Where’s my refill?

Dear Mark: I just wanted to share a story about your column regarding tipping. We were not at a casino, but my mom and I occasionally go to dinner or lunch. She always offers to pay, and I say I'll get it, so s...

Doing dice the easy way

Dear Mark: I would like to learn how to play dice. What is the best way? Dave K. Craps with confidence, Dave, commences by reading a decent book on the game. For the dice apprentice, Henry Tamburin’s Craps: ...

Player cries foul, but was it?

Dear Mark: I would like to know how you would have handled this blackjack scenario. I made my biggest bet of the evening ($100), and the dealer proceeded to deal two cards to each player on the table. Before th...

Killing Time and Keno Odds

Time-killing bet causes confusion Dear Mark: I enjoyed your 5/1/15 column on "low roller" time-killing bets (Keno in particular). It brought back memories. I only dabbled with keno when I exceeded my gamb...
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Appearances can be deceiving

Dear Mark: I have been a long time, 20-year reader of your column. Your weekly column offers terrific material for us aspiring gamblers. I do strictly abide by your “make only bets that have less than a 2% hous...