Category: offline casinos

Wynn Resorts records  Macau's massive losses
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Feb 2021 368
Reading time: 1 min, 206 words

Wynn Resorts records Macau's massive losses

Wynn Resorts posted $686 million in operating income for Q4, a decrease of almost 59 percent from $1.65 billion registered for the same time in 2019. The net loss was $269.5m, a dramatic rise from the previous year's net loss of $72.9. For Q4, adjusted property EBITDA was $69.8m, compared to...

US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order
Categories: offline casinos, other 8 Jan 2021 381
Reading time: 2 min, 449 words

US casinos in Macau could be harmed by Trump’s executive order

The recent executive order by US President Donald Trump to ban many high-profile Chinese apps could spell trouble for the three US casino operators in Macau. Macau is one of the world's casino capitals, but it faces some significant economic challenges at the moment. The executive order was revealed on Wednesday...

Trump Plaza's demolition auction
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos, other 19 Dec 2020 424
Reading 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...

Las Vegas most expensive hotel-casino ever
Categories: offline casinos 22 Nov 2020 437
Reading 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...

World capitals of gambling: best casinos
Categories: offline casinos 13 Nov 2020 638
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...

$100,000 GONE! My Biggest Loss in 10 Minutes
Categories: offline casinos, slots, video 27 Oct 2020 400

$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.

Top 5 biggest slot jackpots won
Categories: offline casinos, slots 15 Oct 2020 442
Reading 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...

How mob associate become a pioneer in sports betting: Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 2 Oct 2020 778
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...

Top 10 Las Vegas adult shows
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Sep 2020 728
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...

Tropicana casino history
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 24 Aug 2020 676
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...

High Rollers - High Risk?
Categories: documentary, offline casinos, video 9 Aug 2020 512

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...

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting
Categories: blackjack, offline casinos 12 Jul 2020 1365
Reading time: 5 min, 1036 words

MIT Blackjack Team - blackjack card counting

While card counting has been around for a very long time, it was only in 1979 that the very first group of students was created, after a professional blackjack player approached them. What made it possible was the fact that a new law was passed by the New Jersey Control...

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling
Categories: cheating, offline casinos, video 28 Jun 2020 555

The Secret Underworld Of Vegas Gambling

During this opening episode of Cheating Vegas, we hear about the classic tricks and schemes that vegas cheaters pull for millions to get away with. We learn to spot a cheater and follow the story of match-fixing basketball, and how it ruined the life of one young man.