Enjoy Free Playing Casino Games

In general, the online casinos that accept paysafecard will usually require the players to deposit certain amount of money at the beginning of the game. This money is usually called the playing deposit which is then used by the casino to reward the players who win the game and to settle the payments to its staffs and so on. In the modern times, one could come over the “online casinos that accept paysafecard” where these kinds of deposits are not required. Now one may think like how this methodology works and is profitable to the people who are doing the online casino business. There are a lot of people who are interested to play casino at least once in their life time but they may also have fear about the risk involved in it i.e., losing money in case if they did not win the game. So, for these kinds of people, the solution that is given by the betting sites is the bonus codes. There are different kinds of online casinos that accept paysafecard that could offer you the bonus codes, one among such are the paf bonus code which can be used by any new beginners as well as the seasonal players to get the bonuses.

How does this work?

The process of using and even getting the bonus codes is very simple; if a gambler click on the game which he would like to play then he need to download the codes that are required for the game and need to enter that in the section where you find “enter the bonus code”.

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That’s it; you will get the free bonuses and no deposit offer from the betting site. The payment will be transferred at once to your account or within a minimum of 24 hours. Another feature of these bonus codes is that one can even avail the 100% free deposit during the playing. These codes are used as the real money in betting and one can enjoy the best ever gambling in online casinos that accept paysafecard. In the case of bonus code the player can receive up to 300 free spins, in order to take part in this, all you have to do is to register yourself on the site. Then go to the betting area where you have to set any amount as a bet and once you are done you will be given the link, now enjoy the free bonus. Some kinds of bonus codes come with terms and conditions, therefore one may have to read to know more.


Pokerbility: A ‘Must-Have’ for Online Poker Players Big and Small

Can’t decide when to fold? Wondering if the hand you’re holding is really strong or not? Wish you knew all the odds before making that bet? Well, get ready to make game-play questions like these and other poker-related queries a thing of the past. Fast-paced Texas Hold’em online poker games are about to become easier for all of us to negotiate. A new software package from Pokerbility makes it simpler than ever to keep up with every hand and make informed and sound decisions. With these new amazing tools at your disposal, get ready to learn more and win more often each time you sit down at the table.

The 10 Gambling Commandments

Thou shall expect to lose.
Thou shall know thy local law
Thou shall trust the odds
Thou shall not bet more than one can afford
Thou shall not believe in ‘betting systems’
Thou shall play to win
Thou shall exhibit good gambling etiquette.
Thou shall seek out the best rules
Thou shall not hedge bets or make side bets
Thou shall tip.

I. Thou shall expect to lose.
Even playing smart and employing solid strategies won’t prevent all of the odds from remaining in the online casino’s favor. Expecting to win ALL the time will only lead to frustration and ultimately, bad moves. Remember, take the bad with the good and consider losses as a necessary part of the experience.

II. Thou shall know thy local law
Unfortunately, online casino gambling isn’t legal in all places; check out the legality of online casino activity for your country, state, province, or region before playing.

III. Thou shall trust the odds
Remember, mathematical strategies are successful for a reason and online casino games are developed based on probabilities and percentages. Successful players, especially those who maintain their success for long periods of time, aren’t the ‘luckiest’ people around. A solid grasp of the odds and probabilities will bring far more success than any misplaced reliance on ‘luck’.

IV. Thou shall not bet more than one can afford
Online casino gambling should be enjoyable. However, there’s no enjoyment in losing money that should’ve been spent on necessities. Decide on an amount that you can afford and stick to you self-imposed limit.

V. Thou shall not believe in ‘betting systems’
Strategies based on mathematics and probabilities will serve you far better than any ‘betting systems’ developed by some local know-it-all. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Stick to proven strategies and stay away from unproven schemes.

VI. Thou shall play to win
Playing online affords you the opportunity to take your time. Take advantage of this occasion to formulate sound decisions. THINK about what move you’d like to make. Then, after your decisions become second-nature, you’ll be better prepared for your next visit to Vegas!

VII. Thou shall exhibit good gambling etiquette.
The experience is more enjoyable for everyone when players exhibit good gambling etiquette. Be polite and respect other players whether playing online or at a live casino. Visit our section on gambling etiquette for more information.

VIII. Thou shall seek out the best rules
Each casino has different rules for each game and often offers the same game(s) under various sets of rules. Always look for the games with rules best suited to your preferences and your advantage.

IX. Thou shall not hedge bets or make side bets
Generally speaking, these types of bets are for suckers and the House gains a serious edge. Avoid the temptation to buy insurance, place bets on the side, etc.

X. Thou shall tip.
Although this doesn’t apply to online gambling, we’ve included it because it remains an important aspect of gambling and unfortunately, people need to be reminded of it. Remember, dealers in casinos generally only make minimum wage and rely on tips. If you receive good service (regardless of whether you’re winning or losing – it’s not the dealer’s fault!) tip the dealer and consider it a donation to lady luck!


Common Blackjack Mistakes

In Blackjack, having good strategy for blackjack players is vital if you want to maximize your chance of winning. Without a solid understanding of basic strategy, you are essentially throwing your money away. Although it’s not always easy to remember exactly how to act in every situation, there are a number of repeated blackjack players’ mistakes which we see on almost a daily basis. Most of these errors are committed by amateurs, but even the most seasoned pro can make mental blunders in Blackjack. In this article, we wish to highlight some of these critical errors, not only in strategy of blackjack players but other areas as well. If you keep these suggestions in mind when you sit down to play, you will give yourself more opportunities to walk away happy, and more importantly, with something in your pocket.

Strategic Mistakes

Doubling for less. When a blackjack player has the option of doubling-down, he is essentially making a trade-off with the house. In exchange for the chance to double your wager when you are the clear favorite to win the hand, you sacrifice the option of taking multiple hits. Of course, this lowers your chances of winning by several percentage points, but you also gain the chance of winning a lot more money. Often we see people who are in a great position to double-down, but for varying reasons, they only continue with a fraction of the initial bet. Recently we observed a player who, while playing on a $100 table, was dealt an Ace to the dealer’s 8. He decided – for reasons unbeknownst to us, but we assume because the thought of putting down another $100 was too risky – to throw in an additional $10. Typically, he caught a deuce and was forced to stand on 13, after which he remarked, “Good thing I didn’t double the whole thing”. Granted, in this instance he was fortunate, but over the long run he loses money. Basic blackjack strategy tells you to double-down on 11, and half-stepping with a reduced double is contrary to the whole point of doubling-down. Furthermore, if the thought of putting another $100 even when you are sitting on an Ace is too daunting then you shouldn’t be at a $100 table in the first place.

Standing on a 12 against a dealer’s 2 or 3. Most blackjack players who do this cite the chance of busting as the reason for this. Why, they think, should I take the chance when the dealer is in a poor position also? The reason is that your position is worse. Although you will lose more hands than you’ll win regardless of what you do, the negative expectation is higher for you. Since you will only bust when you draw a 10, you have a 9 out of 13 chance that you will actually survive the hit. However you choose to look at it, it’s a losing hand, but if you hit you will end up saving somewhere around 2 – 5% of the money wagered, compared to when you stand.

Standing on a pair of 9’s against a dealer’s 9. I see this one all the time and it still baffles me. I know it seems risky to split your 9’s in this case but, believe it or not, you will save money in the long run. When you stand on 18 and the dealer holds a 9, you will often lose when the dealer catches a 10. If you split you will often push, and sometimes do better. Of course, you will occasionally lose both hands when you split those 9’s, but in the long run – again with the long run! – you will save approximately 8% of the money wagered, as opposed to when you stand.

Those were a few of the mistakes which we see again and again, all of which can be corrected to improve your game in the long run. Check back often for more articles on this subject. We hope you found these suggestions useful.


Jokes, Quotes and Fun about Casino

Joke 1

Two dog owners were bragging about the intelligence of their pets.

“The brightest dog I ever had,” said one, “was a Great Dane that could play cards. He was a whiz at poker, but I had him put to sleep.”

“You had him put to sleep, a bright dog like that? A dog like that would be worth a million dollars.”

“Had to,” the man replied. “Caught him using marked cards!”

Joke 2

A man walks into a bar and notices a poker game at the far table. Upon taking a closer look he sees a dog sitting at the table. This piques his curiosity, so he walks closer and sees cards and chips in front of the dog.

The next hand is dealt and cards are dealt to the dog just like everybody else. The dog acts in turn with all of the other players: calling, raising, discarding, and doing everything that the human players are doing.

Oddly, none of the other players seems to pay any mind to the fact that they are playing with a dog. They treat him just like any other player.

Finally, the man can no longer contain his curiosity, so between hands he says quietly to one of the human players, “I can’t believe that dog is playing poker! He must be the smartest dog in the world!”

The player smiles and says, “He’s not that smart. Every time he gets a good hand he wags his tail.”

Joke 3

A little old lady goes into the Chase Manhattan Bank and says she wants to open a savings account. The accounts person asks her how much she would like to deposit to open the account and the little old lady says, “Three million dollars.”

The accounts person is startled and says, “In what form?”

The little old lady says, “Cash. I’ve got it here in this bag…” The accounts person looks and, sure enough, the lady has a big grocery bag full of green stuff with big denominations.

This is a highly unusual event, and the accounts person excuses herself to get the president of the bank to handle the situation. He arrives, and escorts the little old lady to his office to handle it personally. Once in his office, he asks the little old lady where she got so much money.

She says, “Gambling.”

“Gambling?” he says. “What sort of gambling?”

“Oh, I make bets with people on all sorts of things, and I usually win. For example, I’ve got $100,000 right here that says that by noon tomorrow your balls will be square, and I’ll even give you 4:1 odds. You got $25,000 you’d be willing to wager on that?”

The bank president is shocked at this sort of thing coming from a sweet little old lady, but he didn’t get to be the president of the Chase Manhattan Bank without knowing something about money. “I suppose I could come up with enough to cover that sort of wager, but I wouldn’t feel right taking it from you…there’s no way you can win a bet like that!”

The little old lady just shakes the bag and says, “I know what I’m doing…and I can afford to lose, even though I’m not going to. Is it a bet?”

“OK, have it your way,” says the president, and they shake hands.

“See you at 11:55 tomorrow morning,” says the little old lady, and with that she leaves.

Next morning at 11:55 the little old lady arrives with a younger man in a three-piece suit, and is escorted to the bank president’s office. The president is a nervous wreck, though a happy one. He’d gotten almost no sleep the night before, waking every few minutes to feel his balls to check for impending squareness, but nothing happened all night. He’d checked hundreds of times that morning, but still nothing: his balls were perfectly normal.

When the little old lady arrives he starts to relax, knowing he had won the bet.

“Come in, please, and have a seat! Who might this gentleman be?” says the president.

“He’s my lawyer. For a bet of this size I want to have a witness. Any objections?”

“No, perfectly understandable,” says the president. “Well, it’s now noon, and I’m still unchanged, so I guess I win!” he says happily.

“Not so fast!” says the little old lady. “For a hundred grand I want to verify things personally! Please drop your pants.”

The bank president is a bit flustered, but agrees that in her position he’d want proof as well, so he drops his pants. The little old lady goes over to him and reaches out to feel the organs in question.

“OK, you win, here’s your $100,000,” says the little old lady, handing over a bag of bills. As soon as she does so, her lawyer starts banging his head against the wall and moaning.

“What’s wrong with him?” asks the bank president.

“Oh, he’s just upset. Poor loser if you ask me. You see, I had a bet for $1,000,000 with him that I would have the President of the Chase Manhattan Bank by the balls by noon today.”


Sociology & Gambling

Gambling and Society

Where, or how, does gambling fit into Society? Should it be legal? Should it be outlawed entirely? Should it be limited to only certain activities? The answers to these questions depend in large part upon how ‘gambling’ is regarded by the state and its population.

Traditionally, gambling has been regarded by politicians and religious leaders as a dangerous activity that fosters deterioration in work ethic(s) and encourages people to adopt a ‘get something for nothing’ attitude. Out of concern for their constituencies, leaders in most countries have developed laws and guidelines to ensure that gambling is either: prohibited entirely; limited to certain activities; or at least regulated to prevent major losses and keep out criminal elements.

Some states and localities adopt their own interpretations of the activity and make laws accordingly (ex. Las Vegas and the State of Nevada – legal outright; Atlantic City – legalized casino gambling; numerous other States in the US – presence of horse racing and/or lotteries). Furthermore, even when States or governments have outlawed the activity altogether, people have continued to gamble ‘underground’ or illegally and most law enforcement officials do little to crack down on such illegal activity especially if the populations in the area don’t call or press for it. In other words, a people’s view on the activity largely determines not only the formal type of response the government will take but also its informal application of the law. And, in some cases, populations actually desire and demand at least a certain level of gambling possibilities in their area(s).


Next Big Thing: Multiplayer Blackjack Tournaments

As most casual observers have probably noticed, poker tournaments, both online and land-based varieties, have surged in popularity over the last few years. Whether daily events in online poker rooms, weekly televised tournaments with celebrities, or the mega-famous WSOP, poker tournaments and the attraction to them has become a virtual mainstay in the gambling community. Now, some people are trying to replicate the success of these tournaments by expanding the tournament structure to Blackjack.


Cranking The Wheels, Open Development Style

Over the past year or so I have been really inspired by blogs which are open with their development. The best example I could point to is wolfire.com. Those guys are pretty amazing and  inspire me from design all the way to marketing. I think the biggest concerns with game developers not being open with their development is a) they don’t want to spoil gameplay/story and b) they don’t want somebody stealing ideas. I share the same concerns, but my main goal is to inspire the curious and, hopefully, generate some thoughts from you. Since most of you reading are developers, and not yet quite “fans,” hopefully, we will all benefit somehow.

That said, there will be spoilers… So run if you’re a fan. Let’s give this a whirl.

Here are a few highlights dug from the repository since the last blog update.

Added a Notification for Unread Mail Message

The first pass resulted in only a mail icon, with no clear indicator showing the user has something to read.

Well, the only reason why I would tap on something like that is because I’m a news junky and I would be curious to see what’s in there. Most are probably not like that, and need a little eye candy in order to see what is behind door #3. I decided to add an indicator.

Moved Game Center Achievements / Leaderboards from Custom Views to Game Centers standard GK*ViewController

Last month I roughly implemented Game Center in my own custom views. I did that for a few reasons, a) Cocos2D was not handling view rotations very well, so using the standard GK*ViewController was not something I felt like diving further into, and b) I wanted to give them their own custom look to fit in with the game.

I decided against the custom look mainly because I didn’t feel like it was going to look right with the direction I took it. Luckily, I saw that Cocos2D 0.99.5 was unleashed which handles rotation on the iPad much better. Well, a few tweaks later I had the modal view coming into the screen correctly.

Improved Capture Method and Combo System

Before I began polishing the existing method a player only had one way to capture a butterfly.  You touched the screen and created a circle.  In order for a capture to be a success you had to come within a certain distance of your original touch. While this worked perfectly fine through play-testing, I wanted to give the player another option for a little more action. Now they can snip the line wherever they want to commit a capture.

This naturally introduces a much more entertaining combo system. As long as the player doesn’t pick up their finger and they capture within a certain time frame, a combo point is earned.

Implemented Stage 2

A couple of challenges await the player. Each stage will have 20 levels. This stage is by far the trickiest for me to play. In addition to capturing butterflies, the player has to mix primary and secondary butterflies together in order to meet the objectives. Later in the level the player will have to be concerned with specific butterflies that fall into trouble and act quickly.

I have not play-tested this one so I’m curious to see how people handle it.

Flurry Analytics

How many people completed Stage 1? How about Stage 2 and 3? How far did the player get before they quit?  These are some of the questions that I’m curious about in order to improve the game in areas that are weak.

And some other interesting questions I’m curious about; How many people tapped mute? Are people tapping More Games? Are they tapping the links within More Games? Does that mail notification grab attention?

Beginning the Brand Building, Again

This deserves it’s own post, but generally speaking, I put together a small mini-site at http://colorflys.igotitgames.com and continue to speak with the game developers community again on several fronts. Yesterday I added olark to the website that will allow fans/customers to directly reach me with support questions. If a fan takes the time to visit my website, I doubt they’re looking for trouble.


The Hunt to Find an Artist

I decided that with my future projects I would NOT play the do-it-all guy.  I needed an artist and refused to release something without one.

Well finding an artist to work with us took an extremely long time — somewhere around 2 months?

A lot, and I mean a lot of artists do not like working on a project without earning a high $/hr and many artists completely misunderstand the independent nature of being an independent game developer.  Taking the time to spot someone with that passion is absolutely critical.  If you bring on an artist and they can’t rattle off an independent game, or even a game, that they’ve enjoyed recently they are not the right person.  The core problem I envision is someone bailing midway through the project, which would really, really suck.  It also helps having someone who understands games and how they can create an interactive experience with their artwork.

I find it very interesting to be around creative people, but for whatever reason I have yet to make a lot of contact with artists whom are interested in game development.  It’s the common dilemma surrounding coders.  I could rattle off quite a few coders I know.  Artists? Not so much.

I started this adventure to find an artist by taking advantage of my current environment.  I work with 300+ artists of varying degree at the visual effects studio I work with.  I had a surprisingly small amount of people interested in collaborating.  I say surprisingly, mainly, because I see quite a lot of independent things going around the studio.  So I know people are doing things outside of work.  We even have quite a few folks that are from the game industry.

During the time above, I listed something on a freelance website for an iPad project I will be doing after the current one.  My experience was pretty lackluster.  The artist had a great reputation/portfolio, but it has taken a long time to get anything out of them.

I then moved into some of the independent forums and craigslist.  Craigslist, by far, was where I gained a tremendous amount of traction.  You can skip paying $75 (bay area) listing fee by posting in gigs.  Within that first evening I had over 20 responses.

What is really interesting here is that I specifically tried to narrow down the responses immediately by asking a simple question within my listing.

What was a game you recently played that may have inspired you artistically?

This question was aimed to gauge if the person had any knowledge of games (bonus if they mention independent games) and also served as a way to filter submissions that were merely spam.  I was very shocked here.  Only 5 – 10% of my responses answered the question.  From there, maybe 2% actually put an effort into answering the question.

Yet, people wonder why they can’t find work?  You need to show some passion and some interest into what you’re responding to!