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The History of Roulette

The game of roulette has held an endless fascination with players since its very invention. It has consistently ranked amongst the most popular casino games, and its imagery and symbolism is intrinsically tied to gambling and casinos themselves: picture a casino and the very first thing your brain imagines is most likely a spinning roulette wheel, with crowds eagerly gathered …

Roulette: The Martingale Strategy

In the past, we have covered several roulette betting systems and money management strategies, which allow players to effectively structure their gambling around statistically-backed techniques. Arguably the most famous and successful of these is the Martingale Roulette System, which we briefly discussed here. It is probably the first roulette strategy that a new player will hear of and try, most …

Common Gambling Myths

Gambling is most likely as old as civilisation itself: people have been placing wagers for millenia, making and losing fortunes in the process. The instinct to gamble is universal: the act of measuring risk and reward, trying to get something for essentially nothing, is the same from a $20 wager with your friend to the dizzying jackpots of high-level poker …

The History of Slot Machines

Slot machines are the most popular form of casino gambling worldwide, and have only become more common with the advent of the internet and the expansion of the iGaming industry. Slot machine history charts the machines’ progress from mechanical novelty to electronic mass-market: the evolution of slot machines is a fast-paced one, closely linked to the rapid technological advances of …

Secrets of the Roulette Ball

The appeal of roulette is long-standing and persistent: despite what you rationally know about the game, that the odds are not in your favour, that the house will always have an edge in the long run, and that your lucky numbers are just that – pure luck -, you keep going back to the table. Of course, this is partly …

Roulette – How to Play and Win

Roulette is one of the most consistently popular games in both real-world and online casinos, mostly due to its simple nature. Rounds are quick and the rules are easy to understand, with the appeal of a huge win with minimal investment attracting many inexperienced players. Of course, we have covered before the statistical reasons why the game is rigged against …

Our Top 5 Biggest Casino Wins

When you set foot in a casino, you know that everybody in that room is dreaming of huge gambling wins. Even if you are gambling for fun, there is always that hope that you might be that one lucky winner who walks away with a life-changing sum of money and a great story to tell. These top casino wins are …

Poker: Basic Rules and Introduction

In the past few decades, poker has gone from being a game known to gambling enthusiasts and hobbyists to the most famous card game in the world. The popularity of online poker has catapulted the game into the public sphere, and more people than ever are curious about learning to play, whether to have some fun with friends or as …

The Tricks of Winning Baccarat

When you think Baccarat, you think James Bond, roped-off VIP tables, and high rollers in tuxedos and evening gowns. Whilst the game still has that reputation – and is still one of the most high-stakes casino games out there – an average joe can still enjoy Baccarat at a mini-Baccarat game or online. These options allow you to bet smaller …

Roulette: Luck Can Be Calculated Mathematically

Most people believe roulette to be completely based on luck, and they would be mostly right. There is no complex counting like blackjack and no expert reading of your opponent like poker: luck alone determines whether you have placed your bet correctly. However, as most roulette players know, this isn’t entirely the case: whilst you cannot change the odds of …