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This week in pictures: September 17-24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014

Sept 17-24, 2014

The week in pictures September 17-24, 2014










The world has seen a lot of action the previous 7 days; Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix, Nintendo turned 125, Scotland proved betting odds right and politely declined independence.

Some areas boiled with violence, some with excitement since Europa League and Ryder Cup have commenced. New York gathered people for a climate march and Milan greeted far less on catwalks in an event that has become already ‘vintage’. Yes, the week had it all in terms of action.  

Where there is gambling is always action as well and we have the pictures to prove it.

Will Northern Ireland Get Its First Casino?

The glimpse of ‘what could be’ shown to Belfast councilors  (Photo: bbc)

Rank Group passed a bold move planning for business in a ‘no casino’ land, since Northern Ireland has yet to change the legal frame that is outlawing casinos at the moment.


Scotland Votes Against Independence

Yea, it’s a ‘Nay’! (Photo: Decan Chronicle)

‘No, thanks’ campaign prevailed! Scotland’s current situation is all about ‘unity…rather than needless separation’ for now.


Apple Stores See iPhone 6 Queue Place Market Develop

Waiting for the fresh ‘Apples’… (Photo: Daily Mail)

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus drawn people again into urban camping as customers queued up for days in front of stores waiting for the freshly launched devices.


Plug Pulled On Poor Performing Plaza

Another one bites the dust (Photo:

Trump Plaza shut down its business in Atlantic City, adding numbers to already escalating unemployment.


The Massachusetts Gambling Commission granted a casino license to Wynn Resorts. Wynn’s project was voted over its rival, Mohegan Sun.


Rolls-Royce Cars To Roll Back Retreat Of High Rollers

‘They see me rolling…They hatin’ ‘ (Photo: MotorAuthority)

Stephen Hung, owner of the Hong Kong registered Louis XIII Holdings Ltd. sure knows how to roll, attracting high-rollers at his casinos with luxury cars.


Ben Affleck Finally Confesses to Counting Cards at Casinos

A good actor knows how to pull a blackjack face… (Photo: Karl Gehring/The Denver Post)

Life is imitating art; if buddy Matt Damon pulled a perfect poker face in ‘Rounders’, Ben Affleck is one feared blackjack player, that admitted counting cards, in real life.

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