Blockchain technology has been slowly creeping into our lives, and today its presence can be felt like never before, with Google search trends showing new records and the collective cryptocurrency market cap being at its highest.
Gamblers at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas will not be allowed to wear Google Glass.
Caesars Palace, the world famous Las Vegas casino, has confirmed that patrons won’t be allowed to wear Google Glass when gambling. Previous statements had indicated that the heads-up display would be permitted on the casino floor as long as it wasn’t being used to film. However, a Caesars Palace representative said that there would indeed be a Glass ban for gamblers in accordance with Nevada state laws.
Can heavy gaming be considered an addiction?
Some children’s brains could be hard-wired to spend hours playing video games, according to a study which reignites the debate over whether the habit should be considered an addiction. Researchers found that children who spent an excessive amount of time playing the games had an enlarged area of the brain which is the main hub of the reward system.
Gambling addiction can be inherited.
If one of your parents is addicted to gambling the odds are high that you will be as well, research has revealed. An Australian study of twins found that genes play a central role in whether you are unable to stop playing for high stakes.
Dried Vulture Brains Are Being Smoked By Gamblers
While British fans study the form book and the back pages, some South Africans believe the “muti” magic will help them predict football match results. And they are hoping the World Cup will be a great opportunity for a big win. However…
Las Vegas is well-known for being the city that never sleeps as gamblers are encouraged to spend their money around the clock.
Now a new set of photographs has revealed that even the garish carpets that line the hotels and casinos have an important part to play…
After a six-year building frenzy that transformed this city, casino companies are shifting strategies dramatically toward slower growth, paying down debt and cutting back on spending. Many casino executives don’t expect to break ground on another major building project in Las Vegas for at least 10 years.
Unlike most kinds of petty crime, a confidence game, or con, takes an enormous amount of skill and forethought to pull off. When done right, in many cases the grifters who perpetrate them have not actually done anything overtly illegal–they’ve simply used lies and manipulation to get their victim, or “mark,” to willingly hand over their own money. Whether blackmail, fraud, or illegal gambling, the following are ten of the most famous ways that these swindlers try to take advantage of the confidence of their unsuspecting victims. Obviously, there are a number of takes on any kind of con, but these are the most popular variations of the most well known tricks.
Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI, has a giant eBay-themed slot machine. Technabob wanted to give it a spin…
By the time I managed to stumble my way over from the buffet line, the eBay slots were so busy that I didn’t even manage to donate my money to them. … From what I could tell, they’re those typical nickel slots with tons of perplexing jagged lines which must match up in order to pay the big bucks. Of course, unlike the real eBay, there’s no guarantee that the highest bidder will win anything.
Gambling addiction is a serious problem, and this is something casinos will hate
A drug found effective in alcohol addiction also curbs the urge to gamble, according to a study.
Seventy seven people participated in the double-blind, placebo controlled study. Fifty eight men and women took 50, 100 or 150 milligrams of naltrexone every day for 18 weeks.
Say “hello” to Mr. Robotic Poker Dealer
The iDeal automatic poker dealer gets rid of all your suspicions that the house is trying to cheat you. It uses infrared sensors, looking for bike reflectors mounted on stands, to determine how many players are at a table and ultrasonic detection to know how far to throw a card to them.