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Re-Defining The Casino Experience

Peter White chats to Laurent Lassiaz, Managing Director, Groupe JOA

Groupe JOA has just announced the commencement of the installation of the biggest slot machine in the world. Can you explain to readers the details of this exclusive deal with Aristocrat?

It’s partly attributable to the strategy we set something like ten years ago, when we began an ambition of changing peoples’ minds on casinos – to try and stand out as being different.

Wagering your way to winnings: How online gambling helps you get there

We’ve all been there; you wager and hope that luck is on your side but unfortunately, you lose. It’s frustrating when you keep losing and eventually most gamblers just give up. A lot of once avid gamblers out there have accepted that there is no way to beat the house. However, this isn’t really the case. Forget about that lucky guy who won millions on a gambling spree. There are ways to better yourself and actually make money from it.

There’s no better place to hone your skills than playing online. Online gambling has become far much popular than gambling on casino floors because it has so much more to offer. There are plenty of incentives there to encourage you to wager; it’s hard to look away. This is the perfect training ground for a gambler who intends on becoming successful in the real casinos. Here are a few ways to improve your skills through online gambling;

VR Gambling Is the Smart Way to Gamble Online

During the last 20 years, online gambling has come a long way and is gaining a serious motion nowadays. With better technology, across various online casinos, virtual reality is being extensively developed in order to attract wider audiences.

Software Suppliers Developing VR Slots

As the virtual reality has already entered the world of online gambling, many software suppliers are going down the same road. Famous software suppliers such as NetEnt and Microgaming, have recognised the importance of exploring VR too, which is why they have already developed virtual reality slots. In particular, there are certain 'online slots that can be played in VR including the most popular ones such as the Gonzo’s Quest slot, Starburst slot, and Scarface slot.

Push brings sharp technology focus to Juegos Miami

Push Technology is one of a growing number of commercial organisations that will be at Juegos Miami in order to establish a foothold in Latin America. CEO, Sean Bowen, explains the Push philosophy, the power of technology and how working alongside successful gaming companies such as 888 Holdings differs from working with IBM.
 
Push works with gaming companies such as 888Holdings and technology companies like IBM - how does working with these companies differ and what are the nuances of working in the gaming sector?

Play Your Cards Right

National Casino Forum CEO Tracy Damestani & UK Dealer Championship Winner Jamie Cummins talk to JJ Woods

The Playboy Club Mayfair was the venue for this year’s UK Dealer Championships, hosted by the National Casino Forum. The winner, Jamie Cummins of the Ritz Club and first runner up Stuart McCallum, Les Ambassadeurs will be entered into the European Dealer Championships 2017 that takes place at the Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square on the 9th & 10th May. All 32 participants from 20 countries will gather on the 8th May for a welcome drink where the lottery draw for the first-round groups will take place. The prize giving ceremony and celebration party on 10th May is also taking place at the famous casino. I commence my interview with Tracy Damestani, the CEO of the National Casino Forum, and that is followed by the Winner Jamie Cummins.

1xBit Pushes for Exceptional Sportsbook and Casino through Bitcoin

1xBit advances in the iGaming market through its use of Bitcoin and quality gaming solutions. 1xBit, which is an online sportsbook and casino, features a rich library of casino games and sports options. This gambling site caters to players across the globe and provides non-stop gambling entertainment with its products and services.

Powered by a variety of software developers, 1xBit emerges as a solid platform for Bitcoin gambling. 1xBit showcases games from leading game content providers like Endorphina, Betsoft Gaming, and Pragmatic Play. Also on board are the games from Play’n GO, Booming Games, and Playson. Other developers like EGT and Concept Gaming complete the list of games in the library.

Visitor Attractions

Martin Calvert of gaming-focused marketing agencyBlueclaw shares his insight into the most effective ways for land-based casino operators to win in SEO

and-based casino operators know that customers see them as many things – an entertainment venue, a social hub, a corporate hospitality an exciting experience and more.
Attracting visitors through the doors can be a challenge – but there are significant opportunities to casinos that can encourage their existing clientele to return more frequently, as well as attract wholly
new audiences and players. In this short article, we’re going to talk about the role that local SEO can play in making your casino business visible and attractive.
 
What is local SEO?
 

The Return Of The Classic Cellphone

The Return Of The Classic Cellphone

Nokia 3310, a name that was once synonymous cellphone. The original mobile phone so to speak. This device that might as well be credited with pushing mobile phone penetration. Although other telecommunications giants also had cheap, reliable and easy to use phones. But none of them had all those all these elements rolled in one. Nokia went on to become the largest vendor of mobile phones riding on the back on this model and many other phones designed around the model. 17 or so years down the road what has caused the return of the classic cellphone? After Nokia had nearly disappeared from the market as a mobile phone brand. And yet the brand resurfaces with one of the best-selling phones of all time.

Play Your Cards Right

JJ Woods sits down with Adrian Ballard, Owner/Director Casino 36 Wolverhampton to discuss his newly refurbished Casino

I would like to commence this interview with congratulations on the refurbishment of the Rubicon Casino and its new name Casino 36. So this would be a good opportunity to start an
insight into your career in the Casino Industry?
 

The History of Slot Machines

 

Walk into any casino and you will see lines and lines of slot machines being fed constantly by ardent gamers. Slots have also found their way into almost every pub, takeaway and taxi office in the UK, tempting us to give them a spin with their flashing lights and promises of big payouts. But where did slot machines come from, how did slots evolve, and why do they have such a strange range of symbols on them?