We’re coming up on the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E). This expo and conference has panel discussions on the casino business. It’s also a venue for gaming manufacturers to show off their new games to casinos. While this largest gaming expo of the year, there are other smaller shows where gaming manufacturers present their games …
We tend to look at the largest casino markets when talking about gambling. Las Vegas and Atlantic City are the most popular casino markets. However, there are plenty of states with casinos located throughout the territory. States like Pennsylvania and California offer blackjack games in casinos located all over their respective state.
This is a busy month for gamblers in Indiana. This year, sports betting became legal in Indiana on September 1. There are sportsbooks are opening throughout the state. However, there’s more gambling coming to the Hoosier state. Next year blackjack will be available in more locations thanks to House Bill 1051 (click more to see entire …
I was introduced to Free Bet Blackjack over the summer. I’m skeptical about all blackjack variants and approached the game gingerly. After a few hands of Free Bet Blackjack, I was hooked! The low rolling session was just about break-even but my eyes were opened to a different blackjack game that’s available in most casinos.
The majority of blackjack players aren’t professionals or advanced players. When most people visit a casino and drop some money on the blackjack table, it’s because they want to have fun. I resemble that remark to an extent. Playing blackjack can be fun when at a table with friends and other fun people.
Not all casino guests have the same habits. For example, Stadium Gaming doesn’t work at every casino. However, when the electronic table games work – they can really work. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is a great example of a property where stadium gaming is thriving.
This is the news section of a website dedicated to blackjack. We often cover new blackjack variations that are landing in casinos. We’ll discuss another new blackjack game being tested at Rio in Las Vegas shortly. I want to address something important for players regarding new casino games.
There are only so many ways casinos can increase the house edge in a blackjack game before people stop playing. Gaming manufacturers understand this and continue to introduce new ways for casino operators to increase blackjack revenue. Casino operators love side bets because they help increase revenue.
Blackjack players are always looking for an advantage. The easiest way is to find a game that pays 3:2 when a player is dealt a natural blackjack. The 6:5 blackjack game has a much higher house edge. The house edge is even larger when a player doesn’t play with perfect basic strategy.
Blackjack is one of the most fun games in the casino. The pace of the game is fast enough so there’s always action. At the same time, the pace is slow enough for idle chatter between new and old friends. The social part of blackjack is a major part of the appeal of the game for many recreational gamblers.