• Casino Poker Tips

    Introduction I have been playing casino poker for longer than I’d like to admit. What started as a fun hobby in college turned into an absolute love for the game. As with most people, I started playing poker with friends and family members. Then I dabbled in online poker and eventually found my way to(…)

  • Horse Race Betting 101

    Introduction We all have a basic understanding of horse racing. Whether it’s tuning in for the Kentucky Derby, playing Sigma Derby in The D or MGM Grand, or watching that shitty Toby Maguire movie, you at least know how it works. Bet on the horse you think is going to do well in the race.(…)

  • Sports Betting 101

    Introduction Have you ever walked by a Sports Book in a Las Vegas casino and wondered what all those huge displays with words and numbers mean? You know, the ones that kinda look like Lite Brite screens. Surrounding them are massive television screens displaying sports action and a bunch of dudes yelling at those screens.(…)

  • Video Poker 101

    Introduction There are not many games in the casino that willingly offer you information about the exact house edge on the game you are about to play. In fact, there’s really only one such game. And by now you’ve probably guessed what it is based on the title above and the nice pictures and whatnot.(…)

  • November Trip Report

    As a Vegas junkie, I always enjoy reading and hearing about trip recaps. They are great for keeping up with what is new in Vegas, and it helps to tide me over until the next time I’m able to get out there. It is also a great way to make the reader a healthy bit of(…)

  • Baccarat 101

    “You know what’s been driving me crazy? Those Goddamn Baccarat tables!” – Nick Papagiorgio (Yuma, AZ) Introduction  Baccarat is one of those games that none of your friends really play. They’ve all tried their hand at blackjack. Some at roulette and others at craps. They’re even more likely to have played some of the carnival(…)

  • March Trip Report

    I always enjoy reading Vegas trip reports. They are great for keeping up with what is new in Vegas, and it helps to tide me over until the next time I’m able to get out there. It is also a great way to make the reader a healthy bit of jealous, so I offer my(…)

  • Best and Worst Casino Bets

    INTRODUCTION Casino gambling is supposed to be entertaining. For some people, that entertainment is attained by playing your favorite penny slot machine with all the bells and whistles. For others, it’s spinning that stupid wheel and betting on where it will land. Still others may prefer the chances of winning that jackpot by loading up(…)

  • Roulette 101

    Albert Einstein once said of roulette: No one can possibly beat it “unless he steals money from the table while the croupier isn’t looking.” That pretty much sums it up. The Basics: Roulette is a very easy game, one that requires little more than guessing and watching. But like many casino games, not all roulette tables(…)

  • February Trip Report

    I always enjoy reading and hearing Vegas trip reports. It’s a nice way to keep up on what’s going on in town while also making yourself a healthy bit of jealous of the person that took the trip. I just got back from a very short 3-day-2-night trip to the Valley, and I thought I’d(…)

Casino Poker Tips

Casino Poker Tips

Introduction I have been playing casino poker for longer than I’d like to admit. What started as a fun hobby in college turned into an absolute love for the game. As with most people, I started playing poker with friends and family members. Then I dabbled in online poker and eventually found my way to(…)

Horse Race Betting 101

Horse Race Betting 101

Introduction We all have a basic understanding of horse racing. Whether it’s tuning in for the Kentucky Derby, playing Sigma Derby in The D or MGM Grand, or watching that shitty Toby Maguire movie, you at least know how it works. Bet on the horse you think is going to do well in the race.(…)

Sports Betting 101

Sports Betting 101

Introduction Have you ever walked by a Sports Book in a Las Vegas casino and wondered what all those huge displays with words and numbers mean? You know, the ones that kinda look like Lite Brite screens. Surrounding them are massive television screens displaying sports action and a bunch of dudes yelling at those screens.(…)

Video Poker 101

Video Poker 101

Introduction There are not many games in the casino that willingly offer you information about the exact house edge on the game you are about to play. In fact, there’s really only one such game. And by now you’ve probably guessed what it is based on the title above and the nice pictures and whatnot.(…)

November Trip Report

November Trip Report

As a Vegas junkie, I always enjoy reading and hearing about trip recaps. They are great for keeping up with what is new in Vegas, and it helps to tide me over until the next time I’m able to get out there. It is also a great way to make the reader a healthy bit of(…)

Baccarat 101

Baccarat 101

“You know what’s been driving me crazy? Those Goddamn Baccarat tables!” – Nick Papagiorgio (Yuma, AZ) Introduction  Baccarat is one of those games that none of your friends really play. They’ve all tried their hand at blackjack. Some at roulette and others at craps. They’re even more likely to have played some of the carnival(…)

March Trip Report

March Trip Report

I always enjoy reading Vegas trip reports. They are great for keeping up with what is new in Vegas, and it helps to tide me over until the next time I’m able to get out there. It is also a great way to make the reader a healthy bit of jealous, so I offer my(…)

Best and Worst Casino Bets

Best and Worst Casino Bets

INTRODUCTION Casino gambling is supposed to be entertaining. For some people, that entertainment is attained by playing your favorite penny slot machine with all the bells and whistles. For others, it’s spinning that stupid wheel and betting on where it will land. Still others may prefer the chances of winning that jackpot by loading up(…)

Roulette 101

Roulette 101

Albert Einstein once said of roulette: No one can possibly beat it “unless he steals money from the table while the croupier isn’t looking.” That pretty much sums it up. The Basics: Roulette is a very easy game, one that requires little more than guessing and watching. But like many casino games, not all roulette tables(…)

February Trip Report

February Trip Report

I always enjoy reading and hearing Vegas trip reports. It’s a nice way to keep up on what’s going on in town while also making yourself a healthy bit of jealous of the person that took the trip. I just got back from a very short 3-day-2-night trip to the Valley, and I thought I’d(…)