December 18, 2014, 11:21 AM    Last updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014, 11:43 PMBy HUGH R. MORLEY New Jersey is on track to add considerably more jobs this year than in 2013 after employment increased in November by 6,700 jobs and the jobless rate fell to its lowest level in six years. The state gained 6,300 private-sector jobs and 400 government jobs, reportedly the monthly employment report let go Thursday by … Read the rest

A Bookham fraudster has-been jailed for seven years of time after swindling nearly £2 million from his in-laws, friends and new partner in a ponzi-style sports betting scheme. David Gale, 51, from Great Bookham, was sentenced at Guildford Crown Court on Friday December 12 after pleading guilty to 36 fraud offences. The court heard how the financial adviser convinced friends and family, in addition to his father-in-law, to invest in … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> President Xi Jinping visited a drizzly Macau on Friday for the 15th anniversary of the gambling hub’s return to Chinese rule, with onlookers barred from using umbrellas — the emblem of democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong.<!– –>The two-day trip to the former Portuguese enclave comes just days after Hong Kong cops cleared the last of three camps where protesters had spent nearly three many months demanding … Read the rest

Indiana’s casinos have a total economic impact of $4.1 billion and support 25,000 jobs throughout the state, reportedly a new study commissioned by the Casino Association of Indiana. The association let go the study as gaming revenues and employment continue to decline in advance of what is expected to be a pivotal session for the industry in the Indiana General Assembly. “There are humans involved in this equation, it’s not … Read the rest

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