News and Notes (3/27/2016)

Mar 27, 2016 Posted by Mission146

The State of West Virginia will endure the indignity of offering live Greyhound Racing for another year. In a piece of Legislation that passed the West Virginia Senate by an overwhelming margin, a...

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The Legislative Gamble

Mar 26, 2016 Posted by Mission146

"Country roads, take me home," to the place, the dogs can't roam; until they've pent up all their rage, the race starts and up goes the cage...but nobody finds it funny, they're forced to chase a...

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People in Gambling II

Mar 26, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Orlando Carmelo Scarnecchia, born in the town of Steubenville, Ohio (near where I grew up) later anglicized his name to, "John Scarne," and it could be said, became the first Wizard of Odds. Much...

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The Smart Book Review

Mar 24, 2016 Posted by

can recommend this book for Virtually any reader, sharp or square. I will say that, other than what I've read on the WizardofOdds.com pages, I know very close to nothing about sophisticated...

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Smart Action not Allowed!

Mar 24, 2016 Posted by Mission146

In my most recent book Review, I had the absolute pleasure of breaking down the memoir, 'The Smart Money,' by accomplished author Michael Konik. In brief, the memoir details his time working for a...

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It's Bingo Time! (Part 2 of 2)

Mar 20, 2016 Posted by Mission146

In the first of these two Articles, we took a very general look at the world of Online Bingo and I related my experiences on one of the sites that I signed up for to see what the whole thing is all...

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It's Bingo Time! (Part 1 of 2)

Mar 19, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Last week, I could have summed up my knowledge of Online Bingo with the following words, "Online Bingo is a thing that exists," but I have been requested to write an Article or two about Online...

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General Guide to Progressives

Mar 18, 2016 Posted by Mission146

The more recent posts of this thread tend to ask some Basic questions about slot Progressives, so I am going to use this Article to attempt to impart some general information. Slot, Video Keno and...

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Interview With My Girlfriend

Mar 13, 2016 Posted by Mission146

As someone who likes to gamble a good bit, a recreational Advantage Player as it were, a willingness to accept that I love gambling is a necessary component in a relationship I'm going to have with...

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News and Notes (3/13/16)

Mar 13, 2016 Posted by Mission146

The Legislative Houses in Florida have agreed this week to no longer make live racing necessary in order to retain racino licenses in that State. While it is true that I have some trouble figuring...

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Home Poker (Part 3 of 3)

Mar 12, 2016 Posted by Mission146

In the first two editions of this three-part series on Home Poker games, we took a look at what is perhaps the most commonly played Home Poker game, Five Card Draw, and we looked at the Home Game...

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Misplacing the X on the Map

Mar 12, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Whether or not an individual person can identify the source, most people are familiar with the Benjamin Franklin quote, "Believe none of what you hear, and only half of what you see," and while...

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Ignition Casino Promotion

Mar 12, 2016 Posted by Mission146

One of the newest casinos to grace the, "Recommended Casinos," section on these Forums is Ignition Casino. Because it is a recommended casino, it is subject to the WizardofOdds advertising guarantee:

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News and Notes 3/6/16

Mar 06, 2016 Posted by Mission146

llinois was the first State to offer online draw ticket sales, having first authorized the process in March of 2012. While the process has garnered 68 million dollars in lottery revenues since...

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The (Theoretical) Spread of Skill-Based Games

Mar 06, 2016 Posted by Mission146

Massachusetts is the most recent State to begin Legislation that would cover the arena of skill-based slot machines, with draft regulations are being proposed by the state's Gaming Commission:

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Home Poker (Part 2 of 3)

Mar 06, 2016 Posted by Mission146

n the second Article of this three-part series, we're going to take a look at another common game for, 'Home Poker,' games which is Texas Hold 'Em. While Texas Hold 'Em remains a popular staple in...

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Must-Hit Over Saturation? (Part 1 of 2)

Mar 04, 2016 Posted by Mission146

There was a time, at my local casino, that it wasn't terribly difficult to find a reasonably good play on a must-hit machine. I certainly wasn't in there popping $500 majors multiple times a day,...

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Must Hit Over Saturation? (Part 2 of 2)

Mar 04, 2016 Posted by Mission146

In the first of these Articles, we explored the process of determining whether or not a must-hit machine is playable, and a few of the theories that one can use to determine the, 'Jump in,' point...

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