• Wild Bill Hickok – The Great American Man And Myth

    The American Wild West was certainly wild. Settlers moving westwards across the US would stake land claims and then defend them against all comers. In order to maintain some semblance of law and order, US Marshals kept an eye on frontier towns. One of these was a larger than life character, Wild Bill Hickok. Though immortalised thanks to Hollywood, he's probably best known today among gamblers, thanks to the hand of cards he was said to of been holding when he died playing poker in Deadwood.

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  • Cheating At The Casino – Not As Easy And Profitable As It Looks?

    Playing casino games can certainly be exciting, for some players that's just not enough. They want to up the ante by cheating the casino. Of course, today this is not easy. But over thirty years ago, the security technology was in its infancy, as so cheaters could go undetected for years. Some of them were only discovered because they outed themselves in books written years after the events in qestion. But for every cheater caught, there could well be others who fly completely under the radar.

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  • Casinò Di Campione D’Italia – A Sad Tale Of Woe Foreseen

    Since its inception in 1917, the Casinò di Campione d'Italia has certainly had its share of ups and downs. Probably the biggest hurdle has been in regard to the ever-growing competition from online casinos. With their lower running costs, ease of use, larger bonuses, popularity, and sheer practicality for the players, they are a hard act to beat at their own game. Though the Casinò di Campione d'Italia invested huge sums in a brand new casino building, they recently had to declare bankruptcy.

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  • Doug Polk – The World’s Greatest And Most Successful Poker Player

    From humble beginnings, Doug Polk quickly took the world of professional poker playing by storm. After playing small-stakes games whilst at college, he decided to try his hand in with the big boys. To his great surprise, he won. And then just kept on winning. Over the course of a relatively short career, it's thought that he amassed winnings of over $10 million. And though e retired from the game at a very early age, he went on to set up a poker school online. This is to help would-be players.

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  • Poker Players Vs Blackjack Players – Different Personalities And Traits

    Most people assume that all the gamblers who go to the casino or play online are the same. Essentially, just people who like to gamble. So, when looking at blackjack and poker players, they see the same group of people having a flutter. But if you were to actually play casino games against them, then you'd quickly see that they are each very different types of people, with different personalities and traits. A huge factor involves the gameplay of each game, with each needing a separate approach.

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