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Business & Financial
England's largest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, is said to be considering accepting US poker bets in a move sure to rattle the industry.
Mort Saltzman of the Sacramento Bee on Wednesday warned not to get overly worked up about legalized online poker
A sure sign the US economy is in trouble - Starbucks is closing 600 of 11,168 stores and 16 in Las Vegas alone (10 percent of all Starbucks in Sin City).
Starbucks' surge and contraction mirror the Las Vegas economy, said Keith Schwer, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. ``We've gone from having a better unemployment situation than the national economy to one that is slightly less.''
A new online bank catering to online gambling enthusiasts has opened and offers fast and secure online money transfer services.
Lots of people use PayPal but the online payment solution seems to care little about customer privacy.
The Wall Street Journal reports that UBS will close private-banking operations for U.S. clients:
Virgin Mobile is asking teens to take off their clothes and strip in front of the camera then submit the videos for public airing.
Oh, but it's all in the name of charity.
They asked kids to post videos of themselves stripping to music. In exchange, clothing companies would provide donations of new clothes based on the number of times the videos were viewed. Called "Strip2Clothe," the campaign carries the tagline, "You take off yours, we donate ours."
The online predictions market - Intrade - which is based out of Dublin, Ireland and takes bets from US citizens, today added Wachovia Bank to its growing list of banks with odds of closing.
A recession is brewing. Coffee at more than 600 Starbucks stores will stop being brewed as a result.
24/7 Wall Street has released odds on the next major airline to go out of business. The website has actually posted odds on the next major bankruptcy across various industries with three major airlines: American, United and Northwest, respectively, being listed among the most vulnerable. '
Online poker rooms depend on the number of player traffic in order to keep their site alive. You can’t blame them for trying to get as many players on their tables as possible.