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Avoiding Basic Blackjack Strategy In single deck blackjack every card that is played has a considerable impact on the distribution of the remaining cards. The following lists will show exactly how to play your cards immediately after a shuffle in a single deck game where the dealer hits a soft 17. Following these exceptions to ...[continue]
How To Play Baccarat Are you looking for a game with a low house edge and easy to play?
If so internet baccarat may be an ideal game for you. The house edge on the best bet is only 1.07% and playing is almost as simple as betting on the toss of a coin.
Procedure of Play
Baccarat is played in a snooty ...[continue]
Beating Blackjack Online The following tables show the blackjack rules offered by some major software providers. Some software providers allow their licensees to select their own rules. I know this to be true of Real Time Gaming, Unified Gaming, and GamblingSoftware.com. The rules below for Real Time Gaming used to be ...[continue]
Fine Points of Basic Strategy In single deck blackjack every card that is played has a considerable impact on the distribution of the remaining cards. The following lists will show exactly how to play your cards immediately after a shuffle in a single deck game where the dealer stands on a soft 17. Following these ...[continue]
Best Online Bets The following list indicates which software brand offers the best rules for the most popular games. Brands of software considered are Boss Media, Cryptologic, Microgaming, Real Time Gaming, Starnet, and Unified Gaming. The criteria for judging is the lowest house edge among all bets. For ...[continue]
The Little Gambler Who Could You've read every piece of strategy; listened to every word of advice; and played the tables several times over.
Think you're ready to bust the bank?
Unless you have an attitude to match your know-how, your casino skills are worthless.
The single-most important part of a player's ...[continue]
When to Surrender in Blackjack Late Surrender
Late surrender means that the player may surrender his hand and lose half his bet only after the dealer checks for blackjack. The following basic strategy tables show when to surrender in blackjack (Y=yes, N=no) depending on the player's total, dealer's up card, and the number ...[continue]
Federal v. State Governments Internet gambling is exposing inherent weaknesses in some of the world’s largest governments; conflicts that cannot ever be completely resolved.
In the old, old days (around 1996), it looked like the Great Divide was between the large countries in the Northern Hemisphere, and everyone else. ...[continue]
Nothing Is Certain Except Death And More Taxes State legislators are playing a kind of Russian Roulette with gaming taxes. Only the victims are casino workers, investors, owners and their patrons, who did not even know they were playing the game.
The rules of the tax game are simple: A state legislature first legalizes some form of ...[continue]
Gambling and the Law While the media focused on the close race between Al Gore and George W. Bush for President, little attention was given to other contests in the November 2000 election. Legal gambling was directly and indirectly involved in some very close races, including ones which also required ...[continue]
The Worlds Only Gambling Court Is compulsive gambling a disease?
The prevailing view in the law is that gambling is a vice. Compulsive gamblers who destroy their lives may be pitied, but they are punished for their moral weakness, not treated.
In this view, telling judges or juries that defendants committed crimes to ...[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]
Re-raising Arizona [Please note: I am a consultant for the Arizona Department of Gaming. The opinions
expressed in this column are my own and do not represent those of the Department nor the
State of Arizona.]
With more than 100% of the precincts reporting, voters in Arizona have decided to
keep their ...[continue]
Oscar's Grind That's what this progression is, a long slow grind. It is a negatively skewed progression. It's like a conservative version of the Martingale. Oscar bets more after a win. If you are not experiencing a positive expectation, this is about the only reason to bet more than the table minimum, when ...[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 - Even the Score As many of you already know, I have made quite a bit of money hustling I-casino bonuses, the Internet's version of match play coupons. After reading Bill Haywood's $12 book, BeatWebCasinos.Com, I took the plunge into the money and I am now swimming in checks and credits to my banking cards. I ...[continue]
Random Number Generators - How Online Casinos Keep Things Fair
When playing blackjack at an online casino, gamblers aren't physically dealt cards from a deck. The same can be said for roulette; there's no dealer spinning an actual wheel. Nobody rolls a real pair of dice at the craps tables, nor do they manually spin the reels of the slot machines. ...[continue]
Online Gambling Products - Understanding the Differences
When it comes to gambling on the internet, people generally think of online casinos. However, there are other gambling products, such as sports betting and poker, which are also available online. In fact, sports betting and poker are much more prevalent and generate much bigger revenues ...[continue]
Online Roulette: A Beginner's Guide
Online roulette is not only one of the most popular but, of all the games you'll find at an online casino, is also one of the easier games to play. There isn't all that much to it. You simply pick a number, wager, and then watch as the wheel spins in order to determine the outcome. The ...[continue]