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History Of Online Casinos

Gone are the days when internet casinos and people saw gambling sites as a massive rip-off. With the advancement in internet speed and security with each passing day, it would be very unfortunate or foolish to still end up at a shady online gambling site nowadays. With just a little investigation, you can find a reputable online gambling site that is registered with the regulatory authorities that oversee the industry today. There are countless places with games like poker, blackjack, slots, and many others. Now let’s discuss some of the most important aspects of the history of online casinos,

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Casinos Before and After the Internet

As one of the most significant innovations in human history, the Internet transformed almost every segment of our lives in the recent past, and the thriving gambling industry is not lagging behind.Modern technologies have brought massive changes to the industry, and the way people gamble nowadays. This overview will help you understand how casinos worked before and after the Internet.Casinos Before the InternetLand-based betting venues have existed for centuries. Let’s go over the exciting and colorful history of their development:How It All StartedThe oldest venue in the world is the Casinó di Venezia, located in Venice,

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The retro games that are making a comeback

If you were born in a certain era, you would have grown up with just a handful of different video games or arcade games to be played, often only at arcades or specialty bars. In the intervening years, video games have developed to the point that now gamers can play massively multiplayer online games such as Fortnite on their mobile devices. New video games feature nuanced plot points, character development, detailed graphics, finessed gameplay, and specialty features – so it might be surprising that a number of retro arcade games are becoming increasingly popular. Although the likes of Snake and Pong

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'80s-Inspired Movie Night With Your Friends

Are you up for some Saturday Night Fever? - Well, that's a seventies’ movie. But how about calling your friends and organizing an '80s-inspired Saturday movie night? It can be as equally fun as going out. And here's the list of movies you could watch. Working Girl (1988)Working Girl is a romantic comedy starring Melanie Griffith. Harrison Ford, and Sigourney Weaver. Mike Nichols was in charge of directing while Kevin Wade worked on a script. The story follows a young and ambitious woman paving her way in the corporate world. In parallel with her nine-to-five job as a secretary,

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4 Retro Wedding Trends That Are Hitting It Off in 2021

For good luck at your wedding, it's common practice for brides to have something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. With these throwback wedding trends making a comeback in 2021, many brides won't have to worry about finding that something "old." If you've been looking for vintage or retro fun for your wedding or you're simply excited for some of your favorite trends to make a comeback, here are some of the most popular retro wedding trends of 2021.Flower Crowns and HeadpiecesDuring the 1970s and late 2000s, flower crowns were all the rage. Now, they're making a

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Retro-tastic: The Most Iconic 90s Accessories

For those of us that lived through this decade, it’s hard to believe that the 90s were thirty years ago. This was the era of Brit Pop, the Spice Girls, the ‘Rachel’ haircut and a few memorable fashions - plus some that we’d rather forget.  We take a look below at a selection of the most iconic accessories of the decade.Choker NecklacesFor women, the choker was one of the essential components of a stylish look in the 1990s. Worn with jeans and a T-shirt in the daytime, or with a bodycon dress and platform trainers at

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How to Throw a 1920s Gatsby Party

The Roaring TwentiesEver considered what it was like to be alive during the roaring twenties? The Roaring Twenties, more commonly known as the 1920s, were a decade of contrasts. The First World War had ended in victory, and peace and wealth had returned with it. The battles had proven to be quite profitable for some. During the war, manufacturers and providers of items for the war effort profited and became extremely wealthy, indeed life had never been better for the aristocracy and wealthy classes. In the cities, nightclubs, jazz clubs, cocktail bars and casino themed entertainment thrived. For some, the

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A History of the Golden Age of Arcade Games

Sonic the Hedgehog originally appeared in the world in 1995, during the acid house era. But it's been nearly 40 years since the first arcade games appeared.Since then, the world has changed, and so has the gaming business. Arcade games have come and gone, handheld consoles have appeared, died out, and then reappeared, and now mobile phones have monopolized the gaming market.Let's take a long detailed look at where it all started and see where the games we've all grown to love came from.Where It StartedVideo games first became popular in the 1950s, but it wasn't until

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Why Retro Gaming Is So Popular

Retro has seen a massive rise in recent years. Cars, fashion, and technology that looks back to the past have become hugely popular. Retro gaming is also part of this cultural trend. Retro gaming goes beyond pure nostalgia to offer new ways of presenting classic games and styles.Having said that, a pleasing reminder of the games of years ago is a significant part of the process. Old skool game consoles and software are widely sought after by fans and collectors. Indeed, a 1985 edition of Super Mario Bros on the NES just sold for $ 660,000 at auction.While

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The World’s First Slot Machine and How It Compares to Today

Whether you call them puggies, fruities, pokies, fruit machines, one-armed bandits or just plain old slots, these gambling gizmos have been around for a very, very long time. But what’s interesting is how much today’s state-of-the-art video slots have in common with their dusty old ancestors from the 19th Century.One of the earliest precursors to slots as we know them was created by a New York company, Sittman and Pitt. Launched in the early 1890s, it featured five reels depicting playing cards. By adding a nickel, you’d make them spin and hopefully come up with a