andrew@tottenhamco.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Steve Richards
PRESENTLY IN: Shocked too hear about Frank. A truly nice fella, my condolences to his family.
E-MAIL: s.richards01@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Tim Hares
MESSAGE: Just thought i would leave a quick message for anyone who might remember workin with me, Gold Star cruises (Texas) Carnival Cruise Lines....Would be good to hear from anyone with a good memory !!
E-MAIL: timmyhares@hotmail.com
 

NAME: David and Carmela Mitchell
MESSAGE: So sorry to hear about Frank, what a great guy he was and a lovely fella. Will be sadly missed by us both and many others we are sure. We will never forget you Frank.
E-MAIL: mitchelldw@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Chrissy Macdonald
PRESENTLY IN: Macau
IS LOOKING FOR: Sharon White
CLUES: Last seen Patras, Greece.
Clues: Belgrade early 90's. Sergeant Yorks late 80's.
E-MAIL: chrissy@olivergriffin.com
 

NAME: Gavin and Marcienne Clements
MESSAGE: A very merry xmas and a happy new year to all.May
2007 be a great year for all.Thanks Ian for a great web site.
E-MAIL: gavincl@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: Paul James
MESSAGE: Looking for Mark Luca. Last seen on the Norway.
Anyone got his e-mail ??
E-MAIL: paul_a_james@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Paul James
MESSAGE: Frank was a true gentleman, the kind they don't make any more. I'll never forget our weekly outings in Tortola with Luca on the Windward. God bless you Frank. 
E-MAIL: paul_a_james@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Ron Wolfe
MESSAGE: Does anyone know if there is a hearing aid made specifically for casino workers?
E-MAIL: wolfe53@shaw.ca
 

NAME: Dave Scott
MESSAGE: Lads - Give me a shout if you are going to ICE in January. 
E-MAIL: crash@ndburn.freeserve.co.uk
 

NAME: Geoff Riley
MESSAGE: Thanks to everyone who left messages on the sad death of my brother Frank Riley, It's really comforting to know he was so well respected & Loved by all. Special Thanks to Joe for making the epic trek for Franks funeral, And our thanks to his close friends Super & Richard for being such good Mates to Frank he spoke of you all with much affection and fond memories of his time on the cruise liners.
Good wishes from Geoff Riley.
E-MAIL: AnnRil2@aol.com
 

NAME: Heather Kaye Williams
PRESENTLY IN: United States
IS LOOKING FOR: Ronnie Badshamiah
CLUES: Looking for Ronnie. Haven't seen him in six years. Would love to just say hello.
E-MAIL: heatherw04@gmail.com
 

NAME: Dave Mac
PRESENTLY IN: Cognito
IS LOOKING FOR: Nick Ward
CLUES: St Martien. Maybe now Florida
E-MAIL: davemac@otenet.gr
 

NAME: Gillian Long  (nee Meyer)
PRESENTLY IN: White River
IS LOOKING FOR: Trainees 1979
CLUES: Anyone who trained at the Vic in JHB, and moved on to start up Sun City !!! Pls write.
E-MAIL: gillian.long@telkomsa.net
 

NAME: Gillian Long  (nee Meyer)
PRESENTLY IN: White River
IS LOOKING FOR: John Henry,  Stot Smith.
CLUES: Wild Coast Casino, 1985, may be in Hobart Tasmania
E-MAIL: gillian.long@telkomsa.net
 

NAME: Mark Payne
MESSAGE: Lee Pritchard, get in touch had no joy with your email address, be lucky payney.
E-MAIL: markpayney@hotmail.co.uk
 

NAME: Richard Munroe
MESSAGE: Sorry to here about Frank GREAT BLOKE.
E-MAIL: richinmos@mail.ru
 

NAME: Nicholas Cavanagh
PRESENTLY IN: UK
IS LOOKING FOR: Mhairi Bone.
CLUES: Brummie
E-MAIL: nicholascavanagh@dhs.org.uk
 

NAME: Clifford Billington
MESSAGE: Anyone who knows me giz a job any job i can do that go on giz it.
E-MAIL: cliffyb@hotmail.co.uk
 
 


Richard Ludbrook has sent on the following information...
Frank Riley
The service will be on Tuesday, 5th December at 2 pm.
J W Bell & Son. Dial House, Pasture Road, Morton,  Wirrel. CH46 70G.

NAME: Mick Buchan
MESSAGE: Very sad to hear the news about Frank, I whiled away much of my time in St. Maarten in Frank's GBD bar. A great bloke who will be missed by many.
E-MAIL: michaellbuchan@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Carole Ann Rice
MESSAGE: Im deeply saddened by the passing of Frank, he was a true gentleman and friend. We had many great nights and laughs over which bottle of red to pick and i will treasure each memory.Rest in peace my dear friend and each and everyone of us will miss you dearly.
E-MAIL: scottishdiva@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Stuart Browne
PRESENTLY IN: North Africa. Yes moving fast
IS LOOKING FOR: Rory and Clara Botten
CLUES: last seen at thaba 'nchu sun. heard they are in sierra leone somewhere. Drop me a line.
E-MAIL: stweee@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Nigel and Louise French
MESSAGE: Very sad to hear the sad news on the passing of Frank Riley, what a great bloke he was, We spent many a night in various crew bars with Frank, twitching away over a bottle of red. God bless you Frank, you had a special place in our lives.
E-MAIL: nigel.french@photo-me.co.uk
 

NAME: Mike Heaps
PRESENTLY IN: hell
IS LOOKING FOR: mike mullen
CLUES: 1987 in margate
E-MAIL: mikepheaps@googlemail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Jason Murray
WORKED IN: Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Latvia
E-MAIL: jasonmurray005@aol.com
 

NAME: Jason Murray
PRESENTLY IN: Birmingham
IS LOOKING FOR: James Walsh
CLUES: Moscow, Kiev.
E-MAIL: jasonmurray005@aol.com
 


NAME: Richard Ludbrook
MESSAGE: Sadly Frank Riley died of Cancer 1st December, 2006. It is with great regret that I inform all of his friends and he will be missed by all of us. God bless this wonderful man for coming into our lives.
E-MAIL: rludbrook@msn.com

 

2 click stategy.
To avoid confusion all links to newly placed jobs now open the Employment section in a new browser window - another click will take you to the job listing.  :)  Ian
http://www.gamingfloor.com/employ
 

NAME: Paul Benton
PRESENTLY IN: London
IS LOOKING FOR: Jamie Roberts
CLUES: Last known place of work Lvov in the Ukraine.
E-MAIL: pbenton@supanet.com
 

NAME: Toni Cuart
MESSAGE: Need to find Levant Ozbay, last time in london 1997. We were working in Stakis Regency in London. He was a very good friend. Thanks
E-MAIL: somosdos@ono.com
 

NAME: Liz Hook
PRESENTLY IN: Australia
IS LOOKING FOR: Tracy Bell
CLUES:  Last worked at Palm Beach, Mayfair.
E-MAIL: lizardhook@hotmail.com
 

1/12/2006


 
 
November Messages

NAME: Andy Merchant
MESSAGE: Needs help remembering late 80s through 90s working with AA, They're a bit blurry. In Lake Tahoe for past 10 years. All the best to all.
E-MAIL: merchuk@sbcglobal.net
 

NAME: Brendan Purkiss
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Julie Bates
CLUES: Amsterdam and then israel.
E-MAIL: brandman62@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Andrew Badenhorst
PRESENTLY IN: South Africa or on Contract.

IS LOOKING FOR...
Carousel crew 92/3
CLUES: Anybody that worked at the Carousel in 92/3 that wants to get in touch.

Nicky (Nee) Jackson 
CLUES: Wild Coast Sun 87.

Staff of the Wild Coast Sun 88 - 92.
CLUES: All casino staff from WCS 88 - 92
E-MAIL: harvardrvr@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Stuart Browne
PRESENTLY IN: East Africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Renis and Peter Jones
CLUES: Last seen at thaba 'nchu sun S.A. might be in Cairo Egypt somewhere. drop me a line.
E-MAIL: stweee@yahoo.com
 

NAME: Peter Whitlock
PRESENTLY IN: England
IS LOOKING FOR: Caroline Ray
CLUES: Last seen in Budapest working at the Varkert Casino around 1992.Her father was Hungarian so she may have stayed.
E-MAIL: whitlock_uk@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Mosa Brown
PRESENTLY IN: Edinburgh
IS LOOKING FOR: Steven McDowell
CLUES: Possibly London, or maybe back in Edinburgh. Worked in the Maybury
E-MAIL: mbrown@g-s.co.uk
 

Seychelles listing  - employment section
I had an email yesterday (23/11) that the Seychelles listing has had 600 (Six Hundred) replies in 2 weeks or so. Please bear that in mind if you've applied.  Ian
 

NAME: Ibrahim Firat ( Ibo )
PRESENTLY IN: Florida / USA
IS LOOKING FOR: Jirci Dubski ( George)
CLUES: Last seen Telaviv - Israel 1999
E-MAIL: ibrahim_goren@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Ron Williams
PRESENTLY IN: Scotland
IS LOOKING FOR: Bridgitte Stevens
CLUES: Last seen in MIS in Monaco in 2001
E-MAIL: mailto:ron.williams@zen.co.uk
 

NAME: Lucian Radulescu
PRESENTLY IN: Kazakhstan
IS LOOKING FOR: Rick Orford
CLUES: Seychelles, Tanzania
E-MAIL: lucianoradulescu@yahoo.com
 

NAME:  Barry Mahon
MESSAGE: Got to wondering how everyone that left Dublin through the years is getting on, drop me a line and fill me in on your adventures!!!
E-MAIL: bam7878@yahoo.ie
 

NAME: Barry Mahon
PRESENTLY IN: Dublin
IS LOOKING FOR: Catriona Hayes.
CLUES: Luton 6 years ago
E-MAIL: bam7878@yahoo.ie
 

NAME: Alan Howcroft
MESSAGE: I need poker dealers for 1 day only Sunday 19/11/06. Flights, accom paid. contact me asap.Cheers
E-MAIL: alanhowcroft5@hotmail.com
 

NAME: Elizabeth Magoti
PRESENTLY IN: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
IS LOOKING FOR: Sophia Bolicheva
CLUES: Last seen at seacliff casino in Tanzania working with lora galia, anatol polya. You give me your handbag, I will always remember that.
E-MAIL: lzbthmagoti@yahoo.co.uk
 

NAME: Mike Bowen
MESSAGE: Any of you retired people out ther fancy taking on a small casino on a Mombasa (South) beach? Talk to me now!! Min. cash up front + a monthly
E-MAIL: acecasinos@wananchi.com
 

NAME: Derek McAllister
PRESENTLY IN: Glasgow
IS LOOKING FOR: John Phillips
CLUES: Last I heard NZ
E-MAIL: derekmcallister69@msn.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Derek McAllister
PRESENTLY IN: Is there anybody out there?
E-MAIL: derekmcallister69@msn.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Kellie Norman now (contina)
PRESENTLY IN: I'm currently living in italy with a small little business. I'm expecting my first little brat in june ,,,, hi to all my old friends from gala grosvenor and stanleys......
E-MAIL: nkellie@hotmail.com
 
 

Reunion's -  the ship's, bahamas, playboy etc...
2 in Las Vegas !

Las Vegas
Tuesday, Nov. 14th - McMullan's Irish Pub.
www.mcmullansirishpub.com
London
Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 2007 - Prince of Teck
Bahamas or Bust
May 8th - 18th, 2007
(Most itinerary items: Fri. 11th. - Mon. 14th.)
 
www.CasinoReunions.com
Please remember to bring photos and memorabilia to Reunions.


4th Annual Friends of Cruise Ship Casinos
Brendanís Pub Orleans Casino
www.orleanscasino.com
Wednesday, November 15th, 8pm onwards.
Itís been a good night out the last three years and I hope you will stop by. Put the word on the street. Forward to all your friends. Thanks. 
from...Geoff Burleton
Manager Casino Operations - Tables
Celebrity Cruises

NAME: Gordon Jackson
PRESENTLY IN: Australia
IS LOOKING FOR: Ian Pennor
CLUES: sun city,  pit boss seychelles.
E-MAIL: diyproperty2001@yahoo.com.au
 

HELLO FROM!: Linda Greipel (Toseland)
PRESENTLY IN: Hi to all out there that may know me, I am in South africa (still) If you want to say hello, drop me a line, thanks
E-MAIL: lindaGr@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: Linda Toseland (now Greipel)
PRESENTLY IN: South africa
IS LOOKING FOR: Tina Fitzgerald
CLUES: Last worked with her at the hove sporting club in Brighton, E sussex, UK. 
E-MAIL: lindaGr@tsogosun.com
 

NAME: Robin Kennedy
MESSAGE: Looking for an email address for Alan Ward in Southend, ex Sun City and Atlantic Associates
E-MAIL: rkennedy@sunint.co.za
 

NAME: Monette Thiele
PRESENTLY IN: Salinas, CA
IS LOOKING FOR: Dave Elton
CLUES: I worked with him on NCL's The NORWAY & he worked on many other NCL cruiseships in the casinos as a slot tech manager.
E-MAIL: tweetyburd2u@yahoo.com
 

NAME: John Atherton
PRESENTLY IN: California
IS LOOKING FOR: Annette Chieppa
CLUES: 1991 at the Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
E-MAIL: johnc_gti@hotmail.com
 

NAME: David Mitchell
MESSAGE: I am looking for Hikmet Toussone. Better known as "H". Worked on NCL for years.
E-MAIL: mitchelldw@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Grant Boyd
PRESENTLY IN: Currently in Glasgow would love to hear from any of the old sa crew.
E-MAIL: GrantBoyd@btinternet.com
 

NAME: Dave Scott
PRESENTLY IN: MudIsland
IS LOOKING FOR: Debbie Wilson
CLUES: You were looking for me ?????
E-MAIL: crash@ndburn.freeserve.co.uk
 

NAME: Casino Reunions
MESSAGE: This years Vegas Reunion: Tue. Nov. 14th
McMullan's Irish Pub now has an event room called Shenanigan's that will be the future home of Vegas reunions. Full details at CasinoReunions.com
E-MAIL: neilglander@dc.rr.com
 

NAME: Gareth Rees
PRESENTLY IN: Ireland
IS LOOKING FOR: Lee Thomas
CLUES: Budapest{HIC}Drop us a line boet, Your e-mail capetown14 doesent work. Me thinks he is hiding in S.America.
E-MAIL: carrotts72@hotmail.com
 

HELLO FROM!: Helen Collings
PRESENTLY IN: In cyprus, looking for Darren Smith prob in States still.
E-MAIL: collingsnick@hotmail.com

1/11/2006

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