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WSOP Film

A Yorkshire grandad and the possibility of a WSOP feature film

When approaching retirement age, many people will look to create a bucket list of dreams, experiences and activities that they are yet to enjoy, but […]

Robot Dealers

Could robots work in Las Vegas casinos in the next two decades?

  • Posted: Fri, April 13th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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A discussion panel last year at the Venetian Resort in Macau during Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia 2017 touched on the subject of robot dealers […]

Trente et Quarante

Visiting a European casino? Find a game of Trente et Quarante

  • Posted: Mon, April 9th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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All casino games have something known as a house edge attached to them. This is basically a built-in mathematical advantage that ensures that the odds […]

New York Casino

Spending a weekend in New York – there’s a new casino in town

  • Posted: Fri, April 6th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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New York ranks fourth among US states in terms of population. Only California, Texas and Florida exceed the Empire State’s estimated total of 19.85 million […]

FOBTs

FOBTs dominate headlines but changes to industry will be wide-ranging

FOBTs once again made the headlines this month but the UK sector and its operators should brace themselves for wide-ranging and significant changes in the […]

Donald Trump

The story of Donald Trump, baccarat, female dealers and a $15m deficit

Pretty much from the moment that casino gambling was legalised in the US state of New Jersey in 1977, Donald Trump was eyeing up opportunities […]

Las Vegas victims

Casino jackpot put to good use to support Las Vegas victims

  • Posted: Wed, March 28th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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On the majority of occasions when it becomes known that a person has come into a life-changing sum of money, they are typically bombarded from […]

Craps Hop Bets

Craps has a secret – here’s all you need to know about hop bets

Imagine wanting to place a bet on a particular football match and discovering that the only options disclosed to you were betting on the winning […]

Splitting Blackjack

All you need to know about splitting blackjack hands

  • Posted: Wed, March 14th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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For every 100 hands of blackjack that you play, you can expect to be dealt a pair approximately once in every 14. Regardless of whether […]

Jan Flato Marina Navarro

Jackpot gate at the slots – the story of Jan Flato and Marina Navarro

Picture the following scenario. You don’t have any plans for the upcoming Friday night, so you convince one of your friends to join you on […]

UK Casinos

UK casinos and the challenge in attracting the world’s wealthy

  • Posted: Tue, March 6th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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It hasn’t been the easiest start to 2018 for the bookmaking industry, with countless criticisms thrust in its direction and changes recommended to the way […]

Bad Beat Jackpots

Bad beat jackpots that casinos could consider offering

Did you know that your odds of being struck by lightning are in the ballpark of 3000/1? Spare a thought then for former US park […]

Gambling Industry Ethics

Gambling industry: Do the right thing

From its treatment of women to accepting funds from dubious sources, Dominic Gates reports on a UK gambling industry that seems incapable of doing the […]

DAlembert System

Understanding the D’Alembert system and its use in roulette

  • Posted: Thu, March 1st, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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For a bet considered to have a 50/50 chance of winning, it must have only two outcomes which are equally likely of occurring. Calling heads […]

Soft Hands Blackjack

Avoid these mistakes when playing soft hands at blackjack

  • Posted: Thu, February 22nd, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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Give any blackjack player the opportunity to handpick the first of the two cards to make up their initial hand and the majority would logically […]

Beyonce JayZ Casino

Beyonce, Jay-Z, a $500 million giga-mansion and a casino

  • Posted: Fri, February 16th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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What bigger name from the music world to include as part of the opening to a new entertainment resort, casino, hotel and spa than Beyonce. […]

UNLV Importance Casino

UNLV’s importance to the future of the casino industry

Head about 1.6 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip and you will find yourself on one of the campuses of UNLV – the University […]

Poker Hall Of Fame

Five players biding their time before reaching the Poker Hall Of Fame

  • Posted: Sat, February 3rd, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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There are currently 54 members of the Poker Hall of Fame. These include the first winner of the World Series of Poker from 1970 Johnny […]

Iron Cross craps strategy

Should you salute the Iron Cross craps strategy?

Should you roll two dice simultaneously, there are 11 different number totals that you could end up with. Of these 11 totals, would you fancy […]

Strange Casino Superstitions

Strange superstitions known among casino visitors

  • Posted: Sat, January 27th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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Most people will typically be influenced by superstitions in their everyday lives, whether it be the belief that completing a certain action will either bring […]