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20 August 2016From Franny,I came across an article that states waiting seven rolls before betting is 'similar' to the 5-Count with similar results. Yet it is different. It states you make your bet after the shooter's seventh roll.However, with the 5-Count you make the bet on the first roll after the 5-Count is completed...read more
19 August 2016Dear Mark: When it comes to making the best bet in a casino, your advice has been playing perfect strategy at either blackjack or video poker. Here’s my issue with that: I am not interested in learning a new skill in any game that I will probably play once a month, for only four hours at best...read more
18 August 2016At most Three Card Poker tables, the highest payoff on the Pair Plus option is the 40-1 you get on any straight flush.Compared to other poker-based table games, that top payoff is easily attainable. Straight flushes come up an average of once per 460.4 hands...read more
17 August 2016I had two potentially distressing events happen to me this past week while playing video poker. Both events show the high degree of fault tolerance built into slot machines and slot club systems. The first event occurred at Red Rock Casino on Wednesday...read more
16 August 2016They are everywhere, the animals and insects of the casinos. Many of you have probably noted that some animals look just like their masters, yes? Well, in the casinos, some players resemble animals and insects of various kinds. Here are some more of them.Common Loon: These players dive so deep in order to find something – usually a dull something – to talk about...read more
12 August 2016Dear Mark: On a multi-line/multi-coin video slot machine, how many coins do you recommend per line? Also, on a slot machine where you can push a button to stop the reels when I do decide to stop them, does it make any difference as to my chances of winning? Susan L.On multi-line/multi-coin slots, I would recommend playing one coin per line...read more
11 August 2016Craps is the most social game in the casinos. For the most part, players win and lose together.That’s part of the fun. There’s nothing quite like the elation and camaraderie of a busy craps table with a shooter on the roll.Still, there are those who prefer the so-called dark side, betting the shooter won’t make his points...read more
10 August 2016Question: My wife and I enjoy playing Banana King slots by Aristocrat. As you no doubt know, occasionally the player gets a bonus game called Match Card, in which you may win the Major, Minor or a consolation prize. The Major often runs in excess of $1000...read more