Cards for Soldiers

Cards for Soldiers - Gifts for Card Players
Card decks can be utilized for far more than just a card game. The US Military has had several limited-run card decks printed for issue to soldiers, not just to keep their minds and hands busy during idle time, but also sometimes to aid in daring escapes or the identification of hostile forces.
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Crazy Craps

Crazy Craps - Gifts for Card Players
It was a Saturday night at the local tribal casino and I was shooting dice for about 5 minutes when a middle aged gentlemen stumbled towards our table; slightly intoxicated from a night of drinking, very winded due to the financial loss he had suffered at the Spanish 21 table nearby
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The Top Online Casino Games 2018

Top online casino games in 2018
The online gambling business has come a long way since it was established back in 1994 and has made this leisure activity easier to engage in for both casinos and players alike. Here are the top online games for 2018.
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Blacklisted at Blackjack: Things to Avoid at the Table

Blacklisted at Blackjack: Things to Avoid at the Table
The game of blackjack has rules like any other card game, but it’s wise to remember that these rules aren’t limited just to what cards should be played and how. The rules of card playing also include card table etiquette, or what you can and can’t do at the table, and overstepping the line will usually get you booted from the table – or in extreme cases, banned from the casino entirely.
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A Sweet Jackpot: Candy for your card table

Suit Symbol Playing Card Motif Candy
If you’re not sure what to get someone for an upcoming birthday or holiday, we’d say always settle with either cash – or candy. Here’s our list of the coolest gambling candy you can buy.
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Mad Magazine: The Board Game

Mad Magazine the Board Game
In it's heyday The Mad franchise produced magazines, TV shows, trading card games - there was even a movie. Alex walks down memory lane with the Mad board game.
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Board Games for Dark Nights

Clue Pieces - Gifts for Card Players
Here are some suggestions for spooky board games that work great for Halloween, or for those dark nights when things are going bump!
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Ghost of a Chance: Exploring Haunted Casinos

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As a horror author I’ve always loved a good, bone-chilling ghost story; that got me to thinking about the world’s haunted casinos where there might be poltergeists at the poker table, kelpies playing Keno and spirits playing slots. Here’s what we could find about the haunted casinos of the world –
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My Obsession With Winning Spider Solitaire

Spider Solitaire Gifts for Card Players
I've played Klondike my entire life, with all variations of play. But it never grabbed me like Spider Solitaire has. It feels more intellectual, more challenging. It forces me into a different way of thinking about the cards.
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Monopoly: Mzansi Edition

Monopoly Mzansi Edition - Gifts for Card Players
If you want to see what type of person someone is deep down, just subject them to a game of Monopoly – and remember that it’s not always about winning, it’s about how they go about winning. Are they a strategist who forms alliances to get from one point to another, or is their only goal to wipe everyone else off of the board by the time the game ends?
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Illuminati: The Game of Conspiracy

Illuminati Card Game Review - Gifts for Card Players
Steve Jackson’s Illuminati can be considered one of the strangest, best and most original card and board games to ever hit the market. It was first introduced in the year 1982 according to the official website for Steve Jackson Games, and it’s been the subject of plenty of hype, paranoia and controversy – which was kind of the point.
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Machi Koro: The Perfect Game to Kick-off a regular Family Games Night

Machi Koro Game Review
Sitting down for your first family games night can be intimidating, but there’s no better way to kick off a games night tradition than by working together to learn the rules to this quick, straightforward, and inclusive card game. To avoid game-store confusion and mid-game stress, we’re going to be running a series of blog posts reviewing and talking about card and board games. And we’ve got a really fun game to get things going.
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A Complete History of Bingo

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A Complete History of Bingo

By Alex J. Coyne © 2018 Gifts for Card Players

Bingo is a game of chance popular with more than an estimated 300 million people all over the world, with more and more people taking to the game in the past ten years; we can almost bet money on the fact that there’s likely to be some or other form of bingo club near where you live – even if you live out in what you consider to be the middle of nowhere.

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Bits & Bobs: Replacement Parts for Board Games

Board Game Pieces Replacement Parts - Gifts for Card Players
Board game bits get lost all the time, and we have a feeling that they might end up in the same place as lost socks. Sometimes you buy a pre-owned board game with some pieces missing, other times they just get lost over several hundred games and places. Great Bridge Links and Alex took a closer look at where and how to source replacement parts for board games.
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Checking Out Hot New Casino Start-ups Around the Globe

Checking Out Hot New Casino Start-ups Around the Globe
With new casinos popping up around the world on a weekly basis, it's sometimes hard to keep up. So here are three of our picks for new online casinos you won't want to miss.
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The 4 Steps to Hosting a Poker Game Like Gatsby

To throw a party Gatsby-style, forget about the beer and chips.
If you are planning to throw the poker party of your life, and you’d like to do it in style, here are some things to consider. This article only covers the basics, so the sky is the limit to how you are going to organize your Gatsby-esque event. Let’s dive in!
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The story behind Windows Solitaire

The story behind Windows Solitaire
Even if you don't consider yourself a regular card player, it's likely that you will have spent some time clicking your way through a game or two of Solitaire that comes bundled with a standard installation of Windows ever since 3.0. But have you ever wondered just why it was Solitaire and who came up with it? Great Bridge Links and Alex J. Coyne took a closer look at the origins of Windows Solitaire.
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Quick Guide to Casino Lotteries

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Quick Guide to Casino Lotteries

By Alex J. Coyne @2018 Gift for Card Players

Why are casino lotteries so popular? We know that lotteries bring in millions upon millions in revenue – and some lotteries have millions in jackpots. Are you a regular lottery player? We’ve taken a closer look at the growing popularity of casino lotteries and just why people love it so much.

What is a Casino Lottery?

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