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Slot machines
Industry, Top 10s

The Best Slot Machines With Bonus Games

People like different games for different reasons, but the most popular slots are usually the ones with bonus games. These juicy extra features can help you become an instant millionaire, so let’s check out some of the best slot machines with bonus games, both online and...

February 16, 2024 6 min read
Blurred Slot machines in a casino.
How-To, Industry, Top 10s

How To Gamble Responsibly (And Stop When You Need To)

How To Gamble Responsibly 1. Remember: It's Paid Entertainment Gambling is a fun form of entertainment, but it's important to think of it in the same way you might buy a movie ticket or a fair ride. It's exciting during the experience, and if you happen...

February 12, 2024 4 min read

Superstitious Showdown: Gamers vs. Gamblers vs. Sports Fans

In the realm of high-stakes gaming events, it’s no secret that participants rely on a superstition or two - claiming...
January 23, 2024 6 min read
Brian Christopher hitting jackpot
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Industry

What Ever Happened To Brian Christopher?

On June 17 2006, Brian Christopher launched his slot-themed YouTube channel, Brian Gambles, and he hit the jackpot. His videos...
January 12, 2024 4 min read
Casino dealer

Being A Casino Dealer: A Dream Job Or A Nightmare?

If you love gambling, being a casino dealer may seem like the greatest job in the world. You get to...
January 3, 2024 5 min read
what is deck penetration

What is Deck Penetration in Blackjack? (And Why It’s Important)

When discussing deck penetration in blackjack, we refer to where the cut card is placed to signify it’s time to...
November 14, 2023 5 min read
gas station slot machines

Gas Station Slot Machines: Should You Play?

Before you ask 'Should I play Gas station slots', let's take a quick look at exactly what they are. Gas...
August 18, 2023 5 min read
can a casino refuse to payout

Can a Casino Refuse to Pay You?

Casinos operate under a myriad of rules from both state and federal governments. They are one of the most regulated...
August 14, 2023 6 min read
What Does a Casino Pit Boss Do?

What Does a Casino Pit Boss Do?

A casino pit boss has become a bit of a layman’s term for anyone found in a suit or wearing...
August 8, 2023 5 min read
Beige flag couples

Red Flags, Green Flags…Beige Flags? Top dating oddities across the nation

Do this, not that. Say this, not that. The world of romanticism can be a tricky one to navigate, as...
July 12, 2023 4 min read
Katrina Bookman

What Ever Happened To Katrina Bookman, The Woman Who Was Denied Her $43 Million Slot Machine Win?

Sure, casinos are all about having fun, but at the end of the day we’re all in it to win...
April 10, 2023 4 min read
Evoplay Interview

Interview: Evoplay’s Alex Rodkin Talks Company Growth and the Future of iGaming and Alex Rodkin, Evoplay’s Head of B2C Marketing discuss the highlights of the award-winning developer’s first five years, the...
March 30, 2023 5 min read
Betsoft + interview
Industry, Insider Insights

Interview: Renata Banyar, Betsoft Gaming’s CMO, Reveals What’s In Store For 2023 and Renata Banyar, Betsoft Gaming’s CMO discuss how the previous successes of 2022 are the building blocks for 2023...
February 17, 2023 5 min read
Luxor sky beam
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Luxor’s Sky Beam Attracts A Lot More Than Just Casino-goers

Unveiled during the early 1990s, Luxor Las Vegas swiftly became an iconic part of the Strip thanks to its instantly...
November 21, 2022 3 min read
Card counter - blackjack
Guides, Industry, Insider Insights

How Casinos Catch Card Counters And Why You Should Avoid Trying It

The math on card counting has changed over the years. I don’t mean the raw numbers governing the true count,...
November 3, 2022 8 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Top 5 Richest Casino Owners In Asia

In terms of gambling and casinos, the law changes greatly across the Asian continent. Some countries have strict anti-gambling laws...
October 2, 2022 5 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

Top 5 Richest Casino Owners In The US

In the United States, casinos are big money. Of course, most people know about the high rollers and casino whales,...
September 24, 2022 4 min read
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
cockfighting - sabong

E-Sabong: The Rise And Fall Of The Deadly Betting Craze In The Philippines

It was a pandemic-era betting craze that contributed enormously to the Philippine economy throughout COVID-19. But e-sabong - where players...
July 29, 2022 6 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
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
Casino chip
Industry, Insider Insights

How Casinos Spot Fake Chips (And Why You Should Never Use Them)

About a decade ago, I was tasked with the unique job of going through all the floats (the racks that...
March 25, 2022 4 min read
Person getting angry

R. Paul Wilson On: An Extremely Powerful Habit To Help You Avoid Really Bad Decisions

Gambling is a concentrated experience where risk and reward collide in a heady (and for some an addicting) cocktail of...
March 7, 2022 4 min read
Gacha games

Gacha Games: Collectible Fun, Or Something More Sinister?

Packed with colorful characters, sought-after skins and all manner of rewards and rarities, Gacha games are a compulsive collector’s dream....
February 28, 2022 7 min read
Money Laundering explained
Industry, Insider Insights

How Money Laundering Really Works & Why It’s A Problem In The Gambling Industry

Money laundering is a very serious criminal activity and is much more prevalent than you might think. What Is Money...
November 25, 2021 4 min read
Roulette wheel

5 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Roulette

Roulette has a varied history, but it's one of those games that has barely changed over the centuries. Here are...
October 12, 2021 2 min read
Joe Biden

Joe Biden Betting: Will He Survive, Run Again And If Not, Which Democrat Will?

Back Joe Biden to complete a full-term.Back Pete Buttigieg to win the 2024 Election @ 44.0 (Betfair).Beware dubious claims of...
September 14, 2021 4 min read
Scene from Casino

7 Completely True Events The Movie Casino Is Based On

The 1995 movie Casino - directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone - was based...
September 7, 2021 3 min read
slots on casino floor

Why Are Pokies Called Pokies – And Not Slots?

If you’ve ever been to Australia or just browsed an online casino site, you’ve probably heard or seen the term...
August 11, 2021 2 min read
Venice Grand Canal
Gambling Destinations, Guides, Industry, Top 10s

Can You Guess The Oldest Casinos In The World?

Casinos have historically attracted glamour, glitz and wealth. But the bright lights and the exciting buzz of today are quite...
July 23, 2021 3 min read
London mayor candidates 2021

UK Politics Betting: London Mayor Odds 2021

After a year’s delay, the London Mayoral race 2021 has finally arrived. Can Sadiq Khan keep his crown? Or will...
April 28, 2021 4 min read
NFT in a coin

7 Reasons Why Everyone Is Obsessed With NFTs

NFTs aren't at all new, but they've really taken off recently. If you're wondering why anyone cares, here's why... Catapulted...
March 22, 2021 4 min read

Investing vs Gambling – Two Sides Of The Same Chip?

Is trading with stocks and shares a form of gambling? It’s a question that stirs up plenty of heated debate....
February 23, 2021 6 min read

Gender Neutral Playing Cards Are Now A Thing – And They’re Awesome

Card games have been popular the world-over for as long as we’ve had cards to play with. So it’s no...
February 15, 2021 4 min read
Google app on iphone

The GameStop Saga Has Had People Googling The Completely Wrong Thing

If you’re one of the people who’s been Googling 'gamestop what is happening' on the sly during the past week,...
February 2, 2021 1 min read
Gun with money and gambling dice

6 Craziest Illegal Casino Locations In The World

You’ll often see illegal casinos and underground gambling dens getting busted by the police in the news, and these secret...
January 30, 2021 4 min read
Donating food to hungry people

10 Times Casinos Gave Back To The Community

It’s no secret that, as far as years go, 2020 has left a lot to be desired. But despite pandemics,...
December 18, 2020 5 min read
Gambling law books with roulette wheel

What Are The Benefits Of Legalized Gambling?

Gambling is sort of like Marmite. There’s that love/hate quality to it that really divides people, not least governments. For...
November 25, 2020 5 min read 25 years celebration

25 Things That Happened The Year Was Born

Here at we feel like celebrating. This month marks our 25th birthday (yes, we’re that old), meaning we’ve been...
November 2, 2020 3 min read
kanye west
Celebrities & Poker Pros, Industry

The Odds Of Kanye West Becoming President

Kanye West for POTUS? Nope, we still can’t believe it either. But back in early July, Kanye threw his hat...
August 7, 2020 5 min read