Gambling for Dummies

Gambling for Dummies

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Features expert tips to get lady luck on your side Packed with super strategies for beating the odds You love winning, right? Well, this handy guide is filled with gambling secrets and informative tips to help you play your way to the top. From playing poker, the lottery, and casino games such as blackjack and craps to horse racing and Internet gambling, this essential reference is your key to lady luck! So roll up your sleeves and get ready to break the bank! Discover how to:Earn comps Develop winning strategies Minimize losses and maximize winnings Gamble on the Internet Deal with the IRS The Dummies Way Test your luck at Bally's Casino at the Winning For Dummies slot machine! While you try your hand at winning the jackpot, receive tips and cartoons from a variety of Dummies topics, such as cooking, travel, dating, golf, and how to spend your earnings. Get smart! @www dummies.comFind listings of all our books.Create your own personalized book with Hungry Minds a la Carte .Sign up for daily eTips at www
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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 22mm | 557.92g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553607
  • 9780764553608

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Learning the Basics and Doing the Math. Chapter 1: Understanding Basic Gambling Principles. Chapter 2: Luck, Odds, and Probabilities: You Gotta Know This Stuff. PART II: Games you Can Win. Chapter 3: Playing Poker in a Casino. Chapter 4: Video Poker: The Oddball Offspring of the Slot Machine and Poker. Chapter 5: Blackjack: The "21 Club". Chapter 6: Sports Betting: Toeing the Line. Chapter 7: Horse Racing: Handicapping the Thoroughbreds. PART III: Games you Can't Beat. Chapter 8: Slot Machines: Looking for Magic Bullets. Chapter 9: Craps: Lucky 7 or Unlucky 7. Chapter 10: Roulette: Spinning the Wheel. Chapter 11: Baccarat: Nine Tonight. Chapter 12: Keno. Chapter 13: Lotteries: Popular and Big Business. Chapter 14: All Those "Other" Casino Games. PART IV: A Gambler's Guide to Gaming. Chapter 15: Internet Gambling: Uncharted Territory in the Virtual Beyond. Chapter 16: Just Winging It: Comps. Chapter 17: Gambling and the Law: Jailbirds Can't Fly. Chapter 18: Gambling and the IRS: Telling Uncle Sam. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: The Ten Best Bets in a Casino. Chapter 20: Ten Bad Bets in the Casino. Chapter 21: Ten Things You Can Do Besides Gamble in Gaming Destinations. Index.
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About Richard Harroch

Richard Harroch, a lawyer and avid poker player, and Lou Krieger, a columnist for Card Player Magazine, are co-authors of Poker For Dummies. Arthur Reber is author of The New Gambler's Bible.
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