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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.

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1 hr ago | WMDT

Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to close

10, 2014, photo shows burned-out lights in the illuminated facade of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. . This Sept.

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2 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Ebola patient in Nebraska bored in isolation room

Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought in a chess board, books and a Nerf basketball hoop to help entertain her husband, Dr. Rick Sacra.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Reporter

Vacaville Police Officer's Association to hold annual poker tournament

The Vacaville Police Officer's Association will hold its 6th Annual Poker Tournament, playing Texas Hold'em in Memory of Catie Allio, on Saturday. Check-in starts at 5 p.m., dinner service starts at 6 p.m. and the tournament will start promptly at 7 p.m. Cost is $40 buy in or $15 for dinner only .

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Bugs and Cranks

Am I the only one who finds it beautiful

That Robinson Cano could play in October while Derek Jeter may be, in a twist of irony, relegated to parting gift recipient? With Texas Holdem Masters you can get information about the hottest trends in the popular Texas Holdem Poker game, with strategies and tricks so that you can be a master too.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Derek Jeter, Poker

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Community gathers for Binghamton family, sick childCommunity gathers...

When Elliott Root, 7, had surgery for his hypoplastic right heart syndrome, it didn't go as expected. Many pieces of the greater Binghamton community rallied for him and his family, hosting fundraisers and sending well-wishes.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Wraps come off secret casino documents

Previously secret documents relating to James Packer's proposed VIP casino at Barangaroo have been released by the NSW gambling authority, despite an initial claim their release would be commercially damaging to the billionaire's company, Crown Resorts. However, large slabs of a contract between the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority and Crown in relation to the casino remain secret.

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Daily Star

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BEER we go! Harry was planning to have just a couple of quiet pints but he reckoned without big bro William. It's his first big night out since the baby was born and he's determined to have a Wales of a time.

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Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Shoplifters targeting Monopoly sets in Amersham

A number of thefts of the popular trading board game have been reported to police by businesses in the town.

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InformationWeek

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ScienceBlogs

Sunday Chess Problem [EvolutionBlog]

This week I want to build on something I discussed near the end of last week's problem. I mentioned that a problem's genre should in some way complement its theme.

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Related Topix: Chess, Prison

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

High rollers: Australia's big gamble

NEW casinos in Queensland and Sydney are going all out to attract extremely wealthy Chinese high-rollers, but could these billion-dollar casinos become a haven for crime? ALMOST one in five adults in Australia rarely or never have any money left at the end of a pay cycle, a new study has found. TECHNOLOGY has made becoming a share investor easier and faster than ever, with first-time investors buoyed by solid price growth among many major stocks.

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MobyGames

New Game: Cheat

Cheat! is an adaptation of the card game Cheat, available on the virtual pet website Neopets. It is a four-player game, with all three opponents controlled by the computer.

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Bendigo Advertiser

Good morning Bendigo 14.09.2014

Partly cloudy today with patchy fog early this morning. A possible shower tonight and light winds with a top of 19 degrees.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Poker, Oceania, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

SooToday

Work on new International Bridge toll booth going well

The International Bridge Administration is breathing a collective sigh of relief as the summer peak traffic season progresses without major congestion issues from the two-year, $8.9-million Toll Plaza construction project. "We are very pleased with the safe and smooth traffic flow through the toll plaza project," said IBA General Manager Phil Becker.

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RedOrbit

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People who are in control of their gambling habits play for fun and like the idea of possibly winning big. They set limits on how much money and time they can spend, and they are likely to gamble on the internet.

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Boston.com

Romantic comedies sweeten fall's TV lineup

And so it begins. Throughout September and October, you'll encounter the traditional onslaught of new network TV shows, along with their countless weekly stories - murder mysteries propelled by flamingly false clues and Pollock-esque blood spatter, superheroes charging through bleak urban landscapes in impractical leather onesies, and byzantine legal cases whose lawyers specialize in last-minute chess moves.

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Related Topix: Chess, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Happy Endings, The Office

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Outlander' recap: 'The Garrison Commander'

Though we're only six episodes deep into a 16-episode first season, I'd bet a dozen of the Laird's finest horses that Outlander producers will submit "The Garrison Commander" for Emmy consideration. Indeed, it's a quality hour of television: artful directing, strong writing, and rousing performances by both Caitriona Balfe and Tobias Menzies.

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The Age

Clubs 'could fill childcare shortfall'

More than 1000 licensed clubs can fill the childcare shortfall by opening childcare centres on their premises in exchange for tax breaks on gambling profits, the poker machine lobby says. Clubs Australia executive director Anthony Ball has written a submission to the Productivity Commission's childcare inquiry, urging it to consider the clubs offer as a "credible solution".

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The Republic

Indiana inventor's game explores origins of life

His newest invention is a 3-D board game called "Mutation," a clicking, clacking puzzle ball. It's best described as tic-tac-toe on the surface of a sphere, but players are limited only by the rules and games they create.

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