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Simon Young

Simon Young is a hugely experienced newspaper journalist and online gaming content expert. He was a news editor at three national UK newspapers before falling in love with poker and joining PokerStars as head of content. He managed the Stars Group’s content teams, including the PokerStars Blog, for more than 10 years, and now runs his own content agency, Magic Word Media.

Top 10 Chinese slot machines to play online in 2021
Top 10 Chinese slot machines to play online in 2021

2021-03-04T20:28:05.985ZSimon Young

Prepare to be swept away to the Far East as you enjoy these mesmerizing Chinese-themed slot machine games.
TwinSpires Casino player wins $72,000 on Lightning Horseman slot
TwinSpires Casino player wins $72,000 on Lightning Horseman slot

2021-03-03T16:44:51.441ZSimon Young

Lucky Michigan customer K.K. scooped a $72,375 windfall playing the Lightning Horseman slot - which must have felt like a bolt from the blue.
Baccarat side bets explained: How to beat the house edge
Baccarat side bets explained: How to beat the house edge

2021-03-02T22:12:23.573ZSimon Young

Learn how to reduce the house edge in baccarat with these tips from the experts at TwinSpires Casino.
10 blackjack rules of thumb (with reasons for each)
10 blackjack rules of thumb (with reasons for each)

2021-02-25T21:49:06.599ZSimon Young

Blackjack has a low house edge, and that edge gets lower still if you follow these basic rules of thumb.
TwinSpires Casino player scoops up $30,000 on 88 Fortunes Megaways
TwinSpires Casino player scoops up $30,000 on 88 Fortunes Megaways

2021-02-24T16:30:50.819ZSimon Young

A Michigan casino player has won a huge $30,940 payout while enjoying the 88 Fortunes Megaways slot game online at TwinSpires Casino.
What is triple zero roulette, and is it worth trying?
What is triple zero roulette, and is it worth trying?

2021-02-23T19:50:25.972ZSimon Young

Learn the ins and outs of triple zero roulette, and discover why this version of the game is typically shunned by experienced players.
Slot of the Week: Turn Your Fortune
Slot of the Week: Turn Your Fortune

2021-02-22T19:02:35.589ZSimon Young

Turn Your Fortune is inspired by French Art Nouveau and creates a fresh feel of golden opulence with its magnificent intricate design.
What is a basket bet in roulette? The five number bet explained
What is a basket bet in roulette? The five number bet explained

2021-02-18T21:47:50.881ZSimon Young

Learn how to place a basket bet in American roulette with these tips from the experts at TwinSpires Casino.
Slot of the Week: Double Stacks
Slot of the Week: Double Stacks

2021-02-18T15:12:51.356ZSimon Young

Double Stacks pulls out all the stops in showing just how exciting a 5-by-3 classic slot game can be!
What does the slang term "monkey" mean in blackjack?
What does the slang term "monkey" mean in blackjack?

2021-02-16T19:48:49.925ZSimon Young

There you are, sitting at a blackjack table in your local casino, when, all of a sudden, the player next to you starts shouting: “Monkey! Monkey!”
The 10 biggest slot machine wins in history
The 10 biggest slot machine wins in history

2021-02-11T20:37:25.217ZSimon Young

Slot machines have a lot more to offer than just spinning cherries and lemons. Just ask these 10 lucky players who achieved the biggest slot jackpots ever recorded.