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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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The Jersey Journal

World's largest poker site to make 'huge investment' in Atlantic City, report says

PokerStars may begin operating out of Atlantic City in the next couple weeks, according to a published report. ATLANTIC CITY - One of the most popular online poker sites may get in on Atlantic City's Internet gambling industry in the next few weeks, according to a published report.

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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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Daily Kos

Texas Fold 'Em: Life with a Gambling Addict

Mr. X was diagnosed by the court psych eval as having a "personality disorder". I can only speculate that his lifelong pattern of addictive behavior is part of that.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Palladium-Item

Gambling on expensive governmentGambling on expensive...

Whenever Republicans or Democrats get elected, government gets bigger, more expensive and more intrusive, the federal debt increases, and every government program they create costs more than they said it would. There's a 100 percent chance of that.

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New York Daily News

Staten Island mortician convicted of running illegal poker ring

Joseph Fumando, 42, was convicted Thursday at a Brooklyn Federal Court took less than 20 minutes to weigh the charges. A Staten Island mortician was convicted Thursday of operating an illegal Texas Hold 'Em poker game in a Staten Island gambling den known as "The Press."

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RGT Online

Casino City Gang: It's all about the process edition

Aaron Todd, Vin Narayanan and Dan Podheiser discuss the latest from the gambling world, including the shocking news that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has authorized sports betting in the Garden State, the announcement of this year's Poker Hall of Fame finalists, and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission's decision to delay an announcement on the Boston-area license.

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RGT Online

Ladbrokes launches new free poker app

Ladbrokes announced today the launch a new free Ladbrokes Poker app on iOS and Android platforms. Customers can now play cash tables and Speed Poker from their mobile devices, and are able to register quickly thanks to the addition of a PayPal feature, a first in the U.K. market.

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