Jul 29

How to Play Jacks or Better Video Poker

What Is Jacks or Better? Jacks or Better is a form of video poker. It is found in casinos throughout the world. In fact, Jacks or Better is the most popular version of video poker in the world. It is so popular because it is simple to play and a lot of fun. It is also popular because the game offers much better odds for the player than slot machines or table games. The house edge is only 0.5% for a player that uses the optimal strategy on a Jacks or Better machine, How Does Jacks or Better Read more [...]
Jul 28

How to Play Craps

What Is Craps? Craps is a dice game in which players play against each other or a casino. The American version of craps, also known as casino craps or table craps, is one of the casino players' favorite games. How Does Craps Work? Participants play craps on a big table with high rails built purposely for the game. During the game, players bounce the dice against the rails around the sides of the table. A craps table can accommodate between 12 to 16 players. The players in the game place their Read more [...]
Jul 28

How to Play Video Poker

What Is Video Poker? Video poker is a popular electronic card game that can be found in almost all casinos. The game replicates the play of five-card draw poker where the player has two rounds to make the best possible five-card hand according to standard poker rules. But rather than competing against other players at a table, the game pays the player according to a provided pay table which assigns a credit value to each hand. How Video Poker Works The player uses an electronic console with Read more [...]
Jul 28

How to Play Slot Machines

A slot machine is a gambling device found in casinos around the world. It is composed of reels with multiple pictures on them, which whirl at the press of a button, and land on a random picture. Lining up certain pictures in the correct order results in a payout. History of the Slot Machine The first slot machines appeared in the late 19th century. Charles Fey invented the first machine, which paid out in coins. However, many other similar machines debuted around this era, and paid out in things Read more [...]
Jul 28

How to Play Blackjack

To play blackjack, you need at least one standard deck of 52 playing cards, booty such as money or chips, and at least two people: a dealer and a player. Only one dealer is necessary regardless of the number of players. How Does Blackjack Work? The object of blackjack is simple--whoever comes the closest to twenty-one points without going over wins the hand. A hand begins with players making bets. Once bets are placed, the dealer gives the players two cards then deals himself two cards, one Read more [...]