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Sin City: How to Shut Down a City That Never Closes

Closing a gaming establishment isn’t as easy as locking the doors

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Vegas, before Vegas…

Top O’ Hill casino in Arlington Texas is considered the “Vegas before Vegas.” This underground casino would clear $250,000-$500,000 per weekend in the 1930s and

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The Evolution of Gambling and Casinos

Casinos are a huge source of entertainment today, but where did it all begin? Although, the precise origin of gambling is not known, there are

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The History and Evolution of Slot Machines

URComped CEO Craig Shacklett sits down with the director of the Center of Gaming Research at UNLV, Dr. David Schwartz to discuss how slot machines

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Meaning behind the name “Caesars Palace”

Craig Shacklett sits down with Dr. David Schwartz to talk about Caesars Palace and other big names on the strip and what their names mean.

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The History of Baccarat

The beginnings of Baccarat [bah-kuh-rah] are hard to determine due to its popularity and variations.  The three main variations are Chemin de Fer, Banque, and Punto

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How casino “cruise certificate” events work

Many gamblers nowadays are introduced to cruising via free cruise certificates given to them by the land-based casinos they play at. At first glance, a

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Do I need Travel Insurance for a Comped Cruise?

You’ve taken the time to plan your dream cruise and now all of that preparation and waiting has paid off when you hear the most