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A former photographer, Jonathan has written extensively about the gambling industry over the last few years. Though perfectly happy chatting at a gaming trade show or lounging in the casino, his favorite place is on a motorcycle with his trusty hound, Yolo. (OK..he's a tiny Maltese)

  • Poker Know-How Is An Essential Part Of Playing And Winning

    In the casino, you'll find many table games that rely purely on luck. Roulette and baccarat come to mind. But some games, like blackjack and poker, require a huge amount of skill. This makes them the first choice for players who are looking for something more involved. But in order to play well and win, you'll need to study in order to understand the complexities of the game. Only once you've built up considerable poker know-how, will you be able to face the strongest players at the table.

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  • Top Bingo Games Are The Best Way To Spend An Evening

    Back in the day, a typical working-class Friday and Saturday evening would be spent with hundreds of others packing a town or village hall hunched over their bingo cards. But thanks to improvements in internet speeds and data costs, it's now possible to play bingo online. But before you begin either an online or offline game, it's good to know the different types of bingo on offer. All the rules are going to be similar. But the gameplay, in the manner the cards are completed, may be different.

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  • Gambling Kitty - How To Look After Your Casino Budget

    There's very little point in visiting the casino, whether online or land-based if you can't bring a usable bankroll to the table. The last thing you want to experience is feeling positive about certain games, and then simply running out of funds. That's a real downer. So, before you go, make sure that you have your gambling kitty in order. However, just because you spent a long time saving up, doesn't mean you should blow it all on a couple of bets. Learn to pace yourself when betting.

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  • Physical Casinos And Online Gambling Are Growing Further Apart

    With gambling being as old as the hills, physical casinos were the only show in town if you wanted to gamble. But thanks to new technology, many punters prefer the convenience of utilizing their mobile phones. After all, today you can play exciting casino games from anywhere and at any time. This is a hard act for land-based casinos to compete with. Yet we feel brick-and-mortar casinos could be doing so much more to address the ever-widening gap appearing between these two gambling platforms.

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  • Table Dealers Are Not Your Friends As They Will Try To Fleece You

    Of course, we all like to be treated well whenever we interact with casino staff. A big smile and a welcome handshake will always go a long way in making you feel important. But the real reason behind any interaction between patrons and table dealers is very one-sided. The casino needs to make money. And that money can only come from you. So the job of the dealer is to help you give up all your bankroll. But at the same time, do not feel too bad about your losses. It's all a mind game to them.

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