Originally Posted by squealpiggy
If you really want to win at the casino set aside an amount of money you can live with losing and go and have a good time. If you lose all of your money it's part of the cost of the night out, if you win money then hooray for you, if you lose it all then it's part of the cost of the night out.
The only way to win in a casino over a long term is if you own it.
this is a great way to look at it, and a very good post.
a good friend of mine used to make six figures playing online poker. he's a bright and talented guy, but he's not a unique poker quantity. there are people out there who make a living doing this stuff. there are world class poker players. it goes far beyond luck if you play enough hands of poker.
that said, casinos are some of the more lavish establishments you'll ever find, especially the major ones. people are losing a hell of a lot of money there each night to pay those bills, bay-bay,