Don’t Blink: Super Sonic Sport of Jai Alai

The front court player serves the ball to start the game. The Miami fronton was built with the purpose to showcase Mirs talents.[4] Mir served as the chief judge and match-maker at the Miami fronton until he retired in 1975. In the 1920s frontons were built in Chicago and New Orleans, but later closed when betting was not legalized in Illinois or Louisiana. In some countries, the courts are called canchas, especially the outdoor courts. The winner of each point stays on the court to meet the next team in rotation with losers going to the end of the line to await their next turn. In the Spectacular Seven, round-robin style of play, players or teams with the lowest post numbers usually have the advantage as the

higher numbers see less court time.[1]

In the United States, initially most of the jai alai players were from Cuba; then Basques from Spain were brought in for the sport. There are several theories concerning the origins of the sport of jai alai:

It originated in ancient Greece and Egypt. It originated in pre-Columbian Central America and was brought to Spain by the Conquistadors. It originated as a game that grew from the ball and court games of France which evolved into tennis. Various versions of the game were popular in 18th century Spain, but eventually the enthusiasm for the sport blew out; that is, except in the Basque regions where the sport continued to be quite popular. A red area around the front wall surface indicates out of bounds and on the right side of the court, a 10-15 feet wooden floor area is out of bounds. Points are awarded if the opposing player:

Does not serve the ball so it bounces between lines four and seven Does not catch the ball in the air or after the first bounce Juggles or holds the ball (no fluid motion) Throws the ball out of bounds Interferes with a players attempt to catch and hurl the ball

Most games are played until a player or team reaches seven (Spectacular Seven) in a round-robin rotation with eight teams or single players; though some go to nine points (Superfecta). Mir was born in Cuba and had a Basque grandfather who ran a fronton there. In the Basque language jai alai means merry festival and the name was used for the game because it was often played at festive events; usually against the sides of churches. Players then alternate catching and throwing the ball. Once the first round is completed, points double. In addition, perfecta and quiniela bets are allowed. The first team to the seven score, wins. In a quinela bet, two players or teams must finish first or second in any order.[4]

Professionals usually start young, between ages eight to ten, and train for years before becoming good enough to be a professional player. The cesta cannot be longer than 60 cm when measured straight or 110 cm when measured around the curve.[3] The cesta was invented by French Basque player, Gantchiqui Diturbide, in the 19th century.

The fronton is used to describe the court of jai alai. The game starts with one player serving the ball. The court is divided by 14 parallel lines numbered from front to back. It is about three quarters the size of a baseball and considered the hardest ball of any sport.[1] The core is made of virgin rubber from Brazil. It wasnt until 1924 when the first court (called fronton) was opened in Miami.[4] This was largely due to one manPedro Mir. Toward the end of the 19th century playing jai alai spread to other countries, predominately the Philippines, Latin America and Indonesia. Likewise, the fronton in Newport, Rhode Island (where betting on the sport was legalized in 1976) sees much competition from other gambling venues and while the fronton is still open, much of its revenue comes from slot machines on site.[4] In Florida five frontons are open as of this date. The court can be varied in length, but is usually about 40 feet wide and 176 feet long.The Game of Jai Alai

The object of the game is to score points by throwing the ball against one of the walls in such a manner the opponent is unable to catch the ball before it bounces more than once. In a perfecta bet, the first two players or teams must finish in the chosen order. Mir became a professional player as a young teenager and when he arrived in Florida at the age of 23; he heavily promoted the sport. It must done in one fluid motion; juggling or holding the ball is called by the referee. When it made its first public appearance in St. Layers of nylon are added and then it is covered with two layers of goat skin covers. It is widely popular in Florida; especially among gamblers. The players are paired for round-robin competition. This centuries old game is fast-pace; billed as the fastest game in the world. The program entailed a four-five year training regime before the students were capable of entering the professional realm.[4]

Jai alai (pronounced Hi-Lie) is a little known sport among the mainstream sports fans. In particular, the sport was extremely popular in Cuba and when immigrants made their way to Florida in the United States, they introduced the sport to that region. It was included in several Olympics as display sports; in 1924, again in 1968 and the most recent in the 1992 Barcelona games. Spectators are protected by a screen over the open section. The pelotas hit the walls of the court with such force, (up to 180 miles per hour [1]) their play life is only about 15-20 minutes before the cover splits and needs replacing.

The catching glove, or cesta, is made from woven reeds and a frame work of chestnut wood.

Top players usually have custom made cestas. When the number of frontons increased (after WWII), a training facility was built in Miami to accommodate the increased need for top players. Once the players have been eliminated down to three finalists, those three play until one player or team reaches seven points.

Betting on jai alai increased the popularity of the sport. In 1900 it was an official sport in the Olympic Games with Spain taking the gold medal.

History of the Sport

The American version of the sport of jai alai comes from the Basque region in the Pyrenees Mountains of Northern Spain. Connecticut opened three frontons and betting was legalized in 1971; however, competition from other gambling venues forced them out of business. The server is required to bounce the ball behind the serving line and hurl the ball using the cesta directly to the front wall in such a manner it rebounds and bounces between lines Number four and seven. However, the youngest recorded professional player in the history of the sport was Piston I who began his professional career in Spain at the age of nine in 1922.[1]

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Spectators of jai alai will not want to blink lest they miss the speeding ball bouncing wickedly into a players cesta only to smoothly be launched out within a nano-second.

Betting for win, place or show has the singles players and doubles teams assigned post positions, 1 through 8 as in horse racing. It is between 30-70 centimeters (about 11-27.3 inches) long and is held by a leather glove and strapped onto the forearm. This is where the modern version was developed and thus where many cite it originated.. In doubles (teams) there is a front-court and a back-court player. Louis in 1904, there was little fanfare for the game. Analyze the players well before making bets; money may disappear as fast as the pelota. In tie situations, there is a play-off to determine the winner. He is credited with developing the rules for the game in the United States.[4]

Gambling on Jai Alai

In 1934 Florida legalized parimutuel betting (bets pooled together before an event and then distributed amongst those who bet correctly once the outcome has been determined) on jai alai. It is patterned after horse race betting; win, place or show. In some places, a building with several courts

is called the fronton and the individual courts inside are called canchas.[3] The court is three-walled with walls on the front, back and left side, leaving the right side open; thus all players play right-handed. If the ball bounces elsewhere, it is considered an under or over serve and the opponent is awarded the point. Three pieces of equipment are needed for the game:

The ball (called the pelota) The wicker basket glove (called the cesta-punta in Spainish and xistera in Basque) The court (called the fronton) The ball, or pelota, used for this sport is similar to the ball used for hand-ball or racquet ball. (At one time there were ten frontons open in Florida.)Equipment for Jai Alai

Players of jai alai wear uniforms consisting of a tee shirt with their post number on the front and their unique number on the back; white pants with a red sash (belt); tennis shoes; elbow pads and since 1968 a helmet

The Dance of Intimacy

The greater sense of self a person has, the more flexible and comfortable s/he is with greater distance and greater closeness.

COPING STRATEGIES: We learned defenses as children in order to feel safe. They can empathetically hear each other, and wait to have their need satisfied: “I understand and hear your need and its importance to you, but this is also important to me — can we find a way to compromise?” As couples do this, they will have more authentic intimacy, instead of being locked into an unconscious duet of approach-avoidance.

If the mother is ill, depressed, or lacks wholeness and self-esteem, there are no boundaries between her and her child. One partner moves in, the other backs-up. The Distancer can learn from the Pursuer’s flexibility, ability to reach out and ask, to feel others and to blend boundaries. For instance, if you repress your anger to ensure closeness, you stand a good chance of alienating your partner, unaware that you may be expressing your anger indirectly. Instead, the relationship is based on unconscious manipulation of one another, and can trigger your partner’s defensive reactions.

Relationship can be an exciting path to the unknown. Partners may reverse roles, but always maintain a certain space between them. When each they conscious of their individual needs, they can acknowledge their partner’s needs with respect. It requires awareness of our coping behaviors and resisting the impulse to withdraw or pursue. . She is in private practice in Santa Monica, CA (See Darlenelancer.com)”

The Pursuer says about the Distancer: “He (or She)is selfish, inconsiderate, inflexible, emotionally withdrawn, has to have things his way.” And wonders “Is there something wrong with me? Aren’t I lovable (pretty, thin, successful, smart) enough?”

Partners can learn from each other and embrace their disowned needs. Later, intimacy may threaten the adult’s sense of autonomy or identity, or he or she may feel invaded, engulfed, controlled, shamed and/or rejected. Rather than responding to her child, she projects, and sees her child only as an extension of herself, as an object to meet her own needs and feelings. When each is able to say, “Yes” and say “No,” without the fear of being overwhelmed by intimacy or abandoned by separation, they won’t trigger each other’s defensive reaction. When this happens you cannot communicate effectively, nor take into consideration your needs and the needs of your partner. Just as the transition from dependence to independence can be frightening, so is the transition from independence to interdependence. With the help of a therapist, these feelings can be separated from the present circumstance, in which as adults our survival is no longer at stake. In co-dependent relationships where there aren’t two separate, whole people coming together, true intimacy isn’t possible, because the fears of nonexistence and dissolution are strong.

DISOWNED SELVES: Relationships can serve as mirrors for unacknowledged or “disowned” parts of ourselves. But it requires courage to open yourself up and to experience pain. Copyright, Darlene Lancer, 1992

Author’s Bio:

“Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and life coach with a broad range of experience, working with individuals and couples for more than twenty years. It takes tremendous courage not to run when we feel too close, and not to pursue when we feel abandoned, but instead, learn to acknowledge and tolerate the emotions that arise. There is less anxiety, and hence less demand on the relationship to accommodate a narrow comfort zone.

CHANGE: The key to breaking this polarization is by becoming conscious of our needs and feelings, and risking what we fear most. The child learns to please, perform and/or rebel, but in either case gradually tunes out its own thoughts, needs and/or feelings. S/he would feel too vulnerable, so s/he needs a Pursuer to satisfy her or his intimacy needs. The Pursuer must risk saying “No,” and tolerate the anxiety of separation, saying, “I can’t help you – I need to be alone.” The Distancer must risk saying, “I miss you, I need you.” In the movie, “The Doctor,” William Hurt plays a busy, successful doctor, whose wife feels neglected and abandoned. Thus, we have the dilemma of intimacy: How can we be close enough to feel secure and safe, without feeling threatened by too much closeness? The less room there is to navigate this distance, the more difficult the relationship. The unspoken agreement is that the Pursuer chase the Distancer forever, but never catch-up, and that the Distancer keep running, but never really get away. Babies and toddlers are dependent on the mother’s empathy and regard for their needs and emotions in order to sense their “selves,” to feel whole. She can’t value her child as a separate “self.” The child’s boundaries are violated, and its autonomy, feelings, thoughts, and/or body, are disrespected. Consequently, the child does not develop a healthy sense of self. The rewards are worth it, because it is a path of self-discovery and ultimately the divine as we open ourselves to one another. A person may feel both abandoned if his or her feelings and needs are not responded to, and at the same time, engulfed by the needs of his or her partner. Each person must take responsibility for him or herself, rather than relying on their partner to take care of his or her needs for closeness or distance. The Pursuer is unconscious that s/he is also afraid of closeness, but relies on the Distancer to achieve enough space for the Pursuer’s needs for autonomy and independence. Similarly, the Distancer is afraid of abandonment, but cannot experience the wish for emotional closeness as his or her own. To an enfant or toddler, emotional or physical abandonment, whether through neglect, illness, divorce or death, threatens its existence, because of its dependency on the mother for validation and development of wholeness. They’re negotiating the emotional space between them. Often people attract their opposite into their lives to make them whole. As the feelings are worked through, a less reactive, stronger sense of self develops, one that is not easily threatened or overwhelmed.

They each blame one another and themselves. As adults these behaviors create problems and result in miscommunication. Yet, it is an essential process in order to heal our wounds, become free of our past conditioning, and to allow us to truly live in the present.

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The relationship duet is the dance of intimacy all couples do. The Distancer feels guilty for not meeting the other’s needs, and the Pursuer feels angry for not getting his or her own needs met. We all have needs for both autonomy and intimacy – independence and dependency, yet all simultaneously fear both being abandoned (acted by the Pursuer), and being too close (acted by the Distancer). Her focus is on relationships and helping clients overcome obstacles to leading fuller lives. Ask yourself: How do I create space in my relationships? How do I protect my autonomy? Do you criticize, blame, emotionally withdraw or use substances (e.g., food, drugs, alcohol) to create space, be left alone, or lessen intense feelings.

Change and growth come in discovering your coping strategies, and learning new responses and behaviors.

On the other hand, ask: How do I create closeness? How do I ensure that I will be loved and not abandoned? Do you try to create closeness by giving up your autonomy, hobbies, friends or interests, by never disagreeing, by being seductive, or by care-taking and pleasing others?

The Distancer says of the Pursuer: “She (or He) is too demanding, too dependent, too emotional, or too needy.” And wonders “Can I love? Am I selfish? What I give seems never enough.”

Each must learn to ask for togetherness and space directly, without feeling guilty, or controlling or blaming each other. The Pursuer can emulate the Distancer’s ability to set limits, to take care of his/her own needs, to prioritize, to be less personally involved. In reality, the Distancer judges the part of him or herself that is needy, dependent and vulnerable, and the Pursuer judges the part of him or herself that is selfish and independent, but each sees the part they don’t accept in themselves projected onto the other. Or do you avoid closeness and openness by joking around, showing off, giving advice or by talking about others or impersonal subjects? Do you get overly involved with people outside your partnership (e.g., children, friends, affairs), or activities (e.g., work, sports, gambling, shopping)? These activities dilute the intimacy in the relationship.

When these behaviors are operating without awareness, you are not coming from a place of choice. Instead, the child discovers that love and approval comes with meeting the mother’s needs, and tunes into the mother’s responses and expectations. This may trigger very young feelings of shame, terror, grief, emptiness, despair, and rage. Both need to embrace the dependent and independent, feminine and masculine, parts of themselves.

ORIGINS: Research suggests that intimacy problems originate in the relationship between the mother (or main caregiver) and infant. Later, as an adult, being separations in intimate relationships are experienced as painful reminders of the earlier loss. It’s only when Hurt gets brain cancer that he tells his wife that he needs her. If you ignore your partner in order to create distance, you inadvertently devalue him or her, creating another problem

Sports Betting Tips That You Must Know

Most of the people have turned the sports betting into the money-making undertaking, as well. In the sports betting, here is a marked differentiation between populace who stake on sporting win and events, and those who position lose and wagers.

The former have in used the time to incorporate enough awareness about the sporting occasion they stake on. One of the most significant sports betting tips as well advice against staking on persons favorite team. Interest should not only be the verdict factor in the sports betting, a person has to have the aspiration to know enough concerning the game to establish persons chances of succeeding. So, there are lots of tips, which will apprise persons as to which performer did not train very fine that season.

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Many people who like gambling and taking options have turned the sports betting into exciting hobby.

. It is also suitable to read up happening the players of every team to help a persons assess which way a person want to place persons bet.

Many people who like gambling and taking options have turned the sports betting into exciting hobby. If a person wants to try persons hand at building sports betting a gainful activity, there are lots of matters a person will need to recognize to ensure persons success. Sports betting guidelines will help a person determine whether persons are placing persons bet on the finest team to succeed. The latter just bets without hassling to do their study. If persons are an intelligent bettor a person will need to struggle to get as more information as a person can before actually leasing go of person’s money. Having personal preference supported on emotion can guide to a better creation bad betting judgments.

A good imperative of thumb is while a person cannot locate it in a person to bet against person’s favorite team, they do not bet for them, also

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The Dance of Intimacy

In reality, the Distancer judges the part of him or herself that is needy, dependent and vulnerable, and the Pursuer judges the part of him or herself that is selfish and independent, but each sees the part they don’t accept in themselves projected onto the other. For instance, if you repress your anger to ensure closeness, you stand a good chance of alienating your partner, unaware that you may be expressing your anger indirectly. This may trigger very young feelings of shame, terror, grief, emptiness, despair, and rage. Her focus is on relationships and helping clients overcome obstacles to leading fuller lives. We all have needs for both autonomy and intimacy – independence and dependency, yet all simultaneously fear both being abandoned (acted by the Pursuer), and being too close (acted by the Distancer). Later, intimacy may threaten the adult’s sense of autonomy or identity, or he or she may feel invaded, engulfed, controlled, shamed and/or rejected. Or do you avoid closeness and openness by joking around, showing off, giving advice or by talking about others or impersonal subjects? Do you get overly involved with people outside your partnership (e.g., children, friends, affairs), or activities (e.g., work, sports, gambling, shopping)? These activities dilute the intimacy in the relationship.

Copyright, Darlene Lancer, 1992

Author’s Bio:

“Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and life coach with a broad range of experience, working with individuals and couples for more than twenty years. When each is able to say, “Yes” and say “No,” without the fear of being overwhelmed by intimacy or abandoned by separation, they won’t trigger each other’s defensive reaction. The Pursuer can emulate the Distancer’s ability to set limits, to take care of his/her own needs, to prioritize, to be less personally involved. Ask yourself: How do I create space in my relationships? How do I protect my autonomy? Do you criticize, blame, emotionally withdraw or use substances (e.g., food, drugs, alcohol) to create space, be left alone, or lessen intense feelings. When this happens you cannot communicate effectively, nor take into consideration your needs and the needs of your partner. A person may feel both abandoned if his or her feelings and needs are not responded to, and at the same time, engulfed by the needs of his or her partner. Instead, the relationship is based on unconscious manipulation of one another, and can trigger your partner’s defensive reactions.. Each person must take responsibility for him or herself, rather than relying on their partner to take care of his or her needs for closeness or distance. With the help of a therapist, these feelings can be separated from the present circumstance, in which as adults our survival is no longer at stake. As adults these behaviors create problems and result in miscommunication. They can empathetically hear each other, and wait to have their need satisfied: “I understand and hear your need and its importance to you, but this is also important to me — can we find a way to compromise?” As couples do this, they will have more authentic intimacy, instead of being locked into an unconscious duet of approach-avoidance.

If the mother is ill, depressed, or lacks wholeness and self-esteem, there are no boundaries between her and her child. In co-dependent relationships where there aren’t two separate, whole people coming together, true intimacy isn’t possible, because the fears of nonexistence and dissolution are strong.

ORIGINS: Research suggests that intimacy problems originate in the relationship between the mother (or main caregiver) and infant.

CHANGE: The key to breaking this polarization is by becoming conscious of our needs and feelings, and risking what we fear most. Later, as an adult, being separations in intimate relationships are experienced as painful reminders of the earlier loss. To an enfant or toddler, emotional or physical abandonment, whether through neglect, illness, divorce or death, threatens its existence, because of its dependency on the mother for validation and development of wholeness. The greater sense of self a person has, the more flexible and comfortable s/he is with greater distance and greater closeness. Both need to embrace the dependent and independent, feminine and masculine, parts of themselves.

Partners can learn from each other and embrace their disowned needs. The Pursuer must risk saying “No,” and tolerate the anxiety of separation, saying, “I can’t help you – I need to be alone.” The Distancer must risk saying, “I miss you, I need you.” In the movie, “The Doctor,” William Hurt plays a busy, successful doctor, whose wife feels neglected and abandoned. The child learns to please, perform and/or rebel, but in either case gradually tunes out its own thoughts, needs and/or feelings. Instead, the child discovers that love and approval comes with meeting the mother’s needs, and tunes into the mother’s responses and expectations. Partners may reverse roles, but always maintain a certain space between them. She can’t value her child as a separate “self.” The child’s boundaries are violated, and its autonomy, feelings, thoughts, and/or body, are disrespected. The Distancer can learn from the Pursuer’s flexibility, ability to reach out and ask, to feel others and to blend boundaries. Change and growth come in discovering your coping strategies, and learning new responses and behaviors. Similarly, the Distancer is afraid of abandonment, but cannot experience the wish for emotional closeness as his or her own. Babies and toddlers are dependent on the mother’s empathy and regard for their needs and emotions in order to sense their “selves,” to feel whole.

Average:

Your rating: None Average: 3 (3 votes)

The relationship duet is the dance of intimacy all couples do. The rewards are worth it, because it is a path of self-discovery and ultimately the divine as we open ourselves to one another.

The Distancer says of the Pursuer: “She (or He) is too demanding, too dependent, too emotional, or too needy.” And wonders “Can I love? Am I selfish? What I give seems never enough.”

Relationship can be an exciting path to the unknown. As the feelings are worked through, a less reactive, stronger sense of self develops, one that is not easily threatened or overwhelmed.

COPING STRATEGIES: We learned defenses as children in order to feel safe. Just as the transition from dependence to independence can be frightening, so is the transition from independence to interdependence. It requires awareness of our coping behaviors and resisting the impulse to withdraw or pursue. S/he would feel too vulnerable, so s/he needs a Pursuer to satisfy her or his intimacy needs. Consequently, the child does not develop a healthy sense of self. The unspoken agreement is that the Pursuer chase the Distancer forever, but never catch-up, and that the Distancer keep running, but never really get away. There is less anxiety, and hence less demand on the relationship to accommodate a narrow comfort zone.

The Pursuer says about the Distancer: “He (or She)is selfish, inconsiderate, inflexible, emotionally withdrawn, has to have things his way.” And wonders “Is there something wrong with me? Aren’t I lovable (pretty, thin, successful, smart) enough?”

When these behaviors are operating without awareness, you are not coming from a place of choice. It’s only when Hurt gets brain cancer that he tells his wife that he needs her. Thus, we have the dilemma of intimacy: How can we be close enough to feel secure and safe, without feeling threatened by too much closeness? The less room there is to navigate this distance, the more difficult the relationship. When each they conscious of their individual needs, they can acknowledge their partner’s needs with respect. She is in private practice in Santa Monica, CA (See Darlenelancer.com)”

On the other hand, ask: How do I create closeness? How do I ensure that I will be loved and not abandoned? Do you try to create closeness by giving up your autonomy, hobbies, friends or interests, by never disagreeing, by being seductive, or by care-taking and pleasing others?

DISOWNED SELVES: Relationships can serve as mirrors for unacknowledged or “disowned” parts of ourselves. Yet, it is an essential process in order to heal our wounds, become free of our past conditioning, and to allow us to truly live in the present.

Each must learn to ask for togetherness and space directly, without feeling guilty, or controlling or blaming each other.

They each blame one another and themselves. Often people attract their opposite into their lives to make them whole. It takes tremendous courage not to run when we feel too close, and not to pursue when we feel abandoned, but instead, learn to acknowledge and tolerate the emotions that arise. The Distancer feels guilty for not meeting the other’s needs, and the Pursuer feels angry for not getting his or her own needs met. But it requires courage to open yourself up and to experience pain. They’re negotiating the emotional space between them. Rather than responding to her child, she projects, and sees her child only as an extension of herself, as an object to meet her own needs and feelings. The Pursuer is unconscious that s/he is also afraid of closeness, but relies on the Distancer to achieve enough space for the Pursuer’s needs for autonomy and independence. If you ignore your partner in order to create distance, you inadvertently devalue him or her, creating another problem. One partner moves in, the other backs-up

I-Gaming: Illegal And Thriving – CBS News

You can wager on any sport.

Or take a seat at Partypoker.com.

While Internet gaming is illegal in the United States, correspondent Lesley Stahl reports it is absolutely thriving. It’s a huge business,” says Nigel Payne, who runs Sportingbet, one of the world’s biggest online gambling companies.

It’s so much power that America’s gaming industry, which has long opposed Internet gambling, is shifting its position.

Copyright 2005 CBS. I don’t have to comp any hotel rooms.”

“I believe there’s about 12 and a half million Americans today use internet gambling in its widest form. I don’t need any cocktail waitresses. That’s a hell of a lot of consumer power,” says Payne.

Then there’s Internet gambling. . I don’t have to comp any drinks. I don’t need any croupiers. “I don’t need a hotel. 20, 2005.

The point of making something illegal is to stop people from doing it, and penalize them if they do.

In the virtual casinos of the Internet, you can bet on anything.

This story originally aired on Nov. The federal government is clear: gambling on the Internet is against the law. Internet gaming companies will make $10 billion in profit this year. All rights reserved. Spin the wheels on slot machines and roulette, roll the dice in backgammon and craps. And yet millions of Americans do it on hundreds of Web sites, to the tune of billions of dollars.

Just type in a credit card or bank account number and you’ll be betting within minutes.

“There’ll be more online poker games per day at the end of this year than all of the casinos in the entire world put together. They’re all based overseas, but as much as 80 percent of their traffic and profit – comes from the U.S.

“I think the issue is very simple: that you should license it, regulate it and tax it,” says Terri Lanni, the CEO of MGM/Mirage.

For Payne, one big reason online gaming is such a lucrative business is that because he doesn’t face the costs traditional casinos do

Odds comparison help you win

Both of them help you relax and enjoy little pleasures of life. Checking out the dropping odds will prevent you from betting on the wrong team or sports person and stop losing all that money that you usually lose when betting and basing on your own intuition.

One of the main things that you should keep in mind when placing bets is the fact that you should not choose the team according to your own preferences. Not only will you have financial benefits, you will also start to have the satisfaction of winning. You can also check out the dropping odds and the upcoming events from many sports like football, tennis or basketball. What you should really take into consideration are the odds comparison. In no time you can save a great deal of money and you will be able to take your family in a little vacation or allow yourselves other little treats. You will be able to see which team has most chances of winning and by which score as well. In just a matter of seconds and with just a couple of clicks you could do so. The thing is that most of the times we bet based on our intuition and very rarely happens that we manage to win something. So do not hesitate to search for the online betting odds providers.

Author’s Bio:

If you are searching for odds comparison you can start your hunt online. In order to avoid losing a great deal of money and really find pleasure in placing bets you ought to consider odds comparison.

Once you decide taking your betting pleasure on another level take into consideration finding the website that will give you the possibility to check out the dropping odds. You can learn how to do the entire process of betting right from the website and before you even know it your betting account will start to increase significantly.. This will only lead to losing a lot more money. There you can check out the dropping odds, the sports and the upcoming events as well.

With just a couple of clicks you can gain access to a multitude of odds. How so? There are specialized websites that offer you a wide range of information related to odds comparison as well as the dropping odds from many sports. This is the only way you could get closer to winning. I know that you may believe the fact that, in time, betting can become addictive but fun is also addictive, isn’t it? So what is the big difference? There isn’t any if you asked me.

We all enjoy the adrenaline that we feel whenever we place a sports bet. The best thing about the website is the fact that it is always updated, you can always check out the dropping odds and decide when to bet and which team or sports person to bet on.

Placing bets has become a regular thing and tends to become more and more popular due to the fact that, with the right bet, you can win a great deal of money and you can also make the bets right from the comfort of your home. Only after checking out the odds comparison will you be able to make a correct decision regarding the betting