JR Hartley

Thursday, 19 September 2019 09:11

How Important is Audio in Online Casino Games


Music and audio are hugely important to businesses outside of the music industry. Businesses such as restaurants work hard to try and choose the right music that will make diners feel happy and hungry while selecting joyful music for companies that take many phone calls a day can be the difference between an angry customer and a far less impatient one.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 18:27

How Sport Has Affected Online Casinos

Sports and online gambling have gone hand-in-hand for decades now and the relationship is hardly surprising. In the past it was easy to see why the number of men far outweighed the amount of women participating in online casino games;

Italian news outlet Calciomercato has revealed that West Ham United lead the race for AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko, as the Hammers look to bring the 32-year-old back to the Premier League. Dzeko, who once played for Manchester City,

In case you somehow hadn’t heard, the Oscars rolls around this Sunday, and for an actor, there’s no greater recognition for a performance than winning an Academy Award, which has celebrated the year’s best films since 1929.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:39

After the Mods: Carnaby Street Today

Although it’s important to enjoy and promote the artistry of the Mod era, just as it is important to celebrate the colourful lives and loves of those who drove it, sometimes it’s hard to resist a brutal examination of just how much things have changed since the days of the racing fifties and Swinging Sixties.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 19:11

Oil Rig (Prog) Rock

To all the noises normally associated with an offshore oil platform; the deafening roar of the drilling-floor, clamps grinding against steel piping and helicopters whirring overhead, we must now add, according to Shug Hanlan’s recent booklet Xploration, the sound of mellotrons, wild guitar noodling and horn and keyboard driven instrumentals.
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 18:00

Premier League Legends

The term legend is probably bandied about too frequently nowadays, but in the Premier League, a smattering of players certainly deserve the tag. The likes Ryan Giggs, Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, Roy Keane, Patrick Vieira, Gary Neville, Ashley Cole , Dennis Bergkamp, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Paul Scholes

Thursday, 28 December 2017 11:37

A Sunken Treasure - Ship-reX by Shug Hanlan

Hard to imagine that there was a time when Shug Hanlan was mentioned in the same breath as fellow Scottish authors Irvine Welsh, Ali Smith and Alan Warner (all featured in the same 1997 anthology, “Ahead of Its Time”). With a new booklet, Ship-reX, Hanlan has resuscitated his literary career as a seafaring, less droll, version of Ivor Cutler.

Board games have been around for a long time. Probably longer than you expect. From early games of chance and skill to advanced online gaming and VR, from poker backrooms to online Texas Hold ‘Em tournaments, this is the journey of gaming — and its early roots to its role in society today.

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