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State Of The Union – According To PokerKnave!

Four scores and ten, minus eighty five (a dramatic but futile attempt at gravitas) is the amount of years we have been fighting for the right to be hustled and bustled, clean up and washed out on the poker tables and race track. The phrase of living a life of ‘fast women (or men depending […]

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Fixed Odd Betting Terminals Are Great…

…if you want a load of poor zombies who will devour the next wage pay packet or social security benefit payment. This is the reality of fixed odds betting terminal (FOBT) and if an MP or any other politician try to tell you that legislating on these evil machines is hard because there is no […]

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Bookmaking And Bitcoins

Two events happened in the last seven days which has altered my perception about BitCoin and the future of this virtual coin. 1.  The apparent loss of 1,300 BTC by a Bitcoin betting site called Just-Dice when a gambler betted coins that he/she did not own when the coins should have been transferred away from […]

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The Magical Tipster Helps Again

This tool is very useful if you want to play the bookmakers and thanks to The Magical Tipster you can now take advantage of the bookies when they create markets which are either grossly bad to bet in (over-rounds) are brilliant to bet in (under-rounds). To find out what the market is telling you add […]

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Why Are Bookies Cowards?

Why is it difficult to create a market on pool tournaments? Officially betting firms run miles away from pool tournaments. They may even pile into a tournament but wont lay any prices. It is not that there isn’t information out there. Like nearly all sports, pool has rankings which have been collected over a number […]

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