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Monthly Archives:: July 2015

Gambling And The Law: The Good, The Bad And The Ridiculous

The benefits of legalized gambling

Everyone has an opinion about gambling. It’s one of those unavoidable facts of life. Sociologists argue about it, economists argue about it, your parents probably argue about it! It really is a polarizing subject – but it needn’t be. People like to bet, and will continue to do so whether it’s legal or not. Illegal…Read More

Nine Vegas Secrets You Should Know

Las Vegas night-time Strip

Las Vegas, should you believe the press, is going through something of a transitional phase right now. Revenue is down, the traditional gambling holidaymaker is being replaced by a younger, hipper crowd, and the big casino chains are in something of a quandary about what to do about it. Despite the recent recession and the…Read More

Best Time to Visit Vegas

WSOP, Best time to visit Vegas

Vegas can be the most fun place on earth to visit if you do it right. Without a spot of careful planning, you could end up hitting town when it’s too hot, too expensive, or too crowded.  Here’s our guide to doing Vegas, and doing it right. Avoid Summer, Unless You’re a Poker Player Vegas,…Read More

The 5 Most Common Myths About Las Vegas – Debunked

Vegas Party

Anyone who has seen the Hangover movie trilogy knows that Las Vegas is an incredible city full of flashing lights, unpredictable adventures, absolutely insane parties, and random people just looking to get down and dirty Vegas style, baby. Well… Is it really, though? Movies lie all the time, and those crazy Vegas movies (Fear and…Read More

Could Gambling Be California Budget Crisis’ Hollywood Ending?

Welcome to California sign

The State of California is on the verge of economic catastrophe and has been for several years. The cities of Mammoth Lakes, San Bernardino, and Stockton all filed for bankruptcy in 2012, and though no further municipalities have gone insolvent over the last three years, it’s been a fine balancing act atop a tightrope performed…Read More

Tour de France Preview

Tour de France Logo

The 2015 Tour de France is scheduled to get under way on Saturday 4th July and it is set to be one of the most intriguing editions of the race in its entire history. It will be the 102nd Tour de France and will begin with the first stage starting in the Netherlands with an…Read More