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Where Can I Find Online Slots from Rabcat
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31 March 2017

Rabcat Gambling slots are now available at any fully licensed Microgaming casino and although this game developer has produced more than 35 slots, most Microgaming casinos have just 9 of their slots available. The Rabcat slot machines can be launched across Microgaming’s Flash, download, mobile and Quickfire platforms, they are generally available in the real money mode and in the free play demo mode and they usually always have fixed coin jackpots to play for.

There are hundreds of Microgaming casinos out there today, but if you’re specially looking for a place to play Rabcat slots then some of the best Microgaming casinos that we can recommend for you include sites like Platinum Play Casino, Royal Vegas Casino, 7 Sultans Casino, Vegas Palms Casino, All Slots Casino, Euro Palace Casino and Red Flush Casino. You can also find Rabcat slots at Gaming Club Casino, Betway Casino, 32 Red Casino, Mr Green Casino and Intercasino.

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Big Winners in September 2015
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16 October 2015

There were some really big winners last month at numerous Microgaming powered casinos and one of the biggest wins occurred over at Phoenician Casino. A lucky player, known only as A.B., netted an incredible $352,125 while playing on a popular Microgaming slot machine called Thunderstruck.

There was also player S.C. who won CA$29,280 over at Golden Tiger Casino on a slot called The Finer Reels of Life. Also in September 2015 and at this exact same casino, player R.W. won €51,975 on a branded movie themed slot called Hitman. Player U.M. won €37,491 at Casino Classic while playing on a branded slot machine called Playboy. Player W.B. won $25,898 on the Cricket Star slot machine over at Grand Hotel Casino and player H.R. won CA$24,630 at Blackjack Ballroom Casino on a slot called Ladies Nite.

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Take Part in Online Slot Tourneys Today
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20 April 2015

There are lots of different online slot tournaments for players to take part in today and the majority of these events are in fact slot tournaments. You can also now participate in a variety of online blackjack tournaments as well and you can sign up for these fun events at most Microgaming and Realtime Gaming powered casinos.

You generally CANNOT play in an online slot tournament when playing instantly in your browser at an online casino. The only way you can take part in a slot tournament is to install the casino software onto your computer and then play from within the casino’s secure download client. This software is always free to download and once you have signed in to your account and made your first ever deposit, you will be able to take part in as many slot tourneys as you want.

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What are the Best Microgaming Casinos for UK Players
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18 March 2015

The number of Microgaming casinos accessible to UK players was dramatically reduced after new UK online gaming legislation was introduced to towards the end of 2014. Prior to this new legislation, UK players could visit hundreds of different Microgaming powered casinos and these gambling portals were licensed in one of several major jurisdictions around the world. To visit an online casino today, it also needs to be licensed by the UK Gambling Commission.

Unfortunately not all operators wanted to comply with the new legislation and this meant that they would avoid paying huge taxes each year, but it also meant that these operators would not be able to aim their business towards the UK market. In February 2015, there are hundreds of Microgaming casinos that are no longer accepting real cash wagers from UK players which previously did. Some of the operators of these casinos have applied for UK licenses, but others have not applied and are probably not likely to.

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Which Microgaming Casinos Still Accept UK Players?
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28 February 2015

Right up until the end of 2014 when new gaming legislation came into effect in the United Kingdom, the online gambling laws in the UK were fairly liberal and there were lots of Microgaming casinos available. However, this all changed in December 2014 and almost overnight the number of Microgaming powered casinos that used to be available to UK players were no longer available. Microgaming software can be found in more than 440 different gambling portals around the world and at the time of writing approximately 230+ of these do still accept real cash wagers from UK players.

The casinos that didn’t already have a license from the UK Gambling Commission now had to obtain one if they wanted to continue offering their services to UK players. Many operators did not want to pay the huge taxes levied by the government and so chose not to obtain a licence. On the other hand, some of these operators have now applied for a new UK Gambling Commission license, but in the meantime these casinos still cannot accept real cash wagers from UK players. As soon as we do see more successful applicants obtaining licenses, even more Microgaming casinos should start becoming available to UK players as we move deeper into 2015.

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Which Net Entertainment Casinos Still Accept UK Players?
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25 February 2015

Fortunately for UK players, Net Entertainment software and the vast majority of the best NetEnt powered casinos have always been licensed in the United Kingdom, by the UK Gambling Commission (well at least since the UK Gambling Commission was set up under the Gambling Act 2005). In other words, there are just as many NetEnt casinos available for UK players today, if not more, compared to the number that were available before new UK online gaming legislation came into effect towards the end of 2014.

In other words, you can still play at pretty much the same casinos as before. You will usually find that most UK online casinos are not even powered ENTIRELY by Net Entertainment (aka NetEnt). The casinos where you can find NetEnt games are generally known as cross-platform gambling portals which boast multiple gambling products and are powered by multiple software providers.

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What New Games Have Arrived Since Playtech Partnered with Casino Technology
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23 February 2015

Casino Technology is a leading online casino software provider which specialises in the manufacturing of online casino related products & equipment and it has developed a growing number of action & feature-packed online slot machines. In January 2014, Playtech partnered with Casino Technology. Initially, just a few of the Casino Technology slots arrived on Playtech’s downloadable and non-downloadable casino platforms.

Registered members of several Playtech powered casinos were first able to sample a total of five Casino Technology slots back in January 2014 and then a steady flow of new Casino Technology slot machines also then continued to arrive in these same casinos over the course of the next year. Gradually, more and more Playtech powered casinos also started adding these same Casino Technology slots. Some of these slots that many of you will already be familiar with by now include titles such as Cat Queen, Esmeralda, Purple Fruits, Purple Hot and Purple Hot 2.

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Mega Moolah Mobile Slot Creatures another Millionaire
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25 April 2014

The Mega Moolah Mobile Slot from Microgaming recently paid out a massive €1.08 million at Spin Palace Mobile Casino. This is one of the most famous of all Microgaming casinos and several big winners have emerged from this gambling portal throughout 2013. The most recent winner was playing on her mobile device when she scooped her massive prize just one week before Christmas.

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Avalon 2: Quest for the Grail Online Slot in Casinos Now
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22 April 2014

The wait for Microgaming’s much anticipated title, Avalon 2: The Quest for the Grail is finally over. This has been one of Microgaming’s most creative slots to date in terms of graphics and action and it has been two years in the making. This slot officially arrived on February 5th 2014 after it was previewed at this year’s ICE Totally Gaming.

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A Round-Up of the Worst Online Casino Games launched in 2013
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09 April 2014

Even the very best online casino software providers have their bad days and this is why we decided to discuss some of the worst online casino games that were released in 2013. Some of you may absolutely love playing on these games, so if your favourite online slots happen to be Sugar Pop (from Betsoft Gaming), Underwater World (from Sheriff Gaming), Crystal Gems, Mystic Dreams or Paradise Found (from Microgaming), or Regal Riches (from Realtime Gaming), then you had better look away now.

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Is It All Over For Download Casinos?
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18 January 2014

When I first entered the, for want of a better word, arena of online casinos, two things struck me about the options that were available to me. Keep in mind this was back in 1999 or 2000.

The first was the no-download, instant play casinos all looked terrible, had appallingly laggy games that were developed in Java and frequently timed out before the reels had even stopped spinning. And, oh yes, the online gambling forums ALL – without exception – warned against playing instant play slots. The reason: they were too easy for the online casinos of the day to manipulate and change to the detriment of the player.

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Avoid Etiquette Issues with Online Pokies
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04 January 2014

Keen slot players that like to visit casinos in their home town and risk a few dollars in the hope of hitting the jackpot are sure to be interested in the huge range of pokies that can be played online nowadays.

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Hot New Online Slots available in Casinos Now
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16 December 2013

Most of the leading online casino software providers have released several great new titles on desktop over the past few weeks and some have made more of a splash than others. Microgaming for example has released a new online slot machine called Racing for Pinks, which you can now find in more than 30 Microgaming powered casinos.

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5 Best Casinos in The World
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31 July 2013

Casinos have become one of the main watering hole for many tourists from the UK. Such great is its popularity that it has spread out its wings from the deserts of Nevada to the world over, to remote countries like Macau and Nepal. For this reason it sometime becomes very necessary to speak about few such UK border agency phone number, so that you can be just an arm's length away from home.

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Tips For People Using Online Casinos For The First Time
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21 June 2013

Online casinos offer something more than just gambling opportunities. They offer various games which can be played free of cost without making any deposits. Some of the popular games offered by online casinos are- safari madness, baccarat, blackjack, Caribbean stud, gold rush, casino poker, bingo, online slots and more. There is no need to deposit or spend money to play these games, as most of the online casinos allow users to play games for free.

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The Live Dealer Casino Boom
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01 June 2013

Over the past 12 months, we have witnessed an extraordinary number of online casinos adding Live Dealer Casinos to their list of products. For example, you can now visit most Microgaming or Playtech powered online casinos and along the top of the homepage somewhere you will now see a button which reads Live Casino or Live Dealers. When you click on this button, it will take you to a Live Dealer Casino lobby where actual real life dealers are waiting to deal you the cards or release the ball around the roulette wheel.

You must be over the age of 18 to play in one of these casinos and only the real cash mode is available, unless you visit Celtic Casino for example, which does actually allow players to practice on their Live Dealer games in the free play mode. Many of today’s Live Dealer Casinos don’t even require a download, which means that you can launch one instantly in your web browser, providing your computer is up to date with the latest version of Flash.

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The best way to play and enjoy live online casinos
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24 October 2012

If you are looking to get the most out of online gambling today, one of the things you should really check out at some point is a Live Dealer Casino. They have only been around for the past five or so years, since 2006, but they have become increasingly more popular over the past couple of years.

These secure portals can be enjoyed 24/7 on your own, or better still, perhaps with a few friends over the weekend and with a few cheeky drinks. Just try not to consume too much alcohol or spend too much cash. You can only access a Live Dealer Casino after you have registered an account at the main casino.

Most of today’s sites that have a Live Dealer Casino will require you to initially download a program from the internet, which should take just a couple of minutes. You will then have to make a minimum deposit (or more) before the games can begin, because there’s no such thing as a free play mode or practice mode at any of today’s Live Dealer Casinos. They only accept hard currency.

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Across the pond online casinos make a splash
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25 August 2012

The thrill of a casino is all in the bet.  You put money on the line let the sights and sounds of the casino give you a gambling high, and it makes you feel an amazing adrenaline rush to stack your chips against the odds.  But finding the time to make it happen is tougher to do in today’s ever faster paced world; at least at a traditional casino.  Online casinos give you that same thrill right in front of your computer or on your phone, at your convenience on your schedule.

Online casinos have popped up all over the world but some will fit your tastes better than others.  That’s why portals for casino reviews are out there to help you find the top, legitimate casinos and one of those portals.  For betters on the western side of the Atlantic the top rated casinos are available for your review to place your money up against a house you know you can take a chunk out of.

When you look for a casino you want to be able to find what you’re looking for to give you as much of that gambling high as you can get.  You don’t want to be doing a whole trial and error of endless registrations that aren’t going to work out; so take some of that extra weight out of the hunt with a little guide.  Read the reviews, look at the bonuses available including free money just for registering; if it feels like a good match, you got a good site to make a bet.

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Are Live Dealer Casinos Secure and can they be Trusted?
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04 June 2012

Live Dealer Casinos are the latest online gambling phenomenon to take the internet by storm. Most of today’s leading online gambling portals now have a Live Dealer Casino available for their registered members, and they can only be accessed after installing a secure download client.

Since the first live dealer casino appeared online back in 2006, it didn’t take long before others started appearing and now there are plenty for players to choose from.   Instead of virtual games that have been developed by software providers using realistic looking tables and realistic sounds of a casino, the live dealer casino is actually set in a secure casino environment with real tables, real croupiers and reals sounds.  

Once you have registered with an online casino that has a live dealer casino included in their product, the only way you will be able to access the live dealer games is by installing their downloadable casino program and then making a deposit into your gambling account.

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The oldest online casino
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14 April 2012

The earliest online casinos first started appearing back in the mid 90’s and there has long been debate over who was actually the first ever online casino. You can land on the homepage of several leading online casinos and you will find the sentence “the oldest online casino” or words to that effect, but they can’t all be the oldest.

Many people will argue that Intercasino were the first, others will tell you that Intertops Casino was the first to launch but then many will point out that Gaming Club Casino is the oldest. This section explores the truth behind who is actually the oldest. One thing is for sure though, that both Intercasino and Gaming club are without a doubt two of the oldest online casinos.

If you visit the Gaming Club Casino, you will read the words “1st Online Casino, Est. 1994.” This technically makes them the oldest online casino in the world. However, this fact is slightly misconstrued.

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Which Online Casino Has Comp Points worth Collecting and Why?
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21 November 2011

Most of today’s online casinos have some form of loyalty scheme. It is actually quite uncommon to find one that doesn’t have a loyalty program or VIP scheme of some sort.

The main aim of these programs is to encourage players to carry on spending money and playing at their casino on a regular basis. They promise to then reward these loyal players for their efforts. The more frequently someone plays (in real cash mode) at a casino, the more points he or she will earn and therefore climb the ranks. These points can be referred to as comp points, loyalty points or frequent player points (FPP).

There are usually different levels or ‘tiers’ to each loyalty scheme ranging from between three to eight different levels. Each tier will come with its own special rewards and perks that a player can benefit from. Many casinos give the player the first level of loyalty complimentary, but others will make them work for their position within the ranks

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Which Online Casino Accreditations are real and which are Just Plain Fake?
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19 November 2011

Players should consider online casino’s accreditations prior to signing up with them. The logos of these ‘seals if approval’ can normally be located at the bottom of the homepage, which you can hover over and they are usually clickable meaning that once clicked, you will be sent directly to the site which approved them for being a ‘fair’, ‘trusted’ or ‘certified’ site. There are several different types of accreditation that combine to make a casino a safe and secure website.

There are certain standards that players will notice with accredited online casinos that weaker online casinos simply won’t have. It’s simple, no certification, don’t trust them. If a casino claims that they are the ‘Number 1 Casino in Europe’, and have this advertised in bright neon letters, it is sure to fool hundreds of people, but where did they obtain this fact, who voted for them to become the ‘Number 1 Casino in Europe’, and what was the organisation that awarded the website with this accreditation?   

This is an obvious example of how some casinos can award themselves with fake accreditations that should simply be ignored. It is hard for a ‘newbie’ (new player) to ever realise that these websites will say anything to get you to sign up. Unfortunately many players get misled.   

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How do Online Casinos get Good Reputations and what makes them Trustworthy?
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11 November 2011

Online casinos can acquire a solid reputation for several different reasons. There are many casinos that are still around today since the first online casino was launched in the mid 90’s, but many of the weaker ones no longer exist. The UK saw a boom in online casinos that stemmed from major high street bookies, so players who already knew the operator instantly trusted their new online ventures, which gave these casinos a huge advantage in gathering new players.

Casinos that have been around for longer generally have a better reputation compared with recently launched casinos, because of their impeccable track record regarding customer service, payouts, security and overall integrity, as well as the countless reviews that show them in a good light. It’s impossible for a new casino to instantly gain a good reputation, unless they happen to be owned by an already trusted and responsible operator.

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At What Point do you start to Question an Online Casinos Random Number Generator?
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07 November 2011

Most of the Random Number Generators that exist today have been carefully scrutinised and are constantly tested by a number of independent auditors. Although the outcome of a game is determined by an RNG, mathematically speaking, the results are just as random online as they are at land based casinos that have physical roulette wheels and dice tables with actual dealers.

The worst thing that a player can experience is a faulty Random Number Generator (RNG) when playing their favourite game online. Many people say that the games online are fixed, or rigged in some way to favour the house, but this is not true. However, this could be said of a rogue operator who is purposely out to scam people. These minority online casinos are very few and far between, but they do operate. Some players do occasionally get caught out and lose money at these casinos. This could be down to the RNG’s that have been used and manipulated to give less than fair outcomes.

Remember that the house always wins so just because you may have had a few straight losses in a row, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the online casinos RNG should be put under the spot light or questioned in any way. This is just down to both bad luck AND realistic outcomes. If you were to have 10 straight wins in a row, would you question the RNG?

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Are Online Slots Really Random? How does it Work?
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06 November 2011

Players have always questioned the fairness of online slots. Are they really random? Are the outcomes as realistic as they are on a land-based slot?

The short answer is yes.

Online casinos use a Random Number Generator, which is usually abbreviated as an RNG. This is a computer program that is able to consistently produce a random and unique series of numbers every time it is used. The RNG’s used by online casinos determine the outcomes of thousands of Online Slots that are currently available. All outcomes today are determined by algorithm, a computer chip and an RNG. Software RNG’s apply to all online games including Roulette, Dice Games, Video Poker and most other Card and Table Games.

When it comes to randomness, both classic slots and the more advanced multi-lined video slots (including their bonus rounds) all have RNG’s constantly working to produce random outcomes and realistic results. The Random Number is in fact generated by a complex mathematical equation prior to producing a specific output.

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Single Zero Roulette Vs Double Zero Roulette
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31 August 2011


Place your bets is the phrase you will hear in casinos all over the world, it is followed by a mad flurry of players trying to get their chips down on the table before the Croupier announces ‘Rien ne va plus’ a few seconds before the ball drops neatly into the winning number, well at least that is what they would say if you were playing French Roulette.

This is not the only difference that a player will find between a French Roulette table and an American Roulette table because the American game has a double zero on it whereas the French only has the one zero. Does this matter to the player?

It is all a question of percentages, and with American Roulette having the double zero it increases the house percentage by a fraction. Not a big fraction, but just enough to give the house that little extra advantage over the players. Does this really make a huge difference for the gambler?

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New art district plans to revitalize Atlantic City
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20 August 2011


Well known for its casinos, hotel, bars and restaurants Atlantic City has plans to upgrade other aspects of the town which includes new residential and commercial developments but more importantly for some people, the plan means that the arts district and educational and medical facilities are going to get a make-over as well.

It goes without saying that the gambling and tourist areas will get a revamp and the project manager of The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, Jeremy Sunkett, announced that the whole concept of this revitalization program is to bring greater numbers of the public to smaller areas with a view to generating a greater demand for services such as restaurants, shops, businesses in general and much more.

The idea is to create districts where the public will be able to walk, instead of driving, to the places that they want or need to get to, thus opening up business opportunities for retailers as well as serving the people who come to Atlantic City more efficiently.

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Will gas prices hinder the recovery in Las Vegas?
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12 May 2011

With the cost of gas on the increase it has hit Las Vegas pretty hard. The cost of gas has affected everything from the price of gas at the pump to the cost of an airline ticket to getting to Las Vegas. This makes analysts worried about the overall effect it will have on the recovery of the gaming business in this well known city of excesses.

Tourists to Las Vegas use their disposable money for the fun they will have gambling whilst they are visiting Las Vegas for their trips away from home. If their disposable income is reduced by the rising cost of gas then it will automatically affect their decision to visit the gaming rooms in Las Vegas.

Analysts believe that if the cost of gas remains level for the next few months it will encourage the visitor back to Las Vegas where they will want to spend more time and money at the resort. Should the cost of gas continue to increase however, then the affect this would have on the gaming industry in Las Vegas would be quite dramatic and certainly profits for the major casinos will continue to drop in the coming months.

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Will the recession hit Las Vegas more than Atlantic City?
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08 May 2011

Las Vegas and Atlantic City have been hit by the recession but whether one gambling destination has been hit more than the other is a tricky question to answer. Smaller resorts like the casinos that are located near or on Indian reservations, city centre casinos and riverboat casinos have been less affected by the recession as they do not rely so much on people coming for overnight trips as do the larger casino resorts such as Las Vegas or Atlantic City. The recession has made people think twice about travelling further afield to a resort thus it has hit both Las Vegas and Atlantic City in a much more dramatic manner.

In an attempt to attract people to Las Vegas and Atlantic City both of these multi-million dollar areas of the gambling world have increased their comps (free stuff) making a trip there more inviting to the visitor. Some casinos however, will have only increased their comps on slot machines which means that if a visitor wins $100 in one day the casino will increase this fives times to $500. Other casinos tighten their belts when a recession hits and reduce their comps on all levels of gaming.

Unlike the casinos in the Caribbean who rely on the seasons for their revenue in the gambling industry, Las Vegas and Atlantic City need the short term visitor to keep their wheels turning and both of these resorts are not betting on great returns since the recession hit them.

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UIGEA, the latest update in the situation in 2011
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07 May 2011

UIGEA, the Unlawful Internet Gambling and Enforcement Act came into effect back in 2006 to prevent financial institutions from transferring funds to online gambling operators and the initial aim was to stop financial transactions to offshore online casinos. It does not prevent the individual from placing bets on offshore online casinos just US financial institutions but it did lead to a dramatic decline in many online casinos accepting US players.

Operators like Party Gaming stopped its US operations immediately even before the legislation came into effect causing its stock price to drop by 60%. Another major player, Microgaming which powers approximately 100 online casinos also stopped business with US players causing a drastic reduction in their prices too.

In an attempt to change the dramatic effects that the UIGEA had on the online gambling industry a bill called the Barney Frank’s HR 2267 was introduced to the House Financial Services Committee but unfortunately it was not voted on in time by the House of Representatives so the initial full UIGEA came into effect on June 1st 2010. This meant that the HR 2267 bill had to be re-introduced making it a sure fact that any amendments would not take place to the legislation until a much later date.

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Review of Shadow Creek Golf Course
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03 May 2011

Shadow Creek is probably the most unique golf course in the entire world. It was created on a desolate piece of land to become a typical Las Vegas feature built out of nothing into an extraordinary landscape. Everything about it is larger than life, from the huge pine trees that line the fairways to the crystal clear lakes that appear to have no boundaries.

It is one of the most exclusive, most expensive and most improbable golf courses in the whole of America. It has a waterfall with a creek that runs down the left side of one of the holes and across the green and offers players a game of golf that no other course in the world will ever offer them.

This 18 hole course was the creation of Steve Wynn, who developed Casinos in Las Vegas. He was responsible for some of the most extraordinary features that have appeared in the city and with his golf course he managed to create something that many people have marveled at since it was first built.

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Online Poker Player Sets Off Bad Beat Jackpot Bells to the Tune of $462,652 at Absolute Poker
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13 July 2007

Online Poker Player Sets Off Bad Beat Jackpot Bells to the Tune of $462,652 at Absolute Poker

The online poker world is abuzz this morning after a major win that will forever change the life of one lucky Texas Hold'em player. While most poker victory stories this month originate from the World Series of Poker, this latest account comes from far beyond the walls of the Rio.

"With nearly one million hands dealt since the last hit on July 3rd, our Bad Beat Jackpot had climbed to over $464,000," stated David Clainer, senior vice president for Absolute Poker. "Online poker players flooded the site in record numbers for a shot at winning an unfathomable amount of cash just by losing a hand."

On July 11th at 11:46 pm ET, an online poker player who goes by the name of Calvinhobbes did just that, losing quad Aces to a Royal Flush in a friendly game of Texas Hold'em at Absolute Poker.

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