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Gaming

 

 

 

Officials could see battle over Internet gambling this year

 

Terrorism and economic stimulus might be at the top of the congressional agenda, but two familiar topics to the gaming industry — Internet gambling and a proposed ban on college sports betting — are waiting to emerge in 2002.

 

Two bills aiming to ban Internet gambling in the United States — one introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., the other by Rep. James Leach, R-Iowa — were introduced in Congress last year. Both bills are targeted at banning the use of credit cards, electronic transfers and checks at Internet casinos — and both could emerge in 2002, said Rep. John Gibbons, R-Nev.

 

“It’s going to be a battle,” Gibbons said at an afternoon session of the American Gaming Summit. “Both of them are very strong-willed individuals.”

 

Few observers give either bill much of a …

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MACAU — The drive-by assassinations and gangland shootouts finally have died down in the former Portuguese enclave of Macau. Now comes the hard part: turning a city famed for gambling, girls and guns into a wholesome family and business travel destination.

The small city, an hour from Hong Kong by high-speed boat, was a Portuguese enclave for 442 years before being handed back to China on December 20, 1999. But locals now jest that the real handover will come at the end of this year. That will be the end of the 39-year casino monopoly run by Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau, or STDM, a consortium of Hong Kong and Macau investors and 5%-owned by Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak Holdings Ltd. The monopoly dominates the Macau economy.

 

Approved in outline in late July, Macau’s legislators are expected to give the final go-ahead to the new legislative framework …

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MGM Mirage plans to start an Internet casino next month, becoming the first United States casino to confront the challenges involved in offering blackjack, roulette and craps to gamblers on home computers.

 

The casino, whose computer operations will be based on the Isle of Man, a tiny island in the Irish Sea, will initially have a policy of refusing bets from residents of the United States, where it is illegal to offer gambling online.

 

The company will use new software and require proof of foreign residence in an effort to restrict betting to people over the age of 18 who are in a handful of European countries — no small task, given the challenge of knowing who and where someone is on the Internet.

 

MGM’s credibility and its license to operate are very much on the line. Regulators in some states — particularly in Nevada, where MGM …

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Shut Up and Deal is a novel that explores the world of the compulsive, yet professional, high limit poker player. This fictional account chronicles a piece of the life of a young poker pro named Mickey as he struggles to keep himself in the black, but more importantly in action, over the course of several months.

Shut Up and Deal has engendered a great deal of controversy in knowledgeable poker circles. Folks seem to love or hate the book, but few are indifferent to it. It’s not a book on how to play poker, nor is it long in conventional literary stylings. For example, the book is almost completely devoid of theme and is very light on plot. Only one character is developed. It’s a narrative, and one that doesn’t go anywhere, although that’s partly the point. The protagonist spends most of the book spinning his wheels, but in his …

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Do you, like many people, walk slowly by the poker room of a casino, trying to see the action and figure out just how it is done, but lack the confidence to actually cross the line between the walkway and the poker table?

If you are a woman you may feel even worse, as most of the players at the table are men, and you must not only cross the line but invade the male space and “their” game of poker.

But poker is a game that can be enjoyed by both males and females of all ages, and lately you can see more and more women at the tables, especially with some of the casinos hosting special “all women’s” poker events.

There are many ways to learn how to play poker. Some of the https://www.simplylearnt.com/ casinos offer short lessons to give you the basic ideas of the game, and …

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Another great site that offers fast-paced casino action, a great gaming selection, and stunning graphics is English Harbour Casino.

Established in 1998 and operated by English Harbour New Ventures, the casino boasts over twenty-five games, multiple comp and player reward programs, and average payout percentages of approximately 97%.

Games range from all-time favorites such as Slots, Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette to Red Dog Poker, Cyberstud Poker and Keno. Video Poker players will also find more then their share of excitement with any of the numerous poker selections including Joker UFABET Poker, Aces & Faces, Deuces Wild, and Jacks or Better. Slot lovers, too, can sit back and enjoy some of their favorite spinning action with games like Royal Caribbean, Swept Away, Coral Reef, Island Hoppers, as well a host of high-paying progressive slots like Pay Dirt and Treasure Trail.

The casino’s software is supplied by industry leader Odds On, known …

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George had five correct Premier League predictions last week but no perfect scores.

 

This weekend’s standout tie is Manchester City, last year’s Premier League champions against this year’s current leaders with a 100% record. Manchester United have a tricky visit to Leicester to face another newly promoted side after thumping QPR last weekend. Will the “Gaalaticos” prevail?

 

Saturday 20 September 2014

 

QPR 1 v Stoke City 0

Burnley 1 v Sunderland 0

Swansea City 2 v Southampton 2

Newcastle 1 v Hull City 1

Aston Villa 2 v Arsenal 1

 

Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Leicester 0 v Man Utd 2

Tottenham 2 v West Brom 0

Everton 2 v Crystal Palace 1

Man City 2 v Chelsea 1

 

Punters Back Mour To Be Merrier In Champions League poker pkv

 

Chelsea are 11/8 to be the furthest progressing English team in this …

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At 9 o’clock in the evening on July 20, 2004, the threehanded play was intense at the final table of the World Poker Tour tournament held at the lovely and intimate Aviation Club in Paris, France. Parisians were bustling in the streets below, while indoors, Tony Guoga taunted Surinder Sunar, telling him: “Surinder, you are going to bleed so badly once it is heads up. You’re putting me to sleep. I’m scared for you!”

 

When it was down to two players, Tony G. brought the game to a halt for well over five minutes as he attempted to goad and provoke Surinder, who sat expressionless. Five minutes may not sound like a long period of time, but under the severe heat of the camera lights, along with a room bloated with anxious onlookers, five minutes was a dreadfully prolonged period of time. The official WPT statistician, Jan Fisher, confirmed …

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Chelsea will clinch the league title this weekend when they host Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

 

It is extremely difficult to see Crystal Palace taking anything from the game.

Leicester face Newcastle in a crucial fixture for both clubs in danger of the drop. Manchester Utd should be too strong at home for WBA.

 

Saturday, 2 May 2015

 

Leicester 1 v Newcastle 0

Aston Villa 2 v Everton 1

Liverpool 1 v QPR 1

Sunderland 0 v Southampton 1

Swansea 2 v Stoke 1

West Ham 1 v Burnley 0

Manchester Utd 2 v WBA 0

 

Sunday, 3 May 2015

 

Tottenham 1 v Man City 1

Chelsea 3 v Crystal Palace 0

 

Monday, 4th May 2015

 

Hull City 1 v Arsenal 2

 

Another Blankety Blank Looms Next Season As Dawson Ends Liverpool Top 4 Challenge

 

It’s now …

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The Carlos Tevez transfer wrangle has taken a fresh twist as the Argentine stopped off in Rome for an extra few days as his teammates returned to Manchester.

 

Tevez was the only member of the squad not to board the plane on Thursday morning and his distance from the rest of the team pours further fuel on the fire that he is set to leave Old Trafford for good.

 

Conflicting reports from all involved including Tevez’s Situs Judi Online24Jam owners and the Manchester United Board of Directors has muddied the water and the Argentine starts his summer not knowing where he will be playing his football next season.

 

The two-year lease deal with Manchester United is close to expiring and their chief executive David Gill continues to um-and-ah over coughing up the agreed fee to secure Tevez’s registration.

 

David Gill is keen to maintain …

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