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U.K.
John Whittingdale becomes UK culture secretary
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainm...medium=twitter
http://www.gov.uk/government/organis...re-media-sport
https://twitter.com/dcms
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John Whittingdale - Member of Parliament for Maldon
https://www.flickr.com/photos/conser...s/16686391879/
www.johnwhittingdale.org.uk
https://twitter.com/jwhittingdale

Gambling Commission - Latest gambling prevalence data published 1.1.2015
http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk...published.aspx
http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk...rvey-data.aspx

Labour has one-point lead over Tories in final Guardian/ICM poll
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/...final-icm-poll
www.icmresearch.co.uk
http://www.icmunlimited.com/media-ce...tion-2015-poll

Betfred boss offers staff on minimum wage quick cash loans with 39.9% interest
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...inimum-5671186


Sporting Index reports big win during UK election
http://www.igamingbusiness.com/news/...g-uk-election?


Kelly reveals human cost of TV gambling
http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local...ling-1-7254329

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New Jersey - More people on food stamps thanks to casino closings, report says
http://www.nj.com/atlantic/index.ssf...port_says.html


Macau leader Dr Fernando Chui comes out fighting over future of gambling hub
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/e...ng-over-future
http://portal.gov.mo/web/guest/citizen


Philippines confiscates Tiger Resorts' $2.2 mln guarantee fee over delayed casino
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/...150511?rpc=401
www.universal-777.com/en/

Manila Bay Resorts
https://www.flickr.com/photos/gamingfloor/8877024054/

Manila Bay Resorts



Bill to legalize casinos mustn’t dump gambling addiction issue on govt
http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0002142320?


Caselli and O'Donnell Invite Us for iGaming Super Show 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO4xyqft76o
www.igamingsupershow.com


Land-Based Operators File Complaint Against Dutch Remote Gaming Bill ...and More!
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/land-...emote-van-oort


Ohio - Gamblers evenly split on allowing smoking in casinos
http://triblive.com/aande/gambling/8...casino-casinos


Derik Mooberry, Group Chief Executive of Gaming, Scientific Games Corporation
http://ggbnews.com/issue/vol-13-no-1...es-corporation



Computer squares off against professional poker players – and loses badly
http://www.zmescience.com/research/t...r-ai-11052015/

Poker Pros Rake In More Chips Than Carnegie Mellon's Artificial Intelligence Program During 80,000-Hand Contest
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...300080294.html
www.cs.cmu.edu/brains-vs-ai
www.riverscasino.com/pittsburgh/BrainsVsAI/

CMU Briains vs. AI
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CMU Briains Vs AI
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Caesars Holds Talks With U.S. Over Money-Laundering Probe
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...obe?cmpid=yhoo

Caesars Palace could face up to $20 million in federal fines
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/caesar...192545354.html


Wynn Resorts Biggest Shareholder T. Rowe Cuts Stake 40%
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...ows?cmpid=yhoo

Macau: Gaming Weakness Continues In May; Wynn’s Largest Shareholder Cut Stake
http://blogs.barrons.com/asiastocks/...rrons&ru=yahoo


Hooters Casino Hotel sold for $70 million
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/..._campaign=1490
www.hooterscasinohotel.com
https://twitter.com/HootersCasinoLV

Hooters Casino Hotel sold for $70 million - KSNV Las Vegas
http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/p...9548?wpid=6784

Hooters, Las Vegas - 2007
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Hooters, Las Vegas



James Packer's Barangaroo plan legally flawed, claims rival gambling operator Echo
http://www.watoday.com.au/nsw/james-...2-ggzmie.html?
www.barangaroo.com
www.crownsydney.com.au

James Packer's Crown could face legal challenge over Barangaroo, Echo Entertainment says
http://www.afr.com/real-estate/comme...0150512-ggzt9o

Crown Sydney
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Crown Sydney


Tinian casino investor says military plans could limit investment
http://www.radionz.co.nz/internation...it-investment?


Wynn, Sands apply to leave NV Energy
http://www.reviewjournal.com/busines...eave-nv-energy
www.nvenergy.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NV_Energy


Singapore has no plans for more casino licences: minister
http://www.ggrasia.com/spore-has-no-...nces-minister/


Grand Korea 1Q net profit slips 14 pct on upped costs
http://www.ggrasia.com/grand-korea-1...n-upped-costs/
www.7luck.com
www.grandkorea.com

Seven Luck Casino
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=120H-pBdOWI




Royal Flush Girls Jeannie and Dalia
https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldp...r/16898344544/
www.worldpokertour.com
www.hollandcasino.nl/nl/vestigingen/amsterdam

Royal Flush Girls Jeannie and Dalia



Monaco Grand Prix - 1929 to late 1960's
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLDHZ...mitXLf-_6Q2GKa

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2 massive casinos are about to open in Macau, and they could end up being one giant disaster
http://uk.businessinsider.com/galaxy...-awful-2015-5?
www.galaxymacau.com
www.broadwaymacau.com.mo

Galaxy & Broadway Macau
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Galaxy & Broadway Macau



Philippines threatens to suspend Japanese tycoon's casino license
http://www.japantoday.com/category/b...casino-license


Riviera liquidation sale preview - KSNV Las Vegas
http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/p...no_2&wpid=6784
http://rivierahotel.webs.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riviera_(hotel_and_casino)



Want a piece of history? Riviera liquidation sale begins Thursday
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/may...uidation-sale/

$3 MILLION LIQUIDATION - RIVIERA HOTEL & CASINO LIQUIDATION
http://www.nclsales.com/liquidation-...el-and-casino/


Nevada Sen. Harry Reid Thinks Internet Poker Should Get RAWA Carve-Out
http://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news...rawa-carve-out


U.K.
Sporting child prodigies prone to gambling addiction
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/pict...addiction.html

Top Tory to push for more 'crack cocaine' gambling machines in motorway services and arcades
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...-crack-5688381

Ladbrokes named SPFL sponsor in deal worth £2million over two years with all competitions to be named after bookmaker
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/foo...bookmaker.html

SPFL announces Ladbrokes as title sponsor
http://spfl.co.uk/news/article/spfl-...title-sponsor/


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International Game Technology PLC Reports First Quarter 2015 Results For Predecessor Companies
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea...300082006.html
www.igt.com
http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=IGT

GTECH IGT logos
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GTECH IGT logos



Clairvest exits Casino New Brunswick through C$95m sale
https://www.altassets.net/private-eq...95m-sale.html?
www.sonco.ca - Sonco Gaming
www.casinonb.ca - Casino New Brunswick
www.gcgaming.com - Great canadian gaming
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casino_New_Brunswick


2 massive casinos are about to open in Macau, and they could end up being one giant disaster
http://uk.businessinsider.com/galaxy...-awful-2015-5?
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Atlantic City casino revenue falls 16% in April
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/n...695f379b6.html
http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/docs/Financ...essRelease.pdf
http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/docs/Financ...504revenue.pdf



Riviera operators get initial approval to run Westgate
http://vegasinc.com/business/gaming/...l-run-westgat/
www.paragongaming.com
https://twitter.com/ParagonGaming
http://westgateresorts.com/las-vegas-resort-and-casino/
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Iowa - Isle of Capri breaks ground on Bettendorf land-based casino
http://www.qconline.com/news/local/i...d47e062a3.html
http://bettendorf.isleofcapricasinos.com
https://twitter.com/islecasinobt
https://www.facebook.com/IsleCasinoBT

Groundbreaking for Isle land-based casino - WHBF
http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/p...no_2&wpid=6784

Isle of Capri Bettendorf
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Isle of Capri Bettendorf



Problem & Responsible Gambling
Prime Minister supports Sheffield family’s gambling campaign
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/busine...aign-1-7258470

Gambling addiction in 18 to 24 year olds grows: Playing poker machines 'part of becoming an adult'
http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/gambling-a...14-gh1igh.html
www.problemgambling.gov.au


Coventry girl is more independent after receiving new powered wheelchair
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/new...after-9258855?
www.chipscharity.org


Nevada & California
Record low water levels predicted for Lake Mead
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/290478...es-mead-powell
http://lakemead.water-data.com/

It's not just California: the whole Southwest is facing a growing water crunch
http://www.vox.com/2015/5/12/8593707...-water-arizona

Hoover Pano
https://www.flickr.com/photos/evanffitzer/17590356176/

Hoover Pano


Glen Canyon Dam at Page, Arizona
https://www.flickr.com/photos/23437487@N00/17536817752

Dam People



Christmas Island looks to replace detention centre income with high-rollers' casino
http://www.9news.com.au/national/201...mbling-licence
"The Christmas Island Resort ran as a casino from 1993 to 1998, when the government cancelled its licence."
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Staff costs weigh on Macau Legend first quarter results
http://www.ggrasia.com/staff-costs-w...arter-results/
"Hong Kong-listed Macau Legend said total gross gaming revenue of gaming tables decreased by 53.8 percent year-on-year to HKD1.1 billion in the first three months of 2015."
www.macaulegend.com
www.babyloncasinomacau.com/en/
www.landmarkhotel.com.mo
www.fishermanswharf.com.mo/

Fisherman's Wharf Macau
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Fisherman's Wharf Macau



Genting Sing profit dips 73 pct on VIP gloom: analysts
http://www.ggrasia.com/genting-sing-...loom-analysts/


STDM Portuguese casino operations lose MOP18.5 mln
http://macaubusinessdaily.com/Gaming...ose-MOP185-mln
www.estoril-solsgps.com
www.casino-estoril.pt
www.casino-lisboa.pt
www.casino-povoa.com

Casino Estoril - Portugal
https://www.flickr.com/photos/76073860@N06/9346576036/

Casino Estoril and its garden... [Estoril, Portugal - 2015]



Online gambling firm GVC bids for rival Bwin.Party
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/0...0O012V20150515
www.gvc-plc.com
www.bwinparty.com
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/quotes/BPTY.L+GVC.L

GVC plots bold reverse takeover of Bwin.party
http://www.ft.com/fastft/324022/gvc-...-of-bwin.party

GVC Holdings - bwin.party
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GVC Holdings - bwin.party


Want to bet on how Atlantic City casino revenue is doing?
http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf..._is_doing.html


New Federal Gambling Indictment Seeks to Charge Phua with Conspiracy
http://www.pokernews.com/news/2015/0...racy-21558.htm


Riviera casino liquidated piece by piece
http://www.seattletimes.com/business...ece-by-piece/?


Court ruling puts German licences in jeopardy
http://www.igamingbusiness.com/news/...es-jeopardy-0?


San Diego: Police search for missing couple last seen at casino
http://www.examiner.com/article/poli...een-at-casino?


Nordic backgammon competition hailed as the world’s toughest
http://cphpost.dk/news/nordic-backga.../0412953.html?






Incheon Free Economic Zone in South Korea. It's not just about casinos.
[ Korean Free Economic Zone ] IFEZ (Incheon Free Economic Zone)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8p-VxgpdmE

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Home of casino heir Ted Binion back on the market — PHOTOS
http://www.reviewjournal.com/real-es...-market-photos
2408 Palomino Lane - $999,995
http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/24.../7014029_zpid/

48 HOURS MYSTERY - TED BINION DEATH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsuKKmpkuL4




Four days on stand grind on Sheldon Adelson - 12th May
http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns...heldon-adelson


Quarterly profits nearly double for Stratosphere owner
http://www.reviewjournal.com/busines...medium=twitter
www.acepllc.com
www.stratospherehotel.com


Nick Xenophon urges ACT to limit poker machine bets
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-...15-gh2udp.html
www.nickxenophon.com.au
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Xenophon


Galaxy Gaming Reports Q1 Financial Results
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/galaxy...160000488.html
www.galaxygaming.com
https://twitter.com/GalaxyGamingLV
https://www.facebook.com/GalaxyGamingLV


Macau Casino Revenues Expected to Continue to Decline
http://www.pokernews.com/news/2015/0...utm_source=rss


Bwin jumps, as GVC Holdings confirm the online gambling firm is worth a punt
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/bw...174807963.html
https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/q?s=BPTY.L


U.K.
EXCLUSIVE: Scottish football SLAMMED for sponsorship 'deal with the devil'
http://www.express.co.uk/sport/footb...brokes-Betting

Gambling addict grandmother, 45, who held up a bank is caught after going straight from robbery to arcade so she could play slot machines with stolen £2,000
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...len-2-000.html
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NagaWorld @ All Asia Dealers Championship
http://www.agbrief.com/news/nagaworl...s-championship
www.allasiadealerschampionship.com
www.g2easia.com

All Asia Dealers Championship
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All Asia Dealers Championship



Casinos/Operators sending staff to the championship...
- Melco Crown Entertainment
- Sands China Ltd
- SJM
- Wynn Macau
- City of Dreams Manila, Philippines
- Resorts World Manila, Philippines
- Solaire Resort & Casino, Philippines
- Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
- Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
- NagaWorld, Cambodia



Has new Culture Secretary John Whittingdale any idea of the damage betting machines do?
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/...-10254408.html
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Malta - Government starts court proceedings to regain Casino Di Venezia
http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/busines...?#.VVfQdvlVikp

Government seeking re-possession of Casino' di Venezia
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles...venezia.568394
https://www.facebook.com/casinodiveneziamalta


Vittoriosa Casino di Venezia
https://www.flickr.com/photos/31068574@N05/4693464791/

Malta - Vittoriosa Casino di Venezia Formerly Scamp's Palace



Failed Las Vegas resort is finally ready for its close-up
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/la...eady-its-close
www.vegastodayandtomorrow.com/las_ramblas.htm


Philadelphia - Man Robbed at Gunpoint of $13,000 in Casino Winnings
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/...04002431.html?
www.sugarhousecasino.com


Bendigo and Adelaide Bank folds in battle with Crown casino
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/be...150517-gh2g82?


U.K.
The ultimate cautionary tale...
Snooker legend Willie Thorne going bankrupt after £1m gambling addiction sparked suicide attempt
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...-going-5709450
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Thorne
https://twitter.com/iamwilliethorne

'My wife saved my life': Snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals how partner burst into hotel room and stopped him from killing himself over £1million gambling debts
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...k-suicide.html

My little piece of Sheffield steel - Sheffield Star 2011
http://www.thestar.co.uk/what-s-on/o...teel-1-3898051

Willie Thorne - Taking A Punt On My Life
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Willie Thorne - Taking A Punt On My Life


David Cameron's new cabinet clashes over high-stakes gaming machine laws
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news...lashes-5710925

BBC Breakfast - David Cameron says 'gambling industry needs to be more responsible' - Adam Bradford
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TNGieR6gm4


LEGEND - OFFICIAL TEASER TRAILER - Release date 11th September
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzkTbO78L5k
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3569230/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legend_%282015_film%29

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