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Online poker software that gives the best experience

Sunday, 6. December 2009 2:19

Online poker software is the one responsible in facilitating the game and is offered by online poker rooms. Different types of software are available that you can download in your personal computer. You can find programs that have to be paid while others are free of cost. However, before you decide to download the software it is important to consider a few things.

The first thing to consider is the system requirements. You should ensure that the program is well-matched to your system. Most programs have fixed requirements in both the software and hardware. It means that your program should match with the version of IE that you are currently using otherwise it will not work in your system. In like manner, you can upgrade your system in accordance to the poker game software that you will download in your system. In addition, your software might break down and cause trouble while playing the game. Moreover, it is also important to understand the terms and conditions stipulated in the software before downloading. It is necessary that you understand as well the terms of services and payment details for you to avoid incurring ridiculous charges and expenditures.

Another thing to consider is the type of poker software that you will choose. There are wide arrays of poker software programs that you can choose in the internet. Make sure to select and download software that you want to play. Checking the unique features of the software is ideal before you decide to purchase the program. Select one that is user-friendly and has an edge over other programs.

Moreover, the class of poker software has an important role in selecting an online poker room. As we know in playing online poker, you cannot see the body language of your opponent that is vital in winning the game. However, by using good tool of online poker software you can determine the highest bids and the reaction time. As mentioned earlier, the features of the software is important for the player to have the best experience in playing poker online. Thus, the design is vital because it enables the player to analyze various movements and follow the game.

Likewise, the playability of the software is another important factor to determine if the game flows smoothly without any disturbance. Make sure to select poker software that has a good usability and statistics interface. Some of the top names that you can select in poker software include Dave O’Brien’s Smoke’em Poker, Texas Hold’em Assistant, Wilson Software Turbo Poker, iPoker, Video Poker teacher, Frugal Gambler and IRC Poker. However, some casinos that caters online poker games offers free poker software that attracts customers to play online. They also offer virtual environment as if you are playing in the casino at the comfort of your home. Aside from the excitement, the player can also enjoy other benefits when using the Full Tilt poker software. Hence, poker software is both helpful for beginners and professionals in enhancing the skills and building up effective strategies.

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The Year That Was

Wednesday, 4. November 2009 16:19

The Milestone.

2009 marked the 40th anniversary for the World Series Of Poker or WSOP for short. This celebratory event was held in, where else but, Las Vegas, Nevada and was accommodated by the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino. The tournament spanned an impressive 49 days running from the 27th of May 2009 to the 15th of July 2009. With 57 bracelet events there were 60,878 entrants. The total amount of money won in these 57 events was $33,350,373.

With literally tens of thousands of entrants in the various tournaments it wouldn’t be wise to list them all here,there are just far too many but here the names of the winners of all 57 bracelet events and the statistics of each will be listed over the space of three articles.

And the winner is:

The first event was one for the casino employees at $500 a head and was a no-limit hold em game. There were 866 entrants in total and the winner, Andrew Cohen, took home a very nice sum of eighty-three thousand, seven hundred and seventy eight dollars.

Event two was a forty thousand dollar no-limit Hold em game with 201 entrants. The lucky winner was Vitaly Lunkin who took home a cool one million, eight hundred and ninety one thousand and twelve dollars.

Game three was a $1,500 omaha Hi-Low split 8 or better with 918 participants and the winner Thang Luu taking home the pot of two hundred and sixty three thousand, one hundred and thirty five dollars.

Event four was a $1,000 No limit hold’em with an astonishing 6,012 players with Steve Sung being named victor and winning the pot of $771,106

The fifth game was a fifteen hundred dollar pot limit omaha game with eight hundred and nine players and a pot win of $237,415 by Jason Mercier.

Game six was a $10,000 world championship seven card stud consisting of 142 players. The winner was Freddie Ellis who took the pot of $373,744.

The seventh game was a $1,500 no limit hold’em with a hefty 2,791 players and Travis Johnson taking home the pot of a devilish $666,853.

Game eight was a twenty five hundred dollar 2-7 draw lowball with one hundred and forty seven players and the winner announced as being Phil Ivey. The pot was $96,361.

Game Nine was a $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Short Handed with 1,459 players and the winning player was Ken Aldridge who took the pot of $428,259.

The tenth game was a $2,500 pot limit hold’em/omaha game. 453 players entered this game and Rami Boukai was the winner and took home a $244,862 pot.

Game eleven was a $2,000 no limit hold’em game with 1646 entrants and the winning pot of $569,199 was taken home by Anthony Harb.

Game twelve was an important $10,000 world championship mixed event which consisted of 194 players and Villie Wahlbeck winning $492,375.

The thirteenth game proved that the number thirteen isn’t unlucky for everyone with the game being a $2,500 no limit hold’em game with 1088 entrants. Keven Stammen won the pot of $506,786.

Game Number Fourteen was a $2,500 limit hold’em short hand game with Brock Parker winning out of 367 entrants to take the pot of $223,688.

The fifteenth game consisted of 655 eager entrants all wanting to win the $5,000 no limit hold’em game. Brian Lemke was the winner in the end taking a $692,658 pot.

The World Series Of Poker. We all knew it was popular but to this extent? It is impressive just how many people entered.

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Monday, 26. October 2009 15:25

That is the question. When playing any type of poker game you will have to make a decision based off of your knowledge of the cards, the players, and off of luck. With online poker this decision is even harder to make because you have to use the way they have been playing their game versus the body language of the other players.

Body language during a regular poker game can tell you a lot of things. You may be able to tell if somebody is bluffing, or if they have pocket aces by the way they act. In a game of online poker, you have to go by the way they play. You can only guess what they have based off of what you have and depending on what type of poker you are playing the cards that are visible. You might be able to have a general idea by the amount of money they are putting in the pot, but are they bluffing?

Regardless the decision to raise comes down to you when it is your turn. Are you just going to check and let it go as is? Do you stay in the game and call it? Do you raise it? Do you fold? Depending on what cards you have and what type of player you are you might raise the pot.

The game of poker is a game of skill and luck. It doesn’t matter how much skill you have it is not a guarantee of a win, although it will help. There is a certain percentage of luck that goes into every hand. Knowledge of the game will make you a better player, and as you play that knowledge will be used. Luck comes in where you never know what cards you are going to get. Are you in luck and get that last card of a royal flush or do you get the lowest card of another suit? If it is the last card in play, and you are betting on luck to give you the needed card you may be finding yourself a big winner or a big loser.

The knowledge of the cards and the different combinations that allow you to win a hand are just as important as a little of luck. Knowing the difference between a flush, a straight, and four of a kind is easy for those that play all the time. For a new player, they might be confusing at first. They will quickly learn the different hands and what is worth more. How many times have you seen a royal flush?

The cards can be funny. Sometimes they will go the way you want and other times they will go the opposite way. Sometimes even in the same hand. You have to trust yourself, and your luck to make the decision on whether to raise or bet. Do you have a good hand to start with? Do you have what is possible the best hand on the table?

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Tuesday, 29. September 2009 4:38

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Poker – you got to know when to hold em

Thursday, 24. September 2009 19:06

Poker: You got to know when to hold ‘em. Texas hold em poker is officially recognised as being developed in Robstown Texas in the early 19th century in Texas State legislature. It wasn’t until 1967 that Texas hold em poker made its way to Vegas where it quickly became regarded as a game for the thinking man. Hold em is one of many variations of poker available today and the “no-limit” version is the main event of the World Poker Tournament which is held annually and televised to many locations worldwide. It was this exposure on the small screen that caused the strategic games popularity to skyrocket.

The World Series of poker was the first ever poker tournament held in 1970, it was in 1971 that “no-limit” hold em became the main event. Other forms of Texas hold em include “Limit” and “Pot” .The arrival of Texas hold em saw a fall in popularity of the once much loved 7-card stud poker. Although regarded as being a strategic and analytic game, hold ‘em is not as difficult as some people think. A standard 52 card joker-free deck is used to play the game with players tasked at making the best 5 card hand possible with a combination of the cards they were dealt and the 5 “community” cards on the table. As with all poker games both online poker and in the casinos and card rooms, the aim of the game is simple, win.

The pot is what all poker players are after. This is essentially the chips representing money that has been bet for the hand. The game is played in a series of deals or hands and usually there is one winner each hand awarded the pot unless the game results in a tie, in this case the pot is distributed evenly amongst the winners. A dealer is appointed and a dealer button is placed in front of this player to represent a dealer.

This button takes a clockwise trip after each hand in order to swap the position of both the dealer and the blinds. In hold em poker there are two blinds, the big blind and the small blind. The small blind is placed by the player to the left of the dealer and the big blind is posted by the player sitting to the left of the small blind. These blinds are posted differently in the event of only two contestants remaining. The big blind is the value of the minimum bet and the small blind is usually half of the value of the big blind. In example:

The big blind is $10 which means the small blind will be $5. Each player is dealt two cards by the dealer which are known as your “pocket cards”. Being a “closed game” your cards are only revealed at showdown if at all. Show down is when you are at the end of the hand and you must show what cards you hold in order to determine a winner. Betting and raising commences before the first three community cards are placed on the table face up, known as the flop. A small bet is equal to the value of the big blind. So if your big blind is $4 then your bet must also be $4, a raise is equal to twice the big blind and is known as a big bet. After the “flop” another round of betting and raising takes place, players are more likely to bet more in this round due to having a better idea of how good of a hand they can make. A fourth community card is placed face up on the table, this is the “turn”. Once again players make their bets and after this the fifth and final community card is placed on the table, this is the “river”. At anytime during the game a player may “fold” their hand. This means that the player is no longer playing that hand and cannot win the pot.

The player will sit out until the next hand begins. A contestant may go “all in” which essentially means they are betting every chip they have. If this player loses they are no longer in the game and if they win they get all of their chips back and all the chips that have been bet. A great way to learn how to play Texas Hold em is by playing online poker as opposed to jumping straight into the deep end and going to a casino. Online poker provides an avenue for the skilled and beginners alike to participate in games against other opponents worldwide and beginners can play against others of their own skill level. Online poker offers people the ability to play anonymously and affordably gives you the ability to enter great tournaments without the added travel expenses. Visiting an online poker site will give you much insight into the game and you can play for either your own cash or play money which is worth no real monetary value which makes online poker and perfect avenue for beginners and the social player.

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'Need for Speed' titles lead pack of upcoming racing video games

Friday, 18. September 2009 17:03

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Wednesday, 16. September 2009 6:30

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Evony in big trouble — Bruce On Games

Monday, 14. September 2009 12:54

Seeing as Evony is most likely classified as an “ online real time MMORPG game ” and NOT an “ online gambling service provider” such as an online poker site, I would guess this law does not apply here. ….. In addition, the number of RTS players is likely to exceed the number of people that play online video games

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