Jerusalem, the Holy City
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Nicknames: Ir ha-Kodesh (Holy City), Bayt al-Maqdis (House of the Holiness) District Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Area • City 125,156 dunams (125.156 km2 or 48.323 sq mi) • Metro 652,000 dunams (652 km2 or 252 sq mi) Elevation 754 m … Read More

Backgammon
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Backgammon is a board game for two players. Each player has fifteen pieces (checkers) which move between twenty-four triangles (points) according to the roll of two dice. The objective of the game is to be first to bear off, that … Read More

Predictions for the gambling industry
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Gambling revenue will grow to $155 billion in 2012 from a 2007 revenue of $114 billion with an annually rate of 6.5 percent per year, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in a report released this week. Asia, and especially Macau, will be … Read More