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Read, Read, Read

19 November 2011

If you buy a new car, you will want to read the owner's manual. If you are planning on putting in a garden, you will want to get a good book on gardening. If you're planning on going to a casino, it stands to reason you need to read a good book about gambling. Start to read everything you can about your favorite game. There are magazines on sports betting, slots, blackjack and casino games in general.

Go to the internet and look up websites like the Casino City Times (CCT). Read what the "Gaming Gurus" have to say about your favorite game. Read and study the "Playing Strategy" about games you might play. Keep informed about what is going on in the gaming world by reading the "Gaming News" column at CCT. Find and join chat rooms to help get the latest information about your game and where to play it.

Your objective is to study your game, practice it, and learn everything you can about it. Buy or go to your local library to get some of the books written by the "Gaming Gurus." They are the experts; learn from them. This will make you a most knowledgeable player and one who is in complete control when it comes to casino gambling. All these things are really the same methods and techniques you would use if you took up bowling, tennis or gardening, so you should do the same when it comes to gambling.

Bet You Didn't Know

  • Aristotle (384-322 BC), Greek philosopher and a teacher of Alexander the Great, once wrote a scholarly essay on how to cheat at dice.
  • When Atlantic City first opened their casinos, the law required them to close from 4:00 am (6:00 am on weekends) to 10:00 am daily.
  • In 1728 three Arabian horses were shipped to England from the Middle East. From these three horses a stock of racing horses was developed. Today, almost every thoroughbred racing horse can trace its lineage to one of those three horses.
  • George Hearst became owner of the San Francisco Daily Evening Examiner newspaper in 1880. Hearst had won the Examiner as payment for a gambling debt.
  • During the Civil War, English manufacturers added playing cards to the cargos of southern blockade-runners. The cards bore confederate flags and were inscribed with "Confederate States of America." They are highly prized by card collectors today.
  • On December 5, 1908 at the University of Pittsburgh, numerals were first used on football uniforms worn by college football players.
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Best of John Marchel
John Marchel
John Marchel is an author, speaker, teacher and player -- what John plays are casino games. He’s been a casino player for over 25 years and has played successfully in Europe, Panama, the Caribbean, Canada, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, on Indian reservations, cruise ships and in over 350 casinos throughout the US. He is also the author of six books about gambling, and has written numerous magazine articles and is currently a columnist for three gambling magazines and one internet magazine.

Since 1988 John has combined his experience as a manager, teacher and player to present seminars and lectures about gambling. In addition, John has had an Internet website since 1995 that offers books, special reports and tips about gambling. He also publishes a monthly Internet gambling newsletter. The newsletter keeps subscribers alert to trends, information and winning techniques that allows them to be more successful when visiting casinos.

John Marchel Websites:

johnmarchelgambling.com

Books by John Marchel:

101 Casino Gambling Tips: Affordable Strategies & Techniques for Maximizing Profits & Reducing Loses

> More Books By John Marchel

John Marchel
John Marchel is an author, speaker, teacher and player -- what John plays are casino games. He’s been a casino player for over 25 years and has played successfully in Europe, Panama, the Caribbean, Canada, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, on Indian reservations, cruise ships and in over 350 casinos throughout the US. He is also the author of six books about gambling, and has written numerous magazine articles and is currently a columnist for three gambling magazines and one internet magazine.

Since 1988 John has combined his experience as a manager, teacher and player to present seminars and lectures about gambling. In addition, John has had an Internet website since 1995 that offers books, special reports and tips about gambling. He also publishes a monthly Internet gambling newsletter. The newsletter keeps subscribers alert to trends, information and winning techniques that allows them to be more successful when visiting casinos.

John Marchel Websites:

johnmarchelgambling.com

Books by John Marchel:

KISS Guide to Gambling

> More Books By John Marchel