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Monthly Archives:: June 2015

Vegas and Atlantic City – A Tale of Two Cities

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Gambler’s paradise – Ah yes… East or West? Ocean or Desert? The Boardwalk or The Strip? How does a gambler choose? When deciding where to spend your play-cation, it is important to understand just how the two meccas stand up against each other. Both are spectacular and offer amenities to drool over. However, each is…Read More

Did You Know? 5 Facts about Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is considered by many to be the spiritual home of gambling. It is one of the world’s most popular tourism destinations but there remain things that are not common knowledge despite its global status. Here are five facts that you might not know about Sin City. FedEx Founder Gambled Company’s Last $5,000 in…Read More

The History of Luck Charms, Amulets, and Superstition

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“See a penny pick it up, all that day you’ll have good luck. Find a penny let it lay, and all day long you’ll have bad luck.” This old children’s nursery rhyme signifies a long-standing tendency for human beings to believe in luck and maintain the tradition of such. To this day, many people –…Read More

Baku 2015 – Baku Azerbaijan Hosts the First European Games

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All eyes are on Baku Azerbaijan for the first European Games. Azerbaijan has rolled out the red carpet for the world as the host of the first European Games. This is an opportunity to highlight all that Baku has to offer as a tourist spot, and to open their doors to the rest of the…Read More

Gambling Mythbusters: Arbitrage

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Mention the word arbitrage in the presence of any seasoned sports bettor and you’re sure to cause quite a commotion. In sports betting, arbitrage, or ‘riskless profit’, is a way to ensure that you win every bet you make by wagering on all possible outcomes of an event using a particular mix of odds offered…Read More

The World’s Biggest Gamblers

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The USA has Las Vegas, the Kentucky Derby, and – if you live in the right state – legalized online poker. Meanwhile, Macau is vying for the crown of ‘world’s biggest gambling mecca’ and Australia is coming to terms with being the world HQ for pokie machines (slots). And who can forget Spain’s lottery, the…Read More