10 Cool Vegas Bars; Ramsay Opens Two; Mandalay Bay Has Facelift

10 Cool Vegas Bars; Ramsay Opens Two; Mandalay Bay Has Facelift

10 restaurants in Vegas with cool bar scenes by Renée LiButti www.blog.vegas.com Looking for a fun spot to drink and be social but don’t feel like hitting the clubs? Check out some of Las Vegas’ most popular restaurants. More than just great places to eat, they also have vibrant bar sc

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Poker Life - Brent Hanks; Heads Up Lineup Names First 32; Poker Math

Poker Life – Brent Hanks; Heads Up Lineup Names First 32; Poker Math

A Poker Life -- Brent Hanks Hanks Gives Up Career As Teacher To Chase Dream Of Being A Professional Poker Player by Julio Rodriguez www.cardplayer.com For a few years, it looked like Brent Hanks would follow his father and sister into the education field. The upstate New York native spent

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Super Bowl Props; SB Total Moving Down; Sharp Money, Not Public Driving Total

Super Bowl Props; SB Total Moving Down; Sharp Money, Not Public Driving Total

Prop me up for Super bets for Super Bowl XLVII by Jim Feist In the world of 11 to 10, there’s nothing quite like Super Bowl week. In this case, it’s two weeks to prepare for the Big Game. It’s also one of the most creative weeks of the sports betting season. There are ample opportunit

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'Bullet to the Head' Doesn't Hurt; 'John Dies at the End' Offers Crazy Ride

‘Bullet to the Head’ Doesn’t Hurt; ‘John Dies at the End’ Offers Crazy Ride

MOVIE REVIEW - BULLET TO THE HEAD Movie Info Based on a graphic novel, Bullet to the Head tells the story of a New Orleans hitman (Stallone) and a DC cop (Kang) who form an alliance to bring down the killers of their respective partners. -- (C) Warner Bros R, 1 hr. 37 min. Mystery & Su

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Nevada Gov Wants to Lead Interstate Poker; No Bets in Jersey; Books Formulate SB Strategy

Nevada Gov Wants to Lead Interstate Poker; No Bets in Jersey; Books Formulate SB Strategy

Nevada Gov. Sandoval Pledges to Lead Interstate Online Poker By: Charles www.pokernewsreport.com In his annual State of the State address, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged state lawmakers to act quickly to approve interstate online poker agreements. Sandoval’s speech was rather upbeat co

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Corrupt Probers Tarnish NCAA; Super Bowl Schmaltz; NCAA Shamateurism

Corrupt Probers Tarnish NCAA; Super Bowl Schmaltz; NCAA Shamateurism

FOX SPORTSFOX Sports Exclusive Corrupt probers big problem for NCAA Who polices the NCAA and president Mark Emmert? by GREG COUCH Greg Couch has been a national columnist at AOL Fanhouse and The Sporting News and an award-winning columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times. He was featured twice in

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random ramblings       fred riecke, gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke, gamblersdata

...Serena Williams was definitely not 100% when she lost to Sloane Stephens in the Aussie Open earlier this week. She was having back issues, and now we find out her ankle wasn’t exactly in perfect shape either. Serena took to Twitter to show off the picture of her ankle following her defeat. Ouch

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Johnson Retains Title over Dodson; Cool Hand Lucas Destroys Dallas; Fights to Make After UFC on Fox 6

Johnson Retains Title over Dodson; Cool Hand Lucas Destroys Dallas; Fights to Make After UFC on Fox 6

Demetrious Johnson Outduels John Dodson, Keeps Flyweight Title at UFC on Fox 6 By Brian Knapp www.sherdog.com Demetrious Johnson educated John Dodson on the differences between champion and challenger. Pushing a merciless pace, Johnson retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight

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Belfort Bombs Bisping; Mickey Garcia Takes Title with Win Over Salido

Belfort Bombs Bisping; Mickey Garcia Takes Title with Win Over Salido

Vitor Belfort Head Kick, Hammerfists Thwart Michael Bisping in UFC on FX 7 Headliner By Brian Knapp www.sherdog.com Vitor Belfort stopped Michael Bisping with a head kick and follow-up punches. Michael Bisping was one win away from a shot at Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight titl

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Line Moves Early For SBXVLII; Books Break Even; Super Bowl History; Hockey - Better Late Than Never

Line Moves Early For SBXVLII; Books Break Even; Super Bowl History; Hockey – Better Late Than Never

Books ready for SBXVLII By Micah Roberts VegasInsider.com Most Las Vegas sportsbooks opened the San Francisco 49ers as five-point favorites over the Baltimore Ravens minutes after the Ravens upset the Patriots 28-13 in the AFC Championship game. Within a half-hour, every book was four acros

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random ramblings       fred riecke, gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke, gamblersdata

...The Miami Marlins continue to make friends and fans, well, unhappy comes to mind. Maybe even unappreciated. Yes, Miami Marlins are continuing to alienate what is left of their loyal fan base. On Monday, a team spokesperson revealed that the team won't be holding their annual FanFest event this se

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Poker Pessimism; Palms Poked for $1 Million Fine; New Vegas Stadium of No Interest to NFL

Poker Pessimism; Palms Poked for $1 Million Fine; New Vegas Stadium of No Interest to NFL

Pessimistic about poker Forces have aligned against online gaming; don’t expect legalization of any kind  By Richard N. Velotta  , www.vegasinc.com It was clear as the “fiscal cliff” deadline closed in on federal lawmakers last month that there was no way an online poker bill would

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The Media Takes Two Hits on the Manti T'eo Mess

The Media Takes Two Hits on the Manti T’eo Mess

Will Leitch www.sportsonearth.com Won't Get Fooled Again I don’t understand why anyone today would listen to a single word anyone -- at ESPN, or SI, or the South Bend Backscratch Tribune, or pretty much anyone else who has covered the Manti Te’o story before yesterday -- has to say today,

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SkillBet Poker Legal in USA; Shorthanded Strategy; Nevada Seeks Partners for Web; Call or Fold?

SkillBet Poker Legal in USA; Shorthanded Strategy; Nevada Seeks Partners for Web; Call or Fold?

SkillBet.com: Poker Is Now Legal In The USA Co-Founder Paul Behrman Talks About New Online Poker Site by Card Player News Team In the wake of Black Friday, Paul Behrman and his team developed SkillBet.com, a poker site dedicated to enhancing the skill element of the game. Here, Behrman d

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He's Back in 'The Last Stand' ; 'Mama' Doesn't Make It

He’s Back in ‘The Last Stand’ ; ‘Mama’ Doesn’t Make It

MOVIE REVIEW - The Last Stand Movie Info Sheriff Owens is a man who has resigned himself to a life of fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction after leaving his LAPD post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with failure and defeat after hi

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