Casino Montreal gets ready for 24-hour strike

Montreal’s legendary Just for Laughs Festival might be in full swing, but casino players aren’t laughing. Not one bit. At least not for 24 hours starting this Monday. It turns out that the employees at Casino Montreal are planning to strike for 24 hours on Monday, July 21st. It’s not just Montreal. The employees at Casino Lac-Leamy, which is right…

Table game strategies for every situation

If you play online table games, chances are you employ some sort of betting strategy. But for the most part, it’s just you at the tables. When you play live, that isn’t always the case. There are tons of factors to consider before you drop your chips on the felt, and circumstances beyond your control could affect the outcome of…

Game of the Month: Big Shot

As you step out of the limo, the first thing you hear is the crowd screaming your name… In the best designer fashion, you walk the red carpet while the paparazzi snap a million photos of you and all the celebrity reporters are dying to talk to you. You are the talk of the town, a bona fide star and…

Reno shifts focus away from gambling to grow economy

There’s a famous sign when you enter downtown Reno that reads, “The Biggest Little City In The World”. But at the rate Reno, Nevada is going, they might soon need to change that to “A Pretty Big City And Not Little At All”. And, surprisingly, the rise of the small casino town has nothing to do with gambling. Reno has…

A Dazzling Parade of Bonuses all through the U.S. of A!

Break out the red, white, and blue decorations and get ready to feel extra patriotic this month at Cool Cat Casino! The smell of barbeque and deviled eggs is on the air, and so are the crazy promotions that honor the premise of the American dream! A land of promise and tons of chips is here, waiting for you! In…

Successful politic lessons we learn from Poker

When you think of poker, you might think of a good time with friends, some laughs, some drinks or you might see poker as a laid-back way to release some steam and let your competitive drive take charge. These assumptions are indubitably right on the money, nonetheless, poker has other uses that are usually overlooked or ignored. The truth is…

Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Gambling Addiction

In the field of literature, Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky is known for being one of the great psychological writers in history. His works give great insight about the complexities and contradictions of the human condition and the constant battle between our rational and emotional components. But, many people are unaware of Dostoevsky’s connection to the gambling world. During his tumultuous…

Two states, two cheating Blackjack dealers

It turns out that it’s not just Ben Affleck that casinos need to have their eye on at the Blackjack tables. There’s an arrest warrant out for Breana Lewis, a New Orleans Blackjack dealer who is wanted by state police for cheating Harrah’s out of tens of thousands of dollars. According to State Police and Harrah’s, Breana Lewis paid out…

Best Casinos in Latin America

I love to bet when I travel overseas. Getting the chance to travel to exotic destinations, relax by a pool or a beach, play against fresh and unlikely competitors, and win money sounds like my idyllic vacation trip. Right now, my eyes are set on Latin America for my next gambling vacation. I cannot wait until I get to visit…

Fun casino games to avoid if you want to win BIG

The next time you set foot in a casino and are drawn like a moth to a flame to a game that seems impossible to lose, think twice before dropping your chips on the felt. There are three casino games that really are quite entertaining to play, but honestly, are the worst games to make big money, assuming you don’t…