Frank Scoblete

Frank Scoblete

Frank Scoblete grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He spent the ‘60s getting an education; the ‘70s in editing, writing and publishing; the ‘80s in theatre, and the ‘90s and the 2000s in casino gambling.

Along the way he taught English for 33 years. He has authored 35 books; his most recent publisher is Triumph Books, a division of Random House. He lives in Long Island. Frank wrote the Ultimate Roulette Strategy Guide and he's a well known casino specialist. 

Roulette Special Strategy: The Two-Faced System

What is a two-faced person? It is someone who is double-dealing and false. He is the opposite of what you think he is. He could be a friend or business partner who stabs you in the back. This type of person is also called Janus-faced, as a person with two characteristics modeled after the Roman god Janus. Think of those theatre faces with the smile and the frown connected together.

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By
Frank Scoblete
August 7, 2019

A Game of Numbers

Almost all casino games are based on numbers. Even in games such as blackjack and baccarat the non-numbered picture cards are given their own numbers, 10 and 0 respectively. Who says math isn’t important? It certainly is in casino games.

By
Frank Scoblete
July 10, 2019

Betting the Numbers at Roulette

Roulette is a game of strategy, and it's all about the numbers; individual numbers, high numbers, low numbers, red numbers, black numbers, odd numbers, even numbers, and dozens of numbers. There are numbers and combinations of numbers that make roulette players’ hearts flutter with excitement. Will my number(s) come in? Or will my numbers disappoint me?

By
Frank Scoblete
June 26, 2019

A Battle to the Finish: Blackjack Vs. Craps

It is a “battle to the finish” between the casinos’ two most popular table games, blackjack and craps. Which is the better game? 

There are many ways to look at the contest. Of course, you can state house edges but these are often obscured or enhanced by the number of decisions players make at each game. A fast game with a low edge can be just as dangerous as or even more dangerous than a slow game with a bigger edge.

By
Frank Scoblete
June 13, 2019