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6 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

State loses out with charitable gaming

I have not spoken on the gambling bills for a while, so I feel the time has come to get this off my chest.


Related Topix: Games, Manchester, NH, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Item

Online poker is North Jersey's latest tourism draw

Mike Azzaro, sitting by the window, and other out-of-towners playing online at the Borgata in Atlantic City on Friday.


Related Topix: Games, Atlantic City, NJ, New Jersey, Middlesex County, NJ

The Age

Pokies crackdown to protect poor

Victorian councils are introducing their own planning laws in an attempt to stop the spread of poker machines into poor communities.


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The Hartford Courant

A tough sell: insurance against a China financial crisis

Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy.


Related Topix: Games, Ansonia, CT

Canberra Times

Twice done over by one-armed bandits

Millions of dollars in poker machine taxes taken from some of Sydney's poorest suburbs to fund "disadvantaged communities" have been used to pay for the state government's election promises.


Related Topix: Games, Australia, World News


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: Games, Boca Raton, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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, Games

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)


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Mustapha Kanit

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The Kansas City Star

Casino says defect in cards made by Blue Springs company led to big wins

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.


Related Topix: Games, Card Game, University of Tulsa, Kansas City, MO, Weird


Firefighters Shave Heads in Solidarity with Fellow Firefighter Battling Cancer

Clippers were buzzing on Friday morning as shorn locks littered the hallway floor of Santa Barbara Fire Station One on Carrillo Street.


Related Topix: Games, Fire, Montecito, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Teddy Sagi - Playtech-founder sells stock and buys a market

Teddy Sagi is a name you should know. Forbes lists him with a net worth of staggering 2.4 Billion dollar and he is a person to play big for sure.


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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: Games, 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, Games, Dining

The News-Gazette

Village gets an earful on video gaming

Mahomet's leaders asked for input from residents on repealing the ban on video gaming - and they're getting it.


Related Topix: Mahomet, IL, Champaign, IL, Games

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, Games

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

New Bucks Owner Has Gambling Issues

Before he became an owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, billionaire Marc Lasry wanted very much to be something else: Barack Obama's Ambassador to France.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Games

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NJ mom's tough busts, and lessons learned at the Borgata Spring Poker Open

Last week marked the kickoff of the Borgata Spring Poker Open, and I was on hand for Event #1.


Related Topix: Games, Atlantic City, NJ


All In For The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica's Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament

"Our mission is toinspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential," says In addition to mingling with celebrities, tournament players can win a 6-night stay at the fabulous Hut Pointe Inn on Eleuthera, DJ doesha will be providing music & guests will have the opportunity to bid on valuable ... (more)


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KHQ-TV Spokane

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: Games, Texas, The National, Entertainment, Television