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Playing games online used to be the past time of the geek and the nerd. Oh, also the teenager that didn’t want to emerge from his or her room to do anything active. By active we mean talking to other people, helping with the dishes, going to school, eating dinner with the family and maybe taking the dog for a walk. Online gaming has come ahead leaps and bounds though with some very sophisticated online gambling sites. Apps are flowing freely onto smartphones and iPads at the rate of thousands a day. The usual sound of the Underground trains has been overtaken by the myriad number of noises that a game of ‘Candy Crush’ makes as you eat your way through all the levels. [Read more…]
In the freezing desert night air, helicopters delivered their hot cargo of high rollers to the casinos’ roof-top helipads. On the neon-bathed Las Vegas strip, Jay-Z, the rapper, counted down the clock to midnight and blasted out Vegas State of Mind, backed by Coldplay.
Some British tennis players allegedly took money from betting rings in exchange for inside information on other competitors, The Timescan reveal.
MIN has one of the shortest names in racing, but he has one of the tallest reputations these days, and he enhanced it again yesterday with a fairly bloodless victory in the Grade Two Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novices’ Hurdle at Punchestown.
The chief executive of Betfair has scooped an £11.6 million jackpot from his long-term incentive scheme at the betting exchange. [Read more…]
As a statistician, Sir David Spiegelhalter is clear about the National Lottery. “It’s a rotten bet,” he said. “I never buy tickets.” Naturally, then, he is ignoring today’s record jackpot? Well, not exactly. “I’ve already bought my ticket.” [Read more…]
A game for couples carries a warning: ‘potential to cause anger, pain, hurt, frustration and jealousy’. Tim Lott tried it
Family games can be hazardous. I have witnessed meltdowns while playing Monopoly, fights during Frustration and ugly scenes at Uno, but a new card game puts all these others in the shade. The Art of Couples Conversation contains a hazard warning. When playing the game “potential exists for feelings of anger, pain, hurt, frustration, jealousy and other emotions perceived as negative that most of us try to avoid”. However , the aim of the ”game” is therapeutic. It’s to teach you to “hear, respect and acknowledge each other’s views” and “connect closely and vibrantly”. [Read more…]
I don’t know how much we lost playing roulette, what time we left the casino or the club, how many drinks we downed or how we found our way back to the hotel. All I know is that by the time morning came, we were circling Trump’s gold skyscraper in a chopper, looking down at Vegas as if it were a toy town, and I was still wearing last night’s make-up and fake diamonds, and was still drunk on last night’s champagne. [Read more…]