Casinos of the world: Monte Carlo

Casinos of the world: Monte Carlo

Aug 25, 2014

Whenever I think about glamorous casinos my mind immediately turns to Monte Carlo – the setting for numerous James Bond encounters, this small city in the small country of Monaco became the financial saviour of the ruling Grimaldi family.   The history   It was in 1856 that the first Monte Carlo casino opened combined with a spa and holiday...

Famous casinos of the world: The Mirage

Famous casinos of the world: The Mirage

Aug 20, 2014

Las Vegas is a city famous for its gambling and its casinos, and one of the big ones is The Mirage. The Mirage is a Polynesian-themed resort in the heart of the action on the Las Vegas Strip. The Mirage opened in 1989 and was built by Steve Wynn who had made his fortune trading junk bonds on the Wall Street stock market. The Mirage was one of the three casinos...

How to win at Blackjack

How to win at Blackjack

Aug 7, 2014

Blackjack is one of the most popular casino card games in the world. Part of its attraction is that it is relatively easy to understand the rules, easy to learn how to play, easy to get the hang of how the betting works. The downside is that it is also pretty easy to lose all of your money pretty quickly. Blackjack is one of those casino games where you are...

Casino Hold’em rules and gameplay

Casino Hold’em rules and gameplay

Aug 5, 2014

At first sight Casino Hold’em seems like a dumbed-down version of the proper Texas Hold’em game. Actually, it kind of is, but this is not necessarily a bad thing. You see, Texas Hold’em is all about betting and strategy, and a round can last quite long. Casino Hold’em (or Caribbean Hold’em as it is sometimes called) is a much...