Which are the world’s most popular casinos?

Which are the world’s most popular casinos?

Sep 1, 2015

There’s lots of ways to compare and contrast the hundreds or thousands of casinos operating around the world. In this article we’re looking at the most popular, but it isn’t really an exact science – we need to look at not only which casinos hosts the most players each year, but also the volume and value of the bets that players are making. It’s...

There’s more to casinos than gambling

There’s more to casinos than gambling

Aug 14, 2015

Casinos are generally thought of as being primarily about gambling, but if you look at all of the major casinos around the world there is a strong emphasis on being entertainment destinations – restaurants and theatres (together with hotels) are all important components of what goes to make casinos so hugely popular. The city of Las Vegas has always set the...

Have you heard the one about…

Have you heard the one about…

Aug 4, 2015

Casinos are naturally places of great drama and excitement – tensions are just as high as the stakes. Anything could happen, and quite often it does. In this article we round up a few of our favourite odd things that we’ve learnt about in casinos. Poker players are eccentric Poker used to be a very serious game – a game in which your only weapon was your...

Why are there so many different versions of poker?

Why are there so many different versions of poker?

Jul 13, 2015

Over the years, poker has grown to be one of the world’s most popular card games, seeping into our cultural consciousness in movies, books, and television. It is a game that is not only played in casinos around the world, but also in private homes. It is also a game that is hugely popular online with enormous international tournaments now held frequently. It...

Gambling in Macau

Gambling in Macau

Jun 17, 2015

One of the world’s biggest hotspots for gambling and casino games is the small island of Macau. Gambling in Macau has been legal since the 1850s when the Portuguese government (who ruled Macau as a colony) made the decision to legalise the activity helping to transform Macau into the Monte Carlo of Asia. Today, tourism related to gambling is Macau’s biggest...

Time to open a casino?

Time to open a casino?

Jun 3, 2015

There is a lot of glitz and glamour associated with the operations of a casino – there’s also a lot of money. In this article we take a look at some of the people who actually own the casinos where we play the slots, the table games, hoping to win our fortunes or at least not lose too big. Sheldon Adelson The chairman and CEO of the Las Vegas Sands casino is...

The Six Types of Online Casino Players

The Six Types of Online Casino Players

Apr 10, 2015

Online casino gaming is huge. With people from all over the world flocking to thousands of web portals daily in order to spin the roulette wheel, throw a hand into blackjack and bluff their way into poker, it’s hardly any surprise that online casino gaming has a culture of its own. But what of the types of personalities you might find online, playing along...

How to Lengthen Your Slot Machine Bankroll

How to Lengthen Your Slot Machine Bankroll

Apr 1, 2015

Slot machines, whether you choose to play them online or in real life casinos, are both fun and exciting to play. But with the odds so often highly stacked in the casino’s favour, it’s hard to master them and get consistent results enough that makes casino gaming of this type seem worthwhile. The biggest problem? Stretching out the length of your...

4 Games That You Definitely Have to Bet on in Casino Sportsbooks

4 Games That You Definitely Have to Bet on in Casino Sportsbooks

Mar 27, 2015

Gambling is certainly popular as evidenced by the number of landbased and online casinos that are scattered all over the globe. And there are several individuals who frequent these places for various reasons. Although some who are merely curious, there are also ones who have created a profession that revolves around gambling. Among the most popular games in...