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19 travel features tagged “Casinos”

The Quora Column

What Las Vegas casinos won’t tell you about gambling

Sin City’s motto might be “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”, but a few savvy users broke the code, revealing a few key insights into why the house typically wins.
Read more… 20 September 2013

Beyond the Headlines

The high-low split of gambling cities

The net impact of legalised gambling on a community is difficult to assess, and its economic costs and benefits vary around the globe.
Read more… 11 January 2013

Surf and turf gambling in the Bahamas

A casino-hopping tour around the islands is the perfect way to kick back, relax and have some offshore fun.
Read more… 10 December 2012

Singapore’s luxurious casino resorts

Marina Bay Sands is a world of fine dining, high end shops, Broadway shows and infinity pools.
26 October 2012

Beyond the Headlines

Casino design and why the house always wins

How casinos thwart cheating, influence player psychology and work the odds to maximize profits.
Read more… 17 August 2012

The best of Las Vegas

From a casino that offers old school nostalgia to a resort focused on family fun, each of the hotels in Nevada’s Sin City has a personality all its own.
Read more… 17 August 2012

The big business of Japan’s pachinko parlours

Despite Japan’s strict gambling laws, pachinko, a pinball derivative played by millions of people, is a national obsession generating 30 trillion yen profit a year.
Read more… 16 August 2012

South Africa’s kitsch casino

Sun City was once the poster child for the hypocrisy and moral decay of apartheid, but today is a luxurious, if bizarre, entertainment venue deep in the South African bushveld.
Read more… 15 August 2012

Worldwide Weird

Hangover help from a Las Vegas bus

Hangover Heaven is a 45ft-long bus that trolls the Strip and treats the side effects of drinking too much with IV therapy.
Read more… 14 August 2012

Upmarket casino cuisine in Atlantic City

With the opening of Revel, a 14-restaurant hotel complex, Atlantic City, New Jersey is hoping that an emphasis on dining will revive the US’ second-largest gambling destination.
Read more… 13 August 2012

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