Monthly Archives: August 2012

Golden Nugget To Pay
Mini-Bac Players $1.5M

The Golden Nugget gets it. More specifically, Tilman Fertitta, the rich Texan who owns the Golden Nugget, gets it. On Friday, Fertitta said that the gamblers who won about $1.5 million in a botched game of mini-baccarat in April could keep the money. The weird circumstance involving unshuffled cards caused...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Cheap Friday Options

There are two affordable pitchers in daily fantasy baseball that I like tonight that have the same problem – they are facing very good pitchers. Nathan Eovaldi has given up hits to the Mets, but not runs. Unfortunately he is up against R.A. Dickey. Miguel Gonzalez has been under the...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Dirty Half Dozen

There are only 6 games going on this evening to select from for daily fantasy, and I can’t say I have a strong pitching preference in any of them. Matt Moore is who I might like the most, but he is also expensive, drawing $8500 of salary cap space at...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Phillies Kryptonite

At some point I really need to do a column for the start of the real football season and some fantasy notes. But for now I am still into the fantasy grind of daily baseball action at FanDuel. Tonight, I hate to do it, but I am picking up Matt...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Late Night Action

No time today to put together a roster for early games. Luckily, FanDuel is offering leagues for the three games going off after 9:00 PM East Coast time, so I am not completely blocked out of action. There are six available starting pitchers, and the cheapest face off in the...
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Free Jazz Concert
On Boardwalk Thurs.

Atlantic City’s Chicken Bone Beach free summer jazz concert series continues Thursday with performances by vocalist and bassist Mimi Jones and pianist Luke Carlos O’Reilly. The concerts are at Kennedy Plaza, 2201 Boardwalk, between Mississippi and George avenues. The Jazz on the Beach concerts that are held throughout the summer...
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Daily Fantasy Sports
Sleeper Pitchers

There are two good sleep pitcher choices available tonight for daily fantasy baseball. P David Phelps of the Yankees has put up an impressive 9.33 K/9IP against 2.83 BB/9 IP. He is facing  a Blue Jays team that has scored 5 or more runs just three times in August, the last...
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Taste of Quarter
At Trop Aug. 27

Looking for something to do tonight. The Taste of the Quarter in the Tropicana is this evening, Monday, Aug. 27. Guests will enjoy a sampling of an an international menu including appetizers, main courses, and desserts as well as tastings of premium wines, beers and cocktails from 6 p.m. to...
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Roadside Call Boxes
Leaving AC X-Way

Those call boxes on the Atlantic City Expressway are being removed, according to an article in the Press of Atlantic City. Despite their name, the call boxes did not allow for voice communication but basically sent an emergency signal for help, according to the news report. Instead of the call...
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