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ian 29th February 2016 11:30 AM

CASINO NEWS: 29th February - 6th March
India: President suggests thorough revision of penal code
<i>"Crimes in the cyberspace like email spoofing, financial fraud, online gambling, match fixing, cyber defamation and cyber stalking call for an ingenuous and proactive response from the law providers,"</i>

Paddy Power Betfair PLC Ord Eur0.09 & Mediclinic International PLC Set To Storm The FTSE 100

Aspers Casino offer lets Westfield Stratford shoppers park for free

Macau had more MICE events in 2015, fewer participants

Melco Crown finances not to improve near term: Moody’s

Louis XIII hotel named ‘The 13’, firm to change name



Aquis Entertainment faces opposition to its pokies proposal for Canberra Casino

Clubs wary of casino pokie threat
<i>"Currently the ACT's 4500 poker machines are all housed in pub and club venues. But Aquis has lodged a proposal with the government to liberalise the market and allow 500 pokies to be housed in the casino for the first time."</i>

<b>Australian voters are opposed to online in-play liberalization; leaked poll</b>

Mohegan Sun lands license to develop $5 billion resort casino in South Korea

<b>Kahlon: Everyone knows there won't be a casino in Eilat</b>

Novomatic, Sazka Group join hands in Casinos Austria

CASAG: NOVOMATIC and Sazka Group formed partnership

Singapore - 4 years' jail for man who stole S$900,000 worth of casino chips

ian 1st March 2016 12:49 AM

Tuesday 1st March
Reuters: Macau posts best gambling revenue result in 20 months

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Macau's February gaming win MOP 19.52b. Additional resorts/extra day fail to halt 21 month YoY decline by just 0.1% <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Gaming floor (@Gamingfloor) <a href="">March 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
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<b>Adelson Mother Jones Profile Previews Macau's Trial Of The Century - Live From Las Vegas</b>

Sheldon Adelson Bets It All

Neptune Group reports net loss of HK$257 million

<b>Paddy Power 'encouraged gambler until he lost his home, jobs and family'</b>

Paddy Power admits it told staff to encourage a possible gambling addict to keep gambling

Lessons to be learned from failures at Paddy Power Group

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Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian destroyed MGM. Why was he honored at the Oscars?

Empire Resorts to Document Construction of Montreign Resort Casino

<b>Hong Kong Jockey Club won’t take bets on cash-rich Chinese Super League over corruption fears</b>
<i>"In 2013 the Chinese Football Association fined 12 teams and punished 58 current and former officials, players and referees for their involvement in match-fixing and bribery. Thirty-three people were banned for life."</i>

Manila - Synectics plc Contract Win

Rush Street Gaming Teams with Poker Pro Matt Glantz

ian 2nd March 2016 01:02 PM

Wednesday 2nd March
Las Vegas Sands, MGM, Wynn Jump As Macau Recovery Nears

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Stock Closed Higher on Macau Gaming Revenue
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Macau casino operator stocks up 2 to 7% in HK. February revenue decline less than expected <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Gaming floor (@Gamingfloor) <a href="">March 2, 2016</a></blockquote>
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Tasmania - Anti-poker machine activists release interactive map showing harmful effects

No machines = healthier communities

Australia - Tatts and Tabcorp have lost their bid for a $1.2 billion poker machine payout

<b>Manila - 'Casinos lobbied for exclusion from AMLA'</b>

Pagcor launches probe into $100-M money laundering

Игорная зона «Азов-Сити» может работать до конца 2018 года
Casinos in the Russian gambling zone of Azov City may remain open until the end of 2018.

“First of its kind” US$5 billion resort to be built at Incheon International Airport


<b>U.K. Greyhound Racing</b>
Greyhounds’ welfare should not be at bookmakers’ whim, say MPs

A third of all racing Greyhounds ‘unaccounted for’ annually: industry must up welfare standards, say MPs

MPs have called on bookmakers to do more to protect the welfare of greyhounds

GBGB Response to the EFRA Select Committee report on Greyhound Welfare

Greyhound welfare - Second Report of Session 2015–16


<b>U.S. Election betting</b>
Poker Player Jamie Gold Appears On Fox News To Explain Election Betting Lines

Poker champion reveals his election 2016 betting odds

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Man allegedly stabbed outside Milton Keynes casino and Thames Valley Police appeal for information

<b>Remember E.R.N.I.E.? - 1973 | The Archivist Presents | 1 March 16</b>
Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment -

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<b>Fear and loathing in Las Vegas – the TRUMP 2016 edition</b>

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<p><a href="">Fear and loathing in Las Vegas &ndash; the TRUMP 2016 edition</a> from <a href="">Miemo Penttinen</a> on <a href="">Vimeo</a>.</p></center>

ian 3rd March 2016 12:06 AM

Thursday 3rd March
<b>Canada's Amaya taps Moelis to provide independent valuation of company</b>

Amaya Special Committee Provides Information Update; Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Release Date

MGM Said Close to $1.13 Billion Sale of Las Vegas Mall to Simon

Tropicana to manage Trump Taj Mahal

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Atlantic City's Most Expensive Casino Ever To Re-Open This Summer, Owner Says

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Tasmanian gambling addicts receiving too little from government's support levy, specialist says

<b>Bookmakers face new racing right next year</b>

ian 4th March 2016 12:53 AM

Friday 4th March
<b>Amaya Rival Bids Face Hurdles in Competing Against CEO</b>

Amaya Inc restricting confidential information to CEO David Baazov as it awaits buyout offer

1st December 2014
The King Of Online Gambling (Is 34)


Scientific Games and JACK Entertainment Partner at Three Ohio Casinos with New Systems, Games and Cabinets

<b>California - Indian casinos report rising revenues, with largest sites flourishing</b>

Macau Skid Hits 21 Months Despite Chinese New Year Tourism Rise

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Launches “Fair Deal” Tip Program

<b>Report due in days could break deadlock on Caesars bankruptcy</b>

Tinian Dynasty to temporarily shut down due to “slow business”

CNMI's Tinian hotel shutting the door

Casinos used in human trafficking?

When did gambling become the nation’s new tipple?

Levy betting system replacement in Britain welcomed

Horseracing levy replacement tackles online betting loophole

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ian 5th March 2016 12:25 AM

Saturday 5th March
<b>Exclusive Private Preview Party in Dubai</b>

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Famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin lands at Hanover's Maryland Live casino

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tomorrow is the first <a href="">#LiftOffAtLIVE</a> drawing at <a href="">@MarylandLive</a>! Go to the casino for a chance to win a trip to space! <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) <a href="">March 4, 2016</a></blockquote>
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<b>Macau’s Economy Contracted By 20 Percent In 2015 As Its Casinos Suffered</b>

Casinos in Eilat? Don’t bet on it

ATM cards unlock surprise winnings for gambling companies

IKEA announces May 18 for its Las Vegas opening
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="">#BREAKING</a>: <a href="">@IKEAUSA</a> sets grand opening date for Las Vegas location. <a href=""></a> <a href="">@IKEALasVegas</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; FOX5 Las Vegas (@FOX5Vegas) <a href="">March 3, 2016</a></blockquote>
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<b>Champion Dietrich Fast - WPT L.A. Poker Classic Season 2015-2016</b>

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<b>2016 American Poker Awards - Interview with Kara Scott - Poker Presenter of the Year</b>

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ian 7th March 2016 01:08 AM

Sunday 6th March
<b>Paddy Power targeting minorities with betting machines, data suggests</b>

One gambler has passed up on the chance to win £250,000 by cashing in his bet on Leicester to take the Premier League title after they went five points clear at the top

It is really rich when bookmakers start to preach morality

FOBT's - The dark heart of the big bookies' dark trade

<b>Casino moguls tumble down Forbes world billionaire ranking</b>

<b>Shady dealings: triads ‘play major role’ in high-rolling Macau VIP casino rooms</b>
<i>"The study showed the *importance of mainland junkets as power brokers had grown stronger. This meant that Macau triads had lost full control, as they needed to collaborate with mainland gangsters to collect debts.</i> - British Journal of Criminology

Triad Organized Crime in Macau Casinos: Extra-Legal Governance and Entrepreneurship

Prince & pauper? Brothers’ same-day lotto wins boast vastly different prize money

Man wins $291 million in lottery, brother wins $7

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