Rewards Programme

              Las Vegas has long since realized that people like to feel special, and be rewarded for being loyal to a certain hotel or casino. The online casinos have embraced the idea of rewards programmes, but the difference there is that any points you earn can mean leveling up and transferring those points to playable cash. That’s the way it works here at , and just signing up gets you an instant 2500 points, as long as you ...

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eCogra And Safety

        When I talk about my love of online casinos, the question that I am most frequently asked is, “Is that safe?” While I can’t talk for every online casino, because there are definitely some shady ones out there, trusted sites like have to pass a rigorous set of standards in order to be verified by eCogra. The mere mention of that name leaves most people with a look of confusion on their faces, but if you want to play at an online casino and ...

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Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

                  The World Wide Web has just turned 20! On 6 August 1991 British engineer and computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee who was part of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) unveiled his project for organizing information that he called the World Wide Web. The unveiling consisted of a short post on the alt.hypertext newsgroup giving a summary of the concept of the World Wide Web. The World Wide Web, or Web as it is referred ...

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All About Baccarat

              Even the most frequent casino goer, myself included, knows very little about the game of baccarat. Sure we’ve all passed by the rooms where it’s played, seemingly set apart from the rest of the casino. Those rooms are usually full of sharp dressed, powerful looking men, dressed to the nines and sipping brandy, whilst puffing on a huge cigar. It does not seem like the type of place that would embrace a woman with cheap ...

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Methods Of Payment

              Transactions at a land based casino are extremely straightforward; you hand over your money to the cashier and get that value of chips and, if you are lucky enough to win, hand over your chip bounty and receive the cash equivalent, simple. It gets a little more complicated when playing online, but the good news is that there are many more options available to the online player than there are at their local casino. ...

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Microsofts Marketplace is now in 19 more countries

              When Microsoft opened its application store last year with Windows Phone 7 it was only available in 16 countries. People who were not in these countries but wanted the apps available from Marketplace were inclined to fake their location which in turn meant that they could only get download-free apps. Microsoft has now added 19 more countries to the mix bringing the total amount of countries that people can officially download apps from ...

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Greatest Casino Movies Of All Time

Best Casino Movies

Las Vegas, with its glittering façade and neon glamour, has a face made for the movies, but hidden inside the glitz lies a black heart, or at least that’s how Hollywood likes to portray her. There may be no better insight into the duality of Vegas than Martin Scorsese’s Casino. The movie does a perfect job of capturing the sexiness of the strip whilst also shining a light on the corruption and violence of the mob run casinos of the 70’s. We all dream of breaking the bank whenever ...

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Google now activating 500,000 Android devices daily

The co-founder of Android who is now vice president of engineering at Google, Andy Rubin, has announced a landmark victory of half a million Android devices being activated daily! Rubin said the following on Twitter: ‘There are now over 500,000 Android devices activated every day, and it's growing at 4.4% w/w". This little stat adds up to a whopping 3.5 million devices being activated weekly and over 105 million every month. And just to put this into proportion, the daily number ...

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Mobile casino meets Android app market

          Excitement has been growing at Royal Vegas Mobile, Platinum Play Mobile’s sister casino, as it readies itself to launch its first four Play-for-real Native Android apps today. These hugely popular games have been adapted for Android with rich media for a full sound and graphic experience. The games are: •    Blackjack – beat the Dealer by hitting 21 in this classic European blackjack game. •    Tomb Raider ...

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Platinum Play Mobile: smartphone lowdown

  There are so many smartphones on the market right now that it is difficult to know what to choose and whether all of its ‘special features’ will actually enhance or streamline your life in any way. The majority of smartphones are powered by Google’s Android platform. Google seems to be leading the way with regards to the number of users because it offers a wide variety of devices with an assortment of features. There is life beyond Google though… On the iPhone ...

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