Lighthearted movies featuring gambling are certainly a small subset of all the films Hollywood produces. The audience is limited for these gambling films and that diminishes the possibility of a significant return on investment for producers and investors, so they can be hard to find.
I finally made it to Atlantic City. I have gone to Vegas 3-8 times a year for the last two decades. I have gone to the other gamblin’ hubs like Biloxi, Tunica (RIP), and even Laughlin (RIP…oh wait that was just the general feeling of near death-ness there). But I finally made it to the East Coast mecca. I needed to get there and opportunity presented itself…in February.
Blackjack is the casino game that people feel the most comfortable playing. The rules are relatively simple. With proper play, the casino’s advantage is less than 1%.
TheInveterateGambler a keen observer of people. After some recent casino trips he had some thoughts. Here are his rants and musing in no particular order or organization.
The Inveterate Gambler is always interested in gambling words of wisdom. Below you will find some of my favorite gambling quotes. Some are classic, some profound; some are just random musing. They come from celebrates, titular characters or just everyday players.
To me, a recreational gambler is someone that considers gambling an avocation or hobby; an enjoyable way to spend free time. The recreational gambler has a certain amount of money budgeted for entertainment that they chose to risk by taking on lady luck.
This is the third of a three part series on the topic of DICE CONTROL. In Part 1 we examined the dice control controversy. Here in Part 3, we will look at the basic principles used by the dice control practitioner.
This is the second of a three part series on the topic of casino craps DICE CONTROL. Here in Part 2, I will recount the history of dice control as I remember it.
It is nearly impossible to step up to a casino craps table today without seeing at least one shooter attempting to set and toss the dice in a certain manner to get a desired result. This is the first of a three part series on the topic of DICE CONTROL.
If you have played Blackjack for any length of time, I am certain you have heard table mates scolding other players with, “Why did you hit? You ruined it for the table.” It is a very commonly held misbelief that the play of other people at the table has a negative effect on the results for the other players.