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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Longtime Fresno resident and stellar bridge player Shirley Rodder Blum dies

Mrs. Blum played her favorite card game on a national level -- and once even played online duplicate bridge with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, said her ex-husband, Gerald Blum, former president of the Gottschalks retail chain in Fresno.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Card Game, Contract Bridge

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Alleged high-roller theft case shrinks dramatically

As three lawyers for Maryland Live casino entered a federal courtroom Friday morning, it seemed that a list containing information on thousands of high-rollers was on the line, a trove they suspected had been taken by a former employee who had left for a competitor.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Poker

9 hrs ago | MobyGames

New Game: Solitaire King: St. Helena

Solitaire King: St. Helena is a single player card game. This game is played with two standard deck of fifty-two cards and the object is to arrange the cards in eight suited ascending sequences from ace to king.

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13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Florida schools make play for scholastic chess curriculum

Leaning over chess boards in the middle of classes, seven- and eight-year-olds in one of Florida's largest school districts furrow their brows as they plot moves toward a checkmate.

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Related Topix: Chess, Education Etc., Broward County, FL, Family, Kids, Sunrise, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

17 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Bridge

Louis Pasteur, a French 19th-century chemist and bacteriologist who created the first vaccines for anthrax and rabies, said, "Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Weekend

How We Can Honor Michael Brown in a Meaningful, Constructive Way

My heart aches for the people of Ferguson, MO and I cry when I think of the young life of Michael Brown taken away from us prematurely.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Chess

The Star Online

PLUS to go cashless to help ease congestion on highway

New gear: Ismail and PLUS Malaysia Bhd managing director Noorizah showing the Plus Miles Card and Touch and Go Card."

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Related Topix: Card Game, Electronic

WNED

'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'

Dan Huff rests after a long day's work. He spent much of his life incarcerated in the California prison system.

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Related Topix: Prison, Portland, OR, Chess, State Prisons

The New Zealand Herald

Winston best card player hands down

The man who may hold the balance of power after the election is considered the best card player among voters, according to the latest Herald -Digipoll.

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Basingstoke Gazette

CHINEHAM

CHINEHAM Village Club: This Saturday, it's Race Night in the lounge bar from 7.45pm.

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Related Topix: Poker, Arts, Photography

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Clarion Hotel closing its doors after Labor Day

The chairman of Nevada Gaming Control board confirms that the Clarion Hotel has filed closure plans with state gaming regulators.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Poker

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Rodriguez makes sequel worth watching, despite writer's flaws

But I thought the "Sin City" sequel, also called "A Dame to Kill For," might be tough enough to win over everyone again.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Pulp Fiction, Frank Miller, Celebrities, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Card Game, Bruce Willis, Blues

LA Weekly

L.A. Porn Production Shuts Down Over HIV Report

Just as organizations such as A/V Geeks and the Prelinger Archives have been busy digitizing Super-8 and 16mm home movies, instructional films, and other forms of celluloid ephemera, Everything Is Terrible is dedicated to finding the most god-awful casualties of VHS and virtually every kind of media thereafter.

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Related Topix: The 5th Dimension, Pop/Rock, Dimension, Jazz, Board Game, Los Angeles, CA, Arts, Ballet, Burbank, CA

Bournemouth Echo

Travel by train? 9 ways to save money on your rail tickets

Train ticket prices are to logic what reindeer are to scrabble. In other words, they've nothing in common.

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Related Topix: Scrabble, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Potawatomi could lose slot machines in dispute wit...

MILWAUKEE The Potawatomi tribe might lose almost two-thousand slot machines at its casino in Milwaukee, if it keeps refusing to pay its annual fee to the state.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle, Poker

Forbes.com

Telefonica And Telecom Italia Fight Over Vivendi's GVT Brazil unit

I have over 25 years' experience in international financial journalism, working for the Thomson Reuters news agency in various countries, and had reporting assignments in many more, including China, Japan and the United States.

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Related Topix: Vivendi SA, Journalism, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Recipes, Wine, Drink, Chess

The Las Vegas Sun

Dining at SLS: Bazaar Meat, Ku Noodle, Cleo, Katsuya, 800 Degrees, Griddle Cafe and more

Executives at the new SLS Las Vegas haven't stopped since last weekend's epic opening, and, as its first full week goes into the accounting books, they're firing up on all cylinders for Labor Day Weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Las Vegas, NV, Pork, Meat, Seafood, Blackjack

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Winning at 3-card poker can be tough

Most gamblers have a love-hate relationship with three-card poker. The table game, which can be found at casinos and cardrooms around Northern California, has a house edge of about 3.4 percent and an edge of about 7.2 percent on the most common side bet, dubbed pair plus.

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Related Topix: Poker, Entertainment

Marysville Globe

State's schools still not doing well under federal AYP

It's hard to think about report cards with school not even starting until Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Card Game, Education Etc.

Star-Telegram.com

Baltimore's 1st casino highlights national trend

At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Atlantic City, NJ, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Blackjack

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