“The future of gaming is not a box,” according to Google. “It’s a place.” Google announced it is joining the gaming industry in 2019 with Stadia, a cloud streaming service allowing games to be played anywhere. The system was first introduced at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco on March 19. With Stadia, … Continue reading What Is Google Stadia?
Ah poker – the classic card game with several variants. Which do you prefer? The original straight? The classic five-card draw? Maybe you prefer the multiple betting rounds of Caribbean Stud or the mystery of Texas Hold’em. A few weeks ago, we provided a beginner’s guide to playing poker to help you with the vocabulary … Continue reading How To Improve Your Poker Game
In a shocking report recently published by Reader’s Digest, toxic chemicals including lead have been found in lipsticks and other cosmetics. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States began researching lead in lipstick in 2007 in a joint study with the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and found that 61% of 33 popular … Continue reading Did You Know Your Favorite Lipstick May Contain Lead?
R.F. Foster wrote in the 1937 edition of his famous Foster’s Complete Hoyle game manual that modern-day poker comes from As-Nas, a game played in 17th century Persia. Other gaming historians have mentioned a French game called poque which featured similar play. Either way, poker as we know it today originated in the early 19th … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide To Playing Poker
Bill Boyd, one of Las Vegas’ first and biggest casino owners, has seen ups and down over his career. We look into this casino tycoon’s rise and fall and subsequent comeback as well as the changing landscape of gambling. The Company Bill Boyd is executive chairman of Boyd Gaming Corporation, the company he co-founded with … Continue reading From Billionaire To Broke And Back Again
The annual Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas each January showcases cutting edge technology and ideas for the future. This year’s show, held January 8-11, was no different. Many new monitors were shown off this year, with others being announced around the time of the show as well. If you are looking for an … Continue reading Some Of The Best PC Monitors Coming Out This Year
In a few days many countries around the world will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. This holiday has a history that started in the third century AD and has developed over the years to become that which we know. What do you really know about the holiday that you may be celebrating? Saint Valentine’s Feast Day … Continue reading Are You a Valentine’s Day Aficionado?
Many aspects of wedding planning can be tough, especially when you are catering for large numbers. So don’t give yourself any extra trouble by allowing any wedding menu blunders. Here’s a checklist of seven types of food professional chefs don’t recommend you serve for your wedding guests: 1. Tender green salads Any chef will tell … Continue reading Seven Food Items Not To Include On Your Wedding Menu
Those not put off by Facebook’s data scandals and algorithms that show us what we don’t actually want to see will be able to use the platform to find love and romance. Sure, that has been happening pretty much since the mid-2000s, but as a by-product, and not as a result of any specific feature. … Continue reading Facebook Wants to Help With Online Dating
Every year, the World Poker Tour sees players rise to new prominence, and the 2018/2019 season looks set to be no different. These are 3 players you need to watch during the second half of the season, which begins at the Gardens Casino, California, this month, before heading to its first international stop in Sochi, … Continue reading World Poker Tour Players To Watch