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The phsycological edge.

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by Ben Jammin, Jan 9, 2015.

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  1. Ben Jammin

    Ben Jammin VIP Whale

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    I've gotten some feedback when I mention the psychological edge. So what is it?

    You should always have at least double the amount of your buy in available to gamble. If you buy in for $1000 then you play to $500. If you lose you still walk with half your stake. You didn't lose it all. You still have a stake for tomorrow.

    If you buy in with $500 and lose it all it's like a kick in the stomach. You think the casinos don't know this? They prey upon human nature. If you're kicked while you're down you're less likely to come back for your revenge. You'll just go home like every other sucker and tell all your friends what a great time you had in Vegas losing your entire bankroll. Hope you get some comps! You probably will because the casinos have you number. You are a loser! So they want you to come back! Not Me!

    If you play your cards right and have a good money management strategy in place and you stick to it you will have longer sessions, you'll win more often and you will definitely have more fun because believe me, winning is better than losing.

    Now, argue with that pilgrim.
     
  2. thecarve

    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Whatever you need. :rolleyes2:

    But how 'bout you stop acting like the rest of us are incapable of reason.
     
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  3. aaronw915

    aaronw915 Low-Roller

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    If you lose half your buy-in you didn't lose at all. This is truly an enigma wrapped in a riddle.
     
  4. Not at the table Carlos

    Not at the table Carlos Low-Roller

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    Yeah this may help some people, but to me losing $500 when my buy in is $5000 and losing $500 when my buyin is $500....well it's the same. Your last several posts make it seem like you are trying to over think gambling or try to figure out some optimal gambling strategy. Quit thinking so much and have a good time while being conscious of your bankroll and time management. And get all kinds of drunk. Time traveling drunk. Pants optional drunk.

    Unless that's not your thing. Then just have a good ole time I guess.
     
  5. KnotGillty

    KnotGillty Low-Roller

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    I see no need to buy in for more than you are willing to gamble. How about just buying in for $500 and cutting out the middle man. Or having a daily loss limit and sticking to it. Or having an envelope system for your daily bankroll in the room safe. If one is going to truly be disciplined, it's better to plan for it long before hitting the casino floor.
     
  6. Ty

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    If you get a kick in the stomach and don't come back the casino likes that?

    Ever heard of House Advantage? They want you back.
     
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    Yeah I buy in for what I'm willing to lose.

    If my craps buy in is normally $1000 and I lose it then I don't feel better if I bought in for $3k and lost than grand. It's all the same and comes up the same in my ledger...a thousand dollar loss.

    "Time traveling drunk" is a great phrase, Carlos. Lol
     
  8. Not at the table Carlos

    Not at the table Carlos Low-Roller

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    An even better experience Rocky....

    "When this baby hits 88 mph, you're going to see some serious shit"
     
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    Matter of fact I think I'm gonna watch it now
     
  10. Not at the table Carlos

    Not at the table Carlos Low-Roller

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    A few years ago I got into professional wrestling as a side gig, and my first match I went with the in ring name of..... Emmett Brown
     
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    Hobofrank Prime Minister of Idiocracy

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    I nominate this as post of the day!, now why do I still have my pants on?
     
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    Haha that's awesome.
     
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    Truly brilliant. (How 'bout them Cowboys?)
     
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    Just curious why your so concerned about everyone else's money? I get your trying to help but everyone is in different situations in life and have their way if enjoying THIER vacation. Everything you posted about this subject sounds so negative and making people sound dumb.
     
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    Hey Ben, if I don't gamble your way, will you ex-communicate me?
     
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    If you play your cards right and have a good money management strategy in place and you stick to it you will have longer sessions, you'll win more often and you will definitely have more fun because believe me, winning is better than losing.

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    Your conclusions always make me laugh. Psychological edge? I look for the monetary edge. I define that as leaving with more money than I started.

    If you buy in with your entire bankroll and then lose your bankroll in one turn at the tables and/or pass through the casino AND it ruins your trip, then you need money management and psychological help.:wiggle:
     
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    As others have posted, there's no reason to complicate things - set a daily, budgeted bankroll.
    I do this.
    Now, on those rare occassions when I lose all of my adjusted daily bankroll - do I quit gambling for the day? No.
    I do things like buy in for $100 & flat-bet $5 blackjack at a CSM at Golden Gate, and get drunk on $1-tip cocktails.
     
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  18. Hawaiianmark

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    The phsycological edge.


    Yo; spell check.
     
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    What the... why is it 1997.. and where the F*** are my pants?!?!
     
  20. TIMSPEED

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    You forgot "Timspeed Drunk" which is apparently a level above Homeless Drunk, lol.
     
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