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Pachinko: The ins and outs of Japan’s favorite gambling pastime

Growing up in the ’80s was awesome. It was a simpler time. No iPads. No constant social networking communication. Instead of playing Angry Birds, we actually played outside and got angry when it would rain. That’s not to say that I spent all my time outdoors. Nope, when I wasn’t playing baseball outside or riding my bike with friends or hoping to get into Goonies style mischief, you’d find me,…

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Monthly Promotion: Tour Sin City with the CoolCat

If you haven’t made it to Las Vegas yet, CoolCat Casino has you covered this August with an unbelievable set of bonus offers that’ll get you up to speed on Nevada’s most popular destination. Open the sunroof and put your hand in the air, because these are the offers you’ll need to take your game straight to a high roller suite. Without further delay, let’s get this tour of some…

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CoolCat’s Five Fun Facts: Blackjack

There are plenty of great games at the casino, but there’s just something about blackjack. Gamblers around the world have ensured that this simple card game has remained among the most popular casino titles for years, and its popularity has shown no signs of slowing down. While the allure of card counting has certainly improved blackjack’s image over the years, the vast majority of players don’t count on this highly…

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Blackjack gets violent overhaul: Jimmy Fallon introduces Slapjack on The Tonight Show

Ever wonder where the term ‘hit me’ comes from in Blackjack? When you want another card at the popular 21 casino game, you utter the words ‘hit me’. Actually, technically you don’t need to say anything. You just need to tap the felt (or if you’re playing online, click the Hit button. But the act of doing so is the same as saying ‘hit me’. To be clear, you’re not…

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An Introduction to Counting Cards

Television and movies make counting cards seem like a no-brainer. After a quick read through a guide or a brief explanation from a card counter, players find themselves at the tables raking in huge winnings without a care in the world. Unfortunately for players, the real world doesn’t exactly work that way. Counting cards is a relatively complicated skill that’s both difficult to master and frowned upon by most gambling…

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