Player's Advantage

Prof's slot advice: Realize you'll probably lose

A gambling buddy couldn't believe what was happening to him. "It's statistically impossible," he wailed again and again in a late-night phone call from a ...

Poker-playing AI 'bot' carries long-range impact

For Sam Ganzfried, No Limit Hold 'Em means more than big pots, timely bluffs and the thrill of an all-in bet. He also sees the ...

Pennsylvania campaign aims to decrease underage gambling

A young woman intent on getting into a slot machine area of Meadows Casino showed more determination than good sense. With guards checking IDs at ...

Table games paying off for Pa. casinos

Fans of blackjack, roulette and other table games account for a growing share of casino profit in Pennsylvania. Although slot machines bring in most of ...

Bridgeville couple play, cash together at WSOP

Don't bother asking Alison Pendergast and Jeff Albert whether they saw any good shows on their Las Vegas trip, where they celebrated their ninth wedding ...

Online gaming won't yield quick profits, CEO warns

No matter when online gaming begins in Pennsylvania or any other state, don't expect an immediate flood of tax money or casino profit, a voice ...

Online gaming again appears ready for OK in Pa.

If Pennsylvania approves a law allowing slot machines at airports, fliers wouldn't necessarily see rows of traditional one-armed bandits in the waiting areas. Instead, ...

Casino parties deal fun – and maybe lesson for industry

Raymond "Pete" Ruffin Sr. thought he was going to his son's wedding when he arrived at 3 Lakes Golf Course in Penn Hills. Surprise No. ...

Take hypocrisy out of gambling laws, think tank says

The debate over whether Daily Fantasy Sports are games of chance or games of skill should trigger a new look at gambling laws across the ...

'Lucky idiots' may be bigger casino threat than card-counters

Casino bosses who agonize about blackjack card-counters might be focusing on the wrong type of advantage player, a top gambling mathematician says. Instead, they should ...

Gamblers will enjoy new ways to bet, analyst predicts

Casinos of the not-too-distant future will offer many more ways for people to place their bets, says an executive for a national consulting company. In ...