Monthly archives for April 2017

Gaming Tip – Payout Rate

When you see a particular casino advertising a 98 percent payout on their slot machines you should always ask a casino employee where those high payout machines are located. This is a simple technique to do, If you ask, they will tell. If you don’t ask, you will spend a lot of wasted time looking …Read More

In the Month of August

Aug.1, 1992 Isle of Capri is the first “dockside” riverboat casino to open in Biloxi Mississippi. By the year 2,000 the Biloxi/Gulfport area becomes the second largest gaming region in the US. Aug. 2, 1876 James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok, age 39, is shot from behind while playing poker in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. The hand …Read More

In the Month of September

Sept. 1, 1956 The first scientific study of the mathematical odds of blackjack is written by Roger Baldwin, Wilbert Cantey, Herbert Maisel, and James McDermott and published in the September issue of the Journal of American Statistical Association. Sept. 2, 1911 born, William (Bill) Fisk Harrah, in South Pasadena, a businessman and the founder of …Read More

Selecting a counting system for blackjack

It’s important to remember that to be a consistent winner at blackjack, you must play mathematically correct (basic strategy), and add card counting to the skill of the player. With that combination, a player can consistently move the house odds to his favor. The question then becomes which counting system should one select. In my …Read More

Did you know

There are about 150 cruise ships operating around the world that have casinos on board. Nevada has been the No. 1 fastest-growing state in America for 19 consecutive years. Las Vegas itself has been the No. 1 fastest growing city for 19 consecutive years. To raise revenue, all 13 original colonies established lotteries. The proceeds …Read More