Gambling books and Poker books

Casino Personnel At Craps
Posted on June 20th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

Knowing how to figure the possible combinations that can occur when two dice are thrown is essential to understanding the basics of craps—the bets, the odds, and the payoffs. You may be surprised at how simple the odds really are. Playing craps will be a more rewarding experience once you learn these fundamentals...Read More


The Line Bets-Pass and Don't Pass
Posted on June 21st, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

These even-money bets can only be made on a come-out roll, before a point is established, and give the house an edge of only 1.4%. When backed by the free-odds wagers, the overall house edge drops to 0.8% in a single odds game, and to 0.6% in a double odds game...Read More


The Come-Out Roll & Shooter in Craps
Posted on June 24th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

When a new player is ready to throw the dice, the stickman will empty his box of dice and push them across the layout with his stick. After this player, known as the shooter, selects two dice of his choice, the stickman will retrieve the remaining dice and return them to his box. In a new game, the player closest to the boxman’s left side will receive the dice first, and the rotation of the dice will go clockwise from player to player around the craps table...Read More


Understanding Craps Odds
Posted on June 25th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

Knowing how to figure the possible combinations that can occur when two dice are thrown is essential to understanding the basics of craps—the bets, the odds, and the payoffs. You may be surprised at how simple the odds really are. Playing craps will be a more rewarding experience once you learn these fundamentals...Read More