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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 […]

casinos under regulatory pressure

UK casinos under regulatory and financial pressure

  • Posted: Mon, January 22nd, 2018 - 11:00 am |
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Speculation is rife about the five UK casinos currently under review by the UKGC. Dominic Gates looks into the reasons why operators don’t follow anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.

James Bonds casino game

Have you played Chemin de Fer – James Bond’s main casino game?

  • Posted: Thu, January 18th, 2018 - 7:22 am |
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Settle down for the evening to watch one of the 24 James Bond films and there is a decent possibility that at least one scene […]

lucrative slot machine

What to look for in a lucrative slot machine

According to data from Statista, there were the best part of 167,000 slot machines and other mobile gaming devices within casinos in the US state […]

Poker Olympic sport

Poker and its prospects of becoming an Olympic sport

  • Posted: Mon, January 8th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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Sift your way through the 15,490 pages of the Oxford English Dictionary and you’ll read the following as a definition of the word sport: “An […]

Craps World Record

Four hours and 18 minutes – Patricia DeMauro’s craps world record

  • Posted: Wed, January 3rd, 2018 - 3:43 pm |
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When rolling two dice, there are 36 different possibilities as to how they will land. Of these conceivable outcomes, all are as likely to occur […]

Sir Richard Branson Gambling

Gambling words of wisdom backfire for Sir Richard Branson

“Be bold, but don’t gamble. I take risks, but they are calculated risks. I weigh up the odds in everything I do.” These are just […]

Casino ADT

ADT and working out your worth to the casino industry

  • Posted: Tue, December 26th, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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If stumbling across the abbreviation ADT, working out what these initials stand for will predominantly hinge on the industry that is being focused on. In […]

Gambling Adverts

The gambling industry and TV advertising – a decade on

It is easy to forget that a little over a decade ago, gambling adverts were heavily restricted on television. The National Lottery was advertised, the […]

Future Casino Gaming

The role of DJ Steve Aoki in the future of casino gaming machines

  • Posted: Thu, December 14th, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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Attracting, appeasing and appealing to the millennial generation is arguably the biggest challenge presently facing the casino industry. The general consensus among this group is […]

Slots Windfall

How a £4 bet led to a £6.3m slots windfall

  • Posted: Sat, December 9th, 2017 - 6:49 am |
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One of the biggest lures of slot machines is the potential of winning a life-changing sum of money from a relatively moderate investment. Bet £4 […]

blackjack side bets

Four more blackjack side bets where the hand result is irrelevant

Many casinos are now not content in settling on the house edge they have from the general game of blackjack. Even if you have perfected […]

Casino Customers

How the relationship has evolved between customer and casino

  • Posted: Fri, December 1st, 2017 - 6:50 am |
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It goes without saying that the customers are the most important part of the casino industry. Players turning up and losing money is the essential […]

Baccarat Tables

Never been to a casino before? Three reasons to head straight to the baccarat tables

Most people have mates who are certainly not frequent gamblers, but will have the odd flutter from time to time. They’ll do the lottery, bet […]

Blackjack Bankroll

What is a suitable blackjack bankroll?

  • Posted: Thu, November 23rd, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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For anybody seriously considering making the switch from occasional recreational punter to regular full-time gambler, regardless of what their game or sport of choice is, […]