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Five Fun Facts: Video Poker

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What game do you play when you want to put your skills to the test without needing to interact with dealers or players? Video poker, of course! Video poker is a unique game that combines some of the best aspects of table games with the laid-back appeal of slots to create a one-of-a-kind gaming experience that’s perfect for a relaxing trip to the casino. No matter which version you choose to play, video poker offers players an opportunity to sway the odds in their favor with a bit of smart […]

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Five Fun Facts About Poker

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Love playing poker? New to the game? Whatever your level of experience, we bet there are several things you didn’t know about poker. How much are we willing to bet? Not real money, don’t be silly. We’ll let you save that for the real tables. Today’s post is just for fun, literally, as we explore 5 fun facts about poker we bet you didn’t know. Poker was once played with just 20 cards Whether you watch poker on TV, play live, or enjoy online Texas Hold’em, you know that poker […]

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Five Fun Facts: Craps

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The gambling industry is inextricably linked with dice, and no dice game is more common or beloved than craps. You’ll find this simply game in virtually every casino, both land-based and online, around the globe. So, what’s all the fuss about? Well, the game’s low house advantage is a major factor. The fact that craps is a game of pure chance is another selling feature. Also, in land-based casinos, the social experience at the craps table is second-to-none. Think back to almost any TV show or movie that takes place […]

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5 Fun Facts: Amazing Roulette tidbits you never knew

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You already know the difference between American Roulette and the European flavor. And you’ve heard about big Roulette losses that could make your jaw drop. But here at Prism Casino, we’re all about embracing the positive. So today, we’re covering 5 cool Roulette facts you probably never knew. We hope you enjoy them. #1 – Someone once bet $135,000 on a single Roulette spin When I go to Vegas, I have trouble dropping down a $25 chip on a single number. Don’t get me wrong. I love gambling. And I […]

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Five Fun Facts: Blackjack

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In casinos around the world, blackjack reigns supreme as one of the most popular gambling games ever created. It offers the perfect balance of an easy-to-grasp concept and a difficult-to-master strategy that appeals to players of all skill levels. Leaning on its massive presence in pop culture lore, blackjack has developed a reputation as the one game in the casino that can be beaten with the correct techniques, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the game’s overall popularity. Let’s face it; most players don’t […]

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The World’s Greatest Gamblers: Tommy Hyland

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Consistently winning at the casino is no easy feat. Every game on the floor features a house edge that will, statistically, ensure that the casino comes out on top over the long run. However, some games feature a way to sway the odds. In most cases, this sway just makes the house edge slightly lower, but, in the case of blackjack, it can effectively flip the script and give the player a slim advantage. The difficulty in successfully utilizing a card counting strategy is tremendous, as players must successfully combine […]

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The World’s Greatest Gamblers: Stanley Tomchin

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Finding sustainable success in the gambling industry requires dedication and unrelenting confidence. With persistence and a sound strategy, some players have been able to rise to the challenge and take down the house on the way to big winnings, and, among this group, a few special players have been able to successfully transition these results into a career built upon leveraging slim statistical advantages.Over time, these unique gamblers were able to build a legacy for consistently strong play when the pressure was at its highest. These players are among the […]

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The World’s Greatest Gamblers: Billy Walters

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If you want to become a great gambler, you’ll need a unique combination of luck, skill and perseverance. For the majority of people who visit casinos, one or more of these traits is often lacking, but, from time-to-time, a special gambler comes along that is the perfect blend of all three. In this multi-part series, we’re taking a look at some of the casino industry’s most noteworthy winners. These players made the house edge seem like nothing more than a mild annoyance on their way to big winnings over significant […]

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World’s Greatest Gamblers: Chip Reese

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Following this month’s series “World’s Greatest Gamblers” we bring you a tribute to one of the greatest: With the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in full swing and the November 9 just days away from being decided, we can’t help but feel nostalgic about the game of poker. The WSOP is where some of the world’s biggest legends have been crowned and where history has been made. While winning the Main Event is always a big deal, consistent side event wins are also quite significant, primarily when you […]

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The World’s Greatest Gamblers: Cathy Hulbert

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There are plenty of people who will happily tell you that success at the casino is a product of pure, dumb luck, but don’t pay them any attention. While it’s true that luck has a role to play in any successful gambling trip, many games feature an inherent necessity for skill that simply can’t be ignored. To demonstrate this, we’re going to take a look at some of the world’s greatest gamblers in this brand new series. For these intrepid players, winning is second nature, and many have become household […]

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