Gambling in a casino is on the bucket list for some, while for the others it is just a fun activity that people tend to indulge in, on a regular basis. Whatever the case maybe, this article is for those newbie’s that are struggling to find their way around a casino, or just turned 21 and can’t wait for set your right foot inside the casino floor.
Before you start…
You might be mesmerized by looking at all the extravagant lights, the sound effects and people enjoying around you. Most of the times, the environment gets to you and you end up spilling more cash than you should.
If you’re one among those people, then follow this article to beware of such tactics.
- House advantage: A popular saying goes ‘the house always wins’. This is absolutely true because the games created and designed by these casino houses are such that it need lets the players win in the long run. Unlike the players, they do not need luck to make money, they need players, especially newbie’s like you.
- Set aside the money: Unless you have a game plan ready with you, you will end up losing all your money and turn bankrupt even before you know. Hence, it is important to set aside a fixed amount that you’re willing to lose and do not spend an extra penny, no matter what the circumstances are.
- Don’t fall prey to hot streaks: Sometimes, you end up being the victim of beginners luck. This is not a bad thing, but can turn against you if you consider it to be a good thing. You might end up winning the first, second or even the third round. That’s your cue to stop and take the money home. This is because this hot streak or winning streak never lasts and at the end of the day, you end up losing more than you make.
Pick the right games
It is often intimidating because the choice of the base of games the casinos offer is extraordinary. Slots, table games, and other machine games catch anyone’s eye and pushes them to play them endlessly. However, that is one of the worst decisions you could make. Something called house edge will drain all your money to these attractive games and gaming features. Hence, it is imperative to choose the games that offer the lowest house edge on the casino floor.
Even though you don’t have as much fun as the luck-based games, you at least won’t be disappointed losing a lot of money
Follow the etiquette
Not all casinos around the world want you to dress up a certain way, but this does not mean you wake up and go knock the doors in your pajamas. Basic etiquette like the dress style for men and women, tipping etiquettes etc must be followed diligently in order to maintain the decorum of the place.
Know when to stop
As much as the game selection is important, it is also important to know when to stop playing — as in when you start to lose or go bankrupt.