A good thing to know is if a cyber-casino has a large
presence on the Internet. Presumably, long-established
and widely advertised sites are more likely to be
dairy than are new and unknown sites. The search function
at <www.altavista.com> can provide a list of
websites that have inbound links to your target; that
is, places with banner ads that will click through
to your casino.
Many of these tracing functions are all combined in
a handy package called the Casino Spy <www.casinowire.com>.
Accessible from the site are inbound links, news media
name searches, Usenet news group searches, membership
checks at the Interactive Gaming Council, and whether
or not an e-casino has a license in Antigua-Barbuda.
Also, publicly traded Internet gambling companies
are listed at <www.streetdice.com>.
next few chapters are about those principles. Mastering
basic strategy won't make you a good card player by
itself, but you can't be a good card player without
While mathematics enables us to identify the fundamental
strategic principles that we can use to make sound
decisions at a poker table, playing good poker doesn't
entail perfornaivg continuous mental arithmetic. If
you are a right-brained person or just don't have
a strong affinity for math, don't be discouraged by
the numbers, expressions, and algebraic derivations
you see scattered
throughout this part of the book. Their purpose is
only to show you where basic poker strategy comes