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8 TIPS FOR VIDEO POKER PLAY

Take your game to the next level with these rules By Jerry “Stickman” Stitch   Fall is here. For some, it’s the time of year to hit the road and venture to that new casino they’ve been meaning to check out. Others, will most likely hit their favorite stomping ground to enjoy a break from […]

Food For Thought

Gaming ingredients for smart blackjack play By Frank Scoblete   Take any food package or jar of food and you will invariably see on the back or side of it a list of the ingredients that food contains. This is obviously an attempt to help you decide whether to eat that particular food. I check […]

Don’t Believe the Hype

When a “winning system” sounds too good to be true, odds are it is By John Grochowski   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 […]

Speed Is Everything

Tips for playing video poker tournaments   When you play video poker, it’s you against the casino. You use the best playing strategy in games that will give you the highest expected return. Your goal each session is to end up with more credits (i.e., money) than you started with. Video poker tournaments are different. […]

HOW TO STOP DROWNING

Tips to maneuver yourself into a possibly better position to maybe experience some positive results By Frank Scoblete   We have all been there. Yes, we have. Nothing is going right. You try this machine, that machine. You try machines that were hot for other players and they turn ice cold for you. You try […]

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE ODDS

Revealing the truth about winning back-to-back jackpots By John Grochowski   I’ve received many an email, phone call, and—in days of yore— letters delivered through the U.S. Postal Service, asking if it’s possible to hit more than one big jackpot in a short time on the same machine. The questions aren’t always precisely in these […]

Proceed With Caution

A look at video blackjack By John Grochowski   In most state gaming commission revenue reports, wagering totals and payouts are listed for electronic gaming devices. The category isn’t “slot machines,” and that’s deliberate. In the information they release to the public, casinos and regulators do not differentiate among slot machines and other electronic games […]

TEMPTING HOLDS

Are you holding the best cards? Don’t be so sure By Henry Tamburin   Oftentimes, video poker players are dealt hands in which one of the holds is so tempting they just cannot resist. For example, suppose you are playing Jacks or Better and are dealt the following hand. How would you play it?   […]

Optimal Play

A look at some common video poker options By John Grochowski   No matter how dedicated the video poker player, it’s all but impossible to memorize the ins and outs of strategy for every game and every pay table. If you’re going to flip back and forth among Jacks or Better, Double Bonus Poker, Double […]

Q&A With A Master

  Blackjack Legend Don Schlesinger on His Ultimate Blackjack Strategy Cards   In our October edition of Casino Player, we ran an interesting and informative article, “Master Class: Learning The Basic Blackjack Strategy,” by Don Schlesinger. Don is the leading authority when it comes to the game of blackjack. He is a gaming mathematician, author, […]

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