Category: Gambling Feature Stories

No More Free Drinks in Las Vegas?

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Sammy Davis Jr. would never have let this happen. The Los Angeles Times reports the days of comped drinks for Las Vegas gamblers may be coming to an end. “It’s kind of what Vegas is known for,” Scott Roeben, founder of Vital Vegas, tells KTNV. But in recent months, two of the biggest casino owners…

Trump Would Speak to League Commissioners about Sports Betting

Hours before the Super Bowl on Sunday, President Trump was interviewed by longtime TV and radio personality Jim Gray on a variety of topics – including sports betting. Gray referred to a recent American Gaming Association recent analysis on the volume of sports betting on the big game. “You know quite a bit, as a…

Prelim Schedule released for SCOOP 2017

The global online cardroom and casino PokerStars has announced the preliminary schedule for its Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and has guaranteed the series for a total of $55 million USD in prize winnings. This year’s SCOOP is the biggest and longest, running across 3 weeks from 30th April to 23rd May. With a total of…

British Players Get £700 Bonus at UK Casino Club

Claim your £700 Bonus Now! It’s time that British players got the bonus they deserved! That’s why our friends at UK Casino Club are giving them a £700 Bonus! Enjoy over 500 online casino games such as video poker, roulette, blackjack and slots with progressive jackpots! UK Casino Club is powered by Microgaming software and…

Bellagio Fire Sweep Through Roof of Shops

Clark County Fire is investigating a fire that broke out on the Bellagio Hotel’s roof Thursday night.

The initial call came in shortly after 10 p.m. when the alarm system inside the fire control room went off inside the hotel. Due to how quickly the fire was burning, a second alarm was called in.

Fire officials say 12 firefighters battled the blaze on the roof and were able to contain it in a little more than hour.

As crews battled the blaze, Flamingo Road at Las Vegas Boulevard was shutdown in both directions.

Clark County Fire says the fire may have started in the decorative styrofoam. The damage is about 30 to 40 feet above the retail shops which were closed at the time of the fire.

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How Online Sports Bookies Earn Residual Income

By 24-7 Bookie Although bookmaking has an unfounded reputation of being shady, it’s as legitimate as any other service-based job. Waiters take orders. Bookmakers accept wagers. Most of the time the bookmaker’s goal on any given sporting event is to make money from the service charge they apply to every wager. Called the juice or…

Just a few days to the Grand National

The Grand National is without a doubt the sports event everyone is waiting for in the United Kingdom. It´s also a few great days to gamble, since the festival includes a few more races aside of the main event, that will take place on Saturday 8th of April, only a few days from now. In…

Australian Online Casinos for Aussie Players

If you live in Australia, the recent news headlines may have you thinking that you’re out of luck when it comes to Australian Online Casinos. The truth is, however, that there is nothing to stop Aussies from visiting real money online casinos. The law wasn’t written to prevent them from playing! The recent legal changes…

Why You Should Play Slots Online in the UK

There are reasons to play slots in brick and mortar casinos as well as online casinos. In this article we’re going to look at the reasons why you should play slots online in the UK rather than traditional brick and mortar establishments. Game Selection The majority of casinos have no shortage of slot machines on…

UK Gambling Commission Asks Parents to be Parents

Yesterday the UK Gambling Commission (“UKGC”) called on parents to be aware of the risk of underage and unlicensed gambling relating to video games and esports. The warning follows the issue of the UKGC paper on virtual currencies, esports and social gaming which ESI will provide further comment on at a later date. The paper…

Lottoland Launch World Millions: New Lottery Game with Big-Money Weekly Jackpot

Lottery games are extremely popular, being played the world over. However, for many, they can be quite inconvenient, due to requiring the purchase of physical tickets. They can also be fairly restrictive, being inaccessible to eager players outside of the country the draw is taking place. Lottoland, a lotto betting company based in the UK,…

Mobile Gambling Market Enjoying Incredible Growth

Thanks to the vigorous developments in mobile technology and the spectacular shift towards the use of mobile devices over the past few years, it’s safe to state that the mobile gambling and betting markets will continue to grow at a quick pace and dominate their desktop counterparts. The speed of Wi-Fi and the explosion of…

Mini Games in Slots: Adding Another Dimension for Punters

When it comes to online casinos, slot games are one of the most popular options with both new punters and veterans. From the selection of games on offer to the quality and gameplay available from these modern slot games, there is a range of reasons why slots are often chosen over the more traditional casino options. The…

NetEnt Games for Scandinavian Players

“Better gaming begins right here” – this is how Net Entertainment, one of the world’s most respectable casino software developers, introduces their offer. And millions of fans across the world will readily agree. Founded in 1996, this Swedish provider has been entertaining us for the last 20 years, acting as a pioneer within a fast…

Mr. Green Leading Push to Make Mobile Gaming More Secure

If you read John Biggs’ recent article on Internet security and the outlook 2017, you’ll know that mobile devices are being seen as the next frontier. In his article for TechCrunch, Biggs outlined the recent rise of smartphones and their obvious benefits, but pointed out that developers need to do more to protect us. “This…

Casino in Danville?

The arguments continue on whether Danville should get its own casino. The mayor is definitely in support of the expansion of gambling into Springfield. People have an option of casino online gaming, where they have an access to the online games all the time, visit https://www.casinosonline-canada.ca/ to review online casinos. Estimated revenue collections and physical…

A British gambling renaissance?

Thanks to the convenience with which people can take part in a live game of roulette, it’s served a new generation of players who may have been initially put off by the expensive and exclusive real-life casinos. Casinos only really became popular after the Second World War as the Gaming Act of 1968 allowed the…

Playing Online Poker in the USA

Times are changing and online poker is back in the spotlight in the United States. Online poker was extremely popular in the USA up until 2006, which is the year the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed into law. Since then, online poker has struggled to attract players and that’s largely because of…

Online Gambling Revenue Set to Soar to Greater Heights in 2017

Jan 21st, 2017 – The market size of online casinos is steadily increasing each year. According to Statista, in 2009 the sector was worth $24.73billion, and that rose to $45.86billion last year. A report from Yahoo finance detailed how the market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 10.8% by 2024.…