Profile of the Online Bingo Player

Written by Jonathan Bentz

“There was a farmer had a dog…" You knowrepparttar rest. For most of us, our first encounter with Bingo is as a farmer’s dog. Bingo’s legacy as a children’s campfire song is undeniable.

As we grew up, so did that dog. Bingo mutated from a song to a game. Five column cards filled with random numbers becamerepparttar 116214 essential game of chance. That dog’s name became a shout of victory, filled withrepparttar 116215 joy and satisfaction of beatingrepparttar 116216 odds. For several decades, bingo was played in large halls, where hundreds of people played on game cards of cheap cardboard, hoping forrepparttar 116217 big score. Overrepparttar 116218 past decade,repparttar 116219 game that ownsrepparttar 116220 name of a farmer’s dog has maderepparttar 116221 jump fromrepparttar 116222 VFW torepparttar 116223 WWW. Bingo as a song is still tailor-made for young kids atrepparttar 116224 campfire, butrepparttar 116225 game has changed withrepparttar 116226 times and moved online. Bingo has always been one of America’s hidden pastimes. According to IGWB (, an estimated 1.6 billion people attended bingo halls acrossrepparttar 116227 country in 2003. To put things in perspective, that staggering attendance number is almost more thanrepparttar 116228 amount of people who attended movie theaters and bowling alleys, combined. Overrepparttar 116229 past four years,repparttar 116230 number of bingo sites onrepparttar 116231 internet has increased twenty-one fold, from five in 1999 to 105 in 2003. Free bingo sites definitely seem to berepparttar 116232 most popular place to get a game going. According to (, over 45% of bingo sites are free play only. Around 70% of all online bingo sites are either totally free to play, or mostly free with a few premium, pay-to-play games.

Online bingo shows overwhelming popularity here inrepparttar 116233 States. According to (, 90% of online bingo players who use free play sites are North American. Eighty percent of those who played free, online bingo last year were female, according to Surprisingly,repparttar 116234 average age of an online bingo player (male or female) was 41, with over 80 percent of those players being betweenrepparttar 116235 ages of 25 and 55. Somewhat more surprising isrepparttar 116236 low percentage of players over 65. Traditionally, bingo is associated with senior citizens who spend their twilight years hoping forrepparttar 116237 jackpot. However, found that only two percent of free, online bingo gamers are overrepparttar 116238 age of 65.

How I Made Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies In Simple, Super Easy Steps

Written by Kori Puckett

I was sitting there watching one of my favorite tv shows when a cookie craving hit me. As I watched one ofrepparttar main characters take her chocolate chip cookies offrepparttar 116213 baking sheet, I drooled atrepparttar 116214 prospect of some freshly baked cookies.

I wanted something that was easy, quick, and didn't require me to go out and buy ingredients. So I searchedrepparttar 116215 Internet, figuring peanut butter cookies would dorepparttar 116216 trick. I was surprised to find a peanut butter cookie recipe that didn't require flour. In fact, it didn't require many ingredients at all.

My curiousity peaked, I tried it out:

Flourless, 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

1 cup sugar (or 3/4 cup, if you prefer) 1 large egg 1 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)

Combine sugar and egg in mixing bowl, stirring until smooth. Add peanut butter and mix thoroughly. Roll into walnut-sized balls.

Placerepparttar 116217 balls on ungreased cookie sheet(s) at least 2" apart. Flatten withrepparttar 116218 tines of a fork, then turnrepparttar 116219 90 degrees and use fork again t create cross hatches.

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