John Grochowski

John Grochowski

For nearly 25 years, John Grochowski has been one of the most prolific gaming writers in the United States. He’s been ranked ninth by GamblingSites among the top 11 gambling experts at Gambling Sites and his Video Poker Answer Book was ranked eighth among the best gambling books of all time.

He started a weekly casinos column in the Chicago Sun-Times at the beginning of 1994 and He soon found himself in demand by a wide range of publications. He has written for casino industry professionals in Casino Executive and Casino Journal magazines, and for players in Casino Player, Strictly Slots and many other magazines.

John’s twice-weekly columns appear in Casino City Times, Atlantic City Weekly and several websites. He has written six books on casino games, including the “Casino Answer Book” series. And, of course, John is a regular at 888casino Blog.

Today John’s work includes a weekly column on baseball metrics for the Sun-Times. He lives in the Chicago area with Marcy, his wife of 30 years.

13 Do's & Don'ts Slot Tips You Must Know

It’s a given among people who run both live casinos and online casinos: People love to play slot machines.

In some nations, including the United States, slot machines are the most-played casino games. In the rest, popularity is surging to the point slot play is rivaling table play.
 

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John Grochowski
September 24, 2020

Slots: What is the American Gaming System?

It takes multiple manufacturers working year-around to keep up with player demands for new slot games. Regardless of whether you’re playing online slots, or offline, once you’ve seen everything a game has to offer, you’re ready for something new to pique your interest.

Two of the game makers whose creative approaches have enabled them to claim growing shares of the slot business are Incredible Technologies and American Gaming systems.

By
John Grochowski
July 20, 2020

Best Strategies for Mississippi Stud Poker

The old poker maxim that you have to know when to hold 'em and know when to fold 'em is much more than a cliché when it comes to Mississippi Stud Poker. It's what the strategy for the game is all about.

Play opens with an ante, then each player receives two cards face down and three community cards are dealt face down at the center of the table.

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John Grochowski
July 13, 2020

Slot List: 7 Things You Need for Online & Land-Based Casinos

There’s nothing difficult about playing slots. There are no complicated strategies to learn as in blackjack or video poker and no need to choose among wagers with wildly different house edges as in craps.

You don’t even need to learn where to place chips to bet on four numbers instead of six or some other total as in roulette.

Still, a little planning and preparation can help you get the most out of your time on the slot.

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John Grochowski
July 5, 2020