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Proxy betting

Proxy betting – what would be the pros to players and the casinos

Telephone betting is no recent development when it comes to the gambling industry. For years people have had accounts with sports bookmakers, dialling up a […]

10 Gambling Films

Top ten gambling films of all time

  • Posted: Tue, June 20th, 2017 - 3:30 pm |
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There have been hundreds of gambling flicks released over the past 50 years, but here are our favourites. The gambling and casino industries have long […]

Whale Small Fish

The whales vs the small fish – how casinos treat these groups differently part II

  • Posted: Fri, June 16th, 2017 - 11:07 am |
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It is no secret among the majority of casino visitors that their experiences and the ways in which they are treated will predominantly hinge on […]

Casino Whales

The whales vs the small fish – how casinos treat these groups differently

  • Posted: Thu, June 8th, 2017 - 10:58 am |
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Wouldn’t it be great if you could walk into a casino, change up £10 into chips at a busy blackjack table and be treated like […]

Blackjack Seating

Blackjack rookies take note – the importance of seating position

  • Posted: Thu, June 1st, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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Poker is typically the casino game where seating position is considered to have a big bearing on results. For example, sit in the seat to […]

11 or Aces

The most profitable hand for a blackjack player – a two-card hand of 11 or a pair of aces?

  • Posted: Fri, May 26th, 2017 - 3:35 pm |
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For obvious reasons, the hand players would most want to be dealt in a game of blackjack is blackjack. Not only can this hand not […]

Casino eSports

Could casino games and eSports develop a thriving future partnership?

  • Posted: Fri, May 19th, 2017 - 4:51 pm |
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In any industry, if a company fails to adapt to the changing habits of its client base then it’s ultimately set up to fail. Supermarkets […]

Baccarat expansion

The Baccarat expansion – the birth of the three-card variety

Getting involved in side bets is second nature to certain people. Some will wager on random things such as who the next person through their […]

Charles Barkley Blackjack

Assessing Charles Barkley’s blackjack decision – 16 against a dealer 10

If asked to sum up Charles Barkley in a few words, these are among the more likely responses – NBA hall of famer, controversial basketball […]

Unusual Casino

Five unusual casino locations

  • Posted: Thu, April 27th, 2017 - 1:21 pm |
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From trains to planes via basements and caves, the world is full of unusual casino locations. Here are our favourites Casinos come in all shapes […]

Blackjack Sidebets

The dealer busts – the lowdown on four blackjack side bets

  • Posted: Wed, April 26th, 2017 - 11:28 am |
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There is arguably no greater development in a hand of blackjack than a dealer busting. Of course, that is if you haven’t already busted first, […]

Richard Hie story

The story of Richard Hie – the Robin Hood blackjack croupier

Robin Hood’s agenda was to rob from the rich and give to the poor. His enemies were wealthy, corrupt or both, while he would provide […]

Gambling in Ireland

Gambling in Ireland – one thing it’s essential to know

  • Posted: Thu, April 13th, 2017 - 11:23 am |
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Most people will be familiar with the phrase “the luck of the Irish”. However, rather than the understanding that Irish people are born with a […]

Texas Holdem

Five Texas Hold’em poker probabilities it’s probably worth memorising

Between 2003 and 2006, the card game poker enjoyed an obvious boom period. The growth had previously begun upon the release of the film Rounders, […]

Casino Sessions

Sessions and why they must factor into critiquing your casino results

  • Posted: Fri, March 31st, 2017 - 4:11 pm |
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In a situation where there are two possibilities with equally likely outcomes, it is rightly argued that each possibility has a 50% chance of occurring. […]

Home Casino

Three considerations if following “The House” and turning your home into a casino

The appeal of starting up your own casino from home is obvious. Casinos have reputations for being reliable moneymakers and so appear to offer one […]

Skills for the bills

Skills to pay the bills

  • Posted: Mon, March 20th, 2017 - 11:55 am |
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Can casino and table games really improve our chances of getting a job or a promotion? Jackpot.co.uk asks an interview coach to find out… The […]

Blackjack's Charlie Rule

Breaking down blackjack’s Charlie Rule

Blackjack players whose only exposure to the game has been at family events or the odd evening with friends are likely to be familiar with […]

App swindles slots

How a custom App and algorithm decoder swindled some slots

  • Posted: Fri, March 10th, 2017 - 2:00 pm |
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Despite what some people choose to believe, the results of slot machines are almost completely random. The computers within them are programmed in such a […]

Online Blackjack Tips

Rule number one when playing video blackjack

  • Posted: Fri, March 3rd, 2017 - 8:00 am |
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Blackjack payout rules are a subject that always get people agitated. Initially, if a player was dealt the perfect blackjack of an ace accompanied by […]