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How a custom App and algorithm decoder swindled some slots

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 fashion by IT whizzes and...

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Rule number one when playing video blackjack

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 another card with a face value...

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The celebrities chasing casino profits off the gambling floor

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 forms of entertainment, pleasure and therapy...

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Will robot opponents become a casino future feature?

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 off against world champion Garry Kasparov...

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What Type of Gambler Are You?

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 football or horse racing, head...

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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, cleaners, security. The opportunities to work...

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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 roulette wheel. A smattering of colour...

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

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 Satan, there is a clear...

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Slot machines and the many differences between three reels and five

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 space than any other form...

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Three ways casinos are taking advantage of uninformed gamblers

The sole purpose of visiting a casino for a reasonable number of customers is to have fun. They arrive with a disposable amount of cash lining their pockets and intend to...

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What is Stadium Blackjack and how big could it become?

If a standard casino needed to cater to 150 blackjack players, they would have to ensure that 25 dealers were available to work on the basis that each table consists...

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A casino’s losing battle in 2016’s tallest Christmas tree quest

If there is one philosophy that is accepted across the casino industry it is that bigger is better. Whether it be the square footage of the gaming floor, the number of...

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Floyd Mayweather moves from boxing to blackjack

Ventures into the world of gambling are nothing new for Floyd Mayweather. Known for his winning in the ring following a professional boxing career that concluded with a perfect record of...

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Three strategies to help Vegas casinos appeal to record-breaking tourist numbers

“The Strip is at an all-time high in revenue. But gaming is lagging. That’s why we’re losing money.” CNN reported this comment from Mike Lawton, senior research analyst for the Gaming...

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A New Reality – Virtual Reality and The Online Casino Industry

Virtual reality is set to enter the mainstream following the UK launch of Oculus Rift and Google Daydream. Here are three ways it will change the online casino industry. The battle...

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Five gambling books to make space for in your summer holiday suitcases

Items including two pairs of flip flops (in case a pair break), suitable swimwear, sunglasses and different towels for washing and use on the beach are often regarded as the...

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Casino visiting in the US – know your 18s from your 21s, and not just at blackjack

A vast number of keen gamblers from around the world will one day have the desire to visit the US to experience its gaming environment, glitz and glamour. Las Vegas is...

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The $42,949,642.76 slot machine problem

Whether it be which luxury items they will buy, how they will treat the family or the relief of having no mortgage to pay, most people will have at least...

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A Sporting Chance

eSports has taken the world by storm. Here are three things online casinos can learn from the trailblazing industry… The lines between gaming and gambling are becoming ever-more blurred, particularly when...

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