random ramblings       fred riecke       gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke gamblersdata

...Whether you love or hate the Yankees, you have to give them props for the way they handled Mariano Rivera's final appearance in New York. If that didn't make you tear up, there is something wrong with you. Mo epitomizes the word "class" in every possible way. He is choosing to go out on his terms

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Crowd Boos Chavez Jr. Win;  Stevenson Crushes Cloud; Matches to Make After UFC 165

Crowd Boos Chavez Jr. Win; Stevenson Crushes Cloud; Matches to Make After UFC 165

  Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. gets another questionable win by the Associated Press Chavez Awarded Disputed Decision Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. took a controversial unanimous decision victory over Bryan Vera on Saturday night. CARSON, Calif. -- Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. won a unanimous decisio

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Titanic Thompson, Master Schemer; Christie Still Optimistic; Nevada Online Poker Needs Boost; Supreme Court and Gambling

Titanic Thompson, Master Schemer; Christie Still Optimistic; Nevada Online Poker Needs Boost; Supreme Court and Gambling

Men Of Action: Titanic Thompson Master Card Player and Golf Hustler, His Mind Never Stopped Scheming by Bob Pajich www.cardplayer.com Titanic Thompson As far as a pure American character, it’s hard to beat Titanic Thompson, who won and lost more than $10 million during his long life as

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Art Treasures Abound in Vegas; 10 Places for Great Asian Cuisine; Vegas Going to the Dogs?

Art Treasures Abound in Vegas; 10 Places for Great Asian Cuisine; Vegas Going to the Dogs?

Hotel Art: Hidden Treasures in Las Vegas Resorts www.accessvegas.com Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and James Turrell. Each a master of art, and all on display on the Las Vegas Strip. Priceless art can be found throughout many Las Vegas resorts – think lobbies, award-winning restaurants and even

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Poker Luck Comes in Many Forms; Take Note; Poker and Alzheimer's Disease

Poker Luck Comes in Many Forms; Take Note; Poker and Alzheimer’s Disease

Bernard Lee: The Luck of the (Table) Draw The Classic Debate Rages On by Bernard Lee www.cardplayer.com Bernard Lee Is poker based on luck or skill? For many poker aficionados, including myself, there is little doubt that skill plays a larger part in poker than luck. In August 2012, J

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'Rush' Worth the Wait; 'Don Jon' Makes Porn Addiction a Laughing Matter

‘Rush’ Worth the Wait; ‘Don Jon’ Makes Porn Addiction a Laughing Matter

MOVIE REVIEW - 'RUSH' Movie Info Two-time Academy Award (R) winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon), teams once again with fellow two-time Academy Award (R) nominee, writer Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), on Rush, a spectacular big-screen re-creation of the merciless 1970s riv

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NCAA Changes Course Yet Again; 49'ers Botch Call on Smith

NCAA Changes Course Yet Again; 49’ers Botch Call on Smith

Penn State's softened sentence is an admission that the NCAA went too far.... by Pat Forde Yahoo Sports Fourteen months after pinning the sheriff star on his chest and locking up Penn State, Mark Emmert is looking a little saddle sore from his sojourn into frontier justice. He won't admit

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Pats Save Books; BCS Championship Lines; Super Bowl Projections; College Notecard

Pats Save Books; BCS Championship Lines; Super Bowl Projections; College Notecard

  Sports book industry report – Patriots help books salvage a push in Week 4 Pats' 30-23 win proves clutch for Vegas Tom Brady and Co. came through late for the sports books on Sunday night. By: Micah Roberts www.linesmakers.sportingnews.com LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas sports

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'Prisoners' is Top Notch Revenge Film; Gandolfini Shines in 'Enough Said'

‘Prisoners’ is Top Notch Revenge Film; Gandolfini Shines in ‘Enough Said’

MOVIE REVIEW - 'PRISONERS' Movie Info PRISONERS, from Oscar (R)-nominated director Denis Villeneuve, stars Oscar (R) nominees Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal in a story that poses the question: How far would you go to protect your child? Keller Dover (Jackman) is facing every parent's worst n

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It's Almost Oktoberfest; Erotic Museum Celebrates Its Fifth; Atomic Vegas - Blast from the Past; 'High Roller Changes Skyline'

It’s Almost Oktoberfest; Erotic Museum Celebrates Its Fifth; Atomic Vegas – Blast from the Past; ‘High Roller Changes Skyline’

Raise a stein for Oktoberfest in Las Vegas by Kristine McKenzie www.blog.vegas.com You don’t have to be in Germany to celebrate one of its most famous events. Several bars and restaurants around Las Vegas are holding Oktoberfest celebrations. Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival held annuall

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Piling on the NCAA - It's Not Hard ; NFL Must Stop the Nonsense

Piling on the NCAA – It’s Not Hard ; NFL Must Stop the Nonsense

by Patrick Hruby www.sportsonearth.com Piling On the NCAA NCAA President Mark Emmert's attempts to defend amateurism are completely nonsensical -- especially for anyone who worked while in college. Let’s start with a thoroughly unremarkable story. Boring, even. Back when I was a college f

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NCAA Revolution Has Started; WSOP Launches Online Poker; NJ Casinos Lack Paperwork; Feds No Sports Betting in NJ

NCAA Revolution Has Started; WSOP Launches Online Poker; NJ Casinos Lack Paperwork; Feds No Sports Betting in NJ

Players mark gear in protest By Tom Farrey | ESPN.com In a gesture that organizers hope turns into an athlete-driven national movement, players from Georgia Tech and Georgia took the field Saturday with gear they had marked up to protest the NCAA's treatment of athletes on issues ranging fr

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random ramblings       fred riecke, gamblersdata

random ramblings fred riecke, gamblersdata

..Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70. Norton had been in poor health for the last several years after suffering a series of strokes, a friend

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A Battered Jones Beats Gustafsson; Remembering Ken Norton

A Battered Jones Beats Gustafsson; Remembering Ken Norton

Jon Jones Retains Light Heavyweight Title, Weathers Serious Challenge at UFC 165 By Brian Knapp www.sherdog.com Jon Jones had to dig deep for this one. Jones retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight crown with a unanimous decision over Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC 165

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Late Manziel TD vs. Bama Costs Sports Books;  NHL Stanley Cup Odds; 4th Quarter Covers; Books Win Again

Late Manziel TD vs. Bama Costs Sports Books; NHL Stanley Cup Odds; 4th Quarter Covers; Books Win Again

That late Texas A&M score cost sports books over $200,000 By: RJ Bell - gamingtoday.com When Texas A&M scored a late touchdown on Saturday to bring the game against Alabama to within 7, sports bettors everywhere – even those without money on the game – understood it to be another exa

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