ITV in need of learning Qq Poker from the BBC

 

 

Although the Carling Cup isn’t the most prestigious of competitions, with the football odds suggesting that a Premier League side is bound to lift the trophy. But when a side from outside the top flight defeats one of the best teams in the country you expect it to receive some extra media coverage.

 

So tuning in to watch ITV’s highlights of the Qq Poker Carling Cup late last night I expected the first game to be Burnley’s shock victory over Chelsea. Instead 40 minutes of the hour long programme were given to Tottenham’s 4-2 victory over Liverpool.

 

Now while that was an entertaining game, any game with six goals in normally is, I was a little surprised to see that game on first. I got to the point of being very annoyed when after 40 minutes, which included two advert breaks, the match at Stamford Bridge was given a maximum of five minutes, including no replies of the two goals.

 

Now I can understand that the football odds made the Spurs against Liverpool match the more attractive tie but surely the bigger story was Burnley’s penalty victory. Television coverage is always looking for the most dramatic match with lots of incident.

 

Two goals, a red card and a hatful of chances followed by the most dramatic way to settle a football match, penalties, was apparently not enough. ITV gambled on Spurs v Liverpool and in a way lost.

 

Sat watching the show with another friend, both of us neutral’s when it came to the games at Stamford Bridge and White Hart Lane, came up with the same point that the BBC wouldn’t have gambled on just one game.

 

Match of the Day is consistently the best highlight show on television, with every game covered by an equal number of camera’s and with a commentator present. This works because they can give the most in-depth coverage to whatever game was the most dramatic that day.

 

ITV were extremely lazy last night with their failure to properly cover two out of the three matches. They seemed to have just one camera at Stamford Bridge and as such couldn’t provide the kind of coverage many of us have become us to when watching football. As I said no replays of the goals were given along with no interviews with the managers after the game, no interviews with the Burnley fans and no in-depth analysis of the match itself with the focus on Didier Drogba’s coin throwing incident instead.

 

All I and anyone can hope for is that ITV learn from their mistakes and take into consideration that there are other games taking place which people are just as interested in as any other match. I also hope that they never recover the right to show Premier League highlights and ruin my football viewing every week rather than the once a month they are doing now.…

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Online Casinos are Safe, Reliable and Honest Situs Slot

 

 

Over the past few years, there have been many debates about whether online casinos are safe and secure. Most online casinos are honest and safe, however, and provide the highest levels of security and comfort for their customers.

 

(PRWEB) April 1, 2005 — Over the past few years, there have been many concerns about the viability of the ethics of the online casinos, since they exist in a wide number of countries and territories, and not all of those countries are subject to international law. Of course, there are many organizations that seek to regulate the online casinos and to see to it that they do as they advertise and act in an honest and responsible manner.

 

The problem with many of these situs slot organizations are that membership in them is voluntary. Most of the online casinos are not members, since they do not feel the need to. The online casinos that are members do not fail to advertise that they are indeed members. However, most of the players fail to see the relevance of membership in the organizations since they do not know what membership in those organizations means.

 

However, it stands to reason that in the information age, an online casino that does not deal fairly with its customers, will soon be ostracized by the gambling community because such things cannot stay a secret for long.

 

The other online Togel Singapore casinos know that when a single casinos deals in unfair practices, and these may include generating non-random results in the games, failure to pay prizes and plain simple theft and fraud, that casino will give a bad name to all the other online casinos. Hence, they hasten to publicize that their counterparts are engaged in illegal dealings, and customers are warned not to play in them.

 

It is the philosophy of World’s Best Online Casinos at www.worlds-best-online-casinos.com to ensure complete fairness to the player and with special respect to the player and his needs.

 

Indeed, gamblers may find in the online casinos that World’s Best Online Casinos recommends have the best games, prompt payouts and honest dealing.

 

While this is more or less the norm in the online casino industry, when choosing an online casino, it is important to do a little window shopping in order to ascertain what your needs are exactly and which of the online casinos meets these fully. Of course, it’s also important for gamblers to decide which online casinos look the best and fairest, since it would be a shame if their money went down the drain.

 

 

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European Club Cups – Pkv Poker Fun Facts

 

 

1-0 in the semis, a sure formula for winning the trophy!

Barcelona – Arsenal finale je koje je priželjkivala većina Pkv Poker neutralnih ljubitelja nogometa, to jest onih koji nisu navijači Milana i Villarreala kao direktno zainteresiranih suparnika u polufinalu, te Real Madrida i Espanyola kao tradicionalnih “mrzitelja” Barce odnosno Chelseaja i Tottenhama, kao povijesnih suparnika Arsenala.

 

Iako smo i mi u Nogometu navijali za ovakav finalni sraz, način na koji su Barca i Arsenal dospjeli do završnice u Parizu nije nas zadovoljio. Villarreal, klub koji nikad u povijesti nije ništa osvojio, tek se nedavno probivši u španjolsku i kontinentalnu elitu, više je zavrijedio prolaz u finale od Arsenala! Dok je artiljerija “Topnika” šutjela, “Žuta podmornica” ispalila je salve torpeda prema meti, vratima Jensa Lehmanna, a sportska je nepravda što u Nijemčevu mrežu nije ušao nijedan projektil.

 

U žalovanju za Villarrealom, čiji smo poraz istinski željeli prije no što su susreti odigrani, tješi nas jedino činjenica da jedanaesterac nad Jose Marijem nikako nije postojao, pa je promašaj Riquelmea s bijele točke neutralizirao sudačku pogrešku. S druge strane, nismo sigurni da je

na Highburyju postojao jedanaesterac za Španjolce, koji sudac nije dosudio, a zbog čega je Villarreal prosvjedovao.

 

Milan je u Barceloni teško oštećen odlukom Marcusa Merka da poništi potpuno regularan pogodak Andrija Ševčenka, koji bi Talijane vjerojatno bio odveo u produžetak. Kad se sve zbroji, Milan i Barca pružili su u 180 minuta jednako kvalitetnu igru te bi najpravednije bilo da je dvoboj odlučen jedanaestercima.

 

That’s the breaks

 

Forest lost 3-2 at the weekend, during a trip to struggling Hartlepool and most of the other results went against us. All good things come to an end, as they say, but hats off to our dynamic duo for the ridiculous recent run of form. Whatever happens between now and the end of the season, Barlow and McParland should be given the key to the city.

 

I’m confident the Reds can bounce back from this minor set back, and concentrate on our own results – we were never going to remain unbeaten for the duration of the season. With two games left the situation as it stands now looks as though there are three teams, Barnsley, Swansea and Forest, vying for the last two playoff spots. But being only three points off the pace, Bristol City and Oldham fans may disagree. In other word, surprise, surprise, it’s tight.

 

The weekend ‘s running theme was high-flyers vs the do or die-ers, seeing three of teams in playoff positions visting three of the bottom four. It was business as usual when Swindon hosted, and lost, to Brentford 1-3. Huddersfield won by the same margin at the Bescot. Walsall losing the match, their League 1 status and, on Monday, their manager. Forest, as we know, were beaten.

 

By all accounts it was a deserved win for Hartlepool, who played a typical fighting-for-survival game, having scored three goals you can’t take anything away from them. Nathan Tyson squandered a one-on-one chance with the Hartlepool keeper in the dying minutes which could have levelled the tie. What was I saying about the panicky playoff zone?

 

Two games left. Home to Bournemouth and away to Bradford, two teams who’s seasons are over. Swansea entertain first place Southend this weekend. One more win virtually secures the leader’s place in the Championship. Hopefully they will reverse their recent run of form, taking only one point from three, to overcome the Swans at the Liberty and do us Foresters a favour. Barnsley should beat Bradford, and Bristol are taking on dire Swindon, I can only assume the worst from those fixtures. All prayers lie in Essex. And Nottingham…

 

 

 

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Thank you for smoking, Big Tobacco is glad to have Zyn pouches

 

 

Today in Greece, which has the heaviest rate of smoking in the European Union, 55 people will die from smoking. Another 55 will die tomorrow, and, in the next year, smoking will kill 20,000, not including others forced to inhale cancer-causing discharges in taverns and bars, and in public buildings and work offices where it is allegedly forbidden, just like at the European Commission, which wants to ban smoking in public places except for its own buildings.

 

Today in Europe, 1,726 people will die from smoking, and nearly 630,000 in the next year. In the United States, 1,205 people will die today, and 440,000 in the next year. Worldwide, it is more than five million people annually, a holocaust every year.

Who cares? Because while the US has for years had regulations designed to curtail smoking, and the European Commission and its health ministers want to limit smoking, in neither place is there a call for the only solution – banning cigarettes and tobacco products.

Why? Do the math. According to the BBC, the US tobacco industry is worth more than USD 45 billion annually, much of it going to the federal and state governments in taxes, funding critical programs – including the cost of caring for smokers as they linger in hospitals and hospices to die.

 

The US tobacco industry provides 50,000 manufacturing jobs and 136,000 farming jobs directly, and generates another 400,000 jobs indirectly, while the US Treasury is estimated to have taken in USD 118 billion in tobacco taxes in the past 10 years, the BBC said, and makes seven times more money from the sale of a pack of cigarette than does the manufacturer.

 

In Hungary, where, like other Central European countries, smoking is popular and glamourised, nearly 1.19 billion Euro a year is spent on cigarettes. In many countries in Europe, up to 80 percent of the price of a pack of cigarettes goes to the taxman, and the United Kingdom’s tobacco industry generated more than 14.8 billion Euro annually – 10 years ago.

 

And, as smokers in the US and western Europe increasingly kick the habit, Big Tobacco, running out of another generation of smokers it has killed off – mostly the poor and uneducated – has turned toward developing nations for the next victims. Within 20 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates 85 percent of the smokers will come from the world’s poorer countries.

In the meantime, there’s still plenty of time to kill off Americans and Europeans, especially young women who are picking up more cigarettes all the time. If tobacco and nicotine were food additives killing five million people a year, there would be riots demanding a ban. But tobacco is government-sponsored, subsidised, legalised drug dealing, so there will be no prohibition.

The WHO, just ahead of “World No Tobacco Day,” which is a fantasy right up there with “World Peace Day,” blasted the tobacco industry for “spreading untruths,” (that means lies) about smoking in public places in an attempt to slow down calls for no-smoking regulations. That’s the same industry that said smoking doesn’t cause cancer.

 

French singer-songwriter Renaud, who had been hooked on cigarettes, received a WHO award for his zealous crusade against tobacco, declaring, “It’s a criminal industry.” Yes, and lucrative too.

A European Parliament report last year found smoke from cigarettes contains more than 4,000 chemicals, including hazardous wastes, 50 cancer-causing chemicals and more than 100 chemical poisons. But if the US and EU could derive more revenues from it they’d recommend people spread it on their cereal for breakfast.

 

There may be some hope that people and anti-tobacco groups will succeed in doing what government won’t. Cigarette and Zyn pouchesuse is dropping in the US and three years ago Ireland introduced a ban on smoking in public places, followed by Norway, Italy, Malta, Sweden, Scotland, Latvia and Lithuania. Smoking among German schoolchildren has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years.

But the United States and the European Union remain the fourth and fifth largest tobacco producers in the world and the crop brings in more revenue for farmers and governments than any other, and that is more important than all the deaths and all the hospital costs and all the victims.

As Shigeru Omi of the WHO’s Pacific office put it: “We all know that smoking kills.” And that will be the epitaph of the governments who let it happen.

 

WHO warns the hookah may pose same risk as cigarettes

 

Water-pipe smoking may pose the same health risks as cigarettes, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that more scientific research was needed into the link between hookah use and a number of fatal illnesses.

“Using a water pipe to smoke tobacco is not a safe alternative to cigarette smoking,” the U.N. health agency said in a seven-page document on the practice. “Contrary to ancient lore and popular belief, the smoke that emerges from a water pipe contains numerous toxicants known to cause lung cancer, heart disease and other diseases.”

 

The WHO “advisory note” warned that using water pipes to consume shisha _ a mixture of tobacco, molasses and fruit flavors _ usually exposes a person to more smoke over a longer period of time than do cigarettes. Preliminary research indicates that hookah smoking poses many of the same dangers as cigarettes and may involve “some unique health risks,” the agency said.

 

A hookah is a bowl connected to a vase of water with a long tube and mouthpiece. The tobacco sits inside the bowl with a layer of foil and a hot coal on top. The shisha is never lit, instead heated by the charcoal, which smokers say produces a vapor different from smoke.

 

The hookah, used for centuries in North Africa, the Middle East and Central and South Asia, has become increasingly popular in the United States, Europe and Brazil, particularly among college students and young adults.

 

WHO says the trend is partly due to “unfounded assumptions” of its safety, and misleading commercial marketing.

 

The agency said a person can inhale more than 100 times more smoke in a hookah session than in a single cigarette. By delivering nicotine, the water pipe can cause addiction.

 

“None of the accessories have been demonstrated to reduce smokers’ exposure to toxins or risk of tobacco-related disease and death,” WHO said.

 

While further research is required, the health body said those exposed to secondhand hookah smoke appeared to be at risk of the same diseases as those exposed to cigarettes. WHO warned that hookah smoke could also increase the risk of adverse effects during pregnancy.

 

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MEGA MILLIONS PKV JACKPOT INCREASES TO $106 MILLION

 

 

ATLANTA — The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $106 million Wednesday.

 

None of the tickets sold for Tuesday’s $90 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Friday.

 

There were five second-prize winners from Tuesday night’s drawing, matching all five lotto numbers but not the Mega Ball number to win $175,000 each.

 

Also, 37 players matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $5,000.

 

The winning numbers from Tuesday’s drawing were: 11, 20, 26, 28, and 52. The Mega Ball number was 7.

 

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT INCREASES TO $126 MILLION

 

The PKV jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $126 million Saturday.

None of the tickets sold for Friday’s $106 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Tuesday.

 

There were nine second-prize winners — none with tickets bought in Michigan — from Friday night’s drawing, matching all five lotto numbers but not the Mega Ball number to win $175,000 each. Also, 46 players, including one with a ticket sold in Michigan, matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $5,000.

 

The winning numbers from Friday’s drawing were: 5, 31, 33, 35, and 51. The Mega Ball number was 1.

 

POWERBALL JACKPOT SOARS TO $145 MILLION!

 

Eight lottery players across the nation were just one ball shy of winning the country’s largest current lottery jackpot Wednesday night. The ball those players were missing was the Powerball. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday but 762,687 prizes were paid out across the nation for a total of more than $5.9 million worth of winnings in America’s Game.

Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $145 million.

 

The cash option for the Saturday, December 4 drawing will be an estimated $79.4 million.

 

The numbers drawn were: 3, 28, 36, 38, 44 and the Powerball was 1. The Power Play multiplier was 4.

 

The eight players that correctly matched the 5 white numbers and won $100,000 purchased their tickets in Arizona(2), Delaware, Indiana(2), South Carolina(2), and Wisconsin. One additional player from South Carolina not only matched the 5 white numbers, but also purchased the Power Play option for a prize worth $400,000.

 

Forty-two players matched 4 white numbers plus the Powerball and won $5,000. Three additional players not only matched that prize level, but also purchased the Power Play option, giving them a total win of $20,000.

 

More than 72,000 winning Powerball plays were multiplied by 4 Wednesday. Winners were able to do that by purchasing the Power Play option for one dollar. With Power Play you can multiply your winnings, except for the jackpot, from 2 to 5 times. At the beginning of each drawing a wheel is spun to select that night’s multiplier.

 

Players purchased more than $31.2 million in tickets between Sunday and Wednesday night.

 

The lotteries sold more than $2.2 billion in Powerball tickets in FY04. That translates into more than $660 million for worthwhile state projects.

 

Powerball is now played in 27 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

 

TEXAS STORE SELLS FIRST WINNING PKV MEGA MILLIONS TICKET

 

DALLAS — Someone who purchased a Mega Millions lotto ticket at a North Texas store is $101 million richer as the state claimed its first jackpot winner in the multistate game.

One ticket sold in Carrollton matched all the winning numbers from Friday night’s drawing: 8, 10, 17, 24 and 39. The Mega Ball number was 52.

 

“We’ve been eagerly waiting for this day,” said Reagan Greer, Texas Lottery Commission executive director. “I hope the person or persons holding this winning ticket know what they’ve got.”

 

At Sack ‘n Save No. 204, five Texas Lottery Commission signs boasted, “We sold a winning Mega Millions ticket here.”

 

Lottery officials said the store receives a $1 million bonus for selling the grand prize winner in Friday’s game.

 

Store clerks eagerly awaited news of the new winner.

 

“He or she bought it out of a new self-serve lotto machine,” an assistant manager told The Dallas Morning News in Sunday’s editions. “That’s all we know at this point.”

 

It’s the second time the Carrollton store has had a big winner. In March 1994, store clerks sold one of five winning Texas Lotto tickets for a $77 million jackpot.

 

In Friday’s game, 19 PKV players besides the jackpot winner matched all five numbers — but not the Mega Ball number. Those winners, who included a Balch Springs ticket holder in suburban Dallas, will collect second-place prizes of $175,000 each.

 

Also, 63 players matched four numbers, plus the Mega Ball number — good for third prizes of $5,000 each.

 

The grand prize winner had not contacted lottery officials as of Sunday morning.

 

Because Friday’s Megaplier was four, that multiplies one of the 2nd-tier prizes to $700,000. The Megaplier feature is exclusive to Texas.

 

A total of 758,680 tickets won prizes ranging from $2 all the way up to the jackpot.

 

The state joined the Mega Millions multistate lottery in December and numerous lower-tier winners have claimed prizes before the grand prize was announced.

 

 

 

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RIVERBOAT CASINO JOBS AND TOGEL HARI INI

 

 

The riverboat casinos we’ve contacted run similar to casinos in Nevada and New Jersey in terms of recruitment. They have joblines, updated weekly,

 

listing current openings, and they maintain human resources or personnel departments. Many casinos, while smaller than some of land-based resort casinos, do employ several hundred people and should be included in your employment search. In fact, the numbers are quite impressive. It’s projected that there are 8,000 riverboat casino jobs generating $175 million in wages in Louisiana alone. For Indiana (the other state in which these figures are available) 4,000 riverboat casino jobs have been created, generating $88 million in wages.

 

Hiring managers look for the same qualities in their employees as other casinos would—people who demonstrate good customer service skills and work well with the public, and those who have technical skills, such as the ability to deal one or two games. Those riverboats that actually cruise in open water will also need experienced crew.

 

CASINO DEALER SCHOOLS

 

For many entering this profession, the route to success will include a stop at the local dealer school. These schools employ instructors who are licensed to

 

teach gaming procedures to aspiring dealers. Enrollees usually choose one or two games to specialize in, learning the particulars of that game from the instructors and practicing with class members. Most schools offer flexible schedules, with day and evening classes. Admission requirements are also similar, with classes running from approximately four weeks for poker to about twelve weeks for craps. The better schools will have aggressive job placement services and offer tuition assistance or accept financial aid. Costs vary depending on the length of the class and game procedures being taught. Be prepared to spend anywhere from $500 for a short session on blackjack dealing to $2,000 or more for extensive craps training. In Nevada enrollees must be at least 21 years old by the date they are scheduled to graduate from the dealer school. (You must be 21 or older to work in Nevada’s casinos.) These guidelines are similar for New Jersey dealing schools, since you must be 21 or older to work in Atlantic City casinos.

 

Courses typically cover all aspects of TOGEL HARI INI dealing. Students learn how to handle cards and other game equipment, how to take bets, and specific rules of the game. Most schools create an atmosphere similar to what you would find in a real casino, using authentic tables, chips, and other professional equipment. Some will even simulate high-stress situations with lights, noise, and perhaps the instructor even acting as an overly abrasive player. Upon completion of the class, students should have gained sufficient knowledge and skills to be employed in a casino.

 

The following is a list of professional dealing schools in or near some of the main gaming areas in the country. This list was verified as accurate at the time it was published; however, occasionally dealer schools will change names, phone numbers, move, or even go out of business due to poor management. For more information on classes provided and their costs, contact the schools listed below directly or look in your local phone book under “schools/vocational training” for ones in your area. You may find additional schools have recently opened as well because of the current expansion of this industry. Remember, casinos do not require that you attend a private dealer school. Hiring managers only need to know that you are capable of dealing in a professional manner.

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SPORTS BETTING GLOSSARY: TOGEL HONGKONG

 

 

* Dime Bet: A $1000 wager.

* Dog: The underdog in any betting proposition.

* Dog Player: One who mostly plays the underdog.

* Dollar Bet: A $100 wager.

* Double Bet: A wager for twice the size of one’s usual wager.

* Due For: A team that is “due for” whether it is a win or a loss; many bettors like to play “due for” situations.

* East Coast Line: Mainly used in hockey, which has a split-goal line e.g. – NY Rangers (1 – 1 ½) favorite over the Vancouver Canucks as opposed to goal spread plus moneyline (-1/2 -180).

* Edge: Advantage.

* Even Money: A wager in which no virgorish or juice is laid.

* Exotic Wager: Any bet other than a straight bet, i.e., parlays, teasers, if bets, reverses, round robin, round robin box reverses, etc.

* Fixed Point shaving: Never say to a client that a game is fixed!

* Future Bet: Bets accepted well in advance.

* Futures: Odds posted on the winners of various major sport championships in advance of the event, including the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Stanley Cup and the NBA championship.

* Getting Down: Making a wager.

* Going Down: Losing.

* Handicapper: One who studies and rates sporting events.

* Handle: Total amounts of bets taken.

* Hedging: Placing bets on the opposite side in order to cut losses or guarantee winning a minimal amount of money.

* Holding Your Own: Neither winning or losing, just breaking even.

* Hook: A half point added to football and basketball betting lines.

* Hooked: Losing a wager by exactly one-half a point.

* Hot Game: A game which is drawing a lot of action on one side by knowledgeable handicappers.

* Jucie: The bookmaker’s commission, also known as vigorish.

* Laying The Points: Betting on the favorite

* Limit: The maximum amount a bookmaker will allow you to bet before he changes odds and/or the points. Also the “cap” on what you can personally wager. Line The listed odds on a game ( points or money line ).

* Linemaker: The person who establishes the original and subsequent betting lines.

* Lock: Easy winner,can not lose.

* Longshot: A team or horse that is unlikely to win.

* “The Man”: Bookie.

* Middles: To win both sides of the same betting proposition; betting the favorite team at -1.5 with one bookmaker and then taking +3.5 with another bookmaker; the game ends up with the favorite winning by exactly 3 points, you have then “middled the game”; a favorite betting method of “Wise Guys”.

* Money Lline: A moneyline is offered when no handicap is given, such as a pointspread or runline, and the odds are not therefore fixed. Payouts are then based on true odds rather than fixed odds. The favorite and underdog are given odds to win a game or fight. The minus sign (e.g.-130) always indicates the favorite and the amount you must bet to win $100. The plus sign (e.g.+110) always indicates the underdog and the amount you win for every $100 bet. Therefore based on the above moneyline, you bet $130 to win $100 on the favorite. For the underdog, you win $110 for every $100 bet.

* Newspaper Line: The betting line which quite often appears in the daily newspapers. The lines are only approximate and quiet often totally inaccurate and misleading.

* Nickel: A $500 wager.

* Oddsmaker: The same as a linemaker.

* Odds On Favorite: A horse,team or individual so favored by the public that the odds are less than even.

* Off The Board: A game on which the bookmaker will not accept action.

* Off Lines: The amount the Las Vegas pointspread differs from our computerized mathematical line.

* Official Line: The line that the Togel Hongkong bookmaker uses for wagering purposes. The line which comes from Las Vegas is quite often referred to as the official line; however, the line that your bookie offers you is actually your “official line”. Many smart bettors like to know the Las Vegas official line so that they can compare to their local bookies in order to determine how badly they are being “faded”.

* Outlaw Line: An early line which is not an official line. Quite often linemakers allow specially selected bettors to wager into the “outlaw line” before entering the line to the public. The linemakers respect these individuals and use their input to create a final opening number. This process is also called “ironing” or “flattening” the line.

* Overplay: An advantage for the bettor in which the price on a given wager is greater than the real probability of its success.

* Over & Under: A wager for the total score by both teams will more or less than the total posted by the sports book.

 

 

 

 

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Nine Myths Around 2022 Lang Calendars

 

As a part of our extensive LANG 2022, Wall Calendar set, we introduce three new names to the line. The Botanical Inspiration 2022 Wall Calendar contains art by Jane Shasky of stunning flowers and leaves paired with inspirational messages each month. LANG is eager to announce a partnership with Lily & Val throughout the launch of the next and closing new Wall Calendar name, Be Gentle with Yourself™. Claudia Bianchi, LANG’s last brand new celebrity for 2021, is a flexible coating designer and designer who works in several mediums. Heather Dutton is just another brand new LANG performer whose designs will start with all our 2022 merchandise. We’re grateful to our faithful LANG customers, who continue to encourage us and enjoy our high-quality criteria, wonderful artist partnerships, and advanced products.

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Best Online Casino Singapore Games

 

 

Online casino games are becoming more popular day by day. During this time many beginners who have difficulty in playing online casino. So far, most beginners fail because they do not know the philosophy and rules of online casino. They just stare at the bonus without understanding the rules of the game. The core of the online casino games are adjustments to various change of situations and conditions of game. That’s the main reason why a professional has a bigger chance of winning. Online casino has a wide variety of games, and some of them have very high popularity. Baccarat is one of best casino games. Baccarat game enthusiasts are not limited to a certain age and social class because this game offers a pleasure that is “covered” by the gift and simplicity.

 

 

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JACK WHITTAKER

 

 

“We’re pretty sure they knew he was dead. That’s why they went inside and took the stuff.”

Chief Deputy John Dailey

 

Three men burglarized the home of Jack Whittaker, winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, as an acquaintance of Whittaker lay dead inside, police said Tuesday.

 

Jack Whittaker was not home at the time, and Chief Deputy John Dailey said the death of Jesse Joe Tribble, 18, was not related to the burglary and was not a homicide. It may have been drug-related, Dailey said.

 

“We’re pretty sure they knew he was dead. That’s why they went inside and took the stuff,” Dailey said to Ingatbola88.

 

Dailey said one of the three suspects had permission to be in Whittaker’s home. “We don’t know who let them in, but they didn’t break in.”

 

The break-in took place Thursday night or Friday morning. One of those arrested reported Tribble’s death late Friday morning, Dailey said. Tribble was a friend of Whittaker’s granddaughter, and all three suspects were acquainted with Tribble.

 

Dailey would not say how the three knew about Tribble’s death.

 

J.C. Shaver, 20, James Travis Willis, 25, and Jeffrey Dustin Campbell, 20, were charged with larceny and other offenses after being captured on a security camera that Whittaker recently had installed, authorities said.

 

Police recovered $15,000 worth of items taken from the home, Daily said. He did not give a total for everything stolen.

 

Whittaker won the largest single jackpot in the nation’s history when he hit a $314.9 million Powerball jackpot on Christmas Day 2002. He chose to accept a lump sum of about $113 million after taxes.

 

Since then, Whittaker’s vehicle, business and home have been broken into repeatedly. Last year, a strip club manager and his girlfriend were charged with drugging Whittaker and stealing a briefcase containing more than $500,000 in cash and cashier’s checks. The money was recovered.

 

Last March, within three days, his business was broken into and $2,000 was taken, and his vehicle, parked at his home, was broken into and property was stolen. Earlier in that week, Whittaker was sued by an employee of the Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center who alleged he assaulted her in March 2003.

 

Last year, he was also charged with threatening to kill the manager of a bar and with drunken driving.

 

WINNER OF NATION’S BIGGEST LOTTERY JACKPOT MORE SINNER THAN SAINT

 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The world’s first glimpse of Jack Whittaker, winner of the richest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history, was of a boisterous, happy-go-lucky guy in a big cowboy hat who loved his family, work and God and promised to share his good fortune with the church and the poor. Two years later, the picture the public is seeing now is a mug shot of a haggard, somber Whittaker.

Whittaker, 57, has been arrested twice for drunken driving in the past year and has been ordered to go into rehab by Jan. 2 for a 28-day stay. On Monday, he pleaded no contest to charges he attacked a bar manager, and he is accused in two lawsuits of making trouble at a nightclub and a racetrack. ‘‘That’s probably the unfortunate situation of maybe having too much money, too much time on his hands,’’ said Steve Zubrzycki, who works for a company that started selling ‘‘Where’s Jack?’’ T-shirts after authorities issued an arrest warrant for Whittaker earlier this month.

 

Although he was already a wealthy contractor, Whittaker became an instant celebrity on Christmas Day 2002 after winning a $314.9 million Powerball jackpot. He took his winnings in a lump sum of $113 million after taxes, and at a news conference in which he came across as a jolly saint, he promised to donate one-tenth to his church and contribute to other causes.

 

He soon created a charity to help people find jobs, buy food or get an education; he split $7 million among three churches; and he gave money to improve a Little League park and buy playground equipment and coloring books for children. But in August 2003, a briefcase containing $545,000 in cash and cashier’s checks was stolen from Whittaker’s sport utility vehicle while it was parked at a strip club, and police disclosed that Whittaker not only frequented strip clubs but was also a high-stakes gambler — which is why he was carrying so much cash.

 

The break-in was the first of several thefts involving Whittaker’s vehicle, his office and his house in Scott Depot, a booming bedroom community of about 8,000 situated between Charleston and Huntington, West Virginia’s two biggest cities.

 

 

 

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