For centuries, gambling has been a main recreational activity in Great Britain with horse racing being a main focus. However, the sport has been heavily regulated and, historically, much of the opposition has come from evangelical Protestants as well as from social reformers. Although every state of Europe varies in terms of gambling regulations, still this didn’t hinder the fact that Europeans are among the largest gamblers in the world particularly, the UK.
Once just an underground practice, the practice of card counting has gradually made its way into the mainstream consciousness over the past number of years. Thanks in a large part to hit movies such as 21 and books such as Bringing Down the House, most individuals are at least somewhat familiar with the MIT Blackjack Team and the card counting strategies that they used to beat casinos for big bucks all around the world.
When it comes to online gambling, it can be easy to get caught up in the thrill of things and it’s not at all uncommon to win a little, and a lose a bit as players test their skills. However, there are some online gambling mistakes that you could make without realising it which will turn what should be a fun experience into one of regret. Check out this list to be aware of the mistakes you don’t want to make when gambling online.
When most of us think of casino heists, they exist only in movies, TV shows, books, and video games. These ones, however, are very real events that took place and various houses of chance around the world.
Online casino games are great ways for you to pass the time and, of course, increase your chances of being the next millionaire. You can play anywhere anytime of your choosing. However, did you know that you need to only play at safe and secure, licensed and regulated sites? Doing this wil ensure that you don’t sign up with rogue operators and that you always get your winnings out.
We’ve all found ourselves envying the lifestyles of the rich and famous time and time again. It’s glamourous, thrilling and something that we’re yet to experience. When it comes to high rollers at casinos or our favourite celebrities, there’s something about the lavish way in which they live that makes us green with jealousy.
Although we have truly left 2020 behind us, COVID-19 has not left us for good yet. And although we were hoping that 2021 would bring us back a semblance of ‘normality’ we are not entirely there yet and still have to avoid crowded public places while maintaining social distancing.
eSports are taking the world by storm with a variety of the world’s top online gambling operators adding these offerings to their portfolios in a bid to widen their reach and attract new players to their sites.
In an effort to increase their portfolio offerings for casino players, a variety of popular online casino operators and state lotteries have introduced instant win games. Typically run through a country’s lottery, instant win games are available to players in countries all around the world, from the United Kingdom, to the United States, Canada and Australia. As the name suggests, in an instant win game, players find out immediately if they have won a prize and don’t have to wait for a lottery or Powerball draw to take place.
All around the world, both online casinos and their land-based counterparts are ramping up their controls to protect underage players. While many countries only allow players who are over the age of 18 to gamble using machines, at card tables or online, all too often younger players slip through the cracks. This vulnerable players are susceptible to gambling related harm. In order to prevent this casinos and governments around the globe are working together to implement a number of measures to prevent underage gambling and better protect players. Let’s take a closer look at some of those measures.