Online Gambling – The Games by Kenneth Bateman

A two, three or twelve is an automatic loser on the come-out roll.


Online Gambling – The Games

by: Kenneth Bateman

Online casinos offer a multitude of gambling game options designed to appeal to the adventurous or the conservative player. Face cards are valued at ten and aces at one or eleven at the players option. 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. 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.

Video . 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. Bets are based upon which slot the ball will land when the wheel stops spinning. Blackjack is played against the house, and not other players.

Video Poker

- Texas Hold Em (by far the most popular)

- Omaha

- Seven Card Stud

- Caribbean Poker

- Pineapple


The total value of two dealt cards must not exceed nine. The slot machines reels are lined up on what is known as a payline. The shooter is a winner if point is made on follow up rolls. The hand with the total value closest to nine wins. Keno is one of those games, and is really the casino version of a lottery draw. If the symbols are not aligned in a winning combination, you lose.

Played against the casinos software and not against other players.


A small, marble-like ball is placed into a spinning wheel that has red and black numbered slots. In Keno a computer randomly selects numbers from a group of eighty and the player must guess which group will be chosen.

This article was posted on September 05, 2006

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Literally thousands of betting options. Among the most popular poker games to play online are:



Eleven balls are drawn from a pool of thirty. In poker you are playing against other players, and not against the house. Bingo!

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 right combination of symbols must be aligned with the payline in order to win. Also known as twenty-one as the cumulative total of the face value of the cards cannot exceed twenty one to win. Slots are composed of spinning reels with an assortment of symbols on each reel. Shooter must roll a seven or eleven on the come-out, or first roll to win or establish a point. If a seven is rolled before point is made, the shooter loses. 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.

- Jacks or Better (most popular)

- Deuces Wild

- Jokers Wild

Poker entails examining your hand and guessing what your opponents have

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