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Top 5 Movies Set in Las Vegas

There’s something about Las Vegas that has always made it a place of great fascination for filmmakers. One of the main reasons has to be the way it looks – quite unlike anywhere else on earth. With the flashing signs that can be picked out by orbiting spacecraft and the sheer investment that has gone into creating this amazing oasis in the heart of the Nevada Desert it’s a film set that’s already been built. The fact that it’s only a relatively short distance from Hollywood itself – an hour by plane – is also strongly in its favour

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The Global Gaming World’s Greatest Innovations

Computer games have been entertaining humans for decades. The very earliest rudimentary electronic game was invented in 1947, inspired by the technology behind radar displays in World War Two, although it never went into production. Several other electronic game machines followed, including mathematical strategy game Nim, tic-tac-toe game Oxo and Tennis for Two. However, the 1962 launch of “Spacewar! is considered by many to have been the first official computer game, as one of the earliest examples of a digital arcade game.Since Spacewar! there have been unprecedented advances in video game technology. Computer Space, loosely based on the earlier

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Remembering NFL in the 90's

NFL in the 90s. The Golden Years of FootballIf you can cast your mind back to what the NFL was like in the 90’s, you can perhaps remember some of the great teams and players of the time, not to mention some of the important milestones as well. Maybe you remember the Dallas Cowboys winning three Super Bowls in four years or when the Denver Broncos won a perfect season in 1998. Of course, there are plenty of memorable player moments too. Like when Dan Marino won the title of the best all-time passing leader. Or when Jerry Rice

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The Evolution of the NFL

The NFL may be the single biggest sports league in the world, but it’s been a long and winding route to reach this point. Many of the major changes that have brought us here have taken place in the last thirty years, but none of these could have happened without what had gone before. For example, while there are now 32 teams split between the National Football League and the American Football Conference, this division dates back to merger that occurred in 1970 between the NFL and its rival the American Football League. And, while there have been countless

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Throwback to the first IGT Slots Games

IGT may face stiff competition from other games developers for casinos and other commercial operators, out there to topple them from their throne, but they’re still industry leaders. Many operators have called on IGT casino software to help them run their casinos and serve their customers online and offline. The company have been making slots since the early 1980s and have established a solid reputation for themselves in the field. This post takes a look at some of their earlier slots and, by looking at some of their most recent slots, how they’ve progressed.CleopatraCleopatra was (and is)

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The Top Retro Games That Have Gained Popularity Again

With a range of new consoles hitting the market, from the Nintendo Switch, to Xbox X and PlayStation 4 Pro, there are so many new games and experiences available to today’s generation of players. Yet, with all the new technology about, there has been a huge trend around retro gaming in which more people than ever are going out of their way to search for and buy old consoles and games. This market trend has become so prevalent that even gaming giant Nintendo Corporation have recently been working to shut down websites hosting old gaming codes so that they

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How bingo has stood the test of time

You might think of bingo as a game for grannies, but you could not be more wrong. While the local bingo hall was somewhere older women often gathered for a social evening, this game has an appeal that stretches beyond that demographic. It has retained its popularity throughout the years as other forms of entertainment have come and gone, because it has adapted to changes like the rise of internet gaming. These days there are multiple online bingo sites and you can find lots of information here about them.Bingo is believed to have originated in Europe during the 16th

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Gaming in the 80's

For those that experienced the 80’s, its hard to forget the fond memories of being able to wear bright neon clothes, making mix tapes and working out with Jane Fonda. And for those born after this golden decade, it’s clear to see that the 80’s is still having an impact on future generations, with today’s teens still listening to Bon Jovi whilst fashion stores such as Asos and Topshop are bringing back 80’s fashion style. However, one aspect of the 80’s that was most iconic was the culture of gaming. With the likes of

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The Growth and Journey of Casino Games over Centuries

Man, gambling and casino have come a long way. Researchers say that as early as 2300 BC, people were already gambling. You’ll remember that casting of lots to make an unbiased decision has also featured in the bible.  People, since the beginning of times, have predicted the outcomes of not just games, but virtually every event, including wars.Casino games stemmed from humans’ appetite to gamble on events. Now, such games form an excellent form of entertainment. The rise of technology has further escalated their position, making them even more significant. Right now, you can log in to

Why Our Love for Retro Gaming will Never Die

Throughout the history of gaming, we have met a range of colorful characters and helped them jump, punch, and race through level after level. As the years have rolled by and as gaming has become a little more “serious”, new faces have emerged, but classics like Mario and Sonic remain staples of the gaming landscape.Mario can trace his roots back nearly 40 years, making his first video game appearance in Donkey Kong, in 1981, and going on to star in more than 20 games, while playing cameo roles in dozens more, including modern franchises like Super Smash Bros and