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Our long-read articles delve deeper into the world of online casino. From ways to improve your game via casino fashion tips and unexpected casino locations from around the world, our library of features offers plenty of insight to keep you informed and entertained.

Archie Karas: From zero to 10s of millions by gambling

In 1931, writer James Truslow Adams coined the phrase “American Dream” in his book ‘Epic of America’, suggesting that the country was the land of opportunity; for Greek-born Archie Karas,...

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Blackjack improves as a social game – all thanks to a new table

Anyone who is familiar with the film Rush Hour 2 will have some knowledge of how much of a sociable game craps can be. In one scene, once Chris Tucker has...

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US federal focus on sports betting. Sunbets v1 to reboot

The US has only recently allowed sports betting to be licensed by individual states, so why are sports leagues like the NFL already pushing for federal regulation of the sector?...

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Power cut when playing slots – what happens next?

Picture the scenario. You’ve waited patiently for 45 minutes to finally sit down on what you believe is the most likely slot machine to grant you a substantial payday. Not only is...

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Two monkeys provide insight on risk-taking aspect of gambling

Any fairly regular gambler will have undoubtedly found themselves in specific situations where they would have to carry out a type of risk assessment on their bet.Many football accumulators are...

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From the Chinese Dynasty to Ancient Greece and the Italian Mafia: The evolution of gambling through the ages

The Great Wall of China; an irrepressible feat of structural engineering, yet a high-stakes gamble. Initially completed approximately 200 BC it was funded predominantly through introducing Keno, a game of chance...

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Blackjack on the decline – rule changes that could do similar to other games

When Edward Thorp published his blackjack strategy book ‘Beat The Dealer’ in 1962, the game soon took on a new lease of life within the casino environment. Prior to this, blackjack...

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Deathbed literally bought into a casino and man leaves a winner

Fans of the popular and award-winning British sitcom Only Fools and Horses will be all to familiar of the countless tales recalled by lead character Del Boy, highlighting what his...

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Gambling advertising: can the industry moderate itself?

The amount of gambling advertising across UK media and TV in particular means the authorities and public opinion are looking at the industry in an inquisitive way that could cause...

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Seminole Tribe up the ante in its two flagship Florida casinos

Decide to spend some time in Florida and there are no shortage of places to visit and things to do. Most obviously is the chance to capture a photo with Mickey...

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Three likely Las Vegas sporting events to boost casino visitor numbers

By 2020, a new stadium is on track to be erected across Interstate 15 from Las Vegas Boulevard. Under the working name of the Las Vegas Stadium, recent comments noted that...

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25 years on – Michael Jordan’s casino visit during the NBA Playoffs

Heading into the Eastern Conference Finals of the 1992/93 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls were undoubtedly the team to beat. After all, they had dominated the basketball scene in each of...

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Sports betting, everyone loves a winner, right?

Sports betting is presented as a fun and, as long as players don’t overspend or develop addictions, harmless way to enjoy sporting events. But any player lucky enough to have...

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Blackjack pro reveals strategies used to avoid casino heat

There is more than one way to skin a cat and along similar lines, there is more than one way to attempt to get ahead through advantage play when in...

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Online gambling and its projected growth over the next decade

The birth of online gambling can be traced back to the mid 1990s, with the first real money wager being staked in 1996. By 2001, it was estimated that eight...

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Does bingo have a future as a casino game?

What do Two Fat Ladies, a Dirty Knee, Danny La Rue and Duck And Dive have in common? It’s nothing to do with a drag act picking up an injury while...

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Europe’s first integrated casino resort may be coming to … Cyprus

According to the World Casino Directory, there are currently 31 casinos in Cyprus. Virtually half of these are situated on the northern coast in Kyrenia, with others positioned in Bafra, Famagusta,...

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The story of Kane scoring big thanks to a video poker glitch

Imagine taking a seat at a video poker machine and then 90 minutes later celebrating a seventh jackpot within the same gambling session. Granted, these were not the life changing sums...

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Casino complete in largest resort renovation in Las Vegas history

What could $620 million buy you in 2018? It could get you 48 Rolls Royce Sweptails, five penthouse flats in the exclusive West London district of Knightsbridge or the best part...

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