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Macau Revenues up in November


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By : |December 1, 2010|World Political News

Macau’s gambling revenues are up by 42% to a year earlier. Exceeding analysts expectations for this months. Revenue rose in total from January till November by 57% to a year earlier. Strong growth will most likely continue in the next couple of months. Macau has weathered the global financial crisis much better then Las Vegas. Las Vegas is slowly growing again but nothing in comparison to its Chinese counterpart. Online Casinos have also seen constant …

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Malaysians want Casino Restrictions


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By : |November 26, 2010|World Political News

The Malaysian government is being pushed to work out a way on how to reduce the amount of gamblers flocking into Singapore. Singapore casinos are offering free trips to Malaysians and in the eyes of some that should stop. Singapore’s casinos have been doing very well over the last couple of months and are attracting a lot of tourists from around the area as well as from outside of Asia. Access for Singaporeans is restricted …

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iPads for Sumo Wrestlers in Japan


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By : |November 17, 2010|World Political News

The ancient sport of sumo wrestling in Japan is embracing the use of technology. Apple has said they will distribute 60 iPads to sumo wrestlers who have trouble tapping the keys on a regular cell phone. Eating up to 20,000 calories in one day it is no wonder that these giants have massive fingers! This will not only enhance communication but also ensure timely correspondence with people. The Japan Sumo Association will hand over the …

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Men robbed after leaving Casino


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By : |November 10, 2010|World Political News

The Vancouver police has arrested 3 men after two residents were robbed after they left the River Rock Casino in Richmond. The robbers demanded money from the casino players. They had waited for the players to leave the casino and followed them home. This is not the first incident of people being targeted after they have been at a casino. Earlier in the year even a poker tournament in Berlin was robbed. Being the prime …

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Las Vegas Sands doubles quarterly Profits


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By : |November 10, 2010|World Political News

Las Vegas Sands has doubled it’s quarterly profits with the help of Macau. Macau has been going from strength to strength helping along the way battered casino operators. Many companies are now making their main profits in Asia and not in Las Vegas anymore. To an extend that Las Vegas Sands was even thinking to remove the “Las Vegas” from its name. Companies who have not diversified are struggling. Many are looking now to move …

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Betting on Interest Rates?


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By : |November 2, 2010|World Political News

Not only can you place bets on horse races like the famous Melbourne Cup, on online casino games or football but also on the outcome of exams at university, the box office results for blockbusters and now also on potential interest rates rises. The Australian Reserve Bank is suppose to make a decision today whether it will raise interest rates or not. Credit markets are predicting only a 26% chance that the central bank will …

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World Series of Poker Circuit


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By : |October 25, 2010|World Political News

The final day of the World Series of Poker Circuit will be held in Hammond, Indiana. 16 players are still left competing for the prize worth $242,909. Many of the points gained in this event will count towards the National Championship. Poker has become hugely popular not only in the US but also in Europe. Many of the Poker tournaments are now being played all over the world. Online poker has gained from this popularity …

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