Famous Casino Games and Their History

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Gambling has a long history, even if its mainstream boom only happened a couple of decades ago; people are gambling since the beginning of time. In the past, most games only happened in smaller circles, regardless if those were in the streets, or the bars of the big cities. Because there was no central place …

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Top tips to keep on top of Your Gambling Spending

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Have you ever worried about the amount that you spend whilst gambling online? Gambling addictions are a serious matter and you may find yourself sliding into potentially dangerous habits if you don’t take a proactive approach to your spending. Here are some top tips to help make sure that things stay under control and you …

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Parts of the Roulette Wheel

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Whether you play in Betfair Casino or you’re a traditionalist who has to go to the land casino in order to really relax, there are very few casino fans who haven’t given roulette a chance. Spinning the wheel, watching the results come in and then just collecting the winnings. Is there any other game that …

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Chinese Table Games: How Are They Different?

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Although still hugely popular in the country, gambling is actually a crime according to Chinese law. In practice, however, Chinese citizens can participate in state-run lotteries and engage in legal gambling in the regions of Hong Kong and Macau, which were initially run by the UK and Portugal respectively. Although Chinese residents can’t legally partake …

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Blackjack: The Least Profitable Game for Casinos

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When it comes to casinos and especially Las Vegas the first game that is likely to come into your head is Blackjack (unless you are past the age of retirement and then it will be slots). Blackjack is seen as the ultimate game of chance, with a twist, everyone knows it is possible to actually …

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Bankroll Management for Multi Table Tournaments

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The variance in multi table tournaments is higher than just about any other game you can find. It is so extreme because of the way multi table tournaments pay out winnings. The payout structures are very “top-heavy,” meaning that the highest few places enjoy large payouts, but if you don’t make it very deep you’ll …

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Online Slot Game Jargon Explained

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Want to play today’s best online slots but don’t know your wilds from your scatters, your progressives from your paylines? Fear not. We’re here to get you up to speed with the basic slot lingo, so you can join the millions of people now playing these snazzy gambling games on their smartphones. Reels The reels …

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Why is Japan Taxing Casino Winners?

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In general, gambling in Japan in banned. However, there are a few exceptions, such as betting on horse racing and motor sports. Despite these exceptions, the general ban on gambling has resulted in several popular gambling resorts, such as casinos, being banned from Japan. The ban on casinos meant keen gamblers in the country weren’t …

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Don’t Take it Personally!

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You own the table. You raise and re-raise and beat your opponents into submission. All of the other players fear and respect you. At least, almost all the other players do. There’s one maggot that dares to defy your supremacy. You raised preflop, bet the flop and this insignificant punk re-raises you. Little does he …

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Why Pocket Jacks are Costing You Money

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When you look at your hole cards and see pocket Jacks, it almost looks like they’re laughing at you. Jacks are a tricky hand to play because they have all the beauty of a face card with most of the limitations of a hand like pocket nines or tens. While this hand isn’t losing you …

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