Land-based Luck Down Under: the Casinos of Oz

Casino night time in Sydney, Australia Australians sure love their pokies, and some of the best places to enjoy these reel-spinning games is at the most memorable and well-known casinos Down Under. Some of these places have existed for several decades, while others are married into resorts and hotel complexes. All the same, its a place where the folks of Oz bring their gambling game. The first legal Australian casino Australia's first fully legal gambling establishment was the Wrest Point ...

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Featured game this week: Thunderstruck II

The new online pokie on the block: Thunderstruck II Arguably one of the most successful, relative newcomers to the world of and gaming is Thunderstruck II. As the name says, this is the second installment of a very popular theme in slot games, namely that of Norse mythology. More than that, there are quite a few interesting other aspects to take into account with this game's popularity.   Origins The original Thunderstruck game first saw the light of day in 2004, and is also ...

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The best casino movies of all time

Popcorn goes down well when watching your favourite casino movies. The jury is always out on which movies deserve to make it into any fan's list of Top 10 or Top 5. True, there are only so many movies that actually fit the bill of being a genuine-article casino-focused movie. This would, of course, discount movies that focus mostly on poker, or some other type of gambling pastime.  I've compiled a list here of the movies which I thought would fall squarely into the ...

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Gambling 'round the World: Favourite Destinations

A view of Las Vegas glitz and glamour

One of the trademark Las Vegas skylines Everyone always wants to know where the best places for gambling getaways are, and everyone always has their own opinion. Of course, then there's the tried-and-tested approach, which is to just say 'Vegas, baby!' and leave it with the classics. But what other nice and nifty places are there that draw scores of gambling crowds from across the world? The Great Gambling Cities of America Of course Las Vegas features in the top batch of ...

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The Latest Casino Winners, 30 May to 3 June

Casino winners this week

Winners at Platinum Play from 30 May to 3 June is always ready to showcase the slew of lucky winners, whether they struck it rich through their favourite , or via the latest online casino tournament. Casino games winners In the week of 30 May to 3 June, Platinum Play has amassed a few winners of note. Some of these lucky players managed to score quite high on the payouts. Take a look: Hannes M played the Fortune Lounge feature slot game and was rewarded with as delicious $5,885. ...

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Grand Slam of Slots 2 final is inbound

Grand Slam of Slots 2 final

The Grand Slam of Slots 2 final event kicks off on 27 May! The Grand Slam of Slots 2 is hitting fever pitch at . This phenomenal online has been running between all affiliated Microgaming software servers since 15 March, and will be finalising its 10-week run on May 22. This will be followed by the grand final event, which will take place from 27 May and finish on June 6. The action has been astonishing as thousands upon thousands of casino players ply their favourite , all for the ...

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Get ready for The Bank Job promotion!

Play in The Bank Job

The Bank Job promotion, available at Platinum Play. There's a great new casino promotion that will soon be hitting Fortune Lounge screens: The Bank Job. Every single Fortune Lounge casino player will be able to participate in this up-and-coming that will, of course, have quite the steal of prizes. Great events, including lucky draws, invite-only tournaments, highest-wagering contests and live tournaments on some of the best and most enjoyed available will be the order of the day. Here's ...

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The Grand Slam of Slots 2

Grand Slam of Slots 2

You could hit the jackpot with a $100,000 first place grand prize! Play Thunderstruck II, one of the most popular on Earth, and win in the finale of the Grand Slam of Slots. Play these popular games to win your place in the final AND a share of 100,000 in additional casino credit prizes: Avalon Ladies Night Thunderstruck Tomb Raider How do I take part? Simply visit the Grand Slam of Slots 2 website for all the info!   ...

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Cruising the Caribbean with the International Casino Games

Back in April 2004 the International Casino Games  set sail on its maiden voyage  with hundreds of casino players from and other Fortune Lounge casinos onboard. The promotion celebrated its 5th year with another epic casino adventure culminating on Sunday, 27 March 2011. During the voyage players on the cruise visited Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Antigua, St Lucia and Barbados. Take a look at some of the other pictures from this unforgettable event: We hope to see you at ...

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