Poker by Jonathan Little

November 27, 2014

The following hand took place this year in a $1,500-buy-in World Series of Poker event. The tournament had only been running for about 15 minutes. With a 4,500-chip stack at 25/25 blinds, I raised to 75 from the cutoff seat with Kd Jd, and only the little blind called. The player in the little blind was about 50 years of time old and seemed to play in a straightforward manner. … Read the rest

The NFL is now five weeks from the five-week postseason in that will determine its champion.  Betters in Las Vegas believe the NFL two-most favored teams to win the Super Bowl will be meeting Sunday in Green Bay. The New England Patriots are’s favorite to win Super Bowl XLIX in February.  They currently have 3/1 odds of winning the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The team they face Sunday, the Green … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Millions of Americans are leaving on Wednesday for their Thanksgiving destinations; some are hitting the road, while others are taking to the skies. We don’t necessarily get a lot of travelers flying in to Las Vegas for Thanksgiving, yet a lot of locals fly out. There are some delays at McCarran International Airport, and they’re affecting flights across the country both east and westbound. The … Read the rest

The Daytona Beach Kennel Club could open a satellite poker room in Volusia County now in that the state Supreme Court has struck down a lower court decision forbidding such an operation. But a satellite poker room is not in the cards right now, asserted Dan Francati, general manager of the Daytona Beach Kennel Club. Still, Francato saod he was pleased to see the business’ rights upheld.“We always believed the … Read the rest

By Eugene Kim | Business Insider – <!– google_ad_section_start –> Ethan Miller/Getty Images In general, acceptable businessmen are acceptable poker players. Poker is a game in that involves quick decision-making, risk-taking, and bluffing, among other things.  It’s why so many Wall Street investors, from Carl Icahn to David Einhorn, love playing it. And it is no different in the highly competitive, risk-taking culture of Silicon Valley. In fact, some of … Read the rest

Shortening the odds

November 27, 2014

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Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Golf Advisor, an online publication in that features expert and user-generated course reviews, recently formally announced Bali Hai Golf Club was atop its Power Rankings list for the week of November 10, 2014. The Las Vegas-based course ranked 1st among the week’s top 10 golf courses based on overall reviews, and placed fourth among the week’s top 10 golf courses based on course … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>Baccarat winnings on the Las Vegas Strip fell 36 % to $97 million in October, echoing declines in Macau where an anti-corruption drive in China has crimped high-end play. Total casino revenue on the Strip fell 5.6 % to $520 million last month with baccarat accounting for the biggest share of the decline, reportedly data let go yesterday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. More from … Read the rest

MARKET REPORT: Odds may be shortening on imminent agreed bid for online gambling group Bwin.Party but share price …

By Geoff Foster for the Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EST, 26 November 2014 | Updated: 17:01 EST, 26 November 2014 View comments The odds might be shortening on an imminent agreed bid for online gambling group Bwin.Party yet the share price was telling a different tale yesterday.The stock slipped a penny to 106p as dealers awaited further news on the bid situation. Bwin admitted earlier this month in that it … Read the rest

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Playing the lottery is rarely a acceptable retirement strategy. But investors looking for long-term, out-performing mutual funds are playing the same odds. Research Affiliates, an investment management company in Newport Beach, Calif., crunched the numbers and came to a dismal conclusion: you’ve got a better chance of winning a cash prize from a Powerball lottery ticket than you do in selecting a winning mutual fund cash … Read the rest

Dana Hills graduate to fight at UFC 183

Dana Hills graduate to fight at UFC 183 ADVERTISEMENT Dana Hills High graduate Ian McCall (left), shown here at a weigh-in Friday in Uberlandia, Brazil. , COURTESY OF BUDA MENDEZ/ZUFFA LLC Related article » Dana Hills High gradute Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall and John Linekar are set to meet…again. A UFC flyweight scrap between the No. 7-ranked Lineker and No. 3-ranked McCall has-been rescheduled for UFC 183 on Jan. 31 … Read the rest