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Math ultimately wins with casino games

Math ultimately wins with casino games

posted on June 19, 2019 by

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.

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Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em can pay

Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em can pay

posted on May 29, 2019 by

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.

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Farewell to an old friend at San Manuel

Farewell to an old friend at San Manuel

posted on May 29, 2019 by

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.

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World Series of Poker hits the big 5-0

World Series of Poker hits the big 5-0

posted on May 22, 2019 by

The one constant has been the World Series of Poker. The only changes it has seen are larger venues and larger pots.

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Ultimate Texas Hold’em was a big success

Ultimate Texas Hold’em was a big success

posted on May 22, 2019 by

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. 

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Baccarat not dead for Las Vegas

Baccarat not dead for Las Vegas

posted on May 17, 2019 by

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.

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Crazy 4 Poker easy to play, harder to find

Crazy 4 Poker easy to play, harder to find

posted on May 15, 2019 by

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. 

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Four Card Poker employs different strategies

Four Card Poker employs different strategies

posted on May 08, 2019 by

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.

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Stories from the whale gamblers

Stories from the whale gamblers

posted on May 01, 2019 by

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.

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Mississippi Stud is a paytable game

Mississippi Stud is a paytable game

posted on April 17, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | Mississippi Stud is a paytable game meaning all that matters is the final rank of the player’s 5-card Poker hand.

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Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

posted on April 10, 2019 by

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.
 

 

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Let it Ride a classic

Let it Ride a classic

posted on April 03, 2019 by

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. 

 

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Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

posted on April 03, 2019 by

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. 

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Face Up Pai Gow can be player friendly

Face Up Pai Gow can be player friendly

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | One of the hottest games out there right now is Face Up Pai Gow Poker.

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Rampart boosts blackjack odds

Rampart boosts blackjack odds

posted on February 27, 2019 by

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.

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Guessing draw cards in video poker doesn’t work

Guessing draw cards in video poker doesn’t work

posted on February 20, 2019 by

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.

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Four Card Poker has simple strategies

Four Card Poker has simple strategies

posted on February 06, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | There is an extra decision in Four Card Poker that does not exist in Three Card Poker. 

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Luck remains part of the live poker process

Luck remains part of the live poker process

posted on January 23, 2019 by

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.

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Winning over time the goal in blackjack

Winning over time the goal in blackjack

posted on January 16, 2019 by

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.

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There's logic to not splitting face cards

There's logic to not splitting face cards

posted on January 09, 2019 by

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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