What happens when you win big at the casino but they won’t pay?

What happens when you win big at the casino but they won’t pay?

Nov 12, 2015

It is really every casino gambler’s ultimate dream – to strike it lucky at the casino, to win big, to make your fortune. Whatever game you are playing – whether it is the table games such as poker, blackjack, roulette, or baccarat, or if you are trying your luck on the slot machines, what you are hoping for with each roll of the dice, spin of the wheel,...

Is Birmingham the world’s new gambling destination?

Is Birmingham the world’s new gambling destination?

Oct 30, 2015

When you think of glamorous gambling and entertainment destinations, the obvious suggestions would be Las Vegas, Macau, Monte Carlo, or possibly Melbourne. It might be time to add UK city Birmingham to that list. Where is Birmingham? Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom but it has always had a bit of a bad reputation. A lot of people but...

Good news for casinos in Macau?

Good news for casinos in Macau?

Oct 12, 2015

While Macau remains a massive hub for casino games and gambling, its recent dip in revenue has been widely documented. Lower numbers of incoming gambling tourists from mainland China, challenges with local financing operators, and a couple of high profile thefts, have all combined to leave the casino operators of Macau feeling a little battered and...

Three things we’ve learnt about casinos this week

Three things we’ve learnt about casinos this week

Oct 1, 2015

It’s the little things that matter We know that casino gamblers are a superstitious bunch – they have to have their lucky chair, their lucky hat, their lucky drink, whatever it is that helps them convince themselves that they’ve done everything possible to ensure that luck will be on their side. However it’s been a little surprising to read about the...

New casino destinations

New casino destinations

Sep 25, 2015

Israel is a country that is often in the news, but generally the news isn’t good or at the least it’s a little controversial. It was a bit surprising therefore to read about plans to open Israel’s first legal casino. The drive for the casino seems to be coming from the very top, with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu apparently commissioning a feasibility...

Which are the world’s most expensive casinos?

Which are the world’s most expensive casinos?

Sep 4, 2015

Building a state-of-the-art casino is not an easy thing to do. Not only do have to create an exciting casino floor filled with the table games and slot machines that gamblers expect, you also have to think about the hotel and entertainment extravaganzas that seem to be a requirement for casinos around the world. Spectacular casinos are not cheap to create. In...

So you want to join the World Poker Tour?

So you want to join the World Poker Tour?

Aug 18, 2015

With the explosion of online casinos, we have also seen a huge growth not only in online poker but poker tournaments generally. One of the major drivers of this has been the World Poker Tour – often referred to as the WPT. In this article we take a look at how the World Poker Tour works and what you need to do in order to be able to take a seat at that...

The history of casinos

The history of casinos

Aug 7, 2015

The casinos that we know today are generally grand temples of entertainment. Hotels, restaurants, theatre, performance as well as the gambling – the table games, dice, cards, and slot machines. Wherever you are in the world, the format and rhythm of a casino feels fairly familiar. But have you ever wondered how casinos originated? Have you ever wondered how we...

Which are the most popular online casino games?

Which are the most popular online casino games?

Jul 10, 2015

The emergence of online gambling and casino games has been a real game-changer for the industry. It has enabled people who enjoy the excitement of games of chance, to indulge in this hobby wherever they are. No longer do you need to track down a casino, if you are travelling or on holidays or just sitting at home, you can now easily log on and start playing as...

Want to play some Blackjack?

Want to play some Blackjack?

Jun 15, 2015

Blackjack is one of the most popular card games and one of the most popular casino games in the world. It’s popular for a range of reasons, but mainly because it is simple to play – the rules are relatively straightforward and the betting is easy to follow. A lot of players also like that they are playing just against the dealer (or the house) as opposed to...