October 2009 News Article Archive

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Seneca Nation Calls On New York State Leadership To Fix State Economic Problems - 31 October 2009
CATTARAUGUS TERRITORY, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Nation of Indians President Barry E. Snyder, Sr. today cited a just-released report from a New York City-based think tank which found more than 1.5 million state residents migrated to other states from 2000 to 2008, the largest exodus of any state in the nation.The - read more »

Powerball(R) Ticket Worth $200,000 Sold in Bucks County - 31 October 2009
Jackpot Grows to $53 Million for Oct. 31 DrawingMIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- A winning Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the Oct. 28 drawing was sold at Cold Springs Beverage, 85 N. Main St., in Yardley, Bucks County. The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 03-11-26-46-51, b - read more »

Additional Gaming Bankruptcies Imminent, Says Grant Thornton LLP - 31 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As gaming companies face declining revenues and margins, aggressive steps must be taken to restructure debt and reduce costs, according to distress experts at Grant Thornton LLP's Corporate Advisory and Restructuring Services (CARS) practice. Bankruptcy is more likely for those with lo - read more »

WSOP Main Event Finalists and Hendon Mobsters Flood The Poker Show Live Next Week - 31 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poker Show Live, the world's leading online poker radio show sponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, is jam-packed next week with big names as it anticipates the World Series of Poker main event final, and alsoThe Poker Show League final. Kicking things off, the show goes Hendo - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Pricing of $125 Million of 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2019 - 30 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced today that its subsidiary, Scientific Games International, Inc., has priced an additional $125 million of its 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 at an issue price of 101.5%. The new notes will be equal in right of pa - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results - 30 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009.Company-Wide Operating ResultsNet revenue for the third quarter of 2009 was $1.14 billion, an increase of 3.2% compared to $1.11 billion in the third quarter of 2008. - read more »

Joint Committee on Taxation Projects Internet Gambling Regulation Would Generate Nearly $42 Billion in New Revenue - 30 October 2009
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Congress considers how to pay for health care reform and other critical programs, a Joint Committee on Taxation analysis released today by Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) found that regulating Internet gambling, as proposed in pending legislation introduced by Representatives - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Proposed Private Offering of $125 Million of Senior Subordinated Notes due 2019 - 30 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced today that its subsidiary, Scientific Games International, Inc. ("Scientific Games International"), intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer an additional $125 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.2 - read more »

888.com Campaign Set to Send Audience Into a Spin - 30 October 2009
GIBRALTAR, October 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's leading on-line casino operators will use TV as thebackbone of a media campaign to communicate the launch of the largest ever'slots' jackpot. 888 casino online (http://www.888.com/) has mounted a campaign tohighlight the GBP8.88M jackpot that is available when - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results - 30 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009.For the third quarter ended September 30, 2009, revenues were $265 million, a 1.0% increase from $263 million generated in the prior-year - read more »

SectorWatch.biz Issues MarketStats on Casino and Gaming Companies ATIG, IGT, BYI, WMS, DDE and WYNN - 30 October 2009
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SectorWatch.biz announces the availability of MarketStats for casino and gaming equities in the news and driving markets today. SectorWatch.biz offers a perspective on the aforementioned equities in a forum that encourages investors to respond with articles, blogs and opinions.In - read more »

MR. LAS VEGAS, WAYNE NEWTON, CELEBRATES 50 YEARS ON THE STRIP WITH HISTORIC NEW SHOW ONCE BEFORE I GO OPENING AT TROPICANA LAS VEGAS - 29 October 2009
Wayne Newton - Mr. Las Vegas - celebrates his 50th year of entertainingaudiences on The Strip with an all-new, limited engagement production, OnceBefore I Go, at Tropicana Las Vegas. The Grand Opening will take place onWednesday, October 28. A celebration of 50 storied years as told by the man who shaped them,On - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files thirteenth default status report - 29 October 2009
AURORA, ON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its thirteenth 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 »

Attorneys for Million-Dollar Lottery Winner Say Texas Lottery Should Do The Right Thing, Pay Winner Now - 29 October 2009
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though it's been five months since 67-year-old Willis Willis of Grand Prairie, Texas, won $1 million in the Texas Lottery, he has yet to receive a single dime. Now, attorneys for Mr. Willis say the lottery needs to do the right thing: pay Mr. Willis his winnings.Mr. Willis pu - read more »

UKCasinoClub.com Relaunched to the Fanfare of EURGBP$700 Free - 29 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UKCasinoClub.com has beenin operation by the award winning Casino Rewards group for over a year, withthousands of loyal members cashing in on sign up offers, bonuses and jackpots. Following the success of the original UKCasinoClub.com, this week seesthe relaunch of a - read more »

Steelbox Helps Future-proof VMS Investments with Flexible Licensing for IP Media Appliances - 29 October 2009
ATLANTA,Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Steelbox, a division of Adtech Global Solutions (AGS), announced today a new licensing model for its IP media appliances to give customers greater flexibility for managing growth in IT and video management infrastructure. The company's Steelbox appliances deliver comprehensive switching, - read more »

UKCasinoClub.com Re-launched to the Fanfare of EURGBP$700 Free - 29 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UKCasinoClub.com has been in operation by the award winning CasinoRewards group for over a year, with thousands of loyal members cashing in onsign up offers, bonuses and jackpots. Following the success of the original UKCasinoClub.com, this week seesthe re-launch of a ne - read more »

Massive Cash Jackpot Strikes for Loyal Table Mountain Casino Guest! - 28 October 2009
FRIANT, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Lori of Clovis has been a loyal guest of Table Mountain Casino for years. She enjoys playing in Friant, CA for one specific reason, "The people that work here!" explained Lori. "Nothing else at the Casino can compare to the people in it!" she continued.Table Mountain Casino off - read more »

Magic City Casino Selects FutureLogic's GEN2(TM) Printers - 28 October 2009
GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureLogic, Inc. announced today that its GEN2 printers have been selected as the exclusive TITO printers for the first 700 slot machines to be installed at Magic City Casino. A new multi-entertainment gaming facility that opened on October 15 in Miami, Florida, Magic City Cas - read more »

Casino Developers Pledge 90 Percent Local Jobs, Workforce That Reflects Community Diversity - 28 October 2009
CLEVELAND, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Developers of the four casinos that would be authorized by passage of State Issue 3 pledged today that at least 90 percent of all jobs in the casinos will go to residents of the cities and their surrounding metropolitan areas, and that the casinos' workforces would reflect - read more »

Kenilworth Systems Corporation Remote Roulette Game Broadcasts From Sosua Bay Grand Casino Delayed For TCP/IP Designation For Global Viewing - 28 October 2009
MINEOLA, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kenilworth Systems Corporation (Pink Sheets: KENS; "Kenilworth") reported today that it has completed all casino tests pursuant to the previously announced six (6) month online test simulcast agreement with Caribbean Casino & Gaming Corp. ("Caribbean"). Caribbean is - read more »

Online Qualifiers now up and Running for the Belgium Open Poker Championships - 28 October 2009
NAMUR, Belgium, October 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Online qualifiers are currently running on numerous sites for the sixthannual EUR1,500 + EUR200 buy-in Belgium Open Poker Championships which takeplace at the Casino de Namur in Belgium next month, from Nov. 21 to 29. There are many inexpensive ways players can win a seat i - read more »

Basports.com Looks for Three-peat as World's Top NBA Handicapper - 28 October 2009
MONTGOMERY, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2009-10 NBA season ramping up, basports.com looks to make back-to-back-to-back NBA handicapping titles. Last NBA season, they finished #1 at The Las Vegas Sports Monitor contests in both the regular-season and in the playoffs (category: best win-%, all sides-plays).Bo - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Consumer Growth Conference - 28 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 27, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation today at the Wells Fargo Securities Consumer Growth Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at http://www.mgmmirage.com.MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), - read more »

Boyd Gaming Reports Third Quarter Results - 28 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 27/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO)For the quarter, we reported net income of $6.3 million, or $0.07 per share, compared to net incom - read more »

Problem Gambling & The Law Conference - 28 October 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Pappas the Executive Director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, in partnership with Preferred Systems Inc., is pleased to announce that the Council will be presenting a "Problem Gambling & The Law Conference," the first of it's kind for Pe - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Executive to Speak at Wells Fargo Consumer Growth Conference - 27 October 2009
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) Chief Financial Officer Dale Black is scheduled to speak at the Wells Fargo Consumer Growth Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in Manhattan on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 9:00 am Eastern.Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., founded in 1992, is - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results - 27 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today reported third quarter 2009 results.Key Highlights: -- $6.9 million of third quarter Profitability Improvement Program savings; $18.2 million year-to-date -- Third quarter free cash flow of $21.6 million; $95.9 - read more »

First of Four Rallies Kicks Off Final Push for Supporters of State Issue 3 - 27 October 2009
TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Local officials, labor union members, casino developers and other supporters of State Issue 3 gathered today for the first of four rallies scheduled for this week in support of the proposal on the Nov. 3 statewide ballot.Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Andy Douglas served as emce - read more »

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp Opened as Scheduled, with a "Night to Remember" - 27 October 2009
MIAMI, FL, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp (CGAQ.PK) had a "Night to Remember" during the grand opening of the Sosua Bay Grand Casino.The casino opened as scheduled with a spectacular party and concert event last Saturday. Twice as many people attended the opening in the grand casino. - read more »

Phil Laak and Luke Schwartz on The Poker Show Live This Week - 27 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On this week's The Poker Show Live, the world's leading online pokerradio show sponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, the ever entertaining Luke"_Full Flush1_" Schwartz speaks about his recent TV success with his PokerMillion performance. He also recently finished third at the World - read more »

No On Ohio Casino Issue: 'Say No To Out-of-State Fat Cats' - 27 October 2009
COLUMBUS, OHIO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new campaign against Ohio Issue 3 has launched prior to the Nov. 3 statewide election, urging Ohio citizens to reject the bid by out-of-state casino interests to rewrite Ohio's constitution.To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prne - read more »

Innovative iPhone App Targets Mobile Advertisers and Consumers - 27 October 2009
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Thunder, LLC (MobileThunder(TM)) introduces iScratcher(TM), a free application that turns a mobile touch device into a scratch-to-win game card. The patent pending, mobile advertising platform represents the next generation of scratch-off contests, sweepstakes and g - read more »

Watercooler Inc. Announces $5.5 Million Series B Funding Led by Strategic Corporate Investor Betfair - 27 October 2009
SAN FRANCISCO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfair, the largest online betting community in the world, and Watercooler Inc., a leading developer of fan communities and social games with more than 26 million users, today announced the closing of a $5.5 million Series B funding round. Betfair led t - read more »

IGT Provides Total Solution to ARIA Resort & Casino - 27 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced an update about the much-anticipated ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter opening later this year, featuring IGT's sbX(TM). The ARIA casino floor will feature a powerful combination of IGT's server-based network whi - read more »

Garth Brooks Concerts at Wynn Sold Out - 25 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tickets for the first five weekends of Garth Brooks concerts at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas (Nasdaq: WYNN) have sold out. Tickets for his 20 confirmed concert performances went on sale on Saturday, October 24 at 8 a.m. and were completely sold by 1 p.m.(Logo: http:/ - read more »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Announce Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results - 24 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 23 /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 September 30, 2009, on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time).The live webcast of the c - read more »

Electronic Game Card, Inc. to Present at Merriman Curhan Ford's Investor Summit 2009 on November 10th - 24 October 2009
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI) ("EGC"), engaged in the development, production and marketing of innovative electronic games and consumer digital platforms, today announced that its CEO, Kevin Donovan, will present at Merriman Curhan For - read more »

Fraser Forbes Real Estate Services Announces the Closing of a $14.6 Million Transaction for a Video Lottery Terminal Facility in Perryville, MD - 24 October 2009
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraser Forbes Real Estate Services, a fullservice real estate firm in Washington, DC, announced today that Penn Cecil Maryland, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, who has been selected by the Maryland Video Lottery Location Commission to develop and manage a vi - read more »

Psychic Comedian Kevin Burke Celebrates Anniversary - 23 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedian Kevin Burke is celebrating his 13-month anniversary after performing more than 350 shows of 'Fitz of Laughter' at Fitz Casino & Hotel Las Vegas. Known as a comedy genius for his fast wit and hilarious exposure of psychic con-games, Burke brings 32 years of performing to - read more »

Garth Brooks to Perform at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas - 23 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Garth Brooks recently announced that he has come out of retirement to perform a series of concerts in the intimate Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas starting December 11, 2009."Steve Wynn has done what I thought was impossible. He has given me a chance to sing again for the p - read more »

Marina Bay Sands in Singapore Adds Chef Daniel Boulud to Its World-Class Menu - 23 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- During a luncheon today in New York City, Marina Bay Sands(TM) and Chef Daniel Boulud announced that the multiple award-winner will be one of six world renowned chefs featured at the much-anticipated integrated resort complex when it launches in Singapore next year."We are delighted an - read more »

PMG to Conduct Nationwide Search for a 2010 Penthouse Magazine Model - 23 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitality and nightlife leader PURE Management Group (PMG) will host a contest at world-famous PURE Nightclub inside Caesars Palace Las Vegas in which participants will compete to be the subject of a Penthouse magazine photo shoot and for an opportunity to be included in an upcoming - read more »

Student Wins $200K via Online Powerball Lottery Site Lotto-Max.com - 23 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lotto-Max.com Powerball 2nd place jackpot winner, 21/yr old university student, Sarah Ashkenazi of Denton Montana, claims she is still in shock after last weeks winnings. "There's lots of mixed feelings...anxiety, excitement, but most of all just shocking," says Sarah. Sarah logge - read more »

Hamilton County Prosecutor Confirms Issue 3 Committee Was Not Involved in Absentee Ballot Irregularities - 22 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Jobs and Growth Committee today issued the following statement on the indictment of a single person in Hamilton County in connection with absentee ballot irregularities:The indictment today of a single individual by a Hamilton County grand jury affirms what we believed t - read more »

'Poker Pro Magazine Classic' Tournament a Big Success - 22 October 2009
DELRAY BEACH, Florida, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural "Poker Pro Magazine Classic" poker tournament was a hugesuccess, attracting a tough field that included the cream of the East Coastpoker crop. Ninety-five players packed the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City Saturdayfor the deep-stack event. For a $560 b - read more »

Jim Justice Unveils The Greenbrier's Tribute to the Virginias Package - 22 October 2009
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Justice, owner and chairman of The Greenbrier, today unveiled an unprecedented offer exclusively for residents of West Virginia and Virginia to stay at the luxurious resort for $59 per night. The Tribute to the Virginias package is only available on the nights o - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Renews Harrah's Chester Slots Casino License - 22 October 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 21/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today unanimously voted to renew the Category 1 slot machine operator's license of Chester Downs and Marina, LLC, operating as Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack in Delaware County.The seven member board determined that Harrah - read more »

Scientific Games to Release Third Quarter Results October 26, 2009 - 22 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games (Nasdaq: SGMS) plans to release financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009 on October 26, 2009 after market close. A conference call to discuss the Company's results is scheduled for October 26, 2009 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.To access the - read more »

Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas Offers Online Ordering Wings 2 Go - 22 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hooters Casino Hotel Restaurant now offers online ordering through Hooters Wings 2 Go (http://www.hooterswings2go.com) using BigHoller Online Ordering. Recognizing the high demand for its tasty wings, Hooters restaurant within the Las Vegas Casino Hotel has chosen to offer the conveni - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Non-Cash Charges Relating to its Investment in CityCenter - 21 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that it expects to record a pre-tax non-cash impairment charge of approximately $955 million related to its investment in CityCenter; such charge will be reflected in the Company's statement of operations for the third quarter. In addit - read more »

A BIG Massive Cash Jackpot WIN Creates Even BIGGER Smiles at Table Mountain Casino! - 20 October 2009
FRIANT, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fernando of Fresno says, "The best thing about Table Mountain Casino is being able to play and spend time with my family!" He has been a loyal player of Table Mountain Casino for several years and enjoys playing the slot machines. Fernando's most recent visit with his family br - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Pro James Akenhead Continues to Run Deep - 20 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker pro James Akenhead will make his third final tableappearance in as many months on Poker Million, the Full Tilt Poker sponsoredtournament which airs on Sky Sports TV. Akenhead is already a member of the "November Nine", one of nine playerswho will play at the WSOP* M - read more »

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic Says Issue 3 Will Create Jobs, Boost Economy of Akron and Northeast Ohio - 20 October 2009
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic today announced his support for State Issue 3, citing job creation and local tax revenues for Akron and Summit County, and for local communities and schools throughout Northeast Ohio.In a statement, Plusquellic said:"I support Issue 3 for Ohio. - read more »

IGT Installs More Than 1400 Games at Casino Rosario in Argentina - 20 October 2009
BUENOS ARIES, Argentina, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today the placement of 1472 gaming machines and the IGT Advantage® gaming management system at Casino Rosario in the Santa Fe province of Argentina. This placement represents 72 percent of the games on the ca - read more »

German Becomes Boylepoker.com International Poker Open 2009 Champ After Beating Record Field - 20 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- German-born Markus Sippe returns to his country of residence, Luxembourg, with US$62,250 and the title of Boylepoker.com International Poker Open 2009 champion after beating Irishman Jaye Renehan heads up. The US$250 (US$225 + US$25) buy-in No-limit Hold'em tournamentevent set a ne - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Announces Conference Call for 2009 Third Quarter Results - 20 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) announced today that it will release its 2009 third quarter and year-to-date financial results on Thursday, October 29, 2009 prior to the market opening, followed by a conference call on the same day at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. PT). - read more »

Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Issue 3; Cites New Opportunities for Minority Businesses and Jobs for Ohioans - 18 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ --The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) today announced its endorsement of State Issue 3, specifically citing the 34,000 new Ohio jobs the four Ohio casinos would produce, the opportunities that will be available to minority-owned businesses, and the hundreds of millions of dolla - read more »

Scotty Nguyen to Play in All-Star Poker Challenge at Spotlight 29 Casino - 17 October 2009
COACHELLA, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- You've always wanted a chance to prove your poker skills against one of the best poker players in the world - well, here is your opportunity! 5-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) Champion Scotty Nguyen is the featured player at this year's All-Star Poker Challenge at Spotlight - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing November 12th for Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse Slots License Renewal - 17 October 2009
Hearing is first step to consider renewal; public welcome to attend and participateHARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced a hearing will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2009 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the Category - read more »

Clean Sweep: Firefighters' Unions In All Four Casino Host Cities Support State Issue 3 - 17 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Local unions representing firefighters in all four of the cities that would host casinos in Ohio - Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo - have now endorsed State Issue 3.On Thursday, the Ohio Jobs and Growth Committee received endorsements from: -- International Associa - read more »

Jackpot Prize Paid out to Tipp24.com Customer - 17 October 2009
LONDON, October 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipp24.com's lucky 33-year-old winner of the 31.7 million eurolottery jackpot became a multi-millionaire at the end of September this year.After confirming his identity, the enormous prize was handed over to thewinner on 9th October. This is the second-highest online prize ever paid o - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files twelfth default status report - 15 October 2009
AURORA, ON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its twelfth bi-weekly default status report under National Policy 12-203 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, pursuant to which MEC announced that it would not be filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K - read more »

A Trip to Table Mountain Casino for Breakfast Creates Latest WINNER of the Random Massive Cash Jackpot at Table Mountain Casino! - 15 October 2009
FRIANT, Calif.,Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan and his wife intended to visit Table Mountain Casino for a bit of breakfast but left with more than an enjoyable meal! Some after-meal play on a nickel slot machine paid off, paying Juan of Fresno $39,152.05 in Massive Cash! Juan was very excited and thought his BIG WIN was - read more »

FireKeepers Casino Selects FutureLogic's GEN2(TM) Printers - 15 October 2009
GLENDALE, Calif., Oct 14 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureLogic, Inc. announced today that its GEN2(TM) printers have been selected by FireKeepers Casino. The new $300 million gaming property, which opened in August in Battle Creek, Michigan, has installed the GEN2 printers on all of the casino's 2,680 TITO games. After previousl - read more »

Steve Wynn to Announce Entertainment Plans for Wynn Las Vegas - 15 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, will make a special entertainment announcement at the Encore Theater on Thursday, October 15 at 1 p.m. PT. Members of the media are invited to arrive from 12 p.m. PT. WHEN: Thurs - read more »

Statement From Henry Gusky, Esquire, President Casinos, Inc.'s Liquidation Trustee - 15 October 2009
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The President Casinos, Inc.'s Liquidation Estate won a substantial victory on its breach of contract and tort claims in the United States District Court in St. Louis, successfully appealing from the judgment previously entered against it in the St. Louis Bankruptcy Court. The Distric - read more »

The Gates Are Open: Illinois Residents Can Now Wager on Horse Races Online at TVG.com - 15 October 2009
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois residents can now place bets for the first time ever on horse races around the world at TVG.com, the largest, legal online wagering company in the U.S. Today, the Illinois Racing Board licensed TVG to accept wagers from Illinois residents, making this the first time that a - read more »

Century Casinos Received Final Payment for the Sale of its South African Subsidiary - 15 October 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company received the final outstanding payment of ZAR 98.8 million (approx. $13.4 million) for the sale of its South African subsidiary Century Casinos Afri - read more »

IGT Announces Expected Fourth Quarter Charges - 15 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that in conjunction with an assessment of the company's long term strategic goals, including increased focus on gaming content and efficient use of capital resources, it has completed a review of several of its strat - read more »

International Game Technology Invites You to Join its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2009 Conference Call - 15 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will host a conference call regarding its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2009 earnings release on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). The access numbers are as follows:Domestic callers dial 888-843-9209, passc - read more »

Devilfish Gaming Plc Seeking Online Gaming Acquisitions and Strategic Brand Alliances - 15 October 2009
LONDON, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Devilfish Gaming Plc, the PLUS market-quoted online gaming company(DEVP), today announced it is seeking acquisitions in the online gamingsector as well as strategic partners for brand alliances in non-competingmarkets. The company is currently looking at a small number of potential - read more »

Stan James Punters in Clover After Firm pay out on Both Sides in Twenty20 Tie - 15 October 2009
LONDON, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of leading bookmakers Stan James were celebrating last nightwhen the firm paid out on both sides, as winners in the Champions LeagueTwenty20 encounter between Sussex and the Eagles which ended in a tie. Head of PR Charlie McCann: "We dodged a bullet during the recent ICCC - read more »

AbsoluteCasino.com Launched - the World's First Massively Multiplayer Online Casino - 15 October 2009
ST PETER PORT, Guernsey, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Advanced Games Lab Limited announces the launch of thefirst phase of AbsoluteCasino.com (http://www.absolutecasino.com), theworld's first massively multiplayer online casino. AbsoluteCasino.com will bethe only licensed online casino with integrated social netwo - read more »

IGT Accelerates Value for the Operator and Takes Gaming to the Next Level at G2E 2009 - 14 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT) is "Taking Gaming to the Next Level" at the 2009 Global Gaming Expo, Nov. 17-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As the trendsetter in the gaming industry, IGT will show bold, breathtaking, first-to-market innovations and groundbreaking new products and t - read more »

Issue 3 Proponents File New Elections Complaint; Four Separate Violations Alleged - 14 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proponents of State Issue 3 today filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission alleging false statements in news releases and advertising produced by the so-called "TruthPAC," a West Virginia gambling interest-backed committee that is opposing the issue on the - read more »

Hit the Jackpot with the Ultimate New Orleans Casino Package - 14 October 2009
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 13/PRNewswire/ --The Marriott family of hotels in New Orleans have upped the ante and dealt out the ultimate casino getaway. As one of the choice hotels offering this exclusive New Orleans hotel deal, the Renaissance Arts Hotel is helping lucky travelers hit the jackpot as they give guests a voucher t - read more »

Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Resigns from MGM MIRAGE Board - 14 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors. Gen. Haig has served as a Director and Consultant for the Company since May 1990. "We are tremendously honored that Gen. Haig has played a key role i - read more »

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Stan James Casino.Com/ - 14 October 2009
LONDON, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "When Will the X Factor Twins Peak?" issued on 13 Oct 2009 10:27 GMT, by Stan James Casino.Com over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the source information was incorrect.This news release should have been issued on behalf on sta - read more »

Mega House Raffle Charitable Fundraiser Launches as Country's Largest - 14 October 2009
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- World Youth Empowerment has launched its Mega House Raffle with a novel and intriguing twist; at the time of the drawing, the top grand prize winner may select any property for sale within the state of California up to a value of three million dollars. Also, included in the grand - read more »

Electronic Game Card, Inc. Partners with China LotSynergy To Enter the Chinese Lottery Market - 14 October 2009
NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI) ("EGC"), announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to partner with China LotSynergy Holdings Ltd. ("CLS") to enter the Chinese lottery market. The companies will conduct initial trials during the - read more »

Omni Management Group Announces Opening of New York Office - 14 October 2009
NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Berger, Managing Member and Founder of Omni Management Group, LLC, announced today the opening of their new office in Midtown Manhattan, located at 1120 Avenue of the Americas."We are delighted to be making this strategic geographic expansion," said Berger, "because it just m - read more »

When Will the X Factor Twins Peak? - 14 October 2009
LONDON, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading bookmakers Stan James have opened a market on when the X FactorTwins James & Edward will be eliminated from the show having survived thepublic vote in week one. Head of PR Charlie McCann:" There appears a mischievous streak to theBritish public (see John Sergeant) and t - read more »

Boyd Gaming to Report Third Quarter 2009 Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on October 27 - 13 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 12/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD)announced today that the conference call to review the Company's third quarter 2009 results will take place on Tuesday, October 27 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is 888.680.0860 and the passcode is 28870548. Please call u - read more »

European Masters of Poker Season II Announced - 13 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Entraction network today announces details of season II of theEuropean Masters of Poker tour which features an expanded schedule of sevenlegs across Europe between November 2009 and 2010 and a cruise for winners ofthe leader board in December 2010. The full schedule for season - read more »

Global Payments Announces Agreements with U.S. Casinos for VIP LightSpeed(R) Cash Access Services - 13 October 2009
ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leader in both payment processing and gaming cash access services, today announced agreements to provide fourU.S. casinos with its comprehensive suite of cash access products.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010221/ATW031LOGO ) - read more »

Travel-Ticker.com Selects Five Best Places to Go for a Halloween Weekend Getaway - 13 October 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel-Ticker.com, the inspirational travel website home to some of the best insider deals at many of the world's favorite destinations, announces its list of the five best Halloween getaway ideas for 2009. From the best festivals and parties to family-friendly fun, Travel-Ticker. - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Offers Last Chance to Win a Share of $1 Million for UK and Irish Poker Players - 13 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 12 /PRNewswire/ -- UK and Irish players have one last opportunity to win their share of over$1,000,000 and play poker on national TV by taking part in Full Tilt Poker's Poker Million - Last Chance! qualifiers. The winner of the online qualifiers will make their way directly ontoPoker Million's final - read more »

Pechanga Penny Slot Pays out $1 Million - 10 October 2009
TEMECULA, Calif. Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A Long Beach man played with pennies and went home a millionaire at Pechanga, after striking a $1,061,225.26 Jackpot on an Indiana Jones slot machine at 10:48 a.m. this morning. The devoted Pechanga player knew he had hit a jackpot, but it took him a minute to realize just how la - read more »

Borgata Announces SAVOR BORGATA - 10 October 2009
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, November 7th, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will present the second-annual SAVOR BORGATA -- An Evening with Borgata Chefs -- at The Water Club. Tickets for this exclusive culinary event go on sale Saturday, October 10th at 10AM. This year, each restaurant will - read more »

Barry Shulman and Daniel Negreanu on The Poker Show Live Next Monday - 10 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Monday October 12, The Poker Show Live, poker's leading online radioshow sponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, talks to WSOPE champion and CardPlayer supremo Barry Shulman and the man he beat, Daniel Negreanu. Padraig Parkinson and Rory Liffey will be in the studio hot seat a - read more »

About The Pennsylvania Casino Association and its Members - 09 October 2009
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Casino Association represents SugarHouse, The Rivers, and The Mount Airy Resort Casino. The views expressed in our press releases, including the release this morning concerning table game fees and tax structure are those of the association and its members a - read more »

GameTech Receives Approval From the Montana Gambling Control Division for New Multi-game Suite - 09 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech®") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of electronic bingo, gaming equipment, gaming systems, and video lottery terminals, today announced that the Montana Gambling Control Division has approved GameTech Int - read more »

Organized Labor Joins Casinos to Tell State Legislature: Lower Table Game Fees Mean More Jobs in Pennsylvania - 09 October 2009
CASINOS BATTLE CRY: 10 AND 12 OR NO DICEPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Three of Pennsylvania's top labor leaders joined 5 of Pennsylvania's largest casinos in calling for the state legislature to hold the line on table games to a $10 million license fee and 12% tax rate. Their call comes in the wake of - read more »

Boylepoker.com International Poker Open to Release Final 40 Seats as Direct Buy-ins - 09 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com today announced it will re-open direct buy-ins to theInternational Poker Open on Thursday October 15 at 7 p.m. due to populardemand. The final 40 seats to Europe's largest live poker tournament, the$225 + $25 Boylepoker.com International Poker Open 2009, will be madeavai - read more »

Betway.com Casino Player Wins a Life Changing $1,242,561.85! - 09 October 2009
LONDON, October 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Massive dreams do come true! On October 5 2009, Radoslaw Maculewicz'slife changed forever when he became an instant millionaire by winning$1,242,561.85 on Microgaming's Betway.com. After just 8 months as aBetway.com Casino player, Radoslaw Maculewicz from Poland won this incredibleamou - read more »

One Weekend, Two Massive Cash Winners!! - 08 October 2009
FRIANT, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino made two lucky Club Members even luckier when they collected over $58,000 in random Massive Cash winnings. Mega Mountain Jackpots is found exclusively at Central California's Best Local Casino, Table Mountain Casino. "Amazing!" exclaimed Stephanie, who came a - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Key to Uncovering Alleged Slot Machine Cheating at The Meadows - 08 October 2009
Commonwealth Tax Collections Not CompromisedHARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The diligent observation of an on-site Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board employee triggered the start of an investigation that led to the arrest of three men charged with the alleged theft of more than $420,000 from The Meado - read more »

Full Tilt Poker's Piece of Ivey Promotion Begins Tomorrow - 08 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of Phil Ivey's appearance at the World Series of Poker*Main Event final table on November 7th, Full Tilt Poker is offering thechance to win a Piece of Ivey­. Players will compete for 6% of Phil Ivey'sMain Event winnings and an additional $150,000 in cash prizes. Fro - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Fines Casino for Internal Control Violation in Its Handling of Patron - 08 October 2009
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a consent agreement today that assessed Chester Downs and Marina, LLC, operating as Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack, a fine of $45,000 for failing to deal with a disruptive patron in a manner consistent with its own - read more »

Century Casinos Obtained Final Approval for the Sale of its South African Subsidiary - 08 October 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company obtained the last outstanding approval for the sale of its South African subsidiary Century Casinos Africa (Pty) Limited ("CCA") by the KwaZulu-Natal - read more »

Cleveland City Council Supports State Issue 3; Cites Job Creation and New Revenue for City - 08 October 2009
CLEVELAND, Oct. 7/PRNewswire/ --Cleveland City Council voted overwhelmingly Monday to urge a "yes" vote on State Issue 3, citing the creation of 19,000 construction jobs and 15,000 permanent jobs in light of Ohio's economic woes and high unemployment rate. Passage of Issue 3 will authorize one casino in Cleveland and o - read more »

Belgium Open Poker Championships Returns With Estimated EUR1.5 Million Prize Pool - 08 October 2009
NAMUR, Belgium, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual EUR1,500 + EUR200 buy-in Belgium Poker Championships,being held at Casino de Namur, Belgium from Nov. 21 to 29, 2009, is aiming totop last year's main event field of 843 players by attracting up to 1,000players and creating an estimated EUR1.5 million prize poo - read more »

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Pennsylvania Casino Association/ - 08 October 2009
In the news release, Pennsylvania Casino Association Poised to Sue State If Budget Deal Expands Category 3 Resort Casino Licenses, issued 07-Oct-2009 by Pennsylvania Casino Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "Three of the Commonwealth's - read more »

Pennsylvania Casino Association Poised to Sue State If Budget Deal Expands Category 3 Resort Casino Licenses - 08 October 2009
PCA MEMBERS WILL SEEK RETURN OF $50 MILLION SLOT LICENSE FEE IF NEW LEGISLATION FORCES THEM TO COMPETE WITH RESORT LICENSEESPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of the Commonwealth's largest casinos -- The Rivers, SugarHouse, Foxwoods Philadelphia, and The Mount Airy Casino Resort, today issued a joint - read more »

bwin Announces Closing of Gioco Digitale Acquisition - 08 October 2009
VIENNA, October 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- bwin announces the closing ofthe acquisition of Gioco Digitale S.p.A ("Gioco Digitale"). All conditionsprecedent to the acquisition have been satisfied. The acquisition of Gioco Digitale is an important step for bwin to becomethe leader in continental Europe's largest - read more »

Basports.com Named World's Best Hockey Handicapper: #1-Finish in 8 Straight Hockey Handicapping Contests - 07 October 2009
MONTGOMERY, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Basports.com is gearing up to defend its title as the world's top hockey handicappers. For the past 8 straight documented hockey handicapping contests -- that's 4 years of regular and post-season contests -- basports.com has finished #1 in at least one category of either The Spo - read more »

Wynn Las Vegas Launches Wynn Vacations Jetsetter Getaway Package - 07 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Las Vegas is now offering the convenience and luxury of air travel from a private terminal with the Jetsetter Getaway Package, offering flights from Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport and John Wayne Airport now through November, 2009. Premier passengers receive complimentary valet - read more »

California Tribes Draw Much Needed Gaming Device Licenses - 06 October 2009
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following years of ongoing litigation, today the California Gambling Control Commission (CGCC) conducted a gaming device license draw which issued a total of 3,547 licenses to eleven tribes throughout the state. Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals cleared - read more »

Video Gaming Proponent: 'We Can't Wait for More Debate' - 06 October 2009
MORRIS, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent revelations that Cook County's rush to opt out of video gaming is tied to casino industry interests have led union leaders and the Illinois Coin Machine Operators Association to urge a delay in the Tuesday vote scheduled on the issue. Ray Hanania, a commentator with Radio Chi - read more »

CityCenter Announces Residential Price Reductions - 06 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CityCenter, the groundbreaking 67-acre city-within-a-city on the Las Vegas Strip, has announced that a 30 percent price reduction will be offered at closing to the existing buyers of CityCenter's three luxury residential offerings: The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Las Ve - read more »

Official State Report Affirms Estimated Tax Revenues for Proposed Ohio Casinos - 06 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report by the Ohio Department of Taxation and the state's Office of Budget and Management affirms the revenue and tax estimates that supporters of State Issue 3 have been using in their campaign to convince Ohioans to approve full-scale casinos in the state's four lar - read more »

Former Eagle Felder to kick off 2010 at Fallsview Casino - 06 October 2009
Fallsview's international concert series continues in January with shows in Taiwanese, ItalianNIAGARA FALLS, ON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Legendary rock musician and former member of the Eagles Don Felder is returning to Fallsview Casino Resort for three nights in January 2010.Fallsview will continue its internatio - read more »

Society Cafe Encore selected as one of 'THE BEST NEW RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA' by Esquire Magazine - 06 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Society Cafe Encore, the innovative American restaurant located inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, has been named one of the "Best New Restaurants in America" by Esquire magazine (November 2009). The restaurant, featuring a menu of creative American cuisine by Chef Kim Canteenw - read more »

Mount Airy Casino Resort to Present A Salute to America's Veterans - 06 October 2009
PARADISE TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort will roll out the red carpet -- as well as a Vietnam-era helicopter and tank, jeeps and Humvees -- during its Salute to America's Veterans Nov. 6th through 8th at the resort. A special emphasis will be placed on welcoming home Vietnam Vets to pub - read more »

Southern California Website Designates a Share of Potential MegaMillions Winnings to the Tsunami Victims of Samoa Relief Fund - 06 October 2009
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As a way to help the thousands of victims and families of the recent earthquake generated tsunami in Samoa, one local website is purchasing dozens of lottery tickets in the biweekly MegaMillions drawings and designating the New Zealand Red Cross (http://www.redcross.org.nz - read more »

Casino Leaders, 'Going Green' Trend Featured at Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show Thursday, October 22nd - 06 October 2009
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic City's casino/hotel leadership and the new trend toward "going green" will be among the featured programming at the Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show, to be held on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in the Etess Arena of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.The " - read more »

Global Lottery Corporation's Board of Directors Announces it Will File Its 15C211 Declaration as Well as Become Fully Reporting. - 06 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Lottery Corporation (Pink Sheets: GTTC) announces the Board of Directors has decided that the time has come to become a fully reporting Company to allow full disclosure to our current and future shareholders. Global Lottery Corporation with its announced $40 million d - read more »

The Poker Show Live Talks to World Series of Poker Europe Champion and Challengers - 06 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poker Show Live, the world's leading online poker radio showsponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, drops by one of the most competitivefinal tables in the history of the WSOP to talk to some of the key players atthe recently completed WSOPE main event including winner Barry Shulma - read more »

AC Coin & Slot Now Selling Games in Addition to Leasing - 03 October 2009
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 2 ,/PRNewswire/ -- AC Coin & Slot announced today that it will for the first time offer proprietary slot games for sale to casino customers throughout North America. The company will also continue to lease its proprietary slot games, giving customers the ability to combine purchase and le - read more »

IGT and AC Coin & Slot Realign Corporate Partnership - 03 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and AC Coin & Slot announced today a restructuring of the companies' long-standing relationship. Under a new agreement, IGT has purchased the distributorship for new IGT machine sales in Atlantic City and the Caribbean from AC C - read more »

FTOPS XIV Guarantees at Least US$16 Million in Prize Money - 03 October 2009
DUBLIN, October 2 /PRNewswire/ -- FTOPS XIV begins on Wednesday, November 4th, offering over US$16 million in guaranteed prize money across 25 events. There are six events which guarantee at least US$1 million. FTOPS XIV features a wide variety of tournament types, including Knockoutand Shootout events. Every FTOPS - read more »

Casinos Across State Join in Support of '10/12' For Table Games - 02 October 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four of Pennsylvania's largest casinos today sent a letter to each member of the state legislature calling on them to support the $10 million one-time licensing fee and 12% tax rate set forth in SB 1033. A copy of the letter is below.To the Members of the Pennsylvania Leg - read more »

EUR30,000 Omaha Poker Cash Race at DevilfishPoker.com This October - 02 October 2009
LONDON, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- DevilfishPoker.com today announced its OMG Omaha October VIP race withEUR30,000 up for grabs for Omaha players at the site this October. The cash race is tailored to suit all levels of players with High Rollerand Low Roller leader boards offering prize pools of EUR20,000 and EUR10,0 - read more »

Pittsburgh Man Wins $50,000 Top Prize From Pennsylvania Lottery's Steelers Instant Game - 02 October 2009
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jack Waldschmidt Sr. of Pittsburgh won one of six $50,000 top cash prizes from the Pennsylvania Lottery's new instant game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers.Lottery officials today presented Waldschmidt with a ceremonial check at Tobacco Outlet on Spring Garden Avenue, where - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Termination of Its Exchange Offer - 01 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that it has terminated its offer to eligible holders to exchange a portion of the $782 million in aggregate outstanding principal amount of the Company's 8.50% Senior Notes due 2010 (the "Existing Notes") for the Company's 10.00% Senior - read more »

Century Casinos to Present at Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Consumer Conference in New York - 01 October 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market(R) and Vienna StockExchange: CNTY) announced today that the company will attend the ConsumerConference 2009 hosted by Brean Murray, Carret & Co. in New York, USA, onOctober 5, 2009. Peter Hoetzinger, President & - read more »

International Game Technology Announces Shareholder Approval of Stock Option Exchange Program - 01 October 2009
RENO, Nev., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) held its Special Meeting of Shareholders on September 30, 2009 at which shareholders approved the proposal for the stock option exchange program that would give eligible employees a one-time opportunity to exchange specified outsta - read more »

Agua Caliente Casino, Resort, Spa Awarded Prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Rating - 01 October 2009
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.,Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Agua Caliente Casino, Resort, Spa in Rancho Mirage, California has been awarded a Four-Diamond rating by the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA), joining the ranks of an elite group of hotels across North America.(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2009093 - read more »

Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa Awarded Prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Rating - 01 October 2009
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.,Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa in Rancho Mirage, California has been awarded a Four-Diamond rating by the Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA), joining the ranks of an elite group of hotels across North America.(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090 - read more »

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corporation Update from the CEO - 01 October 2009
MIAMI, FL, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The CEO of the Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp (CGAQ.PK) is pleased to announce that construction is still on schedule.Steven Swank, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: "We are excited to report that the Sosua Bay Grand Casino is still on schedule for the grand ope - read more »

Palais Stephanie Reopens Following a 38-Million Euro Renovation Transforming the Hotel into a Chic Modern Retreat in the Heart of Cannes - 01 October 2009
CANNES, France, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucked between the Mediterranean Sea and the imposing Southern Alps, Palais Stephanie reopens following the most extensive renovation of any hotel in Cannes in decades. The 38-million Euro renovation has completely transformed this classic hotel into a vibrant and stylish hotspo - read more »

Aristocrat Expands Team to Capitalize on Latin American Growth - 01 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. is gearing up to expand its presence in the Latin American region with three key appointments. Based in the United States, Alvaro Nores will support both the existing Argentinean office as well as the newly created Mexican office in his position of - read more »

Electronic Game Card to Present at 2009 ROTH China Conference - 01 October 2009
NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI) ("EGC"), announced todaythat it is scheduled to present at the upcoming 2009 ROTH China Conference on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at 12:30 p.m. (ET) at the Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, Florida.The Company's CEO - read more »

Boylepoker.com Pro Peter Murphy Returns With $40,000 Multiplier Challenge x 2 - 01 October 2009
DUBLIN, September 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com today announces the launch of the Multiplier Challenge x2, which will see sponsored pro Peter Murphy try to turn $1,000 into $40,000in 11 weeks from October 1. In April this year Murphy successfully completed the first MultiplierChallenge, which saw him turn $100 i - read more »

Global Lottery Corporation Declares a 40% Dividend Payable Annually From Net Profits to all Common Shareholders. - 01 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Lottery Corporation - (Pink Sheets: GTTC) - announces the Board of Directors has agreed to a 40% annual dividend payable on a 10% quarterly basis as part of the required terms by its US$40 million debt cum equity financing from Finpetrimex sa, as previously announced - read more »

Statement by Ohio Education Association Regarding State Budget Crisis - 01 October 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks issued the following statement on the state budget crisis:"The Ohio Department of Education has given us a sobering damage report on the Ohio Supreme Court's decision on video lottery terminals. Not only do we risk losin - read more »

Playtech Releases 2 Marvelous New Games from Marvel - 01 October 2009
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, September 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playtech(AIM: PTEC), the international designer, developer and licensor of softwareto the online and land-based gaming industry, is happy to announce therelease of the first two of a long series of exciting new slots - "Iron Man"and "The Incredible Hulk". - read more »

Poker Pro Magazine Plans Major Presence at Canadian Poker Expo - 01 October 2009
DELRAY BEACH, Florida, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian Poker Expo, Canada's only Poker Lifestyle Exhibition, isgoing to be huge - and market-leading Poker Pro Magazine will be a big partof it. Poker Pro is part of the Poker Pro Media family of internationalpoker-related publications, and has the largest Ca - read more »

Dunkin' Donuts Bets On Success in Mississippi - 01 October 2009
TUNICA, Miss., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, every day stop for coffee and baked goods, has brewed up a grand opening at the Harrah's Tunica Casino in Robinsonville, Mississippi. The new store, located on the south end of the first floor of the casino, is the first Dunkin' Donuts to open i - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment to Present at Investor Conferences - 01 October 2009
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences: the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference on September 30 in Scottsdale, AZ; and the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Consumer Conference on October 5 in New York, - read more »

Online Poker Freeroll for PaddyPowerPoker.com Irish Winter Festival This Sunday With CardPlayer.com - 01 October 2009
DUBLIN, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday October 4, 2009, CardPlayer.com is offering an exclusivefreeroll in conjunction with PaddyPowerPoker.com to the main event of theupcoming Irish Winter Festival (IWF), the Irish Masters. The IWF Card Player Freeroll will take place on Sun., Oct. 4, at 9 p.m.(GMT) and u - read more »

International Poker Open 2009 Outright Betting Market Open at Boylesports.com - 01 October 2009
DUBLIN, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com today announces the outright betting market for theInternational Poker Open 2009 with Marty Smyth heading the field for thesecond year in a row alongside Julian Gardner. World Series of Poker bracelet winner and current Poker Million championSmyth and former WSOP m - read more »

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Cool Hand Poker/ - 01 October 2009
GIBRALTAR, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "One day at Cool Hand Poker - One Folded Hand - Two Straight-Flushes - One $18,000 Win" issued on 29 Sep 2009 08:15 GMT, by Cool Hand Poker over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the 8th paragraph should have read "Carmen Me - read more »

One day at Cool Hand Poker - One Folded Hand - Two Straight-Flushes - One $18,000 Win - 01 October 2009
GIBRALTAR, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In what can only be described as an unbelievable turn of events, a 21year-old Swedish online poker player with the alias LyanTerror27 has just wonUS$18,000at Cool Hand Poker, Despite joining the site less than 24 hoursprior, despite folding his hand pre-flop, and despite other pl - read more »