We feel most comfortable and focused when we are in control of a situation. At the poker table, a cold run of cards or a table full of aggressive opponents can make us feel uneasy and powerless. Under such conditions, many players become anxious and try to force a win. With the deep stacks and aggressive lineup at this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event final table, we were … Read the rest

TRENDING NOW:   SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer Olympics since Atlanta in 1996. San Francisco could be in the running for the games in that will take place 10 years of time from now, yet odds makers asserted other U.S. cities have a better shot at hosting the Olympics. Next year, the U.S. Olympic Committee will select between San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles and … Read the rest

Usually, when a college coach like Colorado State’s Jim McElwain leaves for a better job, his former players frequently feel betrayed and have no issue making those feelings known. That’s why it is refreshing to hear CSU receiver Rashard Higgins praising his former mentor, who took the vacant Florida coaching job on Dec. 4. When Higgins arrived in Fort Collins in 2013, he was ranked as the nation’s 176th-ranked wideout … Read the rest

Smoking ban would hit gambling halls, Louisiana officials say

States with the most smokers 1 of 23 Smoking Rates – Generic A poll by Gallup-Healthways breaks down smoking rates by state reportedly results of a phone survey of 353,492 people nationwide. Here are the 20 states with the most smokers. Smoking Rates – Pennsylvania Louisiana regulators say $104 million in revenues and state fees might be lost over two years of time from Harrah’s casino, a horse-racing track and … Read the rest

The disappointing 4-0 defeat at Southampton means Newcastle have now lost three of their last four and accordingly they are 3/1 outsiders with Stan James to turn things around, even though visiting Manchester United have been far from convincing this term. Despite a poor season by their standards, the champions have the top flight’s best away record so they are BetVictor’s even cash favourites while bet365 post 13/5 against an … Read the rest

By AFP | AFP – <!– google_ad_section_start –>Chinese President Xi Jinping flew in to Macau on Friday as Beijing puts pressure on the gambling hub to diversify away from casinos as part of an anti-corruption drive and pro-democracy protesters prepare to march for free elections.Xi’s two-day visit marks the 15th anniversary of the handover of Macau from Portugal to China and is moreover an possibility to drive home the message … Read the rest

MACAU: Chinese President Xi Jinping flew in to Macau Friday as Beijing puts pressure on the gambling hub to diversify away from casinos as part of an anti-corruption drive and pro-democracy protesters prepare to march for free elections.Xi’s two-day visit marks the 15th anniversary of the handover of Macau from Portugal to China and is moreover an possibility to drive home the message in that the semi-autonomous territory needs to … Read the rest

On March 4, 1946, President Harry Truman joined Winston Churchill for a train ride from Washington D.C. to Missouri, where Churchill was to give his well-known “iron curtain” speech in that would shape American foreign policy for decades. One might suspect in that they passed the time during their long journey discussing geopolitics, world economics, or any number of issues in that faced the free world in the aftermath of … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judicial estimate asserted Thursday she’ll rule shortly on whether the FBI improperly entered suites at a Las Vegas Strip casino without a warrant during a probe of what prosecutors say was illegal gambling involving a Malaysian businessman and his son.<!– –>U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen heard three days of testimony during an extraordinary hearing focusing on how undercover state and federal … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles nightlife mogul Sam Nazarian saved his casino license Thursday by eating heaping portions of humble pie before the Nevada State Gaming Commission.All four commission members asserted they had arrived at the meeting intending to reject Nazarian’s application — after disclosures in that he had recently used cocaine, lied about it to investigators and paid as much as $3 million to a two-time felon in what … Read the rest

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – The Los Angeles nightlife magnate who revamped Las Vegas’ Sahara hotel and casino won a Nevada gambling license Thursday after explaining his drug use and curious business dealings, yet not without limits and a promise in that he’ll remain under heavy scrutiny.Sam Nazarian’s license expires in a year, bars him from being involved in casino operations, and requires him to set up … Read the rest