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David Sheldon

Skill-Based Video Games Are Coming To A Casino Near You

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It is often said that there is no money quite like money that’s earned. Gambling is usually thought of as an activity based on luck but a new range of video games is now allowing players to truly earn their money by combining gambling and skill. A new wave of skill-based gambling video games are…Read More

7 Completely True Events The Movie Casino Is Based On

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The movie Casino was a 1995 release directed by Martin Scorsese. It starred Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone. The plot was inspired by the real-life story of Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal who managed the Fremont, Hacienda, and Stardust casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago mob back in the 1970s and 1980s. But…Read More

Top 10 Twitch eSports Channels

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The eSports genre is enjoying a boom period right now. Prize money and revenues are bigger than ever before too. Last year over $891 million was gambled on eSports events. One of the most popular places for fans to watch eSports is Twitch. The site has seen their popularity grow from 20 million monthly unique…Read More

How To Become A Professional Gambler

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The life of a professional gambler appears to be the stuff of dreams for those that gamble on a regular basis. However, is the reality all it is cracked up to be or is there more than meets the eye to this unique career path? Here is what you need to know to become a…Read More

Texas Hold’em: Which Poker Hands Beat Which?

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Texas Hold’em is a popular poker game played between two or more people. Two cards are dealt face down to each player, with up to five ‘community cards’ dealt face up in the middle of each hand. Those community cards are then shared by all players. Players can play either, both or none of their…Read More

What’s The Best Way To Cheat At Roulette?

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Roulette is a game in which the casino holds a slight edge over the players. That is, of course, unless the player can figure out a way to cheat the casino. Now, you might be thinking to yourself, “there’s no way to rig a game of random chance.” And you would be incorrect. Roulette is…Read More

So, eSports Is Now Massive In Nigeria

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The market of eSports is becoming more popular with punters across the world with every passing month. This is truer in Africa than it is in anywhere else. That’s because eSports have really taken off with players and punters alike. Nigeria’s New Obsession Africa has always been a continent that is famous for its vibrancy…Read More

President Trump’s Odds: War, Impeachment & Assassination

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It’s now two months on from one of the most shocking moments in US political history when Republican candidate Donald Trump won the election. In just a matter of hours, the business magnate will be inaugurated and his tenure in the White House will officially begin. But what can we anticipate will happen over the…Read More

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