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The Gambling Lifestyle: Does Your Game of Choice Influence What You Wear and Drive?

  • Posted: Fri, November 6th, 2015 - 4:31 pm |
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YouGov’s Profiler reveals all about the lifestyle of different gamblers.

James Bond – Best Casino Scenes

  • Posted: Tue, November 3rd, 2015 - 6:58 pm |
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With the new Bond film Spectre hitting cinemas across the country we thought it was appropriate to look back at Bond’s best casino scenes.

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Three Things You Should Avoid Doing in a Casino

  • Posted: Fri, October 30th, 2015 - 6:45 pm |
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Casino employees have no shortage stories of players behaving in strange and bizarre ways. Here are three of the best.

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Five Emerging Casino Hotspots

  • Posted: Sat, October 24th, 2015 - 1:17 pm |
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Everyone knows about the glitz and glamour of the Vegas strip, but where are the other up and coming casino destinations?

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UK Casino House Win: A Nation Divided

  • Posted: Mon, October 19th, 2015 - 5:33 pm |
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UK casinos are so highly regulated that you’d think house edge would be the same no matter where you play in the country. However, this is far from the truth! Our analysis of the Gambling Commission’s Drop and Win data reveal regional differences ranging from 5.2% to 16.1%.

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The Rich Get Richer – Six Celebrities Celebrating Casino Wins

  • Posted: Fri, October 16th, 2015 - 12:48 pm |
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Not satisfied with the millions already in their possession, celebrities love to spend big when it comes to gambling. Here are six big gambles that paid off for these already minted celebrities.

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Seven Top Tips to Master Online Casinos

  • Posted: Fri, October 9th, 2015 - 6:07 pm |
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Online casinos can be confusing places even for the best and brightest of us. So we’ve racked our brains to compile a list of seven expert tips to help you master online casinos.

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Newcastle United at the Casino – Five Strange Stories

  • Posted: Thu, October 1st, 2015 - 12:45 pm |
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With the money in football it’s no surprise that players love a gamble and Newcastle players and management seem to hit the casino more than most. Here we compile the best stories and rumours.

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Five Rookie Mistakes to Avoid at Casinos

  • Posted: Mon, September 28th, 2015 - 3:41 pm |
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The casino can be a daunting place for novices. We’ve put together some top tips to help you boss your first visit.

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The Six Craziest Casino Purchases

  • Posted: Fri, September 25th, 2015 - 4:55 pm |
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Casinos are renowned for spending big. Here we look at the most outrageous and ludicrous casino purchases.

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Why Premier League Clubs are Turning to the Bookies to Boost Commercial Revenues

  • Posted: Wed, September 16th, 2015 - 1:13 pm |
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You might have noticed the growing presence of betting companies in football over the past few seasons. Find out why this trend is showing no sign of slowing down.

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To Drink or Not to Drink – A Big Question Before Playing Casino Games

  • Posted: Tue, September 15th, 2015 - 12:14 pm |
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Casino players have long wondered if a few drinks can help them win big at the casino. Here Team Jackpot investigate the claim and answer the question ‘To drink or not to drink?’.

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Five Ways Online Gambling has Improved in the Last 20 Years

  • Posted: Fri, September 4th, 2015 - 5:28 pm |
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We pick out 5 of the biggest developments in online gambling in the last 20 years.

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Top Five Casino Criminals in Vegas

  • Posted: Thu, March 26th, 2015 - 5:55 pm |
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From slot cheats to illegal gambling rings, the Vegas Black Book has it all. We’ve have taken a flick through Nevada’s List of Excluded Persons to reveal the most scandalous gambling criminals in Nevada.

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Man Wins Wife in Lottery and Other Lottery Scandals

  • Posted: Tue, January 27th, 2015 - 10:59 am |
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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.

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Gambling Giving Back

  • Posted: Mon, December 22nd, 2014 - 5:00 am |
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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.

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The XI Biggest Gamblers in Football

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.

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Booze, Bets and BMI

  • Posted: Mon, October 6th, 2014 - 5:20 am |
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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.

Gambling Legends: Wild Bill Hickok

  • Posted: Tue, September 2nd, 2014 - 5:00 pm |
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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’.

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App to the future – tablets, mobile and online casinos

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.