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  1. Wine, etc: Raising a glass to distinctive chardonnaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Maryland Gazette

    We often hear from friends and neighbors who say they would drink red wine before they would drink chardonnay. So many people say they have grown tired of one of the most venerable white grapes in the world and have moved on to pinot grigio, but in reality chardonnay is still the top-selling white wine.

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  2. Piktin County Sheriff digs into Community Chest to help inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Aspen Times

    ... item: Authorities didn't return his laminated get-out-of-jail-free card - the one popularized in Monopoly board games. After his release, he contacted the Sheriff's Office, which confiscated his belongings at the time he was booked June 22, ...

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  3. Poker: Financial results for end of year 2014Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Mike's Blog

    For 2014, my Monthly targets have been: - Play 400 cash hands on NLHE $0.10 Full Ring with target of breaking even - Play 200 cash hands on PLO $0.10 6-max with target of breaking even - Play 2 sessions of 8 Game cash with target of breaking even - Play 3 MTT with target of breaking even Strategic Objectives for 2014 * Break even on all cash games * Play Mobile ZOOM as little as possible * Try to play MTT more regularly * Commit less to the online festivals Results For the year, my overall results have been Pokerstars -$ 687.91 Coral +$ 162.51 Black Belt +$ 375.39 OVERALL -$ 150.00 Pokestars details Cash results 8 Game -$ 5.09 NLHE Zoom 1949 hands -$ 9.01 NLHE 6529 hands -$ 67.96 PLO Zoom 1397 hands -$ 86.48 PLO 3215 hands -$ 73.43 NLO8 Mobile Zoom 1095 hands -$ 27.00 NLO8 Mobile Zoom 1370 hands +$ 18.95 NLO8 Zoom 457 hands -$ 35.59 Tournament Results EPT -$ 39.34 MicroMillions -$ 16.63 ... (more)

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  4. So wins Bunratty but was rattled by an amateurRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Wesley So wins Bunratty Chess Congress... but only after being severely rattled by an amateur By Malcolm Pein, Chess correspondent 2:45PM GMT 26 Feb 2015 Wesley So escapes as biotech entrepreneur David Norwood misses a chance to be the rising star of US chess World number eight Wesley So duly took top honours at the Bunratty Congress, but encountered serious resistance as early as the third round when he came up against GM David Norwood and was lucky to draw the game. Norwood has long since cast off the mantle of professional chess player to become a biotech entrepreneur and still plays the same openings he did 30 years ago.

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  5. Chess has a bright future in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia, Mr.Levan Kipiani, visited the Grand Prix venue and made the honorary move in the game between Rustam Kasimdzhanov and Baadur Jobava . Mr.Kipiani kindly agreed to give a short statement for the tournament website .

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  6. Easy Way to Beat The Pirc Modern Defense - GM Roman Dzindzichashvili ... and moreRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2013 | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    FREE US$50 Smirnov Product and 50% off sale! Posted on February 26,2015 By GM Damian Lemos in Non-Chess related, All Articles w/ Videos, General Chess Articles. Great news! Earlier today I had a call with GM Igor Smirnov and he was nice enough to give us $53.30 in premium lectures completely free to our readers.

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  7. ONLY 96 hours left to vote for QueenstownRead the original story

    Thursday | Scoop

    ... a place that all New Zealanders can be proud of with its adventurous outdoors attitude, and stunning scenery. Global games giant Hasbro is launched its second worldwide vote on 14th February to find the 22 greatest cities in the world to be included ...

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  8. Free ElsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Democrat

    ... party Friday night at Broadway Studios in San Francisco's North Beach with "analog activities" such as board games, live music, crafts, a pie-eating contest and even weird devices called typewriters. Tickets are $15 to $25. Only problem: You have to ...

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  9. A story in a deck of cards, 'The Family Arcana,' takes off at KickstarterRead the original story

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    "The Family Arcana" goals were modest: $2,800 to create and print decks of cards that would tell multiple variations of a strange story. It's a classic deck -- four suits, deuce through ace -- that includes several sentences of the surreal, slightly creepy story on each card.

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  10. Vote-skipping, casino gambling and a lead-footed judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... tribe and its massive casinos aren't going anywhere. The main result would be the tribe losing its right to offer card games such as blackjack and baccarat. People will still be able to drive to the Hard Rock in Tampa - one of the largest casinos in ...

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  11. Do not pass go, Atlantic City: New Monopoly version poised to snub A.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    Atlantic City has built Boardwalk attractions like the Monopoly board to try to drive additional business into the casinos. In 1973, when the Atlantic City Commissioner of Public Works considered renaming Baltic and Mediterranean Avenues to reflect that they were in fact continuations of more prominent streets, the outraged president of Parker Brothers attacked, saying the move could "shake the foundations of American tradition, and in particular a tradition that has ... brought fame and fortune to your fair city."

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  12. CPPT St. MaartenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CardPlayer.com

    For the first time ever, the Card Player Poker Tour will make a stop at Casino Royale in Maho Bay, St. Maarten in conjunction with Card Player Cruises for a 22-tournament series set amid the backdrop of the breathtaking Caribbean. "As the tournament director for Card Player Cruises, I am excited ...

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  13. Card games, digitisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Straits Times

    You no longer need to carry around thick decks of cards or albums in order to enjoy collectible card games. No one's a stranger to Uno.

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  14. Euchre season almost hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily-Jeff.com

    March is almost upon us and it brings special days to mind. The 20th is first day of spring.

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  15. One of the PopCap co-founders is getting into VR developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gamasutra

    ... out how to do things like accurate facial tech for virtual conference calls. In the future, VR emulation of board games may be in the cards for Pluto VR, whose co-founders previously worked at companies like Valve, Walt Disney Animation Studios and ...

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  16. Mobile Growth Fellowship Announces Winners of the First Ever Growth Marketing AwardsRead the original story

    Thursday | Digital Game Developer

    ... leader by a panel of industry peers, said Jeet Niyogi, marketing director at Playtika. When we make engaging games such as Slotomania, World Series of Poker, Bingo Blitz, and Caesars Casino, our relentless focus is on listening to our players, ...

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  17. Hats off to chance of town MonopolyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wiltshire Times

    Mead Primary School council members William, front, Thomas, Libby, Saskia, Rhys, Joseph and Toby are backing the bid for a Trowbridge edition of the Monopoly board game Photo: Glenn Phillips Pupils and teachers from schools across Trowbridge are backing the county town's bid to get its own Monopoly board for a special 80th anniversary edition, ahead of the voting deadline. Sarah Inman, a teacher at The Mead Community Prim-ary, said: "Immy, Saskia and Libby in Year 6 said they liked the idea of Trowbridge having its own board, as it would be different.

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  18. Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | InformationWeek

    Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games. With news streaming out of Google this week that seems to show AI can learn , we ask: Where's the John Henry of the computer era? The Industrial Age legend of John Henry is an apt analogy for our current relationship with robotics.

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  19. Internet generosity helps homeless man who helped motorists in snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    But occasionally, an act of benevolence goes viral and leads to the internet's version of a winning lottery ticket. Such was the case when a Colorado Springs homeless man named Shelby Hudgens was caught on camera helping to push cars up a slippery hill during a messy snowstorm over the weekend.

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  20. 'Werewolf House', A Modified Version of the Classic Party Game...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Laughing Squid

    Werewolf House is a modified version of the classic party game Mafia by Los Angeles-based creative agency who ate my teeth that features illustrations of pop culture characters. The deck features over 30 unique cards with a variety of abilities that can be used in a simple or more advanced version of the game.

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