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Magmic’s Blackjack King is Having a Chip Sale

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Blackjack King is part of a series of free casino BlackBerry games from Magmic. Blackjack King is free to download and the game gives you 1000 (or more) free chips per day.
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Magmic’s BlackJack King Launches on BlackBerry App World

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Magmic’s BlackJack King is out of beta and has launched on BlackBerry App World. The very successful beta has already made it the top Blackjack game for BlackBerry, and the third most popular card game on App World.
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Magmic Launches Free Blackjack King Game With Chip Purchases

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Magmic’s THK Live game is a big hit on BlackBerry and the company has release a Blackjack game that looks to be modeled after it. The game is free and you can purchase chips within the game to play. Blackjack King works really well on a touchscreen BlackBerry too, letting you touch to cut the deck for example.
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BlackBerry stacked up against the competition in Consumer Reports

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Consumer ReportsThere’s already been some griping about BlackBerry’s performance in Consumer Reports‘ ’08 issue, and it might be well-justified. The BlackBerry Curve landed in 7th. place, the Pearl in 12th., the 8800 in 14th., and the 8830 in 19th. out of 20 smartphones tested. Two Treos (755p and 680), T-Mobile’s Wing, the BlackJack and the Moto Q 9m beat out the BlackBerry 8300, with the iPhone topping the list.

Basically, that means everyone who matters in smartphones did better than BlackBerry. Suprisingly, the Nokia N95 (which I had heard great things about) was down in 15th. place. The biggest thing to keep in mind before launching into a CR-hating tirade is that you really have to take these things with a grain of salt. CR’s overall scores were “based mainly on voice quality, ease of use, and talk time”, which can all vary based on user, location and carrier. I haven’t used any of the other top 5, so can’t really pass judgement. Anyone have some horror stories about the leaders, and why they might not deserve top marks?