EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BOOK ON YAHTZEE
Advantage Yahtzee by Olaf Vancura
Buried within this seemingly simple game is a mathematical puzzle so complex, the game has long been considered unsolvable by the mathematical world. But now the code has been broken and an optimal strategy has been discovered for playing Yahtzee. Advantage Yahtzee shows you how to improve your results with a powerful score-enhancing strategy — based on the best possible way to play — that’s been simplified for easy recall and use. Beat your friends, your kids, and anyone else who doesn’t play according to the Advantage Yahtzee strategy. The author, Olaf Vancura is also the co-author of the best selling book Knock-Out Blackjack. Highly recommended.
153 PAGES $6.95 Special: $3.95
Beat the Players by Bob Nersesian
This book should be read by everyone who sets foot in a casino: average casino patrons, skilled players, casino employees, and anyone else. It should be required reading for police officers, regulators, other public officials, and attorneys who may represent any of the aforementioned. Bob Nersesian is an attorney who represents victims of casino wrongdoing against patrons. In an enjoyable writing style, he takes a look at the often too-cozy relationship between casinos, police, and regulators. He discusses specific cases and dispenses sound, practical advice that all patrons, casinos and public officials would be wise to heed. Cases discussed include Nevada and other jurisdictions. Chapters include: Your Money or Your Liberty; Scary Cop Statements; They’ll Take Your Liberty Anyway; Gaming Agents Speak; The Take of the State; Rules for Casino Patrons; Gambling at the Legal Limits; Cops Hate Card Counters; Griffin Investigations; Casinos Cheat With Impunity; A Judicial and Government Overlay; Finding a Nickel Brings Trouble; Names and Aliases; The Security Office and Surveillance Functions, and Casinos and Cops. Appendices include Nevada Cheating and Detention Laws with Commentary; Other Nevada Gaming Laws of Interest; Gaming Cases of Interest, and Nevada Gaming Regulations with Commentary. Includes a bibliography and an index. This book is also listed under our Casino Security section.
320 PAGES $19.95 Special: $14.95
BeatWebCasinos.com: The Shrewd Player’s Guide to Internet Gambling by Bill Haywood
Published in 2000, this is the first book that describes how to beat the Internet casinos at their own game. It is not a get-rich-quick book; it is a book about making an otherwise expensive hobby lucrative. Players who profit from web casinos do so by exploiting promotions. Says Haywood, “You don’t beat their games, you beat their marketing departments.” Haywood — a professor at Rutgers University and a former journalist — details the methods he used over a two year period to average $100 per hour profit, by exploiting Web casinos offers in his spare time.
200 PAGES $14.95 Special – Check this out!!!!: $3.95
EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BOOK ON CASINO TOURNAMENT STRATEGY
Casino Tournament Strategy by Stanford Wong
The best book available on winning blackjack, craps, baccarat, and keno tournaments. Includes all of the material from Wong’s earlier works Tournament Blackjack and Tournament Craps which originally sold for over $100 each. New edition in 1997 includes all the horse racing material from the book Betting Cheap Claimers. Be sure to read Dalton’s My First Crap Tournament article. Also listed in our blackjack section.
352 PAGES $29.95 10% Off: $26.96
EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BOOK ON COMPS
Comp City by Max Rubin
A Guide To Free Las Vegas Vacations: The long awaited book about comps by “comp wizard” Max Rubin who takes you on an journey through the secretive world of casino comping systems and introduces you to the art of comp wizardry. His system, ACES (Advanced Comp Equivalency Strategy), enables you to walk into any Las Vegas casino armed with the most powerful gambling-vacation tool ever devised. You’ll beat them on the tables, beat them at the slots, and beat them to the punch every time you play. Editor note: Whether you are a high roller or playing nickels you will find this book invaluable. Highly recommended for all players and a must read for serious blackjack players looking for the additional edge in the game that come from comps.
268 PAGES © 2001 2ND EDITION $19.95 20% Off: $15.96
|The Expert at the Card Table by S.W. Erdnase|
Subtitled, “A Treatise on the Science and Art of Manipulating Cards“. The original of this classic work was first written in 1902. E. S. Erdnase, writing under the name of S. W. Erdnase (E. S. Andrews spelled backward), published “Artifice, Ruse, and Subterfuge at the Card Table”. This text has become a classic and was sold for many years in magic supply stores as a work on magic. Sellers of gaffed gambling equipment sold it as a complete course in card cheating.
XXX PAGES $8.00
|Fundamentals of Craps by Mason Malmuth & Lynn Loomis |
The best introductory book on craps written anywhere. Just the facts… and no hype! The new “expanded edition” now includes an index. Part of the Fundamentals series: Blackjack, Craps, Poker, and Video Poker.
70 PAGES $3.95 Special: $2.99 – ORIGINAL EDITION (< 4 COPIES LEFT)
70 PAGES $5.95 Special: $5.75 – NEW EXPANDED EDITION WITH INDEX
Gambling 102 by Michael Shackleford
Subtitled: “The Best Strategies for All Casino Games – Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Slots, Video Poker and more”. Plenty of gambling books explain how to play the games; that’s Gambling 101. Gambling 102 takes you to the next stage, where you’re playing the games in the best manner for the least amount of effort. Within these pages, gambling’s “Wizard of Odds” provides the best strategies possible—along with the easiest learning curve—for all the casino games, from baccarat to video poker, from sic bo to sports betting. Editor note: This is one of my favorite advantage play books. Highly recommended! This book is also listed under our Casino Security section.
164 PAGES $14.95 Special: $8.95
Gambling for a Living by David Sklansky and Mason Malmuth
Subtitled: “How to Make $100,000 a year”. Sklansky and Malmuth have both spent many years writing about the finer points of poker, blackjack, and other beatable games. This book, however, was written for the not-quite-as-experienced aspiring gambler. It shows you everything you need to learn and do if you want to gamble for a living both from the practical and the technical standpoint. Also listed in the Sklansky/Malmuth section.
304 PAGES $24.95 10% Off: $21.46
Gambling Theory and Other Topics by Mason Malmuth
A must read book on the mathematics of gambling and how to apply them in the real world. Includes excellent information on bankroll fluctuation, long run expectations, etc. Includes specific information on the various casino games. Highly recommended. Also listed in the Sklansky/Malmuth section.
313 PAGES $29.95 10% Off: $23.96
Gambling Wizards by Richard W. Munchkin
Get into the minds of the greatest gamblers of all time with this great release from Huntington Press, Gambling Wizards by Richard W. Munchkin. Read in-depth interviews with eight masters of the games. Learn how they think, how they play, and what made them successful. The interview subjects include: Billy Walters (sports betting), Chip Reese (poker), Doyle Brunson (poker), Mike Svobodny (backgammon), Stan Tomchin (backgammon and sports betting), Cathy Hulbert (blackjack and poker), Alan Woods (blackjack and horse racing), and Tommy Hyland (blackjack).
310 PAGES $19.95 Special: $9.95
Getting the Best of It by David Sklansky:
Written by a pro who, at one time, made his living playing poker and blackjack. Concentrates primarily on poker, blackjack, progressive slots, and casino promotions. Excellent stuff! Also listed in the Sklansky/Malmuth section.
248 PAGES $29.95 Special: $21.99
Optimal Strategy for Pai Gow Poker by Stanford Wong
This is the best strategy book on Pai Gow Poker available anywhere. Poker expert Mike Caro says, “Those serious players seeking to make a living at pai gow poker will find Wong’s Optimal Strategy for Pai Gow Poker an almost perfect path to profit.”
154 PAGES $14.95 10% Off: $13.46
Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong
Millions of dollars are wagered on sports events each year. Most people give up a part of their bet to the house, while some “sharp” bettors actually turn a profit for themselves. Sharp Sports Betting by Stanford Wong is a revolutionary text on getting the edge over bookmakers. Much of this information has never before been seen in print.
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Slot Experts Guide to Playing Slots by John Robison
The casino floors are jammed with new and different kinds of slot machines. In The Slot Expert’s Guide to Playing Slots, John Robison tells you what they are, how they work, and how you should play them. Formerly sold only in bulky report format, this new pocket-sized book can be easily carried into the casinos to be used as a reference. Contains graphics of slot and video poker pay schedules you’ll encounter, along with representative return percentages. The Slot Expert’s Guide to Playing Slots also covers general practicalities of slot play, offering facts and tips on machine selection, payout percentages, slot myths, the value of systems, taxes on jackpots, and the use of slot clubs. Learn how to – *Tell the difference between multipliers, bonus multipliers, buy-a-pays, multi-lines, progressives, and the hot new Australian-style slots. * Identify when you should play full-coin and when you shouldn’t. * Distinguish high-hit-frequency from low-hit-frequency machines and understand how playing them will affect the payback rate.
80 PAGES © 2002 $6.95 Special: $3.95