Casino Articles (Page 40)

Casino Articles

The table layout featured in Roulette was based upon an 18th century lottery-type game called biribi that was popular in Genoa, Italy. French gamblers merged its 36-number game board wi...
Despite advances in technology, the Roulette wheels featured in casinos today are not much different from the ones first used over a century ago. In the 17th century, French mathematici...
While the original 38-number version of Roulette became the standard in America during the 19th century, the European version of the game evolved. Two brothers, Francois and Louis Blanc...
The Roulette wheel invented by the French in the 18th century made its way to North America just as the 19th century got underway. The game followed trade routes across the Atlantic Oce...
The table game known as Roulette got its start in France, but it was based upon a number of other popular gambling activities that preceded it. For example, “Roly Poly,” a wheel-type ga...
Before 1984, the technology did not exist to reward slot players based upon their “loyalty” to a casino. Then, International Game Technology (IGT) acquired Electronic Data Technologies ...
Playing slots is usually an individual undertaking—one person versus one machine with one result, win or lose. Slot tournaments, however, add a social dimension to slot games, allowing ...
Although many insist that winning at slots is all luck, good fortune alone does not explain why some players seem to win more consistently than others. Experienced slot players have ple...
Progressive jackpot slots have become the “dream makers” of casinos both online and off. By offering the highest payouts of all games available, they draw a huge numbers of players look...
For the better part of a century, slot machines remained pretty much the same as Charles Fey’s original 1898 invention. The industry standard was three spinning reels and the top jackpo...
A familiar sight in pubs across the United Kingdom, so-called “Fruit Machines” are a type of slot game named after symbols appearing on their reels: cherries, lemons, plums, grapes and ...
Also known as “straight slots” or “spinning reel games,” classic slots are the original and still among the most popular of all slot games. For those who enjoy hassle-free, low-risk gam...