Tag Archives: gambling

Hands clasped around a ball emulating the FIFA World Cup Trophy

Top 10 Memorable Moments at FIFA World Cup Finals

For countless numbers of fans around the world, the FIFA World Cup is more than an international football tournament – it is an event that holds the world spellbound for a whole month every four years. The World Cup, like the quadrennial...
Young woman pointing on a calculator

The Science of Calculating Winning and Losing Streaks

This article is a short journey to the theme ‘risk management’ as we are often asked… How high should be a starting bank? Is 5,000 units enough? Well, there is no standard answer to this question. It all depends on the individual...
Win/Lose on Dice & Roulette Wheel / Win/Lose auf Würfel und Roulette-Rad

How to Calculate Probabilities at the Roulette Table

Roulette Probabilities and the Maths behind them Although the rules for roulette tables are designed in such a way that the bank makes money in the long run, it must be said that roulette is a pretty fair game. If you play with only small amounts...
WikiCommons: Ladbrokes odds for the wedding of Prince William of Wales and Kate Middleton / Ladbrokes Quoten für die Hochzeit von Prinz William von Wales und Kate Middleton

Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money

This compilation contains some of the best quotes we could find related to gambling, luck and money. Since humans have existed they have gambled away their fortunes, and it is probably the fate of man to continue gambling so long as there...
Man in suit hiding his head in sand / Mann im Anzug versenkt seinen Kopf im Sand

Are You the Architect of Your own Fortune, or Misfortune?

Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire is a luck expert: In numerous surveys and experiments he has researched what luck actually is and he has published various books and publications in which he advocates that luck is merely an...
Businessman shooting himself for business problems

The Gambler’s Worst Enemy: Emotions!

It doesn’t matter where you want to succeed in life, emotions are in play with every good or bad decision you make. In a betting context, emotions are a killer: too many emotive decisions will see long hours of preparatory work wasted and...
Three businessmen - See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil / Drei Geschäftsleute - Seh kein Übel, hör kein Übel, sprech kein Übel

Gambling for Fun or Gambling for Money? – The Truth

When people tell me they gamble for the fun of it, I find this hard to believe. It beats me but I simply cannot see the point of ‘enjoying’ losing money for the sake of it. Honestly, if I would find any pleasure in losing money, I would...
Attractive brunette with sunglasses fanning herself with a wad of bank notes / Attraktive Brünette mit Sonnenbrille fächelt mit einem Banknotenbündel

Weird and Funny Novelty Bets offered by William Hill and Notable Payouts

Image: Poznyakov (Shutterstock) In 1998, William Hill were the first bookmaker to accept wagers via the Internet, and their online betting platform is one of the most sophisticated in the market. (For sports betting alternatives check out this...
Background of falling cards / Fallende Karten

Blackjack – An Introduction to Card Counting

Blackjack, also called ‘21’, is certainly the most popular casino game next to roulette. Blackjack has always attracted mathematicians and gamblers because it was, or still is, actually possible to beat the house. Image: mik38 (Shutterstock) In...
Young woman juggling balls made of bank notes / Junge Frau mit Banknoten Jonglierbällen

Top 10 Crucial Benchmarks for Online Betting Sites

What do professional bettors consider the 10 most vital factors when choosing online bookmaker or betting exchange accounts? This guide gives you our top 10 things to look out for and check when picking a list of reliable online betting sites...