A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag:
Q. When I win a bet at a table game, I get my bet back in addition to the money I won. When I win a bet on a slot machine or a video poker game, I don’t get my bet back, I only get the winnings.
Q. I’ve been looking at tables of house edges on craps bets, and for some I see different house edges per roll and per decision. The edge on a place bet on 6 or 8 is 1.52 percent per decision, or 0.46 percent per roll.