Category: offline casinos

Legendary gamblers: Stan Tomchin
Categories: blackjack, gambling history, offline casinos, sports betting 14 Feb 2022 337
Reading time: 6 min, 1124 words

Legendary gamblers: Stan Tomchin

Stan Tomchin claims to be "the most powerful gambler in the world," and he may have been. Stan was a chess master, a bridge master, and possibly the best backgammon player in the world. He then progressed to blackjack, horse racing, and, finally, sports betting. Stan, who grew up on Long...

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session
Categories: crime, offline casinos, slots 6 Jun 2021 338
Reading time: 2 min, 379 words

Drug money laundering: $100 million slots session

Mende Rajkoski, 42, of Sydney, was one of three men detained in connection with the suspected conspiracy on Thursday. Early this year, he was caught laundering money through Star's gaming machines, forcing officials to conduct a secret investigation into his finances. This led them to uncover an alleged plot to transport...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 24 Aug 2020 373
Reading 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...

World capitals of gambling: best casinos
Categories: offline casinos 13 Nov 2020 382
Reading 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 2 Oct 2020 400
Reading 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...

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino
Categories: offline casinos, video 16 May 2020 414

Luxor Las Vegas. Pyramid-shaped casino

Luxor Las Vegas is a 30-story hotel and casino located in Paradise, Nevada, at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and has a casino of 120,000 square feet (11,000 m2) with over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.  The...

The player secret of a Vegas whale
Categories: blackjack, documentary, offline casinos, video 16 Apr 2020 457

The player secret of a Vegas whale

Trish Regan takes you inside a Las Vegas high roller's underground world that wins millions at the casinos - and shows how the gambling industry could be more beatable than you thought. Know how one gambler turned himself from a mediocre card player to the man who brought the house...

Top 10 Las Vegas adult shows
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Sep 2020 497
Reading time: 6 min, 1139 words

Top 10 Las Vegas adult shows

Zumanity is a seductive twist to reality which makes the provocative playful and the banned electrifying! Leave inhibitions at the entrance, let a sexy ride full of sensational acrobatics and naughty fun loose and marvel. Part burlesque and part cabaret, you'll never forget Zumanity is one big night! Designed for...