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21 min ago | Chron

Man arrested in death of businessman at poker game

Stafford police arrested one person in the fatal shooting of a Fort Bend County businessman at a poker game and are continuing to search for others.


Related Topix: Games, Stafford, TX, Fort Bend County, TX, Missouri City, TX

1 hr ago | Slate Magazine

What Poker Has to Teach Us About Missile Defense Systems

When is it best to know when our privacy has been violated? Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA passes around nude photographs.


Related Topix: Games

2 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Mr. Big ruling will be factor in murder appeal

One year ago, Albert and Robert Armieri started up a website to help prospective home buyers discover any dark secrets of the properties they're looking at.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, George Bush, W., Games,

3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

The Buzz: Dianne Feinstein continues push against Internet poker

CalPERS board member Priya Mathur has lost a fight over whether her challenger, Leyne Milstein, made a misleading statement when he said "recent CalPERS board decisions" resulted in "what could easily be 55% increases or greater in pension costs for more than 400 participating local agencies over the next six years..." Mathur protested that the ... (more)


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Games, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Lindsey Graham

7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

An Application for the Trademark 'High Five Poker' Has Been Filed by SHFL Entertainment

The international trademark goods and services class code for this trademark application is 041.


Related Topix: Games

11 hrs ago | Newsday

Hangin' in the Hamptons: Sand castles and poker games

Julianne Moore will be at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center for its yearly Diamond in the Rough Gala this weekend.


Related Topix: Games, Montauk, NY, Arts, Opera, East Hampton, NY, Amagansett, NY

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

You don't need mad chops to be a poker TV star. You need a dump truck.

Long view of the Maryland Live Casino poker room. Facial images have been blurred by the casino to protect player identities.


Related Topix: Games, Hanover, MD

17 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Why not ban alcohol, tobacco, too?

The St. Charles City Council has refused to allow consideration for video poker approval for charitable causes because of the objections of two disgruntled aldermen who oppose even discussing it.


Related Topix: Games, St. Charles, IL, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

$33 million lost on pokies in south-west

GAMBLERS lost more than $33 million on south-west poker machines last financial year with a number of new venues winning big.


Related Topix: Games

Star Phoenix

SaskPower smart meter program cancelled

A 20-year-old man was given a $795 speeding ticket and had his car seized after Saskatoon police clocked him driving almost 200 kilometres-per-hour.


Related Topix: Canada, Games

The Montreal Gazette

Amaya shareholders give OK to deal for online poker company

Amaya Gaming Group's shareholders have approved a financing that's key to its proposed acquisition of the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.


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Brandon Sun

Amaya shareholders give OK to deal for online poker company the Oldford Group

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. says its shareholders have approved a financing key to its proposed acquisition of the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.


Related Topix: Games

Berkshire Eagle

Stephentown, N.Y.: Poker tournament to benefit volunteer firemen

The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Texas Hold'em Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, in the Stephentown Fire Hall, 35 Grange Road.


Related Topix: Stephentown, NY, Games

CBS Local

The Worst Bad Beat You Will See In Poker [VIDEO]

No limit Texas hold 'em was the rage on ESPN a few years back. Recently it hasn't had the appeal it once did, but ESPN still airs the World Series of Poker.


Related Topix: Games

RGT Online

WSOP helps Nevada crack $1 million revenue mark for online poker

Analysts have long speculated about the coexistence of online poker and live casino poker rooms in Nevada.


Related Topix: Games, Wedding, Computers


SunCruz Casino ceases all operations in Little River

LITTLE RIVER, SC The SunCruz Casino, one of the Grand Strand's only two legal gambling boats, has ceased all operations, according to a message left on the company's main business line.


Related Topix: Little-River, SC, Games

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Happiest Hour: Hops and History

What you're doing: Learning about the Bitterroot Valley's drinking history through photographs of local bars and soda fountains during this Aug. 3 Ravalli County Museum fundraiser at Bitter Root Brewing in Hamilton.


Related Topix: Ravalli County, MT, Hamilton, MT, Games

WYFF-TV Greenville

At sentencing, attorney says gambling operation head paid off deputies

A man who was sentenced Tuesday for running an illegal gambling operation bought a deputy a truck and paid for his children's school activities in exchange for tips that helped him keep his gambling operation going, his lawyer said.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Games, Prison

WSET-TV Lynchburg

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.


Related Topix: United States Army War College, Department of Defense, US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Games

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall to Celebrate Elvis, 8/15-17

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will celebrate the life and legacy of 'The King of Rock n' Roll' Elvis Presley with live entertainment, food specials, contests, movies, music and gaming promotions August 15-17.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, King Creole, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Games