2009 November 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Sephon Sek won more than $364,000 in a poker championship Sunday, the day before he was arrested on manslaughter and breaking and entering charges.
Police in Limassol have detained dozens of elderly women for gambling. Police alerted by neighbours found 42 women playing poker and gin rummy at a venue in Limassol.
While OnMilwaukee.com Publisher Andy Tarnoff hasn’t played bingo in about 15 years, he still has a soft spot for it — and was pretty excited when Potowatomi offered him the chance to be a guest bingo caller for our Shift Switch series.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that David D. Johnson has resigned as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Jan. 4, 2010. Formerly with Anchor Gaming, Johnson joined IGT in 2003 and has been responsible for IGT’s legal, government relations and compliance departments. “Dave has played an important role in IGT’s success,” said CEO and President Patti S. Hart. “We would like to thank
–BullMarket.com Updates Outlook on Casino and Casino Gamemaker Stocks
–International Game Technology Announces Put Notification for 2.60% Convertible Debentures Due 2036
–Winners Announced for 8th Annual Global Gaming Business Gaming & Technology Awards
MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Nov. 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Pennsylvania Lottery carolers will perform at six mall locations around the state from Saturday, Nov. 28, through Sunday, Dec. 20 to promote the Lottery’s six new holiday instant games. The Lottery carolers will spread holiday joy by singing a selection of seasonal favorites and giving away free instant tickets to the first 200 adults, 18 years of age or older, who visit each event. The Lottery carolers will make appearances at the
–PA Lottery’s Millionaire Raffle Returns With More Than $5 Million in Prizes
–Powerball Drawings to Be Available Live on the Internet
–Powerball(R) Ticket Worth $200,000 Sold in Montgomery County; Jackpot Grows to $80 Million for Nov. 7 Drawing
NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that on November 20, 2009, the Regional Administrative Court of Lazio issued a ruling annulling the tender for the Italian national instant ticket lottery and, as a result, has for the time being voided the tender. We are waiting to learn of any potential actions to be taken by the Italian Monopoli di Stato as to any appeal of the ruling and further clarity on the tender process. em>A
–Scientific Games Announces Cash Tender Offer for its 0.75% Convertible Senior Subordinated Debentures
–Scientific Games Awarded Instant Ticket Contract in Philippines
–Scientific Games Announces Pricing of $125 Million of 9.25% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2019
DUBLIN, November 23 /PRNewswire/ — a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.boylepoker.com”>http://www.boylepoker.com a> presents the 14-day, $4.5 million guaranteedEuropean Championship of Online Poker V from today Monday November 23, withits sponsored pro John “doesalrite” O’Shea aiming to capture his fourth ECOOPtitle. Earlier this year during ECOOP IV, O’Shea completed his second double inthe space of a week winning the $400 +$30 buy in pot-limit Omaha event havingpreviou
–The World Series of Poker Takes Over The Poker Show Live This Week in Season Finale
–WSOP Main Event Finalists and Hendon Mobsters Flood The Poker Show Live Next Week
–Phil Laak and Luke Schwartz on The Poker Show Live This Week
DUBLIN, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — New Media Lottery Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWMD) (”NMLS”), based in Dublin, Ireland and Virginia, USA, the lottery content and systems provider, announced a new two year channel partnership agreement with eircom.net, Ireland’s largest telecom website portal for NMLS’ client lottery site RehabBingo.com. The deal will promote partner site a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.rehabbingo.com/”>www.Rehabbingo.com a> to over 1 mil
–New Media Agrees to Sell Games to Mobile Gaming Operator
–NMLS Agrees to Provide Lottery Games Content to Win Systems
–New Media Lottery Converts $6.1 Million of Debt Into Equity