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  • This question has a simple answer. The don’t pass bet has a lower house advantage than the pass bet. If you’re comparing craps wagers by how likely they are to pay off, don’t pass bets are technically better than pass line bets. Look at the house edge on various bets in craps. Poke around on this site long enough and you'll see

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  • Baccarat is one of the oldest casino games, remaining virtually unchanged over the past four centuries. It’s a game that gives off an air of elegance. Baccarat’s cousin chemin-de-fer is the favorite game of James Bond.Certain parts of the gambling world are more in thrall with baccarat (or punto banco, or chemin-de-fer) than

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  • The phrase “maximum and minimum boldness” refers to two very different strategies used by gamblers to give themselves the best chance of doubling their money on a bet. Learning the difference between maximum and minimum boldness is important, even if you aren’t planning on using these strategies on your next

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  • Roulette is my favorite table game. When I’m not at the video poker machines, I’m probably playing live or electronic roulette, betting $10 at a time for a few hours. I use three simple steps to keep myself from over-spending on the devil’s wheel. I wanted to outline them here in a simple blog post so that other players could avoid

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  • Gambling at your local casino or online is a great form of entertainment.Different players enjoy different games and have different reasons they find gambling so entertaining, but few can argue the entertainment value of a trip to the casino. Here’s a list of five reasons casino games are so entertaining. See if any come to mind that

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  • Working as a waiter is regularly listed as one of the worst jobs in America. Ditto for other service positions. Low pay, long hours, rude customers, and bumbling management – it all adds up to a crummy work environment. Now imagine you have to do that job in Las Vegas, the always-on, customer service-obsessed home of 24-hour entertainment

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  • The online casino business is a cutthroat industry, with rival brands constantly jockeying to bring in more players than the competition. While this battle is fought on multiple fronts ranging from game selection to overall design, one of the most frequent areas of contention involves free money for the player. These freebies are often known as

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  • New gambling games are introduced on an almost daily basis in casinos around the world. Most of these new games are slot machines, but video poker variations and other types of games are being developed also.Here’s a quick overview of some of the newest games you should try the next time you have a chance. The Game

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  • Americans love gambling. We spend billions of dollars every year at land-based casinos, from the high desert of Las Vegas to the riverboat casinos of the Mississippi Delta. Forty US states are home to at least one casino. Even conservative Texas has a casino within its borders. The casino business has been booming for nearly 100 years. From its early

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  • The key to true blackjack success is tied to card counting, and practitioners of this art have managed to walk away from land-based casinos with millions. Mastering this tactic takes practice and patience, but it’s ultimately something that can be learned by most gamblers with a desire to improve their overall winning percentage. There are lots

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