Evolution of the one-armed bandit

one armed bandit 

If there is one form of a game that has lasted through the ages it has to be the slot machine. Going through three phases we’ve had the Mechanical era of slots, Electromechanical, then, of course, the Computer era which we see in online casinos such as Casinocruise.com.

With the Mechanical era being birthed through the birth of the slots in 1895, Charles Fey invented the first machine which had the name of Liberty Bell. Keen minds will, of course, think of the bells we often see in slot machines and see a connection there, and they would be correct.

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The rise of female gamers

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If you look at gaming over the last few years, it is safe to say that it has had some controversies. One of these can be said to be the rise of the female gamer. What is so controversial about it? The fact that it is even questionable that women play games, of course, they do.

This problem with gaming stems from the stereotype that gamers are anti-social teenage boys living in their parent’s basement, which again is just another thing to put gamers down. The truth is, yes the gaming community has a skewed focus on games that would generally be seen as more male dominated games, but just take a look at the Internet to see who are playing them.

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How to improve your online gaming experience with VPNs

 

 

online gaming experience with VPNs

Online gaming now makes up for the bulk of the console and PC gaming market. Gone are the days when a single player story mode would provide total satisfaction for an avid gamer – now it’s all about massively multiplayer online opportunities – but how can the online experience be improved beyond the games themselves?

The console and games designers have added numerous features to their offerings to improve the online experience including player chat via headsets and a competitive element based on gamer scores and statistics, but these peripheral features aren’t enough to keep the online gaming market afloat – there must be something more?

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Three wrong ways to choose an awesome geeky gift

Today with vast availability of fan stores from all kinds of fandoms, people believe it’s easy to choose a gift for a geek. Just get the guy another Harley Quinn figurine to gather dust on the shelves, right? Wrong! Geeks don’t care about mainstream pop culture. They only care for what’s close to their heart. That’s why Suicide Squad and Superman movies are getting all the criticism. That’s why nobody wants an average, thoughtless, mediocre present. It is time for a geek to speak up for one’s needs by pointing out some of the most common mistakes others make while choosing geeky presents only a wannabe YouTube nerd-streamer with 37 views will enjoy. Read More…

Fancy yourself as a chat host or an avatar manager? Welcome to Job 2.0

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In this ever-advancing digital age in which businesses and people exist online in greater numbers by the year, there are new jobs constantly cropping up in places that nobody had previously expected. Google led to search engine optimization companies coming about, and Facebook opened up thousands of moderator positions. There are help desk operators at online casinos, hotel reviewers at sites like Agoda, software development engineers at Amazon – the list of digital jobs goes on. People in the past have become extremely wealthy from getting into new digital businesses early on. So what could be next? Here’s a look at some of the jobs that could be huge in the near future.

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Chinese robot reporter publishes its first ever article, journalists feel insecure

Robot reporter

Of all things in this tech dominated era, robots are definitely taking huge leaps as far as AI is concerned. They look like humans, behave like humans and ultimately are going to take over the control from us humans. As weird as that might sound, it is the future of robotics which is already making our jaws drop in one way or the other. Apparently, yet another chapter to the applications of robotics in professional arena has been added.
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This PC Desk packs loads of hardware for hungry gamers

PC Desk case mod

PC mods are cool and making a custom designed PC case is interesting and worth the effort. For that very reason DIY’ers invest a lot of time in building unique case mods. This one though is in a league of its own for its sheer design niche. In fact it is shaped like a desk which has loads of cabinets to house all your fancy, powerful hardware. The DIY desk is work of [Crafted Workshop] who call it desk PC which is true to its name and function.
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This Resident Evil 7 themed PS4 gaming controller is draped in gore

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If there is one gaming title that you need to have in your collection, it is the Resident Evil 7: Biohazard game which is all set to release by the end of this month. The eagerly awaited Capcom survival horror title raises the bar for strategy gaming, and it has always lived up to the expectations of the gamers. To go with the Resident Evil 7 theme, Smartoys has come up with a freakin’ cool (yet ugly) PlayStation 4 controller.
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UrbanClap versus Zimmber: Which one to choose for home services?

UrbanClap versus Zimmber

Names like UrbanClap and Zimmber have become quite common these days with every other acquaintance booking different services through these mobile marketplace like apps. From dry cleaners, plumbers, carpenters, wedding photographers to salon at home, every service is available at a touch. But how exactly do these mobile marketplaces work? Well, the process of hiring service providers through a digital platform is quite easy and can be managed with just a few clicks.

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Why ‘PC Gaming’ is better than ‘Console Gaming’

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Recent years have seen the number of handheld console enthusiasts rise exponentially, thanks to cutting edge innovation in the industry. Despite competition from Microsoft’s Xbox line, Sony’s PlayStation 4 stood its ground in 2016 to again become the year’s most sought after electronic device made exclusively for gaming. And now with the release of the PlayStation Pro, things are expected to get even better for the company.
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