Slots games have gained tremendous popularity as they do not require any special skill. Also known as one-armed bandits the goal of the game is to spin the reels so that the symbols line up in a winning combination also known as “payline”. Continue reading →
Why do casino owners throw out poker tables from their cardrooms to fill the room up with slot machines instead?
Slots are the simplest ever casino game, and simplicity, coupled with the possibility of winning real money, is extremely attractive for the majority of occasional gamblers. Continue reading →
The novelty consisted in the introduction of the single “0” roulette wheel.
It soon became very popular and replaced the earlier game that featured higher chances. It later became known as the European Roulette and this is the game responsible for bringing wealth, fortune and fame to the city of Monte-Carlo and the state of Monaco. Continue reading →
Playing it once you will notice that keno is in fact much like lotto. The game originated in China and it is said that it was created to raise funds. The name of the game has been changed a few times in the last few years.
When it was first introduced the Keno ticket used 120 Chinese characters but before the game left the circle of Chinese railroad workers and miners it was reduced to 90. Continue reading →
Online blackjack is an interesting game ( though its gameplay is rather simple), but you need to know one thing about it: the house edge. No online casino is going to let you play at a game where the chances for winning are 50-50.
They have a business to run, which needs to generate money, so they have this built-in house edge of 2-3%, in blackjack games, they use to make the whole deal worth their while. Continue reading →
Bingo reached North America in 1929 under the name of “beano” as players would mark their cards with beans and they would shout “beano” if they won. It was first played at carnivals and funfairs. The game was renamed “bingo” by Edwin S. Lowe.
Carl Leffler, a math professor, helped him increase the number of combinations in bingo cards and by 1930 there were already over 6,000 different bingo cards. It become increasingly popular as it was used to raise funds for churches or other organizations and also because it was very easy to play. Continue reading →
Since in French “baccarat” means the same as in English there are still many debates upon the origins of the game.
But it is known for sure that the game dates back to the Middle Ages where it was originally played with a Tarot card deck. In 1940 an Italian gambler invented the modern version of Baccarat. Continue reading →