Dealers and tipping

Dealers and Tipping

December 16, 2016 13:55

As a former member of the service industry, I know that in the United States, service employees rely on a combination of tips...

Question for casino management

Question for Casino Management

December 16, 2016 13:33

Why don't you try an experiment? Offer good games that have decent penetration and see what happens to your hold. I recently...

Optimal dealer strategy

Optimal Dealer Strategy

December 16, 2016 13:37

There are many AP’s who do tip. Even more will tip a dealer who uses proper strategy. Below is the expectation-maximizing...

Casinos and advantage players

Casinos and Advantage Players: Much Ado About Nothing

September 07, 2018 09:48

Let’s discuss some of the ridiculous things that casinos do in worrying about and dealing with advantage players. Do these...

Things are not always as they first appear

Things are not always as they first appear

September 25, 2018 08:15
Emerald City BJ

I have read many posts from inexperienced card counters who worry about supposed heat, and I thought I'd report about a couple...

Casinos bottomless pits of wasted money

Casinos’ bottomless pits of wasted money: “Game Protection”

March 09, 2018 09:38
Al Rogers

There are two major areas in which casinos waste millions of dollars annually that are both related to the loosely-defined art...

Dealer cheating in handheld games

Dealer Cheating in Handheld Games

December 16, 2016 13:56

Here are a few basics on hand-held decks: Peek There is a myriad of ways for the dealer to peek at the top card(s) or the...

The view from inside

The View From Inside

December 16, 2016 13:27

Understanding the Social Aspects of Casino Employees As a former casino floorperson/dealer for almost 4 years, and having a...

Is peaceful coexistence possible between pit personnel and a skilled player

Is peaceful coexistence possible between pit personnel and a skilled player?

August 05, 2017 17:19

Years ago, as I was beginning to move up in stakes, I began tailoring a long term plan of attack, based on my primary objective...

Even among skilled patrons only a small percentage have the time

The cost to casinos of their abuse of skilled patrons --a local's perspective

October 18, 2018 11:03
LV Bear

Sometimes casino employees behave in such a ridiculous manner. Some small-minded pit personnel and their low-level supervisors...