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Online Gambling Casinos - Wear Your Thinking Cap and Prosper


I receive many emails each week from people who deposited money at an online casino, only to walk away empty handed merely minutes later. Most of them are quite upset andunderstandably so. When you have lost money you want to blame someone. It's part of the human psyche anda natural reaction.

When I ask people if they were playing according to a strategy the answer is normally something like "Huh? What's that?". Enough said. Now don't get me wrong. I am not suggesting we all go out and obtain science degrees and start crunching numbers in every playing session. I am however suggesting that you arm yourself with a few important tools before you deposit your hard earned money at an online casino.These basic tools are not rocket science, but they require you to do some workbefore you spin the reels or lay a chip.

Money Management

This is by far one of the most important aspects of gambling at online casino but astonishingly one of the least discussed subjects.A sound money management strategy consists of three important elements: budgetmanagement, bankroll management and betting limits.

Budget management is simple enough. Set your monthly budget and stick to it. Onlygamble with more if you are playingwith winnings. In fact, I have a rule for myself where I don't even do this. I cash my winnings in immediately. There's an old belief in gambling that money you have won will go back faster to the casino than your own and Ibuy that.

A bankroll management strategy simply relates to how you aregoing to spread your budget across several playing sessions and across a varietyof games. This will maximize your playing experience. It is no use dumping yourentire session bankroll into an expensive slot machine if you are looking to getentertained for a couple of hours. Finally, manage your betting limits. Decidehow high you are prepared to go and stick to it. Too many people get anadrenaline rush and cross their limits. Although you may win every now and thenyou'll spend far more time in front of the TV over time.

Game Strategy

Nomatter which online casino game you prefer, following a basic strategy is ahundred times better than having no strategy at all. Online casino gamblingstrategies range from very simple to highly sophisticated. Take blackjack forexample. Basic strategy involves a simple strategy card that will guide yourdecision to hit, fold, or stand on a given hand. More sophisticated strategies involve things like card counting. As far as slots go, a simple spin and hopestrategy won't get you far. There are simple strategies like machine selectionto more expansive progressive loss betting systems. The net is littered withgaming strategies so you won't have to search for too long.

Some basic but careful planning could make your experience a lot more worthwhile!

Ryan D. has over 6 years in the online casino and sportsbook market in marketing, operations andcustomer service. He shares his "insider" views at The Online GamblingInsider.


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