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# Casino

Last year
# Tragedy
At least 19 killed, dozens injured in hotel-casino fire at Cambodian border
Video showed the building consumed by flames, with firefighters struggling to contain the blaze.camb
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# Dublin
Fitzwilliam Card Club closes after 16 years citing 'legal threat' of new gambling laws
The closure will result in the loss of almost 80 jobs at the Dublin 2 private members club.
# Dublin
Men sentenced for role in mugging woman (73) who had won €23,000 at casino
The getaway driver was sentenced to five years in prison with half of this suspended.
# crackdown
Revenue collects over €1 million in extra taxes from casinos with unlicenced gaming machines
Revenue last year launched a national compliance project targeting the gaming and amusement machine sector.
# Mass Shooting
58 killed and over 500 hospitalised in Las Vegas gun attack
The death toll makes it the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.
# Botched Robbery
36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room
Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.
# building and property
Whatever happened to... A €460m 'Las Vegas-style' casino in Tipperary?
The project is the brainchild of businessman Richard Quirke, one of Ireland’s richest men.
# living history
Do you know these men? The Casino in Marino wants to recreate this 1940 photo of Dublin soldiers
The 83 men were photographed outside the Dublin landmark at a reunion
# Robbery
Police hunt four gunmen who stormed French casino
The regional police chief said the robbery was definitely not a terrorist act.
# One armed bandits
A grandmother thought she won $41 million on a slot machine when she'd actually won $1.85
It was a computer error.
# Reaction
Luis Enrique 'not interested' in Messi and Pique's night at the casino
The Barca boss claims he has no desire to engage in “gossip” ahead of his side’s clash at Manchester City.
# abandoned
Over €3m 'down the drain' after 'comedy of errors' on new pathology office
Nearly €2 million was spent on consultancy during the construction of the new facilities that were only partially built before being demolished last year, the Public Accounts Committee heard yesterday.
# Limerick
Man's car rammed and money taken from him after Limerick casino win
Four people – two men and two women – were arrested in connection with the incident yesterday.
# Casinos
Law will regulate Ireland's 'new and dynamic' gambling sector
The proposed new law will limit the number and size of casinos that can operate in Ireland and was announced by Justice Minister Alan Shatter today.
# Hidden Ireland
Tunnel vision: Going underground at the Casino Marino
Eight underground tunnels leading out from Dublin’s 18th century Casino Marino… what are they there for?
# Jobs
New casino to create 50 jobs in Dublin
The Penthouse Casino and Card Club is due to open this month.
# Arrest
Man busted on drug warrant after casino win
An alleged drug dealer was arrested after he produced ID to claim a $2,500 win in a Philadelphia casino. He told police he was trying to win enough to make bail.
Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’
A casino might close – but online gambling goes on all the time, everywhere. Former addict Marc tells why it’s worse than drug addiction.
# Gambling
Government's new bill will block plans for Twomileborris 'super-casino'
New gambling legislation being prepared by the government will not allow for “large resort-style casinos” like in Tipperary.
# Mexico
Mexican police agent arrested during casino fire probe
52 people were killed in an arson fire at a casino in Northern Mexico last week.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Syria
Syria reverses ban on Islamic face veil
The President has also closed the country’s only casino. The moves have been seen as an attempt to reach out to conservative Muslims.
Casino cocktail waitresses sue over skimpy outfits
Modelling agency was drafted in to decide who should stay and who should go after new flapper outfits were introduced, lawsuit claims.