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Articles by Tadas  Peckaitis
Articles by Tadas Peckaitis

Top 10 advanced poker books

13 November 2017
Hwang focuses on the second most popular form of poker. As a follow-up to last month's list of top 10 classic poker books, this week we cover some of the better advanced strategy poker books that will help take your game to the next level. If you are playing live or online poker, these books will help you build a solid strategy and drastically improve the way your approach the more
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Low-denomination video poker

12 November 2017
Video poker players who opt for a little low-cost fun at nickel machines usually encounter pay tables that are a couple of notches below those on games that require bigger bets.There are exceptions, mostly at casinos that cater to Las Vegas more
Articles by Henry  Tamburin
Articles by Henry Tamburin

Getting cash in a casino

11 November 2017
What’s the one thing you positively must have if you want to gamble? Of course, it’sc-a-s-h.Most folks just use folding money. Nothing wrong with that, but there are other options, some better, some worse. And what about managing that cash when you gamble on the tables or machines? Do you have a plan for what you are going to do if you start losing? What about winning? And what would you do if you won some serious money? How would you get it home, safely? The point is that how you get, use, access, and manage your money when you gamble is just as important as which games you play and how you play them.Every player – high roller, low roller, table or machine player – must do the following if they want to partake in the casino action.1. Convert money into a playing bankroll.2. Manage that bankroll when they play.3. Convert what’s left of the bankroll into cash and head home.Step more
Articles by Abby  Messick
Articles by Abby Messick

Casino City's Friday Five: Games and gamification edition

10 November 2017
If "the future" means high-flying zip lines, incessant gamification and the expansion of online gambling, then, yes, the future is most certainly here.We also have a couple of other news stories for you — as we always do on this occasion — including heartening news from Las Vegas and a slightly sneaky innovation for our friends in the more
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

I surrender!

9 November 2017
QUESTION: I was in a blackjack game that allowed late surrender. Other rules weren't very good: eight decks, dealer hits soft 17, double downs restricted to hard 10 and 11, split pairs only once, no double after split.At least I had the surrender option, and I took full more
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Do casinos remove slot machines when they pay too much?

8 November 2017
Question: My friends and I won a lot of money from a slot machine. When we went back to the casino a few weeks later, the machine was gone. Do you think the casino removed this machine because it was paying too much? Answer: No, I don' more
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

A walk with the Captain

7 November 2017
The Captain of Craps, the Atlantic City legend and my mentor, passed away on February 10, 2010, during a raging snowstorm in New York City. In ancient literature, great men are born and die with huge perturbations in nature, such as traveling stars, storms, earthquakes, blizzards and the more
Articles by Abby  Messick
Articles by Abby Messick

Top 10 facts and figures from PlayPennsylvania's online gambling report

6 November 2017
Having given more than enough props to Pennsylvania since the news hit that its Senate gave the go-ahead to online gambling, we can finally start delving into the nitty-gritty facts of the matter. How's this going to play out? What sort of revenue will the state see? What's with the crazy tax rate?PlayPennsylvania's latest online gambling report details many of these key issues, and we've gone ahead and picked out its most noteworthy facts and more
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Is this Mary's jackpot?

5 November 2017
Mary has played slot machines for more years than she cares to count."I was playing when all the slots were three reels, you pulled handles and were paid in coins that dropped out of the machine. I was playing when you had to wash your hands practically every hour or more
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

Limited bankroll craps

4 November 2017
Hi Stickman,I'm sure you've simulated most every popular system out there. If you had a max bankroll of $2,000, what craps system or strategy would you recommend playing?I've simulated playing a don't pass bet with odds along with a don't come bet, with a positive more

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