A narrow notch, groove or opening, such as a keyway in a piece of machinery or a slit for a coin in a vending machine. In the first half of the 20th century, slot machines developed from mechanical devices that required a person to pull an arm to spin theContinue Reading

Poker is a card game played by two or more players. It involves betting and the use of community cards. Players can win a round by having the best 5-card hand. The winning player receives all the money in the pot. The first person to reveal their cards starts theContinue Reading

Beneath the flashing lights and free cocktails, casinos stand on a bedrock of mathematics, engineered to slowly bleed their patrons of cash. For years, mathematically inclined minds have tried to beat the system by harnessing probability theory and game theory. They’ve been largely successful, but not completely. Whether you’re playingContinue Reading

A slot is a hole, opening or groove in something that allows it to be fitted or moved into place. For example, a window or door may be fitted with a slot that allows it to open and close. Likewise, a piece of wood or metal can be inserted intoContinue Reading