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Unibet Creates Stand-alone Poker Software Comments Off on Unibet Creates Stand-alone Poker Software

Posted on February 27, 2014 by Kimberly Goshterson

PokerTracking sessions and opponents’ tendencies is a necessary part of improvement for any poker player. Developer Alessandro Roaro has released Poker Notes Live, a free app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that can be used to record poker notes in a live game. The app accepts input of a great deal of information, including player names, chip counts, plays, and tendencies, as well as your own buy in, win/loss, and other useful statistics.

The user interface should look familiar to anyone who’s played a game of online poker. After selecting a theme for your table and choosing your seat, you can then place up to 8 other players and input their names, chip counts, and a picture. The app can also track win percentages and hands played percentages for each player.

The usefulness of this app and the plethora of information it retains is tempered by several factors. All note taking is done manually, which can be tedious on the iPhone or iPod touch. Also, the Premium version of the app is required to keep a database of your notes and player histories, and it costs $9.99 on the iTunes Store. Without it, you’ll lose all your notes when you start a new table. A few more differences between the free and Premium versions are in this review. Finally, there is the overwhelming caveat that phones are typically not allowed at poker tables in most card rooms. Since mp3 players are usually okay, some casino staff might be willing to let the iPod touch version slide, but it seems as though this app will be best suited for home games and informal gatherings.

Two Big Names Pairing Up for Online Betting Comments Off on Two Big Names Pairing Up for Online Betting

Posted on January 11, 2014 by Kimberly Goshterson

 

chelseaBig news for all football fans who like to spice things up by taking a gamble. Coral Sportsbook has paired up with the Chelsea Football Club, making a two and a half year commitment to bring sports fans what they want. This dynamic duo will be teamed up until 2016.

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door
The chief executive of the Chelsea Football Club and the leadership of Coral Interactive have no doubts about the great potential that lies in their recent partnership. It’s a merge of two highly successful entities and is sure to provide Chelsea fans with the ultimate experience in online betting. It’s all about making it highly accessible through mobile platforms and a website that has been designed to improve the experience for each guest who visits the online site.

Careful Thinking and Planning Pays Off
Web design teams, football experts, and financial experts have put their heads together, planning strategically in order to provide anyone who plans on placing a bet with a host of options. Besides giving Chelsea fans the opportunity to place their wages on their favorite team as a show of support, they’ll also have access to matches on a global level, as well as all of the games that take place in the Premiere League. The grand finale and the Champions League match provides another golden opportunity for betting and fans will not be disappointed when they turn to Coral.

Special Promotions are Available for Chelsea Football Fans
Chelsea fans can vist Coral’s online betting sites for additional perks.They can also visit Coral via the Coral App to take advantage of special offers geared specifically for those who are devoted to the Chelsea Football Club. To find the app that will work on all mobile devices, fans can browse at the App Store.

A Big Start for the New Year Comments Off on A Big Start for the New Year

Posted on December 24, 2013 by Kimberly Goshterson

7sultansThe 7 Sultans are offering players yet another unique opportunity to win big. This online casino is bringing a January promotion to the plate that promises to reward players like no other promotion around. The 7 Sultans already offers players a sign-on bonus that makes playing easier than ever. On top of this special, players will also be able to qualify for $1,000 when they visit to play as well. Opening a new account allows you to have a considerable advantage when you open a new account with them. These bonuses allow players to enjoy all the action of the 7 Sultans casino completely for free before making any real deposits of any kind.

Players getting in on the fun of Hitman will also get 30 free spins to enhance the offering. There is no limit to how these spins can be used, and taking advantage of them qualifies you for the $1,000 giveaway. Hitman is an extremely popular game, giving players the chance to win with 15 pay lines. The game is based on the world of Agent 47, an assassin who is given a license to kill. The excitement is rapid and engaging. The bonus features built into the game also keep players coming back for more. There are many free spins to be won and bonuses that exist off-screen.

This promotion is only going to be available for a limited time, making it crucial for players to get in on the action right away. There are certain terms and conditions that come with registration that players can further explore when they log onto the 7 Sultans casino today. Begin exploring the potential in free bonuses, and start winning big with this January-only promotion.

Lock Poker Makes Deposit Changes Comments Off on Lock Poker Makes Deposit Changes

Posted on November 30, 2013 by Kimberly Goshterson

 

SkrillAre you considering playing poker on the Lock Poker platform? That is all fine and well, but you need to consider the fact that the site has suspended its acceptance of Skrill payments.

Skrill Suspended

The poker website has said that it is suspending this type of deposit so that it may focus in on clearly up some of the issues that certain players have had with getting their withdrawals resolved. Players are suspended from depositing via Skrill onto the site, but they are still allowed to withdrawal their money via this method for the time being.

What Is Skrill?

Skrill is an online payment processor that operates within Europe. It helps European customers get their money onto these and other types of sites. A spokesperson from Skrill has confirmed though that the company will no longer be in operations with Lock Poker other than processing withdrawal requests made by players looking to get their money.

Not Uncommon

It is something that various poker sites do from time to time. They either change their policy or make other adjustments in order to change the way they accept deposits and process withdrawals. It is not entirely uncommon for a poker website to suspend or even eliminate certain ways of depositing money onto their site.

Lock Poker Under Fire

Lock Poker has been under fire from customers complaining that they are not being treated fairly by the site because the site is taking a long time to process their payments. Thus, it appears that the site has decided to stop accepting deposits via this method to have one less thing to worry about while they focus in on processing the payouts that they are supposed to be getting to. Is this actually what Lock Poker has in mind? That is impossible to say. Hopefully the company will be true to their word and actually work on getting payouts done, but that is anyone’s guess at this point.

Only time will tell if Lock Poker cleans up its act, but for now players will not be able to deposit via Skrill.

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Blom and Profit are in a Free Fall! Comments Off on Blom and Profit are in a Free Fall!

Posted on October 25, 2013 by Kimberly Goshterson

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Fan favorite and online poker phenom, Viktor Blom is the personification of the word variance. Known for an ultra aggressive style, Isildur1 has bankroll fluctuations that make professional players gasp in disbelief. Two startling facts about his performance this year illustrates the contrast between himself and others. At one point, his profits for the year eclipsed the five million mark. This week showed the antithesis in that he lost a whopping $1.89 million within a time frame of just seven days.His style of play seems to still be paying dividends as he still remains over five hundred thousand dollars to the good for the year. This current downswing is normal to all players who log a substantial number of hands. Variance can be delayed but in the long term never completely out ran.

Gun Shy

Those two words are rarely associated with Viktor. Yet in a notable hand in the current down swing, he fails to stack off an opponent who would have shipped it all. His opponent is Alex Milar and has Viktor covered at the table. The board runs out to the turn where Alex’s lone jack is met with two more jacks on the board. Isildur calls all the way down to the river. An innocent deuce bricks the river unless you are holding pocket deuces which Viktor is. Blom leads after his opponent checks. Alex check raises and a milder Blom just calls holding a full house.

Sessions of Six Figure Loses

The entire week was plagued by crippling loses in most every session. The bloodshed was not confined to just one day. Out ran and paying off best described the events in Viktor’s downswing. The few hands in which he was a prohibitive favorite has was ruthlessly ran down. Value bets and over bets were both paid off in alarming frequency.

This is the life and times of one of the most vibrant and energetic poker players on the planet. Viktor himself best sums it up on his twitter account, “In some sick way, down swings are good because they force me to try even harder to outrun them. still sick tho 🙂 .“ It seems that railbirds will be entertained for many more months by Mr. Viktor Blom.

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The Las Vegas Of Asia Comments Off on The Las Vegas Of Asia

Posted on October 10, 2013 by Kimberly Goshterson

bonusonlinecasinosSome may say that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but that could soon be changing to what happens in Macau stays in Macau. This is considered “The Las Vegas of Asia”. It is the gambling hub of that continent, and it is expanding rapidly.

The Las Vegas Of Asia

The whole Macau area is packed with casinos as well as great places to eat and get a taste of the culture in general. Some say that the area is more Vegas than Vegas itself because of the virtual monopoly on gambling that this particular area has. However, it is not just the gambling that is drawing people in. Much like Las Vegas, people are being drawn in by the hotels and other places where they can be entertained while they are there.

There are numerous reasons why someone might like to go to the Macau area while they are in Asia. Even aside from all of the glamour, the Macau area has a lot to offer in terms of culture and history.

Bring In The Investors

Investors are particularly interested in this area as a place where they can make a lot of money. Asian culture has a particularly strong belief in the power of luck and also a strong history of gambling in general. This means that there is potentially a lot of money to be made in this region. The strong shopping and other economic development in Macau make it exciting as well. This is not even to mention the very obvious larger population that Asia has in comparison to North America.

Growth At A Rapid Pace

It has not been unnoticed by many in the area that the growth is something to pay close attention to. The buildings have gone up fast, but there are still a number of people who work in the same rural way that they have for centuries. It is a clash of old ways or working and new ones. It is expected that the new ways of working will overtake the others. People who have lived in this area in poverty for a long time can start to build up a new life for themselves and make more money than they ever have before. It is something that can help bring them more wealth than ever. Outsiders and those who already live there are able to benefit from it.

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