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The stories are legion. The rumors widespread. The images famous. Las Vegas sprang up and became a mecca for gamblers. By the 1960s it was just hitting its stride as gambling in the sixties took on a sheen of celebrity. From the Rat Pack to the Mafia it was a magical land of smoke and mirrors people found fascinating. The aspirational boom, that still drives online betting sites in the US today like, brought in the punters by the millions and made Vegas the legend it is today.   ... read more

The history of gambling stems from the very earliest predictions by the village shaman. Fortunately, today, we have far more options than merely the weather forecast of a medicine man. The internet means that a bet on sports in the UK, or anywhere else, is now as simple as logging on to Bet365. Between these two ends of the historical spectrum, however, there have been some other notable golden ages of gambling. So let’s take a stroll through these eras of history.   ... read more

If you’re dealing with casino cheaters, what should you do? Well, remember when the blackjack cheater in the movie “Casino” gets his hand smashed with a hammer? Then his partner is offered either the cash he “won” plus the hammer, or to leave with nothing. Back in the day, casinos didn’t mess around when it came to dealing with casino cheaters. ... read more