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Mobile Gaming Market Is Now Worth Over $41 Billion

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Mobile gaming has become big business in a short space of time. This boom has had a massive impact on US gamers. One of the most obvious signs of this increase in popularity is the average amount of money players now spend on in-game purchases. Let’s take a look at which games have been the…Read More

7 Completely True Events The Movie Casino Is Based On

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The movie Casino was a 1995 release directed by Martin Scorsese. It starred Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Sharon Stone. The plot was inspired by the real-life story of Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal who managed the Fremont, Hacienda, and Stardust casinos in Las Vegas for the Chicago mob back in the 1970s and 1980s. But…Read More

What Does The Bible Say About Gambling?

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You don’t need to be a person of the cloth know that the basic idea of gambling is not exactly seen as a wonderful thing in the bible. Religion generally frowns upon gambling as a sordid act of sin but what exactly does the bible say about gambling? The Quotes Well, we can start by…Read More

8 Bizarre Things You Can Actually Bet On

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Everyone knows the big markets for betting these days are sports, politics, television, and film. You can bet on a much wider range of topics than just those though. Let’s check out the weirdest things that you can gamble on from around the world. UFOs The question of whether or not we’re alone on a…Read More

The Surprising Stats Behind New Year’s Resolutions

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You make a New Year’s resolution with the best of intentions and promise yourself everything will be different this year…but just how likely are you to keep your resolution? We surveyed 400 people aged 18-55+ in the US and UK to see how they’re doing sticking to their 2017 goals. How do you compare? Read…Read More

9 Gambling Addiction Questions You’re Too Scared To Ask

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We asked our readers what they’ve always wanted to know about gambling addiction but were too afraid to ask. Then we hooked up with Dr. Joseph Nicolosi Jr. for a professional opinion. Joseph Nicolosi Jr. Ph.D. is the founder of The Breakthrough Clinic, which specializes in rapid treatment of gambling addiction over Skype and phone….Read More

How To Become A Professional Gambler

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The life of a professional gambler appears to be the stuff of dreams for those that gamble on a regular basis. However, is the reality all it is cracked up to be or is there more than meets the eye to this unique career path? Here is what you need to know to become a…Read More

Caught On Camera: The Biggest Casino Bust Ups Ever

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Las Vegas is famous across the world for hosting high profile boxing matches but it is generally believed that fighting and gambling are two things that should never cross. Sometimes egos and words do clash in the casino though and the result is violence. Here’s a look at 5 of the biggest casino fights captured on…Read More

The Worst Gaming Injuries Known To Man

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Stop right there. Do not move a muscle. The blog you are about to read could save your life. Well, maybe that’s exaggerating slightly. But it could prevent you from suffering a painful gaming-related injury. Do the terms “3D optical disorder”, “WASD Syndrome” and “FPS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” mean anything to you? No? You had…Read More

Texas Hold’em: Which Poker Hands Beat Which?

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Texas Hold’em is a popular poker game played between two or more people. Two cards are dealt face down to each player, with up to five ‘community cards’ dealt face up in the middle of each hand. Those community cards are then shared by all players. Players can play either, both or none of their…Read More