Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438120656

Category: Casinos

Page: 344

View: 2566


Features numerous job profiles in the casino and gaming industry and includes appendixes covering professional organizations, schools, associations, unions, and casinos. Career profiles include blackjack dealer, casino host, concierge, and hotel publicist.

Casino Gambling

Author: Jerry L. Patterson,Eric Nielsen,Sharpshooter

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399525117

Category: Games

Page: 244

View: 8942


BEAT THE HOUSE! Is it possible to "beat the odds" at casino gambling? With this guide, Jerry L. Patterson, author and gambling expert, shares strategies that can help you win more often -- and become the kind of "advantage player" that keeps the house on its toes! Packed with new updated material on today's developments in casino gambling, this book covers blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, and casino poker, and includes tips on ... -- mental preparation and developing a winning attitude -- basic rules and simple winning strategies for beginning and recreational players -- state-of-the-art "advantage" systems for advanced play in blackjack, craps, and roulette -- cautions and controversies on Internet gambling -- avoiding common mistakes and misconceptions and much more

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Casino Comps

Author: David Apostolico

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626243

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 176

View: 4049


Always a Winner! Before you lay down a lot of money at the tables and machines in casinos, you should also consider all of the freebies you can get from simply being there. Casinos give away over one billion dollars a year in free stuff to valued customers. From the high roller level of suites, meals and credit to the small time repeater gamblers with discounts on meals, transportation and shows, there are hundreds of ways to make a visit to the casino profitable-without spending a dime. Dave Apostolico, poker and gambling expert, explains how gamblers can get paid to play, which casinos have the best comps, inside rules that work to your advantage, the ideal games for comps, special promotions, discounts and credit.

Legalized Casino Gaming in the United States

Author: Cathy Hc Hsu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135410623

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

View: 2048


Covering the entire United States gaming market, Legalized Casino Gaming in the United States provides gaming researchers, policymakers, and hospitality students comprehensive overview of the history, development, legislation, and economic and social impacts of riverboat, land-based, and Native American casino gaming. Containing national and regional research about the industry, this book will provide students with a historical view on gaming and the hospitality industry, offer researchers data and current market status of the industry; and will give policymakers information about the advantages and disadvantages of a gaming industry in their community. Comprehensive and thorough, Legalized Casino Gaming in the United States is full of case studies, data, and surveys that provide you with credible information on community incomes, residents’attitudes about gaming, and gaming taxes in certain states. This fact-filled book will help you evaluate and learn about the pros and cons of the industry, including: reviewing changes in the gaming laws and regulations in particular regions and segments of the industry explaining laws and regulations by state for riverboat and other Native American land-based gaming examining negative and positive social impacts of gaming, including crime; quality of life; community services; availability of entertainment, recreation, and cultural activities; community attractiveness, such as reputation, appearance, cleanliness, and traffic; local resident attitudes; and pathological gaming explaining Nevada’s gaming regulatory system, including the roles of the Nevada Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board, and discussing issues related to currency transactions, exclusion lists, work permits, customer disputes, and underage gambling discussing positive economic aspects of Native American gaming, such as tax benefits, in Connecticut, Wisconsin, Oregon, and Minnesota, and how the industry impacts surrounding communities Examining the industry from ethical, economic, and social standpoints, the contributors offer you several perspectives of a situation, not just one side of an issue, to help you make educated decisions or opinions about gaming. Bolstered with charts, graphs, tables, and future research recommendations, Legalized Casino Gaming in the United States offers you an in-depth and comprehensive look at the gaming industry, helping you weigh the positive and negative effects of one of the most popular areas of hospitality.

Casino Women

Author: Susan Chandler,Jill B. Jones

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 080146269X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 5569


Based on extended interviews with maids, cocktail waitresses, cooks, laundry workers, dealers, pit bosses, and vice presidents, Casino Women is a pioneering look at the female face of corporate gaming.

Easy Casino Gambling

Author: Gayle Mitchell

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 162636902X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 224

View: 9939


Everyone who has ever gambled knows how even small bets can make the heart race. Gayle Mitchell understands because that’s how she felt when she first walked into a Las Vegas casino nearly twenty years ago. Because her first experience was such a pulsating one, she committed herself to learn every game in the casino so that she could return the next time a better-educated gambler. Today, she is considered one of North America’s leading experts on casino gaming and has made a career out of educating other gamblers. Here she explains the best and worst bets in the casino, the secrets of successful slots and video poker play, how to win at blackjack, her ten “Dos” of casino gambling, tips on casino poker, and much more. Her thorough knowledge of the subject and enthusiasm for the sheer fun of the casino experience makes this book essential reading before you walk through a casino’s doors.

Casino Gambling For Dummies

Author: Kevin Blackwood,Swain Scheps

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119873142

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 416

View: 3990


Maximize your odds on the casino floor Casinos are designed for distraction, so it helps to know a bit about when the odds are in your favor and when they’re not before you push a stack of chips onto a table. Professional blackjack player Kevin Blackwood and lifelong sports bettor Swain Scheps know a thing or two about casino gambling. In Casino Gambling For Dummies, these seasoned gaming veterans guide you through the essential strategies for walking out of the casino ahead of the game. They also show you the most common mistakes made by players, helping you avoid gambling risks while you enjoy what the gaming industry has to offer. Learn to see past the flashing lights, decide how much you’re willing to wager, and find out how to enjoy yourself. In this book, you’ll also discover: Step-by-step walkthroughs of casino etiquette and the rules of common casino games, including poker and blackjack Explanations of video poker and slots and ways to avoid losing more than you’re comfortable with Explorations of online gambling, so you can enjoy the fun of a casino from the comfort of your home The perfect guide for anyone looking for an easy introduction to the world of casino gaming, Casino Gambling For Dummies is also an essential resource for those seeking to improve their odds at blackjack, craps, video poker, slots, and other games.

Casino Gambling for Fun and Profit

Author: James Crowder

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595154352

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

View: 9485


A brief look at the proliferation of legalized gambling that is occurring in spite of the contradictory attitudes of some political and religious figures toward legalized gambling, the payback percentages of various casino games, a strategy to avoid large losses, the place of comps and cashback in the gambling budget, the effect of gambling on taxes, and a description of cheating and other dangers patrons need to be aware of in the casino environment.

Casino Chronicle

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Casinos

Page: N.A

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