A night at the slots.
A gaming industry expert explains how casinos' ability to hide the price of a slot spin ensures a reliable stream of revenue from even the savviest of gamblers.
If you understand how one scam works, you’ll be less likely to fall for similarly attractive traps.
Ready player one?
It's time programmers looked out old computer text adventures like Zork and Colossal Cave from the 1970s and 1980s.
The financial services industry is nothing more than gambling, dressed up in the 'professional' clothing of business.
But everyone gets fired in the end.
When is a pack of cards truly random?
Poker is a harder game for computers to master than chess or Go.
Artificial intelligence researchers have upped the ante and developed a program that has beaten the world's best Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker players.
Gambling’s meteoric rise says a lot about the psychology of post-recession America.
What happened to "a penny saved is a penny earned?"
Chance or skill?
New research reveals the relationship between luck and skill in winning at poker.
The chips are down.
You might assume that when it comes to poker anything goes. Isn’t it all about bluffing and lying? Perhaps, but there are of course still a set of rules, and to break these would constitute cheating. But…
Interesting hand … could you keep it a secret?
As the annual World Series of Poker gets rolling in Las Vegas later this month, hopeful competitors will be buying in and getting their poker faces on. But why is it such a challenge to recognise deception…