The unofficial guide® to casino gambling (series: unofficial guides) (paperback)


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The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line! You might think that winning at the casino is only about luck. But it's not. It's mostly about the odds. There are good bets, not-so-good bets, and bets that are for suckers only. That's how casinos make their money. If you want to beat the casinos at their own games, you need proven strategies based on the true odds. You need a behind-the-scenes look at how casinos work and how the games are played. You want the inside scoop. The Unofficial Guide to Casino Gambling is designed to give savvy players like you a foolproof appraisal of what works and what doesn't*the good bets and the bad ones*with unbiased recommendations that are not influenced by any company, product, or organization. This book, like every Unofficial Guide, is intensively inspected by the Unofficial Panel of Experts, a team of highly respected gaming industry professionals. They ensure that you are armed with the most up-to-date insider information on casino gambling and are told exactly what the Official establishment doesn't want you to know. Vital Information that other sources can't or won't reveal about true odds, good bets, and wagers you should never make. Insider Secrets on getting comps, perks, and special services at the casinos*even if you're not a high-roller. Money-Saving Techniques that protect your bankroll and give you more chances to win. Time-Saving Tips that get you into hot games faster and out of cold games sooner. The Latest Trends in game design, rule variations, and casino comp policies. Handy Checklists and Charts to help you better understand the strategies and odds that can make you a winner.
The Unofficial Guide Reader"s Bill of Rights.

The Unofficial Guide Panel of Experts.


I. The Truth About Winning And Losing.

1. Simple Arithmetic: Fun Has A Price.

2. Probability And The House Edge.

II. Machine Games.

3. Slot Machines.

4. Video Poker.

III. Table Games.

5. Blackjack.

6. Roulette.

7. Craps.

8. Baccarat.

9. Poker.

10. Other Table Games.

IV. Waiting Games.

11. Keno.

12. Sports Betting.

V. Casinos, Cash And Comps.

13. Casinos: An Inside Look.

14. Cash, Credit And Comps.

15. IRS And Other Matters.

A. Glossary.

B. Resource Directory.

C. Further Reading.

D. House Edge--Price for Fun.