Winning Strategies | My father, Lenny Frome, used to recommend that people avoid betting on any event in which the participants had two legs. Casino games do not have these issues.
Winning Strategies | From what I have heard, the hold for Ultimate Texas Hold’em is in the 25-30 percent range. A number of things contribute to a high hold.
Beyond the Numbers | It felt like the industry lost a family member on April 30. I was playing in the San Manuel poker room the night the final hand was dealt.
The one constant has been the World Series of Poker. The only changes it has seen are larger venues and larger pots.
Winning Strategies | A list of the top table games would be incomplete if I didn’t cover what might be the biggest one of them all – Ultimate Texas Hold’em.
Gaming Insider | When the topic of the trade wars surfaced, most executives gave it a “Let’s-see-what-happens” kind of shrug. Baccarat was another matter. Everyone had an opinion.
Winning Strategies | Crazy 4 Poker became transformational in the history of table games. The player must make two equal sized wagers – the ante and the Super Bonus.
Winning Strategies | The two games were Crazy 4 Poker and Four Card Poker. These games were very important to the history of table games for two critical reasons.
Wise Kracks | Many years ago, I became friends with someone who is one of the largest gamblers in the USA. I traveled all over with him, going to casinos to gamble.
Winning Strategies | Mississippi Stud is a paytable game meaning all that matters is the final rank of the player’s 5-card Poker hand.
Winning Strategies | The next step in the evolution was to create a game that has a higher volatility. You wager more, but you can win more.
Winning Strategies | I believe that each successful game in the history of table games has had a unique gimmick that has made it memorable for the player.
Poker by George | Dr. Schoonmaker offers good reasons for reconsidering that idea. By way of example, he notes that even some of the top pros have ended up broke.
Winning Strategies | One of the hottest games out there right now is Face Up Pai Gow Poker.
Industry Chatter | As part of an attempt to bring more recognition to “one of the biggest casino games — Blackjack,” Rampart Casino is offering 3:2 odds.
Winning Strategies | You can’t look at any single hand and outguess what cards the machine is going to give you on the draw. You have to use math.
Winning Strategies | There is an extra decision in Four Card Poker that does not exist in Three Card Poker.
Poker by George | No matter how skilled you are, luck remains a significant factor when playing poker. The same is true in many aspects of life.
Winning Strategies | The goal when you gamble is to win the most money, not the most hands. Blackjack is structured to give the player a few advantages.
Winning Strategies | It seemingly happens far less often than it used to, but occasionally you still see someone split 10’s/Faces when playing Blackjack.
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