January 2010 News Article Archive

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'Father of Mississippi Gaming' Richard J. Schilling, Jr. Dies at 62 - 31 January 2010
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard J. Schilling, Jr., successful restaurant, night club, and casino owner considered the Father of Mississippi Gaming, died Wednesday at the age of 62 at his home in Boca Raton, Florida. Mr. Schilling started in the restaurant and entertainment business when he was 13 year - read more »

Bloodless Bullfighting Back in Las Vegas - 29 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The culture, the reverence and the pageantry of one of the most storied traditions in the world returns to Las Vegas, but without the blood. Bloodless Bullfighting, courtesy of Don Bull Productions, heads to the United States and Las Vegas at the South Point Arena Saturday, January 3 - read more »

More Than 700 Greyhounds Injured at Wheeling Dog Track, 62 Dogs Die - 29 January 2010
More Than 1,000 Dogs Prevented From Racing Because of Illness, LamenessWHEELING, W.Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to recently released state records, more than seven hundred greyhounds were reported injured at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Casino since 2008, and more than one thousand dogs were preve - read more »

Powerball(R) Tickets Worth $1 Million Sold in York, Beaver Falls; Jackpot for Jan. 30 Drawing Grows to $90 Million - 29 January 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two winning Powerball tickets worth $1 million from the Jan. 27 drawing were sold in Pennsylvania, at the Rutters at 1520 Pennsylvania Ave., York, York County, and Giles Town & Country Market, 801 24th St., Beaver Falls, Beaver County.The winning tickets correctly - read more »

R.Paniagua, Inc. Announces the U.S. Army MWR Domino Tournament - 29 January 2010
NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In association with the US Army MWR, DominoesStars.com and Jim Beam Global Spirits & Wines, R.Paniagua, Inc. announces the first-ever U.S. Army Domino Championship, February through April, 2010 at 30 Army bases.The tournament will take place simultaneously on 30 Army installations - read more »

Boylepoker.com Launches Battle Royale for its Irish Open 2010 Qualifiers - 29 January 2010
DUBLIN, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Boylepoker.com today launches Battle Royale - its Irish Open 2010promotion, which is open to all poker players who qualify for the event atBoylepoker.com. Battle Royale will see the qualifier who lasts longest in the Irish Open2010 win entry into the Irish Open 2011 and a Las Vegas - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Gaming Conference - 29 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation today at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Gaming Conference at Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at http://www.m - read more »

Illinois Lottery Wants You to Join Them in RAISING A HAND - 29 January 2010
CHICAGO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery is continuing its mission of empowering schools with the launch of RAISE A HAND ILLINOIS, a statewide volunteer effort to facilitate beautification efforts in local public schools. In honor of the heroes who fought for equality and education, RAISE A HAND ILLINOIS w - read more »

Safe & Fair European Online Casino: CasinoAction.com - 29 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestigious European online casino CasinoAction.com is one of theexclusive few to have been awarded Safe & Fair certification by independentstandards organisation eCOGRA. eCOGRA is a non-profit, player protection and standards organisation thatprovides an international frame - read more »

SPORTS INTERACTION - Say It Ain’t So, Tebow: Gator Grabs Spotlight for 2010 Super - 29 January 2010
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- He isn’t even in the league yet, but Tim Tebow has already created waves in the Super Bowl betting world, as New Orleans and Indianapolis prepare to battle for the Vince Lombardi trophy on February 7th. Controversy is building over an advertisement that Tebo - read more »

Foxwoods Resort Casino Named Presenting Sponsor of House of Blues - 29 January 2010
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the premier resort casino destination on the East Coast, announced today that it has been named the presenting sponsor of the House of Blues Boston. As a result of this multi-year agreement, the House of Blues Boston will henceforth b - read more »

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Now Hiring 500 - 29 January 2010
WILKES-BARRE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a time of high unemployment rates, a stagnant economy and little opportunity for career growth, one of Northeast Pennsylvania’s top employers offers a ray of sunlight with the creation of 500 new jobs. Preparing for the 2010 introduction of table games - read more »

Tropicana Las Vegas Appoints Cynthia Mun Vice President of Marketing - 28 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Las Vegas Inc. President Thomas McCartney announced today the appointment of Cynthia Mun as Vice President of Marketing for Tropicana Las Vegas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/LA58488LOGO)"We are thrilled to have Cynthia join the Tropicana Las Vegas te - read more »

Four Individuals Placed on Gaming Control Board's Casino Exclusion List - 28 January 2010
Alleged criminal acts lead to ban from entering PA casinosHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today placed four individuals on its involuntary Casino Exclusion List, an action that prohibits these individuals from entering or patronizing any casino in the Commonweal - read more »

Gaming Control Board Approves First Wave of Table Games Regulations - 28 January 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved a number of table games regulations, including those that define the rules of some of the more popular games that will be offered later this year at Commonwealth casinos.The adoption comes less than three weeks afte - read more »

IGT Wins Best Slot Manufacturer at 2010 International Gaming Awards - 28 January 2010
LONDON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) took top honors at the 2010 International Gaming Awards in London, England on Jan. 25 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel. A panel of international judges comprised of top international gaming industry professionals including casino ope - read more »

Hey Girls, Bodog Poker Wants to Play With you - 28 January 2010
LONDON, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Bodog Poker is on the lookout for female players to sponsor and send offto the biggest poker tournaments in the world, so you could not only be asponsored pro but you could also win yourself stack loads of cash...just forplaying cards! Those interested should enclose a recent photo - read more »

Full Tilt Poker's Phil Ivey Takes Top Spot on the All-Time Money List - 28 January 2010
DUBLIN, Ireland, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Ivey, the world's best poker player, has moved into first positionon poker's All-Time Money List, which is based on tournament winnings in liveevents. Ivey banked USD $600,000 for his second-place finish at the 2010 Aussie Millions USD $100K Challenge tournament, boostin - read more »

Colville Tribal Casinos Consolidate Business Operations with MICROS 9700 HMS - 28 January 2010
COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Colville Tribal Enterprise Corporation has selected MICROS as its technology provider for its three casinos - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Strategic Transaction for its Racing Division - 28 January 2010
NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Racing and Venue Management businesses ("Scientific Games Racing") to U.K.-based Sportech Plc (LSE: SPO), in a transaction valued at approximately $75 milli - read more »

Sojitz and Mitsubishi Electric Install Stunning 108 x 11 m Diamond Vision Screen at Dubai's Meydan - 28 January 2010
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sojitz Corporation and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation installed a Diamond Vision screen as one of the world's largest and widest video systems at Meydan Racecourse, which opened today in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Meydan Racecourse, a multipurpose facility wit - read more »

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. Declares Quarterly - 28 January 2010
DOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE) Board of Directors today declared a reduced quarterly cash dividend on both classes of common stock of $.03 per share. The dividend will be payable on March 10, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of b - read more »

Bally Technologies Announces Seven-Year Contract Extension with New York Lottery to Continue Providing Video Gaming Terminals to State’s - 28 January 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, and casino-management systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that it has signed a seven-year contract to extend its current term with the New York Lottery to continue providing v - read more »

Royal Apollo Online Casino Upgrades Rewards and - 28 January 2010
LARNACA, Cyprus--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- One of the online gambling industry’s leading online sites, Royal Apollo Casino launches a new VIP loyalty scheme, as well as an update in its promotions schedule. Royal Apollo Casino has introduced six different levels to its VIP Program, offer - read more »

Full House Resorts to Record Fourth Quarter 2009 Impairment Charge Related to Northern Cheyenne - 27 January 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full House Resorts (NYSE Amex US: FLL) announced today that it has concluded that the company is required under generally accepted accounting principles to record a pre-tax, non-cash impairment charge of $728,000, the total investment in the Northern Cheyenne manageme - read more »

Littlefield Corporation Completes South Carolina - 27 January 2010
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littlefield Corporation (OTCBB:LTFD) announces that it has completed the acquisition of a bingo hall in South Carolina acting through appropriately formed and licensed wholly owned corporate subsidiaries. This acquisition was the subject of the Company’s 30 N - read more »

Internet Provides Next New Frontier for U.S. - 27 January 2010
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than three years after the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, restrictions on Internet gaming are facing crucial tests in 2010, with federal, state and tribal governments making moves that will have a significant impact on the future of the - read more »

Bally Technologies Wins International Gaming Award for ‘Best Gaming Technology Manufacturer’ During International Gaming Expo (IGE) in - 27 January 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, and casino-management systems for the global gaming industry, announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious 2010 International Gaming Award for ‘Best Gaming Technology Manufacture - read more »

Scientific Games and Playtech to Jointly Present at IGE 2010 Exhibition - 26 January 2010
NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) and Playtech Limited (AIM: PTEC) today announced they will present together for the first time at the International Gaming Expo taking place January 26-28, 2010 at the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre in London. This tradeshow immedi - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Celebrates the Sound and the Legacy of Jimi Hendrix With the Experience Hendrix Tour! - 26 January 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ --Jimi Hendrix has left a profound impression on the music industry and fans around the world. Table Mountain Casino is proud to announce an extensive and impressive roster ofwell-known"Guitar Greats" set to showcase their talent with the Experience Hendrix Tour. This group is sur - read more »

Hollywood Casino Brings World Poker Tour(R) National Televised Event to Lawrenceburg - 26 January 2010
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg, home of the Midwest's largest poker room, is now accepting registration for the inaugural Hollywood Poker Open, a series of 28 events held over 21 action-filled days, March 4-24. The $10,000 buy-in World Poker Tour® (WPT) Main Event, March - read more »

Powerball(R) Ticket Worth $200,000 Sold in Northampton County; Jackpot Grows to $76 Million for Jan. 27 Drawing - 26 January 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --One winning Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the Jan. 23 drawing was sold at Roslyn Grocery, 725 Broadway Ave., Bethlehem, Northampton County.The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 15-16-20-42-53, but not the red Powerball 17, for a $200,000 sec - read more »

Aristotle Executive to Speak on ID and Age Verification at International Cyber Security Conference - 26 January 2010
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Bolcerek, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Aristotle's Integrity division, will be a featured speaker at the Combating Cybercrime Conference, co-located with the International Gaming Expo (IGE) in London on January 26, 2010.Bolcerek is a well known - read more »

2DB Unveil New Multiview Betting Information Display System at IGE 2010 - 26 January 2010
LONDON, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 2DB Limited, the specialist information display systems company based inSouth-east England, will be unveiling Multiview Pro, their revolutionary newHigh Definition multi-screen system for betting shops and sportsbooks at thisyears International Gaming Expo at Earls Court, London. M - read more »

Betex Group Enters China's Welfare Lottery Sector in Nanjing - 26 January 2010
LONDON, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Betex Group plc announces that its Chinese operation has signed anexclusive 5-year contract with Nanjing Welfare Lottery Management Centre tolaunch and operate a new retail lottery concept across Nanjing, the capitalof Jiangsu Province. Betex already has established Sport Lottery cont - read more »

Dragonfish Signs Agreement With Lex Online Entertainment - 26 January 2010
LONDON, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dragonfish (http://www.dragonfishtech.com), the independentB2B division of 888 Holdings Plc, today announces an agreement with LexOnline Entertainment Limited, a subsidiary of Centric Multimedia SA('Centric'), for the provision of online casino and poker. The offering isaimed at terri - read more »

Team770 - A team of professionals at the Deauville - 23 January 2010
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Team770, currently at the Deauville EPT fighting the corner of Poker770 with the other poker-room experts, is not your average team of pro's. Every member of the team is a celebrity, and together they form a mixed professional squad that gets on like a house on fire. In - read more »

Luxury Suites International Welcomes Poker Players - 22 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury Suites International welcomes back the World Series of Poker players for a third year in a row. The Las Vegas-based property management company provides fully-furnished condos in four-star high rise buildings minutes away from the Rio Hotel and Casino where the WSOP tournament - read more »

MoonBingo.com's First UK TV Ads Publicise Thrilling GBP3M Super Millionaire Jackpot - 22 January 2010
LONDON, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Bingo, a leading online bingo website, launches its first UK TVadvertising campaign on 25th January 2010 to create consumer awareness of thesite's new GBP100,000 free cash jackpots and an incredible GBP3M SuperMillionaire Jackpot going live in February 2010. The campaign slogan i - read more »

Prime ScratchCards Attracted Over 1,000,000 New Players During 2009 - 22 January 2010
LIMASSOL, Cyprus, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime ScratchCards (http://primescratchcards.com/) experienced anexceptionally successful 2009, attracting over 1,000,000 new players. Thebrand now has regular players in more than 115 countries, and attractsplayers from every country in the world. At a time when many busine - read more »

RealDealPoker.com to Create Dedicated High Stakes Tables Online for Player 'Isildur1' - 22 January 2010
LONDON, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Deal Poker (http://www.realdealpoker.com/) has watched withadmiration the challenges that online poker player 'Isildur1' has put out tothe high stakes poker players over the last few months. In view of the huge amounts of money being wagered, RealDealPoker wish toprovide Isild - read more »

Scientific Games Announces Strategic Partnership with Playtech - 22 January 2010
NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) and Playtech Limited (AIM: PTEC) today announced the formation of a number of important strategic partnerships to jointly develop and market next-generation internet and land-based gaming products and services to regulated gaming op - read more »

PartyGaming Decides to Protect Its Online Customers With Two-Factor Authentication From VASCO Data Security - 22 January 2010
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, today announced that PartyGaming, a leading online gaming company, decided to extend the protection of its Party-brand - read more »

Poker770, Generous Across the - 22 January 2010
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- No-one can remain indifferent to the earthquake which has recently devastated Haiti. Through the power of the Internet today and its speed of action, a certain number of online game sites are appealing to players' generosity to raise funds. The online poker site - read more »

WMS to Display Over 100 Innovative Games With New and Next Generation Technologies for International Markets at IGE - 22 January 2010
LONDON & WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reflecting its consistent focus on Changing the Game™for casino operators and their slot customers, WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), will debut over 100 WMS and Orion Gaming products at the International Gaming Ex - read more »

Bally Technologies Acquires ‘Games4you’ Team to Join Its Global Game Development Group in Designing Innovative Game - 21 January 2010
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, and casino-management systems for the global gaming industry, today announced the acquisition of the employees previously with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Games4you, L.L.C., a leading-edge supplier o - read more »

Manchester-Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians Announces Opposition to Point Molate Casino Plan - 20 January 2010
POINT ARENA, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manchester-Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians announced its opposition today to the Point Molate casino project, a plan to build an Indian gaming facility in the heart of the urban San Francisco Bay Area. The Point Molate project calls for a lavish $1 billion gaming facili - read more »

Ringo returns! - 20 January 2010
Former Beatles drummer launches tour with All-Starr Band at Fallsview CasinoNIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Fallsview Casino is once again proud to host international rock legend Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band as he kicks off his North American tour with two shows at Fallsview Casino on June 24th and 25th - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Introduces New Form of Poker - 20 January 2010
DUBLIN, Ireland, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker - the world's leading online poker site - is set torevolutionize the online poker industry with the arrival of a ground-breakingnew poker format: Rush Poker. Rush Poker is the ultimate high-speed poker experience, designed tominimize wait time between hands - read more »

PokerTek Installs Tables at Caliente Properties in Tijuana and Mexico - 20 January 2010
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek has installed eight PokerPro® Electronic Texas Hold'em tables at Caliente-operated properties in Mexico. The cutting-edge Hipódromo de Agua Caliente in Tijuana opened its Texas Hold'em room with five PokerPro® tables, and it is currently PokerTe - read more »

Penn National Gaming Secures Option for Alternate Columbus Casino Site at Former Delphi Automotive Plant on West - 20 January 2010
WYOMISSING, Pa. & COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) announced today it has entered into an option to purchase the site of the former Delphi Automotive plant on Columbus’ West Side as an alternate location for its planned development of Hollywood - read more »

A Bit of Luck and a Watchful Eye Pays Dividends for the Latest Winner of the Massive Cash Jackpot at Table Mountain Casino! - 19 January 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The familiar feeling of excitement and anticipation was in the air at Table Mountain Casino on Sunday as the Massive Cash Jackpot was nearing the $50,000 mark! Caprice of Fresno has been a loyal player with Table Mountain Casino for years! So she knows the importance of keeping - read more »

Full Tilt Poker Announces $25 Million Double Guarantees Week - 16 January 2010
DUBLIN, January 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker, the world's leading online poker site, has announced thearrival of $25 Million Double Guarantees Week. For one week only - from January 25th through January 31st - Full TiltPoker is doubling the money in each of its guaranteed prize pool tournaments.Players can win - read more »

Wynn Las Vegas and The N9NE Group Co-founder Michael Morton to Introduce New Wine Bar - 16 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wynn Las Vegas is proud to announce a partnership with the N9NE Group's Michael Morton to open a wine bar at Wynn Las Vegas. Beginning Fall 2010, the wine bar will elevate the celebration of wine to a multi-sensory experience including food, mood and music with innovative de - read more »

The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Commences Tender Offer to Purchase Remaining Public Stake in FortuNet, Inc. - 16 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the "Trust") announced today that it has commenced a tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Common Stock of FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) not already owned by the Trust for $2.25 in cash per share. The increased offer - read more »

Poker770 - Packages for large poker - 16 January 2010
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Online poker has for a long time aroused unprecedented interest, with fans dreaming of taking part in one of the game's great international events. Poker770 helps them realize their dreams through a range of attractive offers giving the opportunity to win free packages f - read more »

ICAP Ocean Tomo to Sell Server Based Gaming Patent Portfolio Owned by Legal iGaming - 14 January 2010
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP (IAP.L), is engaged to sell a patent portfolio of Server Based Gaming technology owned by Legal iGaming Inc. The portfolio contains 6 issued U.S. patents and 24 pending domestic and foreign patent app - read more »

Nemacolin Woodlands Files Application for PA Casino License - 13 January 2010
FARMINGTON, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nemacolin Woodlands Resort located in Farmington, Fayette County, Pennsylvania today formally filed its application with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for a Category 3 resort gaming license as authorized under the 2004 Gaming Act. Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. ( - read more »

Pennsylvania Lottery to Sell Mega Millions(R) Tickets Starting Jan. 31 - 13 January 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will begin selling tickets for the Mega Millions(R) multi-state jackpot game on Jan. 31, Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees announced today. "Our players have told us that they want more opportunities to win bigger jackpots," Trees said. "Players will s - read more »

Century Casinos to Present at the Twelfth Annual ICR XChange Conference in Dana Point, California - 13 January 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNTY; and Vienna Stock Exchange) announcedtoday that the company will be presenting at the Twelfth Annual ICR XChangeConference on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the St. Regis Monarch BeachResort & Spa in Dana Point, California. - read more »

Team Devilfish Grand Final for European Masters of Poker Gran Canaria Takes Place Thursday Jan. 14 - 13 January 2010
DUBLIN, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Three online poker players to join Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott in TeamDevilfish at EMOP Gran Canaria with three EUR2,000 guaranteed packages thisThursday January 14, 2010 The EUR100 buy-in Team Devilfish Grand Final takes place this ThursdayJanuary 14, 2010 at DevilfishPoker.com with - read more »

Paget L. Alves Elected to IGT Board of Directors - 13 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its board of directors elected Paget L. Alves to serve as a director for the company, pending applicable regulatory approval.Alves, 55, is the President of the Business Markets Group (BMG) for Sprint Nextel, and - read more »

Casino Rewards Online Casinos Choose Player Experience Over Software Upgrade - 13 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A planned upgrade by game software provider Microgaming has been rejectedby CasinoRewards.com in an effort to maintain the best user experience acrossits 19 online casino brands. The Microgaming upgrade aims to enhance game-play by increasing screenresolution, but instead has le - read more »

Pennsylvania Lottery Hosts Live Evening Drawing from Farm Show - 12 January 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Amid hundreds of spectators, the Pennsylvania Lottery conducted its live, 6:59 p.m. drawing tonight at the 94th Pennsylvania Farm Show.This is the seventh consecutive year the Lottery broadcast its live evening drawing from the Farm Show.Department of Revenue Deputy Se - read more »

Ten of Poker's Most Promising Talent Receive $100K Sponsorship Contracts to Join Everest Poker's Live The Dream Team - 12 January 2010
LONDON, January 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest Poker has awarded ten of poker's most promising players with a $100,000 contract at the final of its Live the Dream event in Vienna, Austria. The players, most of whom learned to play poker or honed their skills with Everest and are active members of the Everest Poker communit - read more »

Guaranteed Safe and Fair: BlackjackBallroom.com - 12 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, January 11 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackjackBallroom.com has long been a favourite for online gamblers andfans of online casino games. With much more than just online blackjack,BlackjackBallroom.com keeps both new and veteran players entertained withover 350 video slots, poker, roulette and other table games. In - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files eighteenth default status report - 08 January 2010
AURORA, ON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its eighteenth 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 »

PCA Statement on Passage of Table Game Legislation - 08 January 2010
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Table game legislation has historically presented some of the greatest challenges confronting state legislatures across the country. Pennsylvania is not unique -- the hard-fought debate in Harrisburg these past few months, in many ways, mirrors those fought in other states.A - read more »

Nemacolin Woodlands Intends to Apply for PA Casino License; Isle of Capri Casinos to Manage New Facility - 08 January 2010
FARMINGTON, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nemacolin Woodlands Resort located in Farmington, Fayette County, Pennsylvania today announced it intends to file an application with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for a resort gaming license. Additionally, Nemacolin Woodlands announced that it has reached a ca - read more »

Boylepoker.com Celebrates News Resizable Online Poker Tables With $500 Added Tournament - 08 January 2010
DUBLIN, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.boylepoker.com today announced a host of new software changesto its online poker software client including the much sought after resizabletables. To celebrate being among the first poker rooms on the iPoker network tooffer its players the new resizable tables the company - read more »

Gaming Control Board to Begin Its Work to Permit Table Games at Pennsylvania Casinos - 07 January 2010
Process Expected to Take 6 to 9 MonthsHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gaming Control Board Chairman Gregory C. Fajt said today that the passage of legislation that permits tables games at existing slot machine casinos in the Commonwealth signals a start to a complex and thorough process by the agency - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board to Hold Public Hearing on February 3rd for Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Slots License Renewal - 07 January 2010
Public welcome and invited to participateHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 3rd to gather evidence, including public comment, on the renewal of the Category 2 slot machine operator's license of Sand - read more »

Independent Research Shows Bodog has the Best Brand Strength in Online Gambling - 07 January 2010
LONDON, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A report published yesterday (5th January 2010) by independentgaming consultant Josh Apiafi using Google to test the brand strength of thetop 10 online gambling sites showed Bodog to be the strongest. The other companies used in the study were: 888, bet365,Betfair, Bodog, bwin, Ladb - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos Names Robert Wyre Vice President - 07 January 2010
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that it has named Robert C. Wyre as vice president. In this position, Mr. Wyre will be responsible for leading the company's marketing and operational consulting services to Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan - read more »

Billions of Dollars Available ANNUALLY With Approval of On Line Gambling - 07 January 2010
MINEOLA, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kenilworth Systems Corporation (Pink OTC Markets: KENS)... Herbert Lindo, Chairman and CEO of Kenilworth, stated: "The live in-progress roulette test at the Sosua Grand Casino, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, viewed globally, has now passed the first month and thousands - read more »

Betfair Launches World's First Betting Application for Internet-Connected TVs - 07 January 2010
LONDON, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BETFAIR, the world's biggest betting community, has announced the launch of the first betting application for TVs running the Yahoo!(R) TV Widget Engine. Seeing the importance of this emerging interactive platform, Betfair has created a specialist interactive TV team to lead innovation - read more »

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Announces the 15th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference - 06 January 2010
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announces the 15th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference January 12th and 13th at the Palm Springs Convention Center. This year seminars will include discussions in several fields including internet gaming, the India - read more »

Winners Claim All Four $1 Million Prizes From Lottery's Jan. 2 Millionaire Raffle Drawing - 06 January 2010
Winning Tickets Sold in Adams, Blair, Cumberland, Snyder CountiesMIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All four top-prize winners from the Pennsylvania Lottery's Jan. 2 Millionaire Raffle drawing have come forward to claim their $1 million prizes.Thomas Stein of East Berlin, Adams County; Shawn Benton of A - read more »

Greektown Casino and Isle of Capri Casinos Announce Partnership; Greektown Names New Management - 06 January 2010
DETROIT, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) and the management board of Greektown Casino, LLC announced today that Isle of Capri has been engaged to provide marketing and operational consulting services to Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, Michigan through the completion of its - read more »

Pennsylvania Slots Revenue Shows December Increase Despite Multi-Day Closure of Eastern Casino - 06 January 2010
2009 Slots Play Returns $1.08 Billion to CommonwealthHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even with a five-day closure of Pennsylvania's largest slots revenue producer, figures released today by the Gaming Control Board show growth in revenue among all key measurements at the Commonwealth's casinos.With t - read more »

Google Alerts Study of World's Top 10 Gambling Brands - 06 January 2010
LAMBOURN, England, January 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Gaming Consultant, Josh Apiafi, was commissionedby a client looking to invest in the gaming industry to test the brandstrength of ten of the biggest names within the sector, namely; 888, bet365,Betfair, Bodog, bwin, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power, Party Poker, Pokerstars - read more »

Qualify Online Now for European Masters of Poker Gran Canaria as Main Event Nears Sell Out - 06 January 2010
DUBLIN, January 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The second stop on the European Masters of Poker tour rolls into CasinoLas Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands from Jan. 28 to 31, 2010 andqualification is underway now on all Entraction network sites. The organisers say the event will sell out its 260 maximum capacity overthe next - read more »

Country Crossing Generates $1.8M Surplus for Houston County, AL in 2009 - 05 January 2010
DOTHAN, Ala., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston County enacted a $1,000 per bingo machine annual stamp fee in September. Country Crossing, which opened December 1, 2009, gave the Houston County Commission $142,000 to cover operations through December when it opened and another $1,693,000 to cover a full year of bingo stam - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Celebrates a New Year, a New Decade, and a Thrilled New Massive Cash Jackpot Winner! - 05 January 2010
FRIANT, Calif., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With the New Year, of a New Decade, Table Mountain Casino remains dedicated to celebrating an "Old Tradition" and that is...WINNING! Maria of Madera is the first Massive Cash Jackpot winner of 2010! Her celebration for the New Year was made even more Fun and Exciting with an exc - read more »

Governor's Office Directs Agencies to Prepare for Furloughs - 05 January 2010
Planning Continues in Case General Assembly Does Not Pass Gaming BillHARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the direction of Governor Edward G. Rendell, Secretary of Administration Naomi Wyatt today sent a memo to cabinet secretaries informing them of the number of employees they must furlough if the Gen - read more »

Mount Airy Casino Resort Introduces SmartPlay(TM) - 05 January 2010
MOUNT POCONO, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Say goodbye to the industry standard buffet pass and hotel room comp when it comes to premium player rewards. Mount Airy Casino Resort has announced a new option in player incentives with the introduction of SmartPlay(TM), a patented gaming computer system which allows patrons - read more »

Country star Vince Gill, Rock legend Roger Hodgson, Soul diva Gladys Knight to play Fallsview Casino in April - 05 January 2010
Jeffrey Steele, Little Anthony & The Imperials to return as wellNIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ - Grammy award-winning country legend Vince Gill, former member of Supertramp Roger Hodgson, and R&B singer-songwriter Gladys Knight all return to Fallsview Casino to play two shows each as part of the April 2 - read more »

Boyd Gaming Offers NASCAR Fans Chance to 'Race to Vegas' - 05 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NASCAR Weekend is one of the biggest events of the year on the Las Vegas calendar, as tens of thousands of race fans descend on Las Vegas Motor Speedway to watch drivers square off in the Sam's Town 300 and the Shelby American Sprint Cup race.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/c - read more »

PA Lottery: Winning 'Millionaire Raffle' Top Prize Tickets Sold in Adams, Blair, Cumberland, Snyder Counties - 05 January 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in Adams, Blair, Cumberland, and Snyder counties sold the four $1 million top-prize winning tickets from the Lottery's Jan. 2 Millionaire Raffle drawing.Top-prize winning tickets were sold at Rosie's Restaurant, 370 Lincoln Way East, New - read more »

Bodog Network Rakeback Clarification - 05 January 2010
LONDON, January 4 /PRNewswire/ -- When Bodog Network's Jonas Odman unveiled the brand's new strategy torakeback at the BAC in Budapest, September 2009, much debate and reaction hasfollowed. The new system will be looking to reward operators bringing netdepositing players to the table rather than the traditional method - read more »

Tropicana Las Vegas Appoints Groff-Daudet Vice President of Entertainment - 01 January 2010
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ --Tropicana Las Vegas Inc. President Thomas McCartney announced today that Lee Ann Groff-Daudet has been appointed Vice President of Entertainment. She will oversee all aspects of entertainment operations, planning and development. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/LA5 - read more »

Powerball(R) Ticket Worth $200,000 Sold in Allegheny County; Jackpot Grows to $25 Million for Jan. 2 Drawing - 01 January 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One winning Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the Dec. 30 drawing was sold at the Blue Box Gift Shop, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, 5230 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh. The winning ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 05-14-38-39-52, but not the red Powerball 06, for - read more »