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Baccarat-Chinese-Luck

Baccarat – how the Chinese hope to swing the luck in their direction

There is no skill required in a game of baccarat. Whether a player wins or loses is 100% down to luck. The only decisions for […]

Airport Casino

Casinos within airports – are they a positive or negative?

  • Posted: Wed, August 8th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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How many times have you arrived at an airport three hours before your flight’s departure, been near the front of the queue to check in […]

Social Responsibility

Implementation of social responsibility measures shines stark light of business practices

UK industry talk of sustainability and social responsibility is aimed at avoiding further fines, but reveals how little the sector has been doing to promote […]

Japan

New casino legislation means big things for Japan

  • Posted: Wed, August 1st, 2018 - 7:20 am |
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Analysts have previously estimated that the Japanese gambling market could be worth as much as $40 billion a year. However, gambling has been traditionally banned […]

Casino Experience

Four questions to ask yourself to enhance your casino experience

  • Posted: Fri, July 27th, 2018 - 7:30 am |
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Should you soon be heading off on your summer gambling holiday to a location swarming with its collection of casinos, working out a plan of […]

UK Industry Crackdown

As UK cracks down on the industry, operators look abroad to grow

The UK authorities are cracking down on the industry, this means British operators are looking elsewhere to develop their revenues. Dominic Gates looks at how […]

Blackjack Rookies

Blackjack rookies take note – six basics to avoid heat at the tables

When the words ‘casino’ and ‘heat’ are mentioned in the same sentence, it is typically in relation to a player winning more than they are […]

Las Vegas Profit

Learning from Las Vegas – profit vs customer experience

  • Posted: Sun, July 15th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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There is a certain pull of Las Vegas that ensures that many gamblers the world over have aspirations of visiting one day. Vegas has something […]

Biggest Cruise Liner

How about indulging in casino games on the world’s biggest cruise liner?

Gambling at sea is far from a recent pastime. Swat up on your 19th century American history and stories of riverboat gamblers are likely to […]

Clermont Club

Tales from the Clermont Club following its Mayfair closure

  • Posted: Thu, July 5th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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44 Berkeley Square in Mayfair. Built for Lord Clermont in 1742, with a design that showcased elegance and elitism. It was 1962 that the venue […]

Player-generated Bets

Player-generated bets make up for tough World Cup results

The Russia World Cup has been good so far, with major shocks and entertaining games to take spectators onto the knockout stages. But for the bookmakers, it’s players’ request-a-bets that are driving their volumes, reports Dominic Gates

Hole Carding

How does hole carding gain you an advantage at a casino?

  • Posted: Fri, June 29th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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Sit down to play a casino game and there are strategies to be exploited that can give you a legal edge. Some of these tactics […]

Spains

When will Spain’s slumbering giants wake up?

Spain’s online gambling sector is active but nowhere near as busy or competitive as the UK’s. This is likely to change once the Spanish companies […]

South Korea Casinos

South Korea using integrated resorts to upgrade from casinos that “sucked”

If asked to create a list of countries where it would be almost impossible to forecast an upturn in the number of casinos and integrated […]

European Roulette

Can recent roulette spins work to your advantage?

  • Posted: Tue, June 19th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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A European roulette wheel features 37 numbers – all of the numbers between 1-36 and a green 0. Therefore, should a ball be spun around […]

Casino Database Hackers

Smart hackers use fish tank to hack into casino database

Back in 2014, a report from Gartner examining trends in digital technologies indicated that by 2022, a typical family home could contain as many as […]

casino strategies

Three differing strategies casinos use to cause visitors to gamble more

  • Posted: Sat, June 9th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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As with any physical shopping outlet, online store or even websites such as this, once a visitor has found their way to the location, one […]

Sports Betting

US Supreme Court opens route to legal sports betting and UK government clamps down on FOBTs

There were two major news developments for the gambling sector this month: the repeal of the sports betting ban in the US (huge) and the […]

Richard Branson Casino

Richard Branson and his purchase of a Las Vegas casino

“Las Vegas is made for Virgin and Virgin is made for Las Vegas.” This was a comment from Richard Branson back in 2010, during celebrations […]

Casinos and eSports

Casinos and eSports – the latest step towards a thriving partnership

  • Posted: Fri, May 25th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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It was virtually a year ago to the day where we asked the question as to whether casinos and eSports could develop a thriving future […]