August 2010 News Article Archive

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Tesco Entertainment: Mafia II - Anticipated Release - 25 August 2010
WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The hype surrounding the Mafia II computer game release will be coming to a climax next week when the much anticipated sequel is available to purchase from Tesco Entertainment on the 27th August. Mafia II builds on the romanticised vision of - read more »

FIAA GmbH Announces the First Chapter of Their Online Game The Bible - 25 August 2010
SIEGBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Heroes is the first in a series of upcoming chapters. It is based on the first book of the bible, the Genesis. Players slip into the role of Abraham and his descendants and have the opportunity to reenact and witness the incidents of their times. The Bible Online: Chapter 1 - Th - read more »

$1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot Set for November 20 - 25 August 2010
VINTON, La., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD), owner of Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, announced today that the purse for its premier 2-year-old race has been raised to $1 million guaranteed. The race, now entitled the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot (gr.III), will be run two w - read more »

Fred Grants Lee a Shot at the Big Time - 25 August 2010
MANCHESTER, England, August 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookie Fred Done is backing the card-playing skills of one of hisemployees who is aiming to hit the big time in two televised pokertournaments over the coming weeks. (Photo: ) Software tester Lee Atherton, wh - read more »

Bodog Take Their First Offline Bets at Manchester United Premiership Match - 25 August 2010
LONDON, August 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest bettingbrand*, Bodog (, took cash bets for the first time atCraven Cottage on Sunday evening for the televised match against ManchesterUnited. Bodog had five booths at the Fulham's historic stadium as well asroaming staff taking bets i - read more »

The Public Education Foundation's Teacher EXCHANGE(TM) Distributes Free Supplies to New Teachers - 25 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- After weeks of collecting school supplies through drives by various local businesses and donations by individuals, The Public Education Foundation, Harrah's Entertainment and the Harrah's Foundation, founding members of the Teacher EXCHANGE(TM), hosted a private shopping event today - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Welcomes Daryl Hall and John Oates; The Number-One Selling Duo in Music History! - 25 August 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- "Maneater," "Kiss on My List," "Sara Smile," "Every Time You Go Away"...the list of hits goes on and on. Fans are sure to sing along to favorite tunes of the 70's and 80's, along with new hits too, as Hall and Oates takes the Event Center Stage at Table Mountain Casino! Tickets - read more »

Dennis C. Gomes, Prominent Casino Industry Leader and Visionary, Returns to Atlantic City, NJ with Purchase of Resorts Casino Hotel - 25 August 2010
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Gomes Gaming, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with RAC Atlantic City Holdings LLC to purchase the Resorts Casino Hotel ("Resorts") in Atlantic City, New Jersey.Dennis C. Gomes, Founder, CEO and President of Gomes Gaming, Inc., and Aaron Gomes, Seni - read more »

Table Trac, Inc. Names Glenn Goulet Executive Vice President - 25 August 2010
MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced that Glenn Goulet has been appointed Executive Vice President of the Company, effec - read more »

From Ashes to Riches at the Big Chill Festival - 25 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A 36 year old from Northwichreturned to his campsite after an indulgent night of wild partying at the BigChill Festival only to find his tent and all his personals in ashes. Helpcame in the least expected way when he called his mum and heard her shouts ofjoy after winning - read more »

Pocket Rockets Announces Fourth Poker Information Site for South Africa - 25 August 2010
Capetown, South Africa, August 24, 2010 --( Pocket Rockets, provider of online poker information for South Africa, announces the opening of their fourth online poker site: targets the medium-level to advanced online poker player, and provides information on the various poker - read more »

The Lord of the Rings ™: The Fellowship of the Ring Comes to Red Flush and Casino La Vida - 25 August 2010
Johannesburg, South Africa, August 24, 2010 --( The Club Red Gaming group is home to some distinctive brands on the online casino network. Red Flush online casino was the first casino to join this dynamic group, followed shortly by Casino La Vida. Both of these online casinos are waiting in anticipation for t - read more »

Superior Casino and FreeSlots4U Release New Interactive Free Slot - 23 August 2010
Cyprus, Cyprus, August 22, 2010 --( ‘Superior Slots’ hits the net, a new interactive free Flash slot machine. The product of a joint enterprise by a leading Rival-powered casino, Superior Casino (, and the pioneering FreeSlots4U site, Superior Slots becomes the world’s - read more »

Celine Dion returns to Caesars Palace for three year Las Vegas residency - 22 August 2010
Confirming the buzz that has been circulating for months, Celine Dion announced today that she will be returning to Las Vegas in March 2011 to begin a three year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The brand-new show designed exclusively for The Colosseum will premiere on March 15, 2011 and features 31 musici - read more »

Grammy Award Winning Singer, Songwriter Michael Bolton to Appear at Viejas Casino’s - 22 August 2010
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viejas Casino (, southern California’s premier gaming and entertainment destination, is proud to announce that legendary singer, songwriter Michael Bolton will perform at the DreamCatcher on September 12. Bolton has sold more than 5 - read more »

A Canadian Takes a Run at Breaking Canadian Lotteries With His New System Luck 649 - 21 August 2010
EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Loss. Wouldn't it be great if someone took the word "loss" out of playing the lottery, while a person is playing to win the millions of dollars prize!Well, that is exactly what Mr. Lottometrics has done, or at least attempts to do, with his hybrid lottery system designed for - read more »

Turner Awarded $100 Million Contract to Manage Multi-Phase Renovation and Expansion of Harrah's Cherokee Hotel Casino in Cherokee, N.C. - 21 August 2010
NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded a $100 million contract to manage the renovation and expansion of Harrah's Cherokee Hotel Casino in Cherokee, N.C. Construction is underway with completion of the multi-phased project scheduled for Janu - read more »

IGT Brings Dynamic Games and Systems to Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow - 21 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (IGT;; (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major casino games players love and casino network systems that improve the player experience, will showcase its industry-shaping games and systems at the 2010 Oklahoma Indian Gami - read more »

GPI Promotes Gerald Koslow to the Position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer - 21 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game equipment worldwide, announced that, effective today, the Company has promoted Gerald Koslow to the position of Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, filling the p - read more » Offers Free International Poker Open Tickets in Last Men Standing Competition - 21 August 2010
DUBLIN, August 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- today launches the Last Men Standing competition whichwill see one free entry to the upcoming International Poker Open for every 10players who take part. To qualify for Last Men Standing players simply opt-in at Boylepoker.comby midnight on August 22, 2010 then - read more »

Bookies Expect Record Breaking X-Factor - 21 August 2010
MANCHESTER, England, August 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookies areexpecting millions of pounds to be gambled on this year's X-Factor. The talent competition's seventh series starts this Saturday andaccording to Mark Pearson from it's going to be a record breaker. "The British public now vote for the - read more »

RaiseandFold Poker Room Announces Mountains of Cash Promotion - 21 August 2010
St Julians, Malta, August 20, 2010 --( RaiseandFold Poker Room located at announced today a brand new promotion called Mountains of Cash. This unique and innovative tournament structure takes place over twelve tournaments. The tournament structure is set up as heads up matches and will te - read more »

Zynga Launches First Internationally Localized Game, Zynga Texas - 20 August 2010
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynga today announced the beta launch of its first internationally localized game, Zynga Texas Poker, in traditional Chinese. Zynga Poker, the company’s first game, launched in July 2007 and the third most popular game on Facebook globally with more tha - read more »

Music Superstars to Join Justin Timberlake to Benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children - 19 August 2010
LAS VEGAS,Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy® and Emmy® Award-winning international superstar Justin Timberlake will bring the Justin Timberlake and Friends, a Special Evening Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children event back to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino's Theatre For The Performing Arts in Las Veg - read more »

MicroFirst Provides Gaming Solutions for Poconos' Mount Airy Casino Resort - 19 August 2010
OAKLAND, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroFirst, Inc., a leading provider of digital content and technology, has agreed to deliver an extensive line-up of gaming options for the Mount Airy Casino Resort, based in Mt. Pocono, Pa. The technology company has leveraged its in-house production team and considerable experi - read more »

Bachman & Turner 'Takin' Care of Business' at Spotlight 29 Casino on October 16th - 19 August 2010
COACHELLA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian rock n' roll stars, Bachman & Turner, are set to perform at the Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom on Saturday, October 16th. Fans will hear such hits as "Takin' Care of Business" and "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet."Tickets for Bachman & Turner are currently on sale. - read more »

Youth Suicide Prevention the Topic of Fall 2010 Series of Free Webinars from Well Aware - 19 August 2010
National experts offer insight on suicide as the third-leading cause of death for America's youths ages 15-24SHEBOYGAN, Wisc., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three leading experts on youth suicide will be featured this fall in a new series of interactive webinars from Well Aware, a national youth suicide prevention - read more »

Need to Get a Life? Hurry and You Could Win a 'Maximum Vegas(TM)' Weekend at MGM Grand - 19 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Grand is looking for the lamest person in America to turn their mediocre existence into the vacation of a lifetime by competing in the resort's Get a Life Giveaway. The promotion offers the opportunity to submit a video for a chance to win the ultimate VIP weekend in Las Vegas.To - read more »

888poker Launches Partnership With London Poker Circuit - 19 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 888poker, the poker offering from award-winning 888 Holdingsplc., announces their partnership with the London Poker Circuit. The new relationship will offer members of both 888poker and theLondon Poker Circuit an extended poker experience that integrates onlinepoker and liv - read more »

Do German Men Prefer Slots? - 19 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Past research has led many ofthe online gaming giants in the casino industry to target the female marketfor slot machines. A recent study shows that this is no longer the case.Apparently, German women prefer to play more complicated games like cardgames or table games, whi - read more »

The Average Online Casino Jackpot Set to Break the $1,000,000 Barrier by 2018 - 19 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in online gambling industry fuels surge in casinojackpot prizes with over 1000% increase since 1998 seen among many onlinecasinos. Industry watchers predict that average jackpots for onlinecasinos are set to break the $1,000,000 barrier by 2018. Exponential growthin - read more »

GCA Obtains Dismissal of Federal Anti-Trust - 18 August 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCA), a global provider of innovative cash access solutions and data intelligence for casinos, announced today the dismissal of the federal anti-trust litigation commenced by Sightline Payments, LLC. In entering judgme - read more »

Major National Lottery Selects Convergys Solutions to Manage Agents & Launch New - 18 August 2010
CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in relationship management, announced today that a top European national lottery has signed a multi-year licensing, support, and maintenance contract to implement Convergys Smart BSS Solutions, including Conver - read more »

Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods Report July Slot - 18 August 2010
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods today reported to the Connecticut State Division of Special Revenue that slot revenue for the month of July was $64.1 million. This amount represents an increase of 1.3 percent in slot win and an increase of 5 - read more »

New Sprint Football Live Streams Live Games, Delivers College and Pro Football Information - Free to Sprint Data - 18 August 2010
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Whether you’re standing on the sidelines at your child’s weekend afternoon soccer game or need to keep up with your fantasy team while sitting in the stadium watching your favorite team, with Sprint Football Live it’s no problem. Football fans - read more »

Visionary iGaming Appoints Gian Perroni as Senior Vice President of Marketing - 18 August 2010
San Jose, Costa Rica, August 17, 2010 --( Visionary iGaming (, the world’s leading provider of Live Dealer 2.0 games, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gian Perroni as Senior Vice President of Marketing. He will report directly to Martin Reiner, Visionary iGaming’s - read more »

Table Trac, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results - 17 August 2010
MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBTC), a developer and provider of casino information and management systems that automate and monitor the operations of casinos, today announced financial results for its second quarter and six months, the periods ended June 30 - read more »

Ludacris Will Rock the Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel in September; Fashion Show and Openers by Sean Forbes and HUSH, Will Make for Big Weekend - 17 August 2010
DETROIT, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV and Grammy Award winner Ludacris will meld his driving song style into Detroit's night life Friday, September 10, 2010, when he performs live at MotorCity Casino Hotel. Tickets range from $32-39 in The Sound Board at the hotel and packages for the weekend are now on sale.An exclusiv - read more »

Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $250,000 Sold in Bucks County - 17 August 2010
Jackpot for Aug. 17 Drawing Grows to $86 MillionMIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One winning Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 from the Aug. 13 drawing was sold at Family Deli II, 295 Buck Rd., Holland, Bucks County.The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 06-17-24-43-55, but not - read more »

888poker's Biggest Jackpot Ever has Been Won - 17 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- They say Friday the 13th is anunlucky day, but for local South Australian and member of the 888poker Publeague, Anh-tuan Tran, it was the luckiest day ever! This past Friday, Anh-Tuan hit 888poker's largest Royal Jackpot inhistory at over $190,000 USD. He was playing on - read more »

Aussie Millions 2011...Ante up Down Under With 888poker - 17 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss your opportunity toplay in the largest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere and party VIPstyle with Team 888poker! The new 888poker has officially launched their 2011 Aussie Millionssatellite qualifier series. Players now can register and play for theo - read more »

Bookies Dismiss Maradona's Chances of Becoming a Villan - 17 August 2010
MANCHESTER, England, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On line betting have dismissed the chances of Diego Maradona becoming the nextAston Villa boss. European spokesman for Maradona Walter Soriano said the former World Cupwinner would be interested. "Diego is very attracted to English football - read more »

The Mirage Welcomes 7-Week-Old Tiger Cubs to Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat - 17 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mirage introduced its newest additions, two 7-week-old, white-striped tiger cubs, to Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat this week. Guests can see these rare and adorable cubs in a special nursery created just for them.The sibling brothers, Mohan and - read more »

IGT Names Aimee Hoyt Vice President of Human Resources - 17 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in creating the major slot games players love and casino network systems that improve the player experience, announced today that Aimee Hoyt has joined the Company as vice president of Human Resources."We are delight - read more »

Circular Deluxe Money Machine Now Available at Ideas4Events - 17 August 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Money Machine Store has unveiled its new Circular Deluxe Money Machine -- a unique event and tradeshow marketing product designed to draw crowds and captivate audiences. As participants grab at swirling cash inside the booth, the rounded design of the new Circular Deluxe Money - read more »

Expanded International Poker Open Satellite Schedule Announced at - 17 August 2010
DUBLIN, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Daily Qualifiers for Europe's Largest Poker Tournament for JustEUR3.30 at today launches its expanded satellite schedule forOctober's International Poker Open in Dublin. Online poker players can now qualify for Europ - read more »

Will Pornography Rule Private Domains or Will Online Gaming Get its Own Domain as Well? - 17 August 2010
GIBRALTAR, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet Corporation forAssigned Names and Numbers has recently granted the pornography industry witha domain dedicated solely to pornographic sites. Analysts are wondering ifthe same thing will happen in the online gambling industry as well. Last week, ICANN assign - read more »

Announcing an Exclusive Raked Hands Race at (UltimateBet). Play Poker Online for Your Chance to Win Cash and Prizes. - 15 August 2010
Toronto, Canada, August 14, 2010 --( is excited to offer its online poker players its biggest bonus giveaway ever. The Raked Hands Race will provide players with a chance to win cash and prizes including a much sought after iPad. This Raked Hands Promotion is open to all current www.P - read more »

All in Entertainment LLC Announces Casting Call for Poker Reality Show with a Beauty & the Beasts of - 14 August 2010
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- All in Entertainment LLC announces that its new reality television series, “Fatty's: Where Poker Gets REAL” will hold a filming and casting call this evening. The show, currently in production, will capture the unique interpersonal relationships on and off th - read more »

CORRECTION: Century Casinos Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2010 - 14 August 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today certain corrections to a press release it issued on August 9, 2010. Among the corrections are the following: 1. On page one, Earnings from discontinued operat - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files twenty-ninth default status report - 14 August 2010
AURORA, ON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ - Reorganized Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its twenty-ninth 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 For - read more »

Money Talks This New Premier League Season ! - 14 August 2010
MANCHESTER, England, August 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you want to knowwhere the real cash is being spent this new Premier League football season? Well it's not at Eastlands, Stamford Bridge, Old Trafford or Anfield.It's at the bookies. Millions of pounds will be gambled this Premier League campaign withsupp - read more » is the New Main Sponsor of RCD Mallorca - 14 August 2010
PALMA, Spain, August 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The international online gaming company was introduced attoday's press conference as the new main sponsor of the Spanish PrimeraDivisión team RCD Mallorca. The main sponsorship package includes the company's logo on the team'sjersey, stadium panel adverti - read more »

Boylepoker Pros Under Pressure in Scalp Series Starting Next Week - 14 August 2010
DUBLIN, August 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Five Low Buy-In Tournaments at With $200 Added SeeOnline Poker Players Hunt Pros For Cash today announces the launch of its Scalp Series startingMonday August 16, 2010. The week-long series of online bounty tournaments have a buy in of - read more »

Scientific Games Awarded Illinois Video Gaming Central Control System Contract - 13 August 2010
NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Scientific Games International, Inc. has been awarded the contract for the design, implementation and administration of its next-generation Video Gaming Central Control System by the Illi - read more »

Green Initiatives Blossom at Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens - 13 August 2010
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bellagio is world-renowned for the spectacular floral exhibitions found within its sunlit Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Each display memorably showcases tens of thousands of flowers, plants and organic materials in artful vignettes. When an exhibit ends, however, t - read more »

Rock Gaming and Harrah's Entertainment Near Agreement to Manage Downtown Casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati - 13 August 2010
CLEVELAND and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Gaming, LLC, and Las Vegas-based Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. announced today a non-binding agreement in principle on key terms to form a joint venture to develop and operate downtown casinos in both Cleveland and Cincinnati. The proposed terms contemplate Harrah's - read more »

LadyLuck's - Britain's Favourite Mobile Casino - Launches First Ever Mobile 50-line Slot 'Filthy Rich' - 13 August 2010
LONDON, August 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Britain's FavouriteMobile Casino LadyLuck's has a treat for mobile casino players who dream ofenjoying the jet-set lifestyle of the wealthy - the launch of the first evermobile 50-line slot Filthy Rich. LadyLuck's has re-created the playboy lifestyle of diamonds, - read more »

River Rock Entertainment Authority to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial - 12 August 2010
GEYSERVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The River Rock Entertainment Authority (the “Authority”), the operator of the River Rock Casino in Sonoma County, California, today announced that the Company will conduct a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2010 financial results on Tu - read more »

Viejas Casino Names New General Manager, Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Human - 12 August 2010
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viejas Casino has announced three new, key executive appointments that add a combined 40-plus years of casino management, marketing and human resources experience to the San Diego County gaming and entertainment destination. Viejas Casino has appointed David - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for July - 12 August 2010
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL) (NASDAQ: AERLW), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced unaudited Rolling Chip Turnover (as defined below) for the month of July 2010. R - read more »

Peninsula Gaming to Release Second Quarter 2010 Results on Thursday, August 12, - 12 August 2010
DUBUQUE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Peninsula Gaming, LLC announced today that it will release its second quarter results after the market closes on Thursday, August 12, 2010. The Company will host a conference call to discuss the results on Friday, August 13 at 9:00 AM Central Time (10:00 AM Easter - read more »

California Tribal Business Alliance Commends Gubernatorial Candidates for Positions on Off-Reservation - 12 August 2010
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The California Tribal Business Alliance (CTBA) today commended California gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman for their positions opposing off-reservation gaming in California. Both candidates, as recently as an August 8 Sacramento Bee article, - read more »

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Enters Operating Agreement with Cantor - 12 August 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has entered into an operating agreement with Cantor Gaming, an affiliate of leading global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, to serve as the exclusive race and sports book operator. Cantor Gaming will initially integrate its state - read more »

Live Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino Announce Naming Agreement for New York’s Broadway Theatre - “Foxwoods - 12 August 2010
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the East Coast’s premier resort casino destination, and Live Nation, the world’s largest live music company, today announced a multi-year agreement that grants Foxwoods the exclusive naming rights to the former Hilton Theatre on Broadw - read more »

BRAVADA and The Mirage Announce the Grand Opening Date of Kardashian Khaos at The Mirage in Las Vegas to - 12 August 2010
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BRAVADA International Ltd. ( (Pink Sheets:MFLI) and The Mirage (NYSE:MGM) jointly announced today that the grand opening of the Kardashian Khaos store at The Mirage in Las Vegas is no longer taking place on August 21st, 2010. A new date for - read more »

Wynn Resorts Announces Completion of Consent Solicitation and Completion of Private Offering of Wynn Las Vegas First Mortgage Notes due - 12 August 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) announced today that its subsidiary, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC (the “Company”), has received the requisite consents from holders of the 6â…ť% First Mortgage Notes due 2014 (the “2014 Notes”), issued by the Company and - read more »

PokerTek Partners with Cirsa and to Run First National Poker Tournament in - 12 August 2010
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK), announced today that it is partnering with Cirsa Mexico and to hold the Life Poker Championship, the first national poker tournament in Mexico. Cirsa’s CasinoLife Del Valle property in Mexico City is hosting the - read more »

Rivers Casino Named Best Overall Gaming Resort in - 12 August 2010
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rivers Casino was named “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine’s readers. The casino took home a total of 18 awards, as voted by readers in the “Best of Gaming” annual poll. Rivers’ awards will be highligh - read more »

Runic Games Unveils Torchlight II, Sequel to Critically Acclaimed - 12 August 2010
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Runic Games, Inc. ("Runic Games"), a specialized developer of PC-based entertainment software in the United States, surprised the game world today by announcing their next project, Torchlight II. Torchlight II answers the overwhelming call of our community with - read more »

Some suggested dining locations in Las Vegas - 11 August 2010
Mon Ami Gabi – Paris Las Vegas Mon Ami Gabi is an authentic French bistro known for its deliciously simple food such as onion soup au gratin, trout grenobloise, steak frites and for breakfast, big skinny pancakes. Guests often choose to enjoy their classic French fare on the 1,000-square-foot, café-style pat - read more »

LAS VEGAS - Strip House at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino teams up with PEEPSHOW, the sexiest new show on the planet, to offer two seductively delicious dinner and show ticket packages.The standard package ($141) includes a mezzanine ticket to PEEPSHOW paired with a dinner featuring some of Strip House's signature me - read more »