Tag Archives: Time Magazine
- Preet Bharara makes TIME 100; Full Tilt registrations confirmed; Vegas planning zip wire
April 18, 2012
Preet Bharara, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Bruce Springsteen fan and Mr Black Friday himself has made his way onto TIME’s 100 most influential people in the world. The magazine named Bharara alongside a who’s who of sports, acting and politics thanks to his...
- Gambling propels Singapore’s economic growth
July 31, 2010
Time magazine has dubbed Singapore the “hottest (little) economy in the world” and -- surprise, surprise -- the country’s recent decision to end its 40-year ban on gambling is getting a lot of the credit for the dramatic surge in growth (up 18% in the first half of 2010). The...
- Poker: the more you win the more you lose
January 13, 2010
This article by Time's Jeffrey Kluger takes a more philosophical view of the results of a recent study, which has concluded that the more hands you win in poker, the more money you're likely to lose. "People overweigh their frequent small gains vis-à-vis occasional large losses," says doctoral student Kyle...