The Real ‘Nucky’ Behind the Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire is an award-winning HBO series about the life and times of Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, and how he controlled gambling, bootlegging, and other vice in a budding Atlantic City beach resort. The character portrayed by Steve Buscemi in the series is based on real-life Atlantic City ‘boss’ Enoch L. Johnson, a real-life New Jersey racketeer. The 2 Nuckys While…

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Everything you need to know about online casino bonuses

If you have ever logged onto an online casino platform, only to be bombarded with pop-ups offering bonuses, you may wonder why these gambling operators are so keen to dish out ludicrous amounts of free money – particularly when you compare them to the offerings available at most brick-and-mortar establishments! Even though these casino companies share the same industry, how…

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The history of the Joker

There are many theories surrounding the origins of the Joker card, and while it is not definitively known just how it made its way into the standard 52-deck– it still serves its place in some games, which we will look at in more detail today. First Encounters Many believe that the concept of the Joker came from Tarot and fortune…

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The World’s Biggest Online Casinos

The act of gambling has been adopted by civilizations across the world for thousands of years. But with the rapid evolution of technology, online casinos are growing in popularity and reputation with a high demand for easy-to-use ways of placing bets, without the need to dress to the nine’s and purchase over-priced drinks inside a brick-and-mortar casino. Of course these…

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Nights the Lights Went Out On the Vegas Strip

The tradition of dimming the lights on the Vegas Strip is not a new one. Before the October 1 memorial of the tragic Las Vegas shooting, the community and casinos along the Las Vegas Strip have historically dimmed the lights in honor of Las Vegas ‘royalty’ who have passed away. The Las Vegas Strip boasts one of the most awesome…

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How to Pick the Best Casino Game

There are several factors to consider when choosing the best casino game. A particular casino game may be great for some people, but it just might not do it for you. Out of the thousands of types of online casino games available to play for fun or real money, the following tips will help you get your game on. Lady…

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The world’s most exotic casino getaways

Introduction There’s no better way to relax and unwind than jetting off to a beautiful destination, where the sun shines constantly, palm trees litter golden sandy beaches, and where water is so crystal clear, you could be standing up to your neck and still see you toes wiggling around beneath you! It sounds like paradise, but what about when you’ve…

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What Makes Progressive Slots So Attractive?

A progressive slot machine offers a jackpot that increases every time a player drops a coin into the machine. There are fixed jackpot slots, which offer a fixed amount to be won. But these aren’t nearly as popular as progressive slots, and here’s why! A Brief History of Slots The old fashioned slot machine, with its clanking and jangling reels,…

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The World’s Most Outrageous Casino Cons

Many people have tried and failed at out-doing casinos over the years, but there are a select few who have actually gotten away with it in the past. These scams have been pulled off to the extent where the culprits and ringleaders have taken millions of dollars away with them, and never been caught. But, no matter how much of…

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Where to stay when gambling in Macau

The special administrative region of Macau was once a former Portuguese colony and is one of the richest regions in the Republic of China; best known for its huge casino culture, delicious cuisines, exceptional Chinese architecture and of course, some of the most lavish and regal, over the top integrated casino hotel resorts in the world. Morpheus Unfortunately, you’re not…

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