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charity bingo
Guides, How-To

How To Legally Host A Gambling Fundraiser

Gambling fundraisers for charity are a popular pick and a great way to whip up funds for a cause you care about. But you might have noticed that navigating the dos, don’ts and legal statuses of charity gambling events can be pretty challenging. Whether you’re planning...

October 4, 2022 8 min read
ace of spades - the death card
Guides, Poker

How The Ace Of Spades Became Known As The “Death Card”

Even if you’re not all that familiar with this long-held association of the Ace of Spades and the “Death Card,” you can probably hear Motörhead singing their famous song, ‘the ace of spa-aades’ blaring out of the speakers. Not only was this the song that made...

September 30, 2022 5 min read
Casino
Industry, Insider Insights, Top 10s

The Top 10 Dos And Don’ts Of Casino Etiquette

I have spent more than 30 years on the casino floor, and one of the things I wish I could...
September 13, 2022 12 min read
Phil Ruffin
Celebrities & Poker Pros

Phil Ruffin: Sin City’s Self-Made Casino Mogul

Phil Ruffin is one of the most successful self-made men in Las Vegas. Not only does he have a net...
September 7, 2022 6 min read
Jumping horses
Guides, How-To, Sports

How To Bet Late In Horse Racing

Holding your nerve and being able to bet late in horse racing takes skill and practice. You can read and...
September 4, 2022 6 min read
blackjack splitting
Guides, Strategy

Blackjack Strategy: When To Split And When To Stand Pat

One of the most exciting aspects of blackjack is that we are sometimes presented with a chance to add to...
August 31, 2022 4 min read
shuffling
Insider Insights, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: A Sneaky Trick Known As “Splashing The Move”

Con artists thrive when they can adapt to a situation or blend into a scenario where they go unnoticed and...
August 29, 2022 5 min read
Drake
Celebrities & Poker Pros

Drake’s Stakes: The Canadian Rapper Who Wagered Over $1 Billion In 2 Months

Since the release of his first album, ‘Thank Me Later’ in 2010, Canadian rapper Drake has become a household name....
August 27, 2022 7 min read
Person holding lottery tickets
Guides, How-To

How To Organize A Lottery Pool

The recent $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot won by anonymous individual has caused a wave of lottery hysteria across the...
August 25, 2022 6 min read
blackjack table
How-To, Tips & Tricks

How To Scout The Best Blackjack Tables

Casinos are distracting. They’re meant to be. But for both your mental health and that of your bankroll, it’s important...
August 21, 2022 5 min read
Exchange betting explained
Beginner, Sports

Everything You Need To Know About Exchange Betting

While exchange betting is becoming increasingly popular, you may be wondering how this type of betting works. Well, you’re in...
August 19, 2022 3 min read
bill benter - horse racing gambler
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Sports

Bill Benter: The World’s Most Successful Gambler Who Used Math To Beat The Bookies

Unlike many other gambling legends Bill Benter does not crave the spotlight. In fact, he prefers to avoid it all...
August 12, 2022 6 min read
Playing cards falling
Top 10s

10 Most Amazing Facts About Playing Cards

If you’re a master card player, or even just a casual one, then a deck of cards is obviously the...
August 10, 2022 4 min read
Different types of bets
Beginner, Sports

6 Most Popular Betting Types Every Beginner Needs To Know

In 2018, the US Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), allowing each...
August 7, 2022 4 min read
Man tilting and throwing his laptop during an online poker game
Guides, Poker

How To Avoid Tilting In Poker

Tilting is when you let your emotions take over in poker. You start making decisions based on your feelings instead...
August 5, 2022 8 min read
mcdonalds monopoly
Tips & Tricks

6 Ways To Increase Your Chances Of Winning McDonald’s Monopoly 2022 In The U.K.

The McDonald’s Monopoly game first appeared in the U.S. in 1987. It has since become loved by people all across...
August 3, 2022 5 min read
Twitter icon
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Poker Players Worth Following On Twitter

If you consider yourself a poker fan, you probably know that Twitter is the platform of choice for many pros....
July 27, 2022 4 min read
Lottery numbers
How-To, Tips & Tricks

8 Different Ways To Pick Your Lottery Numbers

When it comes to choosing lottery numbers, everyone has their own preferred method. Some like to analyze past draws to...
July 25, 2022 5 min read
kerry packer
Celebrities & Poker Pros

Kerry Packer: The Life And Exploits Of Australia’s Greatest Gambler

Kerry Packer was Australia’s larger-than-life media tycoon, known for a bullish approach to business. Yet, Packer’s influence reached far beyond...
July 21, 2022 7 min read
baseball
Sports, Top 10s

Top 10 Richest Baseball Players Ever

Baseball is one of the highest-paying sports around, with some players taking home eye-wateringly large salaries every year. For many,...
July 19, 2022 4 min read
poker bluff
Poker, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Bluffs You’ll Come Across In Poker

No matter what your general style of play is, throwing in an occasional bluff is necessary to keep your opponents...
July 15, 2022 8 min read
Person winning on a slot machine
Guides, How-To

How To Find Slot Machines That Are Most Likely To Hit

Slot machines are big business in the gambling industry. In the first quarter of 2022, brick-and-mortar slot machines contributed a...
July 6, 2022 3 min read
serena williams, roger federer, Novak Djokovic
Sports, Top 10s

Top 10 Richest Tennis Players Ever

Tennis players are some of the highest paid athletes in the world, winning hundreds of thousands, and sometimes even millions,...
July 4, 2022 5 min read
Poker, Tips & Tricks, Top 10s

Top 10 Most Common Texas Hold’em Poker Mistakes You Need To Avoid

If you've just started playing poker, then it's worth being aware of the most common mistakes in Texas Hold’em and...
June 29, 2022 6 min read
teddy sagi
Celebrities & Poker Pros

How Teddy Sagi Built Playtech And Became A Powerful Billionaire

Self-made billionaire and self-proclaimed family man Teddy Sagi is one of the most influential businessmen in the iGaming industry. Before...
June 20, 2022 8 min read
Person counting money
Gambling Destinations, Guides

Your Guide To Tipping In Vegas: Who, How Much & When

If you’re heading to Las Vegas for some high-rolling fun, the last thing you want to worry about is committing...
June 16, 2022 4 min read
playing card tricks
Insider Insights, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: How To Be Your Own Casino (3/3)

This final instalment of how to play games where you become the house and have an unbeatable mathematical edge (over...
June 13, 2022 4 min read
Guides, How-To

How And Where To Buy A Real Slot Machine

Slot machines are having a bit of a moment. Retro chic has never been cooler and, just like arcade games...
June 6, 2022 4 min read
benny binion
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Gambling Destinations, Guides

How Gambler Benny Binion Built Vegas As We Know It

Las Vegas is the gambling hub of the world. When you look at this Nevada city, it’s hard to imagine...
June 2, 2022 7 min read
coins in someone's palm
Insider Insights, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: How To Be Your Own Casino (2/3)

This is the second in a three-part series on how to turn yourself into “the house” and reap the benefits...
May 30, 2022 5 min read
Irish Poker Drinking Game
How-To

How To Play The Irish Poker Drinking Game

The Irish poker drinking game is really easy to learn and can be played anywhere. All you need is a...
May 22, 2022 3 min read
Biggest poker scandals
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Poker

Top 10 Biggest Poker Scandals Of All Time

The world of poker has seen its fair share of scandals over the years. Some have had a huge impact...
May 19, 2022 13 min read
Dice hustle games
Insider Insights, Tips & Tricks

R. Paul Wilson On: How To Be Your Own Casino (1/3)

This is part one of three from our series on games where the odds are in the hustler’s favour. I...
May 16, 2022 4 min read
denise coates
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Industry

How Denise Coates Built The Bet365 Empire And Became Britain’s Highest-Paid Boss

Fondly referred to as the “quiet queen of online betting”, Denise Coates is one of Britain’s most successful (and understated)...
May 13, 2022 7 min read
bumpy johnson
Celebrities & Poker Pros

Gambling Legends: The Fascinating Story Of Mob Boss Bumpy Johnson

Bumpy Johnson. Bookmaker and mob boss, a drug lord and brutal murderer, devoted family man, avid reader of philosophy, poet,...
May 8, 2022 7 min read
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Places To Gamble

Where To Find ATMs With The Cheapest Fees In Las Vegas

Although there are ATMs everywhere in Las Vegas, if you don't plan ahead then withdrawing money can get very expensive,...
May 6, 2022 6 min read
Go game
Guides, Industry

Top 5 Hardest Games In The World To Master

Fancy your chances of transferring your gambling expertise to a next-level challenge? Away from the casino floor, there are plenty...
April 29, 2022 4 min read
Horse jockey
Guides, Sports

10 Things You Never Knew About Horse Jockeys

There is a lot more to horse jockeys than meets the eye. Sure, when you are watching them ride around...
April 27, 2022 6 min read
Duk Koo Kim vs Ray Mancini
Sports, Top 10s

10 Fighters Who Tragically Died From Injuries In The Ring

Every time a fighter courageously steps foot in the ring, they literally put their life at risk. The majority of...
April 21, 2022 5 min read
5 card draw poker
How-To, Poker

How To Play 5 Card Draw Poker

5 Card Poker is nowhere near as popular as it used to be a few decades ago. Still, you may...
April 16, 2022 7 min read