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A History of WMS Gaming
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27 February 2011

A History of WMS GamingWMS Gaming started out its life when Harry Williams founded the company in 1943. At that time, the company was known as Williams Manufacturing Company. Harry Williams changed the way that pinball machines were designed by introducing a new mechanism allowing the machines to tilt for a better gaming experience. This changed the future of the game in the USA.

This set a president for the company in future years, and they ventured into the computer gaming market in the 1980s where they developed games for video arcade games. Then in 1991, the company began producing video lottery terminals under the company name Willliams Gaming.

After the success of the video lottery games, Williams Gaming as the company was known at the time, launched their first video poker game, which was a sensation. This led them to start producing casino slot machines in 1994 which were housed in casinos all over America. In 1999, the company changed name again to WMS Gaming, as it is now known.

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Enjoying offline casinos
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09 September 2010

Online Gambling brings all the anticipation, the excitement and the rewards of chance to your own home, but once in a while it is nice to actually step out of the house, get dressed up and go out for a grand night of fun at a real world casino.

Most large towns have a casino, and for a first visit, these local establishments can be fun, though you must bear in mind the expectations of the proprietors as to your behaviour. Unlike Online gambling, where you can play in jeans, dressing gown or even in the raw, most casinos require you to acknowledge the speciality of the occasion by making an effort with your appearance. Frivolity aside part of the fun in going to an offline casino is to see and be seen by other people, engage, interact, and hopefully win against other players.

Something to remember about real world gambling is that other gamblers can see you AND they can see your reactions, so for card games you really should work on your poker face and on spotting the ‘tells’ in other players or you may find your experience very short and embarrassing.

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Sports Themed Online Slots
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22 June 2010

With so many major sporting competitions taking place at the moment it is no surprise that online casinos are promoting their sports themed online slots. Sports themed online slots have always been a popular choice however during the sports season and in particular during the World Cup and Wimbledon Tennis competitions, themed online slots become increasingly popular.

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Free Casino Games
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01 June 2010

It would seem unthinkable that a casino would give you something for free and it is in terms of traditional land based casinos however their more advanced and increasingly popular online casino counterparts are offering a host of free casino games.

There are two main purposes of free casino games depending on which side of the fence you are sitting on. For the online casino player free casino games are an opportunity to sample the game before risking your own money. This is particularly important if you have never gambled online before as getting your bearings can mean losing money in pay per play games. Casino Man has teamed up with Spin Palace Online Casino to offer a range of free casino games such as blackjack, American roulette, craps, keno, sicbo, pai gow poker, baccarat and poker pursuit. Playing free casino games can increase confidence and build on strategy.

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Playing Blackjack online
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13 May 2010

Blackjack has long been one of the most popular land based casino games, with the introduction of online gambling this popularity has been mirrored in online casinos. The exact origins of the game blackjack are unknown however early indications of Blackjack dates back many centuries.

When originally introduced into the United States blackjack was not popular and gambling houses offered high bonuses to entice patrons into playing. One of these bonuses was to offer players 10 to 1 odds if the players hand consisted of the ace of spades and a black jack which is where the name blackjack was born.

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Slot Machine Guide
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30 March 2010

Online slot machines have become increasingly popular in recent years and with the amount of online slots available on the internet constantly rising it can sometimes be hard to know which games are worth playing.

In principle online slot machines are no different to those that are found in traditional casinos around the world. The set up of online slot machines varies from game to game between 3, 5 and 7 reel displays.

Some people can be sceptical of online gambling due to its completely computerised nature, the world of online casinos has grown to such a level that it is so highly competitive and watched that any underhand trickery simply does not exist.

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Why Online Slots are Often Preferable
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08 March 2010

Slot games are among the most exciting forms of online gambling; instantly rewarding and a medium that is developing beyond its land based roots in the online world.

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may initially look easy, but with a clear house advantage jumping straight in on an online slot machine game can lead to losing money just trying to learn the ropes.

Gambling is supposed to be fun but entering with a losing streak is not the way to start a game in the right frame of mind to enjoy the risks and chances. Certainly it is always best to learn a game before you play it.

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Straight and Progressive Video Slots
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29 January 2010

With the arrival of the Internet came the concept of online casinos that offered a variety of games for you to try out, like video slots. Video slots have become one of the most popular games at most casinos. Video slots are often referred to by many different names across the globe, such as video fruit machines in the UK and video poker in Australia. There are even some hand video slot machines called one-armed bandits for its appearance and also because the gambler can lose all their money within a few minutes.

Video slots are similar to the regular slot machines found in land based casinos, but with the key difference being that instead of the traditional three spinning wheels there is a video display with five reels. One of the great things about video slots is the enhanced graphics and audio and video effects, as online casino experts we find this gives a better playing experience when playing slots. The standard three reel slot machines have a single payline but with video slots you can have as many as nine paylines, therefore you have a better chance of winning – which is a huge bonus to video slots. What is more, video slots have a wide range of symbols like multipliers, wild symbols and scatter symbols, games with bonus screens and a feature where players can try doubling or even quadrupling their jackpot winnings.

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Take Advantage of Free Casino Games
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31 December 2009

It has been noted that online gambling is currently one of the most popular activities on the Internet. The majority of people who come across references to online casinos and gambling online want to try it out. What is more, finding and registering at an online casino is a very easy and simple process. However, the problem lies in the fact that these first time gamblers do not understand the rules, procedures and strategies of online casino games. As a beginner, you could always find a book or articles on the web but these will only help you up to a certain level. The proof of the pudding is in the eating and you’ll only really gain the knowledge of online gambling if you actually play. But it is important to remember that if you start betting with real money right from the start you will no doubt lose heavily and are more than likely to just give up, and effectively online casinos will lose potential customers.

As such in the interest of the online casinos and the novice players, casinos create free casino games. The gamblers do have to sign up before they can choose the free games option, but once they are registered they can select the free casino game they want and will receive a certain amount of credits to use. Unfortunately for the new players these credits are worthless and cannot be cashed, but if they do lose all of them they can simply restart the game and will get a new set of credits.

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How to Choose the Best Online Roulette System
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10 December 2009

If you’re looking for a fun game of chance and mystery then why not find an online casino and try your hand at online roulette. Ultimately, you’re going to need good luck in order to come out on top but there are certain tools to help your online roulette winnings increase. If you want to make things easier then why not use roulette software to help you decide when to place a bet. You can often find these online roulette systems easily on the internet, but be aware of
imitations and ensure you use a system that can prove some results. Additionally, make sure that the site is legal before you become a member of it. If the roulette system site is not legal then we would advise you not to waste your money or time, even if they guarantee they have the world’s best online roulette system it isn’t worth the trouble.

We’re sure by now that the online gambling website you’re signed up to is operating legally. This is extremely important as getting in trouble for gambling at an online casino is not fun. But playing online roulette and making money is. So trying to find the right online roulette system for you might be a difficult task, but if you conduct the research thoroughly and choose a reputable company you’ll no doubt select the correct roulette software.

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Turning the Odds in your Favour with Online Gambling
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04 December 2009

So you are desperate to figure out a way to turn the odds in your favour when gambling online, you want to beat the online casino at their own game? Well thousands of online casino players are always thinking this very same thing. However, it is important to note that there is no guaranteed way to turn the odds in your favour when gambling online. But there online gambling strategies you can incorporate to make sure you are a winner and do not lose all your money.

Firstly, to try and beat the online casino at their own game you need to have a good online gambling strategy practice in place. It is better to play online casino games that your now and are familiar with, so that you understand the rules and how the game is carried out. Additionally, bear in mind beginners luck might crop up but even if it does it will only take you to a certain point. Equally, if you pick online games that require a very low minimum bet yet have a relatively high jackpot this is also a good strategy to take. Your gambling budget will go a lot further if you minimise your spending and you will get more time to gamble online. When you become more confident you can then move up to an online game with a higher minimum spend and therefore a higher paying jackpot.

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The Best Way to Play Progressive Slot Machines
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04 November 2009

In both offline and online casinos, slot machines have become a popular way to gamble. One of the true dream makers of slot machines is the progressive slot jackpots, where you can choose from an array of life-changing jackpot games. The live jackpot tickers let you easily see how much you win if you hit the winning combination.

With every coin played, the value of the jackpot increases by a tiny proportion and as a general rule, only the players betting maximum credits per spin will be eligible for an attempt to win the top prize. Regardless of the number of credits per play, all the players contribute to the jackpot. Therefore, if you bet with less than the maximum number of coins required you are contributing to the progressive jackpot without ever having a chance of actually winning it. So remember to never play with less than the maximum number of credits to qualify for the jackpot. If you are trying to stretch your gambling session and want to play one coin at a time then it is best not to play progressive slot machines.

Whether you’re playing at an online casino or in Las Vegas, it is every slot players dream to hit one of the huge progressive jackpots. In fact, the odds for winning a progressive jackpot are actually much better than those for winning the lottery. If you want to go after the big prize it is not a good idea to bet everything you have, but use a portion of your gambling money now and then to chase that progressive jackpot.

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Popular Types of Online Gambling
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28 October 2009

Over the last few years the popularity for gambling online websites has rapidly increased. With new games being developed and the older games still attracting players it is no wonder that online casinos are evolving fast.

Some of the top online gambling games are blackjack and poker. You can play many different types of poker games online, usually in either tournaments or cash games. Texas Hold’em is by far the most popular online poker game, but many other variations are also played. Omaha, Seven Card Stud and Draw Poker are all available at online poker rooms. It is important to remember that poker requires a certain level of skill in order to win so it is best to read and learn about the game before playing and gambling. Video poker is another online game that attracts users from around the world. It is primarily based on 5 stud poker and part of the appeal to the majority of the players is that there is no bluffing. Additionally, the odds for winning and getting a payout on video poker are quite favorable in comparison to some other forms of online gambling. Similarly, slot machines are one of the most played games in a casino as well as online. This could well be because it is a fairly basic game to play as you only ever have to click a button or possibly pull a lever.

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History of gambling online
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14 October 2009

Gambling has been an extremely popular form of entertainment for thousands of years since people begin betting whilst playing card games etc. Gambling entered the online industry in the mid 1990’s and has since grown rapidly to become a huge part of online gaming. Around 20 million gamblers now enjoy betting online in the many different games available.

Microgaming are one of the oldest software providers for online gambling games and are known for inventing the one of the first online casinos accepting bets over the internet. InterCasino were also there creating an online casino processing real money wagers. This all happened in 1994 around the same time that the Free Trade and Processing Zone Act was passed by the Antigua-Barbuda government. This enabled licences to be given to online companies looking to open up casinos on the internet. Online casino’s evolved over the next few years to provide more features and different games to users, including the multiplayer games introduced by Boss Media in 1999.

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How do online casino's calculate bonuses?
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20 August 2009

Most online casino’s calculate bonuses by wagering requirements, meaning that basically you need to wager a certain amount before they will reward you with a bonus. Casino’s need these wagering requirements to keep themselves in business so that you can carry on playing, if they give away bonuses all of the time then you would be running out of games that are still online for you to play.

Our casino experts have worked out everything on casino bonuses and loaded it into our online bonus guide for you to find and read through easily. We’ve worked out the calculation for the bonuses and explained it within the guide for you to understand, and then maybe you won’t try so hard to beat the systems!

We’ve even drawn up a bonus wagering radio chart for you to scroll through and find the casino’s offering the best bonuses based on the wagering ratio factor. As with all of the charts on our website is it very helpful by even listing what currencies you can claim your winnings in.

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Several Marvellous Reasons to use CasinoMan...
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13 August 2009

Several Marvellous Reasons to use CasinoMan...When you’re looking to spend a bit of cash on some online casino’s you want to know where to find the best online casino’s where you can spend your money wisely. You want websites that are easy to use, that give you your first bet for free or bonuses throughout your play. Where can you find these websites? Where can you find the best online casinos that enable you to gamble away instantly on a game you love? CasinoMan.net

We have the largest amount of gambling information that you can find anywhere on the internet. We know everything there is to know when it comes to online gambling, that’s why we know that we have the one stop shop website where you find everything you need before you play.

We have casino experts roaming the internet daily to find new games and writing independent reviews on all the games they find so all you have to do is come to our website to read reviews of these online casino’s, slot machines and poker rooms. We have lists of the favourite games, the new games that have yet to be found as well as a list of casino’s that give the best bonuses/ payouts. You can find online slot machines, slot tournaments, casino’s, poker rooms and top casino hotels so we’re offering information on a range of different gambling games. All games are categorised into relevant sections so it’s simple for you to find exactly what you’re after.

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What is a video poker machine and how does it work?
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26 May 2008

What is a video poker machine and how does it work?In the world of gambling, evolution is a key factor in its popularity. From Roman soldiers playing dice, to astronauts shuffling their decks in the space shuttle, gambling is as old and widespread as anything throughout history. But without the modern conveniences of today’s gambling, it wasn’t accessible to such a broad audience.

When humans began to revolutionize machinery, video poker machines weren’t high on their list. Yet since they’ve been around, these machines have grossed billions upon billions of dollars, and have become some of the most popular items in various shops and casinos.

Video poker machines work by using a random number generator (RNG), which is a software algorithm used to ensure a random outcome of game play. Though not all RNG’s operate the same, they all offer completely random numbers, with billions of variants. When the machine isn’t in action, the RNG runs hundreds of times per second.

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Where and when was roulette invented?
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24 May 2008

Where and when was roulette invented?The game of Roulette is named after French word meaning "small wheel". It is widely popular in casinos and on the internet. In the game, a croupier spins a wheel in one direction, and them spins a ball in the opposite direction.

The ball rotates along the circumference of a titled circular surface until it eventually stops and falls into a colored numbered pocket on the wheel. The number of slots in the wheel depends on where you play roulette. If you’re playing in Europe, the wheel only has 37 slots, in America, it has 38.

All players may choose to place bets on a number to win, the color of the pocket, or whether the number will be odd or even. For the most part, the design is universally the same and the betting structure remains in tact.

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