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Face of Defense: Hall of Fame Pitcher, Olympic Champion Sprinter Both Served in the Military

BY DAVID VERGUN, DOD NEWS Almost every sporting event in the United States has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an absence noted by the many service members who are ardent sports fans and enjoy playing sports. Because the games are mostly on hold, here's a look at a few sports legends who also served in the military. Nolan Ryan Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan left a lasting mark in baseball, pitching for the New York Mets (1966 and 1968-1971), California Angels (1972-1979),... Read more →


Reopening Information for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

Atlantic City, N.J. (July 2, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will reopen under new and thorough Safe + Sound program guidelines to help ensure good clean fun at the resort destination Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 6 a.m. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Safe + Sound Reopening Plan & Protocols has been developed in accordance with guidelines provided by Hard Rock International and adopts the Atlantic City Casino Industry's Summary Plan of Proposed Reopening Protocols in order to... Read more →


PENNSYLVANIA SPORTSBOOKS UP, BUT STILL OFF BY $275 MILLION

(LAS VEGAS) — Pennsylvania’s retail and online sportsbooks rose in May, but lost out on about $275 million in potential bets, according to PlayPennsylvania estimates, while gamblers again turned to online casinos and poker rooms in record numbers. And with land-based casinos reopening in June and major sports slowly returning, the Keystone State is entering its recovery phase. “May was another challenging month for Pennsylvania’s gaming industry, but it appears that it will be the last month of online casinos and poker rooms being the... Read more →


Handy Tips To Get Started With Online Sports Betting

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 4, 2020)--Online sports betting turns out to be a convenient way to keep your entertainment while being able to wagers on your favorite team. This not only leads to increased interest in the game but also allows you to generate a huge amount of cash when you’re mindful of placing your bets thoughtfully. You can use several platforms for sports betting Illinois that can assist you in kickstarting your gambling without making you worry about any legal hassle. Check out this guide to know... Read more →


Should Online Bingo Be Next on the Philly Game Development Radar?

Source: Pixabay Philadelphia has changed a lot through the years, but one area where it has really developed its presence in recent decades has been in the world of video gaming. For most of us, gaming in some form is now a fundamental part of daily life and many in the city seem all too aware of that. Furthermore, some notable developments also mean its future in the sector is certainly looking bright. A thriving scene The city is well known for its independent gaming... Read more →


OnLine Poker Tournament Begins Today

UPDATE: PHIL HELLMUTH, BILL LAIMBEER & ANNIKA SORENSTAM JOIN GOLF’S BIGGEST STARS FOR TODAY’S ‘CHIPPING ALL-IN’ CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT Table matchups are set for online poker tournament that can be viewed live on Twitch, YouTube, PokerGo.com, and GOLFTV’s Twitter and Facebook pages starting at noon PST LAS VEGAS (April 16, 2020) – Poker star Phil Hellmuth, basketball Hall of Famer Bill Laimbeer, and LPGA legend Annika Sorenstam will compete against some of the biggest names in golf in the Chipping All-In charity poker tournament. Starting... Read more →


Do Americans Prefer Online Gaming Versus Visiting Casinos In Person?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--More and more gamblers in the United States are now starting to prefer online casinos to the land-based casinos. According to a 2018 study by YouGov Profiles, 50% of Americans age 18 to 34 years backed the legalization of online gaming. The study also revealed that Americans age 35 to 49 years prefer online gaming as well. Moreover, about 50% of the U.S. adults age 18 to 34 years found casinos depressing, while older U.S. gamblers had mixed feelings about the issue. That... Read more →


Are Slots Machine Games Still Popular In The U.S.?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--Since the invention of slot machines in the late 19th century, Americans have spent the better part of their gambling money on slots. Slots machines are the most popular casino gambling in the United States, accounting for about 70% of the average U.S. casino’s revenue. Harrah’s Entertainment and WMS Gaming estimates that slots account for at least 75% of the about $60 billion American casinos earn in a year. Why Are Slot Machine Games Popular in The U.S? About two decades ago, slot... Read more →


The Future Of Sports Betting In America

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 15, 2020)--For many years, the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, and Major League Baseball joined hands in trying to stop the spread of sports betting. However, the legalization of sports betting in various states in 2018 stopped them in their tracks. At least 16 states have so far passed legislation allowing sports gambling. With these developments, the future of sports betting in America seems to be a bright one. The industry has the potential to become more diverse, refining itself... Read more →


Use of Bonuses in Gaming Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 9, 2020)--Bonuses in casino games are very attractive and popular among gamers. That is because they provide an opportunity to extend playing and possibly win money by using casino funds. Who does not want to win money by playing with bonus money and no investment? It sounds great, right? Indeed, it is a great thing that online casinos use to attract new players and keep their existing customers. You should always take advantage of the bonuses given by online casinos. That way you are... Read more →


Lawsuit Names Tiger Woods, Caddie after spectator goes to ER

...following Incident at Tampa Bay Tournament, witnesses sought ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – An attorney for a man who was allegedly intentionally shoved by Tiger Woods’s caddie during the 2018 Valspar Tournament is asking the public for http://www.freestockphotos.biz/ help in finding out whose voices are on a video, which appears to capture a portion of the incident. “We’re asking anyone who was there to contact us and let us know if you saw the incident, if you know whose voices are on the video and if... Read more →


Novel COVID-19 - Did the betting odds for Top Candidates for Winning EURO 2020 change? 

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 31, 2020)--Even though the football across Europe stopped for the moment, the fans are still debating about the EURO 2020 winners. The postponement of the tournament due to COVID-19 virus did disappoint both the players and the fanbase across the world, but it also increased various speculations regarding the outcome of this competition. There were some heated discussions even before the group stage draw has been made, but after that, we might as well say that it went to another level. Apart from... Read more →


Women And The Sport Of Golf

NAPSI)—As golf remains a significant piece of business and social culture, it’s important for women to feel confident on the course. Knowing the basics of the game could encourage participation in key business decisions taking place on the course every day. Nearly 5 million women play golf these days and if you’re among them—or would like to be—here are a few facts and tips you should know. Lydia Ko, the youngest player in golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world. Where To... Read more →


Saturday's Powerball Jackpot $140,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (March 19, 2020) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $140 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the March 18, drawing, 22,141 New Jersey players took home an estimated $135,784 in prizes ranging from $4 to $400, according to Lottery Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, March 18, drawing were: 15, 27, 44, 59, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 08. The Multiplier number was 04. The Powerball jackpot... Read more →


MGM RESORTS DEBUTS BETMGM SPORTS BETTING EXPERIENCES IN LAS VEGAS

Redefined Sports Betting Portfolio to Include Launch of BetMGM Mobile Betting App, Gaming Kiosks and Rebranded Sportsbooks LAS VEGAS – (March, 2020) – MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) unveiled new sports betting experiences across its Las Vegas properties today, as well as announced the launch of BetMGM in Nevada. In partnership with Roar Digital, LLC – MGM Resorts’ joint venture with GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC) – the launch of BetMGM in Nevada includes a state-of-the-art mobile betting app, the rebranding of MGM Resort’s sportsbooks, and more... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $60,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $60 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Feb. 25, drawing, 12 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. One of those tickets was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 21,582 other New Jersey players took home $80,864 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey.... Read more →


Dept. of Justice News: Casino Cheaters Caught

Dealer and Player Conspired to Cheat two Maryland Casinos out of More Than $1 Million After just a few hours of playing baccarat at a Maryland casino in September 2017, Chenguang Ni headed home to New York with more than $850,000 in winnings. The odds of winning any given hand of baccarat stand at just under 50 percent. But Ni and his tablemates won an astounding 18 of 21 hands—including one run of 14 straight wins. The next day, the casino called the FBI’s Baltimore... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $103,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $103 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that in the Tuesday, Jan. 14, drawing, 27 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Four of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover, 25,740 other New Jersey players took home $107,974 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to... Read more →


UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY (video)

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 8, 2020) – Chassy Media announced today that UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY, the incredible true story of Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver to win a Trans-Am race, test a Formula One car and race in the Indy 500, is now available for purchase at Chassy.com. The film is co-directed by podcaster and comedian Adam Carolla and Nate Adams (THE 24 HOUR WAR and SHELBY AMERICAN: THE CARROLL SHELBY STORY). Willy T. Ribbs was the Jackie Robinson of... Read more →


The Top 6 Frequently Made Automation Mistakes and How to Solve Them

Gloucestercitynews.net (Dec. 1, 2019)--Testing is a vital procedure in the development of products, software or hardware, separate components in order to find and eradicate errors, ensure that it’ll perform well and have good output. Test automation can also be described as a method of utilizing an automated testing tool to check, analyze and predict expected results to actual ones. It intends using software to automatically perform the most difficult testing jobs or carry out ones that may appear many times, usually more than once or... Read more →


Here's How You Can Leverage The Benefits Of Online Betting

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 11, 2019)—With several digitized platforms today, everything is done on the fingertips, and online gambling is one such instance. Online betting has provided an outlet to the punters to place their stakes from anywhere around the world. It has been prevailing for over a decade now and continues to expand with each passing year. Online wagering attracts millions of gamblers with their exciting offers and deals. Moreover, it is a convenient option for most of the bettors that also offers security regarding your... Read more →


New Jersey Online Casino Market Share and Statistics

New Jersey continues to be one of America’s most well-known states when it comes to gambling. We all know about Atlantic City and its glamorous casinos, but online gambling in New Jersey is blooming as well. As of 2018, there were seven DGA approved online casinos in New Jersey, and they all keep fighting for their share of the market. The guys from NJ Games closely follow the revenue growth of these casinos and rely on the statistics that are released by the Division of... Read more →


Can I become a winner at poker online?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 2, 2019)--Do you wish to win at poker online? From traditional poker, switching to online poker is hard. Even if you are a winning player at the conventional poker, still winning is difficult at online poker. However, there are many different strategies that can help one to win at online casinos. With that here, we have listed tips to play and win online poker. Before we jump on the tips, let us understand the difference between live poker and online poker. Live Vs. Online... Read more →


The Good Side of Charity Gaming Events You Didn’t Know About

Gloucestercitynews.net (September 11, 2019)--The beauty about gaming for charity is that you blend your love for gaming and raising funds for a good cause. Many charitable organizations love these events because they pull in droves of supporters, which translates to more money that helps meet their income goals fast and easy. That’s what charity gaming is all about. It’s an ingenious way of raising funds for a charity while creating a strong supporter base. People will always welcome a chance to play – and win... Read more →


Pick-6 Rolls to $6.8 Million for Aug. 26th Drawing

TRENTON (Aug. 23, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)- – The Pick-6 drawing on August 22nd produced 18 winners of $1,474 all of whom matched five out of six white balls drawn. Three of those tickets were purchased with XTRA, multiplying the prize to $2,948. The $6.8 million drawing will be held Monday, August 26, 2019. The winning numbers for the Thursday, August 22nd drawing were: 01, 03, 08, 22, 25 and 44. The XTRA Multiplier was: 02. By adding XTRA for an additional $1.00 per play, winners are able... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for its citizens to place bets on sports events. The bill permitting wagers to be placed on sports was signed in June 2018, with Governor Phil Murphy placing the first legal bet. For the record, he backed the New Jersey Devils to bring home the Stanley Cup, and tournament favorites Germany... Read more →


Tiger Woods Update On 2019 British Open

By Jorden Fuller | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 23, 2019)--Tiger Woods missed the cut at the 2019 Open Championship, finalizing an end to his run of his 2019 majors that started so beautifully but ended bittersweet. Although, golf aspirants are still looking up on him. Photo by Steve Grant His win at Augusta in April captivated the sporting world, but the 43-year-old golfer couldn’t conjure the same magic in the remaining three majors of the year. After the Masters win, Woods failed to make the cut... Read more →


5 Major Health Benefits of Exercise Bikes

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 17, 2019)--Exercise bikes have started their own revolution with millions of people swearing by there many benefits. There are now fitness studios and franchises dedicated to solely indoor biking and its various variations. You can also find multiple stationary bikes in every gym with trainers stressing the importance of including biking in workouts. The above are only some examples of how biking has become an important part of exercise and has a growing number of followers who only bike as a form of exercise.... Read more →


Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $53,000,000 For Saturday’s Drawing

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (June 6, 2019) – The Powerball jackpot has rolled to $53 million! Although no one won the jackpot in the June 5th drawing, 25,220 New Jersey players took home an estimated $143,151 in prizes ranging from $4 to $300, according to Lottery Acting Executive Director James Carey. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, June 5th drawing were: 17, 23, 28, 34 and 38. The Red Power Ball number was 08. The Multiplier number was 03. “Congratulations to... Read more →


Blossoms In The Springtime at Rock Spa & Salon® In May

at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Atlantic City, N.J. – Rock Spa & Salon® at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will be blossoming just in time for Spring at the Jersey Shore. Available Mondays through Thursdays in May, you can treat yourself to an Orange Blossom Seasonal Body Treatment, an Orange Blossom Seasonal Pedicure or a Kiss From A Rose Luxury Facial. The Orange Blossom Seasonal Body Treatment features an Orange Blossom Coconut sugar scrub that will exfoliate your skin to... Read more →


Jersey Surf & Appel Farm Announce Strategic Creative Collaboration

Elmer, New Jersey – Jersey Surf, Inc. is extraordinarily pleased to announce a creative collaboration with the nationally recognized Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus. Through the partnership, Jersey Surf and Appel Farm will work together to develop creative programs centered around the rapidly expanding world of “marching music performing arts,” with each entity contributing its unique experience, best practices, and perspective to the benefit of aspiring young musicians and color guard/dance performers from around the region. “We are honored to have the opportunity to... Read more →


First Winner of CA$H OUT is No Stranger to Jackpots

Scratch-Offs Players Received More Than $99.2 Million in Prizes in February TRENTON (April 30, 2019) – Eugene Martellio of Vineland has been playing New Jersey Lottery draw games and Scratch-Off tickets for many years. When the $3,000,000 CA$H OUT Scratch-Off game was launched, he purchased a few of the tickets for that game, but he didn’t have much luck. This game appealed to him, though, and he decided to give it another try. When he purchased the ticket, he felt like this, too, might not... Read more →


How Sports Can Impact Your Life

source Adobe Stock Your personal health and wellbeing are the most important things that you can look after, and playing sports is the perfect way to do this. Still, children and adults alike play a number of different sports, given the vast array of available options. There must then be an even bigger reason as to why people of all ages are so intrigued to pick up a sporting activity. It’s not even merely a matter of playing a sport, but cheering for a particular... Read more →


Pros and Cons of Using Social Media without Parents’ Control

CNBNewsnet (March 4, 2019) To get what today’s teens hold in their hands all the time, their parents had to go to the library. The way youth perceives life and information has changed a lot with the spread of internet and social media. According to the Pew research center, 95% of teenagers have access to the online world through a smartphone with almost half of them (45%) being online constantly. Gadgets and social media have broken the barriers, but the question is whether youngsters were... Read more →