I play online poker. And sometimes the pots can get as big as $200+. Hypothetically if I lose connection, I will probably not be able to log on in time and I may lose the pot by default. I lost connection tonight while playing poker but it was only a $2 pot. I used to lose connection all the time when I had dial-up. We now have a cable modem and access to the internet through cable. When I lost connection I had to unplug the cable modem and restart everything. That's the only way I knew how to fix it. I Tried disabling and enabling the connection and repairing but it didn't seem to fix it. I am wondering if dsl or satellite connection might work better. Or if there are things you can do to decrease your chances of disconnecting. Thanks.