An Introduction to Casino Chip Collecting

Collecting casino chips is all about intentionally taking chips from casinos in order to commemorate your visit. That’s how it all began, at least. However, with the rise of the internet, this simple hobby has grown into a much more lucrative endeavor. As evidence, all you’ll need to do is take a look at the listings on online auction site…

Las Vegas’ Most Unique Memorabilia

There’s just something about Las Vegas that attracts people from nearly every walk of life. Sure, the casinos definitely have a role to play, but the allure of Sin City seems to go beyond the glitzy gambling options available on the famous strip. As evidence of this fact, one needs only to take a look at the booming market for…

Wynn Resorts Funding Feasibility Study for Mystic River Bridge

In the latest news from the upcoming Wynn Resorts in Everett, Massachusetts, the casino operator has turned its attention toward improving the accessibility of its new location. On Wednesday, Wynn stated in a filing that it would agree to pay $250,000 to fund a feasibility study for a footbridge across the Mystic River, which will separate the new casino from…

Worst Las Vegas Inspired Tattoos

Is there anything more synonymous with Sin City than waking up with an odd tattoo that you don’t exactly remember having done? Everyone’s Vegas vacation should involve the strange throbbing in your arm on a dazed and hungover morning-after that turns out to be a life-sized portrait of Elvis Presley rocking a beautiful golden halo. No? Well, in any case,…

Trump for President? Atlantic City bankruptcies could be a sign of America’s future

Donald Trump wants to be President of the United States. He’s running for the leader of the Republican Party, hoping to gain the top spot and compete against, most likely, Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Many love Trump for his no-nonsense, call-it-like-I-see-it attitude. He doesn’t believe in political correctness and that seems to resonate with a lot of…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…