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Gambling Pros Reveal Biggest Gambling Wins

Who says the house always wins? From crazy winning streaks to hitting the jackpot against all odds, some lucky players walk out of the casino with a big stack of cash. We got in touch with professional gamblers and experts across the gaming industry to hear their true tales of the biggest gambling wins. First, we spoke with Rebecca Liggero, an Industry Reporter, Interviewer, and Host for the well-known online gambling news site, Calvin Ayre, who also works as Global Brand Ambassador & Fact Checkerfor . Rebecca was kind enough to let us in on the biggest gambling win...

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Top Casino Resorts – Worldwide Report

Flying off for a beach holiday or safari is so last season. Nowadays, Casino Resorts are where "its" at. By "it", I mean the money, and all that money can buy. These opulent, beautifully designed works of art, where your every need is catered for and your dreams may just come true, are the new wonders of the world. Gambling at the casino reveals peoples true characters, and these multibillion business corporations have capitalised on years of people watching, in order to bring us what we want, what we really, really want. Click To View The World's Top Casino...

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A Winning Match: Online Casinos Sponsor Football Teams

By now football fans have gotten used to seeing brand name sponsors for their favorite teams. Household names like Coca-Cola, Nike, Adidas, and others appear on jerseys or pop up all over the stadiums. At this point we probably all have this strange voice in our heads telling us to Fly Emirates. More recently, there has been a growing trend for online casinos and gambling companies to sign sponsorship deals with football clubs. Really, the fact that so many online casinos sponsor football teams should come as no surprise. On the one side, online betting companies have recognized the...

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Bet on a Fabulous Night with a Casino Theme Party

Place your bets and try your hand at a casino theme party. We’ve got all you need to create the perfect casino party no matter the budget. From corporate events and weddings to bachelor parties and birthdays, odds are that you’ll hit the jackpot when it comes to a casino themed party. Invitations Whether an e-vite, Facebook event, or good old fashioned snail mail, choose invitations that tie in the theme. Let your guests know the theme in advance so they can bring their own ideas to the (card) table. Suggest guests dress up to make it a black...

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Plan the Perfect Vacation with Casino Tourism Packages

Although people immediately think of gambling with it comes to casino tourism, taking a vacation to top casino resorts actually offers a large variety of attractions and activities. As a matter of fact, casino resorts encompass most of the world’s largest, most elaborate hotels and luxurious cruise vacations alongside the best of the best in entertainment, dining, amusements, and shopping. Whether it’s the acrobatic masterpiece of Cirque du Soleil or sailing along the shores of Monte Carlo, casino vacations never fail to deliver in terms of excitement. Get a full list of the world's Top Casino Resorts. Of course,...

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Get Lucky with Gambling Superstitions

Are you superstitious? If you answered no, you’re not alone – most people will immediately deny the label. Then again, how often do you find yourself crossing your fingers or knocking on wood to avoid bad luck? Although you may not take superstitions very seriously, they have remained ingrained the mind for centuries as an indispensable part of every culture. According to the Study of Public Opinion Research Center in 2011, 54% of adults believe in at least one common superstition. Gambling, in particular, has an extraordinary number of superstitious beliefs. Why?  An activity completely dependent on luck naturally...

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Abandoned Casinos: Hidden Treasures of the Gambling World

The empty game rooms of abandoned casinos inspire a sense of wonder and offer an eerie glimpse into gambling history. The high rollers have cashed in all the chips and the sounds of roulette wheels and slot machines have been replaced with silence. Although the glory days of these old casinos have ended, what remains reveal true stories of wealth and luxury from the past. Take a visual tour in time with our Abandoned Casinos Info-graphic. CASINO CONSTANTA IN ROMANIA Alongside the churning waves of the Black Sea, sits the empty skeleton of the Casino Constanta in Romania. The building’s Art...

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Breaking House Rules – Surprising Stories of Casino Cheats

For centuries, finding ways to cheat the casino has fascinated not only players who dream of winning big, but also those who simply love the joy of getting away with something illegal. Casino cheats come up with all kind of ideas, and when paired with the latest technology, these scams reach the height of the imagination. As with bank robberies or stolen artwork, stories of casino cheats create an enduring source of inspiration in pop culture. Just look at the popularity of the ultimate casino heist movie, Ocean’s Eleven. The truth is that the vast majority of players casino...

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Casino Careers – A Jackpot for Job Hunters

Most look at the casino as an exciting place to spend the night out playing the odds for a chance to win lucrative cash payouts. For others, it’s another day at the office. There are all sorts of opportunities in all fields for job hunters seeking casino careers. In fact, the number of casino jobs will grow even higher, and according to the United States Bureau of Labor, casino employment will increase 14% over the next decade.   Casinos employ thousands from every area with all levels of experience. Some casino jobs involve serving customers, tending to slot machines,...

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Business Insider: The Online Gambling Industry

For centuries, people have been playing games of chance or placing bets on the results of different games. Today people continue to gamble in casinos, card rooms, and more often – online. As the internet’s answer to gambling, online casinos allow players to access their favorite casino games from anywhere with internet access using their computer or mobile devices. Despite opposing regulations, the global online gaming industry has shown rapid expansion over the past decade, and economists expect the trend to continue. Online gaming has grown due to a number of factors such as internet penetration, the opening of...

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Bringing Down the House: True Tales of Casino Robbery

Make no mistake about it - robbing a casino is no piece of cake. Gambling establishments keep their money well protected with elaborate security systems, hundreds of live cameras, and an extensive staff keeping their eyes on the tables. Still plenty of people around the world have tried to make like Danny Ocean and steal from a casino. Anyone that attempts a casino heist certainly has the cards stacked against them, but sometimes, people do manage to pull off such a stunt. Not Quite Ocean’s 11 Three elderly men robbed $240K from a casino in Argentina by lowering themselves...

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You Don’t Know Jack! The Story of Playing Cards

Whether it’s the instant thrill of a winning a hand of Blackjack or the quiet tension of a Poker game, the excitement of cards attracts players for all kinds of reasons. Beginning in the far reaches of the Orient and ending up on the tables of every casino, a simple deck of playing cards has quite a long story. Made In China Tea, paper, fireworks, and noodles all come from China originally, and cards prove no exception. The earliest playing cards originate in China dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) when the Chinese played with card tiles made...

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Enter The Crazy World of Gambling Facts

Some people would risk it all on that odd chance they could win enough to live the rest of their lives comfortably, providing for children, family, in-laws and friends. Not tied down to a job, held ransom by bills pinging into their inboxes. From a veritable Robin Hood of the gambling world, who risks it all to give the poor their dues, to a malfunctioning slot machine that saw one man place a $4 bet win and become a millionaire, and then get told the machine was faulty: VegasMaster welcomes you to the crazy and interesting world of gambling...

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Big Wins & Losses of Celebrity Gamblers

With so much money to burn, celebrities attract a lot of attention with their ridiculous gambling winnings (and losses). Walk through Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and you might run into big name celebs like Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, or Ashton Kutcher betting thousands of dollars on their favorite card game or sporting event. For them, throwing around a few hundred grand at the casino doesn’t even put a dent in the wallet. Celebrity gamblers know how to cash checks and stack the deck. P-P-P-P-Poker Face Imagine a smoky room with guys like Leonardo Dicaprio, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck,...

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Off to the Races – A Guide to American Horse Racing

Horse racing offers a full spectrum of entertainment unlike all other kinds of gambling. A fast paced and colorful day at the races becomes an experience, an outing. Whether someone wins or not, a day at the races makes for a great afternoon or evening spent outside, watching beautiful animals compete. The Tradition of Horse Racing Equestrian racing also has a great deal of history and tradition behind it. Horse racing dates back to about 4500 BC among nomadic tribesmen of Central Asia, who first domesticated the animal. Archaeological records indicate that horse racing also took place in ancient...

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What Happened in Vegas – A Tour of Vegas through the Years

Las Vegas attracts close to 40 million visitors each year who come to see its larger-than-life Casino resorts, world class entertainment, and unique attractions. Looking back, Las Vegas actually started out as a Native American oasis, and became an outpost in the Wild West before it transformed into a glittering gambling getaway. It’s difficult to imagine that this burgeoning metropolis sprung from the sands of the Nevada desert less 200 years ago. The Early Days of Vegas History What’s in a Name?  - Today many refer to Las Vegas as The Entertainment Capital of the World or Sin City....

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Sports Stars Crazy Gambling Stories

From the field to the felt, check out these sports stars who lost (and won) millions placing bets. What’s the most you’ve lost on a bet? 10 bucks? Maybe $100? Imagine losing $1.65 million in five hours. While that’s something you can probably only dream of, these pro athletes crazy gambling stories will show you it’s a reality for some high rollers. In fact, that’s exactly what happened to Pro-golfer John Daly while playing slot machines with a $5,000 max bet. In fact, he wrote in his autobiography that he lost an overall $50-$60 million from playing casino games. Sure, someone losing anywhere...

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Casino Essentials – Gambling Must Haves

If you are going to gamble at the casino, you can be pretty sure that they will have all the essential tools you need - dice, cards, tables, slot machines and casino chips. They even have restaurants, bars, entertainment and a whole host of other things that give a night out gambling that special touch.We know how much you like easy-to-read lists, so here's some initial gambling must haves to get you started at the casino, but don't worry, we go into more detail in another list further down! Money - cash or card, just make sure you set...

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