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FortuNet Announces Earnings Call for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2008
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FortuNet, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FNET) today announced that it will conduct a conference call to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. The conference call will be held on November 14 at 10:00 A.M., Pacific Standard Time. To participate in the conference call, please dial 1-888-820-9409 and enter the authorization number 4227856.
SP Plus Corporation
Standard Parking Corporation Acquires Seattle's Downtown Valet
CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Standard Parking Corporation (Nasdaq:STAN) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Downtown Valet, LLC in Seattle, Washington. Downtown Valet, one of Seattle's valet parking leaders, provides first class valet services to prominent hotel, restaurant and special event clients, including the Grand Hyatt Hotel, the Pan Pacific Hotel, Daniel's Restaurant and the El Gaucho restaurant chain. The acquisition adds 15 valet locations and numerous special event clients to Standard Parking's portfolio.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold & Casinos Announces New Management Contract
HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:UWN) today announced that it has signed a management contract with Ocean Casino Cruises, Inc. (OCC Inc.), the parent company of SunCruz Casinos. The management contract replaces the consulting agreement previously in place between the two companies.
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Team Up to Collect Holiday Gifts for Military Children
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree, Inc. (Nasdaq:DLTR) are once again working together to gather gifts for military children across the country. This holiday season, military families of all service branches will receive gifts donated by patrons of the more than 3,500 Dollar Tree stores nationwide, alongside other items donated to Operation Homefront.
Builders FirstSource, Inc.
Builders FirstSource to Present At Stephens Inc. Fall Investor Conference
DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Builders FirstSource, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLDR) announced today that Charles Horn, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Stephens Inc. Fall Investment Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.
Sport Chalet, Inc.
Sport Chalet Launches New Website
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sport Chalet, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPCHA), (Nasdaq:SPCHB) today announced that it will launch a new website on November 22, 2008 as the first phase of an ECommerce strategic plan that will allow it to better connect with customers and expand the market presence of Sport Chalet.
MercadoLibre, Inc. Reports Financial Results For Third Quarter 2008
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq:MELI) (http://www.mercadolibre.com), host of the largest online commerce platform in Latin America, today reported financial results for its fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2008.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. Reports Third Quarter Operating Earnings of $15 Million and a Net Loss of $27.5 Million
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MHLD), today reported quarterly operating earnings of $15.02 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Operating earnings is a non-GAAP financial measure defined by the Company as net income, excluding realized investment gains and losses. Operating earnings per basic share for the third quarter was $0.25. Net written premium for the quarter was $113.2 million. During the third quarter of 2008, the Company incurred a realized loss of $42.5 million on its investment portfolio. The realized loss related primarily to fixed income investments in Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual. As a result of the realized investment loss, the Company had a net loss of $27.5 million or $0.46 for the third quarter 2008.