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Comparison of the most popular casino games of chance

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Many players gamble for entertainment and ignore the odds. Some look for the best available odds, and some are crazy about winning a fat jackpot. Players wager for different reasons, but the number of online casinos is ever increasing. Though casino games are predominantly games of chance, you can have a bit of advantage by knowing which game gives you better offs.

Here is a list of the most popular casino games of chance:


Perhaps slot is the most popular game of chance among gamblers and an indispensable part of modern casinos, both virtual and land-based. The spectrum of slot games available in online casinos like online casino Malaysia is amazing. The slot games can be categorized as three-wheel, five-wheel, progressive and demo versions. The pay table of each game displays the payout and winning arrangement. Once you push the bottom, the reels start spinning and stop at one of the different combinations; if you are extremely lucky, the reel displays the same image in the same string.


Roulette is unquestionably a game of chance, but with a lower house edge. But different variants have different odds; for instance, American roulette comes with a house edge of 5.26%, which is comparatively higher than that of European roulette with a house edge of 2.7%. The higher house edge in American roulette is double zero, which is absent in the European version. Brick and mortar casinos will not find all variants, but virtual casinos are a great place to enjoy all styles of roulette. Some innovative online casinos offer live dealer roulette games.


Poker is another popular casino game loved worldwide; Texas Holdem is the most played version. In the short run, the result of this card game depends majorly on luck, but as you develop skill, it impacts the outcome. In reality, poker is a game of skill with an element of luck, not otherwise. There are numerous pods and books which helps you to improve your poker skills. Poker can be played against human opponents and or the house. There is no scope of bluffing when you play against the house; Caribbean Stud Poker is the most common variant in this domain.


Online blackjack casino is the second favorite game after poker to players who like to use their skills to improve the odds of winning. Blackjack is one of the few casino games with a house edge of 1%, but skilled players can cut it to half. As the card game is a fusion of skill and chance, fame is played worldwide. As the rules of the game are easy to comprehend, the game is suitable for players with different skill levels and bankrolls. The main objective of the game is to get natural blackjack (21) or close to it to win the game. The blackjack rules are not only straightforward but universal; the game style is pretty much similar in all casinos, be it virtual or brick and mortar.



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