Trends, News & Interesting Reads

Browse here the best, most interesting articles about hot gaming news, global trends and up-to-date, interesting reads that will give you food for thought. Make Grande Vegas your source of latest stories and headlines in global online gaming and beyond.

casino sportsbook screens on the wall with sportsbook betters sitting at their seats

eSports is expanding, moving from the world of competitive gaming to sectors including entertainment, sports and casinos. Now, esports is being adapted to a casino event at land-based and Vegas casino online venues. Some casinos feature slot games that are similar to the video games that form the basis of the esports industry while others have sportsbooks where bettors can place wagers on esports events.

view from the back of a man playing a video game on his computer

A combination of the rising popularity of competitive gaming, COVID-19-fueled disconnect from traditional school curriculum and increased use of digital devices and remote learning has taken many school districts into a new direction as they introduce esports into their curriculum and extra-curricular programs.

football fan celebrating at a game

Sports leagues were once united in opposing sports betting in the U.S. but less than four years after states started to legalize sports betting in their jurisdictions, the leagues have become sports betting’s biggest supporters. Our Vegas casino online real money casino explores how sports betting is driving fans’ deeper relationships with sports.

Man with his fingers on a laptop with a techie skin over the whole picture

Modern technology is fueling old scams, giving scammers new tools and techniques to use in their quest to gain money by cheating. Nowhere is this more evident than in the casinos where new high-tech cheating schemes are more brazen than ever.

words Game On with a gaming console in neon on a purple background

We mostly hear about the big games made by the mega-developers but there are plenty of great games with interesting gameplay mechanics, engaging storylines and other elements that fly beneath the radar. Some of the games were released recently while others are older – but still deserve recognition and attention.

Wordle word puzzle showing Puzzle as a first guess and Wordle as the second guess in green letters

Over the last five months a simple word puzzle has been giving gaming enthusiasts at the Grande Vegas online casino USA and at other gaming sites a new and different challenge. The new experience is known as “Wordle” and it’s become the most-posted item on social media among users of all ages and backgrounds.

casino gaming table with dealer and people sitting around

Archaeologists have found gambling implements dating back thousands of years in almost every ancient civilization from the ancient Chinese empires in the East to the Mayans and Incas of South America, the Egyptians of the Middle East and numerous African tribes. Gambling has been referenced in the Bible and is discouraged by many of the world’s largest religious groups though there is no clear prohibition in Judaism or Christianity.

vector of hands holding smartphones

From the early days of social media, it has served as a vital tool to promote and grow the esports gaming sector. eSports competitions don’t have a significant home crowd so social media has been a vital conduit for the brand’s  personalities and voices.

man celebrating a win betting on a football game with cash bills floating all around him

Oklahoma is home to 143 gaming centers and casinos so the idea of introducing sports betting to the state shouldn’t be surprising. The land-based casinos are run by 33 different native American tribes who offer Class III Vegas-style gambling at travel plazas, smoke shops and Class II no-banker electronic gaming venues across the state. Now the tribes are preparing to accept responsibility for running sportsbbooks in the state which will add in-person sports betting to the menu of offerings.

U.S. Capital

U.S. citizens could be forgiven for thinking that the annual U.S. defense spending bill was about……defense spending. But the legislative branch’s practice of tacking riders onto bills in order to pass completely-unrelated pieces of legislation has resulted in passage of a clause that authorizes a South Carolina tribe to open a casino in a neighboring state.

Separator
SIGN UP Play Now