President Donald Trump’s last Atlantic City casino is no more.
Society doesn’t see gambling in the same way as other addictions, but it needs to
It is unfortunate that, within the poker community, the smallest online card rooms often get overlooked. Having spent the past few months documenting my own poker journey, however, it has become increasingly difficult to ignore them.
It can be a terrifying experience, entering a casino. Fresh with images in the mind from Hollywood scenes that suggest fiery dealers and intricate etiquette, casino virgins might feel daunted when laying their first bets. And, especially, us poker players, who may have only played online, could consider a physical felt a scary proposition.
Saturday night, we are child free, it is Valentine's weekend, should we hit the town, or stay in? Decisions, decisions!! Hit the town of course.
Warning:This video, by its very nature, contains some very bad language. (Yes, even that word.) But in its defence, it is
Out of all the addictions, gambling is the one that results in the most suicides. "It's a disease that kills" says Dr Timothy Fong, a professor of psychiatry at UCLA, "25% of gamblers who have entered treatment have tried to kill themselves."
Cities that rely on public sector employment are falling behind. Monday's report by the Centre for Cities think-tank told us what every politician, civil servant and business already knows: If Britain is to drag itself out of the economic gloom, it will be the private sector that has to lead that recovery.
Similar to last year's The Social Network, Middle Men offers another online phenomenon (this time the rise of internet porn) as the basis for a tale of greed, deception and the vast financial rewards to be reaped from it all (all at the cost of everything else, of course).