2019 WSOP Main Event is the second-biggest in history

It’s official: the Main Event of the 50th World Series of Poker has secured the second-biggest field ever, with 8,569 entries and a prize pool exceeding $80 million. For the first time since 2014, the first-place prize is certain to hit the eight-figure mark. It will be bested only by Jamie Gold’s record $12 million win in 2006, a year many refer to as ‘the height of the poker boom’.

The 2019 winner will come in joint second on the list of biggest WSOP Main Event winners of all time, tying with Swedish professional Martin Jacobson. Jacobson collected $10 million in prize money in 2014, after beating a field 6,683 entrants strong.Read More

Theme Integration and the Slots Games

If you are a fan of the slots then no doubt you have worked with plenty of them. The biggest element of fun to the Slots UK game is the theme. You will find that developers are working with about every theme they can think of right now and bringing it to the market. They know that if they can continue to develop the amount of themes out there they can attract that many more gamblers. They know full well that gamers are fickle right now. A good gambler is going to spend some time finding the perfect game to try. They know what to look for in terms of bonuses and payout, so all that is left is finding a theme that they like.

Themes come in every form imaginable—from food to movies and sports figures to shopping. You are likely to find the game of choice with a little searching. Gambling companies know this and they are going to expand on it accordingly. The market right now is one that is growing and that means to maximize their revenue they have to work with as many gambler’s preferences as possible. Themes are also very well integrated into a game too. All you have to do is play a few games and you are going to see how well the company integrates full theme into the game. It all starts likely with the background where you are going to find some backdrop directly related to the game. Then the reels are going to be fixed with a number of theme-related elements.Read More

All you need to know about the origins of the slot machine

The slot has evolved phenomenally since Charles Fey’s Liberty Bell. No longer do you have to pull the lever of a mechanical machine in the hopes of landing a row of matching diamond, spade, heart, horseshoe or bell symbols. These days, you can load up an online video slot on your smartphone anytime, anywhere, for the chance to win a huge jackpot prize at just the click of a button. Expect impressive 3D graphics, interactive bonus features and awesome animations to wow you as you spin.

But whilst slots today may be completely different from the Liberty Bell, all have evolved from Fey’s creation. You can find out more about the origins of the slot by reading below. Find out how the Liberty Bell led to the Operator Bell, Money Honey, Fortune Coin and, finally, the online video slots we know and love today.  Read More

Valentines Casino Destinations!

Everyone knows Las Vegas is the absolute King when it comes to Casinos, but it can be pretty difficult to pick and choose which is the best one for you. Did you know there are an incredible 104 Casinos in Las Vegas, with a whopping 45 sitting on the Vegas strip alone! Don’t worry, this Valentine’s day, we’ve teamed up with the geniuses at Vegas Luck to bring you this run down of the greatest and fanciest casino locations on the planet.Read More

How to Build your Bankroll

When you’re first starting out on your casino game-playing journey, there’s one key step that many people might miss out. You’ve been practicing with friends in friendly games, you’ve been reading up on strategy and what the best tricks are, you’re ready for just about anything except that one problem that can strike at any time – you get unlucky on the first hand and blow all the money you brought to play with.

Yes, incredible as it may seem, some players genuinely don’t know the importance of building a bankroll to play with before they settle in for a night of playing. It’s all well and good to have a strategy for how to count cards but you’re going to need enough chips to play a few hands in case you don’t get lucky immediately. Here are a few top tips on how to build your bankroll: Read More

UK ONLINE CASINOS AND BONUSES

Introduction

Gambling was always considered a fun ordeal for a lot of people in the UK, throughout its history. The first gambling house dates back to the 1690s and it is surely considered the first real gambling establishment of the United Kingdom. Like everywhere, gambling in the UK came in many forms and almost nothing was safe against its fair share of chance. Since those days, people were optimistic in finding new and more easier ways to gamble, which went hand in hand with the rapid improvements in technology. Not long after, the industry started introducing innovations such as the electronic slot machine, electronic roulette and last but not even remotely least – online gambling services.

Brief history

As to the rapid improvements in a (then) new technology, the internet, gambling found its way to the private screens of an ever-growing player base of online gambling fans. The first standalone casino introduced on the internet was InterCasino back in 1996. As is custom even today, InterCasino bought its software from a gaming software developer that just so happened to be Waterlogic, the subsidiary of CryptoLogic. Upon its launch, InterCasino offered 18 games, which was pretty impressive back in the day. By the start of the new millennia, there were hundreds upon hundreds of online casinos that offer a multitude of games, and they were directly inspired by the pioneers of the newly found industry.Read More