Blackjack, is referred to as Twenty-one in the US and as ‘Vingt-et-un’ in France. It is a casino banking game that is played extensively throughout the world. The basic rules of Blackjack involve addition of the value of the initial two cards in hand hoping them to total to twenty-one. In case someone needs to deal with a value which is less than twenty-one, the player may decide to deal only single cards. This may continue until the player in question has the desired value of twenty one, reaches a comfortable value to play with, or reaches a value greater than twenty-one. The one who either holds a hand equaling twenty one or is nearest to [...]
Video poker gaming initially started in the seventies. The new style of playing poker actually got immense popularity only after 1980, when IGT (a slot machine manufacture company) started manufacturing video gaming consoles for playing poker.The Origin of Video Poker
There are different beliefs regarding the source of the word “poker”. Most of the historians believe that the word came from a French game called “poque”, widely played in eighteenth-century. The same is explained in most dictionaries. Some references also suggest that it resembles a German game, named “pochspiel”. Another common belief suggests that it may [...]
Baccarat pronounced as bak-kuh-rah is a casino card game. The game has three variants and each of them work on a different concept. Like any other card game, this game too has a valuation of hand. In fact, the game derives its name from the worst hand, that is, zero. Moreover, Baccarat means “zero” in French and Italian. These languages have a reference here since the game originated in Italy and later crossed over to France. The significance of the worst hand will come to light once the valuation of hands is understood. It is a game of chance when played under one of the three variants; else it tests the skill [...]
A dice game as well as a game of chance, Craps is an exciting casino game that thrills and ensures that you have a good time. Players need to wager on the result of rolling of two dice. The rolling may be done once or more than once. More popular as a casino game, Craps requires very little equipment and instrumentation and hence is popular at informal parties and get-togethers. People playing the game can bet the money against one another, called street craps, or they can bet the money against the “bank,” as in the case of casino craps.How To Play Craps?
Craps has multiple levels of complexities and wagers. Players can [...]