Gambling Destinations

Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

Top Las Vegas Casino Buffet Guide

Vegas is synonymous with many things such as glitzy shows, rowdy bachelor parties, and arguably the best casino gambling in the world. Intertwined with all those, however, is the all-you-can-eat, gourmet food that accompanies it. With their endless (and bottomless) options crisscrossing countless culinary styles, Las...

January 29, 2016 11 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

Which Is The Oldest Casino In The World? Find Out!

Casinos have seemingly been around forever and are an integral part in the revenues and evolution of the gambling industry, but what is the oldest casino in the world? Here are selections of some of the oldest casinos in the world that claim to be one of...

January 18, 2016 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Poker

What Tricks Are Used By Casinos To Make People Gamble More?

“The house always wins” is one of the most notorious sayings in the gambling industry. One of the reasons for...
January 14, 2016 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Infographics

The History of Las Vegas Casinos

Las Vegas is widely considered to be the spiritual home of casino gambling. Ever since gambling was legalized within the...
January 8, 2016 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Poker

What Is The Worst Job In A Casino? Pit Boss Or Cleaner?

Casinos, wherever they choose to pitch up, are always a major provider of employment for the surrounding area. There are...
December 21, 2015 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

The Biggest Casino Heists In History

Whether it’s trains, banks, or casinos, humans have been fascinated by heists for a long time. A plot featured in...
November 12, 2015 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Infographics

UK Gambling Regulation: Betting Regulation In The UK

Gambling is seriously big business in the UK. In 2014, the industry generated over £2.5 billion in revenue, with the...
October 19, 2015 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

10 Ridiculously Extravagant Things to do in Las Vegas

When it comes to Las Vegas, let’s face it, the word fantasy has to be used whether in thought, word,...
October 8, 2015 5 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Poker

Macau V Las Vegas: Which Destination Stacks Up Best?

Many call it the Vegas of Asia, others call Vegas the Macau of the West. No matter what your point...
October 5, 2015 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Top 10s

9 Insane (But True!) Things About Las Vegas

When it comes to Las Vegas there are more Urban Legends than anyone person could ever possibly imagine. The truth...
September 24, 2015 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, How-To, Industry

Just How Easy Is It To Get Married in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas, home of, and famous for, round the clock gambling, extravagant shows, and shotgun weddings. For some people, thoughts...
September 21, 2015 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

Why Are So Many Conventions Held In Las Vegas?

In 1905, Albert Einstein introduced his theory of relativity, Teddy Roosevelt was four years into his stint as America's 26th...
September 17, 2015 3 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

7 Amazing Casino Designs From Around The World

Casino design is a science in itself. From the layout of the slot machines to the pattern of the carpet,...
September 9, 2015 3 min read
New Orleans
Gambling Destinations, Industry

7 Best Casino Holidays Around the World

One of the best things about being a gambler is that it's a hobby that can you take you to...
August 7, 2015 3 min read
Las Vegas night-time Strip
Gambling Destinations, Poker, Sports

Nine Vegas Secrets You Should Know

Las Vegas, should you believe the press, is going through something of a transitional phase right now. Revenue is down,...
July 24, 2015 5 min read
WSOP, Best time to visit Vegas
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Poker

Best Time to Visit Vegas

Vegas can be the most fun place on earth to visit if you do it right. Without a spot of...
July 21, 2015 3 min read
Vegas Party
Gambling Destinations, Guides

The 5 Most Common Myths About Las Vegas – Debunked

Anyone who has seen the Hangover movie trilogy knows that Las Vegas is an incredible city full of flashing lights,...
July 16, 2015 4 min read
Borgata Casino
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry

Vegas and Atlantic City – A Tale of Two Cities

Gambler's paradise - Ah yes... East or West? Ocean or Desert? The Boardwalk or The Strip? How does a gambler...
June 25, 2015 9 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Did You Know? 5 Facts about Las Vegas

Las Vegas is considered by many to be the spiritual home of gambling. It is one of the world's most...
June 23, 2015 4 min read
Australia pokies
Gambling Destinations, Industry

The World’s Biggest Gamblers

The USA has Las Vegas, the Kentucky Derby, and - if you live in the right state - legalized online...
June 3, 2015 4 min read
Stanley Ho
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Is Macau’s Gambling Industry in Danger?

Macau is the Chinese enclave that has long been a destination for gambling tourists but over recent years the booming...
May 8, 2015 4 min read
As only Trump can do, glamour, crystal, bigger than life and adorned with a spectacular show that exemplifies Atlantic City.
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry

Atlantic City Guide – Over and Under the Boardwalk

The Jersey Shore, the Atlantic Coastline, the Garden State, America’s Playground! New Jersey, nestled between big brother, New York and...
May 6, 2015 5 min read
The Macau Palace floating casino
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Floating Casinos – Gambling on the Waters

Casinos might often be places that people associate with the Las Vegas Strip or the boardwalk of Atlantic City but...
May 1, 2015 3 min read
Wicked Spoon
Gambling Destinations, Industry

The Top 5 Casino Restaurants In the World

If you thought casinos were just about slamming dollar coins into Megabucks slot machines and risking your kids' college funds...
April 28, 2015 3 min read
Bally’s is considered one of the most haunted casinos in the world.
Gambling Destinations, Industry

The Most Haunted Casinos in the World

There have been reports of ghostly sightings in casinos all over world, especially in the US. Many of these apparitions...
April 9, 2015 3 min read
Pool Party in Vegas
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Top 10 Things to do at a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party in Vegas

Is your best friend getting hitched? If you’ve been entrusted with giving a proper send-off to your friend before they...
April 1, 2015 4 min read
Alexander Degenhardt
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Hitting the Jackpot: Top YouTube Videos

You've all dreamt it, right? Hitting that huge slots jackpot, hearing the bells and sirens go off, and watching as...
March 20, 2015 3 min read
Casino Etiquette
Gambling Destinations, How-To, Industry

Top 10 Casino Etiquette Dos and Don’ts

If you've come to casino games via your desktop or mobile phone, you might not know the subtle dos and...
March 17, 2015 3 min read
Flea Market
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Enjoying Macau – Minus the Gambling

While Macau in recent years has become one of the premiere gambling destinations, it is also a culturally rich city...
February 20, 2015 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry, Poker, Sports

Sports Stars and Poker: A Match Made in Heaven?

Here's a thought: how do you get over the crushing disappointment of your team bowing out of the world's biggest...
July 16, 2014 5 min read
becoming a casino dealer casino jobs
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Being a Casino Dealer: Dream Job or Nightmare?

(Updated July 2017) If you love gambling, being a casino dealer may seem like the greatest job in the world....
February 17, 2014 6 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Doing Las Vegas on a Budget: Tips for the Impecunious Traveler

When most of us think of Las Vegas these days, we think about high-life nightclubs where bottle service can run...
January 28, 2014 5 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry

Gambling Tipping Etiquette – Betting Tipping Explained

Regardless of whether you are a seasoned professional gambler, or an amateur trying your hand at casino games for the...
December 12, 2013 6 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

The Birth and Burial Rituals of the Classic Casino Chip

Behold the noble gambling chip. They are the currency of casinos around the world; essentially issued by the Bank-of-Whatever-Casino-It-Is ,...
December 5, 2013 5 min read
Sands Casino Demolition
Gambling Destinations, Guides

Top 5 Vegas Demolitions & Implosions Ever

The landscape of Vegas is constantly changing. Resorts rise and fall constantly, making way for larger, brighter and more luxurious...
November 27, 2013 5 min read
Beginner, Gambling Destinations, Guides, Strategy

Gambling: Pure Luck or Total Skill?

Here are three different scenarios; see if you can spot the difference. It’s the final of the World Series of...
November 7, 2013 7 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry

How Fruit Machines Got Their Fruit Symbols

When a 25-year-old software engineer from Phoenix called Bill Elfritz put his last $20 into the Megabucks slot machine at...
September 24, 2013 6 min read
Beginner, Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Strategy

Augmented Reality Online Casinos: Will You Ever Leave Home Again?

Online gamblers love the ease and convenience of playing wherever and whenever, but sometimes that has meant sacrificing some of...
September 11, 2013 3 min read
Beginner, Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Strategy

Casino Lingo: Understanding the Language of Gambling

Whether you play online or on land, and whether you most enjoy poker, blackjack, craps, slots or all of them,...
September 5, 2013 3 min read
Beginner, Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Strategy

Playing Slots: The Online vs. Land Casino Experience

It's no newsflash that the Internet has revolutionized gaming in many beneficial ways. For lovers of slot games, online play...
August 29, 2013 4 min read