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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank  Scoblete

Hot, cold and virtual games

28 July 2015
FROM SNAZZIE: I love your column. I agree with you that charting dice is a losing system. I have seen times when a dice table is "cold." That is when I am betting the pass line with odds and those seven-outs will happen all too frequently.There may be eight or nine players at a table and no player will make a point...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

Top 10 lessons learned from a five-day bike and poker trip

27 July 2015
Last week, I took a five-day, four-night bicycle trip around Massachusetts and New Hampshire. On three of those nights, I stayed at friends' houses and played in their home poker games.It might sound like a strange idea to a lot of people, but for about a decade, I've dreamed about taking a cross-country bike trip and playing in home poker games along the way...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John  Grochowski

Can I be a professional?

26 July 2015
QUESTION: I can usually get a royal flush every 30 days. Can I be a professional player? I play video poker every day.ANSWER: How often you get royal flushes gives me nowhere near enough information about how good a player you are, but I’ll get back to that in a minute.Playing video poker professionally takes not only skill, knowledge, discipline and the right temperament, it takes an enormous bankroll...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry  Stickman

Craps percentages on $44 inside

25 July 2015
Hi Stickman,Is the house edge on 44 inside at craps calculated as follows?18 ways to win $14 - 6 ways to lose $44 divided by 24 (number of possible decisions) x $44? I got (252-264)/1056 = 1.14 percent. Most writers claim this is a bad bet to make but it is better than betting just the 6 or 8, so w...read more
 
Articles by Mark  Pilarski
Articles by Mark  Pilarski

Deal Me In: 'Loose slots' aren't necessarily a good bet

24 July 2015
Dear Mark: In your recent article you told a reader that “there is no magic switch that's flipped from some secret location” to get more dough out of people. My question is this. Here in Reno, casinos talk and advertise about “we've loosened our slots,” or, we have “the loosest slots in town." Is t...read more
 
Articles by Dan Podheiser

Affactive, Revenue Jet affiliate programs shut down following owners' arrests

24 July 2015
The Affactive and Revenue Jet affiliate programs shut down Thursday, following the arrests of two owners of the online casino groups.The GPWA has confirmed the link between the closing of the programs and the arrests of the owners through conversations with Affactive affiliate managers...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John  Grochowski

The break-even point in video poker

23 July 2015
Most of the questions I received about progressive video poker machines have to do with the break-even point. A reader will ask, “How big does the jackpot have to be to reach 100 percent payback?” And I can answer: The expected return with expert play reaches 100 percent with an 8,666-coin royal at...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John  Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Taxes on slot winnings for Brits

22 July 2015
Love your column. I have been reading all your articles since my first trip to Vegas back in 1998 and I have learned so much from you regarding slots. Keep up the good work. My query is two fold. I play the slots a lot at home in the U.K...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank  Scoblete

The horror of card counting

21 July 2015
FROM FRED: I read your short article on blackjack today. I wanted to ask you if you are taking into consideration the multi-decks that casinos use today.I was not sure when you wrote this article, so if everybody at the table has pat 19s, 20s and blackjacks this round, the next few rounds are not likely to be very good for the players...read more
 
Articles by Vin  Narayanan
Articles by Vin  Narayanan

Top 10 things to keep an eye on at the WSOP Main Event final table

20 July 2015
LAS VEGAS -- When Daniel Negreanu busted out of the World Series of Poker Main Event in 11th place, it felt like the air had been sucked out of the room. The fans in attendance had poured all their energy into supporting and rooting for the popular pro...read more

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