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A Basic Guide to Playing Pachinko

Pachinko is Japan’s primary gambling indulgence and although the game has been around for almost 80 years, the country’s dedicated Pachinko parlors still continue to encapsulate Japanese gamblers with their flamboyant, loud and colorful machines. In this article, we’re going to talk you through how to play Pachinko in a land-based casino as well as online, so that you’ll be well prepared if you ever decide to give it a…

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The History of UK Betting Shops

Gambling is a fun and profitable pastime enjoyed by people all over the world. And one of the industry’s most influential revolutions occurred in 16th century England, when James IV of Scotland commissioned the first thoroughbred racing schemes in 1504. His passion for horse racing is what gave birth to one of the most prestigious sectors in gambling, Parimutuel Betting. But it wasn’t even until the 19th century when people…

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Japan: Casinos, Crime and Corruption

Japan is best known for its wild and stunning mountainous terrain, super high-speed trains, herbal teas, anime, martial arts and culinary culture. It’s a country that’s way ahead of its time with technological advancements – but one area that doesn’t get the best attention, particularly in the last few years, is its gambling landscape. There are multiple reasons for this, with a key one pointing to the illegal gambling that…

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The Best Airports to Get a Gambling Fix

There are not many people in the world who actually enjoy being stuck at an airport –unless you’re a pilot who gets paid a ton of money to fly planes, in which case delays are probably something which would be accommodated in your salary anyway. For most travelers, however, airports aren’t particularly fun places unless you’re there to collect a loved one you’ve not seen for a while, or are…

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How Much Do Native Americans Get from Tribal Casinos?

With the massive success of tribal mega-resort casinos like Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort, people might get the idea that all Native Americans are rich thanks to tribal gaming. But after sorting through a long laundry list of regulations, administrative salaries, and strict profit distribution rules, not many come out with a windfall of cash. How Tribal Casinos Were Legalized In the 1970s the Seminole tribe of Florida opened a…

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