online gambling

Chris Moneymaker talks state of poker 15 years after WSOP win

It’s difficult for Chris Moneymaker to walk through a poker room or casino without someone asking for an autograph or a picture. He may not be a Hollywood star, but since winning the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event he’s become the face of the game — the amateur who defied the odds competing...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 1:59am

10 advantages of online poker versus playing live in a casino

Poker is riding a wave of popularity thanks to major tours and televised games keeping it in the mainstream. Those who want to try poker by gambling online before heading to the casino will find some benefits to this strategy. Here’s a look at some of the advantages of playing poker online...

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:37am

Top 5 NJ online casinos with the best game mix

After an exhaustive search, lots of bets paced, too many games played to count, and more money lost than we care to share, MetroPlay gives you our top five online casinos with the best mix of games. The casinos in this category earn their place in the top five not only because they offer all the...

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 6:45pm

Real money goes real fast in online poker: 6 tips to make it last

Unlike most online casino games, poker is a game where you’re not playing the house. While there is some luck involved, poker is mostly a game of skill played against other players. Those who play well consistently can be winners in the long run. The term bankroll often is used to refer to...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:07am

These 3 online poker tells help players identify betting patterns

Just because you’re playing poker online doesn’t mean other players won’t tip their hand with a few tells. You might be thinking about the final scene from the iconic poker film “Rounders” and visualizing an underground game for big bucks. The scene focuses on one of...

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 3:24am

The 3 best blackjack tips, and the 3 worst

Blackjack can be an easy online gambling game — you just have to be able to add to 21, after all. But there’s much more to the game if you hope to tip the casino’s edge in your favor. Take this gambling advice, follow these best blackjack tips to improve your strategy so you don...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:45pm

Baccarat basics: 5 tips to remember if you want to win the game

The casino is calling and tonight you want to look like a high-rolling gambler, so why not head to the baccarat tables? But it’s important to know what you’re getting into. Baccarat is a game run by specific rules, and while there is little a player can do to book a win beyond betting...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:35am

Roulette for beginners: Strategy, rules and how to play

Roulette is a game of chance, but there are still rules and strategies to follow that can increase your chances of winning at the wheel, even if you're a beginner. So how does the game work and what are some things to keep in mind when playing? Here’s a guide to help the next time you...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:01am

Blackjack strategy: 10 rules and tips to gain an edge

From basic strategy to extending your bankroll, blackjack players should keep a few general rules in mind before sitting down to play. The casino — whether you're gambling online or in person — may have an edge at the blackjack table, but if you play your cards right, it might...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 2:53am

Video poker money management strategy: 6 tips

Video poker is a game of skill and, as one of the best-odds games, players have a real chance to win some money. With that in mind, whether you’re gambling online or stepping out at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, managing your bankroll is of utmost importance: You have to make it...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:25pm

6 tips on playing video poker online vs. in a casino

While visiting Las Vegas is exciting, playing video poker from your couch can make for a fun — and maybe even rewarding — evening. Since poker is a game of skill, players can read about strategies and adjust as they gamble online. Here are some of the key differences and things to look...

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 2:25am

Video poker strategy: 10 tips to help you win poker games

While video poker can seem a bit more like a video game or slot machine, it’s a much more lucrative game than most for players who are gambling online or in a casino. Study up on your strategy and take our advice so you’re ready for your spot at the virtual poker table. 1. Play the max...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 12:37am

Roulette strategy: 7 roulette tips to give you an edge

Whether it’s a night out with the girls, a bachelor party with some betting mixed in, or a bit of online gambling fun on your mobile phone, roulette can be a fun game with plenty of action. But just a word to the wise, roulette is strictly a game of chance and player decisions don’t...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 9:51pm

The 3 best and 3 worst video poker plays

Like serious blackjack players, it’s important to know basic strategy for video poker before you begin gambling online or at a casino. There are several poker games offered, but having insight on the strategies of the games can greatly improve your chances of walking away a winner. Like real...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 4:19am

Video poker: How to play this beginner-friendly game – and win

Whether there’s no poker room at the nearby casino or you’d just rather play from your sofa, video poker offers some fun and a chance to win for anyone seeking to hit that flush, full house, or royal flush. Usually grouped with slots in online gambling sites, video poker is based on...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 12:19am

Online baccarat has options beyond brick-and-mortar casinos

Baccarat is a classic card game offering great odds for players and is simple to learn. A nice streak of luck and a player can walk home with some decent profits, and have a lot of fun in the process. The game is pretty straightforward with really just a few decisions for players to make: betting...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 12:50am

DraftKings gets into NJ online casino game, now offers blackjack

The leader in daily fantasy sports is now in the gambling business. DraftKings joins a crowded New Jersey online casino market with the rollout of the first phase of their own casino. The DraftKings casino is integrated into their existing sportsbook and operates under the Resorts Atlantic City...

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 11:18pm

5 tips for basic roulette money management

Do you really want to be that guy who blows his entire online casino bankroll in 15 minutes? Or that lady who keeps digging into her wallet for more cash as she orders her eighth bourbon and diet? Making your money last makes for a better casino experience, whether online or in person, and an...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 6:02pm

Roulette online vs. brick and mortar: Are there differences?

Roulette at an online casino may not have the social dynamics as a night out with friends at a fancy gambling joint along the Atlantic City Boardwalk — or the free booze. But firing up the laptop or mobile device can make for a fun night, with lower limits than one might find at Caesar’...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 5:42pm

Casino strategy: The 3 best and worst roulette plays

You’ve taken a seat, and luck is in the air. This is going to be the night. And if not, at least you’re only at a $5 table. Players are gathered around, sliding their chips on the red or black, favorite numbers, their grandparents’ anniversary, and a few even place a chip on that...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:58pm