June 2009 News Article Archive

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Table Mountain Casino Awards $98,243 in Massive Cash Jackpots in the Past 4 days! - 30 June 2009
FRIANT, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 4 days, there has been more than the usual excitement in the air at Table Mountain Casino, as 3 random Mega Mountain Massive Cash Jackpots have been awarded totaling a combined cash payout of $98,243! And that is on top of the hundreds of Rapid Bonus Awards that hav - read more »

Smart Live Casino Launches Live-Dealer Online Baccarat Casino Tables - 30 June 2009
LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Live Casino, the online casino regulated by the UK GamblingCommission has announced the launch of the latest product to be added totheir suite of live-dealer casino games. Smart Live has built a reputation ofdelivering trusted casino gaming through live-dealer action where results - read more »

Ante Up for Africa to Support Refugees International at Star-Studded Charity Poker Tournament - 30 June 2009
WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ante Up for Africa will support Refugees International's efforts for the displaced people of Darfur and all of Sudan as part of its charity celebrity poker tournament in Las Vegas on July 2, 2009. The event is hosted by WSOP Bracelet Winner and Celebrity Apprentice Star An - read more »

Lady Luck Casino is Black Hawk's Newest Gaming Experience - 30 June 2009
BLACK HAWK, Colo., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- At 8 a.m. today, Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. opened the doors to Black Hawk's newest casino -- Lady Luck Casino. Formerly known as Colorado Central Station, Lady Luck Casino is located at 340 Main St.With a business philosophy designed around providing the customer with an exci - read more »

New Media Lottery Clients Have Surpassed $75 Million (58 Million Euros) in Ticket Sales - 30 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Media Lottery Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWMD) ("NMLS"), based in Dublin, Ireland and Virginia, USA supplies lotteries with a white label lottery system, games and management support to develop new income streams from digital lottery product distribution, including - read more »

DevilfishPoker.com Launches World's Biggest Rake Chase With Euro 1.7 Million in Prizes - 30 June 2009
LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DevilfishPoker.com today announces its World's Biggest Rake Chasepromotion running from July 1 to September 30 and offering over euro 1.7million in prizes. The World's Biggest Rake Chase is free to enter for players of all levelsand bankrolls and takes place over three monthly chase p - read more »

Massive Cash Jackpots Going WILD at Table Mountain Casino! - 29 June 2009
FRIANT, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- All eyes were eagerly watching the Massive Cash Meter at Table Mountain Casino ... and for good reason! Table Mountain Casino Club Card holders know that Massive Cash Jackpots are guaranteed to hit between $20,000 and $50,000, andThe Massive Cash Jackpot Meter was nearing $50,00 - read more »

Plastic Jacko Drives Bookies Into Meltdown - 29 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Shrewd Punters Hatch Michael Jackson Betting Coup German doctor Gunther von Hagens has given Irish bookmaking outfit PaddyPower a potential EUR80,000 (USD$112,500) bloody nose with his claims that anagreement was in place with Michael Jackson to plastinate his remai - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files fifth default status report - 27 June 2009
AURORA, ON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its fifth bi-weekly default status report under National Policy 12-203 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, pursuant to which MEC announced that it would not be filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K fo - read more »

Hard Rock International Announces Plans for Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hungary - 27 June 2009
Newest Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Set to Offer World-Class Resort ExperienceORLANDO, Fla., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International, a leading global hospitality brand, today announced an agreement with EuroVegas Hungary Ltd, owned by Asamer Group and Supersberger Group, to develop Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hun - read more »

British Bracelet Mania on The Poker Show Next Week - 27 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- This week The Poker Show gears up for 'The Big One' - the World Series ofPoker main event. Presenters Jesse May and Matt Broughton will catch up witha host of British hopefuls including recent pot-limit hold'em bracelet winnerJohn Kabbaj, Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, Ian Frazer, serial stak - read more »

Riviera Holdings Common Stock Delisted From NYSE Amex - 26 June 2009
Available for Quotation on Pink Sheets under Symbol "RVHL"LAS VEGAS, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Riviera Holdings Corporation (the "Company") today announced that trading of its common stock (NYSE Amex: RIV) on the NYSE AMEX LLC was suspended as of the close of trading today. Effective June 26, 2009, the Company - read more »

850,000 Signatures Filed for Casino Ballot Issue - 26 June 2009
"Right plan, right time for Ohio"- Proposal would create 20,000 new jobs- $651 million annual tax revenue for counties, cities and school districtsCOLUMBUS, Ohio, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Signatures from more than 850,000 Ohioans were filed with the Secretary of State today to put the Ohio Jobs and Growth Plan on the N - read more »

Construction of Marina Bay Sands Hotel Towers Reaches Final Floor - 26 June 2009
Formal Topping Off Ceremony Scheduled for July 8SINGAPORE, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Construction of the Marina Bay Sands(TM) high-rise hotel towers has reached the top floors ahead of a ceremony on July 8, when Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) will formally celebrate the completion of the three 55-story hotel - read more »

8th Annual Desert Showdown Invitational Amateur Boxing Championship Returning to Spotlight 29 Casino - 26 June 2009
Annual Event Draws Top Amateur Boxers from across North AmericaCOACHELLA, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- An annual Valley tradition is climbing back into the ring at Spotlight 29 Casino! Top amateur boxers from the U.S. and Canada will show their best stuff July 15-18 at the 8th annual Desert Showdown Invitational Ama - read more »

InternetSafety.com Selected to Power BetStopper, Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation's Program to Combat Youth Gambling - 26 June 2009
Blocks Underage Access to Online Gambling SitesATLANTA, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- InternetSafety.com today announced that it developed and is powering the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation's (NSGC) new BetStopper software, a free tool being offered to Nova Scotia families to help combat online youth gambling. The program - - read more »

Peebles-Led Team Launches Website Detailing Vision for Aqueduct Racetrack - 24 June 2009
Peebles-led team unveils www.TheAqueductCasino.com, an informative website unveiling their vision for development at Aqueduct RacetrackMIAMI, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- R. Donahue Peebles, the largest African American real estate developer in the country, today unveiled www.TheAqueductCasino.com as an informative online r - read more »

Smart Live Online Bingo Launches 175% Deposit Bonus - 24 June 2009
LONDON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Live Bingo, part of the Smart Gaming Group, has announced thelaunch of a new bonus promotion offering first time depositors an extra 175%bonus on their first deposit amounts. The online bingo site that has one of the friendliest communities ofbingo players has a selection of bin - read more »

Coachella Valley Residents to Get Double Shot of Superstar Tyrese - 24 June 2009
New Movie Comes out Wednesday; In Concert at Spotlight 29 Casino July 11COACHELLA, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy nominated and platinum-selling artist Tyrese is also a major star of the silver screen, and now Coachella Valley residents are treated to a double shot of the superstar. Tyrese's latest movie, "Tran - read more »

PokerTek to Remove Tables from Excalibur Hotel and Casino - 24 June 2009
MATTHEWS, N.C., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) today announced that it will be removing 12 PokerPro tables from the gaming floor of the Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada effective July 5, 2009. The Excalibur was the Company's initial field trial site in the state of Neva - read more »

Irish Classic Poker Festival Wins Best Irish Poker Tournament Award - 24 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Macau Sporting Club, Cork, has lifted the Best Poker Tournament awardthe Irish Sports Betting Awards for its annual Irish Classic Poker Festivalbeating out stiff competition from the Boylepoker International Poker Open,Ladbrokes Irish Poker Festival, and Fitzwilliam Card Club End of - read more »

GPI(TM) to Supply Casino Currency to Marina Bay Sands(TM) - 24 June 2009
Singapore's first casino to open with over 2 million B&G(TM) chipsLAS VEGAS, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game equipment worldwide, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Marina Bay Sands - read more »

Treasure Island Goes Independent and Selects K Hotels for Sales Representation - 24 June 2009
K Hotels Welcomes Its Newest Member, A Legendary Las Vegas HotelLOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- K Hotels, a collection of worldwide properties, announced today the addition of Treasure Island Hotel & Casino ("TI") to its member portfolio. TI was recently purchased by Ruffin Acquisition, LLC (wholly owned by Ph - read more »

New Online Lottery Gaming Channel Partner Site With TV3 - Irelands Only Independent Commercial Television Station - 23 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Media Lottery Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWMD) ("NMLS"), the lottery content and systems provider announced a new 2 year channel partnership agreement with TV3, Ireland's independent commercial television station for its client lottery site, RehabBingo.com.The chan - read more »

Smart Live Online Casino Launches GBP500 Bonus for Live Roulette & Baccarat - 23 June 2009
LONDON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartLiveCasino.com, the online casino regulated by the UK GamblingCommission has launched a new deposit bonus for their live casino games. Theoffer is 150% bonus on any deposit amount above GBP20 for their live rouletteand live baccarat tables. This is the largest deposit bonus of its k - read more »

Casino Enterprise Management Magazine, ACEME Launch New Gaming Web Portal - 23 June 2009
Redesigned www.CasinoEnterpriseManagement.com features full digital editions of Casino Enterprise Management magazine, web exclusives, MP3s and more FARGO, N.D., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Casino Enterprise Managers and Executives (ACEME) and its flagship publication, Casino Enterprise Management magazi - read more »

Lisbon Betting Ignites After Cowen Gets Green Light - 20 June 2009
BRUSSELS, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Punters across Europe have ploughed into a successful Yes vote in theforthcoming Lisbon Treaty referendum re-run in Ireland. Bookmakers PaddyPower have reported "significant" levels of betting from punters acrossEurope through their online betting site paddypower.com on a successful Ye - read more »

As World Series of Poker Gets Serious, so Does The Poker Show - 20 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- This week on poker's leading live radio show, The Poker Show, presentersJesse May and Matt Broughton will be talking to a selection of the world'sleading players in Las Vegas. Among those expected to drop in between taking pot shots at bracelets areChris Ferguson, John Duthie, Daniel - read more »

Announcing Exciting New Developments for Phantom Fans Week in Las Vegas - 19 June 2009
REGISTER BY JUNE 25 AND RECEIVE $25 OFF REGISTRATION FEELAS VEGAS, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Phantom Fans from all around the globe will gather in Las Vegas this September when Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular hosts a week-long celebration of all things Phantom during the first ever Phantom Fans Week. As one of the we - read more »

$200,000 Powerball Prize Awarded on Day Ticket Was Set to Expire - 19 June 2009
Mother Urged Winner to Check Tickets, Having Heard News of Upcoming ExpirationMIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- William H. Greer of Philadelphia is the winner of a $200,000 Powerball prize that was set to expire at 4:30 p.m. today. "My mother saw the news about the unclaimed ticket set to expire, knew - read more »

Spotlight 29 Casino Welcomes 'THE' American Band, Grand Funk Railroad, on August 15 - 19 June 2009
40th Anniversary Tour Makes Stop in Coachella ValleyCOACHELLA, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- There are bands, and then there are the bands that others aspire to be. Grand Funk Railroad is one of those bands, inspiring future bands like Foreigner and Van Halen with their hard-driving sound. Now Grand Funk Railroad is - read more »

Montgomery County Woman Claims $46.6 Million Powerball(R) Jackpot Prize - 19 June 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Wyndmoor, Montgomery County, woman has claimed a Powerball(R) jackpot worth $46.6 million cash from the Feb. 28 drawing. She claimed a share of a larger jackpot split with one other top-prize winning ticket sold in Delaware.Palmira Nicolo had the Pennsylvania Lotter - read more »

City of Dreams, Macau Opens With GPI Casino Currency - 19 June 2009
Macau's newest casino to utilize high-frequency RFID gaming plaquesLAS VEGAS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC) announced the successful delivery of its order for the City of Dreams casino in Macau, which opened earlier this month. The order, which included all - read more »

Poker Expert Highlights 'Yet Another Washington Grab for Cash' and Asks, Should the Government Just Stay Out of Online Gambling? - 19 June 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal prosecutors have asked four U.S. banks to freeze an estimated $33 million in winnings owed to online poker players in America who won the money on offshore poker websites. News of this move comes only weeks after Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank made headlines when h - read more »

Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria Choose MicroStrategy for Reporting and Analytics - 19 June 2009
MCLEAN, Va., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria plan to deploy MicroStrategy for reporting and analytics.Austrian Lotteries will replace its curre - read more »

CelebPoker Champ Stars in I'm A Celebrity USA - 19 June 2009
LONDON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CelebPoker's resident Texas Hold 'em coach and established movie actor,Lou Diamond Phillips is playing a whole new game this summer as the star ofI'm A Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! USA. The former professional Poker player and star of Young Guns, who is nowthe face of the CelebPok - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Launches River City Casino Website - www.therivercitycasino.com - 17 June 2009
ST. LOUIS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) announced today that it has launched the property website for River City Casino, the St. Louis region's newest entertainment destination expected to open in the first quarter of 2010, contingent on final approval from the Missouri Gam - read more »

Ninth Annual Survey of Casino Executives to be Conducted by Gaming Industry Observer and Bristol Associates - 17 June 2009
LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The gaming industry's premier newsletter and its leading executive search firm will conduct their ninth annual Internet-based national survey of casino executives to gauge how the casino industry attracts, retains and motivates its executive talent. The ninth survey -- produced by - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Receipt of Requisite Consents in Its Consent Solicitation for Its 13% Senior Secured Notes Due 2013 - 17 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced the expiration of, and receipt of requisite consents in, its consent solicitation with respect to an amendment to the indenture governing its 13% Senior Secured Notes due 2013 ($750 million aggregate principal amount; CUSIP Nos. 552953 - read more »

MGM MIRAGE and New Giza for Real Estate Development Company Announce Agreement to Include MGM Grand Resort at Development Outside Cairo Near Egypt's Famous Pyramids - 17 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) and New Giza for Real Estate Development - an Egyptian company building a luxury, mixed-use community near the base of the famous pyramids - today announced plans to develop the MGM Grand New Giza. All equity funding for the development will be provide - read more »

Charles Town Races & Slots Selects Procurement Solution from Agilysys - 17 June 2009
Property Implements Stratton Warren System by Agilysys to Manage Inventory, Control CostsCLEVELAND, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Charles Town Races & Slots in Charles - read more »

Pacific Poker Launch Rewards Program - 17 June 2009
GIBRALTAR, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 888.com have announced the launch of their eagerly anticipated PacificPoker Rewards Program, an industry ground breaking loyalty scheme whichultimately earns 888.com online poker (http://www.pacificpoker.com/) playerssubstantial cash backs every single time they play a hand at multi a - read more »

EUR10,000 in Weekly Freerolls With the Summer Sizzlers at DevilfishPoker.com - 17 June 2009
LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- DevilfishPoker.com today announced the launch of the Summer Sizzlers - aseries of online poker freerolls each Tuesday at 8 p.m. BST from June 16until September 29 with over EUR10,000 in prizes. The freerolls are free to enter but players can spice things up by makinga re-buy or add-on - read more »

Local Winner Simply Could Not Believe the News...Table Mountain Casino Awards Another Massive Cash Jackpot! - 16 June 2009
FRIANT, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ --Hard to believe! Raymond from Kerman explained as he was awarded $33,993 after winning a random Mega Mountain Massive Cash Jackpot at Table Mountain Casino. 'I am very thankful!' Raymond has been a Loyal Guest at Table Mountain Casino for many, many years. "The people are nice - read more »

Gaming Control Board Announces Meeting Changes - 16 June 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today that the start time for its Wednesday, June 17, 2009 public meeting has been moved up one hour earlier to 10:00 a.m. The meeting remains at the State Museum Auditorium at 303 North Street in Harrisburg.The Board a - read more »

Gaming Standards Association Continues to Grow Membership Globally - 16 June 2009
Six Companies Join GSA's RanksLAS VEGAS, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gaming Standards Association continues to expand its global reach and influence through its free and open protocols, and now six more companies have joined GSA's large global membership.Tech Results of Las Vegas and the Global Gaming Resear - read more »

Century Casinos Announces Closing Date of June 30, 2009 for the Sale of Its South African Subsidiary - 16 June 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that it entered into an amendment to the sale agreement for its South African subsidiary Century Casinos Africa (Pty) Limited. With the amendment, the buyer (Tsogo Sun Gaming (Pty) Limi - read more »

Scientific Games Awarded Arizona Lottery Instant Ticket Contract - 16 June 2009
Annual Revenue Estimated at $2 MillionNEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced it has been awarded a primary vendor contract to supply instant tickets to the Arizona Lottery. The contract, which is expected to begin January 14, 2010, has an initial term of five years with fi - read more »

Everest Poker Launches New Player Focused Website - 14 June 2009
LONDON, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The official sponsor of the World Series of Poker (WSOP), Everest Poker,has redesigned their website to further incorporate their brand essence --Passionate About Your Game. Everest Poker is run by, and for, pokerenthusiasts and therefore wants to place the player at the forefront of the - read more »

Drunk Drivers Targeted in Iowa - 13 June 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iowa State Patrol and Department of Public Safety have announced stepped up traffic enforcement efforts during the month of June on Iowa's highways. In the past years, these stepped up traffic enforcement efforts have also resulted in a considerable increase in drunk drivin - read more »

PA Lottery Ticket Sales to Close Four Hours Early on June 15 to Allow for System Conversion - 13 June 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 15, Pennsylvania Lottery ticket sales will close at 8 p.m. -- four hours earlier than normal -- to allow for a computer system conversion. Sales will resume Tuesday morning, June 16. "For the past several months, the Lottery has been replacing the 10 - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files fourth default status report - 13 June 2009
AURORA, ON, June 12 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its fourth bi-weekly default status report under National Policy 12-203 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, pursuant to which MEC announced that it would not be filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K f - read more »

James Van Praagh's Latest Book Enters Top 10 in Advance of June 27 Appearance at Spotlight 29 Casino - 13 June 2009
COACHELLA, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Original Ghost Whisperer" James Van Praagh's newest book, "Unfinished Business" has just been released, and has already made it to the top 10 on the New York Times best seller list.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050203/LATH047LOGO)In addition to his books, - read more »

TableMAX Promotes John Manherz to Vice President of Technology and Operations - 13 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (TBLX.PK), a developer of electronic table games (ETG), announced today that it has promoted John Manherz to the position of Vice President of Technology and Operations, effective immediately. "John's - read more »

CarbonPoker's Bad Beat Jackpot Pays Out $734,542.27 - 13 June 2009
A freeroll player and 8 others at his table cashed in huge as the jackpot paid out $734,542.27DUBLIN, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A lucky player on the Merge Gaming Poker Network recently had the loss of a lifetime as the Bad Beat Jackpot paid him an astounding $257,089.81 for losing in a poker hand with Quad 7's against Q - read more »

Win a Share of US$70,000 in MansionPoker.com's June Promotions - 13 June 2009
GIBRALTAR, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The promotions are coming thick and fast at MansionPoker.com this month. Launching themselves up the leader board with 'Tournament Take Off', Sit& Go players are being rewarded simply for the number of games they play. Themore games played, the further up the board they go. And, to - read more »

MansionPoker.com Players Face Jamie Gold and Poker's Elite to Win a US$13,000 WSOP Package - 13 June 2009
GIBRALTAR, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Online poker players who qualified for the WSOP Main Event throughMansionPoker.com's satellite poker tournaments have automatically beenentered into a special freeroll for a chance to win a place at the WSOPCelebrity Bounty Bash. Up for grabs is prize money of US$20,000, a US$13,000pa - read more »

GameTech and Goodtime Action Games Enter Into Distribution Partnership for the Texas Market - 12 June 2009
RENO, Nev., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech(R)") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of electronic bingo, gaming equipment, gaming systems, and video lottery terminals, announced today that it has entered into a distributor agreement with Goodtime Act - read more »

Two Individuals Indicted for Trafficking Counterfeit Gaming Machines and Computer Programs - 12 June 2009
WASHINGTON June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rodolfo Rodriguez Cabrera, 43, a Cuban national, and Henry Mantilla, 35, of Cape Coral, Fla., have been charged in a scheme to produce and sell counterfeit International Game Technology (IGT)-brand video gaming machines, commonly known as slot machines, and counterfeit IGT - read more »

Winning $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold by Chester County Supermarket - 12 June 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery officials today announced that Acme Market, 907 Paoli Pike, West Chester, Chester County, sold a $1 million Powerball ticket for the June 10 drawing.Wednesday's winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 15-26-27-42-58, for a $200,000 - read more »

The Sports Legends Challenge Adds Laffit Pincay, Ozzie Smith and Rocco Mediate as Legends and Announces Its Corporate Partner Lineup - 12 June 2009
ATLANTA, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sports Legends Challenge presented by AbsolutePoker.net announced today three additions to its list of participating Sports Legends, Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay, MLB Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and PGA star Rocco Mediate. In addition, Sports Legends Challenge (SLC) today named i - read more »

MOTORCITY CASINO HOTEL Announces Renowned Chef Don Yamauchi as Executive Chef - 12 June 2009
DETROIT, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Yamauchi, one of the country's rising culinary stars, brings his unique artistry to MotorCity Casino Hotel. In his new role, Chef Yamauchi will oversee all of the property's food outlets including AAA Four Diamond Award winner, Iridescence, The Assembly Line Buffet, MotorCity Pit St - read more »

TableMAX and Creative Electronics and Software Sign Manufacturing Agreement - 12 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets: TBLX), a developer of electronic table games (ETG), announced today that it has signed a turnkey manufacturing agreement with Creative Electronics and Software (CES) to produce complete Ta - read more »

Casino Trac (Table Trac, Inc.) Receives Another System Contract - 12 June 2009
MINNETONKA, Minn., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBTC), announced today that the company has entered into a contract with the Thlopthlocco Golden Pony Casino, Okemah, Oklahoma to install Table Trac, Inc.'s patented Casino Management system. Chad Hoehne, Table Trac, Inc.'s presi - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Expiration of the Tender Offer for Senior Notes Maturing in 2009 - 12 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced the final results of the cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of the 6.50% senior notes due July 31, 2009 ($226.3 million aggregate principal amount; CUSIP No. 562567 AM9) of Mandalay Resort Group, and its 6.00% senio - read more »

More Than Half of Millionaire Raffle Lottery Tickets Sold for July 4 Drawing - 12 June 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle tickets have been sold for the July 4 drawing. Only 248,783 tickets remained as of 8 a.m. today. The raffle-style game offers 6,000 cash prizes worth more than $5 million. Sales of Millionaire Raffle tic - read more »

Snooker Legend Steve "Interesting" Davis Guest Presents The Poker Show Next Monday - 12 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Six-time world snooker champion Steve Davis is the guest presenter on ThePoker Show next Monday evening as resident comedy imitator Roland De Wolfe,Scandinavian phenom Annette Obrestad, and recent bracelet winner Steve Sungdrop by to share their thoughts on all things poker. Presenter - read more »

Online Poker Players get Another Chance to Play Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott as Final Table from Hell Returns to DevilfishPoker.com - 12 June 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Devilfishpoker.com today announced the return of its popular Final Tablefrom Hell series of online poker tournaments which will see the best pokerplayers in the next five weekly Devilfish Bounty tournaments take their seatsat an exclusive single table tournament with site ambass - read more »

European Commission Finds U.S. Violates Trade Agreement; Internet Gambling Law Would Resolve Dispute - 11 June 2009
WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Commission issued a report today that finds U.S. laws on Internet gambling are legally not justified and are discriminatory against foreign Internet gambling operators. Legislation recently introduced by Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), the Internet Gambling Regulati - read more »

International Game Technology Prices $500 Million of Its 7.50% Notes Due 2019 - 11 June 2009
RENO, Nev., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it has priced a registered underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.50% notes due 2019. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on June 15, 2009, subject to satis - read more »

NFL Recommends Scientific Games Subsidiary MDI Entertainment to Support Teams and Lotteries with Launch of Scratch-off Tickets - 11 June 2009
NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games' (Nasdaq: SGMS) wholly-owned subsidiary, MDI Entertainment, will be considered by various member teams of the National Football League (NFL) to provide expertise related to lotteries that will be introducing team-themed scratch-off games starting with the upc - read more »

Tribe Makes Payment of $945,000 to Assist County With Emergency Services and Fire Protection - 11 June 2009
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Funds El Dorado County Emergency Medical Services and Fire ProtectionSHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians made a payment of $472,500 to the El Dorado County Emergency Services Authority and $472,500 to the El Dorado County F - read more »

XpressBet(R) Sets Belmont Record - 11 June 2009
PITTSBURGH, PA, June 10 /PRNewswire/ - XpressBet, Inc. ("XpressBet"), today announced that the company processed record handle of $2.3 million on June 6th, Belmont Stakes Day.Total XpressBet handle on Belmont Stakes Day was up 10.5% compared to the previous record year, established in 2008. In 2008, XpressBet was the f - read more »

Spotlight 29 Casino's Blue Bar is the Valley's Place for Late Night Fun This Summer - 11 June 2009
COACHELLA, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotlight 29 Casino's 3rd Annual Summer of Fun is bringing headliner entertainment to the Spotlight Showroom and even more fun and excitement to the casino floor with daily promotions. Now the casino's Blue Bar has announced its Summer of Fun schedule, and partiers can have fu - read more »

Mount Airy Casino Resort Giving Away a $10,000 Wedding Reception This Weekend - 11 June 2009
Married couples can also renew vows, attend a wedding reception and more as casino resort celebrates its history as a honeymoon destination during 'Celebrate Amore' weekendPARADISE, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- One lucky couple will hit the bridal jackpot when Mount Airy Casino Resort gives away a wedding reception pac - read more »

Ohio Jobs & Growth Plan Endorsed By Ohio AFL-CIO; Campaign Chair Says Labor Support Demonstrates Economic Value to Ohioans - 11 June 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The chairman of the Ohio Jobs & Growth Plan said today the Ohio AFL-CIO's endorsement of the plan to authorize four casinos in Ohio "is strong confirmation of our belief that this proposed constitutional amendment can help Ohio's working men and women navigate these treacher - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2009 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results - 11 June 2009
ST. LOUIS, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year (the "FY") ended April 26, 2009, and other Company-related news.FY 2009 HighlightsThe Company pointed to a series of accomplishments during FY 2 - read more »

New Online Lottery Gaming Channel Partner Site Goes Live for NMLS - 10 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Media Lottery Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWMD) ("NMLS"), the lottery content and systems provider, announced the live launch of its new online bingo and digital lottery game site 'CelticBingo.com.' The site is a partnership with The Irish Post newspaper in the UK an - read more »

AGEM Releases May 2009 Gaming Index - 10 June 2009
LAS VEGAS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive month, the AGEM Index rose, posting a value of 90.41 by the close of May 2009, which represented an increase of 15.19 points (20.2 percent) from the 75.21 value reported at the close of April 2009. In tandem with broader financial markets, the AGEM Index has - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Celebrates Grand Opening of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem - 10 June 2009
BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After having already welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors to the property since it soft-opened on May 22, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, and its parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), today used the cutting of a ceremonial steel chain to officially welco - read more »

The Harrah's Foundation Announces $1.1 M Donation to the AARP Foundation - 10 June 2009
Caregiving collaboration to support minority caregiversCHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at AARP's 2009 Diversity and Aging Conference, the AARP Foundation announced a $1.1 million gift from the Harrah's Foundation to help current and former caregivers meet caregiving responsibilities while building thei - read more »

Greektown Casino-Hotel Increases Revenue 7.2 Percent While Detroit Gaming Market Decreases 4.2 Percent - 10 June 2009
Greektown only casino in Detroit to see year-over-year increase in MayDETROIT, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- While the overall gaming market in Detroit saw a 4.2 percent decline in May, Greektown Casino-Hotel bucked the trend once again with a stunning 7.2 percent year-over-year revenue increase for the month. Greektown was t - read more »

Silverton Casino Lodge Selects Syncsort DMExpress for High-Speed Data Warehousing - 10 June 2009
Solution Provides Fastest Data Integration at Lowest Performance-Price PointWOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Syncsort, a global provider of high-speed data integration software, today announced that Silverton Casino Lodge has selected Syncsort's DMExpress as an integral part of its strategic data warehousin - read more »

Free Phone, Free Money, Free Friend, Freaking Everything! - 10 June 2009
LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Official WSOP sponsors, Everest Poker, are now also offeringall their WSOP Event 54 & Main Event Qualifiers their own mobile phone toupdate their stories, stacks and stats to their unique Twitter site. The Everest Poker European Cup in Sardinia (May 8-10) saw, forthe first time, a - read more »

Join up now to win a Signed Guitar by Alice Cooper at Rockandrollpoker.com - 10 June 2009
LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockandrollpoker.com (http://www.rockandrollpoker.com/poker.php) is delighted to announce that they have launched an all new fantastic versionof its popular online poker site which will change the way you play pokerforever! Aside from the standard daily and weekly tournaments, FreeRoll - read more »

International Game Technology Amends Credit Facility - 09 June 2009
RENO, Nev., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has amended and restated its credit facility to extend approximately $1.7 billion of the commitments under the prior facility with a group of 28 lender banks until June 8, 2012. The extended portion of the cr - read more »

Table Mountain Casino's Massive Cash Jackpots Spark an Important Question!! - 09 June 2009
FRIANT, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The thought of hitting a Massive Cash Jackpot creates one important question. "How would YOU spend the CASH?" Another Table Mountain Casino winner of a Random Mega Mountain Jackpot must now answer that very question since the lucky guest received $39,255 in CASH this past Saturd - read more »

Virginia Lottery and Washington Redskins Reveal 'Redskins Mania' Scratch Ticket - 09 June 2009
Football Fans Can Win Up to $1 Million and Ultimate Redskins ExperiencesLOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Lottery and the Washington Redskins today revealed the details of the much-anticipated $50,000,000 Redskins Mania scratch ticket that will go on sale August 3 to coincide with the - read more »

Lucky Greektown Casino-Hotel Player Wins 2010 Camaro - 09 June 2009
Greektown Lives Up to Claim as Detroit's Winning AddressDETROIT, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Greektown Casino-Hotel officials announce Gail Abke of Warren, Mich. is the first of four lucky players to win a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, the top prize among this month's "Play American" promotions. Greektown Casino-Hotel will continu - read more »

Century Casinos Obtains Approval of Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board for Sale of South African Casino Company - 09 June 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today that the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board approved the sale of the company's South African subsidiary Century Casinos Africa (Pty) Limited ("CCA"). Following the approvals already - read more »

Boylepoker.com Pro John "Doesalrite" O'Shea Does it Again, Winning Second ECOOP Event in a Week - 09 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com pro John "doesalrite" O'Shea completed his secondincredible double in the space of a week on Saturday night, winning the $400+$30 buy in pot-limit Omaha event at the European Championship of OnlinePoker (ECOOP). Earlier in the week he won the ECOOP pot-limit Omaha hi-lo - read more »

GameTech Announces SEC Filing of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Results - 06 June 2009
RENO, Nev., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems and video lottery terminals, has filed its second quarter results with the SEC and the Form 10-Q can be accessed - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos Will Report Fourth Quarter and Year End Results - 06 June 2009
ST. LOUIS, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that it will release its financial results for its fourth quarter and year end of fiscal year 2009 before the market opens on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 9 a.m - read more »

Reigning World Champion Peter Eastgate Joins The Poker Show This Week - 06 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-three-year-old Dane Peter Eastgate became the youngest winner ofthe WSOP main event last year and this week he'll be talking to The PokerShow's Jesse May about the pressure of defending his title, playing in thePremier League and beating Phil Hellmuth's record. Steve Sung create - read more »

Riviera Holdings to Voluntarily Delist From NYSE Amex and Will Seek to Have Common Stock Quoted on OTC Bulletin Board - 06 June 2009
Receives Non-Compliance Notice from NYSE AmexLAS VEGAS, June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Riviera Holdings Corporation (the "Company") today announced that it intends to voluntarily delist its common stock from NYSE Amex LLC (the "Exchange") following receipt of a deficiency letter from the Exchange indicating that the - read more »

Fajt, O'Toole Assume New Positions at PA Gaming Control Board - 04 June 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Max Baer today said the citizens of the Commonwealth are relying upon the leadership of new Gaming Control Board Chair Gregory C. Fajt to continue the tremendous growth and strict oversight of the new slots casino industry.Justice Bae - read more »

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Approves Reinstatement of Louis A. DeNaples' Principal License - 04 June 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today unanimously approved the reinstatement of the gaming license of Mt. Airy Resort Casino principal owner Louis A. DeNaples, but with a number of conditions.The decision lifts a February 5, 2008 suspension that was placed on DeN - read more »

Win a Share of Captain Cash's $9000 Prize Pool at MansionCasino.com - 04 June 2009
GIBRALTAR, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MansionCasino.com are offering treasure hunters from far-away shores theopportunity to cash in on an eight-week treasure hunt, which could even takethem as far as the Caribbean with a top prize of a holiday worth $2000, plus$500. Captain Cash's Treasure Trail begins on 8 June, 2009, - read more »

Boylepoker.com pro John O'Shea Successfully Defends ECOOP Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Title - 04 June 2009
DUBLIN, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com pro John "doesalrite" O'Shea completed a remarkable doublelast night, successfully defending his European Championship of Online Poker(ECOOP) pot-limit Omaha hi-lo title. O'Shea's achievement mirrors that of Thang Luu who has just won the$1,500 pot-limit Omaha hi-lo even - read more »

A Winner Is Crowned in THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Wedding of a Lifetime in Las Vegas - 04 June 2009
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and MGM Grand Las Vegas Award a Lucky Couple Their Dream WeddingDaytime Drama Series Stars Christian LeBlanc and Tracey E. Bregman to Serve as WitnessesCULVER CITY, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, television's #1 daytime - read more »