Monopoly Live is Here!

  Fans of the board game can rejoice and so can fans of casino games, because now, for the first time in the history of Monopoly and live casino gaming, comes Monopoly Live! It’s a match made in gambling heaven and it’s the result of a partnership between Evolution Gaming and the owners of Monopoly, Hasbro. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says ‘board game’? Odds are ‘Monopoly’, and with complete justification. Quite often, [Read more ...]

Biggest Poker Tournaments In The World

Playing Poker for cash

Poker is the casino game that has seen the biggest boom in popularity particularly in the past twenty years. Informal tournaments between friends are organized regularly, land-based and online casinos often offer daily tournaments, and there are even poker cruises centered entirely around the game. And then there are the big tournaments. While they of course attract professional players, amateurs have a chance to get in on the action if they can afford the buy-in and qualify. The oldest and [Read more ...]

The Biggest Casino Wins In History

Biggest Casino Wins

Every gambler dreams of hitting it big one day while playing at the casino. Some people end up losing great sums of money in the process, but others come away with large payouts. While it is true that higher payouts usually go hand-in-hand with larger bets, this is not always the case. Lots of money has been won by both rich and ordinary people alike. Read on for a few of their stories. Elmer Sherwin World War II vet Elmer Sherwin is know for winning not once, but twice on the same brand of [Read more ...]

The History of Multi-Hand Blackjack

Today’s sophisticated online multi-hand blackjack has its origins in 17th century France. While many people think that the online version of the game is modern, it would never have evolved without key changes made to meet customer demand. These changes actually work in your favour since you are not just a player, you are a blackjack consumer. The Very First Blackjack Game In the 1600s in France, French royalty started playing a game which they called “vingt-et-un” (twenty [Read more ...]

Blackjack Hall of Fame: Stanford Wong

Stanford Wong is a pseudonym for John Ferguson, but a great blackjack player by any other name will still be as brilliant. Wong is widely considered to be one of the foremost experts on the subject of blackjack and blackjack strategy. He was duly honoured as one of the seven charter members of the Blackjack Hall of Fame inducted in 2003. Introduction to the Game of Blackjack Like many other blackjack stars who were educated in mathematics and economics, Wong got his Ph.D. in Finance and [Read more ...]

Tips to Win Scratch Card Games

Scratch cards, including traditional paper scratch cards and modern online scratch cards, are games of chance. You cannot manipulate the scratch card to make the winning symbols appear. But there are some helpful tips that can help you get the most out of your online scratch card experience and give you the best odds of winning at scratch card. Play at a Reputable Scratch Card Casino The first tip is to make sure you play at a reputable online scratch card casino, like All Jackpots Online [Read more ...]

Blackjack Hall of Fame: Tommy Hyland

The history of blackjack is a long chain of intertwining links. If you read up on the Blackjack Hall of Fame and study the biographies of its members, you will find that they are all inter-related and overlapping. Each one is a fan of the other, many have played on the same blackjack teams, and a few have co-authored books or, in the very least, been inspired by them. So it is with Thomas Hyland, one of the original Blackjack Hall of Fame members inducted in 2003. The Inspiration for his Start [Read more ...]

The World Series of Blackjack

Blackjack may drive Poker out as the number one tournament game. No one can dispute the fact that poker has gotten a huge boost through the advent of televised poker tournaments. These days you can’t turn on the TV without seeing poker championships, whether in the World Series of Poker or the World Poker Tour or celebrity poker tournaments. Texas Hold’em has become #1 in large part because of television.   A Big-Money Televised Blackjack Tournament Not to be left behind, [Read more ...]

Control Your Emotions to Win at Blackjack

Gambling is an unpredictable activity and gamblers are a volatile bunch. When you picture a casino, you imagine a lot of excitement, yelling and screaming, people jumping up and down, craps players going crazy and other people talking and praying to wheels, cards and dice. When so much money is changing hands, there’s bound to be an excess of emotion; it’s natural and it’s part of the fun. But blackjack is not craps, and emotions are not conducive to winning blackjack. Control [Read more ...]

Blackjack Hall of Fame: Lawrence Revere

More than anyone else, Lawrence Revere was Mr. Blackjack — a man for whom blackjack was his entire life. Revere’s name was synonymous with his beloved game, which is ironic since Lawrence Revere was not his real name. He was born Griffith Owens, and Lawrence Revere was just one of a few pseudonyms that he used over the course of his lifetime. Revere was a revered blackjack player and teacher in the 1960s and 70s and died in 1977. Twenty-eight years later he was inducted into the [Read more ...]