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Yearly Archives:: 2013

Biggest Online Jackpots Autumn 2013

Autumn Slots Jackpots ‘Fall’ As Players Cash In “Pride comes before a fall,” goes the saying. Well, for online slots players, it was certainly a case of jackpots coming during the Fall as many major progressives were taken down in the run-up to Christmas. Over a three-month period, in fact, at least three lucky punters…Read More

Gambling Tipping Etiquette – Betting Tipping Explained

Regardless of whether you are a seasoned professional gambler, or an amateur trying your hand at casino games for the first time, there are some basic rules of gambling etiquette you should be familiar with. You wouldn’t sit down to play a game before learning its rules, and in the same way you should know…Read More

World Cup 2014 Betting Odds – Bet On World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014 Betting

World Cup 2014: The Early Betting Predictions So, after four years of qualifying, 768 matches (sort of) involving 5,628 players (well, it felt like it) and about the same number of hours for former World Cup winners to crack open balls from various bewildering pots, the draw has finally been made for the 2014 FIFA…Read More

What Are the Odds of a Miley Cyrus Disaster

Ever since singer Miley Cyrus racked up 4 million hits on YouTube and incurred the wrath of right-wing commentators (and self-respecting music fans) the world over for her lurid ‘twerking’ display at the MTV Video Awards ceremony this year, as well as her suggestive snigger-fest video for ‘Wrecking Ball’, pop observers have been wondering what’s…Read More

The Birth and Burial Rituals of the Classic Casino Chip

Behold the noble gambling chip. They are the currency of casinos around the world; essentially issued by the Bank-of-Whatever-Casino-It-Is , and as good as cash while on their turf. But there’s probably a lot you don’t know about this valuable commodity; things like when they were first invented, how casinos determine which ones are valid,…Read More

Top 5 Vegas Demolitions & Implosions Ever

Sands Casino Demolition

The landscape of Vegas is constantly changing. Resorts rise and fall constantly, making way for larger, brighter and more luxurious hotels and casinos. But when a resort is due to go, it goes down with a bang! Nowhere but in Vegas does the demolition of an old casino garner as much attention as the opening…Read More

Great Xmas Gifts For Poker Players and Gamblers

Shot Roulette

Top 10 Gambler Gifts for Christmas 2013 Christmas is around the corner and now’s the time to think of a great gift for the gambler in your life. To make your life easier, we’ve rounded up 10 of the hottest Christmas gifts you’ll find online. You can bet all your money that they’ll squeal like…Read More

How Much is Too Much Gambling? A Guide to Help You Decide

“Drink responsibly”. “Only bet what you can afford to lose.” “Eat sensibly to lose weight.” We are bombarded with messages daily that sometimes seem to be oxymoronic; “have fun, but not too much”…”let your hair down, but don’t let it get tangled in anything”…or “be wild and crazy, except when it’s time to pay the…Read More

Gambling: Pure Luck or Total Skill?

Roulette

Here are three different scenarios; see if you can spot the difference. It’s the final of the World Series of Poker. Player A has bet all his chips with a made straight. He is all-in and is waiting for his opponent, Player B, to make a decision. Player B, meanwhile, is sitting with a nut…Read More

How Your Gambling Brain Directs You to Bet, Keep Betting or Cash Out

Most of us know that our brains are a complex morass of neurons and lobes, pathways and connections; but perhaps not as many of us are aware how much these cerebral roadways direct our gambling decisions. An international best-selling book by a Nobel Prize winner in Economics may give us more insight, however, so let’s…Read More