Poker Gambling Addiction. Online Gambling Addiction

April 04, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Gambling and Addiction

Statistics on gambling and addiction show that up to 10% of all people playing casino games are gambling addicts. But unfortunately only few of them understand the danger. And most of them have no idea their passion for gambling has become a hidden illness.

Online Gambling Addiction

The victims of an online gambling addiction will not take a taxi or go to rehabilitation. On the other hand, the wife shouldn’t worry if her husband comes home on foot the next day. In the other aspects, the online gambling addiction is the same. People can hold on for a week, a month, or even longer but then all the same, will wish to get into this ideal world. He will do this especially quickly, if someone reminds him about his existence every 100 steps.

Poker Gambling Addiction

Poker can give you similar feelings as that of being on drugs or pills. Do you think about Texas Holdem’ 365 times a day? Do you have it on your cell phone? 10 different ways on your laptop? You might be addicted to poker.

So what are the real symptoms of poker gambling addiction? There are people who play high stakes games for many hours every day but still remain relatively calm and cant be called compulsive gamblers. Even if one loses big sums of money at a casino once in a while he is not necessary a gambling addict.

You become addicted the day you stop drawing the line between your gambling money and money for living. Look at the characteristics of most poker players and you can similarly compare them to cocaine addicts. Their appearance tends to be underweight, jittery, incapability of thinking of other things besides their poker gambling addiction, twitches, and many other side effects.

If you or someone you know is suffering from gambling addiction, search this directory of drug rehab addiction treatment and gambling addiction treatment centers by state. If you feel that your passion for poker has become dangerous, immediately refer to the specialists from gambling addiction treatment organization.

How to Play Poker Games and Win Poker Machines

March 29, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

play poker games The woman who came to play poker games to a local casino in Colorado appeared to win $42 million when playing a poker machine has been told the jackpot announcement was simply a malfunction and instead of receiving a prize, Mrs. Chavez was reimbursed the $25 and given a room for the night and a free breakfast.

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Is Online Poker Illegal?

March 18, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

is-online-poker-illegal Is Online Poker Illegal?

In 2006 Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act a law which seeks to keep you from playing poker over the Internet. This misguided law can be curtailed, and the PPA is working right now with Congress to establish new laws that clarify the legal status of poker and establish licensed and regulated Internet poker in the U.S.

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Is Online Poker Legal in Florida? Online Poker Laws in Florida

March 02, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

is online poker legal in florida Is Online Poker Legal in Florida?

Is it legal to play online poker games in Florida? In our previous posts we talked about Florida and few others states taking steps to legalize online poker games. Last Friday representative Joseph Abruzzo filed the Internet Poker Consumer Protection and Revenue Generation Act of 2010.

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Iowa Takes Action on Legalizing Online Poker Games

February 20, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Online Poker Games in IowaAnother state is making steps to legalize online poker games. Iowa House leaders introduced a gambling bill that will possibly bring extra $80 million dollars to the state and will help to build a safe, regulated environment for those players, many of which currently use offshore gambling sites that do not protect their money transactions.

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Online Poker Legal Status in the USA

February 17, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Online Poker Legal Status

Online poker legal status is a major concern for online poker operators and players in the USA. The answer to online poker legality issue is not a clear cut ‘yes’ or ‘no’.

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Is Online Poker Legal?

February 16, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Is Online Poker Legal?

Is online poker legal? This question is raised by many Americans who play online poker games. 2.5 million Americans play and bet $30 billion annually. Online poker has become a global pastime, generating $4.8 billion in revenues for gaming firms last year. But despite its popularity online poker in the U.S. has been bedeviled by questions of its legality.
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Chris "cdbr3799" Dombrowski Won FTOP $109 No Limit Hold'em

February 15, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Chris “cdbr3799″ Dombrowski

Chris “cdbr3799″ Dombrowski, a 23 year-old professional poker player from Wesley Chapel, Florida, won the  7th event of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) and earned $131,000.
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2010 Pokerstars SCOOP Will Start in May

February 14, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

2010 Pokerstars SCOOP

2010 Pokerstars SCOOP will be running from May 3-16, and will not conflict with either the EPT San Remo or EPT Monte Carlo events. There might be $40 million in guaranteed prize money this year.
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California to Legalize Online Poker Games Soon

February 12, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker News

Online Poker Games to Be Legalized by California

Love to play online poker games sitting at home? Here’s some good news. Budget issues push California lawmakers to legalize online poker games for their residents and fill up state’s budget holes with tax revenue.

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