Baccarat expansion

The Baccarat expansion – the birth of the three-card variety

Getting involved in side bets is second nature to certain people. Some will wager on random things such as who the next person through their […]

Charles Barkley Blackjack

Assessing Charles Barkley’s blackjack decision – 16 against a dealer 10

If asked to sum up Charles Barkley in a few words, these are among the more likely responses – NBA hall of famer, controversial basketball […]

Unusual Casino

Five unusual casino locations

  • Posted: Thu, April 27th, 2017 - 1:21 pm |
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From trains to planes via basements and caves, the world is full of unusual casino locations. Here are our favourites Casinos come in all shapes […]

Blackjack Sidebets

The dealer busts – the lowdown on four blackjack side bets

  • Posted: Wed, April 26th, 2017 - 11:28 am |
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There is arguably no greater development in a hand of blackjack than a dealer busting. Of course, that is if you haven’t already busted first, […]

Richard Hie story

The story of Richard Hie – the Robin Hood blackjack croupier

Robin Hood’s agenda was to rob from the rich and give to the poor. His enemies were wealthy, corrupt or both, while he would provide […]

Gambling in Ireland

Gambling in Ireland – one thing it’s essential to know

  • Posted: Thu, April 13th, 2017 - 11:23 am |
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Most people will be familiar with the phrase “the luck of the Irish”. However, rather than the understanding that Irish people are born with a […]

Texas Holdem

Five Texas Hold’em poker probabilities it’s probably worth memorising

Between 2003 and 2006, the card game poker enjoyed an obvious boom period. The growth had previously begun upon the release of the film Rounders, […]

Casino Sessions

Sessions and why they must factor into critiquing your casino results

  • Posted: Fri, March 31st, 2017 - 4:11 pm |
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In a situation where there are two possibilities with equally likely outcomes, it is rightly argued that each possibility has a 50% chance of occurring. […]

Home Casino

Three considerations if following “The House” and turning your home into a casino

The appeal of starting up your own casino from home is obvious. Casinos have reputations for being reliable moneymakers and so appear to offer one […]

Skills for the bills

Skills to pay the bills

  • Posted: Mon, March 20th, 2017 - 11:55 am |
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Can casino and table games really improve our chances of getting a job or a promotion? asks an interview coach to find out… The […]

Blackjack's Charlie Rule

Breaking down blackjack’s Charlie Rule

Blackjack players whose only exposure to the game has been at family events or the odd evening with friends are likely to be familiar with […]

App swindles slots

How a custom App and algorithm decoder swindled some slots

  • Posted: Fri, March 10th, 2017 - 2:00 pm |
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Despite what some people choose to believe, the results of slot machines are almost completely random. The computers within them are programmed in such a […]

Online Blackjack Tips

Rule number one when playing video blackjack

  • Posted: Fri, March 3rd, 2017 - 8:00 am |
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Blackjack payout rules are a subject that always get people agitated. Initially, if a player was dealt the perfect blackjack of an ace accompanied by […]

celebrities chasing casino profits

The celebrities chasing casino profits off the gambling floor

  • Posted: Fri, February 24th, 2017 - 4:30 pm |
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It’s no secret that many of the world’s best-known casinos are not entirely locations where visitors gamble chips against the house. Many also offer other […]

robot casino-opponents

Will robot opponents become a casino future feature?

  • Posted: Fri, February 17th, 2017 - 3:19 pm |
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There have been instances of robots getting the upper hand over humans in competitive games. Back in 1997, a chess-playing computer called Deep Blue faced […]

Type of gambler

What Type of Gambler Are You?

  • Posted: Mon, February 13th, 2017 - 11:14 am |
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Whether you occasionally visit a casino to play roulette, slot machines or blackjack, make the odd trip to a bookmaker to have a flutter on […]

famous casino players

Six famous faces you probably didn’t know once worked in the casino industry

Croupiers dealing with mega-money bets, pit bosses keeping a close eye on a select number of tables and customers to ensure smooth gameplay and happiness, […]

Brazilian big roulette win

Brazilian businessman shows how to win big at roulette

There was certainly more than a tint of excitement in the air as the eager audience gathered three deep around the entire periphery of the […]

European American roulette

European roulette wheel v American roulette wheel: A question of balance

  • Posted: Fri, January 20th, 2017 - 12:15 pm |
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Did you know that the sum of all of the numbers on a roulette wheel is 666? With this number allegedly used to call upon […]

3 5 reel slots

Slot machines and the many differences between three reels and five

  • Posted: Fri, January 13th, 2017 - 5:26 pm |
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It is no surprise that slot machines are highly valuable to casinos, with establishments able to fit in more consoles per square foot of floor […]