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13 April 2014QUESTION: When do you actually bet – put the money down – for the free odds on the pass line in craps? Do you bet the free odds after the point is established?ANSWER: Yes, your odds bet is made after the point is established. .Some casinos even offer different amounts of free odds depending on the points...read more
12 April 2014Size and length do matter – when it comes to providing only the best in casino customer service training. But they are sometimes ignored when casinos organize training sessions.Simple things such as the size of the group of people being trained and the length of the presentations are critical to creating a successful training experience for casino employees...read more
10 April 2014I remember my first casino trip like it was yesterday, even though it really was more than a quarter-century ago. It was my wife’s idea to take a Las Vegas package deal she’d found while scanning the newspaper travel section.We received advice from just about everyone we knew...read more
9 April 2014While I was walking through a casino in Central City, Colorado, I noticed that the casino had a designated "high stakes" group of machines. One of these high stakes machines was a $100 per bet machine! Wow! I was wondering if these high dollar machines use a different pay-out formula than a penny or 25-cent machine since the player could be wagering several hundred to several thousand dollars per spin...read more
8 April 2014FROM ROGER: I'd like to thank you for showing me a world I didn't know existed. For the first time I knew what I was doing, by reading your books, when I stepped up to the table. I had the best run of my life, so far. My best was 31 before the 7.I couldn't have done it without your influence and help...read more
7 April 2014A few weeks ago, I jumped into a $400 no-limit Hold'em tournament at the Foxwoods Poker Classic. I busted out about an hour before play ended on Day 1 after losing two-thirds of my stack with pocket queens vs. kings.<...read more
6 April 2014QUESTION: Regarding your column, my advice, would be to tell the pit-boss that one of the dealers is displaying his hole card occasionally to the player.Reason:When I was going to the college to become a mathematics teacher, I was working part-time at a local casino...read more
5 April 2014Hi Stickman,With 5 card video draw poker, assume you have the following: 7 of spades, 8 of diamonds, 8 of hearts, 9 of spades and 10 of clubs. Obviously you will discard one of the two 8's. My question is does it matter which of the two you discard?In other words will the same replacement card co...read more
3 April 2014As I sit down to write this on the first Sunday in March, there is a $1.034 million jackpot building on dollar Wheel of Fortune slot machines in Mississippi. In New Jersey, the same game has a top prize building past $940,000, while in Nevada, it is past $1.908 million and counting.The big jackpot ...read more
2 April 2014On a slot machine that is a multiplier machine, after a big payout on the maximum bet, will the machine compensate for the payout? Or does the next spin on the machine have the same odds as before the big payout? It doesn't matter whether a machine is a multiplier, bonus multiplier, ...read more