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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

You don't need mad chops to be a poker TV star. You need a dump truck.

Long view of the Maryland Live Casino poker room. Facial images have been blurred by the casino to protect player identities.


Related Topix: Poker, Hanover, MD

7 hrs ago |

Welfare shake-up: No alcohol or gambling

FOR years, you've been ripped off by global roaming charges when taking a phone overseas, but this frequent traveller has finally found the answer.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Card Game

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Phoenix

BNL sells out, raises funds for hospital

A 20-year-old man was given a $795 speeding ticket and had his car seized after Saskatoon police clocked him driving almost 200 kilometres-per-hour.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Poker


Five arrested for Atlantic City casino heist

Five people, including a security guard, have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery of $181,000 from the Caesars Atlantic City casino last week, police said on Wednesday, Police have recovered much of the stolen cash, along with clothes used in the robbery, the New Jersey State Police said in a statement.


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Brandon Sun

Amaya shareholders give OK to deal for online poker company the Oldford Group

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. says its shareholders have approved a financing that's key to its proposed acquisition of the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.


Related Topix: Poker, Isle of Man, Europe, World News

The Fresno Bee

Reg Henry: Teach your children well about business

One of my favorite institutions in American life is also the most humble and is a feature of the hot days of my fondest season: the summer lemonade stand.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Board Game

Fort Mill Times

'Fort Vegas' fades as York County dedicates I-77 welcome sign

It’s the access for the Carowinds amusement park, which opened in 1973. The park is the No.


Related Topix: York County, SC, Poker

The Missoula Independent Online

Happiest Hour: Hops and History

What you're doing: Learning about the Bitterroot Valley's drinking history through photographs of local bars and soda fountains during this Aug. 3 Ravalli County Museum fundraiser at Bitter Root Brewing in Hamilton.


Related Topix: Ravalli County, MT, Hamilton, MT, Poker

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Millions risk health 'by travelling without insurance'

Bupa warned the 8.5 millions who holiday without proper cover that they could face hospital bills of tens of thousands of pounds if they fall ill abroad.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Card Game

WYFF-TV Greenville

At sentencing, attorney says gambling operation head paid off deputies

A man who was sentenced Tuesday for running an illegal gambling operation bought a deputy a truck and paid for his children's school activities in exchange for tips that helped him keep his gambling operation going, his lawyer said.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Poker, Prison

The Las Vegas Sun

Crafty cardsharp's arrest in Pennsylvania is victory for Nevada gaming board

For 15 years, Jubreal Chahine has lurked at the illicit edges of the gambling tables, a habitual casino cheat who made his living by an opportunistic sleight-of-hand that landed him top ranking on the Nevada Gaming Control Board's "most-wanted" list.


Related Topix: Nevada, Card Game, Blackjack, Las Vegas, NV

WSET-TV Lynchburg

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.


Related Topix: United States Army War College, Department of Defense, US News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Poker

The Edgefield Advertiser

Crime Blotter

The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office responded to a call to a business on Sweetwater Road, Friday, July 25, after the owner arrived to find the lock to an enclosed trailer had been cut off.


Related Topix: Edgefield County, SC, Card Game, Modoc, SC

Sentinel & Enterprise

Pair accused in credit-card theft

A man and a woman are accused of stealing credit cards and checks in November and used them at a number of locations to buy cigarettes and other items, according to court documents.


Related Topix: Card Game, Retail, BJs Wholesale Club, Collinsville, IL

Texas Democrats ridicule Latinos at state convention

Texas State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer wanted to make a name for himself at the Democratic state convention in late June.


Related Topix: Texas, Dallas, TX, Card Game, Los Cuates, TX

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Casinos blackjack payouts to change in several Las Vegas casinos

News is out that several of the casinos in Las Vegas have big plans to change their payout on blackjack.


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Glenn Beck

Untold History: Edison and the botching of the electric chair

I want to tell you a story about a guy you never heard of before, William Kemmler.


Related Topix: Scrabble, Violent Crime, Buffalo, NY

Brandon Sun

Amaya acquisition of PokerStars owners get gaming regulatory approval

Amaya Gaming Group Inc. says its proposed US$4.9-billion bid to buy the world's largest online poker company, operator of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, has received approval from gaming regulatory authorities.


Related Topix: Poker

The Advocate

Police dog apprehends Opelousas robbery suspect

A man suspected of robbing cash and other items from an Opelousas convenience store refused police orders to surrender until a police dog named Zig sank his teeth into the suspect's left leg and persuaded him to emerge from under a portable building.


Related Topix: Opelousas, LA, Poker

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Wei Seng "Paul" Phua, 50, and his son, Darren Phua, 22, were in the Henderson Detention Center on Monday on a hold from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to jail records.


Related Topix: Poker, Las Vegas, NV, Computers