Solitaire, Angry Birds and Zynga Poker: the other internet games

The internet has been flooded with various types of games lately. With the inception of Facebook, the social aspects of playing internet games are very appealing. These games are also a great way to waste some time. While some are just that, time wasters, others can be quite enthralling and draw you in. What once started as a game to kill a few minutes, has turned into hours of fun.

With so many games to choose form it’s difficult to weed through the bad ones and find the best out there. Here is a list of a few that are sure to be fun.

Solitaire: Playing solitaire is one the timeless classics. It comes installed on just about any computer you buy and has been played for ages. You can play solitaire online or even with a deck of cards at your house.

Angry Birds:The Angry Birds game online has taken the world by storm. It’s becoming one of the most popular games around. They fuzzy little birds now have their own merchandise line with shirts, stuffed toys and more.

Zynga Poker: Poker is one of the oldest forms of social gaming. The game itself has been around for centuries and has been played by nobles. We can now enjoy this game on Facebook and play for virtual chips against others. Testing your skills and raking in massive amounts of play money is a great way to pass some time.

Mahjong: This ancient game from the Far East has always been a favorite. While setting up an actual Mahjong game in real life can be almost impossible, the internet has brought to life free Mahjong games on a wide array of sites. Play for free or even play for the chance to win money.

Flash Games: A flash game is one that does not need to be downloaded but comes with some great features. Free flash games come in many categories such as, arcade, shooting, strategy and casino. You can play free casino games like Blackjack, Roulette and Craps on almost any site offering free flash games. One of the better places to play free flash games is Cool Cat Casino.

This is just a tiny list of games that can be played online. There are literally thousands of games out there. You may have your own favorite that maybe you’d like to share with us.

Laura Barton

Laura Barton is a self-declared "adventurer". Highly energetic and unpredictable, you will never find her without something to read on her hands. She loves casinos, after all it's in her blood: her father was a Las Vegas mogul and a former owner of some of the largest casino entertainment chains in the US. Loves rock climbing, surfing and playing drums.