Entertainment News Archive - August 20, 2010

MANCHESTER, England, August 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookies are expecting millions of pounds to be gambled on this year's X-Factor. The talent competition's seventh series starts this Saturday and according to Mark Pearson from Betfred.com it's going to be a record breaker. "The British public now vote for their favourite with their wallet. Millions will be gambled on the hopefuls and we'll be taking on extra staff to cover results night.

DUBLIN, August 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Online Poker Players Can Qualify for the Boylepoker.com International Poker Open by Accumulating VIP Points in Last Men Standing Boylepoker.com today launches the Last Men Standing competition which will see one free entry to the upcoming International Poker Open for every 10 players who take part. To qualify for Last Men Standing players simply opt-in at Boylepoker.com by midnight on August 22, 2010 then accumulate 50 VIP Points each day playing at the site.

HONG KONG, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Online Ltd.

FLORENCE, S.C., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- K&S Communications debuts a new locally produced newsmagazine, "Southern Stories with Kathy Andrews." The show will air on Saturday, August 21 at 8:00pm, and be rebroadcast on Sunday mornings at 6:00am.

DETROIT, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- MotorCity Casino Hotel announced today that its hotel has received the 2010 Pinnacle Award for Hotels. This award celebrates hospitality excellence.

LONDON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced that six cities are competing to host the GSMA Mobile World Congress event starting in 2013.

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'