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Musician Moguls: Which Artists Are the Most Influential?

Countless solo artists and bands over the years have inspired new music – but have you ever wondered which artists are the most influential? To gain a better idea of this, we’ve analysed the discographies of thousands of British artists and ranked them according to who has been sampled, remixed and covered the most by other commercially released songs.

As the music industry has evolved over the decades with new trends, production styles, and technology, it’s no wonder that old songs often serve as a direct inspiration for new and emerging artists. 

Louis Wheeler
June 21, 2021

The Legend of Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt was hilarious. The recently deceased publisher of Hustler magazine was an avid gambler, who, despite being paralyzed as the result of an assassination attempt in 1978, retained a perfectly dry sense of humor. The first time I interviewed Flynt, back in the late 1990s, I asked him why he had such an affinity for poker and blackjack. In his froggy voice, speaking to me from a perch on his motorized gold-plated wheelchair, he replied, “Well, I’m not going to take up water skiing, am I?”

Michael Kaplan
March 22, 2021

High Wire Gambler: The Story of Robert Gorodetsky

Robert Gorodetsky had all the trappings of a young, splashy, super-successful professional gambler. He wore ridiculously expensive Louis Vuitton hoodies, dated a former Miss Utah, traipsed around Las Vegas in limited edition sneakers and even sported a $47,000Hublot wristwatch, not unlike the pricy timepiece given away to a World Poker Tour tournament winner in 2014.

Michael Kaplan
February 23, 2021

Casino Table Games Evolvements

Even the oldest table games can have new wrinkles, and roulette, craps and blackjack are some of the longest-running player favorites.

Regardless of whether you're playing at an online casino or a live casino, you're playing games with a lot of history.

John Grochowski
January 17, 2021