How Casinos Trick You Into Gambling More?

The House wins every time. You know it, I know it, everyone knows it. So, how do casinos still rake in your hard-earned money to the tune of more than $200 billion per year? All casino owners have a big book of tricks they integrate into their casinos to ensure that you’re spending the most time and spending the most money possible. Most of these tricks are psychological; meaning they’re intended for you to not notice. If you’re an avid gambler, learning these tricks can help you recognize them and understand what factors you’re at odds with. Being above a casino’s trickery could help you walk out with more money than when you walked in. So, what are these tricks? Let’s dive in. Giving You the Feeling of Control Casinos excel at giving you the feeling like you’re in control of the game, even when you’re not. Games like blackjack, craps, roulette, video poker and others are all geared to … Read more

10 Tips to Beat the Odds at a Casino

Casino gambling is not for the faint of heart. The odds are in the house’s favor in almost every game; the rare exceptions are the few bets you can make with roughly 50/50 odds, and the payouts on those bets are low. Anytime the payout is high, the odds are overwhelmingly against you- the casino wouldn’t allow such a high payout otherwise. And yet, people do win those bets. Some people even seem to win them regularly; there are professional gamblers who win them all the time. How do they do it? Better yet, how can you do it, too? Do a quick Google search for this and card counting is bound to be one of the most common tips you get. It’s true that card counting can work, and it’s perfectly legal, even though casinos really don’t like it and are constantly coming up with new ways to prevent it. But counting cards is not easy, and many of … Read more