9780929712116

Million Dollar Video Poker

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  • ISBN13:

    9780929712116

  • ISBN10:

    0929712110

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-01
  • Publisher: Huntington Press

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Summary

Bob Dancer is the best known video poker player and writer in the world. In just six years, after coming to Las Vegas with a $6,000 bankroll, Dancer won more than $1 million playing beatable machines. Million Dollar Video Poker recounts the events of those six years, with stories about his meteoric ups and downs, and lessons for players of all skill levels. Video poker is one of those rare casino games that can be beaten by a talented and informed player, and Dancer explains how it's done. Never before has a top video poker professional shared so many of his winning secrets.

Author Biography

Bob Dancer is the world’s foremost video poker expert. A regular columnist for Casino Player, Strictly Slots, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, tens of thousands of casino enthusiasts look to Bob Dancer for advice about playing their favorite gambling game. His Video Poker Strategy Cards, Winners Guides videos, and software are the best-selling video poker tutorials of all time.

Table of Contents

The Ins and Outs of Video Pokerp. 1
The Easy Part of Video Pokerp. 1
The Hard Part of Video Pokerp. 2
How Good Am I?p. 5
How Much in This Book is True?p. 9
What You Need to Know About Video Poker to Understand this Bookp. 10
From Backgammon to Big Vegasp. 15
Lessons From the Cavendish Westp. 15
What I Learned from Playing Blackjackp. 20
Blackjack Partner Ginnie Woop. 28
Scouting for Stanfordp. 35
Vegas World Revisitedp. 37
Playing at the Sahara in 1994p. 40
I Meet a Knowledgeable Manp. 50
Vacation Village in My Early Daysp. 54
My First Play for Dollarsp. 58
Letting Them Do the Mathp. 65
How Are Your Flushes Running Today?p. 68
I Learn How Comps Add Valuep. 71
My Ship Has Come Inp. 74
Players React to the Riop. 84
Finding a Backerp. 90
Loose Deuces at the Frontierp. 95
Courting Shirley on a Budgetp. 101
A Second Woman Enters the Picturep. 105
Reducing the Outflowp. 108
Big Time at Bally'sp. 112
Living on the Dark Sidep. 122
Trying to Go to the Bahamasp. 125
Teaching Shirley to Playp. 129
Royal Coupon Adventure at the Casino Royalep. 134
Shirley Doesn't Always See it My Wayp. 140
Invitational Giveawaysp. 145
Invitational Slot Tournamentsp. 148
Triple Play--Being in the Right Place at the Right Timep. 151
At the Orleans with the Dailysp. 155
The Care and Feeding of Slot Hosts--Part Ip. 160
The Care and Feeding of Slot Hosts--Part IIp. 162
Common Questions and Uncommon Answersp. 164
Bob Dancer, Inc.p. 169
I Meet Jeffrey Comptonp. 169
Writing My Reportsp. 173
Consulting for the Casinosp. 178
Liam W. Daily--Master Strategistp. 180
Dean Zamzow--An Important Allyp. 181
Teaching Video Pokerp. 186
My Million-Dollar Six Monthsp. 193
The Dancers at the MGM Grandp. 193
Shirley's White-Knuckle Ridep. 194
There's Luxury, and There's Luxuryp. 198
Still the Best Deal in Townp. 201
Playing Onp. 206
NSU Deuces at the MGMp. 209
Double Holiday Gift Shoppe Pointsp. 213
Taking the Occasional Potshotp. 226
Big-Time Potshotsp. 229
Bonanza at the Holiday Gift Shoppep. 231
The First Forty Days and Forty Nights of 2001p. 235
Our Biggest Night Everp. 238
Knowing the End is Nearp. 242
Facing the Inevitablep. 244
The Venetian Dances to its Own Drummerp. 250
Let's Be Fairp. 253
Winning is a Process, Not an Eventp. 257
Index of Additionsp. 261
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