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3 hrs ago | MobyGames
A straight PC conversion of its card-based namesake, also known as Blackjack: each round begins with a bet, and the goal is achieving the highest hand without going over the value sum of 21. The computer and the player both draw cards, and then decide their move - hit or stand, or double, split or surrender; when the dealer has an upturned ace, the player gets the option for an insurance bet. Gone broke? - the game ends, and shows you some statistics to review.
5 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
When Elliott Root, 7, had surgery for his hypoplastic right heart syndrome, it didn't go as expected. Many pieces of the greater Binghamton community rallied for him and his family, hosting fundraisers and sending well-wishes.
9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Opening a section of blackjack tables at one of Ohio's four casinos is a long, labor-intensive process, as dealers spread out and carefully inspect all 312 cards in the six-deck stacks they often use. "It can take 30 minutes to get the first table going and up to 90 minutes to get all six tables going," said Tosha Tousant, Horseshoe Cleveland's director of table games.
IN 2012, 2535 people died by suicide in Australia, or the equivalent of seven people per day. R U OK? Day aims to destigmatise suicide and promote the value of the community stepping up and asking friends or family they are worried about if they are OK.
Cheat! is an adaptation of the card game Cheat, available on the virtual pet website Neopets. It is a four-player game, with all three opponents controlled by the computer.
I'm rereading Casino Royale after finding I could borrow it through Amazon Prime. Since the last time I read the debut James Bond novel, I have learned a few superficial things about gambling from watching pro poker on TV, and was amused by a detail of the story: In the climactic hand in the book's baccarat game, besides Bond completely slow-rolling Le Chiffre, he also gives off a couple of huge tells after getting two terrible cards, even though his opponent was yet to act.
Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards.
Oldford Group has agreed to sell popular U.S. online cardrooms PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to Canada's Amaya Gaming Group for $4.9 billion in cash. The acquisition makes Amaya the world's largest online gambling company.
Casmir and Czeslawa 'Jesse' Grodziak with their granddaughter Laurie Grodziak, and their great-grandchildren Ella, 5, and Alaina, 2. Something that makes them special: From their unconditional love for each another to their courage and strength through rough times, those qualities are what make them my role models. Something you do together: play card and board games together.
Many baby boomers are contemplating what exactly they will do with their free time for the next 20 years. Some boomers envision an extended period of relaxation in which they pursue activities at a pace they are comfortable with.
One of the common themes in the #whyIstayed Tweets of domestic abuse victims is how lack of money keeps women trapped in dangerous relationships. "The control had gotten so bad I didn't have a key to our mailbox.
At first I saw the overpowered Leeroy Jenkins nerfing and was all: YAAAAAYYYYYY! Then I saw the tweak to the card-creation bonanza of Starving Buzzard and cried in cataclysmic rage toward the heavens. An upcoming "balance change" for Blizzard's collectible card game Hearthstone will see two abundant strategies require some tweaking.
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The best time for viewing the most incredible light show in nature is between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Bilal Berreni, a French street artist, was found fatally shot in Detroit in July. He was 23. / Berreni's family Members of a gang robbed French street artist Bilal Berreni of $300, his debit card, bridge card and book bag, then killed him, according to statements given by one of the members and read aloud in court during a hearing today.
Aida Hedson, 104, didn't get a credit card until two years ago. Her son, 79, gave it to her.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:01 pm
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