Why Betting Systems Fail: Understanding the Gambler’s Fallacy

fallacy featured The Gambler’s Fallacy is a belief that if one outcome occurs more frequently than normal, this outcome will be reduced in the future. Of course, the outcome in all games has a certain “chance,” based on percentages. One player can get “21” in blackjack eight times in a row, but he or she still has the same chance of “21” on the ninth or tenth hands. There's not a “balance of nature” that will change the course of a game.

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Gambling Laws in the UK

uk gambling laws featured If you want to try gambling in the UK, it’s important to understand the local laws and how they affect your gaming activities. Understanding the rules can help you avoid breaking the law and enjoy your gambling experience. Is Gambling Illegal in the UK? Is gambling illegal for those in the UK? No, but just like anywhere else in the world, there are forms of illegal gambling. The Betting and Gaming Act of 1960 allowed UK residents to legally gamble,

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Three Card Poker Rules: Learn to Play in Less Than an Hour

card poker featured If you’re trying to find a game to play at the casino, one game is a lot easier than most people think: 3 card poker. There are many different types of poker, but three card poker only requires you to learn a simple strategy to learn. Skills play a role in hand selection, and while you still need to rely on luck, hand selection can tip the odds in your favor. The game plays at a slow pace, so you’ll

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How Casino Odds Work: Trusted Tips for Beating the House

Do you want to play the best casino games to win money? There are easy bets, and then there are hard bets. When the odds are against you, the payout is often higher. The odds of winning are a good way to start gambling. Understanding odds and how to work out betting odds, is a great way to beat the house. Understanding Probability Probability is the chance of an outcome. For example, let’s assume that you’re rolling a six-sided dice.

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How to Play Solitaire Online: The Beginner’s Guide

solitaire featured Solitaire is one of the most popular card games to play by yourself. Also known as patience, the solitaire card game can be played with cards or online. So, how do you play solitaire? What are the rules of patience? There are several different ways to play patience, from the classic solitaire card game to pyramid solitaire and FreeCell. Rules of Solitaire If you want to know how to play patience with cards, you first have to understand the rules

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Guide to UK Lotteries: Games, Odds and How to Play

english lottery featured If you enjoy playing the lottery, the UK has a variety of games to choose from. Draws are typically held twice per week for each game, and jackpots can be as high as £170m. Before playing any lottery in the UK, it’s important to understand the rules, the odds and how to play. National Lottery Games Lotto When Brits talk about the national UK lottery, they’re usually referring to Lotto. Formerly known as the UK National Lottery, Lotto draws take

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Guide to RTP (Return to Player) and Casino Payouts

rtp percentage featured Casino payout percentages are a major reason why players will choose one casino over another. The best online casino payouts all revolve around RTP and percentages. If you plan to compare casinos, you’ll need to have percentages explained and understand the base RTP meaning and what it means for your payout. What is RTP? What does RTP stand for? The term is used in casinos and is short for “Return To Player.” When you see this term, it is used

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A Complete Guide to Poker Hand Rankings

poker hands featured What beats what in poker? If you’re new to the game, you may be feeling overwhelmed by all of the names and combinations of hands. To help you better understand the game, we’re going to share the best poker hands ranking from the highest to lowest.

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10 Best Brick-and-Mortar UK Casinos

top uk casinos featured The United Kingdom is filled with history, beautiful sights and a robust nightlife. If you want to head out for a night of gambling, the top UK casinos offer the glitz, glam and experience that you can only find in the best casinos around the world. Whether you want to go to a casino in London or in Cardiff, these casinos will provide you with an amazing night out on the town. 1. Aspers Stratford Casino The Aspers Casino in

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Gambling, Betting and Lottery Taxation in the UK

taation featured Every time you play the lottery or place a bet in a casino, you hope to walk away a lucky winner. But will you have to fork over some of those winnings to the government? If you’re playing the lottery or gambling, you may be asking a lot of questions. Are lottery winnings taxed? Do I have to declare gambling winnings? Here’s what you need to know about gambling, betting and lottery taxation in the UK. Do You Pay Tax

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How to Play Blackjack

blackjack featured Blackjack is one of the most popular gambling card games in the world. In this guide, you will learn how to play the game and its basic rules. What is Blackjack? Blackjack is one of the most popular gambling card games, just behind Poker. Also known as Twenty-One and Play 21, the objective of this casino game is simple: hit 21, or get as close to 21 as possible. Go over 21 and it’s a bust (you lose). Although Blackjack

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7 Must-Watch Gambling Movies of All Time

gambling movies featured Gambling movies are fun to watch. Some of the best titles in the genre revolve around high stakes. Some are filled with mobsters, and others include reckless thieves trying to steal money from the casino in over-the-top heists. Are casino movies accurate? Maybe. Some movies will stretch the truth and bluff the viewers, while others are highly accurate and will make even the world’s foremost gamblers sweat in anticipation. If you’re a gambling fan, these are the movies you’ll want

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Wagering Requirements: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Them

wagering requirements featured If you’re new to the world of online casinos, you may have a lot of questions about how betting, winning and withdrawing works. But you may also be wondering about wagering requirements. What is wagering and how does it work? This comprehensive guide will explain wagering and how it works with online gambling. What is Wagering in Gambling? Wager Meaning In order to understand wagering requirements, you have to understand what a wager is. And if you have any experience

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Gambling Addiction 101 [Infographics]

gambling addiction preview This visual will be helpful in case you or your close ones are dealing with gambling addiction or think they might have one. Learn what does the first symptoms look like, make a short self-assessment test and find out what should your first steps be when dealing with this problem.

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Unbelievable Win with Wolf Gold Scratchcard! PlayOJO to Pay Out £1M

wolf gold On 1st June 2020 a woman from Blackpool, England claimed an unbelievable £1,000,000 win through SkillOnNet’s famous PlayOJO casino, becoming its first British millionaire in 2020. The maximum possible win was made on Pragmatic Play’s Wolf Gold scratchcard, named after one of the most recognisable and successful video slots, still extremely popular among soft developer’s partners. Pragmatic Play’s CCO stated that the company is “happy beyond words” realising that their scratchcard provided such an impressive win with the help of

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Casual Connect

casual connect Casual Connect Europe 2019 coming back to London this May. Submission to Indie Prize closes on March 20 Location: The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK; Date: May 28 - 30, 2019 Attendees: 1,000 gaming professionals Speakers: 150 executives and experts Indie Prize Showcase: 90 games Website: http://europe.casualconnect.org/ After a successful event in 2018, Casual Connect, organized by CGA and Greenlit Content, is coming back to The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK on May 28-30, 2019. At Casual Connect

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PG Connects (London)

pg connects PG Connects is a business event dedicated to mobile games. It’s hosted by Pocket Gamer company and it’s one of the most popular events in the mobile games industry. 2019 will be the 5th year of PG Connects, but it already became the biggest games event in the UK. The 2019 edition of the conference will feature over 900 companies with over 2500 delegates. There will also be more than 250 speakers from 55 countries, so it’s really an international

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The European Summit

tes The European Summit (TES) is a yearly conference for affiliates, advertisers, publishers, and media buyers. The event started taking place in 2009 and has seen a strong growth in the number of visitors and delegates. In 2018, over 1000 delegates participated in the Cascais European Summit. The European Summit aims to gather professionals from the digital entertainment industries, fintech, e-commerce, gambling, gaming, and many others. The summit in Lisbon is a 3-day networking opportunity for professionals from all these industries

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ICE London 2019

ice london uk Last year, ICE London had nearly 35,000 visitors, making it one of the largest and most popular events in the gaming industry. ICE London is where all the famous brands and companies gather, exchange valuable information and network. It brings together both digital and offline iGaming companies and brands. Official website: icelondon.uk.com/ice-vox/ Dates: 5-7 February 2019 Location: London, UK Where and When is ICE 2019? ICE London 2019 will be held from 5-7 February 2019 in the ExCeL London event

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