Seeing your own cards is nothing new. But the possibility of seeing other players’ cards before you need to act means more information in your hands.
Known to all as Georgie, the first woman to “sit box” over a Strip craps table is quick with smiles, self-deprecation and stories.
The challenge is to create a new casino game. How hard can it really be? Look at all the successful ones like Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.
One of the challenges of finding perfect strategy is the difference between perfect strategy and expert strategy. Take for example, the situation with Ultimate Texas Hold’em.
There are two ways to win in Blackjack. If the dealer busts and you have not, you win. Or if you both have not busted and your point total is greater than the dealer’s, you win.
Blackjack strategy is a little like video poker strategy. Cards are dealt and you potentially have a few choices based on these cards.
This is a column for people who have never played blackjack in a casino. I’m going to explain the very basics of the game and some of the common terms.
The payback for roulette is mostly determined by the number of zeros on the wheel. The less zeros the better. The House essentially uses the zeros to set their advantage.
I didn’t think that I would ever have to explain what a house edge is in the manner I will today.
Like it or not, luck plays a very big role in the game of poker.
I always enjoy Elliot Frome’s columns in Gaming Today.
The relative values between two playable hands is not relevant to the decision of how to play the hand.
I don’t have to tell you that dealers play an important role in poker; they are in virtual control of the game.
Our previous column on scare cards focused on situations when the scare card could well be to the benefit of an opponent — not you.
Blackjack Strategy | Surrendering seems to be a tough decision for many Blackjack players.
When cards are dealt face-up as in Texas hold’em and other forms of poker, one (or more) may very well be a scare card.
Bluffing while playing poker has long been a topic for discussion — often somewhat controversial.
The first column of the year is usually one of the easiest for me to come up with a topic.
Blackjack or "21" are casino's most popular table games. The rules are simple to learn, and the player can greatly reduce the casino's edge and possibly swing it in their favor.
We are about to enter one of the busiest weeks of the year here in Las Vegas. Is anyone expecting to walk into a casino and see the Blackjack tables empty just because they pay 6 to 5?
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