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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

The Royal Flushes talk blackjack

16 February 2019
CINDY: The very first game I ever played in a casino was blackjack. This was at Resorts in Atlantic City. It was also my first time in a casino and I was so excited. I had no idea of the true strategy for blackjack. I just played by my gut...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: More US states joining in edition

15 February 2019
Another busy week in the world of casinos and gaming as we saw another massive progressive win, two U.S. states making moves toward legalizing sports betting, a Monte Carlo offering from PokerStars, historic wagering action on the Oscars and a topping-off ceremony for a new California casino.Let’s begin with a large payout that we all hope to hit someday:5...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Super Double Bonus and fast slot games

14 February 2019
QUESTION: A question on your column on Super Double Bonus Poker. You explain that if you have three face cards and another pair, and full houses pay 8-for-1 or less, the average return is a little more than 41 coins if you hold the three faces...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Am I under casino surveillance?

13 February 2019
Have you ever noticed how some ticket redemption machines give you the bills first and then the change, and others give you the change first and then the bills? A couple of days ago I used a machine to redeem a ticket for $300.38. This machine gives coins first then bills...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

The Golden Goose

12 February 2019
If you take a look at the three basic machine games in today’s casinos, you will note a small number of electronic table games, a large number of video poker games and a huge number of slot machines.I know that the electronic table games and the video poker games require knowledge of proper strategies to keep the house edge as low as possible...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Top 10 things never to do at the blackjack table

11 February 2019
When you sit down at the blackjack table, you're hoping to have a good experience and maybe to win some money. To accomplish either of these goals, you should be aware of certain basic rules about both the game itself and your behavior.Here are 10 things you should never do while sitting at a blackjack table:10...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Some Scientific Games slot machines

10 February 2019
Scientific Games is one of the giants among casino industry suppliers, a leader in slot machines, electronic table games, automatic shufflers, casino management systems and more.It’s the slot portion that’s most in the public eye, of course...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Still more on pass versus place betting

9 February 2019
I received a follow-up question to an article about pass/come bets vs. placing the number after the point is established.Jerry,Thanks for replying. One other question about this play. If I use the pass line for my initial bet, then I would have the benefit of the higher probability of a win on the come-out roll...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: Rebranding and partnership edition

8 February 2019
The Super Bowl is behind us now, which means we can move on from sports betting news, right? Wrong. Sports gambling is still very much alive in the news despite the biggest game of the year happening last weekend. This week, we have another state making progress on legalizing sports wagering, a massive jackpot, an online casino handing out $44,500, a new partnership and the rebranding of an iconic Las Vegas Strip casino.Let’s start with the jackpot:5...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Standalone versus not standalone

7 February 2019
QUESTION: I’m puzzled that whenever you write about video poker payback percentages you are writing about standalone video poker machines. The most common machines that have video poker are Game Kings.Their payback percentages are muddled. These machines have at least eight different poker games plus at least two slot games in them...read more

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