Former “Saturday Night Live” actress Victoria Jackson, working on confidential information she as a web talk show host has special clearance to obtain, has claimed that the United States is being overtaken by radical Muslims bent on bringing the nation under Sharia law. “I just went to a briefing in Washington DC, across the street from the Capitol, at the Longworth building at 8:30 am two days ago and it changed my life,” Jackson said last week

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/27/victoria-jackson-muslim-brotherhood-fbi_n_1170790.html

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With all the hand wringing over the collapse of online poker in the United States since Black Friday, one big thing has been largely ignored by the poker community as a whole: the 42nd Annual World Series of Poker .  The largest and most famous poker festival in the world kicked off Tuesday as thousands …

Shuffle Up and Deal 2011 WSOP is Underway

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http://ryanfiend.livejournal.com/501547.html

In case you haven’t heard, Los Angeles is a pretty big ticket for sports in the United States.

The area — including Anaheim — has five professional sports teams in the four major North American sports leagues . That obviously doesn’t include other prestigious sports clubs, like the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans.Revenue is waiting in Los Angeles. The larger audience, the stars that would promote the NFL teams, becoming a large market that would receive benefit of the doubt during playoff games. All of it. it’s waiting for a football team. Los Angeles is the largest city in the largest state in the United States of America.

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http://www.red20.net/pg=san-diego-chargers-and-oakland-raiders-are-better-off-in-los-angeles

The owner of the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Michael Gaughan, has come out in favor of pending legislation in the Nevada Assembly that would open the first regulated and licensed online poker market in the United States.

By making this pronouncement, Gaughan became the first major casino owner to support the …

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http://www.red20.net/pg=owner-of-south-point-casino-favors-legalizing-online-poker

The halfway point of the 2010-2011 World Series of Poker Circuit season has arrived and poker players from around the United States have converged on Tunica, Mississippi for a three-week stop at Harrah’s Tunica.

Running from January 27th to February 14th, WSOPC Tunica will feature 54 events, including 10 ring events. Last weekend saw …

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http://www.red20.net/pg=bill-wellman-defeats-over-1000-at-tunica-wsop-circuit-event

2010 ended with a thud for online poker players in the United States.

There was a great deal of anticipation over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s attempt to push an online poker bill through before Congress adjourned for the year, but to the dismay of many, nothing ever came of it. To others, the bill …

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http://666pokerfiend.blogspot.com/2011/01/lead-way-new-jersey.html

Crime doesn’t pay, supposedly.

But it does cost society something. The question is how much.[more …]

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http://www.slate.com/id/2271951/