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Asswhoopermcdaddy
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January 6th, 2011 at 4:16:48 PM permalink
I understand the game. It's basically high low on a deck of cards where the highest hand wins.

1.) Does anyone play this? And if so, what's the fascination with the game? I just don't get it. Not exactly deriving the same pleasure as say a game of craps. Each to his own and everything, but what drives you to play this?

2.) Is there a strategy to playing this like counting cards.....?

3.) Do you ever see people with significant win streaks playing this?
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January 6th, 2011 at 4:28:34 PM permalink
Quote: Asswhoopermcdaddy

I understand the game. It's basically high low on a deck of cards where the highest hand wins.

1.) Does anyone play this? And if so, what's the fascination with the game? I just don't get it. Not exactly deriving the same pleasure as say a game of craps. Each to his own and everything, but what drives you to play this?

2.) Is there a strategy to playing this like counting cards.....?

3.) Do you ever see people with significant win streaks playing this?



Clark Griswold made millions playing the game. He used Rob Singer's patented system.
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January 6th, 2011 at 4:53:18 PM permalink
Quote: Asswhoopermcdaddy

I understand the game. It's basically high low on a deck of cards where the highest hand wins.

1.) Does anyone play this? And if so, what's the fascination with the game? I just don't get it. Not exactly deriving the same pleasure as say a game of craps. Each to his own and everything, but what drives you to play this?

2.) Is there a strategy to playing this like counting cards.....?

3.) Do you ever see people with significant win streaks playing this?



Haven't played it. Saw it played at the Casino in Niagra Falls. Made my buddy wait for about five minutes while I tried to figure where the house edge was. The only reason I can see that some people like it is that War is a childrens card game and it reminds them of playing as a kid. Also, because of this a five year old could play so it is easy. Only decision is to go to war or not. Zero strategy involved. Counting would be useless since high or low cards give neither side an advantage.
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January 6th, 2011 at 5:04:52 PM permalink
Quote: Asswhoopermcdaddy

1.) Does anyone play this?



I can't. I played that game when I was 6! I can't possibly take it seriously enough to bet on it. It would be like betting on jacks, or hide and seek.
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January 6th, 2011 at 5:12:21 PM permalink
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Made my buddy wait for about five minutes while I tried to figure where the house edge was.



If you lose a war you lose double, if you win a war you get paid on the original bet and the raise is a push. (I never played it, I remember from reading the WoO site.)
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January 6th, 2011 at 5:20:50 PM permalink
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If you lose a war you lose double, if you win a war you get paid on the original bet and the raise is a push. (I never played it, I remember from reading the WoO site.)



Where I saw it I think you lost the tie-bet but could make a new bet and go to war. Or even in a war you lost the push. Somehow the pushes were involved. Only possible way I could see wanting to play was because Clark Griswold played and you wanted to say you did as well.
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January 7th, 2011 at 4:49:57 AM permalink
I play Casino War. I use it to pass a llittle time. And the scary thing is I actually enjoy it. Saying that, I only get to play it when I go to Vegas, and even then I only play it once in 2 weeks.
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January 7th, 2011 at 5:11:58 AM permalink
I have a new game that is going to be field trialed in Las Vegas in February and it's a Blackjack variation with a 'War' twist.

I'm hoping that 'War' players will like the added action and that Blackjack players will like the fact that they cannot 'bust' in the game.
I'll post some details on the Inventors' Corner nearer the time.

I must admit that I find 'War' rather boring so I'm hoping that this new game, 'Neverbust Blackjack' will provide enough excitement to interest players.
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January 7th, 2011 at 5:25:24 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

Only possible way I could see wanting to play was because Clark Griswold played and you wanted to say you did as well.

"Did as well" ?

Didn't he LOSE?
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January 7th, 2011 at 5:56:59 AM permalink
Yes I played it at The Venetian and Sands in Macau.

Its really simple, no strategy that I can see. The player and dealer both get one card, highest card wins, In the event of a tie, the player can either surrender and lose the bet, or "Go to war". In this case the player and the casino matches the original bet, and the player and dealer both get another card after the dealer has burned 3 cards. Then high card wins. If a tie again, the player wins the whole pot.

Usually the cards are from a 6 deck shoe (no jokers), so no point in card counting.

The chance of the player or dealer winning in the first deal is 46.3% but the house advantage is in the case of the tie.

The golden rule is in the event of a tie, never surrender.

There is the option of a side bet which pays 10:1, the bet being paid if the player and dealer tie. Players can play their own card as well as any other players card if they so desire.

I played the game to kill time waiting for a certain roulette table. Its fast paced, simple and is best when all places at the table are taken.

I had some good runs, from memory double my starting amount in 20 minutes. But its sheer luck in my view.

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