A Las Vegas taxi driver proved it is the season of goodwill - after he handed in $300,000 left in the back of his cab.
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Thursday 14 November 2013
Hillel 'Helly' Nahmad pleads guilty in Manhattan court to operating business catering for professional players, Wall Street financiers and celebrities
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Blue biscuit-based star joined programme from Westminster to promote new show
Sunday 29 September 2013
In Runner Runner, Justin Timberlake loses a fortune playing online poker, and then flies off to confront the owner of the website, Ben Affleck. But perhaps he could have saved himself the trip if he’d watched a few poker films before logging on.
Sunday 15 September 2013
Observers can make a correct judgement in just two seconds
Wednesday 04 September 2013
You might have thought Senator John McCain would pay attention, after months of advocating the arming of Syrian rebels, but during a key senate hearing yesterday evening on the potential use of military force in the Middle Eastern region, the former Presidential candidate was snapped playing poker on his smartphone.
Ukip faces renewed accusations of sexism as Stuart Wheeler claims women are not as competitive as men
Thursday 15 August 2013
And that man Godfrey Bloom protested that women were sometimes given preferential treatment in the workplace
Thursday 11 July 2013
Outlook Could seven years of darkness finally be lifting over European… well, primarily British, online gambling companies? Since George Bush in effect made their businesses illegal in 2006, banging up a fair few British businessmen on the way, the sector has been a shadow of its former frontiersman self.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Outlook A gambling industry practitioner chides me for being sniffy about his industry. The technology behind these games, he says, has changed exponentially, and is evolving as rapidly, in its own way, as our tablets and smartphones.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Infamous, Palace Theatre, London
Tuesday 04 June 2013
One in five students are turning to gambling as a way to make money at university, while one in four would consider selling their body to medical trials or the adult entertainment industry.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
I'm not quite sure how I missed Radio 4's Wireless Nights the first time around. This is the late-night, awards-strewn show in which the Pulp frontman-turned-national treasure Jarvis Cocker reveals the peculiar stuff that British people get up to under cover of darkness. (Oh, stop it, not that).
Tuesday 14 May 2013
A hedge-fund tycoon lost more than £850,000 in a poker game at the weekend, it has been reported.
Sunday 14 April 2013
World View: Any source is a good source when desperate journalists can't dig up the most basic of facts
Monday 11 March 2013
Online gambling group 888 has set up a joint venture with the $12 billion (£8 billion) Avenue Capital investment group to launch online gambling in the United States.
Monday 04 February 2013
The boom in poker and other gambling games shows no sign of letting up, at least for 888, one of the most popular online gaming groups.
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