Profile of the Online Bingo PlayerWritten by Jonathan Bentz
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While grandma still finds her way to hall to get her game on, mom is sitting at home dialing-up to find her game. Bingo.com estimates that over 85% of online bingo gamers access their games from home, and over 50% play every day. One major reason mom is addicted to online version of grandma’s game is because of an autoplay function many sites feature. In an autoplay game mode, players simply let cards play game for them. As long as cards are purchased and a game screen is up on a computer, mom can do things around house while games are played. Also, many webpages include ongoing chat screens in addition to their games, so online players can get bingo hall atmosphere right from comfort of their own home. “Keeping active chat lines running takes up a lot of bandwidth, so we tried to create several games without it,” said Anthony Wayne, an online consultant for Curacao-based Bingo site BingoHouse.com (http://www.bingohouse.com). “Each game failed miserably. Chat is very important to success of these games.” Before long, grandma could even be logging on for her games. If she does, as traffic trends seem to indicate, online bingo market could soar in revenue. According to Parlay Entertainment (http://www.parlayentertainment.com), 70% of players in bingo halls already play online games. If 1% of remaining hall-only bingo players move to internet in next two years, online bingo could become a $700 million market. The old song tells of a farmer who had a dog. That dog’s name now belongs to a game of luck. Over years, that game has received a new look. As more and more bingo games move out of hall and onto net, players will move right along. The future of bingo is online... and so is money to be made.
Jonathan is a starving, struggling writer who aspires to work in public and media relations when he graduates college. He is a marketing intern with Advanced Telecom Services (http://www.advancedtele.com) and a freelance Web Consultant.
How I Made Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies In Simple, Super Easy StepsWritten by Kori Puckett
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Bake 10 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit (or until done). Let cool in pan for 1 minute before removing to cooling rack. Leaving them on sheet for too long will make them hard.
Yes, cookies are soft after they come from oven. I don't know how long they stay soft out in open though, as I had a couple of cousins come over while they were baking and we all pretty much destroyed cookies.
Still, if you plan on keeping them (or any other type of cookies for that matter) for a while, then put a slice of bread on bottom of an air tight container and place cookies on top. If you have any cookies left when bread gets hard, replace piece of bread.
I hope you try this peanut butter cookie recipe and love it. I know I'll be pulling this one out whenever a cookie craving hits me again.
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