Professional: Casinos - Travel to Win

Blackjack, poker, roulette, or slot machines – loved by ones, condemned by others. The gambling industry is one of the most profitable businesses and as such is also related to tourism. Numerous travel agencies specialize in casino tours and offer fabulous experience in Las Vegas, Reno or hundreds of other casino havens. What is so appealing about casinos? What are the latest trends?


Casinos - Why Are They So Valuable to Investors and Governments

Gregory Dolgos

Gambling is condemned by churches, keepers of the public morals, political economists, psychiatrists and bad losers. However, some experts ignore the pleasure and employment that some types of gambling provides to many citizens than it harms...

The Casino Spa – The Perfect Solution?

Sara Thopson

It is an age old problem – the family wants to go somewhere on holiday yet the range of activities desired by members of the families differ so greatly that the holiday plans almost invariably end up in an argument. Generalizations are dangerous, but a typical situation could be described as the wife/girlfriend longing for shopping trips whereas the husband/boyfriend tends to want to indulge in a little bit of hedonism. This hedonism usually takes the form of alcohol, sport or gambling...

Internet Gambling Will Continue to Grow in Eastern Europe

Justin N. Froyd

Gambling revenues throughout the world are expected to decline in the coming months as the global recession finally takes hold. Already the numbers coming from Las Vegas and the UK are down on the previous year as are most of the land based gambling industries. However GBGC has spotted that Internet gambling in Eastern Europe helped by the roll out of broadband, changes in law and a propensity to gamble is likely to cause a move against trend...

Casinos: Is Gaming the 'New Buffalo'?

Chris Grad

Spotlights form a tipi of light, visible for many miles above the Mystic Lake Casino, operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota (Sioux) of Prior Lake, just 20 minutes south of the Twin Cities, in Minnesota...

Macau: The Chinese Las Vegas

Sara Thopson

Macau a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, is economically booming. This former Portuguese colony with approximately half a million of inhabitants capitalizes mainly on its tourism and gambling industry...