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World Series Of Poker Is Well Underway

Wednesday, Jun. 8th 2011 10:40 AM

It may not be three card brag but this year’s World Series of Poker is certainly grabbing the gambling headlines at the moment. The 2011 World Series of Poker is well underway, with eight events won, five events underway and a further 46 yet to start. However, this year’s championship is being overshadowed by the recent action taken by the FBI and the US Department of Justice, and the fallout that followed, with numerous high profile names not turning out for the annual poker showcase in Vegas.

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Playing Card Nicknames

Tuesday, May. 31st 2011 8:06 PM

When playing three card brag and other popular European card games you will be using a deck of 52 cards featuring numbers 1 to 9 along with jacks, queens, kings and aces in the four suits spades, clubs, diamonds and hearts. But did you know that there are playing card nicknames that are commonly used for the whole deck?

Aces are known as – ‘No-Spotters’, ‘Whiteskins’ or ‘Wheelcards’ along with names for suited aces such as ‘Blackberry’ for the Ace of Clubs and ‘Pig’s Eye’ for the Ace of Diamonds.

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Casino Brag At BetFred Brag

Thursday, May. 26th 2011 10:46 PM

BetFred Brag is one of the few places that three card brag players can find their favourite card game available to play against other real people online, but it’s not just this multiplayer version of three card brag that’s available from BetFred Brag. You can also play the single player game of casino brag at BetFred Brag too.

Casino brag is to three card brag what casino poker is to Texas Holdem. You don’t play casino brag against other players, your battle is against the house in a similar format to a game of blackjack. The aim of the game is to get a better hand than the dealer. However, you can also win bonus prizes for being dealt pairs, prials, runs and running flushes. These prizes are separate from the main game and do not affect the outcome of the main game.

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Other Card Games At William Hill

Wednesday, May. 18th 2011 9:04 PM

William Hill Casino is not only home to a casino-style online three card brag game but they also offer a range of other games to play too. There are many other card games at William Hill Casino ranging from the ever-present blackjack to more unusual offerings such as red dog poker. Even if you just play games at William Hill Brag, favouring the three card favourite over others you should still take a look at what’s one offer. You won’t be disappointed.

There are four versions of blackjack at William Hill Casino, each with their own features and reasons to be played. Standard blackjack is the most popular casino game in the world, and is offered along with blackjack switch that features two hands, blackjack surrender that allows you to give up half of your bet if the dealer has checked for blackjack and also the British version of blackjack, pontoon.

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Brief History Of Playing Cards

Saturday, May. 7th 2011 9:36 PM

We all know that three card brag is a traditional European card game that dates back to the 16th century and it is often referred to as the predecessor to poker but it certainly isn’t the earliest example of a card game. Card games and playing cards themselves date back centuries and centuries before the creation of three card brag, as we will explain in our brief history of playing cards.

Playing cards as we know them now, with Aces, numbers 2 to 9 and jacks, queens and kings with the four suits spades, hearts, diamonds and clubs came from France and have only been around for a relatively short time, since the late 16th century when games such as Primero and later, brag, used decks that included picture cards such as kings, queens and knaves (jacks).

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Skill Game Tournaments At Stan James Brag

Sunday, May. 1st 2011 4:11 PM

Online three card brag is still very much in its infancy, with just a handful of operators offering online multiplayer games of brag. However, at sites that do offer games of three card brag online, such as Stan James Brag, you will also find other skill games to play along with other exciting ways to play. Other ways such as the skill game tournaments at Stan James Brag, where you can fight your way through the tables in a bid to walk away as champion.

This evening, for example, you are able to play in a range of skill game tournaments, each with buy-ins of £5.00 or £5.50. If you’re a fan of Gin Rummy, Backgammon, Blackjack or Poker Dice there’s a skill game tournament for you today at Stan James Brag. Below are today’s skill game tournaments, the starting times and the buy-ins.

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Poker Crackdown Could Boost Three Card Brag

Saturday, Apr. 23rd 2011 12:38 PM

Last week the FBI and US Department of Justice turned the world of online poker on its head by seizing the domains of leading poker sites that served US players and that action will have a knock-on effect across the internet, not just at poker sites. The online poker crackdown could boost three card brag player numbers and prizes. ‘How?’ we hear you ask. Well there are a number of reasons why the fallout from online poker’s Black Friday could boost online three card brag.

Firstly, the major benefactors from last Friday’s shutdown of the world’s three largest online poker networks were the non-US serving poker sites, which include BetFred Poker on the iPoker Network and Stan James Poker on the Microgaming Network. As both of these poker providers also offer multiplayer online three card brag games there’s every chance that some of them will try their hand at a few games as a change from poker.

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Three Card Brag Wild Cards

Sunday, Mar. 6th 2011 8:14 PM

Over the past six months or so there has been somewhat of an online three card brag explosion, with various sites now offering you the opportunity to play cash tables and tournaments as you would at an online poker site, but this does confine your playing to the rules of the site. This means that you are unable to play three card brag wild cards and other rule and game variations online.

Wild cards, or floaters as they’re sometimes called, are predetermined cards of a certain value that can be used as a substitute to complete a hand. For example, if twos are the chosen wild cards and you are dealt 3, 3, 2 you would be able to play it as a prial of threes, using the two as a substitute for the final missing three. Even though wild cards are found when playing three card brag and other variations, they are most often found when playing four or five card brag

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Skill Games At William Hill

Monday, Feb. 28th 2011 1:41 AM

Three card brag is a game of skill that lends itself to internet hosting very well, in a similar fashion to online poker but there are a whole host of other skill games available to play online too. One site that offers an online version of three card brag also has a great selection of other games that require knowledge and tactics to succeed. The skill games at William Hill are a great way to play for real money online without so much reliance on good fortune.

Some of the more popular skill games at William Hill include; heads-up blackjack, backgammon, domino dual, gin rummy and more, all of which can be played 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are also scheduled tournaments for many of the skill games at William Hill, allowing you to pit your wits against other players for some impressive prize pools.

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Other Games at Stan James Brag

Wednesday, Feb. 16th 2011 6:31 PM
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Stan James Brag is the newest of the internet’s gaming sites to offer online 3 card brag games for real money but there are plenty of other games at Stan James Brag in their ‘skill games’ section. You will find a great choice of traditional table games and skill games all available to play 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. What’s more, this collection of games can be played using your Stan James Brag account, with no need to login to a different playing account.

Choose from a massive range of games including; gin rummy, backgammon, dominoes, heads-up blackjack, pineapple poker, poker dice, pyramid solitaire and panic solitaire that all have their own promotions and bonuses to play for too at Stan James Brag.

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