The Ten Commandments of Gambling
1, to be prepared to lose money, to know the gambling rules are favorable to the casino.
2. Don't rely on premonitions, but make the best decision based on mathematics.
3, to be prepared, the short-term gambling money on the up and down, fluctuating greatly. Even professional gamblers, with excellent skills, can face a series of bad luck and experience short-term fluctuations in gambling money. Likewise, a very bad player can win a lot of money in a short period of time. In the world of gambling, anything can happen in the short term.
4, generally speaking, in case you play right, the harder the game, the smaller the casino advantage. The casino advantage for the hardest game of blackjack is minimal (0.58%), compared to 1.2% for baccarat and 5.5% for Caribbean poker, not to mention slots.
5, good gambling management. Set a loss cap, more than the cap immediately go away. Small gambling can be enjoyable, losing is not beyond their usual entertainment expenses. At the same time, do some other activities other than gambling. Don't gamble when you are drunk or tired.
6. Don't hedge. Those hedging bets that lead you to lose or draw, rather than win, avoid it. For example, blackjack buy insurance similar to these hedging bets, the casino always takes advantage of the bargain. Instead of buying insurance for fear of losing, just don't bet on it.
7. There is no system that can beat pure chance gambling in casinos. Many people brag about having created a system that can beat roulette. Most systems allow you to win small amounts of money many times in exchange for losing big amounts of money a few times. In the long run, it is impossible to win a game of pure chance.
8, choose the game with the most favorable gambling rules. Many games, such as blackjack and video poker, in the rules, there will be slight differences between the different casinos, to find those rules for players to gamble.
9, avoid pot bets. LetitRide and Caribbean Poker's $1 pot bets are the worst bets, with casinos taking advantage of 20% or more. Even though the blackjack and pai gow poker pool bets are not as bad, they should be avoided.
10, hold a fun mentality. Gambling is like a pastime, and everything should be done in moderation. If you don't even have the self-control to walk away from the table or machine, you shouldn't gamble any longer.