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Pai Gow Poker has one of smallest house advantages

Pai Gow Poker has one of smallest house advantages

posted on May 14, 2013 by

Smart and Fun Gambling | Pai Gow Poker has an overall house advantage of less than 1.5%. Even better than a 1.46% house advantage is the fact that the edge may even be with the player at times. Huzzah!

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Think ‘mini’ when it comes to playing baccarat

Think ‘mini’ when it comes to playing baccarat

posted on May 07, 2013 by

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.

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Players Club knowledge helps gambling plenty

Players Club knowledge helps gambling plenty

posted on April 30, 2013 by

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.

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Jacks or Better has least variance of all video poker

Jacks or Better has least variance of all video poker

posted on April 23, 2013 by

Smart & Fun Gambling | Jacks or Better has the least variance of all video poker games, meaning it’s not very volatile. It also has the most simple strategy of all video poker games in part because the only great hand is a royal flush.

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Live 3Girls, yes! Casinos entertain with Party Pits

Live 3Girls, yes! Casinos entertain with Party Pits

posted on April 16, 2013 by

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.

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