April 2011 News Article Archive

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CORRECTED: Wells-Gardner Electronics to Report First Quarter 2011 Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast - 30 April 2011
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation (NYSE Amex:WGA) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 just before the market opens and will host a conference call and webcast at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, - read more »

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Invites You to Join Its Second Quarter Fiscal 2011 Operating Results Conference Call - 30 April 2011
UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its second quarter fiscal 2011 operating results on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). Those interested in - read more »

NEXTEP Receives Excellence in Innovation Award - 30 April 2011
TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEXTEP SYSTEMS, the leading provider of self service technology solutions for the casino and hospitality industries, was selected as the 2011 Caesars Entertainment Excellence in Innovation Award recipient by the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration of t - read more »

PokerTek to Showcase Blackjack at ELA Gaming Show in Mexico City - 30 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) will showcase its new Blackjack table game, Blackjack Pro©, to gaming leaders at the ELA trade show in Mexico City on May 4th and 5th. In addition, the company will exhibit PokerPro’s newest tournament software, Tournaments - read more »

Williams 15/8 for Third World Title - 30 April 2011
SHEFFIELD, England, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Williams remains favourite with the sponsors for the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship, now 15/8 after sustaining his two-frame semi-final lead over John Higgins at 9-7. The Welshman has been cut to 8/15 to reach the final at the expense of the Scot, - read more »

Royal Wedding Bashes Bookies - 30 April 2011
SHEFFIELD, England, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The honeymoon is over for special bets after the Royal Wedding turned into a costly affair for bookmakers Betfred. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110429/452950 ) A large gamble was landed when the Queen chose to wear a yellow hat after i - read more »

FutureLogic Joins Facebook to Offer Perspective From an Industry Leader - 30 April 2011
GLENDALE, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureLogic, Inc. announces its presence on Facebook. Consistent with its mission of providing world-class customer support combined with cutting-edge technology, FutureLogic's Facebook page adds an important voice to the industry discussion from a worldwide leader in - read more »

BingoHollywood.com Celebrates First Birthday With A Massive Party on Royal Wedding Weekend - 30 April 2011
LONDON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On this Royal Wedding weekend, BingoHollywood.com is rolling out the red carpet for its FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY on Sunday 1st May for a night of glitz, glamour, and five-star celebration you and your friends will never forget! Join Marilyn Monroe and her Chat Host team betwee - read more »

MGM Resorts International Announces IPO Hearing - 30 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Ms. Pansy Ho are pursuing a proposed initial public offering (the "IPO") of the shares of MGM China Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the "HKSE"). The IPO and related transactions will be stru - read more »

USA Poker Players Flock to Free Online Poker Site NoPayPOKER.com Following FBI Action Against Online Poker Sites - 30 April 2011
London, United Kingdom, April 29, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The sudden closures of Full Tilt, Pokerstars and Absolute Poker in the USA have left thousands of North American poker players without a place to play poker online.Yet for US legal free poker site, NoPayPOKER.com the closures have produced an unexpected windfall with - read more »

Wells-Gardner Electronics to Report First Quarter 2011 Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast - 29 April 2011
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation (NYSE Amex: WGA) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 just before the market opens and will host a conference call and webcast at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, - read more »

Williams Becomes Favourite No 4 - 29 April 2011
SHEFFIELD, England, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Williams has become the fourth different clear favourite with the sponsors for the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship, cut to 2/1 after opening a 5-3 lead in his semi-final against John Higgins. The Welshman is 8/13 to reach the final at the expense of - read more »

Yonkers Racing Corporation Announces Expiration of Consent Solicitation, Receipt of the Requisite Consents and Execution of the Supplemental Indenture - 29 April 2011
YONKERS, N.Y., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yonkers Racing Corporation ("Yonkers") announced today that the previously announced consent solicitation with respect to its outstanding 11 3/8% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the "Notes") has expired as of 5:00 pm., ET, today and that it has received consents from the n - read more »

Harrah's Tunica Hotels, Convention Center, Spa, Golf Course, and RV Park Remain Open - 29 April 2011
TUNICA, Miss., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Tunica amenities are not affected by rising Mississippi River levels and will remain open and functioning while Tunica casino operations temporarily close. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/LA06675LOGO) The Mid-South Convention Center, Veranda H - read more »

Valley Forge Convention Center Gains Approval for Updated Casino Site Plan and Corporate Restructuring - 29 April 2011
Also announces plans to begin operations of Category 3 resort casino in spring 2012 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today approved requests by Valley Forge Convention Center Partners, LP that allows its Category 3 casino project to move forward. The Boa - read more »

Seneca Casinos Unveil 'Summer Rush' for 2011 - 29 April 2011
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seneca Casinos will deliver an unprecedented level of excitement this summer to the Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania and Ohio regions with "Summer Rush" - a package of world-class entertainment, promotions and special events during June - read more »

Fairway Casino Adds Seven New Languages to Game Interface - 29 April 2011
San Jose, Costa Rica, April 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Fairway Casino, one of the newest entries into the Live Dealer casino market, has announced that it has added Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Greek, Korean and Chinese to their live games.While the site already offers full customer support in all languages, adding th - read more »

Visionary iGaming Nominated for Best Live Casino Supplier of the Year Award - 29 April 2011
San Jose, Costa Rica, April 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The premier provider of Live Dealer 2.0 games, Visionary iGaming (www.visionaryigaming.com), has been nominated by eGaming Review for the Best Live Casino Supplier of the Year award. The awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 3 at the Chelsea Football Club in London, - read more »

Bluff Europe Poker Academy Returns to Bluff @ the Mint on Sunday - 28 April 2011
Bluff Europe has teamed up with Paul Zimbler at The International Poker School (TIPS) to for a new season of poker academies. The first live seminar “Situational Tournament Play” hits Bluff at the Mint this Sunday, 1st May and concentrates on playing tournaments in the early stages, taking in concepts such as blind on - read more »

Get Deposit Bonus to Try New 'Mice Dice' Game with Free Bonus Game at GrandeVegasCasino.com - 28 April 2011
The latest new online slot machine at GrandeVegasCasino.com proves that good things do come in small – furry – packages. In the new Mice Dice game, now available at Grande Vegas, loveable rodents call the shots and there's not a mousetrap in sight. Mice Dice is a 25 pay line slots game with a Major Jackpot that start - read more »

BetOnSoft Nominated for Four eGaming Review Awards - 28 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global gaming company BetOnSoft has been shortlisted for four awards at this year’s eGaming Review B2B Awards that will be hosted next week at Chelsea Football Club. The annual awards focus on recognising the very best service providers and business to busines - read more »

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend - 28 April 2011
DOVER, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend on both classes of common stock of $.03 per share. The dividend will be payable on June 10, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business o - read more »

Florida Gaming Corporation Announces Closing of $87,000,000 Senior Secured Term Loan - 28 April 2011
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Florida Gaming Corporation (OTCBB: FGMG) (“FGMG” or the “Company”), owner and operator of two Jai-Alai frontons located in Ft. Pierce and Miami, Florida, which offer poker and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering facilities, today announced the completion - read more »

Cummins-Allison Introduces First U.S. and Canada Market High-Speed Strapper-Ready Tabletop Currency Sorter for the Financial and Casino Industries - 28 April 2011
MT. PROSPECT, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cummins-Allison, the leading innovator and provider of coin and currency handling solutions, today announced the availability of its new “strapper-ready” MPS 4200 currency sorter machine. As the only tabletop currency sorter machine in the Uni - read more »

iovation Awarded Casino Journal’s Top 20 Most Innovative Technologies in Gaming - 28 April 2011
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iovation, the Device Reputation Authority™protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse, today announced it has been named to the Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards, sponsored by Casino Journal magazine. The Top 20 competit - read more »

Entertainment Gaming Asia to Report First Quarter 2011 Results on May 16, 2011 and Host Conference Call and Webcast - 28 April 2011
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (NYSE Amex: EGT) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, May 16, 2011 and will host a conference call that same day at 8:30 a.m. ET. The conference call number is 800/909-4804 or 212/23 - read more »

WMS Receives Approval for the Commercial Release of WAGE-NET® Networked Gaming System Solution and Jackpot Explosion® Portal Application Theme from Gaming Laboratories International - 28 April 2011
WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), today announced approval by Gaming Laboratories International (“GLI”) of both the commercial version of the Company’s WAGE-NET networked gaming system solution, a robust suite of plat - read more »

PokerTek to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 4th - 28 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) expects to release its first quarter 2011 financial results at 9:00 am on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. A webcast conference call will be held on that same day at 11:00 am EST for management to discuss the company’s first quarter 2011 - read more »

Poker.ca Reports Rapid Movement of Canadian Players to Legit Online Poker Rooms Following Recent Shutdown of Poker Sites - 28 April 2011
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker.ca reported today on revealing statistics that show Canadian players now prefer to play at 888 Poker and Party Poker, unlike a week earlier when players closely followed American trends, by playing Full tilt poker and Pokerstars which were recently shut down - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment First Quarter Revenues Rise 9.6% to $287.7 Million; Operating Income Increases 28.6% - 28 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) today reported strong financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, as summarized in the table below. First quarter revenues increased 9.6%, or $25.2 million, to $287.7 million from $262.6 million in the first quarter o - read more »

Research and Markets: High Performance Computing User Site Census: Systems - 23 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/619eb9/high_performance_c) has announced the addition of Intersect360 Research's new report "High Performance Computing User Site Census: Systems" to their offering. The HPC User Site Census: Systems, a - read more »

Bingocams £17.5k Progressive Jackpot Winner Recorded Live! - 23 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Easter holidays have come early for one lucky player at www.bingocams.co.uk after winning the Big Bang Progressive Jackpot last night and scooping a staggering £17,653.70. “Kyrasmum” is the first ever UK player to hit a Bingocams progressive jackpo - read more »

Trump 9/1 for Back-to-Back Titles - 23 April 2011
SHEFFIELD, England, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Judd Trump is now 9/1 from 12/1 with the sponsors for the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship after storming into an 11-5 lead over Martin Gould in their second-round match. The recent winner of the China Open, who knocked out defending champion Neil Roberts - read more »

Caesars Entertainment Lights Up Homes Nationwide With Energy Efficient Bulbs to Celebrate Earth Day - 23 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Caesars Entertainment Corporation is lighting the way to a greener future by distributing 45,000 energy efficient light bulbs such as Compact Florescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) to low-income residents in the communities they serve across the United S - read more »

World Team Poker’s Championship Event at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa Postponed - 23 April 2011
Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 2011 --(PR.com)-- World Team Poker has announced that its Championship Event, scheduled for May 24, 25 and 26, 2011 at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa will be rescheduled for later this summer.“The recent developments in online poker has had a rippling effect throughout the poker - read more »

Badbeat.com Adds 'Last Longer Bet' to PokerTime Sunday Tourney - 21 April 2011
Badbeat.com, the original and leading online poker staking business, is adding a Last Longer Bet to the already staggering €750,000 Guaranteed 300 NLHE Freezout scheduled on PokerTime.eu on Sunday 24th April at 18:00 (UK Time).On top of the guaranteed €750k prize pool, Badbeat will be adding one £500/€500 UKIPT Ticket - read more »

WinADayCasino Players Build Their Own Fairground in New 'Fair Tycoon' Slot Machine's Bonus Game - 20 April 2011
WinADayCasino.com has launched another one-of-a-kind game, the new carnival-themed Fair Tycoon online slot machine with a bonus game where players build their own amusement park. As usual, WinADay is giving players free bonus money to try the new game and they’ll give $3000 in special bonuses to the players that play i - read more »

Intertops Poker Giving Away $2500 in Easter Frequent Player Point Race - 20 April 2011
Easter is right around the corner and Intertops Poker (http://poker.intertops.com) is running a $2500 Easter Frequent Player Point Race with real cash prizes up for grabs. 40 players earning the most points between April 16 and 30 will win a share of the prize money. Players can check their standings on the leaderboar - read more »

Revolutionary Live Poker Web Stream for PaddyPower Poker Irish Open 2011 - 20 April 2011
paddypowerpoker.com will webcast live web stream of the Irish Open 2011, revolutionizing online coverage of multi-table poker tournaments.  The cutting-edge production will be anchored by Jessie May in a studio at the heart of the event and will feature live interviews, roving reporters and cameras in every corner - read more »

Badbeat.com UK Bank Holiday Rake Race to Award UKIPT Main Event Ticket - 20 April 2011
Badbeat.com, the original and leading online poker staking business, is celebrating the forthcoming four UK Bank Holidays with a Rake Race promotion to give away a UKIPT Newcastle Main Event ticket worth £550. From Friday April 22 to May 2, the player who generates the most Gross Rake on their Badbeat account and makes - read more »

No Invitation to the Royal Wedding? No Problem! Viejas Casino Hosts Royal Tea with Wedding Cake, Visit from Royal Family Look-Alikes and TV Coverage of Historic Wedding - 20 April 2011
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viejas Casino treats everyone like royalty as the world celebrates the historic wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29. The public is invited to a Royal Tea (and coffee) in the V Lounge at Viejas Casino from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29. The - read more »

U.S. Commercial Gaming Shows Decline of Over 3% - 20 April 2011
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 2011 edition of Casino City’s North American Gaming Almanac and CD, released today by Casino City Press, reports that in 2009 gaming revenue in the US declined by 3.15 percent, for a total of $88.24 billion. The Almanac contains over 600 pages on - read more »

Gunslinger Records Inc. Announces Reverse Merger with Kinbasha Co., Ltd. - 20 April 2011
HITACHI, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gunslinger Records Inc. (the “Corporation”) (Pink Sheets: MUZC) today announced the consummation of its reverse merger with Kinbasha Co., Ltd. (“Kinbasha”), owner and operator of retail gaming centers in Japan, pursuant to its Plan and Agreeme - read more »

PokerTek Partners with Harrah’s Cherokee Casino to Run First World Series of Poker Tournament in North Carolina - 20 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) announced today that it is partnering with Harrah’s Cherokee Casino in North Carolina to host the first World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament, entirely on PokerPro. This inaugural poker event will feature live action tournamen - read more »

Delaware Park Enhances Guest Security - 20 April 2011
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Delaware Park, under the supervision of its Executive Director of Security, Kathy Harer, is working with the Delaware State Police and the Delaware Division of Gaming Enforcement to enhance security throughout its facilities. “We take the comfort - read more »

Poker.ca is Helping Canadian and U.S. Poker Players with Inquiries on Recent Shutdown of Online Poker Sites - 20 April 2011
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker.ca (http://www.poker.ca) has received thousands of emails from players in Canada, the U.S. and Australia who are looking for concrete answers about their accounts and bankrolls at the recently shut down Pokerstars, Fulltilt, Ultimatebet, and Absolute Poker s - read more »

San Diego Man Wins $100,000 in Viejas Casino Poker Tournament - 20 April 2011
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A San Diego man took home a first place prize of $100,000 at Viejas Casino’s Poker Classic III tournament on Sunday. Scott H. of San Diego (center) won $100,000 in the Viejas Poker Classic III tournament. Pictured with dealer Chad Bolander and a Viejas showgirl. (Pho - read more »

24Studio.co.uk launch brand new Studio Egg Hunt game - 20 April 2011
PRESTON, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week 24Studio.co.uk, online retailer for the Studio catalogue shopping brand, launched the Studio Egg Hunt game, which anyone can have a go at, for a chance of winning some eggcelent prizes. Over the course of 12 weeks Studio will be giving away a dozen - read more »

GrandPrivé First Leg Winners of Birthday Competition - 20 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Grand Privé Group of Casinos has announced the names of the winners of the first round of its large scale competition - The Power of Ten. “We’d like to congratulate our players known as “Ronaldus298”, “BenJamin”, “Da - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Accepts Invitation to Open VIP Room at New Galaxy Macau™Resort - 20 April 2011
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced that the Board of Directors has accepted the invitation to open a VIP room - read more »

Poker.ca Brings a Solution to Canadian Players Affected by Shutdown of Online Poker Sites - 20 April 2011
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker.ca (http://www.poker.ca) assures readers and Canadian online poker fans in general that the recent shutdown of U.S.-facing poker rooms Pokerstars, Fulltilt Poker, Ultimate Bet Poker, and Absolute Poker actually presents a great opportunity for players in Can - read more »

FBI Shuts Down Poker Stars, Absolute Poker and Full Tilt - 17 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the issue of arrests warrants by the FBI and the US Justice Department on persons connected with Poker Stars, Full Tilt and Absolute Poker the time has come to reflect on where the online gambling industry is heading. Following the passing of the Unlaw - read more »

WMS To Report Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results on April 26 and Host Conference Call and Webcast - 16 April 2011
WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS) announced that it will release its fiscal 2011 third quarter results after the market closes on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, and will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 26. Both the call and webcast are - read more »

Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods Report March Slot Results - 16 April 2011
MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods today reported to the Connecticut State Division of Special Revenue that slot revenue for the month of March was $55.1 million. This amount represents an increase of 0.3 percent in slot win and 0.8 percent in - read more »

Revised Date: Wynn Resorts Announces First Quarter Earnings Release Date - 16 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) announced today that it will release the Company’s financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, followed by a conference call at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET). The call will b - read more »

Tangent Gaming Announces Acquisition of Horizon Casino Hotel from Carl Icahn’s Tropicana Entertainment Inc. - 15 April 2011
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tangent Gaming LLC announced today the acquisition of the Horizon Casino Hotel from Carl Icahn’s Tropicana Entertainment Inc., effective March 25, 2011. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The casino resort, a 297 foot-long, 36,000 square foot riverboat with - read more »

New Owners of Poker.ca See Bright Future for Canadian Gaming Market - 15 April 2011
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker.ca (http://www.poker.ca), made famous by its recent record-breaking sale for $400K, knows that the online gaming industry in Canada will continue to thrive even as markets in other countries decline. Putting that knowledge into action, Poker.ca is joining fo - read more »

Research and Markets: The Top 200 Biopharmaceuticals Companies Worldwide - 15 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f3ca1f/top_200_biopharmac) has announced the addition of the "Top 200 Biopharmaceuticals Industry Report (Global)" report to their offering. The Global Biopharmaceuticals Industry Report T - read more »

Innovative Bally Games and Systems Solutions Win Four Honors in the 2011 “Top 20 Most Innovative Products Awards” - 15 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that four Bally products were named among the “Top 20 Most Innovative Products - read more »

Poker Pro Magazine Signs Major Distribution Deal With the World Series of Poker - 15 April 2011
DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker Pro Magazine, America’s leading poker publication, has signed on to a major distribution deal at the World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Poker Pro (pokerpromagazine.com) will be available at the Rio to pla - read more »

First Ever Best Live Win Moment Announced - 15 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bingocams.co.uk has announced its best “Live Win Moment” for March. A fantastic sum of £1,000 was awarded to “Loopi” one of the new players to the site, who created the most creative and funniest Live Win Moment for the month of March. - read more »

Mahjong Logic Signs New Licensee Tycoonbet - 15 April 2011
Douglas, United Kingdom, April 14, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Mahjong Logic, Ltd., the leading peer to peer online mahjong software provider worldwide has just announced the signing of Tycoonbet as a new licensee. Tycoonbet already has a strong online casino and poker games platform and will now integrate online mahjong as par - read more »

Littlefield Corporation to Release Q1 2011 Earnings on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 14 April 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littlefield Corporation (OTCQB: LTFD) announced today that it will release its Q1 2011 earnings on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 and a conference call will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 to discuss the earnings. The conference call will be held at 11:00 AM - read more »

Multimedia Games to Report Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results on May 4, Host Conference Call and Webcast - 14 April 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGAM) announced today that it will release financial results for the period ended March 31, 2011, its fiscal 2011 second quarter, on Wednesday, May 4, before the market opens. It will also host a conference call and - read more »

Betsson is Strengthening Its Management Functions in Preparation for Continued Expansion - 14 April 2011
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During recent years, Betsson (STO:BETSB) has had a higher rate of growth than the market average and this has been combined with strong profitability. Betsson plans to continue to expand rapidly both in its core markets, as well as in new, potential markets, such as i - read more »

Viejas Casino to Set New Record This Weekend with $100,000 Guaranteed First Place Prize in Viejas Poker Classic III - 14 April 2011
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viejas Casino: WHAT: The anticipation is building at Viejas Casino, where one skilled poker player is guaranteed to win a record $100,000 in this weekend’s Viejas Poker Classic III tou - read more »

Bally Technologies Announces Enterprise-Wide Agreement with Seminole Tribe of Florida to Deploy Company’s Latest SDS® Slot-Management System at Six Casinos - 14 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino management, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced a major enterprise-wide, multi-year contract with the Seminole Tribe of Florida to - read more »

MGM Resorts International Management to Present at the RBS Global High Yield Conference - 14 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation Thursday, April 14th at the RBS Global High Yield Conference at Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas at CityCenter. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site - read more »

Boyd Gaming to Report First-Quarter Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on May 3 - 14 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced today that the conference call to review the Company's first-quarter 2011 results will take place on Tuesday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is 888.680.0860 and the passcode is 47391269. Please call up - read more »

The Improv at Harrah's Announces Five-Year Extension - 14 April 2011
LAS VEGAS,April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Budd Friedman and Mark Lonow, co-owners of The Improv at Harrah's Las Vegas, are happy to announce a five-year extension with Caesars Entertainment, ensuring center-Strip laughs through at least 2015. Always known for its weekly rotating cast of the industry's finest comedian - read more »

Record Jackpot Win on Playtech's Italian Bingo Network - 14 April 2011
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Playtech (AIM:PTEC), the leading provider of software to the online, mobile and land-based gaming sector, announces a record win on its Italian bingo network. The lucky player was playing in SNAI's Cassiopea bingo room when they landed the Corona jackpot of E - read more »

MGM Resorts International Enters Into Agreements Governing Proposed Initial Public Offering of Macau Joint Venture and Related Convertible Bond Transaction - 14 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it has entered into agreements with Ms. Pansy Ho pursuant to which the proposed initial public offering of the shares of MGM China Holdings Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the "IPO") and related transactions - read more »

GTECH G2 Shortlisted for More EGR Awards Than Any Other iGaming Software Supplier - 13 April 2011
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Badbeat.com Races to UKIPT Newcastle Main Event with Isle of Man TT - 13 April 2011
Badbeat.com, the original and leading online poker staking business, is running a TT Race promotion throughout the lead up to the Isle of Man TT in May, offering its sponsored players Main Event tickets to the UKIPT Newcastle worth £500. From 9am May 1st to 9am June 1st, any qualifying Badbeat sponsored player who wins - read more »

US-Friendly Online Casino JackpotCapital.com Launches New Medieval-themed Coat of Arms Slot Machine with Multiple Bonus Games - 12 April 2011
Coats of arms are popular slot machine symbols and for fans of knights and castles, swords and chalices, JackpotCapital.com has just launched an entire game featuring mythical Medieval symbols.  To celebrate the launch of the new game Jackpot Capital is giving players free money to try it. To help ease the pain of - read more »

PlayJam Games launches worldwide service on LG’s Smart TV - 12 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PlayJam, the world's largest TV games network, strikes deal with LG Electronics to bundle PlayJam’s games service with LG Smart TV for worldwide distribution via its own platform Netcast©. The PlayJam games network will offer a rich and compelling casual gam - read more »

Free Financial Market Commentary from City Index - 12 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In spread betting, CFD trading and any other form of financial speculation, in-depth market knowledge is essential. Traders rely on being able to keep up with the news activity and company developments that affect the price movements on which they trade. With this in min - read more »

WMS Reports Preliminary Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results - 12 April 2011
WAUKEGAN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS) today reported preliminary results for the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2011. Based upon preliminary financial data, WMS expects total revenue to be approximately $191-to-$193 million, which is below the Company’s third - read more »

Penn National Gaming and Sam Houston Race Park Close on Investment in Joint Venture to Own and Operate Three Texas Pari-Mutuel Facilities - 09 April 2011
HOUSTON & WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) and Sam Houston Race Park (www.shrp.com), through its parent company, announced today that following approval by the Texas Racing Commission, they have closed on Penn National’s investment in the previ - read more »

Bally Technologies Plans to Launch Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer to Purchase up to $400 Million of Its Common Stock - 09 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino management, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, announced today its plan to launch a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to purchase sh - read more »

Bally Technologies Provides Business Update - 09 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI): RECEIVES COMMITMENTS FOR NEW $700 MILLION IN SENIOR SECURED CREDIT FACILITIES BOARD APPROVES $550 MILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM, $400 MILLION EXPECTED TO BE ACQUIRED THROUGH STOCK TENDER OFFER - read more »

PokerTek Named as Preferred Supplier by Croatian Lottery - 09 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) today announced that the Croatian Lottery has selected PokerPro tables as their preferred electronic poker solution after a successful field trial. Three PokerPro tables were installed for the trial in October 2010, and have now been - read more »

Research and Markets: US Gambling and Gaming Industry - Prospects for Gaming Equipments - 09 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b0bd72/us_gambling_and_ga) has announced the addition of the "US Gambling and Gaming Industry - Prospects for Gaming Equipments" report to their offering. The global gambling and gaming sector cont - read more »

City Index: An Introduction to Metals Spread Betting - 09 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metals are a widely-traded commodity in everything from share dealing to financial spread betting. This popularity is due partly to their universal consistency. For example, while the price of gold rises and falls every day in line with supply and demand, its value is th - read more »

Penn National Gaming to Report First Quarter Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on April 21 - 09 April 2011
WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced today that it will release its 2011 first quarter financial results at 7:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 21, 2011 and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 21, 2 - read more »

Research and Markets: Exchange Traded Funds: A Concise Guide to ETFs - 09 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2f7810/exchange_traded_fu) has announced the addition of the "Exchange Traded Funds: A Concise Guide to ETFs" book to their offering. The progress of exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the 21st century has - read more »

Re-Invented Mount Airy Casino Resort Launches Five Million Dollar Ad Campaign Which Focuses on the Resort's Poconos Location and Guest Experience - 09 April 2011
MT. POCONOS, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 11, Mount Airy Casino Resort will reveal a brand new $5.6 million multi-medium advertising campaign, which focuses on the property's unique location in the picturesque Poconos Mountains. Themed "It's Mountain Time," the campaign stakes claim to Mount Airy Cas - read more »

By Overwhelming Margins, Pennsylvania Voters Oppose Gettysburg Casino Proposal - 09 April 2011
New poll finds that two-thirds of Pennsylvanians oppose plans for a casino just one-half mile from America's most famous battleground GETTYSBURG, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War, a public opinion poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Po - read more »

Four Tickets Split Cash 5 Jackpot of More Than $850,000 - 09 April 2011
Winning Tickets Sold in Bucks, Jefferson, Lackawanna and Montgomery Counties MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 8, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four jackpot-winning Cash 5 tickets worth more than $200,000 each from the April 7 drawing were sold at the following locations: -- Warrington Sunoco, 580 Easton Road, Warringto - read more »

Sir Alex Set to be National Enemy of the Bookies - 09 April 2011
AINTREE, England, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Alex Ferguson will become the enemy of the bookmakers if his horse What A Friend wins the Grand National. What A Friend, co-owned by the Man United boss, is second favourite at 10/1 and bookmakers Betfred are facing a million pound pay out if Sir Alex wins on - read more »

American Wagering's Leroy's® App© For Android Operating Systems Completes Field Trial - 09 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Wagering, Inc.: (OTC Bulletin Board: BETM), a leading sports wagering service and technology provider, announced today that the Nevada Gaming Control Board informed the Company that its field trial is completed and it can now move forward with full deployment of their - read more »

Atlantis All In Poker Series Results - 09 April 2011
Reno, NV, April 08, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Atlantis Casino Resort Spa proves to be the poker destination in northern Nevada. The inaugural 2011 Atlantis All In Poker Series, successfully executed over a ten-day span, attracted marquee professionals and amateur poker enthusiasts from around the globe. Players took in the dr - read more »

Major Jackpot Hit on Striking 7s Video Poker Game at Slotland - 08 April 2011
Just a month after a $145K jackpot win, the Slotland.com progressive jackpot has already been hit again. Marianne M., a toy company project manager known as WYNDSTAR on the site, won $83,979 playing the Striking 7s video poker game last Friday.“Of course the jackpot can be won anytime but we usually go six to eight wee - read more »

Piggs Peak, Swaziland to Manage the R3,000,000 Guaranteed Happy Valley All Africa Poker Tournament - 08 April 2011
Piggs Peak, Swaziland, April 05, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The R3,000,000 Guaranteed Happy Valley All Africa Poker Tournament is a rebuy tournament is confirmed to take place at Happy Valley Resort and Casino from 25 - 28 August 2011.Once the cards hit the table there is no turning back, as all players settle in to build on t - read more »

Team Canada to Play at World Team Poker's Championship Event - 08 April 2011
Los Angeles, CA, April 05, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Team Canada has announced that it will participate in World Team Poker’s Event May 24-26, 2011 in Las Vegas. Playing on Team Canada will be Team Captain Greg Mueller, and a talented group of young players with solid success both live and on the virtual felt.Team Capta - read more »

Red Flush and Casino La Vida Launch New VIP Program, Club Red VIP - 08 April 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa, April 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Red Flush and Casino La Vida, two prominent online casinos, have this week unveiled a brand new VIP program, namely, Club Red VIP. Designed to give high profile players a taste of prosperity, the new VIP program effectively demonstrates the attentive qualities of - read more »

Intertops Casino Will Give Away $100,000 in Spring Bonuses and Cash Prizes - 07 April 2011
Put away the skates and skis and get out the golf clubs -- Intertops Casino is celebrating spring with its Intertops Champions contest. At the end of May three players will each win a $1000 cash prize and nine others will receive a grand prize casino bonus of up to $500. The Intertops Champions contest will award a to - read more »

Peninsula Gaming Expands Corporate Team with Vice President of Food and Beverage and Vice President of Marketing - 07 April 2011
DUBUQUE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Peninsula Gaming, one of the fastest growing casino and entertainment companies in the United States, announced today that it has appointed Stefan Huba and Jim Rafferty to its corporate team. Mr. Huba has been appointed vice president of food and beverage, and Mr. - read more »

Joseph L. Billhimer, Jr. Joins MTR Gaming Group as Senior Vice President for Operations and Development - 07 April 2011
CHESTER, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MTR Gaming Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS: MNTG) today announced that Joseph L. Billhimer, Jr. will serve as the Company’s Senior Vice President for Operations and Development, and will concurrently serve as President and General Manager for Mountaineer Park, Inc., w - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for March 2011 of US$1.300 Billion, up 162% from Prior Year - 07 April 2011
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced unaudited Rolling Chip Turnover (as defined below) for the month of March 2 - read more »

Two Times the Winning for Gaming Industry Innovator Bally Technologies - 07 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that two of its innovative and game-changing products have been selected among the - read more »

Sports Interaction Backs Trish Stratus at Wrestlemania - 02 April 2011
MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Canada’s own Trish Stratus teams up with Jersey Shore’s Snooki and John Morrison at Wrestlemania 27 this Sunday and one sportsbook thinks she’s a lock to win. Sports Interaction, which has been licensed in North America for 14 years, is openly s - read more »

Full House Resorts Completes Acquisition of Grand Victoria Casino & Resort in Rising Sun, Indiana - 02 April 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Full House Resorts (NYSE Amex US: FLL) announced today that it has completed the purchase of all of the operating assets of the Grand Victoria Casino & Resort, located in Rising Sun, Indiana. As planned, the Company applied approximately $19 million in cash and dr - read more »

PokerTek Continues Blackjack Expansion - 02 April 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) today announced that it has installed four additional ProCore tables, continuing the rollout of its new platform. This brings the total installed ProCore tables to six, following the installation of the first two tables last month. I - read more »

Federated Sports + Gaming and Palms Casino Resort Announce Revised Schedule for Inaugural Poker League Events - 02 April 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Federated Sports and Gaming (FS+G) and the Palms Casino Resort announced today a modified schedule for the first season of their professional poker league tournaments. The format of the tournaments will remain the same, and, as previously announced, each event week - read more »

Research and Markets: Casino Vendors Guide - 2011 Edition - 02 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/34e274/casino_vendors_gui) has announced the addition of the "Casino Vendors Guide - 2011 Edition" directory to their offering. Provides a directory of more than 1,000 gaming products and services and - read more »

Research and Markets: Gaming Business Directory - 2011 Edition - 02 April 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62fc56/gaming_business_di) has announced the addition of the "Gaming Business Directory - 2011 Edition" report to their offering. Gaming Business Directory - 2011 Edition provides contact informati - read more »

City Index: Introducing the Faster, More Flexible Way to Trade Stocks and Shares - 02 April 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The prices of stocks and shares fall faster than they rise. Traders buy with caution, but they often sell in panic. This effect en masse causes steep and sudden drops in the markets, whereas the more tentative buying creates slower, incremental rises. If you are a short - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results on Friday, April 1, 2011 - 02 April 2011
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced that it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results before th - read more »

NCAA Basketball Bets at Intertops Sportsbook Qualify for Final Four Trip Contest Draw, Deposit Bonus and Cash Prizes - 01 April 2011
The climax of the college basketball season is upon us at last, but fans can still place their March Madness bets at Intertops Sportsbook and qualify for the world’s first online Sportsbook’s free Final Four Contest and $5000 March Madness Draw. Every dollar bet on the Final Four weekend is an entry in the draw for a t - read more »

Slotland Launches Jewels of the Ancients, a Ghoulish New Online Slot Machine with Bonus Game - 01 April 2011
Vampires, bats and gargoyles provide the ominous theme for Slotland’s new Jewels of the Ancients slot machine. The ghoulish new 19 pay line slot machine has jewels, treasure maps, mystical goblets and even vampire-slaying garlic spinning on its five reels and has a Bonus Game for extra playing time and extra cash prize - read more »

Diamondhead Casino Corporation Status Report - 01 April 2011
LARGO, Fla., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamondhead Casino Corporation (OTCBB: DHCC) (the "Company") entered into a Letter of Intent on December 10, 2010, to sell twenty-five acres of its Diamondhead, Mississippi property to Phoenix Gaming and Entertainment, LLC ("Phoenix"), to be used, in part, for the construct - read more »

Betfred Scoop Top Award - 01 April 2011
MANCHESTER, England, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Betview magazine is delighted to announce that Betfred has won the Betview Awards category of 'Most Creative Marketing Campaign' for their Deal or No Deal campaign. The awards honour and recognize industry professionals on their exemplary achievement, ingenuit - read more »

Century Casinos, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Results - 01 April 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) today announced its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter 2010 Highlights -- Net operating revenue was $15.6 million, a 2 - read more »

International Game Technology Hosts Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, April 21 - 01 April 2011
LAS VEGAS, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE "IGT") will host a conference call regarding its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 earnings release on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. PDT. The access numbers are as follows: Domestic callers dial 800-369-1722 - read more »

Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City Announces New Culinary Expansion with B.R. Guest Restaurants - 01 April 2011
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City is proud to welcome Stephen Hanson and B.R. Guest Restaurants into Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Caesars. The upcoming additions include: Dos Caminos, Atlantic Grill and Bill's Bar & Burger all of which will open Summer 20 - read more »