Poker tournaments
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A poker tournament is a competition in which the winners are designated playing poker, according to one of the poker variants. Unlike cash games where there are no formal rules, no time limit to decide a winner. Buy in and … Read More

H.O.S.E
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H.O.S.E(aka S.H.O.E) is a term used for playing a mixed game of poker consisting of four different poker games. H stands for Hold’em, O for Omaha Eight or Better, S for 7 Card Stud and E for 7 Card Stud … Read More

Five-card draw
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Five-card draw is often the first poker variant learned by most players, and is very common in home games although it is now rare in casino and tournament play. The lowball variations make more interesting games and are more commonly … Read More

Cosmic Wimpout
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Cosmic Wimpout is a deceptively simple, user extensible game combining chance and skill. The game promotes wisdom, fun, and fellowship; and many Cosmic Wimpout afficianados believe that long term playing of the game can eventually unlock the secrets of the … Read More

Bridge tournaments
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At its core, bridge is a game of skill played with randomly dealt cards, which makes each deal a game of chance. Despite this, chance can be largely eliminated by comparing pairs’ results in identical situations. This is achievable when … Read More

History of the bridge game
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Trick-taking games can be traced back to the early 16th century. Whist became the dominant form, and enjoyed a loyal following for centuries. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word bridge is the English pronunciation of “biritch”, an older … Read More

Basketball rules and regulations
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Measurements and time limits discussed in this section often vary among tournaments and organizations; international and NBA rules are used in this section. The object of the game is to outscore one’s opponents by throwing the ball through the opponents’ … Read More

Tennis
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The U.S. Open is a prestigious Grand Slam tournament. Tennis is a sport played between either two players (“Singles”) or two teams of two players (“doubles”). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a ball, a hollow rubber ball covered … Read More

Satellite tournaments
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A satellite tournament is either a minor tournament or event on a competitive sporting tour or one of a group of such tournaments that form a series played in the same country or region. The term is most commonly used … Read More

Mahjong international rules
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In 1998 the China State Sports Commission, in the interest of changing mahjong from an illegal gambling game to an approved ‘healthy sport’, published a new set of rules, now generally referred to as Chinese Official rules or International Tournament … Read More

Daniel Negreanu wins 4th World Series Of Poker Bracelet
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Now 4 years ago designed the Player of the Year, Daniel Negreanu win the first place in the $2,000 Limit Hold’em game, $204,874. Daniel Negreanu (‘Kid Poker’) (born July 26, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional poker … Read More

Poker Stars operates a poker room in Macau
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Poker Stars started a new experience, beginning to operate a poker room in Cotai Strip (Dubbed PokerStars Macau), at Grand Waldo Hotel and Casino (25 tables, 250 players, cash games and tournaments). The poker room was launched this week with … Read More

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