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...

Casinos where the luck ran too hot

Casinos where the luck ran too hot

Jul 24, 2015

“Is it hot?” is one of the questions that you often hear about casinos – hot means lucky, that fate is being kind to you, that the cards, the dice, the slots are falling in your favour. There’s lots of interesting stories about casinos, but some of the biggest stories are about the disasters that have befallen casinos around the world. In this article we...

Who are the big casino cheats?

Who are the big casino cheats?

Jul 17, 2015

If you have ever spent any time in a casino or even playing casino games online, it is bound to cross your mind as to whether there is any way that you could cheat the system in order to increase your chances of winning. While any attempt to cheat at casino games would obviously be illegal and is not something to be encouraged, over the years there have been a...

Should we pray to the patron saint of gambling?

Should we pray to the patron saint of gambling?

Jul 9, 2015

Perhaps you wouldn’t necessarily expect there to be a patron saint of gambling, but there is. It’s Saint Cajetan. The concept of a patron saint is something particularly embrace by the Roman Catholic faith – a person who has been recognised as a saint who becomes a heavenly advocate of a nation, place, craft, activity, class, clan, family, or person. If...

What are the most popular gambling games in Asia?

What are the most popular gambling games in Asia?

Jun 24, 2015

Wherever you are in the world, or whatever casino you are in, much of the activity that you will see will be familiar. Many of the games are the same the worldover, and the gambling industry has become fairly international in the way it operates and the way it markets itself to its gambling clientele no matter where they are from. However there are still some...

The best casino movies

The best casino movies

May 6, 2015

There is something about the world of casinos and gambling that attracts screenwriters and storytellers. Some of the best movies of all time have either been set in casinos or have casino games as an essential element of the action. In this article we take a look at the nine best casino movies that we have seen.   1. The Casino (1995) Possibly the...

3 Ways to Inject More Fun Into Bingo

3 Ways to Inject More Fun Into Bingo

Nov 25, 2014

Bingo is a firm favourite game for many people across the world. Simple to pick up, it can be played by players of a wide range of ages, with the common goal in mind to match up numbers and hopefully get to the lucky jackpot. But aside from watching those balls turn and waiting for those numbers, how else can you inject a little bit of life into bingo and make a...

Are all bingo sites the same?

Are all bingo sites the same?

Sep 19, 2014

When online bingo emerged way back in the ‘90s there were only standalone sites. With the passage of time, plenty of other bingo operators started emerging which led several sites to share the same bingo rooms to make up for a huge pot prize and stellar giveaways. Some of the most iconic bingo brands like GameVillage Bingo and more managed to retain their...

Unlimited fun and frolic at UK bingo sites

Unlimited fun and frolic at UK bingo sites

Sep 9, 2014

UK Bingo is a highly entertaining and rewarding game and is extremely popular. Played mainly in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, it is constantly gaining importance and provides recreation and relaxation to its players. A large segment of the players consists of women who stake their money for clambake and amusement. Most of the UK bingo...