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gamerisms Sports and Games Blog presents the language of sports, casino, skill and video games for passionate players.
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25 reports for sports, casino, skill and video games

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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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.
For the video game page, Angry Birds 3DS and Puzzle Quest are 2 of the most popular reviewed.
Also find classic or paper puzzle games here:
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.
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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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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:
Poker: There are 2,598,960 five-card hands possible in a 52-card deck of cards.
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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All About Darts

gamerisms defines the unique and amusing game of darts.
You will find darts facts-trivia, a quiz with 10 Q&A while exploring the 2-part glossary of this skill game.
Examples of the unique language are Basement, Black Eye, Cracked, Double Top and Pie.
Jump over to view the Darts Facts Trivia Report where you will learn that A player needs 8 darts for a perfect darts game of cricket, hitting the triple 20, triple 19, triple 18, triple 17, triple 16, triple 15, single bull and double bull.
Try this Dart Quiz with questions like: What is the term, Hockey in reference to in a dart game?

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Casino Quiz X 2

gamerisms presents Casino Quiz 2 with questions and answers about general casino gambling knowledge.
There are 10 Q&A for each quiz referring to terms, lingo or casino speak used in the casino gambling world.
From the casino terms quiz: What do casino players mean by the term Underlay?
The second quiz is the Gambling Terms Quiz, where you can use your knowledge of the game to tackle this question: When casino players Load Up, it means?
A. It's buffet time at your favorite casino.
B. Players who bet max. coins/spin at slots or video poker.
C. Players signaling for a 4th card for a blackjack hand.

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Online Poker Report

For your online poker report, go to The site details the extensive and varied poker versions/variations offered online plus poker players’ Top 10 Benefits, playing tips and strategy.
The poker guide focuses on unique poker versions, some of which can only be found online.
Additionally, gamerisms provides ample poker info about multiplayer games, an extensive glossary, poker software reviews, facts trivia, a poker quiz and online poker tips.
Move on over to the Poker Strategy + Holdem Position Report for poker glossary and Holdem Position Strategy.
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 house edge on single-number roulette bets are?
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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Online Video Games Guide

This Online Video Games Guide at gamerisms includes an introduction, general online info, playing choices, types of games plus tips and strategy.
Types of Games & Genres examples:
Puzzle Genre: Doodle God, Super Perfect Balance, Cog Factory and The Right Mix.
Shooters Genre: Warframe, War Thunder, Ace Online, Ghost Recon Phantoms, Counter-Strike and Battlefield Heroes.
Strategy Genre: Battle Nations, Battleline Steel Warfare, Dogs of War and Frontline Tactics
Zombie Games: H1Z1, Day Z, Escape Dead Island, Hazard Ops
A detailed genres report describes 10 genres.
Examples: Action-Adventure, Sport and Racing games genre and Poker Software Reviews.

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Other Poker Games

12 other poker games 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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Speaking of Backgammon

gamerisms speaks the backgammon language with 5 resources for passionate players.
Learn the rules and strategies then move on to a 3-part glossary that defines the game.
Test your IQ with quiz questions and answers about the terms, lingo and jargon of the game like:
During backgammon games, what is a Mixed Roll?
A. Dice roll which exposes two or more blots.
B. A dice roll that displays 2 different numbers, example is 3-4.
C. Dice roll in which only one of the numbers can be used.
Be sure to explore Backgammon Facts Trivia that states among other facts:
The thirty checkers in a backgammon game represent the number of days in a month of the Persian calendar and the twenty-four bases symbolized the twenty-four hours in each day.

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Talking Video Game Genres

gamerisms talks about 10 video game genres at the site.
For each genre, there is a description followed by reviews for that group.
The reporting includes: action-adventure, shooting, fighting, war games, sport games, racing, puzzle/board games, simulation=SIM and educational video games.
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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Online Casino Gaming: 4 Games

4 popular games and versions are described in this report.
Roulette, slots, baccarat and holdem poker are presented to include rules, strategy and online versions/variations described that are not generally found offline.Examples follow:
Roulette: Multi-Ball Roulette, Multi-Wheel Roulette and Spingo.
Slots: Koi Princess, Castle Builder, Karaoke Party plus Jack and the Beanstalk,
Poker: A few mixed games that include holdem are: H.O.R.S.E=Holdem, Omaha Hi-Lo, Razz, 7-card Stud and 7-Card Stud Eight-or-better. Also, H.O.E., H.O.S.E., H.O. and H.A.
Not only can you play Live Baccarat online, but also Roulette, Blackjack, Casino Holdem, Three Card Poker and Caribbean Stud Poker.
Ready for a Challenge? Take one or all of the 30 Quiz Series
We created this add-on especially for those players who seek the action of casino games, sports, skill and video games.
Each games quiz offers 10 questions and answers along with an introduction.

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Mobile Gaming Guides X 3

gamerisms offers 3 guides about mobile gaming.
The trio begins with 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 provided by Asian mobile casinos.
Secondly, there is a guide for mobile casino games
This report includes Concept Explained, Game Offers and Software Provider plus Banking and Support.
Lastly, there is the Installing Android Phone
The topics covered are Android Apps, Google Selection and Play for Casino Apps.
Mobile is uniting all things at once and these guides lead the way.

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Progressives Guide & Slots Yealy Reports

gamerisms presents 2 slot guides 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. is known as the Millionaire Maker slot with good reason. This hugely popular slot has become an iconic name among slot fans due to its guaranteed minimum Mega Progressive prize of $1,000,000.00.
There are 5 yearly reports previewing slots beginning with Slots 2014
Scan through 2015, 2016, 2017 and now 2018 previews for newer and upgraded slot games.
These guides will assist before your next visit to the slots playground.

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Football Fever

gamerisms presents Football Fever consisting of terms-glossary, learning game section, quiz and facts-trivia report.
One of the 10 football quiz questions is:
What is a Buttonhook in reference to football players?
A. Route run by a receiver who runs down the field and abruptly turns back toward the quarterback.
B. The required way a player has to wear their helmet.
C. Another term for a touchdown.
There is plenty of football trivia to view, like:
Philadelphia Eagle’s Chuck Bednarik was the last ironman to play both offensive and defensive positions in a single game.

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Language of Volleyball

gamerisms does the language of volleyball offering a glossary, quiz and facts trivia report.
This entertaining resource begins with a 2-part glossary covering the terms, lingo and phrases of the game.
Some examples of the unique language of the game are Bump, Closing the Block, Dink, Facial and Lip.
Volleyball facts-trivia details the history, records and winners of the game including Olympic glory.
Test your Volleyball Speak with the Volleyball Quiz by taking the 10 questions about the language of the game like this one:
What is a Power Alley according to volleyball players?
A. Hitting the face of the other team’s captain.
B. A person that powers the ball between the blocker’s hands.
C. A long hit that avoids the spiker and moves to the farthest point of the court.

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Video Games Glossary

gamerisms reaches out to passionate gamers with the 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, Import Gamerz: these gamerz are focused on games that either
1) are released overseas and often in a different language, released prior to the release in the gamerz country or
2) gamerz who collect and play games that are exclusive to another country and thus must be imported.
The second part Video Gamer Terms speaks the language with terms like Easter Egg, Grind, Mini Boss, Noob and RPG=Role Playing Game.
Click onto Game Guides and check out Video Game Online Play Guide.

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Guide for Roulette & Craps Online

The 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:
Don’t Pass/Don’t Come are excellent bets at a ‘cold’ craps table.
Be wary about making field or proposition bets considering the long 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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Your Golf Guide

gamerisms offers Your Golf Guide that includes 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 oldest golf course is Musselburgh Links located in East Lothian, Scotland. From this course, golf gets its 4 ½ inch hole. Golfers can still play this course. The course only has 9 holes. The course is a par 34.
You are ready to tee up the Golf Quiz that will challenge your Golf IQ with 10 Q&A.

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Poker Quiz X 2

gamerisms offers poker quiz X 2: general poker and strategy with 12 Q&A along with a separate Holdem Poker Quiz.
An example is:
What is the definition of the term Rag in Poker?
A. Poker lingo for strong hole cards.
B. Poker lingo for weak hole cards.
C. Poker lingo for useless river cards.
Next, line up Quiz 2: Holdem Em Quiz with 10 Q&A like this one:
Choosing to play a starting hand in Texas Holdem is the most important decision poker players will make. The most important factor to consider is?

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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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Hockey in the Spotlight

gamerisms places Hockey in the Spotlight where fans and players will find the language of Hockey with the terms, lingo and jargon from the Hockey World.
Examples from the 4-part glossary are: Cage, Clear the Zone, Cherry Picking, Get The Jump, Enforcer and Face Wash.
Skate on over and take the challenging Hockey Quiz to test your game IQ.
Example: What does the hockey term Bar Down mean?
Lastly, there is the final hockey word found at the Hockey Facts Trivia Report that includes history plus players and game records like:
Hockey was introduced in Sweden in 1920 by American film director and hockey coach Raoul Le Mat.

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Soccer Focus

gamerisms focuses on 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: A soccer game played with less than 11 players is known as a
A. Pick up game
B. Small-sided game
C. Short game
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: Beat, Bicycle Kick, Cap, Chop, Instep Drive, Nutmeg and Wall.

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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: What does the basketball players' term Fill the Lane mean?
A. Chaotic inbound play where all defensive players rush the player throwing in the ball.
B. Moving rapidly close to the sideline to disperse the defense.
C. Slang term for shooting from every possible spot on the floor.
Jump to Basketball Trivia for plenty of facts and trivia like: In January 2, 1998, the Garrett Falcons Varsity Boys Basketball team made the most number of three point shots in a single game, with 32 shots going through for a final score of 117 to the opponent's 39.

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