15th May2019

Crypto gambling: What is it and how has it become mainstream?

by James Smith

Gambling online has become a pretty big deal in recent years. Since the internet came along, a digital revolution has swept through the whole gambling industry, making it different than ever before. Rather than having to hang-out in late night casinos dressed to the nines to try your luck, online gambling made it ok to […]

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14th May2019

Back This! Special – ‘Kill Giggles’ on Indiegogo

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest edition of our regular crowdfunding feature here on Nerdly – Back This! – where we take a look at some of the cool content taking the crowdfunding route on sites such as Indiegogo, Sponsume and Kickstarter. This edition we’re spotlighting Kill Giggles, a killer clown movie now raising funds on Indiegogo. […]

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14th May2019

Blackjack Variations and Side Bets

by James Smith

There’s little doubt that in terms of casino games, blackjack is one of, if not, the most popular. It’s centuries-old and easy to learn, as well as play, making it a good choice for beginners. However, its simplicity often leads to players wanting more. Luckily casinos have cottoned on to this and have introduced a […]

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14th May2019

The Biggest Online Slot Game Wins In History

by James Smith

It was back in October 2015 when the life of a British soldier changed forever with one simple act. Jon Heywood, on a whim, decided to try the slot games at an online casino. He registered for a new player account, made a deposit and set to work. Playing at just 25p a spin, in […]

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06th May2019

Feature: 27 Lessons from 27 Films

by James Smith

Have you ever broken down on the side of the road because of an avoidable issue? If you have, you’re definitely not the only one. Each year, Highways England deal with more than 85,000 breakdowns on the roads they patrol. Many of these are caused by problems regular maintenance could have solved quickly and with […]

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03rd May2019

eBuying Comics: Week 18

by Ian Wells

I think it is fair to say after eleven years and twenty two movies the MCU very much became its own entity. It was successful enough and brave enough to tell its own stories. While Avengers: Endgame is busy making millions I have seen lots of tweets reminding people not to forget the comic book […]

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01st May2019

Vegas in your Living Room

by James Smith

Driven by positive feedback From our very first year alive, humans love to press buttons that light up and make a sound. The thrilling sensation of positive feedback continues to drive humans even as adults. This is one of the reasons that casinos have become so popular over the years. With slot games, the brief […]

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01st May2019

5 Of The Best Casino Movies Of All Time

by James Smith

Over the years, casino movies have been extremely popular with casino fans flocking to the cinema to see their favourite actors playing the games that they love. There have been many popular casino movies including 21 and Casino Royale but which are the best? Here, we are going to look at some of the best […]

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30th Apr2019

There really is a slot for everything – DC heroes reimagined

by James Smith

When it comes to cool stuff that all nerds love, comic books rank right up there with Game of Thrones and video games. There is just something about the characters in the comics themselves and the superhuman powers they have that is amazing. When you add in the exciting and often dark storylines, the appeal […]

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25th Apr2019

eBuying Comics: Week 17

by Ian Wells

I used to walk around comic conventions and question why would anyone consider buying the Marvel Essentials. It always struck me as a wasted investment buying collections of stories in black and white and on inferior paper. Fast forward a few years and I now love the idea of Marvel Essentials. There is nothing else […]

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25th Apr2019

Biggest Ever Bingo Wins

by James Smith

As fun and enjoyable as playing bingo is, the real reason people participate is to scoop as much money as possible. Ever since it was legalised in the United Kingdom in 1960, bingo quickly established itself as one of Britain’s favourite pastimes and plenty of punters have landed some sizeable pay-outs. Even further afield, bingo’s […]

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24th Apr2019

Is It Impossible For College Dropouts To Have A Good Career?

by James Smith

More people than ever are choosing to go to college which means that the job market is becoming more competitive as more and more people get degrees. So many people think that they need to go to college and get a degree, otherwise, they’re never going to get a job. The problem is, college isn’t […]

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23rd Apr2019

Four Dragon-Themed Games to Try

by James Smith

Nothing says high fantasy quite so succinctly or successfully as the inclusion of dragons. These leviathan monsters have featured in myth and legend since biblical times (and perhaps before that according to this source: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/, and they remain a cornerstone of the fantasy genre even today.   So what is it that so entrances us about them? […]

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23rd Apr2019

The Six Supreme Board Games of All Time

by James Smith

Did you know that board games have been around since time immemorial? Played by people from all across the world, evidence of their existence has been found everywhere from Ancient Egyptian burial sites through to the Buddhist games list, a document dating back to the 6th century BCE. Although the exact incarnation of these games has varied […]

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18th Apr2019

What’s New in the World of eSports

by James Smith

These days, playing video games competitively is considered to be a sport. There are tournaments all over the world that give away prize pots that can reach well over $1 million. As this sport has increased in popularity, it’s now prevalent in the betting industry. eSports betting is far more significant than it ever was […]

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18th Apr2019

Why Do We Love Heist Films?

by James Smith

Most people would never dream of planning a robbery in their life. We are all quite content to live law-abiding lives and yet we consistently love to sit down and watch a heist film. Why is this the case? Let’s take a deeper look. A Long History We have been enjoying heist films ever since […]

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11th Apr2019

Movies You May Have Missed: ‘Bong of the Dead’

by Phil Wheat

Welcome to the latest installment in our regular Movies You May Have Missed series here on Nerdly, in which I highlight some of, what I think, are the best movies that have flown under the radar of many or have been “forgotten” in the intervening years since its release. This time round its the low-budget […]

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10th Apr2019

What Are the Most Popular Backgammon Variants

by James Smith

The Persians are believed to be the original creators of backgammon. This board game dates back to 3,000 BC and is considered one of the oldest of its kind. Even today, millions of people enjoy backgammon since it has spread to almost every corner of the globe. What’s more, there are backgammon tournaments organized all […]

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08th Apr2019

Best casino games for Xbox

by James Smith

Did you know that the best casino games for Xbox are more popular than some online slots? The rise of the online gambling industry made things even better for casino games, especially when it comes to online slots. After dominating land-based casinos for decades, slots have moved online where they’ve found a whole new world […]

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05th Apr2019

eBuying Comics: Week 16

by Ian Wells

It would seem there is only one place to start this week. Last week Detective Comics reached issue 1000! It is the second DC title to reach the significant landmark after Action Comics in 2017. We could argue all day about which character is more important/more popular but really we should be celebrating two icons […]

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05th Apr2019

What the Players Say

by James Smith

As we near the end of the first quarter of 2019 many industries are analysing how well business is and what, if any trends are becoming too prominent not to be taken notice of. One of those industries that are always evaluating what is required to succeed is the gambling industry, especially as many economies […]

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27th Mar2019

eBuying Comics: Week 15

by Ian Wells

For a lone wolf Batman has had a lot of sidekicks and assistance over the years. Affectionately referred to as the ‘Bat Family’ everyone has their favourite. Over the years the ‘Bat Family’ has become more diverse and I think it is fair to say each addition to the family in some way defines Batman […]

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