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Take A Tour of The Casinos In Star Wars

A key image from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set to hit cinema screens across the world in December this year and director Rian Johnson has confirmed that the latest instalment of the iconic movie saga will include a new casino city called Canto Bight. It is a continuation of the strong relationship the sci-fi franchise has with…Read More

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

Pro Gamers Will Become the Working Class of The Future

An image of an eSports event and the scale that they can reach

The time you and your kids spent playing computer games has always been thought of as time wasted, but thanks to the rise in technology, the internet, and computer gaming, the potential to make money in the online space is higher than it has ever been before. A recent article on Wired.com featured some interesting…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

How Hackers Used a Fish Tank To Steal Casino Data

A stereotypical example of an online hacker

Cyber security firm Darktrace reported an astonishing feat recently – it discovered hackers attempting to steal data from a North American casino network by hacking into the casino’s smart fish tank. Here Fishy, Fishy … In one of the most bizarre methods of hacking into a casino’s mainframe ever recorded, the hacking attempt showed how…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

This is How a Rigged 1920’s Roulette Table Works

A typical example of a live casino roulette wheel

A video showing how a rigged 1920s roulette table worked has exposed the secrets of gang-run casinos in prohibition era Chicago. The rigged roulette wheel is likely to have once been owned by Al Capone, seeing as he was in charge of all the casinos in Chicago at the time. How Does It Work? The…Read More

Now You Can Play Doodle Jump at The Casino

In-game action of Doodle Jump on a brown and yellow background

Mobile software developer Lima Sky has confirmed plans to partner with California-based firm Gamblit Gaming to develop a skill-based casino game version of the classic Doodle Jump. It’ll be available to play in land-based casinos. The original Doodle Jump was released on 6th April, 2009 for the iOS platform. It has since been launched on…Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to Baccarat

Player or banker are the two options in baccarat, solid red background

Today, the card game baccarat is found at land and online casinos all around the world. Especially popular with high rollers, baccarat even recently became Las Vegas’ most profitable game and is now responsible for over 90% of Macau casinos’ revenue. Although the James Bond movies have made the game a household name, not that…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