June 2011 News Article Archive

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Celtic Casino New Spanish Live Roulette - 26 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 25, 2011 --(PR.com)-- CelticCasino has recently added Spanish Roulette to the list of live casino games. The new Spanish Live Roulette is the European variation with Spanish speaking dealers as well as a complete Spanish interface. Spanish speaking players can now enjoy the authentic live - read more »

Empire Resorts Announces Term Sheet with Entertainment Properties Trust and MSEG LLC - 25 June 2011
MONTICELLO, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Empire Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: NYNY) (“Empire”) along with the management teams of Entertainment Properties Trust (“EPR”) and MSEG, LLC (together the “Companies”) reported that in furtherance of the exclusivity agreement that was an - read more »

Company Profile for Star Arcade Ltd - 25 June 2011
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Star Arcade is a global mobile social gaming community delivering multi platform games to consumers from fast emerging markets of India, South America, Far East and Africa. Star Arcade provides a social network, where anyone can join the community and just start playing, regar - read more »

Spotlight 29 Casino Welcomes Paquita la del Barrio July 30 - 25 June 2011
COACHELLA, Calif., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paquita la del Barrio, known as one of the great defenders of women through her songs, will be making a special appearance in the Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom on Saturday, July 30th, at 8pm. Tickets are $30, $40 and $50 each. For tickets, visit www.Spotlight29.com, ca - read more »

GameTech International, Inc. Names Kevin Painter President and CEO - 25 June 2011
RENO, Nev., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GameTech International, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Kevin Painter has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Painter's appointment as President and Chi - read more »

PA Lottery's Millionaire Raffle Tickets Selling Briskly; Fewer than Half Remain for July 9 Drawing - 25 June 2011
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of the Pennsylvania Lottery's Millionaire Raffle tickets have been sold for the July 9 drawing. Fewer than 250,000 tickets remained as of 11 a.m. on June 24. The raffle-style game offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million. Sales of - read more »

New Internet Gambling Legislation Introduced with Bi-Partisan Support - 25 June 2011
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), an influential member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, introduced the Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011, which would regulate online poker and strengthen attemp - read more »

$250,000 Mega Millions Lottery Winner on WinTrillions.com - 25 June 2011
LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A UK resident scored a $250,000 win on the US Mega Millions lottery after purchasing her ticket at WinTrillions.com, the world's largest online lottery [http://www.wintrillions.com ] website. Katie, a 42-year-old American citizen who now lives in the city of - read more »

Spread Betting Sectors With WorldSpreads - 25 June 2011
LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldSpreads [http://www.worldspreads.com ] are pleased to be able to offer our spread betting [http://www.worldspreads.com ] clients the ability to spread bet on a range of sectors based on stocks in the FTSE350 Index. Sector Bets [http://www.worldspreads - read more »

paddypowerpoker.com Announces Full Irish Winter Festival 2011 Schedule - 25 June 2011
DUBLIN, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Return of Blind Mans Bluff World Championship & Irish Mythical Championship paddypowerpoker.com today announces the full Irish Winter Festival 2011 tournament schedule, headlined by the EUR1,000 + EUR100 NLH Freezeout main event. The festival will take pl - read more »

Harrah's Resort and Dos Caminos Atlantic City Search for Official "Holy Guacamole Girl" - 25 June 2011
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Resort and Dos Caminos Atlantic City, a member of B.R. Guest Hospitality, are offering women the extraordinary chance to become the first-ever "Holy Guacamole Girl," a coveted brand spokesmodel position complete with national exposure and publicity, exclusiv - read more »

Who Are Today's Spread Bettors? - 25 June 2011
LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial spread betting is in constant flux. As the technology and the markets change, so too do the traders themselves. Joshua Raymond of spread betting provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) has noticed a shift in traders' profiles over the last decade - read more »

Triple Victory for Badbeat.com Players at the UKIPT Newcastle - 24 June 2011
Three Badbeat-mentored players finished in the money at the recent Newcastle leg of the UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT). Badbeat.com is the original and leading online poker staking site.With three years’ Badbeat sponsorship under his belt, Tim Slater finished in 5th place, adding Ł14,050 to his lifetime winnings. J - read more »

Three Progressive Jackpots Won in Five Days at Grandprivé - 24 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Grand Privé Group of Casinos has announced that it has made three progressive jackpot winners in less than a week. The group’s newest progressive jackpot, Legends of Avalon Video Slot, was won twice in five days, and DreamWheel Video Slot was also w - read more »

Littlefield Corporation Completes South Carolina Acquisition - 24 June 2011
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Littlefield Corporation (OTCQB: LTFD) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a bingo hall in Columbia, South Carolina acting through appropriately formed and licensed wholly owned corporate subsidiaries. This acquisition, which is on the - read more »

"Nokia Handsets Tops Star Arcade’s Most Used Multiplayer Gaming Smartphone Survey" - 24 June 2011
HELSINKI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Star Arcade, www.star-arcade.com the global leader for mobile social gaming today announced the results of its most used handsets survey for multi-player gaming covering 300,000 consumers across 10 countries. Star Arcade is focussed on delivering social - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos Names Arnold L. Block Chief Operating Officer - 24 June 2011
ST. LOUIS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) announced today after a nationwide search that Arnold L. Block has been named the Company's chief operating officer effective immediately and subject to regulatory approval. Block replaces Virginia McDowell who previously served as Is - read more »

The Groundwork has Been Laid - RamaCity Launches its Open Beta - 24 June 2011
HAMBURG, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - RamaCity lets players build their own urban paradise - Bigpoint's latest casual game appeals toa wide audience With the RamaCity Open Beta set to launch today, Bigpoint's building up its portfolio of fun and exciting games (http://www - read more »

Spread Betting, an Alternative to Shares Trading, is Free of Stamp Duty and Capital Gains Tax - 24 June 2011
LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is looking for ways to make their money work harder for them. Spread betting is a cost-effective method of financial speculation, as it is free of both stamp duty and Capital Gains Tax*. If you are a seasoned trader, but are unfamiliar with financial spread - read more »

Midwest Gaming & Travel Magazine's 10th Annual Readers' Choice Award Winners Announced - 24 June 2011
Waseca, MN, June 23, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Midwest Gaming & Travel, the No. 1 source for information about casino gaming in America's Heartland since 1995, today announced that the winners of the 10th Annual Readers' Choice Awards for Midwest commercial casinos will be published in the July issue of the magazi - read more »

CastleCasino.com Launches Live Roulette in Spanish - 23 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 22, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Leading online casino CastleCasino.com has today furthered their live dealer offering with a new Spanish speaking version of their renowned live roulette game, broadcasted by real croupiers totally in Spanish.The new Spanish version of the live roulette game is shown - read more »

Good Things Come in 3s as WinADay Celebrates 3rd Year of One-of-a-Kind Online Casino Games - 22 June 2011
Three years ago tomorrow, WinADayCasino.com, a casino unlike anything online slots players had ever seen, took its first cash bet. There were only a handful of games back then but like today they were all completely unique, created by WinADay, and not available at any other online casino. Since then a lot more incredi - read more »

NoPayPOKER.com Publishes Free Online Poker Coaching Lesson 3 of Their Graduating from Free Online Poker to Cash Poker Series - 19 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 18, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Leading free online poker games site NoPayPOKER.com have published part 3 of their free online poker coaching series aimed at teaching free poker players how to graduate to playing and winning on real money poker sites.This series forms part of NoPayPOKER’s stra - read more »

Freee Royal Safari Contest for New 'White Rhino' Slot Machine Players at GrandeVegasCasino.com - 18 June 2011
Grande Vegas Casino launched a new online slot machine this week and they're is giving every customer who plays the new feature-filled, safari-themed White Rhino slot a free chance to win a Royal Safari.Until June 30th, all Grande Vegas players who play the new White Rhino game are automatically entered to win an exclu - read more »

$128K Jackpot Win at Slotland.com Will Pay for Daughter's College Education - 18 June 2011
A middle-aged father who won a $128,734 jackpot at Slotland.com last week says he’ll use his winnings to pay for his daughter’s college education. The player, who’s been playing online slot machines at Slotland for about year, won the massive pay out playing the new Witch’s Brew online slot machine.“My daughter is just - read more »

New 'White Rhino' Slot at GrandeVegasCasino.com Pays One of its First Players over $110K -- Free Contest Continues - 18 June 2011
Just a couple of hours after GrandeVegasCasino.com unveiled its new White Rhino safari-themed slot machine, one player quickly racked up over $110,000 in winnings on the game – all from a $16 deposit!  If this keeps up, GrandeVegasCasino.com may wish it had never heard of this new online slot but no wonder players - read more »

Intertops Poker Launches Slick New Poker Software with Sophisticated Tournament Tools -- Next $1,000 Depositor Freeroll July 3rd - 18 June 2011
17 June 2011 (St. Johns, Antigua) –Intertops Poker (http://poker.intertops.com) has just installed a major poker software update with a slick new look and advanced tools for online poker tournament players. In emails to customer service and chat at the tables, the verdict is: the new software is awesome.“They say you c - read more »

Penn National Gaming Comments on Agreement with Ohio - 18 June 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio & TOLEDO, Ohio & WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) President and Chief Operating Officer Timothy Wilmott commented today on the agreement in principle reached with the State of Ohio regarding gaming operations: “Reaching an - read more »

Downstream Development Authority Announces Pricing of $295.0 Million Offering of Senior Secured Notes Due 2019 - 18 June 2011
QUAPAW, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Downstream Development Authority of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) (“Downstream”) announced today the pricing of its previously announced offering of $295.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2019 (the “Notes - read more »

GrandPrivé Launches New Themed Video Slot - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NOT FOR PUBLICATION BY U.S. MEDIA The Grand Privé Group of Casinos has announced the launch of Tomahawk - an interactive new video slot game which is set against the American frontier in the 1800s, and features Ciqala and his quest to find riches. - read more »

Shareholders Vote to Reform Director Elections at Penn National Gaming, Inc. - 18 June 2011
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UNITE HERE issued the following: The overwhelming majority of shareholders at Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) voted last week to change the way the company’s directors are elected. 40 million out of 67 million shares were cast for a sharehol - read more »

Three Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Spread Betting - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When you are spread betting, it is easy to focus purely on the trade in hand and ignore the need to keep maximising your skills and knowledge. Here, spread betting provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) suggests three things you can do right now to boost your - read more »

Penn National Gaming Enters into Definitive Agreement to Divest Joint Venture Interest in Maryland Jockey Club - 18 June 2011
WYOMISSING, Pa. & BALTIMORE & LAUREL, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its joint venture interest in the Maryland Jockey Club to Stron-MJC Limited Partnership. As announced by MI Develo - read more »

How Financial Spread Betting Lets You Profit from a Bear Market - City Index - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In traditional stock trading, it can be very difficult to make a profit in a bear market. This is not the case in financial spread betting (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting/), as profits can be made in both bear and bull markets. Spread betting allows you to - read more »

Jefferies Strengthens UK Equity Research Coverage - 18 June 2011
NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jefferies announced today the hiring of Ian Rennardson as a Managing Director and Senior Analyst and Andrew Lee as a Senior Vice President and Senior Analyst to lead the firm’s equity research coverage of the UK Travel and Leisure sector. Specifically - read more »

WPT® Television Ratings Jump 35% - 18 June 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just over halfway through its ninth season, the World Poker Tour® is pleased to report a 35% increase in ratings over the previous season. According to Nielsen Media Research, Season IX’s household rating has jumped from .52 to .70, with an average n - read more »

Betsson AB (publ) Completes the Acquisition of Betsafe and Resolves, as a Result Thereof, on an Issue in Kind and Transfer of Treasury Shares - 18 June 2011
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Betsson AB (publ)(STO:BETSB) (”Betsson”) has today, following receipt of necessary regulatory approvals, completed the previously announced acquisition of Betsafe (through acquisition of the holding company Artic Invest AS) (“Betsafe”). Betsson has - read more »

Racing Post Selects Push Technology’s Enterprise Messaging Solution to Stream Betting Prices Online in Real-Time - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Push Technology Ltd, the leading specialist provider of high performance enterprise messaging and Internet communications solutions, has announced that its Diffusion Internet Message Broker technology has been successfully deployed by Racing Post to power its www.racingp - read more »

Bally Technologies Announces Enterprise-Wide Agreement with Caesars Entertainment for iVIEW DM™Player-User-Interfaces - 18 June 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 an enterprise-wide agreement with the world’s largest casino entertainment com - read more »

Federated Sports + Gaming Acquires Heartland Poker Tour - 18 June 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Federated Sports + Gaming (FS+G) announced today that it has acquired Heartland Poker Tour (HPT), the nation’s leading grassroots poker tour and one of the largest independent producers of poker content on television. “HPT is one of the great succ - read more »

NetJets® and Wynn Las Vegas Unveil New Partnership - 18 June 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company and Wynn Las Vegas, announced today a new agreement for the companies to provide mutual benefits to their respective customers. NetJets Fractional Share and Marquis Jet Card Owners will receive special benefits whe - read more »

Four Reasons for the Chinese Gold Demand - City Index - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China has overtaken India as the world’s largest purchaser of gold, reveals a new report from the World Gold Council. During the first quarter of 2011 China purchased 90.9 tons in gold bars and coins - a rise of 123% on the same period last year. In a decade, - read more »

City Index Company Reporting Calendar 13th June 2011 - 18 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When it comes to company announcements, everything from quarterly results and AGMs can have a significant effect on the markets - and your trading. Here, spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) provides traders with a calendar of - read more »

Right Casino Media Makes Further Grounds in the Live Gaming Industry - 12 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Established UK online gambling portal operator Right Casino Media has made public the launch of two brand new e-gaming websites, LiveGambling.co.uk and LiveBetting.co.uk, both targeted to enhance player knowledge and experience in real time gambling markets; including - read more »

Sterling Silver 3D Slot Now at Red Flush Online Casino - 12 June 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa, June 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Red Flush Online Casino has this week announced the addition of 4 new slots to its portfolio of over 500 casino games, which include the highly anticipated Sterling Silver 3D slot.As the first Microgaming slot to be released in 3D format, Sterling Silver 3D marks - read more »

Online Casino La Vida Welcomes Sterling Silver 3D Video Slot - 12 June 2011
Johannesburg, South Africa, June 11, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Casino La Vida players have this week witnessed the launch of the first 3D slot at the internet casino. As part of the June selection of new games to release at Casino La Vida this month, Sterling Silver is the first 3D video slot from Microgaming to incorporate t - read more »

Slotland Players Get Casino Bonus $15 for Free Spins on New 'Tikal Treasure' Online Slot Machine - 11 June 2011
Slotland is giving every player a free $15 chip to take a free spin on a new game launching this week on the long-popular all slots and video poker site.  The exotic new Tikal Treasure online slot machine takes players to the mystical temples of the ancient Mayans where the treasures of the ancients lay waiting. U - read more »

Intertops Poker will Soon Launch New Poker Client with Special Features for Tournament Players and Players Looking to Improve Their Game - 11 June 2011
Next week Intertops Poker will install a major poker software update, adding lots of new conveniences and features for tournament registration and organization, as well as customizing the look and feel of the poker room. Players can opt to install the updated poker software or keep the old one running. Intertops Poker - read more »

The Changing Face of the Spread Betting Trader - City Index - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Financial spread betting is constantly changing. From telephone trading to online, to mobile trading platforms, spread betting has evolved year by year. And so too does the profile of the spread bettor. “Ten years ago, the standard spread bettor would be 45 - read more »

Spread Betting Education at Your Fingertips with City Index Webinars - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/), a global leader in spread betting, CFD trading and margined foreign exchange, provides a range of free webinars for traders to boost their knowledge from the comfort of their own home or office. The eight-minute webinars - read more »

Do You Understand Margin in Spread Betting? - City Index - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- If you are spread betting or CFD trading, it is crucial to understand margin. Traditional trading methods such as buying and selling shares on the stock exchange require traders to buy the full amount of the shares. Margined trades, such as spread betting and CFD trading - read more »

Downstream Development Authority Announces Launch of $295.0 Million Offering of Senior Secured Notes Due 2019 - 11 June 2011
QUAPAW, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Downstream Development Authority of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma (O-Gah-Pah) (“Downstream”) announced today that it has launched an offering for $295.0 million of Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). The offering of the Notes, which is - read more »

PokerTek Signs TCS John Huxley as Distributor in Africa - 11 June 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) has entered into an agreement with TCS John Huxley Africa (Pty) Limited (TCS) to distribute its products throughout Africa. TCS has placed its first orders with multiple installations of PokerPro planned for later this month. - read more »

Eurogamer Network to be First Gaikai Partner In Europe - 11 June 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gaikai Inc., the innovative cloud based game streaming service, today announced Europe’s leading consumer games site Eurogamer as the first pan-European media Affiliate. With an audited ABC audience of over 5,000,000 monthly unique users Eurogame - read more »

Bingocams Scoop Two Awards at the Online Bingo Summit 2011 - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ground-breaking live bingo provider Bingocams celebrated after winning ‘Best Online Bingo Innovation’ and ‘Best Newcomer’ at last week’s Online Bingo Awards. Coming within three months of their U.K launch, the awards, hosted by Bullet Bu - read more »

PokerTek Receives GLI Approval for PokerPro’s Newest Tournament Features - 11 June 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTEK) the industry leader in automated poker technology, is pleased to announce that Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has approved its latest PokerPro software, Tournaments Plus+, version 3.0. This approval clears the way for - read more »

Bally Technologies Connects with Operators, Players, and All Stakeholders Through New Commitment to Social-Media Program - 11 June 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 the launch of its social-media programs and commitment to connecting with casino op - read more »

Research and Markets: The Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia Economic Factbook 2011 - 11 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fb639f/the_middle_east_n) has announced the addition of the "The Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia Economic Factbook 2011" directory to their offering. The Middle East, North Africa & Cent - read more »

Research and Markets: Macau Casino and Gaming Sector Outlook to 2015 - 11 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/489597/macau_casino_and_g) has announced the addition of the "Macau Casino and Gaming Sector Outlook to 2015" report to their offering. This report on Macau's casino and gaming sector gives an overview o - read more »

Research and Markets: Casinos & Gaming: 2011 Global Industry Guide - 11 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cb3d7f/casinos_gaming) has announced the addition of the "Casinos & Gaming: Global Industry Guide" report to their offering. The Casinos & Gaming: Global Industry Guide is an essential resource f - read more »

Gaikai Hires Former CEO and Co-Founder of Scaleform - 11 June 2011
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gaikai Inc., the innovative cloud based game streaming service, today announced the appointment of Brendan Iribe as its Chief Creative Officer and Senior Vice President of User Experience. Brendan Iribe, CCO Gaikai Inc (Photo: Business Wire) Mr. Irib - read more »

The Difference between a Spread Betting Beginner and a Spread Betting Expert - City Index - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Traders are very much apart in terms of psychology, strategy and finances, but often a single characteristic defines their success or failure as a spread bettor: selectivity. Selectivity in spread betting ranges from deciding optimum entry/exit points, stake siz - read more »

Poker Welcome Bonus of 200% with The Hippodrome Casino - 11 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Hippodrome Casino has officially launched its online poker room and to celebrate, is welcoming new players with a fantastic 200% Welcome Bonus up to the value of Ł800 and FREE entry upon registration to the first time player Ł10k freeroll. Sign up toda - read more »

PokerTek to Showcase PokerPro to Industry Leaders at G2E Asia - 04 June 2011
MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PokerTek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEK) is partnering with Matsui Gaming to showcase PokerPro to gaming leaders at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia in Macau June 7-9. Interested visitors should visit stand #637 to see the newest PokerPro tournament software, Tournaments P - read more »

Online Poker Shutdowns Escalate after PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker: Ten More Sites Affected, Some Based in Canada, Reports Poker.ca - 04 June 2011
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Poker.ca (http://www.poker.ca) reports that ten more online poker and online gambling sites have been seized by the American government pending charges of alleged illegal activities. This shutdown comes on the heels of the April 15 news that PokerStars and Full Ti - read more »

How to Plan Your Exit from Your Next Trade - City Index - 04 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When it comes to spread betting on the financial markets, our instincts are not always wrong but they are not always right either. You could make 50 pounds on one hunch but lose 100 on another, and you would have learnt nothing to aid your future trading in the process. - read more »

Thunder Valley Casino Resort Gives Away Over $11 Million in May - 04 June 2011
LINCOLN, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With its eight year anniversary just a week away, Thunder Valley Casino Resort has pulled out all the stops by giving away $11,198,052.00 in the month of May. There will be more opportunities to win all month long as the $1,000,000 Lucky You Giveaway continues through Jun - read more »

Marriott International to Speak at Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference on June 7; Remarks to be Webcast - 04 June 2011
BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arne Sorenson, president and chief operating officer for Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR), will speak at the 2011 Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference to be held on Tuesday, June 7. Mr. Sorenson's presentation will be at approximately 12 - read more »

MGM Resorts International Management to Present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference - 04 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation Monday, June 6th at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at: http://www - read more »

Pinnacle Entertainment to Present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference - 04 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) management will present on Monday, June 6 at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference in New York, NY. A copy of the presentation will be accessible at the Investor Relations section of the Company's corporate webs - read more »

MGM Resorts International and Ms. Pansy Ho Announce Completion of MGM China Holdings Limited Initial Public Offering - 04 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), Ms. Pansy Ho and MGM China Holdings Limited (SEHK: 2282) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced initial public offering of 760 million shares, representing 20% of the post issuance base capital stock of MGM C - read more »

Betfred Confirms the Successful Acquisition of the Tote for GBP265m - 04 June 2011
LONDON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Racing to Benefit From More Than GBP155m Over 7 Years Betfred is pleased to confirm that it has entered into binding contracts with the Secretary of State for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to acquire the successor company to The Horserace Totalisat - read more »

SkyWire Media, Inc. is Awarded Patent on Mobile Offers, Coupons, Trigger Events and Viral Messages - 03 June 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SkyWire® Media, Inc., a nationwide SMS Mobile Marketing and Mobile Application Development company, announced that it was awarded a new patent which includes ad-hoc, pre-scheduled SMS trigger events and viral messaging capabilities. The United States - read more »

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces Rolling Chip Turnover for May 2011 of US$1.362 Billion - 03 June 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 May 201 - read more »

Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Against WMS Industries, Inc. - 03 June 2011
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bernstein Liebhard LLP today announced that a lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class (the “Class”) of investors who purchased WMS Industries, Inc. (“WMS” or the “Com - read more »

What are the FTSE 100 and the Dow Jones? - City Index - 03 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Financial spread betting requires a detailed understanding of the markets being speculated on. It is very important to know the cause and effect of rising and falling markets, so you can react accordingly. It is of equal importance to know what the markets actually mean. - read more »

Spread Betting Spotlight on June with City Index’s Sandy Jadeja - 03 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Traders speculating on the financial markets during early June should do so with care, according to spread betting expert Sandy Jadeja, Chief Technical Analyst at City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/). “Stock indices have negated recent declines and look set t - read more »

Betware launches Mobile Lotto Solution with the Icelandic Lottery - 03 June 2011
REYKJAVIK, Iceland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading developer of interactive gaming solutions, Betware, together with ĂŤslensk Getspá, Iceland’s National Lottery - have today announced the launch of the Betware Mobile Solution which will open up a new and exciting way for lottery players to - read more »

Pennsylvania Slots Revenue Figures Released for May - 03 June 2011
Fourth Highest Month in Pennsylvania History HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that slot machine revenue in May was $205.5 million, the fourth highest month for slot revenue recorded in Pennsylvania since the opening of casinos in 2006. May - read more »

Boyd Gaming Names Rutherford General Manager of Par-A-Dice - 03 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced that Cori Rutherford has been named Vice President and General Manager of Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030219/BOYDLOGO) Rutherford, 37, was previously Director of Operations at the - read more »

Cash 5 Ticket Worth $225,000 Sold in Northampton County - 03 June 2011
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 from the June 1 drawing was sold at Choidas Belfast Deli, 500 Belfast Road, Nazareth, Northampton County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 08-19-30-31-43, to win a jackpot of $225,000, less 25-percent - read more »

Titan Poker Stages Hot Sit 'N' Go Tournament Promotion - 03 June 2011
LONDON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over $105,000 in Prize Money Will be Awarded During June's Sit 'N' Go Heat Promotion to Players who Prefer sit 'n' go Poker Tournaments. Titanpoker.com (http://www.titanpoker.com/), the leading online poker room in Europe, is devoting the month of June to poker - read more »

IGT Enters Agreement With Multi-State Lottery Association for Wide Area Progressive Link Between Delaware, Rhode Island and West Virginia - 03 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) to facilitate IGT's first interstate wide area progressive (WAP) link between the lottery jurisdictions of Delaware, Rhode Island and West V - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Announces Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results - 03 June 2011
ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) (the "Company") today reported financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended April 24, 2011. Marking a year of accomplishment, during fiscal year 2011, the Company: -- Completed the acquisition of Rainbow - read more »

Scientific Games to Present at Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming and Leisure Conference - 03 June 2011
NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that Jeffrey S. Lipkin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming and Leisure Conference at the Goldman Sachs Conference Center in New York, NY on Monday, June - read more »

Gambling Legislation Will Lead to Political Corruption & Crime Syndicate Infiltration - 03 June 2011
Chicago will soon become the Las Vegas of the Midwest CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Crime Commission is warning that if the gambling legislation that passed in the Illinois legislature becomes law, political corruption and Crime Syndicate infiltration will follow. Additionally, while - read more »

IGT Supplies NeoGames With Top-Licensed Brands for New Online Instant Win and Scratch Card Games - 03 June 2011
SLIEMA, Malta, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGames announced today an agreement with International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) to sub-license their top licensed brands, including MONOPOLY, for the creation of online instant win and scratch card games. The agreement is a first of its kind for IGT's Interact - read more »

Marnell Senior Financial Officer Retiring - 02 June 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marnell Companies announced today that James A. Barrett, Jr. (Jay), its senior financial officer and member of the Board of Directors, is retiring from the company, effective July 1, 2011. Barrett, who has served in these positions for almost 30 years, plans to devote - read more »

Expecting the Unexpected in Financial Spread Betting - City Index - 02 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- No one can truly predict the financial markets. Even with all the market research in the world, a sudden event such as the earthquake in Japan can throw the markets into disarray. In spread betting (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/spread-betting/), while such volatility can c - read more »

GamblingCity.net Assesses Las Vegas Casino Trends and Concludes Online Casino Bonuses as Important as Live Casino Comps - 02 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following recent declines in revenue of many Vegas casinos, popular internet gambling portal, GamblingCity.net, assessed the link between bonus incentives and casino success. The site’s financial analysts concluded that, as with live casinos, online casinos su - read more »

Penn National Gaming Acquires M Resort - 02 June 2011
LAS VEGAS & WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) announced today that following its October 2010 purchase of all of the outstanding debt of M Resort for $230.5 million and the receipt of requisite regulatory approvals, it has acquired the business in ex - read more »

Bally Technologies to Showcase Latest Innovations at G2E Asia 2011 June 8-9 in Macau - 02 June 2011
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, table-management, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, will spotlight an extensive collection of games and systems products at the G2E - read more »

Visitors Pack Atlantic City for the Weekend, Enjoy Attractions and Cleanliness - 02 June 2011
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The unofficial start of the summer season, Memorial Day Weekend, brought summery weather and masses of tourists to Atlantic City. According to statistics from South Jersey Transportation Authority, traffic headed toward Atlantic City for the long weekend, Friday throu - read more »

International Game Technology to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference 2011 - 02 June 2011
LAS VEGAS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will participate in the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference 2011 on June 6 and 7, 2011 in New York, N.Y. About IGT International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design, development and - read more »

Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Deadline Extended to End of Year - 02 June 2011
School District Property Tax Bills to be Eliminated for 120,000 Senior Homeowners HARRISBURG, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The deadline to apply for Pennsylvania's Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for older adults and residents with disabilities has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. "Property ta - read more »

Sol Casinos Selects Inventory and Procurement Solution by Agilysys - 02 June 2011
CLEVELAND, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced that Sol Casinos in Tucson, Ariz. has selected the Stratton Warren System inventory and procurement solution to streamline operations at Ca - read more »

Sterling Sliver 3D Slots Launches a New Dimension in Online Gaming at JackpotCity.com - 02 June 2011
VILLA, Malta, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - JackpotCity.com Online Casino Launches the Next Step in the Evolution of Online Gaming, the 3D Video Slot Game JackpotCity.com Online Casino http://www.jackpotcity.com/uk/ has announced that it will be releasing the next step in the online gaming revolut - read more »

CastleCasino.com Increases First Deposit Bonus Up to Ł100 - 02 June 2011
London, United Kingdom, June 01, 2011 --(PR.com)-- CastleCasino.com, one of the internet’s leading live casinos has today announced that they have increased their first deposit bonus all the way up to £100. The bonus, which has doubled from £50, now enables players to claim more upon registration, pr - read more »

Research and Markets: Great Britain Casino and Gaming Industry- 2011 Edition - 01 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/22bea3/great_britain_casi) has announced the addition of the "Great Britain Casino and Gaming Industry" report to their offering. Great Britain gambling industry is very strong, accounting for a major - read more »

Research and Markets: Europe Gambling - Focus on Great Britain - 01 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2d8fdc/europe_gambling) has announced the addition of the "Europe Gambling - Focus on Great Britain" report to their offering. The European lottery and betting industry counts among one of the worlds - read more »

Research and Markets: China Casino and Gaming Sector: An Essential Report - 01 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/851544/china_casino_and_g) has announced the addition of the "China Casino and Gaming Sector" report to their offering. The report on China Casino and Gaming Sector gives an overview of the Global - read more »

Research and Markets: Global Casino and Gaming Industry - Edition 2011 - 01 June 2011
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82aa40/global_casino_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Casino and Gaming Industry - Edition 2011" report to their offering. The present report on Global casino and gaming industry discusses - read more »

City Index Company Reporting Calendar 31st May 2011 - 01 June 2011
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Every Friday, spread betting and CFD trading provider City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/) publishes a calendar of the major UK and US trading announcements for the following week. With everything from quarterly results to AGMs included, you can use the company repor - read more »

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Will Report FY 2011 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results - 01 June 2011
ST. LOUIS, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end of fiscal year 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, June 2, and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast to discuss results - read more »

Cash 5 Ticket Worth $225,000 Sold in Pike County - 01 June 2011
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 from the May 28 drawing was sold at Hilltop Xtra Mart, Route 6 and Interstate 84, Milford, Pike County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 11-14-20-28-30, to win a jackpot of $225,000, less 25-percent f - read more »