Mike Sexton Leaves World Poker Tour, Accepts Role As Chairman Of partypoker – CardPlayer.com

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“May all your cards be live and all your pots be monsters!”

Mike Sexton has uttered this, his famous catch phrase, for the last time on the World Poker Tour. Sexton has been the face and voice of the WPT since its inception 15 years ago, but on Monday, May 22, he announced that he will be accepting a position as Chairman of partypoker, an online poker site that he helped found in 2001. Sexton’s seat in the commentary booth will now be filled by Tony Dunst, who has been with the WPT since 2010 and has filled in for Sexton as an analyst before.

The 69-year-old member of the Poker Hall of Fame is not only known as one of the games best-known ambassadors but also as a great player in his own right with a WPT title of his own, a World Series of Poker bracelet and the Tournament of Champions title.

Sexton took to Twitter to make the announcement.

Thx to WPT</a> for GREAT 15 yrs! I wish them nothing but the best. This position w/<a href=”https://twitter.com/partypoker”>partypoker is an opportunity & challenge I couldn’t pass up

— Mike Sexton (@Mike_partypoker) May 22, 2017

In a press release from partypoker, more details about Sexton’s new role with partypoker were detailed. As Chairman Sexton will act as an ambassador, but he will also have several other areas of the business to oversee. The release includes several goals for Sexton as Chairman, including investing in software development, improving customer service and loyalty programs, creating a friendly environment for amateur players by adding value to smaller events and combating third-party software, invest marketing budgets in the community, oversee the growth of the partypoker Live tour, and more.

“This is a huge and well-deserved honor for Mike,” said Card Player

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Little Coal Poker Float set for Saturday – Williamson Daily News

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The Little Coal River Branch of the Coal River Group will be holding a family friendly fund raising event on Saturday to promote tourism and use of the of the Little Coal River. The Little Coal Poker Float is a fund raising event with the proceeds to be used to improve the Little Coal River. The event is a “poker run” on the river where participants will draw cards along the route and the person with the best poker hand at the end of the day will be declared the winner.

MADISON, W.Va. – The Little Coal River Branch of the Coal River Group will be holding a family friendly fund raising event on Saturday to promote tourism and use of the of the Little Coal River.

The Little Coal Poker Float is a fund raising event with the proceeds to be used to improve the Little Coal River. The event is a “poker run” on the river where participants will draw cards along the route and the person with the best poker hand at the end of the day will be declared the winner.

The grand prize is an Emotion Spitfire kayak courtesy of Cabela’s at Southridge. Additional prizes will also be awarded.

To join in the event, you are asked to make a $20.00 donation to the Coal River Group if you register prior to May 25th. After that date the registration goes to $25.00.

An event t-shirt and food is included with your registration.

The event will begin at the Madison Recreation Center (old Haddad Swimming Pool) on Old River Road in Madison and end at the Helen Sanders Park in Danville. Late registration will begin at 12 noon and the float will start at 1 pm.

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Police searching for suspect in overnight robbery at Sioux Falls casino – KSFY

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – UPDATE: Police are still searching for the suspect who robbed a Sioux Falls casino at gunpoint early Monday morning.

Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said a man described as 6’0″ tall, about 200 pounds and wearing a red bandanna over his face walked into the business near 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue around 1 a.m.

Clemens said the man had a handgun and demanded cash. He left once the clerk gave him an undisclosed amount.

Four people were inside the casino at the time of the robbery, but no one was hurt.

Police are looking into surveillance video of the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police in Sioux Falls are looking for a suspect after an early morning robbery at a casino.

According to Sgt. Kevin Henkel, police received a report of a business being robbed just before 1:00 a.m. Monday.

Investigators say a masked subject entered the business, displayed a weapon, and demanded money. The suspect then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

KELO-AM Radio identified the business as Easy Dough Casino on West 12th Street.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

The suspect is still at large. Police have not yet provided a description of the suspect.

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Marijuana Stocks: Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF Has 4 Winners So Far – Seeking Alpha

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Below is a complete listing of all N = 16 stocks included in the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences Exchange Traded Fund [ETF] (TSE: HMMJ), now, available on the Over-the-Counter (HMLSF).

Security Name

Ticker

1

Insys Therapeutics Inc.

(NASDAQ:INSY)

2

Aurora Cannabis Inc.

(OTCQX:ACBFF)

3

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The)

(NYSE:SMG)

4

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC

(NASDAQ:GWPH)

5

Canopy Growth Corp.

(OTCPK:TWMJF)

6

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc.

(NASDAQ:ZYNE)

7

Aphria Inc.

(OTCQB:APHQF)

8

Cronos Group Inc.

(OTC:PRMCF)

9

Organigram Holdings Inc.

(OTCQB:OGRMF)

10

Cannimed Therapeutics Inc.

(OTC:CMMDF)

11

Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.

(OTCPK:SPRWF)

12

Emblem Corp.

(OTCPK:EMMBF)

13

ICC International Cannabis Corp.

(OTC:ICCLF)

14

Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc.

(OTC:TBQBF)

15

22nd Century Group Inc.

(NYSEMKT:XXII)

16

The Hydropothecary Corp.

(OTC:HYYDF)

The complete listing and closing price per share [PPS] measures for all N = 16 of the stocks included in the ETF, and the ETF, overall, are provided in APPENDIX A.

Using the April 4, 2017, closing PPS as a base, below is a chart for each stock, including the overall ETF, for all N = 33 trading days since inception. The data used to produce this chart is provided in APPENDIX B.

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Upstate NY's next casino officially rebrands itself: Resorts World Catskills – NewYorkUpstate.com

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KIAMESHA LAKE, NY — The last of the four new full-service casinos to open in Upstate New York has a new name: Resorts World Catskills.

The $1 billion project, under construction at the site of the former Concord Hotel in Kiamesha Lake near Monticello in Sullivan County, was initially pitched as Montreign Resort Casino. It is expected to open in early 2018.

The casino and hotel will be operated by Empire Resorts, which recently entered into a licensing agreement with Resorts World, a global casino and resort developer that is part of the Genting Group of Malaysia. Empire currently owns the Monticello Raceway, a harness track and racino in the area.

Changing the name brings the branding of this project in line with some of Resorts Worlds’ other properties, including Resorts World Miami, Resorts World New York City, Resorts World Bimini (the Bahamas), Resorts World Sentosa (Singapore) and Resorts World Genting (Malaysia). The company currently has a another project under construction, called Resorts World Las Vegas.

The name change also recognizes the historic connection to the Catskills region, which was a well-known getaway and vacation destination in the late 20th century for New York City residents. Many of the resorts catered specifically to the Jewish population.

The Resorts World Casino project is located on the site of the Concord Hotel, which was the largest Catskill resorts from the 1950s to its closing in 1998. 

“The name Resorts World Catskills melds the allure of the Catskills region with the prestige of the Resorts World family,” Emanuel Pearlman, executive chairman of the board of directors of Empire, said in a statement. “This recognized worldwide gaming and hospitality brand will provide us greater power to market our resort casino, which is designed to meet five-star and five-diamond standards, and provide regional, national and international

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