Your favorite casino is more than a place for entertainment. It is regarded by the US government as a “financial institution,” and therefore it is required, under the “Bank Secrecy Act,” to report certain transactions to the US Department of the Treasury through Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). So, what is the casino telling the government?
Gambling Podcasts and Las Vegas Podcasts promise unique, captivating content, inside information, a regular schedule and state of the art production. Despite so many podcasts turning out to be duds, there are a few gems that survived.
Blackjack is the casino game that people feel the most comfortable playing. The rules are relatively simple. With proper play, the casino’s advantage is less than 1%.
Readers of this column know TheInveterateGambler has been bouncing around the casinos of Atlantic City for decades. It was with this in mind that recent news of another “ownership” change to the Revel/Ocean Resort Property spurred a fantasy of what he would do to “tweak” the Ocean Resort Casino Atlantic City.
TheInveterateGambler a keen observer of people. After some recent casino trips he had some thoughts. Here are his rants and musing in no particular order or organization.
The Inveterate Gambler is always interested in gambling words of wisdom. Below you will find some of my favorite gambling quotes. Some are classic, some profound; some are just random musing. They come from celebrates, titular characters or just everyday players.
I recently wrote about some of my favorite non-casino restaurants in Atlantic City. This time I hit on some of the inexpensive casual spots to grab a fast meal in Atlantic City.
Friends and family know that I have been visiting Atlantic City for decades and they often ask me for advice about various aspects of a visit to the city. When they inquire about a place to enjoy a great meal, perhaps for a special occasion, I generally suggest that they leave the confines of the casino and visit one of the local family owned spots.
FOMO, in Internet short hand means Fear of Missing Out. I see it posted all the time. FOMO this, FOMO that. It is, in my opinion, pretty much over used. Podcasters After Dark Sponsored by The Bettor Life podcast is hosted by the country’s biggest name in recreational gambling, Eric Rosenthal.
To me, a recreational gambler is someone that considers gambling an avocation or hobby; an enjoyable way to spend free time. The recreational gambler has a certain amount of money budgeted for entertainment that they chose to risk by taking on lady luck.