2010 February 16 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Proponents of electronic bingo casinos are playing a game of 21 in the Senate and losing so far.
The house usually wins. Now it wants to shell out less when it loses. Colorado’s mountain casinos are asking regulators to lower the minimum payout on blackjacks, which would tilt the popular card game’s advantage heavily in their favor.
NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ –Standard & Poor’s will make the following changes to the S&P 500 and S&P MidCap 400 indices after the close of trading on a date to be announced: pre> — Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA) will replace Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (NYSE: PBG) in the S&P 500 index. re> pre> — Bally Technologies Inc. (NYSE: BYI) will replace PepsiAmericas Inc. (NYSE: PAS) in the S&P MidCap 400 index. re>S&P 100 &
LINCOLN, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ — The New Year started off on the right note with over $10 million in jackpots, new entertainment, expanded parking and construction on a new pool and spa for the luxury hotel that will open in July 2010. em>Parking em> February 5th marked the opening of the third level in the new seven story parking structure. The structure has 1,282 parking spaces of the 3,800 now open. There is a heated walkway from the parking structure to the casino.
–Thunder Valley Casino Concludes Bucks and Trucks Promotion and Gives Away Almost $10 Million in August
–Thunder Valley Hires Three New Executives
–Healthy Fast Food Extends Las Vegas Expansion Streak With Casino-Based U-Swirl(R) Frozen Yogurt Store
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) has partnered with ESS Analysis, a Boston-based advanced analytics-focused consulting firm, and A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, to take customer database “mining” capabilities to a new level and further enhance guest loyalty programs. The two firms will align the vast technological resources of MGM MIRAGE — including a database of more than 60 million customers — with current business strategies to c
–MGM MIRAGE Announces Earnings Release Date
–The Fine Point Group Announces Promotion of Marlene R. Reyes to Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer
–MGM MIRAGE Announces Launch of Credit Facility Amendment and Extension Transaction
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced today that the conference call to review the Company’s fourth quarter 2009 results will take place on Tuesday, March 2, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is em>888.713.4218 em> and the passcode is em>87895430 em>. Please call up to 15 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior to the start of the call. The Company will report its results on the same day at approximately 7:0
–Boyd Gaming Offers NASCAR Fans Chance to ‘Race to Vegas’
–Lucky Slot Player ‘Spins’ Her Way to $100,000
–Boyd Gaming Management to Present at Bank of America Credit Conference
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ — The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the “Trust”) today announced that it has extended its cash tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares of common stock of FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) (”FortuNet”) not otherwise held by the Trust. The tender offer will now expire at midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, unless further extended. All other terms and conditions of the tender offer remain unchanged. As of midnight on Friday, F
–The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Commences Tender Offer to Purchase Remaining Public Stake in FortuNet, Inc.
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–KSINO Bets and Wins With 2 Lovely Ladies
–888.com Campaign Set to Send Audience Into a Spin
–888 Gets Endorsed by TRUSTe
DUBLIN, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Europe’s leading poker magazine Card Player Europe has joined forces withPaddyPowerPoker.com to offer its readers a free shot at winning a EUR4,000package to this year’s Irish Open being held in Dublin from April 2 to 5. Europe’s most historic poker event will attract some of the world’s topplayers and one lucky (and skillful) Card Player Europe reader will win aEUR3,500 entry into the event as well as EUR500 expenses. The online po
–Two $1,000 Online Poker Freerolls at UB.com This December