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Simple Steps For Safe Online Bets So you think you're ready to play at an online casino? If you've already done your homework then a little help from Lady Luck is all you'll need. However, if you've simply been swayed by dreams of gigantic jackpots and cascading coins, you'll want to take a moment to consider the following ...[continue]
Online Casinos vs. Land-Based Casinos: Which is Better? No, this isn't the main event card at Caesar's Palace. It's the fight between Internet casinos and the traditional land-based alternative for the public's gambling dollar.
The question is: Which is better?
Both have unique and powerful advantages weighing in their favor. But while they are ...[continue]
California Legalizes Internet Gambling California Gov. Gray Davis recently authorized what may be the second largest expansion of legal gambling in the history of the United States. At the same time, he brought legal Internet gambling to a significant percentage of the country's population.
Of course, nothing can compare to Gov. ...[continue]
California Bill Would Have Brought Back Prohibition The California State Legislature almost voted to reinstate Prohibition.
The last time we had Prohibition, 1919 to 1930, it was prohibiting "intoxicating
liquors for beverage purposes." This time, California is going after gambling on the
The proposed California laws would ...[continue]
Nevada Finds Free Internet Gambling Is Still Gambling Nevada is the only state in the United States, and probably the only government in the world, to conclude that players are making wagers -- when they are not making wagers.
Everyone knows what gambling is. Judges and lawyers may use words such as prize, chance and consideration. But you do ...[continue]
Governments Join War Against Card Counters Law-makers around the world are beginning to agree with casino executives that drastic measures are needed
to prevent skillful players from beating the game of blackjack.
State legislatures, casino regulators, attorneys general and judges have let casinos impose special rules
Gov. Davis Legalizes Gambling, Again California Gov. Gray Davis keeps professing he is against the expansion of
legalized gambling. He may be. But you certainly would not know it by his actions.
Gov. Davis is responsible for making the following forms of gambling legal in
the nation's largest state:
Casino slot ...[continue]
Why Visa Is Dropping Online Gambling Players wager billions of dollars online each year. Almost all bets are funded, at least initially, by credit cards. Companies like Visa get a piece of the action every time their cards are used, without risking a player getting a hot streak.
Yet players are finding it more and more ...[continue]
Buy, Lay, Place, What's a player to do? Dear Mark,
Although you state it is a terrific bet, I generally do not make a pass line wager on a crap game. Instead, I prefer betting specific individual numbers. The crap table offers different opportunities: A buy bet, a Place bet, and a Lay bet. Of these three bets on a crap game, ...[continue]
With one lonely Ben Franklin left, I would... Dear Mark,
If you had just $100 left to bet in a casino, how would you wager it? Doug D.
You should have asked me earlier, Doug. The casino's mission is twofold: first, to empty your wallet, and second, to keep you smiling. This was best described by Bob Stupak, a former casino ...[continue]
Understanding the Real Value of Your Online Casino Deposit Bonus You don't have to look far to find deposit bonuses from online casinos. There are banners everywhere enticing players to come and try out their latest offering. Register for fun play and your inbox will be filled with emails full of any number of promotions. Seldom do these offers come with ...[continue]
Online Gambling Products - Understanding the Differences
When it comes to gambling on the internet, people generally think of online casinos. However, there are other gambling products, such as sports betting and poker, which are also available online. In fact, sports betting and poker are much more prevalent and generate much bigger revenues ...[continue]
Progressive Jackpots - The Bigger, the Better
Progressive jackpots are one of the easiest and best ways to get big winnings at both land-based and online casinos. Most classic casino games have a fixed payout, whereas progressive jackpots grow incrementally over time. Similar to the lotteries you hear about on the radio and ...[continue]
Online Slots vs Offline Slots: A Comparison
When online slot machines first appeared they were a far cry from what you would see in a traditional brick and mortar gambling establishment in terms of both jackpots and overall quality. Modern online slot machines have evolved to point that they now closely resemble the real thing. ...[continue]
Online Baccarat Strategy - Beating Baccarat
When considering online baccarat strategy, it's important to understand the difference between "strategy" and "system." Online baccarat strategy relies on using the game rules and odds to determine the optimal course of action. Baccarat systems are different in that they try to alter the ...[continue]
Online Blackjack 101 - A Beginner's Guide
Online blackjack is one of the most accessible of all the online casino games. Blackjack has always played a big role in popular culture. It's been featured in books and movies, mostly because blackjack has established a reputation as being a "cool" game. The first recorded reference to ...[continue]
Online Roulette: A Beginner's Guide
Online roulette is not only one of the most popular but, of all the games you'll find at an online casino, is also one of the easier games to play. There isn't all that much to it. You simply pick a number, wager, and then watch as the wheel spins in order to determine the outcome. The ...[continue]