Online Poker Bots
One of the main attractions
of the online poker offering is that you are not playing
against a machine. When you play blackjack at an online
casino you are playing against a machine (unless you are
live dealer games).
Online poker presented an opportunity for players to play
against other real people, all be it via a virtual medium.
But the chatter in poker rooms
amongst seasoned players that bots are becoming more prevalent
is getting louder and louder. And this could destroy
the 'real player comfort' of many customers...read
The US vs WTO round 2?
Just last month, a report into
US gambling laws undertaken by the European Trade Commission
has concluded that US online gambling laws are discriminatory,
lacking in justification and in breach of international
free trade undertakings by the US...read
Playing slots online - are
returns any better?
Slots are one of the few casino
games where return to player rates are actually predetermined
by operator to tend to a set return over a given period.
This begs the question, which pays out more - online slots
or slots at traditional land based gaming venues and casinos.
Our analysis might surprise you...read
Interim Ruling Against U.S Internet Gambling Restrictions
World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been at the center of an
ecommerce challenge between the tiny Carribean Island nation-state
of Antigua and Barbuda and the U.S since March, 2003.
The tiny island depends heavily on online gambling to fund
its struggling economy which relied heavily on internet gambling
after the nationís original economic staple, sugar exportation,
took a devastating decline in the 1960ís. The new-found economy
was hit hard by restrictions made by the U.S in recent years.
Online Poker Revolution
the fastest growing online gambling sector, and soon, even mums and
dads will have an opportunity to share in the spoils of this
gambling juggernaut if one of the industryís giants goes public
later this year in an IPO that is sure to make waves.
casinosÖto swap or not to swap
over 1,500 online casinos to choose from, finding one that suits
your playing habits and preferences can seem a really daunting task.
I mean they sound so fabulous and enticing, offering to
provide you with a gaming experience akin to being transported to
some far-off exotic location, amongst luxurious surrounds, golden
sunsets, beautiful people and the promise of the potential to win a
winnings...a smart play or recipe for disaster?
of the age-old questions raised and speculated on time and time
again is whether a skilled player can beat the casino over the long
term. You might have
found a system that is touted as a sure-thing that
guarantees long term winnings. Heck,
you donít have to search very hard online to find a litany of web
sites peddling their sure-fired, canít lose, guaranteed to work
(but no refunds, sorry) betting system that has made the inventor
millions and had the casinos begging for mercy.
issues playing online
of the key reservations any new players have in gambling online, is
security of their deposited funds and transaction details.
Many people have concerns offering their credit card details
to even the most reputable e-tailers, let alone those operating in
an industry (gambling) that is commonly considered to be a favoured
domain of unsavoury elements. So
should you be concerned offering credit card details, or depositing
generally with an online casino?
- The year of the High Roller
financial results of Australian media and gambling company PBL
Limited have revealed a substantial dent in casino earnings for year
to December 2004. And the main reason for the reduced revenue was winning
streak enjoyed by high rollers just before Christmas.