Emotional poker is usually bad poker.

One of the things I love most about poker is the psychological and emotional aspect of it.

And I’m not talking about outplaying your opponents. Both the incredible high, and lowest of the low feelings can have a negative affect on your game by either a) making you feel invincible, or b) putting you on tilt.

Stay on an even keel, and let your poker skills and knowledge do the talking.

And what do bad, excitable players think after they’ve had a really good winning streak, or after they’ve scooped a huge pot off of an obviously good player? They think that THEY are good! I want them to believe that when they lose it’s just bad luck, and when they win it’s because of their skills.. Because of this, I’m hoping they win as many pots as possible through bad play. Not only because it means I have a better chance of winning that money myself (since it is now in the possession of a bad player), but also because of the affect it has on their psyche.

When I see a player at my table who is overly emotional at the table, I see dollar signs.

Most players play this game with their hearts on their sleeves. They are absolutely elated when their pocket aces hold up, or they turn that flush and take down a huge pot. Regardless of how happy or upset they feel about that win or loss, they maintain an even keel and stay in control. This allows them to be at their best at all times without being ruled by their emotions. I’m talking about the emotional effect the game has on you when you win or lose, or go on that great winning streak or horrible losing streak.

You’ll find that a lot of bad players tend to be the ones that get too emotionally invested in the game. What I mean by that is that they live and die by the hands that they play. I’m cheering for them to win all of the pots I’m not involved in!

So what is it about these emotional swings that I like?

A key, often overlooked attribute of a good poker player is that they stay in control of their emotions at the table. On the other hand, they are devastated when someone hits their 3 outer on the river to take a pot away from them, or when someone calls preflop with 72o and beats their high pocket pair with trip 7s on the river.

In short – don’t let your emotions rule your game

The story kicks off when four armed robbers are killed during a failed heist and their surviving widows join forces and resolve to pull off the raid themselves.

I’m hoping for 9 to 5, with guns. LADY CROOKS:

The film is based on the British miniseries of the same name, which was written by Lynda La Plante (Prime Suspect). This is very exciting for anybody who loves heist films but occasionally finds herself thinking, “But when will WOMEN get to steal some shit stylishly?” Wish: granted!

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The Hollywood Reporter says (via Badass Digest) that, best of all, it’s about a quartet of, yep, widows. Hell Yes: Gillian Flynn and Steve McQueen Are Making a Lady Heist Film

Hell Yes: Gillian Flynn and Steve McQueen Are Making a Lady Heist Film

Looks like Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn has her next project booked: She’ll reportedly be cowriting Widows, a heist flick, with 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen

This rule seems like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how many day traders experience a bit of success and cast their forex day trading systems aside. By sticking with a forex day trading system, you can make sure you have more good days than bad.

Rule #1: Keep it Simple. In addition to watching the forex market when you can’t, automated software allows you to see the information the software uses to make market decisions. Many currency trading systems rely on reading and interpreting data before making a decision to enter or exit the forex market. If you can’t read these charts or decipher them, choose a simpler strategy. It’s very important because the temptation to chase price is so great with enormous leverage and unlimited profit potential. The whole point of choosing an effective day trading system is to make money, and ignoring your trading strategy is guaranteeing loss. Even the largest financial institutions get a help making their money, and there’s no reason you can’t. Rule #3: Stick With It. Forex day trading can be profitable even at small amounts, if you have a clear understanding of your forex day trading system and you implement it correctly.

You’ve already made the decision to begin your career in forex day trading, but how do you go about choosing which forex day trading system to use? The good news is that choosing a strategy is the most difficult decision you have to make; the bad news is that only you can make this decision. When you’re just waiting and speculating on when to enter and exit the market, you’re just guessing and you would be better off trying your luck at the Roulette table.

Rule #2: If You Need Help, Get it! Don’t think for one second that because you need help, you won’t be successful at forex day trading. Automated software will allow you to see if you’ve chosen an effective forex day trading strategy.. Give your strategy time to work, and understand you will have winning days and losing days. Unless you plan to watch the market 24 hours a day, consider using automated trading software. It’s almost like having a forex mentor of your very own. When you choose a forex day trading strategy, make sure you understand every aspect of the strategy. Because you will always open and close your trades within the same 24-hour period, you must choose a forex day trading system that relies on short-term indicators. A bad day forex trading doesn’t mean you’ve chosen a losing forex day trading strategy; it just means that you had a bad trading day. As a day trader, you should only look for forex day trading systems that accommodate your needs.

You’re probably wondering why it’s so important to choose a strategy for forex trading. Without a proper forex day trading strategy, all you have to rely on is how you feel, which isn’t a reliable indicator. Without one or two forex day trading systems, you won’t have the resources you need to succeed

In that way, you can further enjoy sports betting without having to worry about your money.

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FOUR: Understand the rules well. To maintain a great sports betting experience, you must research on practical ways to manage your money for bets. Check out your online sportsbook and see if it updates its betting details. Do not forget to take down important notes when placing bets. Control your budget if you are already incurring successive losses. If you have more questions that you want to ask, do not hesitate to contact your online sportsbook’s customer service. Your vast knowledge on your favourite teams or players can greatly help you in making the right choice for betting on matches. Klause live independent and waiting for the time to live with her fiancée. Sometimes he goes for car racing and motor crossing. You can use those notes as references when you make bets in the future. Identify the possible reasons why you are winning and losing so that you can create consistent betting habits and techniques that you can proudly call “tried and tested”.

ONE: Look for a reliable online sportsbook. Keep in mind that different sports may have different sets of bets and rules, so you have to be aware on what to do in order for you to make the right choices. Learn to distribute your money across smaller bets when betting on several odds. If you are knowledgeable of the teams in matches that you want to bet on, you can feel confident even if they are playign against tough oponnent sides.

Betting on online sportsbooks is surely a great way to enjoy sports with the use of your Internet-enabled computer or device. It pays to land on one that gives you great returns on your bets and takes care of your money and convenience at the same time.

THREE: Exercise proper money management. Klause enjoys playing basketball, watching Soccer League, like EPL, Laliga, UEFA, FIFa, Olympics and other sports.

FIVE: Study your bets. Always make it a point to check the latest updates on matches which you have betted on. Check if its customer service is reliable so that you can get an assurance of great service. He really enjoys sports and enjoys life.

TWO: Choose your favourite sports matches. Make it a habit to refer to the online sportsbooks’ rules and FAQs if you are having difficulties understanding some things when betting. Search for reviews on the Internet for you to know what other people think of various online sportsbooks. He manage the fan page of 12bet sportsbook and 12bet casino. Winning or losing is normal when betting in online sportsbooks. In that way, you can directly talk to a customer service representative who is always ready to answer all your queries.

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Tomas Chan is a sportsbooks addict and online casino enthusiasts. The following are five easy ways that you should follow when betting on online sportsbooks:. Choose one that has clear contents, particularly its rules and FAQs. What he is icharged of is to give updates, on every hit matches, preview, tips and guide for the sportsbook player and onlince casino players. Klause is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science wherein he is taking Master’s Degree in Information Technology. Online sportsbooks can provide you with the best sports bet line details on all your favourite sports at any time of the day. For example, when you bet on soccer matches, go for those that involve your favourite clubs so that you can use your insights well when betting

Hallan en el noreste de China la flor más antigua del mundo

Pekín, 26 mar (EFE).- Un grupo de investigadores han hallado en el noreste de China la que podría ser la flor mas antigua del mundo, un especimen que dataría del período Jurásico, aproximadamente 160 millones de años atrás, informaron hoy medios locales

Tate isn’t too far behind, pulling down 6/5 odds. (Where have we heard that before?)

. She was later given another chance, making the second live show an elimination round to get back to the Top 12. In fact, Fifth Harmony’s chances of winning have decreased since making the final trio, going from 10/1 odds to 12/1.

And then there were three…

(Watch Carly Rose Sonenclar perform “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.”)

Demi’s last representative left the competition at number six (CeCe Frey), the night after Simon told her she wasn’t worth a $5 million recording contract.

And still, Carly Rose would be the oddsmakers’ favorite to win.

The remaining three acts will sing for America’s votes on Wednesday evening beginning at 8 p.m. After the soap opera of the off-season with the judging situation, the hyper-promotion of rookie judge Britney Spears as a female Simon Cowell, six weeks of watching the show’s editors try to push a “mean girls” theme at the viewers, then another excruciating six weeks of enduring the caterwaulings of CeCe Frey, and a Semi-Finals show of relatively above-par performances, the “X Factor” will choose a winner for Season 2 Wednesday evening (Dec. Simon Cowell’s Groups would place three acts within the Top 7. 19). A. Of them, sixth place (by oddsmaker Bovada) Fifth Harmony would ultimately make the finale, as would Carly Rose and Tate.

But only one will win the $5 million recording contract…

Still, long-shot or no, the five-girl group are still in the competition, so, technically, anything could happen. Carly Rose is favored with 5/8 odds to win.

(Watch Fifth Harmony perform Shontelle’s “Impossible.”)

And nobody should be lulled into a false sense of reality, because no matter which act wins, the other two are certain to get recording contracts. So of the three remaining artists — Carly Rose Sonenclar, Tate Stevens, and Fifth Harmony — who do the oddsmakers mark as the favorite?

But Diamond White, who was considered Carly Rose’s strongest competitor at season’s start, was sent home by her mentor. Viewers will then choose a 2012 champion and hosts Mario Lopez and Khloe Kardashian will reveal the results of the voting on the “X Factor” Season 2 season finale Thursday, Dec. Fifth Harmony, the shocking third entry that took the spot from their teammates, Emblem3, is the long-shot, posting 12/1 odds to win it all. The second strongest, Judge Demi Lovato’s Young Adults placed three in the Top 6, according to oddsmaker bet365.

According to Bovada.com, the frontrunner from the very beginning still holds the top spot. (EST). The 37-year-old Missouri cowboy held it three times, including the last time viewers saw it, which was prior to the Semi-Finals results and the naming of the three finale contenders.

Simon Cowell poses with Fifth Harmony as they attend Fox's 'The X Factor' season finale news conference at CBS Televison City on December 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

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In the listing after two live shows, CeCe was given bottom status, the Over 25s (Mentor: L. 20, beginning at 8 p.m.

As for Carly Rose and Tate, the 13-year-old ballad belter has held the top spot on the leaderboard twice. Reid) would garner the second and third slots (Tate Stevens and Vino Alan, respectively). In fact, the girls in Fifth Harmony might even be able to parlay their stay on the “X Factor” into both a group act and solo artist deals.

And just like that — well, after three months — the season finale is upon us. She would make it, prompting the odds to be reshuffled.

(Watch Tate Stevens perform Clay Walker’s “Fall.”)

Of the Top 16 artists, those that were chosen to go to the live shows, Carly Rose Sonenclar was chosen across the board by oddsmakers as the most likely to win the second season of “X Factor.” Not only that, but Team Britney (the Teens) looked to be the strongest of the four teams, seeing all four of the team’s finalists in the Top 12 and also holding the top two positions

But not all of them: “One sportsbook confirmed being down $250,000 going into the night slate of games because of parlay winnings paid on the Georgia State vs. Baylor game.”

Another report claimed that Thursday was the second-biggest day in Vegas casino history, reaching Super Bowl-levels of profit.. Because so many people thought Iowa State was a Final Four contender, they couldn’t see a loss like this coming. Bettors “got crushed on the Iowa State moneyline across the board with total losses over $2 million,” he said.

Here is some analysis of the double-digit upsets Thursday night:

So your bracket is already busted, right? Don’t worry, so is everybody else’s. Iowa State game stood out for the dollar amounts, Moretti said. But what about those gamblers who spent millions and lost on the upsets? You probably don’t feel as bad as they do right now.

Iowa State's Georges Niang reacts during the NCAA tournament game against UAB in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Iowa State’s Georges Niang reacts during the NCAA tournament game against UAB in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Thursday was a “great day for sports books overall,” said Lou Moretti, managing editor of SportsbookReview.com.

Most of the bets were on point spreads, but the University of Alabama at Birmingham vs

Why was there no attempt to keep him this time?

David Sokol resigned abruptly from Berkshire Hathaway amid insider trading allegations. Second, it will contain two sets of facts, both about Dave Sokol, Chairman of several Berkshire subsidiaries.”

The irony of these revelations is the timing aspect of his resignation. Amid allegations of insider trading regarding Lubrizol, he comes out of left-field with a resignation letter. Both companies are tied to Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway as subsidiaries.

Image credit: Rock Hall (television screen capture). What’s more, as top-pick for heir to Buffet, it does not add up.

By all practical purposes, insiders took bets on Sokol to be next in line in replacing Buffet when the time came for succession at Berkshire Hathaway.

He was Buffet’s “right-hand-man” when it came to making deals and having forward thinking in terms of financial strategy, money management, and market-timing.

Secondly, by Buffet’s own admission, every time David Sokol tried to resign in the past, he and Munger would talk him into staying; he was just that vital to the company’s success.

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He then goes into great detail to outline the relationship with Sokol, his departure, his interest in Lubrizol (the company at the heart of insider trading), Sokol’s “lack of voting authority,” and his belief his acquisitions were “legal.”

Perhaps, the most startling development of all is the unorthodox, yet comprehensive press release from Warren Buffet regarding Sokol’s resignation.

By his own admission: “This press release will be unusual. However, the SEC may have other thoughts.

This story is still developing, but many are still wondering why David Sokol suddenly departed when the conversation on Wall Street ramped up about alleged insider trading.

According to an interview with CBNC, David Sokol attributed his sudden departure to spending more time with “family.” He also said that the Buffet and Charlie Munger did not attempt to sway him to stay this time.

However, he suddenly resigned from his role as CEO of NetJets, and from his other role as chairman for MidAmerican Engergy Holdings Company. First, I will write it almost as if it were a letter. Warren Buffet’s press release that followed was cryptic and contradictory.

At the end of Warren Buffet’s press release, he says that he “held nothing back” about the entire matter, and that he will refer anyone in the future to the letter

Research several sports books thoroughly and compare the numbers. Always look for the best prices or the best numbers. Watching ESPN and/or reading opinionated articles by sports writers on the Internet is not the proper way to do your homework. Rule #2 ? Never Gamble Under the Influence ? To coin a phrase, ?Speak when you?re drunk and you?ll probably make the biggest speech you?ll ever live to regret.? The same sensible theory applies to betting on sports. That gives you an automatic advantage over the bookie, so use it to the fullest extent. To be done properly (and profitably), here are some very crucial rules one must follow.

Rule #1 ? Use Proper Money Management ? This rule is the one that is most neglected and explains why Vegas keeps on building all of those multi-billion dollar casinos. While some do it just for recreation or to make watching a TV game more exciting, there are others who will always wager on their favorite team or player, period. The payoff odds and point spreads are not carved in stone throughout the industry, and on any given day, they can vary greatly between different shops. If you bet 3 teams straight action and only win 2 of the 3, you?ve just made money. For example, if you live in California and become an expert on the PAC 10, you can increase your chances of winning by focusing on just your niche.. Stick with 2% and never double up and chase lost money.

Rule #3 ? Spend Some Time Shopping ? This can be compared to shopping for a new car or even for groceries. Then, before making your wager(s), check each book and always take the best number on your particular event. Stick to straight action only. Secondly, never wager more than 2% of your total bankroll on any single wager. If you set aside $1,000 for gambling, your individual bets should be in the $20 range and no more. It?s a proposition for losers only, so don?t do it.

Rule #5 ? Perform Due Diligence – As a bettor, you normally have the opportunity to do research well in advance of having to make that final decision on a wager. Most people just don’t have the time to properly study things like past statistics, line moves, trends, angles, valuable lines, inflated numbers, and much, much more. If it were really possible for anyone to consistently pick 3 out of 3, parlays (and teasers) wouldn?t be offered by the sports books. If you?re sick, you go see a doctor. Over the course of a year, that ?, 1, or even 2 point difference will come into play many times, and trust me?it will add up to a lot of money.

Whether you?re a recreational player or actually doing it solely for a profit, may you always have more winners than losers, and always remember to have a lot of fun along the way, but stick to the rules.

Rule #6 ? Seek a Professional – There is a wealth of valuable information available on the Internet but you have to take the time to do proper and thorough research. If you?re serious about winning more bets than you lose, you should listen to a professional.

Rule #4 ? DO NOT Play Parlays or Teasers ? Parlays, teasers, and other exotic wagers are offered for a reason. However, there is an elite third group out there who bet sports with one and only one purpose in mind?to make money. Drugs (legal or otherwise) and alcohol can cloud your judgment and will lead you into making decisions that you normally wouldn’t make. Yes, you can bet a 3-team parlay, and if you win, it normally pays in the vicinity of 6 to 1 in football and basketball. If you?re winning, the 2% per wager automatically increases as your bankroll increases. One of the best ways to win at sports wagering is to maybe find your own special niche and then follow it closely. Hook them all together in a parlay and you must win all 3, or you?re sunk. If betting on sports is more than just a recreational pastime, or if you just don?t have the time or resources for Rule #5, seriously consider employing the services of a professional sports handicapper. To be successful at anything, your mind needs to be 100% clear and functional. If you?re on medication, drugs, or alcohol, or if you?re just in an upset or disturbed mood, be smart and don?t play until you?re back to 100%.

People all over the world love to bet on sports. After checking several well-established and solid options, decide on 2 or 3 of them, and then divide and deposit your initial bankroll equally amongst each one. Conversely, if you?re on a losing streak and the bankroll goes down, the size of your bets will decrease accordingly. Since you?re reading this, you?re probably part of that majority. Whichever group you fall into, sports wagering must be treated the same as any other financial investment. Unexplainably, wins and losses often times run in streaks, so slowly increase your bets on a hot streak and back off on cold streaks. Never wager more than you can afford to lose, so be honest with yourself on what you can comfortably set aside for recreation or otherwise

It is the only way to fully meet the demand of machine to machine technology,” said Huawei’s chief executive Ken Hu.

Meanwhile Huawei has said it will invest $600 million in 5G research and expects to have a network ready for deployment by 2020.

Japan’s NTT DoCoMo is already working with Nokia and Ericsson to develop networks running at high frequencies for use in the 5G wireless era – technology expected to be showcased at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

In June last year the European Commission signed an agreement with South Korea in which the two sides committed to cooperating on setting technical standards and ensure the necessary radio frequencies are able to support the new network.

“With 5G, Europe has a great opportunity to reinvent its telecom industrial landscape,” Guenther Oettinger, the EU’s Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, told the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.

By Julia Fioretti and Leila Abboud

Most industry experts expect the first commercial deployments of 5G in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Europe, once a leader in the 1990s in the second-generation GSM technology standard for mobile phone networks moving into the digital era, has fallen behind the United States, Japan and South Korea in the deployment of the latest 4G standard for mobile broadband services.

Credit: Reuters/Albert Gea

In the meantime, companies that make mobile network equipment such as Sweden’s Ericsson, Huawei, Finland’s Nokia and France-based Alcatel-Lucent are jockeying for position and carrying out experiments with operators to prepare for 5G.

BRUSSELS/BARCELONA (Reuters) – The European Union is looking to sign agreements with China and Japan and the United States to cooperate on developing the next generation of mobile broadband as it seeks to help its companies catch up in the race to develop such technologies.

The head of Nokia, Rajeev Suri, said that he thinks the drive to develop 5G technology promises to be a “three-horse race” between Ericsson, Huawei and his firm, leaving out the fourth biggest equipment maker, Alcatel-Lucent.

But the chief executive of France’s Orange said work remained to be done on 4G, whose rollout across Europe has been patchy and slow.

European policymakers are now trying not to repeat the mistakes of the past and are seeking to be at the forefront of developing the standards for 5G, which promises much faster video downloads, denser network coverage and the possibility of connecting billions of everyday electronic objects to create “the internet of things”.

“It is our intention to sign similar agreements with other key regions of the world, notably Japan, China, and the United States,” Oettinger said..

An attendee uses his mobile phone to photograph a screen projecting information during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 3, 2015.

Much work remains to be done to set technical standards for the technology, and figure out exactly what it is supposed to do that current 4G gear cannot, experts say.

“I don’t aspire only to be third,” said Suri on a panel on Tuesday. We should enjoy 4G,” he said.

BRUSSELS/BARCELONA Tue Mar 3, 2015 9:55am EST

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The region’s network operators including Britain’s Vodafone and Spain’s Telefonica were slower to move to 4G than Japan, Korea and the United States and adoption in Europe remains lower compared to other advanced economies.

The Commission will soon start formal discussions on 5G with China, according to a person familiar with the matter, which is also keen to have its say on what 5G should do. China is home to the world’s second-biggest maker of mobile network equipment, Huawei [HWT.UL], and ZTE, the fifth biggest.

An attendee uses his mobile phone to photograph a screen projecting information during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Albert Gea

“We are closely working with our customers to get to 5G. “We will move up.”

(Editing by Greg Mahlich)

“We need to prepare for 5G but let’s not jump too fast

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