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11 April 2015No matter how good a blackjack player you think you are, you will eventually experience a losing session. How you manage yourself when this happens is just as important as knowing when to double down and split.Sometimes players lose their money because of their lack of self-control caused by the exciting atmosphere in a casino...read more
10 April 2015Dear Mark: I have a tax liability from a slot jackpot win from this past November of $20,000. Because I have never won any sizable amount in the past, I didn’t do what you have suggested multiple times, that is, keep accurate records of my play...read more
9 April 2015On my first casino trip many, many years ago, I was vaguely aware that casinos gave away meals, rooms and show tickets. Exactly how that worked, I didn’t know until I signed up for my first slot club. I quickly learned to take what was offered, but not to overbet my bankroll in pursuit of comps.Other players have sent me their stories of comps, coupons and their efforts to get something for very little...read more
8 April 2015You keep missing the point about lowering the IRS wins to $600! Anyone (mostly seniors) that CAN'T itemize is penalized more because they cannot declare the amount lost against wins!! Yes, it was this way before, but now it will hurt us more on lower wins...read more
7 April 2015Everyone who gambles in a casino has a dream; some players dream of winning big; some players dream of winning anything at all; and some players of winning the approval of the world at large (which often goes with big wins). Some players even have fear dreams where they get their heads kicked in.But these dreams are waking dreams, more fantasy than anything else...read more
6 April 2015Top-10 skill-based competitions Atlantic City should take on nextLate last month, the Borgata hosted a free throw shooting competition that saw 750 people compete for a first-place prize of more than $10,000. Nearly two thirds of those players paid just $20, wh...read more
5 April 2015QUESTION: I love playing a video poker machine called "Five Play Multi-Strike Poker." The game gives a free ride up to the next playing level at supposed random times.I understand how the human mind can trick us and make us feel something is less random than it is supposed to be...read more
4 April 20157 Simple and Winning Gambling TipsPlaying in a casino can be fun, exciting and even profitable; on the other hand, the profitable part can be difficult at times. If you are an occasional player, who just likes to enjoy the fun and excitement that a casino visit brings to you, but you would like to ...read more
3 April 2015Dear Mark: Recently, someone who wrote you was frustrated with never winning at slots. Your answer was excellent but you left something out that is probably also adding to his frustration: gamblers, especially slot players in my opinion, are notorious liars about their gambling outcomes...read more
2 April 2015Rolling out new slot machines is a year-round process. Video slot players are always eager to see what comes next as game designers put their imaginations to work, and what’s next from Aristocrat Techologies is The Romance of Fire and Rain.Aristocrat has long been known for its high volatility games that give even penny players the chance at sizable jackpots...read more