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Becoming a Blackjack Expert

18 April 2020
You want to get good at playing blackjack! What skills do you need? You want to be good but you don’t want to give up your day job or become a professional, you just want to win more often. Here are some things that professionals do. Consider adapting some of these skills professionals know and understand when it comes to the game of blackjack. ... (read more)
 

Basic Blackjack Strategy

4 April 2020
How the casino makes money? It offers various games to visiting customers. Be aware that the games they offer all have a house advantage over the player. Here are some facts about the game of blackjack: 1. When it comes to blackjack the house always has the advantage because the dealer plays his/her hand last. ... (read more)
 

Blackjack Side Bets

14 March 2020
Across the country with a little over 900 casinos with blackjack tables you will find over 40 different side-bets available to the player at the table. With loads of players leaning and practicing “Basic Strategy” and others moving to different table games like Let-It-Ride, and 3-Card Poker, casinos began to introduce side bets to help keep players at the blackjack table. ... (read more)
 

A Simple Summary

29 February 2020
Casinos, racetracks, poker rooms and even lotteries are all designed to win money from players. By playing carefully, though, you can collect from them instead of the other way around. Knowledge is the key. Obtaining the knowledge requires lots of work on the players' side. Reading, studying and practice are the hallmarks of obtaining the required knowledge. ... (read more)
 

Slots Dominate

8 February 2020
Slot machines, both the traditional reel variety and the new multi-line video versions, dominate the gaming inventory all across the United States. All of the casino marketing energy, direct mail advertising, and product research and development today revolve around slot machines. Since state-sanctioned and ... (read more)
 

Playing with Winners

25 January 2020
Playing with winners -- what does that mean? When sitting at a blackjack table, you will notice that some players know how to play the game correctly, while others seem to make the same bad mistakes hand after hand. Most of the readers of Casino City Times know that to win at blackjack you must know “Basic Strategy.” That is the foundation to be a winner at that game. ... (read more)
 

True Paybacks of Slots

11 January 2020
With most casino games the odds against the player are generally fixed. An interesting phenomenon with slots is that the odds do change. The odds change depending on the denomination of the bet. Playing at a higher wager level in any other game like blackjack, craps, or roulette makes no difference in the odds, but it does at slots! It is a fact the 25¢ machines payout more than the 5¢ ones. ... (read more)
 

Learning Good Gambling Techniques

28 December 2019
Today, there are lots of things you can do to learn more about your favorite game and how to become a better player. The how-to books available now, along with the internet, provide a mountain of information you can use on every game you can think of. There are also gambling experts giving courses and lectures all around the country. ... (read more)
 

Roulette Is Simple and Fun

14 December 2019
It takes very little time and effort to learn to play roulette in the casino. All you have to do is pick a few numbers or colors you like, and you are playing. The game itself traces its origin to England in the early 1700s in a game called Roly Poly, it featured black and while spots with no numbers. ... (read more)

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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