Winning Strategies | Over the years, there are two types of table games I’ve seen tried many times that I have never seen succeed. They are Wild Card and Low games. Low games are where the player tries to get the lowest possible hand.view
There are now increased casino offerings in Ottawa, Canada where, after years of debate, table games have been added to the Rideau Carleton Raceway ending Casino du Lac-Leamy’s table game monopoly in neighboring Gatineau, Quebec.view
Winning Strategies | One of the complaints of utilizing a strategy that requires playing games properly is the notion it requires computer perfect strategy and humans are simply not that perfect. There is obviously some truth to this. Humans certainly are not perfect.view
Winning Strategies | Two weeks ago, I discussed the three key components of Expert Strategy. These are knowing which games to play, knowing the right strategy and knowing what to expect. Most of the effort goes into the middle one. It is where I spend most of my time.view
Winning Strategies | While some people can take exception to be considered average, in this case, I mean that vast majority of people who go to a casino to play. They don’t have advanced math degrees. My father, Lenny Frome, thought the same way.view
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Poker by George | Card odds are a fact of life. They are based only on probability and are statistically undisputable. Want to be a winner? While poker psychology, luck and tells can help, the odds predominate – when used properly.view
Winning Strategies | At my son’s school, they had a guest speaker who is known as the Human Calculator. When my son got home he told me it was okay if I wasn’t the best at being a human calculator. Clearly he was impressed by what he saw.view
Winning Strategies | This week, I continue my discussion of Ultimate Texas Hold’em. Those who have watched others play have noticed a clear pattern of strategy used (or misused) by many players who are too timid about making the 4x wager.view
Lawmakers in Oklahoma seem to be eyeing an expansion of Indian gaming for new state revenue, suggests legislation filed this week in the House of the ongoing special session.view
Winning Strategies | If imitation is the highest form of flattery, there is little doubt the two most successful games in the table games industry are Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.view
The Analyst | One of the first things I learned in the gaming industry is when it comes to gambling games the old adage “keep it simple stupid” (KISS) is still some of the best wisdom ever for game creators/developers.view
Winning Strategies | To date, I don’t think I’ve ever been asked to analyze a game that I found impossible to analyze. Some are more difficult than others. The number of cards dealt plays a significant part in the complexity of the analysis based on the sheer number of combinations.view
Winning Strategies | When people ask me which games have the highest paybacks in the casino, I generally answer blackjack and video poker. Ultimate Texas Hold’em is not far behind, but with a much larger average wager size, it is not completely fair to put it in the same category.view
Winning Strategies | Over the years when talking to friends, I have flippantly remarked how I could sit at a $5 blackjack table with $100 and have it last for a week. The point I’m trying to make is, by using the right strategy, the choice to play in a casino as a form of entertainment does not have to be a costly one.view
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) reported fourth-quarter net income of $82.2 million on Tuesday. The company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 22 cents per share.
MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has revealed his company is ready to quickly move towards accepting sports bets, should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize national sports wagering.
Cash Considerations Podcast | Big Dave and Mo talk college hoops. The boys break down the big conferences, who is in, who is out, and who has to play their way into the dance.
Clear the Bases | Over the season, you can expect my top MLB picks and betting angles, current baseball news, and the inside scoop from our own race and sports directors on the biggest bets and who is making them.
Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, has shed some new light on the leagues recent revelation that it would seek one percent fee from all wagers on its games should sports betting be legalized in the U.S.