Smart & Fun Gambling | Three Card Poker actually has a larger house advantage than Let It Ride but sitting at the table is almost always fun. There’s enough ways to win to keep the player involved and the reaction of players is almost always positive.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Bonus bets (or side bets) are never your friend. No matter how big the jackpot or returns are with side bets, they rarely pay out anywhere near actual odds. That said, these side bets can be a fun way to spend some singles.view
Real Deals | Station Casinos and Fiestas are running $500,000 Free Super Sunday Slot Tournaments every Sunday in June from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Boarding Pass members can get one free entry every Sunday.view
Winning Strategies | I don’t think this will shock any of you. Every table game has a house advantage. Numerous mechanisms are used to build this house edge. By now, most players are probably used to so many of these methods they barely notice them.view
Winning Strategies | I’ve been very honest about the odds of long-term winning while gambling. With the rare exception of some tough to find video poker games and/or the ability to count in blackjack, you’re simply not going to win in the long term.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | When we can combine smart with fun with winning we have a perfect time at the casino. Knowing the right games to play and how to play them makes for a good time.view
Real Deals | This past Monday, the El Cortez served up White Castle’s to all of their players! Tuesday The Fat Bar, in conjunction with Fatburger, will offer $1 hamburgers from 4-5 p.m. in observance of National Hamburger Day on the Las Vegas Strip.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | By playing smart you will gain on the casino’s house advantage. That may not equate with much money, but over time you will notice that playing a little longer gives you potential for hitting a hot streak.view
Winning Strategies | The one and only exception is video poker, where there still remain some full-pay machines that pay over 100%. However, as most of these are at too low of a denomination to really do harm to the casino.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Mini baccarat offers the same small house edge as the big table game with lower limits that most casino visitors can afford. It’s rare that you’ll find a $5 mini baccarat game but you will probably find $15 or $25 games on a given night.view
Winning Strategies | Why does a good blackjack player stick on “bustable” hands against a dealer’s 6? The quick answer is that with a 6 upcard, the dealer is likely to bust. But, the dealer’s bust rate is only 42%, which means 58% of the time, he won’t bust.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Video poker has a very small house edge so casinos treat the game appropriately with low players club points. Every casino players club offers points and credits differently so it’s smart to check the rules in advance of a trip.view
Winning Strategies | One of the most common player errors is not doubling on soft hands when they should. Instead, they chose to pay blackjack at 6-to-5 and take a bit out of the bankroll of the good and bad player alike.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | The 3Girls for GamingToday are fun. They’re a nice excuse to look at a pretty girl and check in on what’s happening in gaming. When we see 3Girls in the flesh at a casino we should probably turn around and walk the other way.view
A blackjack dealer admitted stealing $200 worth of chips when he was working at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a punishment, he was given a year’s probation. But, under a new state law, he was fined $75,000.
Smart & Fun Gambling | Now I want to look at bust rates for both the player and dealer. Knowing dealer and player bust rates are both important so we know the theory and the math that give us correct playing strategy.view
Real Deals | Now through May 19 stop by the promotional kiosk or a Total Rewards Center at any Caesars property and swipe your Total Rewards card for a free daily game piece for the Wheel of Fortune Millionaire Maker Sweepstakes.view
Tiger Woods made it look and sound as if he had never been gone. More than turning back time, every hole seemed like the one before Saturday at the Tour Championship. A tee shot striped down the middle of the fairway. The clean strike of an iron as he held his pose.
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.