Tag Archives: HBO
- 5 Sleeping Tips so You Don’t Miss Those Early WSOP Start Times
May 9, 2016
After the World Series of Poker announced plans to move some of their bracelet events back one hour to a new 11 am start time, Lee Davy gives those looking for a wake-up call five tips on how to get some much-needed shut-eye. So the World Series of Poker (WSOP)...
- Red Wire: It’s Not The News, It’s HBO
October 14, 2014
One of the worst trends in American media over the last few decades has been the devolution of television news. Networks that once saw their news divisions as a way of upholding their FCC-mandated responsibility to benefit the public good long ago began treating the news as just another entertainment...
- Bookies and punters neck and neck after Henderson quadruple; Williams wins big; Luck cancelled by HBO
March 15, 2012
Bookmakers were hailing Cheltenham’s most successful trainer for beating two heavily backed favorites on the festival’s second day. Nicky Henderson became the meeting’s best trainer after Simonsig’s victory in the second race of the day. He carried this through to the end with Bobs Worth, Finian’s Rainbow and Une Artiste...
- HBO 24/7 Rebuffed by NBA
January 6, 2011
HBO has a way of taking a regular sports storyline and making people care far more than the average fan does. They’ve given sports fans a look at boxers training for a big title bout, NFL teams preparing for the season and most recently a four episode look at the...
- Boardwalk Empire to give AC a kick in the pants?
September 21, 2010
Can the new HBO series Boardwalk Empire, by acclaimed director Martin Scorsese give Atlantic City the much needed kick in the pants to revive it's struggling economy? Who can really say for sure, perhaps AC's problems do extend far past any remedies a historical drama set in prohibition-era Atlantic City...
- Caesars Atlantic City hoping to ride Boardwalk Empire’s coattails
August 21, 2010
More evidence that Atlantic City casinos are hoping for great things from the Martin Scorsese-produced HBO series Boardwalk Empire, which chronicles the rise of Atlantic City as a sin-by-the-sea destination during America’s ill-fated experiment with prohibition. Caesars is hosting a swanky premiere on the 16th (three days before the series’...
Red Wire: It’s Not The News, It’s HBO
October 14, 2014