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Common Gambling Myths

When it comes to gambling there are a lot of myths floating around. The main problem you have as a player is that believing the myths can cost you money as you may play incorrectly based on a false idea. This article covers some of the most common myths and facts related to casino gambling.


Below is a list of some of the most common myths.

  • If a game has a 95% payout percentage I will only lose 5% of my money
  • A gambling system can help you beat the casino
  • If a number has not come up on roulette it must be due to come
  • A slot machine will not pay out for a while after a jackpot
  • If you are on a losing streak you play on as your luck will change
  • Pulling the handle on a slot machine gives a better chance of winning
  • Gambling is a way to become a millionaire
  • Tracking previous outcomes gives you a better chance of winning
  • Slot machine payout percentage change based on the time of day
  • Casinos pump oxygen onto the gaming floor to keep players awake
  • If you use a slot card the machine will not pay out as well
  • Counting cards in baccarat is a way to beat the casino
  • Changing your bet size on a slot machine changes the outcome


Below are some facts about casino gambling that you cannot change.

  • Over the long term the casino will always win
  • There is no way to alter the house edge on casino games
  • The next outcome is in no way effected by previous outcomes
  • There is no system that can change the house edge
  • The only people who get rich from gambling are the casino owners
  • Gambling can be addictive

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