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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.

How Fintech is redefining the gambling industry

Fintech is changing the world of business as we know it and the gambling industry is the latest to adapt to this groundbreaking technology.  In just a short space of time...

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UK gambling: pressure to continue rising in 2019

The UK gambling sector has had a torrid few weeks recently and the trend shows no sign of slowing down. Despite good intentions from executives, the factors influencing the way...

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Jeff Ma’s three-minute $100k defining blackjack moment

Anyone familiar with the 2008 film 21, starring Jim Sturgess, Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne, will have some basic knowledge of the backstory of Jeff Ma. Ma is the real-life person...

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Why sportsbook and casino affiliate sites add value to the customer

The term ‘sportsbook affiliate’ has in recent times been considered somewhat of an ugly phrase in the industry, due mainly to the fact that there are so many of them...

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The Power of Brand Ambassadors in the world of Casino

Think bet365 and you probably hear a familiar Cockney voice – that of their brand ambassador, which has helped to make them one of the most distinctive online gambling brands...

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How to deal with a dealer ace when playing blackjack

There are few more demoralising situations in a game of blackjack than deciding how to progress your hand when you are staring directly at a dealer’s upcard of an ace. The...

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How William Hill became a gambling behemoth

The name ‘William Hill’ is synonymous with the brand we all know today as arguably the number one gambling company in the world.  Its journey is a fascinating one which delves...

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How the influence of football club partnerships has taken sportsbooks to a new level

In 1992, Sky Sports changed everything. Winning broadcasting rights to air live Premier League matches was the start of a journey which saw football clubs turn into mega-bucks businesses almost overnight.  There...

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Is the ‘two corner fraction betting system’ a banker roulette winner?

There have been countless examples over the years of individuals believing that they have found a perfect betting system that never fails. However, given that casinos are not only still standing,...

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How technology has affected the gambling industry

The days of going to your local ‘bookie’ and filling out a betting slip have long been considered outdated.  In 1961, Harold Macmillan’s conservative government legalised betting shops in the United Kingdom, allowing...

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FOBTs unite sector to work more constructively. France figures impress but reveal harder reality

Industry lobbying on FOBTs provided a striking contrast with the start of Responsible Gambling Week, while in France strong betting growth numbers hide a tougher regulatory environment, writes Dominic Gates. Amid...

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10 of the most effective gameplay initiatives sportsbooks have introduced

Sportsbooks have become more and more imaginative over the years as each one fights for the edge over the other, with new products and services to differentiate their offering.  Especially since the...

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How the gambling industry has changed Gibraltar’s fortunes

Nestled gracefully in a pocket of the south west corner of the Mediterranean, adjoined to the southernmost tip of Spain, Gibraltar glares in defiance at those who had all but...

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Six positives of gambling in an online casino

Once a person has decided that they want to spend some time enjoying casino games, their next decision is whether they want to visit a land-based establishment or whether they...

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Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Macau – where is the next big gambling hotspot?

Known as ‘the city that never sleeps’, it is perhaps fitting then that Las Vegas is a gambler’s dream It would also have been just as apt to substitute a few...

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The top 10 life skills that can be applied to Poker

A game which has become almost a global phenomenon and popularised over the years by such fictional characters as James Bond, the skill game of Poker requires a number of...

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Introducing Blackjack Switch – a side game with an element of cheating

Picture the scenario where you sit down for a game of blackjack and place chips in two of the betting circles. In one hand you are dealt a king and a...

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Six positives of gambling in a land-based casino

Once a person has reached the decision that they want to enjoy casino games, there are still other choices that need to be made. Among the first is whether to make...

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UK budget and Spanish advertising debate

There were no major surprises for the UK gambling sector when the budget was announced on Monday, but much will depend on how effective it is when it comes to...

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