Thursday, January 26, 2012

Poker, Anyone?

When I was about 10 years old, my dad taught me how to play poker. I remember asking a whole bunch of questions regarding the game and couldn't quite understand why grown-ups liked playing poker.


Then my dad took out fake monopoly money to play with and that was the day I got hooked.

There wasn't a day I didn't want to play poker, it was exciting and just the thought of winning fake money made me want to play even more.

However, at the age of 18, I had forgotten how to play poker until I saw the movie Casino Royale. There is nothing more sexy than James Bond in a casino or George Clooney robbing from three different casinos. With so many movies based in a casino, how could I forget how to play poker? Especially, when so many of the movies teach you how to play.

Recently, I read about the top 5 casino movies and I absolutely agree with the list. They are also movies worth watching (you might just learn a thing or two).

Anyways, at the age of 18, I went back to playing poker and the more I learned about casino games, the more games I learned to play. One of them being blackjack, which started when I saw the movie 21.

Of course, I didn't have a casino right around the corner. So to feed my addiction, I would play the casino games they have online, but I would continuously lose. Well I gave up on online gambling, until I learned about the strategy articles that the wonderful world wide web offers.

Now with these strategies, I can finally win a game and I can become ruler of the world! Okay, maybe just the champion of a few games, but it does give me an advantage that others may not have.

Not only do they offer the best strategies for gaming online, but you can also learn a few things here and there for when a trip to Las Vegas takes place. Who wouldn't want to win a million dollars? I do for starters, but for now I see myself playing online casino, until I can make my way to Las Vegas.

If that ever happens and I end up winning, I'll buy you all new cars.

New toy cars.

Hanny the coffee bean

6 comments:

  1. *Awaits new car*

    My housemate has a extremely bad gambling problem. He spends most of his money playing poker online and doesn't know when to stop. Don't become like him!

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  2. It's been a while since I've played Poker. It's such a fun game though... if I'm winning.

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  3. Wow, Hanny! You could be the next Oprah of Hot Wheels! :D

    "You get a toy car! You get a toy car! You get a toy car!"

    -Barb

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  4. My dad taught me to play poker when I was young too. We used to play on his day off and I loved it. I never got into it later though...but I'm only 20, lol. I don't like gambling though, I'd rather buy things with my money than waste it.

    Principessa Gabriella

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  5. That online poker can become addictive. A good friend of mine got hooked on it about a year ago. Its good fun, but know when to stop!

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  6. Dan: I won't become like him don't worry :p

    Invader_Stu: I feel the same way lol

    Barb: hahaha! just being Oprah of anything would be funny.

    Gabriella: very true! I don't play much of it now, but when I do...I don't stop.

    green world: I agree! you do need to know how to stop, but yes online poker is addicting.

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