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2 hrs ago | RGT Online

Fresh start for PokerStars may revitalize N.J. gambling

The online gaming community believes PokerStars' planned entrance into New Jersey's Internet wagering market in October is the fuel needed to kick-start the state's stagnant gambling activity into overdrive.


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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati faces federal lawsuit

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati is being sued for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution after a Centerville man was detained on his way out the door last year.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Prison, Games, Criminal Defense Law, Law

6 hrs ago | RGT Online

Three Card Poker Questions

FROM BOB: Love your columns. Here's one for you: my wife was playing $10 Three Card Poker.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Hardcore pawn as Las Vegas bets it all on $1m chess

At least 27 chess grandmasters are among more than 500 players from 39 countries who have signed up for the tournament GUESTS flocking through the doors of the Planet Hollywood casino in Las Vegas are normally lured by the prospect of a big pay-out at the gambling tables or a performance by the pop star Britney Spears , the highest-paid performer ... (more)


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Become a Daunting Poker Opponent and Win More Often

Joe Navarro is credited with changing the face of poker and perhaps your poker face.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asbury Park Press

The last hand of blackjack at Atlantic City's ShowboatThe last hand...

The last hand of blackjack at Atlantic City's Showboat The casino shut down Sunday afternoon, the first of three planned closures this month Check out this story on "Last hand," the pit boss called out at the lone blackjack table still taking action at the Showboat Casino and Hotel, which closed Sunday afternoon ... (more)


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The Las Vegas Sun

Something missing at casinos today

I've just returned home from Santa Fe Station, where I gave the staff one last chance to show how much they love me, as per Station Casinos' familiar tagline "We Love Locals."


Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Blackjack, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games

The Miami Herald

Local casinos won't cure economic woes

In wheelchairs and on walkers, Baltimore's big plan for the future shuffled into the Horseshoe casino this week to begin the city's renaissance.


Related Topix: Games, Blackjack, Recreational Vehicle, Monaco

The Las Vegas Sun

L.V. executive keeps low profile, makes big donations to Sandoval, far-right causes

When the Center for Responsive Politics released its national list of top 100 donors , Katz ranked No.


Related Topix: Steve Wynn, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, US News, Tea Party, Games, University of Georgia, Las Vegas, NV


Sweetland: A superb fourth novel from Michael Crummey

For a writer who always explores the same theme-loss, both accidental and inevitable, coupled with a resilience that surprises the characters themselves-Michael Crummey never repeats himself.


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Quinn announces opening of Algonquin bypass

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced that the Algonquin bypass will be opening Sept.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Algonquin, IL, Games

The Day

Martha's Vineyard casino issue becomes a question of character

Afternoon light glances off the facades of houses in the Cottage Park neighborhood of Oak Bluffs, on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass.


Related Topix: Oak Bluffs, MA, Games, Deval Patrick, US Governors


Tribe's casino plan rattles island

In this Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, the unfinished community center sits on the Aquinnah Wampanoag reservation in Aquinnah, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.


Related Topix: Games, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

RGT Online

The Importance of Speed at Video Poker

QUESTION: Playing video poker the other night, I noticed something. One, the guy on my left was playing VERY fast.


Related Topix: Games, #Poker, Video Games

Daily Herald

Heun: History rules in Tri-Cities

Each of the local history museums or centers has made significant improvements over the years, adding much to the stories of our past.


Related Topix: Geneva, IL, Theater, Arts, Batavia, IL, Games, Elburn, IL

The Mac Observer

Get Free Bitcoins with 45 Website Faucets that Really Pay [Update]

The descriptions on everything else were also updated. - Bryan] Bitcoins are all over the headlines, but did you know there are websites that pay out "free" Bitcoins for visiting them or doing tasks? They're called Bitcoin faucets, and they're a great way for you to get into Bitcoins without mining, winning it through playing online poker with ... (more)


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Games

Slate Magazine

The Longform Guide to Modern Las Vegas

Every weekend, Longform shares a collection of great stories from its archive with Slate .


Related Topix: iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Games, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Adventure

Small-time crook hit the Vegas big time

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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Lakes Region Casino for sale last two months; asking price $3.5 million, manager says

The Lakes Region Casino, a local favorite for area charitable gamblers, is for sale.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014


Friday Night Live: August 29, 2014

This is Fox 5's Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week.


Related Topix: Games, Entertainment, Television, The Real Housewives, New York, NY, Coney Island, NY