• Name Origins of Historically Famous Casino Games

    Go to any casino and you'll be met with a number of casino games, that appear to have been played at casinos since the beginning of time. They all have completely different names, with no recognisable commonality between them. This leads to the question of their name origins, along with the historical factors that led to the names we know them by today. Not surprisingly, many of them predate the Americas and come from Europe. Going back even further, we see the involvement of the First Crusades

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  • Ida Summers – One of The Greatest Casino Cheaters in History

    Ida Summer is still regarded as one of the most successful casino cheats in the history of Las Vegas. Using a system called card mucking, she was able to pull some amazing moves, and all in front of the dealers faces. Then she put a team together, taught them her skills and took a small percentage from them. What's more, she got away with it. After almost two decades of cleaning out the casinos at the blackjack tables, she received a year's probation for her troubles. And promptly dissappeared.

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  • Roulette Tips And Advice You Should Avoid At All Costs

    In the casino, everyone wants to be helpful and offer their take on how you should play and bet. At the casino gaming table, you'll always find gamblers and onlookers who know a secret that they're willing to share with you. If you're playing roulette, they will be looking over your shoulder, whilst offering roulette tips on how you should be choosing your numbers and bets. What's interesting is that they don't appear to have made any money with these amazing tips. Because they are all silly.

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  • How to Play Blackjack – Why You Always Lose at The Casino

    Many players start their blackjack playing evening full of hope and confidence. But as the night proceeds, the stack of chips gets progressively smaller and smaller, until it's all gone. With their dreams of taking home some winnings dashed, they quietly sidle away from the casino, looking down at their shoes. Here's the thing. To play blackjack and win, you'll need some basic skills. Learning the odds of every hand by having an understanding of basic blackjack strategy is a good place to begin.

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  • Casino Losers – The Habitual Loser Vs The Plain Unlucky

    If you approach casino games with a realistic outlook, then you expect to lose most of the time. But that shouldn't detract from playing casino games, as there's always the fun element coupled with the possibility of having a big win. That's the healthy perspective from one of two types of casino losers. The unlucky gambler puts his loss down to bad luck. He'll try harder next time. But the habitual loser has a psychological problem. The glass is always half empty, as opposed to half full.

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