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3 hrs ago | The Age

Melbourne Express: Woman saved from inferno

James Packer's Crown Resorts has squeezed a 17-year extension to its Melbourne casino licence out of the Victorian government after it increased poker machine taxes in December.

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Related Topix: Games, Australia, Oceania, World News

5 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Charges: Geriatric poker foursome cheated Canterbury Park

A geriatric foursome ran a quick and nominally profitable cheating scheme while playing poker at Canterbury Park one night last summer, according to charges.

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Related Topix: Games, Shakopee, MN

9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Card cheat who used invisible ink gets casino ban

A New Jersey man who marked cards with invisible ink that he could see with special contact lenses has been banned from Connecticut's casinos.

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Related Topix: Nevada, IA, Games

13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Packer wins extension for casino licence

James Packer's Crown Resorts has squeezed a 17-year extension to its Melbourne casino licence out of the Victorian government after it increased poker machine taxes in December.

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16 hrs ago | Philly.com

Maryland casino eyes A.C. job seekers

Mark Manzoni, a bartender at the doomed Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, has a manila envelope in his hand and a smile on his face.

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Related Topix: Games

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wave

Throwback Thursday: How Orange got its name is a juicy tale

Was it a poker game or a grander plan that gave the city of Orange its name? The area today known as Orange was founded in 1871 by two Los Angeles attorneys - Alfred Beck Chapman and Andrew Glassell - and was first named "Richland."

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Related Topix: Orange, CA, Games, Sacramento County, CA, Orange County, CA

Hispanic Business

Who is Nevada's top federal campaign contributor in 2014 election?...

In fact, it's probably someone you've never even heard of. . Despite his outsized political spending, Katz is a little known figure in his hometown, especially when compared with the bright lights that follow the casino magnates also on the list.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, Games

TheDay.Com

Known 'card cheat' admits using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun

A man flagged by casino security officials as a "known card cheat" pleaded guilty today in New London Superior Court to using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun on Sep. 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Games

Bryan County News

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Americans are finding their lives more and more virtually wired to the Internet.

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Santa Fe Reporter

Red Sage, Yellow Corn

Even as I carried my paper containers of leftover food between poker tables and ringing slot machines, each plate that crossed my table that evening lingered in my imagination.

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Related Topix: Sage, Supplement, Life, Food, Dining, Games, Santa Fe, NM

Isle News

Appleby Acts for Pokerstars Seller in Us$4.6 Billion Deal

Appleby acted as Isle of Man legal advisor to Oldford Group, parent company of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands, during its sale to Amaya Gaming Group Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, Games

Post-gazette.com

$75,000 fine for employee theft at Rivers Casino ruled illegal

The state Supreme Court on Tuesday found that a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed upon a poker dealer convicted of stealing $200 from the Rivers Casino is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Games

Tue Aug 19, 2014

RGT Online

Ask the Slot Expert: Did My Video Poker Machine Malfunction?

Last night I was sitting next to a gentleman who was playing the Wicked Winnings slot machine and he hit the She Devils with several Ravens.

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Related Topix: Games

Evening Times

Gail's Gab: water shortages and the UK's grotesque wage gap

Tommy was having his obligatory monthly poker night and had invited 12 guests. I had the cleaning and shopping to do for this event plus I was going out with my friend Maureen for a wee girlie jaunt to the West End.

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Related Topix: Games, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

N.J. should put a magnifying glass on PokerStars: Opinion

PokerStars, the disgraced online gambling giant that was accused of multiple federal crimes, is once again trying to enter the New Jersey marketplace, this time under the guise of a sale to a licensed company.

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Related Topix: Games, Atlantic City, NJ, Opinion

The Baltimore Sun

Tasty food but slow service at Luk Fu

Over the past decade, American casino-goers have come to expect more than just free drinks at the poker table.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Games, Bar-B-Q, Chinese Cuisine, Anne Arundel County, MD, Entertainment

Dallas Observer

Rick Perry, Second Coming or Poker-Cheating Cannibal? Who the Hell Knows?

They offer major caveats, calling him, "one of the least thoughtful and most damaging state leaders in America, having done great harm to immigrants, abortion clinics and people without health insurance during his 14 years in office."

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Related Topix: Games, Rick Perry, US Governors, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Daily Herald

Author tells story of wild ride of Benny Binion

Benny Binion, native of tiny Pilot Grove, Texas, began his career as a crooked horse trader, graduated to bootlegging, took over the policy racket in Dallas, broke into the big time by opening the Horseshoe casino in Las Vegas, launched the World Series of Poker and turned the once back-alley game of Texas Hold'em into a worldwide spectator sport.

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Related Topix: Games, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

WebWire

Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Team Up for Caribbean Poker Tour Satellites

Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker, marquis sites on the Revolution Poker Network, are teaming up to offer online poker players the ultimate poker getaway.

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NEWS.com.au

Secret corner of pubs where crims launder money

EXCLUSIVE: Organised crime gangs using pubs to launder millions in dirty money from drugs and other crimes have a fierce, new enemy.

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Related Topix: Games

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