Luck or Skill? Playing the Slots

Luck or Skill? Playing the Slots

Feb 28, 2014

“It’s a mug’s game,” you’ll often hear people say. But is it really? Is playing the slots simply down to luck, or is there an element of skill, or knowhow to being successful on the old one arm bandit? Over the last few years slots on the casino floors of Las Vegas and Macau have become increasingly popular and pay out quite well, with many believing...

The Beginner’s Guide to Video Poker

The Beginner’s Guide to Video Poker

Feb 28, 2014

Do you want to play a game that is as easy as a slot machine to play, but with a much lower house edge? Then, you’re in luck. Casinos often have gaming consoles called “video poker machines” that combine people’s universal love for poker and the no-nonsense approach to gambling that makes slots popular. History Though the first video...

Nerdcore – The 4 Gaming Flatmates

Nerdcore – The 4 Gaming Flatmates

Feb 18, 2014

Online & mobile slot machines are growing in popularity since playing them is fun and thrilling at the same time. This leads us to a new crew on the web that we would like to introduce you to! Nerdcore – Is the story of four roommates who love gambling and recently started their own online gam(bl)ing TV show. To avoid the daily chores like cleaning,...

How Slot Machines Keep You Hooked: The Subtle Psychology Behind the Appeal of the One-Armed Bandit

How Slot Machines Keep You Hooked: The Subtle Psychology Behind the Appeal of the One-Armed Bandit

Feb 18, 2014

The “one-armed bandit.” The “crack cocaine of the gambling world.” The good old-fashioned slot machine didn’t receive these nicknames for nothing. As things go, slot machines have earned themselves quite an infamous reputation among casino-goers; they are among the tabletop games where losing money is a certainty (unlike poker and...

A Look at International Game Technology – The King of Slots

A Look at International Game Technology – The King of Slots

Feb 4, 2014

International Game Technology has practically become synonymous with slots. The company manufactures nearly 50% of all slot machines in the United States. Have you ever heard of Wheel of Fortune or Megabucks? Yep, that’s right. The favorite machines that you have known and loved all came from a single company. So how did International Game Technology (IGT)...