Types of Casino Games

dice and roulette

History of casino begins in Italy. From Italian word "casino" means "little house." Originally casinos were public houses for music and dancing until the 19th century, when term casino came to mean a collection of gaming rooms. In our times casinos became widely-spread entertainment business all over the world. Modern casinos offer various games beginning from card games and ending with lotteries.

Categories of games

There are different categories of games such as: table games, electronic gambling machines and random number games. Table games are: cards (mostly known Blackjack, Baccarat, Poker), dice (Craps) and random numbers (Roulette). Electronic gambling includes Slot machines, Video lottery, Pachinko and Video poker. To random numbers belong Bingo and Keno. Such games as slot machines are played by one person, random numbers, however, such as roulette may be played at a table or by purchasing paper tickets such as bingo and keno.

Online casino

All games listed above can be played not only in real casino but in online casino also. Virtual gambling offers list of pluses. First of all, it allows players to stay at home and enjoy games in a usual, comfortable atmosphere. At second, online casino grants huge variety of bonuses and at third it is a great chance for beginners to learn how to play games. In virtual casino players can play either for free or for money. It is also possible to download casino program on personal computer (download-based manner) or to play online (online-based).

As it was already mentioned before, there are a lot of casino games, but only several of them are very well known. Such games as Poker and Blackjack require certain knowledge and skills. These games are recommended to play only after detailed learning. The easiest types of games are roulette, slots and craps, they are considered as games of chance.