Ligue 1 – We hire attackers
Dec23

Ligue 1 – We hire attackers

Text by: Mircea Panait Perhaps it has less magnitude than the Premiership, less show than La Liga, less power than the Bundesliga and less passion that the A Series, but it has a bit of everything: super class attackers, extremely wealthy investors, real sincerity and gloomyness at the same time, elegance and refinement. It is the French Ligue 1. The football that came up with Laurent Blanc, Eric Cantona, Thierry Henry and Zinedine...

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Toma Coconea: “I want to fly of the Everest”
Nov25

Toma Coconea: “I want to fly of the Everest”

He is a great sportsman and he does everything with wishing to surpass his own limits. In addition, the love for nature and movement led him to choose the mountain and extreme adventure as battlefields for his records. Thomas Capell is an accomplished athlete who seizes the moment relying on himself and on his desire for self outrun. It’s not easy, but everything seems easy for him and nothing is untouchable or unbreakable. You...

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South Korea illegal gambling surpassed $66 billion
Apr30

South Korea illegal gambling surpassed $66 billion

According to government reports this week in South Korea illegal gambling in the country has surpassed $66 billion for the first time ever, which the government say desperately needs regulation to avoid money laundering by criminal gangs. The report by the National Gambling Control Commission under the Prime Minister’s Office, say that the illegal gambling market was estimated at 75.15 trillion won ($66.45 billion) in 2012, up from...

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Georgia Senate approves video poker control measure
Mar25

Georgia Senate approves video poker control measure

The Georgia Senate has voted to approve a bill that would centralize control and enforcement of video poker machines in the state. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Senate has voted 35-16  to approve House Bill 487, which would transfer oversight and enforcement of video poker machines to the Georgia Lottery Corp. Under the proposal, a share of the proceeds would be used to fund the state’s HOPE scholarship program and the...

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The city of Kent is considering lifting its ban on casinos to raise revenue, instead of taxing residents.
Mar24

The city of Kent is considering lifting its ban on casinos to raise revenue, instead of taxing residents.

Right now, the Great American Casino in the Panther Lake neighborhood is Kent’s only casino. When this area was annexed into Kent, the city made a deal with the state that all the tax revenue raised here goes to the state, not Kent. But now at least one city councilman wants to change that. Kent City Councilman Les Thomas says he’s been known to sit at the slot machine, but the bigger gamble is coming out against his...

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