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Overview of Hitting and Standing Strategies in Blackjack
Posted on June 13th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

Here is a quick primer on hitting and standing strategies for blackjack. This article concentrates on the hitting (drawing) and standing player options. Note that hard totals, hands where an ace isn’t counted as 11 points, are different than soft totals. For example, a 9-8 (17) or 10-6-A (17) is a hard total and A-6, which can count as a 7 or 17, is a soft total...Read More


Beginners Guide to Casino Blackjack
Posted on June 16th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

Your object in casino blackjack is to beat the dealer. You can beat the dealer in two ways...Read More


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


Winning Strategies at Roulette
Posted on June 23rd, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

There is a way to beat the casino at roulette. It involves finding an unbalanced wheel, one that is presumably old and rickety, which is more likely in a smaller casino or perhaps at a fair where the mechanics of the wheel are far from state of the art...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


The Basic Odds in Roulette
Posted on June 25th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

You want the inside skinny on roulette? It’s all about the zero. Or in the case of American roulette, the double zero. And the zero, in the world of roulette, is the most important thing to understand....Read More


Quick and Easy Tips on Beating the Casino
Posted on June 25th, 2013 by Avery Cardoza

My goal is to give you the best chances of walking away with money in your pocket. My first tip is to play the games you enjoy the most. Why play a game where the house has a slightly lesser edge if you don’t have fun playing it? At the same time, winning is more fun than losing, right? Here’s a quick rundown on how to do that...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