November 2009 News Article Archive

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Obama Administration Delays Internet Gambling Ban Implementation - 28 November 2009
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of the Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke today announced agreement to delay for six months, until June 1, 2010, required compliance with the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA). The move b - read more »

Project Financing Commitments for Las Vegas Sands Cotai Strip Development Complete at $1.75 Billion - 28 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Sands China Ltd., a subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS),announced today that through one of its subsidiaries, it has now secured project financing commitments of $1.75 billion, which will be used to complete the first two phases of construction of the company's la - read more »

Moon Bingo's Record Breaking GBP10 Million Bingo Jackpot is Ready to be Won - 27 November 2009
LONDON, November 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Bingo has redefined gaming experiences by introducing the"Super Millionaire" jackpot of GBP10 million. MoonBingo.com is taking stageas offering the opportunity to win the world's largest-ever GBP10 millionbingo jackpot. The GBP10 million jackpot is on Monday, 30 November so t - read more »

Safe and Secure Online Gaming at CasinoClassic.com - 27 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, November 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the ever-growing popularity of the online casino, the number onereason for would-be players not making the step into the profitable virtualworld of online blackjack, roulette and poker is security. Since transactionsbetween player and online casino are not physical, it is - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files fifteenth default status report - 26 November 2009
AURORA, ON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its fifteenth 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- - read more »

Horseshoe Casino Responds to Billboard Presence at Wrigley Field - 26 November 2009
CHICAGO, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Casino released the following statement on November 25, 2009. "2009 was a milestone year at the Horseshoe Casino," said Dan Nita, Senior Vice President and General Manager. "We were very excited to showcase our $500 million new casino and entertainment offering to the Chicago - read more »

Governor Rendell Appoints Ken Trujillo to Gaming Control Board - 26 November 2009
Fills Vacancy Created by Sanford Rivers' ResignationHARRISBURG, Pa.,Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today appointed Kenneth I. Trujillo of Philadelphia to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Trujillo replaces Sanford Rivers of Pittsburgh, an original member of the board, who recently re - read more »

Poker Pro Magazine is Coming to Canada - 26 November 2009
BOCA RATON, Florida, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The most trusted name in poker is coming to Canada. Industry leader PokerPro Media is adding another title to its stable of worldwide pokerpublications, Poker Pro Canada. The Canadian edition of Poker Pro will get to the heart of Canadian pokerevery month with in-dept - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos Will Report FY 2010 Second Quarter Results - 26 November 2009
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that it will release its financial results for its fiscal 2010 second quarter before the market opens on Tuesday, December 1, 2009, and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 10 a.m. central time.Th - read more »

Everest Poker Expands its Alliance Francaise with Fabrice Soulier - 26 November 2009
LONDON, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further underline its support for French poker(http://www.everestpoker.com/fr), Everest Poker has formed a partnership withrenowned player Fabrice Soulier (http://www.everestpoker.com/fr). Fabrice has joined Everest Poker to help support the pokerroom's French play - read more »

CASINOS WATCHER - The First Comparative Directory of Online Casinos - 26 November 2009
PRAGUE, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Casinos Watcher - http://www.casinoswatcher.com, is a new gamblingdirectory focusing on online casinos. It has been launched to presentessential facts in a comparable, objective, up-to-date and user-friendly way. Nowadays, there are over 500 casinos operating online and to find th - read more »

HowryBreen, LLP: Texas Lottery Fraud Victim Seeks Answers from Lottery Officials - 25 November 2009
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for defrauded Texas Lottery winner Willis Willis are asking a judge to require Texas Lottery Commission officials to answer key questions under oath regarding how a lottery agent was able to redeem Mr. Willis' $1 million winning ticket without raising suspicions and why - read more »

New York Lottery Renews Video Lottery Contract With IGT Through 2017 - 25 November 2009
RENO, Nev., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The New York State Lottery announced today the renewal of its contract with IGT (NYSE: IGT) through the year 2017. The renewal is evidence of the strong partnership between the New York Lottery and IGT, and points to years of mutual success in the market. Since the inceptio - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Updates Louisiana Development Plans - 25 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today announced updated plans for its Sugarcane Bay project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the sister property to the company's highly successful L'Auberge du Lac casino resort. These updated plans are subject to the approval of the Loui - read more »

Global Lottery Corporation Signs National Turf Lottery Contract for Brazil - 25 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Lottery Corporation (Pink Sheets: GTTC) is proud to announce that it has signed a National Turf Lottery contract for Brazil with Playhouse Empreendimentos Ltda.Playhouse Empreendimentos Ltda Brazil has awarded an exclusive ten year license with a ten year renewal opti - read more »

Dave Johnson Resigns as IGT Executive Vice President and General Counsel - 24 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that David D. Johnson has resigned as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Jan. 4, 2010.Formerly with Anchor Gaming, Johnson joined IGT in 2003 and has been responsible for IGT's legal, g - read more »

PA Lottery Introduces Six New Holiday Instant Games With Statewide Caroling Tour - 24 November 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery carolers will perform at six mall locations around the state from Saturday, Nov. 28, through Sunday, Dec. 20 to promote the Lottery's six new holiday instant games.The Lottery carolers will spread holiday joy by singing a selection of seasonal favo - read more »

Scientific Games Statement Regarding Italian Instant Ticket Tender - 24 November 2009
NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that on November 20, 2009, the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio issued a ruling annulling the tender for the Italian national instant ticket lottery and, as a result, has for the time being voided the tender. W - read more »

Boylepoker.com Presents European Championship of Online Poker V This Week - 24 November 2009
DUBLIN, November 23 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.boylepoker.com presents the 14-day, $4.5 million guaranteedEuropean Championship of Online Poker V from today Monday November 23, withits sponsored pro John "doesalrite" O'Shea aiming to capture his fourth ECOOPtitle. Earlier this year during ECOOP IV, O'Shea completed - read more »

New Media Lottery Services Partners With eircom.net, Ireland's Leading Telecom Website Portal - 24 November 2009
DUBLIN, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Media Lottery Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWMD) ("NMLS"), based in Dublin, Ireland and Virginia, USA, the lottery content and systems provider, announced a new two year channel partnership agreement with eircom.net, Ireland's largest telecom website portal for NMLS' - read more »

Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Raises Blackjack & Baccarat Limits to $25,000 - 21 November 2009
BOSSIER CITY, La., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The best just got better! Horseshoe Casino & Hotel is excited to announce new $25,000 limits on Blackjack and Baccarat. No one books a bigger bet, and for 15 years, Horseshoe Bossier City has been the home for serious gamblers."The Horseshoe was built by a gambler for gamb - read more »

PA Lottery's Millionaire Raffle Returns With More Than $5 Million in Prizes - 21 November 2009
Limited Number of Tickets Go on Sale Today for Jan. 2, 2010 DrawingMIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Pennsylvania Lottery's ninth Millionaire Raffle go on sale today. The raffle-style game will offer 6,000 cash prizes worth more than $5 million when winners are drawn at 6:59 p.m. on Ja - read more »

City of Gold: Vegas' CityCenter Earns Six LEED(R) Gold Certifications for Hotels, Residences and Retail District Opening This December - 21 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affirming its commitment to bring a new level of environmental consciousness to the Las Vegas Strip, CityCenter has earned its fifth and sixth LEED®+ Gold ratings from the U.S. Green Building Council with the certification of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and Veer Towers. T - read more »

Resorts World(R) Sentosa Chooses GPI(R) Casino Currency - 19 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC) announced that it has received the order to provide casino currency for the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, which is scheduled to open in early 2010. This substantial order includes chips which will be fitted with - read more »

Century Casino Edmonton Presents Concert Series in December - 18 November 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, November 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market(R) and Vienna StockExchange: CNTY) announced today the concert series in December 2009 at itsexclusive Showroom at the Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. On December 6 and 7, Almost ABBA makes a tr - read more »

One-Thousandth Request Added to PA Gaming Control Board's Casino Self Exclusion List - 18 November 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The one-thousandth request to be registered with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's successful voluntary Self-Exclusion Program has been received.The Self Exclusion Program, which began in late 2006, assists problem gamblers who choose to ban themselves from gamb - read more »

Former PGCB Chair Recognized for Her Support of Problem Gambling Programs and Regulations - 18 November 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Chair of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, Mary DiGiacomo Colins, has received the "Special Recognition Award" from the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania. The award was made yesterday in Harrisburg during the statewide organization's "Problem - read more »

Lowers & Associates Announces New Casino/Gaming Strategic Advisory Service at G2E 2009 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas - 18 November 2009
PURCELLVILLE, Va., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowers & Associates (L&A) is pleased to announce its new Casino/Gaming Strategic Advisory Service at the G2E 2009 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas this week. L&A brings 25 years of experience and leadership in casino/gaming security, operations, cash-in-transit, lo - read more »

Lamborghini Chooses Poker Pro Magazine as Official Sponsor of Celebrity Poker Event - 17 November 2009
DELRAY BEACH, Florida, November 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lamborghini Travels has chosen Poker Pro as the official magazine sponsorof the star-studded celebrity poker tournament in Los Angeles Wednesday,November 18. Top celebrities in both the poker and entertainment worlds areexpected to attend. The big event is set for t - read more »

bet-at-home.com Becomes Official Partner of the 2010 Men's EHF Euro - 17 November 2009
ZUG, Switzerland and LINZ, Austria, November 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media - EHFEURO marketing partner of the European Handball Federation (EHF) - hassecured bet-at-home.com, the Austrian-based betting company as a new OfficialPartner of the EHF European Handba - read more »

Jury Renders Verdict in Favor of GameTech International, Inc. in Lawsuit Against Trend Gaming Systems, LLC - 17 November 2009
RENO, Nev., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On November 12, 2009, a jury rendered a verdict in favor of GameTech International, Inc. and against Trend Gaming Systems, LLC, in a case tried before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The jury awarded GameTech $38,697 and $782,641 on its two cl - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Cash Tender Offer for its 0.75% Convertible Senior Subordinated Debentures - 17 November 2009
NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 0.75% Convertible Senior Subordinated Debentures due 2024 (the "Debentures") (CUSIP No. 80874PAD1). There is currently $99, - read more »

Las Vegas Resort Prepares to Celebrate the Holidays in a Big Way - 17 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The M Resort Spa Casino, the newest resort to open in Las Vegas, and recent Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award Winner, will welcome the nation's tallest Christmas Tree, a 109-foot White Fir on December 12. The Christmas Tree is expected to wow throngs of spectators with its towering - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment to Present at Gaming Investment Forum - 17 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) management will present tomorrow at the Gaming Investment Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. A copy of the presentation will be accessible at the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate website, www.pnkinc.com.About Pinnacle EntertainmentPinn - read more »

Boyd Gaming Management to Present at Gaming Investment Forum - 17 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) management will present today at the Deutsche Bank-UBS Gaming Investment Forum in Las Vegas. A complete copy of the presentation will be available on our web site at www.boydgaming.com .(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030219 - read more »

Software Company Launches 'Vault(TM)' for Total Casino Cash Management - 17 November 2009
NORMAN, Okla. and LAS VEGAS, Nov.16 /PRNewswire/ -- M3 Technology Solutions, formerly M3 Gaming of Oklahoma, today announced a new branding platform to more broadly reflect its expansion and the debut of its Vault casino cash management system at the ninth annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E) beginning today.(Logo: http:// - read more »

BullMarket.com Updates Outlook on Casino and Casino Gamemaker Stocks - 17 November 2009
PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BullMarket.com (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, has provided subscribers with coverage of several casino and casino gamemaker stocks, including Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), MGM Mirage (Nasdaq: - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at the Global Gaming Expo - G2E - 17 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation today at the Global Gaming Investment Forum sponsored by Deutsche Bank and UBS in Las Vegas, Nevada. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at http://www.mgmmirage.com. - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Executive to Speak at Deutsche Bank Gaming Investment Forum - 14 November 2009
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) Chief Financial Officer Dale Black is scheduled to speak at the Deutsche Bank Gaming Investment Forum at The Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday, Nov. 16 at noon Pacific Standard Time.Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., founded in 1992, - read more »

Electronic Game Card, Inc. to Present at Second Annual LD MICRO Conference - 14 November 2009
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. ("EGC") (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI), announced todaythat it is scheduled to present at the upcoming 2nd annual LD MICRO conference on Thursday, December 3, 2009, at 1:30p.m.(PST) at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.Th - read more »

'Skipper': Greed and Evil Contrast with Love in This Story of Action, Fear, Grace and Heroics - 13 November 2009
FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Former FBI Informant Richard Stern entices casino magnate Palmino Franco to look east and build a hotel and casino in Ohio -- that way Franco would be the first casino owner in the state. Ohio's about to pass the casino issue to allow casino gambling -- or will they? Franc - read more »

International Game Technology Announces Put Notification for 2.60% Convertible Debentures Due 2036 - 13 November 2009
RENO, Nev., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced that it is notifying holders of its 2.60% Convertible Debentures due 2036 (the "Debentures") that they have an option, pursuant to the terms of the Debentures, to require IGT to purchase, on December 15, 2009, all or - read more »

November is Proving a LUCKY Month For Players WINNING at Table Mountain Casino! - 13 November 2009
FRIANT, Calif., Nov. 12/PRNewswire/ --Something is in the air at Table Mountain Casino and it just might be a bit of EXTRA LUCK! Within several days into the month of November, FIVE LUCKY WINNERS have been awarded with impressive Massive Cash Jackpot Payouts! Mega Mountain Jackpots are exclusive to Table Mountain Ca - read more »

NEXTEP SYSTEMS Extends Foodservice Kiosk Pilot in Four Harrah's Entertainment Casinos - 13 November 2009
TROY, Mich., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ --NEXTEP SYSTEMS (www.nextepsystems.com) announced today that Harrah's Entertainment, Inc., has extended NEXTEP's flagship Casino Express(TM) foodservice kiosk pilot into four additional casino locations. NEXTEP is a leading developer of intuitive self-service solutions including touch - read more »

DEQ to Showcase 7 new table games at G2E Las Vegas - 13 November 2009
LEVIS, QC, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - DEQ Systems Corp. (TSX-V: DEQ) ("DEQ" or the "Company"), a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announces today that in addition to showing the award winning G3 equipped with Real Link and award winning EZ Baccarat equipped with EZ Trak, the - read more »

Gaming Partners International Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months of 2009 - 13 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 12 /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 third quarter and first nine months of 2009.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060127/L - read more »

ChefTec Software Demonstrating Powerful Cost Control Features & Functions at Global Gaming Expo, November 17 - 19 - 13 November 2009
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The power of ChefTec Software will be on display at booth #355 at the 2009 Global Gaming Expo (G2E), held November 17-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. All of the newest functionality available in the recently released version upgrade, ChefTec 2010, will be featured at the - read more »

Electronic Game Card Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Earnings - 13 November 2009
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. ("EGC") (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI), today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2009, marking the Company's eleventh consecutive quarter of both year-over-year and sequential revenue and profit growth. - read more »

Winners Announced for 8th Annual Global Gaming Business Gaming & Technology Awards - 13 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Gaming Business magazine today announced the winners of the 8th Annual Gaming & Technology Awards. The 2010 Gaming & Technology Awards are the industry's standard in this field, recognizing excellence in innovation and practical application in all gaming disciplines. Th - read more »

Windows 7 Plays Friendly With CasinoClassic.com - 13 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the release of the latest Microsoft creation Windows 7, onlinegamblers worldwide breathe a sigh of relief as their Casino Classic softwareoperates perfectly in the new operating system. New OS upgrades are notorious for wreaking havoc with previouslyinstalled programs - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files fourteenth default status report - 12 November 2009
AURORA, ON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its fourteenth 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 - read more »

Diamondhead Casino Corporation Issues Status Report - 12 November 2009
LARGO, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamondhead Casino Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: DHCC) (the "Company") owns, through Mississippi Gaming Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, approximately 404 acres of land in Diamondhead, Mississippi. The property is debt-free and lien-free. The property fronts - read more »

Table Mountain Rancheria and Table Mountain Casino Honor Fresno Veterans Memorial Museum With Donation - 12 November 2009
FRIANT, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ --Table Mountain Rancheria and Table Mountain Casino recognizedthe Fresno Veterans Memorial Museum for its continued service to the Valley with a donation of $10,000. The Museum offers a sanctuary for educating the importance of patriotism and honor. Local docents provide guided t - read more »

Casino Operators Can Get in on the Action With the New Slingo Gaming Website - 12 November 2009
HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The casino gaming division of Slingo Inc. unveils the newly designed Slingo Gaming website (http://www.slingogaming.com). Built to promote the full line of Slingo casino products, Slingogaming.com offers casino slot machine variations based on the popular Slingo online games an - read more »

IGT Names AVS Exclusive Distributor for the Illinois Video Lottery Market - 12 November 2009
RENO, Nev., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today a memorandum of understanding with American Vending Sales (AVS) naming AVS as the exclusive distributor of IGT products for the upcoming Illinois Video Lottery Market. Under the agreement, AVS will provide IGT's game - read more »

Galaxy Entertainment Group Announces 3Q 2009 Results - 12 November 2009
HONG KONG, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Galaxy EntertainmentGroup Limited ("Galaxy" or the "Group") (HKEx stock code: 27) today announcedthe unaudited financial performance of the Company and its subsidiaries(collectively the "Group") for the third quarter ended 30 September 2009. Key Highlights: -- - read more »

Mario Barth at The Mirage - 11 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ --Tattoo mogul Mario Barth convenes with The Mirage and The Light Group as Las Vegas' new triple threat. Barth created Mario Barth at The Mirage, an exclusive lifestyle tattoo studio, interactive lounge and bar room. The baroque inspired venue is set to open its doors winter 2010. The - read more »

M Resort Spa Casino Receives 2010 Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award - 11 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The M Resort Spa Casino, the newest resort to open in Las Vegas, was just announced as the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award. Open just eight months, the $1 billion M Resort successfully opened on time and under budget on March 1, 2009.(Logo: http: - read more »

Rapid Implementation of Kognitio WX2 Analytical Database Is a Sure Bet for bet365 - 11 November 2009
BRACKNELL, England, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kognitio®, a leading global provider of business intelligence and data warehousing solutions, today announced that online gambling group bet365 has installed and is using a 10-terabyte (TB) Kognitio WX2 high performance analytical database in order to gain insight and intell - read more »

David Coulthard Appointed as Ambassador to JETBULL.com - 11 November 2009
LONDON, November 10 /PRNewswire/ -- David Coulthard has become an ambassador to leading onlinegaming company JETBULL.com, offering tips and advice to those who wish to beton various sports including the Formula 1 Grand Prix. A cool head, steady nerves, a willingness to take a calculatedrisk with the chance of high r - read more »

Cher Returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace With New Show Changes and the Addition of Spring 2010 Dates - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand, Spring 2010 performances of Cherat The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will go on sale Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. These new available tickets will include 24 performances from April 10 -25 and May 8 -30. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091109/L - read more »

American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC Announces Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC today announced that it will hold its 2009 third quarter earnings conference call Friday, November 13, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). To attend dial 1 800-289-6902 (domestic toll-free) or 913-312-0855 (domestic toll). The pass co - read more »

GPI to Showcase Its Most Extensive Range of New Products Ever at G2E - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC) announced today that it will showcase its most extensive range of new products at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas on November 17 - 19. In addition to its core products such as gaming tables, casino currency - read more »

Concierge Now On Hand to Assist ARIA Resort & Casino Guests With Ideal Vegas Visit - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Planning a visit to Las Vegas can now be accomplished with unprecedented ease. Beginning today, the expert Concierge of ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter are only a phone call or e-mail away, ready to provide ARIA guests personalized assistance on everything from transpo - read more »

The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas Receive AAA(R) Five Diamonds for 2010 - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas, two of the world's premier destination resort hotels and both owned and operated by global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), have been awarded with the renowned AAA Five Diamond Award® for 2010. "It is very gratifying that in - read more »

Legendary entertainer Neil Sedaka performs at Fallsview Casino in February - 10 November 2009
International concert series continues with Italian tributeNIAGARA FALLS, ON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Renowned musical artist Neil Sedaka returns to Fallsview Casino for a two-night performance, and Tap Dance Fever - an exciting dance production will play twelve shows as part of the February 2010 concert line-up.The Febr - read more »

Antoine Saout, Everest Poker Player, Comes 3rd at WSOP Final and Enters History Books as one of France's Greatest - 10 November 2009
LONDON, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- 25 year-old Frenchman Antoine Saout has become the mostsuccessful French player ever to participate in the World Series of PokerMain Event. Saout, from Brittany, the underdog of the 2009 WSOP Final, hadone of the best performances of all finalists losing a coin-flip handshowdown of - read more »

The World Series of Poker Takes Over The Poker Show Live This Week in Season Finale - 10 November 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poker Show Live, the world's leading online poker radio showsponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, finishes its second season in stylethis week with World Series of Poker main event reflections, entertainingguests, and the finals of The Poker Show League. This week on - read more »

Century Casinos Reports Q3 2009 Earnings - 10 November 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today the financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009.Third Quarter 2009For the third quarter of 2009, net operating revenue from continuing op - read more »

Basports.com Guns for 25th College Basketball Handicapping Title: World's Top Hoop Handicapper Had Recent 50-17 Winning Run - 10 November 2009
MONTGOMERY, N.Y., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Basports.com has announced that it intends to finish #1 again in college basketball this 2009-10 season, and welcomes bettors to come along for the ride.Normally, that sort of hype would make most gamblers raise an eyebrow. But when you've finished #1 in 24 different categories - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Announces Executive Management Changes - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today announced that Daniel R. Lee has resigned as chairman, chief executive officer and a director of the company to pursue other business interests. Richard J. Goeglein has been named interim nonexecutive chairman and John V. Giovenc - read more »

Joey Chestnut Eats 50 Meatballs to Win Inaugural Martorano's Masters Meatball-Eating Championship - 10 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Joey Chestnut became the first-ever Martorano's Masters Meatball Eating Champion on Sunday, Nov. 8 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas after eating 50 meatballs in 10 minutes of Major League Eating (MLE) sanctioned competition. The 6.25 pounds of meatballs in 10 minute - read more »

Powerball Drawings to Be Available Live on the Internet - 10 November 2009
PENSACOLA, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerball, the nation's best-known lotto game, and TinBu, the leading provider of lottery data to online media groups, are pleased to announce an agreement to begin streaming live Powerball drawings on the web.With lottery drawings taking place every Wednesday and Saturday night, - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Signs Tom "durrrr" Dwan to Team Full Tilt - 09 November 2009
DUBLIN, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker has announced a rare addition to Team Full Tilt, theworld's greatest poker professionals, welcoming online phenomenon andhigh-stakes titan Tom "durrrr" Dwan. Dwan, best known by his online player handle "durrrr", is one of the mostinfluential and successful players - read more »

Chicago Crime Commission Tells Illinois Gaming Board That Video Gambling Defies Regulation - 07 November 2009
Says law enforcement will be left with uncontrollable situationCHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Crime Commission told the Illinois Gaming Board that they are being left with the unenviable and untenable task of attempting to regulate an industry that by its very nature defies regulation. They als - read more »

Powerball(R) Ticket Worth $200,000 Sold in Montgomery County; Jackpot Grows to $80 Million for Nov. 7 Drawing - 07 November 2009
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 6/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A winning Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the Nov. 4 drawing was sold at the Sunoco gas station at 812 Huntingdon Pike in Rockledge, Montgomery County. The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 10-11-14-45-51, but not the red Powerball 17, for a $ - read more »

SeeANZ Offers Customizable Trip to the Aussie Millions and Australian Open Tennis Tournament in Melbourne, Australia in January 2010 - 07 November 2009
CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With the final table at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas wrapping up this upcoming week, all eyes will soon be riveted towards the Crown Aussie Millions tournament held in Melbourne in January 2010.SeeANZ, a Chicago-based travel agency that specializes in fully customizable luxury - read more »

Poker Giant Phil Ivey Graces the Pages of Fortune Magazine - 07 November 2009
DUBLIN, November 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining the ranks of such notable and iconic trailblazers in Banking,Government, IT, Entertainment and Sports, Phil Ivey - well regarded as thebest poker player in the world - will be featured in the November 23rd issueof Fortune Magazine. On stands November 7th, in a rare occurrence, - read more »

JackpotCity Bingo Upgrades to Microgaming Software, Offers Enhanced Games and Prizes - 07 November 2009
GIBRALTAR, November 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday morning, players at JackpotCity Bingo (http://www.jackpotcitybingo.com) logged on to an improved online bingoexperience including new games, better chances to win, progressive jackpotsand a strengthened community, all because of the site's upgrade toMicrogaming's indus - read more »

Century Casinos Announces Dates of Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call - 07 November 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, November 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market(R) and Vienna StockExchange: CNTY) announced today that the company will release its earningsfor the third quarter of 2009 on Monday, November 9, 2009, at 9:30 a.m.Eastern Time ("ET") (3:30 p.m. Central European Time ("C - read more »

International Game Technology Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2009 Results - 06 November 2009
RENO, Nev. Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2009. Net loss for the quarter was$21.3 million or $0.07 per diluted share, inclusive of previously disclosed non-cash charges of $0.26 per d - read more »

Lucky 18 Casino Owner Naphtali Goldman Exonerated - 06 November 2009
TEL AVIV, Israel, November 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Naphtali Goldman (34) the sole owner of the Lucky 18 Group(http://www.lucky18casino.com ) has been exonerated of any wrongdoing bylocal authorities with regard to claims that he hosted and processed payment for the Lucky 18 casino in Israel. Lucky 18 casino founded 2 year - read more »

TVG's Live Horseracing Coverage Available on SIRIUS XM Radio Starting November 6 - 06 November 2009
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TVG, America's horseracing network, today announced that SIRIUS XM Radio will simulcast TVG's live horseracing coverage to listeners nationwide on SIRIUS channel 126 and XM channel 243. Starting Friday, November 6, SIRIUS XM Radio will broadcast TVG's original programming as well as - read more »

Bette Midler Announces End of Two-Year Residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace - 06 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bette Midler announced today that the final performance of her critically acclaimed Las Vegas show The Showgirl Must Go On will be Sunday, January 31, 2010. The final performance will mark the end of her two-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace which began on February 20, - read more »

Charles Esposito Named Tropicana Las Vegas Casino Manager - 06 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Las Vegas proudly announces Charles (Chuck) Esposito as Casino Manager. Esposito's responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of Tropicana Las Vegas' table games, slot operations and overall casino offerings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/L - read more »

Scientific Games Awarded Instant Ticket Contract in Philippines - 06 November 2009
NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced it has been selected as the exclusive supplier of instant tickets, marketing services and validation systems to the Pacific Online Systems Corporation ("Pacific Online") in the Philippines. The contract commenced September - read more »

MGM Mirage Reports Third Quarter Financial Results - 06 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2009. The Company reported a third quarter diluted loss per share of $1.70 compared to income per share of $0.22 in the prior year third quarter. The current year results were impacted by n - read more »

Boyd Gaming Management to Present at Imperial Capital Conference - 05 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) management will present today at Imperial Capital's 3rd Annual Global Opportunities Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available on our web site at www.boydgaming.com .(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/ - read more »

Poker Pro Magazine is the Exclusive Magazine Sponsor of the Canadian Poker Expo - 05 November 2009
DELRAY BEACH, Florida, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Shuffle up and deal! Canada's ONLY Poker Lifestyle Show takes centrestage this weekend at the Toronto Congress Centre, and Poker Pro Magazine -the exclusive magazine sponsor of the show - is a big part of it. Thousandsof people from across North America will have their - read more »

Playtech Introduces the New and Improved Poker Client - 05 November 2009
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, November 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playtech ispleased to announce the release of a brand new version of its poker client,deployed on iPoker, the world's largest poker network, with over 35,000concurrent players, and on iPoker.it, already one of the leading Italiannetworks. The new client boa - read more »

It's 'A New Day' for Aruze Gaming America at the 2009 Global Gaming Expo - 05 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aruze Gaming America (AGA), a rising competitor in global slot entertainment, announced today that they will exhibit the most diverse and largest portfolio of products in the company's history at this year's 2009 Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada Nov. 17-19.Taking front stage, wi - read more »

Tropicana Las Vegas to Host Steve Holy and Star De Azlan - 05 November 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Holy and special guest Star De Azlan will perform at Tropicana Las Vegas, Dec. 3, 6 and 7 at 10:30 p.m. in the Tiffany Theater.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/LA58488LOGO)Offering a unique blend of rock, pop and traditional country, Steve Holy broke onto the c - read more »

Full Tilt Poker's FTOPS XIV Starts Today, November 4th - 05 November 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland, November 4 /PRNewswire/ -- FTOPS XIV, the fourteenth running of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series,begins today, Wednesday November 4th. Featuring 25 pro-hosted events, FTOPSXIV offers more than $16 million in total guaranteed prize money. There are six events that will guarantee at least $1 million - read more »