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Month: January 2019

Signs of a Gambling Problem

Signs of a Gambling Problem

It is very important to know the signs of gambling problem because it may affect other areas of our life like our relationships, health, financial situation and even our work. We usually cannot detect recognizable gambling signs unlike like with alcohol or other drug abuse that you can easily recognize intoxication. Listed below are some signs that may indicate someone is experiencing a gambling problem. 1. You spend more money and time on gambling than you can afford. You gamble…

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Texas Hold`em Part 3

Texas Hold`em Part 3

Never be scared of the straight. If an ace shows on the board (community cards) on the flop and the board shows no pairing, there will always be a straight draw if a player is holding the right two cards. If you spend too much time worrying about a straight beating you, you will be a worrisome player a lot. Always be aware of playing hands that are the top and bottom end of a straight, especially a high straight…

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Better Returns Can Make for Bigger Losses

Better Returns Can Make for Bigger Losses

Dear Mark: If a larger denomination slot machine returns more, then how come when I play at a higher limit, like dollars versus quarters, I end up losing more money? Beth S. Even though the house edge is lower when you play larger-denomination-coin machines, you can also have a greater expected loss. Let’s see why. Using Nevada’s revenue statistics as an example, (the figures from other gaming jurisdictions will be within a percentage point or two) dollar slots pay back…

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