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3 hrs ago |

Gamblers pick up the habit at around 14 years old: survey

A survey on youth gambling has found that the average age of those who pick up the habit in Singapore is around 14 years old.


Related Topix: Poker

7 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News lawyer, husband deny they were running illegal gambling operation

A Newport News couple charged with running an illegal gambling operation said Thursday they did nothing of the kind - they simply had friends over to play some poker.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Newport News, VA, Poker

11 hrs ago | DNA India

Budding chess players will get to witness live action says organising ...

Pune is gearing up for yet another big show down when the Junior World Chess Championship unfolds here from October 5. Aniruddha Deshpande, has been appointed as the organising secretary of this 15-day international contest, which comes to city after a decade.


Related Topix: India, World News, Chess

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Man who ran gambling operation says Sheriff's Office was complicit

A 54-year-old Greenville man convicted of operating a gambling operation has made multiple accusations that the Greenville County Sheriff's Office knew of and was involved in his ongoing gambling business.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Greenville, SC, Prison, Poker

The New Zealand Herald

The Dark Horse: Cliff's edge

Cliff Curtis' turn as a bipolar chess champ may be his greatest role yet. He talks to Russell Baillie about piling on weight, confronting his past, and being a family man.


Related Topix: Chess

Austrian Times

Chess Player Shamed After Caught Relieving Herself In Lift

A Chinese female chess player who decided to relieve herself by peeing in an elevator is demanding a security guard be sacked after he posted the images of her online.


Related Topix: Chess

Judge denies medical transfer for Metairie man charged in 'sniper' van case

A federal judge Thursday denied a request for a medical transfer from a 72-year-old man who was arrested on weapons charges after he was caught in Metairie driving a van with stolen license plates, with a convicted racketeeras his passenger and a rifle and silencer in the back.


Related Topix: Metairie, LA, New Orleans, LA, Poker

The Orlando Sentinel

Woman turning 106 gave up driving but not chocolate ice cream

Anita Doebler, who reaches that mark today, had the answer instantly: "A piece of vanilla cake with chocolate icing - and some chocolate ice cream."


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Tavares, FL, Board Game, Lake County, FL

5 reasons why the World Series of Poker 2014 was something special

The 2014 WSOP broke records and proved once again that live tournament poker is alive and well in Las Vegas - could the 45th Annual WSOP live up to expectations? The greatest poker series in the world announced plans to hand $10million to the winner of this year's world championship Main Event, at it's 10th anniversary celebratory event in Las ... (more)


Related Topix: Poker

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Bridge players invited to Pequot

The Pequot Library will begin hosting weekly meetings of a bridge group that is open to players at all levels of play.


Related Topix: Contract Bridge, Southport, CT

How a $1 bet ruined my life - and made me a criminal

SHARON Hollamby thought it was just a harmless $1 flutter on the pokies. But it was the start of a shocking downward spiral that ended in armed robbery.


Related Topix: Poker, Australia, World News

Lexington Herald-Leader

New Mexico tribe proposes ending gambling payments

The Interior Department has asked Gov. Susana Martinez and Attorney General Gary King to comment on Pojoaque Pueblo's proposals for casino gambling on tribal lands north of Santa Fe.


Related Topix: New Mexico, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Pojoaque, NM, Card Game, Poker, Blackjack

The Sand Trap

Poker Putts

Does dealing Poker Putt cards to 2 players at a time instead of 1 change the odds of either player getting a good hand? A few weeks ago we played "Poker Putts" in our Men's League- 1 card was earned for each 2 putt and 2 cards were earned for each 1 putt.


Related Topix: Poker

WXIX-TV Cincinnati

10 small things you can do every day to get smarter

You might be under the impression that intelligence is a fixed quantity that is set when you are young and unchanging thereafter.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Board Game

The Island Packet

Remarkable woman: Chess is only part of the University of Chicago student's winning approach to life

Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl."


Related Topix: Chess, University of Chicago, African-American, The Federation, Alternative

Putin's pawns blow his cover

Putin 's house of cards continues to fall apart, one Joker at a time. The West assumes that the game of strip poker will eventually shame Russia into curtailing its activities, failing to realize that Emperor Putin is a nudist.


Related Topix: Card Game

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KUAT-TV Tucson

Poirot, Season 12: The Big Four

From left to right: Pauline Moran as Miss Lemon, Philip Jackson as Inspector Japp, David Suchet as Poirot, and Hugh Fraser as Captain Hastings Poirot plunges into a world of global espionage, set against the backdrop of the impending WWII.


Related Topix: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Chess

KVII-TV Amarillo

Local kids make birthday cards for boy with cancer

Danny Nickerson, of Foxboro, Massachusetts, will be celebrating his sixth birthday on July 25th.


Related Topix: Card Game, Kids, Family, Foxboro, MA

Lincoln County News

Nearly 200 Turn Out to Honor South Bristol Postmaster

From left, sisters Susanne Nelis of South Bristol and Victoria Munsey of Torre Pellice, Italy, visit with South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner at his retirement party at the South Bristol School July 16. Both sporting Flintstone neckties, retiring South Bristol Postmaster Wayne Benner raises a toast to his co-worker Bob Emmons in the South Bristol ... (more)


Related Topix: South Bristol, ME, Nobleboro, ME, Walpole, ME, Chess

Business Journal

Sacramento business would combine booze and board games

Still in its early stages, Save Point Tavern would combine alcohol, board games and video games, according to co-owner Dariush Gheyssarieh.


Related Topix: Board Game, Sacramento, CA, Video Games