jai alai

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a Basque or Spanish game played in a court with a ball and a wickerwork racket


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He said he told Ang that they would just fight if Ang insisted on introducing jai alai in Davao.
Bulger also was indicted in 2001 in Florida in the 1982 slaying of John Callahan, former president at World Jai Alai.
The company chief executive officer, Lyle Berman, said, 'We are currently working with DEC on the details of the casino development, and we plan for it to be a first class casino facility with exciting new games, food and beverage outlets, retail shops, Jai Alai, a hotel and other market driven amenities.
the owner of Miami Jai Alai, plans to modify a section of the 180,000-square-foot fronton to install an undetermined number of slot machines.
By reflection" This exchange is noteworthy for two reasons: first, according to Mary, Ernest changed her designation of Feast's genre from "autobiography" to "biography" in his response to her, and second, her translation of remate as a jai alai term that means "by reflection" is not accurate or complete.
I won $4,000 on a jai alai bet while visiting Connecticut and borrowed $8,000 on credit.
Because the new anti-gambling bill contained minor exceptions for jai alai and horse racing, Abramoff decided to try to persuade the Religious Right that the measure would actually expand gambling.
As for Rico, when he left the FBI he became head of security for a company that sponsored jai alai games--and employed both Bulger and Flemmi.
Week after week the top show in the country hammered the message home: Jai alai was a Florida thing.
I used to dance at the Xoximilco (Broadway & Powell) and the Jai Alai in San Francisco.
Jai alai has long been popular in the Philippines but was banned in 1986 after a game-fixing scandal.
Year-round sports includes the Florida Marlins major league baseball, the Baltimore Orioles for spring training, thoroughbred racing at Gulfstream Park, harness racing at Pompano Park, Dania Jai Alai, and dog racing at Hollywood Greyhound Track.
But Zeff proved himself a winner in Bridgeport when, after hiring a raft of well-connected lobbyists, he received permission to turn the money-losing Bridgeport Jai Alai into a potentially profitable greyhound track.
Controlling both houses of Congress as it does, the Clinton Administration will have no trouble passing binding legislation that will impose a $5-per-ticket surtax on nasty sporting events such as football, ice hockey, professional wrestling, and jai alai.
What once was the Arsenal of Democracy, with German metalworkers, Italian craftsmen, strong unions and a Socialist mayor, may have declined into needle-park housing projects, jai alai frontons 'and bad faith.