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Runner Runner: The truth about online poker

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 […]

Gambling Legends – Andre Citreon

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, […]

Christmas Casino Bonuses and Promotions

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This article refers to Christmas casino bonuses and promotions from 2009. Since we prefer not to live in the past, check out our 2012 Christmas […]

Betfair’s Zero Lounge

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 […]

Gambling Legends – Charles Wells

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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 […]

Gambling Legends – The Greek Syndicate

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 […]

The Numbers Game

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 […]

Casino Money Management

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 […]

Gambling Legends – Gordon Selfridge

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 […]

From the Rat Pack to Corporate Las Vegas

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’. […]

Las Vegas and the Mob. Guns, Girls and Gambling

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 Hoover Dam is Built and Gambling is Legalised

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 Las Vegas Gold Rush, the First Town is Built

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 […]

Indians and Mormons in the Gamblers Mecca Part 1

In our first part of a series of articles we look at how Las Vegas has grown from a mere spot in the Nevada desert […]

Gambling Legends – Giacomo Casanova

There was a gambling frenzy in 18th century’s European High Society, it was within these privileged and often debauched circles that the most famous lover […]

Gambling Legends – Beau Brummell

The 19th century produced a divided society lacking in any middle class on one side we had extreme decadence for the fortunate and on the […]