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Texas hold 'em

Texas hold'em is one of the most popular variants of the card game of poker. Two cards, known as hole cards, are dealt face down to each player, five community cards are dealt face up in three stages; the stages consist of a series of three cards an additional single card, a final card. Each player seeks the best five card poker hand from any combination of the seven cards of the five community cards and their two hole cards. Players have betting options to check, raise, or fold. Rounds of betting take place before the flop is dealt and after each subsequent deal; the player who has the best hand and has not folded by the end of all betting rounds wins all of the money bet for the hand, known as the pot. Texas hold'em is the H game featured in HORSE and in HOSE. In Texas hold'em, as in all variants of poker, individuals compete for an amount of money or chips contributed by the players themselves; because the cards are dealt randomly and outside the control of the players, each player attempts to control the amount of money in the pot based either on the hand they are holding, or on their prediction as to what their opponents may be holding and how they might behave.

The game is divided into a series of hands. A hand may end at the showdown, in which case the remaining players compare their hands and the highest hand is awarded the pot; the other possibility for the conclusion of a hand occurs when all but one player have folded and have thereby abandoned any claim to the pot, in which case the pot is awarded to the player who has not folded. The objective of winning players is not to win every individual hand, but rather to make mathematically and psychologically better decisions regarding when and how much to bet, call or fold. Winning poker players work to enhance their opponents' betting and maximize their own expected gain on each round of betting, to thereby increase their long-term winnings. Although little is known about the invention of Texas hold'em, the Texas Legislature recognizes Robstown, Texas, as the game's birthplace, dating it to the early 1900s. After the game spread throughout Texas, hold'em was introduced to Las Vegas in 1963 at the California Club by Corky McCorquodale.

The game became popular and spread to the Golden Nugget and Dunes. In 1967, a group of Texan gamblers and card players, including Crandell Addington, Doyle Brunson, Amarillo Slim were playing in Las Vegas; this is. Addington said the first time he saw the game was in 1959. "They didn't call it Texas hold'em at the time, they just called it hold'em.… I thought that if it were to catch on, it would become the game. Draw poker, you bet only twice; that meant. This was more of a thinking man's game."For several years the Golden Nugget Casino in Downtown Las Vegas was the only casino in Las Vegas to offer the game. At that time, the Golden Nugget's poker room was "truly a'sawdust joint,' with…oiled sawdust covering the floors." Because of its location and decor, this poker room did not receive many rich drop-in clients, as a result, professional players sought a more prominent location. In 1969, the Las Vegas professionals were invited to play Texas hold'em at the entrance of the now-demolished Dunes Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

This prominent location, the relative inexperience of poker players with Texas hold'em, resulted in a remunerative game for professional players. After a failed attempt to establish a "Gambling Fraternity Convention", Tom Moore added the first poker tournament to the Second Annual Gambling Fraternity Convention held in 1969; this tournament featured. In 1970, Benny and Jack Binion acquired the rights to this convention, renamed it the World Series of Poker, moved it to their casino, Binion's Horseshoe, in Las Vegas. After its first year, a journalist, Tom Thackrey, suggested that the main event of this tournament should be no-limit Texas hold'em; the Binions agreed and since no-limit Texas hold'em has been played as the main event. Interest in the main event continued to grow over the next two decades. After receiving only eight entrants in 1972, the numbers grew to over one hundred entrants in 1982, over two hundred in 1991. During this time, B & G Publishing Co. Inc. published Doyle Brunson's revolutionary poker strategy guide, Super/System.

Despite being self-published and priced at $100 in 1978, the book revolutionized the way poker was played. It was one of the first books to discuss Texas hold'em, is today cited as one of the most important books on this game. In 1983, Al Alvarez published The Biggest Game in Town, a book detailing a 1981 World Series of Poker event; the first book of its kind, it described the world of professional poker players and the World Series of Poker. Alvarez's book is credited with beginning the genre of poker literature and with bringing Texas hold'em to a wider audience. Alvarez's book was not the first book about poker; the Education of a Poker Player by Herbert O. Yardley, a former U. S. government code breaker, was published in 1957. Interest in hold'em outside of Nevada began to grow in the 1980s as well. Although California had legal card rooms offering draw poker, Texas hold'em was deemed to be prohibited under a statut

Glades Day School

Glades Day School is a K-12 private school in Palm Beach County, northeast of Belle Glade, Florida. It is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, it was founded in 1965 as a segregation academy by white parents in response to the court-ordered desegregation of Palm Beach public schools. It opened as Pahokee Day School and was renamed in 1967 as Day School of the Glades when it purchased and renovated the former Everglades Memorial Hospital in Pahokee; the Robert L. Mace Athletic Center is the hub for sports at the school, it has a hardwood floor, an upstairs concession area and air conditioned gym, a weight room. In 2006, Pahokee Mayor JP Sasser told a newspaper that he left the school in 1970 because administrators prohibited the football team from shaking hands with racially integrated opponents. Glades Day has won the state championship seven times, in 1980, 1982, 1986, 1995, 2006, 2009, 2010. In 2009, Kelvin Taylor was named the National Freshman of the Year by CBS's

He had a state-record 47 touchdowns on 295 carries. Games can be heard on Florida Cast or on WBGF 93.5FM In 2006, 8.5% of the school's students were black. The nearby public high schools were more than 97% black. Official website Edline Homepage

Alexander de Kininmund (died 1344)

Alexander de Kininmund was a 14th-century Scottish churchman. The first mention of Alexander occurs when, as a canon of Dunkeld he is one of three ambassadors sent by King Robert I of Scotland to Avignon in 1320; the purpose of this embassy was to present a letter to Pope John XXII known as the Declaration of Arbroath. As a papal chaplain and lawyer, he was well qualified to argue the Scottish cause, Barrow makes a strong case that he was, in fact the author of the document, he became Archdeacon of Lothian in 1327, by 1329 held a prebend in the diocese of Brechin. In that year, after the death of Henry le Chen, Walter Herok was elected Bishop of Aberdeen and travelled to Avignon to receive consecration from Pope John XXII. However, Walter died there before receiving consecration and Alexander, a papal servant from Scotland, was provided to the now vacant see without any consultation of the chapter of Aberdeen. Alexander was back in Scotland by 29 March 1330, when he attended a parliament of King David I of Scotland.

Four years on 12 February 1334, he was present at the parliament of the usurper-king Edward Balliol. In 1335 he was one of the envoys sent to make peace with England. According to Hector Boece, Alexander was a distinguished scholar and began work on building four new episcopal residences, at Mortlach, Aberdeen and Rayne, he died sometime before 13 September 1344. Dowden, The Bishops of Scotland, ed. J. Maitland Thomson, Cosmo, Registrum Episcopatus Aberdonensis: Ecclesie Cathedralis Aberdonensis Regesta Que Extant in Unum Collecta, Vol. 1, Robert, An Historical Catalogue of the Scottish Bishops: Down to the Year 1688, Watt, D. E. R. Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Medii Aevi ad annum 1638, 2nd Draft, Geoffrey W. S. Robert Bruce and the Community of The Realm of Scotland


AppFuse is an open-source Java EE web application framework. It is designed for quick and easy start up of development, while using open-source Java technologies such as Spring Framework and Struts. AppFuse was created by Matt Raible, who wanted to eliminate the "ramp up" time in building new web applications. AppFuse provides a project skeleton, similar to the one that's created by an IDE when one clicks through a "new web project" wizard. AppFuse 1.x uses Ant to create the project, as well as build/test/deploy it, whereas AppFuse 2.x uses Maven 2 for these tasks. IDE support was improved in 2.0 by leveraging Maven plugins to generate IDE project files. AppFuse 1.x uses XDoclet and JDK 1.4+. Unlike other "new project" wizards, the AppFuse wizard creates a number of additional classes and files that implement features, but serve as examples for the developer; the project is pre-configured to talk to a database, to deploy in an appserver, to allow logging in. When AppFuse was first developed, it only supported Hibernate.

In version 2.x, it supports iBATIS or JPA as persistence frameworks. For implementing the MVC model, AppFuse is compatible with Spring MVC, Struts 2 or Tapestry. Features integrated into AppFuse includes the following: Authentication and Authorization User Management Remember Me Password Reminder Signup/Registration SSL Switching E-Mail URL rewriting Skinnability Page Decoration Templated Layout File UploadThis out-of-the-box functionality is one of the main features in AppFuse that separates it from the other "CRUD Generation" frameworks, including Ruby on Rails and Grails. AppFuse is similar to Spring Roo in that both provide rapid productivity solutions for the Java programming language; the aforementioned frameworks, as well as AppFuse, allow you to create master/detail pages from database tables or existing model objects. AppFuse has been included in JBuilder; the AppFuse project was shut down in April 2016. Its founder, Matt Raible, recommends using JHipster as an alternative

Zamora CF

For the Venezuelan club, see Zamora FC. Zamora Club de Fútbol is a Spanish football team based in Zamora, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. Founded in 1968 it plays in Tercera División – Group 8, holding home games at Estadio Ruta de la Plata, with a capacity of 7,813 seaters. Zamora CF was founded on October 23, 1968, but the act number 1 of the club is dated November 7, 1968, when the club was registered in the Western Federation in Valladolid. The club started in the Primera Regional in 1969. In the 1970-71 season it promoted to Tercera División. 24 seasons in Segunda División B 24 seasons in Tercera División 3 seasons in Categorías Regionales Tercera División: 1977–78, 1992–93, 1998–99, 2015–16 As of 5 February 2015Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Iván Zarandona Jona Iván Candela Dani Giménez Jonay Hernández Official website Futbolme team profile

Tony Pooley (politician)

Anthony Robert Pooley is an Australian public servant and former local government politician, who served from 2002 as the last Mayor of South Sydney before its amalgamation with the City of Sydney in 2004. Pooley was elected as a Labor Councillor in 2000 to the City of South Sydney and was subsequently elected as Mayor in 2002. In August 2003, while serving as mayor, Pooley voted with the council majority of 7–2 to implement a relationships register for same-sex couples, being the first of its kind at the time in Australia. After supporting proposals to amalgamate the council the City of Sydney, in February 2004, when this was brought into effect, Pooley was appointed as one of three Commissioners administering the newly constituted City of Sydney; when the new council was elected in March 2004, Pooley was one of three Labor councillors elected to the council. In September 2007 Pooley was elected to a single term as Deputy Lord Mayor. In 2007, while still serving as a councillor, Pooley took up a position as Chief of Staff to the Minister for Ageing and Disability Services, Kristina Keneally.

He continued as Keneally's chief of staff until December 2009, when she was appointed Premier, at which point he became her Deputy Chief of Staff, serving until Labor lost office in 2011. In 2014, Pooley was called before the Independent Commission Against Corruption as a witness to testify regarding doctored cabinet minutes relating to Australian Water Holdings. Pooley is the NSW operations manager of National Disability Services, a private sector disability services organisation. A longtime resident of Redfern, he is married to senior public servant Joanna Quilty and has a daughter, Beth