DescriptionEarn comps and avoid big losses
Bet wisely, beat the house, and bring home the bucks!
Crazy about casinos, but worried about losing your shirt? Relax! This hands-on guide is filled with insider secrets and tips for maximizing winnings and minimizing losses in the most popular casino games --blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, slots, and more. You get the scoop on everything from game rules and jargon to making the best bets (and knowing when to quit).
Discover how to
* Understand the odds
* Develop winning strategies
* Avoid gimmicks and bad bets
* Manage your money effectively
* Gamble on the Internet
* Deal with the IRS
Part I: Casino Gambling Basics: Everything You Need to Know to Start.
Chapter 1: Casino Gambling 101: The Inside Scoop.
Chapter 2: Taking a Quick Stroll Through the Casino.
Chapter 3: Probability, Odds, and a Bit of Luck: What You Need to Succeed.
Chapter 4: Managing Your Money in a Casino.
Chapter 5: Minding Your Gambling Manners.
Part II: Conquering the Table Games.
Chapter 6: Will Bluff for Food: Poker.
Chapter 7: The Easiest Game to Beat: Blackjack.
Chapter 8: Rolling the Dice: Craps.
Chapter 9: Spinning Wheel Goes Round n’ Round: Roulette.
Chapter 10: Not Just For High Rollers: Baccarat.
Chapter 11: Tackling the “Riskier” Table Games.
Part III: Beyond the Tables: Slots, Video Poker, Sports Betting, and More.
Chapter 12: Mastering the Machines: Slots.
Chapter 13: Scoring Big in Video Poker.
Chapter 14: Striking the Mother Lode: Keno and Bingo.
Chapter 15: From the Cubs to the Bears: Sports Betting.
Chapter 16: More than Just the Derby: Betting on Horse Racing.
Part IV: Taking Casino Gambling to a Different Level.
Chapter 17: Casino Gambling: Online and in the Comfort of Home.
Chapter 18: The Wild World of Tournaments.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Cool Places to Gamble.
Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Common Casino Gambling Mistakes to Avoid.
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Score Comps.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Important Resources.