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Debunking Five Stock Market Myths

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

There seems to be a believability about all of these stock market myths. That's where things could be dangerous to your financial health. Believing in any one of these could cause your to not reach your financial goals.

Adventures of a Cranky Gambler -- NFL Week 2

Steve Belanger | Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports
Steve Belanger

That shiny first date newness of Week 1 has worn off and it's time to settle in for the long grind of the season. But here's the thing, it's still too early to really know what kind of talent these teams have.

How Vegas Casinos Get You Hooked

Quora | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Quora

No windows in the gambling areas. You cannot track time if you cannot see out, and the lighting is consistent indoors.

Adventures of a Cranky Gambler -- NFL Week 1

Steve Belanger | Posted 09.08.2014 | Sports
Steve Belanger

Usually, after the long off-season wait I dive in to my bets with wild abandon and get my ass kicked right out of the gate, but this year I actually got off to a pretty good start.

Adventures of a Cranky Gambler

Steve Belanger | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Steve Belanger

The NFL season is finally here. Are you ready? I know I am. I'll confess to all of you nice people on the internet (just between us), that I have a bit of a football addiction. Some might even call it a gambling addiction.

How to Recognize and Handle Senior Gambling Problems

Jim T. Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Problem gambling among seniors is definitely on the rise. Seniors have time and money on their hands, and the influx of casinos across the country have made access to gambling much more convenient. Here's what you should know, along with some tips and resources that can help your mom if she does indeed have a problem.

Spiritual Struggles of College Freshmen May Increase Risk of Addiction

David Briggs | Posted 09.03.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The more incoming students contended with issues such as doubting their faith or feeling punished by God, the greater risk they appeared to be for a variety of addictive behaviors, from gambling to recreational drugs, a new study indicated.

Bringing Down the House Writer Talks Blackjack and Writing Fiction

Quora | Posted 08.28.2014 | Books
Quora

There is still an active MIT blackjack team. However, the glory days of card counting have certainly evolved over time with the advent of the automatic shuffler, facial recognition software, and other advances in technology.

The Casino of CFD Trading

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

People should remember that their CFD provider is not on their side. The provider is actually operating with opposite motives.

Booing at Bingo

Fiona Finn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Money
Fiona Finn

Yesterday my twenty-four year old son sent me a message via Facebook about a local woman who won over $976,000 on a casino slot machine.

Away from the Races at Saratoga Springs: Swampland Mansions, Spas and Casinos on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.19.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Saratoga Springs in upstate New York may be best known to many as home to a world famous race track for thoroughbred horses, the second oldest in the United States that began its long life in 1863.

Another Major Hit For Atlantic City

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said ...

The Biggest Little (Underrated) City

Findery | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Findery

Forget the flashy lights and cigarette stench of the casinos and come discover the other side of small business owners and artists that make Reno a community.

Immigrant Families Are Not Poker Chips

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño | Posted 08.23.2014 | Religion
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

Mr. President, as leaders, we do not always get to choose the burdens we bear. And the burden of the lives of thousands of needlessly deported mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, rests squarely on your shoulders.

Let Pete Rose Back Into Baseball

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Steve Siebold

We live in the United States of America, a country known for its second chances. It's time we give Pete Rose his second chance for all the memories he gave us. Twenty-five years is long enough. Bud Selig needs to do the right thing, step up to the plate and remove the ban.

Why Customer Surveys Might Not Be Accurate

Brad Wheelis | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Brad Wheelis

It might be best for management to survey customers, look over the results and take company-wide actions to make service improvements.

4 Casino Perks That Even Non-Gamblers Will Love

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Let's take a look at what other casinos are doing to stand out from the pack.

The Inside Story Of The Mega-Resort That Changed Las Vegas Forever

Vegas Seven | Posted 05.07.2014 | Travel

25 years ago, Steve Wynn was busily creating a new kind of resort. This is the tale of the alchemy–and the crazy risk–that changed the Strip forev...

Gambling

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

You can count me among the business spokesmen who look with disfavor on gambling, and especially upon the pell-mell rush of state governments to embrace gambling as a source of state revenue.

What the F*ck Is Pachinko?

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Pachinko is basically a tricked-out version of pinball, with the game play area mounted vertically in front of the player (so that pachinko junkies can keep at it longer than if they were hunched over a horizontal machine).

Bills Banning Online Gambling Introduced In Congress

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from both parties introduced legislation in the House and Senate on Wednesday aimed at banning online gambling, setting ...

A Bone to Pick About Animal Protection Legislation

Abigail Perdue | Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime
Abigail Perdue

On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the 50th state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty. Although the enactment of new anti-cruelty measures in South Dakota is a step in the right direction, more remains to be done.

Solving Chicago's Economic Crisis

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.13.2014 | Chicago
Steve Siebold

The financial nightmare that's been facing Chicago seems to be getting worse. Moody's Investor Services downgraded the city's credit rating on $8.3 b...

Sports Betting Has a Chance to Step Into the Sunlight

RJ Bell | Posted 05.08.2014 | Sports
RJ Bell

Sports betting is booming. Reuters estimates one trillion dollars is bet annually on sports worldwide. Yes, trillion with a T!

Boiling It Down: The Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

Harold Nonken | Posted 05.06.2014 | Comedy
Harold Nonken

(Editor's note: I recently received this note via email.) My name is Focas, and I am a Mohican Indian. I don't think that you know me, but you probab...