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Monthly Archives:: September 2016

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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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