Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Spirits of the Dead

Dissolute 60s Excess; Spirits of the Dead Film history fans should make sure they see Spirits of the Dead at least once, for a capsule version of the styles, obsessions and excesses to be found in the work of three great European auteur directors active in 60s cinema. By 1968, when the Italian/French co-production was…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Roulette

Roulette Wheel Is the Icon of the Casino Industry The first thing a player needs to appreciate that roulette is a game of chance. Key to understanding roulette is that just because the ball has landed on black ten times in a row, this does not mean that the chances of it appearing on red…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Reno

Reno, a Period Piece and Morality Tale The film Reno is a 1939 black-and-white drama starring B-List stars from the RKO stable. Although Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Anita Louise and the rest of the cast deliver watchable performances, the film is weighed down by its need to preach a melodramatic moral line in keeping with…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Penny- up

Penny-Up Can Be Played By Children or Adults Penny-up is the British name for a game called Pitching Pennies, or Pitch and Toss. This is a game played with coins. Players take turns to throw a coin at a wall from a little distance away, and the coins which lands closest to the wall is…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Ocean’s Thirteen

Ocean’s Thirteen a Redemptive Trilogy Closer Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Thirteen, the director’s third collaboration with George Clooney in the Ocean’s Trilogy, was hailed in 2007 as a return to the style and wit with which Ocean’s Eleven refreshed the heist/caper genre in 2001. Many audiences and critics had hated the middle film, Ocean’s Twelve in…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

New York Craps

Casino Dice Game New York Craps Craps is one of the more classic casino oriented games around, being featured in most land-based establishments in the world. Perhaps it is because of its rich history, as it sprung up from the time of the Crusades, making its way to the French and finally the world over….

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Lucky Number Slevin

Lucky Number Slevin, a Sophisticated Caper Thriller After its release by MGM in 2006, Lucky Number Slevin performed significantly better at the international box office than it did in the United States. In fact, international revenues were more than one-and-a-half times the US takings, and without them the film would have made a loss on…

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Lay the Favorite

Lay the Favorite, a Comedy with Some Great Actors Lay the Favorite, Promoted as Lay the Favourite in the United Kingdom, is an American comedy made in 2012, and directed by Stephen Frears. The actors involved in Lay the Favorite are Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Story of the Movie The story of…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Kung Fu Mahjong

Kung Fu Mahjong Completely About Mahjong Kung Fu Mahjong is a Hong Kong comedy film that was inflicted on the world in 2005. Directed by Wong Jing and Billy Chung the film generated two sequels, one of which was already made in the same year, 2005. Kung Fu Mahjong 3: The Final Duel was released…

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Published by Web434 on May 27, 2016

Kahnawake Gaming Commission

The Kahnawake Gaming Commission The Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake is a reserve of the Mohawk nation, and is located in Tuscarora, Quebec, Canada. It sits on the St. Lawrence River’s south shore, across from Montreal. The tribe has a long and complex history, and counts people of Anglo-American, English, French, Irish, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca and…

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