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3 hrs ago | Boy Genius

Blizzard's free Hearthstone card game conquers the iPad

Blizzard's new Warcraft-inspired card game soft-launched on iPad in early April , and was released worldwide earlier this week as a free download .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Card Game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

The other day a friend was complaining about the problems that arise when casinos open - the rise in crime and problem gambling, for starters - and grousing that we're plunging forward with casino development anyway.


Related Topix: Blackjack, Albany, NY, Schenectady, NY, Opinion

Inside Bay Area

Former online poker player hopes to unseat Congressman Mike Thompson

James Hinton of Napa, a former online Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson in the heavily Democratic 5th Congressional District.


Related Topix: Poker, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Drugs

Same owner, different vibe: Six ways Beaverton's new Bootleggers bar will differ from Broadway Saloon next door

Bar owners often open multiple bar locations. But two bars right next to each other? That's not as common.


Related Topix: Beaverton, OR, Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Poker, Dining

Teen escapes deadly avalanche

A QUEENSLAND teenager was lucky to avoid an avalanche on the slopes of Mt Everest which killed six people, after being in the same area just hours earlier.


Related Topix: Avalanche, Blackjack, Boat Disaster, Australia, World News, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy

Salisbury Journal

POKER fans in Salisbury are to have their own league, run on a not-for-profit basis.

Peter Johnson of Salisbury Poker Club said: "There has always been a big company from the big cities cashing in on us, so we have decided to start up our own.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Poker


Best Game Deals: Easter weekend bargains

If you're looking for some great gaming deals to fill your long Easter weekend, we've scoured the internet for some fresh bargains for you to splash your cash on.


Related Topix: Game., Video Games, Board Game, Thief, Eidos Montreal, Square Enix, The, 2K Games, Gearbox Software, Deep Silver, Borderlands, HITMAN , Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Toke and Roll

Everyone's heard of drinking games; they're old news, man. In this hiptastic new time, with dispensary lines around the corner and even squares lighting up, weed steps closer and closer to social acceptability with each passing year.


Related Topix: Board Game, Crime Movies, Comedy Movies, Half Baked

West Seattle Herald

Ugandan chess champion Phiona Mutesi coming to West Seattle Elementary

A Ugandan chess champion is coming to West Seattle Elementary on April 23. The Gates Foundation is sponsoring Phiona Mutesi, a chess prodigy from one of the poorest slums in Uganda, to visit the US and come to West Seattle Elementary.


Related Topix: Chess

The New Zealand Herald

Brain starts slowing at 24 - study

That is according to researchers at Canada's Simon Fraser University, who have found that measurable declines in cognitive performance begin to occur at age 24. In terms of brainpower, you are over the hill by your mid-20s.


Related Topix: Chess, University of Florida

Washington Times

N. Idaho tribe says state poker ban doesn't apply

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe in northern Idaho plans to offer poker after deciding Idaho's constitutional ban on the game doesn't apply to the tribal-owned casino.


Related Topix: Poker, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Right Wing News

In playing the race card, Obama pulls a joker

President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008.


Related Topix: Card Game, US News

Chicago Tribune

Palos Heights police working with casino on shooting investigation

Palos Heights police are working with security at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., as part of their investigation into the Tuesday shooting of a man in his home.


Related Topix: Hammond, IN, Blackjack

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Revenue from Pa. table games up slightly

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that revenue from table games totaled $67.9 million last month, up nearly 1 percent from a year ago.


Related Topix: Blackjack

CBS Atlanta

Optimal Payments and Caesars Interactive expand partnership for payment processing services

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Related Topix: Poker

Mother killed in front of teenage son

PARENTS will be able to book their child's appointments and communicate with doctors via iphones and tablets as part of a new Royal Children's Hospital computer upgrade.


Related Topix: Poker

Digital Game Developer

InventHelp Client Invention Keeps Mobile Devices Charged During Poker Games

"Im an avid poker player, and I like to have my tablet PC with me while playing the game," said an inventor from Clarksville, Tenn.


Related Topix: Poker, Clarksville, TN

Enfield Independent

Big bluffer found guilty of money laundering

The Big Bluff Private Members Club in Green Lane had been the front of an illegal poker club and not a non-profit organisation.


Related Topix: Poker


FBI Movie Warns American Students Overseas Are 'Tempting Targets' for Chinese Spies

"There is an old Chinese proverb-'Life is like a game of chess, changing with each move.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chess

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chepstow pupils challenge chess Grand Master

Help Imogen Appeal at St Mary's RC Primary School who were holding a chess tornament with the Bulgarian grandmaster Marian Petrov.WATCHING CLOSELY The grandmaster takes on one of the school's best Rachel McIntosh PUPILS at St Mary's R.C Primary in Chepstow spent yesterday battling a grand chess master in aid of the Imogen appeal.


Related Topix: Chess, St. Mary's, AK