Imperial Play selects CashBet to power steampunk social casino

OAKLAND, California – November 16, 2017: Imperial Play have announced a partnership with CashBet to power their new steampunk themed social casino. Through the partnership, CashBet will be Imperial Play’s iGaming platform provider. Players will have access to 26 casino games including slots tournaments. There will also be a meta game for steampunk builders. Expected release is early 2018.   James Poole, CEO of Imperial Play, said: “Our upcoming online entertainment and lifestyle hub will marry fantasy with reality, offering players a virtual steampunk world of gaming. By leveraging CashBet’s turnkey platform, we will enable a unique and superior casino … Continue reading Imperial Play selects CashBet to power steampunk social casino

Victorian clothed couple get refused into Victorian gardens

Gabriel and Sarah Chrisman enjoy a day cycling in the sunshine
Gabriel and Sarah Chrisman live as Victorians, but a recent experience has given a media outlet a platform to incite racial tension. Copyright Gabriel & Sarah Chrisman. Image used with kind permission.

Did you hear about Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman recently? They’re the Victorian era loving couple I reported on a while ago. They dress in 19th century clothing and use as much 19th century technology as they can to try and live “like the Victorians”. For their 14th wedding anniversary this year, they travelled to Victoria, BC (British Columbia) and as part of the trip planned a visit to the Victorian Gardens. It makes sense that a couple who live for the late 19th century would want to visit there. The local tourist office should also have been excited to have them there simply as an interesting talking point and maybe attract more customers. The couple have a website that ranks well in the Alexa rankings and have a growing fanbase on social media. Continue reading “Victorian clothed couple get refused into Victorian gardens”

Victorian Society makes last minute attempt to save historic pub

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The Black Horse Hotel, Salford

The Victorian Society have made a last minute attempt to save the Victorian built Black Horse Pub in Salford, Greater Manchester, citing the plans as unsympathetic and inappropriate. The proposal has been approved by Salford Council which is the Salford Crescent Conservation area. Continue reading “Victorian Society makes last minute attempt to save historic pub”

Doctors remove an Octopus from toddler’s throat

This isn’t a headline I ever considered I’d have to write, but this is a real story and tragic at the same time. According to NBC News, a two year old boy from Wichita, Kansas, was rushed to hospital on Wednesday after his 21 year old mother returned home to find her boyfriend performing CPR on him as he wasn’t breathing. Police documents seen by NBC say that the boy was taken to hospital where an “obstruction” was removed from his throat. Police have confirmed that it was a small Octopus such as what is used in the preparation of … Continue reading Doctors remove an Octopus from toddler’s throat