PartyPoker.com Announces First Semi-Finalist Slot Online Winners in the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± Tournament

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PartyPoker.com, the world’s fastest growing online poker room, recently announced the first 29 semi-finalists in the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament. More than 700 players from all over the world competed in the first semi-final round held August 1-5 at PartyPoker.com for a chance at earning one of the limited finalist spots aboard a luxury Caribbean cruise and to win a share of the estimated $1.5 million prize pool.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic ©¤ (September 27, 2002) ©¤ PartyPoker.com, the world’s fastest growing online poker room, recently announced the first 29 semi-finalists in the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament. More than 700 players from all over the world competed in the first semi-final round held August 1-5 at PartyPoker.com for a chance at earning one of the limited finalist spots aboard a luxury Caribbean cruise and to win a share of the estimated $1.5 million prize pool.

Online qualifying finalists will join many of the world’s top poker players, as well as other paid entrants, March 1¨C 8, 2003 for the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament aboard the Holland America MS Zaandam cruise ship. As an official World Poker Tour event, the PartyPoker.com Million II tournament will be televised at a date and time to be announced later.

ˇ°The PartyPoker.com Million II is sure to be one of the most exciting stops on the World Poker Tour,ˇ± said Mike Sexton, world-renowned poker champion and PartyPoker.com Host. ˇ°The excitement and enthusiasm we have received from players at every skill level has truly been amazing!ˇ±

PartyPoker.com will hold two more semi-final qualifying events on November 21-24 and January 30 – February 2, 2003. Semi-final round winners receive a package valued at $7,200 that includes a week-long cruise for two valued at $2,200 and a $5,000 buy-in for one player into the ˇ°PartyPoker.com Million IIˇ± tournament …

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Life is a lottery

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Many, many years ago, I visited what used to be the two closest legal casinos to Thailand _ one in Macau and the other in Malaysia. Thai customers in Macau didn’t have to bring their money with them as it was illegal to take large amounts of cash out of the country at that time. You simply paid your agent who arranged the trip here in Thailand and when you arrived at the casino in Macau the appropriate amount of money was waiting for you.

As for the majority of Thais who couldn’t afford an overseas trip, the legal options to satisfy their insatiable gambling itch were, and are still, very limited. There’s the government lottery and, strangely, two horse race tracks in the very centre of Bangkok.

Of course betting at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club and the Royal Turf Club is a very lucrative source of earnings for these two “elite” clubs, and results in the relatively poor, who are the majority of gamblers on race days, subsidising the lifestyle of the rich and famous.

A number of years ago, in a pathetic attempt to assuage their conscience, the authorities declared that only gamblers wearing proper shoes could enter these clubs on race days. This move did not have the desired effect, but it did raise the cost of entry for poor people who now have to rent proper shoes for the afternoon from the stalls which sprang up at the gates of the clubs.

Of course today there are many more legal casinos closer to Thailand than Macau and Malaysia. According to no less an authority than First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, there are now seven casinos across the border in Cambodia and two more under construction. He failed to mention those …

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Ligaz11 Review of Zen and the Art of Poker

Since Robert Pirsig started the Zen and… craze in the mid-seventies, the public has been inundated with books relating eastern mysticism and everyday western life. Therefore, it was only a matter of time before someone wrote Zen and the Art of Poker, which applies the principles of this sect of Buddhism to the ultimate game of strategy and deception.

In this book there are five major sections, each of which contain from four to six essays on the application of Zen to the game of poker. There is also an introduction and two appendices, one on Zen and poker tournaments, and one that covers “Zen and Poker Computer Software” and a bibliography. The bibliography refers to a number of good poker books, but mostly contains references for the many Zen quotes that Phillips applies to poker throughout the book.

I’ll give Phillips a great deal of credit. Early in the book he explains some of the inherent contradictions between Zen and ligaz11 poker, including the facts that the poker requires a great measure of aggression, and that the way one measures long term success in poker is by winning tournaments and accumulating money, both very un-Zen-like ideas. In general, these contradictions haven’t stopped the rash of books that lead to even more ludicrous associations, such as, Zen and the Art of Street Fighting and Zenvesting: The Art of Abundance and Managing Money. In fact, Phillips sets these issues aside in an honest manner, and therefore I was willing to give him complete license on this matter throughout the rest of the book.

The author then goes on to explain where Zen is useful in poker, including notions of calmness, not associating result (winning or losing pots) with right action (playing well), and taking a long-term view of the game. These …

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New CEO named for Magna unit

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New CEO named for Magna unit Former banker takes the reins Big losses plague racetrack division

Magna Entertainment Corp., the biggest horse-track owner in North America, has bucked its chief executive officer and put a former banker in the saddle to rein in heavy losses.

Aurora-based Magna Entertainment revealed yesterday that it has replaced Jim McAlpine and appointed ex-bank and trust company executive Tom Hodgson as chief executive.

The company said McAlpine becomes vice-chairman of corporate development and will remain a member of the company’s executive management committee.

The moves follows losses of more than $200 million (U.S.) at Magna Entertainment during the last two years and concerns about debt levels while the company embarks on track renovations and betting initiatives.

Company chairman Frank Stronach, who is trying to build an international racetrack, gambling and broadcasting empire, said in a statement that the company needs to concentrate on financial and operating discipline at many operations.

“Tom brings a very strong financial background to MEC and he, together with the other members of the MEC executive management committee, will ensure that MEC maintains that focus,” said Stronach, who controls the company indirectly through auto-parts colossus Magna International Inc.

Hodgson joined the board of Magna Entertainment’s parent company MI Developments last September and has worked as a consultant on the racetrack and gambling company.

Before his involvement with MI Developments, Hodgson was president of Strategic Analysis Corp. and held senior posts with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Canada Permanent Trust Co., Marathon Asset Management Inc. and GlobalNetFinancial.com. He was president of the latter three companies.

McAlpine, chief financial officer at Magna International during the free-wheeling 1980s, has been president and chief executive of Magna Entertainment for more than four years over agen poker online terpercaya 

The shift will allow McAlpine, who …

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Insider’s Guide To Internet Situs Judi Slot Gambling

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There was a time when a new book on Situs Judi Slot gambling was something of an event, but today a new book on the subject can sit around a while before being noticed. Such has been the case with John G. Brokopp’s Insider’s Guide To Internet Gambling (Bonus Books Inc., 2001).

Nothing against this particular book but with dozens of web sites, magazines, books, television shows, and newspaper articles making hash out of the same old information it’s hard to get excited about yet another offering of it.

Brokopp does, however, deserve credit and commendation for being the most down-to-earth writer on the subject I have ever read. In the first 30 pages of this book, you’ll have a very clear picture of what Internet gambling is and what you can expect if you decide to wager. He tells it straight and true.

In spite of what’s indicated in the Table of Contents (more on this later), there are three basic areas covered: 1) What is Internet Gambling and how do I do it?; 2) Game and betting analysis; and 3) Tips on choosing a casino, a web site, etc.

I could go into each section in detail but let’s opt for brevity on this one. As much as I praise Brokopp’s approach, I’m afraid to say that if you’ve spent any time at all gambling online, you probably won’t find many surprises in this book. If you’re a total newbie or just getting your feet wet, by all means enjoy. But I can’t say that I learned much, or anything, at least not about Internet gambling.

What I did learn was a whole lot about horse racing, handicapping and the rest of the equestrian scene on the web. Clearly this is Brokopp’s pet subject and I’d bet it’s …

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A return to Domino QQ

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A nice return for a few hours trading but should have been nearer the £200 mark. I messed up on the last match i did turning around £70 each result when the odds were evens to £20. You can’t knock that Ancic – the bloke just never gives up. Cracking week for him so far and he could make the top 10 for the first time.

I know, I know, it’s sad as fuck but the fact is I love Big Brother. Or rather I love trading on it. It’s gets derided on the Betfair forums but the truth is it’s one of the top trading events of the year. In fact when Nadia won Big Brother 4 and Jason came second to clinch the top man spot I pocketed my biggest ever win on a single event. I won’t go into detailed figures on that but it was a five figure sum.

So you can see how I’m kind of excited about the opening Domino QQ show tonight. To be honest I won’t be putting in the kind of time needed for that kind of return this year. Too many other things on this summer to justify the time and I don’t want to tie much money up on it. And the edges I used to have are slowly being eroded and it’s getting harder to find new ones. I won’t be touching it with the account I’m using for this blog but I will be dipping in and out of it and am looking forward to it immensely.

Anyway, another dip into the tennis yielded close to £30 today. Can’t complain. And it all adds up for the big day next year.

Another day of dipping in and out of matches at opportune times. Got a bit of …

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One Rival Down, One To Go For FC Judi Online24Jam Terpercaya 2021 Seoul

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With winter on the horizon, the big games are coming thick and fast as the end of the regular K-League season also comes into view. It is a time when some teams are going all out in an attempt to grab what is on offer while others are more concerned with protecting what they have.

For the first time since April 2007, FC Seoul is the Judi Online24Jam Terpercaya 2021 team with the most. The capital club moved to the top of the standings on Sunday with a narrow 1-0 win over previous leaders Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma.

Seoul, playing with one striker for the first time all season in the first half were nervous and Seongnam were sloppy, slow and disjointed. It wasn’t pretty but the fans who braved a chilly autumn afternoon and 87 minutes of fairly turgid football were rewarded with a moment of beauty.

Substitute striker Lee Sang-hyub connected to a deep Lee Chung-young cross inside the area to lash a left-footed volley into the back of the Seongnam net. It was Seoul’s first victory over Seongnam for three seasons and more importantly, it has made the team start to believe that it could actually win the league championship.

Fans across the Land of the Morning Calm will be tuned into their televisions on Wednesday to see if Seoul has finally managed to combine mental mettle with fancy footwork. The men in black and red make the short journey south to Suwon – the home of their fiercest rivals and closest challengers Suwon Samsung Bluewings. The two teams lie level on 48 points and only the fact that Seoul has scored one more goal puts them in pole position.

The hosts are rubbing their hands in anticipation at upsetting the Seoul bandwagon once again. Early in 2007, …

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A “Joke” Puts Police On Bandarqq Alert

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VIDUKA’S CROATIAN HOUSE UNDER SURVEILLANCE?

Por una “broma” del comentarista guardan la casa de Viduka

Una broma del comentarista de la televisión croata Bruno Kovacevic dirigida al capitán australiano Mark Viduka ha causado una reacción del Ministerio interior croata y el despliegue de policías delante de la casa que Viduka tiene en Croacia.

Después de que Kovacevic “recordara” a Viduka de Bandarqq que tiene casa cerca de Dubrovnik, como quien dijera “ojo como juegas ante Croacia”, en el Ministerio del interior pensaron que algún aficionado local podría arremeter contra la propiedad del futbolista australo-croata, sobre todo si hoy jueves las cosas no salen bien para el equipo adriático en Stuttgart.

– “El comentarista pudo haber dado involuntariamente una idea a alguien para cometer un delito. Imagínense cuanta gente acaba de enterarse donde se encuentra la casa.”

– comentó el portavoz de la policía croata Zlatko Mehun.

El diario australiano Sydney Morning Herald fue el primero en descubrir ue policías armados vigilan los alrededores de la casa del futbolista de orígenes croatas.

En la Televisión nacional croata (HRT) afirman que no creen que “el despliegue de agentes sea consecuencia del mencionado reportaje” pero anuncian que la directiva del HRT discutirá las frases de aquel reportaje por la posible falta de responsabilidad del periodista.

En Alemania, mientras tanto, hubo un ligero incidente en la rueda de prensa organizada por Croacia, ya que los representantes croatas prohibieron a Joseph Simunic hablar en inglés con los enviados de Australia, justificándolo con que “el croata es el único idioma oficial aquí.”

Y es que Simunic nació en Australia y domina mejor el inglés que el propio croata. De nada sirvieron los apelos de los australianos, quienes destacaron que Mark Viduka tiene permiso de hablar en croata durante las ruedas de prensa que da Australia.

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23 MICROGAMING POWERED Situs Slot CASINOS AWARDED

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eCOGRA SEALS OF APPROVAL – Fair, Honest and Responsible Online Gaming at Microgaming Powered Casinos

February 19, 2004, Isle of Man – Microgaming (www.microgaming.com) is proud to announce the receipt of eCOGRA (www.ecogra.org) Seals of Approval for 23 online casinos powered by Microgaming software – the first ever online casinos to be awarded the eCOGRA seal. The eCOGRA seals recognize these casinos for their high level of fair, honest and responsible online gaming practises.

The 23 Microgaming powered situs slot casinos that have received eCOGRA Seals of Approval have met the standards set out in the Statements of Generally Accepted Practices (eGAP) adopted by the eCOGRA Board. These standards cover player protection, fair gaming and responsible conduct including technical capabilities and anti-money laundering measures. To qualify for the eCOGRA Seal of Approval, the casinos were reviewed by the eCOGRA Audit Panel which includes the international audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to the above casinos, several other Microgaming powered casinos are currently in the eGAP review process, so further eCOGRA seals should be awarded shortly.

Mark Fredericks, spokesperson for Microgaming commented, “At Microgaming we pride ourselves on being champions in the promotion of responsible gaming and fair play practises. The award of eCOGRA seals to Microgaming powered casinos confirms the casinos’ commitment as well as ours, to offer players the highest standards of gaming ethics for both player protection and technical capability. The eCOGRA seals will help to build credibility amongst players and regulators for the online gaming industry. At Microgaming, we are pleased to be setting the benchmark in this regard.”

A full list of eCOGRA approved casinos can be obtained at www.ecogra.org/casinos.

About Microgaming (www.microgaming.com)

Established in 1994, Microgaming is a leading supplier of online gaming solutions. Microgaming’s mission is to develop software and management systems that allow our …

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SINGAPORE TOTO RULES: TOGEL SINGAPORE

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To play Toto, choose at least six numbers from 1 to 45 and match them against the winning numbers drawn. Toto draws take place on Mondays and Thursdays. Six numbers plus one additional number will be drawn. You’ll win a prize if your Toto bet matches at least three numbers and the additional number.

Marking the Bet Slip

Using a 2B pencil or a black/blue ballpoint pen, mark the boxes with a heavy vertical line.

To see the ticket layout go to Singapore Pools

Ordinary Entry

The basic entry to the game is Ordinary Entry. Mark six numbers between 1 and 45.

System Entry

Mark these boxes only if you are betting system entry. DO NOT mark here for ordinary entries

Mark “Sys 7” (System 7) if you’re entering seven numbers for the game.

Mark “Sys 8” if you’re entering eight numbers. The same goes for “Sys 9”, “Sys 10”, “Sys 11” and “Sys 12”.

Use a separate bet slip for each type of entry.

Mark “Sys Roll” (System Roll) if you have a set of five numbers for the game and want the computer to assign each of the remaining 40 numbers to your sixth number.

2 Draws

Mark the “2 Draws” box if you want to buy the same Toto numbers for the current and next draws.

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If you want the computer to pick the numbers for you, ask the retailer for a QuickPick (there’s no need to fill in the bet slip). Tell the retailer:

your choice of Entry: Ordinary, System (7,8,9,10,11,12) or System Roll;

the amount you’d like to bet or how many boards you’d like to buy; and

whether you want to bet for one or two draws.

After marking your bet slip, check to make …

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