01 May The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gambling like A Pro
Gambling has been closely related to sports since a very long time and continues to do so. In fact, with the advent of the internet and other technologies, gambling as an industry has grown manifold. It makes a lot of money on the legal side of the market, and a lot more on the illegal side. So it will be no surprise that people want to invest in gambling. However, if you are new to the gambling market, here are a few tips and tricks you might need to gamble like a pro.
Learn The Game Thoroughly
The first thing you will have to do is to select a game of choice. It can be poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, video slots: it is your choice. The important thing is that before you play the game, learn. Learn the rules of the game, the different tactics you might need to win the game and the counter-tactics of the tactics you choose to use so that you can understand if someone is trying to get in ahead of you. Whichever way it is, the important thing is that you know the game inside out before you go gambling.
Every gambler worth their salt will tell you that staying in the casino for too long only increases the odds of losing money: and it is 100% true. Casinos are designed so that there are no windows, the rooms are brightly lit or adequately according to the lighting required, and the casino is always lively. There are no clocks in a casino, and the difference between 1 PM and 1 AM is almost impossible to determine. Therefore it can be safely said that proper time management may save you from financial breakdown.
Money management is of prime importance in casinos because of the lack of the same can get you very broke very fast. Try to bet small and often, and try to keep a mental account of how much you brought in, and how much money you have won. This is to ensure that you do not lose track of the amount of money you have spent and lose more than you can possibly afford.
Be Careful With Slots
Slots are probably the worst idea for a beginner because they have the highest house edge in any house. The main reason for this is the opaque house edge. The house edge for a slot machine is pre-calculated and incorporated into the software of the game, so there is no escaping the inevitable slipping into loss however much money you have. Another problem is that you cannot have the foggiest idea if the house edge is 5% or 25% and both are equally likely. Unless you have experience with slots, it is better to avoid them in total.