Rio Casino Resort – THE PRIDE OF THE SOUTH
Apr29

Rio Casino Resort – THE PRIDE OF THE SOUTH

The largest casino in the Southern Hemisphere, the Rio Casino Resort is located in Klerksdorp, South Africa and was inspired by the passion, vibe, and color of the Carnival in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. The casino is located a few hours by car from Johannesburg and is among the most popular casinos in South Africa. Short history of the place The first magistrate of the small community that settled on the banks of the Schoonspruit...

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ESTONIA – the gambling aces are on the Baltic table
Apr23

ESTONIA – the gambling aces are on the Baltic table

by Oana Mihalache   Estonia is officially known as the Republic of Estonia and is situated is the Baltic region of the Northern Europe, bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, by Latvia to the south and shares a 338 km border with Russia. Estonia is a parliamentary republic and is divided into fifteen counties. The capital and the largest city in the country is Tallinn. The country has an advanced,...

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Gambling – between reality and prejudice
Apr21

Gambling – between reality and prejudice

by Roxana Leonte      Even nowadays, gambling is a subject that if it`s not taboo, it will surely be blamed by most people, in majority people unknowing the reality of this domain. Knowing details about the domain, which is a real industry, or being just passengers in front of the dark windows, for most people, gambling gets from the beginning a negative connotation. From this until the development of the negative elements list,...

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Don Barden, first African American Las Vegas Casino owner
Apr04

Don Barden, first African American Las Vegas Casino owner

Don Barden was not only the first African-American casino owner of Las Vegas, but he was also a special man, who started everything from scratch and one who, due to his ambition, managed to build a media empire. This is his success story.  Born on December 20, 1943, Barden grew up in a family that advocated hard work. His father, Milton, scrambled to earn a living, working as a mechanic, a farmer, and an auto-plant laborer, among...

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WPT Fallsview Poker Classic: Matthew Lapossie is the winner!
Mar31

WPT Fallsview Poker Classic: Matthew Lapossie is the winner!

Fallsview Casino Resort was the host of World Poker Tour Fallsview Poker Classic which had 383 players on start who paid a buy-in CAD $5,000. Canadian Matthew Lapossie came away with the victory after a series of ups and downs, bad beats, and one-of-a-kind poker hands. He was the chip leader after the first day of the WPT Fallsview Poker Classic event and the last man standing from a field of 383 players. Jason James started the day...

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