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Focus on Golf with these Resources

gamerisms put the focus on Golf with these resources. Begin with a 4 part glossary plus a learning games section.
There are golf terms, lingo, jargon and phrases like Chili Dip, Dub, Dunk, Free Drop, Frog Hair and Waggle.
Jump to the golf facts trivia report with plenty of history, champion golfers and unique oddities of the game like this example:
The first golf tournament was held on October 17, 1860 at the Prestwick Golf Club in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
The tournament consisted of 3 trips across the course’s twelve holes, although 4 of the greens were played twice.
You are now ready to tee up the Golf Quiz that will challenge your Golf IQ with 10 Q&A.

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Your Roulette & Craps Guide

Your Online Roulette + Craps Guide at gamerisms details the playing options, tips and strategy for 2 popular casino games.
Some unique roulette versions available online are Multi-Ball Roulette, Multi-Wheel Roulette and Live Dealer Roulette.
Also find craps tips and strategies like:
Always repeat a winning parley bet.
Don’t advance in your betting progression until you win two parlays in a row or win with odds.
If you like to play Roulette online, click over to the Mobile Casino Games Guide, that describes the games, features, game developers, safety, support and options for the touch and play excitement that is mobile gambling online.

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Soccer Spotlight

gamerisms spotlights the game of soccer with a glossary, trivia and soccer quiz to include 10 Q&A to challenge your knowledge of the game.
An example is: What does the term Toe Poke mean?
A. A tactic used by a player using a toe-touch to tackle a challenger.
B. The opening move of a match
C. Action of securing the ball during a face off
Soccer Facts-trivia reports World Cup info plus game stats and players.
Explore the language of the game and learn the terms, lingo and rules of the game at the learning games section.
Examples are: Send Off, Shielding, Thigh Trap, Trailing, Instep Drive, Nutmeg and Wall.

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Other Poker Versions

12 other poker games or versions are detailed in the skill games section at gamerisms.
These card games are either poker variations or skill games.
You will find Poker Stud variations of 5-card, 6-card and 8-card?
Do your recall playing Deuces Wild, Woolworth, Baseball, Spit in the Ocean, Knock Poker or Lowball?
Click this post link to shuffle up a few memories.
More Games? The Social Games Guide unpacks the wide-ranging category of social, skill and/or casual games available online.
This guide lists network sites, types/genres of games plus ways to play whether via browsing gaming sites, mobile devices or apps.

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Trio of Mobile Gaming Guides

gamerisms offers a trio of mobile gaming guides.
First up is a report about the games, features, stats and options of mobile gambling online.
The game selection for mobile gaming includes slots, blackjack, roulette, video poker, progressive slots, 3-card poker, baccarat, keno, scratch cards plus other arcade-style games.
Secondly, there is a guide for mobile casino games
This report includes Concept Explained, Game Offers and Software Providers plus Banking and Support.
Lastly, there is the Installing Android Phone
The topics covered are Android Apps, Google Selection and Play for Casino Apps.

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Defining Video Game Genres

gamerisms defines 10 video game genres at the site.
The reporting includes: action-adventure, shooting, fighting, war games, sport games, racing, puzzle/board games, simulation=SIM and educational video games.
Example: Simulation Video Game Genre or SIMS comes in many forms. The most notable are world or nation building games, dating simulations, hybrid games, various business simulators and historical war simulations.
12 Poker Game Software Reviews completes the list.
Also, find 2 Poker Tournament Software Reviews to include the entertaining and popular Poker Night 2.

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Lots of Slots: Progressives & Yearly Reports

gamerisms presents lots of slots info for passionate players.
The Progressive Slot Machines Online Guide begins with the top 10 progressive jackpot versions, details comparison between online progressive games vs. land-based games and concludes with jackpot winners.
In addition, there are 5 yearly reports previewing slots beginning with Slots 2014
Scan through 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 previews for newer and upgraded slot games.
These guides will assist before your next visit to the slots playground.

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Poker Quiz Duet

Check out the poker quiz duet at gamerisms: general poker and strategy with 12 Q&A along with a separate Holdem Poker Quiz.
An example is:What is the definition for the term Freeze Out in reference to Poker Games?
Next, line up Quiz 2: Holdem Em Quiz with 10 Q&A like this one:
When playing Mixed Online Poker Games, which of these abbreviated selections includes a Pot Limit Holdem Poker Game?
A. H.O.R.S.E
B. H.A
C. H.E.R.O.S.

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Social Gaming Guide

gamerisms offers a Social Gaming Guide that details the wide-ranging category of social, skill and/or casual games available online.
You will find lists of Social Gaming network sites, types/genres of games plus ways to play whether via browsing gaming sites, mobile devices, apps or purchasing your own version to play on your PC.
Additionally, Virtual Currency, Pay to Play, Bonus Rewards & Promotions are reported.
gamerisms offers 12 Online Gaming Guides starting with the Online Casino Guide Introduction
This site addition was created to provide online playing choices, game versions and an online glossary plus strategy tips for not only casino games, but fantasy sports, sportsbetting, video games plus mobile gaming.

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Your Video Games Glossary

gamerisms presents your Video Games 2-part glossary.
There is a brief history, followed by types of players, 10 game genres defined and concludes with the terms, lingo and jargon for the video game world.
For example, Retro Gamerz: video games for players of older systems, such as Atari or Intellivision or the original Nintendo Entertainment System.
The second part Video Gamer Terms speaks the language with terms like Ditch, Fan Boy, Health, Regan Rate and RPG=Role Playing Game.
Click onto Game Guides and check out Video Game Online Play Guide.

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Hockey Focus

gamerisms presents Hockey Focus where fans and players will find the language of the game with the terms, lingo and jargon from the Hockey World.
Examples from the 4-part glossary are: Saucer Pass, Scramble, Sleeper, Triangle, Enforcer and Face Wash.
Skate on over and take the challenging Hockey Quiz to test your game IQ.
Example: What is a Shutdown Player?
Lastly, there is the final hockey word found at the Hockey Facts Trivia Report that includes history plus players and game records like:
Teemu Selanne holds the record for the most points scored during the men’s Olympic ice hockey tournament, with 37 points.

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Language of Basketball

gamerisms presents the Language of Basketball with a 3-part glossary, facts trivia report and a challenging quiz.
The glossary provides a learning games section along with terms and lingo of the game.
Basketball Quiz will test your knowledge of basketball speak with 10 Q&A.
Example: In basketball games, what does Off the Dribble refer to?
A. Shot taken on the way to the basket.
B. When a player receives a pass from another player while dribbling.
C. Kicking the ball out of bounds when called for final personal foul.
Jump to Basketball Trivia for plenty of facts and trivia like: The world's tallest basketball player based on Guinness World Records, was Suleiman Ali Nashnush, a towering 2.45m player of the Libyan team in the 1960's.

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Talking Video Poker Royalty

gamerisms talks Video Poker Royalty. There is a glossary, strategy tips, VP versions defined, facts and trivia report along with a challenging quiz.
Also, there are descriptions of newer Video Poker versions plus Quiz questions like this:
For Bonus Video Poker, what are the payouts for 2 pair and 4 Aces with max coin in play?
VP Facts Trivia details strategy for 12 versions plus winners stories.
Lastly, Video Poker Online Report provides a sample of VP versions, online plus tips and strategy for 3 of the most popular versions: Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild and Joker Poker.
Jacks or Better Examples: 20% of hands dealt will be paying hands. 3% of the time, you will toss all five cards.Never keep a kicker — that’s an additional face card — with any pair. To do so reduces your return by 5%.

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Penny vs Dollar Slot Report

Penny vs Dollar Slots Report is a comparison report at gamerisms.
Details include penny, dollar and online slots features, betting and payouts.
The report concludes with Penny Slot Winners. Here is an example of a big payday playing penny slots:
Alberto Lopez, a 51-year-old construction worker decided to head over to Jackson Rancherio. He put $100 in the penny machine when his luck came through and he hit the jackpot for $1,129,009.20.
Lopez plans to use some of the money to pay off his loans and do something for mom.
Jump over to Wheel of Fortune Winners for more jackpot wins.
gamerisms is the place to be with 10+ slot articles and reports.

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Fantasy Sports Guide

gamerisms presents a 5-part guide for Fantasy Sports.
The terms, lingo and jargon in 2 parts will define the fun and profit of FS.
Examples are: ADP, Blind Bidding, Donk, Fade and Grinders.
The guide includes the basics, formatting, sports team options followed by a facts-trivia report and quiz.
Additionally, there are 2 lists of Baseball abbreviations and Football position short forms.
Example of Quiz is: What is a Contrarian player of fantasy sports?
Fantasy Sports Facts Trivia is the place thatyou are sure to find something new and something old ranging from the mildly interesting, to the downright odd.

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Newer Slot Machines: 2017 & 2018

gamerisms invites players to explore newer slot machines 2017 and 2018.
For slot players, there are the new slot games, upgrades and internet connection from these innovative slot makers: Aristocrat, Bally/WMS/Scientific Games, IGT/Gtech and Konami.
Slots 2018 provides previews and reviews for a bunch of 2018 slots.
With plenty of choice, enjoy the slots playground and Play On!

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Headline: Cricket Game Spotlight

gamerisms headlines the game of cricket with a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia for passionate players and fans. Begin with a 2-part glossary of terms, lingo and jargon.
The Facts-Trivia Report includes this bit of info:
Cricket was first the domain of Englishmen and their colonies dominated by them. Thus, New Zealand and South Africa became the first alternative test playing nations.
Be sure to take the Cricket Quiz where you will find this question:
When playing the game of Cricket, what is a Drifter/Floater?
A. Term for a substitute fielder who can take any position on the field.
B. Term for a slowly bowled ball that seems to drift across the pitch.
C. Jargon for a bowled delivery curving away from a right-hander and does not turn.

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Cue this Billiards Tool

At gamerisms, this billiards tool is offered that provides a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia report.
The games of 8 and 9 Ball, Snooker and Carom are described with a detailed glossary in 2 parts.
Examples of Billiards Speak are:Burst, Clean Bank, Blood Test, Hickey and Frozen.
The Billiards Facts-Trivia reports the history of the game, billiards equipment plus championships and famous players.
For more about the game, click on this link for the Billiards Quiz with 10 Q&A to take you best shot.
An example is: What do billiards players mean when they use the term, Crutch?

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What's the Word?

gamerisms answers the question--Whats the Word? with a 2-part games glossary.
Part 1 focuses on pencil word game types and classic games.
Part 2 reports other word games plus a glossary of 5 popular word games globally.
An example is Boggle: Parker Brother’s has trademarked the game of Boggle that challenges players to create words after analyzing a series of lettered blocks.
Also, Chicktionary is a game made available from Microsoft and involves the use of anagrams.
Play On!

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Testing Your Chess IQ

gamerisms tests your Chess IQ with a quiz of 10 Q&A.
Example: What is a Passed Pawn?
A. Pawn has passed all opposing pawns on the chessboard.
B. A pawn lacking a pawn of the same color on an adjacent file.
C. When a pawn has advanced to the opposite edge or square of the chessboard, and can then be exchanged for all other pieces except a king.
Jump over to the 3-part chess + checkers glossary and rules with tourney playing tips.
Also, find 2 Strategy articles: Chess Attack and Chess Game Balance
Wrap it up with Checkers info that details game terms, rules, jumping and capturing. Then followed by tips about tournament play online for all skill games.
It's your Move, Mate!

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Blackjack & Video Poker Online Guide

gamerisms offers a Blackjack and Video Poker Online Guide.
This guide includes playing options, tips and strategy for 2 casino games.
There are about 100 versions for each game of blackjack and video poker online.
Examples for Blackjack are: Spanish 21, BJ Switch, Double Exposure BJ andBlackjack FaceUp 21.
Examples for Video Poker are: All American Video Poker, Deuces and Joker VP,Double Joker VP, Jacks or Better, Pick 'Em Poker, Sevens Wild, Tens or Better and SupaJax Poker.
For something different, visit the Video Game Online Play Guide that details the phenomenon of online video gaming for passionate gamers.
The guide includes an introduction, general online info, playing choices, types of games plus tips and strategy.

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Rugby Glossary Plus

gamerisms presents a 3 part glossary and learning section for passionate players and fans.
The glossary includes a detailed listing of Union and League player position numbers and names and further noted as Forwards and Backs.
Click on over to the Rugby Facts-Trivia report to explore the unique features, records and history of the sport.
For example, a try is so called because in the early days of the sport, getting the ball over the line did not win points, it only gave the team who made one the chance to try a kick on goal.
Also, there is the Rugby Games Quiz to include 10 questions and answers to challenge players and fans of the sport.
Example: When playing Rugby, what is a Pop Kick?

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Mobile Gaming Guide

gamerisms presents the Mobile Gaming Guide that describes the games, features, stats and options of touch and play excitement.
The game selection for mobile gaming includes slots, blackjack, roulette, video poker, progressive slots, 3-card poker, baccarat, keno, scratch cards plus other arcade-style games.
Also, check out the Online Sports Betting Guide that includes features and benefits followed by tips and strategies to become a winning handicapper.
Also, the differences between traditional and online Sportsbooks.

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Sportsbetting Guide

gamerisms presents players with a Sportsbetting Guide.
There is the 3-part glossary detailing terms and lingo along with handicap betting types and sport betting terms for specific games.
Then, move on to explore Sportsbetting Facts-Trivia about the global interest for sportsbetting.
Check out SportsBetting Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A like this one: What is a Bridge-Jumper in sportsbetting?
A. A bettor who tries to combine one game with another.
B. A bettor who only makes wagers on card games.
C. A specialized handicapper for large show bets on favorites.

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Bingo Tool Box

Bingo Tool Box at gamerisms includes Bingo Lingo, a quiz and Online Bingo Guide.
UK bingo lingo details the unique language of the 90-ball bingo version.
Follow this post link to the Intro Bingo Glossary that defines the terms, lingo, jargon of bingo.
Bingo Quiz example from 10 Q&A is:
While any of 75 numbers can appear on most Bingo cards, the UK bingo players use how many numbers?
Remember to check out the Online Bingo Report, that describes bingo games and versions matched with images plus a Top 10 Features List for online play.
National Bingo Game, multiple games operated by some licensed British bingo clubs, every day reported a £1,167,795 win by Soraya Lowell. The game was played in the Club 3000 bingo hall.

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4 Advertiing Options at gamerisms

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Rummy Round Up

gamerisms does a Rummy Round Up for passionate players.
Begin with the Rummy Glossary that offers 6 parts, one of which is a glossary that details several versions of rummy played worldwide.
Examples of games covered: Contract Rummy, 500 Rum or Pinochle, Double Rummy, Knock, Continental, Kalookie and Pan or Panguingue.
View the Rummy Facts Trivia Report and find this example: Rummy has so many variations that two players that have never played before may take as long as 15 minutes prior to game play to determine all of the variants that will be used during their game.
Lastly, there is the Rummy Quiz.
What are rummy players referencing when they say the term Foot? is an example of 1 of the 10 questions.
Play On!

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Puzzle Games Spotlight

gamerisms places puzzle games in the spotlight with both classic + video games.
The puzzle video game genre includes games such as Bejeweled 3 to Nightsky, World of Goo, Peggle, Osmos, Toki Tory, Puzzle Dimension, Bookworm Adventures, Puzzle Quest or Armadillo Run.
Also find classic or paper puzzle games at: Puzzle Games Glossary, your guide to details about Sudoku, Rubiks Cube, Crosswords, Deal or No Deal, Twist Me Silly, Chuggles and Jungle Bubble Skill Games.

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Talking About Tile & Dice Games

gamerisms talks about 3 Tile Games of Mahjong, Dominoes and Paigow followed by Dice Games.
Each tile game includes a glossary along with history, rules and strategies.
Some examples of the language of the game are Mahjong: Pong or Pung
Dominoes: Double or Doublet.
Paigow: Points are counted up to nine after which the modulus 10 rule applies with subsequent numbers starting again from 1.
Dice Games info is here to explore with a list of 10 popular dice games played worldwide.
Poker Dice and Yahtzee are at the top of this skill games list and Craps, likely the most recognized true gambling games complete the list of 10.

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Lots of Slots Talk

gamerisms offers lots of slots talk by presenting a 3-part glossary, some facts-trivia and a quiz.
Slots are defined with terms, lingo and jargon to include Buy Your Pay, Hit Frequency, Nudge Slot, Pokies, Fruit Machines and Mini Games.
With over 10 articles, the subjects of Progressive Slots, Wheel of Fortune Winners, New slots for 2014-2018 are reviewed, Penny vs. Dollar Slots with trivia and a quiz mixed in.
Guides for Online Slots and Online Progressives will report about the game creators, types of slots available and online slots strategies.
Read on about the Slots Playgound

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3 T's of Tennis

gamerisms presents Talk, Terms and Trivia: the 3 T's of Tennis.
For Tennis Talk, there is a 3-part glossary with a learning section.
Examples of terms of the game: Buggy Hit, Chop, Deuce, Overwrap, Puddler and Punch Volley.
Take the Tennis Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A. For example: What is a Drag Volley according to tennis players?
For more, go to Tennis Trivia where you will learn that The shortest match recorded was just 20 minutes when during the Wimbledon tournament of 1969, Susan M.Tutt beat Marion Bandy; the score was 6-0, 6-0.

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Baseball Focus

gamerisms presents the baseball focus with a glossary, facts, trivia and a quiz.
Step up for a triple hit with the 3-part glossary that defines baseball and includes a learning games section.
Learn the meaning of Backdoor Slider, Brushback, Submariner, Hot Corner and Setup Man.
Also, there is Baseball Trivia with unique facts, records, players and memories of the game.
Whats your final score after taking the Baseball Quiz with 10 Q&A like this:
What is baseball lingo for a pitched ball that breaks sharply, such as with a curveball?

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Language of Poker

The language of Poker is in the cards at gamerisms.
There are 5 parts to the poker section to include a separate glossary for Holdem, Omaha and Stud Poker.
The 10 Worst Texas Holdem Starting Hands and 10 Best Hands completes this page.
Here are 5 of the Best Starting Hands:
1) Pair of Aces
2) Pair of Kings
3) Pair of Queens
4) Ace and King: of the same suit.
5) Pair of Jacks: unless the flop shows a Queen, King or an Ace.
Poker Facts Trivia provides plenty of info about poker versions and Winners.
Example: Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a famous historical king: Spades=King David, Clubs=Alexander the Great, Hearts=Charlemagne, Diamonds=Julius Caesar.

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Craps Table Talk

gamerisms brings craps table talk to new and veteran players with a glossary, trivia-facts, strategy and quiz for this popular dice game.
Learn the basics before moving on to a 3-part glossary that defines the terms, lingo and strategy for casinos online and off.
Examples are Fade, Hi-Lo, Whirl Bet and Quarters. Also find a Betting Summary Chart at Glossary: Part 2 for Multiple Roll Bets and Proposition/Single Roll Bets.
The Craps Quiz with 10 Q&A plus bonus questions will challenge your craps IQ.
Example Question: What is the total number of combinations that a pair of dice can be rolled?
Completing this craps section, there is the Craps Facts-Trivia report detailing craps history, winners on a roll and superstitions.
Stay at the table for an amusing article titled: the Language of Craps.

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All About Blackjack

All About Blackjack at gamerisms includes a glossary, strategy tips, online guide plus a quiz and facts-trivia.
There is a 3-part glossary of terms, lingo and a learning games section. You will also find 2 Strategy articles written by recognized experts.
The Blackjack Quiz consists of 10 Q&A and extra bonus quiz questions, like this: What is a Stiff Hand in Blackjack?
The Facts-Trivia resource provides info about Famous Players, Games Stats and Odd Trivia.
Lastly, the Online Blackjack Guide describes 4 unique online versions along with Versions and choices available.

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