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What is Skin Gambling?

Skin gambling: just the name itself sounds like something out of horror movie. A plot featuring avid gamblers who’ve lost everything to the point where they’ve had to wager their organs and body parts in order to stay alive. Some creepy jigsaw doll drops a human eyeball into the roulette wheel, while a half-dead dealer hands out cards to players condemned to a blackjack game that never sees a winner.…

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How to gamble and experience Vegas on a budget

When most people picture Las Vegas in their heads, a typical assumption is that you have to be very well-off or you have to be lucky enough to win a trip there as part of a contest. On the contrary, you can actually get around and enjoy Las Vegas and its surroundings for a surprisingly low budget if you “play your cards right”. Of course you’ll still need to splash…

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How a Banker Beat the Poker Pros

How does a banker with an accidental interest in poker beat the world’s greatest poker champions? It helps to be a mathematician and a numbers theorist. It also doesn’t hurt to have a huge bankroll as well. In the richest series of poker games of all time, billionaire banker Andy Beal took on the poker pros and won. The Tinkerer Daniel Andrew “Andy” Beal was born in 1952 in Lansing,…

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How Casinos Respond to Drunk Gamblers

A night out at your local casino is a great way to blow off steam and have some fun. Quite often these outings will include a few servings of alcohol to get you warmed up and in the mood for winning some big real money. But what happens when a person takes it a little too far, and ends up risking their dignity, credibility and rights to be there, on…

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How Boat Casinos Became a Thing

Since time immemorial, humans have been gambling beasts. Taking risks is a form of thrill, and few things are more thrilling than gambling. The governments of most nations have strict gambling laws within their territories, so some clever scofflaws have devised ways to gamble legally—by moving the casinos onto the water. A Brief History of Gambling Thousands of years ago in the Mesopotamia region, groups of humans used marked knucklebones…

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