Winner's Guide to Casino Gambling

ISBN-10: 0452276985

ISBN-13: 9780452276987

Edition: 3rd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Edwin Silberstang

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List price: $18.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Gambling in America-an Overview
Gambling in General in America
Riverboat Gambling
The New Las Vegas Atmosphere
Consolidation in the Gambling Casino Industry
The Casino-its Operation and Personnel
Casino Manager
Shift Bosses
Pit Bosses
Security and Surveillance Personnel
Casino Credit
How to Obtain Credit
Facts about Gambling Credit
How the Casino Protects Its Credit Bankroll
How to Take Advantage of Casino Credit
Preferred Treatment of Gamblers
Betting Limits and Plays Expected to Receive Preferential Treatment
How the Casino Checks on a Player's Action
Player Membership Cards
Summing Up
Blackjack-Advantage to the Player
The Basic Game
Rules of Play by Jurisdiction
Players' Options
Super Fun 21
Betting Limits at Blackjack
Dealers' Duties
The Odds of Blackjack
Basic Winning Strategies
Counting Methods-the Key to Winning
Money Management
How to Disguise Counting Methods
Keeping the Edge
Blackjack Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Blackjack Terms
Craps-the Fastest Game
Casino Personnel-Staffing a Craps Table
The Basic Game
Strategies for Winning at Craps
An Analysis of the Best Craps Systems
Betting Limits and Money Management
Handling Hostile Casino Personnel
Craps Etiquette and Miscellany
The Casino's Advantage on Craps Bets
Glossary of Craps Terms
Roulette-the Quiet Game
Differences between American and European Wheels and Games
Basic Differences-Roulette Rules
Roulette Layout and Bets
The European Game-French Terms
Betting Limits and Money Management
Systems for Roulette (and Other Games)
The Roulette Scam
Roulette Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Roulette Terms
Baccarat-The Glamorous Game
The Table and Layout
Mechanics of Play-Dealer's Duties
Determining the Total Values of the Hands
Rules of Play
The Play of the Game
The Mathematics of Baccarat
Winning Baccarat Systems
Betting Limits and Money Management
Other Versions of Baccarat
Baccarat Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Baccarat Terms
Keno-The Imported Game
History of the Game
How to Play Keno
Ticket Costs and Payoffs
Types of Keno Tickets
Casino Advantage in Keno
How to Select Numbers
Taxes on Keno Winnings
Keno Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Keno Terms
Slot Machines-The One-Armed Bandits
The Mathematics of Slots
Straight Slots
Progressive Slots
Twenty-first-Century Machines
The Best Way to Win at the Slots
Payouts and Jackpots
Cheating at Slots
Slots Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Slots Terms
Video Poker-The Electronic Game
Poker Hands
The Video Poker Games Analyzed in This Chapter
The Video Poker Machine
Jacks or Better Poker
Deuces Wild
Bonus Poker
Video Poker Options
Other Video Machine Games
Video Poker Etiquette and Miscellany
Glossary of Video Poker Terms
The Carnival Games
Three-Card Poker-The Split-Bet Game
The Table and Layout
How the Game Is Played
Pair Plus
Glossary of Three-Card-Poker Terms
Caribbean Stud Poker-The Tropical Game
Rules of the Game
Playing Strategy
Losing Strategies
Betting the Progressive Jackpot
Glossary of Caribbean Stud Poker Terms
Let it Ride-Player's Choice
How the Game Is Played
Playing Strategies
Glossary of Let It Ride Terms
Casino War-The Childhood Game
How the Game Is Played
Other Casino Games-The Side Games
Big Six or Money Wheel
Under and Over Seven
A Winning Approach to Gambling
Money Management
Play to Win
Glossary of Casino Gambling Terms
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