Wizard of Odds Casino Games Videos

Mike the Wizard

Not only can you read all about how to play casino table games, but now you can watch our comprehensive exclusive collection of videos. And what not a better host than the master gambling wizard of all time Michael Shackleford!

Pros Lead the Way

Videos are conducted and broadcast in a range of settings including inside a Vegas Casino with professional dealers and/or the creator of unique games. Detailed instructions will guide your every step of the way. The rules are thoroughly explained, and actual hands are dealt and played out.

Some broadcasts are conducted exclusively by Mike Shackleford elaborating on the odds of RTP (return-to-player) and house edge. He will take the guesswork out with mathematical precision of outcomes.

Game Collection

Traditional and unique twists on existing games are analyzed including:

…with many more options to choose to choose from.

Improve Your Gameplay

In no time at all the apprentice will be trained by the best in the business. Ideal for a newbie or an experienced player who needs to brush up or simply change technique.

The pros will lead the way by going over:

  • Basic rules
  • Strategy
  • Tips
  • Odds
  • Best bets

Benefits of Gambling Videos

Video-based teaching adds another layer of understanding through visual training. It is an excellent resource for expanding the know-how it takes to sharpen gameplay. Additionally, each video has a transcript of each session.

Discover the answers to lingering questions and get the clarity needed to enhance not only skill but confidence necessary to win.

2024


Other

Reverse D'Alembert Betting System

Reverse D'Alembert Betting System

The Wizard explains and analyzes the Reverse Dalembert betting system.
Rothstein Betting System

Rothstein Betting System

The Wizard explains and analyzes the Rothstein betting system.

LiveStream

Live Stream #109 -- May 30, 2024

Live Stream #109 -- May 30, 2024

Live Stream #109 -- May 30, 2024
Live Stream #100 -- Nov. 30, 2023

Live Stream #100 -- Nov. 30, 2023

Live Stream #100. In this anniversary live stream, Mike invites the audience to ask him tough Barbara Walters personal questions.
Live Stream -- Dec. 21, 2023

Live Stream -- Dec. 21, 2023

Live Stream #101, Dec. 21, 2023
Live Stream -- Jan 4, 2024

Live Stream -- Jan 4, 2024

In episode #102, from Jan 4, 2024, Mike plays the melodica as well as answers audience questions on anything.

2023


Urgent Games Craps Test

Urgent Games Craps Test

The Wizard examines the craps game by Urgent Games, after noticing a disproportional number of 11's rolled.
Urgent Games Hexa Craps

Urgent Games Hexa Craps

The Wizard investigates a suspicious Hexa Craps game by Urgent software, in which total of eleven appear more more often than statistically expected.

Craps

Hedgehog Craps Betting System

Hedgehog Craps Betting System

The Wizard explains the hedgehog betting system for craps.

Other

Faro Scene in the Pale Blue Eye

Faro Scene in the Pale Blue Eye

The Wizard explains how to play the game of faro as used in the movie The Pale Blue Eye.

Cutting Edge

Eights

Eights

The Wizard interviews Mike Petgen (creator of High Card Flush) about his latest game Eights.
Pairs and Up Poker

Pairs and Up Poker

Mike interviews Paul Harry about his game Pairs and Up Poker
Blackjack Rewind Movie

Blackjack Rewind Movie

Mike interviews John Cimmerman about his game Blackjack Rewind.
Louisiana Baccarat

Louisiana Baccarat

The Wizard interviews Heather Gooze and Joe Shipman about their game Louisiana Baccarat.

LiveStream

09-07-2023 Live Stream

09-07-2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything and talks about Burning Man -- September 7, 2023
August 10, 2023 Live Stream

August 10, 2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- August 10, 2023
July 13, 2023 Live Stream

July 13, 2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- July 13, 2023
Jan 19, 2023 Live Stream

Jan 19, 2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- January 19, 2023
Feb 2, 2023 Live Stream

Feb 2, 2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- February, 2023
Jan 5, 2023 Live Stream

Jan 5, 2023 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- January 5, 2023

2022


Mugsy's Corner

Mugsy's Corner

The Wizard interviews Frank Mugnolo about this craps side bet Mugsy's Corner.

Other

Two Dice Challenge

Two Dice Challenge

After nine years of debate at the Wizard's forum, real money is put to the test between believers of two sides of a probability question.
How to Play Cashman Bingo

How to Play Cashman Bingo

The Wizard explains the rules to Cashman Bingo and when the game may offer a player advantage.
Heart Throb

Heart Throb

The Wizard explains the game Heart Throb, including the Lightning Link bonus.
Slingo Deal or No Deal

Slingo Deal or No Deal

The Wizard explains and demonstrates how to play Slingo Deal or No Deal.

Cutting Edge

Two G'$

Two G'$

The Wizard interviews Frank Mugnolo about his roulette side bet 2 G'$.
Three Card 7-27

Three Card 7-27

Mike interviews J.R. Gabord (sp?) about his game Three Card 7-27 at the 2022 Global Game Protection and Table Games Conference.
Burn One 21

Burn One 21

The Wizard interviews Kevin Luck about his game Burn One 21.
Lucky Pairs

Lucky Pairs

The Wizard interviews Mark Harlow about his game Lucky Pairs.
Pocket Rockets

Pocket Rockets

The Wizard interviews Angel Espino, representing the blackjack side bet Pocket Rockets.

LiveStream

April 21, 2022 Live Stream

April 21, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- April 21, 2022
Nov 10, 2022 Live Stream

Nov 10, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- November 10, 2022.
Dec 1, 2022 Live Stream

Dec 1, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- December 1, 2022.
June 23, 2022 Live Stream

June 23, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything -- June 23, 2022.
February 3, 2022 Live Stream

February 3, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.
January 20, 2022 Live Stream

January 20, 2022 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.

2021


November 4, 2021 Live Stream

November 4, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.

Other

Buffalo Gold Collection

Buffalo Gold Collection

The Wizard explains how to play Buffalo Gold Collection.
1-3-2-6 Betting System

1-3-2-6 Betting System

The Wizard explains, demonstrates, and analyzes the 1-3-2-6 betting system.
John Cokos Interivew

John Cokos Interivew

John Cokos of Pro Craps interviews the Wizard for an hour as part his craps-a-thon, a 24-hour livestream.
88 Fortunes

88 Fortunes

The Wizard explains how to play 88 Fortunes.
How to Play Da Vinci Diamond Keno

How to Play Da Vinci Diamond Keno

The Wizard explains and demonstrates how to play Da Vinci Diamonds keno.
Anti-Martingale Betting System

Anti-Martingale Betting System

The Wizard analyzes the Anti-Martingale, also known as the reverse martingale, betting system.
Keefer Roulette System Analysis

Keefer Roulette System Analysis

The Wizard analyzes the Keefer Roulette System
Lucky Larry's Lobstermainia Analysis

Lucky Larry's Lobstermainia Analysis

The Wizard demonstrates how to calculate the expected return of the slot machine Lucky Larry's Lobstermania.
Battleship

Battleship

The Wizard explains and analyzes the casino game Battleship.
Keno Explosion

Keno Explosion

The Wizard makes his case that Keno Explosion does not follow the natural odds of live keno.
Ultimate X Gold Video Poker

Ultimate X Gold Video Poker

The Wizard explains how to play Ultimate X Gold Video Poker.
Omaha (part 2 of 2)

Omaha (part 2 of 2)

In this part 2, the Wizard and company go over some variations of the poker game, Omaha.
Omaha (part 1 of 2)

Omaha (part 1 of 2)

The Wizard and the usual suspects explain the basics of the poker variant, Omaha.
Martingale Betting System

Martingale Betting System

The Wizard explains and analyzes the Martingale betting system.

LiveStream

December 2, 2021 Live Stream

December 2, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.
September 9, 2021 Live Stream

September 9, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.
August 5, 2021 Live Stream

August 5, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions on anything.
May 27, 2021 Live Stream

May 27, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers questions from fans.
April 8, 2021 Live Stream

April 8, 2021 Live Stream

Ask me Anything -- April 8, 2021
March 11, 2021 Live Stream

March 11, 2021 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions and this time Heather challenges the audience with gambling trivia.
February 25, 2021 Live Stream

February 25, 2021 Live Stream

The Wizard celebrates Purim as he invites the audience to ask him anything.
January 7, 2020 Live Stream

January 7, 2020 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions and challenges the audience with Gilligan's Island trivia.

2020


Wizard of Odds Video Interview

Angela Wyman / Covid 19 Interview

Angela Wyman / Covid 19 Interview

Mike interviews Angela Wyman (who plays his student in many gambling videos) on catching, having, and recovering from the Corona Virus.
Rob Singer Interview

Rob Singer Interview

Mike interviews Rob Singer about his alleged knowledge and use of a glitch in video poker, which he won $2.8 million playing.

Other

Good Guys Bad Guys

Good Guys Bad Guys

The Wizard, Angela, and company explain how to play the poker variant Good Guys Bad Guys
Screw Your Neighbor

Screw Your Neighbor

The Wizard teaches and demonstrates how to play Screw Your Neighbor.
Vegas Overcharging, Rips-Offs, and Scams

Vegas Overcharging, Rips-Offs, and Scams

The Wizard and Angela discuss the top ways tourists get over-charged, ripped-off, and scammed.
State Flag Trivia

State Flag Trivia

Mike and Angela challenge each other to a game of state flag trivia.
Slot Machine FAQ

Slot Machine FAQ

Angela challenges Mike to some frequently asked questions about slot machines.
Video Poker FAQ

Video Poker FAQ

Angela Wyman sits down with Michael Shackleford from Wizard of Odds, and asks him all different sorts of questions about video poker.
D'Alembert Betting System

D'Alembert Betting System

The Wizard explains and analyzes the d'Alembert betting system.
Oscar's Grind Betting System

Oscar's Grind Betting System

The Wizard explains how to play the Oscar's Grind betting system and what to expect from it if you do.
Ten Best Bets in the Casino

Ten Best Bets in the Casino

The Wizard and Angela go over the ten best bets in the casino.
Downtown Las Vegas Reopening

Downtown Las Vegas Reopening

The Wizard visits downtown Las Vegas, six days after casinos reopened, to see how safe it is to return.
Cash Card - Exploring New Casino Game

Cash Card - Exploring New Casino Game

Explore new casino game similar to Roulette - Cash Card created in 2020 by 18-year old gambling aficionado!
Labouchere/Cancellation Betting System

Labouchere/Cancellation Betting System

The Wizard explains how to play the Labouchere (aka cancellation/split Margingale) betting system and what to expect from it if you do.
Blackjack Rules and Strategy Video Tutorial

Blackjack Rules and Strategy Video Tutorial

The Wizard explains the rules and strategy to blackjack on his demo game.
All Quiet on the Las Vegas Strip

All Quiet on the Las Vegas Strip

The Wizard takes a bike ride around Las Vegas, including the Strip, during the Coronavirus outbreak.
How Wixiplay Casino Cheats -- Part 2

How Wixiplay Casino Cheats -- Part 2

Mike addresses some comments and criticisms about part 1 of this is Wixiplay cheating allegation.
Baccarat Basics

Baccarat Basics

The Wizard explains the basics of baccarat on his demo game.
How Wixiplay Casino Cheats -- Part 1

How Wixiplay Casino Cheats -- Part 1

Mike accuses Wixiplay.io Internet casino of cheating and stealing.
Craps Demo Game -- Part 1

Craps Demo Game -- Part 1

<p>The Wizard of Odds explains the basic of craps by going over the pass, odds, and come bets.</p>
Crazy 4 Poker Demo Game

Crazy 4 Poker Demo Game

The Wizard of Odds demonstrates his Crazy 4 Poker demo game, showing the rules, odds, and strategy for the game.
Mississippi Stud Demo Game

Mississippi Stud Demo Game

The Wizard of Odds demonstrates his Mississippi Stud demo game, showing the rules, odds, and strategy for the game.
Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em Demo Game

Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em Demo Game

The Wizard of Odds demonstrates his Ultimate Texas Hold &#39;em demo game, showing the rules, odds, and strategy for the game.

LiveStream

December 17, 2020 Live Stream

December 17, 2020 Live Stream

Mike answers audience questions and challenges the audience with Hanukkah trivia.
Ask Mike Anything -- December 3, 2020

Ask Mike Anything -- December 3, 2020

Another fun Ask Mike Anything.
Ask Mike Anything (with Fr. Michael) -- October 30, 2020

Ask Mike Anything (with Fr. Michael) -- October 30, 2020

To celebrate Halloween, Father Michael takes over for the Wizard.
September 3, 2020 Live Stream

September 3, 2020 Live Stream

This week Father Michael takes over for the Wizard as he challenges the audience to bible trivia as well as answering gambling questions.
August 27, 2020 Live Stream

August 27, 2020 Live Stream

August 27, 2020 Live Stream
July 30, 2020 Live Stream

July 30, 2020 Live Stream

Ask Mike Anything -- July 20, 2020
July 23, 2020 Live Stream

July 23, 2020 Live Stream

July 23, 2020 Live Stream
July 16, 2020 Live Stream

July 16, 2020 Live Stream

July 16, 2020 Live Stream
July 9, 2020 Live Stream

July 9, 2020 Live Stream

July 9, 2020 Live Stream.
LiveStream -- 06/23/2020

LiveStream -- 06/23/2020

Mike takes on questions from the live audience and the Wizard of Vegas forum.
June 18, 2020 Live Stream

June 18, 2020 Live Stream

June 18, 2020 Live Stream
Vegas is Open

Vegas is Open

Heather and Mike discuss Vegas&#39;s reopening.
LiveStream -- 05/28/2020

LiveStream -- 05/28/2020

May 28, 2020 Live Stream.
Ask Me Anything -- April 30, 2020

Ask Me Anything -- April 30, 2020

Ask Me Anything -- April 30, 2020
May 14, 2020 Live Stream.

May 14, 2020 Live Stream.

May 14, 2020 Live Stream.
May 7, 2020 Live Stream.

May 7, 2020 Live Stream.

May 7, 2020 Live Stream.
April 23, 2020 Live Stream.

April 23, 2020 Live Stream.

April 23, 2020 Live Stream.
LiveStream -- 04/16/2020

LiveStream -- 04/16/2020

April 16, 2020 Live Stream.
LiveStream -- 04/09/2020

LiveStream -- 04/09/2020

April 9, 2020 Live Stream.
Live Stream -- 02/13/2020

Live Stream -- 02/13/2020

In this live stream, Mike and Heather take on a wide variety of questions.
Live Stream -- 01/30/2020

Live Stream -- 01/30/2020

In this second live stream of 2020, Mike and Heather take on a wide variety of questions.
Live Stream -- 01/16/2020

Live Stream -- 01/16/2020

In this first live stream of 2020, Mike and Heather take on a wide variety of questions.

2019


Other

Unofficial Pet Cemetery of Boulder City

Unofficial Pet Cemetery of Boulder City

The Wizard visits a little-known unofficial pet cemetery outside of Las Vegas.

Cutting Edge

Baccarat Blitz

Baccarat Blitz

Mike interviews Kevin Luck of Double Luck Gaming about his game Baccarat Blitz at the 2019 Cutting Edge Table Games show in Las Vegas. It went onto win second place for the best game awards at the show.
Grand Slam Casino Baseball

Grand Slam Casino Baseball

The Wizard interviews Nic Mazze of Grand Slam Casino Baseball.
No Point Craps

No Point Craps

The Wizard interviews Shawn Wasacase of King Dice Gaming about his game No Point Craps.
Diceball

Diceball

Mike interviews Vinny Sandhu about his game Diceball at the 2019 Cutting Edge Tables Games show.
Hex Hazard Extreme

Hex Hazard Extreme

The Wizard interviews Errin Miller about his game Hex Hazard Extreme.
Advantage Play 3 Card Fury

Advantage Play 3 Card Fury

The Wizard interviews Vegas&#39;s favorite dealer, Angela, about the game Advantage Play 3 Card Fury.

LiveStream

Ask Me Anything -- June 6, 2019

Ask Me Anything -- June 6, 2019

Ask Me Anything -- June 6, 2019
Ask Me Anything -- Jun 13, 2019

Ask Me Anything -- Jun 13, 2019

Ask Me Anything -- Jun 13, 2019
Ask Me Anything -- June 27, 2019

Ask Me Anything -- June 27, 2019

Ask the Anything -- June 27, 2019
LiveStream -- 12/26/19

LiveStream -- 12/26/19

In this part 2 of 2, Mike asks Heather some Christmas trivia questions and then answers questions submitted by members of sister site Latest Casino Bonuses (lcb.org).
LiveStream -- 12/19/19

LiveStream -- 12/19/19

In this part 1 of 2, Mike answers questions submitted by members of sister site Latest Casino Bonuses (lcb.org).
LiveStream -- 10/24/2019

LiveStream -- 10/24/2019

In this episode Father Michael stands in for the Wizard, with Private Heather from the USS Enterprise, to take confessions, answer questions of faith, and still take on some gambling questions meant for the Wizard in this special Halloween episode.
LiveStream -- 09/12/19

LiveStream -- 09/12/19

In today&#39;s &quot;ask me anything&quot; Heather and Mike discuss such topics as our upcoming books, money management, cell phone usage in sports books, a follow-up on the worst song in human history, the basics of pai gow poker, the best places to live in the world, pet peeves about table games, vaping, and keeping gambling logs.
LiveStream -- 08/29/2019

LiveStream -- 08/29/2019

In today&#39;s &quot;ask me anything&quot; Heather and Mike discuss such topics as airlines charging a &quot;check in&quot; fee, blackjack tournament strategy, Burning Man, put bets in craps, the basics of card counting, and the worst song in human history.
LiveStream -- 07/18/2019

LiveStream -- 07/18/2019

Mike and Heather host another &quot;ask me anything&quot; Live Stream.
LiveStream -- 08/15/2019

LiveStream -- 08/15/2019

The Wizard and Heather do another &quot;ask me anything&quot; live stream.
LiveStream -- 05/30/2019

LiveStream -- 05/30/2019

The Wizard and Heather take on questions about things to do in Las Vegas besides gambling.
LiveSteam -- 05/23/19

LiveSteam -- 05/23/19

The Wizard and Heather celebrate the Wizard&#39;s birthday and answer your burning questions about Burning Man.
LiveStream -- 05/09/2019

LiveStream -- 05/09/2019

The Wizard of Odds&#39; first LiveStream on his own channel. Join me and host Heather &quot;Vegas Aces&quot; Ferris as I take on questions on anything.

2018


Wizard of Odds Video Interview

Cutting Edge

Magic Blackjack

Magic Blackjack

Mike interviews Tom Franklin at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games show about his game Magic Blackjack.
Field Goal

Field Goal

The Wizard interviews George Fiorile about his table game Field Goal.
Lucky Sevens

Lucky Sevens

The Wizard interviews Ryan Silver about his game Lucky Sevens at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games show.
58 Baccarat

58 Baccarat

Mike interviews David Lin about his game 58 Baccarat at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference.
Multiplier Blackjack

Multiplier Blackjack

Mike interviews Guy Scarangelli at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference about his game Multiplier Blackjack.
Video Review of Super Pai Gow

Video Review of Super Pai Gow

Mike interviews Jeffrey Hwang at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference about his game Super Pai Gow.
Video Review of Logo Blackjack

Video Review of Logo Blackjack

Mike interviews Steve Russell at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference about his side bet Logo Blackjack.
Video Review of Flip~It

Video Review of Flip~It

Mike interviews Tammy Thompson at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference about her game Flip~It.
Video Review of Easy Jack

Video Review of Easy Jack

Mike interviews Matthew Stream about his game Easy Jack at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference in Las Vegas.
Video Review of Yo!

Video Review of Yo!

Mike interviews Jessica Kozup on the dice game Yo!
Video Review of Monarchy Baccarat

Video Review of Monarchy Baccarat

Mike interviews Angel Espino at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference about his game Monarchy Baccarat.
Video Review of Ricochet Poker

Video Review of Ricochet Poker

Mike interviews Mike Silver on his game Ricochet Poker.
Video Review of Bluff

Video Review of Bluff

The Wizard interviews Joe Shipman about his game Bluff.
Video Review of Jack Jack

Video Review of Jack Jack

The Wizard interviews Julienne de Leon about the blackjack variant Jack Jack.
Video Review of Money$uit 31 Classic

Video Review of Money$uit 31 Classic

Mike interviews Angela on the game Moneysuit 31 Classic at the 2018 Cutting Edge Table Games Conference.

2017


Fastest Video Poker Player

Cutting Edge

2016


Wizard of Odds Video Interview

Elite Edge Videos

Craps

Cutting Edge

2015


2014


2011


Blackjack

Craps

Other

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