Some articles on player:
... with insufficient pot odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player ... if he failed to protect his hand, another player could draw out on him at no cost, meaning he gets no value from his made hand ... The term protection is also often heard in the context of an all-in player (see poker table stakes rules) ...
7 Sins is a life simulation video game where the player must get to the top of the social ladder and make decisions related to the seven deadly sins ... Throughout the game the player makes decisions based on pride, wrath, greed, envy, lust, sloth and gluttony ... In total there are seven chapters and one hundred non-player characters to interact with ...
... February 1 – Malik Sealy, American basketball player (d. 3 – Keith Carney, American hockey player February 8 Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player John Filan, Australian footballer Stephanie Courtney, American actress and comedian February 9 – Glenn McGrath ...
... A player (or team) will continue to shoot until committing a foul, or failing to legally pocket an object ball on a non-foul shot (whether intentionally or not) ... Thereupon it is the turn of the opposing player(s) ... Following a foul, the incoming player has ball-in-hand anywhere on the table, unless the foul occurred on the break shot, as noted previously ...
... on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms with MPlayer and VLC media player ... Programs such as Media Player Classic, K-Multimedia Player, Totem, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and GOM Player can also be used ...
More definitions of "player":
- (noun): An important participant (as in a business deal).
Example: "He was a major player in setting up the corporation"
- (noun): Someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession).
Synonyms: musician, instrumentalist
- (noun): A person who participates in or is skilled at some game.
Famous quotes containing the word player:
“Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his ladys window.”
—Honoré De Balzac (17991850)
“The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (18251895)
“If women were umpiring none of this [rowdyism] would happen. Do you suppose any ball player in the country would step up to a good-looking girl and say to her, You color- blind, pickle-brained, cross-eyed idiot, if you dont stop throwing the soup into me Ill distribute your features all over you countenance! Of course he wouldnt.”
—Amanda Clement (18881971)