The man who owes his fame to Instagram

Celebrities come in all shapes and sizes, but few are as ‘larger than life’ than Dan Bilzerian – the poker-playing playboy who now has over 6 million Instagram followers. And – when you take a look at some of Dan’s posts on Instagram – it’s not at all difficult to understand why he’s got such a following. Dan’s pictures don’t show us anything to do with hum-drum routine of life stuff; for most people (and especially for the...

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Competition: Win The Expendables 3 merchandise
Aug08

Competition: Win The Expendables 3 merchandise

The Expendables 3 blasts into UK cinemas on Thursday August 14 and to celebrate, we’ve got 5 sets of exclusive merchandise to give away to some lucky winners, including branded sunglasses, muscle-tee’s and The Expendables 1 & 2 on blu-ray. In The Expendables 3, Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney....

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Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money
Jul28

Feature: Raking in the Big Bucks: Five Movies that Are all About Winning Money

Watching movies about winning big is almost as exciting as the real thing. Whether the film is about winning money online or about con-artists in the old west, the following five films are some of the most entertaining movies about gambling ever produced. Ocean’s Eleven This 2001 film is a remake of the popular ‘Rat Pack’ thriller. Starring Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and George Clooney. The movie takes place in Sin City and...

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Games inspired by famous literature
Jul11

Games inspired by famous literature

In pop culture and entertainment, we hear a lot about remakes and sequels. Indeed, more and more content is based on past entertainment in some way or another. But what may surprise many people is that this idea extends even into a strange but very strong connection: literature and gaming. Over the years, there have been a number of video games—from small and strange to widespread and popular—based on famous literature. Here are a few...

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Feature: Celebrity poker players from the acting world
Dec20

Feature: Celebrity poker players from the acting world

A good poker player knows that acting is the key part of the game. So it’s no surprise to find that among those in the tough showbiz world, it’s the actors who you’re most likely to find gathered round tables, gambling with their mega-wealth. Who knows, you might find yourself playing against them on Ubibet on without knowing it! Here are a few of the most prominent: Ben Affleck The Bfleck recently played an online gambling kingpin in...

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Feature: Stand out gambling scenes at the movies
Nov22

Feature: Stand out gambling scenes at the movies

There are hundreds of movies that feature casino and gambling scenes, and they’re not just gambling movies. Some are comedies, some are dramas, others rom-coms, but here we’ve gathered a few that you wouldn’t necessarily think of. Comedy blackjack in Austin Powers Austin Powers (Mike Myers) and Number Two (Robert Wagner) are playing blackjack. Number Two decides to hit on 17, ignoring the dealer’s advice because he’s used his x-ray...

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Feature: The Hard Men of Comedy
Sep11

Feature: The Hard Men of Comedy

They may be better known for their rough talking, hard fighting and dangerous living but even hard men need a break from time to time to take a walk on the lighter side, and it would seem that they’ve all had a crack at it. To celebrate the DVD release of Run For Your Wife on the 16 September we’ve rounded up some of the hardest men of comedy. Danny Dyer Danny Dyer made his first foray into comedy with Human Traffic, and has been...

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Competition: Win an HD camcorder
Aug26

Competition: Win an HD camcorder

To celebrate the exciting launch of the new Ladbrokes Vegas site, we’re asking readers to recreate their favourite film scenes, whether it’s Scarface or Sleeping Beauty you love, Rom-Com or Horror, we want you to be creative and show us your favourite film scene – the more imaginative the better. We’ve decided to do a quick film scene mock up as an example of the kinds of things we’d love to see. We decided to try and replicate...

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Feature: Behind the scenes: How Harry Potter was created
Jul26

Feature: Behind the scenes: How Harry Potter was created

Harry Potter is one of the most successful movie franchises ever created and every film in the series received critical acclaim and won over thousands of fans. A lot of creativity and trickery went into creating some memorable movie magic and here is a look at how some of those iconic scenes and locations were created in order to delight millions of Harry Potter fans all around the world. Harry in Hertfordshire One of the fundamental...

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10 exciting films still to come in 2013
Jul05

10 exciting films still to come in 2013

Every year there are films that stand out because the hype for them is just so massive. In 2013, some of those films have already come and gone. Major sequels like The Hangover Part III and Iron Man 3, new sci-fi endeavours like Tom Cruise’s Oblivion, and others have already passed through the cinema and are well on their way to DVD shelves and streaming services like Picture Box Films. But fortunately, we’re only half-way...

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