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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank  Scoblete

The Devil

30 June 2015
FROM MIKE: Statistically the devil [the number seven] should show up about every six rolls. What do you think about a “4-on, 4-off” method of play?For example, I place the 6 and 8 and work them for four rolls. Then on the 5th roll I turn my bets off for four rolls...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

Top 10 quotes from Nolan Dalla's WSOP reports

29 June 2015
Nolan Dalla is the hardest-working man in poker. The World Series of Poker media director wears a multitude of hats during the annual summer series, from running post-tournament interview sessions, to scheduling dinner meetings with poker media, players and others, to fielding random questions from fans and spectators whom he has never met before...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John  Grochowski

Expect different comps for different games

28 June 2015
QUESTION: Three of us go to the casino every week – it’s our boys’ night out. One sticks to the penny slots, I play mainly quarter video poker and our other friend plays $25 a hand blackjack.We all have a good time, and we all have our winning sessions, but more often than not we all lose a few hundred dollars...read more
 
Articles by Henry  Tamburin

Pitfalls of Double Double Bonus Poker

27 June 2015
Double Double Bonus Poker (DDB) is the most popular video poker game in the country. That’s because it’s possible to hit several big payouts besides the royal flush, and this draws players to the game. Unfortunately, there are also some pitfalls to playing DDB, which most players are not aware of.DDB has large payoffs for some four-of-a-kind hands, especially if the fifth card in the hand (the “kicker”) is a specific card...read more
 
Articles by Mark  Pilarski
Articles by Mark  Pilarski

Deal Me In: About those resort fees ...

26 June 2015
Dear Mark: I would like to take exception to your column last week as regards to resort fees. I manage the pool at a Las Vegas casino, and I can tell you that today’s pool setting is not your Motel 6, let alone a casino hotel of 15 years ago...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John  Grochowski

Winning slot machines

25 June 2015
Every spring, "Casino Journal" magazine, a leading resource for casino industry professionals, announces its awards for the 20 most innovative gaming technology products. Many are products important to casino operators, even if they’re nearly invisible to players...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

Massachusetts 'slots parlor' filled to capacity on opening day

24 June 2015
PLAINVILLE, Mass. — Several hundred patrons stood in line, waiting to be among the first to enter Plainridge Park Casino half an hour before the official opening of the first gaming establishment in Massachusetts on Wednesday afternoon. When the doors finally opened at 11:55 a.m., five minutes ahea...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John  Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Does betting more on a slot machine increase hit frequency?

24 June 2015
About slapping buttons on VP machines: Sometimes the buttons stick, possibly due to previously spilled beverages. Several times I have touched a button to hold a card and it didn't take, so then I have to slap the buttons to get them to work. That's a good point...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank  Scoblete

Two questions on the 5-Count

23 June 2015
FROM JOHN: Hello, Frank, and thanks again for signing and sending me free books! I have since purchased several others and very much enjoy them all, as well as the stories about the Captain and the rest of the old crew.I have two questions about the 5-Count in dealing with shooters other than me, and I apologize in advance if I just missed the answers in one of your books.1...read more
 
Articles by Aaron  Todd
Articles by Aaron  Todd

Top 10 Fourth of July resort-casino activities

22 June 2015
The Fourth of July is coming up next weekend, and casinos across the United States are looking for ways to draw people to their resorts to celebrate the holiday.Here are 10 great ways to celebrate America's independence, and maybe make a bet or two along the way.10...read more

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