Almost every player either in a land based casino or an online casino dreams of winning big. While the winning gambler can hardly believe his or her good luck often the paying out casino will discover that in their opinion luck or skill had nothing to do with the win and that it is simply
Macau, a Special Administrative Region, is the only part of China where players can legally gamble in casinos. In 2011 gaming revenue in Macau was over 34 billion dollars. For some years now Macau has outstripped Las Vegas as the world’s gaming capital and its gambling revenue is said to be about five times that
For many years the Dutch government had opposed the introduction of an online gambling market. Online gambling was banned and the Dutch government defended its right to this ban at the European Court of Justice. All gambling in the Netherlands was regulated by Holland Casino which is a state run monopoly that governs all legal
The 43rd World Series of Poker, which is the world’s longest running poker tournament, events have recently commenced and will run until the 16th of July with the Main Event final being held at the end of October. (See article: World Series of Poker 2012 Schedule out now). The first of this year’s tournaments open
Games of skill can also bring players huge winnings as was recently shown by a blackjack player on Casino Tropez recently winning over 2 million dollars. The lucky Canadian player won 2 349 900 dollars while playing a version of blackjack called Blackjack Switch. Blackjack is an extremely popular game in both land based and online casinos.