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44 min ago | Forward

Montreal Man Skips Mother's Seders, Wins $1 Million in Poker Tournaments

A Montreal man skipped both of his mother's seders to advance in a poker tournament in which he won more than $1 million.


Related Topix: Poker, Boca Raton, FL

4 hrs ago | GameDev

Algorithm to Develop Turn Based Artificial Intelligence

Hi I am new here and this is my first post, I'm a graduate of Information Technology, before i graduated my thesis was game development, well i of course developed a game, a strategic board game namely Domination: Battle of Commands that is played by two players .


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Board Game

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Sakura-Con draws thousands to Convention Center

Megan Price, as Precure Melody, and Sage Bell, as Precure Rhythm, get ready for the cosplay live action chess match at the 17th annual Sakura-Con at the Washington State Convention Center.


Related Topix: Chess, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.


Related Topix: Ohio, Wedding, Card Game

Verde Independent

State's tribal casino revenues grew faster than national rate in 2012

Even though the number of gaming machines and tables dropped in Arizona's tribal casinos in 2012, overall revenues increased by 3 percent, according to a recent report.


Related Topix: 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Poker

British Poker star Sam Holden announces semi-retirement from poker

Former November Niner will no longer be an ambassador for 888 Poker and will semi-retire from poker after admitting he's lost the financial motivation to play The now-former ambassador of 888poker has decided to hang up his cards in a semi-retirement capacity and instead focus on spending time with his friends and family, whilst also concentrating ... (more)


Related Topix: Poker


Another Bush in the White House? Ex-ambassador says Jeb could be a contender

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens during an education panel discussion in Las Vegas, on Thursday, March 27, 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Florida, Florida Government, Jeb Bush, George Bush, South Carolina, Card Game

Arbroath Herald

A-mazing new app from Sandy

Sandy McLeish, Barry, who developed an app for the iPhone and iPad, Alexzander s Maze, which was released on April 7. "When I first retired I had nothing much to do so I thought I'd try and make a game," he said.


Related Topix: Board Game

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