Archive for April, 2014

Fledgling FedEx Saved by Las Vegas Blackjack

FedEx saved by Las Vegas blackjack

With 140,000 employees and revenues of $35 billion (R 367 billion) it's almost inconceivable to think that FedEx, in its fledgling years, came very close to complete bankruptcy. What saved FedEx at a time when the company's checking account was at an all-time low? Las Vegas blackjack!

Posted by admin | April 13 | link | 1 Comment »

Venetian and Palazzo introduce 6-to-5 payouts

Venetian and Palazzo's new 6-to-5 payout rule

The Las Vegas Sands company has put through the extremely unfavourable 6-to-5 payout rule at the Venetian and Palazzo casinos. Replacing the standard 3-to-2 payout for a natural blackjack with a 6-to-5 payout greatly damages a player's chances of walking out with a profit.

Posted by admin | April 07 | link | No Comments »