January 27, 2015
Whether you like placing bets for fun or do so professionally, everyone’s got a little gamble in them. Gambling itself is rich with a full lexicon of words that it pays to understand before you start making your wagers. Here, then, is a rundown of 21 of the more common terms used in all forms of gambling. Why 21? No particular reason other than that being the minimum age to gamble in Las Vegas—and we all know there’s nothing like gambling in Vegas!
December 2, 2014
Many poker terms have infiltrated the English lexicon over the years. It’s not uncommon, for instance, to hear people talking about having to “go all in” on an idea or “raise the stakes” in real-life situations. More mathematically-minded professional poker players even talk about whether non-poker decisions they’ve made were “+EV” (expected value) or not. When you think about it, a lot of poker skills can be applied to your life away from the felt. Here are a couple of examples.
September 19, 2014
Every casino, whether traditional or online, offers a wide variety of games including slots, table games like roulette and blackjack, video poker, keno and more. Before you play any particular game, it’s worth your while to know the basics in terms of odds. Generally speaking, the more knowledge you start with, the more likely you are to preserve your bankroll and make the most of your gambling budget. Each casino game has its own odds. To illustrate the concept further and give you an idea of your winning odds while playing the different games a casino has to offer, we’ll be taking a closer look at roulette, video poker and slot machines as examples.
August 8, 2014
For anyone who enjoys gambling and playing casino games online, one ingredient is essential: money. For recreational players who only play here and there, it’s unnecessary to worry about proper bankroll management, as when all is said and done, they’re ok parting with a few bucks for a few hours of fun (with a chance to win, of course). But for players who take the games and wagers a bit more seriously, proper bankroll management is critical.
August 1, 2014
Adults have a ton of options when it comes to how they spend their free time and plenty of them love to get their gamble on at casinos. The excitement of risking a bit of money to potentially hit a jackpot is unparalleled. No other pastime offers someone the opportunity to walk away with more money than they started out with. These enjoyment factors are true both for live (in-person) as well as online gambling. All of this notwithstanding, the question persists: is online gambling right for you?
July 23, 2014
One of the main tools online casinos use to attract players is the bonus. After all, what’s more enticing than the promise of free money, right? But did you know there’s more to a bonus offer than meets the eye? There are several types of bonuses offered by online casinos; some offers are extended exclusively to new players who sign up and register real money accounts while others are only available for VIP players who have been members for a long time or who are “high rollers.” In this article we’ll cover different bonus offers, including: no deposit bonuses, welcome bonuses, and matching deposits, as well an explanation about the wagering requirements for redeeming bonus monies.