Posts Tagged“gaming”

Of all the successful industries in Ireland, it is gambling which forms one of the cornerstones of the Irish economy. Over 6,500 people are employed throughout the country, working in gambling shops and race tracks, with a further 1,000 being employed in head office-based roles. As with many other countries, Ireland has a rich history of gambling, especially when it comes to national sports such as hurling, and in recent years this is an industry which has grown at breakneck speed. Let’s look a little further into what the love affair with Ireland and gambling is all about.  Going Online …

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…

“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…

Poker is the most popular card game ever. It beats blackjack, bridge, and any other game played with French playing cards (many people refer to these simply as “poker cards”), and it is here to stay, thanks in part to its insane popularity online. But there are many other games out there that are similar to poker, and the most popular of these is one called “Video Poker”. Often overlooked by poker players, this game is one of the most “poker-like” for-profit games ever invented – yet it’s still different from the classic card game loved and played by millions.…