March 2010 News Article Archive

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IGT Announces New Service Window Solution for Legacy Video Games; the Industry's Only GSA-Compliant Player Interface System - 30 March 2010
RENO, Nev., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today its new Service Window solution for legacy IGT 80960 video machines, furthering the Company's commitment to Gaming Standard Association (GSA) and the Game to System (G2S) protocols. This new Service Window solution, - read more »

Powerball(R) Tickets Worth $200,000 Sold in Philadelphia, Bradford Counties; Jackpot for March 31 Drawing Grows to $81 Million - 30 March 2010
MIDDLETOWN, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two winning Powerball tickets worth $200,000 from the March 27 drawing were sold in Pennsylvania. The tickets were sold at Dandy Mini Mart, 40 Troy St., Canton, Bradford County, and Andy's Snack Store, 300 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia.The winning tickets correctly matc - read more »

Bodog.com Joins Oddschecker's Comparison Service - 30 March 2010
LONDON, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's biggest online gambling brand, Bodog.com*, nowsupplies prices to Oddschecker's betting comparison service. Oddscheckerallows bettors to compare the odds from over 20 online bookmakers across theworld allowing them to get the best price available on their selections. - read more »

Casino Player Wins Jackpot While Sitting on Toilet - 30 March 2010
GIBRALTAR, England, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Strange things happen everywhere and on the toilet is no exception. Fromsnakes in the bowl to babies' births and jackpot winners in between, no oneis safe from oddity when sitting on the toilet. Strange things happen all the time, but it's not every day that somethi - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at the Presque Isle Downs and Casino Scheduled for March 31st - 20 March 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitte - read more »

Electronic Game Card Engages G.C. Andersen Partners as Strategic and Financial Advisor - 20 March 2010
IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Game Card, Inc. ("EGC") (EGMI.PK) announced todaythat it has engaged G.C. Andersen Partners, LLC ("Andersen Partners") to serve as its strategic and financial advisor. Andersen Partners is a merchant banking and financial advisory firm.Due to EGC - read more »

Century Casinos Exclusive Casino Operator for Windstar Cruises - 20 March 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announcedtoday that the company entered into an exclusive, long-term agreement withWindstar Cruises (a division of Ambassadors International Cruise Group, LLC).Century Casinos has been selected by W - read more »

Full Tilt Poker.net Sponsors Sydney Roosters - 20 March 2010
DUBLIN, March 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker.net, the world's best online poker room, is pleased toannounce its sponsorship of the legendary Sydney Roosters Rugby League team.With its first official sports sponsorship deal in the Southern hemisphere,Full Tilt Poker.net will support the Roosters as they battle - read more »

PaddyPowerPoker.com Poker for the Homeless March Madness II Raises EUR20,000 - 20 March 2010
DUBLIN, March 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The PaddyPowerPoker.com Poker for the Homeless March Madness II weekendheld at Dublin's Jackpot Club from March 12 to 14, 2010 has raised close toEUR20,000 for Brother Kevin and the Capuchin Day Centre. Numbers for the Friday night EUR100 freezeout rose this year to 97 (from93 - read more »

Leader of Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Targeting Casinos Across the United States - 16 March 2010
WASHINGTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phuong Quoc Truong was sentenced today in San Diego for his role in a scheme by the "Tran Organization" to cheat casinos across the United States, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Karen P. Hewitt for the Southern Distric - read more »

Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment Named 'Business of the Year' at the Las Vegas Hospitality Association's 2010 Distinction Awards - 16 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment was honored recently as "Business of the Year" at the second Las Vegas Hospitality Association (LVHA) Distinction Awards gala, held Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.In her introduction of Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's - read more »

GameTech International, Inc. Announces Installation of New Operating System and Games - 16 March 2010
RENO, Nev., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today the installation of the new MaxVision video poker platform in the Louisiana Video Poker Market. The new platform will be operating th - read more »

Pennsylvania Departments of Education, Labor & Industry and Gaming Control Board Caution Consumers on Tables Games Dealer Schools - 16 March 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians interested in training to become casino table games dealers should be wary of unlicensed schools that are operating illegally, state officials said today."Before anyone invests their time and money into learning the skilled trade of being a table games - read more »

Century Casinos Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 - 16 March 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2009.Fourth Quarter 2009 Amounts in thousands, except share For the Three Months data - read more »

The First Todd English P.U.B. Now Open at Crystals at CityCenter Las Vegas - 16 March 2010
LAS VEGAS,March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time James Beard Award-winning celebrity chef Todd English debuts his latest culinary eatery, Todd English P.U.B. inside Crystals, CityCenter luxury retail and entertainment district. Todd English P.U.B. (an acronym for Public Urban Bar) is a modern interpretation of an authent - read more »

Health Communications, Inc. Releases New Online Alcohol Training Program for Casinos and Gaming Establishments - 16 March 2010
ARLINGTON, Va., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) today unveiled eTIPS for Gaming, an online training and certification program for casinos, riverboats, and gambling centers. TIPS is the premier alcohol training program aimed at preventing underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. In - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Names Anthony Sanfilippo President, Chief Executive Officer - 16 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) today announced that Anthony M. Sanfilippo, 51, has been named president and chief executive officer of the casino entertainment company, effective immediately subject to regulatory approval. He succeeds John V. Giovenco, who has served as - read more »

Shenandoah Man Wins Jackpot Worth $200 Million - 13 March 2010
Second-Largest Virginia Prize is Worth the WaitHARRISONBURG, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They say good things come to those who wait. Steve Williams of Shenandoah would probably agree. For nearly five months he waited, holding a Mega Millions ticket that he knew was worth $200 million. Finally, on March 12 - read more »

Century Casinos to Present at Roth Capital Partners 22nd Annual Growth Stock Conference in Dana Point, California, USA - 13 March 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company will attend the 22nd Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference hosted by Roth Capital Partners from March 15 to March 17, 2010 in Dana Point, California, USA. - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Enters Into Settlement Agreement in New Jersey - 13 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) under which it will sell its 50% ownership interest in the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and related leased land in Atlantic City - read more »

Boylepoker.com EUR2,500 Freeroll for all Losing Cheltenham Festival Punters - 13 March 2010
DUBLIN, Ireland, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.Boylepoker.com today announced a special EUR2,500 freeroll forall http://www.Boylesports.com punters who place a losing bet at next week'sCheltenham horse racing festival. Anyone who places a losing bet over $1/GBP1/EUR1 with Boylesports.com onany race at Ch - read more »

InterCasino Offers the Mother (in-law) of all Prizes - 13 March 2010
LONDON, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Mother's Day, InterCasino, (http://www.intercasino.co.uk/) the world's first online casino, is offeringanyone with the mother-in-law from hell a once-in-a-lifetime chance toescape, by being propelled into suborbital space. Whilst many of us might wish we could - read more »

Winning Powerball(R) Tickets Sold in Bucks, Delaware Counties; Jackpot for March 13 Drawing Grows to $200 Million - 12 March 2010
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two winning Powerball tickets from the March 10 drawing were sold in Pennsylvania. A ticket worth $1 million was sold at Super Fresh at 1601 Big Oak Rd., Yardley, Bucks County, and one worth $200,000 was sold at Sunoco at 296 E. Baltimore Pike, Media, Delaware County - read more »

PGCB Highlights 'Problem Gambling Awareness Week' - 12 March 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During "Problem Gambling Awareness Week" March 7th- 13th, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is encouraging individuals who think they may have a gambling problem to seek help.Chairman Greg Fajt says this agency places an emphasis on the need to provide resources - read more »

A Breakthrough in Advantaged Blackjack - 12 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Could this be the long overdue successor to the book phenomenon about winning at Blackjack that sold over 700,000 copies many years ago? A retired chemistry professor says it is, and it is a validated Blackjack strategy based on an entirely new scientific study of the game. "What wo - read more »

21GrandCasino Offering Lucrative Partnerships to Online Casino Affiliates - 12 March 2010
NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Online casino affiliates can now partner-up with 21GrandCasino's new CAPlisted program while enjoy lucrative Revenue Share and a number of otheradvantages. Along with its rewarding affiliate program, 21GrandCasinofeatures a top quality gaming platform from Rival a well as - read more »

International Game Technology Management to Present at the Roth Capital Conference - 12 March 2010
RENO, Nev., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will present at the Roth Capital OC Growth Stock Conference on March 15, 2010 in Dana Point, CA. A link to the webcast and a copy of the presentation can be found at our website at http://www.IGT.com/InvestorRelations.In - read more »

Cruise Into March Madness With Bodog.com - 12 March 2010
LONDON, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The most anticipated three weeks in sports, the NCAA collegebasketball tournament, kicks off next Thursday. Sixty-five college basketballteams, from thirty conferences, will battle their way through the bracket inhopes of making it to the National Championship Game. As a single el - read more »

Wynn and Encore Present an Educational Familiarization Tour April 8 - 11 - 11 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wynn Las Vegas and Encore present an Education Familiarization Tour, a comprehensive workshop dedicated to meeting and event professionals, on April 8 - 11, 2010. Participants of the exclusive program will discover how to enhance their companies' programs and learn more abo - read more »

Auditor General Jack Wagner Seeks Extension for Taxpayers Seeking Property Tax Relief From Slots Casino Revenue - 11 March 2010
Asks Gov. Rendell again to extend deadline to April 15HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saying that he believed there were still tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians who are interested in receiving property tax rebates from slots casino revenue, Auditor General Jack Wagner today again asked Gov. Rende - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Agrees to Settle President Casino Licensing Issue - 11 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the Missouri Gaming Commission regarding the license of the company's subsidiary President Riverboat Casino-Missouri, Inc., which operates The President Casino at Laclede's L - read more »

Italian State Council Rules on the Lottery Tender - 11 March 2010
NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced that the Italian State Council issued its ruling on the Gratta & Vinci court case. The initial opinion issued late on March 9th will be followed by a more detailed opinion outlining the rationale and full direction o - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment Chooses GPI to Furnish Newest Property - 11 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaming Partners International Corporation (Nasdaq: GPIC), a leading provider of casino currency and table game equipment worldwide, announced that it has completed delivery of casino furniture, casino chips and associated gaming products for the opening of River City Casin - read more »

Two New Stocks Added to S-Network Global Gaming Index in Quarterly Rebalancing; One Stock Deleted - 11 March 2010
NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The S-Network Global Gaming Index(SM) (TICKER: WAGR) will add two new components, effective 6:00 PM (EDT) Sunday, March 21, 2010. One stock will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 57. The changes result from the quarterly rebalancing of the - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Prices $845 Million in Senior Secured Notes - 10 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that it has priced $845 million in aggregate principal amount of its 9% senior secured notes due 2020 at par. The transaction is expected to close on March 16, 2010. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay - read more »

Tropicana Casino & Resort Announces New Ownership - 10 March 2010
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 8th, new ownership led by Carl Icahn officially took over the Tropicana Casino & Resort, signaling a new era and a whole new energy for the property. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100309/PH67817LOGO )The new energy is already visible with - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Is Named to Fortune Magazine's 'Most Admired Companies' List - 10 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) has been named among "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune Magazine in its prestigious listing of the nation's top corporations.This is the ninth time that MGM MIRAGE has been named to the annual list based on a survey which evaluates the reput - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino Scheduled for March 30th - 10 March 2010
PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted by - read more »

Table Mountain Casino Welcomes Professional Bull Riders to the Valley! - 10 March 2010
FRIANT, Calif., March 9/PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino suggests that allbull riders and bull riding enthusiasts hold onto their hats, as March will be an exciting month! On Wednesday, March 17th, Table Mountain Casino will hold a lucky St. Patrick's Day Slot Tournament! Registration will begin at 9:30am and is $ - read more »

Century Casino Edmonton Presents The Yardbirds - 10 March 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announcedtoday that its Century Casino & Hotel Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, proudlypresents The Yardbirds performing on March 11, 2010 at its exclusive CenturyCasino Showroom. Original members r - read more »

DominoesStars.com & Hornitos Tequila Present the 8th Annual International Domino Federation (FID) World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton Memorial Day Weekend - 10 March 2010
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DominoesStars.com, Hornitos Tequila, DominoUSA, NPDPA and R. Paniagua, Inc. present the FID World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton, Memorial Day weekend May 26th - 29th with guaranteed prizes of $50,000.A classic "Double Six" tournament will be supervised by th - read more »

Basports.com, 24-Time College-Hoop Handicapping Champs, Guarantees March Madness Basketball Winners - 10 March 2010
MONTGOMERY, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Basports.com is ready to win like never before in March Madness hoop action.No sports service - other than basports.com - has ever finished #1 in 24 college basketball handicapping contests.Perhaps that's why basports.com has been recently named America's best sports handicappe - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Announces Proposed Private Offering - 10 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it proposes to offer up to $845 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2020 in a private placement. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay a portion of the outstanding indeb - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Elects Bill Bible to the Board of Directors - 10 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that William A. "Bill" Bible has accepted an invitation to join the Company's Board of Directors. He was elected to his new post by the Board during a meeting on March 8, 2010. "We are honored to welcome Bill Bible as the newest member - read more »

Wynn Las Vegas Reinvents Wynn LVNV Boutique - 09 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wynn LVNV, the residential design store at Wynn Las Vegas, has been reinvented and will launch its new concept on March 11, 2010. Wynn LVNV offers the unique opportunity for guests and visitors to appreciate and acquire the style of Wynn. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-b - read more »

Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Scheduled For March 24th - 09 March 2010
PGCB Web site offers public documents and information on citizen participationHARRISBURG, Pa., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted - read more »

Carl C. Icahn Announces Tropicana Entertainment Inc. Successfully Emerged From Bankruptcy - 09 March 2010
NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl C. Icahn announced that effective today Tropicana Entertainment Inc. has successfully emerged from the Chapter 11 reorganization process as an invigorated new company reunited with its signature property in Atlantic City and well-positioned to succeed in today's challenging busine - read more »

Table Trac, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent With South Dakota Casinos - 09 March 2010
MINNEAPOLIS, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Table Trac, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBTC), a publicly held casino systems company headquartered in Minnetonka, MN, announced the signing of a letter of intent to install their Casino Trac casino management systems with Celebrity Casinos of Deadwood South Dakota. Chad Ho - read more »

Ringo Returns to Fallsview - 09 March 2010
Jon Stewart, Smokey Robinson & King of Pop Tribute also in JuneNIAGARA FALLS, ON, March 8 /PRNewswire/ - Legendary rock musician and former member of The Beatles, Ringo Starr returns to Fallsview Casino with his All-Starr Band for two shows highlighting the June 2010 concert line-up at Fallsview Casino.Starr and th - read more »

Century Casinos Announces Dates of Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call - 09 March 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announcedtoday that the company will release its earnings for the fourth quarter andyear-end of 2009 on Monday, March 15, 2010, at 8:00 a.m. Mountain DaylightTime ("MDT") (3:00 p.m. Central European - read more »

Chief Executive Role Announced To Support Development of UK Gaming Firms and Drive International Growth - 09 March 2010
NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced the appointment of Ian Timmis as Chief Executive of its wholly-owned subsidiaries The Global Draw Ltd. and Games Media effective March 8, 2010, reporting to Steve Frater who will continue in his role as Executive Chairman. - read more »

Micros to Present at Two Investor Conferences: Jefferies 4th Annual Global Technology and Wedbush Morgan 8th Annual New York Mac Conference - 09 March 2010
COLUMBIA, Md., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading supplier of information systems to the hospitality and retail industries, today announced that its Executive Vice President of Investor Relations, Peter J. Rogers, Jr., will present at the following investor conferences on - read more »

Live Like a Football Hero With bwin.com - 09 March 2010
LONDON, March 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have ever dreamed of living the life of a world class footballer,bwin.com is offering you the chance to realise your dream. bwin (https://www.bwin.com/), Europe's biggest online gaming brand, isoffering you the chance to "sign" for Italian giants AC Milan and experienceju - read more »

River City Casino Brings Gaming Excitement, New Dining and Nightlife Experiences to South St. Louis County - 05 March 2010
ST. LOUIS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- River City Casino, the first casino complex in south St. Louis County, opened its doors at 2 p.m. today, bringing a new level of gaming action, tempting restaurants and sizzling nightlife to the area. The casino, owned by Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK), represents - read more »

New Jersey Casino Control Commission Clears the Way for Tropicana Acquisition - 05 March 2010
NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday the New Jersey Casino Control Commission approved the acquisition of the New Jersey Tropicana Casino & Resort by an entity owned 46% by affiliates of Carl C. Icahn. That approval clears the way for the entire Tropicana organization to emerge from bankruptcy, in a transac - read more »

Nautilus Entertainment Design Lights Up Choctaw Casino Resort - 05 March 2010
SAN DIEGO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With the grand opening of the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, OK on February 9th, a massive three-year project came to completion for the lighting and audio/video consulting firm Nautilus Entertainment Design (NED). NED was charged with all interior lighting and audio/video design in - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at the 2010 KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference - 05 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation on Thursday at the 2010 KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at http://www.mgmmirage.com.MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MG - read more »

Boyd Gaming Management to Present at Capital Markets Consumer Conference - 05 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) management will present today at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available on our web site at www.boydgaming.com (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030219 - read more »

PartyGaming - Focused on New M&A Opportunities. Interviews with CEO and CFO - 05 March 2010
LONDON, March 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Ryan, CEO, reports full-year results and tells broadcasterhttp://www.cantos.com that Party will monetise the synergies from the deals they have done in 2009. Martin Weigold, CFO, underlines PartyGaming's return to growth andexpects to see continued strong performance from Ca - read more »

Magna Entertainment Corp. files twenty-second default status report - 04 March 2010
AURORA, ON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or the "Company") filed this news release as its twenty-second 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 - read more »

Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Announces Successful Short Form Merger With FortuNet - 04 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the "Trust") announced today that it successfully completed a "short form" merger in which FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) ("FortuNet") became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust. The merger followed a successful tender offer that expired on Febr - read more »

PA Gaming Control Board Fines Casino $100,000 for Underage Gambling Violations - 04 March 2010
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today fined the Mount Airy Resort Casino $100,000 for allowing underage patrons to access the gaming floor and play slot machines.The fine was part of a consent agreement between the Board's Office of Enforcement Counsel and casin - read more »

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen To Open Paula Deen's Kitchen at Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel in Cherokee, North Carolina - 04 March 2010
CHEROKEE, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ --Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel today announced its partnership with Paula Deen Enterprises and the opening in late-2010 of Paula Deen's Kitchen, the property's first new restaurant to be introduced as part of a $633 million, three-year expansion program.Created as a full-ser - read more »

MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at the 2010 Deutsche Bank Hospitality and Gaming Conference - 04 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation on Wednesday at the 2010 Deutsche Bank Hospitality and Gaming Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at http://www.mgmmirage.com.MGM MIRAGE (NYS - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Executive to Speak at Conferences - 03 March 2010
ST. LOUIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James B. Perry is scheduled to speak at the Deutsche Bank Securities Hospitality & Gaming Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York on Wednesday, March 3 at 8:10 am Eastern Standard Time. - read more »

Harrah's Entertainment Executive to Present at J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference - 03 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jonathan S. Halkyard will speak today at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference in Miami, Florida. His presentation can be accessed in the Investor Relations section of www.har - read more »

Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 16% in February - 03 March 2010
But, record snowfall does cause revenue decreases in most casinosHARRISBURG, Pa., March 2/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite record snowfalls throughout Pennsylvania that caused casino closures and made travel by patrons to the facilities difficult, tax revenue from the play of slot machines at the Commonwealth's nine c - read more »

Greenlight: Casino Encroaches on Poker and Bingo's Share of Play - 03 March 2010
LONDON, March 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino has encroached on Bingo and Poker's popularity in the UK's online gaming sector, reveals the latest independent report by Greenlight, the UK's leading and award winning search marketing (http://www.greenlightsearch.com/) agency. The report 'Gaming Sector Report - Issue 4' - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment to Present at JP Morgan High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference - 03 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) management will present tomorrow at the JP Morgan High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference in Miami, Florida. A copy of the presentation will be accessible at the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate website, www.pnkin - read more »

High-Stakes Poker Pros, Politicians and Celebrities Go All In for Paralyzed Veterans of America - 03 March 2010
WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High-stakes poker players, politicians and celebrities will gather this week in our nation's capital to cash in their chips for Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans). The grand prize is a $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker in July in Las Vegas. With hos - read more »

International Game Technology Management to Participate in the KeyBanc Conference - 03 March 2010
RENO, Nev., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) management will participate in the KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference on March 4, 2010 in New York City. International Game Technology (www.IGT.com) is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturi - read more »

Boyd Gaming Reports Fourth Quarter, Year-End Results - 03 March 2010
LAS VEGAS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD)today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO)For the quarter, we reported a net loss of $1.0 million, or $0.01 per share, compared - read more »

Bowler Hits $10.4 Million Megabucks MegaJackpot at Reno-Tahoe International Airport - 02 March 2010
RENO, Nev., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John W. Johnson of Denver, Colo. hit a $10,422,754.08 Megabucks® MegaJackpot® at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Sunday, February 21, 2010. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/igt/4260 - read more »