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Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: Is there proof that slot machines are not rigged?

19 August 2015
I was wondering about video poker machines and blackjack machines. Is there proof that they are not rigged somehow? In other words, the RNG is programmed to do its normal thing but, say, every 100 hands if it lands on a certain number that it somehow deletes the pick or changes it? A number of years ago at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, I was playing video poker and video blackjack and could not win anything...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Pushing it

18 August 2015
It’s a quite familiar situation for many casino players. The session is not going well; you lose and lose and lose some more. Nothing seems to be working. You try this strategy and that strategy and even a few strategies that you know are completely ridiculous.You bet with the trends; you bet against the trends; you flip coins to figure out how to bet...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Podheiser
Articles by Dan Podheiser

Top 10 names for a Las Vegas hockey team

17 August 2015
Las Vegas sports fans are starting to get excited at the prospect of having a National Hockey League team in their city.Billionaire businessman Bill Foley and the Maloof brothers, the former owners of pro basketball's Sacramento Kings, are working together to bring a professional hockey team to Las Vegas...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

Why Jacks or Better?

16 August 2015
QUESTION: It kind irritates me that you and other writers usually use Jacks or Better for examples in your articles to demonstrate a point about video poker strategy. As you are well aware, the most popular video poker game is Double Double Bonus...read more
 
Articles by Jerry  Stickman
Articles by Jerry Stickman

More about craps percentages

15 August 2015
This is a follow-up question from a previous article about the house edge at craps from Bill:Hello Stickman,I understand the percentages you mentioned in your response to my original questions, and using your reply I can rephrase my question.On the come out I have a 2-1 edge on 12 rolls which is 33.1/3% edge...read more
 
Articles by Mark  Pilarski
Articles by Mark Pilarski

Deal Me In: Is free slot play rigged?

14 August 2015
Dear Mark: When a casino gives free slot play, does the slot machine “know” you are playing with the casinos free given “money?” It seems that spins on the slot machine change when I put my money in the machine. Say, for instance, I get $5 free play...read more
 
Articles by John  Grochowski
Articles by John Grochowski

There's something about Carla

13 August 2015
Carla is a regular reader of this column who likes to tell her stories. A couple of years ago, she told of a nice run with a betting progression at blackjack in which her $100 buy-in became $1,800.Her most recent e-mail came when I was collecting stories about alternatives for time away from their main games.“I probably spend 75% of my time at blackjack,” she wrote...read more
 
Articles by John  Robison
Articles by John Robison

Ask the Slot Expert: How many RNGs in a multi-game machine?

12 August 2015
I’m a keno junkie. It seems to me that my favorite Game King keno machine is easier to hit playing nickels. When I use quarters it seems to pay less often. There is only one RNG per machine, right? Or is there one RNG for each denomination? And another variation on the same theme: I play Game Kings...read more
 
Articles by Dan  Podheiser
Articles by Dan Podheiser

Russian government officials signal shift in online poker stance, may move towards regulation

11 August 2015
Russian authorities may be aiming to reclassify poker as a game of skill and regulate online poker in order to generate tax revenues to fund the state's sporting ventures.In July 2014, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov commissioned a study to assess whether or not poker is a game of skill...read more
 
Articles by Frank  Scoblete
Articles by Frank Scoblete

Pressing bets

11 August 2015
I get several e-mails a month asking me what the best pressing method is. These usually refer to the table games, mostly craps, blackjack, mini-baccarat and roulette. I usually write back the following:“Do not bother to press because the extra money you put out there is subject to the exact same house edge as the original money...read more

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