If the symbols are not aligned in a winning combination, you lose.


- Texas Hold ‘Em (by far the most popular)


This article was posted on September 05, 2006

Video Poker

As you would expect, games of pure chance, with no skills required by the player offer terrible odds. If a seven is rolled before point is made, the shooter loses. The slot machine’s reels are lined up on what is known as a payline. A two, three or twelve is an automatic loser on the come-out roll.

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The total value of two dealt cards must not exceed nine. In poker you are playing against other players, and not against the house. There are countless books and online sites detailing game rules, strategies, etc., and it is suggested the player take advantage of these before attempting to play for money.

Poker entails examining your hand and guessing what your opponents have. Among the most popular poker games to play online are:


A small, marble-like ball is placed into a spinning wheel that has red and black numbered slots. The hand with the total value closest to nine wins.

Played against the casino’s software and not against other players.


Eleven balls are drawn from a pool of thirty. Bets are based upon which slot the ball will land when the wheel stops spinning. The following is an overview of some of the more popular online games, both multi-player and single player, and is not intended to be a tutorial. The right combination of symbols must be aligned with the payline in order to win. Keno is one of those games, and is really the casino version of a lottery draw. In Keno a computer randomly selects numbers from a group of eighty and the player must guess which group will be chosen.

Online casinos offer a multitude of gambling game options designed to appeal to the adventurous or the conservative player. Low house edge is of advantage to the player.

- Joker’s Wild


- Pineapple

- Jacks or Better (most popular)

Also known as “twenty-one” as the cumulative total of the face value of the cards cannot exceed twenty one to win. Slots are composed of spinning reels with an assortment of symbols on each reel. Face cards are valued at ten and aces at one or eleven at the players option. Shooter must roll a seven or eleven on the come-out, or first roll to win or establish a point. Among the many sub-categories of betting on roulette are: betting on which color the ball will land, betting on any one of the three columns on the roulette table, or betting on a specific set of twelve numbers.

- Seven Card Stud


- Omaha . Bingo!


Literally thousands of betting options. The shooter is a winner if point is made on follow up rolls. Blackjack is played against the house, and not other players.

- Deuces Wild

- Caribbean Poker


Online Gambling – The Games

 by: Kenneth Bateman

Slots are the most popular of the no skills required online casino games, and is a veritable cash cow for the casinos, with the odds firmly stacked in favor of the house