Best Strategies for Baccarat, Roulette & 3 More Games with Michael “Wizard of Odds” Shackleford

Hi and welcome to our instructional video that is designed to make you smarter gambler. My name is Steve Bourie and on the author of the American casino guide, which is the number one bestselling book in the US on the subject of casino gambling and travel and the only book that comes with more than one thousand dollars in casino coupons. If you want to know more about the book, be sure to visit our website at and if you have an iPhone or iPad be sure to download our free app just go to the app store and search for American casino guide in this video, Michael Shackleford. It was also known as The Wizard of odds and the author of gambling 102 gives a quick rundown on the best strategies for playing five popular casino games: baccarat roulette, three-card poker, ultimate texas, holdem and pike al poker. Now here’s michael Shackleford baccarat as a simple game. Its like betting on the possible coin, there’s two main: that’s called the banker and the player up.

You don’t need to worry about the rules. The dealer knows what cards to deal and how to add up the points and everything the house advantage on. The banker bet is 1.06 percent on the player is 1.24 percent.

There’S also a side bet on it: high it pays 821, but has a house advantage % uh 14.36 percent and some casinos offer to a pair Abetz on a banker or a player pair. Those each have a house advantage of 10.36 percent. So, as you can see, the best bets by far are on the banker in the player, the better of the two being the banker, the optimal strategy for baccarat, simply but the banker. Every time you’ll see everyone else at the table.

Keeping um notes about the whole trend. If the shoe trying to look for pattern, trust me it’s a waste of time. Banker is always the best bet. Roulette is one of the oldest and most simple casino games arm. Under this standard, American double 0 version. The house advantages 5.26 percent on every bet, except for the zero doubles.

0.23 5 number combination, if you wan na bet on those numbers just bet on the individually, otherwise it doesn’t make any difference. What you do house a man is still that 5.26 percent. Now, if you play singles era, let which you can sometimes find in the high limit rooms that cuts down the house advantage to 2.70 percent. A similar game is Atlantic City. Roulette Dave have the double 0 we’ll, but if you makin even money but and it lands in zero or double 0, you only lose half that results in a house, a manager, 2.63 percent. So if you’re in atlantic city only make even money, that’s finally there’s the European rules, which some Las Vegas casinos have in their high limit rule rooms.

This is like singles era roulette, but if the ball lands and 0, you only lose half your bet that cuts down the house advantage to 1.35 percent three-car one of the most successful new casino games out there um the player gets the car to dealer, gets three Cards arm the player has a chance to race, is better fold after he sees his card and then the better hand wins. However, if the dealer has less than a queen hi, it’s like he folds and you only when your original, but assuming you have unfolded oMG. The house advantage under correct strategy is 3.37 percent on the anti that there’s also a side bet called the pair plus. Most of the time that follows what I call the one three six thirty forty pay table that results in a 7.2 eight-percent house advantage. However, some casinos follow the more liberal, 146 30-40 pay table that results in a much lower house advantage at 2.32 percent.

The basic strategy and three-card poker is really easy. You raise if you have a hand of Queen 64 or better otherwise, you fold, alt, texas holdem, is one of the most successful new casino poker variants out there. The house and manages quite low at 2.19 percent, assuming optimal strategy, which is kinda complicated. I’M gon na lead huge through just the first decision points went, are based on your first two cards.

You should make the big race with two cards. If you have a pair threes are higher if you’re a senior hand, if you have unsuited King fiver, higher suit or any suited King hand, if you have queen hi, make the big race with Queen eight er better or if you have a suit a queen hand Suited Queen 6 or higher, make the big race with and unsuited Jack 10 or with suited Jack, 8 or better and on the strategy for the medium and a small raise hands can be found on. My website was a robot’s dot com and, as always, avoid the side its I go.

Ocr is a nice up, simple, slow game with a lot of ties, so it’s a good time killing game. If you don’t want to lose a lot of money up, the game is a simple, even running game. However, if you, when you have to pay five percent commission, the house advantage when you’re acting as the player going against the dealer or another player is 2.73 percent. If your banking, the game which you’re allowed to do with, I got a poker, the house advantage drops to 0.20 percent, so I highly recommend invoking you’re trying to be the banker when it’s your turn um. The reason for the house advantage in Pai Gow Poker comes from both at five percent commission and also the dealer umm whens like poppies.

Finally, about I got a poker that game always has lotsa side bets on it and avoid them they’re all soccer bets. If you want to know more about me or about how to play any up hundreds, a different casino games, please visit my website, wizard odds, dot com or you can buy my book gambling. 102. Don’T forget that you can see more of our educational gaming. Videos on our YouTube channel was go to YouTube dot com, slash American casino guide.