February 2010 News Article Archive

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New Garth Brooks Concerts Sold Out - 28 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the second series of Garth Brooks concerts at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas have sold out! Tickets for 20 confirmed concert performances went on sale on Saturday, February 27 at 8 a.m. PT and were completely sold out within hours. Unprecedented demand for Garth's co - read more »

Players Descend Upon the Bicycle Casino for March Winnin' O' the Green Poker Series - 27 February 2010
BELL GARDENS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most exciting times of the year at the Bicycle Casino has arrived with the three-week Winnin' O' the Green poker tournament extravaganza. Poker players anticipate the series each year for its deep-stack structure, affordable buy-ins, and many satellite and prom - read more »

Rubenstein Public Relations Appointed Agency of Record for Mount Airy Casino Resort - 27 February 2010
NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mount Airy Casino Resort (http://www.mountairycasino.com/), has retained Rubenstein Public Relations to represent the casino resort for public relations and messaging (http://www.rubensteinpr.com). Rubenstein Public Relations will work with the Mount Airy Casino Resort's integrated mar - read more »

/C O R R E C T I O N -- MGM MIRAGE/ - 27 February 2010
In the news release, MGM MIRAGE Announces Successful Amendment and Extension Transaction, issued 26-Feb-2010 by MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second bullet point should read "Re-tranche the senior credit facility so that approximately $1.4 billion of revolving loans and - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Executive to Speak at JP Morgan High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference - 27 February 2010
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) President and Chief Operating Officer Virginia McDowell is scheduled to speak at the JP Morgan High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference at Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Florida on Tuesday, March 2 at 8:45 am Eastern Standard Time. - read more »

February Offers Love and Luck at Table Mountain Casino! - 27 February 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Feb. 26/PRNewswire/ -- The month of February is known for love and at Table Mountain Casino, winners will attest the month also brought luck! Seven Massive Cash Jackpot Winners felt the "love" and the "luck" as they each won an exclusive and random jackpot at Table Mountain Casino! February M - read more »

Choice Hotels International to Present at the 2010 Deutsche Bank Hospitality and Gaming Conference on March 3, 2010 - 27 February 2010
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announced that it will be presenting at the 2010 Deutsche Bank Hospitality and Gaming Conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 8:50 AM EST in New York City. Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer - read more »

Garth Brooks Announces Highly Anticipated New Concert Dates for Wynn Las Vegas - 27 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Don't miss your chance to see Garth Brooks at the intimate Encore Theater! Tickets for the next series of in-demand concerts go on sale tomorrow, February 27 at 8 a.m. PT. Tickets are $125 plus service charge and tax ($143 total). Brooks performed to sold out crowds and rave - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Successful Amendment and Extension Transaction - 27 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that lenders representing approximately $4.37 billion of the outstanding commitments under its $5.55 billion senior bank credit facility have entered into an amendment agreement (the "Amendment") which, subject to certain conditions, wi - read more »

Leading Poker Radio Show The Poker Show Live Returns for Season III on March 2 - 27 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's leading online poker radio show, The Poker Show Live,sponsored by http://www.boylepoker.com, returns next week with a specialstar-studded line-up to celebrate the start of season III. The first shows, available from March 2 onwards and hosted atBoylepoker.com, Th - read more »

Encore Beach Club and Surrender Nightclub Accepting Applications for 400 Positions - 27 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Encore Beach Club and Surrender Nightclub, debuting Memorial Day weekend, begins accepting applications tomorrow, February 27, for 400 positions. Group interviews will begin March 11. Applicants must apply at wynnjobs.com to be considered. The 60,000-square-foot venue is - read more »

28 Year-old Greek Cracks bet-at-home.com's 3 Million-Euro Jackpot - 27 February 2010
SLIEMA, Malta, February 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A few days ago Lady Luck smiled upon a Greek while playing atbet-at-home.com's Online Casino. A stake of only 2,50 Euros was all it tookfor Georgios A. to crack the "Mega Fortune Jackpot" of 3.015.906,28 Euros. "At first, I could not believe I cracked the jackpot" sai - read more »

Win One of 13 VIP Freeroll Seats to the European Masters of Poker Lisbon in March - 27 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Masters of Poker is gearing up for its third stop, CasinoEstoril, Lisbon, Portugal, from March. 25 to 28, 2010 with EUR26,000 worth ofVIP point freeroll qualifiers throughout March. Online qualification is now underway on the Entraction network, includingpremium - read more »

Mount Airy Casino Resort Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games Rescheduled for March 18th - 26 February 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has rescheduled the public hearing for Mount Airy Casino Resort's request for authorization to conduct table games to Thursday, - read more »

American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information - 26 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLCAmerican Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC today announced that it will hold its 2009 fourth quarter earnings conference call Monday, March 22, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time). To attend, dial 888-806-6208 (domestic toll-f - read more »

Join the Season Premiere Event at Hollywood Tans with Free Tans on Saturday, March 6 - 26 February 2010
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- If Brangelina invites you to an after-hours Oscar bash or if you've got plans for a night on the town, you can look fabulous with a flawless tan from Hollywood Tans (www.hollywoodtans.com). To celebrate its 2010 Season Premiere and kick off tanning season, Hollywood Tans is off - read more »

Harrah's Entertainment Reports Results for 2009 Fourth Quarter, Full-Year - 26 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. today reported the following financial results for the 2009 fourth quarter and full year:(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) HARRAH'S ENTERTAINMENT, INC. Company-wide Results - read more »

Sungold International Holdings Corp. Shareholder Update - 25 February 2010
TORONTO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SUNGOLD INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS CORP. ("Sungold") (PINK SHEETS: SGIH, Frankfurt: WKN 608164, Berlin)The Sungold International Holdings Corp. Annual General Meeting is March 1, 2010 in Toronto, as posted on the website, www.sungoldintl.com. The company wishes to provide the share - read more »

GameTech International, Inc. Announces Bud Glisson as Chief Executive Officer - 25 February 2010
RENO, Nev., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Floyd "Bud" Glisson, a recent addition to its Board of Directors, has been named as President and CEO-elect of the Company. Mr. G - read more »

Electronic Game Card, Inc. Postpones February 25, 2010 Conference Call - 25 February 2010
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. ("EGC") (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI), todayannounced that it has postponed its call scheduled for February 25, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) due to the suspension of trading of its common shares. The Company is working diligently with its - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Cancels Hearing Due to Impending Inclement Weather - 25 February 2010
MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thursday, February 25, 2010 Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board public hearing for Mount Airy Casino Resort's request for authorization to conduct table games has been postponed due to the expected hazardous conditions in the Mount Pocono area from the impending s - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Makes Changes, Additions to 2010 Meeting Schedule - 25 February 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced date and location changes to two previously scheduled public meetings and the addition of two new meeting dates.The following are changes to the upcoming meeting schedule: -- The meeting previously scheduled fo - read more »

New Legislation to Reform Tax Code Includes Provisions to Legalize, Regulate and Tax Internet Gambling - 24 February 2010
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative applauds the introduction of legislation today by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Judd Gregg (R-NH), the Bipartisan Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2010, which includes provisions to legalize, regulate and tax Internet - read more »

Auditor General Jack Wagner: Potentially Hundreds of Thousands of Pennsylvanians Missing Out on Property Tax Relief from Slots - 24 February 2010
Fractured, confusing application process discouraging homeowner participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Potentially hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania homeowners are not receiving the tax relief from slots casinos revenue because the state has created a complicated, fragmented and cumbersome - read more »

Wynn's Measures to Stop Scalpers Have Met With Great Success - 24 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As tickets for the next series of Garth Brooks concerts will be released on Saturday, February 27, Wynn Las Vegas continues to implement policies and procedures to ensure that seats are not resold for more than face value. Fans are strongly discouraged from purchasing ticket - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos Announces Fiscal 2010 Third Quarter Results - 24 February 2010
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the third quarter of the Company's 2010 fiscal year, the three months ended January 24, 2010. In making the announcement, James B. Perry, the Company's chairman and chief executi - read more »

bwin - Publication of Preliminary Figures for Financial Year 2009 - 24 February 2010
VIENNA, Austria, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Thursday,25 February 2010, bwin will publish its Key Performance Indicators andpreliminary revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 and for the financial year2009. The bwin Group has over 20 million registered customers in more than 25core markets. On - read more »

ZodiacCasino.com Relaunches With Biggest Ever Casino Bonus - 24 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, February 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ZodiacCasino.com, part of the 19 strong Casino Rewards network of awardwinning online casinos, relaunched this week to much fanfare in the onlinegaming industry. For a limited time only, all new players signing up athttp://www.zodiaccasino.com/ will receive an incredible 200 - read more »

/K I L L K I L L K I L L -- galabingo.com/ - 24 February 2010
We are advised by galabingo.com that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release "galabingo.com Reveals the day your Luck Might be in!", issued earlier today over PR Newswire, as it contained some erroneous information and an inactive link. - read more »

Shakira Partners With Hard Rock International for Artist Spotlight Merchandise - 23 February 2010
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in February 2010, with the launch of Hard Rock International's Shakira Artist Spotlight T-Shirt and Bracelet, a "She Wolf" won't be the only thing in every Shakira fan's closet. This limited-edition merchandise will benefit Shakira's Fundacion Pies Descalzos, an organiza - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Scheduled for March 11th - 23 February 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 11, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted - read more »

Rotate Black, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to Purchase Gaming Vessel - 23 February 2010
PETOSKEY, Mich., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rotate Black, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ROBK), a premier development and management company of global resort and casino properties, announced today the Federal Courts final approval on its agreement to purchase the gaming vessel named "The Big Easy" with the Chapter 11 - read more »

Championship Bull Riding Returns to South Point Las Vegas - 23 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas entertainment goes for another wild ride when legendary bull rider Tuff Hedeman returns to the glorious South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa for the CBR Tour presented by Mahindra. The best bull riders and bulls in the world will stampede on the South Strip resort March 26 & - read more »

'The King' Makes a Triumphant Return to Las Vegas in the World Premiere of Viva ELVIS - 23 February 2010
NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) celebrated the world premiere of Viva ELVIS, the newest resident show by Cirque du Soleil, at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas, on Friday night.The show, a harmonious fusion of dance, acrobatics and live music, is a tribute to the l - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Offers Fast $50 Bonus - 23 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker, the world's leading online poker site, is offering abonus of at least $50 to all of its players. Players have until 23:59 ET onMarch 14th to accept their Fast $50 bonus offer. The Fast $50 bonus offer celebrates the arrival of Full Tilt Poker'srevolutionary - read more »

Everybody Fist Pump! Relive the Jersey Shore at The Tropicana Casino & Resort - 23 February 2010
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tropicana Casino & Resort, site of episode 7 of the hot MTV reality show, Jersey Shore, calls all fans to experience the phenomenon live and in-person. The "Jersey Shore Package" offers guests the chance to recreate the high-energy nightlife fun that Ronnie, Sammi S - read more »

In an Indecisive Age The Mighty Boosh and Tribal Games Deliver the Answers with 'The Mighty Decider' - 23 February 2010
LONDON and SAN MATEO, California, February 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The globally acclaimed British sketch comedy sensations, The Mighty Booshand Tribal Games, a mobile games developer and a division of Tribal Brands,have teamed to deliver The Mighty Decider. This new app delivers what thisindecisive world has been wait - read more »

Department of Labor & Industry Announces Online Availability of Guidelines for Gaming School Curriculum, Proficiency Requirements - 20 February 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational institutions interested in establishing education and training programs to prepare Pennsylvania workers to meet the current demand for table game staff in casinos can now access the Curriculum Guidelines and Minimum Proficiency Requirements for Gaming Schoo - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at parx casino Scheduled for March 10th - 20 February 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted - read more »

WORLD PREMIERE OF VIVA ELVIS BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL(R) AT ARIA RESORT & CASINO AT CITYCENTER - 20 February 2010
Cirque du Soleil, in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises, a CKX,Inc (NASDAQ: CKXE) company, celebrates the world premiere of its latestresident show Viva ELVIS(TM) at ARIA Resort & Casino(TM) at CityCenter in LasVegas. The star-studded opening night will include, among others, PriscillaPresley, and Guy L - read more »

GameTech International, Inc. Announces Two New Additions to Its Board of Directors - 19 February 2010
RENO, Nev., Feb. 18 /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 Floyd "Bud" Glisson and Steven M. Rittvo have been elected - read more »

Montour County Man Wins $1 Million from PA Lottery Instant Ticket - 19 February 2010
DANVILLE, Pa., Feb. 18/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry Artley of Danville, Montour County, won $1 million from the Pennsylvania Lottery's $1 Million Jolly Jackpot instant game.Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees today presented a ceremonial check to Artley at Puff Discount Cigarette Inc. in Danville, where the ticket w - read more »

The Fine Point Group and Lucky Eagle Casino Announce Expanded Marketing Partnership - 19 February 2010
SEATTLE and LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, executives from Lucky Eagle Casino, which is owned by the Chehalis Tribe and managed by Rochester Management, and The Fine Point Group, the gaming industry's leading strategy consulting firm, announced the expansion of their strategic marketing partnership which beg - read more »

Tiger Woods Press Conference Bets From Bodog.com - 19 February 2010
LONDON, February 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bodog announce their odds for the forthcoming Tiger Woods press conference on 19th Fabruary 2009. Elin to be present at the press conference: Yes 8/11 No Evs Which word will he use the most (from these 3): Number of 'Sorry's Sorry 5/4 - read more »

Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Announces Successful Completion of Tender Offer for FortuNet - 19 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the "Trust") announced today that it will purchase all of the shares validly tendered in response to its tender offer for the shares of common stock of FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) ("FortuNet") not already owned by the Trust. The tender offer expi - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results - 19 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009. The Company reported a fourth quarter diluted loss per share of $0.98, which includes the impact of a pre-tax non-cash impairment charge totaling $548 million, or $0.73 loss per dil - read more »

Standard & Poor's Announces Change to U.S. Indices - 17 February 2010
NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ --Standard & Poor's will make the following changes to the S&P 500 and S&P MidCap 400 indices after the close of trading on a date to be announced: -- Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA) will replace Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (NYSE: PBG) in the S&P 500 i - read more »

Thunder Valley Casino Gives Away $10 Million in January Jackpots - 17 February 2010
LINCOLN, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year started off on the right note with over $10 million in jackpots, new entertainment, expanded parking and construction on a new pool and spa for the luxury hotel that will open in July 2010.Parking February 5th marked the opening of the third level in the new seven s - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Broadens Loyalty Programs with New Partnership - 17 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) has partnered with ESS Analysis, a Boston-based advanced analytics-focused consulting firm, and A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, to take customer database "mining" capabilities to a new level and further enhance guest loyalty programs - read more »

Boyd Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter 2009 Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on March 2 - 17 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced today that the conference call to review the Company's fourth quarter 2009 results will take place on Tuesday, March 2, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is 888.713.4218 and the passcode is 87895430. Please call - read more »

Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Extends Tender Offer for FortuNet - 17 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the "Trust") today announced that it has extended its cash tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares of common stock of FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) ("FortuNet") not otherwise held by the Trust. The tender offer will now expire at midnig - read more »

888 Launches New Games - 17 February 2010
GIBRALTAR, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Online gaming giant 888.com (http://www.888.com) has announced therelease of multiple, stellar-quality games to add to its already impressivegaming repertoire on 888games.com. Online players from far and wide will beable to enjoy many different games that are tailored to a d - read more »

PaddyPowerPoker.com Irish Open Online Poker Freeroll Exclusive for Card Player Europe Readers - 17 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's leading poker magazine Card Player Europe has joined forces withPaddyPowerPoker.com to offer its readers a free shot at winning a EUR4,000package to this year's Irish Open being held in Dublin from April 2 to 5. Europe's most historic poker event will attract some o - read more »

Bingo Goes Hollywood With Gala Bingo TV - 17 February 2010
LONDON, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the award season, Gala TV is welcoming Paul Ross, Dean Piperand Ashley Pearson on their Bingo TV channel to spill the beans on whothey're tipping for the hotly contested Academy Awards and all the TinselTown gossip. The 'Hollywood Bingo' TV show will be live on - read more »

Bet During EastEnders Live! - 17 February 2010
LONDON, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world first, online bookmaker Bodog (http://www.bodog.com)will be offering odds during EastEnders' live show when they reveal whokilled Archie Mitchell. This means fans can not only back who they think 'didit' but they can also follow the odds as they change while the stor - read more »

Chicago, Grammy Winning Band, to Perform at Table Mountain Casino! - 16 February 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With its signature sound, Chicago created hits like, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is," "If You Leave Me Now," and "You're the Inspiration." Fans have been singing along with the band for decades and Thursday, March 25th, will be no exception as Table Mountain Casino pr - read more »

Poker Royalty Hires Daniel Vogel as Director of Business Development - 16 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Poker Royalty, the premier poker player management agency representing many of the best players in the world, including Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Patrik Antonius and Scotty Nguyen, announced today the newest member of its Las Vegas management team, Daniel Vogel. - read more »

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott to Lead Team Devilfish at European Masters of Poker Lisbon - 16 February 2010
LONDON, February 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DevilfishPoker.com today launched qualification for Team Devilfish whichwill participate at the EUR1,100 buy-in European Masters of Poker event inLisbon from March 25 to 28. After the success of Team Devilfish's trip to EMOP Gran Canaria, teamcaptain Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at Mount Airy Casino Resort Scheduled for February 25th - 13 February 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 25, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitt - read more »

Forest City Celebrates the Grand Opening of The Village at Gulfstream Park - 12 February 2010
CLEVELAND, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today celebrated the grand opening of The Village at Gulfstream Park, its newest mixed-use, open-air retail center, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080515/FRSTCTYLOGO )The 497,000-squ - read more »

Mega Millions(R) and Powerball(R) Tickets Worth $1 Million Each Sold in Philadelphia, Butler Counties - 12 February 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Feb. 11/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two winning lottery tickets worth $1 million each were sold in Pennsylvania this week. A winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million from the Feb. 10 drawing was sold at Lukoil, 12001 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, and a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million from - read more »

Flickr Bans Bodog Girls - 12 February 2010
LONDON, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Online gambling brand Bodog have been bringing betting and hotgirls to the world wide web for 15 years and for the last 8 months the Bodoggirls have been good enough to share their charms with the world via thesoon-to-be-less-popular photo sharing website, Flickr, athttp://www.flickr - read more »

21GrandCasino Offers a New and Unique Gaming Experience That Cannot be Rivaled - 12 February 2010
NICOSIA, Cyprus, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Online gamers from around the globe should take note: the bar has justbeen raised. Not just another typical online casino, 21GrandCasino ramps upthe standards with its custom gaming platform powered by Rival software.Featuring a true to life online gaming experience like no - read more »

Butler National Gives Positive Update on Boot Hill Casino & Resort for First Full Month - 12 February 2010
OLATHE, Kan., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: BUKS) a recognized provider of professional management services in the gaming industry, is pleased to announce the first full month of management services for the Boot Hill Casino & Resort (http://www.boothillcasino.com - read more »

BullMarket.com Updates Outlooks on Casino Game Maker Stocks - 12 February 2010
PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 11 /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 casino game maker stocks, including International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), WMS Industries (NYSE: WM - read more »

International Game Technology Announces Decision to Close Japan Operations - 12 February 2010
RENO, Nev., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing focus on operating efficiencies, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced its decision to close its Japan operations due to ongoing difficult market conditions and lack of strategic fit. The closure is targeted for completion by the - read more »

Tribe Sues State of California for Lost Revenue - 10 February 2010
VALLEY CENTER, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, located in northeast San Diego County and the owners of Valley View Casino, filed a $115 million lawsuit, against the State of California for lost profits. Stephen Warren Solomon and Stephen Allen Jamieson, with the law firm of - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Meeting Rescheduled Due to Impending Inclement Weather - 10 February 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thursday February 11, 2010 meeting of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has been postponed due to the expected hazardous conditions in the Harrisburg area from the impending snowstorm. The meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 1:00 pm - read more »

Full Tilt Poker's FTOPS XV Begins on February 10th - 10 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker's FTOPS XV - the world's best online poker series - begins on February 10th, offering over $17 million in guaranteed prize money across 27 events. There are six events that each guarantee at least $1 million in prizemoney: - Event #1: $1 million guaranteed, $ - read more »

Online Payment Processing Group Establishes U.S. Office to Assist Companies in Compliance with Pending Internet Gambling Legislation - 10 February 2010
WILTON, Conn., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anticipating the passage of federal legislation to regulate online gambling, U.K.-based UC Group Ltd., an advocate for regulating Internet gambling in the U.S. and a leading provider of online payment processing services announced today the launch of its U.S. subsidiary, - read more »

Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott Returns to Paris to Defend Euro Finals of Poker Title - 10 February 2010
LONDON, February 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DevilfishPoker.com today announced its poker ambassador Dave "Devilfish"Ulliott is returning to Paris this week to defend his Euro Finals of Pokertitle. Last year Ulliott defeated 151 opponents in the EUR5,000 buy-inno-limit hold'em Diamond Championship main event at the Aviation Club - read more »

The Fine Point Group Announces Promotion of Marlene R. Reyes to Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer - 09 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Fine Point Group, the gaming industry's largest full-service consultancy and management company, announced the promotion of Marlene R. Reyes to Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer. "Last year, with so much attention focused on our casino management contracts, - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Launch of Credit Facility Amendment and Extension Transaction - 09 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it is seeking amendments to its aggregate $5.55 billion of senior credit facilities which would extend the maturity of a substantial portion of those credit facilities from October 3, 2011 to February 21, 2014. The Company has asked - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Announces Refinancing of Credit Facility - 09 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On February 5, 2010, Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) entered into an amended and restated credit agreement. Terms of this amended and restated credit agreement provide the Company with a $375 million revolving credit facility with a stated maturity date of March 31, 2014. - read more »

RewardsAffiliates.com Wins Best Affiliate Manager Award 2010 - 09 February 2010
LONDON, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Previously named the CAP Awards, the annual iGaming Affiliate Awards aredriven by independent nominations from those working in the online industryand are seen as a true reflection of the best in the business. Best Affiliate Manager 2010, Renee Mate was praised for her unrivalledsu - read more »

Devilfish Gaming Plc Signs Services Contract With Merkur Win - 09 February 2010
LONDON, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Devilfish Gaming Plc, the PLUS market-quoted online gaming company(DEVP), today announced its online gaming business-to-business consultancyunit, Devilfish Services, has signed a deal with Merkur Win to provide itsexpertise in the development and launch of Merkur Win's forthcoming onl - read more »

CTBA Releases Study on State Revenue Impacts of Internet Poker in California - 06 February 2010
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Tribal Business Alliance (CTBA) released a study today concerning the state revenue impacts of internet poker in California. It can easily be downloaded in full on its website at www.caltba.org.The study was conducted by Mike Genest, the former Director of the C - read more »

Pennsylvania Lottery Cancels Johnstown, Altoona Events Scheduled for This Weekend - 06 February 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa.,Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major winter storm expected across much of the state this weekend has prompted the Pennsylvania Lottery to cancel Mega Millions® bus tour events that were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Johnstown and Altoona.The following events, planned as part of a 15-sto - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Schedules First Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at a Casino - 06 February 2010
PGCB website offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitte - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Results - 06 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009.Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2009 were $245 million, a 5.4% decline from the prior-year period's $259 million. We reviewed certain asse - read more »

Boylepoker.com Sponsors Irish Poker Rankings 2010 with a $10,000 Prize for the Winner - 06 February 2010
DUBLIN, February 5 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.Boylepoker.com today announced its exclusive sponsorship ofIreland's highly regarded poker player of the year race - Irish PokerRankings 2010. The overall winner of Irish Poker Rankings 2010 will walk away with a$10,000 sponsorship package courtesy of the new sponsor. - read more »

Winning Powerball(R) Tickets Sold in Delaware, York Counties; Jackpot for Feb. 6 Drawing Grows to $140 Million - 05 February 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two winning Powerball tickets from the Feb. 3 drawing were sold in Pennsylvania. A ticket worth $1 million was sold at Delcroft Beverage at 1866 Delmar Drive, Folcroft, Delaware County, and one worth $200,000 was sold at Giant Food Store at 830 U.S. Route 15, Dillsburg - read more »

ATF Offers Up to $5,000 Reward in Rapid City Casino Robberies - 05 February 2010
ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bernard J. Zapor, Special Agent in Charge of the St. Paul Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), today announced that ATF is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsib - read more »

Mega Millions(R) Multi-State Jackpot Game Rolls Into Pennsylvania - 05 February 2010
Pennsylvania Lottery Launches Statewide Bus Tour for Mega Millions' DebutMIDDLETOWN, Pa., Feb. 4/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery will celebrate the addition of the Mega Millions(®) game with a statewide bus tour with stops scheduled at 15 Lottery retail locations starting Saturday, Feb. 6.The PA - read more »

Sports Gambling and the SUPER BOWL - When is Too Much, Too Much? - 05 February 2010
HAMILTON, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Super Bowl is the last desperate effort to break even for the season... it can be a double or nothing event for the problem gambler. The excitement and emotion associated with the Super Bowl is often not limited to the pass that scores a touchdown or an amazing interce - read more »

Cumberland County Man Claims $1 Million from Lottery's Millionaire Raffle - 05 February 2010
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Chestnut of Shippensburg, Cumberland County, won $1 million from the Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle drawing on Jan. 2.Lottery Area Manager Scott Kauffman today presented a ceremonial check to Chestnut at Isha's Mart in Shippensburg, where the ticket - read more »

Money Centers of America, Inc. Announces 5 New Locations for its Cash Access and ONswitch(TM) Solutions - 05 February 2010
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Money Centers of America, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MCAM), is pleased to announce the signing of 5 new customer contracts to install and provide cash access services and ONswitch(TM), its proprietary software solution that enables casinos to process their own transactions - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Appoints New General Managers for New Orleans, Downtown St. Louis Casinos - 05 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today announced the hiring of Patrick J. Browne as Vice President and General Manager of the Company's Boomtown New Orleans casino in Harvey, Louisiana. Terri Porcaro has been named Vice President and General Manager of Lumiere Place i - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files twentieth default status report - 05 February 2010
AURORA, ON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its twentieth 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 »

Isle of Capri Casinos and Greektown Casino Terminate Consulting Agreement - 03 February 2010
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) (the "Company") today announced that it has, together with the management board of Greektown Casino, LLC, mutually agreed to terminate the proposed agreement under which Isle of Capri would provide transitional marketing and operatio - read more »

UPDATE: Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 39% in January - 03 February 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania casinos ushered in the new year by producing over $50 million more in gross revenue from slot machine play in January 2010 over the previous January, an increase of 39.24% According to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the ni - read more »

Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 39% in January - 03 February 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Pennsylvania casinos ushered in the new year by producing over $50 million more in gross revenue from slot machine play in January 2010 over the previous January, an increase of 39.24% According to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the nin - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Announces Conference Call for 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results - 03 February 2010
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) announced today that it will release its 2009 fourth quarter and full-year financial results on Friday, February 5, 2010 prior to the market opening, followed by a conference call on the same day at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT). To pa - read more »

The Calvin Ayre Foundation's $1,000,000 Match For Haiti - 03 February 2010
LONDON, February 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month Calvin Ayre challenged the iGaming industry toreach into their pockets for Haiti with a pledge to match any donations up to$1,000,000. For further donations please send your receipt and the companyyou represent to: Haiti@calvinayrefoundation.com and they will be matched. - read more »

Local Player WINS BIG at Table Mountain Casino! - 02 February 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "I could not believe it was true!" is how the lucky Table Mountain Casino slot player described his feelings about his recent jackpot win. Martin was playing a favorite quarter slot machine, the IGT® Wheel of Fortune Wide Area Progressive, at Table Mountain Casino, when one - read more »

Electronic Game Card, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Update Investors on Company Progress - 02 February 2010
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Electronic Game Card, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EGMI) ("EGC"), announced todaythat it( )has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to provide an update on the Company's progress. Conference Call Details: Date/Time - read more »

Maciej Lipny Wins European Masters of Poker Gran Canaria - 02 February 2010
DUBLIN, Ireland, February 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Maciej Lipny has won the European Masters of Poker Gran Canaria toppingthe sold out field of 288 players to take down EUR66,240 at the Casino LasPalmas in the Canary Islands. The final table, who were vying for the bulk of the EUR288,000 prizepool, consisted of five Finns, - read more »

Scientific Games Successfully Renews Key Supply Agreement with Gala Coral - 02 February 2010
NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced its wholly owned subsidiary The Global Draw Ltd, has successfully renewed an agreement to continue as the sole provider of server-based gaming machines for major UK bookmaker Gala Coral. The agreement covers 1,646 Gala Cor - read more »

Playtech Launches the Next Generation Platform for Mobile Gaming - 02 February 2010
ISLE OF MAN, February 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playtech, the world'slargest publicly traded online gaming software supplier, is pleased toannounce its new playing platform for Mobile gaming. The new Mobile Web Appsis the latest cross-platform solution from Playtech, allowing players tocontinue playing their favo - read more »

Hard Rock International Names Michael Shindler Executive Vice President of Hotels and Casinos - 02 February 2010
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ --Hard Rock, one of the world's most recognizable and iconic brands, today announced that Michael Shindler has been named Executive Vice President, Hotels and Casinos, for Hard Rock International. As Executive Vice President, Shindler will oversee the global development function for h - read more »