• Skill Games

    Sit down at one of the tables and you know it is time to put on your thinking cap as you enter the wonderful world of skilled games. We will gather all the current data on everything you need and want to know and more about casino games like blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, baccarat and more.

    We will explore a wide range of gaming including new releases, legalities and where to play.

    • 23 September 2015

      Intertops Player Goes on $300,000+ Winning Streak

      One of the things about the online casino world is that most of the big winning streaks and jackpots come from the slots side of things. There are two main reasons for this. First, there are more slots than every other type of game combined. Second, the payout structures of some slots are set up so that large payouts are the vast majority of the value that players can get from the overall pay schedule.

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    • 02 May 2012

      Legal Online Horse Betting: The Skill Game of 2012

      With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, all eyes will be on Louisville to watch the spectacle, the celebrities, and, of course, the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”. What you may not realize, however, is that you don’t have to be at the race to participate in a little of the action. In fact, Churchill Downs has its own legal online horse betting site–TwinSpires.com–that is backed by one of the biggest names in the horse racing industry, Brisnet.

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    • 02 March 2011

      Game Colony Features the Pharoah's Treasure Tile Game

      Play Pharoah’s Treasure for free at Game Colony and test your strategy in this collapsing, tile-swapping game of skill. The object of Pharoah’s Treasure is to score the most possible points by collapsing groups of three or more vertical or horizontal tiles. What looks like a complicated Egyptian pastime is actually a game based in skill and strategy. To score the most points in the fewest amount of moves, players will need to collapse large numbers of similar tiles simultaneously.

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    • 24 February 2011

      Play Dominoes Online For Cash

      Game Colony offers games of free dominoes online as well as opportunities to play in real cash online dominoes tournaments. As a game of skill, playing dominoes online for money does not constitute a form of online gambling, at least as far as the 1968 UK Gaming Act is concerned. That being said, you should probably be familiar with the laws in your province, state, and household. You should also be familiar with the three variations of dominoes that Game Colony offers:

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    • 19 January 2011

      Play Solitaire Games Online For Cash

      One may be the loneliest number, but it doesn’t have to be the poorest. Nor does it have to be bored. At online skill sites around the world, you can put your one-player skills to the test and play online games for money. Take a site like GameColony, for example. They take a game like solitaire and set up tournaments where entry fees create the total prize pool. Winners are determined by who can play the best game (by fewest moves, shortest time, etc).

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    • 07 January 2011

      Kick off 2011 with $5 and Newbie Rummy Tourneys

      Learning how to play Rummy online isn’t hard to do. There are tons of resources available, in fact, we have a great snapshot of the game in our Gin Rummy tutorial. The truth of the matter is, however, that you must play the game to become better at the game. And you know how it is–you can find plenty of people who would love to come together to play a little Texas Hold’em at your place, but mention Gin Rummy and their eyes glaze over.

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    • 02 December 2010

      Hit the $777 Jackpot at Rummy Royal

      Whether you play rummy online or at the kitchen table with friends, Rummy is definitely a social game. Online rummy tournaments have exploded in recent years, and it’s not just because the Internet has, too. Right now, Rummy Royal has a unique type of online rummy tournament available for its players: the $777 Jackpot table tournament. This special tournament challenges you to more than just win against your opponents, you have to win consecutively.

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    • 29 November 2010

      Get On Board with Backgammon Freerolls

      If you’re relatively new to the world of online backgammon tournaments, sometimes the best places to get your feet wet are online freeroll tournaments. By definition, a freeroll tournament is one where player pay nothing to participate, and can win real cash and bonuses. Places like BGRoom.com feature several online freeroll backgammon tournaments, so many, in fact, that they have over $10,000 up for grabs every single month.

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    • 18 November 2010

      Buckman is the new PacMan

      I’d be remiss if I failed to write a post this year to commemorate PacMan’s 30th birthday. Created May 22, 1980, PacMan revolutionized video games as we know them, and by “revolutionized” I mean “created”. While we may no longer play games a la arcade like we used to, we still love our nostalgic games with a twist for new technology. And now you can actually win money while playing. Enter Buckman from Game Colony.

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    • 13 November 2010

      New To Rummy? Rummy Royal Says "No Problem"

      Rummy Royal makes new online rummy players feel welcome with a bunch of enticing free money and bonus offers.I’m happy to report that Rummy Royal continues with their $5 Free Program, as reported last month in our Rummy Royal blog post. Sign up and get an additional $/€/£ 200 in deposit matches when Rummy Royal matches your deposit dollar for dollar (or Pound for Pound or Euro for Euro).

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    • 11 November 2010

      Not too late to play Paddy Power's 24/24 Madness!

      Last month we posted about the launch of the PaddyPower Games 24/24 Madness, which was a marathon, power tournament involving 24 games, 24 days, and a chance at £/€24,000. As the PaddyPower tournament winds down on November 16th, we thought we’d check in to see how the participants are doing, and to let you know how you can still grab a slice of the action. Opt in to grab your share of the £/€24,000 bounty.

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    • 05 November 2010

      Baby Got Backgammon

      I keep coming back to online Backgammon every time I go to write this blog. There are several reasons for it: There are a lot of great online Backgammon tournaments and online Backgammon sites that feature solid competition, fun interactions, and well-executed software. Backgammon has been called the world’s oldest game for a reason–people can’t stop playing it.

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    • 29 October 2010

      Rock-Paper-Scissors: A Game of Skill?

      Sure, Rock-Paper-Scissors is a fun game, but a game of skill? Really? Game Colony seems to think so. And so do thousands of players. “RPS” may have some of the simplest rules of any game, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t strategy involved. And now that there is money at stake, if you’re going to play the game, you better bring all ten fingers.

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    • 27 October 2010

      Rummy Royal offers $5 Free

      Rummy Royal is currently offering a no-deposit, no-strings, no-hard-feelings promotion to new Rummy players: Get $5 free just for completing your registration and trying them out. New players are instructed to use the light desktop version of the software and enter the coupon code “5Welcome” during registration. One email validation later, and voila! Free cash to use at all the Welcome tables (marked with a purple W in the lobby).

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    • 24 October 2010

      Paddy Power Games Launches the 24/24 Marathon Madness

      On October 22, Paddy Power Games made history by adding 24 new games to its line-up–all within the span of that day. To celebrate such a momentous occasion, they started to go a little crazy and launch a promotion as well: the Paddy Power Games 24/24 Marathon Madness.Featuring a different newly launched game every day,the 24/24 Marathon is a points rally to the finish.

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    • 18 October 2010

      Skill Games: Please Scratch My Backgammon

      Last week, I mentioned that I’m on an online tournament hunt for games of skill. In other words, games that require more than just pushing the “Spin” or “Deal” button, but that require less than me moving away from my desk. As it turns out, there is an entire online community dedicated to playing both popular and unique skill games, complete with real money prize pools and satisfying bragging rights.

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    • 12 October 2010

      Games of Skill: An Introduction

      With “Games of Skill” being buzzwords as of late, I’m going to use the next few blogs to showcase both popular and relatively obscure games of skill that are relatively legal (relative to your jurisdiction, that is) and are just as fun to play as they are competitive. While immensely popular, I won’t rehash online poker here. Since it is so widely favored, we currently devote two blogs already to online poker promotions and online poker news.

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    • 10 October 2010

      Game Account Announces £200 Welcome Package

      Game Account, an online gaming site that focuses on skill games, is currently offering a 100% match on all new deposits up to £100. Up to £100 in additional bonus funds is available when you meet their wagering requirements for your first 48 hours (minimum £500) and 30 days (minimum £5,000).For those of you unfamiliar with Game Account, it is an online platform that allows competitive play from nearly everywhere in the world (except the United States).

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    • 04 October 2010

      Rummy Royal's Leaderboard Promotions

      This just in from Rummy Royal: Join in on the Gladiator Arena tables and battle it out in a head-to-head rummy tournament where the stakes are high and the bragging rights are loud. Every week starts a new round of competition to see who gets to be crowned Rummy Royal Royalty.  At the end of each week, a winner is crowned, and at the beginning of each week there’s a mad rush to take the winner down. It’s nothing personal, mind you. It’s Rummy.

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    • 11 January 2010

      Online Casino Games Proven to Improve Cognitive Ability

      Science comes to the rescue. According to a study published in the British Science Journal Perception, online gambling increases social activity, improves memory capacity and can also improve a player’s cognitive abilities. It showed that it can also have a beneficial effect on the development of an online player’s brain.The study was conducted by Rolf Nelson, a Psychology professor at Wheaton College in Illinois.

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    • 15 December 2009

      Poker is a Game of Skill New Evidence

      There is a new game afloat that is going to have a profound effect on the U.S. gambling laws. That is the debate over whether or not poker is a game of skill or just luck. Scientific evidence is starting to look at it as if it is a game of skill.Professional poker players know it is a game of skill. You can’t depend on luck to finance your life and livelihood. Lady luck just isn’t all that nice.Scientists are trying to answer this question.

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    • 08 December 2009

      BG Room Promotions

      Backgammon is the game and BG is the name!! If you enjoy backgammon then now is the time to join BG Room. Just for signing up you will receive $5 to play for free and for free cash. Make a deposit and they will match it 30% for first time depositors! They offer weekly $500+ Tuesday Tournaments, with a buy in of $7 or you can get on by winning one of their $1 Sit n Go Tournaments!

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    • 09 November 2009

      Rummyroyal Skill Games

      For everyone who loves to play the game of rummy, then Rummyroyal is the place to be! You can play for fun or for real money while enjoying your card game. This Sunday November 15th at 19:00 GMT, They are holding the biggest tourney of the month!! A cool 30K in cash prizes!! Just make a deposit between the 13th and 15th and recieve up to 150% bonus! You can get the code to use off the site. They have secure deposits and, 24/7 support and fast payouts!

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    • 28 October 2009

      SkillGround Online

      If you like testing your skill against other players, then Skillground is the place to be. They have several skill games for you to try and beat other players. Play video games for real cash! Take your pick from sports, like golf, racing like TOCA, to shooters like War Path and CQC and fighting like KungFu! Just how good are you? Well find out by going head to toe or with some of the best in the multi-player tournaments! All of the games are fun and easy to play!

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    • 30 September 2009

      RummyRoyal’s $2000 Freeroll and Promotions

      All of you rummy lovers that love the freerolls tonight is your chance at RummyRoyal! They are celebrating their birthday and giving you all the presents. Make sure you register now for the Rummy 500 $2000 Freeroll to be held tonight September 30th at 19:30! All you have to do is go inside the lobby and hit the Real Mode tab and then on Multi-Tourney and find the $2000 Freeroll and hit it twice, a window will pop up hit the red button, register and you are in!

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    • 24 September 2009

      Spadester Skill Game

      The card game of spades is becoming more and more popular on the internet, and at Spadester they have all you need to play the game. You can play for free or if you prefer play for real money. At Spadester you can learn the game of spades before you try playing, from some of the best Spade players on the net! You can browse the site to learn all the rules! At Spadster you can play with other people and test your skill on the games with the multi-player free spades.

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    • 12 September 2009

      Mahjong Time Skill Game

      Everyone loves the game of mahjong, I know I do, it was one of the first games played on my computer. At Mahjong Time you can learn the game, and play in tournaments. You can sign up for free and there is no download required. They have every kind of mahjong there is , such as Hong Kong, American, Chinese Official, Talwanese, European Classical and Riichi Rules. They also have several different tournaments you can join in on.

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    • 30 August 2009

      Rummy Royal Promotions

      If you enjoy playing games like Gin Rummy, Kalooki, Kalooki 40, Oklahoima Gin, Traditional Rummy or Rummy 500 then Rummy Royal is the place to be. There you can learn to play any of these games free. Then if you decide you want to play for cash, they will give you $5 to try them, and 200% bonus on your first deposit, You can match your skills against other players and play in tournaments like the Ultimate Rummy Challenge or the 25K Tournament.

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    • 20 August 2009

      Poker a Skill Game

      Everyone is in agreement that poker is a game of skill, at least most are. With Barney Frank’s new Bill to legalize online gambling approaching soon, he has many more supporters now than when he first started on this bill.He is strongly supported that poker should be legal since it is a game of skill, and therefore has an even stronger case for being legal.

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    • 07 August 2009

      Games of Skill All-rounders

      We have all been told a lot about what games of skill are. Some think that poker is gambling and not a game of skill, but it has been scientifically proven that poker is a game of skill and not a game of chance.  I found this page of game of skill All-rounders. Poker is among them. Name Chess Draughts Backgammon Bridge Poker Mads Andersen — — World Champion 2002 —

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