Articles directory: Progressive games
The biography of Lawrence Ho, a Hongkongese tycoon, is full of interesting events. He is senior son of the founder and the king of the gambling industry Stanley Ho, who has successfully joined the family business and founded his own company called Melco Crown Entertainment. Nowadays, his corporation owns several large hotel casinos in different countries of the world.
Date : 2017-08-31
American gangster Bugsy Siegel is sometimes referred to as the founder of gambling in Las Vegas. He was a charismatic criminal, very popular among filmmakers. He was really engaged in both illicit and legal gambling in Las Vegas. Siegel even opened a luxurious casino using the funds of the mafia. However, his contribution to the development of gambling in Nevada is exaggerated. Benjamin Sigelbaum's life was full of adventures, which are described in our article.
Date : 2017-08-20
Until Las Vegas got the status of the gambling capital of the United States, this title had belonged to the small town of Reno. Casinos started their official operations there in the thirties. However, they had illegally operated even earlier. An important role in the foundation of gambling in Reno was played by James C. McKay, an organizer of the criminal gang, whose activities are discussed in our article.
Date : 2016-03-15
His contemporaries called him "the best living handicapper." Thanks to him, Las Vegas casinos and bookmakers look in the way how we can see them today. He managed the empire composed of the four casino hotels and was one of the most influential individuals in Las Vegas. He was married to the most beautiful woman of her time. Many times he underwent trials but always was successful. He survived car bombs with insignificant burns. Who is he? Meet the most mysterious legend of Las Vegas - Frank "Le
Date : 2015-12-24
Williams Walters is considered as a true legend in the world of gambling. He has achieved especially impressive success in the field of betting, where he succeeded in earning huge sums. He has inspired thousands of other fans of sports betting by his activities and become their role model. You may learn from this article, prepared by one of the authors of the portal Casinoz, about the life of this famous gambler.
Date : 2015-03-30
Nick Abelman was born in a family of poor immigrants and became a millionaire owning various casinos in several U.S. states. He entered the history of American gambling as one of the pioneers of the industry and did a lot for its development. Casino Riverside brought him the greatest glory and for many years it remained the most prestigious casino in the city of Reno.
Date : 2014-06-04
Thanks to several famous movies about Howard Hughes (especially The Aviator with Leonardo DiCaprio), we know that this eccentric millionaire has raved aviation and cinema, and suffered from mental disorders. But Hughes also left a bright trace in the development of gambling in Las Vegas. He owned several casinos that have become the new standard of quality. We will talk about it here.
Date : 2014-03-18
A farmer's son who becomes a multimillionaire begins to work in the casino service staff to make a wonderful career and becomes one of the most influential operators of gambling in Las Vegas. No it's not the plot of the chick lit. This is a real biography of Bill Bennett , the owner of several leading American casino and a gambling innovator.
Date : 2013-04-16
Stanley Ho, Macau gambling tycoon, was born into a noble family, but he had to build his own empire, because his father had not only ruined, but also threw a son with his mother and two sisters away. Perhaps because of this, Stanley got a firm spirit and became a successful businessman, who got everything he wanted. The most famous domain of Mr. Ho is gambling in Macau.
Date : 2013-04-15
The owner of a good half of the most famous casinos in Las Vegas, a permanent member in the rating of the richest persons of the planet according to Forbes, the former controlling shareholder of the movie company MGM, an incredibly generous philanthropist, donating millions of dollars to various charities - it's all about billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian of American-Armenian origin, who, as people say, has made himself.
Date : 2013-03-19
Benny Binion was a notorious gangster the owner of the famous casino The Binion Horseshoe, the founder of the poker tournament World Series of Poker and the first the Las Vegas real high roller. He raised the bets in the casino ten times higher than his competitors which caused their discontent but still forced to reconsider their views on the management of the casino.
Date : 2011-07-17
If anyone can be called a man who has made himself, it is Sheldon Adelson. The casino king of the world, the richest Jew in the world, the third richest person in the U.S. - it's all about him. He was born in a family of a taxi driver and a housewife who came to the U.S. from Lithuania and Ukraine. Now he owns Las Vegas Sands, built the Venetian, Marina Bay Sands, Venetian Macao and other casinos.
Date : 2011-06-30