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How to Win More and Lose Less – Mines Games Bonus Gambling Tips, Tricks, and Tactics




While many gamblers enjoy betting on sports and playing casino games as a form of entertainment, the truth is that we all hope to make money from it. We know that sometimes it’s not likely, but the desire is there anyway.

Yet, how many gamblers take steps to improve their chances of winning and to prevent potential losses? I’d hazard a guess that it’s 25% at most. Most people sign up, make a deposit, play their favourite games, or bet on their favourite team, and hope for the best.

That’s fine, but it’s not intelligent gambling. When you gamble this way, you’re leaving yourself at the mercy of pure chance.

Over the years, I’ve learned plenty of tips, tricks, and tactics to help me win more, and just as importantly, to lose less. I’m going to share these with you in this post. Grab a pen and a piece of paper! It’s time to go to gambling school.

Gambling Smart: Actionable Tips and Tricks

Let’s dive right into the deep end and get down to business. We’re here to make money, or at least keep it, and there are games to be played and bets to be made.

Utilize Manual Flushing

This is a loss prevention technique rather than a way to win more, but you would be amazed by how few UK gamblers there are that know about it. This simple tool can not only save you money, but it can save you a lot of regrets, too.

We all tend to get excited when we win big, and our minds play tricks on us. We begin to think that lady luck has chosen us, and rather than rationally realizing we got lucky and walking away, far too many of us gamble away what we win and end up with nothing.

One way to combat this tendency is to play at gambling sites with “manual flushing.” On these sites, your withdrawals move from “pending” to “processing” at your request, and you cannot reverse withdrawals once you request them. It doesn’t matter if you call the casino begging, your request to cancel a withdrawal will be denied.

This is especially useful on gambling sites with long “pending times.” If they allow you to cancel withdrawal requests, there’s a good chance you’re going to gamble away all of your winnings. Manual flushing eliminates this possibility, and many responsible gambling advocates promote it for this reason.

You’ll still have to muster the discipline to request the withdrawal in the first place, but that’s easy enough. Make it a habit to withdraw the majority of your profits after you experience a big win.

You can leave a little bit in to try your luck again, but if you withdraw the bulk of it at a manual flushing casino, those long pending times can suddenly turn around and work to your advantage.

Set Reality Checks

Do you know why land casinos don’t have windows and clocks in them? It’s because casino owners want you to lose track of time. When you do, they make more money. It’s as simple as that.

At online casinos, of course, there are neither clocks nor windows. However, you can set alarms on your mobile phone or playing device to interrupt your casino gaming and keep track of time. These will alert you to the fact that you’ve been playing for half an hour, an hour, or however long you think is acceptable.

Many game providers build reality checks into their games. Before you start playing, you’ll set a reminder to tell you that you’ve been playing for x number of minutes.

It’s far too easy to fall into a dreamlike trance when playing casino games online. They’re colourful, engaging, and with all the features available these days, you can get completely engrossed in them. Reality checks can help you step back, assess whether you are winning or losing, potentially make a withdrawal, and either keep playing from a rational frame of mind or call it a day.

If you want to double the effectiveness of reality checks, make yourself go for a quick walk when you get a notification. Five minutes will do the trick. Anything to interrupt that impulse to hit deposit or spin again. Give yourself a few minutes to cool down, and you might well change your mind and decide that you’ve won or lost enough already.

Use Game-Specific Strategies

You can’t improve your odds of winning every casino game with a strategy.

For Example:

When it comes to baccarat and roulette, there are no effective strategies. Notice that I didn’t say there are no strategies for these games. There are, but after trying them all dozens of times, I can tell you that they don’t work. You should forget about them.

However, there are some games you can use strategies on. Blackjack and poker games are the two that spring to mind right away.

When playing blackjack, a perfect strategy can bring the house edge down to under 0.5%. That still gives the house an advantage, but it’s a tiny one and a long way off the 1.5% advantage it has on single-deck blackjack games.

In poker, it’s all about learning poker hand ranks and their probabilities. In casino poker, you’ll play against the dealer instead of other players, but strategies can still be effective.

Start by getting yourself a poker hands chart and memorizing them. Then, learn the odds of poker. Don’t let your desire for a big win fool you. Stick with the cold, hard math of probability when you’re making your decisions.

To some extent, you can even form strategies to play slot machines. You can’t bring the house edge of these games down, but you can decide how you’re going to play based on the slot’s characteristics. For example, I would bet bigger when playing a highly volatile slot game with large multipliers, and I would use low volatility games to try to wager free spins bonuses.

Don’t buy into the myth that all casino games are down to chance alone. That’s what casinos want you to think so that you don’t put much thought into what you’re playing.

Do PROPER Research

Visit any half decent sports betting site, and you’ll find stats centres jam-packed with data. You can look up all sorts of interesting things, such as which team has won the most matches historically between two sides at a specific stadium.

Of course, history is only half of the picture. You also need to find out about injuries, form, and many other factors in the present. There are plenty of third-party sites with a wealth of information such as match tips and analysis, too. You’re reading this article on one right now.

When it comes to casino games, research involves finding out the volatility and RTP of a video slot, the house edge of a card or table game, the odds and payouts of different bets you can make within the game, and the rules of a specific variant of a game. These things can make all the difference.

For Instance:

For example, did you know that Spanish Blackjack has the largest house edge of all blackjack games because the casino removes the 10s from the deck or that you have to pay to request a hit in Pontoon? It’s important to know these things and how they will impact your chances of winning before you play.

Don’t just randomly place bets because you like a certain team or fighter, and don’t pick a slot game just because you like the theme or because it has a large jackpot. Gather all of the information you can before you bet or play. While no battle plan survives contact with the enemy, it would be foolish not to have a plan at all.

Manage Your Bankroll and Risk

This betting tip applies to both casino players and sports bettors. Before you set foot in a casino or a betting shop, or before you log into a gambling site, you should have a strategy for managing your bankroll.

For Example:

Some casino players decide that they won’t bet more than 10% of their bankroll on any single game. So, if you start playing blackjack with £100 and you lose £10, stop and move onto another game. You can add a bankroll management system for single bets into the mix, too.

You might decide not to bet more than 1% of your bankroll on any single bet. Sticking with the example above, this would give you 10x £1 hands of blackjack before you switch games.

Bankroll management isn’t just for casino players. It also works well for sports betting. You can also decide not to risk more than 1% of your bankroll on any bet, but there are other ways to manage the risk to your bankroll in sports betting. One common way to do this is via arbitrage.

Arbitrage is taking advantage of differences in odds at different bookmakers. If you do this right, you can make a guaranteed profit on some bets. At the very least, you can make sure you come out even. Note that this won’t work for every bet you want to make. You have to keep an eye out for arbitrage opportunities.

The point is that you should always have a game plan for how you’re going to divide your bankroll. Never risk too much on a single wager, spin, hand, or roll of the dice.

Once you’re in profit and are playing with house money, it’s okay to increase your risk, but until then, play and bet conservatively and grind out a profit. Too many gamblers want to get rich quick, but the only people getting rich from this approach are the owners of gambling shops and casinos.

Back the Long-Shot

Most sports bettors back either their favourite team or fighter because they like them, or they bet on the favourite. While the favourite is likely to win, the risk-reward scenario doesn’t make sense because the bookies know this, and you’ll always have to wager more than you stand to gain.

You’ll win these bets most of the time, and you’ll steadily accumulate small profits. However, every once in a while, you’ll wipe out when Burnley beats Liverpool, or some hungry young fighter knocks the champ’s lights out.

Trust me, I’ve been betting on sports for over 20 years, and it has happened to me more times than I can count. In an instant, months of accumulated returns can evaporate.

Eventually, I got wise to this. It became crystal clear to me after I read Nicholas Taleb’s book The Black Swan. In it, he explains how unexpected events can occur and have a huge impact. I started thinking, “What if I consistently lost small bets then made it all back and then some when the unexpected happens?”

To this day, I always place small wagers on long-shot bets. I still bet on the favourites from time to time, but I prefer to lose £10 a few dozen times in a row and then win £500 to cancel all those losses out and put some profit in my pocket.

It works particularly well when betting on horse racing, combat sports, or football. So far, this has been the most profitable long-term betting strategy I have tried.

If you’re afraid to go against the grain, ask yourself this — why are bookmakers so rich if what most punters do is effective?

While many gamblers enjoy betting on sports and playing casino games as a form of entertainment, the truth is that we all hope to make money from it. We know that sometimes it’s not likely, but the desire is there anyway.

Yet, how many gamblers take steps to improve their chances of winning and to prevent potential losses? I’d hazard a guess that it’s 25% at most. Most people sign up, make a deposit, play their favourite games, or bet on their favourite team, and hope for the best.

That’s fine, but it’s not intelligent gambling. When you gamble this way, you’re leaving yourself at the mercy of pure chance.

Over the years, I’ve learned plenty of tips, tricks, and tactics to help me win more, and just as importantly, to lose less. I’m going to share these with you in this post. Grab a pen and a piece of paper! It’s time to go to gambling school.

Gambling Smart: Actionable Tips and Tricks

Let’s dive right into the deep end and get down to business. We’re here to make money, or at least keep it, and there are games to be played and bets to be made.

Utilize Manual Flushing

This is a loss prevention technique rather than a way to win more, but you would be amazed by how few UK gamblers there are that know about it. This simple tool can not only save you money, but it can save you a lot of regrets, too.

We all tend to get excited when we win big, and our minds play tricks on us. We begin to think that lady luck has chosen us, and rather than rationally realizing we got lucky and walking away, far too many of us gamble away what we win and end up with nothing.

One way to combat this tendency is to play at gambling sites with “manual flushing.” On these sites, your withdrawals move from “pending” to “processing” at your request, and you cannot reverse withdrawals once you request them. It doesn’t matter if you call the casino begging, your request to cancel a withdrawal will be denied.

This is especially useful on gambling sites with long “pending times.” If they allow you to cancel withdrawal requests, there’s a good chance you’re going to gamble away all of your winnings. Manual flushing eliminates this possibility, and many responsible gambling advocates promote it for this reason.

You’ll still have to muster the discipline to request the withdrawal in the first place, but that’s easy enough. Make it a habit to withdraw the majority of your profits after you experience a big win.

You can leave a little bit in to try your luck again, but if you withdraw the bulk of it at a manual flushing casino, those long pending times can suddenly turn around and work to your advantage.

Set Reality Checks

Do you know why land casinos don’t have windows and clocks in them? It’s because casino owners want you to lose track of time. When you do, they make more money. It’s as simple as that.

At online casinos, of course, there are neither clocks nor windows. However, you can set alarms on your mobile phone or playing device to interrupt your casino gaming and keep track of time. These will alert you to the fact that you’ve been playing for half an hour, an hour, or however long you think is acceptable.

Many game providers build reality checks into their games. Before you start playing, you’ll set a reminder to tell you that you’ve been playing for x number of minutes.

It’s far too easy to fall into a dreamlike trance when playing casino games online. They’re colourful, engaging, and with all the features available these days, you can get completely engrossed in them. Reality checks can help you step back, assess whether you are winning or losing, potentially make a withdrawal, and either keep playing from a rational frame of mind or call it a day.

If you want to double the effectiveness of reality checks, make yourself go for a quick walk when you get a notification. Five minutes will do the trick. Anything to interrupt that impulse to hit deposit or spin again. Give yourself a few minutes to cool down, and you might well change your mind and decide that you’ve won or lost enough already.

Use Game-Specific Strategies

You can’t improve your odds of winning every casino game with a strategy.

For Example:

When it comes to baccarat and roulette, there are no effective strategies. Notice that I didn’t say there are no strategies for these games. There are, but after trying them all dozens of times, I can tell you that they don’t work. You should forget about them.

However, there are some games you can use strategies on. Blackjack and poker games are the two that spring to mind right away.

When playing blackjack, a perfect strategy can bring the house edge down to under 0.5%. That still gives the house an advantage, but it’s a tiny one and a long way off the 1.5% advantage it has on single-deck blackjack games.

In poker, it’s all about learning poker hand ranks and their probabilities. In casino poker, you’ll play against the dealer instead of other players, but strategies can still be effective.

Start by getting yourself a poker hands chart and memorizing them. Then, learn the odds of poker. Don’t let your desire for a big win fool you. Stick with the cold, hard math of probability when you’re making your decisions.

To some extent, you can even form strategies to play slot machines. You can’t bring the house edge of these games down, but you can decide how you’re going to play based on the slot’s characteristics. For example, I would bet bigger when playing a highly volatile slot game with large multipliers, and I would use low volatility games to try to wager free spins bonuses.

Don’t buy into the myth that all casino games are down to chance alone. That’s what casinos want you to think so that you don’t put much thought into what you’re playing.

Do PROPER Research

Visit any half decent sports betting site, and you’ll find stats centres jam-packed with data. You can look up all sorts of interesting things, such as which team has won the most matches historically between two sides at a specific stadium.

Of course, history is only half of the picture. You also need to find out about injuries, form, and many other factors in the present. There are plenty of third-party sites with a wealth of information such as match tips and analysis, too. You’re reading this article on one right now.

When it comes to casino games, research involves finding out the volatility and RTP of a video slot, the house edge of a card or table game, the odds and payouts of different bets you can make within the game, and the rules of a specific variant of a game. These things can make all the difference.

For Instance:

For example, did you know that Spanish Blackjack has the largest house edge of all blackjack games because the casino removes the 10s from the deck or that you have to pay to request a hit in Pontoon? It’s important to know these things and how they will impact your chances of winning before you play.

Don’t just randomly place bets because you like a certain team or fighter, and don’t pick a slot game just because you like the theme or because it has a large jackpot. Gather all of the information you can before you bet or play. While no battle plan survives contact with the enemy, it would be foolish not to have a plan at all.

Manage Your Bankroll and Risk

This betting tip applies to both casino players and sports bettors. Before you set foot in a casino or a betting shop, or before you log into a gambling site, you should have a strategy for managing your bankroll.

For Example:

Some casino players decide that they won’t bet more than 10% of their bankroll on any single game. So, if you start playing blackjack with £100 and you lose £10, stop and move onto another game. You can add a bankroll management system for single bets into the mix, too.

You might decide not to bet more than 1% of your bankroll on any single bet. Sticking with the example above, this would give you 10x £1 hands of blackjack before you switch games.

Bankroll management isn’t just for casino players. It also works well for sports betting. You can also decide not to risk more than 1% of your bankroll on any bet, but there are other ways to manage the risk to your bankroll in sports betting. One common way to do this is via arbitrage.

Arbitrage is taking advantage of differences in odds at different bookmakers. If you do this right, you can make a guaranteed profit on some bets. At the very least, you can make sure you come out even. Note that this won’t work for every bet you want to make. You have to keep an eye out for arbitrage opportunities.

The point is that you should always have a game plan for how you’re going to divide your bankroll. Never risk too much on a single wager, spin, hand, or roll of the dice.

Once you’re in profit and are playing with house money, it’s okay to increase your risk, but until then, play and bet conservatively and grind out a profit. Too many gamblers want to get rich quick, but the only people getting rich from this approach are the owners of gambling shops and casinos.

Back the Long-Shot

Most sports bettors back either their favourite team or fighter because they like them, or they bet on the favourite. While the favourite is likely to win, the risk-reward scenario doesn’t make sense because the bookies know this, and you’ll always have to wager more than you stand to gain.

You’ll win these bets most of the time, and you’ll steadily accumulate small profits. However, every once in a while, you’ll wipe out when Burnley beats Liverpool, or some hungry young fighter knocks the champ’s lights out.

Trust me, I’ve been betting on sports for over 20 years, and it has happened to me more times than I can count. In an instant, months of accumulated returns can evaporate.

Eventually, I got wise to this. It became crystal clear to me after I read Nicholas Taleb’s book The Black Swan. In it, he explains how unexpected events can occur and have a huge impact. I started thinking, “What if I consistently lost small bets then made it all back and then some when the unexpected happens?”

To this day, I always place small wagers on long-shot bets. I still bet on the favourites from time to time, but I prefer to lose £10 a few dozen times in a row and then win £500 to cancel all those losses out and put some profit in my pocket.

It works particularly well when betting on horse racing, combat sports, or football. So far, this has been the most profitable long-term betting strategy I have tried.

If you’re afraid to go against the grain, ask yourself this — why are bookmakers so rich if what most punters do is effective?

Good Luck and Play Smart!

I hope this has been an informative read and that you’ve learned something from it. I wanted to include a mix of generic and specific tips for both sports bettors and casino players.

If you have enjoyed this post and learned something from it, share it with your gambling friends. Oh, and while you’re at it, grab yourself a bonus at one of our approved UK gambling sites. That’s probably the best gambling tip of all!I hope this has been an informative read and that you’ve learned something from it. I wanted to include a mix of generic and specific tips for both sports bettors and casino players.

If you have enjoyed this post and learned something from it, share it with your gambling friends. Oh, and while you’re at it, grab yourself a bonus at one of our approved UK gambling sites. That’s probably the best gambling tip of all!



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