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MGM Mirage plans casino resort in Macau

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MGM Mirage, one of the largest land-based casino operators, announced its new casino project in Macau, a Chinese city situated on the coast. According to Chinese legislation, Macau is the only city in the whole country which allows gambling business. Experts estimated that this fast growing gambling market collected 25-30 percent expansion over the next…

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Mark Burnett to reach millions of viewers with his brand new Casino TV show

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Mark Burnett, producer of the famous Reality Show said his studio will launch on June 14 a brand new show – The Casino. The show will feature America’s youngest casino owners Timothy Poster and Thomas Breitling and will carry footage from Las Vegas casinos, according to Onlinecasinonews.com. Poster and Breitling are the founders of the…

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Lucky dad wins $270,453 jackpot at online casino, sends daughter to college

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JeromeD, an online casino player and single father, has won a $270,453 in a single online jackpot – an amount sufficient to send his daughter to college, www.onlinecasinonews.com reported. The lucky dad struck gold while he was playing the online version of one armed bandit “Rags to Riches” at InterCasino.com. “The jackpot kept going up…

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Israeli online gambling operator valued at $37.5 million

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Tel Aviv-based PrincessNet online gambling operator is raising $7.5 million from the U.S. fund MET in exchange for 20 percent stake in PrincessNet, www.gamblingmagazine.com reported. The deal will bring PrincessNet”s market value to $37.5 million. Founded in 1997 by Adi Tarkay, PrincessNet operates a network of online casinos. To date, a total of $1.7 million…

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Hong Kong daredevil cheated casino of $3.85mln

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A Hong Kong man cheated a newly opened casino in Macau out of 30 million Hong Kong dollars (US$3.85 million) at the baccarat table, local newspapers reported 21 July. The person with a surname Wong teamed up with a partner to switch cards at the casino, established in May by Las Vegas gambling mogul Sheldon…

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GoldenPalace.com embraces Formula 1

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GoldenPalace.com unveiled an agreement with the Faenza Team to become an official sponsor for rest of the 2004 Formula One World Championship Season. The deal, which is the first attempt to enter the prestigous competition by online operator, might boost GoldenPalace.com advertisement. So that, at the forthcoming American Grand Prix aficionados would gaze at the…

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Giant casinos will drag poorer Scots into gambling

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According to Europe’s only professor of gambling, the number of problem gamblers will increase dramatically across Scotland if officials adopt a plan to build four mega-casinos in Glasgow, The Herald reported. Dr Mark Griffiths, professor of gambling studies at Nottingham Trent University, fears that Glasgow’s deprived communities would suffer the most from the massive developments…

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