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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)


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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

Cult of Mac Blog

Blizzard releases first Hearthstone expansion

Released earlier this year, Blizzard's Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft manages to do what many would have thought impossible: out MtG Magic: The Gathering .


Related Topix: Blizzard Entertainment, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Video Games, _No Company, Sony Online Entertainment, Magic: The Gathering, Card Game, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Hindustan Times

Hindu mythologybased card game hits market

A strategy card game, unique for being based on Hindu mythology, has recently hit the market, capturing the attention of a sizable number of gamers.


Related Topix: Card Game

Midweek Recess: Trouble in Candy Land and a Breyer-Barry Bromance

Welcome to's Midweek Recess, in which we round up some tasty tidbits from the week's legal news cycle.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer, Blog News, Board Game

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The York Daily Record

York poker league donates items for soldiers in Afghanistan

Michael, left, and Teresa Filipelli, of Dover Township, unveil a framed flag in front of a group of fellow poker players.


Related Topix: Poker, York, PA, Life, Food, Candy


3 charged in Pitt County video poker machine raid

Three people have been charged after deputies seized more than a dozen video poker machines from a Pitt County business.


Related Topix: Poker, Pitt County, NC, Elm City, NC, Spring Hope, NC


Manhunt on for armed bandits in $181,000 heist at Atlantic City casino

A manhunt was underway on Tuesday for masked bandits who reportedly stole roughly $181,000 in an armed robbery at Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey, police said.


Related Topix: Blackjack

CBS Local

Sugarhouse Casino Breaks Ground For Poker, More Table Games

The $164-million project, which should be finished next year, will have more amenities - including a new, 30-table poker room , designed with input from poker players, right down to what kind of chairs to use.


Related Topix: Poker

Windsor Beacon

'Slenderman' attack victim, 12, receives a Purple Heart

In this June 19, 2014, photo provided by Dana Hoffmann, a 12-year-old Waukesha, Wis., girl who wished to remain unidentified, holds a "Thank You" poster for the many supporters from around the world that have sent her cards.


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Card Game