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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, […]

Heat In Casino

Picking up heat in a casino? The clues to look out for

As obvious statements go, this is one out of the top drawer. All gambling establishments would prefer their customers to lose, rather than win. Lose […]

UK Government FOBT

UK government uncertainty over FOBTs causes more doubt for industry

  • Posted: Tue, November 14th, 2017 - 7:28 am |
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The fact that the UK authorities have once again delayed a decision on FOBT stake levels means more uncertainty and potential infighting for the sector, […]

Freemium casino games

The freemium model and the growth of social casino games

It’s no secret that a big challenge facing the casino industry is to enhance its appeal to the millennial generation. We’ve previously considered the possibility […]

motivations to gamble

Six motivations why casino visitors continue to play on

  • Posted: Sat, November 4th, 2017 - 6:30 am |
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Before stepping into a casino or loading up casino games online, most players will have set themselves goals as to when they intend to stop […]

Roulette racetrack bets

The three and a bit roulette racetrack bets you may not know existed

It is not uncommon on a roulette table to see a player seemingly scattering chips across the betting layout at random. One such example could […]

Must-see-vegas-sights

Six must-see sights and attractions associated with Las Vegas casinos

  • Posted: Sat, October 28th, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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Although Las Vegas is now a location offering far more than simply extravagant gambling establishments, the chance to hit the tables remains high on the […]

Blackjack TV

Blackjack and two critical challenges if it is to replicate poker’s TV success

  • Posted: Thu, October 26th, 2017 - 7:00 am |
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The Moneymaker Effect. Chris Moneymaker’s ascent from Tennessee accountant to 2003 World Series of Poker winner, outlasting 838 other players to secure the $2.5 million […]