Skill-Based Games Archive

Thailand bans toy-bearing crane machines as illegal gambling games. All over the planet, children (and even some adults) delight in the chance to win a cheap but lovable toy from a claw machine. You’ll find these crane-based, prize-bearing encasements in arcades, malls and department stores worldwide. Or at least, you once did. Don’t expect...
Here we are, almost two and a half years later, and we're still getting mixed messages about the value and popularity of so-called skillful gambling games. Every year, games makers bring hoards of new titles to the Las Vegas Convention Center to peddle their latest attractions. Yet each year, the games fail to...
The three areas we've seen benefit the most in recent years are regulation, technology and revenue. More jurisdictions are taking the inevitable presence of iGaming seriously. Software companies are making enormous strides in technology. As a result, games developers, operators and players are all seeing greater profits....
It garnered just enough interest from the casino industry that the idea was given a chance at a trial run in a southern US casino. But thanks to bad timing and one suspicious chicken, it never even had a chance to go mainstream....
Once you learn the rules of a table game, it is easy to play. However, playing them correctly – that is, with the best strategy – is a more thought-provoking task. We'll take a quick look at some of the most popular house banked table games in order of difficulty (least to greatest)....
Casino games of skill that you should never bother playing without the right strategy. Casinos are brimming with all sorts of ways to place a wager. Hundreds, if not thousands of machines offer everything from multi-line slot machines to video poker and video keno. Tables are manned by fanciful dealers and croupiers, facilitating card...
Why blackjack is best at casinos on land (not online). It’s been said time and time again. Blackjack is the best casino game you can possibly play. It’s moderately paced, relatively inexpensive, and available at every full casino in the world. Basic strategy is easy to invoke, and the house edge is incredibly low...
Max Quest: Wrath of Ra Slot by Betsoft. Finally, a real money online gambling game that kicks ass! Over the last couple of decades, we’ve seen a supreme progression in iGaming innovations. Online slot machines have gone from mimicking the classic reel slots of terrestrial casinos, to unique, feature-rich games. But so many producers...
Real money skill games now at Canada’s Winnipeg casino. A few years ago, skill gaming machines were all the talk south of the 49th parallel. Manufacturers wanted to make them. Regulators wanted to test and authorize them. Casinos wanted to host them. It was all part of the collaborative mission to get so-called millennials...
‘Players can win every time on our skill gaming machines!’ The laws of gaming vary significantly from one jurisdiction to the next. In the US, much like Canada, the federal government leaves it up to the states to decide the legalities of gambling. Some states and provinces allow “games of chance” like slot machines,...