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Obscure Sports: Sepak Takraw

In-game action showing the flexibility of players playing Sepak Takraw

If you’ve ever been to a beach in Southeast Asia, you’ve probably seen locals kicking around a woven twine ball like you would a hacky-sack. This recreational activity is also a popular competitive sport, called sepak takraw. Meaning ‘kick’ (sepak) in Malay and ‘ball’ in Thai (takraw), the volleyball-style game is popular in those countries…Read More

Top 5 Brunches in Vegas

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Not too long ago, being hungry on a weekend morning in Las Vegas meant you had only casino buffets or greasy diners to choose from. But now that Vegas’ dining scene has become one of America’s best, so too has its brunch selections. The Perch Location: 707 Fremont St. (Downtown Container Park) Phone: 702-553-2542 Online:…Read More

Zelda Breath Of The Wild Gambling Tips

The Legend of Zelda game franchise started life on the Nintendo computer console back in 1986. Over 30 years on, the latest game in the series, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has been critically acclaimed as one of the greatest computer games of all-time and even includes an element of gambling. Here…Read More

Most Obscure Sports: Quidditch

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Chances are you’ve seen a news clip or video of college-age kids running around on brooms, playing what resembles Harry Potter‘s flying broom sport, quidditch. But what started as a way for bored freshmen to pass the time at Middlebury College in 2005 has spread and transmogrified into something much more global. It’s now an…Read More

Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation Documentary

The logo for the Ka Ching! Pokie Nation Documentary

Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation is a movie directed by Jane Manning that focuses on Australia’s love affair with pokies, also known as video poker slot machines. Just how effectively does the film cover the issue it is addressing and what did we learn from watching it? Match Made In Heaven and Hell Pokies are big business…Read More

10 People You Don’t Want To Be In Vegas

Centre of the strip at Las Vegas, Nevada

The old saying goes that whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unfortunately, the rise of social media now means that there are no secrets in Sin City with photographic evidence shared worldwide instantly. Here’s a look at 10 people who are probably regretting what they did in the gambling paradise. The Studs and Suds…Read More

Which Soccer Team Has The Most Violent Fans?

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Soccer fans are amongst some of the most passionate people in the world. At their best they promote diversity, joy, and togetherness. Sadly, at their worst, they can revel in prejudice, anger, and violence. Here’s a look at some of the most violent soccer club fans from around the world. Al Masry The first team…Read More

7 Things You Never Knew About Phil Ivey’s Secret Edge Sorting Partner

Phil Ivey playing in a live poker tournament, purple and red background

In August 2012, professional poker player Phil Ivey won an estimated $12 million at Crockfords Casino in London. The casino refused to pay out claiming Ivey and his playing partner Cheung Yin Sun had used improper conduct to earn their winnings. The pair are embroiled in an ongoing legal battle to settle the dispute. Here…Read More

10 Slots That Changed Gambling Forever

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Slot machines are an important part of the gambling industry. They are as much a part of the casino layout as any classic casino table game. To pay tribute to the humble slot machine, that has given us so many hours of entertainment, here’s a look at the 10 slots that changed the face of…Read More

How to Run Your Own Casino From Home

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The House hit cinema screens across the world this summer and to mark the momentous occasion we are taking a look at just how you could genuinely look at running a casino from your own home. You might need to dodge the odd law here and bash the odd head there but if you’re keen,…Read More