• Biggest Casinos – The Gambling Mega Resorts Of The World

    Although you may have visited some large buildings in your travels, nothing can prepare you for the size of some of the world's biggest casinos. Some of these appear to be the size of a village or small town. Being resorts, they contain everything a customer could desire. From lavish casinos stocked with all types of gambling games and slots, to hotels and restaurants. You'll find any number of boutique shops along with theatres and art galleries. Once you enter, there's no need to ever leave.

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  • Casino Royale – A New Caring And Sharing James Bond

    We love the sheer grittiness of Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. Yes, he's playing a macho killer secret agent, but he takes the role seriously and doesn't send it up or chew the scenery. The script is on point and also updates Bond for Millenials. In this respect, he's a more caring and sharing Bond. He even gets his heart broken, which makes a nice change in that it's a total reverse of his usual policy towards the fairer sex. But we disagree with changing the casino game from baccarat to poker.

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  • Iconic UK Casinos – Three of The Most Famous Casinos In The UK

    Crockford's is not only the oldest casino in the UK but certainly one of the most iconic. Its history catering to the landed gentry, as well as wealthy industrialist, has ensured itself a place in the history books. Next on the list is Aspinall's, simply because of the outrageous going-ons that took place there over many years. All types of scandals and cheating were de jour, with the owner involved in much of it. A newer casino, Resort World, Birmingham, makes the list thanks to its size.

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  • The Game Of Baccarat – The History From The Etruscan’s To James Bond

    There are any number of theories as to the origins of the casino table game of baccarat. Some claim that it's roots lie in ancient Italy. Others believe that the game came from the Far East. But what we do know is that the game became very popular with the French aristocracy. In the UK, a baccarat scandal involving the Prince of Wales helps propel the game into the public consciousness. Interestingly enough, the game called "baccarat" being played in most US casinos, is actually Punto Banco.

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  • Gambling Destinations For The Globe Trotting Casino Gambler

    So you're thinking of going on holiday. To do all the tourist things. But maybe instead of simply spending money, you could go somewhere and have a gambling holiday. At least you have a chance to win some cash prizes instead of just blowing all your funds. On the whole, most US gambling destinations are affordable for most people. But casinos in Europe are a completely different kettle of fish. Unless you're a high roller or a casino whale, you may have a problem even getting past the doorman.

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