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DEAR AMERICAN GAMBLER

How to enjoy responsible gambling when you’re being responsible and staying home. By Roger Gros   YOU LOVE GOING TO CASINOS. You enjoy the planning and anticipation of a trip to the casino. You know how to budget your money to get the most bang for your buck. Choose your poison! Slots? Blackjack? Video poker? […]

JUST RUN AWAY

Sometimes you just have to leave the casino before it’s too late By Frank Scoblete   There are times to “run” in a casino and, perhaps, to do other things in addition to that. Let’s take a look at some scenarios and see what should be done.   SCENARIO 1: I am getting hammered. I […]

WHY ONLINE GAMBLING?

You enjoy gambling in a casino, but what could be the draw of gambling on your device? By Patrick Roberts   Nothing beats the thrill of driving up to a casino, dropping your car off at the valet or parking it in their spacious parking garage and walking through that front door. You can hear […]

CASINO FANTASY

Escaping reality can be a costly mistake   If you are an average gambler on a multiple day trip to a place like Las Vegas, you arrive at your hotel, drop your bags off in your room and immediately head to the casino.  You then plop yourself down at the first open machine and start […]

BRINGING CUSTOMERS BACK

What should players expect to receive from casinos By John Grochowski   There is no one standard for casinos in awarding free play, cash back, meals, rooms and other comps. Each casino has its own marketing goals, its own standards for deter- mining what should be done to keep its most valuable customers coming back […]

DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE

When a “winning system” sounds too good to be true, odds are it is.   Some self-proclaimed casino experts will tell you about “betting systems” that will give you an advantage over the house. One of the most infamous systems is the Martingale, which has been around for many years—and has wound up crushing a […]

AN ACE UP THE SLEEVE

Mike Sexton discusses cheating in poker By Sean Chaffin   No one wants to play with a cheater and the topic is a serious subject among poker players. Accusations began flying recently in one suspected case at the Stones Gambling Hall located near Sacramento, California. Mike Postle, a regular in the property’s live streamed cash […]

TERROR AT THE TABLES

Bad moments caused by bad players By Frank Scoblete   Most table games, most times, run smoothly and players have little to complain about except maybe some bad luck. The casino experience for most players for most times is a pleasant one and when good luck hits them, well, it can be a great time. […]

CASH GRAB

A Look at 10 Real Casino Criminals, Cheats, and Counterfeiters By Sean Chaffin   Robberies, cheats, counterfeiting, and even murder. Poker hasn’t always been the safe casino-based game players know today. In the old days there could be a criminal element lurking near the game. As poker players like Doyle Brunson know firsthand, making it […]

WHAT’S SO FASCINATING?

The odds are against the player. So why do we gamble? By Frank Scoblete   When I tell people that I enjoy casino gambling there are two general reactions, one good, one not so good. First let’s start with the negative; those people who look at you as some type of dimwitted sucker for enjoying […]

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