China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator
Categories: illegal, offline casinos 9 Nov 2021 339
Reading time: 1 min, 238 words

China busts $250m illegal gambling junket operator

Chinese officials continue to crack down on unlawful gaming. With China outlawing all kinds of gambling and prosecuting wrongdoers abroad, everything save the National Lottery is banned. Authorities in Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces have uncovered a criminal enterprise that provided junket services and transported Chinese high rollers to Tigre de Cristal,...

Fake real money casino streamers
Categories: cheating, online casinos, slots 21 Feb 2022 335
Reading time: less than 1 min, 71 words

Fake real money casino streamers

Let's get one thing straight: when it comes to casino streaming, the only thing you can be sure of is that you can't be sure of anything. It's virtually hard to tell whether a streamer is gambling with real money unless you have complete financial transparency. Those of us who...

Is poker being killed by training sites?
Categories: interviews, online poker, video 5 Nov 2021 333

Is poker being killed by training sites?

Highlights from Taylor Caby's appearance on the Doug Polk Podcast. Topics covered include the early days of internet poker, the influence of training sites on the game, and much more. Caby is an American poker player and entrepreneur. He is co-founder and CEO of CardRunners, the poker training website. Taylor...

God does not play dice: nun embezzles $835,000 for gambling
Categories: illegal, offline casinos 12 Jun 2021 330
Reading time: 1 min, 260 words

God does not play dice: nun embezzles $835,000 for gambling

After pleading guilty to federal fraud and money laundering charges in California, a septuagenarian nun faces up to 40 years in jail. Sister Mary Margaret Cooper admitted to defrauding St James Catholic School in Torrance, California, of $835,000. Most of the funds she blew on gambling trips to Las Vegas and...

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks
Categories: offline casinos, video 15 Jun 2021 330

Casinos don't want you to know these 10 tricks

Having a gamble 'on red' or playing a few hands of cards may be a fantastic way for the ordinary punter to let off some steam. For the casinos, though, this is serious business, and they will do anything they can to steal your money as quickly as possible.

The best craps player in the world
Categories: offline casinos, other games 16 Oct 2022 329
Reading time: 8 min, 1538 words

The best craps player in the world

Baccarat, poker, and sports betting all have skill elements that differentiate good players from bad ones. The game of craps is seen as a game of chance and probability. Identifying the world's best craps player is dependent on whether or not you believe in the advantage play strategy known as controlled...

Online poker players during poker boom
Categories: online poker 16 Dec 2021 328
Reading time: 2 min, 357 words

Online poker players during poker boom

Between 2003 and 2006, the popularity of online poker increased dramatically. It is often regarded as the period at which poker transitioned from a game played in back rooms to a popular hobby enjoyed by the general public. During the boom, the most popular poker variety was Texas hold'em, but several...