The Sad State of Gambling In New Jersey

As brick-and-mortar gambling locations across Atlantic City are closing or declaring their intention to do so, the New Jersey online gambling scene is growing. In spite of some downward revised earnings estimates for online gambling in the garden state, the number of new accounts continues to grow. Currently individuals in...

World Series of Poker Player Loses $1M

This cringe-worthy video - via the folks at SI - is not for the faint of heart or the spendthrift. The risks of public embarassment in the high risk World Series of Poker have never been more apparent. Connor Drinen was in the midst of a high stakes game at...

Mobile Phones: Does Speed Kill?

As 4G continues to become the norm on our devices, more and more worries are circulating regarding our mobile security. The UK will soon become the third largest 4G market in Europe with almost 8 million people connected, whilst there are over 40 million connected in the United States, but...

SCANDAL! The Top Sex Scandals Of The Last 25 Years

It seems that at one point or another, most people in the public eye will have an affair or appear in a sex tape. Athletes, actors, musicians, politicians, teachers—no one is immune to the power of sex, and the media can’t get enough of a good bit of naughty gossip....

Poker Sharks: Avoid The "Balla" Lifestyle

The internet ushered in a new era in poker, as old-school hustlers and grizzled road gamblers were replaced by a slew of teenage and 20-something wizards, or as they used to be known… geeks. Like the poker pros from bygone eras these online wizards are most certainly nonconformists who have...

The 2014 IT'S ALIVE PROJECT Launches At Spooky Empire May-Hem (Pics)

This past GeekWeekEnd I was privileged enough to view THE IT'S ALIVE PROJECT as it debuted at Spooky Empire's May-Hem Convention in Orlando. 90 artists ranging from propmakers to make-up artists to sculptors (including Steve Wang and Face Off Alumni) got together to create their own unique takes on a...

Land Rover Creating An Invisible Bonnet

Concept cars are the stuff of dreams and carshop.co.uk explain that a concept car is a machine that engineers and scientists want to be able to make, yet is often just outside the realms of possibility (or marketability, more’s to the point). However, Land Rover may have come up with...

Theme Parks: Universal Orlando Wizarding World Of Harry Potter - A Look Inside Diagon Alley

Universal Creative President Mark Woodbury takes you behind the scenes and talks about the vision behind the all-new Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley. Source

Gambling Evolves As Technology Flourishes

The gambling industry's continuing growth in popularity over recent years has been more than a little helped by the ever-improving technology available to gambling fans. While in years gone by, punters would have to physically take themselves to casinos in order to play blackjack, hit the poker tables or have...

Get Your Geek On: All DISNEY All Day Plus Star Wars Weekends

In case you haven't heard, Disneyland and Walt Disney World are open today with the 24 hours event: ROCK YOUR DISNEY SIDE ... the third of these annual 24 hour events. #DisneySide will keep you up to date if you want to follow from afar. With exclusive merchandise and all...

ALIEN: Iconic Surrealist H.R. Giger Is Dead At 74

H.R.Giger, the artist who designed Ridley Scott's Xenomorph in ALIEN, has died aged 74. He died in hospital on Monday after he fell down stairs at his Zurich home. This has been confirmed by the artist's museum in Gruyere, Switzerland. ALIEN won him the 1979 Oscar for special effects and...

FASHION: Kirsten Dunst Turns To The Dark Side

We don't really know much about fashion, but we rate Kirsten Dunst's dress for the Met Gala as the greatest red carpet dress ever. Is she dropping some hints about a certain movie franchise that she would like to appear in? STAR WARS casting please take note ... she would...

Celebrate BATMAN DAY On July 23

Time to dust off the Cape and Cowl, or in my case the Venom Tank. DC Entertainment have declared that July 23rd is BATMAN DAY with 1,000s of comic book stores taking part in the promotion ... also further down in the press release is this snippet of information "Continuing...

SPOILERS: Are They Out Of Control?

This is an incoherent rant that could go on for ages about my pet peeve and somewhere in there, there is a point, I am just too mad to make it clearly. With the growth of social media, armchair journalists and overexcited viewers, it is becoming increasingly impossible to avoid...

GeekWeekEnd - What Did You Miss? STAR WARS, JUSTICE LEAGUE, E.T.

It was a relatively quiet news weekend, if you discount George Clooney's engagement and Donald Sterling's alleged tape. But on the Geekfront, the following items trended around social media. Unfortunately, I was insanely busy (testing Fastpass+ at Disney and seeing an exclusive preview of MALEFICENT), hence the lack of updates,...