What is Blackjack Card Counting, Anyway?

card countingNovember 12th, 2013 by BigBoss

No doubt you’ve heard the concept of blackjack “card counting” bandied about countless times. It’s glorified in movies and TV shows and discussed casually by gamblers everywhere. It sounds like a blast – who wouldn’t want to devise a genius system and use it to take the house for millions?

Yet despite all the hype, few people actually know the scoop about counting cards – how it’s done, why it works, the advantages and disadvantages. There’s a common misconception that anyone who counts cards is a math whiz with a brain like a supercomputer, but that’s not necessarily the case. In reality, all you really need to be a master card-counter is the ability to count.

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The 5 Cardinal Sins of Casino Gaming

let it ride movieOctober 30th, 2013 by BigBoss

Casinos, both live and online, can be among the most thrilling places to be entertained and spend your leisure time. When you play casino games, sometimes you’ll win and sometimes you’ll lose. That said, you’ve got to keep your wits about you while playing and do your best to ensure you don’t make a common casino mistake. Nobody’s perfect, but the fact is that a mistake will cost you – literally – if you’re gambling, so it’s best to try and limit your errors to the minimum.

With that in mind, here’s a list of the 5 cardinal sins of casino gaming. Next time you get set to start a gambling session in your favorite land-based or online casino, it’ll pay to have mastered the list and avoid these pitfalls. Read More

Top 10 Casino Slot Games for Sports Fans

Top Trumps World Football StarsOctober 24th, 2013 by BigBoss

Aside from enjoying hundreds of fantastic slot games here at Europa Casino, we know that many of our casino fans also love sports. Like casino games, sports are something that fans can enjoy on a year-round basis. Moreover, just as there’s a fantastic variety of slot game options to enjoy, there are a like number of different sports played around the world to pique your interest.

At Europa Casino, a number of our slot games are themed after the world’s most popular sports. We’ve crunched the stats in order to come up with a list of the sports-themed slot games our players enjoy most. Here, then, in alphabetical order, are the Top 10 Casino Slot Games for Sports Fans: Read More

Bonus Island Awaits You with All Its Glittering Riches and a Summer Bonus Code

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Summer, sand, and surf are all combining to give Europa Casino players a surplus of funds. There’s never been a better time to kick back and relax at Europa Casino, especially if you’ve never visited before to play our hundreds of fantastic online casino games. New and existing players alike are being treated to special seasonal treats from now until the end of the summer (August 31st) at our special Bonus Island area!

Sign Up and Score an Extra €50

A mentioned, we’ve got a little something extra for you if you’ve not yet signed up to play at Europa Casino. Just download the software and, while registering your new account, be sure to enter the promotional code: “SUMMER” into the appropriate field (see screenshot below). Why? How does an extra €50 sound?! If you ask us, that’s reason enough. Read More

The Greatest Casino Heists in History

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Las Vegas casinos, and casinos around the world for that matter, have long been thought to be among the most secure locations there are. That’s no surprise, considering the amounts of cash they’ve got on site that needs to be protected. Nonetheless, some enterprising, fearless criminals have been successful at carrying out some of history’s greatest casino heists. What makes them great is that they’re the kind of stunts people could only imagine happening in movies like Ocean’s 11; yet they were quite real. Take a look at the infographic below for details on some of the most brazen casino heists in history. Read More

Stay in Touch: How Online Casinos Keep You Social

Webcam gamblingJuly 14th, 2013 by BigBoss

Online casinos often offer ways for players to interact with each other. This is done through chat boxes, web cams, and community forums. If you’re looking to have fun and make friends, you should try playing online casino games. They’re a great way to stay in touch with people and be social.

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Blackjack for Dummies

Bet big on blackjackJuly 4th, 2013 by BigBoss

Blackjack is most commonly a gambling game, originally known by the name of its highest point value: twenty-one. Blackjack is one of the easiest card games. It’s a real “hit”, even with beginners.

Blackjack Basics

The game of Blackjack is contested between a player and the dealer and is tracked by points, wherein the player must reach 21 or more without exceeding the number and beat the dealer’s total in order to win. If a player or dealer exceeds 21, it’s known as a “bust”. Here’s a Blackjack breakdown: Read More

On a Roll: How to Proceed on a Winning Streak

know when to quitJune 19th, 2013 by BigBoss

If you toss a coin in the air 50 times, you’ll probably get heads about 25 times. Of course, that doesn’t mean the pattern will always be heads, tails, heads, tails. You could have heads 10 times in a row, or more. The same is true while you are playing online casino games. It’s possible to get on a winning streak or a losing streak, even though the chances of winning don’t really change. So, here are some ideas for how to proceed if you keep on winning at Europa Casino. Read More

4 Times You Should Never Hit While Playing Online Blackjack

Blackjack4June 12th, 2013 by BigBoss

Online blackjack is a fairly simple game. The goal is to get 21 or to beat the dealer’s hand. Of course, you’ll increase your chances of winning if you know when the best times are to hit and to stand. So, take a look at these four scenarios in which you should never hit while playing blackjack online at places like Europa Casino. Read More

4 Outrageous Ways to Use Your Online Casino Winnings

GamblingJune 5th, 2013 by BigBoss

It’s an age-old question: If you had a lot of money, what would you do? For most, the answer is buy a bigger house, share some money with family, and just be happy. However, some people have much more grandiose ideas of what to do with a windfall of money that others might think are outrageous. Take a look at some of the crazy ways that some big winners have spent their casino winnings.

Tom Buys a Racecar

After winning $14 million at a Biloxi casino playing Wheel of Fortune Slots, Tom McMillan sat down with his wife and discussed what they would do with the money. They didn’t want to change their lifestyle too much, but they did decide to have a little fun. Among other things, the McMillan’s bought a share of their own racecar.

NASCAR became one of their new passions. They even bought a motor home so they could see races whenever they wanted. To date, McMillan and his wife have been very generous to friends and family, and for the most part, their life hasn’t changed too much. Read More

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