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Gambling For Dummies

Gambling For Dummies

by Richard D. Harroch, Lou Krieger, Arthur Reber
     
 
Gambling has been around since the dawn of civilization, and its evidence can be found in practically all societies throughout history. Today, millions of people around the world enjoy gambling—and so can you! You can sit down in a casino and play blackjack or just walk to the corner store and buy a lottery ticket. If you love winning and you’re feeling

Overview

Gambling has been around since the dawn of civilization, and its evidence can be found in practically all societies throughout history. Today, millions of people around the world enjoy gambling—and so can you! You can sit down in a casino and play blackjack or just walk to the corner store and buy a lottery ticket. If you love winning and you’re feeling lucky, this is your chance to become a real “player.”

Whether you’re new to the world of gambling or want to improve your already formidable skills, Gambling for Dummies can show you how to make the right bets in any almost any situation. It doesn’t matter if you like to play in casinos or prefer to play the horses, this book has everything you need to beat the odds.Gambling for Dummies covers virtually every aspect of this vast and wondrous enterprise. It explains the basic rules of many of the popular casino games, offers a sound strategic approach to gambling in general, and provides an overview of the odds you need to know to make informed decisions about the kinds of wagers to make. 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. You’ll also discover how to:

  • Play poker, roulette, baccarat, keno, and other casino games
  • Bet on football, basketball, and baseball
  • Developing winning strategies
  • Earn “comps” at casinos
  • Minimize losses and maximize winnings
  • Stretch your bankroll
  • Deal with the way state and federal governments view the tax status of gamblers and gambling winnings
  • Gamble on the Internet
Filled with gambling secrets and informative tips, this handy guide will help you play your way to the top.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764553608
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2001
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

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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