False friends in translation
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False friends are words from two different languages that have a great similarity in shape but whose meanings are different. When they have some common meanings, they are “partial false friends“. For example, in Italian, ricetta means “recipe (for kitchen)” … Read More

Roulette Betting Strategies and Tactics
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Albert Einstein is reputed to have stated, “You cannot beat a roulette table unless you steal money from it.” And yet, the numerous even money bets in roulette have inspired many players over the years to attempt to beat the … Read More

Big drop in US gambling revenue
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US gambling revenue dropped  15% in May. In Las Vegas, the percentage is 16.4%. As for Atlantic City, the casinos gambling revenue down 11% in June, comparing with the same month of the last year (a single casino shows an … Read More

Billions from regulating Internet gambling
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Press Release Regulating Internet Gambling Would Generate Billions in New Revenue for Critical Government Programs Congressman McDermott Urges Congress to Support Internet Gambling Legislation (Washington, D.C. – January 31, 2008) A new tax revenue analysis announced by Representative Jim McDermott … Read More

Mobile gambling will triple
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Juniper Research says that revenues for mobile games, that include mobile gambling too, are expected to rise from just under $5bn in 2007 to nearly $16bn in 2012. “More widespread penetration of 3G handsets, or entertainment-focused 2.5G handsets like the … Read More

Macau, the new Mecca of the gambling world
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MGM Grand Macau officially opened its doors these days to thousands of guests eager to experience the burgeoning gaming destination’s latest grand resort. With 600 rooms, MGM Grand Macau resort casino marks the powerful partnership’s first venture into the rapidly … Read More

Indian online gambling and casinos – Mohawk – Kahnawake Gaming Commission
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The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed with hope that tribe-operated casinos would provide a steady source of income for Native American communities. The income genereated from these casinos would aid reservation economic development. Many tribal governments have seen … Read More

Report on the European Las Vegas in Spain (Los Monegros, Aragon): Gran Scala project
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Gran Scala is a €17 billion entertainment city to be built on 2,025 hectares in the Aragón desert and will include 32 casinos, hotels and five theme parks. This location was chosen because of a possible 25 million catchment market … Read More