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Settlement with what was city’s largest poker room comes after its closure and suicide of its owner.
Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced a final settlement in a long-running investigation of the now-defunct Encore Club, which until it abruptly closed last summer was the city’s largest poker club. 15 more words
Fall is cotton picking season in Uzbekistan. Every autumn, as the bolls ripen, the Central Asian government presses approximately one million of its own citizens, mostly civil servants, teachers, and students, into the fields as cotton pickers, bringing $1 billion in annual revenue, a quarter of Uzbekistan’s GDP. 1,003 more words