… and the debate rages on is poker a game of skill or is it all up to chance…
In my mind it is all quite clear, if you play online slots or some similar simple casino game then its mostly a game of chance. Sure there is a small element of skill involved. You should know how many coins to put in the slot machine, to maximize your returns and make sure you get your best shot at the jackpot. But basically it is up to chance what the slot machine decides to give you.
The other element of skill when you play online casino games, is too ensure that you are getting the best casino bonus. Because they vary all the time and it is up to you find the best deal. Don’t just leave it to chance, because then you will end up getting the worst deal.
At the other end of the spectrum you have card games that involve a lot of skill to win. Sure there is some element of chance in the deck of cards, but mostly its all about how you read the players and the skill of betting.
The debate of skill vs chance is a hot topic in the US, where legal teams have used the fact that poker is not a game of chance, to defend their clients. US players can still play casino games if they