Francis Bacon had his career-defining moment not in his studios in South Kensington or Dublin but after a night at the roulette tables in Monaco, an authority on the artist has said.
Although it is generally understood that casinos are illegal in Ireland, a number of private clubs offering mostly poker and blackjack have been operating quietly in Dublin for decades. Some of these clubs cater exclusively to Dublin’s
If cigarette commercials are banned and alcohol ones restricted, why is the gambling industry able to target children? It’s not just football that has got the betting buzz. Test matches are accompanied by former players sitting around
Counting cards for hours on end; watching the money roll in… One winner describes the high-stakes world of the professional gambler
All of us are aware about the online makeover that bingo games have got reinvented itself. The option managed to create a wide range of audience for itself. Bingo games that we know have been around since
Liberalisation has gone too far. Fixed-odds betting terminals are fleecing deprived communities This was nearly a decade ago when I was researching a book on gambling (an activity I have always enjoyed). I spoke to many gamblers,