Australian Bushfires 2019/2020 Infographic

Australia is one of the most fire-prone regions on Earth, and bushfires in Australia are a regular occurrence. For millions of years, lightning strikes would ignite dry grass and purge huge patches of terrain of all life. But as the Earth slowly grows warmer and droughts become increasingly common, major disasters like the Australia’s bushfires of 2019/2020 will only get…

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Brain Hacks to Become a Better Gambler

Most gambling websites these days espouse some sort of ‘system’ to beat the odds, a special strategy designed to help you win real money gambling—and beat the house. Some of these systems are sound, especially when dealing with ways to minimize the house edge. Other systems are mere superstition, like most of the strategies associated with roulette. However, the single…

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The 10 Largest Casinos in the World

The first casinos to rise up out of the Las Vegas desert in the 1930s resembled cowboy saloons crossed with motels. As time marched on, competing casinos began building larger and larger casinos in a race for dominance. Then came the glaring neon signs all competing to capture the attention of potential gamblers. As all those gambling dollars rolled in,…

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A World without Casinos

Casinos. You love ‘em or you hate ‘em. Or maybe you’re indifferent. All sorts of casino critics spout doom and gloom stories of societal ruin, gambling addicts, and sin run amok. But humans are gambling creatures and risk takers, otherwise human civilization would not have spread beyond the cave. But what would the world look like without casinos? People Would…

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A Beginner’s Guide to 7-Reel Slots

Slot machines have come a long way since the one-armed bandits of the casino floor. Thanks to online slots, these games can now be played with multiple paylines, unique bonus symbols which award free games, crazy different types of jackpots, and of course – reels. If you’re a seasoned online slots player and have been playing the classic 3-reel and…

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How Are Gambling Winnings Taxed?

You’ve probably heard endless horror stories of innocent gamblers hitting jackpots in Vegas, only for them to go and cash in their winnings and discover a massive chunk has been deducted off it. It’s a bit of a kick in the teeth for anyone, and today we’re going to talk you through something that plagues our working lives, our healthcare…

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Burgers to Baccarat: How Hard Rock Café got into the Casino Business

Two American guys living in London in the 70s really missed the all-American burger, so they opened up a little joint called the Hard Rock Café. A half century later, the Hard Rock brand has grown to become one of the most recognizable names in the world, with over 200 Hard Rock Cafes, Hotels, and Casinos operating all over the…

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The Weirdest Things to Gamble On

Humans have been wagering for eons, and the only thing that rivals our need for wagering is the staggering amount of strange activities we come up with to bet on. Sure, you can bet on roulette games or slots, but why stop there? From friendly wagers among local groups to high stakes annual events, the following weird events and activities…

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Top Tips for Winning on Scratch Cards

Scratch cards are an easy and exciting way to win a few extra bucks –but like anything else people choose to gamble on, they’re not guaranteed to provide a lavish pay day each and every time. There are, however, a few things you can do to make sure you’re giving yourself the best possible odds of picking a golden ticket…

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Gambling and Christianity

It’s no secret that the bible depicts gambling as a highly frowned-upon act. There are no sections in the holy book that condone the behaviors of what gambling can bring out in people, or that of the risks tied into such activities which ultimately lead to one of several destructive paths or tendencies i.e. addiction, debt, theft, fraud and deception,…

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