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Some pragmatic play Quotes

We all have our heroes and people we look up to. Whether it be in “real life” or on the pragmatic play game floor, there are people who consider our role models.

To the countless online gamblers all over the world – but to those in the United States mainly – October 13, 2006 was indeed Friday the 13th. Two weeks ago, President Bush nailed the coffin shut on Internet gambling transactions when he signed the port security bill to which is attached the Unlawful Internet

What Does P Stand For? (Part 2)

Here we are again and we are going to pick up where we left off last time. Just to recap a little bit, we talked about mnemonics and how they can be applied to poker. The five P’s of poker, that’s what we started talking about in the last post.

What Does P Stand For?

Obviously it stands for Poker. I don’t know where man’s tendency to make use of mnemonics came from but I have seen and experienced it all my life. In school, professors always used to say “Remember the 3 T’s” – or whatever other letter.

Know When To Quit

Quitters never win, or so they say. Our society has had this notion of never quitting in any endeavor one gets involved in. The never say die attitude has a strong solid place in most any culture. Yet does it have a place in poker?

Last post we talked about some of the most …

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Schmidl89 wins Online Casino Malaysia Turbo Takedown

 

The 12,000 player entry limit was indeed met, and after just over 9 hours of play Schmidl90 took down the Online Casino Malaysia Turbo Takedown for May

1st Schmidl89 $100,000

2nd Pokerguden $60,000

3rd L_Sprewell $40,000

4th biggboss120 $32,500

5th nevada_nl $25,000

A notable finish for ch0ppy in 17th (a former PokerStars Sunday Million winner), cashing $2500

The unluckiest man of the evening title goes to kendo217, who finished on the bubble in 4001st place (particularly annoying no doubt in such a wide-payment (1/3 of field) system).

None other than crosscourtbh (poker nuts will remember him) finished one further out in 4002nd place

Turbo Takedown of Stars

The first of the planned monthly “Turbo Takedown” tournaments on PokerStars is this evening. As we speak only 500 out of the 12,000 spots are left, so it looks very likely to fill completely

Out of the 12,000 entrants, 4000 get paid. A whopping 1/3 of the field.

The buy-in is 5000 FPPs (Frequent Player Points), and there is a $1,000,000 Prizepool. The 1st prize is $100,000

As I say, this is going to be a monthly event, so if you dont make it tonight, look out for it next month

PokerStars raises money for China

PokerStars are very generously matching all donations by its players towards the relief effort following the recent earthquake and devistation in China. You can donate by simply registering for a pseudo tournament in the PokerStars Special Tournament Lobby. You can donate anything from $1 up to …

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Forex Money Making Products – Do They Really Work?

Foreign exchange markets – they have been touted as some of the hardest to conquer and succeed in, but for those who have done it correctly, huge profits are abound. This unique market is able to offer investors opportunities which they would never find elsewhere. However, whilst large amounts of money can be earned, equally large amounts of money can be lost. For this reason, you need to know what you are doing.

This is where Forex moneymaking products come in. A simple search on Google will provide you with hundreds of thousands of results for moneymaking systems, automatic trading platforms, trading robots, chart analysing tools, technical analysis tools, and so on. It seems that there is an endless array of products out there targeted at the Forex trader, all offering lucrative returns and profits.

The reality is that most of these do not work. After all, if they did, we would have millions of millionaires all around the world as a result of foreign exchange.

We don’t. And therefore, if you are to succeed in this industry, you need to save your money, and spend it on a reliable, trustworthy Forex moneymaking product.

Are There Any Decent Ones?

Given that blunt an abrupt introduction, you’re probably left wondering whether or not there are any decent moneymaking Forex programs out there. Indeed, the good news is that there are. It’s just a matter of finding them.

Recently, we did a quick test of the prop trader industry, analysing and comparing …

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QQWIN99 Player of the Year

 

Below I have compared the current Player of the Year rankings from Bluff and CardPlayer Magazines. I have a couple of observations:

-David Pham & Bill Edler seem to be the top players so far this year;

-J.C. Tran, Robert Mizrachi & Ted Lawson seem to be top ten players;

-CardPlayer gives a lot of weight to the WSOP (Schneider, Hamby, Clements)

-Will CardPlayer change its rating system for the new CardPlayer Europe Magazine?

-For that matter do either of these publications know there is QQWIN99 outside of the United States?

Gambling Declines in UK

The Gambling Prevalence Study, released in the United Kingdom, has shown a decline in the total number of adults that have participated in some form of gambling within the last twelve months.

Numbers in the report show that 68% of the population, or about 32 million adults, had participated in some form of gambling activity within the past year. This compares to 72% of the UK population 8 years ago.

Only 3% had gambled via the internet on activities such as online poker and casino games, while 4% placed bets with an internet bookmaker.

The UK gambler is mostly likely to be of white ethnicity from a higher income household. In general, gambling was looked upon as more harmful than beneficial but prohibition was rejected over the individual’s right to choose their own lifestyle.

No Limit Hold’em Bluff Calculator

Yes that actually is a formula for when to bluff. Specifically for when to bluff …

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Counting on discount – money saving made easy

 

No matter how much money we make, we always need a little bit more in order to buy something we like or pay an old bill. It is too bad that we cannot simply earn some more or spend as much as we want on clothes and other items, but being a grownup and a responsible person usually means that you have to sacrifice something for the higher cause. Luckily, there are so many ways to save money which are easy and simple that you will have no problem putting some of it aside without even noticing

The vast land of DIY

You don’t have to be super-talented or a sewing genius to make some great private investment trust projects. This is a fantastic way to use your old clothes and turn it into something new and useful. Resize your old tees, make cute little shorts with lace, sew your own skirts, or simply make a fashionable new accessory out of pieces you don’t wear anymore, for example a scarf out of your old, oversized shirt. You don’t necessarily have to use clothes or make clothes – DIY projects can make even pieces of furniture or wall decorations out of the most unexcited items. This way, you will save money on clothes, accessories, decorations, etc. and master a new skill along the way.

Buy out of season

It may seem ridiculous at first, buying clothes, coats, and shoes only to leave them in your wardrobe for months before you …

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The Digital Marketing Playbook: 10+ Years of Agency Insights – Avoid Common Mistakes & Market Like a Pro

 

Ever dreamed of influencing people to take action? Can you imagine what an impact that would make on your business? Better yet, knowing enough to put your ad agency back in their place. Finally giving you the knowledge and control to invest your digital advertising better? That’s what the Digital Marketing Playbook does for you.

This guide was created to give business owners an edge, to both grow their business and understand what makes a good agency. This success formula has been used to grow hundreds of our clients from all different industries. It explains the core nature that underpins consumer behaviour online, and helps yu unlock the best for your company.

In the first chapter we explore the conversion formula. This is a mathematical equation that explains if a website visitor will turn into a customer. When you understand the levers that influence this, you can adjust your strategy to generate better outcomes. This makes any dollar spent on advertising, infinitely more like to generate a return.

When you purchase The Digital Marketing Playbook, you are buying a guide intended to educate. We want you to take that information and run with it. When we are informed, we can make good decisions. Don’t let greed agencies take advantage of you. Don’t waste your money on advertising that isn’t working. Learn the very core of digital marketing in this fast to read, business focuses book. We know you’ll love it.

We have catalogued the crucial elements of our successful …

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WSOP ME Chipleader Giving Back

 

Although the poker world will have to wait until November to crown a champion one player is already setting himself apart from the field.  Dennis Phillips, chip-leader of the Main Event, has pledged to donate 1% of his earnings to putting “a Bad Beat on Cancer”.  While 1% may not sound like a huge amount, if all goes to plan it could represent over $90,000 in donations to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.   “I am thrilled to contribute a portion of my hk prize earnings to the Prevent Cancer Foundation,” said Phillips. “Charity involvement has always been an important part of my life, and hopefully more poker players and final table participants with follow suit in upcoming poker circuits like the European Poker Tour and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.” Poker players donating winnings to charity is beginning to become more and more commonplace.   Barry Greenstein, often deemed the “robin hood of poker”, has been donating tournament winnings for decades.  His charity, “Children, incorporated” has been a beneficiary of the majority of his tournament earnings throughout the years.  2007 main event champion, Jerry Chang, donated 10% of his $8.25 million prize money to the Make a Wish Foundation; Feed the Children, and the Ronald McDonald House.

Poker sites have started to catch on as well.  Recently PokerStars donated over $50,000 to the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation.   PokerStars spokesman Chris Moneymaker had many kinds things to say about Phillips “[He] is a stand-up guy who brings a positive feeling to the WSOP final …

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Ecological factors Skin aging

The ‘aging of the skin is a physiological process throughout which the body shows signs of time beauty skin an while there is some other and there is also an look of the wrinkle face staff irrespective of any is a beautiful thing also is the life we live that somehow make us friends. To settle on the aging of the skin are basically hereditary and ecological factor. Genetic factors are steady and act as a biological clock, which is what that mark, the stage of life of all humans and that in the case of women, is more noticeable.

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Skin aging begins at 25 years and then continues all through life by making visible from 40 years beyond. Ecological factors are those that can in part control and that in some brains we can deploy our side. Environmental factors that affect aging are effected health for example contact to sunlight, exposure to UV rays, smoking, drinking too much alcohol, eating disorderly demeanor in which there are fruits and vegetables in quantity.

Ecological factors Skin aging-3

All these things give a nice push forward with aging but can also slow it down by choose to be careful. Eating a diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, drink abundance of water to purifying masks, scrubs to protect them from sunshine and especially carefully to avoid sunlamps and smoking may have the effect of an elixir of youth on our skin. You can also learn about “what

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CAN ADVERTISERS BE PROSECUTED?

 

 

It would appear so in Taiwan…

 

Taiwan’s Central News Agency reports this week that a local advertising company promoting British Internet sport betting company Sportingbet has been raided and charged with gambling by police, shortly after the bookmaker’s founder spoke about his company on the island. Taichung-based Shijiwei Advertising was searched by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau, who seized computer equipment, accounting books and an alleged list of gamblers who had opened accounts with Shijiwei. Police said the search yielded evidence indicating that the company is Sportingbet’s partner in Taiwan and has attracted hundreds of millions of new Taiwan dollar wagers from local gamblers for Sportingbet.

 

The company provoked the authorities’ attention when it invited Sportingbet’s founder Mark Blandford to visit Taiwan to promote sport gambling on the Internet.

 

CATCH THE MEDIATOR

 

Not a transparent company it would appear

 

Another of those small but intriguing mysteries surfaced on the message boards this week when a poster coyly using the unprofiled “handle” of VC Mediator made an appearance, offering to assist the growing number of players who are experienced problems at Prism Casino.com and its close relative Virtual Casino.com.

 

With a weary cynicism born of many Slot Gacor encounters with tricky casino operators in an unregulated industry, experienced players asked VC Mediator to identify himself, his “independent” company and his industry experience. His use of a Virtual Casino email address immediately raised concerns of bias.

 

That’s when a remarkable reticence set …

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Chinese Marketing Translation

We offer marketing translations for the Chinese languages. Although Mandarin may be the most widely used language, with about 850 million speakers, we also provide Cantonese, and other variant translations.

 

With so much diversity, we only use local Chinese language experts, as they can guarantee that our Chinese marketing translations will be both accurate and engaging.

 

We regularly translate a wide variety of marketing materials into Chinese, including:

 

Brochures, Leaflets and Handbooks

Email Marketing

Press releases

Websites, Landing pages, Keywords, Banners and Flash animations

 

The most important thing to remember when translating marketing copy is the core audience. It is also vital to note that a promotional campaign that may have worked in one country will not necessarily be successful in another one.

 

This means that our translators will consider all social, cultural, and economic factors that may affect marketing copy as it becomes appropriately localized into Chinese. This ensures that our professional Chinese translators are able to translate the core promotional message in an interesting and appropriate manner.More about Translation Companies UK

 

We provide regular Chinese translations for a variety of websites, emails, brochures, and leaflets. Call us today for a free consultation.

 

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I am an English-Chinese (Simplified) linguist based in the US. My Key Qualifications include an MBA from Iowa State University, a BA and an MA in translation and English language from Beijing Foreign Studies University, the most …