Gambling maybe a game of pleasure but it does require knowledge and sharpness of mind. You need skills to formulate winning strategies to win big or to at least minimize losses.
To make the Gamblers Book Club a tradition, we will be featuring a set of books each month. For this edition, our set tackles a variety of topics that go beyond casino game how-tos, tips and tricks. Read on to find out.
Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels
This amazing book is written by Shelly Field. We find this amazing because Field has explored the casino for the rest of us. Yes folks! You can earn money inside the casino without having to gamble your money. In her book, Field revealed opportunities in industries such as Operations & Gaming, Entertainment, Food & Beverage Service, Marketing & Sales, Public Relations, Security & Surveillance and Human Resources. Just by looking at the Table of Contents of her book, you will find a list of jobs that you can hold in a casino especially in big ones like casino hotels. She even gave tips on how to get in, what kind of education and training such position requires as well as the best geographic location for specific job opportunities.
So, if you are fresh out of college or looking to shift careers, get a hold of Shelly Field’s book and be employed in this exciting workplace.
Casino Women Courage in Unexpected Places
This is one fierce, bold and courageous book written by two powerful authors Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones that will empower women working in the male-dominated industry of casinos. Go through the pages of this book and you will read stories of women from varied and interesting situations describing their previous and current experiences as they go about their lives as casino workers. These women are working as cocktail waitresses, maids, cooks, janitors, waitresses, dealers, middle management and vice presidents. Whatever career level they are in, none of them were spared from discrimination, sexual harassment and other types of hazards that working in casinos and casino hotels bring. Find out how they cope and fought for their rights in this empowerment title.
The Double-Down Guide to Blackjack
This how-to guide is published by Joshua Hornik, a former professional solo and team blackjack player from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In this book, Hornik shares the rules of blackjack, basic strategy, rule variations, counting cards, betting and other topics essential in playing this game. As a bonus, Hornik interviewed another blackjack pro and he was able to convince him to share the advantages and disadvantages of betting by the big bucks.
Lawrence Shane Johnson spent most of his time in live casino, and says he has an affinity to them, somehow. He has a “casino” angel that helps him win, and tries to get other people winning as well. Check out some of his articles on livecasinojackpot.com and find out if his angel works for you.