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Keno or Yes?

6 June 2020
Keno is a lottery game invented thousands of years ago in China. It was brought to the United States when the Chinese came to build the railroads in the West in the 1800s. Originally the game had 120 different Chinese’s characters. Later, it was changed to 80 Arabic numbers after the Americans adopted it for their use. ... (read more)
 

Casino Awareness

23 May 2020
Most experts agree that casinos do not cheat players. Gaming is one of America’s most heavily regulated industries. Today casinos are owned and operated by some of the largest shareholder corporations in the world. These companies are not foolish enough to risk their gaming license to cheat a player out of a few hundred or even a few thousand dollars. ... (read more)
 

Become a Card Counter

9 May 2020
Blackjack is different from all other card games that the casinos offer. It’s called a game of “dependent events.” The cards remaining in a deck are dependent on which ones have been played or already removed from that deck previously. That will help tell the player the deck has lots of good cards (high cards) remaining or lots of bad cards (low cards that will help the dealer). ... (read more)
 

Gambling on the Water

19 April 2020
If gambling on land isn’t enough for you, there are plenty of cruise ships and riverboats that also offer casino gambling. At last count, there are a little over 150 cruise ships around the world that have casinos available. In Europe, you wouldn’t find casinos on riverboats, only the cruise ships. ... (read more)
 

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)

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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:

KISS Guide to Gambling

> 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:

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

> More Books By John Marchel