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Nobody Is Safe: Odds On Trump’s Next Firing

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US President Donald Trump is now firmly into his first term in office but it has been a rough ride for the Republican so far. The latest controversy saw him fire FBI director James Comey leading to many critics questioning who will be next in line to suffer the wrath of “The Donald”. The speculation…Read More

Behind The Scenes With Casino Security

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Casino security is one of the most important parts of running of a casino. Its role is even more important in this present day as cheats and criminals are using more innovative and technologically-advanced methods. That means casino security technology has had to keep up too. Here’s the real truth behind the security that keeps…Read More

PKR’s Own T&C’s State Poker Player Funds Are ‘Not Protected’

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The online poker site PKR has officially gone into administration. There are now two big questions on poker players’ minds. Number one, is the money in customer accounts safe? And number two, what actually went wrong at PKR? On the money front, players have got a lot to be worried about. Before we examine what…Read More

The Army’s Dark Relationship With Problem Gambling

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Life in the army can be a physical and psychological rollercoaster. Soldiers are forced to mix intensely harrowing experiences out in the field with hours of monotonous boredom while they wait on standby. It goes without saying that army recruits need recreational activities to pass the time away during those mundane spells of waiting. That’s…Read More

Esports Will Be Part of 2022’s Asian Games

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Big news hit the gaming industry this week as it was confirmed that eSports would officially be included in the 2022 Asian Games hosted in Hangzhou, China. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced, in partnership with Chinese online retail sports firm Alisports, that gold medals would be up for grabs in a selection of…Read More

10 CS:GO Gambling Memes You’ll Know Are True

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CS:GO gambling is a big deal but if you talk to your non-gamer friends about it, they’ll look at you like you’re crazy. Not to worry, we love CS:GO as much as you, so come on in to your safe place. Check out these amazingly accurate CS:GO gambling memes and prepare to cry tears of…Read More

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