Are we seeing a resurgence in the UK’s casino sector?

Are we seeing a resurgence in the UK’s casino sector?

Nov 11, 2015

Part of the regeneration of Birmingham – the UK’s second-largest city – has been the opening of a new super-casino. It’s the first major casino opening in the UK for many years, despite plans announced by the UK government in 2005 for a major expansion in the number of casinos in operation around the country as part of the introduction of a new Gambling...

Who are the poker superstars?

Who are the poker superstars?

Oct 19, 2015

One of the interesting aspects of the rise of online poker is that it has become a bit more transparent as to who is winning the big money. In this article we take a look at some of the biggest poker winners in the world in the past year. John Juanda Going by the nickname of Luckbox, John Juanda lives in Marina Del Rey in California in the United States. On...

When were slot games invented?

When were slot games invented?

Aug 24, 2015

Wherever you are in the world, you are probably familiar with slot machines. You may call them by different names, but the concept is the same. ‘Slot machine’ is the US terminology; in the United Kingdom these games are known as ‘fruit machines’, in Australia they are known as ‘pokies’; and in Scotland they are often referred to as...

Who are the world’s biggest poker players?

Who are the world’s biggest poker players?

Aug 13, 2015

The rise of online casinos and poker tournaments has meant an increased visibility in some of the big players in the world’s most popular casino card game. While the major results are published, it can be a bit difficult to get a totally accurate picture on total winnings of each player. Plus, fortunes rise and fall – a winner today could easily be a loser...

Time to put on your poker face

Time to put on your poker face

Mar 18, 2015

One of the most popular card games and casino games around the world is the game of poker. Reportedly developed in New Orleans in the early 1800s, the game was spread by along the Mississippi River by the riverboats which were popular for the gambling entertainments that they offered. From the Mississippi, the game of poker was spread west during the gold rush,...

4 Las Vegas Hotels for a Romantic Getaway

4 Las Vegas Hotels for a Romantic Getaway

Jan 13, 2015

Where casinos are concerned, people immediately think about thrill and excitement as well as having loads of fun while playing a game of chance at the tables. However, this is not always the case as there are instances when the perfect place to bring your special someone is a casino and if you want to add a whole new level to your relationship it may be high...

4 Awesome Year End Events in Las Vegas Casinos

4 Awesome Year End Events in Las Vegas Casinos

Dec 30, 2014

There is no denying that the year is drawing into a close and with this comes the influx of year end celebrations that will definitely attract a lot of people. These days, celebrating the new year comes complete with cool parties and if you are planning to hit a casino to greet the upcoming year, then it would be good to know the best places if you are in the...

The Wonderful World of Poker

The Wonderful World of Poker

Dec 10, 2014

There is a very good reason why poker is a very popular card game all over the world. Some say it is just a fad, and some would even argue its fame is owed to the socialization component of the game. But everybody knows that poker is popular because of the level of competition in the game. It is a fierce game of bluffing and calling bluffs. It is also a game of...

4 Exciting Casino Locations for Jet Setting Gamers

4 Exciting Casino Locations for Jet Setting Gamers

Nov 4, 2014

These days, traveling is starting to become quite addictive as the cost of going from one destination to another, whether its local or international, is starting to decrease. For those who are interested in an adrenaline-fueled vacation, here are some of the cool casinos that are located in places with really stunning locations. With these stops, you can...