Korea All Set For Poker Online Terpercaya UAE

Korea All Set For Poker Online Terpercaya UAE

 

 

A World Cup qualifier against UAE would not usually be a huge game but Wednesday’s clash in Seoul promises to be a big, big night for South Korean football.

 

What should happen in such a situation, and what has usually happened in the past, is that the host enjoys a fairly comfortable victory and takes a step towards what would be a seventh successive World Cup.

 

And yet, there are nerves everywhere. Nerves at the Korean Football Association that the team will miss out, dealing a huge blow to the sport in the Poker Online Terpercaya Land of the Morning Calm, nerves among the media who don’t want to imagine a World Cup without Korea, nerves among the players who dream of the chance to showcase their talents on the biggest stage of all, nerves among the fans who are rightly proud of Korea’s World Cup record and nerves among the coaching staff who could soon find themselves out of a job.

 

A 1-1 tie against North Korea in Shanghai in September was a reasonable, if slightly disappointing result –though the performance was poor- and leaves no room for error at home against the weakest member of the group. As well as North Korea and UAE, Asian powerhouses Iran and Saudi Arabia are the other two members of the group. Only the top two progresses to South Africa – third place means play-offs and if you thought things were tense now, winner-takes-all elimination games play havoc with the blood pressure.

 

But that is way in the future. With tricky trips to Riyadh, against a team that Korea has lost three and tied two of its last five games, and Tehran where the East Asians have never won an official match, up next, it is imperative that the full three points are deposited in the bank tonight.

 

If not, coach Huh Jung-moo is likely to be out of the door and a big-name foreign coach drafted in as a jittery KFA looks to salvage the campaign before it is too late. Huh is showing no signs of the pressure and has vowed to attack the West Asians from the beginning.

 

There are some absentees. Kim Do-heon, Lee Chun-soo, Kim Chi-gon, Kim Jin-kyu, Jung Jo-gook and Lee Jang-soo are injured. Captain Kim Nam-il is suspended but there is some good news. UAE is in something of a crisis. The West Asians have played two games so far, both at home and both were lost. In September, coach Bruno Metsu, who almost took the South Korean job in 2004, jumped ship to nearby Qatar.

 

Fellow Frenchman Dominique Bathenay is expected to play it safe in Seoul but knows that a good result could resurrect UAE’s World Cup dreams.

 

“South Korea is a strong team,” said a tired-looking Bathaney as he arrived at Incheon International Airport on Monday.

 

“We know many of their players but we are going to focus just on our own team and how we are going to play. It looks as if two from South Korea, Iran and Saudi Arabia will qualify. We have struggled from the beginning but there is still a chance for us. It will be a tough match against South Korea but we will fight for our lives until the end.”

 

That end will be virtually guaranteed if the UAE loses in Seoul. Ismail Matar is the one to watch out for. Small but stocked full of silky skills, he scored four out of seven UAE goals in the previous round of qualification and is presented with gifts of camels on a regular basis from fans.

 

Korea warmed up for the UAE game against Uzbekistan on Saturday and won 3-0. All three goals were impressive as were the players that scored them. Talented teenagers Lee Chung-yung and Ki Sung-yung play together for FC Seoul and combined well for the first goal. Daegu’s Lee Keun-ho scored twice in the second, doing enough to earn a starting place.

 

Lee Chung-young and Ki Sung-yung celebrate

 

 

“The goal has given me confidence,” said Ki who scored the only goal against North Korea in Shanghai. “It has also made me greedy for more and I am looking for a third consecutive goal against UAE. It will not be an easy game for us but we are capable of getting a good result.”

 

As tests go, the Uzbekistan game was not the best as the Central Asians were happy to attack Korea, leaving holes at the back. There will be no such easy pickings in the northwest corner of Seoul this evening.

 

UAE prepared by drawing 1-1 in Japan last week. It was a good result though the Japanese missed a host of chances and allowed UAE to score on the counter-attack. It is a scenario not unfamiliar to Korean fans and a repeat tonight would signal the start of a turbulent few weeks in Korean soccer.

 

Despite all the nerves, that shouldn’t happen as Korea look set to take a step closer to South Africa.

 

 

 

 

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One man and his log Pkv Poker Hannover

One man and his log Pkv Poker Hannover

 

 

Off to see Mexico again. This time meeting my friend Manuel would be no problem. Or so I thought. Boarded the train at Berlin, checked the train number, the TV monitor onboard and the on train leaflet that shows the stops and all the connections. Heard different announcements on the train reeling off what I thought were the connections from the forthcoming stations throughout the journey.

 

All of a sudden we stopped at a station that wasn’t on the schedule! We were at Wolfsburg, and we were meant to be slightly further north at Braunschweig. I quickly found a map and realised that the connections I needed to make were in jeopardy. I approached a conductor about my predicament, he was sympathetic at first, but when I told him where I wanted to go he offered a simple shrug of the shoulders. Decided I would get off at the next station and work things out from there. Arriving at what to me was the middle of Pkv Poker nowhere, it seemed like a ghost station, and that the conductor had been right. The train I had just departed showed as running 30 minutes late, but after a frantic few minutes working out exactly where I was and finding a train timetable, all was well, I would arrive a mere four minutes later.

 

Once again there were thousands of Mexicans all over the city and as before a large number did not have tickets. News had now got out about the number of Mexicans and the chance to make some money. The going rate 30 minutes before kick off – €800!

 

Saturday 17th June Elze. Mannheim. Frankfurt. Kaiserslautern. Mannheim

 

This World Cup has seen a number of entrepreneurs join in the proceedings. The usual people offering bed and breakfast have been seen at the train stations, and around the stadium, locals are selling cold drinks. Added to this FIFA have now joined in, offering resale tickets at 15% above their face value and offering to change the name on tickets for €10.

 

In the Stadium Ticketing Centres, there has been a constant stream of people paying to have their name put on the ticket in order that they can enter the stadium. I felt like joining in the spirit of making money by charging them €5 to tell them not to bother.

 

However today, in Frankfurt a friend had his ID checked and of course it did not match the name on his ticket. They explained that he had to have the name changed on the ticket and he was forced to go through this administrative process. They did not charge him for this! I wondered what they would do if he already had the maximum number of tickets (seven) allocated in his name.

 

Later that evening, as I approached the stadium at Kaiserslautern an announcement was made stating that everyone should have their tickets and I.D. ready for presentation at the turnstile. If they did enforce this regulation, this would make the sale of different Football Associations’ tickets even more attractive to touts and buyers, a worrying thought as already large numbers find there way on to the black market. I had bought my ticket that evening from an American so I just had to be observant and avoid any turnstiles where they appeared to be checking I.D. No checks were carried out as I entered the stadium.

 

Despite having to put up with being surrounded by Americans, I enjoyed the game. Of course the comments made around me did put me off. For one of the sendings off I heard that the player “put his spikes up, and deserved to go”. And then talking to an American about Kasey Keller’s goal kicks which were going to his opposite number, I suggested that he would be better trying to put the ball out for a throw in. “Wow, can he do that, is that allowed, putting the ball out of play deliberately?” was the response I got. How long have they been playing football!

 

 

 

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Free Gambling Tips – How to Win Situs Slot Contests

Free Gambling Tips – How to Win Situs Slot Contests

 

 

Based on information published in national magazines and papers, it is believed a minimum of somewhere near FIFTY MILLION DOLLARS is given away each year in PRIZE CONTESTS. Is it any wonder that smart people, men and women of all ages in about every walk of life, are taking home these prizes? Some devote their full time to solving contests for money (or prizes), usually of extremely sizeable amounts and value. Refer to about every magazine you see, a large number of newspapers, about all TV and Radio stations – to name a few – plus some publications which are 100% CONTEST NEWS.

 

Many persons receive many times larger yearly total earnings devoting their full time or a generous part of their spare time to solving the CONTESTS which come to their attention. They do it year after year as their ONLY occupation. Others like to try their hand solving contests whenever they feel in the mood, but do no have any regular time schedule to tie them down.

 

An article in the Wall Street Journal stated that many spare time contest men and women receive over $600 year after year. One situs slot article I read states that someone they knew had earned in excess of $40,000 and had solved more than 2,000 contests for prizes. Another item I read says some other contest solver won over 80 different contests to receive over $25,000 within TWELVE MONTHS.

 

However, a study of winning CONTESTS proves for the most part that it is not based on luck. Therefore, it is wise to find out what the true fundamentals are before one starts. That way alone, it is possible for one to compete with the others working on the solution of the same contest. You’ll find the necessary (easy-to-understand and follow) instructions in this text.

 

  1. Be sure that you carefully read the rules of each contest – and understand before you start – that these rules must be followed, in every particular, in order to win, or be one of the top winners. Almost half of all contests entries are thrown out, with hardly more than a single “glance” by the contest headquarters, for the sole reason, that the sender did not follow the clearly printed rules. It pays to be extremely careful when working on any contest. Check and recheck it with the rules before you mail it in.

 

  1. Be sure your entry is as neatly presented as possible. This is extremely important. Whenever possible typewrite your entry, as this adds greatly to the neatness requirement. If you do not have a typewriter or a friend who would type it for you, and you are obliged to mail it in longhand, write neatly, and only with a pen and ink – never with a lead pencil.

 

  1. Mail your entry in a suitable large sized envelope, even if you have to go to your nearest store to buy it.

 

  1. If the contest requires a box top or label, coupon, etc., make sure that you do not forget to enclose it in the envelope. (You may be surprised to learn that many do forget – so their entry is discarded – even if in all other ways it is the best, qualifying for the top prize money.)

 

You’ll find that your chances for winning are multiplied ten fold if you own or rent from a library the latest unabridged dictionary as well as a copy of a thesaurus.

 

Some of the Togel winners of the larger contests are strong in their feeling that one should have a Rhyming Dictionary, an Almanac, Atlas, and one of the many editions of a Crossword Puzzle Dictionary. Most folks have a dictionary and encyclopedia. Both are needed to properly enter most contests. Time and time again, one or the other of the books will come up with the word or answer your seek to solve the contest.

 

However, for folks just starting, and with limited money to spend, you should confine yourself to the books named above that you may now have and buy the others as you win smaller contests and can afford to.

 

  1. Visit your nearest (or best) public library and ask the clerk to help you locate their various books, magazines, etc., relating to contests. Make notes on the winners of contests – their style or entry – for your future thoughts and guidance. Jot down in a notebook the things you want to remember or refer to, or think you would be likely to want to consider at some future date. It will most likely prove priceless to you much more quickly than you think. It will help you to think of first prize winning steps to take, etc.

 

  1. An ever-increasing number of larger firms feel contests help them put their items or offers in the right hands with the best results. They therefore often start a new contest almost as soon as their last one is completed. This is especially true in contests where a wrapper, label or box top, bottle cap, etc. is requested. This method is usually very successful in getting more people to try their product than any other form of advertising.

 

  1. Above all else, make a point of having your entry worded as briefly as you can. Many contests even ask for an opinion within an specified number of words. In other words, the advertiser wants you to tell him briefly why you prefer his product to any other

 

Example:

 

“Wheatne is preferred by me because it tastes better than any other breakfast cereal, has less calories, sugar and other fattening items, with a much higher food value.”

 

“I buy ZOKA soap because it suds best in hard water, and pampers one’s skin. ZOKA keeps my complexion youthful looking as if I had used the costly creams.”

 

Always study the product completely and make notes on your scrap pad of all the ways it pleases you, over competitive brands. Make your story clean-cut with clearly understood “selling” phrases. Be enthusiastic, but always sincere and truthful. Whenever possible, tell about your personal results in using the item.

 

Don’t be in a rush to mail the entry to the contest headquarters firm – professionals put their first drafts to one side, then refer to it “tomorrow” or the next day, rewriting it over and over again (usually) until they feel it is their very best work. Then, they mail it in. It pays and pays big to follow the methods of the professionals.

 

Perhaps just about every entry sent in on any contest is “Point Rated”. If you checked your entry, before mailing it in, comparing it to the 8-point method below, you could know in advance if your entry has a far above average opportunity of being one of the winners – perhaps even the top grand prize.

 

  1. References to the accomplishments of the product or item. 2. Expression of thought, new ideas, originality. 3. Effective combination of words, sentences, etc. 4. Truthfulness – or is it believable. 5. Creativeness by fresh thoughts or comments 6. Briefness, easily understood by all. 7. Arouse thoughts, create emotions. 8. Make a sales-promoting image, text creates a “picture”.

 

I think most folks would not need teaching on jingles or limericks, where you are asked to insert the last line of a poem. These are popular and much money could be made adding the last line. The best method would be to almost memorize the lines given to you first, then make your last line either clever, or unusual, (or both). Your rhyming dictionary will be of tremendous help in winning top prizes in this form of contest.

 

Picture and Number Puzzles are always popular. These contests (in my opinion) do not need instructions beyond one’s common sense. The chief thing to remember is to carefully read the rules and to follow the instructions of the advertiser. This type of contest does require considerable time, thought and study. Take your time. Go over all rules time and time again. When you feel confident your entry is your best work, then and only then mail it in. This kind of contest almost always seems to wind up with a sizeable number of tied contestants, requiring another “run off” to decide the winner, and sometimes more than one “run off”. For this reason, it is not the most popular with the professionals. Usually “beginners” try their hand at them.

 

Name contests are always popular – a manufacturer wants the public to select a good name for one of his items, and offers a sizeable award for the entry he or his advertising agents regard as the best of all. Remember to tie the sponsor’s item or product into your reply of the name you feel is best. Make it catchy and easy to remember for the best possibility of being the winner.

 

Guessing contests, as the name implies, are in my opinion, at least 90% luck. Professionals rarely enter them. The idea is, of course, to guess how many cans of a specific brand of condensed milk is in a barrel, or how many boxes of a maker’s breakfast food is wedged into a telephone booth, etc. These are 90% luck, combined with an estimation of count.

 

Contests asking for the creation of slogans are always worked out by the professional with the use of a dictionary. These contests are the ideal ones to enter.

 

Contests in the field of photographs are both interesting and profitable, so enter when you use the instruction and guidance in this instruction text.

 

Contests for an essay as well as for word building are always of keen interest to the professional. Instruction in this text points the way to become a professional. With this set of instructions to refer to as you tackle each contest, you should have a far above average chance of being a top prize winner in an extremely short period of time. Good luck.

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Is CBD Legal in Florida Florida CBD Possession Guidelines with CBD 2000mg $20 tincture

Is CBD Legal in Florida Florida CBD Possession Guidelines with CBD 2000mg $20 tincture

 

 

 

The state has not set any limits on the amount of CBD that a person can have at any given moment. A prescription is required to purchase medical marijuana. Patients can have up four ounces of CBD from state-licensed dispensaries.

 

Is Hemp Legally Prohibited in Florida?

 

People can easily get confused with all the terms CBD, cannabis, cannabis, and even hemp. What do they all mean? Do Florida CBD laws apply to hemp-based products as well? Are CBD hemp products legal in Florida, or is it illegal?

 

(CBD), as you may know, can be derived from two sources: hemp and marijuana. Notably, CBD hemp oil is much lower in THC than marijuana-based CBD. Florida CBD 2000mg $20 tincture laws allow for the use hemp-based CBD products. However, they do not allow for marijuana-based CBD products. Hemp products are lower than 0.3% THC. The other side is marijuana products that may contain as much as 15% THC. It is enough to make you feel “high” when you use it.

 

Florida residents can purchase hemp-derived products from businesses if they are tested by an independent lab. This will ensure that products contain no more than 0.3% of THC, as per the CBD laws. This also confirms that the product does not contain any harmful additives.

 

Is CBD Legal in Florida How can you get it?

 

Florida is very liberal when it comes down to restrictions. Ordering online or from dispensaries can get a patient who is using medical marijuana up to four ounces. However, all patients must obtain a recommendation from a doctor before ordering marijuana. If they don’t have this approval, the order will be cancelled. This purchase model allows the state to limit businesses that sell CBD or CBD-based products. If you prefer to avoid the hassles of buying CBD products in person, you can order a CBD product online.

 

It would be a great idea to verify all information before buying CBD. Check the ingredients list to see if any toxic compounds are present. You should consult your doctor before you take any chemicals, such as heavy metal. What are the best places to buy CBD in Florida The best way to get CBD oil products for Florida is to purchase them online. However, CBD oil can also be purchased in-store at many local stores.…

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Cessation techniques by Puffazon Amazon of smoke supplies | Largest internet retailer of smoke supplies | Smokeshop supplies delivered like Amazon

Cessation techniques by Puffazon Amazon of smoke supplies | Largest internet retailer of smoke supplies | Smokeshop supplies delivered like Amazon

 

 

 

Over the years, several smokeless tobacco cessation and prevention techniques have been tried with varying levels of success. Some of them include:

 

  1. Education- One of the easiest and first lines of defense in cessation is to educate them on the dangers of tobacco. Give your patients literature from the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute. We have some pamphlet and booklet suggestions in this web site. Posters, pamphlets and repeated reminders (i.e. intervention) from health professionals to their patients to not start using tobacco can be very influential. Encouraging and educating young people regarding non-tobacco use can also help that person become influential to their peers.

 

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  1. Chewing an alternative- Oral gratification “missing having something in my mouth”, behavioral rituals and peer pressure are powerful influences to keep a person using smokeless tobacco. Here is where using healthy alternatives like Mint Snuff All Mint Chew or Pouches becomes so valuable. They allow the patient to continue the behavior and yield to whatever pressures keep them chewing but without the danger of tobacco. Some people can quit the behavior altogether after a few weeks, others take longer. If they quit and then feel the need to relapse, they can once again use Mint Snuff until the urge passes.

 

  1. Titration- Some chewers who have strong nicotine withdrawal find it helpful to mix Mint Snuff with their tobacco. Some mix it with tobacco in a ratio of 1:4 one week, 1:3 the following week, 1:2 the next, 1:1 afterwards and finally to straight Mint Snuff. Click here to see Dr. Dan Laizure’s method.

 

  1. Alternating dips- Use tobacco and Mint Snuff alternately starting every other dip then gradually using Mint Snuff more and more until they don’t use tobacco anymore.

 

  1. Use of nicotine patches- For those chewers who display definite signs of nicotine withdrawal, doctors may consider the use of nicotine patches. Please check the latest information on suggested levels and age criteria for the use of patches with smokeless tobacco users.

 

  1. Nicotine gum (Nicorette)- Studies have suggested that nicotine gum has not been very helpful in the cessation efforts. However, it is always worth a try if the patient wants to try it.

 

  1. A prescription of wellbutrin (also called Zyban, a prescription anti-depressant pill) and the use of Mint Snuff Chew or Mint Snuff Pouches. A few un-named professional baseball players quit using this method.
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New Year’s Online Gambling prize from PoshBingo.co.uk

New Year’s Online Gambling prize from PoshBingo.co.uk

 

 

Gibraltar-licensed online bingo site PoshBingo.co.uk is set to start the New Year in style by giving players the chance to take home a share of £30,000 in cash courtesy of its special Joy Pot game.

 

PoshBingo.co.uk is a member of the JoyOfBingo.com Network alongside fellow sites RedBusBingo.com, TastyBingo.com and WinkBingo.com and revealed that its sister domains conducted similar promotions earlier this year to give away a total of £75,000.

 

The 90-ball Joy Pot game takes place on January 1 at 10pm London time and will award the full-house winner with £25,000 in cash while the two-line winner will take away £3,000. Players can pre-purchase up to 72 tickets at five pounds each while the one-line winner will get a cash prize of £2,000.

 

PoshBingo.co.uk stated that players short on cash can exchange 500 Pot Credits for one ticket into its special Joy Pot game up to a maximum of 72. Competitors can earn two Pot Credits for every ten pounds they wager on bingo while one Pot Credit awaits every player that has spent £50 on its instant games. In addition, one Pot Credit will be awarded for winning on the site’s number 25 pattern game with five Pot Credits for those that get lucky on its pot of gold pattern game.

 

As if this weren’t enough, PoshBingo.co.uk declared that players can earn an additional 20 Pot Credits per account by e-mailing ILove@JoyOfBingo.com and telling it what they would put in their joy pot if they had one.

 

“When people talk about starting the New Year fresh, we talk about starting the New Year rich,” read a statement from PoshBingo.co.uk.

 

“On the January 1, 2011 at 10pm you could be our £30,000 Joy Pot winner. It is a 90-ball game, which means three lucky players will have the chance to win a small fortune.”

 

PokerStars.com releases LAPT and ANZPT details

 

Leading online poker site PokerStars.com has released details of the fourth season of the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), which is scheduled to begin in February from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

In addition to Brazil, LAPT Season Four will see additional $1,000 buy-in stops in Chile, Peru and Argentina as well as a tournament in the Colombian capital of Bogota for the first time.

 

Next year’s LAPT will begin in Brazil on February 16 before finishing on August 7 in Colombia and also see the addition of the LAPT Awards, which will recognise the best player performances across the entire series in a similar vein to the European Poker Tour Awards.

 

In addition, PokerStars.com has announced that the third season of its Online Gambling Australia and New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) will get under way in Adelaide from February 2 to 6. Last season took in eight events across Australia and New Zealand with a combined prize pool of $4,318,979.

 

The Isle of Man-licensed online poker domain declared that this series of the ANZPT will take in Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Queenstown, Gold Coast, Melbourne and Sydney twice with the ‘possibility of more to be announced’.

 

“There is also a Player of the Year competition, which will reward the highest points-scoring player over the entire ANZPT with a PokerStars.net sponsorship package to four Asia Pacific Poker Tour events and either the Aussie Millions Main Event or the PokerStars.com Caribbean Adventure main event,” read a statement from PokerStars.com.

 

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SWISS EXPERTS WARN OF RISE IN POKER ONLINE GAMBLING ADDICTION

SWISS EXPERTS WARN OF RISE IN POKER ONLINE GAMBLING ADDICTION

 

 

One year after the first of seven Grand Casinos opened in Switzerland, help groups are warning of a steady rise in the number of gambling addicts.

They say many addicts run up debts of least SFr50,000 ($37,000) before seeking help.

 

The first new casino opened in the city of Lucerne last June and was followed by Bern, Baden, Lugano and Montreux. The final two – in Basel and St Gallen – are due to open later this year.

 

Operators of these so-called Class A casinos are under no obligation to impose an upper limit on bets placed at the tables.

 

Self-help groups say the launches coincided with an upturn in people seeking counselling to beat their addiction.

 

“In the second half of last year, we saw a significant rise in the number of enquiries relating to gambling addiction,” explains Heidi Fritschi, director of Berner Gesundheit, a counselling centre for gambling addicts in the Swiss capital.

 

Seeking help

 

Claudia Roth, one of Fritschi’s team of professionally-trained counsellors, told swissinfo it was still too early to tell whether the increase could be directly attributed to the opening last July of Bern’s new Grand Casino.

 

But she made it clear that the centre is working closely with casino managers to ensure that addicts seek help before it is too late.

 

“We have an agreement with the casino [in Bern] that if they notice someone in trouble at the tables, trained staff will go up to this person, and put them in touch with us,” Roth told swissinfo.

 

“But they only come if they want to be helped. Mostly we find that people don’t recognise they’re addicted.” Barred

 

All our staff are trained to watch out for customers who get into trouble.

Stefan Harra, Bern Casino director

Legislation drawn up by the Federal Gaming Board stipulates that all casinos awarded a Class A licence must do all they can to prevent gamblers playing above their means.

The board can impose fines of up to SFr500,000 on operators who do not abide by the rules and let someone who has been barred from playing return to the tables.

 

Stefan Harra, director of the Grand Casino in Bern, told swissinfo his staff are trained to watch out for customers who get into trouble.

 

“It’s simply not in our long-term interest to let addicts play in our Poker Online casino,” Harra says.

 

Gambling debts

 

But Roth believes many addicts fall through the legal safety net and are left to play until they run out of money, with only a few finding their way to self-help groups.

 

“The people who do make it here know they have to stop in their minds, but they don’t really feel like doing so,” Roth explains. “So my task is to motivate them.”

 

Most of those who seek help, adds Roth, have already run up debts of least SFr50,000 by the time they arrive for the first session of counselling.

 

“It’s very important to work with them to manage their finances, because they need to have a sense that the debt can be reduced.”

 

“Many people are desperate, some are suicidal, because they’ve lost their jobs and relationships and they have no prospects for the future.”

 

Many gamblers are desperate, some are suicidal

Claudia Roth, counsellor

Reformed addict

One of Roth’s clients at the counselling centre is “Andreas” (whose name has been changed to protect his identity), a 46-year-old reformed addict from Bern, who ran up hundreds of thousands of francs in debts.

 

Andreas told swissinfo he began by spending “small change, something like twenty to fifty francs” in slot machines, but soon became addicted to more high-stakes gambling, regularly spending SFr6000 in a single night at the tables.

 

“It got to the stage when I couldn’t walk out of the house with any money in my pocket, because…after a couple of minutes, all I would be able to think about would be when I could go and play,” he recalls.

 

“I realised I had a serious problem and this wasn’t good for my family life. They saw that I couldn’t handle it and that the problem was bigger than me.”

 

Andreas is not alone: the Swiss Casinos Social Advisory Board – a body funded by casino operators – estimates that between 10,000 and 20,000 people in Switzerland are addicted to gambling.

 

According to the Lucerne-based self-help centre, Careplay, an overwhelming majority of addicts are male.

 

Families suffer

 

Roth points out that close family members also suffer the consequences of a gambler’s addiction.

 

“Sometimes, I have wives of addicts who come to me and say they have nothing left in their cupboards to eat and they don’t even have enough money to pay for rent, health insurance and food.”

 

Andreas says he has now beaten his addiction and that he is no longer attracted to the high-stakes gambling opportunities on offer inside Switzerland’s new breed of Grand Casinos.

 

“It’s just you against the system inside the slot machine,” he explains. “In the beginning, you think you can beat it – I was standing in front of it saying, ‘I’ll show you’.”

 

“But I realised that in the end, it’s the system that always wins.”

 

 

 

 

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Togel Singapore Slot Machines Go High Tech

Togel Singapore Slot Machines Go High Tech

 

 

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Engineers at PureDepth Inc. spent years developing tools for helping the military plot 3-D maps of war zones, eventually licensing top-secret technology to the U.S. Air Force and Navy.

 

Slots MachinesBut the Silicon Valley startup hit the jackpot in October when it inked a deal with International Game Technology Inc., the world’s largest maker of slot machines.

 

Industry experts say a realistic digital video display is the final hurdle that will completely digitize one-armed bandits. The new displays by PureDepth and others — set to debut later this year — could profoundly change the $85 billion U.S. gambling industry and how it’s regulated.

 

When high-tech slots are in place, programmers will be able to control nearly every aspect of the game — cost, payout, even the images that line up on the payline. Casino operators will be able to make changes in real time through back-end servers that talk to computer chips inside the slot machines.

 

“This is the last piece of the puzzle,” financial analyst Aimee Marcel Remey, who follows the gaming industry for Jefferies & Co. “These new systems are so different from the slots out there now. You feel like it’s an exact science, every time you pull.”

 

If the Beach Boys are playing the Luxor in Las Vegas, next-generation slots could display images of band members instead of cherries, numbers or other symbols. If band members’ faces line up, an embedded printer could spit out front-row tickets.

 

Or suppose the penny slots area at a tribal casino empties out around 7 p.m., when big spenders arrive. With a few keystrokes, programmers could change the minimum bet to $1 and offer a progressive jackpot with all slots in the house — or even with thousands of machines statewide.

 

“If the NASCAR folks are coming to Vegas, they could change the fruits to cars,” said Fred Angelopoulos, CEO of Redwood Shores-based PureDepth, founded in 1999. “You can start thinking outside the box, literally.”Without digital displays and servers, employees would have to manually close out meters, change glass, change reel strips and physically relocate and remove machines.

 

Digital Togel Singapore slots, however, are vulnerable to the same bugs and malfunctions that plague personal computers. Regulators say they’ll be seductive targets for hackers, who have been trying to rig games for decades.

 

In 2000, a programmer in Edmonton, Canada, found a software glitch that let him regularly win $500 or more on some video poker machines. The maker of the machines — WMS Industries Inc. — estimated the incident cost at least $1 million and sued the man, who threatened to publish the flaw online.

 

The Nevada Gaming Control Board, which sets the pace for regulators nationwide, adopted new rules last year for digital machines. The board must approve all software modifications — even pictures on reels. The approval process takes up to 30 days.

 

The board employs 11 experts in computer science, electronic security and wireless networking. It will double the number of these specialists by late 2007 and build a new research facility to deal with an expected profusion of digital slot machines, said Mark Clayton, who heads the board’s technology division.

 

Executives at the top three manufacturers acknowledge that networked slot machines are a seductive target for hackers and are reluctant to call them hack-proof for fear of inviting challenges from would-be invaders. Instead, they’re working with regulators to reduce the potential damage if such an attack occurred.

 

Roughly half the 835,000 slot machines nationwide have video displays and many are networked, but industry officials acknowledge that most are flops, lacking the visceral “clunk-clunk-clunk” of wheels hitting the payline.

 

Video slots with an authentic feel are the holy grail for manufacturers.

 

PureDepth searched for a mechanical alternative to the traditional optical tricks for fooling the eyes and brain into seeing depth. Such tricks — fancy versions of 3-D glasses — induced nausea and headaches and were rejected by casino operators, who stuck with mechanical reels or flat video displays with no depth.

 

With the cost of liquid crystal displays dropping, engineers at PureDepth’s lab in New Zealand decided to house two or more LCDs in one physical unit to create depth — a deceptively simple idea protected with 45 patents and roughly 70 patents pending.

 

Reno, Nev.-based IGT is hoping to debut the first machines with PureDepth’s multilayer video display in November at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. The company won’t say how much they’ll cost, but they’ll be more than mechanical reel machines, which cost up to $15,000.

 

A different approach on a 3-D video slot system will debut next month, when Waukegan, Ill.-based WMS is expected to introduce a “Monopoly Super Money Grab” slot machine. Its hybrid display features a mechanical reel behind a video display that activates when the payline hits certain combinations.

 

Traditional three- and five-reel slots have a finite number of combinations, but adding a video layer allows programmers to exponentially expand the possibilities.

 

“The mathematics drive the game, and the more mathematics you can derive, the more combinations you can create,” said Larry Pacey, senior vice president of product development at WMS, which developed the patented technology with Tokyo-based Pachinko powerhouse Aruze Corp.

 

One thing that’s unlikely to change in the new era of digital slots: the slim odds of winning big.

 

“Let’s be honest: Everything about a casino design is meant to play on the player’s psychology,” said Jeffrey Allen, director of business development for Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies Inc., another top slot machine maker. “Why else would there be no clocks and comfortable chairs and subdued lights?”

 

Ed Rogich, an IGT vice president, said players who tested video display prototypes earlier this year could hardly tell the difference between them and manual reels. That’s a good sign: Many old-school gamblers prefer low-tech slots.

 

Earlier this month at Cache Creek Casino in Brooks, Margaret Spence criticized the present version of video slots and wistfully recalled the days of old-fashioned reels.

 

“I still miss pulling that old lever, and I miss that big tub of money that would fill up with coins when you hit the jackpot,” said Spence, 71, a Concord resident who currently favors $1 “Blazing 7s” machines. “The video machines seem like a waste of time — like a video game.”

 

 

 

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Pengeluaran Sgp Pachinko – It’s Types,Variations and Winning Tips

Pengeluaran Sgp Pachinko – It’s Types,Variations and Winning Tips

 

 

BASICS OF PACHINKO

 

 

Pachinko is a very simple gambling game. It belongs from the same kind of pinball. It does not require any skill. Just a good understanding of the game is enough. You can just hold your hands and wait for your term of winnings or losses. Pachinko machines generally are found in pachinko parlours. You can easily recognize these parlours because all of them are very bright and colourful.

 

 

How to play:

 

The first thing you need to understand in the game is the machine. These special kinds of machines are only used for playing pachinko. It shoots small balls at a wicked pace which is silver in colour. These cascading down and bouncing off ball are and controlled and directed by some series of pins and eventually they will drop towards the centre at the bottom. The bottom holds a hole which is protected by two small doors on both the sides so that if the doors are closed it is possible for only one ball to slip through it and when they are open it is possible for three or more balls. Actually, most of the balls fall meaninglessly into the bottom hole of the machine. You need to control it through your experience of choosing which machine is proper and perfect to play. Playing pachinko could not be very simpler if you don’t have the exact understanding about the game. You just need to give the preferable amount of money in the top left of the pachinko machine. After giving the money to the top left hole you need to press the start button near the bin. The next part of the machine will fill up with your portion of balls and after that just grab the right bottom wheel with your right hand and press it properly. You can also use your wrist to grab the wheel.

 

Trick:

 

The ball will take that much of speed which you want to give it. You can control it by twisting the amount of control on the speed and also some small adjustments can change the path of the ball to control the bounces as it goes down from one side to another of the pins. Your final job is finding a soft spot for the ball where it can jump consistently and get into that bottom hole. Each ball going into the hole gets rewards. You can get rewarded in two ways. First is if you got around ten free balls and the other is that you got one more spin on the virtual Pachinko. This virtual machine appears on the pachinko machine’s video screen.

 

Attention on:

 

Whenever you sit on the pachinko machine to play the game, there is 3 areas on which you need to give attention:

 

The top part of the machine it either could be left or right of the machine. It is the part where you put money and it looks like a vending machine. The bottom portion of the machine. In this part the buying balls stays.

The turn-wheel of the machine. This portion of the machine helps to put the balls in the machine. Mostly it is located at the bottom of the machine.

 

Pengeluaran Sgp Pachinko is almost like the pinball, so if you have that knowledge about the playing of pinball you can play the pachinko also. You just need to collect some basic difference. In it the idea of playing is that if use the balls you will get more balls. One of exception is that there are no flippers you just need to hold down turn-wheel start for hoping that the balls will fall into the winning holes to earn money.

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TEXAS LOTTERY AWAITING FOR THE TOGEL ONLINE WINNER TO TURN UP

TEXAS LOTTERY AWAITING FOR THE TOGEL ONLINE WINNER TO TURN UP

 

 

The winning ticket in the record-setting $145 million Lotto Texas drawing was purchased at a gas station in El Paso, lottery officials said.

But the winner of Saturday’s drawing had not been identified as of Sunday afternoon.

 

The ticket was sold at a downtown El Paso Chevron station, the Texas Lottery Commission said. The gas station’s manager could not immediately be reached for comment, and a lottery spokeswoman did not return a telephone call on Sunday.

 

The winning numbers were 9-26-28-29-40 with a bonus ball of 16.

 

The winner elected to be paid in a lump sum when he or she bought the ticket. That means the ticket holder will get about half the jackpot, or $72.5 million in cash, minus 25 percent that is withheld for federal taxes, according to lottery officials.

 

The last jackpot winner came 32 drawings and nearly four months ago.

 

Lottery officials said before the drawing that the sheer sales volume meant the odds were good that there would be a winner Saturday.

 

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Lotto Texas drawing is $4 million.

 

FLORIDA LOTTO TICKET WINS $6 MILLION JACKPOT

 

TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP) — Someone who bought a Florida Lotto ticket in Brooksville can claim a jackpot worth an estimated $6 million.

 

The Brooksville Togel Online ticket was the only one with all six winning numbers from Saturday night’s drawing. The jackpot drops back to an estimated $3 million for the drawing this Wednesday night.

 

The five-of-six tickets from the weekend are worth just under seven-thousand dollars a pop. The four-of-six tickets are worth 83 dollars each, while the three-of-six tickets are worth $5.50 apiece.

 

WJXX ABC25 is an official TV station of the Florida Lottery.

 

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