Gambling Games

The Gambling Games category on Wikipedia contains more than 90 pages – and this is just a part of the gambling games invented by humanity in its history. The appeal of gambling is in the constant hope of getting a big win. Let’s consider what games at a casino are popular today and what one is the best choice.


TThe most popular gambling games are slot machines. They are easy to understand: to play, you need to press a button and rotate the reels. Slots are mostly good for fun, but not for earning money. There are many kinds of slot machines for every taste. 

For those who want to make a considerable profit, the casino has developed jackpot slots. Classic slots are suitable for patient players, aimed only at getting money. Colourful games with frequent, though small wins, detailed story, beautiful graphics are ideal for a pleasant pastime. 

The primary strategy of the game on slots is the competent management of money:

  • You can not spend more money than allocated to the game. 
  • You can place bets of the same size or increase bets after winning or losing. It depends on the preferences and the size of the player’s bankroll.


Another simple game with great fame and long history is roulette. All you need to do – is to place bets on any sector of the playing field. And then you should wait for the ball to fall into the sector of the wheel. There are many options for gambling games, but the most popular are the European and American ones. 

  • In European roulette, there is 1 zero. It’s the house edge in favour of the casino. The chance of zero is 2.70%.  
  • American contains two sectors of zero, so the advantage of the casino increases to 5.26%.

European roulette also offers rules in favour of players – for example, “En Prison”. This rule allows you to save an even bet if the ball falls on a zero. There are no such rules in the American one.

Blackjack and Baccarat

Blackjack is one of the gambling games that allow a player to beat the casino in most cases with a specific strategy. Here you need to beat the dealer by beating his combination. The hand value of the cards must not exceed 21 points. Baccarat gambler must have a maximum of 9 points. 

Here are some rules on how to win more often in blackjack:

  • Stop at 17 (two cards with this value). If you take another card, the chances of winning are too low;
  • Always split into aces and eights. Tens should not be split.

People developed a vast number of variants of gambling table games blackjack and baccarat. Before you play, you should familiarize yourself with the rules, because even a small change in the rules of gambling games significantly affects the advantages of the player.

Poker and video poker

Other famous gambling games are the types of poker. You can play poker with other players in the poker room, or you can play against the casino. Video poker is a simple game based on poker combinations and basically resembles slot machines.

Poker games in a casino can be quite challenging to master. But they give a huge opportunity to win and even getting a stable income – if you play against other players. Playing against the casino has significantly less advantage in favour of the player. 

Poker is called the most intelligent among gambling games. To start playing it, you need to learn the basic combinations and start hands. And you can improve in poker for many years – and for all this time the game will not lose its charm.

Types of poker:

  • 2-7 Lowball;
  • Badugi;
  • Chinese poker;
  • Double Discarding Draw-poker;
  • Draw poker;
  • H.O.R.S.E;
  • Omaha;
  • Pai gow poker;
  • Straight;
  • Stud;
  • Texas Hold ’em;
  • Three card poker.

Other games

There are many other gambling games available in the casino: 

  • Bingo, keno, lotteries;
  • Craps, Dice, Crown and Anchor;
  • Sic bo, Mahjong;
  • Scratch cards and a wheel of fortune;
  • Virtual sport (like slot machines);
  • Casino War and much more.

The main thing in all gambling games – to know the rules, keep a cool head and adequately manage the money. Then a pleasant pastime will be provided!