Poker, Tips For Beginners

Poker, Tips For Beginners Part 2

Make sure you know all the rules well

Make sure you know all the rules well

In poker, as in any other game, do not do without knowledge of all the rules. To begin with, you need to learn to deal with combinations, to understand “what beats what”. That is, you must understand how 2×2=4, that the flash beats the street, and the full house beats them both. But that’s not all, you have to deal with bets, with opening cards, with side banks, with different formats of tournaments, etc.

There are many different resources for learning in today’s poker world, from books and forums to tutorial videos and handouts analysis. If you prefer to play online, you can start making your first steps in poker with a game of conditional money. There’s no shame in it. We all used to start and learn combinations. And there’s nothing wrong with doing it on tables with conditional money, where you won’t risk anything.

All poker rooms online offer a game with conditional money. There you will get used to the game, you will understand all the rules in detail. But remember that there you can not win real money. And the goal of every professional green carder is to earn poker. So as soon as you understand the basics and feel comfortable, go to the game for real money. Otherwise, you can get stuck on a safe game of conditional chips for a very long time, and lose precious time.

Do not be fond of drawing a dart

There is a bug that is very common with beginners inexperienced players – they love to play dro and are willing to pay a lot for them. Here it is important to understand the concepts of basic poker math, and above all the chances of the bank.
You can only collide your wood hand if the odds of the Pot allow it. That is, your equity (chances to collect a winning hand) should be higher than the current chances of the bank.

Do not play the highsteix

This advice is directly related to the game of bankroll. You need to play as part of your bankroll. But even if you have a big bankroll, you should not go to limits for which you do not have enough experience.

If you are just starting your poker career, I would advise you to start with the lowest limits – both online and offline. Most often online, this limit will be NL2. This game has a maximum buy-in of $2, and the blinds are 1 and 2 cents. You may be bored on such low limits. But this should only give you the incentive to beat this limit faster and go further.

This game will help you form the right poker habits, and above all discipline. If you are inexperienced and with money immediately go to the clouds’ limits, the regulators will be only glad to see you there. But for you it will end quite quickly and sadly. You should not overestimate your strength and abilities. You can’t do without experience, distance and a long work on yourself in poker.

Do not play too many tables at the same time

Do not play too many tables at the same time

Beginner players should not hurry and quickly move to multiteaming. In online multiteibling is very profitable, and thanks to it you can increase your winnings. But for this there is a necessary condition – you must be ready for it.

Each additional table takes away some of your concentration, and you can start making mistakes. So you should start the game with one table. And when you feel confident, comfortable and even a little bored, only then add the next table. Adding tables is also recommended one at a time. So you can gradually get used to the new format of the game, and can stop in time if you feel uncomfortable playing and you will notice some mistakes due to loss of focus.

Understand the importance of the position

Understand the importance of the position

Position is one of the key moments for success in poker. You should try to play as many hands as possible from a position, and then your winnings will grow. When you are the last to make a decision, you have an undeniable advantage – information, and thus you can increase your profit on the course. Information about your opponent’s actions will allow you to take full control of the handouts. You will be able to place a valley or bluff bet. You will be able to check back and see a free card on the next street. You will have everything in your hands.

But your opponent will have to act first and guess exactly what you will do. So try to play a lot of hands from the Button and Cat-offs – from late positions, and be more careful when you do not have a position.

Use poker software

Some poker professionals win without using poker software. But if you are a beginner player and want to take all steps to improve your results, you can not do without poker trackers. Such programs will definitely help you make better decisions, so you should definitely try them.
Poker trackers collect all the necessary information from the handouts you play and convert it into convenient statistics. This will help you generate useful reds on your opponents.

Using HUD becomes just a necessary part of the game if you switch to multiplaying – simultaneous play at several tables. Multiteaming requires many decisions at once, and it will be very difficult for you to keep track of all the events and actions at all tables at once. Using poker software will help you quickly classify your opponents as chips or regulators, and you can build a suitable counter strategy against each of them.

Have fun

Have fun

This advice does not seem serious, but in fact it is very important. You need to learn how to love poker and enjoy the process of playing it. Poker is a fascinating game with different formats (from cash games to tournaments, from heads-up to MTT). You need to find the most suitable format for you, and it is necessary that you like what you do.

In poker there are strong Astrias and Downtrees. Sometimes you will jump with joy, and sometimes you will fall into deep depression. A professional greener plays a lot, and you just won’t be able to play this volume if poker is not for your joy. Your love of the game is what will help you cope with failures and go further, straight to the victories.

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Poker, Tips For Beginners

Poker, Tips For Beginners Part 1

All professionals once were also quite inexperienced.

Basics that you must apply in your game to become a strong player and to succeed.

Sometimes it is difficult for a novice player to understand all the information about poker, which today can be found in the expanses of the Internet. And you just want to find clear, simple, specific tips written in clear language and applicable in real life.

The right start in poker is very important. It is during this period, you will form poker habits and skills, which will be necessary in the future. If you develop the wrong habits in your game. It will be very difficult for you to get rid of them in the future, and they will seriously harm your results on the course. Therefore, in this article we will discuss basic tips for beginners, which will help to organize the right start to a poker career.

Play a small number of hands

Play a small number of hands

For beginners in poker, it is very important to learn to play secretly. That is, you need to play only relatively strong starting hands. What do I mean by “relatively strong hands”?

Here is the basic rule that will help you play cache games for 6 and 9 players:

  • 6max – top 20% of the starting hands
  • 9max – top-15% of starting hands

In order to make it easier for you to understand what are the ranges of 20% and 15% of the starting hands, I will give you an approximate chart here.

That is, in practice, it means that you have to fold 80-85% of the starting hands that you get at the beginning of distribution. This may seem unrealistic, but listen to this advice.

There is a reason why poker beginners are better off keeping a strong secret in the game. If you start playing immediately with a wider range, you will more often find yourself in difficult situations and will have to make difficult decisions. You will be able to get into a situation when you get into a top pair or even a flash, and your opponent will have an older kicker or flash drive.

So accept the fact that at the beginning of your poker career you will have to fold, and do it very often.

Be aggressive with the hands that you are playing

Be aggressive with the hands that you are playing

So, you know an approximate range of starting hands that you are recommended to cast. So how exactly do you need to cast them? The only answer is aggressive.

This means that it is desirable for you to enter the distribution of the races. If you are the first player to enter the distribution after the blinds, do not make a limp, make a raid. I would recommend you to make a 3 BB raid online. And in live poker you can put even more.

Do not let yourself play passively, an aggressive game will help you immediately take control of the distribution in your hands. And then on the flop you will be able to continue your aggression (put a contrabet), and very often you will win the bank without further struggle.

Play against weak poker players

Play against weak poker players

There is the most important key to success in the poker world – look for weaker players and play with them as many distributions as possible. It is often possible to hear phrases like “sweet table”, “profitable game. It means. That there are many weaker players at the table – chips or recreational players, as they are called. These are players who play much more than 20% of the starting hands, some play with “any two”. They also often enter the game with a limp and play post-flop passively.

In poker it is against such opponents you will get the maximum profit, because they constantly make big mistakes. Against experienced mystery rivals you, on the contrary, will receive a profit is much more difficult, because they play thoughtfully and are mistaken much less often.

Therefore it is very important to learn how to search and notice recreational players, and then take advantage of their weaknesses. And this will be helped by Table Selection, which is an essential skill for any poker professional.

Do not get carried away with bluffing

A very important point when playing against weak players is not to bluff in them often. And there is an obvious reason for that – these players love to call, and will often open your bluff even with very weak hands.
If you’ve raided a preflop, you can make a contrabet very often on the flop, and that won’t be a mistake. But if your bet has been collided, you need to be able to stop in time.

You shouldn’t blindly put barrels on the thorn and river, especially if you have nothing at all. Many players spend a lot of money trying to bluff the weaker players. It is very important to have discipline and learn how to just play the check or fudge at all, when you have nothing at all, and you are opposed by the autocolller. So you will lose a lot less and you can win in another hand.

Often put the valleybet

Often put the valleybet

Excellent quality poker – for each yin there is a yang. In other words, there is a plus for every minus. And if weak players are so fond of collating and so it’s almost impossible to bluff against them, there’s a plus – you can always put the valleybet, and they will collate them.
If you are opposed to a recreational player whose favorite action is to call, don’t be afraid to go too far with the valleybet. Often, he will call you by the younger pair and even by the ace-hai. So if you have a top pair or even a middle pair with a strong kicker, it’s time for your volleybet.

Such players will be a great source of profit for you, and this is the main reason why you have to play a lot against weak players. Fishes will play very wide ranges and will gladly pay you for your frequent volleybettes.

Play exclusively as part of your bankroll

Play exclusively as part of your bankroll

This is one of the basic tips for beginners – to play on your bankroll. What is a bankroll, you may ask? It is the total amount of money that you have allocated exclusively for poker. This applies both offline and online.
Personally, I suggest you have at least 20 buy-ins for the game you prefer to play, which means that if you play a $50 buy-in, you should have at least $1,000 at your disposal for your bankroll. There is an obvious reason for this – poker is characterized by the Austrians and Downstrians (so-called swings). There is even a technical term that characterizes the volatility of poker – dispersion. Sometimes you can lose 5 buy-ins in one session.

If your bankroll consisted of only five buy-ins, you would lose all in one session and could not afford to continue the game. This is a common mistake of beginner players to take risks, enter a more expensive game than their bankroll allows and lose everything.

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Internet Сasino

Internet Сasino

Internet casino – a fairly broad concept. Such institutions can provide access to a variety of gambling entertainment: from simple slot machines to roulette, poker or lotteries. Ways of playing also vary significantly. Most often, online casinos provide games on their website, but recently more and more players are using special downloadable clients for computers and laptops, as well as applications for portable devices (phones, tablets, etc.).

The main features of online gambling

The main features of online gambling

Online casinos are fundamentally different from ordinary gaming establishments. The main feature of such entertainment is the use of random number generator to calculate any game results. Slot machines in the hall of ordinary casinos have a similar principle of operation, but the winnings in more classic games: poker, roulette, blackjack, etc. in real institutions depends only on chance.

Demo Games

Another important feature of online casinos is the ability to play slot machines for free and without registration. In classic casinos there is no such opportunity for quite understandable reasons. Their goal is to make money, so playing for free the visitor takes the place of the player for real money. On the Internet there is no problem with the number of seats or a limited range of games. Free game not only does not harm the business, and even significantly increases the interest of customers to the institution.


Today in the world there is a tradition to transfer all game facilities to special “game zones”. Thus, government agencies in many countries are trying to control the activities of gambling business. In this regard, online casinos look more and more promising and convenient type of entertainment. Availability of virtual projects is much higher than in the usual stationary entertainment complexes. Stable access to the Internet is now available to more than 90% of the population of developed countries. Therefore, it is much easier for a gambler to access the Internet casino than to go to a gambling zone.

Threshold of entry into the game online casinos specifically adheres to the low level. Minimum top-up amounts are often set at a few dollars. This allows you to attract a large audience.

High return rate

Each slot machine of the casino has a fixed percentage of funds returned to players. It varies depending on the manufacturer of the game. In ordinary institutions it rarely reaches 95%, but for online casinos this figure is considered to be the minimum.

Bonuses and other types of incentives

The specificity of virtual institutions allows them to offer various deposit or non-deposit bonuses and coupons. Also bonuses can take the form of a cacheback (refund of part or all of the money spent on the game for a certain period) or a one-time payment.

Particular attention worthy of lotteries online casinos. This is one of the most common types of attracting customers. Due to the high turnover of funds, many large online resources regularly raffle prizes for millions of dollars. This phenomenon looks like an unnecessary waste, but in fact, by attracting a large number of new customers, many times pays off the costs.

How online gambling works

How online gambling works

In classic gambling such as baccarat, poker, roulette and even lotto, the result depends on a huge number of objective factors. For example, distribution in poker depends on quality of shuffling of cards, their casual distribution in a deck, sequence of distribution and many other things. Slot machines in online casinos work on a completely different principle. All slot results are generated by a special program – random number generator.

Video slots offline gaming institutions and online casino machines work on a similar scheme. Manufacturers embed in them their own random number generator, which constantly produce sets of completely random values. The program performs millions of operations per second and never stops. The product of its activity is a sequence of 64 numbers. At the moment when the “Spin” button is pressed on a slot, the program selects the currently generated row and already processes it to display the results.

Further processing of data by the random number generator is no less important for the player than the set of numbers generated by the generator. The point is that 64 values are often too many for slot machines. Most of them use only a few numerical results. So, for example, roulette gives the user only 1 number behind the back. That is why a series of numbers generator random numbers superimposed on a special matrix, which determines the result.

For example, a slot contains 3 reels of 3 rows of characters. For each reel, a random number generator will give you its own sequence of numbers. The program needs to select only 3 values, so it will be checked against the drop-down matrix. In the matrix, each character is assigned a certain position. In this case, because the pictures in the slot are less than 64, some people get more positions, respectively, and a greater chance of falling out. For example, the scatter and the “wild” symbol of classic slots will have only 1 position, while the “cheapest” signs will get 2 or 3 chances to hit the screen. Thus the slot matrix has a direct impact on its rate of return.

Unfair online casinos change the matrix in the source code of the machines themselves, thus lowering the rate of return. That is why it is important for players to pay attention to the availability of certificates of independent centers to check gambling software on the Internet casino website. It is also worth playing on slots of well-known manufacturers, as their products have the highest level of protection against hacking.

How did online casinos come into being

How did online casinos come into being

First appearance

The first platform for network gaming business was developed by Microgaming in 1994. Immediately after its release, the State of Antigua and Barbuda passed a bill that allowed for the licensing of online gambling. These two events gave birth to the virtual gaming business.

Together with Microgaming, the pioneer of online gambling industry is Criptologic. Criptologic was one of the first companies to develop special online applications and games. In 1999, they were joined by the famous developer Playtech.

Further development

Initially, the industry developed through betting offices and virtual counterparts of popular casinos. However, in 1998, there was another surge of user activity, which led to the emergence of a huge number of exclusively virtual projects. The reason for the boom was the development and widespread introduction of the “progressive jackpot” concept. Its essence was that some of the money lost by users was accumulated and issued as a jackpot. The amount of such winnings grew very rapidly and reached astronomical proportions, attracting the attention of an increasing number of gambling public.

Since 2001, gambling on the Internet has become one of the most promising and highly profitable. Competition between game software producers has increased significantly. This has played into the hands of users. The assortment of games has significantly increased and the quality has improved. Moreover, new gambling platforms generated more and more progressive jackpots. If in 2001 the maximum win was 415 thousand dollars, in 2002 the lucky player received 1.5 million dollars. To date, the amount of payments on the largest jackpots reaches 10,000,000 dollars.

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Blackjack players’ shiks, tips for the right game

According to Blackjack theory, whole books are written, and in one article it is impossible to give recommendations that will turn a beginner into a professional who regularly makes a profit. But ignoring the following tips in the shortest possible time will lead to the loss of the whole bankroll.

In Blackjack, as in any other gambling game, there are certain rules that it is desirable to follow in order to defeat your opponents. After all, in another case, the chances of winning an online casino will be simply miserable. In addition, it is very important to avoid popular mistakes in this game. What are the most common mistakes made by blackjack players? For your convenience, we have collected them in this article.

Don’t follow the cards

Don't follow the cards

Players who decide to just have fun playing blackjack often do not pay any attention to the types of cards on the table, as well as their total number. Yes, the vast majority of errors in this gambling fun happen because of the strong inattention of participants. So, if you do not pay attention to the ratio of small and large cards after each shuffle, you can simply forget about reasonable bets. Chances to win, as a rule, are determined in the first rounds. That’s why if at this stage you can see a lot of aces and a dozen, then you shouldn’t make big bets at once.

Play without knowing all the rules

All entertainment in the casino has rules. So before you start a certain game it is very important to know its official rules. The same goes for blackjack. When can I double it after splitting? Will the dealer stop at seventeen points or more? Is it possible to just give up in this case?

Play with shuffle machines

As a rule, such a machine contains five or four decks of cards. It collects the dropped cards from one or more rounds and systematically mixes them. Thus, the chances of winning the casino are increased and the player is reduced. Therefore in any case game with traditional shufflers for two or one deck is more preferable.

Place additional bets

Place additional bets

What are the other major errors when playing blackjack? Making additional bets, which cost only one dollar and can be of different types, is quite an attractive opportunity for beginner amateurs. However, it is important to understand that even if a player wins a number of additional bets, he will lose more. After all, the advantage in the game in this case is on the side of the gambling establishment. Since the additional bets, compared to the usual chances, do not cost much, the player feels tempted to continue betting, without paying attention to his losses.

In the end, the user loses all his money. This trick was invented solely to increase the profits of online casinos.

To believe that blackjack is a real team game

It may well seem to you that blackjack is such a card team game. That’s why everybody should work together at the table to be able to defeat the insidious dealer. To think in such a way is a dangerous mistake. Therefore, it is worth playing only according to the basic strategy.

Not to understand the difference in payments 3:2 and 6:5.

Often players simply do not see any difference between receiving a payout 6:5 or 3:2. Currently, online casinos offer a 6:5 payment in Blackjack with only one deck. The difficulty in playing the game with 6:5 payment is not just that you will get a little less money in this case. It also increases the chances of the institution by almost 1.5%. That is, it is desirable in any case to avoid such a game if you expect to win.

Fall into excitement

Fall into excitement

If we talk about the main mistakes when playing blackjack, we can’t help but mentioning too much and uncontrolled gambling. Individual players, whose attention is fully absorbed by the atmosphere of a gambling establishment, flaunt the love of great risk. They put much more than they can afford, and play only because they came here for the game, not for the winnings. You can win a card game of blackjack, but for this it is important to remember what you are playing for. It is not worth playing just for the impression of other players.

At the beginning of the game you should keep your own bets on the minimum. If you are lucky enough to win several bets in a row, you should not imagine yourself invincible. If all your money will be lost, it is important to deny yourself a trip to the ATM to continue the game. It is necessary to accept the fact that today is not your day.

And now a few tips for a beginner on the game itself:

Wrongly chosen casino

Different institutions vary the rules, which affects the probability of winning the client.

Increases the chances of the player:

  • maximum allowed number of respirates;
  • possibility to double the bet on any two cards;
  • a ban for the dealer to take on soft cards.

Decreases the chances:

  • Increases the number of decks in the shuzes;
  • a ban on surrender if the dealer has dozens or aces;
  • impossibility to play double after split.

By these criteria, you should choose a casino with the most loyal to the visitor conditions. And most importantly – do not even consider participating in the game, if the payment for Black Jack is less than 3:2 (some institutions practice 6 to 5, and this is what brings them the most serious advantage).

Avoid games using a random number sensor (almost all online offers). Reasons:

  • The unreality of controlling the device;
  • the uselessness of card counting.

Train for free. By joining an online casino you can play blackjack without a deposit, just for the sake of experience. This will allow you to test and improve your skills and invest real money only when you are confident in yourself.

Playing blackjack with a live dealer

Try not to make an insurance bet when the dealer has an Ace card open. The insurance rate has a negative expectation and makes sense only for professional blackjack players who count cards.

And finally, give preference to playing blackjack in a land casino or playing with a live dealer. When playing Blackjack with a live dealer, you will be able to track every step of the game. Do not surrender your fate to a soulless machine.

Roulette and how to play it

Roulette and how to play it?

General Info

In European roulette, the wheel consists of 37 sectors numbered from 0 (zero) to 36, which means that you have a better chance of winning than in roulette varieties with more sectors, such as American roulette.

The betting table is divided into two parts, inner and outer, and you can bet on each of them different types of roulette.

The inner part is for betting on individual numbers or groups of up to 6 numbers located next to each other in the betting table.

The outer part is for betting on big or small numbers, odd or even, red or black (18 numbers each). Groups of 12 rooms (three “columns” and three “dozens”) are also available for betting here.

General Info about roulette

In addition, there are additional bets on groups of 7 to 17 rooms. They are placed on different segments of the wheel, but you can place your bets with a single click on the “rarestrake” – part of the roulette table, which shows the real wheel with the numbers in the same order as on the wheel, rather than in the order as in the table of bets.

Rules of the game

After you sit down at the table, you need to choose the color of chips for this session. The client program allows you to quickly select the face value and number of chips to bet.

For a beginner, roulette bets may seem difficult, as different players place their bets differently. But in fact the betting rules are quite simple.

You can bet on any number or group of numbers using internal and external bets. It is important to remember that any external bet, as well as the sum of all internal bets, must be at least the minimum set for the table. At the same time, external and internal bets are placed independently of each other, and therefore the minimum requirement must be met for them.

Rules of the game

If your bet wins, the original bet is returned to your account and you get the winnings depending on what you have bet on (see table below). If your bet loses, you lose it.

Our client program automatically checks the betting amount and will not let you place a bet less than the minimum bet. Therefore, if you have chosen a bet less than the minimum, you will automatically place a minimum bet by clicking the place for the first time.

The program summarizes all internal bets and makes sure that the minimum betting condition is met. If the minimum bet is not reached, these bets will be deleted when the wheel is started (when the time allowed for betting expires).

If you play at a multiplayer table, only bets that have been placed within the allotted time will be placed. On tables for one player you need to confirm your bets and then press the “Spin” button.

Rate#’sPayment ratio
Straight135 to 1
Divide (split)217 to 1
Street311 to 1
Angle48 to 1
Line65 to 1
Internal roulette bets wins

Winnings at external roulette rates

RateNumbersPayment ratio
Red181 to 1
Black181 to 1
Odds181 to 1
Chet181 to 1
Small (1-18) 181 to 1
Large(19-36) 181 to 1
1, 2 or 3 dozen122 to 1
1st, 2nd or 3rd column122 to 1

Racetrack and bets

Racetrack and bets on 2 rooms (split)

There are other ways to place a bet, including a table area called “raisterek”. This is part of the roulette table, which is a wheel with numbers in the same order as the wheel itself. You can click on one of the numbers to place a bet. You may also place a bet on two adjacent numbers.

With the help of a roulette table you can make four more special bets, which will automatically make the corresponding bets on the table of bets.

RateCost in chipsNumbersDistribution
Voisins du Zero (Zero neighbors)9 chips170/2/3 (2 chips), 4/7, 12/15, 18/21, 19/22, 25/26/28/29 (2 chips), 32/35
Tiers du Cylindre (opposite 0, sector 3 wheel)6 chips125/8, 10/11, 13/16, 23/24, 27/30, 33/36
Orphelins Plein (for private rooms)8 chips81, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 31, 34
Zero4 chips70/3, 12/15, 26, 32/35

Bets on two adjacent numbers (split), having one color (black or red) in the betting table, can be made with one action using the controls located near the raid.

Red next to each other (4 bets)Black next to each other (7 bets)

Betting Restrictions

Most of the casinos around the world that play European roulette have general betting restrictions. In this case, for external and internal bets are often set different minimums and maximums.

The maximum external bet, indicated on the table, means the maximum amount that can be bet on each external betting position. The total maximum is not set.

Maximum internal bet, indicated on the table, means the maximum amount that can be bet on one number (direct bet).

Betting Restrictions

For other types of internal bets (split, line, street, etc.), set its own maximum, which depends on the maximum rate per room. The general rule is as follows: the more rooms you cover with a bet, the higher the limit. For example, a direct bet covers 1 number, and its maximum size is 25 chips. Split covers 2 numbers, so the maximum bet is twice as big – 50 chips. Street covers 3 numbers, so the maximum bet is 75 chips, etc.

For example, if the maximum bet on one number is 25 chips, you can place up to 40 bets on or around 25 chips, for example, such a number in the middle column as 17 (straight bet (1), 4 split (8), 1 street (3), 4 corners (16) and two lines (12)), betting a total of 1,000 chips.

Facility’s Advantage

The advantage of an institution (house edge) is the difference between true chances and winnings. In European roulette this value is 2.70%.

The advantage of the facility in American roulette is 5.26%. The advantage of the facility for betting on 5 lines in American roulette is 7.89%.

Facility's Advantage

Saved rates

At single player tables you can save your favorite bets so that you can then quickly and easily make certain combinations of bets. Click “Save Current Bets” to add it to your favorites list. Saved bets can be managed from the “My bets” menu.

Multiplayer Tables

That’s why we offer roulette tables for several players, at which you can meet friends and have fun together. Multiplayer roulette tables turn an online game into an interactive entertainment that is almost no different from a game in a regular casino.

Online Roulette, types

Online Roulette, types

Roulette Rules

Roulette has been played for several hundred years, and in the form in which we know it, we started playing it in Paris in the 18th century. Over time, the game has evolved and took a firm place in all modern casinos. Once the roulette wheel consisted of 31 sectors, and now it is 37 sectors in Europe and 38 in the United States, so your chances of winning depend on which side of the Atlantic you play.


The betting table is divided into two parts – internal and external, and on each of them you can make different types of bets.

The inner part is intended for bets on individual numbers or groups of up to 6 numbers located next to each other in the betting table.

The outer part is for betting on big or small numbers, odd or even, red or black (18 numbers each). Groups of 12 rooms (three “columns” and three “dozens”) are also available for betting here.

In addition, there are additional bets on groups of 7 to 17 rooms. They are placed on different segments of the wheel, but you can place your bets with a single click on the “rarestrake” – part of the roulette table, which shows the real wheel with the numbers in the same order as on the wheel, rather than in the order as in the table of bets.

Roulette varieties in online casino

Roulette varieties

Roulette – the most popular game of the gambling type. In recent years, there are many varieties of it, so you can quickly get confused. Despite the abundance of options, in fact there are only a few basic species from which all other varieties. These key types of roulette in the casino are described below.


This is one of the oldest varieties of this game, which, however, has not lost its popularity. It is from it other varieties have received their development. The French variant is characterized by the following:

  • This option does not use cash, only chips or special tokens that can be exchanged for money at a later date;
  • this roulette requires you to remember all types of bets very carefully, otherwise it will be extremely difficult to play. This is due to the fact that all the names are pronounced in French (in very rare cases, English terminology is used, which greatly facilitates the game);
  • when choosing a table, you should pay attention to the table of limits, it is this table that determines the minimum and maximum possible bets;
  • external and internal type bets are allowed to be placed by the players themselves, while the oral type can only be placed by the croupier after the player has made an announcement;
  • if the sector zero falls out, one of the two options comes up with bets on equal chances:
  • all of them shall be placed on the field until the next draw. If the zero sector falls out again or the bets lose, the income goes to the casino. If they win, the players get a refund without paying the winnings;
  • half of the stake is returned to the players.
  • French Roulette at the Casino


The European version of this game is similar to French, the main difference that pleases many players is that this version uses English terminology, which greatly facilitates the game, because this language is international. In other words, the rules are similar and the essence is to guess one of the 37 numbers. Features of this version of the game:

  • casino price tags are used;
  • payment of bets is made with the largest, not the smallest;
  • equal odds bets similar to French roulette: the first option with them – they are “locked” until the next draw and are lost if you lose or fall another zero. The second option – they are returned to the players at 50% value.
  • European roulette in the casino


American is close to the previous versions of the game and has similar principles. Of the individual features it is worth noting the following:

  • There are two zero numbers in this game: 0 and 00;
  • the general location of the rooms is slightly different from the previous versions of the game (French and European versions);
  • up to three croupiers may be at one table. The exact number depends on the total number of players at the selected table, i.e. the workload of the table. If there are several croupiers, they distribute the duties among themselves in an arbitrary order. The player only needs to know that the chips are exchanged only with the dealer who stands behind the wheel;
  • price chips are not used for the game, for bets are used special tokens of different colors. In the game each player at the table will have its own color tokens;
  • there are no bets of oral type in American roulette;
  • the players make bets on the field of play on their own, the croupier may do it instead at their personal request. Or the croupier may intervene in the process if a player performs incorrect actions;
  • tokens are collected by hands while in other kinds of game the collection is carried out by means of a special blade because of which the game is essentially slower;
  • payments are made from the lowest rate and further on increase.
  • American roulette in the casino
  • In American Roulette there are two sectors “0” and “00”.

Now you know the main types of roulette, which are popular in casinos, as well as some of their features. In fact, there are a lot more varieties in the world, but all of them are based on one of these three, and follow common principles.

Types of roulette online

In addition to the main types of roulette, there are other, less known varieties with a mass of bonuses and advantages. These include:

  • additional cells that increase the rate to × 500 – Mystery Roulette × 38 (presented by the developer Novomatic);
  • unusual slots, when hitting the ball on which you can play an additional game on the bonus system Triple Bonus Spin and Double Bonuspin (implemented by ITG);
  • thematic roulette with a cell for the bonus game, for example, based on Marvel Roulette comics (from the creator Playtech).
Online Roulette
Dice in casinos

Dice in Casinos

What are Dice?

Dice are the basis of the game of sik bo or craps, so the choice of this seemingly simple object should be approached with all responsibility. You will not feel full pleasure from game if you use poor quality dice. And when it comes to gambling for money, here the use of inappropriate dice is tantamount to fraud.

Even in ancient times, gambling dice were made as works of art. Crystal, amber, peach bones and other improvised materials were used for making them. Nowadays, unpretentious plastic or wood is used.

Historically, the game of dice somehow did not take root in the post-Soviet space, so in our country can not produce beautiful and high-quality dice. In addition to aesthetic unattractiveness, these dice have an uneven seam. Often, the bones are produced fully square without rounded corners. Such bones do not roll and are not suitable for playing even in the circle of friends, not to mention gambling establishments.

Fortunately, in the modern age of high technology, high-quality bones, made by European technologies, can be purchased through the Internet, will deliver them directly to your home. My old friend once had a chance to buy collectible bones at a similar price. So I think, if you look well, you can find what you need, and at a very low price.

The good dice for casino games are always handmade in strict accordance with the standards. The error is no more than 0.0013cm. Such dice are quite expensive and a simple player does not need them, unless you are an aesthete or owner of a private gambling house.

For home use, ordinary bones with rounded corners are enough

By the way, our idea of dice as hexagonal dice with dots is very limited. Fans of desktop warheims use hexagonal dice. And hardcore fans are familiar with dice with 10 or even 20 faces. In addition, on these faces instead of numbers there may be different designations, such as time of day (day, night) or year (winter, spring, summer, autumn), weather conditions (sun, rain), various runes and the like.

Etiquette when playing dice in a casino

Etiquette. Yes, nowhere without this simple French word. Imagine that in the game of dice there is also etiquette, and in this type of casino games it plays a primary role due to the extensive communication between the dealer and players.

Let me tell you about the rules of etiquette, which I know about myself. And you, if you remember something, will share it.

When buying chips, do not try to give the dealer cash in hand. Put the money in a specially allocated place on the table and ask to “just exchange” it. Also remember that the dealer is forbidden not only to take cash from your hands, but also to give the exchanged chips to your hands. Wait until the dealer exchanges money for chips, and take the proper stack from the table.

Although some bets in the game of dice can be made by yourself, do not rush to do so always. Carefully study the rules of the game, and in cases when you can’t bet on your own, ask the dealer to do it politely, previously putting the necessary amount of chips on the table and then take your hands off the table. Put your hands off the table so that you will not be accused of stealing. Some “smart” players, you know, steal chips from their own opponents until they see. So your hands should always be in the sight of the casino staff, but do not touch the cloth.


When you roll your own dice, you should roll them to the opposite side of the table. And you should not roll the bones on the surface of the table, but throw them in the air.

When the bones are in a “suspended” state, do not let your emotions go overboard.

A few funny stories when playing dice:

154 consecutive batches

In the first story the chances to win were 1 to 1.56 trillion. Once, an elderly lady Patricia Demauro stopped by the Atlantic City Casino in the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, deciding to play dice. She had $100 in her pocket. Before this case, Patricia tried to play dice only once in her life, but, tired of slot machines, she took an orange cube and threw “for luck”.

After 4 hours and 18 minutes Demauro not only won all 154 games, but also broke the world record for the longest game of dice and the longest consecutive win. The woman chose to keep the winning amount a secret, but experts suggest that this is hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions. This is what luck means.

From victory to deportation

Many have heard the sad stories that happened to the players after they cashed their winnings. In the case of an Arizona resident, the problems began almost simultaneously with winning the jackpot at a local casino. The woman was happy to go to pick up her prize, but was asked to show her passport, which she did not have. A further survey revealed that she was in the United States illegally. The woman was not only denied a prize, but was also deported back to Mexico. Conclusion: Take care of legal identification to avoid such problems.

300,000 FedEx employees owe their jobs to the gemblings

Today, FedEx employs 300,000 people around the world. The transport company’s capital growth is $33 billion, and the personal assets of its founder and CEO, Fred Smith, are $2.1 billion.

If it weren’t for the blackjack party, the multi-billion dollar company might not have existed at all. In 1973, the company had $5000 in its bank account and $24,000 in debt. Thinking about imminent bankruptcy, Fred Smith decided to take the last money and try his luck in Vegas. Here, after the party, $5,000 turned into blackjack, and the amount was $27,000. It was on this day that Smith took the first step, which turned him into one of the richest people in the world.

Funny stories


For people who just want to start gambling, it is difficult enough to learn how to earn money in this difficult way. They make a lot of mistakes trying to fool the system, and as a result they are left with nothing. Therefore, it is worth knowing that the game of slots does not depend on you, the machine produces the result itself and you can not radically affect it in any way.

Casino Tips

Casinos offer a variety of games to captivate everyone – and those who dream of breaking the jackpot, and those who just want to have a good night.

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, it is important to know the useful tricks that will help you spend time in the casino with pleasure and get more winnings.

Some players will manage to make a big score, but the vast majority of them won’t. In the long term, the casino will win, because this is how these games work.

However, in any game there are different strategic techniques that can be used to increase the chances of winning. Here are our main casino gameplay tips for beginners.

Tips for playing the slot machines

Slot machines are the simplest and most popular type of casino gambling.

The gambling process is simple: click the button, win or lose, repeat.

Most of the casino profits (70% or more of the total profit from gambling) is the profit from slot machines.

How does it work?

The average expected profit for casinos on slots varies from place to place, but is usually around 10%.

Everything here is built on pure luck, as opposed to games with predicted outcomes, such as blackjack or poker. On slots, the result is determined by a computer program called a random number generator.

When you click on the start button, a numerical combination is generated. It determines which symbols will be shown and whether it is a win or lose.
No matter what you are told, there is no winning strategy on slot machines, although there are recommendations that should be kept in mind.

Strategies for playing on slots

Consider some strategic techniques that make sense to use to increase your chances of winning money.


1) Play on fixed payments

With a fixed payout there is a better chance of winning than playing on progressive machines with accumulating jackpots.
Because of the huge number of people who want to win one big jackpot, your chances of winning in a progressive slot machine are reduced. This also applies to the chances of smaller amounts.

2) Avoid video slots

Compared to conventional machines, video slots are paid much less; the difference is up to 5% of the refund amount. At first glance it seems to be small things, but in fact it’s a lot of money for slots.

3) Choose games with the smallest jackpots

The smaller the jackpot, the easier it is to win it, so your chances of leaving the casino as a winner increase.

Tips for board games

When visiting the casino it is important to remember that some games you will definitely lose. No matter how capable and experienced you are, the casino is responsible for the chances of winning.

Board Games

First of all, you have to decide beforehand how much money you can afford to spend in the casino, and take cash with you exactly this amount, no more.

If you have lost all the cash you brought with you, go away. Then you will not expose yourself to financial risks just because of the night at the casino.

Secondly, read and remember the strategic tips below to practice the game, increase your winnings and gain experience.

Table games

Basic strategies for board games

To have an advantage over a casino, read the basic rules below.

Table games
1) Keep track of the time
When entering a real casino, please note that there are no watches or windows in the room. Such establishments are designed to ensure that the player lost track of time and played as long as possible.
For the same reason in some casinos the croupier is prohibited to wear a watch. In this regard, it makes sense to wait until you win some money, to know the time and to leave.
2) Do not play Keno
If you expect to earn money, it is better to stay away from Keno, because the chances of winning are negligible. In some places, casino profits are 35%.
No player has ever had all 20 numbers matching the 20 numbers selected on the ticket, so winning is catastrophically unlikely.
3) Keep an eye on the award
In some casinos with board games, sexy girls in bikinis have recently been working as croupiers.
This kind of casino is also called “low-grade parties”, because at first glance they look like a casino in Vegas with free alcohol and beautiful women, and in fact in most cases the expected profit of such casinos doubles. So always go to ordinary, classic casinos.
4) When playing roulette
Always bet on a tiny chance, whether it’s red/black, odd/even, above/below, column or dozen. The winnings will be insignificant, but they will help you win the game as a whole.
Moreover, the gambling house will always arrange a profit on roulette even at 5%. You have a better chance of winning in the short term, but if you play roulette without stopping, the casino will eventually take away all the tokens. So if you win, stop.
5) Do not drink
Alcohol dulls the senses and clouds the mind, which is why the casino constantly offers free alcohol. Avoid drinking alcohol and it is better to just focus on enjoying the winnings.
6) Tips for Texas Hold’em and Omaha
If you play this type of board games, it is important for you to hide all your emotions and play with a stone face. If you do not show your real feelings, your chances to bluff will increase.
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