Online Gambling – The Games by Kenneth Bateman

The shooter is a winner if point is made on follow up rolls. Keno is one of those games, and is really the casino version of a lottery draw. Face cards are valued at ten and aces at one or eleven at the players option. If the symbols are not aligned in a winning combination, you lose.


Also known as “twenty-one” as the cumulative total of the face value of the cards cannot exceed twenty one to win. There are countless books and online sites detailing game rules, strategies, etc., and it is suggested the player take advantage of these before attempting to play for money.

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Poker entails examining your hand and guessing what your opponents have. In Keno a computer randomly selects numbers from a group of eighty and the player must guess which group will be chosen.

- Jacks or Better (most popular)


- Joker’s Wild

Eleven balls are drawn from a pool of thirty. The following is an overview of some of the more popular online games, both multi-player and single player, and is not intended to be a tutorial. Shooter must roll a seven or eleven on the come-out, or first roll to win or establish a point.

A small, marble-like ball is placed into a spinning wheel that has red and black numbered slots. Low house edge is of advantage to the player.


As you would expect, games of pure chance, with no skills required by the player offer terrible odds. In poker you are playing against other players, and not against the house. Bingo!


- Pineapple

Slots are the most popular of the no skills required online casino games, and is a veritable cash cow for the casinos, with the odds firmly stacked in favor of the house. The hand with the total value closest to nine wins. Slots are composed of spinning reels with an assortment of symbols on each reel. The slot machine’s reels are lined up on what is known as a payline. Among the many sub-categories of betting on roulette are: betting on which color the ball will land, betting on any one of the three columns on the roulette table, or betting on a specific set of twelve numbers.


Literally thousands of betting options. Blackjack is played against the house, and not other players.

Online Gambling – The Games

 by: Kenneth Bateman

This article was posted on September 05, 2006

- Omaha

Online casinos offer a multitude of gambling game options designed to appeal to the adventurous or the conservative player. The right combination of symbols must be aligned with the payline in order to win. Among the most popular poker games to play online are:

- Deuces Wild . If a seven is rolled before point is made, the shooter loses. A two, three or twelve is an automatic loser on the come-out roll.



Video Poker

- Seven Card Stud

- Texas Hold ‘Em (by far the most popular)


Played against the casino’s software and not against other players.

- Caribbean Poker

The total value of two dealt cards must not exceed nine. Bets are based upon which slot the ball will land when the wheel stops spinning

Amelia Woodward

Amelia Woodward

Hopefully you will now be less likely to fall for a system that doesn't work. There are systems that can and will bring you rewards but it is imperative that you know what you are buying first.
Amelia Woodward

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