Online Tournament

  • 30 October 2010

    Chess Tournaments: Meetings of the Minds

    Game Colony offers online chess tournaments.By far the most popular board game in modern times, chess is no longer just for Mensa gatherings or the high school sub-culture. Chess provides an elegant sort of battlefield, with silent and swift moves that can strike loud and permanent blows on their opponents. It’s a game of grace, of strategy, of foresight, and of preparation.

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  • 27 October 2010

    "Play" in Spades at Spadester

    Online poker tournaments are well known, and by now you know about a few other competitive skill games, like online backgammon and online Rummy. Not to be taken lightly, the game of Spades can be as cutthroat as it can be fun–and that is something takes to the next level.

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  • 24 October 2010

    Online Cribbage Tournaments Take The Peg

    Game Colony, once again, delivers “the thrill of competition” for another popular game of skill–cribbage. Since October 2001, players from around the world can participate in online multi-player cribbage games. Whether you play the 6-card or the more historically-classic 5-card game, cribbage involves a standard 52-card deck and a race to score 121 points (or 61 points, in the case of the five-card game) over the course of the game.

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  • 21 October 2010

    Backgammon Tournaments at Play65

    As we mentioned in our Skill Games Blog this week, the game of Backgammon is a popular, if dark horse, tournament skill game. While there are hundreds backgammon tournament sites, there are only a few that we can strongly recommend.One of them is’s hard to know what kind of backgammon tournament to play in, especially when you’re either just learning the game or you’re trying to adapt to multi-player backgammon tournament play.

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  • 12 October 2010

    Multi-Player Solitaire: Beat Loneliness and Win Cash at Game Colony

    This post is for all the solitaire players out there. You know who you are. Does this sound familiar? You play solitaire at work when you should be filing. If your filing schematic orders everything by suit, color, and rank. You play solitaire when you should be ironing (and are wearing the wrinkled shirt to prove it). You probably play solitaire when your spouse is on another rant about the neighbors and where they park their cars.

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  • 02 October 2010

    Rummy: The New Poker

    When was the last time you played a good game of Rummy? Gin Rummy? Kalooki 51? Oklahoma? I sense your blank look. That’s okay. When I think of a competitive card game, I instantly think of other games. Poker seems to get all the attention in the “skill games” catagory these days. Whether it’s played online, in world championships, or by bunch of guys on a girl-free Saturday night, poker wears the letterman jacket, dates the cheerleading captain, and drives a motorcycle.

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  • 06 August 2009

    Poker In The Park Sponsored by PKR

    Are all of you tournament players out there ready for this one? Two days of nothing but poker fun at Europe’s largest poker Festival! 6 August 2009 (London, UK) – PKR are, for a second year in a row, lead sponsors of Poker in the Park, Europe’s largest poker festival. Held on the 13th & 14 of August in Leicester Square, PKR will be hosting one of the festival’s main attractions, The Poker Dome.

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  • 23 October 2008

    RummyRoyal Tournaments

    Rummy Royal is having tournaments galore!! Join them in their Kalooki 51 tournament that has a guaranteed prize of $3000!!! This will take place on Sunday October 26th, 2008 at 15:00 ET, and the buy-in is only $16.50!! To top that off Rummy Royal is holding the biggest tournament ever!! On November 16th at 15:00 ET they are having a Kalooki 51 tournament, where players can compete for a guaranteed prize of $10,000!!! You don’t want to miss out on this one!!

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  • 16 September 2008

    BlackJack Tournament Series (Part 3 of 7) - Tournament Blackjack Introduction

    In a standard setup, a blackjack tournament will last several rounds with up to 6 players battling out each round. On completion of each round, only one or two players will progress to the next level. A preset number of hands will be played each round. All players will start the round will an equal amount of chips. The player (or players) with the largest remaining bankroll will continue.

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  • 15 September 2008

    Blackjack Tournament Series (Part 2 of 7)

    I’m not a big fan of history for facts. “His” Story”, implies whoever said it done it, nonetheless, it makes interesting reading. Most games evolve from something, so we will never really get a black and white answer to the question.Paper and cards are thought to have been invented in china, 95 BC, but was first reported by Ts’ai Lun, an Imperial Court Official to the Chinese Emperor 200 years later.

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