No 15th bracelet for Phil Hellmuth yet at the 2017 World Series of Poker, though he just came very close.
For all the opinions about who should be running mates for Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, there's one group that puts its money where its mouth is - offshore bettors.
"America should just let Israel alone, defend itself, and go nuke the heck out of those Iranian cockroaches. Blow ‘em all up... just nuke the place for a thousand years."
Says Spencer Bachus incorrectly cited the university's research on gambling addiction in arguing for the continued prohibition on online gambling.
WASHINGTON - Despite a stunning setback in his effort to roll back a ban on Internet gambling, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says the issue is not going away.
There is further speculation that Hillary Clinton may have risen to the top of Democratic US Presidential nominee Barack Obama's short list of running mates. The BetUS.com website had Hillary Clinton an easy 3/1 favorite (listed as +300) over other names that were being thrown about two weeks ago.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul has announced the end to his Presidential campaign late Thursday. He had remained on the Republican ticket despite John McCain becoming the GOP nomination.
His objective now will be to get Libertarian leaning politicians elected into office.
"The campaign is going to shift gears. It's going to accelerate. It's going to get much bigger," Paul told The Associated Press in an interview before a rally where he was making the announcement. "To me, it's a technical change."
A number of Republican Congressmen have declined to endorse Senator John McCain for President, including Ron Paul of Texas who is still running for President.
Former Colombo family underboss John (Sonny) Franzese has been released from prison at the ripe old age of 100. It was his first full day of freedom in eight years.