Eastwood Excels in 'Curve'; 'End of Watch' Worth Watching

Eastwood Excels in ‘Curve’; ‘End of Watch’ Worth Watching

Trouble With the Curve By Justin Chang www.variety.com A Warner Bros. release and presentation of a Malpaso production. Produced by Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Michele Weisler. Executive producer, Tim Moore. Directed by Robert Lorenz. Screenplay, Randy Brown. Gus - Clint Eastwood Mickey

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Feds Want Lederer's Mansion; Patience is a Virtue in Poker; Losing is Easy

Feds Want Lederer’s Mansion; Patience is a Virtue in Poker; Losing is Easy

Feds Want Lederer's $10.5 Million Las Vegas Mansion Government Releases Details Of Where Player Money Went by Brian Pempus  Article courtesy of www.cardplayer.com On Tuesday, nearly a year after the U.S. government accused poker player Howard Lederer of helping orchestrate Full Tilt Poker

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Online Poker Bill Leaked; Gzeshs' Domain Purchases Raise Questions;  Judge Rules Poker Isn't Gambling

Online Poker Bill Leaked; Gzeshs’ Domain Purchases Raise Questions; Judge Rules Poker Isn’t Gambling

Leaked Federal Online Poker Bill Prompts More Questions Than Answers By: Charles Article courtesy of www.pokernewsreport.com Several aspects of the proposed online poker bill of Senators Reid and Kyl has many observers questioning some of the bill’s provisions. Although only a summary of

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10 New Vegas Restaurants; What Will $100 Buy?; Imperial Palace Becoming the Quad; Oktoberfest Kicks Off

10 New Vegas Restaurants; What Will $100 Buy?; Imperial Palace Becoming the Quad; Oktoberfest Kicks Off

10 new must-try restaurants in Las Vegas by Renée LiButti Article courtesy of www.blog.vegas.com As fall approaches, it seems Las Vegas is in the midst of a restaurant renaissance. Innovative eateries are popping up on the Strip and in downtown. In fact, just since August, a plethora of pal

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Unwritten Rules; DUI's a Disturbing Trend

Unwritten Rules; DUI’s a Disturbing Trend

Steve Rushin>RUSHIN LIT by Steve Rushin Courtesy of SI.com It's time for some unwritten football rules to be etched in stone Many things may seem obvious, but they're not rules unless they're written down Don't bull rush anyone attempting to take a knee; never ask Bill Belichick anyt

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random ramblings       fred riecke, gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke, gamblersdata

...During the NBA lockout last year I mentioned that a few of my favorite LA restaurants were feeling the pinch because they were always popular with the players.  Aunt Kizzy's Back Porch in Marina Del Rey catered meals for several NBA teams and lost a great deal of business with the shortened seas

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Bones Subs Belfort; Manny Calls Floyd's Bluff

Bones Subs Belfort; Manny Calls Floyd’s Bluff

Champion Jon Jones Taps Vitor Belfort in UFC 152 Main Event; ‘Mighty Mouse’ Crowned at 125 By Brian Knapp Courtesy of the great mma website www.sherdog.com For an instant, it appeared as though Vitor Belfort might get the best of Jon Jones. Then reality set in. Jones (17-1, 11-1 UFC) r

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 Replacement Refs Affect Betting; Books Dominate Again; NFL Power Ratings

Replacement Refs Affect Betting; Books Dominate Again; NFL Power Ratings

  Replacement refs affect Vegas betting Article courtesy of the Associated Press Updated Sep 20, 2012 2:07 PM ET Las Vegas casinos think this weekend's NFL games will be the highest-scoring ever thanks to the league's replacement officials. Oddsmakers say casinos are changing the

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Silva and Jones Not Close; Martinez Takes Chavez; Alvarez Impressive over Lopez

Silva and Jones Not Close; Martinez Takes Chavez; Alvarez Impressive over Lopez

Jeff Wagenheim>INSIDE MMA by Jeff Wagenheim   Article courtesy of Sports Illustrated UFC president Dana White rolls with punches as injuries strike When UFC 153 lost both its main and co-main events, Anderson Silva stepped up It constrasted Jon Jones, who sat and watched as UFC 151

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random ramblings       fred riecke       gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke gamblersdata

...On the Astros's official Facebook page, they are currently advertising next weekend's Legends Weekend. The deal?  "Both Jose Cruz and Joe Niekro will be at next weekend's LEGENDS WEEKEND!  It's not too late to purchase your tickets to eat lunch with the legends."  Well, actually it may be a l

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NFL Greed Typified in Thursday Night FB; The NHL Prepares for Nuclear Winter

NFL Greed Typified in Thursday Night FB; The NHL Prepares for Nuclear Winter

FOX Sports Exclusive Thursday NFL far worse than bounties Ray Lewis and the Ravens will play four games in 17 days.   by Jason Whitlock Jason Whitlock writes about the sports world from every angle, including those other writers can't imagine or muster courage to address. His columns are

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'The Master' May Be a Classic; 'Arbitrage' Echoes Wall Street

‘The Master’ May Be a Classic; ‘Arbitrage’ Echoes Wall Street

The Master Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson By Peter Travers Article courtesy of www.rollingstone.com I believe in the church of Paul Thomas Anderson. Hollywood films give you zilch to believe in, tying up their narratives with a tidy bow so you wo

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Nothing Automatic in Poker; Take a Break; Strategy Plus Action is a Must

Nothing Automatic in Poker; Take a Break; Strategy Plus Action is a Must

Poker Strategy -- Turn That C-Bet Into A Why-Bet Continuation Betting Should Not Be A Reflex by Dusty Schmidt  Article courtesy of www.cardplayer.com Dusty Schmidt You only get dealt two cards for yourself in Texas hold’em. Combined with the three cards on the flop, you’re supposed to

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Caesars' $17 Million Buffet; Casinos Make A Cool Billion in July; Hardrock Offers Culinary Dropout

Caesars’ $17 Million Buffet; Casinos Make A Cool Billion in July; Hardrock Offers Culinary Dropout

Caesars Palace bets big on new $17 million Las Vegas buffet By A. Pawlowski, NBC News contributor Article courtesy of NBCNews.com. Gamblers, start your appetites. Las Vegas — already famous for some of the most lavish, eye-popping and belt-busting buffets out there — is home to a new

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Casinos Loses to Players; Wynn Beats Francis for 20 Million; Gaming Expo Growing

Casinos Loses to Players; Wynn Beats Francis for 20 Million; Gaming Expo Growing

Atlantic City Casino Loses Lawsuit Against Players By Dan Katz    www.pokernewsdaily.com Back in April, a group of 14 gamblers had the day of their lives: they took the Golden Nugget Atlantic City for more than $1.5 million. Fairly, without cheating. To their horror, though, they found them

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