Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story
Categories: cheating, offline casinos 16 Jun 2020 2273
Reading time: 8 min, 1504 words

Video poker bug: John Kane & Andre Nestor story

In the summer of 2009, John Kane appeared in the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas. He sat down in a video poker game known as Game King, and six minutes later he won a jackpot worth $4,300. So what, huh? That is luck! Well, this is not quite so. He'd...

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 world's wealthiest gamblers
Categories: bets, blackjack, live poker, online poker, other, other games, slots, sports betting 5 Jan 2021 1277
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...

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company
Categories: illegal, sports betting 29 May 2021 1086
Reading time: 10 min, 1912 words

The shady history of russia's largest sports betting company

The downtown Moscow office of Fonbet, Russia's largest sports betting operator, appeared like a besieged castle one day in the summer of 2013. The air was filled with sparks and the stench of burning metal. Officers from the Ministry of Internal Affairs anti-corruption directorate had arrived to carry out a search...

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years
Categories: gambling history, offline casinos 20 May 2020 874
Reading time: 14 min, 2674 words

Mafia impact on Las Vegas in early years

In 1829, an 18 year-old Mexican scout for the Antonio Armijo Trading Caravan was tasked with finding a new trade route to Los Angeles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. He came onto an oasis in the desert in his search. Brigham Young ordered 30 missionaries to construct a fort in...

Poker players who shockingly went broke
Categories: live poker, online poker, video 17 Apr 2020 832

Poker players who shockingly went broke

In the poker world there are many instances where poker players go broke and bankrupt. These are the players that once had all the fame and glory in poker but lost all their money playing poker due to some poor choices. In this poker video we look at some poker...

Guinness World Records for gambling
Categories: lottery, other games, slots 31 Aug 2021 821
Reading time: 5 min, 915 words

Guinness World Records for gambling

Record payouts attract the most attention. Thanks to luck, the lucky ones not only changed their lives, but also engraved their name in the history of gambling. The Mega Moolah slot from Microgaming has set several records at once. The first was recorded on October 6, 2015. Then the resident of...

Mike Svobodny $100,000 breast implants bet
Categories: bets 14 Jan 2022 781
Reading time: 7 min, 1309 words

Mike Svobodny $100,000 breast implants bet

Mike Svobodny is one of the most well-known international backgammon players and one of the few true celebrities in the game. In addition to his significant tournament play history, he is considered the most successful money and proposition player in backgammon.  Mike Svobodny is a citizen of the world who travels...

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...

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim
Categories: documentary, live poker, video 9 May 2020 730

Legendary gamblers: Amarillo Slim

Anything To Win: Amarillo Slim - The Ultimate Gambler (2006 GSN documentary). Thomas Austin Preston Jr. (December 31, 1928 – April 29, 2012), known as Amarillo Slim, was a professional American gambler known for his poker skills and proposition bets. Preston won the 1972 Main Event of the World Series...

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...

The richest poker game
Categories: live poker, video 22 Apr 2020 719

The richest poker game

This is the biggest poker story ever told known as The Company vs Andy Beal. This story is about how the elite poker players were competing against a single wealthy businessman. The Company was a group of pro poker players such as Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen, Jennifer Harman,...