The Chief of Defence & the - Prime Minister have been caught at odds as they prepare to send troops in to Iraq. Lieutenant General Tim Keating has admitted a meeting he attended with US President Barack Pres. Obama about the - war against Islamic State was extraordinary. That’s despite John Key claiming it was regular. Lt Gen Keating was in Washington DC for a meeting of military chiefs, with Mr Pres. Obama taking charge. … Read the rest

MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 3:01 AM SO HOW is success measured? If it’s by how far someone has come & what they’ve had to overcome, then there can’t be many young men who have accomplished more than Villanova senior Pat Williams. His story is worth celebrating simply for him being here. Instead of being, as he put it, “In jail, selling drugs, in a gang or dead.” … Read the rest

David Porter, Associated Press -- Reports Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 1:07 AM NEWARK, N.J. – The four major professional sports leagues & the - NCAA filed papers in court Monday to try to stop New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers in the - state could become the - 1st in the - nation outside NV to wager on single games. The leagues filed a motion in federal … Read the rest

NEWARK, N.J. – The four major professional sports leagues & the - NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the - 1st in the - nation outside NV to wager on single games. The leagues filed a motion in federal court in Trenton, N.J., looking for an injunction in that would stop the - state from allowing casinos & … Read the rest

Gaming Barriers Push Singapore Casinos To Higher Margin Revenue

The cash in that casinos generate makes it possible to package them spectacularly. In Las Vegas & Macau, replicas of Venice complete with canals & gondoliers surround massive gaming floors. Las Vegas has shows to rival Broadway, clubs in that stack up to nightspots anywhere, more celebrity chefs & designer labels than Paris, state of the - art convention halls, shopping malls & arenas. Even embattled Atlantic City boasts an idealized version of old Havana. … Read the rest

NEW YORK — Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at age 82, family confirms, according to CNN. Throughout his illustrious career, de la Renta dressed 1st ladies, movie stars & some of the - world’s most famous brides. His creations regularly graced red carpets & his name is one of the - best known both in & outside of the - industry.

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LAS VEGAS [AP] -- Reports — — The president of a gay conservatives group in NV says in that if he could, he’d likely withdraw a complaint alleging Clark-County NV authorities not legal issued same-sex marriage licenses before the - state’s gay marriage ban was struck down earlier this month.Ed Williams asserted Monday the - Log Cabin Republicans of NV complaint filed Oct. 2 with the - state lawyer general was less relevant once same-sex … Read the rest

Home Minster Zahid says he has evidence. PUTRAJAYA: Some politicians in Perak are funding their activities with proceeds from illegal gambling centres in Kuala Sepetang, Bagan Panchor & Pulau Kuala Sangga, Home Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi alleged today. He asserted the - politicians were not directly involved in illegal gambling, yet were believed to be supported financially by the - operators of the - gambling centres. “Based on information I received, there are politicians … Read the rest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Royals fan Jeff Yenzer crossed the - line in to super fandom two years of time ago when he attended every single home game included in his 2012 season ticket purchase.Now he stands ready to reap the - rewards of in that fandom should the - Royals win the - World Series; collecting a $700 payout from a Las Vegas Casino on a $20 bet made in his name in February.Yenzer’s … Read the rest

When a huge sporting event rolls around, the - boys in Las Vegas know how to get people talking — — & wagering — — by concocting some absorbing proposition bets on various outcomes. And Jay Kornegay & his staff at the - Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook (formerly the - LVH & Las Vegas Hilton) always come up with some doozies. They are especially are active for the - Super Bowl, coming up with wacky … Read the rest

Legalized sports betting is set to begin this weekend in New Jersey at Monmouth Park, yet the - professional sports leagues & the - NCAA are still trying to stop it in court. Initially, allowing sports betting in the - state was passed by New Jersey voters & signed in to law by Gov. Chris Christie in 2012 to assist the - struggling Atlantic City casinos. The NFL, NBA, MLB & NHL filed a lawsuit, … Read the rest