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Trainspotting 2 takes us back to 1996

When the film was released back in 1996, Trainspotting took the world by storm with its gritty subject matter, hurling the cast and director Danny Boyle into stardom. With the hotly-anticipated sequel to be released this week, Lucky Nugget Casino takes a look back to what life was like back in 1996.

Banish the winter blues with our favourite February slots


February can be a tough month: it’s cold, it’s miserable, and the festive joy of the holiday season is far behind us. But that doesn’t mean you have to struggle through those bleak days alone. Lucky Nugget Casino have rounded up some of the best games on our site – the ones we’ve been loving this month. Dive in, and enjoy that revitalised feeling from our February slots.

Lucky Nugget Casino’s great welcome offers


If you haven’t yet joined Lucky Nugget Casino, you really are missing out. Whether it’s the unpredictability of the slots, the thrill of the roulette wheel or the tension of blackjack, entertainment and excitement are guaranteed with us.

Five alternative Valentine’s Day ideas


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – not that you wouldn’t have known as there are hearts and flowers plastered in every store window. It’s hard to escape the love-fest on February 14th, but if Valentine’s just isn’t your thing, you don’t have to worry! Lucky Nugget Casino have five things you can do to enjoy this day like any other.

SkyCity revenue hit by Chinese gambling clampdown


Some of New Zealand’s casinos have been affected by China’s gambling crackdown. SkyCity Entertainment Group operate four casinos across New Zealand, as well as a further two in Australia. Lucky Nugget Casino have the full story on how the business is shaping up and continuing to compete with online casinos.

Take a bite out of Rhyming Reels: Hearts and Tarts


We all know the old rhymes about the Queen of Hearts baking tarts, and her troublesome son stealing them away. But have you ever considered it as a possible slot theme? Microgaming have, and the result is a seductive yet playful game that’s part of their Rhyming Reels series. So, lick the crumbs from your lips and get ready to play Hearts and Tarts – just one of the fantastic slot games available at Lucky Nugget Casino.

UK casino gives away free champagne


How good are you at roulette? We all know that it’s a game all about luck – but in one casino, there’s more at stake than just your wager. Aspers Casino in Stratford, UK is offering lucky players an extra reward. There’s £1 million of champagne up for grabs through until February 14. Lucky Nugget decided to check out the offer.

A history of music and gaming in 10 songs

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Music and gaming go hand in hand. Las Vegas dedicates vast amounts of space to concerts every day, and it hosts shows from all kinds of different performers. It doesn’t take too much digging to trace the songs that shaped gaming and music. Lucky Nugget have found our favourites: check out the best of the bunch below, and get them all on your playlist for the next time you try your hand at our fantastic casino games.

Donald Trump’s historic New Zealand trip

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Back in August 1993, when Donald Trump was known as a businessman rather than the President of the United States, he took a trip to New Zealand in order to further his business reach. He arrived in Auckland with the hope of obtaining a licence for a casino on site of Auckland railway station. Fortunately for New Zealand, this was not to be. Lucky Nugget Casino looks back at the historic trip.