May 2009 News Article Archive

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Auditor General Jack Wagner Calls for General Assembly to Clarify Flaw in Gaming Industry's Background Checks - 29 May 2009
Awarding of Mount Airy slot license highlighted issue of jurisdictional struggles HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board should get the General Assembly to amend the state's slots casino law to clearly define the roles and res - read more »

Poker's Greatest Living Legend Doyle Brunson Stars as the Poker Show Leaves for Las Vegas - 29 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Live online poker radio show, The Poker Show, this week begins its WorldSeries of Poker coverage, appropriately kicking off with Jesse Mayinterviewing living poker legend Doyle Brunson. Brunson will discuss his plans for the Series, Chip Reese, the future ofthe 'big game', the 'interne - read more »

IGT Announces Sale of sbX(TM) Tier One to Imperial Palace Biloxi - 29 May 2009
First G2S game management solution on the market includes innovative sbX(TM) Floor Manager and impressive game libraryRENO, Nev., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that Imperial Palace Casino Resort & Spa, located in Biloxi, Miss., has signed a contract with - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Early Results in Connection With the Tender Offer for Senior Notes Maturing in 2009 - 29 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced the results to date 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% seni - read more »

Illinois Can't Afford the Costs of Video Gambling Machines - 29 May 2009
Law enforcement would be left with uncontrollable situationCHICAGO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Crime Commission asked Governor Pat Quinn to reject plans to legalize video gambling machines in Illinois. They warned that the long-term cost to society would far outweigh any short-term revenue gains if - read more »

International Game Technology Management to Present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference - 29 May 2009
RENO, Nev., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference on June 1, 2009 in New York City. A link to the webcast and a copy of the presentation can be found at our website at http://www.IGT.co - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Participate at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference - 29 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) will participate at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on Thursday, May 28, 2009 in New York, NY. Remarks from Mr. Sheldon G. Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer, are scheduled to begin at approximately 2:00 p.m - read more »

The King Lives at Spotlight 29 Casino in 'Elvis the Musical' - 28 May 2009
COACHELLA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Simply put, Elvis Presley changed music forever. With one swivel of his hips, he brought down all previous structure of American music and performance and ushered in a new era and a sound that is still influencing artists and their music today. Last year at Spotlight 29 Casino, - read more »

Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa and Spa Resort Casino Redefine Summer Escapes With Special Bargain Rates - 28 May 2009
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa in Rancho Mirage and Spa Resort Casino in downtown Palm Springs are offering rejuvenating getaways at bargain prices. The resorts' packages offer discounted rooms, dining specials and free play in their casinos.(Photo: http://www.newscom. - read more »

$400,000 Powerball Prize Awarded One Day Before Ticket Was Set to Expire - 28 May 2009
Lottery News of Upcoming Expiration Spurred Cumberland County Woman to Check TicketsMIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Brenda Stover, of New Cumberland, Cumberland County, learned today she is officially the winner of a $400,000 Powerball prize that was set to expire tomorrow. "My husband saw on the new - read more »

New Gaming Control Board Chairman to Take Oath at June 3rd Public Meeting - 28 May 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gregory C. Fajt will be sworn in and then preside over his first meeting as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on June 3, 2009.Fajt, who was named Chairman by Governor Edward G. Rendell, will be administered the oath of office by Pennsylvania Supreme Cou - read more »

The Changing Face of Online Casinos - 28 May 2009
LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the relaxation of the UK's gambling laws in 2002 there has beenphenomenal growth in the online casino entertainment market. Both well knownbrands and new start-ups have been quick to develop their online real estateto cater for this growth through providing automated graphic version - read more »

First Players to Cash in the WSOP 2009 Main Event Unveiled - 28 May 2009
LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 29 players have already guaranteed that they will in cash inthe WSOP 2009 Main Event. Thanks to official sponsors, Everest Poker any player whoqualifies for the WSOP Main Event through WSOP Steps Sit & Gos and scheduledtournaments also qualifies for a share of up to $1,000,000! No - read more »

The Kings Are Coming to Las Vegas on a Dare From Steve Wynn! - 27 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Larry King is a very funny guy. On a dare from Steve Wynn, he will prove it on stage at the Encore Theater, for one night only, on Friday, June 19 at 8 p.m. The special performance will benefit the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, which provides funding for life saving cardiac - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Pays Another Massive Cash Jackpot Winner! - 27 May 2009
FRIANT, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- One more Very Lucky Table Mountain Casino guest took home a Massive Cash Jackpot! This Massive Cash Jackpot paid $43,825; marking yet another winner to collect free Mega Mountain Jackpots winnings at Table Mountain Casino! Since Mega Mountain Jackpots began in summer of 2008, Ta - read more »

RRA & Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Present The Summer Groove Hosted by Zo and D. Wade - 27 May 2009
South Florida's Largest Summer Event Announces New Partners and Event Line-UpHOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's a whole lot more to groove about this summer as NBA Champs Alonzo "Zo" Mourning and Dwyane Wade (a.k.a. D. Wade) announced new partnerships with Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, Attorneys - read more »

Fans Across the Globe To Choose the Opening Act for Hard Rock Calling 2009! - 27 May 2009
Winner of Ambassadors of Rock Battle of the Bands to Perform Onstage at Hard Rock Calling 2009Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Neil Young and The Killers To Headline Hard Rock Calling - First Tour Stop of Hard Rock's Ambassadors of Rock Worldwide Concert TourORLANDO, Fla., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all roc - read more »

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to Host 2010 Miss America Pageant on TLC - 27 May 2009
Live From Planet Hollywood on TLCLINWOOD, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- President and CEO of the Miss America Organization, Art McMaster, announced today that the 2010 Miss America Pageant will return to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for a week of preliminary competitions, culminating in a live telec - read more »

Impresario Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Crowns Hull Talent Trail 2009 Winners - 27 May 2009
LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott has crowned rock band Dirty Wish the Hull Daily Mail's Talent Trail 2009 champions after the Sproatley five-piece act wowed the packed crowd at Hull City Hall last week with a series of classic rock anthems including Stereophonics Dakota, Maggie May, by Rod Stewar - read more »

Octavian and Gextech Strike Deal for Fantastic League(TM) Spot The Ball - 27 May 2009
LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Octavian Global Technologies,Inc. (OTC: OCTV) ("Octavian"), a leading provider of total gaming and lotterysolutions, serving Casino, AWP (Amusements With Prizes), Lottery and emerginggaming market sectors worldwide, announced it has signed a worldwideagreement with Gextech t - read more »

US Players Welcome at New Intertops RED Casino - 27 May 2009
ST. JOHNS, Antigua, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Online casino pioneer Intertops.com is welcoming new US players back atits new RED Casino. In its new partnership with Realtime Gaming (RTG),Intertops is offering the biggest progressive jackpots available for playersfrom the U.S. and a portfolio of traditional and unique onli - read more »

Titan Casino Raises the Stakes on 2009 Champions League - 27 May 2009
LONDON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been two weeks since the final whistle blew on an extraordinarysemi-final match that saw Manchester United defeat Arsenal, 3-1. Thefinalists, Barcelona and Man Utd, are now preparing for the biggest match ofthe year to determine who will be Europe's top football team in 2009. Afte - read more »

Century Casinos Opens Casino Aboard TUI Cruises Ship - 26 May 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announcedtoday that the company has opened the casino aboard the first cruise ship ofTUI Cruises on May 23, 2009. This was also the first day of the maiden voyageof the luxurious four-star plus ship with a tot - read more »

Redskins and Virginia Lottery to Launch Team-Specific Game - 23 May 2009
NEW SCRATCH TICKET TO OFFER FOOTBALL FANS CHANCES TO WIN CASH AND REDSKINS EXPERIENCESLOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Redskins and the Virginia Lottery have reached agreement on a unique team-themed scratch-off ticket to be launched in concert with the 2009 professional football se - read more »

The Poker Show Goes Euro With Michael Keiner and Theo Jorgensen and Celebrity Apprentice Annie Duke is Hired - 23 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, live online poker radio show, The Poker Show, checks in withWorld Series of Poker bracelet winner Michael Keiner and World Series ofPoker Europe bracelet winner, and sometime boxer, Theo Jorgensen. WorldSeries of Poker main event finalist Jon Kalmar is also dropping by. Pres - read more »

Crytek's Avni Yerli Joins the Game Developers Conference Europe Advisory Board - 23 May 2009
BERLIN, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Game Developers Conference(R) Europe today welcomed a new member,Avni Yerli, managing director of Crytek GmbH, to its advisory board. WithYerli, the advisory board gains the expertise of another well-known andhighly experienced game developer. In 1999, Yerli co-founded Crytek GmbH,whi - read more »

Aladdin's Lamp Jackpot Tops EUR2,000,000 Giving Online Casinos Powered by Boss Media the Biggest Jackpot Pool Anywhere - 22 May 2009
STOCKHOLM, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over EUR7,000,000 in Progressive Jackpots to be Won at Boss-PoweredOnline Casinos Boss Media's Aladdin's Lamp EUR5 progressive jackpot has just topped EUR2million and is now one of the biggest progressive jackpots available at anyonline casino. Casinos powered by Boss Media - read more »

3D Casino has it's 3rd Six-Figure Jackpot Winner - 22 May 2009
LONDON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- - Player Wins $100,224 on WinADay.com's Wheeler Dealer Slot Machine One lucky online slot machine player is glad she took her friend's adviceand tried the free games at WinADay.com. She ended up winning a progressivejackpot of over $100K and became the third big jackpot winner a - read more »

Spotlight 29 Casino's 'Summer of Fun' Means Exciting Casino Promotions Every Day! - 22 May 2009
COACHELLA, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotlight 29 Casino's third annual "Summer of Fun" is more than an incredible concert series - it also means there are exciting promotions in the casino every day of the week, all summer long!The fun begins when the casino gives away a brand new 2009 Ford F-150 XLT on Sunday, M - read more »

Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular Announces First Ever Phantom Fans Week September 16 - 20, 2009 - 22 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PHANTOM - THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR, is pleased to announce it will host a week-long celebration of all things Phantom during Phantom Fans Week in fabulous Las Vegas. Phantom fans from all over the world will join together September 16 - 20 to experience Phantom like never before. Fa - read more »

Octavian Global Technologies Completes $4,000,000 Private Placement and Converts US $6,500,000 of Debt Into Equity - 22 May 2009
LONDON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Octavian Global Technologies,Inc. (OTC BB: OCTV) ("Octavian"), a leading provider of total gaming andlottery solutions, serving Casino, AWP (Amusements With Prizes), Lottery andemerging gaming market sectors worldwide, announced it entered into a privateplacement providing g - read more »

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Set to Officially Open its Doors on May 22 - 22 May 2009
Final Approval from Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Paves Way for Opening this Friday at 9:00 a.m.BETHLEHEM, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After two very successful test days, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, a new casino and entertainment destination developed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), has been not - read more »

The Sports Legends Challenge: The Ultimate Sports Fantasy - 22 May 2009
ATLANTA, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sports Legends Challenge presented by AbsolutePoker.net is the ultimate sports fantasy experience. For the first time in history, sports fans from around the world will compete with and against 25 of the greatest Sports Legends of our time, including Troy Aikman, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, - read more »

Tropicana Hosts 'The Voice' Tony Pace - 22 May 2009
Fast, Funny and ImprovisationalLAS VEGAS, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tropicana Las Vegas presents the music and hysterical lampoon satire of Tony Pace Saturday, June 20 at 8 p.m. in the Tiffany Theater. Tickets are priced as low as $35 plus tax and surcharge and are available at the Tropicana Box Office now. Known as t - read more »

Indianapolis Man Connects With Brother and Mother Through Fantasy Fishing; Lands $100,000 Catch - 22 May 2009
Race for $1 Million Grand Prize Heats Up -- Tulsa power plant mechanic grabs leadMINNEAPOLIS, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up in the greater Chicagoland area, fishing was a huge part of the Zedonis household. Fishing trips to northern Minnesota and Wisconsin were times when the family could relax, have fun and show o - read more »

Diamondhead Casino Corporation Announces New Director and Issues Status Report - 21 May 2009
LARGO, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamondhead Casino Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: DHCC), which intends to develop a land-based casino resort in Diamondhead, Mississippi, is pleased to report that it has appointed Mr. William Austin Lewis IV to its Board of Directors. Mr. Lewis is the founder, owner, and Chief Exe - read more »

Poker Legend Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Wows Oxford Union With "Enigmatic" Performance - 21 May 2009
LONDON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, ambassador for DevilfishPoker.com, last weekendaddressed 200 eager poker enthusiasts at the world famous Oxford Union in thegenteel English university city and proved every bit the ambassador for thegame that his illustrious predecessors on the famous stage were - read more »

Jedi Mind, Inc. Technology Featured in USA Today, CNN.net, CNET and INC. Magazine - 21 May 2009
CARDIFF, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jedi Mind, Inc. (Pink Sheets: JEDM), a developer of thought controlled technology software, has entered the billion dollar electronic gaming market. The jaw-dropping technology has been featured in USA Today, CNN.net, CNET and INC. Magazine, prior to The Company going p - read more »

Century Casinos Announces Second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament at the Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton, Canada - 21 May 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange)announced today that its Century Casino & Hotel in Edmonton, Canada, willhost the second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament in support of the MultipleSclerosis (MS) Society of Canada on May 23, 2009. This - read more »

More Reasons to Make the WSOP With Everest Poker - 21 May 2009
LONDON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Official WSOP sponsors, Everest Poker, have always been allabout their players and, as a result, they are offering two further exclusiveincentives to their players for this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) inaddition to their $1,000,000 shared player bonus. i) Bring A Friend. When y - read more »

International Game Technology Announces Quarterly Dividend - 20 May 2009
RENO, Nev., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of six cents ($0.06) per share, payable on July 10, 2009 to shareholders of record on June 16, 2009. International Game Technology (www.IGT.com) is a - read more »

Silver Legacy Plans Multi-Vendor Approach to DLP - 20 May 2009
DeviceLock is original key to endpoint layer protectionSAN RAMON, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DeviceLock, Inc., a worldwide leader in endpoint device control, today announced that Silver Legacy Resort Casino of Reno, Nevada, has renewed and further extended its license coverage for DeviceLock to continually provide - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Completes Historic Capital Raise - 20 May 2009
- Company Completes Sale of $1.5 Billion of Senior Secured Notes and Sale of Over $1 Billion of Common Stock- Senior Credit Facility Amended LAS VEGAS, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that it has completed its previously announced private offering of $1.5 billion total principal - read more »

Two Players Win Big on Aristocrat Games at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Within 48 Hours of Each Other! - 20 May 2009
Millioni$er Player Wins $500,000; Loco Loot Player Wins $138,000LAS VEGAS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Two lucky players won big money playing Aristocrat slot games at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, N.Y. last week - and they won the jackpots within 48 hours of each other!First, a lucky Seneca Niagara Ca - read more »

Online Poker Qualification Underway for the Poker Ashes 2009 With Shane Warne and Darren Gough - 20 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- 888.com, in conjunction with TV production company Winmedia, todayannounces details of the Poker Ashes 2009 which will see four lucky onlinepoker players win their way onto either the England or Australian teams tocompete in this innovative televised poker tournament to be broadcast on SK - read more »

Rivers Casino Debuts in Pittsburgh with MICROS's 9700 Hospitality Management Suite - 20 May 2009
COLUMBIA, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, is pleased to announce that Rivers Casino has selected the MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System (HMS), Kitchen Display System, Guest Connection, - read more »

Double Your Chances With Tipp24.com - 20 May 2009
LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Jackpot Reward - Match 3 Numbers to Win a Million Tipp24.com has come up trumps with two generous lottopromotions this month. Incentive number one, the jackpot reward, enablescustomers to earn one million Euros if their friends or family members winthe jackpot. Incentiv - read more »

Mount Airy Casino Resort Seeking Couples That Honeymooned Or Vacationed At Former Mount Airy Lodge - 19 May 2009
"Celebrate Amore" weekend in June will celebrate the days of the Poconos' heart-shaped tubs, offer couples opportunity to renew their vows and celebrate at a public wedding reception PARADISE, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort is seeking couples who were married, honeymooned or vacationed at the for - read more »

IGT's Innovative MultiPLAY Video Slot Approved in 38 Jurisdictions - 19 May 2009
First-to-market technology drives impressive performance numbers on Cleopatra(R) MultiPLAY and Wolf Run(R) MultiPLAYRENO, Nev., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its MultiPLAY video slot has been approved and released in 38 jurisdictions including Nevada, California and Oklahoma, alo - read more »

TitanPoker.com Giving Away Seats for World Series of Poker - 19 May 2009
LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Online poker players everywhere interested in playing in the biggestpoker event of the year can qualify for their 2009 World Series of Pokerseats at TitanPoker.com (http://www.titanpoker.com/), the leading poker roomin Europe and the largest venue on the iPoker Network. Titan Poker is - read more »

Starlet Holly Madison Prepares to Tease in PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino - 19 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas' newest hit production and only striptease spectacular is pleased to announce blonde bombshell Holly Madison as the newest addition to the PEEPSHOW cast at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino beginning June 22.(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/LA - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Casino Opening Team Shares Its Successful Procedures With Asian and Kansas Gaming Regulators - 19 May 2009
BETHLEHEM, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegations from the Government of Singapore and the State of Kansas are shadowing members of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's Casino Opening Team to learn more about how the agency assures that a new casino is prepared to open to the public.The PGCB's Casino Op - read more »

Devilfish.com Launches Online Casino Tournaments - 19 May 2009
LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Devilfish.com today announces the launch of its new week-night onlinecasino tournament schedule featuring blackjack, slots, and video poker. Theonline casino tournaments will see the top three winning players, who playduring the set tournament times on the dedicated tournament games, rece - read more »

TableMAX Enters Colorado Market With Deal at Riviera Black Hawk Casino - 16 May 2009
Demand For TableMAX ePits(TM) Continues To Rise With Recent Order Of Four TableMAX(R) Systems(TM)LAS VEGAS, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets: TBLX), a developer of electronic table games, is expanding its U.S. casino presence and is e - read more »

Gaming Standards Association Brings Protocol Standards to G2E Asia in Trade Show Display, Panel Discussion - 16 May 2009
LAS VEGAS May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gaming Standards Association has a vibrant and growing international membership that, working together, has created exciting and flexible protocols that are in use throughout the global gaming industry. Now, underscoring the international scope of its standards, GSA will - read more »

Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods Report April Slot Results - 16 May 2009
Foxwoods 5 Five Star(R) Service, Paired with All-New Entertainment and Dining Options, Enable Resort to Continue Outpacing the MarketMASHANTUCKET, Conn., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods today reported to the Connecticut State Division of Special Revenue that the property took in - read more »

Scientific Games Signs Instant Ticket Extension with California Lottery - 16 May 2009
NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced the California State Lottery has extended the Company's current contract as the primary supplier of instant tickets and related services including marketing, planning and research services for an additional four years. The amendment co - read more »

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, and Tony G set for The Poker Show This Week - 16 May 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, live online poker radio show, The Poker Show, has secured someof the most controversial and opinionated players in the game. PresentersJesse May and Padraig Parkinson chat to Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, Dave"Devilfish" Ulliott, and Tony G who are scheduled to appear on S - read more »

GPI to Showcase Exciting New RFID Technology, Furniture, and Playing Card Products at G2E Asia - 16 May 2009
New products designed to provide value, increase security for casino customers LAS VEGAS, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC) announced today the new products that it will showcase at the Global Gaming Expo Asia ("G2E Asia") tradeshow to be held on June 3-4 at the C - read more »

TableMAX Installs VisuaLimits in Southern California - 15 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets: TBLX), a developer of electronic table games, has successfully installed the VisuaLimits product on several existing installed TableMAX Systems in southern California. "VisuaLimits is looki - read more »

Judge Rules in Favor of Greektown Casino-Hotel's Motion to Assume Development Agreement - 15 May 2009
Ruling an important step in Greektown obtaining tax rollbackDETROIT, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honorable Judge Walter Shapiro yesterday issued an opinion declaring Greektown Casino-Hotel is not in default of the development agreement it entered into with the City of Detroit and the Economic Development Corporation of - read more »

IGT Installs sbX(TM) Tier One Package at Barona Resort & Casino - 15 May 2009
Industry's first G2S solution drives innovation and flexibility to casino floorsRENO, Nev., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has successfully installed the sbX(TM) Tier One Package at Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego, Calif. This is the second in a se - read more »

An Upside for Paris Hilton After Her Bentley was Vandalized? - 15 May 2009
GIBRALTAR, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.partypoker.com/ has seen the recent news that Paris Hilton is reported to have had her beloved blue Bentley vandalized with reports suggesting eggs were thrown. It is not the only reported problem the heiress has had with her luxury four wheels as in April 2006 it was sugges - read more »

Poker Legend and World Champion Scotty Nguyen is the New Exclusive Poker Ambassador at Online Gaming Company Expekt.com - The Contract Starts on May 15 - 15 May 2009
GZIRA, Malta, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - "This will be fun, baby. I am looking forward to working with Expekt.com and make their successful poker even more popular," says Scotty Nguyen. Scotty Nguyen, nick-named "The Prince of Poker", has won over $10 millionin tournament winnings, and is, without do - read more »

Powerball Ticket Worth $400,000 to Expire May 28 - 15 May 2009
Unclaimed Winning Ticket was Sold in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland CountyMIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Powerball ticket from the May 28, 2008, drawing worth $400,000 has yet to be presented to the Pennsylvania Lottery for payment. The ticket and prize are scheduled to expire on May 28 - one year fro - read more »

bwin Interactive Entertainment AG - Results for Q1 2009 - 15 May 2009
VIENNA, Austria, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Key financial indicators (pro forma consolidated) (EUR million) Q1/09 Q1/08 % YoY Q4/08 % QoQ Gross gaming revenues 117.6 104.6 12.5 117.7 -0.1 Net gaming revenues 102.1 91.9 11.1 101.0 1.1 Total revenues 119.4 - read more »

PokerTek Installs PokerPro at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Arkansas - 15 May 2009
MATTHEWS, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK), the industry pioneer and worldwide leader in automated poker, is pleased to announce the installation of two PokerPro tables at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs, Arkansas. This is the second installation of PokerPro in the state.(Lo - read more »

Casino.com Says 'Bienvenue' to Carte Bleue! - 15 May 2009
GIBRALTAR, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneer in the world of French online casino gaming, Casino.com(http://fr.casino.com), opens its doors to the biggest French payment method- Carte Bleue. French members can now benefit from the comfort of making online Casinodeposits with their all-time, preferred payment option. - read more »

Dragonfish Launches El Cartonazo Spanish Bingo Network for Daub Limited - 15 May 2009
LONDON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dragonfish, the independent B2B division of 888 Holdings Plc, todayannounces the launch of a new Spanish bingo network, El Cartonazo, for itspartner Daub Limited. El Cartonazo.com is the first fully localised Bingo Platformavailable to the Spanish market. It launches with both 90 Ball - read more »

New Poll Shows Continuing Support for Gaming on Tribal Lands - 14 May 2009
Arizona Voters Happy with the Amount of Gaming in the StatePHOENIX, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted by the Arizona Indian Gaming Association found that 60% of voters believe the state has the right amount of gaming in play today. Only 25% of those polled say the state has too much gaming, and only one pers - read more »

Scientific Games Awarded Massachusetts Lottery Primary Instant Ticket Contract - 14 May 2009
Annual Revenue Estimated at Approximately $12 MillionNEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced it has again been selected as the primary vendor to supply instant tickets and related services for the Massachusetts State Lottery. The contract, which is expected to begin July 200 - read more »

Massive Cash Strikes Twice Within a Week for Lucky Players at Table Mountain Casino! - 14 May 2009
FRIANT, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino, along with $30,153 in Massive Cash winnings, helped make Maria's day! Maria, from Salinas, is the second Table Mountain Casino Massive Cash winner within the past week!"I'm so nervous. I can't think. I feel my legs shaking!" Maria excitedly excla - read more »

Gaming Partners International Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2009 - 14 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), the leading worldwide provider of casino currency and table gaming equipment, today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2009. For the first quarter of 2009, the Company reported revenues of $8.9 millio - read more »

Central Ohio Building Trades Council Backs Ohio Jobs & Growth Plan - 14 May 2009
-- 8,000-member organization cites job creation, economic development --COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbus/Central Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council - which represents some 8,000 union construction workers in nine Central Ohio counties - has voted to endorse the Ohio Jobs and Gro - read more »

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Speaks at the World Famous Oxford Union This Weekend - 14 May 2009
LONDON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott, ambassador for DevilfishPoker.com, this weekendaddresses the world famous Oxford Union where he will take a question andanswer session from students on poker and his career. Ulliott joins a preeminent group of speakers at the Union which includessome of the mo - read more »

Dirk Arthur Takes Xtreme Magic to New Heights - 14 May 2009
New Timeslot, New Illusions, New Music and MoreLAS VEGAS, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Xtreme Magic Starring Dirk Arthur kicks it up a notch in its new evening timeslot; adding five enormous illusions, new music, updated choreography, costumes, set pieces and more. This intensified edition of Xtreme Magic Starring Dirk Arthu - read more »

Sports Betting Site Owner Speaks Out Against Legalizing Online Betting - 14 May 2009
LOS GATOS, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent legislation proposing legalized online gambling raises concerns. Former Gambler, Joseph Alongi, warns against legalized online gambling. "Although the revenue to individual states is tempting, the harsh reality of gambling addiction is the insidious way it destroys - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Tender Offer for Senior Notes Maturing in 2009 - 14 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (the "Company") today announced that it has commenced a 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 Grou - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Proposed Private Placement - 14 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it proposes to make a private placement of $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes in two tranches due 2014 and 2017, respectively. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering, together wi - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Common Stock Offering - 14 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 81.0 million shares of its common stock. It is expected that the offering will have gross proceeds of approximately $1 billion. Merrill Lynch & Co., Deutsche Bank Securities, - read more »

Start 'Reminiscing' With Little River Band at Spotlight 29 Casino - 13 May 2009
In Concert With Special Guests Firefall on June 6COACHELLA, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotlight 29 Casino's 3rd annual Summer of Fun Concert Series continues in June with a double shot of classic rock with two of the best - Little River Band and Firefall. The two incredible bands are performing together for a show - read more »

Spotsylvania County Man Wins Jackpot Worth $75.6 Million - 13 May 2009
THIRD-LARGEST PRIZE IN VIRGINIA LOTTERY HISTORYRICHMOND, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joe Denette of Spotsylvania County is what you might call a die-hard racing fan. In fact, not even winning a Mega Millions jackpot valued at $75.6 million could keep him from a good NASCAR race.On Friday, May 1, Mr. Denette - read more »

TableMAX Installs Caribbean Stud(R) at Hopland Sho-Ka-Wah Casino - 13 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets: TBLX), a developer of electronic table games, has successfully completed the installation of one Caribbean Stud(R) Poker System at Hopland Sho-Ka-Wah Casino in Hopland, California. - read more »

45,000 Reasons to Care at Casinodelrio.com - 13 May 2009
LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Unless Swine Flu related complications dictate otherwise, Mexico is setto be the hosting country for this year's World Environment Day, themed:'Your Planet Needs You - UNite to Combat Climate Change'. The internationalevent, which is sponsored by the UN Environment Programme, has been hel - read more »

SouthWest NY Restaurant Offers ''Chance to Win $50,000'' - 13 May 2009
Downtown Manhattan Restaurant Launches Lottery Promotion That Will Give Everyone An Opportunity "To Hit The Jackpot".NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SouthWest NY Restaurant located in Downtown Manhattan, Two World Financial Center, offers a chance to win $50,000 beginning May 15, 2009 through May 30, 2009 with their S - read more »

Rotate Black, Inc. and Seneca Catskills Gaming Casino Engage CRT Investment Banking, LLC for Financing of Resort and Class III Gaming Casino in New York - 13 May 2009
PETOSKEY, Mich., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announces that CRT will assist in financing the development of Seneca Catskill Mountains Resort and Casino, a Class III gaming project. Seneca N - read more »

Harrah's Entertainment and MTV Games' Crowns The Gurnkillers as the Winner of The Total Rock, Total Rewards Rock Band(R) Competition - 13 May 2009
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Four bands went head-to-head this weekend at the finale of Harrah's Operating Company, Inc.'s and MTV Games' landmark Total Rock, Total Rewards Rock Band Competition at Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. The finalists - chosen from the nearly 600 Rock Band bands from across th - read more »

Dragonfish Signs Strategic Agreement With Phumelela Gold Enterprises - 13 May 2009
LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dragonfish, the independent B2B division of 888 Holdings Plc,today announces the signing of a strategic agreement with South African basedPhumelela Gold Enterprises(PGE), one of the world's largest pari-mutuelhorseracing and tote betting organisations, to provide a comprehensivesportsbook - read more »

Online Casino Makes European Player a Multi-Millionaire! - 12 May 2009
GIBRALTAR, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- River Belle Online Casino has given Europe its latest millionaire with awin of over EUR6.3 million by longtime River Belle player Georgios M. on theMega Moolah Progressive Slot Machine! With a "passion for slot machines" Georgios M. has most certainly ensuredthat 2009 has been a yea - read more »

World Series of Golf(R) Renews Presenting Sponsor and Host Resort Agreements - 12 May 2009
FullTiltPoker.Net and The Mirage Return in 2009LAS VEGAS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The World Series of Golf(R) (OTC Bulletin Board: WSGFE) today announced it will continue strategic relationships with both the presenting sponsor and host casino property of its namesake event in 2009. FullTiltPoker.Net (www.full - read more »

Winners are Falling in Love with Table Mountain Casino's Massive Cash Jackpots! - 12 May 2009
FRIANT, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "I love you!" Barbara from Clovis exclaimed to a team member of Table Mountain Casino. The love Barbara expressed was in reference to the $34,016 payout she received as the most recent winner of Massive Cash Jackpots at Table Mountain Casino! Barbara, a guest of Table - read more »

New Lottery ''Pooling'' Invention Will Produce Millions of New Winners - Billions More $ for State Budgets - 12 May 2009
PHOENIX, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Relationship Marketing Systems, LLC. Last week, the US Patent and Trademark Office granted an Arizona-based lottery products company an exclusive patent for a new lottery pooling option that could revolutionize the way jackpot lottery games are played, generating millions of new lottery - read more »

Century Casinos Reports Q1 2009 Results - 12 May 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; Vienna Stock Exchange) announced today the financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009.For the first quarter of 2009, net operating revenue from continuing operations was $11,999,000 (operating results from di - read more »

Titan Poker Offers $63,000 in Freerolls to New Depositors in May - 12 May 2009
LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Online poker players making their first deposit during the month of Mayat TitanPoker.com (http://www.titanpoker.com/may_promo.html), the largestpoker room on the iPoker Network, will receive free entry to a series offreeroll tournaments awarding a grand total of $63,000 in guaranteed priz - read more »

Can You Beat Bernie at Making Billions? - 12 May 2009
NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernie Madoff's US$65 billion Ponzi scheme surprised the global economicmarketplace and left many wondering how they missed out on their own chanceat riches. Now anyone can try their hand at creating and managing a Ponzischeme with Cellufun's new "Made Off" game for mobile phones. The g - read more »

EUR6.3 Million Win Smashes BlackjackBallroom.com Mega Moolah Jackpot Record - 12 May 2009
Colossal online casino jackpot hit at Microgaming online casinoLAS VEGAS, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In dramatic news over the weekend, online casino game publishing giant Microgaming had their biggest ever winner as the EUR6.3 million Mega Moolah jackpot was hit by one luck online gambler.Details of the enormous win are s - read more »

Aristocrat's Newest Hyperlink(R) Slot, Jaws(TM), Makes World Premiere at Sycuan Casino - 09 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the casino, Aristocrat Technologies is unleashing the video slot game everyone will be talking about, JAWS(TM)! The new video slot game starts swimming its way into players' hearts when it makes its world premiere today at Sycuan Casino in - read more »

Governor Rendell Lauds Outgoing Gaming Control Board Chair Mary DiGiacomo Colins - 09 May 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell said today that outgoing Gaming Control Board Chair Mary DiGiacomo Colins has served with honor and integrity, and that the entire Commonwealth has benefited from her diligent work to both foster the start of the new slot machine - read more »

PA Governor Rendell Appoints Steven Crawford as Chief Of Staff; Names Gregory C. Fajt To Gaming Control Board - 09 May 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today appointed Steven Crawford as his chief of staff, effective immediately. Crawford, a native of Millville, Columbia County, has been the Governor's Secretary of Legislative Affairs since the beginning of his first term in 2003."Steve - read more »

Butler National Corporation Plans to Open Boot Hill Casino and Resort in Dodge City, Kansas in December 2009 - 09 May 2009
OLATHE, Kan., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: BUKS) a recognized provider of professional management services in the gaming industry, announces passage of significant milestones in the development of the Boot Hill Casino and Resort in Dodge City, Kansas. Butler National - read more »

Durrrr and FullFlush go toe-to-toe on The Poker Show - 09 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Live online poker radio show, The Poker Show, presented by Jesse May andPadraig Parkinson, delved into the realms of high-stakes online poker lastweek with two of the biggest players in the online game, Tom "Durrrr" Dwanand Luke "_FullFlush_" Schwartz. On Monday, Internet legend Durrrr - read more »

Punters bet on U.S. Gambling Legalisation - 09 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading European bookmaker Paddy Power is offering odds on the possiblelegalisation of internet gambling in the US. There is increasing speculationthat overseas companies may return to the US if a newly drafted online gamingbill by Republican Barney Frank gains the required cross-party sup - read more »

BetOnline.com to Place First Bet From Peak of Mount Everest in World Record Attempt - 09 May 2009
MOUNT EVEREST, Kathmandu, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- BetOnline.com, one of theweb's most popular online betting destinations, has revealed that the company has embarked on an expedition to the summit of Mount Everest. TheBetOnline.com team will attempt to create a new world record by placing the first bet from the summi - read more »

Riviera Reports Results for First Quarter 2009 - 09 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Riviera Holdings Corporation ("Riviera" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: RIV) today reported its financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2009.First Quarter 2009 ResultsNet revenues for the first quarter of 2009 were $34.7 million, a decrease of $13.3 million, - read more »

Century Casinos Announces Dates of First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call - 09 May 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY) announced today that the companywill release its earnings for the first quarter of 2009 on Monday, May 11,2009, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") (3:30 p.m. Central EuropeanSummer Time ("CEST")). On Mo - read more »

Scientific Games Announces First Quarter 2009 Results - 08 May 2009
Profitability Improvement Program on Track; Margins and Free Cash Flow Improve Key Highlights- Company achieves sequential quarterly improvement in gross margins, adjusted EBITDA, adjusted net income, and free cash flow - Achieved $4.5 million of Profitability Improvement Program savings; remain on target for full year - read more »

LIVE to Perform at The Pools at The Palazzo on June 11 - 08 May 2009
Presented by ABSOLUT(R) Vodka; Tickets on sale May 8LAS VEGAS, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most successful and enduring alternative rock bands of the past two decades, LIVE, will perform at The Pools at The Palazzo on Thursday, June 11. Performing chart topping hits such as "Lightning Crashes," "I Alone," "The Do - read more »

Greektown Increases Revenue Year-Over-Year According to Michigan Gaming Control Board - 08 May 2009
DETROIT, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) announced April earnings today - showing that Greektown was the only casino in the jurisdiction that achieved a year-over-year increase in revenue compared to April 2008. The earnings results released by MGCB also showed Greektown had increased its ma - read more »

An Evening With Whoopi Goldberg at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, May 22 and 23 - 08 May 2009
Tickets on sale now!LAS VEGAS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whoopi Goldberg will take the stage at the Encore Theater for performances on May 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. that will feature her unique, candid and often humorous observations on a wide range of subjects. Best known for her film roles in The Color Purple, Ghost - read more »

TableMAX Installs Progressive Blackjack(R) and Caribbean Stud(R) Systems at Creek Nation Casino Eufaula - 08 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TableMAX Gaming, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TableMAX Corporation (Pink Sheets: TBLX), a developer of electronic table games, has installed two TableMAX(R) Systems(TM) at Creek Nation Casino Eufaula in Eufaula, Okla.The installation of the two TableMAX Systems marks the - read more »

Casino Journal Names McDowell Executive of the Year - 08 May 2009
ST. LOUIS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that Virginia McDowell, president and chief operating officer was honored last night at the Southern Gaming Summit as "Executive of the Year" by Casino Journal magazine, citing her leadership within the indus - read more »

Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity and Rogue Lifestyle Brand Form Innovative Partnership Deal With Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas - 08 May 2009
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Relativity Media's Ryan Kavanaugh and recently acquired film and lifestyle property, Rogue, announced today that they are partnering on a multi level entertainment deal never before accomplished by a hotel casino property and an entertainment brand.LAS VEGAS, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid - read more »

Betfair Starts Legal Action Against Dutch Government - 08 May 2009
LONDON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfair, one of the world's leading online betting companies,has started legal action against the Dutch government in a court case whichcould result in a claim for damages running into millions of Euros. The decision follows a letter from the Dutch Ministry ofJustice urging Dutch banks - read more »

Former Bank of China Managers and Their Wives Sentenced for Stealing More Than $485 Million, Laundering Money Through Las Vegas Casinos - 07 May 2009
WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two former managers of the Bank of China and their wives were sentenced today after their convictions on Aug. 29, 2008, by a federal jury in Las Vegas on charges of racketeering, money laundering, international transportation of stolen property as well as passport and visa f - read more »

Study Confirms Potential for More Than $600 Million in Annual Tax Revenues From Ohio Jobs and Growth Plan - 07 May 2009
-- Consulting firm says nearly $1 billion a year now leaving Ohio would stay in-state if casino ballot issue is approved -- COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent national gaming consulting firm has confirmed that under the Ohio Jobs and Growth Plan, casinos in Ohio's four largest cities would produce more t - read more »

No Safe Bets for Casino Workers: NIOSH Study Shows Casino Workers Face Toxic Conditions - 07 May 2009
BERKELEY, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights:A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) shows workers in Las Vegas casinos are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke at work. NIOSH recommends ma - read more »

New Internet Gambling Legislation Would Protect Consumers and Generate Billions in New Revenue - 07 May 2009
WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representative Barney Frank (D-MA), Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services, and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) today are introducing two new bills that together would regulate Internet gambling and ensure that taxes are collected from wagers placed over t - read more »

Youbet.com Hails Chairman Frank's Online Gambling Legislation - 07 May 2009
Calls Proposal "a welcome and realistic approach"WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The head of the largest legal pure-play online gambling website in the United States, Youbet.com (NASDAQ: UBET), praised legislation introduced today by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank that would legali - read more »

Centaurus Games' Sanford Millar to Discuss Poker Tax at the Southern Gaming Summit - 07 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- What is a poker tax return? Sanford Millar, CFO and General Counsel for Centaurus Games, LLC, will be a featured panel speaker at the Southern Gaming Summit on Thursday, May 7, where he will discuss the importance and qualifications for filing a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Acco - read more »

International Game Technology Prices $725 Million of Its 3.25% Convertible Notes Due 2014 - 07 May 2009
RENO, Nev., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced its pricing of $725 million principal amount of its 3.25% Convertible Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 193 - read more »

Dozens of World Series of Poker Betting Markets Open at Boylesports.com - 07 May 2009
DUBLIN, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylesports.com today announced its World Series of Poker betting marketswhich offer prices on which player will cash for the most money and whichScandinavian player will take home the most cash from the 2009 WSOP. Among the players priced up for the 'Who will officially win the mostdol - read more »

Boyd Gaming Reports First Quarter Results - 07 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO)For the quarter, we reported a net loss of $13.8 million, or $0.16 per share, compared to a loss of $32 - read more »

Betfair to Join Jadestone's New Dice Network - 07 May 2009
STOCKHOLM, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Jadestone Networks, the Nordic-based owner and operator of themultiplayer gaming networks DiceArena and GamArena, today announced thatBetfair has agreed terms to become a distribution partner. Betfair will integrate to the DiceArena gaming network after the summerwhere it will sit al - read more »

Greektown Increases Market Share for Third Straight Month - 06 May 2009
DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing a trend that started in February, for the third consecutive month Greektown Casino-Hotel increased its market share from 25 percent in March to 25.7 percent in April. From January, where the property had 22.8 percent share, the net increase is 2.9 percent, an increase of 13 per - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results - 06 May 2009
Venetian Macao EBITDAR Increases 10.1% to $121.5 MillionCost Savings Programs on Track to Generate Approximately $470 Million in Annualized SavingsLAS VEGAS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009.Company-Wide Operating Res - read more »

New Internet Gambling Legislation to Be Introduced by Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank - 06 May 2009
Updated analysis estimates regulation will generate up to $63 billion in new government revenue over ten yearsWASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Barney Frank (D-MA), Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services, today announced plans to introduce legislation tomorrow to establish an enforcement frame - read more »

Free Games Online and PC - 06 May 2009
LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet http://www.MyRealGames.com - a modernfree games portal. The site was launched in 2007 as a popular Internetresource for people of different ages and professions - mostly for those wholike PC and online games. MyRealGames.com offers plenty of free games, of themost popular genres, - read more »

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Inaugural World Series of Slots(TM) Awards $262,000 - 06 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever World Series of Slots(TM) tournament, held in April at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, welcomed 280 competitors battling head-to-head through eight exciting rounds, and gave away a total of $262,000 in prize money.San Diego resident Michele Leone walked away with th - read more »

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Litigation Team Wins Free Speech Victory for Client - 06 May 2009
PHILADELPHIA, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC attorneys Howard D. Scher, Thomas P. Manning and Landon Y. Jones succeeded, on behalf of their client Blue Bell developer Peter DePaul in persuading the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to strike down a campaign contribution ban applicable to c - read more »

Rotate Black, Inc. to Initiate Development of a Class III Gaming Casino, as New York State''s Sullivan County Approves Project - 06 May 2009
Rotate Black, Inc. Named Exclusive Developer and Management Company by Seneca Catskills Gaming Corporation PETOSKEY, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announces approval from Sullivan Count - read more »

Rivers Casino Selects Stratton Warren System From Agilysys - 06 May 2009
New Property to Implement Industry-Leading Inventory and Procurement SolutionCLEVELAND, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh has selected the Stratton Wa - read more »

KC AND THE SUNSHINE BAND AND STEPHEN MARKEY COMPLETE THE LINE UP AT THE 13TH ANNUAL ST. KITTS MUSIC FESTIVAL - 06 May 2009
For further information - contact:Deirdre Cumberbatch at River CommunicationsEmail: deirdre@river-communications.com or Tel: 020 8504 4009/ 07793 045 839London, UK (06 May 2009) - Popular and much loved musical group, Kc and the Sunshine Band, together with singer songwriter, Stephen Marley and Jamaican Legend, Mavado - read more »

PokerTek Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results - 05 May 2009
MATTHEWS, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.First Quarter Operating Highlights -- PokerPro approved by Nevada Gaming Commission -- New 100% PokerPro rooms: -- Harrah's Cherokee Casino in Cheroke - read more »

International Game Technology Announces Offering of Convertible Notes Due 2014 - 05 May 2009
RENO, Nev., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $500 million aggregate principal amount of its Convertible Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Reports First Quarter Financial Results - 05 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009. The Company reported first quarter diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.38 compared to $0.40 per share in the prior year first quarter. The current year results include a gain of $0. - read more »

PokerTek Installs PokerPro at Mountain View Casino in Nevada - 05 May 2009
MATTHEWS, N.C., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK), the industry pioneer and worldwide leader in automated poker, is pleased to announce the installation of two PokerPro tables at Mountain View Casino in Pahrump, Nevada. The new room opened on Friday, May 1st and is the first property to inst - read more »

IGT to Showcase Revenue-Driving Games, Machines and Systems at the Southern Gaming Summit, May 6-7 - 05 May 2009
RENO, Nev., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT will showcase its industry-shaping games, systems and machines at the 2009 Southern Gaming Summit, May 6-7 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi. Innovative technologies fuel IGT's ground-breaking game and systems concepts, and it all comes - read more »

Pennsylvania Slots Casino Revenues in April Have Double Digit Increase Over Previous Year - 05 May 2009
Month sees more than $82 million in tax revenues returned to Commonwealth HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The amount of gross revenues generated in April 2009 through the play of slot machines at the seven casinos rose 13.76% over the previous year, according to figures released today by the Pennsylva - read more »

Popular Songwriters Night returns to Fallsview Casino - 05 May 2009
Former Men at Work singer Hay to play first Fallsview gig since 2008 All-Starr Band appearance Disco Diva Donna Summer, '60s tribute 'Twist and Shout' also returning in AugustNIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ - Nashville songwriting superstars Al Anderson, Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Jeffrey Steele and C - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Announce First Quarter 2009 Financial Results - 02 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009.The live webcast of the conference call may be accessed at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 - read more »

Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year Danny Gans Dies at 52 - 02 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas legend Danny Gans, headliner at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, passed away last night at his home in Henderson, Nevada. He was 52 years old. At this time, his cause of death is unknown. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090501/LA09696)Steve Wynn commented: &q - read more »

TVG (Betfair US) and TrackNet Media Group Reach Agreement For Account Wagering - 02 May 2009
TVG Will Now Accept Wagers on All Three Triple Crown RacesLOS ANGELES, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TVG and TrackNet Media Group, LLC today announced a deal allowing TVG to accept online wagering on TrackNet affiliated tracks, including those operated by Churchill Downs Incorporated and Magna Entertainment Corp. TVG customers - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Earnings Release Date - 02 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE will formally release its results of operations for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 following the market close on May 4, 2009. The Company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time which will include a brief discussion of first quarter results fo - read more »

RummyRoyal Goes Offline for a Big Tournament - 02 May 2009
NICOSIA, Cyprus, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This May RummyRoyal is sending two players to Las Vegas, to compete inthis exciting tournament that boasts some of the biggest Rummy players andpromises to be a good one. The World Series of Gin Rummy (http://www.rummyroyal.com/how_to_play/gin_rummy/rules.html) is an annualeven - read more »

The Club World Group is Thrilled to Announce the Launch of its New Property, Lucky Red Casino - 02 May 2009
MANCHESTER, England, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This latest addition to Club World's stable is sure to become anotherwinner for players, with more than 120 of the best casino games online. Thefinest video poker, table and specialty games, slots and progressives inonline gaming from Real Time Gaming are proudly offered at Lu - read more »

Governor Rendell Issues Statement on PA Supreme Court Casino Contribution Ruling - 01 May 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today issued the following statement: "Notwithstanding the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that allows politicians to accept contributions from casino owners, I have made the personal decision that, as long as I am Governor, I will not ac - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock - 01 May 2009
LAS VEGAS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend payment of $2.50 per share on its 10% Series A Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on May 15, 2009, to stockholders of record at the cl - read more »

Labor Organizations Endorse Ohio Jobs & Growth Plan; Cite Economic Development And Job Creation - 01 May 2009
COLUMBUS, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three Ohio-based labor organizations have announced their support for the Ohio Jobs and Growth Plan, the proposed ballot issue that would authorize casinos in Ohio's four largest cities, create a minimum of $1 billion in private investment and create 20,000 jobs, and provid - read more »

Controversy, Censorship, and a World Exclusive on First Week of The Poker Show Live Radio Show - 01 May 2009
DUBLIN, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The much anticipated return of the legendary The Poker Show, sponsored byBoylepoker.com and hosted by Jesse May and Padraig Parkinson, did notdisappoint expectant listeners this week with the first three shows providingseveral 'soon-to-be-classic' interviews, controversial comments, som - read more »