In one of Alpha's most popular titles, author Stanford Wong explores in detail the most current ways to gamble, from coinless slot machines, to scratch-off games, to online gambling. Additionally, with the advent of the computer, Internet sports betting has become hugely popular. Even more popular is the gambling phenomenon of scratch-off games-there are seemingly hundreds of them available in a state-by-state basis. Wong offers the lowdown on this latest gambling technology, most notably virtual reality-put on a pair of special glasses and play in any casino in the world (with credit card, of course).The stock market is one; driving on a rainy day in Southern California is another. Gambling always involves the risk of losing somethingawhether it be your money, your life, or anything you hold dear. ... payoff (called payout when referring to slot and video machines). comparison of potential loss versus potential reward.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gambling Like a Pro|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 1999-04-01|