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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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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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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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ARLnow.com

Smartphone 'Wearable' Startup Uses Powerful Magnets

Editor's Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups, founders and funders. The Ground Floor is Monday's office space for young companies in Rosslyn.

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Neatorama

Whodunit: The Last Poker Hand

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad . These mysteries are from The Little Giant Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur.

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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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Blue's News

Out of the Blue

I'm rereading Casino Royale after finding I could borrow it through Amazon Prime. Since the last time I read the debut James Bond novel, I have learned a few superficial things about gambling from watching pro poker on TV, and was amused by a detail of the story: In the climactic hand in the book's baccarat game, besides Bond completely slow-rolling Le Chiffre, he also gives off a couple of huge tells after getting two terrible cards, even though his opponent was yet to act.

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Illawarra Mercury

Shelly's rejects child care gambling link claim

POLL: Shellharbour Workers' Club chief executive Debbie Cosmos has hit back at claims that child care at clubs would normalise gambling for youngsters. Shellharbour Workers' Club chief executive Debbie Cosmos has hit back at claims that childcare at clubs would normalise gambling for youngsters.

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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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RGT Online

Bonehead Plays

QUESTION: I know you collect stories about unusual things that happen in casinos, and I have a couple for you. They're a little embarrassing, since they're about my own mistakes, but at least they've taught me to pay attention.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Blood Horse

Report: CDI Looking to Sell Fair Grounds

The Advocate cited "multiple sources" that said CDI hired JPMorgan Chase to look for buyers for Fair Grounds, which has slot machines and a network of off-track betting parlors with video poker machines. CDI has owned the operation since 2004.

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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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KTUL-TV Tulsa

McAlester Firefighter Arrested for Hosting Poker Tournaments

Aaron Boatright, who's in his 30's, was arrested for reportedly using a building solely for the purpose of gambling, which is a felony in Oklahoma. The building where the poker games were being played is located in McAlester at 9 North A Street, which is not where Boatright lives.

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Examiner.com

Poker sees growth in Asia, Europe and Brazil

Oldford Group has agreed to sell popular U.S. online cardrooms PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to Canada's Amaya Gaming Group for $4.9 billion in cash. The acquisition makes Amaya the world's largest online gambling company.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Clubs offer childcare in exchange for pokie profit tax break

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

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Sydney Morning Herald

Pokies venues can meet childcare demand: lobby group

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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SILive.com

Gambling charges remain against detective, firefighter after mortician is convicted of running Texas Hold 'Em game

The conviction of Staten Islander Joseph "The Undertaker" Fumando, 42, of operating an illegal gambling den in the borough, leaves 10 defendants remaining in the high-profile case, including a detective, firefighter, retired firefighter and retired police sergeant. Fumando, who arranged funerals, was among 13 suspects arrested in 2011 in a probe of the gambling operation, in which a Texas Hold 'Em game rotated between four locations in the borough .

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Examiner.com

How to Find a Good Online Casino in Indonesia?

Online gambling has started more than 15 years ago but it was only few years ago when this type of gambling became available for people in Indonesia. Since then few companies are offering their online services for players from around the world.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cleveland.com

'Dice Park' fiasco holds lessons about rising expectations...

The withdrawn proposal for a casino gambling park in downtown Cleveland . The brief life and rapid death last week of the Horseshoe Casino's concept for the so-called "Dice Park" in downtown Cleveland may have set a speed record for the public condemnation of a weak design idea.

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