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Getting Away from It All, Quickly: A History of the Getaway Car

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There are so many aspects that go into a successful casino heist, from a daring plan to nerves of steel on the part of the thieves. But perhaps the most glamorous part of a good heist is the getaway car – the vehicle our thieves use to quickly escape the scene of the crime. From…Read More

Vegas Mogul Sheldon Adelson To Launch Online Poker Site

Secret deal with Full Tilt Poker planned in dramatic gambling turnaround. In what must be seen as one of Internet gambling’s most dramatic U-turns,  the multi-billionaire casino mogul and gambling magnate, Sheldon Adelson, is set to launch his very own online poker site. Adelson, 92 – the CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp. – has…Read More

Hedging Your Bets: How to Stretch Your Casino Bankroll to the Max

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Every gambler wants to win big, but most also know that there’s no real thrill without the possibility of loss, too. At the same time, most of us don’t want to endure too much risk: maybe you’re on a tight gambling budget, or perhaps you just get nervous every time you lose a couple bets…Read More

Being a Casino Dealer: Dream Job or Nightmare?

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(Updated July 2017) If you love gambling, being a casino dealer may seem like the greatest job in the world. You get to play the same games you already love, only from the other side of the table – meaning you’ll get to win a little more often than you already do. Sure, you don’t…Read More

Russian Roulette: The Ultimate Game of Chance

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In today’s world, the game of Russian roulette is generally considered to be a metaphor for taking crazy chances: a “game” in which one is almost guaranteed to eventually face disastrous results. But Russian roulette has a very real history, and has been played on numerous occasions throughout the world. Let’s take a look at…Read More

FOBTs – Should there be more regulation for them?

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Brief Lives: FOBTs Walk down any high street in 2014 Britain and you’ll be greeted by the same sights – charity shops, pound shops, payday loan stores; remnants of a country still struggling to drag itself out of a worldwide economic funk that sees – finally – a few glimmers of ending. One area of…Read More

Doing Las Vegas on a Budget: Tips for the Impecunious Traveler

When most of us think of Las Vegas these days, we think about high-life nightclubs where bottle service can run your liquor at a 2,000 percent markup; about high-limit tables games, and about five-star dining and shopping in luxury retail outlets like Chanel, Dior and Versace. But while fancy Vegas is certainly a reality for…Read More

Find Out How to Open Your Own Online Casino

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How to Set Up an Online Casino So you’ve seen what the big boys have done but now you want to breakaway and set up your own online casino? There are many places to do just that, but the UK is attractive because it has a long history of regulation and an open market. Of…Read More

Casino Design: How It Gets You to Gamble More, and More Often

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Most of us love a day or weekend trip to a casino, whether in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, or anywhere else in the U.S. or around the world; but few of us realize we are actually walking into a very carefully designed maze, with numerous “hot buttons” that will get the vast majority of people…Read More

Risky Business: Taking Your Gambling Skills into the Real World

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It’s been noted before in the history of man that the near universal appeal of gambling from culture to culture and throughout history can be largely attributed to the fact that gambling lies at the very root of existence itself. We take a gamble coming out of the womb into this harsh, cold world, and…Read More