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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Littlewoods games

If there's one thing that I can say with any certainty, it is that I like games. I grew up playing card games and video games. And in recent years, my interests have also included both online poker games and casino games.

While many would argue that gambling of any sort is wrong, I disagree with such a broad statement. Both online poker and online casino games can be fun (and sometimes profitable) if you approach the situation with a realistic outlook and a healthy attitude. Any game played, be it poker, blackjack, or even an online MMO, has the capacity to grab hold of you. How you deal with the first signs of addiction is paramount to your enjoyment and success with any game.

Take poker, for example. I've played quite a bit of poker over the past four years. In fact, I've probably spent more time playing poker than I have my Xbox 360. But my story has a happy ending because I approached online poker with a right frame of my mind. I studied the game, I prepared myself mentally, and I played at stakes that were not so high as to cause me or my family any financial stress. In the end, I won enough money to pay for all the video games and consoles I could ever want.

Even if online poker's not your thing, maybe you'd be interested in something as simple as online bingo. Why not visit game on bingo? I won't guarantee that you'll win anything but if you like bingo, why not play it from the comfort of your own home? I don't play bingo myself - I'm more of a poker/blackjack person - but I won't judge you. Heck - I loved playing Viva Pinata as a thirty year-old father of two so who am I to judge?

In the coming months, why not try branching out a bit when it comes to your gaming? Remember that all online gaming, be it poker or casino games, can all be played free of charge. You may even get lucky and win yourself a bit of spending money without ever putting in a penny of your own! There are few things as thrilling as winning a bit of extra money or standing up in your living room and shouting "Bingo!" at the top of your lungs. Just promise me that if you do plan on gambling with real money, please gamble responsibly using only money that you can afford to lose.