UK lotteries have had more than their fair share of scandal over the years. Team Jackpot have searched through the archives to bring you the top tales of lottery scandal, deceit and corruption.
Contrary to public perceptions, gambling operators donate significant sums of money to charitable causes. In this exclusive report, we uncover the biggest charity givers in gambling.
Footballers are notorious for high stakes gambling habits. Check out the Jackpot Gambler’s XI to find out which players are making the most extravagant bets who has accumulated the biggest losses.
Our landmark survey of over 2,000 active British gamblers set out to investigated the previously unexplored link between physical health and casino game preference. Excessive smoking, drinking and lack of exercise were revealed to be contributing factors to the dangerously high BMI found in players of certain casino games.
Many myths surround this gun slingin’, gamblin’ God, but Wild Bill Hickok’s eventful life and dramatic death cement his place as a true legend of gambling. Wild Bill lives on in poker today, whenever someone is dealt ‘The Dead Man’s Hand’.
With an ever-growing list of tablet apps to choose from it can be difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. Check out our pick of the best tablet casino apps out there.
As always, 2013 saw a new cohort of online slots releases for gamblers to try their hand at, including some based on the year’s blockbuster […]
Set for an early October 2013 release date, Runner Runner is a crime drama that promises to give moviegoers a glimpse into the world of […]
André Citroen, owner of France’s biggest car manufacture made no secret of his high rolling gaming antics at his local casino. Throughout his life Citroen, […]
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Every once in awhile, a new online casino comes along and claims to be different from all the others out there. Usually, such bold claims […]
Charles Wells, born in 1841, was a tubby, extravagant cockney and is one of the most famous gamblers in history. He is said to be […]
One of the best-known gamblers of the 20th century was actually a group of gamblers known as the Greek Syndicate. The name may conjure up […]
A lottery in the sense of a gamble for pleasure is basically a distribution of prizes to winning bettors who are decided by the drawing […]
It is imperative that anyone who plays online casino games must first understand money management. Before you start playing you must be clear about how […]
Harry Gordon Selfridge, the wealthy American businessman and owner of the high-class London department store had a voracious passion for gambling, although rather like Andre […]
Probably the best-known and most glamorous phase of Las Vegas’ history was during the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, the era of the ‘Rat Pack’. […]
The story behind the Strip begins in 1938, when Fletcher Brown was elected mayor of Los Angeles and began a crusade against illegal gambling by […]
The US government were determined to harness the power of the mighty Colorado River to provide flood control, electricity and irrigation to its growing population. […]
The lead miners and prospectors picked up where the Mormons left off. Silver was discovered and the small mining town that had developed soon mushroomed […]