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An Inside Look At Virtual Reality & The Casino Industry

Virtual Reality

Once a major talking point in discussions about the future, virtual reality’s progress has seemingly stalled somewhat. Not including 18th century, attempts to stimulate the senses with various 360-degree viewing and listening machines, as far back as 1960, we saw the first headset for virtual reality released. It would be almost another thirty years later that…Read More

A Compete History of Betting Shops in The UK

Number of UK betting shops 2009 to 2016

In 1960, the landscape of betting within the UK changed forever when the British government introduced the Betting and Gaming Act that allowed betting shops to officially open up for business across the country from 1st May, 1961. Things have never been the same since. How It All Began The first betting shops opened on…Read More

eSports Gambling in the USA: How Long Until It’s a Reality?

An eSports event

eSports is one of the fastest growing betting markets in the world with mobile and social gaming creating a larger audience following the action and placing bets on the various tournaments taking place across the world every year. eSports: The Next Frontier The market for eSports is expected to reach $952 million by 2019 which…Read More

Going Pro Against the Flow: An Interview with an eSports Athlete


The world of eSports is currently blowing up and a lot of people are enjoying the success that it has seen over the last few years. More often than not though, there will be people who don’t really know a lot about the subject, or are too confused to ask, being unwilling to show they…Read More

How Will Atlantic City Cope After the Trump Taj Mahal Closes?

Taj Mahal

Trump Taj Mahal Will Close on October 10, 2016: Why is Yet Another Atlantic City Casino Closing? 2014 was a devastating year for Atlantic City, which had to deal with the fallout of an unprecedented four casino hotels closing and a loss of more than 8,000 jobs. With another casino hotel that is on life…Read More

How Do Illegal Gambling Rings Really Work?

Illegal gambling ring cash

Illegal gambling is a highly profitable business with a high risk and even though government agencies work hard to take action against illegal gambling rings the practice is still rife as individuals look to circumnavigate the laws in place to tax winnings. The Set-Up Technically, anybody can set up an illegal gambling ring. There have…Read More

A Recent History of Gambling Advertising


Since gambling pre-dates even the most ancient of advertisements, it’s safe to say that the two have been inseparable since ads became a permanent fixture in most societies. In more modern times, as the legal status and public perception of gambling constantly ebbs and flows, the same rings true for gambling advertising. What Are Some…Read More

Working as a Casino Security Guard: A behind the scenes look

Casino security interview

Many people tend to forget that behind the glitz and glamor of the neon lights and ringing of slot jackpots there are a team of people designed not only to protect the casino and its investments but the people too. We managed to catch up with a seasoned veteran of casino security, someone who has been…Read More

How Long Till Robots Take Over The Gaming World?

Are robots taking over gambling?

Robots have already famously conquered humankind at chess. In 1997, Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer developed by IBM, beat the very best planet earth had to offer, world champion Gary Kasparov, over six games: two games to one and six draws. Poker, unlike chess, is a game of imperfect information, and that makes it much…Read More

5 Hardest Games in the World to Master


Go! The game Go! began life in ancient China, or the Far East, over 5,500 years ago, making it the oldest board game played today. Not only is it the oldest, it’s also one of the most complex games on the market. It’s an abstract strategy board game where two players attempt to occupy the…Read More