The history of gambling

The history of gambling

Aug 17, 2015

We talk a lot about gambling, about casino games, and risking it all in the hope of winning your fortune. But when did we start gambling? Why do we gamble? Who invented gambling? In this article we take a look back at where it all began and start to think about where it might take us in the future. The origins The evidence suggests that gambling is one of...

How did Danny Ocean do it?

How did Danny Ocean do it?

Aug 6, 2015

One of my favourite casino heist movies is the reboot of Ocean’s 11. To start with you’ve got a killer cast – George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, and Andy Garcia to name just a few. It’s a glamorous setting – the casinos of Las Vegas, high stakes, everything to play for. Then there is the clever scripting – the action moves swiftly...