The Other World Series: Poker

Written by Peter Berlin

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In 1971repparttar event changed. It became a freezeout tournament in which players bought in with a set sum and play continued until all but one player lost their money. Again Johnny Moss wonrepparttar 137836 event and with itrepparttar 137837 top prize of $30,000. ďAmarillo SlimĒ wonrepparttar 137838 event and $80,000 in 1972 and helped popularizerepparttar 137839 tournament by going onrepparttar 137840 talk-show circuit. The WSOP was starting to come into its own.

The 2005 WSOP promises to berepparttar 137841 biggest poker event in history. It has been estimated this yearís top prize could hit $10,000,000. Unlikerepparttar 137842 other World Series this dream of being a world champion is accessible to anyone overrepparttar 137843 age of 21. You donít have to be a professional poker player to play or win.

Two years ago Chris Moneymaker (real name), an accountant, wonrepparttar 137844 tournament and $2,500,000. He didnít even payrepparttar 137845 $10,000 buy-in. He won it playing an on-line poker satellite with an investment of $40. Last year patent attorney Greg Raymer (also not a professional poker player atrepparttar 137846 time) walked away withrepparttar 137847 $5,000,000 first prize. Greg too, didn't payrepparttar 137848 $10,000 buy-in as he won his entry torepparttar 137849 tournament through an on-line satellite.

Sorepparttar 137850 dream of beingrepparttar 137851 best poker player inrepparttar 137852 world can come true for anyone. You donít have to be a professional poker player and you donít have to payrepparttar 137853 $10,000 buy-in torepparttar 137854 tournament.

Believe it or not you can win your way torepparttar 137855 WSOP on-line for as little as $1.10. Thatís right, for less than a Starbuckís coffee you could be on your way to fame and fortune.

Itís fun to play andrepparttar 137856 dream can be a reality. Check outrepparttar 137857 on-line poker sites for ways to enter and maybe I'll be writing about you next year.

Peter Berlin is a TV Game Show Producer/Writer and an avid online poker player. He has a poker newsletter reviewing the best sites, sign-up bonuses, tournaments, satellites, and events going on in the world of online poker. Sign up for the newsletter and receive a Free Guide to online World Series Of Poker Satellites.

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Online Casino Gambling - Basic Strategy Will Take You A Long Way

Written by Ryan D.

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A bankroll management strategy simply relates to how you are going to spread your budget across several playing sessions and across a variety of games. This will maximize your playing experience. It is no use dumping your entire session bankroll into an expensive slot machine if you are looking to get entertained for a couple† of hours. Finally, manage your betting limits. Decide how high you are prepared to go and stick to it. Too many people get an adrenaline rush and cross their limits. Although you may win every now and then you'll spend far more time in front ofrepparttar TV over time.

Game Strategy

No matter which online casino game you prefer, following a basic strategy is a hundred times better than having no strategy at all. Online casino gambling strategies range from very simple to highly sophisticated. Take blackjack for example. Basic strategy involves a simple strategy card that will guide your decision to hit, fold, or stand on a given hand. More sophisticated strategies involve things like card counting. As far as slots go, a simple spin and hope strategy won't get you far. There are simple strategies like machine selection to more expansive progressive loss betting systems. The net is littered with gaming strategies so you won't have to search for too long.

Some basic but careful planning could make your experience a lot more worthwhile!

Ryan D. has been involved in the online casino and online gambling fields for over 6 years as an operator, marketer and consultant. He can be contacted via his website at

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