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Paddy Power Games has a fantastic new promotion for fans of the King. How would you like to visit the home of Elvis? That’s right. you could be ‘Walking In Memphis’ and taking a trip to Graceland – home of the Legendary King himself, Elvis.

Paddy Power Games is running the competition to promote it’s brand new slot machine ‘Elvis The King’. The slot is packed with great tunes from Elvis and also boast 3 interactive bonus games – now you can get All Shook Up! online with Paddy Power. Not only does Paddy Power Games have great slot machine they also have one of the biggest ranges of scratch cards game online.

To be in with a chance of winning the competition you need to join Paddy Power Games and wager £20 or more on the brand new Elvis ‘The King Slot’ between th 10th Of September and the 20th of September.

Even if you miss out on the main prize, it needn’t be Heartbreak Hotel for you! As 10 runners up will sharing £1,000 in free game bets. So time to throw on your Blue Suede Shoes and hit the reels at Paddy Power Games – Good Luck.

Interest Facts About Graceland

Elvis was forced to purchase the farm of Graceland after his home in Audubon Drive, Memphis was continually besieged by fans, Audubon Drive residents complained to Elvis that they couldn’t get in or out of their homes due to the large numbers of fans hanging around. Graceland was not named by Elvis, the farm was actually named after the daughter (Grace) of the previous residents. Presley once made a list of items to be kept in Graceland at all times.

Items included:
at least 6 cans of biscuits
3 packs each of Spearmint, Doublemint, and Juicy Fruit gum
banana pudding (to be made fresh nightly)
potatoes and onions
peanut butter
and
one case regular Pepsi

From that list it’s evident that Elvis hardly eat like a King! Although he did famously die on the ‘Throne’ at Graceland.

The days of the Wild West are long gone, but you still have a chance to profit from this bygone era. In the scratch card game, Six Shooter Looter Gold at Ladbrokes Casino, you’re a cowboy who is on his way to retrieve money at the local bank. However, it’s not going to be so easy. Retrieving money from a bank in the Wild West was a lot more complicated and challenging than today. You couldn’t just mosey on down to the bank in your car and fill out a withdrawal slip. Nope, back then you needed to be armed and ready for any danger heading your way.

In this game, you must get past a gorge, a fence, Native Americans, a railway and a bandit. This bandit will be waiting for you at the bank, and he’s armed. Not only that, but he’s quick on the draw.

If you can win the whole game, then you can enjoy a 25,000x multiplier. That’s a massive jackpot. You might have noticed that this is the “Gold” version of Six Shooter Looter. This means much more money to be paid out.

During your journey toward the bank, you might also notice some other features. For example, there will be blue planks. These are safe areas. If you see red planks, avoid them at all costs. The bull skulls underneath them signify instant death. If you happen to spot a pile of gold, collect it right away. That means more real money in your account.

In order to move in this game, you must spin the revolver. In order to win the entire 25,000x multiplier, you need to make it to the bank in fewer than eight spins of the revolver. It’s still possible to win other multipliers, though, which range anywhere from 2x to 10,000x.

The stakes for this game are $.50 to $10 per play. If you wager the full $10 and you win the 25,000x multiplier, then you’re going to be one extremely happy player. Aside from the enormous payouts, the most impressive feature for Six Shooter Looter Gold at Ladbrokes Casino is the graphics. The audio comes in a close second.

So, are you ready for a little Wild West action? Get your gun and put it in your holster, but don’t snap that holster shut. If you want to win the big money, then you will need to be ready to draw in an instant. In the Wild West, only the fastest survive.

Scratch-offs are fun due to their curious and interesting themes. Online scratch-offs are no different, especially when they use Flash gaming technology to make these luck-based games fun to play. Skeet Shooting, one of many scratch-off type games at 888 games, provides an interesting example of the genre. If you enjoy interesting luck-based scratch-offs, check out Skeet Shooting today.

HOW IT WORKS

Skeet Shooting looks like you should be able to control it, but it is really just a luck-based game. You are sitting behind the sights of a shotgun. The mechanics behind the game are:

  • Get a virtual card with six clay disks to scratch off.
  • Choose your stake, or how much you will bet with each shot.
  • With each disk you “scratch off,” a skeet will be shot into the sky. Your shotgun takes a random course and shoots at a certain point.
  • If your gun hits a skeet, you win some money.

For instance, if your stake is $0.50 per shot, that is the equivalent of buying a $3 scratch-off. The payoffs for the game are as follows: 1x for one skeet, 2x for two skeets, 5x for three skeets, 10x for four skeets, 100x for five, and 3000x for all six. This means that you have to hit at least three skeets for the game to pay off.

Remember that this is a luck-based game. You don’t get to control the gun, meaning that you have no idea if you will win or not. Finally, if you want to enjoy the game without betting real money, there is a demo/free play option.

SUMMARY

This game is fun for the occasional luck-based bet. However, like most scratch-offs, the odds are against you winning anything. Unlike games where skill is partially involved, you might be throwing money away. This is, however, the only downside to Skeet Shooting at 888 Games. It provides a fun user interface, and it is easy to choose a stake, shoot a skeet and watch yourself hit or miss. The clay disk’s arc and explosion are quite satisfying when you do make a hit.

For a fun fifteen minutes of diversion, Skeet Shooting offers everything you could need. It is one of many cash-play games at 888 Games, so be sure to check it and other games on the site out today!

Formula Won from Ladbrokes Games is a fun lottery-style scratch game that allows players to win some huge prizes. Players select the stake of the card they want, ranging from £2 to £1000. The jackpots go up with the stakes of the Formula Won cards that players choose. The two cards with the highest stakes of £500 and £1000 offer players the chance to win jackpots as high as £100,000.

The cards have nine squares and players see what is underneath the squares one at a time by clicking on them. When all nine squares have been uncovered, the player learns if a prize has been won or not. The great thing about this game is that players only need to get three matching squares to win a prize. The squares do not have to touch each other. They can be anywhere on the card, and as long as there are three that match the player will win that prize.

When players win a jackpot it is instantly added to their account at Ladbrokes Games. It is nice to get this instantaneous addition to the account instead of having to wait around for it like some other game sites make players do.

The game is an easy-to-use Flash game which means players do not have to download anything to play. Players can also try the demo version of Formula Won without even having to open an account at Ladbrokes.

Ladbrokes offers players a generous welcome bonus of 100% up to £10 on their first deposits. Players simply need to deposit £10 in their accounts and they will instantly receive a £10 matching bonus. This money is a great way to get a little cushion while players take the time to explore everything the site has to offer.

There are also many game-specific promotions that players will be offered at Ladbrokes Games. Sometimes these promotions will be cash back on money played, or other times they will be bonuses for playing games.

Ladbrokes is one of the oldest and most respected gaming houses in the world. They have been in business since 1888, and over that time they have acquired a reputation for excellent customer service and a fairly run operation. It has over 2,400 betting shops in Ireland and the UK, and the online book is the largest in the world.

A bored mum who was suffering a constant stream of Euro 2012 games on TV has scoop a jackpot prize worth £1.3 million. Lisa Potter was nearly driven insane by her partner watching all the live football games from the Euro 2012 tournament. In a bid to block out the never ending football games she decided to try a game of online bingo.

She placed a £5 bet with Ladbrokes Bingo and within minutes she was a millionaire! She told the Daily Mirror: ‘I had a spare minute and wanted to get away from the football so I decided to log on. ‘As soon as I saw the size of the jackpot I thought it was worth a go – and I couldn’t believe my eyes when it said that I’d won.

‘I can’t remember much after, it’s all a blur. My kids came into the room and we all started screaming. It’s like a madhouse in here.’

Lisa is planning to treat her family members to a luxury holiday and a new house and car. She said: ‘We’re a normal family so this will change my life forever. The first thing we’re going to do is buy a new house before treating ourselves.’

The jackpot is third largest ever won in the UK, Ladbrokes have reports a 400% up take in online bingo since the start of the Euro 2012 competition! Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: ‘We bet she’ll never moan at her man for watching the footie ever again!’

You may have taken one along to a job interview, onto the sports pitch, into the exam room and if you’ve ever been a bride, you’ll know all about four very specific ones. They are buried at the bottoms of handbags, deep in pockets, hung from key rings, displayed on chains around our necks and dangle from the mirrors of our cars.

Lucky charms come in all shapes and sizes and a whole industry has grown up around them. Catholic travellers and pilgrims have been protecting themselves with lucky St. Christopher medals for hundreds of years, whilst in Asia, Buddha charms and statues have been thought of as lucky for even longer, and are especially lucky if you rub the Buddha’s belly. More recently Star Wars fans have taken to wearing lucky Jedi amulets that have, it’s claimed, been infused with the Force.

Throughout history all types of animals have been considered to have luck bringing properties. The ancient Greeks were always happy to see a school of lucky dolphins in the Aegean and the Egyptians wore scarab beetles as jewellery for lucky decoration. Black cats crossing your path can either be lucky or unlucky, dependent on where you come from in Britain, whilst in China dragonflies are considered lucky and a sign of “a good rice harvest”. Some people believe that you should always salute a single magpie and you don’t want to step on a ladybird, as killing one will bring you bad luck or even disaster, particularly fire, at home.

Most of us will have spent an hour or two scouring the lawn for that elusive lucky four leaf clover; each leaf representing an aspect of life – love, hope, happiness, and luck, but in China it’s the bamboo that is considered to be a lucky plant and a gift of bamboo is often presented to brides on their wedding day. In Norse folklore, both the acorn and the oak tree bring good fortune and Vikings would often carry an acorn or an oak twig to bring them luck in battle as they pillaged their way across Europe.

Many people carry a lucky coin and who hasn’t tossed a penny into a wishing well hoping that their wish would come true? Both the British and Americans believe that finding a penny brings luck – “See a penny pick it up and all day long you’ll have good luck”, and coin associated luck is particularly big in Asiatic countries where lucky coins are minted by the million. It was once customary to hide a lucky sixpence in your Christmas pudding, but these days health and safety is the name of the game.

A horseshoes is believed to bring good fortune when hung up on the wall or above a doorway, although there’s some debate on which way up you should hang it. Admiral Lord Nelson tacked a horseshoe to the mainmast of his ship and President Harry S Truman displayed a horseshoe over the door of his office in the White House. Brides are often presented with horse shoes for luck and no self-respecting Irish bride would be seen on her wedding day without a horseshoe hidden away in her bouquet.

In fact good luck is everywhere if you just look for it – the wishbone of a chicken, a falling star, even a rabbit’s severed foot; anything can be a lucky charm if you believe that it can bring you good fortune. From lucky colours, or lucky underwear to lucky habits, most of us have our own ingrained superstitious behaviours and good luck charms.

Actor Peter O’Toole always wore green socks both on and off stage, considering green to be his lucky colour. Golfer, Tiger Woods, on the other hand is more of a red man, considering the colour red to be very lucky and often wearing a red polo shirt during a game.

Actors are generally superstitious and Robin Williams is no exception; he always carries an ivory figurine that belonged to his late father for luck, but it seems that rock stars are just as concerned about their fortune. Axl Rose, from Guns N’ Roses, refuses to tour in any city beginning with the letter M because he believes the letter is cursed. Meat Loaf always travels with his two lucky teddy bears, Mandy and Marietta, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin won’t go on stage without brushing his teeth, believing that without completing his lucky ritual he won’t be able to sing a note. Jennifer Anniston also has a lucky ritual – she won’t board a plane without stepping on with her right foot first and tapping on the outside of the plane, and Cameron Diaz has more lucky charms, each with a different purpose, than you can shake a lucky stick at.

Lucky charms – it seems that a lot of people won’t leave the house without one; but what if they actually work as some researchers are claiming?

Psychologists at the University of Cologne recently ran an experiment using ‘lucky’ golf balls where half the golfers on a putting green were told that they were playing with a lucky ball, and the other half they were playing with an ordinary ball. The research showed that golfers who were playing with a ‘lucky ball’ managed to sink 35 per cent more putts than those who were playing with the ordinary ball. Unbelievably those with the lucky balls sank 6.4 putts out of 10, nearly two more putts on average than the others.

Behavioural scientists have yet to understand why this should be, but are seeing the research as significant. One theory is that knowing that we are in possession of a charm to bring us luck makes us more optimistic and confident and hence we perform better, another is that it helps us relax and focus our minds more on whatever we are doing at the time.

Whether we carry a silver charm, keep a lucky stone in our pocket, nod at the moon, throw salt over our shoulder, or simply cross our fingers, there’s no doubt that we all want our share of Lady Luck’s attention and will try most anything to get it.

In the classic game Jenga, players gracefully remove wooden blocks from a self-standing tower. As each block is removed the structure begins to tilt and sway, until one unlucky player causes the entire tower to come down with a thundering crash. However, in the online cash game Jenga from Paddy Power Games, the player’s objective is quite the opposite! You’ll be hoping that the tower comes crashing down and you can cash in on the jackpot.

Jenga’s gameplay is very similar to that of a classic slot machine. You bet on various lines (unfortunately your only two choices are 9 or 18 lines) of the Jenga tower in the hopes that 3 colored bricks of the same color will match on that line. A match removes bricks from the tower and add them to the top of the structure. Remove enough bricks and you can cause the tower to topple, generating a free game play!

During gameplay other special blocks can appear to add some variety to the game. Magic blocks (which look like a psychedelic mood ring) transforms all the blocks it touches into a single color, greatly increasing your chances of several color matches. Layer bombs come in red, yellow, and green forms and will destroy and rebuild two, four, or eight levels of the tower, respectively, when activated. Payouts are also based on colors, with the highest payouts going to matches of blue (100), white (50), or red (25) bricks. One final note on colors: if you get bored with the background, just click to change it!

During my time playing the game, I had greater success when betting on all 18 lines. It also got very exciting when I’d match several bricks on the initial play, triggering bonus bricks on the top of the tower, and then having these bricks match for even more winnings! There were also some times when I wanted to jiggle the monitor of my computer screen just hoping for the tower to collapse and earn a free game!

Paddy Power Games currently has a promotion for new players that bet 2 euros can get 2 euros free. And you can always give the game a try for free before playing for real cash. So why don’t you sign up and give Jenga a try?