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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.
Express Scripts, Inc.
Express Scripts Reports New Threats Tied to Data Security Breach
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Express Scripts (Nasdaq:ESRX), one of the largest pharmacy benefit management companies in North America, announced today that a small number of its clients have received letters threatening to expose the personal information of its members. The threats are believed to be connected to an extortion threat the company made public last week.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd.
Maiden Holdings, Ltd. Names Art Raschbaum Chief Executive Officer
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Maiden) (Nasdaq:MHLD), today announced that Art Raschbaum is to serve as the Company's chief executive officer. Most recently, Mr. Raschbaum served as president of GMAC Insurance Holdings, Inc. where he led that company's global insurance operations with revenue in excess of $4 billion. Mr. Raschbaum previously served as president of GMAC RE, general director of risk management for General Motors and has held a variety of other insurance positions throughout his thirty plus year career with GMACI.