December 4th, 2011
UK EuroMillions Jackpot Winner
Also, this just in UK casino news, a lucky anonymous punter wins a massive £101M prize. A couple from Scotland are still hold the prize for the biggest payout in UK Lottery history with £161M.
Once the national lottery ticket holder comes forward, he or she will have the third largest payout in the history of the lottery. Over the last 2 years, the lottery has paid out £725M to fifteen jackpot winners.
May 22nd, 2011
While UK casinos are certainly extraordinary because of the amount of entertainment they offer the average person, the simple truth of the matter is, that there are a number of different venues in the world that offer entertainment. Offering entertainment is not good enough for a particular institution to be considered worthwhile. Instead, an institution that offers entertainment, needs to be good in many ways to appeal to the different people out there looking for entertainment. Casinos usually have a lot more to offer than just entertainment however, some of which is discussed below.
Something that is entertaining is not necessarily something that touches you in a very real emotional way. A soccer game on television might be entertaining, but it can also be a very predictable three hours of entertainment and for that reason you are not affected in any real way by the game. With a casino on the other hand, there is the thrill of winning. This thrill can really infect you completely if you end up winning big at a casino and it is truly one of the best experiences around. This is one of the major reasons aside from the entertainment value that people come to play the games that are available at casinos.
Alternate Entertainment Forms
In addition to the thrill, there are also many alternate entertainment forms that tend to appeal to the different people that come to casinos. In addition to the games, many casinos also offer sports betting, and because of this have many screens, that you can use to watch a specific game. These casinos will also often have live entertainment in the form of singers, bands and many other different groups involved in the performing arts in some way, shape or form. All of these different entertainment forms are great for people that would like to take a short break from gambling, and it is this complete entertainment experience that is yet one more reason that people travel long distances to be able to play at casinos.
Another reason that casinos tend to be really popular is the amenities that they offer. Almost every casino that is worth while to play at will offer free non-alcoholic drinks and small snacks, allowing you to chow down to your heart’s content as you play the games they have available. The bigger casinos will also offer free alcoholic beverages as well as complimentary food to people that gamble a lot. The largest casinos have hotels attached to them and will sometimes allow people to actually stay overnight in a room for free if they have gambled a lot at the casino that day. All of these things are added bonuses to the thrill of the primary entertainment, but they are one of the main reasons that many people love casinos.
As you can see from the above paragraphs, UK casinos offer much more than just the gambling games that are available within their walls. A casino experience is one of the most complete entertainment experiences you can have.
February 23rd, 2011
If you find the sound of electronic slot machines or the shuffle of decks of cards exciting and fun, then the iPhone has some great casino apps in their iTunes store. The iPhone has apps that include Bingo, Blackjack, Poker and a lot more. There are even apps in the iTunes store that will help you to become a better casino player. One such app is the one entitled Card Counting – [BlackJack Teacher Pro +HD] – Learn to Count Cards. While knowing how to count cards might get you thrown out of a casino, it doesn’t hurt to learn right?
Gaming Apps for the iPhone
There are a ton of Casino apps for the iPhone and several of them are listed here for you to take a look at. There are some that are completely free for download and others offer a free trial or are free and have disabled features. There are ones that are pay, but the free ones do give those pay apps a run for their money.
February 13th, 2011
Texas Hold ‘Em Poker
Out of all of the different poker variants normally played in the world today, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker is by far the most popular. It is a game that can be played in any betting structure and it is one of the easier modern poker variants to learn and apply. There is just the right amount of available versus unavailable information to make the game infinitely interesting to most of the people that play, and because poker is ultimately a social activity, that combination is very conducive to the popular nature that the game has taken on.
Texas Hold ‘Em starts with each of the different players being dealt two cards face down. In each hand, a player is required to place a small blind and another is required to place a big blind, forced bets that rotate around the table and are placed before the dealing of those two face down cards takes place. The two face down cards are known as hole cards.
Once each player has received their hole cards, a round of betting commences in which players can call the big blind, fold their hand or raise the bet higher than the current amount of the big blind. If a player raises the bet, the action goes around again with each player having the same options against the raised amount.
Once the betting has been resolved in that round, three cards are dealt face up in the center of the table. These three cards are collectively known as the flop and represent community cards that every player can use in making their final poker hand. Once the flop has been dealt, another round of betting commences, starting with the player that was the small blind in the first round.
When that betting round has been completed, another card is then dealt face up in the center an next to the flop. The card is known as the turn and it precedes another round of betting. One more card is dealt in the same manner and is known as and called the river and after that card is dealt a final round of betting takes place. When the betting is complete, players turn over their hands and the player that can make the best five card poker hand from their two hole cards and the five community cards wins the hand and takes the pot.
The history of Texas Hold ‘Em Poker is a little vague, although most believe that it was created by the Texas road gamblers of the 1960s. For this reason, people like Amarillo Slim and Doyle Brunson are associated with this particular poker variant, although by Brunson’s own admission the game was practically dead until it was revived by the World Series of Poker and the eventual poker boom that resulted from it. Since that time, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker has become the most popular poker variant around and that is a trend that is expected to continue well into the next decade at least.
November 16th, 2009
There is a great bonus happening right now at online poker room Partypoker.com. The online poker room is offering players that create an account with their online poker room a bonus of up to 100 pounds or dollars matched on their initial deposit. That is an extra 100 pounds for the players to play with as they like with almost no strings attached.Yes with this deposit, just like others, you will have to play the minimum required to release the amount of credits needed, but the requirements are very reasonable and there are so many great tournaments and events that players can advantage of at this online poker room.The main game that is played at this poker room is the standard Texas Hold’em poker. But there are also other great games such as Omaha and different variations of the games are currently played as well. There are cash games and sit and go tournaments that players can enter, if they feel like playing in a tournament, but don’t have a lot of time to commit.There are also a great amount of free rolls and other tournaments that are relatively cheap to enter and can have the player winning a ton of money and becoming a great poker player while they are at it. The deposit bonus offer has already begun and many people are acting on it right as you read this – so if you are not a member of the party poker network, you can go to partypoker.com and sign up today! GO HERE TO GET YOURS
November 15th, 2009
If it’s meant to be it will be! That’s is how “Saco P” feels about his recent experiences with the online casino and the lotto. After being an avid online casino player for the last few years, the player decided to take a break from the online casino and see what else was out there. The player had also been playing the lotto. He did not play the lotto regular, but after taking a break from the online casino the player decided to start a subscription with the lotto playing the same numbers once a week for a year. Needless to say after three draws and three weeks the player found himself a winner.
He did not take home the grand prize and the win did not make him a millionaire, but he did win a sum over one hundred thousand dollars which was the result of guessing all but one of the numbers in the lotto selection. The player says that he is very happy with his win and will now return to playing at the online casino as well, since he feels like he has some luck up his sleeve.
The online casino of choice is Casino Tropez. This online casino is one of the oldest online casinos on the net and has a lot of great promotions happening at any given time. The player likes to play all sorts of games including slots, table games as well as a selection of alternative games such as bingo and poker as well.
November 11th, 2009
One player that hit a big jackpot at online casino 32Red has reported that his favourite way of spending his money is the same way that he won it! The player hit a big jackpot of over a million dollars at the online casino 32red about three years ago, and now he is enjoying his winnings by playing all he wants at this online casino trying to win yet another big jackpot, but not getting disappointed if it doesn’t happen right away.
The player won a big jackpot playing on the slot machines. He said that after paying off all the bills, paying the rest of the mortgage and buying himself and his wife a new car each, he is happy to enjoy his free time by playing a few games at the online casino. The online casino says that they are more than happy to have him continue to keep playing, and are happy that they have such a satisfied customer that continues to keep coming back for more time and time again.
The player says, that he has won a few jackpots of much smaller size since his big win a few years back, but actually really enjoys playing and finds it very relaxing and fun. When asked, the player said that what is the point of having all this money if he can’t do what he wants with it? And what he wants is to have a good time! So he will continue playing at the online casino for a long time to come!
November 9th, 2009
Two players were happy this weekend after cashing into their big wins playing some slot games at online casinos. Funny how you can be having a regular weekend and then all of a sudden your life changes at least slightly by winning a nice jackpot at the online casino you have been playing at for a little while!
Its funny how people play at online casinos wanting to win a ton of money, but really they don’t actually expect themselves to be the winner – and then once they are the winne,r they don’t even know what they will do with all that they have just run into. It is typically the way the world works, you play the hand that you are dealt and you don’t know what to expect until the next hand in life comes to you.
Well the two winners of this weekend have certainly each received a great hand in life. One person playing at online casino Cocoa Casino is the lucky winner of a prize over 30,000 dollars, and the other person that won this weekend was playing at online casino Intercasino and is taking home an even bigger sum of money, over 100,000 dollars.
All this for spending some time playing some slots over the weekend and having some fun! Both the players said they were shocked to win, but are so happy with the outcome and the luck that they experienced on the weekend. They both plan to continue to play at online casinos and say that it will happen to you or someone in your position when you least expect it.
November 5th, 2009
Foxybingo.com has changed their look and feel and is now offering their players even better opportunities and more chances to win a big jackpot to the tune of £15,000.
The website is focusing on growth and is becoming of the biggest destinations on the web for online bingo players from across the globe. The website offers players the choice of 75 Ball-bingo as well as the 90 ball bingo pattern.
There is also a new tournament that has been put in place. Every Monday evening players can join in a bingo game that has a guaranteed payout of a minimum of £1,000. The best part of this game is that tickets for those that want to play will only cost a simply ten pence. The games just get better and better as Tuesday evening offers a game that players can join for the cost of 25 pence and with a guaranteed amount of £2,500.
Every day of the week will now have their own special bingo game to keep members coming back time and time again. And the tournaments get more rewarding as the week goes own.
Online Bingo has really been growing in popularity, and online bingo players are always looking for more from their online casino. This is why Foxybingo.com has heard the cry and has come back with all of these great options for the people that play at their online casino.
November 4th, 2009
Now is a great time to be an online casino member. There are just so many opportunities to get exactly what you want out of your online casino experience. Because there is so much competition in the industry the companies are competing against one another all to earn your business and your hard earned dollars.
We don’t blame them for what they are doing, but we are surely going to take advantage of it. One member of our team here alerted the online casino that he joined of another bonus currently happening at a different online casino and because the online casino wanted him to join them they matched the bonus and even increased it by 10 percent!!
Sound good to you? Yup, sounded good to us as well. It is simple, the more competition in the industry the harder it will be for the online casino to stand out and so they do anything they can to land the players while they have access to them. The best thing is it is a free market so you can go ahead and enjoy playing all the games at which ever online casino you like until you are ready to make a decision.
There isn’t really to much to think about! Just head over the to an online casino and select any game of your choosing and give it a try, there are slots galore and so many games for you to choose from! There are table games like blackjack, roulette, craps and so many others! You are almost guaranteed to have a good time no matter what online casino you choose!