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Do Social Gaming Right

Gamerisms present a Social Gaming Guide that covers the abundant variety of social, skill and/or casual games available online.
You will find lists of Social Gaming network sites, types/genres of games, as well as the different ways you can play. Be it via browsing gaming sites, mobile devices, apps or purchasing your own version to play on your PC.
We also explore Virtual Currency, Pay to Play, Bonus Rewards & Promotions you can take advantage of.
There are a total of 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 as well.

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Video Games

Gamerisms presents your two-part Video Games glossary.
You will find a brief history, along with the types of players, the 10 different genres defined, and we round off with the unique language of the video game world (terms, lingo and jargon).
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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Casino games terms, online games glossary & slots info, casino games glossary

Casino games terms glossary at gamerisms defines casino games terms, lingo and jargon plus Online games glossary and online slots info by gamerisms

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game facts trivia series for sports, casino, skill & video games, 25 game reports

game facts trivia series, 25 reports for sports, casino, skill & video games. Game facts trivia, history, players facts, records, winners and glossary by gamerisms

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All things Hockey

Gamerisms presents All things Hockey where fans and players will find the language of the game plus 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 as well as 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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How to speak Baseball

Gamerisms teaches you how to speak Basketball with a 3-part glossary, facts trivia report and a quiz to challenge you!
In the glossary you will find a learning games section plus 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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Video Poker Royalty - What you need to know

gamerisms talks Video Poker Royalty. Get a full glossary, strategy tips, VP versions defined, facts and trivia report as well as a challenging quiz.
We also show you the 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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We compare Penny vs Dollar Slots

Gamerisms present Penny vs Dollar Slots Report.
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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Your guide to Fantasy Sports

Gamerisms presents a 5-part guide for Fantasy Sports.
By getting to grips with the 2-part terms, jargon & ling, you will see why FS can be fun profitable.
Some examples include: ADP, Blind Bidding, Donk, Fade and Grinders.
This guide will equip you with the basics, formatting, and sports team options, followed by a facts-trivia report and quiz.
There are also 2 lists of Baseball abbreviations and Football position short forms.
Quiz example: What is a Contrarian player of fantasy sports?
Fantasy Sports Facts Trivia is the place that you are sure to find something new and something old ranging from the mildly interesting, to the downright odd.

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Slot Machine guide 2017/2018

Gamerisms invites you to explore some of the newer slot machines 2017 and 2018.
Find a game you'll love 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 lots to choose from, enjoy the slots playground and Play On!

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Basketball games glossary, terms & learning games section for basketball games & players

Basketball games glossary defines terms, lingo & jargon with learning basketball games section for basketball players and fans at gamerisms sports glossary series

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Headline: Cricket Game Spotlight

Gamerisms brings you the ins and outs of the wonderful game of cricket. Passionate players and fans are treated to a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia. We begin with a two-part glossary of terms, lingo and jargon.
The Facts-Trivia Report includes this bit of info:
Cricket was first belonged to Englishmen and their colonies dominated by them. Therefore, 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 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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At Gamerisms, our billiards tool provides you with a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia report.
We describe the games of 8 and 9 Ball, Snooker and Carom with a detailed glossary in two parts.
Billiards jargon includes:Burst, Clean Bank, Blood Test, Hickey and Frozen.
The Billiards Facts-Trivia reports the history of the game, billiards equipment plus championships as well as famous players.
Click on this link for more about the game Billiards Quiz with 10 Q&A to take you best shot.
For example: What is meant when billiards players use the term, Crutch?

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What's that Word?

Get the answer to What's that word in Gamerisms' two-part games glossary.
Part 1 focuses on classic and pencil word game tpes
Part 2 looks at other word games plus a glossary of 5 popular word games globally.
For example, 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 Microsoft game involving the use of anagrams.
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Chess Quiz - what's your Chess IQ?

Test your your Chess IQ with Gamerism's 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 any other piece except a king.
Jump over to the three-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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Your Guide to Online Blackjack & Video Poker

Gamerisms presents a comprehensive guide to Online Blackjack and Video Poker.
This guide includes playing options, tips and strategy for 2 casino games.
There are around 100 different versions for each game of blackjack and video poker online.
Examples for Blackjack include: Spanish 21, BJ Switch, Double Exposure BJ andBlackjack FaceUp 21.
Examples for Video Poker include: 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 tackles 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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What's in a game of Rugby? A Comprehensive Glossary

Gamerisms presents a Three-part glossary and learning section for passionate players and fans of rugby. Here's what you'll get:
a detailed listing of Union and League player position numbers and names
Rugby Facts-Explore the unique features, records and history of the sport plus trivia.
For example, did you know 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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All you need to know about Mobile Gaming

Gamerisms brings all you need to know about mobile gaming with our Mobile Gaming Guide that describes the games, features, stats and options of touch and play excitement.
Mobile games selection includes slots, blackjack, roulette, video poker, progressive slots, 3-card poker, baccarat, keno, scratch cards plus other classic 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, learn the differences between traditional and online Sportsbooks.

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Your Guide to Sportsbetting

Get your player Sportsbetting Guide from Gamerisms.
We provide you with a three-part glossary detailing terms and lingo along with handicap betting types and sport betting terms for specific games.
You can also explore Sportsbetting Facts and Trivia about the global interest for sportsbetting.
Check out SportsBetting Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A like this one:In Sportsbetting, what is a Bridge-Jumper?
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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Let's Talk About Slots

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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T is for 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: Deuce Court, Frame, Hopper, Net Cord and Punch Volley.
Take the Tennis Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A. For example: What is a Golden Set during tennis games?
For more, go to Tennis Trivia where you will learn that the first Wimbledon Tennis Competition took place in 1877 for amateurs and men only.
Of the 22 competing players, the championship was won by Spencer Gore.

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For Passionate Bingo Players

gamerisms presents passionate bingo players with 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:
What is the Money Ball number in bingo terms?
Check out the Online Bingo Report, that describes bingo games and versions matched with images plus a Top 10 Features List for online play like
You can play online bingo games for pennies per card while selecting from a vast array of bingo versions and bingo pattern variations.

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Double Casino Quiz

gamerisms presents Double Casino Quiz with questions and answers about general casino gambling knowledge.
There are 10 Q&A for each quiz referring to terms, lingo used in the casino gambling world.
From the casino terms quiz: What is a Sleeper Bet in casino terms?
The second quiz is the Gambling Terms Quiz, where you can use your knowledge of the game to tackle this question: What does the gambling term Cracking the Nut mean?
A. Casino lingo for a net profit after all gambling expenses deducted.
B. Playing the best 'nut' hand in poker.
C. Hitting a Royal Flush in video poker.

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The Rummy Resource

gamerisms does The Rummy Resource for passionate players.
Start with the Rummy Glossary that offers 6 parts, one of which 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: Many people consider Rummy to be the game from which such popular games as Bridge and Pinochle were derived, making Rummy the Mother of almost all modern card games.
Lastly, there is the Rummy Quiz.
What does the rummy term Floating mean? is an example of 1 of the 10 questions.
Play On!

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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.
This report refers to the first two hole cards dealt to poker players.
Based on the strength of these 2 cards, the decision to bet and/or stay in the game will be made.
Poker Facts Trivia provides plenty of info about poker versions and Winners.
Example: The game of poker offers many versions and multiplayer games to include Razz, Caribbean Stud, 5 Card Stud, SitNGo, Red Dog. H.O.R.S.E. and Let It Ride.

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Puzzle Games Variety

gamerisms presents puzzle games variety 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.
This overall genre is about videogames that challenge the mind far more than they challenge the reflexes.
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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Defining Tile & Dice Games

gamerisms defines 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: Flower and Chow
Dominoes: Boneyard or Reserve.
Paigow: Points are counted up to nine after which the modulus 10 rule applies with subsequent numbers starting again from 1.
Dice Games lists 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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Craps Table Talk

gamerisms talks about the game of craps with a glossary, trivia-facts, strategy and quiz.
Learn the basics before moving on to a 3-part glossary that defines the terms, lingo and strategy.
Examples are Buffalo, Barefoot Bet, End of the Race and Quarters. There is 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 do craps players mean with the term Big Red?
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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Baseball Focus

gamerisms sets your focus on baseball with a glossary, facts, trivia and a quiz.
There is a triple hit, the 3-part glossary that defines baseball and includes a learning games section.
Learn the meaning of Passed Ball, Position Player, Slice Foul, Setup Man and Whiff.
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:
In baseball, what does the term, Outside Corner refer to?

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Defining Darts

gamerisms defines the unique and amusing game of darts.
The line-up includes darts facts-trivia, a quiz with 10 Q&A plus a 2-part glossary of this skill game.
Examples of the unique language are Half a Crown, Hockey, Mugs Away, Popcorn and Pie.
Mover over and view the Darts Facts Trivia Report where you will learn thatthe maximum allowable length for a dart is 12 inches, although most are 5-6 inches long.
Try this Dart Quiz with questions like: When darts players use the term Black Eye, what does it mean?

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All Blackjack Resource

All Blackjack Resource 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 plus 2 Strategy articles written by experts.
The Blackjack Quiz consists of 10 Q&A and extra bonus quiz questions, like this: What does the term Back Counter mean?
The Facts-Trivia resource provides info about Famous Players, Games Stats and Odd Trivia.
For example: 1) You are likely to win a blackjack hand 48% of the time.
2) Odds predict that there is a 14% chance of losing 3 consecutive hands.
3) You are likely to get blackjack 1 out of every 21 hands.
Lastly, the Online Blackjack Guide describes 4 unique online versions.

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Poker Online Guide

gamerisms offers a Poker Online Guide that describes several poker versions/variations offered online.
Also, you will find the Top 10 Benefits, playing tips and strategy.
The guide focuses on unique poker versions, some of which can only be found online.
Additionally, the site provides ample poker info about multiplayer games, an extensive glossary, poker software reviews, facts trivia, a poker quiz and online poker tips.
Suggest you visit the Poker Strategy + Holdem Position Report for poker glossary and Holdem Position Strategy.
Play On!

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Game Facts-Trivia: 25 Reports

gamerisms offers 25 games-facts trivia reports for your favorite games. There are 4 categories: casino, sports, skill games and video games.
gamerisms details the facts, mixes in some trivia and makes the worldwide search for game information exciting entertainment for passionate players. Some examples:
Casino Gambling: Worldwide regions listed by high to low casino revenues are: US, Asia/Pacific, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Canada and Latin America.
4 More Sports includes reporting for Olympics, Boxing, Table Tennis & Badminton. Also find Fantasy Sports facts trivia.
Skill games includes chess and a chess glossary to explore.
In 2015, the first six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame were Pong, Tetris, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros., DOOM and World of Warcraft.
Play On!

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Roulette Spotlight

gamerisms spotlights--The Wheel. There is a 3-part roulette glossary, quiz and trivia for passionate players.
The glossary introduction includes a table layout graphic, a listing of all bets-payouts and roulette wheel strategies that are followed by terms in 2 parts.
Roulette Trivia-Facts includes this listing of seven other online roulette versions:
Roulette Professional, Roulette Royale, Roulette with Neighbors, Double Bonus Spin,Card Roulette and Hot Streak.
The Roulette Quiz challenge with 10 questions like: The Single Zero on the European Roulette is positioned where on the roulette wheel?
Later, take a peek at the Roulette Gaming Guide for online play options and you are ready to spin that wheel!

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