• How to Handle a $15 Game

    If you play the Strip casinos on weekends you’ll eventually come face-to-face with one of my least favorite animals – the $15 minimum craps game. And if you’re like a lot of players, myself included, you’ll do your best to avoid this anomaly. Oh, it’s not a question of...

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  • The Mathematics of Probability

    Every day thousands of people travel to resort destinations like Las Vegas with dreams of coming away richer. Closer to home, everyday you’ll see people standing in line at the local convenience store to play the lottery. They play the stock market, kick a couple of bucks in the...

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  • Twelve Ways to Win

    One of the many issues recreational gamblers endure is short run bankroll volatility. These are often players with short bankrolls to begin with; guys who step up to a $10 game and buy in for double what they’d buy in for at a $5 game – a whopping $200....

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  • The Games to Play When Craps Turns to Crap

    Let’s face it. It happens to all of us. For one reason or another, skills we’ve developed at home don’t make the transition to the casino. Blame it on variance, bad luck, or something you ate for dinner – sometimes the correct craps play is no craps play. So...

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  • How to Get Discipline When You Don’t Have It

    Okay, let’s get the bad news out of the way first. No one can teach you discipline. It has to come from within. What do I mean by discipline? Simply put, it’s how you manage your emotions at the table. Do you get pissed and start chasing your losses...

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  • The Come Out Game

    In the seminars I do around the country I talk about the fact that there are two distinct sides of the game. The first side is the Come Out game. The second side is the Point Cycle game. New players generally don’t recognize this. Their approach to the game...

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  • Craps Seven Deadly Sins

    I cover this topic in virtually every craps seminar I do. Why? Because every player I know needs to be reminded of the Seven Deadly Sins early and often – and that includes me. What are the Seven Deadly Sins of Craps? Take a look and then think about...

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  • Craps is Like a Box of Chocolates

    Imagine your sweetheart opening that box of candy you gave her – only to discover that someone had eaten all of the chocolates and replaced them with dice. Well, I’ll give you an “E” for effort, but that’s probably not going to win the love of your life over...

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  • How to Take $1000 Home from the Casino

    One of the things my pal Marvin “DiceTrkkr” talks about is learning how not to lose as opposed to learning how to win. That reminded me of this article I wrote for our newsletter way back in February of 2007. The secret is no secret. Buy in for $2000...

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  • When IS the Best Bet NO Bet?

    For many years now players have heard me say “The best bet on a random roller is no bet.” But there are also times when the best bet on a precision shooter – and yes, that may even include YOU – is no bet. Let’s take a stroll through...

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