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How to Play Poker

January 24th, 2014

While it has been around for many years, the popularity of poker has grown immensely in the last decade due in part to online demand and mainstream success. Every day, millions of people sit down and stack their chips in hope of coming away with some substantial winnings. But it can be difficult to know where to start in terms of learning the rules. Luckily, you can learn how...

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Can You Really Win Prizes In The Lottery?

January 3rd, 2014

You've probably heard before that there are a ridiculous amount of things that are more likely to happen to you than winning the lottery. For example, according to the Desert News, a Utah news source, you're 15,000 times more likely to win an Academy Award during your lifetime than win the lottery. You're also 1 million times more likely to be audited by the...

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Different Types of Mahjong Games

December 2nd, 2013

Everybody's heard of the legendary Chinese tile game mahjong, and for a good reason. Mahjong (also known as mah-jongg) is fun and challenging- a great way to exercise the mind and get some friends together for a friendly competition. There are many variations of this game, depending on what country you're in, and different mahjong sets to go with each one. Though most...

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How to Take Care of Your Pool Table

November 9th, 2013

If you're lucky enough to own a pool table, you'll probably want to maintain its beautiful condition for as long possible. Unfortunately, it's a fact that your table will fall victim to wear and aging, especially if you use it frequently (we don't blame you for wanting to entertain!). However, you can easily minimize the damage by keeping in mind these...

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Sudoku Tips to Help Players Progress in the Puzzles

October 29th, 2013

Nine columns, nine blocks, nine rows and lots of possibilities add up to a game of Sudoku, the popular word puzzle that captivates millions of people. Within a block, no number can be repeated in a horizontal row or vertical column, but the digits one through nine must appear in each block by the end of the game.A certain number of digits are entered on the game board to start...

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What is Bunco and How to Play!

September 26th, 2013

Dice games never fade from popularity, and the latest fad is the addicting and fun-to-say Bunco. Before you try your hand at this multi-dice, two-team game, though, be sure to review the rules to avoid having passionate co-players yelling at you during competition. Here is a basic guide to get you started on your road to becoming a world-renown Bunco champion.What you'll need...

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How to Best the Infamous Claw Game

September 26th, 2013

From the local arcade to the neighborhood diner, the Claw Game has been taking quarters from kids and adults for years. In fact, the Boston Phoenix claims that the popular game could have been invented as early as 1893.  That means this game has been frustrating us for over 100 years. Why is it so tempting, even today? Because you see the prize. It's right in front of you,...

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How to Throw a Curveball

September 26th, 2013

For baseball players who take an interest in pitching, learning to throw off-speed pitches is a rite of passage. As players graduate from the levels of tee-ball and early Little League to Babe Ruth, teen, and high school leagues, games become more competitive and players' skills increase.Knowing how to throw a curve can be fun, but it's important that you...

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Two Top Handheld Gaming Systems

September 4th, 2013

If you're a hardcore gamer or are always on the road and want a fun way to pass the time, then you may want to invest in a handheld gaming system. The technology of portable, mini video game consoles has evolved so much that playing on a handheld mechanism gives you the same thrill and challenge as playing in front of your television at home. Here are a couple of gaming...

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How to Play Gin Rummy

August 23rd, 2013

Playing card games can be a great way to have fun with friends and family. Learn Gin Rummy and spend down time in an engaging new way!Brief history According to PBS, Gin Rummy was invented in 1910 by Elwood Baker in New York City. The game gained popularity in the 1930s, when it was featured in many movies and became known as a favorite pastime of stars from Hollywood and...

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