Greyhound To Provide
Daily Access To Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
- DALLAS, TX - Greyhound Travel Services signed an exclusive
three-year contract January 23 to provide a variety of
charter services for Beau
Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
services provided by Greyhound include: 1) casino express
service with daily pick up points in New Orleans; Mobile,
AL; and Pensacola and Dustin, FL. 2) Shuttle service with
stops at area hotels in Biloxi and roundtrip service to
Rivage. 3) Shuttle service between Gulfport-Biloxi
Regional Airport and Beau
Rivage. 4) Employee shuttle service.
Aristocrat To Buy Casino
- LAS VEGAS, NV - Slot manufacturer Casino Data Systems
signed an agreement to be purchased for $180 million in
cash by Australian slot maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd.
just see the synergies between the two companies, the
culture, the people are a really good fit," said Gavin
Isaacs, Aristocrat's general manager of Global Marketing
and Business Development.
Isaacs said he does not expect cuts to CDS' 415-person
workforce. Aristocrat has about 2,000 employees worldwide
and 70 in Nevada.
Plans to Reopen Oasis
Casino in Jericho
- JERICHO, WEST BANK - Casino operators announced Jan.
23 that they have set about renovating Oasis
Casino, the casino in Jericho that was badly damaged
as a result of gunfire and violence in the area last November.
are to reopen the casino soon, possibly within a week.
Palestinian policemen are guarding the casino to keep
out Palestinian gunmen who have fired at Israeli forces
from the property in the past. When it reopens, the casino
cannot anticipate an immediate rush in business.
Palestinians are barred from playing at the casino and
Israeli security sources say they have no intentions of
lifting the ban on Israelis visiting the area.
casino drew hundreds of Israeli patrons every night before
the outbreak of hostilities four months ago.