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  1. Five paintings missing since WWII returning to GermanyRead the original story

    6 min ago | Washington Times

    Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers. The paintings, including three won by an American GI in a poker game, were turned over to the German government on Tuesday.

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  2. Man Shoots Himself In The Foot To Experience The Feeling Of Being ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... was arrested on charges of possession of a firearm after allegedly shooting himself in the private parts while playing poker, police in Oregon said. Roseburg Police said that they arrested 27-year-old Jeried Christopher Wiliker around 12:15 a.m. on ...

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  3. Intertops & Juicy Stakes Poker Hosting Face Card Freeroll this WeekendRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR.com

    St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda, May 05, 2015 -- -- Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker , the two main poker sites on the Revolution Poker Network, are joining together this weekend to present the first Face Card Freeroll. This Saturday, May 9th, Intertops and Juicy Stakes are hosting a huge $5000 Face Card Freeroll.

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  4. Smoking ban could hit casino, state revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years from Harrah's Casino, the Fair Grounds racetrack and video poker halls if New Orleans enacts a widespread ban on smoking in public places, including bars and casinos. Early in the new year, the City Council will debate a proposed ban on smoking in public places.

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  5. Shiners hold poker runRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    ATV and side-by-side riders gathered at the DMV parking lot in downtown Logan Saturday, May 2, for the Logan Shine Club's second annual poker run.

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  6. How South Korea casinos are courting China's 'low-rollers'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    A card dealer deals a hand for a poker game at the Paradise Walker-hill casino in Seoul in this file photo. Photo by Jo Yong-Hak, Reuters SEOUL/HONG KONG - The dealing rooms of Seoul's foreigners-only casinos are echoing to the sound of Mandarin as operators target a new breed of 'low-roller' gamblers - Chinese shoppers.

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  7. TexasHoldEm.com Announces Launch of New Online Poker Beta ProgramRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

    TexasHoldEm.com allows its members to enjoy a highly competitive poker experience with real cash rewards but no risk of financial loss. Online players have only had the option of high risk cash play sites or ridiculous play money sites.

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  8. Fred Grimm: Floridaa s dysfunctional politicians throw snake eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Floridians once again find themselves grappling with that great philosophical question of our time: Why is it that poker is an acceptable form of gambling but evil blackjack must be banished from our midst? When it adjourned early last week, the Florida Legislature kissed off a billion dollars - about what the state of Florida got out of its gaming pact with the Seminole Tribe these last five years. Among the legislation left in the dust was Senate Bill 7088, which would have extended the expiring gambling deal for another year to give state and tribal negotiators more time to work out another long-term deal.

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  9. Dave Goldberg death the result of head trauma while exercisingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... unfolds this week in Las Vegas. Goldberg was one of the guests on a panel called All In: What Business Can Learn from Poker," along with poker champion Phil Hellmuth. The panel, hosted by USA TODAY tech reporter Jefferson Graham, now will also focus ...

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  10. All Moms Are Winners at Barona Resort & Casino's Mother's Day Celebration on Sunday, May 10Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AndhraNews

    Join Barona Resort & Casino in celebrating moms everywhere this Mother's Day. Whether you're a mom, grandmother, daughter or even a son or husband, all Club Barona players will enjoy earning 3X points on slots, keno and video poker games all day long! "There's no better way to make mom feel special than by making her a winner and putting some extra green into her pocket," said Rick Salinas, general manager of Barona Resort & Casino.

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  11. Dave Goldberg death causing ripple effect in business worldRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... unfolds this week in Las Vegas. Goldberg was one of the guests on a panel called "All In: What Business Can Learn from Poker," along with poker champion Phil Hellmuth. The panel, hosted by USA TODAY tech reporter Jefferson Graham, now will also ...

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  12. Military Appreciation Month deals and specials in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... he cafes, casino bars, bingo rooms, spas and gaming areas including designated slot machines, designated blackjack and poker tables will be themed patriotic to signify where the Company will donate a portion of its proceeds and gaming winnings.

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  13. Online Poker Bill AdvancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC San Diego

    A bill that would legalize Internet poker in California passed a state Assembly committee by a 20-0 vote April 27. The legalization of Internet poker would open a new revenue source to San Diego County's American Indian bands. Eight of them run brick-and-mortar casinos on their San Diego County reservations and at least one has prepared a poker website.

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  14. Smartrac Sees RFID's Future in the Cards, the Clouds and the CosmosRead the original story

    Yesterday | RFID Journal

    ... to enable a casino's software to identify cards during tournaments, explains Tom Kestens, Cartamundi's press officer. Poker tournaments are often aired online or are televised for audiences, and information about the cards in play during poker games ...

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  15. Station Casinos launches Veteran's Village fundraising effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Proceeds raised throughout May will benefit Southern Nevada's only 24/7 crisis intervention and housing facility that cares for our local homeless veterans and their families. All 19 Station Casinos properties and venues - including the cafes, casino bars, bingo rooms, spas - and gaming areas - including designated slot machines, designated blackjack and poker tables - will be themed patriotic to signify where the company will donate a portion of its proceeds and gaming winnings.

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  16. PokerStars shakes up EPT schedule for Season 12Read the original story

    Yesterday | RGT Online

    PokerStars.com , an Amaya Inc. company, today announced six stops for the forthcoming 12th season of its European Poker Tour - kicking off with the EPT's most popular poker festival, in Barcelona in August. Six destinations have been confirmed so far, with a seventh to be determined for March.

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  17. Poker pros lead at halfway point of "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence"Read the original story

    Yesterday | RGT Online

    Today marks the halfway point of an 80,000-hand journey in the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence" poker competition.

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  18. Intertops and Juicy Stakes hosting $5K Face Card Freeroll this weekendRead the original story

    Yesterday | RGT Online

    Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker, the two main poker sites on the Revolution Poker Network, are joining together this weekend to present the first $5K Face Card Freeroll . This Saturday, May 9, Intertops and Juicy Stakes are hosting a huge $5K Face Card Freeroll.

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  19. Deal Me In: Think of Keno as a spectator sportRead the original story

    Yesterday | RGT Online

    ... played right, you can lose less money per hour at keno than at any other form of gambling. Unfortunately, since the poker rage took over, keno parlors are becoming scarcer - which is sad commentary in and of itself - as many former keno lounges have ...

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  20. Was the world's oldest deck of cards any fun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    ... trick-taking game is Karnoffel [...]. Gambling games would have included (at least in Germany) Bocken, the ancestor of Poker; perhaps Thirty-One, the ancestor of Blackjack; and the ancestors of what we now regard as simple games for children, such ...

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