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The Basics of Playing There are two ways you can go in terms of actually gambling online, Flash and downloadable software. Flash offers almost immediately playing but downloadable software offers better sound and graphics. Personally I find downloadable software to be much more enjoyable and faster but I respect ...[continue]
Playing Craps Online The first thing people need to remember when they're playing craps online is to stick to line bets (Pass, Don't Pass, Come, and Don't Come) and take the maximum allowed odds. That will cut down on the house edge as much as possible. All other bets carry much higher house edges, especially the ...[continue]
Beating Blackjack, Systematically Every gambler is expected to have their system, some logical mathematical way of out smarting a game of chance, so I thought long and hard and came up with one for playing Blackjack. I wouldn't use a system for any other game because I don't play the other games, they will always get you in ...[continue]
Is It Bingo, Or A Slot Machine? A new casino competitor is coming to America: the bingosino.
Bingo is already being played on video screens. These gaming devices are about to become virtually indistinguishable from video slots. They will be joined by other machines and fast-action table games, giving bingo halls, ...[continue]
Simple Steps For Safe Online Bets So you think you're ready to play at an online casino? If you've already done your homework then a little help from Lady Luck is all you'll need. However, if you've simply been swayed by dreams of gigantic jackpots and cascading coins, you'll want to take a moment to consider the following ...[continue]
Casinos As Spies For The Federal Government The following Notice has not been approved by any government official. (In fact, some of them would probably be unhappy to see this warning published.)
WARNING TO ALL CASINO PATRONS:
If you win big, are a high roller, or do anything that a casino or the government regards as suspicious, ...[continue]
Nevada Supreme Court Orders Casino To Pay Card Counter On March 9, 2000, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled, 3 - 1, that the Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas had to
give Richard Chen the $40,400 he won by counting cards at blackjack.
The Opinion marks a turning point in the increasingly nasty war between casinos and card counters. But, in
the long ...[continue]
Basic Record-keeping - Worth the Effort There is a basic rule of thumb every gambler should keep in mind when playing online. When I say basic, I mean basic --- one that should be common knowledge to new and veteran gamblers alike and it isn't a strategy that will make you a better player or increase your bankroll.
Just as you ...[continue]
Online Craps Tips Craps is arguably the fastest, most dynamic of all the casino games - gamblers seem to either love it or hate it. It seems in just a matter of a scant few rolls, you can win a large amount of money; but just as quickly you can lose it all. Craps can be a dangerous game.
However, unlike ...[continue]
DOs and DON'Ts of Online Gambling There are some important things you need to keep in mind even before you play at an online casino. Follow the steps in our Dos and Don'ts of gambling online to make sure that you are ready to play.
Do - Research the casino you want to place a bet.
Do - Learn if the casino a member ...[continue]
Online Blackjack: A Mathematical Game
Online blackjack is one of the best known and most widely played of all the casino table games. The concept of the game couldn't be easier to understand. To win, you need only accumulate a total of 21, or as close to 21 as you can get without busting. You only get two cards to play with ...[continue]
Make the most of casino bonuses You've found an online casino that will give you a $100 bonus for a $100 deposit. Now what? Are you going to play until your deposit and bonus are all gone? NO! Play until the bonus is wiped out, and maybe some of your own cash? WRONG. If you are anything like me, you will want to play to keep ...[continue]
Blackjack-dealing Monkeys Dear Mark,
You advocate in your column tipping the dealer. I've only been playing
blackjack a short time but never realized dealers also merited tips. How
customary is this procedure? Joseph P.
If casino owners could finagle it, monkeys would be dealing blackjack. All
dealers at one ...[continue]
With one lonely Ben Franklin left, I would... Dear Mark,
If you had just $100 left to bet in a casino, how would you wager it? Doug D.
You should have asked me earlier, Doug. The casino's mission is twofold: first, to empty your wallet, and second, to keep you smiling. This was best described by Bob Stupak, a former casino ...[continue]
Understanding the Real Value of Your Online Casino Deposit Bonus You don't have to look far to find deposit bonuses from online casinos. There are banners everywhere enticing players to come and try out their latest offering. Register for fun play and your inbox will be filled with emails full of any number of promotions. Seldom do these offers come with ...[continue]
Online Casinos Accepting US Players - Which Ones Can You Trust?
Since the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act in 2006, American gamblers are always on the lookout for online casinos accepting US players. The UIGEA prohibited financial transactions related to online wagering. As a result, many casino operators shut their doors to ...[continue]
Online Casino Forums - A Great Resource for Players
Online casino forums are one of the best resources available to players for many reasons. Navigating the online casino landscape on your own can be tricky. Even before you start playing, you'll probably have lots of questions. For example, you might be wondering which online casinos are ...[continue]
Free Online Casino Games - Your Key to Success
Free online casino games offer many benefits to online gamblers. By far, the key advantage is that free online casino games allow players to evaluate an online casino risk-free. Players not only get a taste for the games themselves, they also get a feel for how the casino treats their ...[continue]
Live Dealer Casinos - How Do They Work?
Live dealer casinos first came on the scene in 2006. Since that time they've become a staple at almost all of the biggest online casinos existing today. Unlike other casino games, live dealer casinos are not always available in free play mode. The reason for this is because the casino ...[continue]
Progressive Jackpots - The Bigger, the Better
Progressive jackpots are one of the easiest and best ways to get big winnings at both land-based and online casinos. Most classic casino games have a fixed payout, whereas progressive jackpots grow incrementally over time. Similar to the lotteries you hear about on the radio and ...[continue]