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  1. Yithian

    Reputed Site Of Gambling Magnate's Buried Treasure Sold For $1.9M In Pahrump After Suspicious Death

    PAHRUMP (KLAS) — It’s a story with all the makings of a wild west movie: casino executive Ted Binion’s suspicious death, buried silver and never found gold and diamonds, a treasure map, and possible arson is beginning a new chapter. The 138-acre Pahrump property where Binion’s silver stash was...
  2. M

    Poker & Gambling Tales

    Hi, Does anyone have any Poker / Gaming / Gambling related fortean tales. Just out of interest realy, the related threads seem to just list types of gambling or games. Has any one ever come across a tale of a cursed game or gambler. Or on the otherhand any luck stories, someone who...
  3. A

    Laser Scanners At The Casino: 'Sting' Uncovers Hi-Tech Cheating Scam

    ARCHIVED SOURCE: https://web.archive.org/web/20040612235633/http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30100-13023146,00.html Three people have been arrested on suspicion of swindling more than £1m from the Ritz casino. The two men and one woman from Eastern Europe were held after scooping the...
  4. A

    Weird Gambling Games

    I'm trying to find out about unusual gambling games, the more macabre the better, for a piece of fiction. Does anyone know of any ??? credit will be given in the unlikely event its ever published.
  5. roswellcat

    UK National Lottery

    Perhaps this should go in the "conspiracy theory" section, but anyway... Does anyone remember when the UK National Lottery first started? Was there some controversy about it being fixed? My boyfriend remembers a letter on Points of View soon after the first(?) draw asking why the...
  6. A

    Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Does anyone recall a prediction involving Wilfrid Hyde White. He was at a horse race when he heard an announcement of the winners of a race that had yet been run. He said that if the race was not run before his death he would leave the names of the runners and riders with his solicitor. This was...