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David Sheldon

Poker Bots: Are They Cleverer Than You?

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Poker is a game of skill with a healthy dose of luck thrown in. That’s if you’re pretty good. For most casual online players it’s a game with plenty of upswings and downswings and a long-term Return On Investment (ROI) that will do nicely for a few extra Christmas presents. But just as tracking software…Read More

Meet The Men Who Gambled Away Up To $200 Million

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The casino industry’s got a special name for the people who gamble so much money that they keep the business going. They’re called whales. The average casino will earn 80% of its yearly profits from whales, even though they only make up 20% of customers. To qualify as a whale you’ll have to part with…Read More

Top 5 Gambling Court Cases

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The gambling industry has had its fair share of controversial incidents over the years and nothing is more controversial than a good old-fashioned court case with millions of dollars at stake. Here are our top 5 gambling court cases that have rocked the gambling world: Phil Ivey vs Crockfords Arguably the most famous gambling court…Read More

Weird Christmas: The Planet’s Biggest lottery to KFC for Christmas Lunch

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Tasty And Terrible Christmas Nibbles Forget dry turkey and soggy vegetables. The rest of the world’s got a whole lot more on their Christmas table. Admittedly, some foods sound more appetizing than others though. In Greenland every household has a rotten bird as their centerpiece. Known as Kiviak, it’s an Icelandic delicacy of baby auk…Read More

China Tells Game Creators: “Publish Your Loot Box Odds”

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The Chinese government doesn’t like a lot of things. Multiple children, Facebook, the Deadpool movie, the list continues. The serious news is that now it’s going after in-game loot boxes too. Communist Party officials have issued new laws which state that loot boxes in popular games like Overwatch encourage gambling. And we all know what…Read More

Top 5 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Vegas

Everyone knows you can get anything you want in Las Vegas. And now your pet can too. Thanks to the sprinkling of high quality pet-friendly hotels in Sin City, leaving your best buddy at home while you take a gambling vacation is a thing of the past. All of us pet owners know that’s a…Read More

Top 5 Biggest Casinos in Europe

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Casinos across the world are all about making the biggest impression they can with their customers and there is no better way of doing that than by size. The casinos in the US and Macau dominate the global scale but what about in Europe? Here is our look at the 5 biggest European casinos: 1….Read More

The Five Hardest Games In The World To Master

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5 Hardest Games in the World to Master! Poker hall of famer Doyle ‘Texas Dolly’ Brunson once christened Texas Hold’em as a game that takes a minute to learn but a lifetime to master. However, if you thought poker was hard, check these strategical titans. Go! Leading Poker commentator, Mike Sexton, once coined the phrase…Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a Roulette Wheel

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a Roulette Wheel Did you know that all the numbers on a roulette wheel (1 to 36), when added together make 666, the Number of the Beast according to the Book of Revelation? No wonder it’s sometimes referred to as “the Devil’s Game.” Rumor has it that the…Read More

The Taj Mahal: the Rise and Fall of the Eighth Wonder of the World

Today, whether you live near Atlantic City or not, finding a casino convenient to your home is no problem at all for most Americans. But that wasn’t always the case. Prior to 1978, there was only one state in the country where land-based casino gambling was legal, and that was Nevada. Then on May, 26th…Read More