Category Archives: Casino

Articles on casino gambling – how to play, how to win, where to play.

Welcome, Canada!

By | March 5, 2021

Over the years, Fortune Palace has attracted more and more Canadian players, looking for the help and advice that we can offer. While we’ve always been happy to welcome them, we haven’t really been able to advise them on the best casinos for them to play at. Until now! We’ve just implemented a geo-targeting facility so that visitors… Read More »

Play casino games for free!

By | December 28, 2020

They’re back! Free play casino games have always been a cornerstone of this site. One of the guiding principles of Fortune Palace from the day I designed it was that players should be able to play casino games for free, to practice strategies and systems without risking any of their own money. I’ve always described the Fortune Palace… Read More »

Online vs Land-Based Casinos — Advantages and Disadvantages

By | October 26, 2020

Almost everything in life has two sides — good and bad. This also applies to anything from our everyday life, including online and land-based casinos. Although brick-and-mortar casinos have been around for centuries, avid gamblers worldwide still haven’t lost interest in them. Lately, an increasing number of casino beginners are starting to opt for online casinos, meaning the… Read More »

The most popular casino games

By | October 15, 2020

Casino games have been enjoyed for centuries. The first “gambling house”, as it was known back then, opened in Venice in 1638. It was so popular than more than 120 new casinos opened up across the city over the next century. That first casino had many similarities to what we would expect to find in a modern casino,… Read More »

5 Online Slot Recommendations for Players of Every Skill Level

By | May 24, 2020

Online slots are the tried and true approach to online gambling and what many would consider the complete experience. Characterized by an element of skill, the more knowledge you bring to the playing field, the more you get out of it. At the same time, these types of game are also quite welcoming to the newer player, as… Read More »

Poker school – when to bluff

By | May 4, 2020

Bluffing is an important skill in Poker, and especially in No Limit Texas Hold’em. You will soon find that by playing extremely ‘tight’ (only betting with strong hands), your opponents will stop calling your bets and raises. What’s more, knowing how to bluff can significantly increase your win rate, if you time them carefully. What is a bluff?… Read More »

Bonus or reward?

By | April 10, 2020

The problem with casino bonuses Fortune Palace has always insisted that casino bonuses were a bit of a con – a way to get new players into the casino by offering headline-grabbing figures like ‘£10,000 FREE’ which were always a bit too good to be true. As we discussed in our article ‘the casino bonus trap‘, the wagering… Read More »

The French bets in Roulette

By | March 1, 2018

  The ‘Secret’ Roulette bets! Roulette has many betting opportunities for players, from the simple Straight bet on a single number, to the more complex multi-number bets like Corners and Double Streets. But some of the most useful bets for players are hidden behind a screen of mystery, given obscure French names that will mean very little to… Read More »

How to clear wagering requirement

By | February 7, 2018

It’s the bane of every casino player’s life – you’ve signed up to a new casino, got a great bonus on your first deposit and settled down to play. Then you read the small print, and realise that before you can withdraw any winnings (hopefully!) you have to have bet both the deposit and the bonus a number… Read More »

Bored with Blackjack?

By | January 17, 2018

Blackjack is the most popular card game in the casino, probably because it’s so easy to learn. But that simplicity means that players can soon feel that they’ve mastered the game and want something a little more demanding. Whilst we would always encourage players to try their hands at other card games like Baccarat or Pai Gow Poker… Read More »