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  1. Tax increase may not be needed for public safety raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Courier reports the parish council voted Tuesday to request that parish Chief Financial Officer Jamie Elfert look into rededicating more money from parish video poker and occupational tax revenues, which are already part of the public safety budget, to cover the cost of raises for Houma fire and police departments. A subcommittee as well as representatives from the parish administration and Houma police and fire, decided a property tax increase for public safety workers may not be necessary.

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    34 min ago | KXVO

    ... at ways to improve and stay ahead of the curve, and as an athlete that is something I truly respect. I started playing poker a few years ago and I love the competition, strategy and fun. I'm looking forward to taking my game to the online and live ...

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  3. Tax increase may not be needed for public safety raisesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Courier reports the parish council voted Tuesday to request that parish Chief Financial Officer Jamie Elfert look into rededicating more money from parish video poker and occupational tax revenues, which are already part of the public safety budget, to cover the cost of raises for Houma fire and police departments. A subcommittee as well as representatives from the parish administration and Houma police and fire, decided a property tax increase for public safety workers may not be necessary.

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  4. City Spy: Investec's Steve Liechti keeps faith with the ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is London

    ... Lewis before folding. "It may be reasonable to assert that Mr Lewis is probably not someone that one should take on at poker. Whilst he is clear about what shape the business will take, he is keeping his cards close to his chest," Black asserts ...

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  5. Five pressing questions at the start of the 2015 World Series of PokerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Martin Jacobson's winning hand is displayed during the 2014 World Series of Poker main event at the Rio Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Jacobson, 27, of Sweden beat Felix Stephensen of Norway to win a $10 million first prize.

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  6. India's Mobile Boom: What Does it Mean for Business?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... game developers have had very limited success when trying to push general casino games based on western versions of poker and bingo into the Indian market. This presents an opportunity for local Indian developers to take games popular in other ...

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  7. Cash Is A Knight, Use It To Protect YouRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    While there are undoubtedly a plethora of experienced investors out there reading Seeking Alpha, I imagine a significant percentage of us do not consider ourselves "experienced." Then again, how do you define experience? Number of trades? Hours reading Seeking Alpha articles? Perhaps a simpler metric such as the number of years invested in the market? Experience is a rather subjective term isn't it? Consider the poker industry.

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  8. Adebayo Akinfenwa shares holiday snap with Brazil legend Ronaldo in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... in 2011 after playing his final two seasons at Corinthians in Brazil, and has since made some money from playing in poker tournaments around the world. The 38-year-old World Cup winner picked up $42,180 ( 30,000) at the PokerStars Caribbean ...

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  9. Gambling kingpin Paul Phua likely to walk free as US judge throws out FBI evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    A former Macau junket operator accused of running an illegal soccer World Cup gambling scheme looks set to walk free after the presiding judge in the Las Vegas trial tossed the remaining evidence on the back of government misconduct. Prosecutors in the case against Paul Phua Wei-seng now have until Friday to decide whether they still wish to pursue the illegal gambling and conspiracy charges against the Malaysian national, who was due to stand trial on June 15. Phua, a world-ranking poker player, was arrested in the US gambling hub in July last year following a raid by federal authorities on three luxury villas in the city's Caesars Palace resort.

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  10. Mt Coolum GC-18 holes for 1 person walk, $43.00 SAVE 10%Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | ISeeekGolf

    ... and an abundance of natural flora surrounding. There is full clubhouse facilities includeing showers, bar, bistro, poker machines and conference facilities. - The Ezigolf Voucher cannot be used to play in organised golf events including open ...

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  11. World Series of Poker starts this week with new eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    LAS VEGAS>> If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage. The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday with a new event dubbed the Colossus expected to attract at least 10,000 players.

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  12. Do you know this alleged Gungahlin purse thief?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    ACT Policing is investigating the theft of an elderly woman's purse at the Raiders Club in Gungahlin on Monday . About 12pm, a man sat down next to an elderly woman playing at the poker machines inside the Raiders Club.

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  13. Man steals elderly woman's purse at Raiders Club GungahlinRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... callous purse theft***At around 12pm on Monday (25 May 2015), a man sat down next to an elderly woman playing at the poker machines at the Raiders Club Gungahlin. The man engaged in light conversation with her for an hour while she was playing. The ...

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  14. BlackBerry Is HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... M&A. However, you have to realize that at this point in time you have a better chance of pulling a Royal Flush in a poker game. Yes, the stock pops each time a rumor hits that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) or Samsung ( OTC:SSNLF ) is sniffing around. ...

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

    Jan 23, 2015 | Mike's Blog

    ... the SCOOP and MicroMillions online festivals * Only try EPTs when have got previous months profits I have amended my Poker Plan to what I hope will be realistic (from February onwards anyway...) so for 2015 my standard monthly target will be: - Play ...

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  16. Amaya Receives Approval for Nasdaq ListingRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    ... industries. Amaya owns gaming and related consumer businesses and brands including PokerStars, Full Tilt, the European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour. These brands collectively ...

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  17. Watson pads bankroll with two big online winsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Telegram

    Fresh off of finishing second at the EPT Grand Final Monte Carlo - taking home a cool $752,518 payout - St. John's Mike Watson collected a pair of big wins in the PokerStars Spring Championships of Online Poker last week. In the first event, Watson, 31, battled 1,159 other players for a piece of the $364,800 prize pool and ended up coming in first place, raking in a tidy $43,776.

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  18. Strategy being developed to save Fishing ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... iness operation that reflects the business of today." "The other sides of the business, the restaurants, the bars, the poker machines etc, we'll still look to have those," he said.

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  19. Music Pro: Learn Perform Drum Set With Your Playstation Or XRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    ... to you on your first lesson being a golfer. Evelyn Ng - Since "Evybabee" or "Champagne", Evelyn Ng is a Canadian poker player of Chinese good. With her tall, slender frame and model-like face, she is famous throughout the poker community as among ...

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  20. Stocks to watch on WednesdayRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Australian

    Energy provider AGL has unveiled plans to sell off more than $1 billion worth of assets and cut costs by $200 million within two years, sending its share price to its highest level in eight years. A major acquisition in the US and the growing popularity of mobile gaming have boosted poker machine supplier Aristocrat Leisure's half year profit.

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