Heavenly Poker | The straddle is a strategy occasionally used in poker. Before the cards are dealt, the under-the-gun player makes a double Big-Blind bet. In effect, the player is raising the blinds without seeing his hole cards.view
Poker by George | The calculation is complicated. But fear not; it is easy to understand and appreciate variance as applied to the game of poker. By understanding it, you can become a more frequent and bigger winner.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Roulette is a simple game. The dealer spins the ball around the cylinder and whichever number the ball lands on is the winner. You can pick a number, the color of the number or the sector of the cylinder the ball lands in.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Casinos may grind out a small profit from every game but they look to side bets and bonus bets to make their big scores. Avoid side bets with a large house advantage and keep your gaming simple.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Blackjack in Las Vegas has decreased in popularity over the years, in part, because of the introduction of new table games with a larger house advantage.view
Winning Strategies | On the table game side of things, the casinos went from effectively three choices to literally dozens. Three Card Poker, Spanish 21, Caribbean Stud Poker, Let It Ride, Crazy 4 Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, etc…view
Winning Strategies | Over the years a few blackjack variants have stuck. Spanish 21 is likely the most successful, removing the 10’s (not the face cards) from the deck. This offered the player something other than mostly even money payouts.view
Heavenly Poker | When attending a play at the theatre, there is a “best seat in the house” from which you can best hear and see the performance. The favored seats at a sporting event often sell at a premium. So too, at poker tables, there are preferred seats.view
Smart and Fun Gambling | Playing the casino games with the smallest house edge gives us the best chance to win money or, at least, play for a longer time. Unfortunately those games are less and less available.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Craps is easily my favorite game in the casino. It’s loud, fun, fast and has great odds. It also has betting options with a huge house advantage so the game is best when played with patience.view
Heavenly Poker | Nor are all tables in the casino alike. They may be similar in dimensions and appearance – oval in form and covered with felt. It’s the seated players who define each table. Personally, I prefer to play at a loose-passive table.view
Smart & Fun Gambling | Craps is the most fun table game you can find in the casino because there are so many betting options. While craps looks like a complicated game you can keep it simple with the smartest and most basic strategy.view
Heavenly Poker | The other day, I observed a rather heated dispute between two players that made everyone else in the vicinity look up and take note. The two players were arguing over a particular seat. There are a few reasons why some players prefer certain seats.view
Poker by George | After many years playing hold’em, poker legend Oklahome Johnny Hale is now into the game of Omaha hi-lo. He told me about an especially interesting hand and said it was OK to share this with GamingToday readers.view
Poker by George | Reading one of the leading poker publications, a well-credentialed WSOP poker player touted the idea of learning to play a wide variety of poker games. And he is not alone.view
Heavenly Poker | It was an eye-opener when I picked up a copy of the “New Collection Rates” at a local casino. I admit I had not paid much attention to the rake (often called the “drop”) – the chips the house removes from every pot.view
Mike “The Mouth” Matusow beat his good friend Phil Hellmuth in the finals to capture the $750,000 first prize in NBC’s National Heads Up Poker Championship completed last week at Caesars Palace.view
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