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The FTX collapse has links to online-poker cheating scandals
Categories: crime, illegal, online poker, other 11 Nov 2022 308
Reading time: 10 min, 1844 words

The FTX collapse has links to online-poker cheating scandals

FTX's Chief Regulatory Officer Daniel Friedberg was involved in the coverup of the UltimateBet cheating scandal. Friedberg, who served as FTX's General Counsel before taking on the company's regulatory role, was recently described by Steven Stradbrooke as being "almost comically inappropriate" for the job. The collapse of FTX, which saw its...

Strategy for Infinite Blackjack | How to play and win
Categories: blackjack, online casinos, other 26 Oct 2022 312
Reading time: 7 min, 1237 words

Strategy for Infinite Blackjack | How to play and win

Blackjack players often wonder how to beat a casino. You probably know that the casino always wins in the long run, but some strategies still allow you to minimize its advantage. Such strategies also exist for Infinite Blackjack. Most players have encountered a situation where the Live Blackjack table is crowded,...

New online gambling trends for 2022
Categories: online casinos, other 16 Jun 2022 447
Reading time: 6 min, 1230 words

New online gambling trends for 2022

The world of online casinos has risen substantially in recent years, owing mostly to the pandemic, which has driven many gamblers to seek out new ways to play their favorite games. Technology has also played a crucial role in the spread of online gambling trends. As we approach 2022, more breakthroughs...

How science is taking the luck out of gambling
Categories: other, video 25 Apr 2022 392

How science is taking the luck out of gambling

Adam Kucharski examines the long and complex relationship of betting and science, explaining how gambling affected everything from probability to game theory, chaos theory to artificial intelligence, spanning mathematics, psychology, economics, and physics. Adam Kucharski is a Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he studies infectious...

Wynn Resorts records  Macau's massive losses
Categories: offline casinos, other 6 Feb 2021 364
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 375
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...

The world's wealthiest gamblers
Categories: bets, blackjack, live poker, online poker, other, other games, slots, sports betting 5 Jan 2021 1043
Reading time: 18 min, 3391 words

The world's wealthiest gamblers

Although most people argue that pure luck is the foundation of all casino games, there are some experienced players with a professional gambling career. These gambling experts agree that winning at land-based or online casinos requires a great deal of expertise and gaming experience. We've looked back over the years and...

Trump Plaza's demolition auction
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos, other 19 Dec 2020 419
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...

Philippine gaming operators involved in prostitution ring
Categories: other 4 Dec 2020 361
Reading time: 2 min, 421 words

Philippine gaming operators involved in prostitution ring

In the Philippines, team members of online gaming operators were arrested for their participation in prostitution rings. Three raids by the National Bureau of Investigation on prostitution dens that offer facilities to staff members of the Philippine Gaming Offshore Operators have been carried out over the past month (POGO). A Quezon...

Top 10 gambling movies
Categories: other 19 Nov 2020 468
Reading time: 3 min, 541 words

Top 10 gambling movies

This is a collection of the ten greatest gambling movies we've seen, evaluated, and finally included on our list of all time. Both poker and casino-style games are covered in these films, so there is plenty for all to enjoy. "21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were...