Links: Casinos and Gambling
- Casino and gambling information sites
- Land based casinos
- Online casino portals
- On line casinos
- Mobile casinos and portals
- Live casinos and portals
- Casino hire
- Casino Software and Turnkey Casino providers
Casino and gambling information sites
The gambling guide Il Dado offers rules, strategies and advice on all kinds of gambling games.
The Urbino site carries information about casinos and gambling from the point of view of the casino operator.
eCOGRA ("eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance") has set itself up as an independent standards authority for the online gaming industry, specifically overseeing fair gaming, player protection and responsible operator conduct.
Casino Life is a magazine distributed free to owners, operators and managers of European casinos and gaming equipment manufacturers, providing news and reviews of casinos and gaming equipment, and covering a range of service, security, legal and marketing issues.
The Smartgambler site aims to provide information about all aspects of gambling.
Atte Aaltonen's Gaming the Odds is a guide to intelligent gambling - advice on how to win or at least to lose less, including a section on card counting in Blackjack and information on US online poker.
cruzino.com includes directories of hotels and casinos, books, casino supplies, casino game rules and betting systems.
Gambler's Voice is an independent directory with articles giving news and advice on online gambling.
Land based casinos
The World Casino Directory provides a worldwide directory of land based directory of casinos, organised geographically, plus reginal gambing news, forums and other resources.
Established in 1940, the Normandie Casino, Los Angeles is California's oldest casino. They offer Texas Holdem Poker, Paigow and Blackjack games 24 hours a day.
The Atlantic City Hotels site provides information on casinos in Atlantic City, USA with hotel information and booking facilities.
The Guide to UK Casinos provides useful listings of land based casinos in the UK.
LasVegas.me provides a directory of casinos, hotels and shows in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Schweizer Casino-Verzeichnis lists information about casinos in Switzerland and other countries.
Online Casino Portals
There are numerous online magazines, newsletters and portals with gambling and casino information. Readers should be aware that most of these are financed by commissions from the online casinos that they list. Despite this, some of these portals provide useful information and casino reviews.
- Casino Advisor is a large site providing online casino reviews, rules and advice for popular casino games and many other resources.
- Casinomeister provides information and news on online gambling, online casinos, player issues, and industry events.
- The casino strategy pages at the Netbettor site provide strategy rules and advice for several casino games as well as links to online casinos.
- Real Casino Reviews offers reviews and ratings of online casinos contributed by users of the site. By publishing the opinions of players, rather information from the casinos themselves or their affiliates, this site aims to provide an unbiased assessment of each casino.
- Gambling with Bitcoins reviews online casinos where you can play various card games and other casino games for Bitcoins.
- Bitcoin Chaser offers reviews of casinos and poker rooms where you can gamble with Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies.
- Stash Bitcoin is a blog giving advice on gambling in casinos and poker rooms using Bitcoin.
- ixgames is an extensive gambling portal with reviews of numerous online casinos, information on casino games, and other resources.
- Casino.org was the first ever online casino, founded in 1995 by Warren Eugene. In 2006, following the American "Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act" (UIGEA), casino.org stopped accepting real money players and was transformed into a casino portal providing online casino reviews and information. It now features useful pages on cheating and gambling addiction.
- OnlineCasinos.com - online casinos reviewed and categorised according to country, games offered, deposit methods, etc.
- Casinolistings.com provides comprehensive casino reviews and listings and guides to casino games.
- The Top 12 Online Casinos site maintains a list of onlne casinos, reviewed and rated.
- Casino Launchpad is an online casino portal with reviews and casino game information.
- OnlineCasino.net provides a wide range of information including news, software reviews, casino reviews and recommendations, and informationm on popular casino games.
- CasinoGamesPro.com provides guides to popular casino games, facilities to practise these games free, and reviews of online casinos where they can be played for money.
- Online-Gambling.com is an online gambling guide with casino recommendations and reviews and information on a range of casino games.
- High Class Online Casino provides reviews of online casinos that accept US players, and allows readers to submit their own reviews.
- Casino Games X is a Canadian site with reviews of trusted online casinos and a series of articles about casinos and casino games.
- Gambling Sites.org provides reviews of online casinos and poker rooms plus information on popular casino gambling games and on sites that accept players from the USA, Canada, UK and continental Europe.
- Go-Game is a casino portal whose skill games section lists a few dozen card games and recommends places where they can be played.
- The Ready Bet Go site has information and news articles on a range of casino games.
- The Casino Review Pages provide casino reviews, promotional offers, casino game rules and free no-download casino games.
- Gambling Forum has online casino reviews, casino game information, news, and of course a forum for discussion of online gambling.
- Best Casino.biz has online casino reviews and some information on popular casino games.
- Casino Online Guru has articles on a range of casino games and gambling topics.
- The Vegas Treasure Chest of online casinos provides reviews and other information.
- Gambling Gazette is a casino portal providing casino news and information and tips on playing casino games.
- OnlineCasinosNet offers a range of free online casino card games as well as online casino reviews.
- InternetCasino.org provides reviews of selected online casinos and information on popular casino games.
- Here are several guides to UK online casions and betting:
- PlayHard Casinos UK - ratings & reviews of UK based casinos on the web. Tips, strategy, and chat rooms.
- UK Gambling Forums provides an index of UK gambling discussion forums and other UK gaming web sites, including a list of university poker clubs.
- Jackpot.co.uk carries reviews of UK casinos, plus casino game rules, analysis and other resources.
- Online Casinos UK
- The Online Australia Casino Guide has reviews of casinos that accept Australian dollars, plus introductions to popular casino games.
- Casino Online is a guide to online gambling for Indian readers, including information about Indian games and sites that accept Rupees.
- Euro Sporting Club - comparative reviews of online casinos.
- Svensk Casinoservice is a Swedish language portal with strategy tips and online casino reviews for several popular casino games.
- OnlineCasinoBonus.dk is a Danish language casino portal which includes information on Baccarat, Blackjack, Video Poker and other casino games.
- Jeux Casino is a French language site with casino game rules and advice and access to a range of online casino games.
- Onlinecasino.nl is a Dutch language casino portal with daily national and international gambling news as well as casino reviews and promotions.
- Kasino King is a Danish language casino portal with game rules, casino links and forums.
- Türkçe Casino (nakit oyun: cash games) is a Turkish language site whose articles include introductions to many casino games and places to play them.
- Casinos of Choice specialises in information on online casinos where you can gamble in South African Rand.
- OG Paper provides online gambling news, plus some information on casions and casino games.
- Online Casino Reports - online casino rating, reviews, news and information.
- Casino Top 10 has reviews of popular online casions and some information on casino games.
- Online Casinos - Jan Balslev's casino reviews and information on gambling and casino games
- The Online Blackjack Review has an alphabetical list of online casinos with tabulated information about software used, bonuses, etc.
- On-LineCasino.org has online casino reviews, bonus information and short introductions to some popular casino games.
- I-Casinobonus rates online casinos and provides information on popular casino games.
- Online Casino Taj Mahal - brief details of popular casino games plus online casino reviews.
On line casinos
Established in 1999, TigerGaming.com belongs to the Chico Poker Network (formerly Action Poker Network). In addition to the usual poker games Texas Hold’em, Omaha and 7 Card Stud, by downloading their 'legacy games' package you have access to several less well-known gambling games: Chinese Poker, Panguingue, Guts and Big 2.
At City Club Casino you can play for fun or for real money. Windows users can download the software; a Flash option requiring no download is also available. The card games offered include Blackjack (in various versions) and Pontoon, Baccarat, Casino War and Caribbean Stud. Video Poker and various casino table games can also be played. City Club Casino uses PlayTech software, is owned by Unimaster Ltd Cyprus, and is regulated by the Government of Curaçao.
Unibet offers an online casino with a range of popular games including Blackjack, Caribbean Poker, 3-Card Poker, Pai-Gow Poker, Baccarat, Let it Ride and others.
Free Slots Planet offers several casino card games that can be played online either for fun or for real money.
Affiliate Lounge provides an affiliate program through which webmasters can obtain commission on players introduced to a number of casinos including Casino Euro - with betting in Euros and interfaces in many European languages.
Some more on-line casinos:
- Omni Casino was one of the earliest online casions - established in 1997.
- Casinogames.org provides introductions to several casino games, each with an embedded Flash implementation from Bodog, where the game can be played online for fun or money.
- Success Online Casino - wide range of games including Big Two, Chinese Poker, Baccarat, Blackjack, Guts and many poker variants.
- Europa Casino - based on Playtech software. Available in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish and Turkish, using Euros, Sterling or US Dollars.
- Royal Vegas, 7 Sultans, Platinum Play and Vegas Palms are members of the Fortune Lounge group of online casinos.
- Established in 1998, Jackpot City offers Blackjack, Baccarat, 3 Card Poker and other popular casino games - card games are found in the "table games" section.
- The well established 888 Casino was formerly known as Casino On Net.
- Kerching Casino is a member of the UK Barcrest group.
- 4 Jacks Casino
- Fremont Casinos
- Las Vegas Online Casino
Mobile casinos and portals
Casino Tropez Mobile offers online Blackjack, Baccarat and Video Pokers game that can be played for money using a mobile phone.
Top 10 Mobile Casino reviews online casinos and poker rooms for Android, iPhone and iPad.
Mobile Casino Party reviews mobile online casinos that are available to players in the US.
Live casinos and portals
These are casinos with live dealers and croupiers which use streamed video to allow the players to see and take part in the action. Unlike the usual software based online casinos with computer dealers using random number generators, "live" casinos offer the online player an experience closer to that of a land casino, playing with real cards and real dealers, albeit at a distance over a video link.
GlobalLiveCasino.com offers Blackjack, Baccarat and other live casino games broadcast direct from the Fitzwilliam Card Club in Dublin. Online players play amongst and at the same tables as real visitors to the Fitzwilliam.
Livedealer.org provides reviews and information about live online casinos.
The Live Casino Guide provides reviews of live dealer casinos and a guide for new players.
In the UK there are now several companies that provide casino tables and equipment and professional dealers and croupiers for hire for corporate events and private parties where guests play for fun.
- Andy Smith Presents is based in Shropshire.
- Funtastic Casino operates in London and the South East of England.
- Deal A Party is based in Cardiff.
- Ace Of Diamonds Fun Casino - based in Essex but serving the whole UK
- Finesse Casinos - based in Milton Keynes and serving most of southeast England.
- National Casinos - serving London and the Home Counties.
Here are some companies offering a similar service in North America:
- Abbey Road Entertainment has poker and other gaming tables for hire in the Toronto area.
- Casino Party Planners organises casino theme parties in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Florida.
Casino Software and Turnkey Casino providers
Casino Software India are specialist developers and providers of software for a full range of online casino games. They are located in Bombay (Mumbai), India.
Connective Games provides software for online casino and poker games; also affiliate and payment systems.
CasinoWebScripts is a provider of turnkey casino software - a casino management platform and a range of games.