Casino Articles (Page 42)

Casino Articles

The 18th century card game known as vingt-et-un (twenty-one) took two separate paths as it migrated beyond its home in France. In the United States it became Blackjack, while in Great B...
Played with three six-sided dice, the ancient Chinese game known as Sic Bo is easy to learn and play. It has some similarities to Roulette, in that the object of the game is simply to p...
Mechanical poker machines first appeared in 1891, but electronic versions were not invented until the 1960s. That’s when Dale Electronics introduced the Poker-Matic, the world’s first D...
Casinos pay a lot of money for security. They install sophisticated surveillance systems. They hire specialists in identifying suspicious behaviour. They train small armies of guards to...
Most online casinos are reputable. They have to be. The online community is quick to expose any roguish behaviour, and blacklisting is tantamount to embargo. No one will play at gaming ...
Unlike their land-based counterparts, online casinos offer players the opportunity to experience gaming action 24/7 from the convenience of their homes, offices, hotel rooms, and anywhe...
In order to access and play games at most Internet casinos prior to 2000, software had be installed on the user’s computer. The programming allowed a secure connection between the casin...
Playing at online casinos should be fun as well as potentially profitable. Nobody wins every time they play, but there are certainly ways in which a good player can increase the odds of...
Gambling is older than history itself, but permanent venues for games of chance are a relatively recent phenomenon, dating back only to the 17th century. Until then, nobody understood t...
In every casino game, from Blackjack and Craps to Slots and Keno, there is a built-in advantage for the “house,” the entity that sets the rules and controls play. This advantage is comm...
If it seems too good to be true, it usually is. That maxim applies to just about every aspect of life. But what about so-called “No Deposit Casinos?” Are they really offering something ...
In the early days of online gambling—the mid-1990s—methods of making and receiving payments via the Internet were severely limited. Major credit cards could be used to fund accounts and...