Category: offline casinos

$100,000 GONE! My Biggest Loss in 10 Minutes
Categories: offline casinos, slots, video Posted on: 27 Oct 2020 110 0

$100,000 GONE! My Biggest Loss in 10 Minutes

Raja is a high roller who posts his videos from casinos around the world about slot machine victories. You'll normally find us playing IGT Black Widow games if you're looking for us at the arcade, or anywhere the bonuses take us! In this episode he loses nearly 100k.

Las Vegas most expensive hotel-casino ever
Categories: offline casinos Posted on: 22 Nov 2020 112 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 393 words

Las Vegas most expensive hotel-casino ever

One of the new casino projects being built on the Strip is Resorts World Las Vegas. To come in second place among the tallest buildings in this casino area, it will stand 57 floors high. The West Tower has a 100,000 square-foot facade that is lit up as a focal...

Top 5 biggest slot jackpots won
Categories: offline casinos, slots Posted on: 15 Oct 2020 119 0
Estimate reading time time: 4 min, 844 words

Top 5 biggest slot jackpots won

The creation of the progressive jackpot on slot machines can be largely credited to some of the biggest wins in gaming history. A number of slot machines can be associated with this jackpot system, and with every spin that yields no wins, a portion of the money from the spin...

Trump Plaza's demolition auction
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos, other Posted on: 19 Dec 2020 129 0
Estimate reading time time: 2 min, 431 words

Trump Plaza's demolition auction

Next month, an Atlantic City casino is scheduled to be demolished and city officials are planning to turn the demolition event into a fundraiser, aiming to raise more than $1 million. Trump Plaza, and the bidding winner will be able to press and blow up the button. The demolition of the...

World capitals of gambling: best casinos
Categories: offline casinos Posted on: 13 Nov 2020 154 0
Estimate reading time time: 15 min, 2776 words

World capitals of gambling: best casinos

With the rising prevalence of online gaming and coronavirus, you might only think that offline casinos are far past their heyday. Everyone's interest, though, is still caught by the iconic land-based casino, influenced by our imaginations. There are thousands of casinos worldwide, many of which have grown into major casino resorts...

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 2 Oct 2020 177 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 859 words

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal

Frank Lawrence "Lefty" Rosenthal was a sports handicapper, Chicago Outfit partner, and a former Las Vegas casino executive (June 12, 1929-October 13, 2008). He had received the mocking nickname "Lefty" because at a hearing on gambling and organized crime, he had cited the Fifth Amendment thirty-seven times, even invoking his...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos Posted on: 24 Aug 2020 186 0
Estimate reading time time: 5 min, 870 words

Tropicana casino history

Las Vegas was halfway through a recession. It was April 1957, and two years earlier the town had still come to terms with the opening of five major resorts. The Dunes, the Riviera, New Frontier, Royal Nevada and Moulin Rouge had all fought through changes of ownership, some falling into...

High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video Posted on: 9 Aug 2020 223 0

High Rollers - High Risk?

Linton Besser explores Australia's campaign to lure overseas gamblers, and the consequences of that policy. Building casinos may be a lucrative business. The industry here is estimated to be producing about five billion dollars a year. Most of that money comes from average Australians, but businesses that operate casinos are...