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How Macau Became the Biggest Global Gambling Destination

For the last 50 years, people from all over the world flocked to a small casino town in the middle of an American desert. Nowadays, a bigger flock descends on a small peninsula connected to China. While Fabulous Las Vegas will always maintain its drawing power, Mighty Macau has become the biggest gambling destination in the world. And here’s why. Colonization The history of Macau dates back to the Qin…

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The different types of casino jobs

Introduction Casinos can be a fantastic place to work – what with all the fancy décor, gourmet-style eateries, classy dress codes and overall buzzing atmosphere. Many people have claimed that they’ve acted as great stepping-stones into different career paths over the years, especially as the average staff count in a casino tips between 200-2000 people based on a casino’s scale and size. So what kind of job opportunities are available…

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Online Casinos: Past, Present and Future

Historic overview The act of gambling dates as far back into the Paleolithic period, where early civilizations such as the Mesopotamians were using six-sided dice in games since around 3000BC. In ancient Chinese cultures, gambling houses were set up so illegal animal fights could take place, and games like dominoes, lottery-based games and card playing activities were also common throughout Asia during the 10th century. It could be argued that…

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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 both the reel Nucky and the real Nucky were larger-than-life…

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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 they go about enticing new business and potential customers is…

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