The Craps Game that Rolled its Way into the Record Books

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Numbers can be baffling. For example: if you could fold a piece of paper 45 times, it would reach the moon. Casinos are all about numbers: big numbers, little numbers, winning numbers. Every table or card game has a statistical risk for both the gambler and the house. So, when… Read more“The Craps Game that Rolled its Way into the Record Books”

The Bandit Rides On: Taking the Slots for a Spin (Part One)

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It’s 1891, the United States of America. The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago selling soap and baking powder. It will be 12 months before chewing gum arrives. In New York, Carnegie Hall has its grand opening with Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducting. Mark Twain writes of a Gilded Age: a… Read more“The Bandit Rides On: Taking the Slots for a Spin (Part One)”

Top 5 Casino Destinations in the World

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If you like playing casino games, you know that setting, atmosphere, choice and value are important. But with so many options out there, how do you choose where to play? We’ve done the research for you and checked out the gaming action in cities across the world, considering the choices… Read more“Top 5 Casino Destinations in the World”

The Jackpots and the Generous: Casino Winners Who Gave It All Away

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Just imagine: It’s Sunday, November 30, 2014, you live in Las Vegas and your old friend from out of town has decided to pay you a visit. You’re not a keen gambler but he really loves the action down at the strip. He’s up for a good time and you’re… Read more“The Jackpots and the Generous: Casino Winners Who Gave It All Away”

Mad about Myrtle: The Casino Cruise to Nowhere

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Located on the east coast of the United States, in the middle of the mighty Grand Strand beach in South Carolina, Myrtle Beach is one of the country’s most tempting tourist destinations. A winning blend of subtropical climate, and beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, make… Read more“Mad about Myrtle: The Casino Cruise to Nowhere”

The Gambler – is Wahlberg dynamite or the ultimate buzzkill?

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Once again, the movie industry has chosen to take a classic film and turn it into a contemporary remake. Following in the footsteps of Alfie, Annie, and The Amityville Horror, The Gambler is the latest iconic film to be given a modern makeover. Now you may think it’s a fool’s… Read more“The Gambler – is Wahlberg dynamite or the ultimate buzzkill?”

When the Chips are Down, Las Vegas Knows How to Party

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Were you in Las Vegas for New Year’s Eve 2014? If not, it’s time to start saving for 2015. Every casino on the strip flexed its party muscle for a classic night of good time one-upmanship. Drake, Bruno Mars, Tony Bennett, Iggy Azalea, Calvin Harris, Olivia Newton-John and Snoop Dogg… Read more“When the Chips are Down, Las Vegas Knows How to Party”