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3 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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.

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11 hrs ago | 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.

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14 hrs ago | 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.

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16 hrs ago | 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.

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20 hrs ago | WMBF

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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International Business Times

Dan Bilzerian Opens Up to Howard Stern, Poker Pro Admits He Once Had Sex with 16 Women in 12 Days

Dan Bilzerian is living the life and that's an understatement. In a recent interview with popular radio personality Howard Stern, the poker pro, actor and businessman opened up about poker wins and losses, life in the navy, sex life, womanizing ways and his past among other things.

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Sys-Con Media

LVFH Executes LOI with Codere Group and Salinas TV Azteca Group

Las Vegas From Home.com Entertainment Inc. . LVFH is pleased to announce that it has entered into and has executed a letter of Intent with the Mexican entity of the Codere Group and its Mexican partner the Salinas TV Azteca Group in respect to a partnership for online gaming in Mexico.

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CardPlayer.com

$350 No-Limit Hold'em $20K Guarantee

CardPlayer.com is the world's oldest and most well respected poker magazine and online poker guide .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

$2.5 billion lost on pokies in Victoria last year

A total of $2.5 billion was lost on poker machines in Victoria last year, the second-lowest amount lost on the machines in seven years.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Plea hearing scheduled in Weston cock fighting case

A plea deal may be in the works for a Weston man charged with running an illegal cock fighting operation among other things.

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Sunherald.com

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Wei Seng "Paul" Phua, 50, and his son, Darren Phua, 22, were in the Henderson Detention Center on Monday on a hold from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to jail records.

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The New Zealand Herald

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Lawyers in Las Vegas are asking immigration authorities to release a wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme and remains in custody even after his poker star friends posted his bail.

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Brandon Sun

Amaya acquisition of PokerStars owners get gaming regulatory approval

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. says its proposed US$4.9-billion bid to buy the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, has received approval from gaming regulatory authorities.

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Ottawa Life

Keep life simple with a one-stop site for gaming and gambling

We all like simplicity in life, and that goes for our entertainment as much as for the day to day organisation of life.

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