Monthly Archives: July 2012

Daily Fantasy Sports
Harvey Wallbanger

Last week I made the mistake of noting Matt Harvey was starting for the Mets, then picking his opponent anyway at FanDuel. Well, kind of. I did mention I was using Harvey in an expert league. And I did, barely losing by a quarter point. You’ll notice the winner also...
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Philly’s Hook Third
In Borgata Event

Philadelphia poker player Chalie Hook finished third in a Borgata tournament on July 25 earning more than $49,000. Hook’s big cash came in a $1,090 buy-in deep stack no-limit hold’em event. Cuong Phung, of Atlantic City, finished first for more than $140,214 in the event that drew 602 entrants....
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Slots Jackpot $1.87M
At Trump Plaza

A slots jackpot hit for more than $1.87 million at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City on July 27. So far, there’s no information on the winner other than it appears to be a woman. The machine a penny game called Millionaire Sevens Progressive....
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Carnival of Madness
at House of Blues AC

Evanescence headlines the five bands playing in the Carnival of Madness tour, performing twice in Atlantic City. On Friday, the Carnival of Madness sets up shop at the House of Blues Atlantic City inside the Showboat casino. Doors open at 6 p.m. all ages show, with the first act going on...
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AC Bad Beat Jackpot
Hits Record $702K

Atlantic City poker players have a shot at a record bad beat jackpot. The four Caesars Enterainment casinos had a combined bad beat jackpot of $702,182, as of Monday, July 30. The four casinos that participate are Caesars Atlantic City, Bally’s, Harrah’s Atlantic City and Showboat. The previous Atlantic City...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Some Pitcher Thoughts

I don’t have as much time as I normally like to put together a roster today at FanDuel, but I do like a few of starting pitchers on the cheap. A.J. Griffin for the A’s has a low WHIP of 0.97 on an unsustainable BABIP of .230 despite a ground...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Last July Sunday

Not that I am entirely suspicious, but since yeterday’s picks worked out so well at FanDuel, I thought I might take advantage and try to repeat the title a bit. I can’t say I’ll get home runs from three position players again, but that would be nice. Let’s look at...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Last July Saturday

The calendar keeps moving along but there is still plenty of action to be had with MLB daily fantasy at FanDuel. And I plan to keeping playing because it’s fun and I’m a sicko like that. Do you know who else is sick? Dodgers OF Matt Kemp. Yes, he will...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Trade Impact

When thinking about the trade deadline, the usual focus is on the high profile player that moves. How will Ichiro do against his old club? Can a cahnge of scenery help Hanley Ramirez? Fantasy Sports is about finding value, however, and for that I like to look at replacement players....
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Meerwald Sets Sail
From Gardiner’s Basin

For a break from the casinos, Atlantic City visitors have a chance to sail on New Jersey’s tall ship, the A.J. Meerwald, through the weekend. The Meerwald’s sails from Gardiner’s Basin. There are two sails on Thursday and Friday, three on Saturday and a pirate sail on Sunday. Reservations are...
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