Holly Madison the Bunny that shone in Vegas
Oct05

Holly Madison the Bunny that shone in Vegas

For some, the City of Dreams, for others, the City of Sins. One can get here poor and leave rich. But one can as well leave here much poorer than at arrival. Because Vegas has it opportunities, bathed in the spotlights. And these spotlights can color the life in pink and make dreams come true, even beyond the gambling tables, or the noisy and colorful slot machines. Luck is everywhere, and if we are to add also youth and beauty, the...

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Baden-Baden Casino, the absolute superlative in terms of casinos
Oct01

Baden-Baden Casino, the absolute superlative in terms of casinos

Style and elegance. Opulence and good taste. History and nobility … These are big words that in the case of Baden-Baden Casino suddenly lose their grandeur and they fade. The absolute superlative seems to lose its value as soon as, by simplicity, Marlene Dietrich concludes: This is the most beautiful casino in the world!   So it’s understandable why, in the belle époque days, the great Russian statesmen, the English...

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St. Kitts and Nevis, the place where there’s always game and sun
Aug17

St. Kitts and Nevis, the place where there’s always game and sun

Magnificent beaches with fine white sand and clear turquoise waters unlike any others. You guessed, we’re in the Caribbean paradise, with small, idyllic islands, where a great holiday isn’t only limited to beaches, rest and eating, but also diving in the crystal waters with multi-colored fish, surfing, kite surfing or stand-up-paddle and, why not, with gambling.   We are talking about St. Kitts and Nevis, where history also has a...

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William Sharon, controversial, but important to Nevada
Aug09

William Sharon, controversial, but important to Nevada

Born William Tang Sharon in Ohio in 1821, William Sharon had a great influence on Nevada and, indirectly, the future development of the city of Las Vegas, but it is important for us to know his story because as a banker for the Bank of California as well as Senator for the State of Nevada he contributed abundantly to the economic increase of this area and implicitly gained recognition for this American state as the Silver State as...

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Sochi Casino and Resort, the pearl between the mountains and the sea
Jul27

Sochi Casino and Resort, the pearl between the mountains and the sea

The Russian Riviera attracts many tourists through gambling, Sochi Casino and Resort it is one of attractions.   When it comes to holidays, we, Romanians, immediately think about Turkey and Greece, as well as Bulgaria and in a small amount, Spain, Italy or Egypt. Some have gotten hooked on Thailand or the Caribbean but, lets face it, how many of us have thought about what’s on the other side of the Black Sea, on the Russian side?...

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The Secrets of casinos (XXIX) – How cool are the coolers?
Jul23

The Secrets of casinos (XXIX) – How cool are the coolers?

Many of us use “cool” when we praise someone or something. In an unofficial dictionary, the word is defined as: great, extraordinary, formidable, amazing. Cool In gambling terms, a casino “cooler” is an individual down on his luck or who may bring bad luck to others, usually a casino collaborator, and the presence of whom at gambling tables only disrupts the activity of other players.   Here is a short history of an American...

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