So how does a card counter keep track of the cards in blackjack? While there are many different systems and variations, counting cards is usually as simple as adding and subtracting the number 1. Subtract one when a high card is dealt and add one when a low card is dealt. The greater the count, the more high cards in the shoe, and the more high cards in the deck, the greater the counting edge for the player.
Since many people consider Texas Hold’em to be the only form of poker out there these days, they often look at pocket aces as the holy grail of poker. But the truth of the matter is that pocket aces aren’t always so valuable once you get them outside of Hold’em. With that in mind, here is a look at how pocket aces play out in different variations of poker.
2-7 single draw poker, aka deuce-to-seven, is played just like five card draw except the lowest hand wins. In deuce-to-seven, aces are high and straights and flushes count, so the lowest possible hand is 2-3-4-5-7. You get to draw once, discarding as many cards as you like. You bet twice, when the cards are dealt and after the draw.
Ever try your hand at betting on the ponies? It's a hard sport to bet on if you're just starting, and you should know everything you need to before you start, or you're just going to be throwing your money away.
Don't let fate decide the makeup of your fantasy football team. Participate in a live draft with these tips.
Simple Roulette tutorial using Betfair Zero Lounge for gameplay example. Play better roulette in the casino and win money. This is one of the classic gambling games at a casino. Learn how to master it for a better chance at winning big.
The scenario: The Super Bowl. The stakes: Humiliation. The results: Incredibly satisfying. Learn how to plot the most humiliating sports bet ever. You will need someone to bet against, your team's jersey, face paint, coasters, a razor, a poker game, and an (optional) bikini wax.
Want to learn how shuffle a deck of playing cards? In order to be a great dealer for poker, baccarat, blackjack, Texas Hold'Em or any other gambling card game, you're going to need to learn how to properly shuffle the playing cards.
Blackjack or 21 is one of the most popular card games played in the casino. The rules of Blackjack are very easy to learn. This tutorial teaches you the rules and strategies for the game Blackjack. With the tips from this how to video you will soon master the game of Blackjack or 21.
Want to look like a pro at the poker table? The 4 chip butterfly poker chip trick is a great way to intimidate your opponents even if you are a fish, or novice at the poker table. This trick is a bit difficult to learn but once you master it you will be able to impress everyone with the 4 chip butterfly trick.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to place a bet on some horse or dog races. When it comes to betting on the horses or dogs, the process is very similar. The betting shop that you are in will have all the days’ races hanging from the walls which will show times, distances and show the form and odds of the horses that are running. Decide which horse you like the look of, get a blank betting slip, write the venue and time of the race at the top, then either the horses name or just it’s num...
Check out this cautionary video tutorial to learn the horse racing betting systems to follow and to avoid. Be aware of this betting scam. Horse racing handicapping isn't a mystery. See how to not get duped at the horse tracks, because you want to win big money, don't you?
Understanding the different types of horse racing is crucial to your betting success. Researching a horses background will help you pick the winning horse. Making sense of the numbers is very important. Watch this video tutorial for all you need to know to wager correclty on the right horse at the tracks.
Learn how to cheat at Blackjack by counting cards. Beat the casino with this scam.
Learn how to cheat at Texas Hold'em poker with this step by step video. Just don't get caught!
This is a tutorial on how to earn lots of money by playing roulette. Win at Roulette the real way.
See when and how to use the semi-bluff strategy for your Texas Hold'em poker game. The semi-bluff move means that you have a marginal hand with 'outs' that can improve your hand.
Do the most famous poker chip trick in the world. Just watch and follow along. Before you know it, you'll be scaring all of those poker players away, not that you want to do that, because then you wouldn't make any money, right?
Want to shuffle poker chips instead of cards? See how to do it here. Well heck, why don't you just do them both, but I'm sure you can figure out the cards on your own.
Whether you want to prove that you would be an awesome GM, or you’re just in it for the money, here’s how to improve your odds of winning a fantasy basketball league.
Your average sit and go player will probably stick to the single, 9 or 10 person tables that are commonly found at all the popular online poker rooms. However, your more adventurous players aren’t afraid to try out the multi-table sit and go’s like the 180 man SNGs when they get a chance. But there are a few things players should keep in mind before starting out with the MTT SNG tournaments.
Poker is an arcane game with many rules and variants written and not. If you're new to the game and want to play with some series players, you'd better know how to behave yourself. Watch this video to learn many important rules of poker etiquette.
In this tutorial, we learn how to simply learn Texas Hold'em. First, you will need a deck of cards dealt out to all the players. After this, the dealer will place cards out on the table, one will be upside down and the others will be face out. Now, it's up to the other players to bet or fold because their cards aren't good enough to win. The players will bet money down if they think their cards will win, then the dealer will place another card face down and another right side up. The last rou...
In this tutorial, we learn how to play blackjack using basic tutorial. To start, the dealer needs to deal cards to the players at the table. Then, the dealer will lay out cards on the table. If you think that you have the right cards to make 21, then you can tell the dealer to lay out another card or you can hold if you don't want to go over 21. Whichever player comes closest or exactly to this number will be the winner overall. This is one of the most easy casino games to learn how to play a...
In this video, we learn how to play poker. The best hand may change as you are playing, so you need to recognize the hand that will win the money. You won't know what cards the other players have, so you have to have a good game face while you're playing. Pay attention to what other players are flopping and what cards have already been laid out on the table. From here, you can make a better decision of what kind of hand you have compared to the other players. Lay out your cards and bet when y...
In this tutorial, we learn how to play Texas Hold'Em like a champ. First, you will get two face down cards. After this, there will be a round of betting, followed by the dealer putting down the flop. After this, there is another round of better. Then, the dealer will deal the next card called the turn. Another round of betting occurs, then there is a river dealt by the dealer. Now, you can bet or you can stop playing, depending on what cards you have. After this, if you have the better hand t...
Betting on sports is a great way to make games more fun, but it's also easy to lose all your money. This video will give you some tips for betting on sports successfully and hopefully winning but at least not losing money.
This video tutorial belongs to the Gambling category which is going to show you how to cheat with bottom dealing in poker. This needs a lot of practice so that the trick is not visible to the onlookers. For example take the four kings and place them at the bottom of the pack. Now split the pack in half and shuffle. While shuffling make sure you do not shuffle the bottom four cards of the stack containing the kings. But, you do it so fast and smoothly, it is not obvious to anyone. Now while de...
To play Texas Hold 'em, you need: a deck of cards, an object to be used for the blind (also known as the dealer button), and money. The person with the object is dealt first. They also bid first.
There are some basic thing that you will need to think about, when trying to bluff in poker. Always think about taking advantage of being in position. Being "in position" refers to being the person who bets at the most advantageous time. This is the case, when you are "on the button": i.e. the last person to bid.
Actress Jennifer Tilly's boyfriend, accomplished poker player Phil Laak, recently broke a world record for "endurance" poker playing. Laak played for 115 hours straight, beating the previous world record of 72 hours.
European roulette tables are slightly different than the kind you find in Vegas or Atlantic City. In this tutorial, professional Euro gambler and TV presenter, Richie Litchfield, explains the various positions to place your chips on a European Roulette table.
Chinese poker is not played the way most other poker games are played. While you still make traditional poker hands, there is no betting. Winners are paid out based on how much better their hands are than their opponents' hands. In Chinese poker, you are dealt 13 cards and must arrange them into three hands of increasing value. The top hand (weakest hand) is only three cards, the middle and bottom hands are five card hands. You play your top hand against other top hands and so on. If you win ...
There are many so-called methods for beating the dealer at BlackJack, but not many of them actually work. In this tutorial, get tips from a professional gambler on how to outsmart the system and win every time. You will be raking in the cash after a few practice sessions with this video as your guide. All of the methods in this video are totally legal ways to win..so why not try it? I mean, in these rough economic times, couldn't you use some extra cash? And it's fun too!
This video shows you the best play when you flop the nuts in Texas Hold 'em. If you overplay the hand, you tip off the other players to what you're holding. Each time a card is turned, the way you bet gives a hint to what you are holding in your hand if you are not careful. Checking the bet is an indication that you don't have the cards they think you do in your hand. This video gives the viewer insight into real poker play.
This segment of this ongoing video series gives you a bit more strategy into the decisions you have to make during Texas Hold 'em. They display a situation that is known as "pot odds". This is when the money you have to put in to see the next card is significantly less then the money in the pot. While majority of people see this as a good time to make the call, in the video they suggest you take a look at your hand and gauge how far behind you are in the hand, and if it is really worth making...
This video is sponsored by My Poker Corner and introduces the novice into how the game "Texas Hold 'em" is played. The complete process of the game from the number of players and their positions such as the Dealer are explained. The Small Blind position and the Big Blind position in the game are forced to place blind bets before they view their cards. Different betting rounds of the game such as "The Flop," "The Turn" and "The River" are explained and how the betting works and the option the ...
This video shows you some of the basic rules of playing casino blackjack. While playing blackjack you always want to assume that the card the dealer has that is not showing has a value of ten. In this case he displays some hands against a dealer hand that is showing a 5. Therefore, under this method you would assume that the dealer has a 15, which is a prime position for them to bust. He shows you how to double down which means that you match your previous bet when you're in a good position t...
This video shows the basics of limit Texas Hold 'em. Limit means that there are set amounts that you can bet, unlike no limit where at any given time you can bet your whole stack. He explains a game of $2 /$4 limit Hold 'em. This means that before the flop and after the flop you can only bet $2. On the turn and on the river you can bet $4. If you decide to make a raise on someone's bet it can only be in the set increments of 2 and 4 dollars.
One thing that can really set a amateur from a pro when it comes to poker is the ability to read your opponent. Picking up on "tells" from your opponent can be the key from folding your hand or making that extra bet to take the pot. One of the main keys they factor on is that you need to take into affect the possible strength of your opponents hand and your position on that opponent. Good players do not win on a consistent basis just from getting good hands. While it takes much practice if yo...