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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
http://www.business-standard.com/art...2601249_1.html
<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>


<b>U.K.</b>
Paddy Power Betfair PLC Ord Eur0.09 & Mediclinic International PLC Set To Storm The FTSE 100
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/pa...090024886.html

Aspers Casino offer lets Westfield Stratford shoppers park for free
http://www.newhamrecorder.co.uk/news...free_1_4435572
www.aspersstratford.co.uk
https://twitter.com/AspersStratford


<b>Macau</b>
Macau had more MICE events in 2015, fewer participants
http://www.ggrasia.com/macau-had-mor...-participants/

Melco Crown finances not to improve near term: Moody’s
http://www.ggrasia.com/melco-crown-f...r-term-moodys/

Louis XIII hotel named ‘The 13’, firm to change name
http://www.ggrasia.com/louis-xiii-ho...o-change-name/
www.the13.com
www.lxiii.com
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=0577.HK

HUNG’S ‘ULTRA-LUXURY’ HOTEL NAMED ‘THE 13’
http://macaudailytimes.com.mo/hungs-...-named-13.html

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<b>Australia</b>
Aquis Entertainment faces opposition to its pokies proposal for Canberra Casino
http://agbrief.com/news/aquis-entert...anberra-casino
www.aquisentertainment.com
www.casinocanberra.com.au
http://www.facebook.com/Casino-Canbe...4479321718863/
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AQS.AX

Clubs wary of casino pokie threat
http://www.afr.com/business/gambling...160229-gn66hl?
<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>
http://agbrief.com/news/australian-v...on-leaked-poll
www.crosbytextor.com


Mohegan Sun lands license to develop $5 billion resort casino in South Korea
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.s...ense_to_d.html


<b>Kahlon: Everyone knows there won't be a casino in Eilat</b>
http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-k...lat-1001106951


Novomatic, Sazka Group join hands in Casinos Austria
http://www.ggrasia.com/novomatic-saz...sinos-austria/
www.novomatic.com
www.sazka.cz
www.linkedin.com/company/sazka-a-s
www.casinoa.at
www.casinosaustriainternational.com

CASAG: NOVOMATIC and Sazka Group formed partnership
http://www.novomatic.com/en/company/...ed-partnership


Singapore - 4 years' jail for man who stole S$900,000 worth of casino chips
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/.../2559162.html?

ian 1st March 2016 12:49 AM

Tuesday 1st March
 
<b>Macau</b>
Reuters: Macau posts best gambling revenue result in 20 months
http://www.reuters.com/article/macau...-idUSENNG2O0S8
http://www.dicj.gov.mo/web/en/inform...016/index.html

<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="https://t.co/AMKY2nJPUk">https://t.co/AMKY2nJPUk</a></p>&mdash; Gaming floor (@Gamingfloor) <a href="https://twitter.com/Gamingfloor/status/704605572243415040">March 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/24135934705/in/photolist-BPqwBV-wE3zUp-CLNYvg-wYKYjd-x13yfk-r8AsHj-qmHNmv" title="Macau Gaming Revenues 2009 - 2015"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1494/24135934705_447802ce84_c.jpg" width="800" height="272" alt="Macau Gaming Revenues 2009 - 2015"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>

<b>Adelson Mother Jones Profile Previews Macau's Trial Of The Century - Live From Las Vegas</b>
http://www.forbes.com/sites/muhammad.../#634a63226c6f

Sheldon Adelson Bets It All
http://m.motherjones.com/politics/20...asinos-lawsuit

Neptune Group reports net loss of HK$257 million
http://agbrief.com/news/neptune-grou...-hk257-million
www.neptunegroup.com.hk


<b>Paddy Power 'encouraged gambler until he lost his home, jobs and family'</b>
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2...mission-report

Paddy Power admits it told staff to encourage a possible gambling addict to keep gambling
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/bu...-a6903336.html
www.paddypowerplc.com

Lessons to be learned from failures at Paddy Power Group
http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk...wer-Group.aspx
http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk...ruary-2016.pdf

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/8339443845" title="Sign of the Times"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8361/8339443845_9cf1806d49_c.jpg" width="800" height="600" alt="Sign of the Times"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian destroyed MGM. Why was he honored at the Oscars?
http://www.latimes.com/business/hilt...28-column.html


Empire Resorts to Document Construction of Montreign Resort Casino
http://www.businesswire.com/news/hom...0229005235/en/
https://montreign.com
www.empireresorts.com
http://oxblue.com/open/lpciminelli/montreigncasino


<b>Hong Kong Jockey Club won’t take bets on cash-rich Chinese Super League over corruption fears</b>
http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/art...e-super-league
<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
http://www.investegate.co.uk/synecti...240700079196P/
www.synecticsplc.com
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=SNX.L


Rush Street Gaming Teams with Poker Pro Matt Glantz
http://www.businesswire.com/news/hom...Poker-Pro-Matt
www.rushstreetgaming.com

ian 2nd March 2016 01:02 PM

Wednesday 2nd March
 
Las Vegas Sands, MGM, Wynn Jump As Macau Recovery Nears
http://www.investors.com/news/sands-...LLED&ven=yahoo

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Stock Closed Higher on Macau Gaming Revenue
http://www.thestreet.com/story/13478...o&cm_ven=YAHOO
<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="https://t.co/WxrAa0CPy5">https://t.co/WxrAa0CPy5</a></p>&mdash; Gaming floor (@Gamingfloor) <a href="https://twitter.com/Gamingfloor/status/704961644221353984">March 2, 2016</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/25073493549/in/dateposted-public/" title="Venetian &amp; City of Dreams"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1477/25073493549_9f39b27027_b.jpg" width="650" height="373" alt="Venetian &amp; City of Dreams"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


Tasmania - Anti-poker machine activists release interactive map showing harmful effects
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-0...ve-map/7214170

No machines = healthier communities
https://www.anglicare-tas.org.au/pag...er-communities
https://www.anglicare-tas.org.au
www.pokermachinescauseharm.org.au/in_your_area/


Australia - Tatts and Tabcorp have lost their bid for a $1.2 billion poker machine payout
http://www.businessinsider.com.au/ta...payout-2016-3?
www.tattsgroup.com
www.tabcorp.com.au


<b>Manila - 'Casinos lobbied for exclusion from AMLA'</b>
http://news.abs-cbn.com/nation/03/02...ion-from-amla?

Pagcor launches probe into $100-M money laundering
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/03/...ey-laundering/


Игорная зона «Азов-Сити» может работать до конца 2018 года
http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2925361
Casinos in the Russian gambling zone of Azov City may remain open until the end of 2018.
www.oracul-casino.com
www.shambalacasino.ru
www.azov-city-gr.ru


“First of its kind” US$5 billion resort to be built at Incheon International Airport
http://www.moodiereport.com/document.php?doc_id=46622

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<b>U.K. Greyhound Racing</b>
Greyhounds’ welfare should not be at bookmakers’ whim, say MPs
http://www.dogworld.co.uk/product.php/154028

A third of all racing Greyhounds ‘unaccounted for’ annually: industry must up welfare standards, say MPs
http://www.dogworld.co.uk/product.php/153823?rss=true

MPs have called on bookmakers to do more to protect the welfare of greyhounds
http://www.politicshome.com/culture-...-bookmakers-do

GBGB Response to the EFRA Select Committee report on Greyhound Welfare
http://www.gbgb.org.uk/news/2/2016/2...yhound-Welfare
www.gbgb.org.uk

Greyhound welfare - Second Report of Session 2015–16
http://www.publications.parliament.u...ru/478/478.pdf

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<b>U.S. Election betting</b>
Poker Player Jamie Gold Appears On Fox News To Explain Election Betting Lines
http://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news...-betting-lines

Poker champion reveals his election 2016 betting odds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXg18tP9R_E

<center><iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/eXg18tP9R_E" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center>

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/25052135589/in/dateposted-public/" title="U.S. Presidential Election odds - 1st March 2016"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1461/25052135589_cf788fb6fb_c.jpg" width="800" height="126" alt="U.S. Presidential Election odds - 1st March 2016"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


Man allegedly stabbed outside Milton Keynes casino and Thames Valley Police appeal for information
http://www.onemk.co.uk/Man-allegedly...ail/story.html
www.thecasinomk.co.uk


<b>Remember E.R.N.I.E.? - 1973 | The Archivist Presents | 1 March 16</b>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEYAGmnf78g
Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment - www.nsandi.com/ernie
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premium_Bond

<center><iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZEYAGmnf78g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center>


<b>Fear and loathing in Las Vegas – the TRUMP 2016 edition</b>
https://vimeo.com/157333301

<center><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/157333301" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>
<p><a href="https://vimeo.com/157333301">Fear and loathing in Las Vegas &ndash; the TRUMP 2016 edition</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/miemo">Miemo Penttinen</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">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>
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/canada...223702923.html
www.amaya.com
www.moelis.com

Amaya Special Committee Provides Information Update; Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Release Date
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/amaya-...115500615.html


MGM Said Close to $1.13 Billion Sale of Las Vegas Mall to Simon
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...=yhoo.headline
www.theshopsatcrystals.com
https://twitter.com/crystalslv


Tropicana to manage Trump Taj Mahal
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...300229436.html
www.trumptaj.com
www.tropicana.net

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/25361025601/in/dateposted-public/" title="Tropicana Entertainment"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1664/25361025601_043ea21661_b.jpg" width="800" height="175" alt="Tropicana Entertainment"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


Atlantic City's Most Expensive Casino Ever To Re-Open This Summer, Owner Says
http://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news...er-owner-says?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revel_Atlantic_City

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/132635921@N05/24403636719/" title="How Atlantic City went from a bustling tourist hub to a ghost town"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1688/24403636719_40f60bb10b_o.jpg" width="559" height="373" alt="How Atlantic City went from a bustling tourist hub to a ghost town"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


Tasmanian gambling addicts receiving too little from government's support levy, specialist says
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-0...-fund/7216060?


<b>Bookmakers face new racing right next year</b>
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/...ht-next-year/?
www.britishhorseracing.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britis...cing_Authority

ian 4th March 2016 12:53 AM

Friday 4th March
 
<b>Amaya Rival Bids Face Hurdles in Competing Against CEO</b>
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...=yhoo.headline

Amaya Inc restricting confidential information to CEO David Baazov as it awaits buyout offer
http://business.financialpost.com/in...s-buyout-offer
http://www.bloomberg.com/profiles/pe...9-david-baazov

1st December 2014
The King Of Online Gambling (Is 34)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanva.../#410700082b23

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Scientific Games and JACK Entertainment Partner at Three Ohio Casinos with New Systems, Games and Cabinets
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...300229827.html
www.rock-gaming.com
www.JACKEntertainment.com
https://twitter.com/JACKEnt
www.scientificgames.com
https://twitter.com/ScientificGames


<b>California - Indian casinos report rising revenues, with largest sites flourishing</b>
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/53...ues?artslide=0


Macau Skid Hits 21 Months Despite Chinese New Year Tourism Rise
http://www.forbes.com/sites/muhammad...r-tourism-rise


The Massachusetts Gaming Commission Launches “Fair Deal” Tip Program
http://massgaming.com/blog-post/the-...l-tip-program/
https://twitter.com/MassGamingComm


<b>Report due in days could break deadlock on Caesars bankruptcy</b>
http://www.reuters.com/article/caesa...-idUSL2N15W2KS


Tinian Dynasty to temporarily shut down due to “slow business”
http://agbrief.com/news/tinian-dynas...iness%E2%80%9D
www.tiniandynasty.com

CNMI's Tinian hotel shutting the door
http://www.radionz.co.nz/internation...tting-the-door


Casinos used in human trafficking?
http://news.abs-cbn.com/video/busine...n-trafficking?


<b>U.K.</b>
When did gambling become the nation’s new tipple?
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/...-a6910061.html

Levy betting system replacement in Britain welcomed
http://www.irishtimes.com/sport/raci...omed-1.2558725

Horseracing levy replacement tackles online betting loophole
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/28f3d2ee-e...a2a889797.html

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" data-header="true" data-footer="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/24854423944/in/dateposted-public/" title="Bookmakers - Offshore profits Levy"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1515/24854423944_bb019c6d84_c.jpg" width="800" height="300" alt="Bookmakers - Offshore profits Levy"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>

ian 5th March 2016 12:25 AM

Saturday 5th March
 
<b>Exclusive Private Preview Party in Dubai</b>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpMdkpmXwYk
www.lxiii.com
www.the13.com

<center><iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lpMdkpmXwYk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center>


Famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin lands at Hanover's Maryland Live casino
http://www.capitalgazette.com/maryla...303-story.html
www.marylandlivecasino.com
http://www.marylandlivecasino.com/pr...trip-to-space/
https://twitter.com/MarylandLive

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" data-header="true" data-footer="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/24880515284/in/dateposted-public/" title="Maryland Live! - SpaceTrip"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1467/24880515284_36dbfcac53_c.jpg" width="800" height="358" alt="Maryland Live! - SpaceTrip"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tomorrow is the first <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LiftOffAtLIVE?src=hash">#LiftOffAtLIVE</a> drawing at <a href="https://twitter.com/MarylandLive">@MarylandLive</a>! Go to the casino for a chance to win a trip to space! <a href="https://t.co/W0ycOhW135">pic.twitter.com/W0ycOhW135</a></p>&mdash; Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheRealBuzz/status/705764389224374272">March 4, 2016</a></blockquote>
<script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>


<b>Macau’s Economy Contracted By 20 Percent In 2015 As Its Casinos Suffered</b>
http://www.ibtimes.com/macaus-econom...ffered-2329657


Casinos in Eilat? Don’t bet on it
http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/c...563b00aba.html


ATM cards unlock surprise winnings for gambling companies
http://www.smh.com.au/business/atm-c...02-gn923r.html
www.emerchants.com.au
https://www.facebook.com/emerchants


IKEA announces May 18 for its Las Vegas opening
http://news3lv.com/news/local/ikea-a...-vegas-opening
http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_US/grand-o...gas/index.html
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BREAKING?src=hash">#BREAKING</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/IKEAUSA">@IKEAUSA</a> sets grand opening date for Las Vegas location. <a href="https://t.co/dJZhgBBxG6">https://t.co/dJZhgBBxG6</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/IKEALasVegas">@IKEALasVegas</a> <a href="https://t.co/EfHB1h6VxI">pic.twitter.com/EfHB1h6VxI</a></p>&mdash; FOX5 Las Vegas (@FOX5Vegas) <a href="https://twitter.com/FOX5Vegas/status/705414480675545088">March 3, 2016</a></blockquote>
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<b>Champion Dietrich Fast - WPT L.A. Poker Classic Season 2015-2016</b>
https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldp...r/25467141176/
www.lapcnews.com
http://www.commercecasino.com/tourna...poker-classic/

<center><a data-flickr-embed="true" data-header="true" data-footer="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldpokertour/25467141176/" title="Champion Dietrich Fast"><img src="https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1524/25467141176_6a4059f169_c.jpg" width="800" height="532" alt="Champion Dietrich Fast"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script></center>


<b>2016 American Poker Awards - Interview with Kara Scott - Poker Presenter of the Year</b>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L3_88oTULI

<center><iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4L3_88oTULI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center>

ian 7th March 2016 01:08 AM

Sunday 6th March
 
<U.K.</b>
<b>Paddy Power targeting minorities with betting machines, data suggests</b>
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2...er-ethnic-mix?

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
http://www.goal.com/en/news/1862/pre...06/21049822/-?

It is really rich when bookmakers start to preach morality
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/hor...-morality.html


FOBT's - The dark heart of the big bookies' dark trade
http://www.independent.ie/opinion/co...34515016.html?


<b>Macau</b>
<b>Casino moguls tumble down Forbes world billionaire ranking</b>
http://macaubusinessdaily.com/Gaming...onaire-ranking

<b>Shady dealings: triads ‘play major role’ in high-rolling Macau VIP casino rooms</b>
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/p...ling-macau-vip
<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>
http://bjc.oxfordjournals.org/ - British Journal of Criminology

Triad Organized Crime in Macau Casinos: Extra-Legal Governance and Entrepreneurship
http://bjc.oxfordjournals.org/conten...zw014.abstract



Prince & pauper? Brothers’ same-day lotto wins boast vastly different prize money
https://www.rt.com/usa/334738-brothers-win-lottery/?

Man wins $291 million in lottery, brother wins $7
http://us.cnn.com/2016/03/05/us/brot...ry/index.html?
www.powerball.com


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