The security of a casino begins on the casino floor, where employees keep watch over the players and the games. Dealers, for example, are constantly looking over their shoulder for signs of cheating, but they are also monitored by table managers and pit bosses. Every casino employee is tracked byContinue Reading

The game of poker is based on bluffing and misdirection. Its origins are a bit apocryphal, but the word “poker” is thought to be derived from the 17th-century French game poque. In its later evolution, poker became a variation of the Spanish game primero and German pochen. The French broughtContinue Reading

A casino’s name is not actually an accurate description of its purpose, but rather its purpose as a place for gambling. Most casinos do not have clocks, which would pose a great fire risk. Instead, they use gaudy floor coverings and bright-colored walls to create a cheery, stimulating environment. TheContinue Reading