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Here at Royal Flush Towers, the luxurious HQ's of AWOP where the big cheeses sit in their plush penthouses and dictate policy to us lowly hacks slaving away in the basement, it must be reported that I have recently been hauled upstairs and given a severe dressing down by one of the principal Stiltons here for writing articles which don't come anywhere close to reality in the real poker world.

I'm not going to name any names - well, not without a pretty substantial bribe - but you can rest assured that I have every intention of continuing to follow in the finest traditions of fearless publishing by carrying on regardless. No writer worth his salt would give in to such dictats and I shall stick rigidly to the sacred principles of journalistic tradition in which all the facts of the case are virtually ignored (or at least distorted out of recognition), where lies and half truths will be commonplace and where reality cannot be allowed to get in the way of a good story. I know you would expect nothing less.

Heaven knows how the Big Cheddars will take to this show of defiance, you'll just have to keep watching this space, but I suppose it's unlikely that I'll be allowed a second helping of gruel this week.

The Viper


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5 Facts On Why Casinos with Poker Room Are Safer than Standalone Ones.

A research recently conducted by a team of experts at KeyToCasino revealed interesting facts – a casino operating a poker room is statistically more reliable than a standalone one.

Facts were collected by comparing and evaluating almost 800 casinos from 337 companies based on their selection of languages, currencies, deposit methods, advertised and reported payout times, withdrawal limits, and players’ feedback – over 4.000 comments collected from several leading gambling forums.

Unibet casino was among analyzed brands. Founded at 1997, it is a well-known operator offering vast casino entertainment, plus a very own poker room. Visit Unibet casino review for more facts and numbers about this particular operator.

Here are five highlights of the research:

Fact 1: Non-payment risk at casinos running poker rooms is on average 8%, which is almost twice lower than at casinos without poker where statistics shows 13%. The non-payment risk at Unibet casino, for instance, is only 3%.

Fact 2: Payout time in standalone casinos usually extends to 11 days, as opposed to an average of 3 days for casinos with poker rooms.

Fact 3: Casinos with poker rooms are 9% more likely to offer you your language, and 15% more likely to give you a convenient deposit method with suitable currency. At Unibet casino being a real example there are up to 20 languages to choose from, and over 15 currencies.

Fact 4: Monthly withdrawal limits for casinos with poker rooms are usually 2.5 times higher than for standalone casinos.

Fact 5: Feedback from players is in 57% positive for casinos with poker rooms as opposed to 49% of praises addressed to standalone casinos.

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