What really goes on in casinos

Sometimes you have to take your hat off to the people working in casinos. Not only are they subject to endless bouts of abuse from the guy who just bet his whole house on a roulette table, they have to deal with people who are high and intoxicated, engaging in sexual acts right before their very eyes, they always need…

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What really happens to casino cheats when they get caught?

Despite well-executed depictions in blockbusters such as 21, The Cooler, Rain Man and Maverick – Cheating in casinos isn’t just a thing of the movies. It is very much a real problem for both land-based and online casinos. Even though these establishments rake in close to $70 billion dollars’ worth of revenue every year, there are still small group of…

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Keith Taft – Blackjack Legend and Computer Genius

The casinos had never seen anything like it. Looking like everyday tourists an unsuspecting family wanders in off the Reno Strip, and finds a sure-fire way to beat the house. What looks like a regular night out at the casino tables, is actually a carefully crafted sting operation, involving secret signals, wires and a hidden computer, all designed to help…

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Haunted Vegas – Desert Ghosts and Ghouls

The gambling capital of the world is home to more than just slot machines, shot-gun weddings, five-star restaurants, cat houses and the Strip. As a matter of fact, so many ghostly occurrences have taken place in Sin City that might make you think a little bit more carefully when choosing a hotel complex to stay in next time you’re there!…

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Macau’s top 5 most terrifyingly haunted places!

Are you the superstitious type? Do you believe in lost spirits condemned to walk the earth in torment while haunting the living? Are you looking for an encounter with the supernatural? Does the idea of a spine-chilling encounter excite you as much a big casino win? If so, the next time you head to China’s land-based casino gambling mecca, Macau,…

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The thrills of gambling in the ancient world

Believe it or not, gambling has been a sport among civilizations since the Paleolithic period, aka before history itself was written or documented. It is thought, that one of the first ever forms of gambling dates back to approximately 3000 BC, in the historical region of Western Asia where games were played using a six-sided dice. China adopted the use…

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Women in the Poker Hall of Fame

As far back as records indicate, gambling has been a significant source of entertainment in the world for over 4,000 years and is discussed in many textbooks dictated by Ancient civilizations. During these historic eras, and in the periods that followed, women were considered to have a low stature in society, naturally persecuted by their dominant male counterparts over many…

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Gambling around the World 2

Learn more about the fascinating games and global traditions as we look at part two of gambling around the world only at CoolCat Casino! Spain – Christmas, Coins and Casinos Spain’s long history of gambling first became evident in the popular book “Don Quixote”, where author Miguel De Cervantes described the game ventiuna or 21, a likely predecessor to blackjack.…

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Gambling around the World

Regardless of where you visit, odds are that you will encounter games of chance throughout the world in one form or another. In fact, gambling has been a part of human history for thousands of years and has been around from the time that human beings first developed writing. Although gambling is not legal worldwide, nowadays there are many destinations…

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The Amazing World ofPoker and Artificial Intelligence

Poker is one of the world’s most popular card games. It offers high stakes, dynamic action and a chance for players to bluff their opponents into some seriously big wins. Although skill, proper strategy, and luck are all important aspects of poker, perhaps the most important fact is that it is a social game, and one that requires a fair…

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