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Whenever angry Yelp reviewers last sat down to share their opinions of NFL stadiums, perhaps they didn’t realize just how hard historic events (COVID-19) would be hitting these same venues. Especially now that football season is here and stadiums attempt to construct various social distancing guidelines, it’s interesting to look back and see some of the reviews mentioning things like the fans or cleanliness on-site. After venues fill back up, will these Yelp reviews look the same? Maybe stadiums will be entirely different this year, but we have a pretty good idea of what reputations they need to overcome. We recently scraped over 9,600 Yelp reviews of each NFL stadium. We categorized these nearly ten thousand by reviews that mentioned the cleanliness, the prices, the traffic, and of course, the fans. What we ultimately found was a list of the best and worst stadiums (based on Yelp reviews) for each of these categories. If you’re curious to see how your hometown or favorite team stadium stacks up, keep scrolling. What's in a Game? The study began with a look at all the 1-star reviews of stadiums. Poor reviews were then flagged each time they mentioned price, traffic, uncleanliness, or the fans. We also considered a simple overall ranking of stadiums by their average star ratings. Stadiums with fewer than 20 1-star reviews were excluded to avoid one person’s opinion overly influencing the data. The overall worst three stadiums, according to their average star reviews on Yelp, were: Washington Football Team’s FedExField - 2.35 stars San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium - 2.67 stars LA Chargers’ Dignity Health Sports Park - 3.12 stars We initially considered that the Washington Football Team’s stadium may have ranked most poorly because of the controversy surrounding the team’s former name, the Washington Redskins. Though the replacement name has not yet been chosen, it may not fix their poor stadium experience. Poor reviews from FedExField attendees were mostly concerned with price (45.5%) and traffic (48.8%). Price also bothered many 1-star reviewers after visiting the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T stadium (40%) and the LA Rams Memorial Stadium (39.4%). Ultimately, price and traffic seemed to be the top two factors that weighed into most 1-star reviews. Things like uncleanliness and fans were mentioned, but not nearly as often in the bad reviews. Fans of the Raiders, however, were one exception to this rule and were mentioned more than a third of the time in all negative reviews about their stadium. According to Rolling Stone Magazine (and apparently Yelp reviewers), Raiders fans are the number one most disrespected in the league. Those who visit the stadium mention the fans quite frequently (35% of the time) in their 1-star reviews. In comparison, the overall top three stadiums rated positively, according to their average star reviews, were: Green Bay Packers’ Lambeau Field - 4.76 stars Pittsburgh Steelers’ Heinz Field - 4.36 stars Indianapolis Colts’ Lucas Oil Stadium - 4.35 stars Sparing Every Expense Since price factored so heavily into 1-star reviews, our study next sorts stadiums by those who had the most mentions of price, whether positive or negative. We then compared the average star ratings of just those reviews that mentioned price and again ranked each stadium by the top and bottom five. FedExField, as you will see, continued to be a troublemaker of sorts in the world of positive stadium experiences. But price was its first major complaint. Reviews of this stadium more often mentioned price than any other venue analyzed, and not in a good way. Though ticket sales themselves average roughly $125 per game, a previous study also showed that their prices for two tickets, two hot dogs, two beers, two soft drinks, and parking was an additional $272.17, more expensive than any other NFL stadium. In this study, reviews sorted by price for FedExField also had the lowest average star rank of any of the 31. And speaking of two hots dogs, food was a category that often went hand in hand with mentions of price. Many of the reviews we sorted through mentioned the food (hotdogs or otherwise) as being too costly. The top stadiums mentioning both food and price were the Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the Detroit Lions’ Ford Field, and the Bills’ New Era Field. The Falcons have announced a limited capacity seating plan for 2020, which may require those food prices to go up even further. Time and Yelp reviews will tell. The Green Bay Packers, who also plan to play in front of fans at Lambeau Stadium this year, must be doing something right with their stadium experience, as they ranked first for star ratings here as well. This stadium does offer some affordable and delicious crowd favorites, like bacon-wrapped hot dogs and cheese curds on brats. Traffic Troubles Even with a great game lined up, logistics can get in the way. You have to get everyone together, drive, and find parking. If things go smoothly, you’re lucky. The next part of our study filters reviews by their mentions of parking, traffic, and transportation. We also compared average star ratings for each mention of vehicle-related reviews. FedExField also had a major problem with transportation. More than half of all 1-star reviews of the stadium mentioned parking or traffic, and the reviews about it were lower than any other stadium. Reddit threads even offer advice in navigating this notoriously tricky (and expensive) parking space. Evidently, tailgating is also a logistical problem there. One reviewer explained it as follows: That said, there was one stadium for which reviewers mentioned parking even more often (but slightly more positively): Levi’s Stadium. Home to the San Francisco 49ers, Levi’s Stadium had 57.2% of its reviews mention either parking, transportation, or the traffic. This may have to do more with San Francisco, however, than the stadium itself. San Francisco is ranked fifth worst city in the entire world — world, not country — when it comes to traffic, so Levi’s certainly has its work cut out for it in providing a smooth traffic experience. The Green Bay Packers once again provided a comparatively wonderful experience when it came to parking and transportation. In reviews that mentioned these things, Lambeau Field received an average of 4.7 stars, compared to Levi’s (2.6 stars) and FedExField (2.4 stars). Not-So-Clean Stadiums The cleanliness conversation has taken on new importance in 2020. Hygiene has become a major safety issue. FedExField has a lot of work to do in Yelper’s eyes. Not only did it rank worst for price and parking, but once fans spent all that money and finally found a parking spot, FedExField added insult to injury and didn’t provide fans with a clean stadium. That, or fans took out their dissatisfaction on the stadium itself. Either way, FedExField had a higher percentage of its reviews mentioning uncleanliness (13.5%) than any other. That’s not to say that other venues received a free pass: Though FedEx may have ranked low in this area and others, it wasn’t dead last for cleanliness. Instead, the home of the LA Chargers was the lowest rated stadium when filtered by mentions of cleanliness. LA actually had cleanliness problems in their Rams stadium as well, which had the second highest number of uncleanliness mentions. Previous sanitary studies seem to back up what the fans are noticing in these 1-star reviews: The surfaces are actually quite dirty. This may all well change, however, with newfound emphasis on hygiene following the coronavirus. We’ll keep our pulse on the Yelp reviews once their doors reopen. Fan Feedback What is a stadium, after all, without its fans? The spirit and experience of a stadium is often due to the tailgating, the cheering, and the energy of the fans. The last portion of our study ranks stadiums by the number of Yelp reviews they have mentioning the fans. The fans were mentioned most often at the Buffalo Bills New Era Field. Buffalo Bills fans have ranked as some of the league’s best, according to previous studies. Onlookers appreciate the fans’ passion and dedication, even in the dead of winter. But certainly not all reviews were positive (or without bias). A visiting fan had this to say about New Era Field: FedExField and Lambeau Field fell into their usual two spots once again: FedEx as the worst fan-related field and Lambeau as the best. While the Washington Football Team tries to figure out a new name and new COVID-19 regulations, they may need to add in a third major bullet on their to-do list: fixing up the stadium. Reviews to Look Forward to The pre COVID-19 stadium experience wasn’t necessarily always a positive one. In the spirit of focusing on the positive, we can suggest that COVID-19 be a time when stadiums take time to restock and recommit to the fans. Perhaps with new hygienic practices and an ache for the glory days, stadiums will refresh and be able to turn some of their harshest Yelp reviews into positive ones. At a minimum, we hope to see mentions of “uncleanliness” take a sharp decline. If you are going to a game, make sure to take proper safety precautions and follow the specific stadium’s guidelines. If you’re staying in, however, and wanted to get into the gaming spirit, try heading to GamblersPick.com where you can get started gaming straight away from the comfort of your own home. Methodology and Limitations We collected data from Yelp of NFL stadiums. A total of 9,685 reviews were analyzed. Data was requested on August 26, 2020. The reviews were then categorized by the presence of specific keywords. The category “price” included any reviews that mentioned the words price, cost, expensive, cheap, and money. The category “Uncleanliness” included any reviews that mentioned the words unclean, dirty, gross, nasty, disgusting, filth, smelly, stink, and mess. The category “traffic” included any reviews that mentioned the words traffic, parking, and transport. The category “fans” included any reviews that mentioned the words fans or crowd. No statistical testing was performed, so the claims listed above are based on means alone. As such, this content is exploratory and is presented for informational purposes only. Fair Use Statement It helps to know what you’re getting yourself into if you’re heading to limited or full capacity stadium operations this year. 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When it comes to gridiron performance, it’s easy to overlook the importance of location. No matter where a football game takes place, the dimensions of the field remain the same. But NFL venues vary significantly, in ways both obvious and intangible. Whether it’s weather, raucous crowds, or the spirit of the stadium, certain players thrive in particular environments. We set out to study which players have the most impressive records in specific stadiums, either as home team heroes or visiting rivals. Similarly, we analyzed which squads tend to succeed on the road or fail to defend their home turf. Our findings provide a unique perspective on NFL contests, raising questions about how much a venue can mean to victory To see which players and teams dominate in certain stadiums, keep reading. Top Performances by Location We analyzed single-game performances in each NFL stadium since 1960, identifying the most productive passer, receiver, and rusher in each venue. Explore the table below. You'll find many NFL all-time greats represented – and a few surprises as well. In the passing category, several of the game’s most celebrated quarterbacks laid claim to their home stadiums. Who but Tom Brady could hold the passing record for Gillette Stadium? Or Philip Rivers for the StubHub Center? On the other hand, certain icons were surpassed by more recent players: Peyton Manning, for example, was outdone by Andrew Luck at the Colt’s Lucas Oil Stadium. The passing records in each stadium were a mix of legends and players struck by temporary greatness. Chicago’s Soldier Field rushing record, for example, was held by Walter Payton, widely considered one of the best to ever grace an NFL field. The rushing record for Detroit’s Ford Field, by contrast, is held by Kevin Jones, whose five-year career began with a bang and settled quickly into mediocrity. Among receivers, plenty of household names and current stars owned records for stadiums. But in terms of single-game performance, Julio Jones and Calvin Johnson have nothing on Flipper Anderson, the journeyman wideout who turned in a record-setting 336-yard receiving performance on one November day in 1989. Domination Across Locations Some players don’t need a home crowd to provide superlative performances. In fact, when we studied the top 10 passing, receiving, and rushing records for each stadium, certain names kept showing up. Leading the passing category is Drew Brees with 16 top 10 performances amassed over the course of his long and storied career. Brady follows closely behind with 15 top 10 performances. Peyton Manning tied with Ben Roethlisberger with 13 top 10 performances apiece. Kirk Cousins and Carson Palmer claimed spots five and six among passers. Among receivers, Julio Jones had the most top 10 performances, followed by the inimitable Terrel Owens. Jones shares the honor of having two stadium receiving records with Jacksonville Jaguars great Jimmy Smith and lesser-known receiver Kevin Curtis, who enjoyed an explosive 2007 season with the Eagles. Jamal Lewis led all rushers with nine different top 10 stadium rushing performances: In the 2003 season, he earned a staggering 2,066 yards and had several other seasons with 1,000 yards or more. He shared the honor for most stadium rushing records with Doug Martin, who has overcome his short stature to make two Pro Bowls. Humiliated at Home Let’s face it: Some NFL franchises have forced their fans to witness plenty of dominant play by other teams. For some franchises, that meant that a majority of the top performances in their home stadiums were actually achieved by opposing players. Oh, woeful Cleveland: The long-suffering franchise has defied mathematical probability with its consistently poor play. During their seemingly endless stretch of losing, the Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium has seen 60% of its records for passing, rushing, and receiving set by opposing players. Detroit and Tennessee had similar embarrassing records of rival players excelling on their home turf. Conversely, Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field had just 38% of its records set by non-Steelers, the lowest percentage in the league. This enviable history is partially attributable to the Steelers’ legacy of strong defensive squads, which kept even the most prolific offenses in check during the 2000s. In some cases, certain opposing teams treated specific stadiums like their own stomping grounds. To some extent, this is expected: When divisional rivals meet multiple times each year, someone on the other side will occasionally turn in a massive performance. But certain statistics tell a depressing tale of domination: The Patriots consistently put up massive numbers on Buffalo, owning over 20% of records at New Era Field. Similarly, the Bengals seemed to thrive in Baltimore, while the Falcons were excellent New Orleans. Successful Stadiums Do certain venues lend themselves to offensive fireworks? Or does the quality of the home team dictate the offensive stats recorded in each stadium? We averaged the totals of 100-yard passing, receiving, and rushing performances in each stadium. Our findings raise interesting questions about the influence a venue may have on players’ performances at each position. The iconic New Orleans Superdome, for example, saw the highest average passing and receiving performances. This might be attributable to the closed roof on the dome, which free QBs and receivers from dealing with wind and inclement weather. But an even more likely factor is that the Superdome is home to the New Orleans Saints, whose offensive prowess is sure to skew averages higher. The same can not be said of Lambeau Field, where the Packers play exposed to the elements of Wisconsin’s winter. The stadium’s stats probably have more to do with the Packers’ excellent tradition of quarterback play than favorable conditions. The Raiders’ former home, the Oakland Coliseum, also ranked fourth for passing and receiving averages, though that might reflect the success of other teams on their turf in recent years. As far as rushing performances, Buffalo’s New Era Field had a higher average than any other NFL venue. This might reflect the team’s recent run of inconsistency at quarterback rather than running skill: When you can’t find a franchise QB to lead the passing game, handing the ball off is often the only option. Heroes at home Clearly, some players have left indelible marks on the places in which they play. We analyzed which athletes held the greatest percentage of the top 100 passing, receiving, and rushing yards at each stadium, determining the most dominant players in particular venues. In a remarkable feat, Tom Brady and Drew Brees held more than half of the top 100 passing performances at their respective home stadiums. Ben Roethlisberger was close behind, owning 49% of the top 100 passing games at Heinz Field. You’ll notice that the top five players in this category all come from the modern NFL era, as opposed to decades past. These statistics lend weight to the theory that the NFL is more offensively oriented than ever before, making it easier for passers to put up big numbers. Of the top 100 receiving performances achieved at Houston’s NRG Stadium, seven-time Pro Bowler Andre Johnson accounted for 28 of them. While no other receiver could near that mark, Larry Fitzgerald and T.Y. Hilton had dominant runs with the Cardinals and Colts, respectively, as did Jimmy Smith in Jacksonville. Among running backs, Fred Taylor owned a quarter of the 100 best rushing performances accomplished at Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field. Beloved Seattle Seahawk Shaun Alexander, had a similar number at CenturyLink Field, as did Ezekiel Elliot at AT&T Stadium. The great Walter Payton was the only player from an earlier NFL era to make the top five. Though his playing days ended in 1987, he still owns 22% of Soldier Field’s top rushing performances. Witnessing Winning Our finding demonstrates that unique relationship between players and the places they compete, either as at-home favorites or rivals on the road. Some venues are inseparable from the athletes who find glory on their fields, while others have witnessed embarrassing defeats at the hands of visitors. In an era where fandom is more digital and distant than ever before, perhaps we can pause to savor the majesty of football stadiums. As the site of tremendous play and passion, these buildings have hosted football’s finest moments through the years. For players and fans alike, they’re full of memories both precious and painful. No matter who conquers the gridiron on any given Sunday, there’s no structure quite like an NFL stadium. Methodology and Limitations We collected data from pro-football-reference.com of the top 100 passing, receiving, and rushing record performances for each NFL stadium from 1960 to 2019. Data was limited to stadiums that were active during the 2019 season. Data were collected on May 11, 2020. Top record performances were defined by total yards of offense by a single player in a single game. Players, conferences, and teams were defined according to their current listing from pro-football-reference.com. Stadium names reflect the most recently used name during which an NFL team was an active tenant. Fair Use Statement Want to share our findings with a friend? We hope you can stir up some good stadium memories – or maybe a little smack talk about dominating their squad. 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Gambling has been played around the world for thousands of years. People just seem to love participating in games of chance and trying their luck. In modern history, the world of gambling has developed into an industry that's worth more than half a trillion dollars! Gambling is a fun and thrilling activity where fortunes can be won and lost almost instantly. And almost just as interesting as gambling itself are gambling statistics. So continue reading and we'll walk you through some of the most fascinating and interesting gambling facts and stats you should know about. 1. Gamblers Have a 30% Chance of Winning on Any Given Day This statistic is according to the Wall Street Journal. While some amateur gamblers may be breathing a sigh of relief after reading that, you should know that that number doesn't give the whole story. That data point is from a two-year survey that studied people who played at online casinos. Over the two years, 11% of those players ended up in the black. And most of them had profited less than $150. Perhaps more interesting is when you see how the numbers change when you look at frequent gamblers. The top bettors are the players who put up the most wagers over the two years. And only 5% of those players walked away with more money than what they started with. Looking for some more fascinating details from the study? 50% of the casinos' revenue came from just 2% of the players. And 80% of the revenue came from only 10.7% of the gamblers. But what about the players who didn't gamble as often? How well did they do? According to the study, 10% of the players who bet the fewest wagers had the highest winning percentage. And 17% of them walked away profitably. A total of 4,222 gamblers were involved in the study. And only seven of those players won more than $5,000. Sadly, 217 players lost more than $5,000. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t gamble or play casino games. It just means you should take a reasonable approach. Casino gambling is a lot like eating candy. It’s best done in moderation, but who’d want to live their entire life without candy? 2. 2 to 3% of Americans Have a Gambling Problem While 1% - or 2 million - Americans have a severe gambling problem, around 4 million more have a mild or moderate gambling problem. Those four million Americans meet at least one of the criteria for gambling addiction but they don't meet the full diagnostic criteria. According to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), gambling addiction includes all gambling behavior patterns that damage, disrupt, or compromise someone's vocational, familial, or personal pursuits. The symptoms of gambling addiction include: increasing preoccupation with gambling irritability or restlessness when attempting to stop loss of control despite mounting negative consequences "chasing" losses desire to bet more money more often In extreme cases, gambling addiction can lead to depression as well as legal and financial problems. On the bright side, these odds probably mean that you're not a compulsive gambler. 3. 49% of Americans Have a Favorable View of the Casino Gaming Industry A record number of American adults (49%) have a favorable view of the casino gaming industry. That's up from the 2018 numbers of 45%, according to a national survey conducted by the American Gaming Association. Perhaps sparked by the Great Recession, Americans have, in recent years, started seeing the casino industry as being helpful to local economies and acting as a job creator. And they also feel that the casino gaming industry benefits the communities where the casinos operate. A whopping 71% of Americans believe that casinos create jobs. And while 49% of American adults say that communities are helped by their local casinos, 57% of people think that the casinos are beneficial to the local economies. This increase in favorability is occurring alongside a major boost in casino visitation. Many people today feel that the casino gaming industry offers high-quality and innovative types of entertainment. In fact, 44% of American adults visited a casino in 2019. That's equal to around 124 million people. Those numbers are also significantly higher than the 35% of American adults who visited casinos in 2018. 49% of American adults surveyed also said that they intend to visit a casino to gamble within the next twelve months, which is 20 million more people compared to those surveyed the year before. And lastly, two out of three Americans believe that the casino gaming industry provides high-quality entertainment and 63% of people feel that the entertainment options offered by casinos are innovative. 4. Over $18,226,355,000.00 USD Is Spent on Gambling in Great Britain In Great Britain, gamblers spent around £14.5bn between October 2017 and September 2018. That's equal to around $18,226,355,000.00 USD. That includes betting on sports, horse races, bingo games, and National Lottery tickets. Online gambling receives the most revenue at £5.6bn, which is nearly 40% of all of the money waged. That includes online casino betting, games, and bingo apps. Betting shops came in second, generating revenue of £3.2bn. In the same period, a little less than £3bn was spent on tickets for the National Lottery. 5. The House Edge for the Lottery is 50% According to Michael Shackleford, famously known as the Wizard of Odds, the lottery is the worst gambling game that you can play. The house has a staggering 50% edge. Compare that to blackjack, where the house edge is only 0.5% when players know how to play basic strategy. Roulette even has better odds than the lottery. In that game, the house has an edge of just over 5%. So why does this stat matter? Once you realize how terrible the odds are for the lottery, you're probably going to think twice before marking off that Powerball ticket. It's interesting to note that the one gambling game that the government is in charge of is also the most corrupt and house-heavy game around. So next time you think about buying some lottery tickets, consider spending your money more wisely and go have fun at a blackjack table. 6. The Best and Worst Slot Machines In Las Vegas Can Be Found on the Boulder Strip When we say best and worst, we mean in terms of payback percentage. And that term represents the amount of money that the casino is expecting you to win per spin over the long run. Let's look at an example. The best slot machine in Las Vegas has a payback percentage of 96.71%. When you play that machine, you'll be betting 25 cents for each spin. Let's imagine that you make 600 spins per hour. For every 25 cents that you bet, you're expected to win 24.18 cents, according to the casino. This means that you'll have a net loss of 0.82 cents for every spin. So after 600 spins, you can expect to lose a total of $4.92. Paying less than $5 for an hour of entertainment certainly isn't a bad deal. And that's the rate of return that you can expect on the Boulder Strip for the quarter machines, according to American Casino Guide. However, when you're on the Boulder Strip, you should do your best to avoid the MegaBucks machines. These slot machines have the worst payback percentage. While you have the possibility of winning a life-changing amount of money, you're more than likely going to be keeping only 87.15% of the money you wager. It also costs you $1 per spin. So if you spin 600 times in one hour, and spend $600, the casino is expecting you to only keep 87.15 cents for each spin. That means that they're going to be winning 13.85 cents each time you pull that lever. After an hour of playing, the casino would've made $83.10 off of you. Just think about how big the difference is between losing $83 in an hour and losing under $5 in one hour. Whenever you can, avoid playing the MegaBucks slot machine games. Although they have better odds than the lottery, they're not a whole lot better. If you want to be a savvy gambler, you should always be comparing the odds of different games like this. 7. Macau Leads the World in Gambling Revenue In 2002, Macau made as much in gambling revenue as the state of Mississippi - a state not particularly known for its gambling culture. Three years later, Macau was taking in more than Atlantic City. The next year, they beat out Las Vegas. By 2008, Macau had surpassed the gambling revenue of the entire state of Nevada. As the fastest growing gambling destination in the world, nowhere else comes close to Macau's number. This small Chinese region is just 44 square miles in size while Las Vegas is 140 square miles. Despite that, Macau made an incredible $37 billion in 2018 while Las Vegas made only $6.5 billion. And if you're interested in visiting Macau at all, then you should make sure to brush up on your Baccarat. Baccarat is the most popular game in the region, bringing in 85% of the city's gambling revenue. In the United States, it's the slot machines that generate the most revenue for casinos. 8. The Odds of Rolling a Pair of Dice 154 Times Continuously at a Craps Table Without Rolling a 7 is 1 in 1.56 Trillion Why would we share this statistic? It seems so random and so improbable. Yet despite those absolutely insane odds, they're not actually impossible to beat. And that's exactly what Patricia Demauro, a grandmother from New Jersey, did in Atlantic City in 2009. In what is likely one of the most historic lucky streaks in gambling history, Mrs. Demauro rolled 154 times without ever "sevening out." Remember those crazy odds for winning the lottery? You're still several hundred times more likely to win the lottery than have a lucky streak like that. All in all, the woman played for a total of four hours and 18 minutes and broke multiple world records. The average number of dice rolls in a game of craps is eight. Nobody knows how much she won that day. But if she made good bets, she probably would've won in the hundreds of thousands. And if she made expert bets, she would have walked out of that casino a millionaire. 9. Blackjack Is Becoming Less Popular Blackjack is one of the most iconic and quintessential casino games in the world. However, it's fallen out of favor in recent years. Slot machines have now become the dominant game, according to the Centre for Gaming Research at UNLV. How far has blackjack fallen? In 1987, blackjack took a unit share of 75.88% of all games played in Las Vegas. The next most popular game was Craps with only 10.5% Today, blackjack only takes up 50.86%. This staggering drop represents a decrease in the game's popularity at land-based casinos in Las Vegas. With that said, blackjack is one of the most popular online table games, alongside Roulette and Texas Hold'em. While the decrease in blackjack's popularity started before online gambling existed, it's demise was certainly accelerated by the new technology. Now that people can play blackjack for free from their homes, many would-be players are choosing to stay inside instead of going out to the casinos. The Importance of Learning Gambling Statistics Gambling is an age-old pastime and one that can give a person a sense of community and belonging. Casino games can be thrilling and exciting and loads of fun. But it's important to understand that they should be viewed as entertainment first. And although there's no casino game that's going to give the edge to the player, you can certainly minimize your losses by understanding gambling statistics and how the casino gaming industry works as a whole. Are you interested in playing some fun online gambling games? If so, check out the rest of our site and pick that game that suits your fancy.