In association with PokerStars The world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, has revealed it expects to deal the landmark 100 billionth hand next month. To mark the momentous occasion, the card room has announced that a total of $5 million…
Alright lads, listen up, yeah? Next time you're dahn the boozer, check aht the poker machine what's ready to swallah all ya nuggets, yeah.. Cos, it's diamond, innit.
Right. Enough of talking like I'm in a film by Guy Ritchie. It hurts my head. What i'm trying to say is: If you happen to find yourself having a drink in your local public house, then you should probably look out for the new machine by CosmicVideo Games – the Heads-Up Challenge Poker table. That is, of course, if you like that sort of thing.
Poker-playing computer Polaris kicked the bottoms of several top poker players last week, raking in a profit of some $150,000 for its developers at the University of Alberta.
The human players, with frankly stupid names like Nick “stoxtrader” Grudzien, Matt “Hoss_TBF” Hawrilenko and IJay “doughnutz” Palansky, won two games, drew one and lost three to Polaris, which has…
Most Facebook games are for fun. Well, that and bragging rights against your mates, obviously. It’s still a bit unclear how (or indeed if) proper gambling will be a factor. Playing poker against your Facebook friends for real money is a tempting thought, but a worrying one too – especially for Facebook itself, given the US’ stringent anti online gambling policies.
A question for you: are more or less people in the UK gambling now than in 1999? Bear in mind that since then, the entire industry of online gambling has sprung up, mushroomed, and lured millions of us into its clammy embrace (so we’re told, anyway).
It’s more, right? Wrong. According to a new study by the Gambling Commission, 72% of Brits gambled in 1999, compared to 68% now. Bear in mind this includes stuff like scratch cards and the national lottery, as well as sports betting, slot machines and casinos.
Mimi Rogers was in town the other week promoting World Poker Tour and it’s recent launch online. She took time out to teach Susi how to play Texas Hold ‘Em, tell her about why women have the advantage over men in poker, and who was her favourite – Pacey or Dawson. Just what we always wanted to know…
Love biking AND gambling? Have I found the perfect product for you. It’s a Harley Davidson branded poker table, which comes with four matching chairs. The table is octagonal, with a reversible top – one side has holders for your drinks and poker chips, while the other is for dining.