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Manage Your Online Casino Bankroll the Right Way

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Playing at the casinos, land-based or online, isn’t all about enjoyment or entertainment, but also about self-discipline and self-control especially on financial matters. Along these lines, you should know that managing your bankroll is very important so that you don’t lose all your gambling money in an instant but you can make the most out of it. So, how do you manage your bankroll better if you’re playing at online casinos? Managing Your Online Casino Bankroll 1. Compare welcome bonuses offered by gambling sites. A bonus or free casino money, such as a welcome bonus is good, especially if you’re strapped for cash and you want to stretch your bankroll. The welcome bonus can be ...

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What Makes Actual Casino Chips Different?

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I'm sure you are aware of the fact that there are two kinds of poker and casino chips in the world (well, actually three types if we count the virtual ones you can use to play at an online casino). There are those you can buy online or in land based shops that look and feel real, which you can use to play casino games and poker at home, among friends, and there are the ones that are destined to be used in land-based casinos and poker rooms, the ones that you can exchange for real money. As you can imagine, these have loads of extra security features to make them safe to use - ...

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What happens to retired casino chips?

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All around the world, there are different people collecting a whole selection of weird and wonderful items. For example, there are certain collectors out there who have a passion for collecting expired chips that have spent years being placed on different gaming tables for different people placing different bets. Some have been the result of massive wins, others have been colossal losses. But all things have a shelf-life, and when batches of casino chips are taken out of circulation, they have to be disposed of. In the old days, there was no official policy on how to do this, and that’s how so many expired casino chips ended up in weird places. In order for them not ...

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The difference between free chips and free cash

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The world of online poker is an incredibly competitive place. It’s competitive for those of us who like to pit our wits against each other and it is even more competitive when it comes down to the casino sites and poker specialists who want us to play with them. In many respects this is good news for grinders at all levels. Everyone is falling over themselves to offer us more and better games at levels that are especially tailored to how and when we want to play, and what sort of level we want to play at. You could say it’s a grinders’ market. Image by mr.l For those who are prepared to shop around, there are some obvious additional ...

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One to Watch: Get Lucky Aiming for More than Good Fortune

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Following a change to the UK's gaming policies back in December 2014, the landscape of the industry has begun to change dramatically.                 A Little Luck by JD HancockBecause of alterations in the taxation system and the way companies need to obtain a licence, a number of platforms have closed their virtual doors in recent months. However, where there's change there's opportunity. There's one operator who is ready to take full advantage of this shift and carve out a niche in the new landscape, that is Get Lucky. Despite what its name may suggest, this new slots platform is hoping to get by on a lot more than luck in the coming months. Bringing together some of the finest jackpot slots ...

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Plastic Chips Instead of Money, or the Brief History of Poker Chips

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If you have ever been to a poker club (or a land based casino for that matter) you have surely noticed that people don't usually play with real money, but they use plastic or metallic chips instead. This is good for their business - the chips are much easier to handle than real money, there is no risk of tearing them, and they have a much longer life. But did you know that chips are a relatively new phenomenon? They have been around for barely more than a century, whereas the games they are used at are usually much older. Let's take a look at how these pieces of plastic replaced money at the game ...

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Do you have what it takes to be a good poker player?

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Poker, as all other sports (because poker is considered a sport nowadays, along with chess) is not for everyone. Although many consider it to be a game of chance, it is not - actually it is much more a game of skill and strategy, much like the above-mentioned chess, where making the right decision can change the outcome of any game. Good poker players need a certain set of skills to be able to perform best at the poker table - or at an online poker room, for that matter. Here are the traits that are necessary for a player to become a poker pro - if you don't have them, you'd better stick to ...

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Are You Looking For a Custom Poker Table Felt? – Read This

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Maybe you will think that choosing a custom poker table felt is mostly done in accordance to your taste, but given the fact that you are not the only one to play at this table, you still have to consider the following aspects: The location of the table. Are you going to place the table inside your home to have your guests entertained over a poker game? At this point you can stick to the color of the felt that goes with the room interior decor. If the table is for a public place, you should stick to a more standard color. The type of poker that is played at the table. This is another feature to ...

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Bitcoin And Gambling Go Hand In Hand

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It won’t have surprised many to see Bitcoin becoming a more and more popular way of online gambling. The online gambling world has in some ways been waiting to join forces with Bitcoin in a bid to take the industry to the next level. For what is a relatively harmless and consensual way of gaming, the online gambling industry has been the subject of relentless hounding by regulators over the years, indeed so much that online gambling is still illegal in some parts of the United States and the world. The link-up with Bitcoin means gaming site operators can bypass these regulations and offer gambling fans the chance to enjoy all the fun of the ...

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WSOP Rookies

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While many eyes will be on the World Cup in Brazil this summer, there will also be some attention diverted Vegas’ way as the 44th World Series of Poker (WSOP) gets underway. Anyone familiar with poker will know big players such as Phil Ivey but who are the rookies looking to make a name for themselves in the ultimate poker tournament? Ole Schemion One of the most hyped about players currently on the circuit. The 21-year-old really is a prodigy and widely regarded as the best no-limit hold ‘em players in the world, so it comes as little surprise that he currently sits atop of the Global Poker Index. With over $5million in career winnings, Schemion is ...

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