Author Archives: Chris Lockhart

How to leverage your gaming earnings to buy stuff for cheap!

Great, you've managed to leverage your cash on the tables, online poker or some other way to grow it. Now, you want to use that extra cash to buy something you actually want like travel, clothes, etc. It only makes sense to not pay full price for things and extend your winnings even further, right? Well, you've come to the right post on Gaming Environment today as we've got a great tip. Groupon, you know the company that has infinited deal-a-day offers has released a new vertical for themselves,

The History of Gambling

It seems as though ever since human beings have had material possessions to risk, they have been throwing their lot in with Lady Luck in pursuit of the thrill of “easy” wealth.  Indeed, as far as back as the ancient days of the Chinese and the Romans, people have been courting the gambling gods (they literally believed such outcomes were related to the whims of the immortals), so it is no surprise that this activity is widely enjoyed by most cultures around the world today. What follows are

How to Tell if Someone is Bluffing in Poker

While many games in casinos carry with them a great deal of excitement, the majority of them share one tragic flaw (from the perspective of the player): the odds of victory are tilted towards the house. This means that no matter how hot you run, the gambler that keeps playing these games will inevitably lose all their money back to the dealer. Blackjack does contain elements that allow the player to shift the odds in their favor, but getting spotted doing these things by casino officials will get