If you’ve never tried table games, then you’re missing out! Here’s a run-down of the top 5 best casino games around to help you decide where you might like to start. But the question is… will you be betting on red or black?
If you’ve seen the episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S where they all go to Vegas, you’ll know that Monica Geller and Chandler Bing got lucky at the Craps table! This traditional game oozes with appeal, drawing huge crowds who gather round to wager on the shooter’s outcome. Picking up those famous red dice, players have used all sorts of good luck rituals to try and hit their lucky number, including asking a lady to blow on the dice before the shooter rolls. Of course, it’s all completely down to chance, but Craps is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and lively games in the casino. If you hear shouting and cheering, it’s probably coming from the Craps table.
As it turns out, casino fans are really keen on Keno! In this popular bingo-style lottery game, players choose a set of numbers between 1- 80 and place wagers on them. Twenty numbers are then drawn at random, and players score payouts based on how many numbers they ‘hit’ and the amount bet on those winning numbers. With some of the biggest recorded Keno wins in history totalling millions, it’s no wonder that modern gamers fancy their chances of walking away with a chunky cash prize. The arrival of online video Keno has made it even easier to play from the comfort of your own home, so grab your laptop and give this great game a go.
If you’re Ace with cards, you’re probably a big fan of Blackjack. This classic table game sets you against the dealer in a race to 21, and is one of the easiest casino games to pick up if you’ve never played before. It’s no surprise that Blackjack is a big ‘hit’ with gamers. You can play online or in land-based casinos, and it’s perfectly easy to bust out a deck of cards at home and have a practice before you wager for the chance to win real money. Once you try it, we’re sure you’ll want to ‘stick’ with this card shuffling delight!
The next big question after Shakespeare’s classic conundrum ‘To Be Or Not To Be?’, ‘Red or Black?’ is a timeless phrase we’ve all heard before. Of course, it refers to the iconic Roulette wheel of fortune. The beauty of the game lies in its utter simplicity, with nothing but your gut instinct required to play. It is perhaps this complete element of chance that attracts so many players of all ages to place their bets. A true staple of casino culture, this is the go-to game of choice for many who are simply feeling lucky. But which colour will you choose?
An intense air of mystery hangs over the Poker table like a dense fog, and perhaps that’s what makes it such a thrilling game to play. It’s the never-quite-knowing, that element of risk that makes it so alluring. Weighing up your chances of fooling the other players into folding on the belief that your bad hand of cards is in fact a great one. Put simply, it’s really good fun. The world of Poker expands beyond the felt-topped tables of land-based casinos and you can now take a virtual seat at any online Poker table, challenging highly skilled players across the globe in an attempt to ‘Flush’ away the competition. With phenomenal prizes up for grabs in online tournaments, you can win some serious cash with a little practice and patience. Keep your friends close and your cards closer to your chest and you could walk away with some truly awesome prizes.