Month: December 2021

Don’t Let the Nonsense Gain Time

Don't Let the Nonsense Gain Time

It’s been 5 years since the UIGEA (Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act) was passed and the damage is done. It gutted the Internet and relegated online gaming to a slowly dying platform. We’ve had a few talks with online poker rooms through the chat rooms and it seems the majority of the affected rooms have made the decision to close their doors to US players.

I’ve been dealing poker for the last 15 years and never seen such a drastic shift in the 70s. It seemed that everyone was getting their ‘aredays’ and ‘american Ted’s’ around the world. You couldn’t get anything Divide odds down except prime numbers in the UK. The very prime numbers were once an everyday occurrence in the UK and prime numbers in the USA were once an almost daily occurrence in the USA.

The biggest problem with the online poker rooms was that they just did not have the market share in mind. The poker rooms were large businesses after all and having big market segments does not always equate to quality and together with this, the marketing budget was not a large market. The two biggest poker rooms in the world were Poker Stars and Full tilt poker and both had millions of dollars annually spent on marketing.

While the two businesses were distinct there were many cross pollination between the two. Online poker rooms borrowing design elements, selling clothes, selling poker software, was inevitable. Many of the smaller poker rooms were just trying to get a toe hold in the market and even if they did not have the resources to build a huge international audience with snot bricks and mortar poker rooms, the cheap buy in tournament types were great places to start. Tournament poker was where I got my start and even today, even though I do not play a lot, I finish in the money on a regular basis.

snowballing· explained in a recent article how Snowball’s algorithm can help crack a lot of poker Pythbats.

Using Snowball there are many other advanced statistical methods to obtaining an edge against your opponents. Using this with a proven strategy will allow for a tremendous boost towards the bottom line while removing many of the major obstacles to profitability.

Snowballing also tackled the question of why poker allows such maniacs to constantly rob the poker clients of their bankroll.

From a DewaGG standpoint, maniacs are playing styles that are extremely difficult to play against. Nearly impossible to get a read on, these players seemingly do not need to think and instead let their pure poker skills do the thinking for them. Also, it is interesting to note that most maniac players often try to “bluff” more often than they can actually bluff, a tactic employed to confuse the opponents and allow the maniac to victory in the short term.

snowballing· states that not all maniac players use the same strategy, which allows him to create new strategies and also to recognize those opponents who are using clockwise spins and those using it to attack from all positions.

The importance of maniac players should be obvious, but difficult to Low-limit players. It allows them to appear to be exactly what they are not – strong players. Having a lot of money in the pot at a low limit table is useful, but this is much more useful when playing against the right opponents. SNotheroes are very good at hiding, and once you have them boxed in, it is very hard to get back the money you have put in the pot unless you have the best hand.

Much of the problem with maniac players lies in their inexplicable having of enormous stacks of chips at the low limits. abusiveness often blinds them to such obvious steal opportunities, and they are unable to execute when they should be making a move for the pot. Snowballing is a very effective poker strategy, and playing against them can be truly educational. You will learn a lot about low limit hold ’em poker from the maniac players, and perhaps some things that you could not have picked up on had you been playing longer.

From a real life poker player working with abusiveness, spite and spite, you can see that it is a real class of opponents to play against. They are not afraid to play aggressively in position and you will rarely be able to guess whether they hold a strong hand.

The Gambling Gene – How to Measure the Entertainment Cost

The Gambling Gene - How to Measure the Entertainment Cost

RTE had an interesting program on the other night called The Gambling Gene. It looked at the Irish people’s liking for a bet, to establish if we all had the same fun as others, were we all influenced by the crowds that gather to place a bet?

Briefly, the report outlined that people living in Ireland are 2 to 3 times more likely to be involved in gambling than UK citizens. The study then went on to state that people living in Ireland spend more money on the activity and that there are more former gamblers in Ireland today than in any other country in Europe.

These claims are based on a study by the University ofKings College, conducted in Ireland, which conducted quite a few studies over the years and the main one, seems to stand up under analysis. In a recent independent survey carried out by the surveyors of the Euromillions lottery, it emerged that the age groups of people first getting interested in the lotto were between 35 and 55, with a slight skew towards women.

Another interesting find was that roughly 40% of the locals in Ireland are involved in the local bingo hall. When the local hall is on closed during the night, the young women aged between 20 and 24 years are the most likely to be involved in the game. Overall, of the people asked, those who get involved in the game at least once a week are more likely to be regular players.

The localised form of entertainment, the pub bingo, is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in Ireland, with around 70% of the population meeting the requirement on spending money on the pub bingo and of those who go in for it almost every week, being involved in the game at least once a week, on average they have made an average of €35 on the game.

It must be something else! The Dewalive millions lottery has another charm. First, the young people are much more likely to be regular players, perhaps due to the bonuses and other promotions that apply to the Euromillions lotto. Of those players that are first time lottery winners, around 70% are young and between the ages of 18 and 24.

So apart from the fact that the Irish love to have a bet, the Irish love to have different ways of winning the Euromillions lotto. The local bingo halls offer an outstanding range of promotions and bonuses, which in the local language translates into “bie” dollars, as the young Irish sometimes say.

Using this opportunity, the Irish indulge in a little bit of Soroptimism, or what I should say, Octomomancy, when it comes to picking their numbers. Want to know why the Irish love lottery so much? Consider this; the national probability for matching all six numbers is 1 in 13,983,816. So by matching all six numbers, the odds are better than 1 in 13,983,816. In other words, for every 13,983,816 there are still only a total of 1,816,240 as the numbers to choose.

This means that the Irish have a better chance of winning the Euromillions lotto jackpot than a British person does of winning the UK lotto.

Another reason for the Irish lottery charm is that the Irish love of playing games of chance. Whether it’s footy, soccer, or futsal, the deep-rooted Irish love of Risk has certainly remained more than suitable in recent times. This is probably one of the main reasons for such a high level of gambling in Ireland.

Another factor is that in Ireland people are as delighted as anywhere else in the world to take part in a game of chance, so it wouldn’t be all that surprising to find betting in sports betting markets in sports such as soccer, football, and rugby. However, given that the price of tickets is often as little as two euro cents, it means that an awful lot of Irish people, at any age, take part in lottery and bingo activities.

Consequently, we should perhaps ask whether bingo players in Ireland are as delighted as the British ones. While the chances of winning the Euromillions lotto jackpot in Ireland are higher than in the UK, considering the numbers are drawn from a European base, one can’t help but observe the higher propensity for winners’ prizes in Ireland.

Nevertheless, playing in Ireland for the Euro millions must be an exciting experience, providing the player finds the right gaming clubs and bingo halls.