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Your Online Gambling Guide – Wanna Bet It Will Help You to Win?!

By Jerry Whittaker Just about anything you would like to take a bet on, can be found in gambling online; there are slots, blackjack, roulette, live dealer gambling games, bingo, baccarat, poker, sports-betting, scratch cards, pull-tabs, mobile gambling, gin rummy, and a whole host of poker themed casino games. You will even find video poker, […]

Online Poker Games – PokerStars Gears Up for a 75 Billionth Hand!

By Jerry Whittaker Online poker games have always been popular in the USA, but all of this changed with the advent of Black Friday on the 15th April 2011. The US Department of Justice closed down some of the most popular and most lucrative online poker sites offering these services, and made it clear that […]

Casinos Online – It all Happens Within the Framework of Regular Gambling

By Jerry Whittaker There is very little difference between the framework of casinos online and that of regular gambling. All genres and styles of gaming take place within this regular framework; the only thing that is different, is the fact that we play in a virtual setting. This certainly has more pros than cons, and […]

Online Gambling Guide – The Important, Boring Stuff

By Jerry Whittaker We cannot stress enough, how vitally important it is for newbie real money gamblers to use an online gambling guide. While the remnants of the US online casino industry is basically in tatters, the UK and European marketplace is faring very well and still growing in popularity. More new markets are opening, […]

Online Poker Games – Paddy Power is Betting on Full Tilt Folding

By Jerry Whittaker Apparently in response to the US DoJ indictments which took place on the 15th April, against Full Tilt Poker (amongst other sites), the Alderney Gambling Control Commission has negated this sites license pending a hearing. Paddy Power is a famous sports betting site, and like most British betting sites, they love a […]

Online Card Games – A Poke In the Eye For US Poker Sites

By Jerry Whittaker There are many online card games, but the most popularly played of all is online poker. If you are an avid US player you will have noticed by now that PokerStars; the biggest site of them all is no longer accepting US traffic. They are not the only sites to be affected, […]

Poker Casino Shut Down Now Being Called Black Friday!

By Jerry Whittaker Black Friday – the 15th April is the day that five of the largest online poker casino’s in the US were finally shut down by the Dept of Justice. PokerStars, FullTilt, AbsolutePoker and UltimateBet were the sites which received this attention, we are not sure of the fifth site. The domain names […]

Play Poker Online – Washington D.C. Fiddles, While Washington State Burns

By Jerry Whittaker We never know from one day to the next what is happening in government in the US. They have State Houses and they have Federal Government. State Houses are autonomous to a degree, but Federal Government calls the shots as far as we are aware. I have tried reading Gore Vidal, but […]

A Positive Outlook for Online Gaming Casinos – Why So Much Sheer Stupidity?

By Jerry Whittaker I don’t believe on any given year, from day dot of the advent of online gaming casinos, that there has been even one year where there was no positive growth in the UK/European arena. By the same token, popularity in this gaming genre has continued globally, and even the implementation of UIGEA […]

Free Online Casinos – Read T’s & C’s to Make the Most of Your Free Ride

By Jerry Whittaker There are any number of free online casinos, and a number of reasons why they do what they do. In some instances because of the UIGEA in the USA an online casinos will allow US players, but only allow them to play free. In other words, no real money play! So, often […]

The Casino Game – What’s it all About Really?

By Jerry Whittaker The casino game is basically like any other game of chance, the difference is when the game is played in a casino; you are playing against the house. For example poker is not a casino game, unless it is played against the house. There are some versions of poker which are, these […]

Online Casinos – Gambling With No Borders; Not Truly!

By Jerry Whittaker Online casinos should not provide gambling with no borders, however most of these casinos operate offshore. If you think about it in the context of the US land based casino industry; this is the most heavily regulated national industry. The US Government does not allow online gambling activities, although their approach to […]

Will UIGEA Be the Demise of the US Online Gambling Casino

By Jerry Whittaker Most people who are aux fait with the online gambling casino genre, have some knowledge of the processes of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) and how it affects this industry. This act was promulgated in 2006; and quite literally saw gambling casinos online going out of business overnight. It also […]