Casinos

  • '300 - Rise of an Empire' trailer: Sparta is again at war 22-01-2014 11:44 AM

    Los Angeles: The trailer of '300: Rise of an Empire' has been released online. The sequel to Zack Snyder's 2007 box office hit, will see Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) lead a battle at sea to defeat the Persian navy after the death of the Spartan land army, reported Deadline. Rodrigo Santoro...
  • Casino ads at Eden Gardens create flutter 08-11-2013 11:33 PM

    Kolkata: Gambling in India being restricted, advertisement by two Sri Lankan casinos at the Eden Gardens hosting the India-West Indies Test match caught the fancy of spectators. The large banners atop the stand bearing the name of two Colombo-based casinos became the talking point during the match. The organisers, the...
  • Sri Lanka to approve setting up of foreign-funded casinos 12-09-2013 06:41 PM

    Sri Lanka, on Thursday, approved the setting up of foreign-funded casinos that are expected to bring in one billion dollars in investments despite a threat of protests from influential Buddhist monks. Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, who is also the government spokesman, said the federal cabinet had decided to grant a...
  • Case registered against Goa casino employee for passing fake currency 31-08-2013 06:03 AM

    An offshore casino employee in Goa has been booked for depositing three counterfeit Rs 1,000 notes at a bank in Panaji, police said on Friday. Ashok Sahoo, manager at the State Bank of India (SBI) treasury branch in Panaji, said Prashant Surlikar, of Goa Carnival and Leisure Private Ltd, deposited...
  • Casino lets man keep $1 million after goof up over prize winner 14-08-2013 05:19 AM

    A casino in Britain allowed a man to keep $1 million after it mistook him for the prize winner with the same name and similar personal details. Last week the Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati city telephoned one of their patrons, a man named Kevin Lewis, to inform him that he...
  • Henry Cavill had auditioned to play James Bond 16-06-2013 01:40 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill, the new on screen 'Superman', had auditioned to play secret agent 007, but says Daniel Craig was a far better choice The 'Man of Steel' actor was upset at missing out on the part after getting down to the final audition, but admits 45-year-old Craig,...
  • Goa casinos contribute Rs 135 cr revenue in 2012-13 13-04-2013 12:40 PM

    Panaji: Casinos, a key attraction for tourists visiting Goa, contributed a healthy Rs 135.45 crore to the state government's coffers in fiscal 2012-13. According to official figures, casino industry paid Rs 135.45 crore in the form of various taxes, including entertainment, entry, liquor licences and port charges (from casino vessels...
  • 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes has a new Bond story 21-11-2012 02:44 PM

    London: Screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade say 'Skyfall' director Sam Mendes and writer John Logan have already come up with a story for the next film in the franchise. Mendes has not confirmed that he will be returning to direct Daniel Craig in the next outing for the iconic...
  • Skyfall: Sam Mendes considered quitting the film 13-11-2012 10:55 AM

    Los Angeles: With Bond franchise facing an uncertain future following the financial trouble of MGM, Sam Mendes says he thought of walking out of making 'Skyfall'. Mendes, an Academy-award-winning filmmaker, was brought to work on the next superspy movie by its actor Daniel Craig and the director says the wait...
  • Skyfall: Is Daniel Craig the best James Bond ever? 01-11-2012 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Daniel Craig has appeared as James Bond in three films so far, ‘Casino Royale’, ‘Quantum of Solace’ and ‘Skyfall’, but every time he has added a new dimension to the character. Gradually, Craig has become less dependent on gadgets and more driven by his cynicism. Initially, Craig faced...
  • 'Asia to be world's top casino market by 2013' 09-12-2011 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: Asia will surpass the United States as the world's largest casino gaming market in 2013 on account of the region's robust economic growth and growing people interest for gambling, says a report by PwC. The global gaming outlook report said Asia is expected to generate revenue of $...
  • World Card Games Festival kicks off in Goa 24-09-2011 01:30 PM

    Panaji: The World Gaming Festival (WGF) has begun on India's biggest off shore gaming facility - Casino Royale - here with more than 100 people participating in five different games. "This is happening for the first time in the world that five games are part of such a high profile...
  • Doing rom-com would be disaster: Craig 09-08-2011 09:16 AM

    London: Actor Daniel Craig, who has featured as British spy James Bond in "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace", does not think it would be a good idea for him to appear in a romantic comedy. "I'm not about to do a rom-com. It would be a disaster. Good movies...
  • First 'Bond' girl Linda Christian, dies at 87 24-07-2011 07:35 PM

    California: Linda Christian, the Hollywood starlet of the 1940s who married heartthrob Tyrone Power and went on to become the first Bond girl, has died. Her daughter, Romina Power, said Christian died on Friday in Palm Desert after battling colon cancer. She was 87. Born in Mexico, Christian pursued an...
  • Casinos may soon be out of reach for Goans 26-03-2011 11:14 AM

    Panaji: Casinos may soon be out of bounds for Goans. The leader of opposition in the state assembly Friday moved a bill seeking to amend the Goa Public Gambling (Amendment) Bill 2011 which bans locals from entering the numerous onshore and offshore casinos in the state. "Only those not residing...
  • World's first ArtScience museum to open soon 29-12-2010 05:20 PM

    Singapore: Singapore's Marina Bay Sands will open the world's first ArtScience museum in February, the latest attraction at its $5.5 billion gambling complex built by US casino giant Las Vegas Sands. With a form reminiscent of a lotus flower designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie, the science museum is due...
  • Actor Kevin Spacey speaks on his new film 'Casino Jack' 04-11-2010 11:53 AM

    'Casino Jack' is ready for release. Actor Kevin Spacey speaks on his new movie. ...
  • Sikkim casino gets the dice rolling for India 08-04-2009 04:18 PM

    Sikkim now owns the only land-based live gaming casino in the country. ...
  • Daniel Craig insures his body for £5mn 29-04-2008 08:43 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday signed up four domestic players, including two from Bengal, for the upcoming IPL season five, starting on April 4. Debabrata Das and Iresh Saxena from Bengal, Saurashtra's Chirag Jani and Kerala's Sanju Samson have joined the Knight Riders squad, a KKR release stated. The...
  • Eva Green says goodbye to nude scenes 17-02-2008 09:46 AM

    Nottingham: Handed out a humiliating 319-run defeat by England in the second cricket Test here, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday admitted that the visitors failed to turn the tables on the home team when they were reeling at 124 for eight in their first innings on the opening...
  • Quantum of Solace, the new James Bond 25-01-2008 09:54 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts discusses the prospect of the game between Pune Warriors and Deccan Chargers. ...
  • Like gambling in casinos? Head to Macau 05-09-2007 12:21 AM

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  • Macau gets the world's biggest casino 29-08-2007 11:16 AM

    The casino offers 3,000 rooms and a stadium that seats 15,000 people. ...
  • Bond is biggest in Casino Royale 26-12-2006 02:54 PM

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  • Goa on the road to being Las Vegas 18-12-2006 07:23 PM

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  • Craig refused to dye hair for Bond 27-11-2006 12:56 PM

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