The Dakota people, including the Lower Sioux, Upper Sioux, Prairie Island and Shakopee tribes, have lived on the banks of the Upper Mississippi River and the lakes of Minnesota for centuries. After many years of struggle these first nation people were recognized as a tribal government in 1969.
As part of working to overcome economic struggles Norman Crooks, who was the Shakopee Tribal Chairman, introduced High Stakes Bingo in 1982 and opened Little Six Bingo. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed in 1988, and allowed tribes to negotiate with the state of Minnesota to offer different casino games. Little Six Bingo became Little Six Casino, and continues to this day. Continue reading
The Gamblers is a 1970 American drama film. Relatively rare and somewhat unknown, this film was written and directed by Ron Winston. Ron Winston was a talented writer and director and had done some high profile TV series and several feature film by the time he died in 1973 at the age of only 40.
The Gamblers stars Suzy Kendall, Don Gordon and Pierre Olaf, and was shot entirely on location in Dubrovnik, Croatia. At the time the film was made, the whole area was Yugoslavia and the dictator ruling the region at the time, Marshall Tito offered numerous incentives for film to be made in the region in order to promote it. Although The Gamblers was only a moderate budget film, but certainly makes full use of the publicity incentives by showing the truly gorgeous scenery of the region in great detail. The film is loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel The Gambler. Continue reading
Games of chance have always been a part of human civilisation. Whether it be through dice, cards or a simple wager, the aspect of betting on an unpredictable outcome is an exciting engagement regardless. All over the world games like these have surfaced, brought to the attention of the globe through the Internet, and originating from different unique experiences within these particular societies.
Admittedly one of the most popular platforms for games of chance like these is cards. Because of the versatility that individualised pieces of card can bring to a game, this format has sprung many different game possibilities, including the Spanish birthed game of Julepe. This game uses a 40 card deck and is similar to games like Tute and English five card Loo. Continue reading
Jeopardy! Is an American quiz show. The show became instantly popular when aired for the first time during the 1970’s and it was the best known game show for more than ten years. The game show, in fact, still runs today, and still draws substantial audiences. The hosts Art Fleming and Alex Trebek became household name in the USA.
The slots game specialists, IGT, have taken this famous game show and used it to brand their Jeopardy! Slots game and give it instant popularity. Clearly this was well thought out, since outside the United States Jeopardy! Game show is virtually unknown, and IGT is inaccessible to players from the USA. Continue reading
Based on the 1986 cult film, Aliens is a branded online slot that has been collaboratively produced with 20th Century Fox. This cult classic was directed by Academy award winning director James Cameron and stars Sigourney Weaver as the battle hardened Ellen Ripley.
Players will encounter many familiar elements from the movie while playing the online slot version of Aliens. These are communicated wonderfully through crisp 3D graphics and an immersive soundtrack that creates an engaging gaming experience. Continue reading
As an online casino player you are certainly living in an exciting time in history. Never before has there been so much fierce online competition between vendors, which in turn creates a rich and wide variety for players to sample and choose from.
New online casino websites that welcome Canadians will almost certainly have some great bonus rewards for players that decide to sign up with them. This can be a real treat for players, as in many cases a deposit will not even be required before the games can be sampled. Continue reading
Raging Rhino, a slot by WMS, may seem like the average game at first glance. At a second glance, however, players may notice that Raging Rhino comes with an extra reel, meaning the game has a total of six reels, While this may not seem like much at first, it ultimately means that the chances of landing combinations have been massively increased, to the point where there are over 4000 different combinations available to land in the game. Continue reading