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Nightime on the Las Vegas strip

Vegas Projects That Never Made It

The city of Las Vegas is a top gambling destination that has become just as famous for its iconic structures as it has for its entertainment. However, for all the landmark structures that have been constructed across Sin City there are a plethora of projects that...

December 26, 2017 4 min read
A night view of the heart of Macau
Industry, Top 10s

The Top 10 Most Luxurious Suites in Macau

Macau is home to the world's largest casino as well as the most expensive hotel in the world. It's probably no surprise then that it was recently listed as the globe's third-most expensive city for accommodation, behind only New York City and St. Moritz, Switzerland. But...

December 20, 2017 5 min read
Dustin Hoffman playing an autistic character in the film Rain Man
Industry, Poker

The Truth About Playing Poker and Blackjack with Autism

Thanks to Dustin Hoffman's performance in it as charming and autistic savant, 1988's Rain Man movie is often credited with...
December 18, 2017 3 min read
How casinos monitor all of their games

How to Scam Casinos Successfully: Don’t Do This

Casino scams are the stuff of legend. Resorts spend millions of dollars on security technology to protect against cheaters and...
December 13, 2017 4 min read
Magna Carta playing cards
Industry, Poker

10 Beautiful Decks of Playing Cards You Can Actually Buy

Playing cards might just be seen as an instrument of the game in the gambling world but some creative designers...
December 8, 2017 4 min read
The Atlantic City strip

10 Vintage Videos of Atlantic City Through The Ages

Atlantic City is one of the leading gambling destinations in the world. However, it hasn't always been that way. Over...
December 5, 2017 3 min read
Dice used in the game of Craps

6 Ways Casinos Stop Dice Cheats

In most casino games, there are strategies players can use to at least slightly reduce the house's edge. Sometimes however,...
November 27, 2017 4 min read
man in grocery store is exposed to same consumer techniques as casinos

How Your Local Grocery Store Is Designed Like A Casino

One we go to a couple times a year for entertainment, the other at least weekly out of necessity. Although...
November 20, 2017 6 min read
Roulette themed baggage claim
Industry, Top 10s

The Best Airports For Gambling

Airports are often places of emotional turbulence. Loved ones departing and reuniting, travellers fearful of flying or excited by the...
November 4, 2017 4 min read
An image displaying the process of remote viewing
Industry, Strategy

Psychic Gambling: Can Remote Viewing Help You Make The Right Bets?

In 2014, an English waiter had a dream that his manager won a boatload of money. At his urging, the...
October 30, 2017 4 min read
A tub full of ritalin tablets
Industry, Poker, Sports

Ritalin: Poker & eSports’ Dirty Secret

Practice and rest are no longer enough. If you are trying to improve test scores, your focus at work, or...
October 25, 2017 5 min read
The gaming stage at an eSports League of Legends event

Philippines Officially Recognizes eSports As A Real Sport

The Philippines has confirmed that eSports will now be recognized as an official sport, after the Gaming and Amusements Board...
October 22, 2017 3 min read
Someone using VR technology
Industry, Insider Insights

VR Strip Clubs Could Help Vegas Out

Virtual reality is a technology that is invading almost every working sector right now. The strip club industry is the...
October 17, 2017 4 min read
Gamblers placing their bets at a roulette table
Industry, Strategy

How Cognitive Biases Affect Gamblers

Rookie and veteran gamblers alike have had thoughts like these run through their minds at times: "Since black has hit...
October 16, 2017 4 min read
Las Vegas strip, home to some of the best hot spots for celebs

Top 10 Celeb Hotspots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a renowned destination for A-list celebrities that want to get away from the stresses of their high-profile...
October 14, 2017 4 min read
In-game action from the FIFA 18 career mode
Industry, Sports

Top 10 Teams to Manage in FIFA 18

It's that time of year again when millions of computer gamers across the globe get into a frenzy with the...
October 8, 2017 4 min read
Balls used in a land-based casino game of Keno
Guides, Industry

Everything You Need to Know About Keno

Keno is a classic lottery game but despite being commonly found in land-based and online casinos it remains untouched by...
October 6, 2017 3 min read
Selected balls from a Euromillions draw

Why People Play The Lottery Despite Terrible Odds

The likelihood of a rare event is often compared to winning the lottery for a reason: the latter is a...
October 2, 2017 4 min read
Some punters playing blackjack at a live casino
Industry, Strategy

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Blackjack

The classic casino table game of blackjack is one of the most popular card games played in both offline and...
October 1, 2017 4 min read
A photo of the Las Vegas strip, home of some of the most popular casinos

Ever Wanted to Smell Like Your Favorite Casino? Now You Can!

OK, stop the world, we want to get off…you have indeed read the title of this blog correctly. There is...
September 26, 2017 4 min read
A game of 2 Up being played on Anzac Day

2 Up Coin Toss: Australia’s Favorite Illegal Game

The traditional Australian coin game of 2 Up might not be well known to anyone outside of Australia but, once...
September 17, 2017 3 min read
A painting of people playing dice games from medieval times

Medieval Gambling: What Was It Like Betting Hundreds Of Years Ago?

The modern age of gambling is all about lavish settings, big spenders, and massive jackpot wins. It might be hard...
September 13, 2017 3 min read
A photo of two people playing a game of cards

Discover Durak: Russia’s Most Popular Card Game

The card game Durak is popular in Russia and has enjoyed a golden period ever since the dissolution of the...
September 8, 2017 4 min read
An image of someone walking towards the light after death

Odds Of Death: What Are You Most Likely To Die From?

Death is the ultimate taboo. Even though we know it's inevitable, nobody wants to talk about it. It’ll certainly happen...
September 7, 2017 4 min read
blackjack table photo in black and white

10 Things We Learned From a Vegas Blackjack Dealer On Reddit

Recently one Las Vegas blackjack dealer, named Mssuekim1983, took to the social media site Reddit and asked the online community...
August 25, 2017 4 min read
Logos of the most popular social media platforms

The Sneaky Tricks Social Media Has Stolen From Casinos

From a young age, we all love pressing buttons. For older generations, this was limited to lighting up every floor...
August 23, 2017 5 min read
pile of medication

These Antidepressants Can Turn You Into A Gambling Addict

Antidepressants have often been at the centre of controversial discussions over how effective they are when it comes to dealing...
June 28, 2017 3 min read
pachinko parlour at night

Inside The Crazy World Of Japan’s Pachinko Games

Pachinko is a popular mechanical amusement machine that first originated back in 1920s Japan. It loosely resembles a vertical pinball...
June 27, 2017 3 min read
unsolved crimes with newspapers in background

Unsolved Vegas Crimes That’ll Give You Nightmares

It is widely regarded as the most brutal revenge killings in the history of US crime. Even though the guilty...
June 9, 2017 5 min read
close up Trump's face

Gamblers Are Obsessed With The Trump Impeachment Saga

When it all began nearly two years ago, we all knew it would be entertaining. What we didn't realize was...
June 1, 2017 4 min read
Las Vegas Power

How Much Power Does Vegas Actually Use?

It was recently confirmed that Las Vegas officially became the largest city in the US to be entirely powered by...
April 5, 2017 3 min read
praying hands next to black bible

What Does The Bible Say About Gambling?

You don’t need to be a person of the cloth know that the basic idea of gambling is not exactly...
March 20, 2017 3 min read
title image playing cards and chips with title of crazy bets you can make
Industry, Top 10s

8 Bizarre Things You Can Actually Bet On

Everyone knows the big markets for betting these days are sports, politics, television, and film. You can bet on a...
March 17, 2017 3 min read
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The Surprising Stats Behind New Year’s Resolutions

You make a New Year’s resolution with the best of intentions and promise yourself everything will be different this year…but...
March 10, 2017 3 min read
wrist injury for gamer guy

The Worst Gaming Injuries Known To Man

Stop right there. Do not move a muscle. The blog you are about to read could save your life. Well,...
February 24, 2017 4 min read
circus circus Vegas buffet dishes

5 Nasty Vegas Buffets To Turn Your Stomach

Las Vegas buffets are a sort of institution in their own right. Despite Sin City being famous for its casinos...
February 17, 2017 3 min read

Gambling Psychologist: Ask Me Anything

Dr David Sack is Chief Medical Officer at Elements Behavioral Health, a company which runs several gambling and drug addiction...
February 14, 2017 5 min read
roulette wheel with ball
How-To, Industry

What’s The Best Way To Cheat At Roulette?

Roulette is a game in which the casino holds a slight edge over the players. That is, of course, unless...
February 6, 2017 4 min read
Gambling Destinations, Industry

The Taj Mahal: the Rise and Fall of the Eighth Wonder of the World

Today, whether you live near Atlantic City or not, finding a casino convenient to your home is no problem at...
October 25, 2016 8 min read
Number of UK betting shops 2009 to 2016
Gambling Destinations, Industry

A Complete History of Betting Shops in The UK

In 1960, the landscape of betting within the UK changed forever when the British government introduced the Betting and Gaming...
October 10, 2016 6 min read