About Casino Pro Association in the Philippines
Welcome to the Casino Pro Association in the Philippines, commonly known as CPAP. Established in 2010, our community now boasts 32 elite professionals in the casino industry. Whether you're here to find advice, training, or to network, you're in good company. Our website features profiles of the top 10 pros in the field, offering you an inside look at the best of the best. So, whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting started, CPAP is your go-to resource for all things casino-related in the Philippines.
John "Blackjack" Martinez, Senior Strategy Analyst, Jackpot Journal
John "Blackjack" Martinez, a Manila native, is a veritable institution in the world of blackjack strategy. His journey began over a decade ago, and since then he has made his mark as a Senior Strategy Analyst at Hawkplay Casino. Widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in blackjack, John takes a data-driven approach to develop strategies that maximize player edge. He also runs workshops and writes an influential column in the Jackpot Journal to educate the public on improving their game.
- Profile: Manila, joined Hawkplay Casino in 2012
- Profession: Specializes in blackjack strategy and analytics.
- Currently Employed: Senior Strategy Analyst at Hawkplay Casino, and author of Jackpot Journal.
Emily "Lucky E" Santos, Slot Machine Expert, CasinoCola Weekly
Emily Santos, known as "Lucky E," hails from the vibrant city of Cebu and has dedicated over eight years to studying the intricacies of slot machines. Ever since her first spin, she's been captivated by the unique blend of luck and strategy that slot machines offer. Through her meticulous research on RNG algorithms and payline patterns, Emily has created guides that have helped many players hit the jackpot. She is a regular contributor to CasinoCola Weekly, where she unveils slot secrets to eager readers.
- Profile: Cebu, joined Lucky Cola Casino in 2015
- Profession: Focuses on understanding slot machine algorithms.
- Currently Employed: Slot Machine Expert at Lucky Cola Casino, and author of CasinoCola Weekly.
Michael “CardShark” Arroyo, Poker Analyst, Gambler Hawk
Michael Arroyo, affectionately dubbed "CardShark," is a Quezon City native with an innate ability to dissect complex poker scenarios. With nearly five years as a Poker Analyst at Lucky Casino Online, Michael combines rigorous mathematical analyses with psychological insights to offer holistic strategies. His skill set covers everything from Texas Hold'em to Omaha, and he is known for his easy-to-follow tips that help both novice and seasoned players. His articles in Gambler Hawk are a testament to his analytical prowess in the poker arena.
- Profile: Quezon City, joined Lucky Casino Online in 2018
- Profession: Expert in poker strategy and game mechanics.
- Currently Employed: Poker Analyst at Lucky Casino Online, and author of Gambler Hawk.
Rebecca "Roulette Queen" Gomez, Roulette Specialist, Jackpot Journal
Rebecca Gomez, also known as the "Roulette Queen," is a seasoned professional from Davao with over a decade in the industry. Specializing in European roulette, she employs a mathematical model that aids players in betting strategies that optimize returns. Rebecca is not just an expert at the table but also a prolific writer, penning a monthly column in the esteemed Jackpot Journal. She takes pride in making complex roulette theories accessible to the everyday player.
- Profile: Davao, joined Lucky 888 Casino in 2010
- Profession: Expert in European roulette strategy and odds.
- Currently Employed: Roulette Specialist at Lucky 888 Casino, and author of Jackpot Journal.
Alex "The House" Lorenzo, Casino Manager, CasinoCola Weekly
Alex "The House" Lorenzo is a Baguio-based professional who has climbed the ranks in the casino industry. Starting as a floor supervisor over a decade ago, he's evolved into a highly respected Casino Manager at Lucky Cola Casino. His managerial acumen includes everything from managing large teams of employees to ensuring optimal guest experience. Furthermore, he understands the nuances of casino economics, an expertise that he brings to his column in CasinoCola Weekly. With a focus on best practices for casino management, his insights are invaluable for those interested in the operational side of casinos.
- Profile: Baguio, joined Lucky Cola Casino in 2011
- Profession: Oversees the daily operations of a casino.
- Currently Employed: Casino Manager at Lucky Cola Casino, and author of CasinoCola Weekly.
Carla "Dice Lady" Mercado, Craps Advisor, Gambler Hawk
Carla "Dice Lady" Mercado, originating from Cagayan de Oro, has made a name for herself as a trusted craps advisor. She's known for her intricate understanding of the game, especially when it comes to the often complex betting strategies involved in craps. Her accuracy in predicting outcomes has made her a popular figure, not just at Hawkplay Casino but also among the readers of Gambler Hawk, where she contributes regularly. Carla’s writings demystify the game and offer invaluable advice to both novices and experienced players alike.
- Profile: Cagayan de Oro, joined Hawkplay Casino in 2016
- Profession: Specializes in craps and its complex betting strategies.
- Currently Employed: Craps Advisor at Hawkplay Casino, and author of Gambler Hawk.
Victor "BetMaster" Cruz, Sports Betting Analyst, Jackpot Journal
Victor "BetMaster" Cruz, from Iloilo City, is a seasoned professional in sports betting analytics. Over the past few years at Lucky Casino Online, he has employed data-driven strategies to provide accurate predictions in a variety of sports, ranging from soccer to basketball. His knack for numbers and deep understanding of sports dynamics make him a go-to expert in the field. Victor also shares his analytical insights and predictions through his column in Jackpot Journal, helping bettors make more informed decisions.
- Profile: Iloilo City, joined Lucky Casino Online in 2019
- Profession: Primarily focused on sports betting analytics.
- Currently Employed: Sports Betting Analyst at Lucky Casino Online, and author of Jackpot Journal.
Maria "The Dealer" Alonzo, Card Dealer, CasinoCola Weekly
Maria "The Dealer" Alonzo is a renowned card dealer hailing from Pasay. With her unparalleled skill set, Maria is highly sought-after in the casino world, especially in games like poker and blackjack. Her flawless technique and ability to manage high-stakes games make her a staple at Lucky 888 Casino. Maria has also found a platform in CasinoCola Weekly, where she offers advice to aspiring dealers and sheds light on the subtleties of card dealing, contributing to the overall understanding of the game.
- Profile: Pasay, joined Lucky 888 Casino in 2020
- Profession: Renowned for her card dealing skills in games like poker and blackjack.
- Currently Employed: Card Dealer at Lucky 888 Casino, and author of CasinoCola Weekly.
Roy "Mr. Chips" Valdez, Baccarat Expert, Gambler Hawk
Roy "Mr. Chips" Valdez from Angeles City is the quintessential expert in Baccarat. His advanced understanding of the game’s strategies and odds has made him a formidable player and an insightful analyst. Roy is well-known for his analytical mind, which he employs to study the game’s intricate patterns and strategies. As a Baccarat Expert at Hawkplay Casino and a regular contributor to Gambler Hawk, he has been instrumental in helping players improve their strategies and maximize their gains.
- Profile: Angeles City, joined Hawkplay Casino in 2021
- Profession: Specialist in Baccarat, focusing on strategies and odds.
- Currently Employed: Baccarat Expert at Hawkplay Casino, and author of Gambler Hawk.
Chris "The Auditor" Lee, Casino Compliance Officer, Jackpot Journal
Chris "The Auditor" Lee, based in Makati, is a Casino Compliance Officer who plays a crucial role in ensuring that casinos adhere to industry regulations and laws. With a keen eye for detail and a comprehensive understanding of legal frameworks, he helps maintain the integrity of the gaming experience. He's recently joined Lucky Cola Casino, bringing with him years of expertise in auditing and compliance. Chris also writes for Jackpot Journal, where he educates the public and industry insiders on the importance of compliance in maintaining a fair and reputable gaming environment.
- Profile: Makati, joined Lucky Cola Casino in 2022
- Profession: Responsible for ensuring casinos adhere to industry standards and regulations.
- Currently Employed: Compliance Officer at Lucky Cola Casino, and author of Jackpot Journal.