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Why are Slots Such a Staple in Online #Casinos?
github.com/eztakes/eztakes When anyone thinks about casinos, #slotmachines are probably the first thing that comes to mind. They have been around since 1895, and today, online slots are one of the leading games among gamblers far and wide.
printable-calendar.mn.co/posts/20067929 here are a few reasons why slots are so popular today and why the gaming industry keeps investing in new games and features constantly.
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As the internet became a regular part of everyday life, casinos saw it as an opportunity to distribute games to players all over the planet. The first #onlineslots appeared in 1996. They became an instant hit and their player base kept growing steadily.
inversionistas.hites.com/web/slotwawa/h… Things were at a standstill for a few decades, but as mobile devices became popular, casinos realized that they had a perfect platform for further expansion. Many casinos and developers made apps that allow players
bibnum.obspm.fr/posters/share/… to choose between hundreds of different online slots with a higher return to player (RTP) and lower buy-ins. Today, players can simply log in and spin a few slots whenever they want. Many of the available options are free, so slots became even more popular
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Spinning-reel slots in particular are profit juggernauts for most #casinos, outperforming table games like blackjack, video poker machines and other forms of gambling. What about slot machines makes them such reliable money makers?
fxstat.com/en/user/profil… In part, it has something to do with casinos’ ability to hide their true price from even the savviest of gamblers.
The price of a slot
An important economic theory holds that when the price of something goes up, demand for it tends to fall.
postheaven.net/sotongdewa/pak… But that depends on price transparency, which exists for most of the day-to-day purchases we make. That is, other than visits to the doctor’s office and possibly the auto mechanic, we know the price of most products and services before we decide to pay for
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Important covid update on @DCMS areas

With everyone’s hard work we’ve continued to keep the virus under control so we can now allow more leisure, sport and cultural activities to reopen safely
Sports events with fans

Pilots with fans can now continue from 15th August starting with the final of the World Snooker Championships in #Sheffield

@uk_sport @WeAreWST @SGSA_UK Image
🎭 News

Indoor Performances with socially distanced audiences will be permitted from this weekend

Another important step on the recovery of the arts, helped by our £1.57bn rescue package

This Government is #HereForCulture
@ace_national Image
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.@GovHolcomb's #coronavirus briefing is underway.
.@StateHealthIN Commissioner Kris Box says there's been an increase in cases in some parts of the state, notably Fort Wayne. She notes the state warned of a likely increase as restrictions loosen, and says #socialdistancing still needed.
Allen County now has the third-most cases in the state, leapfrogging the Indianapolis doughnut counties.
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.@GovHolcomb's #coronavirus briefing about to begin.
Sunday was the scheduled date for further relaxation of Indiana's #CoronavirusLockdown, but Holcomb is moving that up to Friday. He says "We've earned the ability to go forward," because most people have been wearing masks and social distancing.
Marion, Lake and Cass Counties, which were delayed in the last loosening of restrictions, will be delayed on this one too, until June 1. That aligns with local plans in Marion County, and in Monroe County, which isn't required to wait by the state but is doing so on its own.
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.@GovHolcomb about to begin his daily #coronavirus briefing.
OMB director Cris Johnston is joining the briefing today, following monthly revenue report showing the state is now $772M behind budget projections.
ISDH Commissioner Kris Box with updates on @Regenstrief study of hospitalization rates: 19% of #coronavirus patients, down from 27% two weeks ago. 4% of all cases land in ICU.
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‼️Tales of Global Casino scandals & Their Many Ties to TeamTrump & Associates

James Packer & Lawerence Ho’s Crown Resorts’ emerging Organized Crime & Foreign Influence Agents Scandals

#TipOfIceberg #CrownResorts
🔑AU’s peak criminal intelligence agency has announced a sweeping inv’n into organized crime in Australian casinos amid revelations about Crown Resorts' dealings w/ junket operators w/ links to suspected Chinese crime bosses & foreign influence agents.
theage.com.au/business/compa…
🔑Mr Phelan announced that his inquiry, known as the Targeting Criminal Wealth special investigation, is probing the operation of agents known as junkets who are responsible for bringing high roller clients into casinos, usually from offshore, to gamble.
theage.com.au/business/compa…
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