Winning Strategies | I received a rather strange question this past week. He wanted to know if doubling down in blackjack is an advantage for the Player or the Casino. House advantages vary greatly in games, but there are some commonalities.view
Winning Strategies | I might cause a casino to lose a lot of money if I allow a game to hit the floor with a Player advantage. After more than 10 years in the industry, I’ve never done it, but I have heard cases where it did happen due to a math mistake.view
Pokin' Around | One final bit of unfinished business from the recent Global Gaming Expo involves a blackjack table game called Lucky 13s.view
Winning Strategies | It should be little surprise the largest display of new table games at the Las Vegas G2E belonged to Bally Technologies, which bought Shuffle Entertainment this past year.view
The base of older players has not been replenished by younger people, and the pool of table games players has been reduced. What can be done to reverse the downward spiral of live table games?view
Winning Strategies | There is really nothing that stops a slot company from taking a proven machine and merely changing the theme leaving all of the math elements the same.view
Winning Strategies | If you’re strong at math, you might be able to figure out some of the strategies on your own. Ironically, blackjack scenarios can be relatively easy compared to video poker strategies.view
Winning Strategies | Five basic areas of gaming math – side bets, progressive side bets, simple games, blackjack games and poker games. I’ve found the area that confuses most people is progressive side bet math.view
Winning Strategies | There is one side bet, which in my opinion, breaks the mold from the rest and as such offers a much higher payback – usually in the high 90 percent. It is called House Money.view
Tiger Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built a five-shot lead early and hung on to win the Tour Championship.
Overall casino revenue rose significantly in Mississippi in August and local bookmakers tell GamingToday that they believe it’s attributable to the roll out of sports betting in the state producing a large influx of gamblers from neighboring Louisiana.
Sara Slane, American Gaming Association Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, has been invited to testify at the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations’ hearing on sports betting Thursday.
Jack Evans, a District of Columbia city council member, has introduced a bill that would allow sports betting in the nation’s capitol. Washington, D.C. currently has no casinos but operates its own lottery.
Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet.