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2014-04-08 09:56:00

New research reveals that brain damage affecting the insula – an area with a key role in emotions – disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction. The research, led by Dr Luke Clark from the University of Cambridge, was published on April 7 2014 in the journal PNAS. During gambling games, people often misperceive their chances of winning due to a number of errors of thinking called cognitive distortions. For example, ‘near-misses’ seem to encourage further play, even...

2014-04-07 08:28:14

CG Technology's state-of-the-art sports book system will be available in Mexico's largest casino, located in Nuevo Leon, as well as in seven additional casinos LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CG Technology(TM), a preeminent technology company and Logrand Group, a leading entertainment and gaming operator in Mexico, announced today that they have signed an agreement for CG Technology to license its state-of-the-art sports book system, which includes mobile sports wagering,...

2014-04-03 16:23:25

Extension Includes 450 Video Lottery Terminals for Delaware Charitable Organizations NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced that it has signed a three-year extension to its contract with the Delaware State Lottery to supply both lottery and central monitoring systems. The extension, which will continue to provide for a range of services and support for draw-based lottery, keno, video lottery games and...

2014-04-02 16:27:01

Geno M. Iafrate, President & CEO of i-10 Hospitality sets his sights on Hospitality & Gaming Consulting by forming i-10 Business Solutions, LLC LAS VEGAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana based i-10 Hospitality, LLC, a restaurant, hotel and gaming management company founded by former Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. executive, Geno M. Iafrate, which most recently signed an Area Development Agreement with Quaker Steak & Lube(®) restaurants,...

2014-04-01 16:23:54

Wants to Live Normal Life After Winning 6th Largest Powerball Jackpot in History SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ray Buxton, the winner of the $425 million Powerball lottery, wants to use his new found fortune to travel and start a foundation to do good by fighting child hunger and promoting pediatric health and education. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/SF95904LOGO Buxton claimed his prize today from the California Lottery and is still overwhelmed with...

2014-04-01 16:23:13

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw47t4/online_poker) has announced the addition of the "Online Poker Trends Analysis of 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw47t4/online_poker ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Poker is one of the most popular games, being played by gamers for over two centuries. Online Poker, though being...

2014-03-26 08:26:00

Online Bingo Games Give Players Thrill of Winning Cash All Day Every Day! MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luckity.com, which offers groundbreaking online cash bingo games, announces that its players have won more than $275,000 in the New Year! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140326/CL90166 Bingo has experienced a massive resurgence in popularity, with millions of players flocking to their local bingo halls and playing with friends online via Facebook and mobile...

2014-03-26 08:25:51

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video poker has a reputation among casino regulars as one of the best games for players in the know by incorporating an element of skill. But that's not true at racinos in New York, and the facilities aren't broadcasting the difference. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/PH90799-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/PH90799-b "All New York racinos, are using bait and switch tactics on their video...

2014-03-21 20:22:13

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent accounts in the media indicate that PokerStars is in partnership negotiations with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three large Southern California Card Clubs to offer online poker in California. The news accounts come at a particularly opportunistic time, when the California State Legislature will be debating two measures that will authorize the play of online poker within California's borders. One of the most significant...

2014-03-19 23:00:38

The National Council on Problem Gambling’s Helpline Network (800-522-4700) offers resources to help gambling addicts and their loved ones. Recovery starts with just a phone call. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Recovery is the focus of week four of National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Anyone, anywhere, at any time, can call the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network at (800-522-4700) to speak with a live, knowledgeable Helpline specialist. The Helpline specialist is...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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