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How a Mechanical Game Has Become a Japanese National Obsession

How a Mechanical Game Has Become a Japanese National Obsession

An estimated one in ten people in Japan play it. It has a market value in excess of 200 billion dollars per year. Its annual turnover is an astonishing 30 times that of Las Vegas! It could be described as colourful and chaotic. There are dedicated parlours just for this activity all over the country. You often hear it before you see and it is easily found... Still don't know?

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/20/2020

How does RNG in slots actually work?

How does RNG in slots actually work?

RNG (random number generator), as you know, is the heart and brain of any slot machine. While many gamers know that this is a computer chip that selects numbers at random, so far many of them do not really understand the principle of the random number generator. This article will discuss how RNG actually works, and if there is any chance, you can increase the winning reward.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/17/2020

Cleopatra Slots — Why Ancient Egypt Inspires Slot Creators?

Cleopatra Slots — Why Ancient Egypt Inspires Slot Creators?

Ancient Egypt is definitely one of the most amazing civilizations that ever existed. The way they approached science, religion, art, and many other things was inspiring to many creators. 

 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/17/2020

A Beginners Guide to Online Casinos

A Beginners Guide to Online Casinos

Are you new to the world of online casinos and gambling?

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/16/2020

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

The Las Vegas Strip is starting to close down and thousands of students will stay home from school in Nevada as officials respond to the new coronavirus.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2020

Online Sportsbook Turning March Sadness Into Casino Madness

Articles are being written up on how the current coronavirus is actually helping to boost the online casino industry.  The theory goes, folks are stuck at home with nothing to do and brick and mortar casinos are probably the last place anyone wants to go at this point, assuming they are open. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/15/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Postpones Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood  Postpones Poker Showdown

A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 13, 2020: Sports Betting Industry Dealt Big Blow

Thursday was likely the worst day in the history of sports betting.  Nearly every league cancelled their upcoming events, postponed seasons, leaving all but a few UFC bouts and obscure foreign soccer matches in which to bet on (yes, there is still betting on American Idol and politics).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/13/2020

CasinoBeats Malta & Betting on Sport America - New Dates in Wake of Coronavirus

CasinoBeats Malta has moved from its original March date to 22-24 June 2020 as has Betting on Sports America, which switched from its original April date to 1-3 December 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2020

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

We knew it wouldn't be long until the dreaded Coronavirus began to take its toll on those world famous Las Vegas buffets. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2020

Dive in to Win Some Serious Cash with Online Casino. Here's How

Online gambling has grown a lot in popularity and success over the years; millions of people worldwide log in to dabble in some gambling from the comfort of their own home. So many ways are available for people to make a decent amount of money from it, you just have to be smart about it and be consistent with your plans.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

The state of Maryland is inching closer to allowing licensed sports betting, including statewide mobile.  Currently residents can only wager at a select number of online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions.  Many of these companies do not accept bets from Maryland residents due to prior law enforcement actions that originated from the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/10/2020

Does Online Sports Betting Offer Stocks to Buy?

Does Online Sports Betting Offer Stocks to Buy?

The sports betting industry has been around for ages and it’s far from being a new market. Even though the history of sports betting was filled with regulation mayhem and bans, it started to finally catch a breath. Sports betting is becoming more like casinos rather than bookies at the corner. While the regulations are still not the most favorable, it resembles a good start in the industry.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Practical Ways For Students To Earn While Learning

Practical Ways For Students To Earn While Learning

Many students now consider taking on extra tasks to earn a little extra for their allowance. However, it can prove to be challenging to squeeze in regular work while you are studying. Rest assured that there are several means on how you can earn while learning.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Nektan Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Google "Online Casino Comparisons" and you are bound to find hundreds of results.  Keep in mind that many of these pages are outdated.  This post is brought to you by Nektan casino comparison site Nektan.Casino with all major Nektan casinos listed.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

The Coronavirus has taken another victim in the world of business as Betting on Sports America has decided to postpone its April event in the Meadowlands until December.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Here is the latest news concerning Coronavirus and the impact on casinos worldwide - Tuesday March 10, 2020.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/10/2020

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

The Rivers Casino sportsbook opened today in Des Plaines, Illinois with Blackhawks announcer Eddie Olczyk laying down $100 on his hometown White Sox to win the American League pennant at 16-to-1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/09/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 9, 2020: Wall Street Betting on Two Vegas Casinos During Crisis

Wall Street Betting on Two Vegas Casinos During Crisis

Wall Street banks aren’t letting the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. get in the way of a planned $2 billion property bond financing for the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay casino and hotel properties in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/09/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 9, 2020: Illinois Sports Betting Kicks Off Today

The Rivers Casino in Des Plaines has received initial approval to offer sports betting in the state of Illinois starting today March 9, 2020 just in time for March Madness.  The Tournament tips off March 17.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/09/2020

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Submitted by Payton on, Mar/07/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 7, 2020: Prevention Methods Taken by the Vegas Casinos

Coronavirus Casino News March 7, 2020: Prevention Methods Taken by the Vegas Casinos

Here is the latest news concerning Coronavirus and the impact on casinos worldwide - Saturday March 7, 2020.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/07/2020

Tribe Leader, Governor Trade Barbs Over Sports Betting Bills in Connecticut

A dispute over sports betting proposals in Connecticut intensified Thursday, as a Native American tribal chairman criticized Gov. Ned Lamont for supporting a plan the chairman said would put in jeopardy more than $250 million in gambling revenues the state receives each year from two tribal casinos.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/06/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Dakota?

Bovada and other sites are accessible from South Dakota and soon voters will decide whether to allow sports betting in Deadwood after the House on Tuesday March 2, 2020 passed a proposal to put the question on the November ballot.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour Celebrate 10-Year Partnership

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour Celebrate 10-Year Partnership

Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 16. The tournament celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood and World Poker Tour’s (WPT) partnership.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/04/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 3,, 2020: Coronavirus Wipes Out Business in Gambling Capital of World

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday March 3, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/03/2020

7 Fruit Slots That Will Be Popular in 2020

7 Fruit Slots That Will Be Popular in 2020

Fruit slots are the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of casinos. These titles feature some colourful fruit-based symbols. These land-based casino games have now been introduced online. Even with the shift to the virtual world, they are popular as ever. Some of the fruit slots that are going to be popular in 2020 are given below.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/02/2020

Irish Online Gambling Market Overview

Irish Online Gambling Market Overview

Ireland has a long tradition of betting, lottery and gambling, and the recent data shows how this trend is here to stay.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/29/2020

Coronavirus Hasn't Affected Vegas Tourism....Yet....

Coronavirus Hasn't Affected Vegas Tourism....Yet....

There are no reports of major disruptions in Las Vegas though Southern Nevada tourism officials are watching the situation closely.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/27/2020

90 Percent Decline for Macau Casinos Due to Coronavirus?

The gaming sector has been hit especially hard by the spread of the Coronavirus and nowhere is this more evident than in Macau, one of the world's largest casino hubs. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/27/2020

Breaking News

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

Man Who Ran Online Sportsbooks Sentenced to 15 Months Prison

A Kentucky man has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for operating an illegal gambling operation on the internet. 

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government was wrong to stand in the way of legal sports betting and that each state could enact its own sports betting laws, people on the fringes of the industry believed that this marked the beginning of the end for offshore bookmakers.

Coinbase Readies Landmark Stock Market Listing

Coinbase Inc has started plans for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange to go public, according to three people familiar with the matter.