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Professional Gambler Answers: How to Become a Casino Pro?

So, what exactly is a professional gambler? A professional gambler is a person who lives from gambling and spends most of his time at the casinos. Professional gamblers are actually earning their paychecks by making the right bets when they play at the live casino tables. In this article, I will go over some general misconceptions about casino gaming as well as go over a few real-world examples, gathered from several friends of mine who are professional Advantage Players.

By
Nicholas Colon
April 9, 2018

Meet Don Johnson: The Man Who Has Beaten The Casino

It’s not everybody who happily bets enormous sums of money in some of the ritziest casinos on earth – and gets asked to stop playing. This happened to Don Johnson and, along the way, he became a gambling-world legend. In this revealing interview, Johnson, who was recently nominated for a place in the Blackjack Hall of Fame, reveals how it happened, how it grew and how it all regretfully ended.

By
Michael Kaplan
May 15, 2016

Casino Comps Secrets: 5 Steps to Get Them

I have been a professional Advantage Player of casino games for almost 20 years. And during this time I have gotten casinos to comp me Suites, five stars gourmet meals, concert tickets and even flights to and from casino gaming cities like Atlantic City and Las Vegas. A common question I get from novice players is how to get casinos to give you luxurious comps. It is pretty simple if you know how the system works.

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Nicholas Colon
February 16, 2017

Casino Card Games: Which One Has the Best Odds?

Card games have always been favorites among casino players, and blackjack has led the way as the most popular table game for more than 50 years.

Which turn of the cards gives you the best odds to win? Let’s take a look at half a dozen games from two standpoints: the house edge and how much opportunity the games give players to improve their chances of beating the house.

By
John Grochowski
May 24, 2017

Gambling on Virtual Reality: Welcome to the Future

You drop your coin in and pull the handle, the wheels spin and finally settle, and sadly you don’t win the jackpot.

But instead of the game being over, an icon appears and says “click to win a prize”.

So you click the icon, and the casino disappears in a wash of colors and you feel like somehow hitting the icon made you into a character in a video game that is literally being transported to a brand new world.

Once the colors stop spinning you find yourself outside and with a pair of six guns, one in each of your hands.

By
Louis Wheeler
March 8, 2016

Fact or Fiction: Hollywood’s Casino & Gambling Movies

Gambling and casinos have been a mainstay in the film industry nearly as long as the medium itself has been around. The drama and tension that naturally occurs in a gaming environment translates well to the silver screen and filmmakers have enjoyed taking advantage of these settings, even though it doesn’t always work out for the studio or viewers in the end. 

By
Ketty Fisher
February 11, 2016

10 Things To Know Before Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'Em

In poker rooms at live casinos and at online poker sites, Texas Hold’Em is by far the most popular game.

Away from the poker rooms, players can enjoy the excitement and intrigue of Hold’Em in online casinos and in the table games pits of live casinos. Ultimate Texas Hold’Em translates that Hold’Em experience to table games play against the dealer.

By
John Grochowski
September 6, 2016