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Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Tackling dopey craps ideas

19 March 2019
Without question, the best bets at the game of craps are the pass line with full odds and the come with full odds; also the don’t pass with full odds and the don’t come with full odds. No matter what comboobalations critics of these bets attempt to proselytize to dismiss them and advocate other “less-good” bets, these sad ploppies are actually the flat-worlders of craps, denying that earth is a sphere and math dictates proper betting.Please note: When I say “full odds” it is possible that you can’t afford to take those odds...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Top 10 reasons to love Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

18 March 2019
Casinos come in all shapes and sizes. Everyone has different tastes and preferences, and certain properties will resonate with certain people.For me, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi has always checked all of my prerequisite boxes for what makes a great casino.The Beau, as it is fondly called by locals, celebrated the 20th anniversary of its grand opening this past weekend...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Beginner's luck

17 March 2019
Beginner’s luck exists mainly in our imaginations. First-time players are no more likely to hit a jackpot or otherwise win big than players on their second, fourth or 55th casino visit. In skill games, first-timers are less likely to win if they haven’t mastered optimal strategies.In January, I put out a call to some frequent e-mailers to ask if they remember their first big win, and how often they’d played before their stroke of luck...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Hop bets at craps

16 March 2019
Stickman,I’ve seen many articles discussing house advantages on craps and how bad hop bets are. I don’t think I’ve ever seen what the house advantage is on hopping sevens, however. I am probably wrong but it seems like it would be low. If you bet all three combos for $1 each and hit one, it pays $15...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Ippolito
Articles by Dan Ippolito

Casino City’s Friday Five: Slot machine edition

15 March 2019
Everyone loves payday. It would be nice if said pay could be seven figures, or even higher, but that isn’t the case for most of us. However, several slot machine players this week were lucky enough to come away with payouts of that caliber...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

The big hit

14 March 2019
QUESTION: My sister hit one of the bigger jackpots on a video slot. It was the major on a machine with mini, minor, major and grand. It was almost $1,000, so it was a great day.She won it in the first five minutes she was playing. I don’t know how many spins, but it was quick...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Hard Rock Atlantic City stunning improvement over Taj Mahal

13 March 2019
Question: Since the Hard Rock Casino opened in Atlantic City this past summer, it has quickly become our favorite destination. They did a fantastic job of renovating the outdated Taj Mahal. The new place is stunning and they have been very generous. The question that I have for you relates to the Hard Rock Casinos in Florida, as well as other destinations...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

In and out of the flow

12 March 2019
When I was an athlete there were games where near perfection seemed to exist for me. It was hard to miss a pitch or a basket. Everything just seemed to come to me. Of course, the equal but opposite was also true – disappointingly so. I could not hit the ball with a tennis racket and the basket seemed to have a lid on it...read more
 
Articles by Gary  Trask
Articles by Gary Trask

Caesars Entertainment brings the thrill of progressive jackpots to table games

11 March 2019
With more than two decades of experience working with casino table games, Jay Bean fully admits that he's long been envious of the mega-jackpots that his slot machine brethren are constantly able to boast about."Table games have always been a pretty simple product, with the felt, the cards or dice, and the chips," explained the Vice President of Caesars Enterprise Table Games...read more
 
Articles by Tadas  Peckaitis
Articles by Tadas Peckaitis

Top 10 signs you're ready to go from recreational to professional poker player

11 March 2019
You need to be a winning player over a large sample in whatever game format you prefer to play. (photo by Flickr)Playing poker for a living seems like a dream come true for many. The freedom that comes with playing poker, alongside almost unlimited financial opportunity, make poker an appealing career choice...read more

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