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Monthly Archives:: October 2015

Why Do People Get Addicted To Gambling?

Gambling is one of the most popular recreational activities to be enjoyed by adults across the world, but sometimes people can become addicted to it. Here is a look at what factors draw people to become addicted to gambling. The activity of gambling is such a huge phenomenon across the globe. It comes in so…Read More

What the Hell is Baccarat? A Beginner’s Guide To Baccarat

What the hell is baccarat and why do they keep decks of cards in their shoes? And while we’re at it, what the hell is chemin de fer and punto banco and baccarat banque? Baccarat has always carried with it a certain mystique, there’s a sense that it’s not for the likes of us. It’s…Read More

How Do Casinos Spot and Catch Card Counters?

Once merely an underground practice, the practice of card counting has slowly made its way into the mainstream consciousness over the past decade. Thanks to hit movies like 21 and books like Bringing Down the House, most people, and their mother are at least somewhat familiar with the MIT Blackjack Team and the card counting…Read More

UK Gambling Regulation: Betting Regulation In The UK

Gambling is seriously big business in the UK. In 2014, the industry generated over £2.5 billion in revenue, with the most popular activities being lottery and bingo. Experts are predicting this figure will climb higher still for 2015, as the explosive growth of online gambling continues apace and it becomes easier to place bets using…Read More

Horse Racing Bookie Hand Signs Explained

If you’ve ever watched horse racing on the television or been to the track in person, you may have seen the strange arm-waving antics of certain bookmakers and probably wondered what on earth they were doing. Often these men are stood on raised platforms to be seen, with their hands and arms motioning a signal that…Read More

5 Worst Countries to Live in if You Want to Gamble

Gambling is considered to be one of the most popular pastimes for adults across the globe, but not every person in the world lives in a country that has a tolerant view of gambling. Here, we check out the top 5 countries that are the worst to live in if you have a desire to…Read More

10 Ridiculously Extravagant Things to do in Las Vegas

When it comes to Las Vegas, let’s face it, the word fantasy has to be used whether in thought, word, or deed. Just imagine for one moment that you are one of the rich and famous, or better yet, you scored big-time at the table and slots. You have money to burn and a life…Read More

Macau V Las Vegas: Which Destination Stacks Up Best?

Many call it the Vegas of Asia, others call Vegas the Macau of the West. No matter what your point of perspective may be, these two gambling powerhouses deserve to be explored and enjoyed. Macau Macau, is officially called, Macao Special Administrative Region of the Republic of China. It is one of the special regions…Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Bitcoin Gambling

Bitcoin is a form of currency that was initially published back in 2008 after being invented by Satoshi Nakamoto and has become a popular payment system used within the gambling industry over recent years. Despite becoming used by gamblers more and more frequently at online casinos and betting sites, the currency is still very much…Read More