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Casino Gambling For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Published 03-28-2022

Crazy about casinos, but worried about losing your shirt? Relax! This hands-on guide is filled with insider secrets and tips for maximizing winnings and minimizing losses in the most popular casino games ― blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, slots, and more. You get the scoop on everything from game rules and jargon to making the best bets (and knowing when to quit).

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Sports Betting For Dummies

Published 06-30-2020

<p><b>The sports gambling book you can bet on</b><i>&nbsp;</i></p> <p>Sports betting combines America's national pastime (sports) with its national passion (gambling). In the U.S., more than a third of the population bets on at least one sporting event every year. With the recent lifting of the federal ban on sports gambling, states are pushing legislation to take advantage of the new potential source of revenue.&nbsp;</p> <p>The best sports betting books are data driven, statistically honest, and offer ways to take action. <i>Sports Betting For Dummies </i>will cover the basics, as well as delving into more nuanced topics. You&rsquo;ll find all the need-to-know information on types of bets, statistics, handicapping fundamentals, and more.</p> <ul> <li>Betting on football, basketball, baseball, and other sports&nbsp;</li> <li>Betting on special events, such as the Superbowl or the Olympics&nbsp;</li> <li>Money management</li> <li>Betting on the internet</li> </ul> <p>With handy tips, tricks, and tools, <i>Sports Betting For Dummies</i> shows you how to place the right bet at the right time&mdash;to get the right payoff.</p>

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Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies

Published 04-01-2005

<b>How to enjoy a day at the races-and bet to win!<br /></b><br /> The last two years have seen a record number of Americans tune in for climatic Triple Crown races featuring Smarty Jones and Funny Cide; in 2004, television viewership jumped a whopping 61 percent over the record set in 2003, and the Belmont Stakes race itself drew a record crowd of more than 120,000! <br /><br />This easy-to-understand guide shows first-time visitors to the track how to enjoy the sport of horse racing-and make smart bets. It explains:<br /> <ul> <li>what goes on at the track</li> <li>what to look for in horses and jockeys</li> <li>how to read a racing form and do simple handicapping</li> <li>how to manage betting funds and make wagers that stand a good chance of paying off.</li> </ul> Complete with coverage of off-track and online betting, it's just what anyone needs to play the ponies-and win!<br /> Richard Eng (Las Vegas, NV) is a racing writer and handicapper for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a columnist for the Daily Racing Form, and the host of a horseracing radio program in Las Vegas. He was formerly a part of the ABC Sports team that covered the Triple Crown.

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