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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 […]

Caribbean Casino

Casinos in the Caribbean worth paying a visit to part II

  • Posted: Thu, May 17th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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Any list highlighting the world’s top gambling destinations will invariably contain the likes of Las Vegas and Monaco. It is not such a guarantee that […]

Casinos in the Caribbean

Casinos in the Caribbean – where to go to find some action

  • Posted: Thu, May 10th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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White sandy beaches and clear blue waters are what attract many to visit the numerous islands of the Caribbean. What the majority may not be […]

Gambling Markets

Foreign shores and tech wonders  

This month Dominic Gates looks abroad to the highly active online gambling markets of France, Germany and Sweden to see how they differ and what the working environments are like there. And for all the talk of tech wonder, the industry is not as advanced as it likes to make out.    

Blackjack Side Bet

The Super 4 blackjack side bet makes a millionaire

You don’t need to sit in a chair opposite Chris Tarrant if you want to become a millionaire, winning such a life-changing sum of money […]

Pai Gow Poker

Play Pai Gow Poker – it is poker with a twist

  • Posted: Tue, May 1st, 2018 - 12:00 pm |
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An element of luck may be necessary in all casino games, but some have the added appeal of skill to go alongside any required good […]

Blackjack Saved FedEx

Blackjack and its importance to the growth of FedEx

  • Posted: Wed, April 25th, 2018 - 7:00 am |
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This summer marks the end of an era for courier delivery provider FedEx, following the news that freight president and chief executive Michael Ducker will […]

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 […]