One study concludes over 20 first round pro tennis matches are fixed every year. Why? For good—but not great—players, there’s too much incentive not to.
In another blow to the credibility of e-sports, Valve Corporation has banned a number of Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) players for allegedly fixing matches to earn money from gambling. A CS:GO match was held in August between iBUYPOWER and NetcodeGuides.com. The iBUYPOWER team … Continue reading ?
Alleged online gambling ring broken up after agents posed as the cable guy.
Americans rank in the bottom five in numeracy, and some believe gambling is a good deal. But there are ways for people to improve their knowledge of math.
Nomad Games, has just released Version 3.4 of Talisman. The update includes a new game setup screen, new font, Language and text fixes, the ‘View Board’ option, and the Gambler character pack. The Gambler has the special ability to tempt fate by rolling 1 die and add his Craft against another player he lands on. Show More Summary
Bob McDonald is about to learn that fixing a government agency can be a lot harder than selling soap. The retired head of Procter & Gamble is President Obama’s pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Department. Selling Tide and Pantene is one thing, fixing an agency dirtied by scandal is another. The VA is not a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agenc...
President Barack Obama will nominate Bob McDonald — a West Point graduate and former CEO of Procter & Gamble — to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, a White House official told CNN on Sunday. McDonald would take over a troubled department. Click here to read more at CNN.
For those of us that are Developers and Builders of “spec” new construction, or those of you that buy houses to fix and flip, I would venture that all of us have a few things in common. • Hunting • Gambling • Thrill Seeking Of course,...Show More Summary
Bill Gates would support Xbox spin-off and Microsoft responds. Plus, Destiny's 500 million dollar gamble, Microsoft's E3 date and Assassin's Creed director moves to Naughty Dog.
The news that Wall Street banks had to jump through hoops to pay big bonuses last year is strangely welcome, as it suggests that tougher rules designed to keep them from gambling with taxpayers'... To view the full story, click the title link.
Way back in 2004, the Minnesota Vikings took a gamble on a short, scrappy cornerback named Antoine Winfield, giving the former first-round pick a six-year deal to help fix a pass defense that ranked near the bottom of the NFL the year...Show More Summary
If I have to choose one definite moment in "Owning Mahowny" (2003), it is the one which shows the hero's face in a close-up shot when he is gambling. His face looks blank on the surface, but his eyes are fixed on the table, busily looking for the next shot of adrenaline he is craving. Show More Summary
A look at the big betting policy debate Internet betting has often been under crossfire for causing problem gambling and addiction, but in recent years a new form of gambling has been gaining traction (and notoriety) in the UK. Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (or FOBTs), can be found in almost every betting shop, often alongside […]
Lots of gambling talk.
It's time for another moral panic! Quick, whip up plenty of outrage – then ban something! This time it is Fixed Odds Betting (FOB) gambling machines in the firing line. Banning them is righteous, we’re told. Once done, the world will be a better place, apparently. These machines are, we are invited to believe, the [...]
Better an overheating tablet than one with a borked screen, gambles Redmond A software update supposed to stop Surface slabs overheating has been yanked by Microsoft – because it’s making matters worse.…
What do you do after you fix chess? You fix poker, apparently. Not that this was game designer David Sirlin's intention with Pandante, his Kickstarter-funded card game, of course. In fact, all he initially wanted to do was create a game about lying - more specifically, a game about lying pandas. Show More Summary
Everyone has their little indulgences. For some, it's their morning Starbucks fix or a $2000 handbag. For others, it's hookers and blackjack. And it's the latter that are most representative of consumer spending in the US economy, according to Andrew Zatlin of South Bay Research. Show More Summary
Lenovo, the Chinese technology giant, placed a huge and ultimately successful bet when it bought IBM’s personal computer business eight years ago. Now Lenovo is contemplating an even riskier gamble: acquiring BlackBerry, the once mighty smartphone maker that has fallen on hard times. Show More Summary