Articles By: Dostojewski

I didn’t become rich, but it opened my eyes: interview with professional gambler

I didn’t become rich, but it opened my eyes: interview with professional gambler

Greg Elder is a kind of person you don’t meet often. He dropped his “normal” job to become a professional gambler – a field where many people fail. And he succeeded! Greg wrote several books about his experience as a gambler. At the moment he is working on his new book that will be published soon. David: When did you […]

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Bahamas Gambling: Vicious Pleasure

Bahamas Gambling: Vicious Pleasure

The Bahamas is often called a “paradise” on the Earth and it’s not surprising, taking into account the fact that this archipelago is blessed with a wonderful tropical climate and with a picturesque nature. It also has an excellent location for tourists from the USA – less than 100 miles off the Florida coast. The Bahama Islands’ tourist industry is […]

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Singapore Gaming Industry: Good Times, Bad Times

Singapore Gaming Industry: Good Times, Bad Times

Singapore, a tiny Asian country, is the real land of wonders. Picturesque Buddhist temples and high-tech business skyscrapers, beautiful nature, the international atmosphere and the diverse cultural heritage make it one of the most popular tourist destinations. Add the growing gambling industry it can easily explained why Singapore’s income is highly dependent on tourism and the money tourists annually leave […]

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Macau Casino Revenue, China PMI May Be at Potential Inflection

Macau Casino Revenue, China PMI May Be at Potential Inflection

With wealthy Chinese driving Macau’s VIP business and the mass-market segment relying on the growing Chinese middle class, a relationship between gaming revenue growth and the China PMI leading indicator makes fundamental sense. Both have improved in recent months, with Macau revenue at a new record in October, though growth remains less than robust. Source: Bloomberg  

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Declining Macau Hotel Length of Stay Is Negative Casino Driver

Declining Macau Hotel Length of Stay Is Negative Casino Driver

A decline in length of stay is challenging Macau casino resorts’ quest to keep gamblers in the Asian gaming hub longer. While total guests at Macau hotels are rising and reached a new record in 3Q, the average length of stay has dropped more than 15% since late-2011. As a result, total monthly hotel-guest-days have been static at about one […]

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Native American Gold Rush: Indian Casinos Are Thriving

Native American Gold Rush: Indian Casinos Are Thriving

Native American reservations had long been associated with something depressing, shabby and poor. Scattered along far corners of the US states they were cradles of poverty and crime. But all was wonderfully changed in the 1980s when casinos came to the Native American lands and the golden rush began. In the 19th and for the most part of the 20th […]

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Atlantic City Shutdown Misses Peak; Hurricane Sandy Threatens 20% of Caesars Revenue

Atlantic City Shutdown Misses Peak; Hurricane Sandy Threatens 20% of Caesars Revenue

Atlantic City Shutdown Misses Peak; 4Q Revenue Usually Drops 17% Atlantic City shut all casinos Sunday afternoon in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Gaming will likely be suspended through at least Tuesday, possibly longer, with widespread flooding expected. The impact on gaming could be relatively limited given casino wins in 4Q average 17% less than the summer peak. Sandy striking during […]

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Challenge your Skills and Techniques at Poker Tournaments

Challenge your Skills and Techniques at Poker Tournaments

Poker is a card game that practically everyone knows how to play and has, at some time or another, played it with friends and family. It is a favorite game among men friends who use it to relax and bond much like watching a championship ball game on TV. You can play for fun or you can up the ante […]

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Las Vegas and Macau Casinos Revenue

Las Vegas and Macau Casinos Revenue

Casinos have been around for as long as anyone can remember. They have been presenting people with an opportunity to tempt fate while having an exciting and thrilling time playing games of chance. For a long time, the US has been the recognized playing ground for both amateurs and professional casino players with Las Vegas lording it over some of […]

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Find out how high rollers live it up with Monte Carlo casino gambling

Find out how high rollers live it up with Monte Carlo casino gambling

Casinos, wherever they’re located, usually have a certain character that appeals to specific types of people. Sometimes, it’s the location of the casinos that’s the attraction, especially for those who see casinos as more recreation and entertainment rather than business and the end game with financial success. Others look for the casinos with the most number of tournaments, challenges, gaming […]

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