Barcelona casino metro – Casino paris stomp – Troy Tropolitan

Zach Henson Staff Writer Troy residents will be able to view an 80 to 90 percent solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). A solar eclipse is the moon passing in between the earth and the sun, explained Maurice Clark, assistant professor of astronomy. The path of totality, a narrow strip in which the sun will be completely blocked by the moon, will cover at least part of 14 states, the closest of which is Georgia. “There’s usually two total solar eclipses, […]

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Overlays Continue at Global Poker Despite Record Turnouts – PokerNews.com

Players continue to flock to Global Poker, and are doing so in record numbers, but that is not preventing the innovative online poker site from paying significant overlays in a significant number of its tournaments.

During last weekend’s Gold Coin Challenge tournaments, Global Poker gave away more than SC$4,000 in overlays despite the fact the action at Global Poker is reaching record numbers in terms of number of players grinding at the site.

One of the most popular tournaments found at Global Poker is the SC$10,000 Guaranteed tournament, which saw 181 players compete for a slice of the prize pool. This exciting event has almost doubled in size during the past couple of weeks. In fact, number of entrants across the weekend’s Gold Coin Challenge tournaments have increased by some 10 percent over the past two weeks.

If the number of players at Global Poker continues to grow at the projected rate, overlays may become a thing of the past. That said, Global Poker has gained a reputation for giving and being one of the most generous online poker sites in the world, it is likely the poker room will increase the guarantees to give more value to its players. Global Poker did this in the SC$7,500 Guaranteed when the guarantee was missed by a mere $300. Instead of keeping the guarantee the same, Global Poker increased the prize money to SC$10,000.

A New Game in Town

Being a modern poker room, Global Poker is active across forums and its own social media channels, particularly Facebook where they ask for feedback from their valued players. This feedback has resulted in Global Poker offering fixed-limit hold’em games with blinds ranging from SC$0.02/SC$0.04 to SC$0.25/SC$0.50.

Now that Global Poker spreads several poker variants with decent fields and large overlays, there is no

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Angry gamers may have been behind last year's web-breaking DDoS attack – The Verge

Last October, a flood of traffic from the Mirai botnet brought down major portions of the internet, blocking access to Amazon, Netflix, and other services for most of the northeastern US. It was a painful reminder of the fragility of the internet and the danger of insecure Internet of Things devices — but despite the broad scale of the damage, new research presented today at the Usenix conference suggests the attackers may have just been trying to kick people off PlayStation.

The new report comes from a team of researchers at Google, Cloudflare, Merit Networks, Akamai, and a range of university partners, drawing on data from some of the largest infrastructure networks on the web. Looking at the October attack on DNS provider Dyn, researchers noticed something unusual. All the IP addresses targeted by the attack were nameservers for the PlayStation Network, used by Dyn to connect visitors to the correct IP address. Because of the networked nature of Dyn’s domain registration system, attacking those servers meant attacking the whole system — and when it went down, it brought down access to dozens of other services with it.

During the same period, the same attackers also went after a handful of gaming services. The researchers also detected attacks on Xbox Live, Nuclear Fallout and Valve Steam servers during the same period, suggesting the group was going after a wide range of gaming systems.

“This pattern of behavior suggests that the Dyn attack on October 21, 2016 was not solely aimed at Dyn,” the researchers conclude. “The attacker was likely targeting gaming infrastructure that incidentally disrupted service to Dyn’s broader customer base.”

It’s not the first time researchers have linked the attack to the PlayStation network — many of them spurred by a hackerforum.com thread shortly after the attack — but

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TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Six Ages, Miracle Merchant, Dungeon Raid Eulogy, and More – Mac Rumors

We’re only a few days away from a major solar eclipse in the USA, and I suspect tons of people will be spending quite a bit of time this weekend either driving to the path of the eclipse on the 21st or waiting for it to actually happen on the day. Few things go better with sitting in a car (provided you’re not the one driving) or waiting in general than iOS gaming, so if you’re looking for something new and exciting to play be sure to check out our hot games list and our recent top reviews. You’ll find enough great games there to last you through even the longest road trip. As usual, there’s tons of other stuff going on in the world of iOS games this week.

King of Dragon Pass is an ancient PC game that was ported to mobile back in 2011 that we absolutely loved in our review. It’s an unbelievably in-depth game featuring gameplay that feels like a blend of a Civilization game and a Choose Your Own Adventure book. (For more on KoDP, check out this retrospective article from 2015.) Anyway, a spiritual successor was announced three years ago, and since then the developers have gone dark, until this week. Six Ages is now feature complete, which at minimum means an alpha version is ready to go. Fingers crossed for a speedy beta test and release, as we’ve been waiting for this game forever.

Sonic Mania was released this week for the PS4, Xbox One, and Switch, and while I highly recommend picking up the game on any of those platforms if you own one, we dug into the history that made the game possible. Sonic Mania is effectively a fan made game which initially kicked off with a protoype

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2024 Olympics could include competitive video gaming – PBS NewsHour

A referee watches over competitors play “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” at an eSports video game tournament in Toronto, March 26, 2017. Picture taken March 26, 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Mark Blinch

As athletes leap, lift and dive at the 2024 Paris Summer Games, will video game players also be competing for gold medals? Adding “eSports” to the roster could be the International Olympic Committee’s next attempt to attract younger viewers.

Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee, confirmed to the Associated Press that he will speak with the IOC and eSports representatives to assess the possibility of including eSports in the official Olympic program.

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Anticipating pushback from critics who argue eSports would ruin the Olympic Games, Estanguet urged people to keep an open mind.

“We can’t say, ‘It’s not us. It’s not about Olympics,’” Estanguet told the Associated Press. “The youth, they are interested in eSport and this kind of thing. Let’s look at it. Let’s meet them. Let’s try if we can find some bridges.”

The move to consider gaming comes amid falling ratings for the Olympics, particularly among younger viewers.

The Rio Games in 2016 saw a 30-percent drop among television viewers between ages 18 to 34. To combat the decline, the IOC added 3-on-3 basketball and BMX to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

This fall in viewership has a lot to do with the sheer volume of entertainment competing for viewers’ attention, according to BTIG media analyst Brandon Ross.

“If you go back to even before cable in the 1970s when the Olympics were on or any show, there was very little to watch in terms of video on television,” Ross said. “So each piece of content got very, very high ratings. That’s just not

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