ï»¿Jose Canseco Loses a Finger, While Daniel Colman Wags One at Hellmuth
Resigned MLB star Jose Canseco lost a finger (again) throughout a poker tournament week that is last.
Jose Canseco was the central figure in a weekend for the poker globe which was filled with fingers: some missing, some pointed at prominent names within the poker community. In Canseco’s case, he appears to have lost the same finger for the second time in about a month, a thing that few people (with any luck) will ever get to experience.
In late October, Canseco was in the news for accidentally shooting himself in the hand. According to Canseco, the incident happened while he was cleaning his gun in his kitchen. He finished up shooting their finger, which then had to be surgically reattached. It appears some surgeons are more skilled than others at digital fixes, however.
Finger Comes Off During Poker Tournament
Based on a tweet sent out by Canseco on however, the finger became detached again while he was playing in a poker tournament Thursday evening friday.
‘ I became playing in a poker competition last night and my finger dropped of,’ Canseco tweeted. ‘Someone took a video clip from it.’
Fortunately, Canseco didn’t post that video, however there clearly was at least one expected image of his finger before it fell off. As gruesome while the event may however sound, Canseco said that this outcome may have been inescapable from the time he shot himself.
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ï»¿Phil Ivey Eyes Health Marijuana Biz for Newest Joint Venture
Poker superstar Phil Ivey has received preliminary approval for A las vegas medical marijuana dispensary license in Nevada.
Phil Ivey is not smoking one thing, but their future customers may be: Ivey received one of 26 license that is preliminary for a medical cannabis dispensary through the Las Vegas City Council previously this week, potentially making the poker superstar one of the first operators into the city to offer pot to consumers.
You will find even more actions necessary before Ivey gets approval that is final start such a business, but his approval does suggest that the town found him qualified to go on in the licensing procedure.
This week to plead their cases for medical marijuana licenses about 50 potential operators went before the City Council. Those that got approval that is preliminary the city will now have to be approved by the state health department.
The City Council will ultimately hold a last suitability conference for people approved by the state before awarding a limited number of licenses which have been set aside for Las Vegas.
Which means that Ivey still has a long way to go before obtaining a final go-ahead to dispense medical marijuana in Sin City. But if he could make his way through the various licensing stages, Ivey might end up slinging weed just as prolifically as he makes pot-sized bets at the poker table.
Council Split on Licensing Process
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ï»¿Paragon Gaming Investigation Could Jeopardize Vancouver Edgewater Casino
An artist’s rendering of the proposed Edgewater Casino resort to be built in Vancouver. It appears the project could be in jeopardy now.
Las developers that are vegas-based Gaming, whose ability to ‘meet the conditions of its enrollment’ has been called into concern, could place the future of the $535-million Edgewater casino project in downtown Vancouver into doubt.
The former boss of the British Columbia Lotteries Corporation (BCLC), now head of PV Hospitality, an affiliate of Paragon at the center of the probe by the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch is, it seems, Paragon’s relationship with Michael Graydon.
A separate British Columbia government investigation of Graydon has already figured the executive have been in conflict of interest when he negotiated employment with Paragon in December 2013, while nevertheless head associated with BCLC.
The aim of the Paragon task would be to relocate and expand the edgewater that is existing, which Paragon purchased in 2006, to produce a new resort having a 72,000- square-foot gambling floor and two boutique hotels with 550 guest rooms among them, aswell as space for restaurants and retail.
The development, which can be planned to open in 2016, is expected to produce 2,000 jobs and generate $180 million each year for the economy that is local. The project is being constructed on a lot owned by the BC Pavilion Corporation, opposite the BC Place Stadium.
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