Gambling Tips

Written by Adel Awwad

In order for a player to enjoy a more pleasant and memorable time at a casino, while taking precautions to minimise one’s losses, it is very important to follow a basic set of gambling tips or guidelines.

Understandrepparttar game:

This may seem like a very obvious rule, but you would be surprised at how many people place bets on games they don’t fully understand. This rule may apply more to certain games (i.e. Roulette) than other games (i.e. Slots), but generally speaking, it is more advantageous for a player to fully understandrepparttar 148575 rules of a game before betting on it.

Budget your money:

Place a limit onrepparttar 148576 money that you can afford to gamble with and lose. Never exceed that amount or gamble with money that you can’t afford to lose. Leaving your ATM cards and credit cards at home may be a good way to ensure that you won’t be tempted to exceed your budget limit.

Never borrow money to gamble:

To fall intorepparttar 148577 habit of gambling with borrowed money is one ofrepparttar 148578 most serious mistakes any person can make. Not only can one runrepparttar 148579 risk of falling heavily into debt and perhaps having to sell one’s possessions to paybackrepparttar 148580 borrowed money, butrepparttar 148581 risk of alienating friends and family members, or infuriatingrepparttar 148582 “money lenders” should be enough reason to avoid this practice at all costs.

Pace yourself:

Avoid betting all your money in one go. Remember,repparttar 148583 objective is to have fun and enjoy yourself. If your gambling budget is $50, then place bets of $1 or $2 instead of bettingrepparttar 148584 entire $50 on one single bet, losing it and walking away empty handed. As long asrepparttar 148585 entire sum of money is not lost in one single bet,repparttar 148586 player has a chance to win.

Know when to quit:

Always quit while you’re ahead. The best time to quit is when you are ahead ofrepparttar 148587 casino. Many players makerepparttar 148588 mistake of thinking that their streak of luck will last forever and continue to gamble until they eventually lose it all. This is mainlyrepparttar 148589 result of overconfidence and greed.

Chasing losses:

‘Chasing a loss’ is a term used to describerepparttar 148590 act of trying to win back money that was lost during a previous bet. The problem with this is thatrepparttar 148591 player stands to lose even more money. In this case, it is better to just acceptrepparttar 148592 loss and quit or continue playing forrepparttar 148593 sole purpose of just having fun.

Maintain a low profile:

Whether you are playing for fun or money, winning or losing, always maintain a low profile at a casino. The main reason for this is that one never knows what types of unsavoury characters may be present at a casino. It is inrepparttar 148594 best interest of every player not to draw attention to his/her own money or winnings.

The History Of Roulette

Written by Adel Awwad

The term "Roulette" is derived from a French word meaning small wheel. The origin of Roulette is not very clear. while some sources state that Blaise Pascal, a 17th Century French mathematician inventedrepparttar roulette wheel, other sources state thatrepparttar 148496 game originated in China and was brought to Europe by Dominican monks who were trading withrepparttar 148497 Chinese.

Duringrepparttar 148498 late 18th centuryrepparttar 148499 Roulette wheel became very popular when Prince Charles (ruler of Monaco atrepparttar 148500 time introduced gambling to Monacco as a way of alleviatingrepparttar 148501 financial problems ofrepparttar 148502 region.

However,repparttar 148503 modern version ofrepparttar 148504 Roulette wheel did not appear until 1842 when Frenchmen Francois and Louis Blanc inventedrepparttar 148505 single "0" roulette game. The game was eventually brought to America inrepparttar 148506 early 1800s.

However,repparttar 148507 single "0" modification was rejected in America andrepparttar 148508 two zeros "00" where returned torepparttar 148509 Roulette wheel. The Roulette wheel gained a great deal of popularity in America duringrepparttar 148510 California Gold Rush.

There are two types of Roulette Games.

American Roulette Wheel

The American Roulette Wheel contains 38 numbers including 0, 00 and 1 to 36. Having two zeros (0, 00) givesrepparttar 148511 house a 5.26% advantage. In other words, for every $100 a gambler bets,repparttar 148512 house will make $5.26 in profit.

European Roulette Wheel

The European Roulette Wheel contains 37 numbers including 0 and 1 to 36. Having one zero (0) givesrepparttar 148513 house a 2.70% advantage. In other words, for every $100 a gambler bets,repparttar 148514 house will make $2.70 in profit.

Other differences betweenrepparttar 148515 two Roulette Games

One major difference pertains torepparttar 148516 color ofrepparttar 148517 gambling chips. While American casinos will giverepparttar 148518 players different colored chips which will allowrepparttar 148519 players to differentiate their chips/bets from other players,repparttar 148520 European casinos will giverepparttar 148521 playersrepparttar 148522 same coloured chips. Thus unlikerepparttar 148523 players at American casinos, gamblers at European casinos need to rely on memory to distinguish their chips/bets from those of other players.

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