THE FIRST FIVE CRUCIAL POKER MINUTES!!

The First Five Crucial Poker Minutes!!

First things first, determine exactly what everyones trying to accomplish. Is the individual there to learn, have fun or play for a living? Most of your profit in no limit holdem games is going to come from picking a target and going after him. A lesson taken from the movie Rounders: “If you can’t spot the sucke

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Roulette Systems – Moving Beyond Chance In Roulette

Ever since the little metal ball started spinning around the numbered roulette wheel, people have been trying to come up with a system to beat chance and make some easy money. The classic example is the Martingale system, which was developed in a effort to ensure that a flip of the coin could be made profitable. The Marting

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The Malignant Optimism of the Abused

I often come across sad examples of the powers of self-delusion that the narcissist provokes in his victims. It is what I call “malignant optimism”. People refuse to believe that some questions are unsolvable, some diseases incurable, some disasters inevitable. They see a sign of hope in every fluctuation. They

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Six Feet Under (DVD) Review

Nominated for 39 Emmys and 8 Golden Globes, including 3 (and one win) for Best TV Series – Drama, Six Feet Under is widely considered one of the best dramas currently on television. Creator Alan Ball, Oscar-winning screenwriter for American Beauty, introduces a series known for its darkly comical portrayal of a typical dysfunctional American

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