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Games Quiz Central offers 30 quiz.

Facts/Trivia: 4 game types
25 reports for sports, casino, skill and video games

Casino Gambling Glossary

gamerisms provides a glossary of general casino gambling terms and phrases in 2 parts.
The info defines the language of unusual words and phrases used by players.
Part 2 brings terms and phrases like Pigeon, Railbird, Table Hold and Soft Count.
Casino players will learn the casino jargon often heard at the tables, slots and sports books.
Most of these casino terms have a long history and will surely add a unique quality to your next casino experience.

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Quiz & Facts-Trivia Series

gamerisms boasts 2 premium add-ons. The 30 Quiz series consists of:
11 Sports Quiz including Fantasy Sports, 12 Casino Quiz, 5 Skill Games= chess, backgammon, billiards, rummy and darts and 2 Video Games Quiz.
Also, the 25 Facts-Trivia Series was created to inform game players about the language, history and stats of the game.
These reports include 11 Sports games and 8 Casino games.
This question is answered: Who are the winners, losers and players for sports, casino gambling, skill and video games?

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Tell Me About Baseball

gamerisms tells it all about baseball by offering a 3-part glossary, a quiz and facts-trivia report.
Some of the terms and phrases in this world are Ace, Dinger, Cutter and Slice Fowl.
Move over to the baseball facts-trivia report for history and memories of the game.
The Baseball Quiz is standing by with 10 Q&A. An example follows:
What is the baseball lingo used to describe a fielder who scoops the ball and runs with it?

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Hockey Spotlight

Hockey Spotlight at gamerisms is where you will find the language of the game, facts-trivia and a quiz.
Examples from the 4-part glossary are: Cherry Picking, Chippy, Dangler, Saucer Pass and J Shot.
Hockey Facts Trivia Report includes history as well as players and game records.
Skate on over and take the challenging Hockey Quiz to test your game IQ.
Example: What does the hockey term Bar Down mean?

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Video Games Trivia & Quiz

Video Games Trivia details the history, growth, revenue plus 10 game genres.
For example, 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.
To expand your knowledge of genres, move over to the genre quiz offering 12 Q&A with questions like:
What is the action and typical term used for gaining an incredible boost of speed in a game geared towards racing?

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Talking About BasketBall

gamerisms does the talking about Basketball with a 3-part glossary, facts trivia report and a quiz.
Basketball Quiz will test your knowledge of basketball speak with 10 Q&A.
Example: What does the basketball players' term Fill the Lane mean?
Jump to Basketball Trivia for plenty of facts and trivia like:
It is amusing that basketball was first invented
to simply occupy students between football and baseball seasons.

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Video Poker Info

Video Poker Info at gamerisms presents a glossary, strategy tips, VP versions defined, facts-trivia report plus a quiz.
Quiz Example: Jokers Wild video poker games full-pay 7/5 version has a 100.64% overall return IF the quad pays?
VP Facts Trivia details strategy for 12 versions plus winners stories.
Also, 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.

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Slot Machines Defined

gamerisms defines slot machines with a 3-part glossary, facts-trivia report and a quiz.
Slots are defined with terms like Buy Your Pay, Buy a Feature, Line Bet, Near Miss and Community Games.
With over 12 articles, the subjects are Progressive Slots, Wheel of Fortune Winners,
New slots for 2014-2020 reviewed, Penny vs. Dollar Slots plus trivia and a quiz mixed in.
Online Slot Games and Online Progressives are the 2 Guides offered.
Read on about the Slots Playground.

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Fantasy Sports Guide

This guide at gamerisms offers 5 parts about Fantasy Sports.
There is the 2-part glossary where you will see why FS is entertaining and profitable.
Some examples include: ADP, Bust, Contrarian, Donk and Late Swap.
This guide will provide 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.
Fantasy Sports Facts Trivia is the place for the interesting to the downright odd.
Quiz example: What do Studs-and-Scrubs refer to?

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Language of Rugby

gamerisms explores the language of rugby with a 3-part glossary.
Find 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,the International Rugby Union game with the Highest Rugby Score in history
was played in October 1994, with Hong Kong beating Singapore 164-13.
Also, there is the Rugby Games Quiz to include 10 questions and answers to challenge you.
Example: What does the term Blindside mean in Rugby Games?

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Cricket Focus

gamerisms focuses on cricket with a glossary, quiz and facts-trivia.
The site offers a two-part glossary of terms, lingo and jargon. The Facts-Trivia Report includes this bit of info:
Other countries playing cricket, but not Test cricket are
Canada, Netherlands, Ireland, Scotland, Hong Kong and Kenya.
Be sure to take the Cricket Quiz where you will find this question:
What does the term Feather bed mean in reference to Cricket Games?

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Talking Rummy Games

gamerisms talks Rummy Games variations.
The Rummy Glossary offers 6 parts, one of which details several versions of rummy played worldwide.
The games covered are: Contract Rummy, Pinochle, Double Rummy, Knock, Continental, Kalookie and Pan.
Also, Rummy Facts Trivia Report details this info:
Not including pro gambling games & solitaire, Rummy is likely the most popular card game.
Also, there is the Rummy Quiz with this example question:
What are rummy players referencing when they say the term Foot?

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Word Games Twice

gamerisms presents Word Games X 2 with a glossary.
Part 1 highlights classic and pencil word game types.
Part 2 details other word games plus a glossary of 5 popular word games.
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. The letters must be adjacent to one another
and the players have an hourglass that notes the end of a round.
The player that creates the most legitimate words wins the round.

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Chess Quiz Challenge

Take the Chess Quiz Challenge at gamerisms presenting 10 Q&A.
Example: What is a Discovered Check?
A. When, by removing a piece or pawn in front of a checking piece, an attacker is opened or discovered and puts the king in check.
B. A check is played in response to a check.
C. A forced draw by one player placing the opponent's king through an endless series of checks.
Wrap it up with Checkers info that details game terms, rules, jumping and capturing.
Also, find 2 Strategy articles: Chess Attack and Chess Game Balance

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Sportsbetting Guide

gamerisms Sportsbetting Guide includes an informative glossary detailing terms and lingo.
There are handicap betting types and sport betting terms for specific games.
Go ahead and explore Sportsbetting Facts and Trivia about the global interest for this type of betting.
Check out the Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A like this:
What does the sportsbetting term Ante Post mean?

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The 3T's of Tennis

gamerisms offers Talk, Terms and Trivia - the 3Ts of Tennis. Tennis Talk=a 3-part glossary with a learning section.
Examples of terms of the game: Dink, Take the Net, Hopper and Over Wrap.
Take the Tennis Quiz challenge with 10 Q&A. For example: What is a Daisy Cutter according to tennis players?
There is more at Tennis Trivia: US attained a remarkable position in Tennis when Arthur Ashe won the men’s singles
and Virginia Wade won the title for Women’s singles in 1968.

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Mobile Gaming Guide

Mobile Gaming Guide at gamerisms describes the games, features, stats and options of touch and play excitement.
Mobile games selection includes slots, blackjack, roulette, video poker, live dealers, 3-card poker, baccarat,
keno, scratch cards plus other classic arcade-style games.
Also, check out the Social Games Guide that details the many categories of social, skill and/or casual games available online.
Find types/genres of games, Virtual Currency, Pay to Play, Bonus Rewards and Promotions.

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Craps Table Talk

Craps Table Talk rolls your way in 3 parts. gamerisms recognizes the special language that defines the exciting game of craps.
Terms and phrases like: Put Bet, Two Aces, Buffalo, Hop Bet and Long & Strong.
Also, there is a Betting Summary Chart for both Multiple Roll Bets and Single Roll Bets on the link page.
The Craps Quiz is a challenge with questions like:
What is the total number of combinations that a pair of dice can be rolled?

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Casino Quiz X 2

There is Casino Quiz X 2 at gamerisms.
Find Q & A about general casino gambling knowledge and terms.
From the casino terms quiz: What does 'Down to the Felt' mean to casino players?
The second quiz is the Gambling Terms Quiz, where you can answer the question:
What does the gambling lingo Rathole refer to?
A. An unexpected losing hand in poker.
B. Player who slowly puts away chips during play to give the appearance that he/she is not ahead of the game.
C. Doubling your bet after every losing hand in blackjack.

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Spotlight on Darts

gamerisms Spotlight on Darts includes a glossary featuring witty terms and phrases for this popular game.
Examples of these terms and phrases are Bull Up, Cracked, Dust, High Ton and Popcorn.
Test your knowledge of the game at the Darts Quiz.
Example: What is the term, Hockey in reference to in a dart game?
Also at Darts Facts-Trivia area, you will learn that a player needs 8 darts for a perfect darts game of cricket.

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Poker Games Resource

The Poker Resource at gamerisms provides 5 parts with a separate glossary for Holdem, Omaha and Stud Poker.
Also, the 10 Worst Texas Holdem Starting Hands and 10 Best Hands completes this page.
Poker Facts Trivia provides plenty of info about poker versions and Winners.
Example: The 10-2 is called the Doyle Brunson because he won the
World Series of Poker main event in back to back years holding it.

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All Aboard for Backgammon

gamerisms invites all to get on board with backgammon starting with an extensive glossary.
The introduction is followed by over 200 backgammon game terms to include a layout graphic for new players.
Besides a challenging backgammon quiz, there is a trivia-facts report to view and learn.
For example: The first major international Backgammon tournament was held in the United States in March of 1964.
Play the game at home or choose backgammon online.

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Roulette & Craps Guide

The Online Roulette & Craps Guide at gamerisms details online playing options, tips and strategy.
Along with the European and American wheels, other versions described are Multi-Wheel Roulette and Live Dealer Roulette.
Craps game rules online are the same as practised at casinos worldwide.
One betting option reserved for online craps is the Place Bets to Lose.
These bets are the opposite of Place Bets and win if a 7 is rolled before the point.
For more info, jump over to: Live Dealer Roulette Everything you need to know.
Tip: The 0, 00, 1, 2, 3: five-number bet has a large 7.89% casino advantage. Avoid this bet.

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Talking About Football

gamerisms offers Football Talk in 3 parts with words and phrases like: Cutback, Nickel Back, Slant, Gunner and Squib Kick.
To explore the end game, you can click on the quiz with 10 Q&A.
Or trivia-facts report for outstanding records, Superbowl games, teams & players, feats and football memories.
Example: The first Monday Night Football game was between the New York Jets and the
Cleveland Browns on September 21, 1970. The Browns won 31-21.

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Slot Games Glossary

The informative Slot Games Glossary at gamerisms is divided into 3 parts.
The glossary includes over 100 slot terms and phrases related to games online as well as offline.
Find info about 4 types of slots: Basic, Progressives, Bonus Slots and Community Play or Multi Player.
Check out the group of annual slot reports for 2014 to 2020.
They report the new slot games, upgrades and internet connection of several innovative slot makers.

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Blackjack: Did You Know?

gamerisms answers this question about 21=Blackjack with a games glossary in 3 parts plus strategy tips,
a quiz and facts trivia report. An example: If you play online games or land-based using poor strategy
or instinct, you give the casino an advantage of 5%+
This link will add to your education about Online Blackjack detailing some of the online versions like:
Blackjack FaceUp 21, Double Exposure BJ and Blackjack Switch.

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12 Card Games + Poker Guide

gamerisms details this group of 12 card games. Some are poker variations, definitely skill games
and are rarely available at land-based casino/poker rooms, but likely online.
The group includes 5-card Stud, Bull Poker, Deuces Wild, Indian and Knock Poker plus 2-card.
To return to the serious game of poker, click on the Online Poker Games Guide that details the extensive and varied poker versions/variations offered online
plus online poker players’ reports about Top 10 Benefits, playing tips and strategy.

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Soccer Round Up

gamerisms provides Soccer Round Up with a learning section, 3-part glossary,
a facts-trivia report about the game plus a challenging quiz.
Click on the quiz link to answer this question.
Term for a 2-step action where a player first gets the moving ball and follows with a shot or pass to another player is
A. Run and gun
B. Breakaway
C. Two-Touch Play

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Golf Spoken Here

gamerisms offers golf speak with a glossary presented in 4 parts including the terms: Beach, Bowker, Rap and Hosel.
If you are ready to play through, then move to links for Golf Facts-Trivia where you discover that
the first national set of rules for golf was published by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in 1897.
Also, the game quiz with questions like:
What is a Quail High in golf games?

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Reserved for Volleyball Players

At gamerisms, there is reserved space for passionate volleyball players.
Find a glossary in 2 parts with terms like: Dig, Heater, Overlap and Floater.
Follow along with Volleyball Facts and Trivia to learn that the game takes many of its characteristics
from other sports such as handball, badminton and tennis.
Or, the quiz with questions like: What does the volleyball term Stuff refer to?

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