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Having fun with slots

22 September 2018
Ah, slot machines with their lights flashing and melodies playing – row after row of these ubiquitous machines crammed in every imaginable space on the casino floor. They are by far the most popular game in casinos today. And why not? At what other casino game can a gambler simply drop in a few coins and ... (read more)
 

Etiquette at craps

1 September 2018
The game of craps is fun and can be very exciting. It can also be very frustrating. When things are going well, points are being hit and money is being made. The camaraderie and good will at the table is something not available in other casino game. But this entire warm and friendly atmosphere can disappear in an instant. ... (read more)
 

Differences in buy bets

11 August 2018
Hi Stickman. I just returned from a week in LV (went to G2E) and just now read your article which I get via Casino City Times. I spent the better part of a day hunting for a decent craps game. I normally play in MS where the vig on Buy bets is collected only upon a win. LV was a culture shock in that regard. ... (read more)
 

The best and worst buy bets

21 July 2018
Craps is a fascinating game. It is the only casino game where you can influence your own fate. The casino allows you to select two dice from an assortment of five, and then you are allowed to throw the dice, determining the outcome. Even more fascinating, however, is the vast assortment of bets that are available for your choosing. ... (read more)
 

Betting the don't at craps

30 June 2018
The game of craps can be very exciting. It can also be very frustrating. One of the great draws to this game is the variety of bets available. One can bet with the shooter – betting that he will make the point number before the 7 shows, or one can bet that the 7 will rear its ugly head before the shooter repeats the point number. ... (read more)
 

The best craps bets

9 June 2018
The game of craps can be very exciting. It can also be very frustrating. One of the great draws of this game is the variety of bets available. One can bet with the shooter – betting that he will make the point number before the 7 shows, or one can bet that the 7 will rear its ugly head before the shooter repeats the point number. ... (read more)
 

The odds

19 May 2018
Jerry: I have a point that concerns the fallacy of adjusting our vig calculation when taking odds. Let’s exaggerate an example. Say we have a $10 line bet and $5 million in odds. The odds bet has NO vig, ergo ‘no money at risk.’ Over time one will break even on all odds bets. Also over time we will lose approximately $0.14 on our $10 bet. ... (read more)
 

Good, bad and ugly blackjack games

28 April 2018
Blackjack has been around casinos for decades. It is available in virtually every casino that allows table games. It is by far the most popular table game. Blackjack games, in general, have among the lowest house edges of all casino table games. Scores of books have been written about how to play this game. ... (read more)
 

The random number generator

7 April 2018
Hi Stickman, I took your slot class a while back. I remember you saying that the number generator in the slot machine is constantly "churning" numbers and that it is possible to hit back-to-back jackpots. My question is if someone walks up to the slot machine and puts in $100 and spins four times and hits ... (read more)

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Jerry Stickman
Jerry "Stickman" is an expert in dice control at craps, blackjack, advantage slots and video poker. He is a regular contributor to top gaming magazines. The "Stickman" is also a certified instructor for Golden Touch Craps dice control classes and Golden Touch Blackjack's advantage classes. He also teaches a course in advantage-play slots and video poker. For more information visit www.goldentouchcraps.com or www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 1-800-944-0406 for a free brochure. You can contact Jerry "Stickman" at stickmanGTC@aol.com.

Jerry Stickman Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com
Jerry Stickman
Jerry "Stickman" is an expert in dice control at craps, blackjack, advantage slots and video poker. He is a regular contributor to top gaming magazines. The "Stickman" is also a certified instructor for Golden Touch Craps dice control classes and Golden Touch Blackjack's advantage classes. He also teaches a course in advantage-play slots and video poker. For more information visit www.goldentouchcraps.com or www.goldentouchblackjack.com or call 1-800-944-0406 for a free brochure. You can contact Jerry "Stickman" at stickmanGTC@aol.com.

Jerry Stickman Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com