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Casinos can be rancid places, full of sadness and stale beer. But if you just vacuumed out all the gambling, they're surprisingly peaceful — if a little weird in the interior decoration department. Photographer Joe Johnson proves it in "The Playing Field", a project that documents Reno, its casinos and almost zero humans.


Casinos are awesome, especially once you accept the fact that the house always wins. And if you're going to give away your money regardless, you might as well do it at one of these incredibly, wonderfully weird games.


Anyone who has ever walked into a casino has felt the lure of the slot machine. The bright lights, inviting little stools, and the promise of hitting the elusive jackpot are ever-present. It's hard to avoid, no matter what logic tells you about the terrible odds. This Cool Hunting video shows just how involved the development of those enticing machines can be.


Gizmodo’s toolkit column highlights the latest (and strangest) gadgets on a particular theme. Today we serve up a classy best of collection: tools to help hit the casino and horse races, trim your movember moustache, play golf, write that novel and survive your summer holiday.


Movies make casino cheaters seem like modern-day Robin Hoods, but don't be fooled. Regulatory agencies toss around jail sentences faster than mob goons used to break knees. But casinos can't prosecute what they can't catch; everything starts with detection.