Casino and Gambling news stories from Oct 2007

Gaming results shrink - Thursday 18th of October 2007

A slowdown in the locals-casino market and lack of major events in Las Vegas contributed to a decline in Nevada casino winnings in August, gaming experts said Wednesday.Nevada casinos and resorts suffered 4.4 percent gaming win decline, compared to A....


Permira buys £420m stake in Macau casino group Galaxy Entertainment - Thursday 18th of October 2007

Permira has made its first bet in mainland China by investing HK$6.5bn (£420m) to take a minority stake in Galaxy Entertainment, a casino developer run by the property billionaire Lui Che Woo that is building the worlds second-largest casino in Maca....


The highway along the Mississippi Gulf Coast would be forlorn if not for the casinos, which are having their best year ever. - Thursday 18th of October 2007

Floridas ailing gambling industry, betting on the Republican-led Legislature to come to the rescue, has anted up $800,000 to the state party in the past three months, most of it at House-sponsored fundraisers.The generous contributions come at time w....


Gulf coast rebound, casinos lucky streak - Thursday 18th of October 2007

The highway along the Mississippi Gulf Coast would be forlorn if not for the casinos, which are having their best year ever.The devastation of Hurricane Katrina has proven to be little more than a temporary setback to the conversion of formerly sleep....


Deal for more NSW casinos - Thursday 18th of October 2007

THE state may get a second casino after Star City was believed to be near a deal giving away its exclusivity rights.Talks between the state government and Star Citys owner Tabcorp stalled, with the gaming giant granted a second month-long exclusivity....


Next casino may be pokie free - Thursday 18th of October 2007

ANY deal for a second casino in NSW would not undercut the states club or hotel industry, Treasurer Michael Costa says.Mr Costa today flagged the possibility that if a second casino was to get the green light, it could be poker machine free. The trea....