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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:41:29 -0500

 



Blackjack Card Counting, Will It Work for You? It's Not Easy, Here's Why

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:50:39 -0500

More than fifty years ago, Edward Thorp published his classic book, Beat the Dealer (Vintage Books Edition, 1966.) It revealed a system he called card counting at blackjack. If mastered, the player would have an edge over the casino. When Thorp's book caught on, the Casino had to head off the expected masses of counters by changing the make-up of the table game. Multiple decks of cards dealt from shoes were introduced. Most of today's games are still played this way, with 6 or 8 decks, however the shoe is rapidly being replaced with a contraption known as a continuous shuffle machine. After every hand all the cards are placed into this device where they are automatically shuffled. Cards CANNOT be counted at tables that use these machines.



Casino Games With a Skill Element - A New Genre for Millennials While Playing

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:57:42 -0500

A new generation of gambling games is on the horizon. Games of skill are now invading the casino floors in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. If they bring in the millennial players as expected, we may see an explosion. Not only in the slot machine tradition but skilled table play as well.



Casino Hold 'Em: The Poker Table Game Where Players Compete Against the Casino, Not Other Players

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:20:54 -0500

Casino Hold 'em is a poker game where players compete against a house dealer. Developed by Stephen Au-Yeung, AKA Mr. Casino Games, this table game is on a fast track to becoming a staple at brick and mortar jurisdictions and on-line casino gambling. It's a version of a player favorite, Texas Hold 'em.



Blackjack Rules: Learn a Simple Basic Strategy Before You Play - Here's How

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:31:48 -0500

Despite the incursion of many poker variant table games in the casinos since the millennium such as, Thee Card Poker, Mississippi Stud Poker, Texas Hold 'em Bonus, etc., the game of Blackjack is sill considered King of the Table Games, and if played at a table with favorable house rules using simple Basic Strategy, the house edge can be kept to under 0.5%.



Free Bet Blackjack - The Casino Table Game Where the Dealer Actually Gives You Free Bets

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:39:14 -0500

There's really a table game in in some casinos where the dealer actually gives the player a free bet when he or she decides to Double Down or Split certain hands. For example: After a player makes an allowable double down wager, the house then gives the player a free double wager by matching the player's original bet with a free bet button. If a player splits certain hands, he or she receives one free split wager each time. The player's original wager is placed on the first card and the second card receives the free bet button.



Three Card Blackjack, a Casino Table Game Where Players and Dealers Never Bust

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:51:49 -0500

The blackjack rules for this casino table game vary in that players and the house dealer each receive three cards instead of two as in basic blackjack. The objective is for players to make the best blackjack hand to beat the dealer using two or three of their cards. Players or dealers cannot bust. Standing, Hitting, doubling, and pair splitting are not permitted, but a player blackjack always beats a dealer blackjack.



When Can Betting Wrong Be the Right Choice? Only in the Casino Game of Craps

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 19:31:23 -0500

So how is it that betting the wrong way can be the right choice? Because your chances of winning a roll are slightly better than losing. The exiting casino table game of craps offers players two choices while playing, these are called Right Betting and Wrong Betting. Right Bettors are players that make various wagers in hopes that the shooter wins the dice roll, while the Wrong Bettors are hoping to win their bets with a shooter loss to the house. Be forewarned that if you're going to choose Wrong Bettor strategy, the 98% of Right Bettors won't exactly welcome you with open arms.



Learn the Proper Right Bettor Craps Strategy to Roll With 98% Of Craps Table Players! Here's How

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:39:04 -0500

About 98% of craps players always bet with the shooter, hoping that he or she will win the roll, thereby winning their wagers. These are known as Right Bettors. Craps is the only casino table game where the shooter (player who throws the dice) can win or lose for other players at the table besides his or herself. There are many sucker bets on the craps table, hence it's important to learn the correct betting strategy and avoid the bad bets.



Craps, a Table Game That's So Mis-Understood Is Easy to Learn and Play - Here's How

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:54:37 -0500

After bobbing and weaving your way through the bells and whistles in the slot machine areas, you'll notice a grouping of table games. When you hear the simultaneous cheers and groans amidst collective high fives, you've found the emotionally electrifying game of Craps.



Sic Bo: Bet Your Numbers Combo, Shake Up Three Dice for a Possible Win on the Outcome

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:34:41 -0500

Sic Bo, meaning dice pair has its roots in ancient China. Historians believe that this table game was first played with bricks tumbled between two plates and an overturned bowl. Eventually this evolved to three dice shaken in an electronic cage shaker, which is common for this casino game today.



State Lotteries: Just a Dollar and a Dream, But the Dreams Seem to Outweigh the Dollars

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:34:19 -0500

Lotteries in the U.S. are currently operating in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Among these the NY Lottery is the largest and most profitable in North America, generating more than $8 billion annually. More than $70 billion is gambled annually in the U.S., which translates to $230 for every man, women, and child in America.



Two Video Poker Games Worth Playing - Deuces Wild and Joker Poker Have High Returns

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:51:03 -0500

Video Poker has two popular variants, Deuces Wild and Joker Poker. Both casino games are related to the Jacks or Better family in that the poker hand rankings and payouts are displayed for each winning hand. Winning hands double per each credit bet, except for the natural Royal Flush which pays 4,000 credits with the maximum of five credits bet. Thus, it's prudent to wager the maximum number of credits whenever you play any version of Video Poker. Both of these games have a high return to the player.



Mississippi Stud Poker - Raise Up to Three Times When You Can't Lose the Hand! Here's How

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 21:12:49 -0500

Mississippi is the third largest gaming domain in the United States. One of the most popular table games in this Dixie jurisdiction is Mississippi Stud Poker. For many years it was exclusive to the Magnolia State, but in recent times the game's popularity has exploded. Today you'll find this casino game in almost every major casino throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, and England.



Let It Ride - A Poker Table Game Where You Can Take Your Bet(s) Back If You Don't Like the Cards

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:43:24 -0500

One option that every poker player desires is the ability to take back wager(s) when the dealt cards aren't favorable to your hand. Let it Ride is a poker table game where you can do just that. This casino game has been around for more than 20 years and most major casinos still offer it.



The Big 3 Factors in Choosing a Sports Handicapper

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:05:08 -0500

For those individuals who take their sports betting seriously, they may want to consider hiring a sports handicapping service. Although there are many similarities in the various handicappers, there are also some differences as well. In this article we will review three of the most important considerations.



Thoroughbred Horse Betting - When It's Post Time, Get Ready for an Exiting 2 Minute Adrenaline Rush

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:39:39 -0500

Thoroughbred horse betting is a very exciting way to wager with your gaming income. Although the sport's popularity has diminished in recent years since the proliferation of casino gambling, millions of fans still relish the horse races, Especially during Triple Crown Season, When the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont stakes are run.



Quick Quads Video Poker Pays 4 of a Kind When You Have 3, Sometimes

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:05:58 -0500

One of the most popular machine gambling games in casinos today is Video Poker. The Jacks or Better family of the Poker games offer many variants. Among them is Quick Quads. Here's a casino game that gives the player a chance to win a hefty payout for 4 of a Kind when the final poker hand contains only 3 of a Kind.



Spanish 21: With Liberal Blackjack Rules for the Player, This Is A Game Worth Playing

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 12:03:48 -0600

Blackjack rules for Spanish 21, a variation of the original blackjack game, can be beneficial to the player if played properly. Spanish 21 is found at almost every casino that offers blackjack. If blackjack is your table game, you'll enjoy Spanish 21.



The Genesis and Evolution of Playing Cards: Where Did the Cards Come From?

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:56:07 -0600

Voltaire, a French philosopher once said about playing cards, "Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game." Which leads us to the question, where exactly did the cards come from?



Pick 'em Poker & Joker Pick 'em - Two Versions of Video Poker Worth Playing

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:55:38 -0600

Two poker games in the video poker family are Pick 'em Poker and Joker Pick 'em. Both are unique versions of 52 card video poker that is simple to learn and play. Bally Gaming has added an additional version with a 53rd card, The Joker. The games are also offered as Pick a Pair Poker, mainly in the online gambling websites.



Ultimate Texas Holdem - Play This Table Game Against a House Dealer, Raise Up to 4 Times Your Bet

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 17:43:56 -0600

The poker game of choice for players worldwide is Texas Holdem. There's hardly a card room or casino poker room that doesn't offer this game for both tournament play and cash games. The game's popularity paved the way for a couple of variations as a casino table game for play against a house dealer instead of other players. This elated recreational gamers who enjoyed the game but felt a bit intimidated when playing in a poker room against seasoned competitors. One successful variant is Ultimate Texas Holdem.



If You're Gambling, Do It Right - When You're Well Enough Ahead, Take the Money and Run

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:58:40 -0600

One sure way to acquire proper gambling money management techniques while you're gambling in the casino is to "take the money and run" when you're well enough ahead. When (and if) you're on a winning streak and you keep streaking, sooner or later you will lose. Sure, it's better later than sooner. Whether your preference is slot machines or table games, it'll befit you to know exactly when you're well enough ahead.



Gambling Jargon: Know the Lingo to Do the Deeds! Here's the Jargon for Popular Table Games

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 07:18:18 -0600

Walk by any table game or poker room in any casino and you'll hear gambling jargon, which sounds like a foreign language to new and non-gamblers alike. Jargon at the craps table such as, "Put five on the big red! and Gimmie the Yo"! or "Double after split" while watching blackjack. Maybe during your stroll through the poker room, a player shouts to his opponent, "you're drawing dead on the river." This is gambling vocabulary. If you can't speak the language, you can't do the deeds.



Double Attack Blackjack: Think the Casino Dealer Has a Weak Hand? Double Your Bet to Attack

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:47:34 -0600

There are a number of blackjack games in casinos that are variants to the original version. Among the more popular ones are Spanish 21 and Blackjack Switch. Now there's Double Attack Blackjack, which is another alternative to this popular table game. Despite the incursion of poker themed games into the pits in recent years, Blackjack is still king of the table games.



Texas Holdem Bonus: No Poker Face? No Problem - Just Beat the Casino Dealer to Win This Table Game

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 19:27:31 -0600

Texas Holdem Poker is the game of choice for professional poker players' worldwide. Texas Holdem Bonus is the casino table game version of the former. When playing Bonus, it's just the player against the casino dealer. There is no need to worry and feel intimidated with other poker players. If casino goers like poker, they'll like this game. Holdem Bonus can be found at most major casinos worldwide.



Illegal Sports Gambling Is Big Business! Will It Finally Become Legal? Supreme Court to Decide

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:14:41 -0600

Sports gambling is big business. Just how big is it? According to the American Gaming Association, $2.3 Billion per year is wagered legally in the Unites States. Most of the sports betting is done at the sports books in Nevada casinos. Delaware also allows limited parlay wagers (betting on multiple teams) at its racetracks. Now here's where the big bucks are: The Association also estimates that anywhere from $80 to $380 Billion is wagered ILLEGALLY on sports! Soon the Supreme Court will rule on a New Jersey case that is challenging the restrictions on sports betting. If the court rules in favor of New Jersey, the flood gates could open to permit sports gambling throughout the United States.



The Numbers Game: Over 100 Years of Playing in America - From Organized Crime to State Coffers

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 08:10:56 -0600

Gambling on the Numbers Game in America has been prevalent (though illegal at the time) since the early 20th century through the mid 1960's. Throughout this period, the gambling games became widespread. Organized crime in major cities throughout the country jumped on the numbers bandwagon. Bettors could wager as little as a penny on a 3 digit number for a chance at a 600/1 payoff, though the true odds were 1000/1.



Video Poker - A Game of Skill That's Winnable If Played With Proper Strategy, and a Bit of Luck

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:05:06 -0600

Video Poker, a variation of the popular poker game of Draw poker, unexpectedly became popular when it was introduced to casinos in the early 1980's by slot maker IGT. Unlike today, live poker was a dying commodity back then because poker fans found Video Poker less intimidating than table games. Also, many players were switching their preferences to slot machines in lieu of the tables.



Casino Comps: Not Only For High Rollers - Everyone Can Get in on the Game, Here's How It's Done

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:14:31 -0600

If you're thinking about earning some casino comps (freebies) during your stay at the casino(s), you'll be interested to know that you can even if you're not one of the high rollers, aka, whales. Casinos have a house edge on every game, both slots and table games. The edge is the expected loss to the players over time. Depending on the game(s) you play and how often you play them, a portion of your expected losses can be returned to you.



Texas Holdem - The Mother of All Poker Games at Poker Tournaments Worldwide

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:01:24 -0600

Texas Holdem has been a favorite of poker players since its inception. In fact, it was rumored that poker great Johnny Moss once had a heart attack during a marathon game. After being rushed to the hospital, he returned to the contest six hours later. Now that's dedication! Johnny won the very first World Series of Poker Tournament at the Horseshoe in Las Vegas in1970.



Caribbean Stud Poker: Walk Into Any Casino Worldwide or Online, and You're at a Table

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:25:34 -0600

The genesis of Caribbean stud Poker dates back more than 30 years to the mid-1980s. It is believed to have originated in Aruba. Some attribute its birth to a cruise ship headed to the Island. Nonetheless this table game is available wherever there is casino gambling.



Gambling History: How Far Back Do Gambling Games Go? Possibly With the Egyptian Pharaohs

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:43:51 -0600

Gambling history goes back a long way. The exact period in history when man first began to gamble is unknown but pairs of dice have been found in Egyptian tombs over 4,000 years old. Gambling games were also played in ancient China, where poker is attributed to have originated. When Columbus first came to America in 1492, Native Americans were precipitating in sports gambling by wagering on the outcome of sporting events on a game resembling Lacrosse.



Players Get 5 to Make a 4 Card Poker Hand, But the Dealer Gets 6 - That's Four Card Poker

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 17:37:46 -0600

Soon after the Three Card Poker table game hit the casino floors, Four Card Poker arrived. Not as a competitor but to increase the growing poker craze in the pits. With the proliferation of choice for table games, poker variants have become very popular and are getting plenty of casino action.



Only 3 Cards to a Straight, a Flush, or a Straight Flush When You Play Three Card Poker

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:12:11 -0600

Three Card Poker was first introduced as a casino table game in the 1990's. Since its inception, Three Card Poker has become one of the most popular casino games worldwide. Almost every casino offering table games has this game. Many jurisdictions offer tournament play for huge prizes. A number of variants have also been introduced. The game is very easy to learn and simple to play.



Remember What Your Parents Taught You About Proper Etiquette? The Rules Also Apply When Gambling

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 20:54:10 -0600

The proper rules of etiquette that you learned from your parents while growing up also applies when you're doing a little casino gambling. Especially during peak times when you find yourself bobbing and weaving through the crowds while trying to get to your favorite slot machines or table games. But courtesy doesn't end there. There are also rules of casino etiquette to follow during play.



Flushes Gone Wild - Can't Beat the Dealer With a Poker Hand? Beat 'em With More Flush Cards

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 15:06:37 -0600

The poker game "Flushes Gone Wild" made its debut at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. The annual event hosts over 25,000 attendees from the gaming business, reviewing all the new products that the manufacturing giants have to offer. One of the wares from Scientific Games was this new casino table game. A panel of expert judges from across the industry voted Flushes Gone Wild the best new casino game product of 2015.



Double Ball Roulette - The Casino Table Game With Two Balls Spinning on the Same Wheel? That's Right

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:57:39 -0600

Here's a new variation of this antique table game that no one would ever have expected. Double Ball Roulette! Yes, one wheel that has two balls instead of just one rotating around the inner rim. First introduced at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, it later took up residence at the Las Vegas Tropicana. Double Ball Roulette is also being launched in several jurisdictions around the world. Additionally, the game is also going on line for play in countries that offer legal on line play. By all accounts, it looks like a winner with plenty of casino action for players.



Like Blackjack? Try Blackjack Switch! Switch the Top Cards in Each Hand and Beat the House Dealer

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:14:00 -0600

If you like Blackjack, you'll love Blackjack Switch. This table game allows you to play two hands at once, and also sanctions you to switch the top cards to improve your hand against the casino dealer!



DJ Wild Poker - Now There's a Casino Table Game That Offers All Deuces and a Joker As Wild Cards

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:27:15 -0600

DJ Wild (Deuces, Joker) is a poker table game that recently hit the casino circuit. Marketed by Shuffle Master, the company that also gave us Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Caribbean Stud, Let it Ride, Blackjack Switch, and Mississippi Stud, may have another winner with this one. Players play against a house dealer. The objective of course, is to beat the dealer.



Did You Ever Lose Big on a Slot and See the Next Player Win the Jackpot? Don't Cry! Here's Why

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:23:05 -0600

So what is a Random Number Generator? RNG's are used in slot machines, video poker and video keno machines in casinos. It's a computer chip that allows the unit to continuously roam through random number combinations at the rate of thousands per second.



5 Poker Tournament Tips to Improve Your Strategy to Win

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:06:45 -0600

Poker is arguably the most popular card game in the entire world, and if you've ever played the game before, you'll know exactly why that is. The great thing about poker nowadays, is that thanks to various online poker tournaments, finding a competitive game at any time, is now easier than ever. If you're thinking of entering various online poker tournaments for the first time however, you will want to ensure that you are as well prepared as you can possibly be.



So You Like Slot Machines and Video Poker? Try Both Games at Once, Play Spin Poker

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:18:35 -0600

If you've been playing multi-line slot machines for a while and also enjoy playing video poker, here's a game that may peak your interest. It combines traditional video poker with the bells and whistles of a video slot. Spin Poker uses all the familiar staples such as Jacks or Better with all the bonus games, Deuces Wild, and Joker Poker.



The Evolution of Slot Machines

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:03:31 -0500

Slot machines have been around from as early as the 1800s, although they've been through many changes since then. From land-based, manually triggered casino games to online video slots, slot machines have evolved tenfold.



Sports Wager Sites

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:58:47 -0500

Today, the internet has become an integral part of everyday living. One of the industries that have really grown is betting. Bettors are now located in all parts of the work and they are willing to find any means possible to carry out their business. Some countries have some legal restrictions that have to do with gambling, but the fanatics find a way to go round the laws so as to be able to place bets choosing the best site to place a wager is where the challenge lies especially with so many sites available today.



Your Guide to Free Poker Tournaments

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:09:29 -0500

This article discusses how players new to online poker or those trying to better their gaming can improve their gaming skills with pointers taken from studying a range pro poker players.Everyone loves to win, it does not really matter if one is a recreational poker player who loves to indulge in the game once a month or is an aspiring pro who wants to spend hours at the online poker freerolls grinding profits all day.



Roulette, the Game of Fortune and Choice of the Players in Casinos

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:04:12 -0500

The game of Roulette is a fascinating game if it is played according to the rules of the game. In Roulette we spin the fortune wheel and throw the dice by placing bets on a number, a group of numbers and watch the motion of dice on a rotating table. Roulette strategies need to be followed for a win.



31 Classic - No Poker, No Blackjack - Just Count the Suited Card Values in This Table Game to Win

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:46:08 -0500

A new casino game, "31 Classic" is distinctive in that the winning objectives for this table game are based on the players' card point values, combined with the number of suited cards, based on a three card hand controlled by a casino dealer who does not play. You simply win by counting the card values (resembling blackjack) of like suited cards (resembling poker.) A pre-set pay table determines the winning hands. The game is now up and running at the Muckleshoot Casino, in Auburn, WA.



Dealer Bluff Six Card Poker - A Poker Table Game Where the Dealer May Try to Bluff You, Sort of

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:39:51 -0500

A rather distinctive poker game found in casinos today is Dealer Bluff Six card Poker. There are many poker variant table games in casinos however this one's unique in that the dealer makes the first move and the players react to what he or she does. The house dealer may also bluff, but your poker tell expertise won't help because it's all done with an electronic card reader programmed to operate randomly. Casino action for Dealer Bluff is currently at the Thunder Valley Casino in Sacramento, CA.



Slot Machines - Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We're Going

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:58:53 -0500

In the 1890's Charles Fey, the inventor of slot machines could not have envisioned that his creation would evolve into the most popular casino game today. For many decades the slots decorated the outer perimeter of the gaming floors to amuse the ladies while the men did all the heavy gambling at the craps, blackjack, and roulette tables. It wasn't until the 1980's that casinos noticed that more players were betting the one arm bandits than were wagering at the tables.



5 Steps to Be More Successful With Sports Betting

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:11:20 -0500

Sports betting shouldn't be seen as a get-rich-quick scheme. However, with the right strategies and patience, there is the chance to make a decent return on the initial investment.



4 Simple Rules To Bet On Sports

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:51:02 -0500

Using the right strategies on sports betting is certain to help with long-term success, and make the entire process more fun and enjoyable. Plus, it benefits to have a suitable bankroll that is capable of absorbing the inevitable losses.



High Card Flush - A Poker Table Game, But No Need to Know Poker - If You Can Count, You Can Play

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:44:56 -0500

It seems that every time one walks by a poker game in a casino table pit these days there's a new variation begging for your action. Now there's a table game called "High Card Flush." It's also a poker variant of sorts. The exception with this casino game is that you don't have to know anything about poker rankings to play. As long as you can count and know the difference between Hearts, Diamonds, Spades, and Clubs you can play.



Tips to Grab Double Down Casino Promo Codes

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:01:00 -0500

Double Down is the world's largest online gaming platform that offers various casino games for free. The games by Double Down Casino includes Vegas hit slots, Video Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, Bingo, and Poker and much more. These games do not involve any betting or gambling opportunities and do not involve real money.



Pai Gow - A Thousand Year Old Asian Game Has an Americanized Version - Pai Gow Poker

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:43:39 -0500

Pai Gow Poker Is an Americanized casino game version of the original ancient Chinese game known as Pai Gow. First developed in California Card Rooms in the 1980's, this American table game uses a standard 52 deck of playing cards plus one Joker. Poker hand rankings determine the win/loss hands against a house dealer. The game's acceptance quickly spread to casinos everywhere, although the original game of Pai Gow, played with tiles that resemble dominos, is still very popular in casinos that cater to Asian players.



The Online Gambling Trap

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:30:02 -0500

Sports are particularly targeted by the gambling industry and bookies who make a fortune from outcomes. This has become such a problem that many can no longer tune into what used to be a nice experience. Anyone with a gambling problem has to curb their interest if they want to escape the temptations and players have also been caught rigging games in order to win a stake.



Keno Games - Catch Enough Spots and You Could Win Big? A L-O-N-G Shot! Go for the Smaller Wins

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:10:00 -0500

Keno originated almost 2,000 years ago. It eventually immigrated to America with the Chinese. Despite its illegality, the casino game was very popular with Chinese Americans. When Nevada legalized casino gambling in 1931 it quickly found a home in Las Vegas Casinos. Today live keno games and video keno versions are found in Casinos everywhere.



The Monte-Carlo Casino

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 06:44:20 -0500

We were there right outside this grandiose building in Monte Carlo. My to young children and I had flown to Italy a few days earlier and it was our first trip to Europe. As an Australian mum rather na?ve about European uppishness, some might call it snobbishness, we parked the car opposite and marched up to the door expecting to be let in.



Why the Catholic Church Supports and Runs Gambling Venues

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 08:25:53 -0500

The catholic Church is hungry for money and it apparently doesn't care where it comes from. In a recent report on the properties it owns in Rome alone the income is staggering. Some of the premises are used as brothels, others as gambling venues, and still others are highly priced homes and guest houses.



Baccarat - A Casino Card Game With III Phases and a Bit of History

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:24:49 -0500

Baccarat (pronounced Bah-ka-rah) is a card game that's been around since the 15th century when French nobility played it exclusively. Most Americans got their first real glimpse of this casino game during the 1962 James Bond movie, Dr. No, when Bond, played by Sean Connery, was winning in Monte Carlo while playing the French version called Chemin de fer. The game is still played today in the high limit rooms at many major casinos. Three tuxedo-clad croupiers (casino dealers) monitor each fourteen-seat table where thousands, sometimes millions, can be won or lost in a matter of hours.



Casino Over Under - A New Table Game Flavor

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:13:35 -0500

There's a new casino game coming to town. "Casino Over Under" is not a variation of any poker or blackjack games that are flooding the pits these days, but rather a table game that is very easy to learn as long as you can count. As in sports betting, players gamble on the outcome of a score being over or under a pre-set number value. Only this time you can play it with cards.



Criss Cross Poker - Two Ways to Win With One Hand

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:27:54 -0500

There are numerous selections of table games in casinos today, many are of the poker variety. One that's bringing a lot of casino action is "Criss Cross Poker". Since being introduced at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, This poker game quickly found its way across the country from California Casinos to Atlantic City.



The House Edge - A Guaranteed Win for the Casinos

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:45:13 -0500

What is the house edge? (AKA casino advantage) Simply put, it is a built in mathematical monetary benefit for the casino on each and every gambling game offered, no matter where the casino action is. This includes slot machines, table games, and sports gambling. It is defined as the ratio of a player's expected loss to the initial bet over time, and if you're going to become a responsible gambler, it's important to learn the house edge for every casino game that you want to play.



Gambling Addiction Can Be Avoided

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 07:56:17 -0500

The important thing that most should remember about addictions to gambling or anything else is that if you don't start you won't be caught. Many are so addicted that they steal from workplaces, neighbours, and friends, to feed their craving. Like any drug it is so entwined in their need for excitement or relief from boredom that nothing else matters.



Gambling Myths Vs Gambling Facts - You Heard All the Myths, Now Here Are the Facts

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:40:58 -0500

When a gambler converses with other gamblers about how well (or not) he or she did during their visit(s) to the casino, they'll usually hear "advice" from the so called "experts" about what one should or should not do while playing the gambling games. This is true when playing the staples such as slot machines, blackjack, and craps. Much of this "advice" of course, are myths.



Crazy 4 Poker - Fans Are Going Crazy 4 It

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:33:56 -0500

Crazy 4 Poker is a casino gambling poker game variation of the popular table game called Three Card Poker. As in the aforementioned, the objective of the game is to have a higher ranking hand than the dealer. There's plenty of casino action at these tables with the Million $ Bonus option being offered at the Harrah's properties in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. In April, 2017, one lucky player from San Diego hit the 6 card Royal Flush in Diamonds, and won 1 Million $!



Casino Safety - Be Aware - Stay Alert

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:32:38 -0500

Casino safety is one priority that should never be underestimated when visiting casinos to enjoy yourself while playing your favorite table games and slot machines. Casino robberies are infrequent but they do happen. The type of robbery that happens most often is the theft of money and valuables from unsuspecting patrons. Despite excellent surveillance systems, the criminal element will jump at the first opportunity to steal. Patrons should always be aware and stay alert.



The VLT - It May Look Like a Slot, But It's Not

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:31:58 -0500

A VLT may look like a slot, but it's not. It's really a VIDEO LOTTERY TERMINAL. That's right, there are tens of thousands of these gambling games at racetracks, gaming establishments and casinos. It is next to impossible to tell the difference between a class II VLT and a traditional class III slot machine or video poker machine just by looking at them. Many of them have exactly the same themes and pay tables as the customary machines found at casinos everywhere.



Open Face Chinese Poker - A New Twist to an Old Card Game

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:31:46 -0500

Open-Face Chinese Poker is a new card game variant of the much older game of Chinese Poker, which has been popular in Asian communities for many years. This game made its tournament debut at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, where it quickly caught on with the poker pros. The World Series of Poker also hosted a medallion event and those that play poker are calling this poker game a winner. The game is easy to learn.



Casino War - Your Favorite Childhood Game Is Back

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:30:03 -0500

CASINO WAR is a casino card game similar to that card game called War that you probably played as a child when rain spoiled your outdoor plans. It always seemed that the game would never end. You remember, playing with that old deck of cards with torn corners and dabs of chocolate and jelly. Well, War is back as a casino table game and this time you can play to win against a casino dealer. It is a very simple game to learn, as long as you can count.



5 Best Casinos In Southern California

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:08:54 -0600

When traveling to California there is always that breath of excitement you take before setting foot on the Golden State, the trill of running around free in the wild wild west. Southern California offers various pleasures to people from all walks of life, this sunshine sees no color and everyone gets love. In los Angeles and the surrounding cities you can certainly find something that gets your jollies going, no matter if you are a theme park enthusiast or a strip club connoisseur.



Basics of Football Betting

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:20:23 -0600

Football betting is not easy. There are so many things that are concerned about it that you will really find it difficult to understand. The types of bets are 90-minute bet, single bet, double bet, accumulator bet, trebles, etc.



Powerball Strategy to Keep Playing With Winnings

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:05:56 -0600

Discussing the right strategy to play Powerball most people try to find the winning formula to hit the big jackpot. Means they are trying to get 6 correct numbers and beat the odds of 1 in 292,201,338. The bigger the amount of the jackpot is the crazier the people and they just start to play without concept. However if you just sit back for a moment you would agree that it does not matter if you hit the biggest jackpot in history or you just win the 50 Million. You want to win and your chances increases if you play every week. For that you need a budget or with the perpetual motion machine strategy you just need 4 Dollars.



Playing the Powerball - Tips For Picking Powerball Numbers

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:41:16 -0600

Learn how to apply Gauss strategy when playing lottery. Gauss strategy allows you to determine which numbers will be hit most of the time. It is a bell curve to show which numbers are hit the most, not the top nor the bottom of the list, but in between.



Virtual Gambling - A Few Things You Need To Know

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:15:19 -0500

You heard about virtual reality and now virtual gambling. Today, everything is slipping into a virtual, yet possible world and it seems like it has become the new trend.



Secrets of the Pick 5 Lotto

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:51:52 -0500

This article will provide Pick 5 Lotto enthusiasts with fascinating ideas on how to approach playing the Pick 5 Lotto game. It's purpose is to inspire many people to keep playing and trying out betting variations in the Pick 5 Lotto game.



Gambling With Your Coat On - Change the Way You Bet on Football

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:02:17 -0500

In order to make money betting on football (soccer), it's going to be necessary for you to come at it from a different angle. Discover why the way you currently bet on football is all wrong.



A Quick Guide to Football Betting

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:19:07 -0500

In this short introduction into the world of betting you will learn about several kinds of football bets. Main mistakes made by freshers and advices from career bettors.



Full Time Gambler Reveals the Truth About Sports Betting

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:25:04 -0500

The truth about sports betting reveal little known facts regarding percentages and the skills needed to be successful. It uncovers common misconceptions and offers tips for selection methods.



I Can Guarantee You Will Win the Powerball Jackpot, But You Will Not Like What You Read

Mon, 09 May 2016 12:24:54 -0500

How hard is it to win the jackpot? Well, there are 292,201,338 possible combinations in the US Powerball lottery. The odds of winning the jackpot is a staggering 1 in 292,201,338. The average person will never in their lifetime win the jackpot. They will not even come close.



Gambling: Fun That Leads To Addiction?

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:43:22 -0500

Is gambling really just innocent fun? We all know that many are addicted and that casinos make billions of dollars. Every addicted gambler started out with the idea of risking a little bit of innocent money, with the idea in the back of their mind that they might rake in a big win. But before you know it, you are hooked.



Understanding the Benefits of a Betting Bank

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:47:35 -0500

A betting bank is one of the building blocks for a successful career in gambling. Here I will take you through the basics to get you started.



Gambling and the World of 666

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 06:39:48 -0500

Money is the product of greed and it is in everyone's sight that has not the knowledge that God provides for us. The world runs on money and without it one is destitute and unable to survive in what has become the world of 666. Most, however, have not the knowledge or know how to make it in quantities they expect they would need to provide them a good life.



Gambling Destroys the Spiritual Link

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 06:33:22 -0500

The thrill of winning is exciting and it is addictive. That is what draws people back to gaming tables, poker or slot machines, the races, and so on. They are overwhelmed by the thought that they can win money and meanwhile most of them lose and some very heavily.



NCAA Basketball Betting: How to Make Money on the Mid Majors

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:55:32 -0600

The vast majority of people analyzing the college basketball betting board, or squares as we call them, will always gravitate towards the lines of the top 25 teams. The big names in college basketball such as Duke, UNC, Kentucky etc. Games between ranked teams and teams in the power conferences always attract the most action with bettors but experienced college basketball handicappers will often look for the soft lines involving mid major teams or teams that rarely play on national television. Listed below are the reasons why you too should start to bet less on the marquee matchup and more on the mid majors. Betting Action



Why Casino Resorts Are the Best Weekend Getaway Option

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 06:41:11 -0600

Though they don't seem to be the most popular choice for a quick getaway, casino resorts make a great destination for a fun and relaxing weekend. With several entertainment, shopping, and dining options all at an affordable price, there is no reason why you shouldn't visit one on your next weekend trip.



How to Make Your Home Poker Games Feel Like You're in a Casino

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:30:35 -0600

The newer manufacturers have improved the quality of home poker chip sets. They bring casino authenticity with fresh new designs to your home game. Poker chip sets now look and feel substantial, which enhances your playing experience. Most home use poker chips are just a component of the game but these new chips are a part of the enjoyment of the game. Players are excited when they hear that you will be playing with authentic style chips in your poker game. You'll be proud when you set them on your table.



Matched Betting for Absolute Beginners

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:25:10 -0500

Learn how to extract profit from Bookmaker Free Bets with Matched Betting. This article is written in clear English, with no jargon. Learn from my practical example of real bets.



A Brief Tutorial On Poker Tournaments

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:30:29 -0500

Poker tournaments are becoming more popular every day. Here is a brief rundown of all the important aspects of these competitions.



Slot Machine Addiction

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 10:17:23 -0500

The main attractions at Casinos and the UK's Bookmakers are slot machines. You can play a multitude of games, one being Roulette. In America slot machines are of a huge number in fact twice as many slots to ATM machines. Whooo, if you think about that, we have more machines that take our money than what give us money.



Playing for Hot and Cold Numbers in Roulette

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 10:14:14 -0500

At first glance, the game of Roulette doesn't seem to require much skill. After determining how much you want to bet, you then decide where to bet. Black, red, even or odd, does it really matter which colors or numbers you choose? Is it a game purely of luck and chance or is there a system to follow, perhaps some golden rules to live by? Are there really hot and cold numbers in the game of roulette or is this a myth?



Superstitions On The Roulette Table - The Meanings of Numbers

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 10:13:28 -0500

Across history, many cultures and faiths have given their own meanings and interpretations to numbers. As you know, the roulette table has all of the numbers from 0-36 on it, so we decided to take a look at some of the more interesting meanings that have been attached to numbers, as well as how they relate to the game of roulette. Also, we'll let you know why roulette is also known as The Devil's Game. Below you'll find a list of every number on the roulette table, along with a tidbit or two of trivia to going along with that number in an effort to explain some of the many number meanings that exist all around our world. After learning the meaning of each number, perhaps you'll have to reconsider what your favorite lucky numbers are?



Can You Really Win in the USA Free to Enter Online Sweepstakes?

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:11:41 -0500

As organizing online sweepstakes becomes more and more popular among the marketers in the United States it is possible to find literally thousands of competitions on the Internet. Taking into account this number of opportunities to win something you may ask yourself if there is some way how to participate in the free to enter competitions on a regular basics and have good odds to win valuable prizes.



The World's Best Cities For Casinos

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:37:24 -0500

If your idea of a good night out is spending time in a couple of great casinos, one of these cities could be your dream destination. Read on for some of the greatest gambling cities in the world.



5 Poker Tips for Beginners That Will Improve Your Game Right Away

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:10:39 -0500

I'm going to show you 5 poker tips for beginners that are proven ways to improve your game instantly. They're easy poker strategies to implement and will help you transform into a winning player quickly. Poker is a tough game to master, but if you learn these 5 tips, I guarantee you'll be on the right track. MUST read for beginners.



Gambling Stories - Las Vegas - No Market Research Needed Here!

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:09:28 -0500

If you're a hotel owner in Las Vegas and you make a marketing blunder - just throw millions at it and fix the problem. It's no big deal in Vegas!



When To Adjust The Size Of Your Sports Bets

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 09:34:29 -0500

When it come to sports betting, money management can be a constant hassle for many bettors. It can be extremely difficult for sports bettors to obtain the self-control necessary for good money management. It also can be very hard to figure out how much money you should be putting on each games - especially if you don't employ specific criteria that could shape the size of your bet.



Chances of Winning the Lottery: 5 Simple Tips to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery!

Thu, 21 May 2015 12:05:14 -0500

We have all been told the chances of winning the lottery are slim and most critics say even impossible. But, is this really true? OK the last question asked is suspenseful and would leave you to believe there is some conspiracy going on.



How to Win the Lotto - 3 Ways Easy Pick Will Help You Win the Lotto!

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:50:12 -0500

Do you utilize the computer generated easy pick for your lotto numbers? If you are not, then this article will definitely change your mind as a firm strategy to win. In fact, if you really want to know how to win the lotto, utilizing an easy pick is not optional, it is mandatory.



How To Buy Game Machines

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:56:30 -0500

Gaming machines are very popular in casinos. If you have money, you can buy the machines and be playing the games at home. Since kids aren't allowed in casinos, you should consider buying a gaming machine for your kid. For you to buy the right machine you need to consider a number of factors:



Taking A Look At Sports Betting Tips

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:05:37 -0500

Cricket betting is very popular in India, but the unfortunate thing is that many people don't know the best sites that they should use in betting. If you love betting and you are in India, here are two of the best betting sites: Bet365 This is one of the best and oldest betting sites in the world. It allows different types of betting such as sports betting, bingo, poker, and casino.