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Peak Entertainment Casinos now accepting Citadel

Customers are now able to make deposits into their accounts directly from their bank account and play IMMEDIATELY, when they use Citadel!

No Credit Card? No Problem! with Citadel and a US or Canadian bank account customers can start enjoying their favorite games at all Peak Entertainment casinos in a matter of minutes. The banking information customers provide is authenticated while they're online!

Source Kerzner International Limited Press Release

Kerzner International Limited (NYSE:KZL) announces fourth quarter results:

  • 2002 Recurring EPS of $2.11 vs. $1.48 in 2001 and $1.93 in 2000
  • Paradise Island Reports Record EBITDA of $142 Million and Gross Revenues of $507

The future of Casino Atlantis is uncertain as Kerzner International Limited today announced plans to discontinue Kerzner Interactive, its online gaming operations.

World Gaming launches new gaming site

World Gaming PLC (OTC BB: WGMGY) is pleased to announce the launch of as a sportsbook, casino and pari-mutuel site. The new gaming site will be operated independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of World Gaming PLC. World Gaming Europe Limited is a newly created company and will be independently run out of London. All profits from the newly created subsidiary will be consolidated with World Gaming PLC to increase revenues.

Sovereignty of Indian tribes at stake

Governor Gray Davis of California has made a proposal to tax the state's Indian tribes for 25% of the take from slot machines, which is estimated to amount to a total of 1.5 billion dollars.

The Indian tribes state this is in violation with the tribes' sovereignty, as no state law is superior to the law of the Native American tribes. In fact the constitution treats all sovereign governments equally, including countries, states *and* American Indian tribes.

Boss Media and Dr. Ho no longer in co-operation

The license agreement between Dr. Ho and Boss Media has been terminated.

Boss Media delivered an Internet casino system to Dr. Ho in September 2001, as a complement to their own so called live casino, which allows the players to play against real, live dealers via Internet.

The termination of the license agreement has insignificant effect on the result and position for Boss Media.

More information about Boss Media

Australian casino revenue growth halts

According to a survey held by the Australian Casino Association the growth of Australian casino revenues has halted, while the number of visits to Australian casinos has more or less remained the same.

Chris Downey, chairman of the Australian Casino Association, attributes this trend to a maturing gambling market. Critics say they are uncertain whether this trend will continue, and casino revenues might even increase if casinos decided to introduce new products and promotions.

Three year old stabbed to death outside a Nevada casino

While her mother was gambling inside a Nevada casino, a three-year-old girl was stabbed to death by a 19-year-old man inside her family's trailer at the CasaBlanca casino recreational vehicle resort near Las Vegas.

The girls' mother and her boyfriend had been confronted inside the casino by a man who demanded they pay him $125, said Lt. Jerry Hafen, a Nevada Department of Public Safety spokesman. Authorities believe the money had been stolen from the man to repay a debt to the couple.

Gang's magnetic roulette ball con rolls casino for $700,000

A gang of con-men has won hundreds of thousands of dollars from an Austrian casino by planting a remote-controlled magnetic roulette ball on a table.

Police said the gang used a concealed device near the table, possibly hidden in a watch, to create an electromagnetic field and manipulate where the ball went to within three spaces. They did not win on every spin, but improved the odds enough to pick up $A688,000 over several weeks of regular visits to a Casinos Austria gambling house in Velden, Carinthia.

Two InterCasino winners Start 2003 with over Half A Million!

It's a day for the record books as two online gamblers from both sides of the Atlantic win separate jackpots to the tune of half a million dollars at InterCasino. The two players won within hours of each other- one on the popular progressive slot machine Rages to Riches and the other on the massively generous Spice Island Poker.