A Complete History of Bingo

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A Complete History of Bingo

By Alex J. Coyne © 2018 Gifts for Card Players

Bingo is a game of chance popular with more than an estimated 300 million people all over the world, with more and more people taking to the game in the past ten years; we can almost bet money on the fact that there’s likely to be some or other form of bingo club near where you live – even if you live out in what you consider to be the middle of nowhere.

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Checking Out Hot New Casino Start-ups Around the Globe

Checking Out Hot New Casino Start-ups Around the Globe
With new casinos popping up around the world on a weekly basis, it's sometimes hard to keep up. So here are three of our picks for new online casinos you won't want to miss.
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Quick Guide to Casino Lotteries

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Quick Guide to Casino Lotteries

By Alex J. Coyne @2018 Gift for Card Players

Why are casino lotteries so popular? We know that lotteries bring in millions upon millions in revenue – and some lotteries have millions in jackpots. Are you a regular lottery player? We’ve taken a closer look at the growing popularity of casino lotteries and just why people love it so much.

What is a Casino Lottery?

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Under Tech & Key: Exploring Casino Security

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Alex takes a look at the inner-workings of casino security behind the scenes in modern times. Security tech that would make Maxwell Smart drool.
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Is you favourite online casino licensed?

Pertinent Online Casino Safety Tips
The popularity of online casinos has exploded over the past few years as more and more people make the switch from conventional casinos to online alternatives. This is not a coincidence as there are dozens of perks associated with playing online. However, it is important to understand that online casinos come with some risks and you need to learn how to protect yourself when gambling online.
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The Big Three: Great Gambling Scandals

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When you think of scandals, you might think of Hollywood and politics before anything else, but the world of professional gambling and casinos are no stranger to scandal. Alex has collected three of the greatest, weirdest and most notorious gambling scandals ever to shake the casino floor. Photo: Wired Magazine
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Casino Careers: Where to Learn & Apply

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How would you like to work in the casino industry? There are plenty of exciting, high-energy careers available, from a croupier to a chef. And there are casinos everywhere, or perhaps you'll live in a casino town like Las Vegas, or perhaps you'll work on a cruise ship sailing through the Caribbean. Alex has gathered some startup information for you!
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Historical Casino Heists: The Real-Life Oceans’ Saga

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casinos of the world have seen their fair share of robberies, some high-value, some not; some daring and some just really, really weird. Here’s our round-up of some historical casino heists which should show anyone with terrible ideas just why it really, really shouldn’t be thought of.
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Myths, Lies & Misconceptions About Slot Machines

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Slot machines are some of the most popular games on the casino floor – and for online play, too. And people really want to win. This has given rise to some really weird myths about slot machines, how they work and how people can supposedly beat the system. We took a closer look at some myths, lies and misconceptions about slot machines to see if we could get the to jackpot… Er, truth.
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10 Casino Facts You Didn’t Know

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Even if you’re a seasoned veteran of the casino floor, we’re willing to bet on the fact that you might not have known about any of these cool, weird or otherwise unusual casino facts and statistics.
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Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand

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Style and skill go hand in when playing any card game. Looking like you know what you’re doing is part and parcel of every card game. So learning some new shuffling tips and tricks will give your opponents the idea that you’re a whizz at whatever you’re playing.
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Ghost of a Chance: Exploring Haunted Casinos

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As a horror author I’ve always loved a good, bone-chilling ghost story; that got me to thinking about the world’s haunted casinos where there might be poltergeists at the poker table, kelpies playing Keno and spirits playing slots. Here’s what we could find about the haunted casinos of the world –
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The Greatest Virtual PC Casinos

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You don’t always have to visit a casino to have the full casino experience. Check out our list of some of the best free, downloadable virtual casinos and casino games from the golden good old days of DOS through to PC’s and smartphones.
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Will Kickstarter and New Tech Change Playing Card Design?

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Through crowdfunding the public now has the power to turn proposed projects and products into reality by collectively funding them. From books to businesses, the range of active campaigns is wide indeed, but one particular category of items appears to be a favorite in the crowdfunding market: playing cards.
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Top 3 International Lottery Games in the World

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Let's have a look at the 3 most reputable lottery games worldwide. These games have changed a lot of lives and have made ordinary people like you and me into millionaires.
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Best Places to Play Card Games and Bingo Online

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Best Places to Play Card Games and Bingo Online

by Jake Watkins – Special for Gifts for Card Players

Playing cards online can sometimes be even more thrilling than doing so in person. In real life, you can read people’s expressions and so forth to try and get an idea of their hand and whether or not they may be bluffing. Online, however, your abilities are really put to the test as you are forced to try figure out a player’s standpoint based only on their actions.

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Two New Slots to Play and One to Look Forward To This Summer

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The online gaming community grows faster each day, the demand for the games is huge, and that is why companies from this industry keep launching new slot machines very fast. It is very hard to pull out only a few machines that are great to play this year, but there are criteria which cover everything that is important to a gambler.
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Three Mysterious and Exotic Casino Card Games You Should Not Play

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Three Mysterious and Exotic Casino Card Games You Should Not Play

By Margie Pignataro © 2017 Great Bridge Links

I clearly remember the first time I encountered Pai Gow.  It was last summer, and I was at the Aria.  My husband was playing in a poker tournament.  I decided to spend the hours wandering the Aria, getting overpriced coffee, staring at the sumptuous and surreal décor.  I was crossing from one end to the other and passing a line of tables on my right. 

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What makes an online casino game most popular?

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What makes an online casino game most popular?

Most of us would assume an online casino game is popular because it pays well, or it’s easy to learn, or it can be found everywhere, or it uses some kind of advanced marketing technique. Truth is, the most popular games, typically slots, are popular because they’re the ones people are talking about.

The most popular online casino games are easy to recognize.

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