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Skill-Based Video Games Are Coming To A Casino Near You

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It is often said that there is no money quite like money that’s earned. Gambling is usually thought of as an activity based on luck but a new range of video games is now allowing players to truly earn their money by combining gambling and skill. A new wave of skill-based gambling video games are…Read More

Mobile Gaming Market Is Now Worth Over $41 Billion

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Mobile gaming has become big business in a short space of time. This boom has had a massive impact on US gamers. One of the most obvious signs of this increase in popularity is the average amount of money players now spend on in-game purchases. Let’s take a look at which games have been the…Read More

7 Completely True Events The Movie Casino Is Based On

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The movie Casino was a 1995 release directed by Martin Scorsese. It starred Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone. The plot was inspired by the real-life story of Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal who managed the Fremont, Hacienda, and Stardust casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago mob back in the 1970s and 1980s. But…Read More

What Does The Bible Say About Gambling?

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You don’t need to be a person of the cloth know that the basic idea of gambling is not exactly seen as a wonderful thing in the bible. Religion generally frowns upon gambling as a sordid act of sin but what exactly does the bible say about gambling? The Quotes Well, we can start by…Read More

8 Bizarre Things You Can Actually Bet On

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Everyone knows the big markets for betting these days are sports, politics, television, and film. You can bet on a much wider range of topics than just those though. Let’s check out the weirdest things that you can gamble on from around the world. UFOs The question of whether or not we’re alone on a…Read More

Interview: The Making Of A Gambling Addict

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Gambling addiction isn’t just all about a lack of will power. We spoke to a therapist who specializes in treating addictions to find out what it really is about. Did you know that becoming addicted to gambling can actually cause your brain to physically change? Gambling before you’re 25 can also make you way more…Read More

11 Sneaky Ways To Cheat At Slots

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Slot machines are some of the most lucrative games on the casino floor for both the players, the house and cheaters. Even though they’re electronic, slots easily attract as many cheaters as the classic table games like roulette. Slots can rake in the most money from stakes but they can also deliver some of the biggest…Read More

The Surprising Stats Behind New Year’s Resolutions

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You make a New Year’s resolution with the best of intentions and promise yourself everything will be different this year…but just how likely are you to keep your resolution? We surveyed 400 people aged 18-55+ in the US and UK to see how they’re doing sticking to their 2017 goals. How do you compare? Read…Read More

Top 10 Twitch eSports Channels

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The eSports genre is enjoying a boom period right now. Prize money and revenues are bigger than ever before too. Last year over $891 million was gambled on eSports events. One of the most popular places for fans to watch eSports is Twitch. The site has seen their popularity grow from 20 million monthly unique…Read More

9 Gambling Addiction Questions You’re Too Scared To Ask

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We asked our readers what they’ve always wanted to know about gambling addiction but were too afraid to ask. Then we hooked up with Dr. Joseph Nicolosi Jr. for a professional opinion. Joseph Nicolosi Jr. Ph.D. is the founder of The Breakthrough Clinic, which specializes in rapid treatment of gambling addiction over Skype and phone….Read More