Blackjack Vs Poker

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Blackjack has always rivaled poker for popularity. In fact, many land-based casinos featured Blackjack over poker. Some casinos in the not so distant past even closed their poker rooms for lack of activity. Since the advent of televised poker tournaments, like the World Poker Tour, and the World Series of Poker, in particular, replete with […]


Women S College Basketball

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We’ve come a long way since the inception of women’s college basketball. The first game, played in 1893 at Smith College, was played between sophomores and freshmen. However, the first “official” women’s college basketball match was recognized in April 1896 with a game between Berkley and Stanford. This match was played in a locked gymnasium, […]


9 All Time Great Cricketers

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Throughout the history of cricket there have been those that were special, who were slightly different to their fellow cricketers and made the crowd sit up whenever they arrived on the pitch. Of course every game has its heroes and cricket is no exception. And every nation has its own cricketing legends that they believe […]


Exploring Different Types Of Cricket

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There are a number of different types or formats of cricket currently being played around the world. Although they are different they are all similar in their aims. This article will give you a brief overview of the different formats you may come across: Test Cricket The most common form and one of the best […]


Golf Gentleman Only Ladies Forbidden

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While golf is actually a Scottish word derived from the Dutch word kulf, the acronym of gentleman only, ladies forbidden holds true to the history of the sport. Golf is a game that was once played by nobles and military men, then executives and politicians. Now golf is very popular with many people, including women. […]


Chinese Poker Big 2 Choh Dai Di

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There is a variant of poker from the Far East popularly known as Big 2, or Dai Di in Cantonese. You will find this Chinese poker played in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and many other places as well. Whilst Texas Hold’em No Limit poker is the ever dominant variant of poker in today’s poker […]


Origins Of The Pool Game

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Nobody really knows the origins of billiards. The common belief is that the game originated as a game that was played outdoors which was a bit different from croquet that was played early in the 14th century in France. Its said it became quite popular and when the cold weather did not allow the game […]


Some Tips For Badminton

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The badminton is a sport played by two players of opposition or two pairs of opposition, with racquets. The sport is played in a rectangular court which is divided by a net and the players mark points by striking the shuttlecock to pass above the net in the adversaries ‘ half of the court. A […]


The History Of Billiards

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The modern incarnation of billiards may look something like this: Walking through a smoke-filled bar to reach a room crammed with pool tables and filled with even denser smoke. The rather unsavory crowd barely acknowledges your presence, and you wonder once again why billiards has for so long been called the “noble game?” Although your […]


Briefly Examining The Football Controversy

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By far the most popular sport worldwide is football. Every year, millions of fans come together to experience the exciting moments offered by football players in venues around the globe. Being a team sport, football not only exercises the human body and mind, but also brings people together to produce measurable results. With famous players […]


Uncovering The History Of Cricket

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Cricket is a very old game that is steeped in tradition. The earlier types of cricket go back to at least the thirteenth century and the roots of the game can be traced back to the south of England. It seems to have been popular among the families of farmers in the south east. A […]


Brett Favre 1991 Draft Day Pick

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Brett Favre was born on October 10, 1969 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Standing at 6 foot 2 inches and weighing in at 220 pounds, it is easy to see why Favre is known as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. In addition to his perfect build, Favre also has one of the greatest minds […]


College Basketball Milestones

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Basketball is a favorite pastime of kids and adults alike. American kids grow up with dreams of earning scholarships and reaching fame in the college league. Basketball owes its origin to Dr. James Naismith, who invented the sport in 1892. Before long, the popularity of the game caught on and it was being played in […]


Online Blackjack Odds

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Blackjack is one of the most popular card games played in casinos worldwide. It’s no wonder that the game of Blackjack has been studied by many gambling professionals. Through this intense study methods have been revealed which allow players to subtly increase their odds while playing the game of Blackjack. Many people think that Blackjack […]


History Of Golf

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For generations, the favorite type of recreation in my family has been golf. I remember being a small child and trailing my great-grandfather, my grandfather and my own father around the golf course near my mother’s place of work. Come to think of it, my only memory of my great grandfather is that of him […]


Learn To Play Guide For Spanish Guitar

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The Spanish Guitar The Spanish guitar, also called the classical guitar, is an acoustic guitar with six nylon or gut strings that resembles the Flamenco guitar, and is the most widely used kind of guitar. The nylon-based strings are commonly used, making it easier to use for both plucking and strumming, and giving it a […]


Did The Game Of Golf Originate From Outer Space

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Art Bell I live by the golf course and almost eveynight there are UFOs at the links . I have it figured out why the UFOs come back everynight. It is for the 9th hole on the golf course. The exact origins of the game of golf remain a subject of continual debate. Although Scotland […]


Classic Golf In Scotland

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For people who take golf holidays, golf breaks in Scotland represent the quintessential golfing retreat. There are three main reasons for this. Firstly, Scotland has all the best courses – including the world-class Turnberry, St Andrews and Gleneagles, all offering the most fantastic golf holidays available. Secondly, the scenery is unparalleled and provides the perfect […]