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3 Card Poker (Also known as 3 Card Brag)

Rules

Ante Bonus

There are several different pay tables around for Ante Bonuses so it is always worth looking at this before deciding on a site to play at.

For more details on Poker Hands, see our Poker Hand rankings page

The most common is shown below.
 

HAND Payout
Straight flush 5
Three of a kind 4
Straight 1
House Edge 3.37%
Element of Risk 2.01%

 

Pair Plus payouts

As with the Ante bet, the Pair Plus payouts can vary from casino to casino, the most common payout table is shown below.

A Pair Plus bet is on the Players 3 cards only and money is won depending on what this 3 card hand is worth.

 

HAND PAYS
Straight Flush 40
Three of a Kind 30
Straight 6
Flush 3
Pair 1
All Other Lose

 

 3 Card Poker Strategy

Whilst there are several trains of thought when it comes to an optimum strategy in 3 card poker, we would suggest raising if you have Q/6/4 or better, irrespective of the paytable in use.

In a game of poker where hands are only a high card, hands are scored according to the highest card, then 2nd highest etc.

Therefore, if your highest card is a Queen or better, 2nd highest a 6 or better and the 3rd highest a 4 or better, we suggest raising. This is the worst hand at which statistically you are likely to win more times than you lose, the next lowest hand, Q/6/3 is more likely to lose than win.

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Sic Bo

Sic Bo has a number of alternative names including tai sai, dai siu, big and small and hi-lo. It is played with 3 dice and players bet on the outcome of a single roll of these. Sic Bo is most popular in Asia and is played in most casinos in Macau. Many online sites also offer this table game.

Gameplay

Players need to place a bet on certain areas of the table, an example of which is shown below. The Dealer is responsible for throwing the dice, unlike other dice games such as Craps where Players themselves roll. The dice are normally contained within a small chest in land-based casinos, the Dealer shakes this chest and opens it to reveal the outcome.

Sic Bo

Example of the layout of a Sic Bo table
It is easy to see why Sic Bo and Craps are compared, but Sic Bo is strictly a game of chance as every roll of the dice results in a win or loss of the bet as opposed to Craps which has some bets that need certain rolls before the outcome is known therefore adding an element of skill and strategy to it.

Betting Options

Type Description of Bet Probability Odds*
Big The Dice total will be between 11 and 17 inc, with the exception of a ‘Triple’ 48.6% 1 to 1
Small The Dice total will be between 4 and 10 inc, with the exception of a ‘Triple’ 48.6% 1 to 1
Odd The Dice total will be an Odd number, with the exception of a ‘Triple’ 48.6% 1 to 1
Even The Dice total will be an Even number, with the exception of a ‘Triple’ 48.6% 1 to 1
Specific ‘Triple’s/’All’s The number chosen will appear on all 3 Dice 0.46% 180 to 1
Specific ‘Double’s The number chosen will appear on 2 OR 3 of the Dice 7.41% 10 to 1
Any ‘Triple’/’All’ All 3 Dice will be of equal value 2.8% 30 to 1
Three Dice Total 4 or 17 1.4% 60 to 1
5 or 16 2.8% 30 to 1
6 or 15 4.6% 18 to 1
7 or 14 6.9% 12 to 1
8 or 13 9.7% 8 to 1
9 or 12 11.6% 7 to 1
10 or 11 12.5% 6 to 1
Dice Combinations 2 of the Dice will show the Specific Combination, such as a2 and a 3 13.9% 6 to 1
Single Dice Bet The Specific number will appear on 1, 2 or 3 Dice 1: 34.72%

2: 6.94%

3: 0.46%

1: 1 to 1

2: 2 to 1

3: 3 to 1

4 Number Combination Any 3 numbers of the Specific Combination will appear, such as 6, 5, 3 and 2 11.1% 7 to 1  
3 Single Number Combination The Dice will have the Specific Combination of 3 different numbers 2.8% 30 to 1
Specific Single/Double Combo 2 of the Dice will show a Specific Double and the 3rd will be a different number 1.4% 50 to 1

*The odds can differ from casino to casino both online and offline, the above is just a guideline. *The most common bets tend to be Big and Small.

Sic Bo Rules

The rules of Sic Bo are fairly straightforward, although there are a lot of different betting options that are outlined below.

The object of the game is to guess the total of 3 dice rolled by the Dealer. You can choose the amount you wish to bet for each roll and every bet is settled after one roll, unlike another popular dice game found in casinos, Craps, where some bets can last for several rolls. Like Craps though, you can make several bets for each roll of the dies.

Sic Bo Tips

Shop around

Like many casino games, not all casinos are equal when it comes to payout amounts. If you want to play Sic Bo, we recommend you check a few of our recommended sites to ensure you play at the casino where you get the highest payout for the particular kind of bet that you wish to place.

Understand the game
Although Sic Bo isn’t a hard game to learn, it can take a long time to master as there are so many different types of bets available to you. You can make several different bets for each roll and vary the amount you bet, so it is imperative that you learn the types of bets and most importantly the ‘house edge’ – the amount the casino themselves expect to make on each bet.

In Sic Bo, this varies depending on each bet, from around 2.78% for the Small and Big bets up to 16% for some others. The smaller the ‘house edge’, the better for you, the player.

Vary your bets
Although the Small and Big bets carry the best odds for the player, it can get a bit monotonous playing the same bets on each roll.

A good way to increase the excitement is to mix up your bets a bit, there are lots of different bets you can place in Sic Bo with different requirements, odds, and payouts. Doing this will make your experience more fun, which is an important part of playing at any casino.

Practice for free until you get the hang of Sic Bo
Many of our recommended casinos allow you to try games for free chips before investing your own money. This is a great way to learn a new game, especially one like Sic Bo that has many different options before you start playing with your own money.

Beginners Strategy

As Sic Bo is very much a game of chance, it is hard to get a Strategy in place which will enhance the chance of you winning by reducing the House Edge. Having said that, there are always a few do’s and don’ts with any Casino game, and Sic Bo is no different…

Patience is key! As Sic Bo relies on pure luck, the defensive approach of betting on the higher odds but lower return style bets is a good place to start. This tends to allow you to keep your bankroll for longer and maximize your chance of walking away with a profit. This is why the Small and Big bet types are the favorite ones for most Sic Bo players.
With these Bet types, the odds are 1 to 1 so it maximizes your chances of winning even though betting on a single number can get you a higher return.

As the odds increase for less likely bets, the House Edge increases too meaning you are less likely to walk away with a profit in the short term unless your luck is in.

Combination Bets

These Bet types are in 2 specific numbers to be rolled. There is a small advantage of around 2.75% on these types of bets, and although this is a relatively small amount, it is worth considering to include it in your strategy. For best results, you should use these bets often and if you manage to master it, you can see a consistent payout which other casino games and Sic Bo bet types can’t offer.

Advanced Strategy

If you have mastered the above and are looking for ways to win at higher odds, try these options. Please remember that as Sic Bo is a game of pure luck, there is no guaranteed way to make money from it and players will always need luck on their side to make a profit.

The numbers that give you the best possible chance tend to be 9 and 12 as they have a payout closest to their probability – payouts of 6 to 1 and odds against of 15 to 2.

We recommend you place a bet on your chosen total and then combine it with 3 double beds. You should always choose doubles that have a chance of coming in if your chosen total loses to cover all eventualities.

For example, a double 1 won’t come in if your chosen total is 9 and double 6 won’t come in if your total is 12.
If you bet on 9, try 3 units on 9 as the total and 2 units on double 1, 5 and 6. You will get back 21 units if 9 wins from a 9 unit bet and 22 units if any of the doubles win.

Similarly, if you prefer to bet on 12, place a 3 unit bet on 12 being the total and 2 unit bets on double 1, 2 and 6.
The unit should be something affordable to you and within your specific budget.

Conclusion

All casino games carry an element of luck, none more so than Sic Bo. For that reason, it isn’t the most popular game in the casino, but if you want to try something different which has a variety of bets and outcomes, give Sic Bo a try.

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Pai Gow Poker

Pai Gow is a game that is played directly against a Dealer in a similar way to Blackjack. You need to make 2 Poker hands, one that contains 5 cards and one with 2 cards. These hands are then compared to the Dealers hands and a winner determined depending on the value of the hands. You need to have an understanding of the hands of poker and these can be found here.

In this article, we will explain the following. You may click on any of the links below to bring you to that point in the article.

 
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Pai Gow is played with the standard deck of 52 cards and also includes a Joker. This can only be used as an Ace, or a card required to complete a Royal Flush, Straight Flush, a Flush or a Straight. It cannot be replaced by any other card.
 
One other difference between Pai Gow and normal Poker is that the 2nd highest Straight is the A2345 – the AKQJ10 is still the highest – Therefore, a Straight of A2345 will win against a Straight of 8910JQ.
 
Also, the 5 card hand needs to be of a higher value than the 2 card hand. As an example, if your 2 card hand is a pair of Kings, the 5 card hand needs to be a pair of Aces or better.
 

Pai Gow Rules

We advise you to start with enough for 50 bets when playing Pai Gow.If you have £50 to play with, we suggest you play £1 per hand.
 
Pai Gow can be played by up to 6 Players against the Dealer at any one time. Once you have placed your bet, you will receive 7 cards from the Dealer, who will then deal 7 cards to Him/Herself once all other players have been dealt in
You now need to arrange your cards into 2 hands, the main 5 card poker hand and a 2 card poker hand.
 
If you are playing online, you will be presented with an option of arranging you’re the cards the ‘House Way’. The Dealer is required to use this method and we would recommend you use this option as well, at least until you are experienced.
 
When all players have chosen their hands, the Dealer arranges for theirs.
 
One by one, each player displays their hands and compares them to the Dealers. If you win on both your hands, you win double your bet, minus 5% commission. If one of your hands beats the Dealer and the Dealer wins the other, the hand is considered a push and all stakes are returned.
 
If the Dealers’ hands beat both of yours, the Dealer wins and takes your chips.
If either of the hands is identical the Dealer wins that hand as opposed to it being a push.
 
Pai Gow Poker
 
On the screenshot above, the Player wins both hands, the Joker is replaced by an Ace to give a Full House for the 5 card hand against the Dealers pair of sixes, and the 2 card hand of a pair of sixes beats the Dealers Ace-King
As the initial bet was €100, you would win a further €100 less 5%, so a total return of €195.
 
It is worth noting that in the 2 card hand, the only hands you can only get are one pair or a high card. The best 2 card hand is a pair of Aces, the lowest is 3 2. There is no difference if your hand is Suited or not.
 

Pai Gow Tips

 
Ensure you understand all the rules
 
This is the same for all casino games, but especially true for Pai Gow, especially if you are used to standard poker rules. Play for free at one of our recommended casinos if you are unsure of all the details, such as the 2nd highest straight being A,2,3,4,5. There are a few small differences between Pai Gow and standard poker, to optimize your chances of winning at Pai Gow, ensure you know these before you play for real money.
 
Be careful when splitting 2 pairs
 
If you have 2 pairs in your hand, it is important to ensure you split them in order to optimize your chances of getting a good return. There are a few ways to do this depending on what else you hold in your hand, check our strategy below and again, play for free to ensure you get the hang of it first if you don’t feel comfortable.
 
Aim for a good compromise between hands
 
Many players will concentrate each turn on either the 5 card hand or the 2 card hand. It is important when it comes to maximizing your chances of winning that you get a good balance between the 2 as even if you have one great hand if the other isn’t very good you are only likely to push the bet.
 

Pai Gow Beginners Strategy

 
Many players when they start out understandably only look at the hands from a poker point of view. However, if you always go for the best 5 card hand you can get, there is more chance of winning that hand, but less chance of winning the 2 card hand and therefore only pushing rather than winning the bet.
 
The recommended strategy would, therefore, be to set your 2 card hand as strong as possible as long as you ensure that 5 card hand is higher. Alternatively, when playing online use the ‘House Way’.
 
Follow the table below for the best chance of winning your hand:

• If you are dealt 7 different cards without a Flush or Straight, choose the 2nd and 3rd highest cards for your 2 card hand.
• If you are dealt one pair, you will need to use the pair in your 5 card hand, we recommend using the highest 2 cards remaining cards for the 2 card hand.
• If you are dealt 2 pairs, choose the lowest pair for your 2 card hand unless both pairs are 6 or below, or you have an Ace in your hand. In this case, use the 2 pairs for your 5 card hand and the highest 2 remaining cards for your 2 card hand.
• If you are dealt 3 pairs of your 7 cards, choose the highest pair for your 2 card hand.
• If you are dealt 3 of a kind, you would be best to play this in your 5 card hand unless they are 3 aces. in this case, you should play just a pair of aces in your 5 card hand with the other ace and the next highest card in your 2 card hand. This will maximize your chances of winning both hands.
• If you are dealt a Straight, a Flush or a Straight Flush, you should play this as your 5 card hand, using the 2 highest available cards in your 2 card hand if you have a choice (you can only do this if you are dealt 6 or 7 cards you can use for the 5 card hand i.e. 6 of the same suit).
• If you are dealt a Full House, use should use the pair in your 2 card hand and the 3 of a kind in your 5 card hand.
 

Pai Gow Advanced Strategy

 
If you have mastered the above, well done.
 
Have a look at our advanced strategy shown below for an even better chance of getting a nice payout when playing Pai Gow. You should ensure you look at the correct section depending on whether or not you can get a Flush or a Straight, then go for the highest option possible within that section
 
If no Straight or Flush is possible:

• 5 of a kind + 1 pair – A pair of Aces should be played in the 2 card hand

• 5 of a kind – A pair of Aces should be played in the 2 card hand

• 4 of a kind + 3 of a kind – Split the 4 of a kind if at least 2 ranks higher than the 3 of a kind, if not split the 3 of a kind

• 4 of a kind + 1 pair – The 1 pair should be in the 2 card hand, unless:
– Split T’s, J’s or Q’s with a pair of 2’s or 3’s
– Split K’s with a pair of 2’s, 3’s or 4’s
– Split A’s with a pair of 2’s, 3’s, 4’s or 5’s

• 4 of a kind
– Never split 2’s, 3’s or 4’s
– Keep 5’s if you have T high or better, otherwise split
– Keep 6’s if you have Q high or better, otherwise split
– Keep 7’s if you have QJ high or better, otherwise split
– Keep 8’s if you have K high or better, otherwise split
– Keep 9’s if you have KQ or better, otherwise split
– Keep T’s if you have A high or better, otherwise split
– Keep J’s with A6 or better, otherwise split
– Keep Q’s with AJ or better, otherwise split
– Keep K’s with AQ or better, otherwise split
– Always split A’s

• 3 of a kind + 3 of a kind – Play a pair from the higher set in the 2 card hand

• 3 of a kind + 2 pair – Play the highest pair in the 2 card hand except:
– If you have AAA and 22/33, 22/44 or 33/44, play AA in the 2 card hand

• 3 of a kind and 2 pair – See table below for the minimum low hand needed to play a full house in the 5 card hand. The 3 of a kind is on the left, par along the top. If you cannot make a hand displayed or you see SPL, play the pair in the 2 card hand.
 

22 33 44 55 66 77 88 99 TT JJ QQ KK AA
222 N/A AJ AQ AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
333 AJ N/A AQ AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
444 AQ AK N/A AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
555 AQ AK AK N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
666 AQ AK SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
777 AQ AK SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
888 AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
999 AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL
TTT AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL SPL
JJJ AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL SPL
QQQ AK AK SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL SPL
KKK AQ SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A SPL
AAA SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL SPL N/A

 

• 3 of a kind – Play the highest 2 kickers in the 2 card hand, except:
– Always split A’s
– Split K’s if the 2 card hand would be lower than JT

• 3 pair – Play the highest pair in the 2 card hand

• 2 pair – Decide the best low hand you can make with the 3 remaining cards, then total up the 2 pairs were 2’s = 2 points, J’s = 11 points up to A’s total 13 points. Check below for the optimal move:
– 6 points or less: 2 pairs with Q high or split pairs
– 7 points: 2 pairs with JQ or better or split pairs
– 8 to 10 points: 2 pairs with K high or better or split pairs
– 11 points: 2 pairs with JK or better or split pairs
– 12 points: 2 pairs with QK or better or split pairs
– 13 to 15 points: 2 pairs with A high or split pairs
– 16 points: 2 pairs with AJ or better or split pairs
– 17 points: play 2 pairs with AQ or better or split pairs
– 18 or 19 points: 2 pairs with AK or better or split pairs
– 20 points: split the pairs

• 1 Pair – Play the highest 2 kickers in the 2 card hand, except with a pair of aces, in which case if you have 3 of the kickers shown below, play highest and 3rd highest kicker in 2 card hand:
– K87, K86, K85, K76, K75
– Q87, Q86, Q85, Q84, Q76, Q75, Q74
– J87, J86, J85, J84, J76, J75, J74, J65
– T87, T86, T85, T84, T76, T75, T74, T65
– 986, 985, 984, 976, 975, 974, 965
– 876, 875, 874, 865

• No pair – Play 2nd and 3rd highest kicker in 2 card hand unless 4 cards fall within the ranges below, in which case play 2nd and 4th highest cards in the 2 card hand
– Highest card: Joker or A
– 2nd highest card: K, Q, J, T, 9
– 3rd highest card: T, 9, 8, 7
– 4th highest card: 8, 7, 6

If you have Straight, Flush or Straight Flush:
• 4 of a kind – Play the best Straight/Flush that leaves a pair of Aces in 2 card hand

• 3 of a kind + 1 pair – Play Straight/Flush if 2 card hand is a pair of 7’s or better otherwise play pair in the 2 card hand.

• 3 of a kind – Play best 2 card hand that leaves a Straight or Flush unless it is AQ or lower and the best 5 card hand has an A, in which case play the best 5 card hand instead

• 3 pair – Play a pair of A’s in the 2 card hand

• 2 pair – Decide the best low hand you can make with the 3 remaining cards, then total up the 2 pairs were 2’s = 2 points, J’s = 11 points up to A’s total 13 points. Check below for the optimal move:
– 6 points or less: 2 pairs with Q high or better or play the best high hand
– 7 points: 2 pairs with JQ or better or split pairs
– 8 to 10 points: 2 pairs with K high or better or split pairs
– 11 points: 2 pairs with JK or better or split pairs
– 12 points: 2 pairs with QK or better or split pairs
– 13 to 15 points: 2 pairs with A high or split pairs
– 16 points: 2 pairs with AT or better or split pairs
– 17 points: play 2 pairs with AJ or better or split pairs
– 18 points: play 2 pairs with AQ or better or split pairs
– 19 points: 2 pairs with AK or better or split pairs
– 20 points: split the pairs

• 1 Pair – Play the best 2 card hand that leaves a Straight or Flush in the 5 card hand except
– With a pair of 9’s, T’s, J,s or Q’s, play AK in the 2 card hand wherever possible
– Play a pair of A’s in the 5 card hand if it improves the 2 card hand from J high or lower to QT or better

• No pair – Play the best 2 card hand that leaves Straight or Flush in the 5 card hand, unless the 2 card hand is T high or lower and a better 5 card hand can be made, in this case, play the best 2 card hand that allows for a higher value 5 card hand
 
Play Pai Gow and other table games for free at most online casinos, we recommend you do this at first until you become more familiar with the strategy.
 

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Mobile casinos give players a chance to take their play with them on the go, and this includes a ton of different types of game options.

The origins of mobile casinos come from the first online casinos that were developed in the 1990s. When Internet connections and personal computers started popping up in more and more homes, there was a demand for the ability to gamble using those technologies that became filled. Later on in the range of 2000-2005, we started seeing more and more mobile devices in the hands of players, and as those devices received their own Internet connections, the same thing happened.

Now we have a huge line of online casinos available for all different types of mobile players who can take their play with them anywhere they want. Whether it’s blackjack sites or roulette that you are looking for, there is no shortage of playing mobile casino games on the go.

Platforms for Mobile Casinos

There are two major platform options for mobile casinos in today’s environment. A minority of sites use what are known as native apps, and these are apps designed to work on one specific operating system or mobile device. For example, you might have mobile casino sites with apps that only work on iOS-powered Apple devices like the iPhone, and it downloads as an app to your phone like any other game. These apps give good graphics and presentations, but they don’t have very much flexibility in terms of who can play them because of the device limitations.

On the other hand, you have web-based mobile apps, and those are what make up the majority of the industry for today’s mobile casinos. The basic idea is that players will navigate on their smartphone or tablet to the casino’s website, which allows them to log in as usual. From there, a games lobby is based out of the browser window, and that allows you to play games in a full screen mode using your touch screen device. While it looks and feels just like a native app for most players, it allows you to use a much, much wider range of different operating systems and devices. This is obviously the more inclusive option.

Operating Systems and Device Types

There’s a bit of irony with mobile casino sites in that the most popular mobile operating system is Android, but the most popular smartphone is the iPhone, which runs using iOS. Android can run on a variety of different smartphones and tablets, but iOS only runs on Apple-based devices, which means iPhone casinos and iPad casinos will always use it.

With that having been said, there are a ton of different smartphone and tablet mobile casino sites that allow the use of other operating systems as well, including Windows Mobile and Blackberry. This is because of the super flexible web-based platforms where all you really need is a connection and a web browser to get started playing. This makes it easy for all kinds of players with all kinds of different devices and operating systems to take their mobile casino play anywhere they go, no matter which games they prefer the most.


Accredited Sports Betting Sites

Here is our top accredited online sports betting sites for the USA and worldwide. We have extensively researched these sportsbook brands below and they all have a solid reputation in this industry. You will find so many options to place your bets on, such as the NFL, NHL, NBA and CFL, as well as financials, politics, boxing/ULC, horse racing and so much more.

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1.) Bovada Sports

Bovada offers online sports betting markets for everything from major sports like baseball and football to elections and other entertainment. They have a good selection of games to bet on with a wide range of leagues available for each individual sport, and this includes US, European, Asian, Australian and international sports betting opportunities.

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32Red’s Internet sports betting include every major sport out there and many minor sports on top of that. Popular picks like basketball and football have multiple markets for US, European and college leagues, and you can even bet on the outcomes of various political elections and awards shows. *Canada and Australia are prohibited from placing bets.*

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Intertops is one of the longest-running online sports betting sites with a great variety of sports to choose from. Every major sport and every major league for each sport is included in their selection, but they also have markets available for other events like political elections. Overall, they give players a great selection of sports betting opportunities in a wide range of individual and parlay markets.

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Betfair’s Internet sports betting exchange has markets for over 25 different types of sports. Common options like cricket, basketball, American football, baseball and boxing make up the core of their selection. To round things out, they have bets on everything from darts to chess, snooker and political elections. Sports betting fans will have trouble running out of events with their extensive selection of markets.

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Using Internet sports betting sites gives players access to a wider range of markets than they would get using land-based sportsbooks.

One of the most popular ways to gamble in the world is betting on sports, and it’s found in more places than casino gambling by far. With that having been said, there are an absolute ton of different sports and contests that can be wagered on, and online sports betting sites give players more options than any land-based service can. Find sports such as baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, football, rugby, boxing/ULC, gold, volleyball, badminton, cricket and tennis. You can also place bets on financial, motor sports, winter sports such as skiing, snooker, lotto, cycling and greyhounds. There are also live in play bets as well as e-sports and virtual sports.

Internet Sports Betting Market Options

The list of sports and other events (elections, stock market totals, awards ceremonies, etc.) that can be wagered on is pretty extensive when placing wagers in online sports betting sites. Here are some of the reasons why there is a larger selection:

  • Lower overhead for offering more markets compared to land-based sportsbooks
  • Internet sports betting services are for players from all over the world, so they need to offer bets from all over the world
  • Online sportsbooks have to compete with each other more than their land-based counterparts, and one way that they do this is by offering more betting markets

Competition is actually one of the main driving forces behind the extremely wide range of sports that players can place wagers on at Internet sports betting sites, and it’s a factor that really shouldn’t be overlooked.

Competition Between Online Sportsbooks

Any given land-based sports betting service will have a very limited amount of competition because, with the exception of only a few major companies in the entire world, the market will be entirely local. Along these lines, online sports betting sites actually have to branch out quite a bit more by default, leading to a wider range of available markets. From there, the competition between the different Internet sports betting exchanges really takes over and creates an upward pressure for more and more games to bet on.

This upward pressure is the key to why potential bettors should know exactly which markets they hope to bet on before actually getting signed up. Once you know which leagues and sports you want to place bets on, you can narrow down your online sports betting site search based on that particular set of criteria. This makes it easier to figure out which types of promotions will work the best for you and give you the most value as well, making it a critical piece of information to start with.


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The Four Key Types of Online Roulette

There are four key types of roulette that players can find on the Internet, and we’re going to cover each of them here.

Online roulette is based around four specific types of the game, and a lot of players have a lot of misconceptions about how each of these styles of play compare to each other. Generally speaking, the differences between these types of Internet roulette games have to do with the available bets and the payout rates of those bets as a whole.

While there is a strategic aspect to game selection for this particular title, there’s also the simple fact that there is a bit of redundancy between the games. This can trick some players into thinking that there is no real difference between them, which is what we want to avoid here.

The Key Variables of Internet Roulette

There are three main variables that help to determine the type of roulette you’re playing. We’ll list them here and break them down below:

  1. The number of spots on the wheel and the table (0-12 or 0-36)
  2. Whether there are any special rules (en prison/la partage)
  3. The number of zero spaces on the wheel and the table

Different combinations of roulette create the different types of the game, and we’re going to look at each of the four main styles of online roulette in the context of these three variables here.

The Four Online Roulette Styles

The first type of roulette that most players are familiar with is American roulette. It uses 0-36, it does not have special rules, and it has two different zero spaces. This game has a high house advantage, and it’s recommended that players avoid it.

The second type of online roulette, and the most common among Internet players, is European roulette. For all intents and purposes, this is exactly like American roulette, but instead of offering two zero spots, it only has one. This small change drops the house advantage down quite a bit, making it the preferred option for many online players.

Next up is French roulette, a game that is very easily confused for the European variation. While it does have the 0-36 number setup and a single zero, what sets it apart from the above two styles of the game is that it has the special la partage rule. What this means is that if you lose on an even money bet due to landing on the green zero, you only lose half of your bet instead of the full thing. This drops down the house edge a bit as well.