With daily routines now a thing of the past and the lives, and work habits, of many taking a dramatic shift, CasinoBeats is taking a few minutes out to enjoy a few of the brighter, quirky and touching moments that social media has served up in the last week.

So if you like a good lucky story, fancy a giggle or two or simply need any kind of sporting fix to get over the wave of cancellations, we hope the below satisfies those cravings.

Quarantine training

Innovative training sessions have are becoming increasingly commonplace in the current climate, with various clips cropping up here and there serving as inspiration to those couch potatoes.

Introducing 85-year-old Violet Slater from Telford.

Technological struggles

New technologies are not for everybody, and ex Formula One driver turned commentator and journalist David Coulthard unfortunately fell foul this week.

However, instead of just giving up on a 20 minute struggle to connect fellow ex-professional racing driver Mark Webber, the Scot instead chose to chat to a fan.

I didn’t expect that

Sometimes, the unexpected is sure fire way to conjure up a laugh or two. But what did you expect in the following clip?


Football fans of all ages will all have that one individual who pops into your mind when the words ‘free kick specialist’ are heard. For those of a certain age, myself included, that man will always be Lyon’s Brazilian midfielder Juninho Pernambucano.

Social distancing

Paddy Power are never usually ones to let an opportunity for a clever bit of marketing slip through their fingers, and this week they recruited Peter Crouch to show that some things never change.

Animal magic

Earlier we commented on the unexpected often being a source of joy, the below clip continues to emphasise that point. Animal lovers rejoice.