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Simon Young

Simon Young is a hugely experienced newspaper journalist and online gaming content expert. He was a news editor at three national UK newspapers before falling in love with poker and joining PokerStars as head of content. He managed the Stars Group’s content teams, including the PokerStars Blog, for more than 10 years, and now runs his own content agency, Magic Word Media.

No bust blackjack strategy explained: Rules, odds, and payouts
No bust blackjack strategy explained: Rules, odds, and payouts

2020-11-24T22:34:59.101ZSimon Young

Learn the pros and cons of the no bust blackjack strategy with these insights from the experts at BetAmerica Casino.
Spanish 21 vs. Blackjack: Rules, odds, and best winning strategies
Spanish 21 vs. Blackjack: Rules, odds, and best winning strategies

2020-11-19T18:35:29.704ZSimon Young

Spanish 21 is a close cousin of blackjack and offers increased payouts but with a novel twist – all the 10 cards are removed from the deck.
Is Match the Dealer a good bet in blackjack?
Is Match the Dealer a good bet in blackjack?

2020-11-17T21:11:13.789ZSimon Young

The experts at BetAmerica Casino break down the odds to determine if "match the dealer" is a sound strategy to employ when playing blackjack.
Blackjack vs. Poker: Which game has the best odds?
Blackjack vs. Poker: Which game has the best odds?

2020-11-13T17:41:56.761ZSimon Young

They are two of the most popular card games on the planet, yet blackjack and poker can have very different odds of you winning. Find out why with these insights from the experts at BetAmerica Casino.
Blackjack hand signals and gestures: Everything you need to know
Blackjack hand signals and gestures: Everything you need to know

2020-11-10T21:39:46.087ZSimon Young

Learn the four key hand signals to use when playing blackjack with these tips from the experts at BetAmerica Casino.
5 best casino games for beginners
5 best casino games for beginners

2020-11-05T20:41:16.895ZSimon Young

Some online casino games are far easier to pick up and try than others. Here are the top five games for beginners.
Top 5 bets to make in a casino
Top 5 bets to make in a casino

2020-11-03T22:16:36.279ZSimon Young

The most prudent way to determine the best bets you can make in a casino is to find those that have the lowest house edge.
Hot & Cold Slots: Wild Worlds is wonderfully weird and wickedly hot
Hot & Cold Slots: Wild Worlds is wonderfully weird and wickedly hot

2020-11-02T20:43:27.551ZSimon Young

Find out which BetAmerica Casino slots are hot, and which are not, in our latest monthly installment of Hot & Cold Slots.
What to do when the dealer hits soft 17 in blackjack
What to do when the dealer hits soft 17 in blackjack

2020-10-30T13:31:10.904ZSimon Young

Even experienced blackjack players can make strategy mistakes, especially when it comes to how the dealer plays a soft 17.
BetAmerica Casino adds nine thrilling new NetEnt and IGT slots
BetAmerica Casino adds nine thrilling new NetEnt and IGT slots

2020-10-28T21:55:13.700ZSimon Young

BetAmerica Casino's October game releases include plenty of spooky slots just in time for Halloween.
Parlay betting strategy for roulette and blackjack: Tips, tricks and advice
Parlay betting strategy for roulette and blackjack: Tips, tricks and advice

2020-10-27T18:17:53.922ZSimon Young

Discover how to use the parlay betting strategy for roulette and blackjack with these tips from the experts at BetAmerica Casino.