Posts Tagged“gambling”

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When you’re enjoying a running streak on the blackjack table, or clocking up winnings on sites like Caesars Casino, it’s easy to get so wrapped up in having fun that you miss the business lessons that we can all learn from the casino industry. If you’re looking to market your services or improve your business offering, today’s tips on what you can learn from casinos should come in handy. Related: Japan opens doors to 30 Billion Industry Marketing matters Whether you work for yourself, or run a large business, one thing that you can’t avoid is marketing – and casinos…

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“Bingo cards” (CC BY-ND 2.0) by sarae When you think of your typical bingo player, you may think of a retiree hanging out in one of Britain’s traditional bingo halls. However, you would be wrong. There is in fact a new generation of bingo players who eagerly await their numbers being called. Millennials are the first truly digital generation, having had exposure to technology since childhood. That, combined with the rise in mobile technology, has lead to a recent influx of younger people playing on bingo websites, bucking the trend of who we would normally consider to be playing the game. But the…

The practice of gambling has existed for millennia, all the way back to the ancient Chinese where evidence has been found of gambling taking place on a simple game of chance, casinos started opening up around the 17th century and through the ages it has always been a popular form of making and winning money. As the years have rolled on, more and games became available to gamblers and sports betters and when the internet age dawned, the industry was rocked to its foundations and completely revolutionized. Thanks to the internet, gambling is one of the World’s largest industries and here…

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The history of modern gaming can be traced back as far as the ancient Greeks, who used to play many dice games and others based on luck. Many famous Greek philosophers have written about the gambling pursuits people used to play at the time, and while some looked down upon the activity due to its addictive nature, it’s said that the Greek gods themselves liked to play – legend has it that Hades, Poseidon and Zeus split up the universe between them based on a throw of the dice. Ancient gambling games of Greece and Rome Probably the first game…

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If you win $1,000 at gambling that means your profits will be $1,000 too, right? Well, not always, because it depends on which jurisdiction you are living in. Each country has its own rules and regulations regarding online gaming, and so you need to do your homework to find out which is the best country for you to play in. In many countries, gambling winnings are not considered to be income, which means that they’re not taxed. Unfortunately this also means your losses aren’t tax deductible, so if you lose, you lose big. Other country’s laws state that gambling can…