Fighting Fire with Fire: How Cheaters Cheat…and How Casinos Stay One Step Ahead of Them

Fighting Fire with Fire: How Cheaters Cheat…and How Casinos Stay One Step Ahead of Them

Mar 12, 2014

In the 2008 movie 21, an MIT student tries to pay his way through medical school by joining a card counting syndicate. The group is divided into two- “spotters” or those who track and count the cards, and the “players” who manage the bets- that try to work in collusion at various blackjack tables in and around Las Vegas. To the casual...

Top 8 Safety Tips for Casino-goers

Top 8 Safety Tips for Casino-goers

Jan 20, 2014

Casinos have long been a stickler for security. When you have a large amount of money just basically floating around the premises, plus crafty drunks who seem to have thrown all logic and rationality out the window, it’s easy to see why the security measures that are implemented inside casinos border on the extreme. But despite the security cams,...

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Professional Poker Player

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Professional Poker Player

Jan 13, 2014

Have you ever dreamed becoming of a highrolling poker star? The image of the fast-talking charismatic cardshark who is practically rolling around in dough is an image that most of us are familiar with. It has been popularized in countless of books and movies already. And for some players, it is something that they want to BECOME. Ever since the World Series of...

A Day in the Life of a Casino Dealer

A Day in the Life of a Casino Dealer

Jan 6, 2014

You are a casino regular. Though you’re not a high roller, you gamble respectable sized bets every now and then. You have formed friendships with other regulars such as yourself, and call the casino employees on a first-name basis. You know the ins-and-outs of the casino environment like the back of your hand. But have you ever wondered how casino dealers-...

Bankroll Management: The Art of Not Going Broke

Bankroll Management: The Art of Not Going Broke

Nov 29, 2013

The idea behind bankroll management is pretty simple actually: avoid getting broke. But this is something that is easier said than done. Casinos are designed to leech money out of their patrons, after all. The house advantage will always be there. What is Bankroll Management? Bankroll management is the art of maintaining one’s bankroll at casino games,...

Things You Should Never, Ever, Do Inside A Casino

Things You Should Never, Ever, Do Inside A Casino

Nov 20, 2013

Casino etiquette guides are a dime a dozen. They often tell you the basic rules of behavior and protocol that is expected out of every self-respecting casino patron that enters a gambling facility. What they don’t tell you are the small things which are considered very taboo and/or annoying that should never be done inside a casino. Here they are, in a...

Minding Your Casino Manners: How to Act Properly Inside the Casino

Minding Your Casino Manners: How to Act Properly Inside the Casino

Nov 13, 2013

Know the game you are playing. Nothing is more annoying than having a dealer stop every few minutes or so just to coach a newbie through the rules of a game. If you don’t know anything about poker, then don’t even try sitting on a poker table where the pros are playing. Read up about the game, learn its jargon, know its etiquette. For example:...

Top Secrets that Most Casinos Won’t Tell You

Top Secrets that Most Casinos Won’t Tell You

Nov 5, 2013

Casinos are carefully designed to accommodate all types of players. Whether you’re a mere slots aficionado or a seasoned high-rolling card shark, these establishments are organized in such a way that they can keep you mesmerized and glued to your seat for hours on end. Of course, you already know that going to a casino is an easy way to drain your wallet....

How to improve your casino experience

How to improve your casino experience

Aug 29, 2013

Any casino games enthusiast will always be willing to give advice so other player can improve his game. Some individuals just love to feel their knowledge Is absolute and crucial, which can make many players feel uncomfortable and retain them from ever asking, as nobody wants to feel like in a lecture. This is why a casino blog comes in handy, as it is a way to...