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How To Play Baccarat Are you looking for a game with a low house edge and easy to play?
If so internet baccarat may be an ideal game for you. The house edge on the best bet is only 1.07% and playing is almost as simple as betting on the toss of a coin.
Procedure of Play
Baccarat is played in a snooty ...[continue]
Beating Blackjack Online The following tables show the blackjack rules offered by some major software providers. Some software providers allow their licensees to select their own rules. I know this to be true of Real Time Gaming, Unified Gaming, and GamblingSoftware.com. The rules below for Real Time Gaming used to be ...[continue]
Best Online Bets The following list indicates which software brand offers the best rules for the most popular games. Brands of software considered are Boss Media, Cryptologic, Microgaming, Real Time Gaming, Starnet, and Unified Gaming. The criteria for judging is the lowest house edge among all bets. For ...[continue]
Choosing Where to Play There are a lot of online casinos to choose from, about 1,400 they say, and to the beginner it may seem confusing telling them apart. Some important things to consider are:
Is there a sign-up bonus? If so how much?
How are the rules? This can vary a lot in games like blackjack and ...[continue]
When to Surrender in Blackjack Late Surrender
Late surrender means that the player may surrender his hand and lose half his bet only after the dealer checks for blackjack. The following basic strategy tables show when to surrender in blackjack (Y=yes, N=no) depending on the player's total, dealer's up card, and the number ...[continue]
Dealing With Card-Counters Casinos are the only businesses which make money by beating their own customers
at games of chance. The operators of lotteries and parimutuel betting do not care who
wins or loses. With casinos, however, the house cares very much who wins. The casino
participates as a player covering the ...[continue]
Nothing Is Certain Except Death And More Taxes State legislators are playing a kind of Russian Roulette with gaming taxes. Only the victims are casino workers, investors, owners and their patrons, who did not even know they were playing the game.
The rules of the tax game are simple: A state legislature first legalizes some form of ...[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
Nevada Supreme Court Orders Casino To Pay Card Counter On March 9, 2000, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled, 3 - 1, that the Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas had to
give Richard Chen the $40,400 he won by counting cards at blackjack.
The Opinion marks a turning point in the increasingly nasty war between casinos and card counters. But, in
the long ...[continue]
Blackjack Tips from OnlineCasino.com Blackjack is a favorite amongst casino operators, yet this misunderstood game is one of the most avoided games by players at large.
The reasoning for this odd stance is threefold. Many players simply don't understand the while others are hesitant because they are afraid of embarrassing ...[continue]
Blackjack-dealing Monkeys Dear Mark,
You advocate in your column tipping the dealer. I've only been playing
blackjack a short time but never realized dealers also merited tips. How
customary is this procedure? Joseph P.
If casino owners could finagle it, monkeys would be dealing blackjack. All
dealers at one ...[continue]
Advanced Blackjack Plays Beyond Basic Strategy there are a number of hands you can play differently once you know how to count cards. By learning 10 of these hands we can take advantage of 90% of these advanced plays, simply by focusing on the most frequent hands, and the most profitable ones. The Blackjack player ...[continue]
Basic Strategy Hit Split Stand or Double?
To take another card. Tap the table beside your hand to signal the dealer you want to take a "hit".
To form two hands out of a pair of similar cards. Place a bet next to your original one of equal size to signal the dealer you want to ...[continue]
Online Blackjack: A Mathematical Game
Online blackjack is one of the best known and most widely played of all the casino table games. The concept of the game couldn't be easier to understand. To win, you need only accumulate a total of 21, or as close to 21 as you can get without busting. You only get two cards to play with ...[continue]
Blackjack - Even the Score As many of you already know, I have made quite a bit of money hustling I-casino bonuses, the Internet's version of match play coupons. After reading Bill Haywood's $12 book, BeatWebCasinos.Com, I took the plunge into the money and I am now swimming in checks and credits to my banking cards. I ...[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]