Winning is what it is all about. I have never lost money at a casino and felt good about it and if you are honest, neither have you. When I go to the casino I want to know I have extended my very best effort towards winning, I work hard for my money and. It is a small consolation when I lose and I do lose a lot but I also win a lot.
If you decided to build a new home, would you start construction without first developing a plan or blueprint? Or would you begin a new business without having a business plan? Would you go to war without knowing your enemy and having a predetermined plan for victory? Well why do you go to the casino without a plan for winning?
Here are a few tips to extend your next gambling vacation or casino day trip:
Plan Your Trip
Make your visit to a casino more enjoyable by calling ahead and finding out what is happening at the casino you plan to visit. Ask questions about available comp promotions and entertainment options.
Also never nail yourself to one casino. If there is a neighboring casino, find out. If so, call them and ask them the same questions. You may want to plan a visit there.
If you do plan to visit more than one casino, ask how much rated play is required at your host casino to have your room comped both at Casino Rates and fully comped (If you do not know what I mean by this, read Comps 101 or The Ask Game.).
Count Your Money
Before you go to a casino you should determine how much money you have to spend. Decide how long you plan to stay and divide your money up accordingly. Plan on spending $100 per day if you have $200 and you plan to stay two days.
Set your stop losses and stay with them.
Or if you only plan to stay several hours you can divide your money by how many hours you staying.
Plan Your Play
You should always have a good knowledge of the game you are playing if you play table games. If you are winning, put some back for later. If you are losing, walk away.
If you play slots, a good slots system should be studied and used. Slots pay in trends. Take your time and look for a trend. Watch what is going on around you and make your decisions based on what you are seeing. If you are winning, put some back for later. If you are losing, walk away. The slots will be there all night long. Do not try to start a trend.
Plan your play based on your bankroll. How much money you have should dictate how much you can wager on a single hand, throw of the dice or pull of the wheel. Use common sense and decide this before you leave home and stay with it.
Take A Break
When you called ahead to the casino, you should have planned other activities. Stay with your plan. When planned, go to a show or eat your meals. Get away from the action and clear your thoughts. Meet with them and get their opinions about what is happening if you have friends at the casino. If one is a goat head, my dad always said two heads were better than one even.
Plan On Taking Money Home
Setting a game plan and staying with it requires a lot of self discipline especially in the bright lights and hot action of a casino.
If every time you hit a jackpot or have a hot streak at the tables you put some of your winning away and do not touch it till you leave the casino, you will never have a long ride home.
I have visited casinos where every penny I put in the slot was gone with the pull and I was not smart enough to walk out of the casino. Do not be afraid to leave. Because they have just got there, many people won’t leave a tight casino. You are not there to give your money away. You are there to have a good time and losing every dime you have is not having a good time.
On the other hand, it is hard to head for the door when you are winning. In your planning you should always set a time to go to the room or to go home, win draw or lose.
Well why do you go to the casino without a plan for winning?
I work hard for my money and when I go to the casino I want to know I have extended my very best effort towards winning. Make your visit to a casino more enjoyable by calling ahead and finding out what is happening at the casino you plan to visit. You should have planned other activities when you called ahead to the casino. I have visited casinos where every penny I put in the slot was gone with the pull and I was not smart enough to walk out of the casino.