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

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The company said that the liabilities are related with two mortgages held by Miami-Dade County of Centers, which owns and operates two jai-alai frontons in Ft Pierce and Miami, Florida, also offering poker and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering facilities.
The jai-alai players are Basques, several of whom Hemingway had known elsewhere, in Pamplona, where he did his bull-fighting, or Havana or New York.
During his 26 years in sports and entertainment, he has worked for a sports arena, a jai-alai fronton, a Major League Baseball franchise and a National Hockey League franchise.
In the end, the Senate passed the legislation, which also included tax breaks for the dog and horse tracks and jai-alai frontons, even though the beer-bottle section had been eliminated by the House.
However, the court declined to issue a temporary restraining order on gambling operations based on jai-alai, a handball game that originated in the Basque region.
MANILA, June 17 Kyodo It's jai-alai time again for gambling-crazy Filipinos.
At Miami Jai-Alai (3500 NW 37th Ave.; 305-633-6400), locals love to bet on the fast, Basque game that is something of a hybrid of handball, tennis and lacrosse.
A part of his famous 'Jai-Alai' series, Danilo Dalena's 1982 oil-on-canvas 'Game Over' has a starting bid of P2 million.
Illegal gambling such as jueteng in Luzon, swertres and masiao in the Visayas and Mindanao, and other forms of illegal number games such as pares, jai-alai, saklahan, color games, and peryahan are all nemesis of STL because the PCSO lottery game was created precisely to eradicate all these corrupt-laden lamang-lupa vices.
Hoy, el Fronton Mexico esta por reabrir: se ultima la remodelacion y se espera que a finales de ano vuelva a albergar encuentros de jai-alai. Para hacerlo, sin embargo, los empleados que llevan dos decadas exigiendo sus derechos fueron puestos a un lado.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 29, 2011-Boyd Gaming announces termination of agreement to sell Dania Jai-Alai property(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Florida Gaming Corporation (OTCBB: FGMG), a US-based gaming company, has received a license from the State of Florida to commence Class III gaming at Miami Jai-Alai, in Miami, US.
Dania Jai-Alai, the pari-mutuel in Broward County, is being sold to a group of private investors for $80 million.
In 1969, Carlos Baker repeated Mary Hemingway's story in Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story and offered a somewhat more technical definition of remate as "the jai-alai term for a double-wall rebound" (540).
Kathy was a resident of the Palm Beach area since 1980 and a former employee of the Jai-Alai Frontons in Palm Beach, FL and Newport, RI.