Industry

The gaming stage at an eSports League of Legends event
Industry

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 (GAB) gave the green light for eSports players to apply for athletic licenses. Jumping on The eSports Bandwagon It is a decision that comes at a...

October 22, 2017 3 min read
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Industry, Insider Insights

The Evolution of Gaymer Culture

They say that art mirrors society. And recently, video games have been especially reflective of changing cultural norms. These changes are also seen in the demographics of the people who play the games: one in particular being the emerging gaymer subculture. The term is what it...

October 19, 2017 4 min read
The logo for bitcoin and it's link to gambling
Industry

Things Just Got Exciting For Cryptocurrency Gambling In Europe

Cryptocurrency has grown as a payment method in the betting sector for a number of years now but things have...
October 19, 2017 3 min read
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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
A fortune cookie, a good luck superstition from Japan
Industry

Gambling Superstitions From Around The World

Gambling is a funny old game. Even though such a large portion of it is based on luck, that doesn’t...
October 15, 2017 3 min read
NFL referees deep in discussion during the game
Industry, Sports

Introducing Sports’ Best Paid Referees

Referees - can't live with them, can't live without them. No matter what sport you follow, it would cease to...
October 14, 2017 4 min read
Las Vegas strip, home to some of the best hot spots for celebs
Industry

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
eSports players competing in a live event
Industry, Sports

The Youngest eSports Players To Watch Out For

The eSports industry is enjoying a golden age right now, with millions of viewers watching the global tournaments and multi-million...
October 12, 2017 4 min read
A typical example of an office psychopath from the movie: The Wolf of Wall Street
Industry

Risk-Loving Psychopaths in The Corporate World

Over the past few decades, more and more studies have revealed what many have suspected for a long time: that...
October 9, 2017 5 min read
Students spending their night gambling
Industry, Insider Insights

The State of Student Gambling in the UK

As the controversy over fixed-odds betting machines takes center stage in the UK, so too has a recent report regarding...
October 8, 2017 3 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
Rolls of American dollars
Industry, Insider Insights

How Money Laundering Really Works

Money laundering is a very serious criminal activity. Most people have heard of the term money laundering, but many would...
October 7, 2017 5 min read
The Las Vegas strip
Industry

The 5 Best Burgers In Las Vegas

Las Vegas is famous for a lot of things. Gambling, gangsters, and Celine Dion. Burgers never get a mention in...
October 6, 2017 3 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
People enjoying a night out gambling at the casino
Industry

The Funniest Gambling Stories Ever Told

Gambling is a funny old thing. Not many activities can evoke such extreme emotions. Life is always far more enjoyable...
October 5, 2017 3 min read
The potential impact of a nuclear warhead
Industry

Odds of Nuclear War

These are dangerous times we live in. Terrorism, global warming, disease, poverty and nuclear war are all threats that hang...
October 4, 2017 5 min read
Selected balls from a Euromillions draw
Industry

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
The connection between humans and A.I.
Industry

5 Ways A.I. & Data Will Change Online Gambling Forever

Over the next decade or less, our relationship with artificial intelligence will change dramatically. But whether it blossoms into a...
September 27, 2017 4 min read
A photo of the Las Vegas strip, home of some of the most popular casinos
Industry

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
An image of someone picking their Euro Millions lottery numbers
Industry, Top 10s

The Biggest Unclaimed Lottery Prizes Ever

Everybody has that dream where they win the lottery. Unbelievably, thousands of lottery prizes and winnings go unclaimed each year...
September 23, 2017 3 min read
A game of 2 Up being played on Anzac Day
Industry

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 shot of the Bitcoin logo, a popular cryptocurrency
Industry

How Cryptocurrencies Are Revolutionizing Online Gambling

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan, reckons cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are a fad even though millions of people use it every...
September 15, 2017 4 min read
An image of a poker game from a popular Sci-fi TV show
Industry

Sci-Fi’s Most Memorable Gambling Games

Gambling has always held an important role in the science fiction genre. The opportunity to create new forms of gambling...
September 14, 2017 4 min read
A painting of people playing dice games from medieval times
Industry

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
Industry

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
Industry

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
An example of a player entering a Virtual Reality casino
Industry

What Are Virtual Reality Casinos Really Like?

Virtual reality is a technology that’s been talked about as the next frontier of online gambling for years now. At...
August 31, 2017 3 min read
Ufo in the night sky.
Industry

Odds of Alien Life: Should We Bet On It?

The topic of aliens and UFOs has always excited a lot of people. Pop culture has embraced our obsession with...
August 29, 2017 3 min read
blackjack table photo in black and white
Industry

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
Industry

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
A key image from Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Industry

Take A Tour of The Casinos In Star Wars

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is set to hit cinema screens across the world in December this year and director...
August 22, 2017 4 min read
Industry

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,...
August 16, 2017 3 min read
A stereotypical example of an online hacker
Industry

How Hackers Used a Fish Tank To Steal Casino Data

Cyber security firm Darktrace reported an astonishing feat recently - it discovered hackers attempting to steal data from a North...
August 15, 2017 3 min read
A typical example of a live casino roulette wheel
Industry

This is How a Rigged 1920’s Roulette Table Works

A video showing how a rigged 1920s roulette table worked has exposed the secrets of gang-run casinos in prohibition era...
August 11, 2017 3 min read
Phil Ivey playing in a live poker tournament, purple and red background
Industry

7 Things You Never Knew About Phil Ivey’s Secret Edge Sorting Partner

In August 2012, professional poker player Phil Ivey won an estimated $12 million at Crockfords Casino in London. The casino...
August 5, 2017 4 min read
competitors in lumberjack championship event
Industry

Most Obscure Sports: World Lumberjack Championships

As a child, you may have discovered that chores go quicker when you make games out of them. For some...
July 28, 2017 3 min read
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Industry

Esports – Where Does All That Money Come From?

The global eSports market has grown massively over the last few years, sporting an audience of 148 million enthusiasts last...
July 26, 2017 4 min read
Iao Han neighborhood Macau
Industry

Macau’s Dark Secret: The Truth Behind Asia’s Las Vegas

The polarisation between the rich and the poor has been a huge talking point in Western culture recently but it...
July 7, 2017 3 min read