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The selection of articles presented below provide information on a variety of topics related to playing cards, card games, and online gaming. Most have been contributed by external writers with expertise in their particular area of interest. Each article makes interesting reading and provides links to external sources that may be of interest to readers.

Different types of Casino Bonuses

Most online casinos offer you some kind of welcome bonus - but are the purported benefits all they're cracked up to be? READ MORE »

Solitaire Poker

Solitaire Poker provides a unique overview of a game that has emerged as a combination of Solitaire and Poker all in one.

Casino Card Games: How they Differ from the Rest

Playing cards have been around since forever, and form the basis of a huge variety of card games. Only thing is, playing games on online platforms can be significantly different from playing games with real physical deck of cards. Find out why »

Playing Cards Flourishing in the Internet Age

Despite the rise of the internet and the advent of virtual playing card games, the humble paper playing card still has its place in gaming circles around the world. READ MORE »

Tells in Poker

The science behind reading body language as it applies to real life poker. There are "tells" - small gestures and facial expressions that can be used to read what your opponents are really thinking.

Hole Cards in Texas Hold'em

The skill of Texas Hold ‘em is knowing the strength of your hole cards and the likelihood of having a winning hand before the community cards are dealt.

Get On A Rummy Ride with Ace2Three!

Long hours of travel and nothing to do? No fear as Ace2Three comes to the rescue to keep you engaged in its dexterous 13 card games.

All about BlackJack

History of BlackJack

So where does the game, BlackJack, originate and how did it gain such popularity? READ MORE »

Strategies for Popular Blackjack Variations

Blackjack is the most popular and widespread casino games in the world. Different strategies apply to different variations of the game. READ MORE »

BlackJack Variants

Considered to have originated in French casinos in the early 18th century, Blackjack is a simple game to learn – however, there are quite a number of Blackjack Variants ».

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How to Pick a Top Online Casino

This article explores some of the pitfalls in online gaming sites, and some measures you can take to ensure that your getting the right kind of deal. READ MORE »

Make use of gaming strategy to enjoy maximum profit

There is a huge variety of games available online, and every site and very game is different. But if you make proper use of a set of rules then only you can only enhance your chances of winning »

One of the UK online casinos closed without explanation

Players on the LesA online casino were surprised this week to receive a brief email advising them without explanation that the operation would shut down. WHAT?! »

Jurassic Slots Dinosaur Themed Online Slot

Microgaming has recently announced that it is developing a branded slots game based on the blockbuster movie Jurassic World. This has brought out the several dinosaur themed slot games from the back burner.





Articles

Choosing an Online Casino
Types of Casino Bonsuses
Casino Card Games
Solitaire Poker
History of BlackJack
Jurassic Themed Slots
U.K. Casino Closes
Strategies for BlackJack
BlackJack Variants
Make Use of Gaming Strategy
Tells in Poker
Playing Cards in Internet Age

BlackJack

BlackJack
Basic Strategy
Card Counting
Strategy Tables
Legends of BlackJack
Ken Uston

History of Cards

History of Cards »
A Brief History
Theories of Origin
French Regional Patterns
Rouen Pattern
English Pattern
Origin of French Suits

Card Masters of the
19th Centrury

Thomas de la Rue
Lewis I. Cohen
Lawrence & Cohen
Samuel Hart
Andrew Dougherty
Ferdinand Piatnik

Gallery

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Early Standards
Standards
Card Backs

Early Standards

Texan No. 45's
Russel & Morgan 1886
Samuel Hart 1870
A. Dougherty 1865
De La Rue 1834
L. Hewson 1680
Pierre Maréchal 1567

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