Every summer the sun shines down on the glorious countryside and beautiful towns making up France.Add in yellow, green, white and polka dots and we get a stunning live picture for three weeks in July, and it’s a timeframe cycling betting fans always look forward to.Here are five of the most thrilling sprints seen in Tour de France history.1991: Stage 22 – Melun to Paris – Nightmare for the Tashkent TerrorDjamolidine Abdoujaparov earned his nickname “The Tashkent Terror” for his unorthodox sprinting.He was leading the points classification and it took fellow teammates to get him back on the bike to slowly cross the line, despite a broken collarbone and concussion.2007: Stage 3 – Waregem to Compiègne – A Steal for Cancellara
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Income Access will power Kindred Group’s new US-focused affiliate program as the gambling operator is looking to expand in the US online gambling space through the recent launch of its Unibet brand in New Jersey.Launching its new US-facing affiliate program on the Income Access platform, Kindred, Unibet and their affiliates will be able to benefit from dynamic tracking software and in-depth reporting, rich ad serving functionality, and flexible commission scheme.In addition, affiliates will be able to monitor and optimize their digital marketing campaigns via actionable data.Both Kindred Affiliates and the program’s marketing partners will also be offered the benefit of Income Access’ security and fraud verification tool.The launch of Kindred’s Income Access-powered affiliate program follows the recent payment processing agreement the gambling operator penned with the digital marketing firm’s parent company, Paysafe.Commenting on their new US affiliate program, Kindred’s Head of Affiliates, Ryan Henderson, pointed out that with its strong presence in the US gaming space, Income Access “understands the intricacies of navigating this complex market.” Mr. Henderson added that their partnership will allow Kindred to “leverage those benefits as well as tap into its network of affiliates” to expand its business across the US.
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Everyone has that one hand that they'll never forget.Stay locked in as PokerNews tracks down the biggest hands from the biggest names in poker, re-living their crazy experience and bringing it back to life.In this hand, Dylan Hortin looks back on the biggest equity spot of his career, which took place in 2014 during the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) $5,200 Main Event on PokerStars.Blind Against Faraz 'The-Toilet 0' JakaThere were just 15 players left in the 2014 WCOOP $5,200 Main Event and Hortin was chip-leading, with a shot at $1.8 million for first place.Jaka bet around half of the pot, and Hortin decided to shove all in.
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Gary Woodland left his news conference and resumed another interview while walking toward the Detroit Golf Club clubhouse when he was stopped in his tracks.“Can I get a picture real quick?”Woodland obliged, striking a quick pose with the fan.Earlier in the morning, a crowd gathered to watch him tee off in the Rocket Mortgage Classic Pro-Am.Two weeks ago, Woodland was able to go about his business in relative anonymity.A lot more people around.”
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Online Blacklist, Latest Casino and Gambling News, Online gambling regulation, Mobile gaming, The Players Lounge, Online Gambling News, Licensing, SwitzerlandThere is bad news in the pipeline for online gamblers in Switzerland as next week will reportedly see the small nation implement a blanket ban on foreign iGaming operators in order to compel local players to utilize only those sites run by domestic providers.According to a Monday report from TheLocal.ch, the move is due to come into force from Monday and will transform Switzerland into one of Europe’s most tightly controlled online gambling jurisdictions.The policy is to also purportedly involve the Swiss Federal Gaming Board publishing a ‘blacklist’ of prohibited iGaming domains but will conversely allow local firms to operate online casinos for the first time.The new policy is reportedly being implemented despite protests from those who claim that restricting access to the Internet poses a serious threat to liberty.These opponents even purportedly managed to gather some 50,000 signatures in order to get the matter placed before the electorate via a 2018 referendum.
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Arkansas, Latest Casino and Gambling News, Gaming Law & Legislation, Tribal Gaming, Casino proposals, Casino News, Casino project updates, LicensesThe Quapaw Nation has reportedly begun building its Saracen Resort Casino in Central Arkansas in hopes of being able to open the first phase of the coming $350 million development in about one year’s time.According to a report from local television broadcaster KATV, the federally-recognized tribe’s Downstream Development Authority business arm received its casino license earlier this month and now anticipates launching gaming and dining operations inside the new Jefferson County venue by the end of next May.The Quapaw Nation detailed that these initial facilities are to be joined some six months later by a 300-room hotel to make the Saracen Resort Casino almost a twin of its existing Downstream Casino Resort, which is located in the neighboring state of Oklahoma.In the meantime, the tribe explained that it is busy transforming the adjacent site of a former truck stop into a temporary casino complete with approximately 300 slots.John Berrey, Chairman for the Quapaw Nation, purportedly told KATV that this provisional facility is being readied concurrent with work on its larger Saracen Resort Casino and could be ready to welcome gamblers as soon as the end of September.
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Casino Sales, Latest Casino and Gambling News, U.S.A., Casino News, Gaming Industry News, Economy/Finance, Employment & Careers, Mergers, Acquisitions & Partnerships, Labor RelationsIn the United States and the President for the Unite Here labor union has declared that he has ‘great concern’ regarding the proposed $8.58 billion deal that is set to see Eldorado Resorts Incorporated purchase larger rival Caesars Entertainment Corporation.Donald Taylor used an official press release to detail that his union currently represents approximately 25,000 people employed at casinos run by the pair in advance of warning that the planned merger could lead to a decline in tax revenues alongside ‘job cuts and other problems.’Unite Here speaks for workers at some 22 casinos operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation and Eldorado Resort Incorporated while Taylor stated that his unease is based on the proposed merger’s assertion that it will result in about $7.2 billion in new debt financing alongside about $500 million in first-year cuts and other ‘synergies.’ He additionally proclaimed that his group is determined to fight any moves that would result in its members losing their jobs or receiving reduced wages or benefits.“It is in this context that we approach the proposed sale of the company with great concern.Yesterday, Eldorado [Resorts Incorporated] announced cost-savings of $500 million in the first year of the combined company.
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Published on Jun 26, 2019Brad Owen and myself are looking for some redemption from the previous year's debacle of a performance in the WSOP Tag Team event, so we brought in some extra firepower.You might not be familiar with Derek Gomez, but you should be.He's an awesome poker tournament player, hilarious YouTube creator, and hopefully just what we need to find our first bag of the summer.Pocket aces wouldn't hurt either... or would they?Check out Derek’s YouTube channel and report back to me after you’ve learned about the Pie Solver: http://YouTube.com/HeWhoWearzHatz
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While the blinds in a cash game never change, that's not the case in a tournament where blinds go up at regular intervals, as do the antes.The other big difference between tournaments and cash games, of course, concerns the way winners are rewarded.While money is won after every hand of a cash game, in a tournament no one wins anything until the end when the top finishers divide the prize pool according to a predetermined schedule of payouts.Usually only a relatively small percentage of participants make the money, with the largest prizes reserved for the winner and those who make the final table.Deep stacks necessarily become more shallow as the tournament progresses, affecting players' decisions when playing particular hands.Then when the bubble approaches and bursts and the payouts begin, that also greatly affects players' strategy.
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New York officials have issued request for proposals for a gaming market study on online sports betting as well as up to three downstate casinos, opening up the potential for a massive shift in the state’s overall gaming infrastructure.The bulk of New York’s land-based gaming centers are located upstate in more rural, sparsely populated areas.Permitting casinos closer to the far more populated downstate region could dramatically spike overall gaming revenues and generate a massive change to its current gaming structures that could transcend far beyond its own borders.The winning bidder will evaluate the state’s four commercial gaming centers, seven Native American casinos and eight video lottery facilities.In the past few decades, New York became one of the few states with sanctioned horse tracks, a lottery, Native American casinos and video lottery facilities.In 2013, voters approved commercial casinos, further bolstering the state’s gaming options.
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Posted on June 26, 2019June 26, 2019 by Bart ShirleyPokerStars CardHunt Could Put Five Grand In Your Pocket Today How does an extra $5,000 sound?For most people, that sounds pretty good.As it happens, PokerStars NJ is offering players a chance to put that amount in their pockets each day with CardHunt.CardHunt is exactly what its name implies.It’s a daily scavenger hunt that requires players to collect certain cards each day.
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Rob Yong joins Sarah Herring LIVE on Facebook to address some of the controversial changes in partypoker in the last 6 months.Rob touches on his role at par...
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Winamax ofrece una plataforma de juego en línea que permite a más de 6 millones de jugadores en Francia y en España disfrutar de sus pasiones: el póker y las apuestas deportivas.Desde 2010, Winamax es un operador de póker en línea en Francia.Con motivo de la Copa del Mundo de 2014, Winamax decidió lanzarse con el mercado de las apuestas deportivas, convirtiéndose desde ese momento en un protagonista ineludible de un sector altamente competitivo, consiguiendo el 20 % de la cuota de mercado.¿Qué hace de Winamax algo diferente?Su tono humorístico y las mejores cuotas.Seguir imponiéndose en el mercado español del juego en línea, al cual Winamax se lanzó en julio de 2018.
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eSports betting systems that are well-known to deliver resultsWhen we talk about eSports betting, or even sports betting in general, majority of betting systems are known to not deliver results in the long term.The pattern which can be seen is that they work well for a few early wins, just good enough to make them seem legitimate, then problem arising when you start experiencing a string of inevitable losses.But please let us caution you, such systems are little more complicated than others, and can be easily messed up if you don’t understand them well.Furthermore, we won’t explain them in detail here as it’s beyond the scope of this write-up.Nevertheless, let’s give you a brief insight into them below.
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British racing could play a key role in providing new trade and influencing opportunities with emerging nations such as China, according to a new report published by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).The report, entitled ‘British Horseracing’s International Influence’, outlines huge potential for the racing industry to play its part in Government overseas trading strategy.In particular, the report highlights the importance of the British bloodstock scene, which is one of the most desirable aspects of the British racing industry, and the fact that Tattersalls is situated in the heart of Newmarket, which is home to so many of the world's best trainers and studs, is significant.This aspect of the international appeal should be extremely important to Government, as there are influential figures not only investing huge amounts into the local economies and creating jobs, but also investing long-term into the United Kingdom.The Juddmonte, Godolphin and Coolmore operations, in particular, have invested colossal amounts of money into the UK by buying into British horse racing.As well as the economic impact, it also creates an affiliation between countries and it would be remiss of Government not to take advantage of the opportunities that this offers, by meeting and engaging with politically influential individuals.Growing Chinese Influence
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We have entered week 4 of ITV 2’s Love Island.There are currently 14 people resident in the Love Island villa – all in couples – and five contestants have been forced to pack their bags.The two that are friendless in the betting are Amy Hart and her coupling, Curtis Pritchard.Both had odds of even-money (1/1) in their respective ‘top woman’ and ‘top man’ Love Island betting categories but the duo can currently be backed at 5/1 with William Hill to win as a couple.Amber Gill and Michael Griffiths are the new hotpots and the smitten couple are now the most favoured pair amongst punters – both hovering around even-money (1/1) favourites in the male, female and winning couple markets.Tommy Fury is being repaid for resisting the advances of Maura Higgins and his partner Molly-Mae is finally showing him some devotion.
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As Ireland's national broadcaster RTE announces the release of a new documentary highlighting issues within the Irish greyhound trade, the industry - helped by global online betting - is in fact in full flow to stepping away from archaic behaviour of the 'of the 1-2%'.Tracks in Kilkenny and Waterford were signed up to host a weekly early morning meeting in Ireland.The calendar gained 20 new races a week, with SIS bolstering prize money for those races to include cash incentives for every finisher.Every Dog Has It's Pay“It’s called run money,” explained Kilkenny manager Tom Kinane, “so even you are fourth, fifth, or sixth you’re guaranteed €20.“If you throw enough darts at the board chances are one will hit the bullseye, you’re going to get a winner, a second, or a third.They would be sold to England for €300-400 each only for these meetings.”
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Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club has announced it will continue to sponsor the Glorious Goodwood Festival until 2024
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The announcement was made a week after the Climate Action Plan was launched.Last week (17 June), the Government published the Climate Action Plan which outlined the ways in which Ireland plans to step up its commitments to tackling climate disruption in key sectors such as Electricity, Transport, Built Environment, Industry and Agriculture.One target that was set in the Climate Action Plan, was for Ireland to begin harvesting 3.5GW of offshore wind energy in the next decade, so that by 2030, 70pc of the country’s electricity will be generated from renewable sources.Following this news, Oriel Windfarm, a project in development stage with backing from ESB and Parkwind, announced that they were set to commence offshore site surveys along 22km of Dundalk’s coastline.The team behind Oriel said that the Climate Action Plan “highlights the need to advance on these works.”Project Director Peter Caluwaerts explained what some of these surveys would entail, “A buoy containing equipment that will measure the specific wind data of the Oriel offshore site for a year will be deployed in August this year.
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Budding entrepreneurs are often inundated with advice for their new ventures.Des Traynor’s is a little different.Des Traynor co-founded Intercom in 2011.Due to the company’s meteoric success, he is often asked what his secret is or what his top tips are for those just starting out in the field of entrepreneurship.“The thing that frustrates me most is the popular answers like working 996 (9am to 9pm, six days a week).People say hustle, crush it, fail fast, fake it ’til you make it.
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