Mastering roulette at a basic level is easy enough. But to play successfully in the casino, you must either learn from the experience of knowledgeable players, or learn from your own mistakes. Preferably study books on casino and roulette than risking your own money.
“1001 Nights in the Casino,” Alec Sukhov
Alec Sukhov is a Russian professional gambler who has repeatedly made the casino blacklist because of his regular winnings. By the time the gambling law came into force in Russia, which resulted in the closure of casinos in most cities, he had accumulated a large capital.
The book is easy to read. This is not a dry tutorial, but a kind of diary, describing the author’s story from his first visit to a gambling establishment to its formation as a professional in the gambling.
The author shares his real experience, describes the subtleties and psychology of behavior, explains the rules in detail and shares his observations in a lively manner. He tells how to manage a bankroll, describes popular systems and shares recommendations for building your own winning strategy.
“1001 Nights in the Casino” is intended for beginners. The author without slyness describes the difficult way he had to go to become a successful gambler. His main goal – to warn the reader from common mistakes.
The book exists only in the author’s edition and is distributed in electronic form. Alec Sukhov participates in Internet discussions of his manual and personally advises those who wish to do so.
“A Thousand Casino Secrets,” by Bill Barton
The 16 chapters of the book contain 1,000 tips that cover most topics relevant to gambling. Professional gambler Bill Barton describes all the major gambling activities, recommends different approaches, talks about the principles of bankroll management, additional options (including promotions and bonuses) and the services that the gambling establishment provides.
The author’s favorite roulette strategy is to cover 16 numbers on the wheel with bets in a scattered manner. Bill Barton recommends betting two chips on pairs 10/13 and 28/31 (double street), another on the square 17/18/20/21. If the bet plays, one chip should be added on the next spin.
“Roulette. Systems of Play,” Dmitry Lesnoy, Lev Nathanson
Dmitry Lesnoy is president of the Russian Sports Poker Federation, organizer of large international tournaments, developer (together with Alexander Makarov) of a program for playing preference and founder of the Poker School. In co-authorship with the mathematician Lev Natanson the professional gambler created a unique manual.
This is one of the first fundamental studies published in Russian. The authors provide interesting historical information, but most of the publication is devoted to a detailed description of the mathematical approach and game strategies.
Dmitry Lesnoy and Lev Nathanson ignore psychology, focusing exclusively on mathematics. The manual “Roulette. Game Systems” does not guarantee winnings, but contains information that anyone who bets needs to know.
The book is part of the iconic “Gambling House” encyclopedia. The educational series also includes other publications about gambling entertainment:
- “Can You Beat a Slot Machine?” The history of the emergence and development of slot machines, the principles of action and winning strategies.
- “Poker. Basic mistakes and unspoken rules, rigorous mathematics of several varieties of poker: Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud, Oasis.
- “The Gambling House. Rules of the most popular and some little-known games (cards, craps, backgammon, betting, solitaire), professional vocabulary.
- “Russian Preferance. History, Theory and Culture of Preferance. The book contains a large number of problems, there is a probability theory breakdown with comments from a professional player and a detailed analysis of the techniques.
This is a powerful knowledge base that will give an understanding of the rules and subtleties of most gambling entertainment, reveals the basic systems and strategies.
“All About Roulette,” John Golleon
Only 19 pages of text from the author of the acclaimed bestseller “What you shouldn’t know about casinos, according to the casinos themselves.” The booklet was published as a separate edition in 1987 and despite its modest length, it contains comprehensive answers to beginner’s questions. It is an easy and interesting book on how to beat the dealer at roulette, definitely recommended reading.
After a brief historical background and sobering mathematical calculations, accompanied by amusing examples from real life, the author moves on to describing winning strategies. John Golleon leads the reader to the conclusion that a winning system is built on analyzing and taking advantage of several indicators. In fact, the principle of timing is based on the initial position of the ball in relation to the wheel and their speed of rotation. The dealer’s individual handwriting and the effect of reflectors, which slow the ball down, are also taken into account.
In electronic roulette methods of timing does not work, because the unpredictability of the results is achieved through the use of the GSH. In land-based establishments, the most common countermeasure is to change the wheel. But some recommendations from the book can be used in online casinos with Live Casino games.