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Forms of Gambling

by Jerry "Jet" Whittaker
April 16, 2006

There are several types and forms of gambling. Most wide known and common forms of gambling includes gambling on horse races, sports betting, scratch cards betting, arbitrage betting and staking systems. Apart from this there are regular casino games. These have a variety of games which are available in casino. They also do have different forms: beatable and unbeatable games. There are also some non casino games and fixed odd gambling as other forms of gambling.

Forms of casino gambling:

Beatable casino games, as the name suggests when played with proper strategy, an elegant gambler can create a positive mathematical expectation. The various beatable games are: Poker, Blackjack, Video poker, Pai Gow Poker and Tiles, Sports betting, Horse racing, Slot machines. Unbeatable casino games have a negative anticipation. Gamblers as a group will be defeated in the long run, except they cheat. Some of the unbeatable games: Baccarat, Craps, Roulette, Keno, Casino war, Faro, Pachinko, Sic Bo, Fan-Tan, Let It Ride, 3-card Poker, 4-card poker, Red Dog, Pyramid Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, Spanish 21, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker

Non casino and Fixed odds gambling games:

Some of these types of gambles are played for entertainment without stakes. The major non casino games are: Bingo, Lottery, Mahjong, Dead pool, Dice-based, Backgammon Liar's dice, Passe-dix, Hazard, Threes, Pig, Mexico, Card games, Liar's poker, Bridge, Basset, Lansquenet, Piquet, Put, Coin-tossing, Head and Tail, Two-up, Confidence tricks, Three card monte, Shell game, Carnival Games, The Razzle, Hanky Pank, Penny Falls, Six-Cat, The Swinger, The Push-up Bottle, The Nail Joint, Con Games, Put and Take, The Smack, The Drunken Mitt. Fixed-odds gambling often occur at or on the following kinds of events: Horse racing, Greyhound racing, Football matches, Golf, Tennis, Cricket, Baseball, Basketball, Ice hockey, Rugby, Snooker, Motor sports, Boxing, Darts. additionally many bookmakers offer fixed odds on a number of non sports associated outcomes, for example the course and extent of movement of various financial indices, whether snow will fall on Christmas Day in a given region, the winner of television competitions such as Big Brother, election results, and so forth. Interactive forecast markets in addition present trading on these outcomes, with shares of consequences trading on an open market.












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