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Las Vegas - World Series of Poker (WSOP)
Who Will Be The Top Dog at WSOP?
That is the question on everyone's mind as the 2005 World Series of Poker enters its third round with only 272 top poker players remaining.
Of the over 5600 entrants who entered the esteemed Las Vegas held tournament at a buy-in of $10 000 each, most walked away with nothing as only the last 560 players qualify for cash prizes.
However, for those players whose luck and skill saw them survive the first four gruelling days, the big prize is still very much on the horizon as they continue to battle it out in no-limit Texas Hold 'em poker.
Their objective is a common one - to make to the final table of nine players and beat out the opposition to walk away the winner of the 2005 tournament and $7.5 million richer.
The current chip leader is Las Vegas resident, Rod Pardey Jr who is sitting on just over $700 000 in chips. Still in the picture is the resilient Greg 'Fossilman' Raymer, who won last year's WSOP. His stack is about $700 000. 1994 WSOP victor, Russ Hamilton, is also still in the running.
Other big poker names remaining in the field include Howard Lederer, Phil Ivey, John Juanda, Mike Matusow, Layne Flack and Paul Darden.
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Las Vegas Interesting Facts
Many have had their days of glory in the state of Nevada. But these three step out of the crowd, as they gave the name of the game.
Sports Betting Portfolio Management
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Please Help My Husband, Wife, Partner, Spouse, or Other Family Member to Stop Gambling
It doesn't matter whether you are the husband, wife, partner, spouse or other family member of a compulsive gambler. It's your goal to help your loved one beat their compulsive gambling addiction.
A Game For All Seasons
An overall review of online casino software has led me to question the objective behind Microgaming's constant release of new games and titles. Considering the fact that Microgaming Systems is one of the biggest and the leading software provider on the Internet, it is their game which have led to their award-winning reputation in the industry, but this does not explain the phenomenon that occurs every few months.
How To Choose A Reputable Online Casino
With literally thousands of online casinos on the internet, it can sometimes become very confusing as to which ones are safe and reputable, and which casinos are not. So many of them are beautifully designed, look very professional and offer great signup bonuses, so how does one go about choosing the "reputable" online casinos while avoiding the "dodgy" ones?When choosing an online casino to play at, one should always take into consideration the following points:Licensed casino: Is the casino licensed? While many online casinos are licensed, a significant number of casinos are not.
Horse Racing Betting, A Beginners Guide (Part 2)
In part one we went over how to pick contending horses by looking at the jockey, trainer and then finished off by looking at the form of the horse. By looking at the factors we went over last time you should now have been able to select some winners.
Money Management: The Real Smart Money
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Poker Revenue Basics
Poker is one of the most famous card games across the world. Having its origin from the working class of America it has now become a part of the American culture.
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Party Poker Room Review
Party Poker is one of the world's largest online poker rooms with over 70,000 players. They cover almost 60% of the online poker market.
The Secrets of Hop Bets
Roulette System: Spread the News and Beat the Casino Legally
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YOUR Advantage With Online Poker Table Notes
The importance of taking notes on your opponents can't be stressed enough. The more you play, the more you value the information that you have collected on each player at your table.
Avoiding Tilt While Playing Online Poker
As many experts have said, poker is a game that must be viewed as one continuous session that lasts a lifetime. If one can keep this simple statement in mind, it can make the short-term variances, or luck, less painful when the underdog wins.
No Deposit Online Casino Bonus is for Lucky and Wise Only - The Myth of Free Money
No deposit bonuses are very popular, especially among "not-so-wealthy" online casino players who want to play but are not so eager to give out money.Although giving away free money doesn't seem to be a very wise thing to do (average no deposit bonus is around $10), thousands of online casinos are doing it and most of them are very happy about it too.
Martingale Betting System - Are You SURE?
Very common and popular system among newbies who like roulette, but not a very useful one. Sure, it seems simple and logical - you start with, let's say, 10 bucks and you double it every time you lose in order to win it back.
No Limit Texas Hold'em Poker
Most online casinos offer three different types on Texas Hold'em Poker, namely No Limit Texas Holdem poker , Limit holdem Poker and Pot Limit holdem poker.The only differences in these three types of poker are the restrictions placed on betting.
The Secrets of the Hard Ways
The Dangers of Bingo
Let's face it; bingo is hardly going to arouse a thrill-seeker into taking it up in attraction to its high risk stakes. Over sixties, playing bingo in a community hall does not seem to register with the seedy possibilities of a stake-out associated with poker for example.
Here to Stay - Cyber Casinos and Their Benefits
The obvious advantages of gambling in a cyber casino are certainly the most decisive factors for most people gambling on the Internet. As opposed to gambling in a land based casino, one doesn't need the formality and etiquette requirements, specifically required in the larger, more expensive and more popular land based casinos.
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