What you didn’t know about casinos
The only place in Chinese territory where it is legal to gamble in a casino is the city of Macau and that is where you can have mobile wins. And at the same time, it happens to be the largest gambling city. You don’t have to think about Las Vegas when you are thinking about the largest casino in the world, Macaus casino is 5 times over in 2012. Unlike the Vegas, which gets most of its earnings from penny slots, most of the money which is generated in Macau comes through the high rollers which are found in VIP rooms, making huge bets at table games.
Also, you might not have known that:
- Casinos are illegal in Japan but there is a loophole: There are loopholes in Japan which allow casino gamblers to do it even though it is illegal. Pachinko parlors are not. It is a slot machine like game which earns players some silver balls which are very little. You can then be able to trade the balls for toys, alcohol or other prizes. You have also an option of asking for a special prize token. The tokens can be redeemed at separate state shops for cash and therefore, it enables gamblers to be able to earn money in a country which technically forbids gambling.
- It was a woman who was first issued with a casino license in Las Vegas: The pioneers of gambling in Las Vegas were not only men, there were women too. A respectable mother and woman, Stocker, who was writing for a local newspapers society pages frequently. She started a casino under her name due to the fact that her husband at first, didn’t want to be associated with it. It offered only five games which were the only ones legal in Vegas which included draw poker, stud poker, 500, lowball poker, and bridge.
- In the 1950s Vegas casinos capitalized on Atomic bomb testing: Though it sounds like a sick joke, it is true. Starting in the 1951, the Energy department of the USA began to detonate more than one thousand test nukes 65 miles Las Vegas, northwest, scary spectacle that turned the night into daytime and left clouds of mushroom visible from casinos in the burgeoning hotspot for tourist.
Due to the fact that Vegas will always be Vegas, it turned the horror show into an opportunity for business. The detonation times were turned into Atomic Bomb parties which offered atomic cocktails at the bars at the casinos. There was even a Miss Atomic Energy beauty contest at some casinos which had little mushroom outfits.
- Compared European Roulette, American Roulette is tougher to win: Gamblers who are playing American roulette will find it hard to win as compared to those playing European roulette in a UK casino. It was originally a French game and currently, the Americans have tweaked the game to include 38 instead of the normal 37 possible places which the ball can possibly land. There is a 0 and 00 added to the house pocket to the wheel.