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Forum: Gambling & Casino History 20th January 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 78,579
Posted By Charlie Chester
Smile It was CCC

The female dealer uniform is the same one as CCC 1986 (when i started) at at that time we only announced the number and colour. The narrator announces a casino close by in Soho, so it's pretty sure...
Forum: Industry Press Releases 15th July 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 24,014
Posted By Charlie Chester
Wakey wakey

Are either of you two aware this is regarding online casinos and has nothing to do with landbased casinos?

I don't remember 3 tables to one inspector at Charlie cheaters as there wasn't room to...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 14th July 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 5,311
Posted By Charlie Chester
Tips are not a given..

Eye contact as you pay and announce total and a "thank-you"if/when you receive a tip.

Also up your game, think ahead for the player and pace your dealing to suit his play will earn you tips.
Forum: Table Games 14th July 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 9,959
Posted By Charlie Chester
Betfair no-zero wake up call..

In the early days of Betfair, I clearly recall the customer services team and management explaining the principle of their No Zero Roulette.

"Taking out the house % made it the fairest game in...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 21st November 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 9,200
Posted By Charlie Chester
Question Target audience?

I find that casino articles have to have appeal to Joe public or industry insiders. Both never work.

If its a Joe Public article it has legs. Its interesting and scratches the surface of curiosity...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 16th November 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 9,200
Posted By Charlie Chester
Make life easy for yourself but keep it accurate

Your easiest solution to not having to revisit everywhere is to add a "submissions" module to the website.

Visitors to the casinos can submit reviews of visits, you moderate and publish. That way...
Forum: Gambling & Casino History 16th November 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 78,579
Posted By Charlie Chester
Bobbie Borg interviewed me too. The 1st person I...

Bobbie Borg interviewed me too. The 1st person I ever spoke to from the casino industry and I naively thought everyone would be as nice too.

Terry Green did get back on the floor, and always made...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 10th November 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 9,200
Posted By Charlie Chester
Thumbs up I like it

Nice website, well made.

I would have prefered info such as minimums, maximums, whether if you could get a game, if tables only opened on request (my pet hate), if they had promotions at the time...
Forum: Gambling & Casino History 29th November 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 11,323
Posted By Charlie Chester
Talking Gib casino 1965

Hi Ian

You will appreciate this footage of Gibraltar from 1965. There are footage from outside and inside the casino at 4:40.

Note the wheel and numbers!
...
Forum: Table Games 2nd December 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 7,484
Posted By Charlie Chester
sorry

Sorry Jim. I am just being facetious.

Its pretty shocking really that the person posting the video felt he had something to share.

Hooking, looking, stacking up without curling the index finger...
Forum: Table Games 30th November 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 7,484
Posted By Charlie Chester
Talking Still have that magic??

Here, feast your eyes on this guy and marvel his chip control.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPkoXQSuE20&feature=related
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 23rd October 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 5,533
Posted By Charlie Chester
:)

Good Blog Ian, thanks.
Forum: Gambling & Casino History 9th October 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 5,177
Posted By Charlie Chester
Famous Punters

Hi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oLNo9q51zc

I came across this Video today whilst doing some research for a completely different project.
It brought delights of nostalgia of the famous...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 9th October 2010
Replies: 42
Views: 60,704
Posted By Charlie Chester
The bench mark

For me, the best casino video publicity I have seen is the Shangri La Vid you posted a month or two ago Ian.

Casino Shangri La Yerevan
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 27th August 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 9,436
Posted By Charlie Chester
Double zero

I see they are using a racetrack on the double zero roulette.
Does anyone know if this is popular with any punters anywhere?
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 15th April 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,958
Posted By Charlie Chester
Whats the policy?

Hi RC, thanks for your reply. If you can discuss, what is your policy or better still, whats your advice on a policy?
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 12th April 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 19,690
Posted By Charlie Chester
Thumbs up Bucharest

We visited this one the year before this was taken. Its the second best in Bucharest I would say.
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 6th April 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,958
Posted By Charlie Chester
Question Social networks

What are the company policies towards fraternization of casino employees and staff now, especially with tools such as face book?

If a casino has its own dedicated page, do you invite employees and...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 4th March 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,898
Posted By Charlie Chester
Unhappy Sounds about right

I think the "10 times higher" quote is about right. Not just for casinos but all betting and wagering business as well as the stockmarket.

The obvious reason as to why is because of the exposure...
Forum: Table Games 3rd March 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 14,389
Posted By Charlie Chester
i beg to differ...

Steve and Mzamba

I disagree with your view that money in the punters pocket belongs to the punter and money held by the house belongs to the house. To rate any player we have to consider the...
Forum: Table Games 13th February 2010
Replies: 27
Views: 14,389
Posted By Charlie Chester
my 1.27 pence worth...

A dice punter playing only the minimum pass, maximum permitted odds, minimum place on the six and eight and pressing up cannot be theoretically rated as the punter with the same average bet who plays...
Forum: Welcome & Introduction 12th February 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 6,537
Posted By Charlie Chester
same discussions...

You are so right 123, the same discussions do resurface, but this is only positive for newer members so they may contribute and perhaps learn from each other.

My delight is to see that unlike...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 12th February 2010
Replies: 36
Views: 12,622
Posted By Charlie Chester
Question place your bets...

It must be around 12 years since I heard the Luton Punto story, and I am more than happy to be corrected later if the details are inaccurate.... but the story explained to me was the shift manager...
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 19th November 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 27,746
Posted By Charlie Chester
who got the top job?

Steveyb... I thought you would have been Headhunted for that one. Your languages and experience in the culture to boot. Were you asked?
Forum: The Business - General Casino Op's 19th November 2009
Replies: 38
Views: 28,254
Posted By Charlie Chester
Its not amount the money...

Tony

I think most of us here have been in your shoes and know how it feels... but now know that what we knew then, perhaps more than most, was so little compared to what we have experienced and...
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