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Eve Brownlee was a gamer before gaming communities on the internet were a thing. Eve grew up playing traditional, standard deck card games like Rummy and Bezique, taking an interest in the classics Backgammon and Chess. Parlor card games like Bridge continue to keep Eve active in the community. After a long career, primarily in horticulture for USDA in Maryland, Eve now travels and writes on The Pineapple ( and contributes to Quora/Pinterest topics. Contact Eve via email.

Reel ’em In! Big Bass Bucks

A Beginner’s Guide to Reel ’em In! Big Bass Bucks: Strategy, Rules, Instructions Introduction Reel ’em In! Big Bass Bucks is a popular casino game that’s all about fishing for big wins. It’s a slot machine game, which means you play by spinning reels and trying to match symbols to win prizes. The game has, […]

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Razz: The Lowball Poker Variant – A Guide to Rules, Instructions & Strategy Introduction Razz is a form of poker that’s a bit different from the Texas Hold’em or Omaha that you might be used to. It’s a lowball game, which means the goal is to have the lowest hand possible. It’s part of the […]

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Omaha Hi-Lo

Omaha Hi-Lo: A Guide to the Split-Pot Game Rules, Instructions & Winning Strategy Introduction Omaha Hi-Lo is a popular poker game that’s a twist on the classic Omaha poker, which I’ve covered separately. It’s also known as Omaha 8-or-better, Omaha Hi-Lo Split-8 or simply Omaha/8. The game evolved from the original Omaha poker, which itself […]

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Mississippi Stud

Mississippi Stud: A Guide to the Casino Game – Rules, Instructions, Strategy Introduction Mississippi Stud is a poker-based table game that’s become a staple in many casinos. Unlike other poker games, you’re not playing against other players or a dealer; your goal is to create a good hand and win based on a paytable. It’s […]

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