If you are planning a trip to one of the huge metro cities in the world like let’s say Vegas or New York, there is one thing that you ought to try-a trip to the casinos. These casinos are among the many night life hot spots that attract visitors and you will never really have a ‘feel’ of the place without a trip to the casino. Never tried your luck at poker you say? Well, here are some basic tips that will get you started. We don’t guarantee you qualify for WSoP poker but you at least won’t make a fool of yourself in the casino.

First of all, you would need to set a fixed amount that you want to allot for your bets and stick to it. You are just doing this for fun so make sure you don’t use all your funds and end up stranded!

 

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Poker chips creative commons

It is very important not to get carried away. If you are struck with ‘beginners luck’ during the first few games and end up winning, you might be tempted to gamble all your winnings in the succeeding games-but DON’T. Instead keep a portion of your winnings and gamble with the remainder.

On the other hand, if you seem to be having a losing streak, let’s say for five to six consecutive losses, its best that you leave that table and find somewhere else to play.

Fourth beginner tip has to do with your mood. Believe it or not, playing when in a bad mood will only affect your judgement. So if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, let your buddies play and try your luck some other time.

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Being greedy is another big thing to avoid. Many newbies who have already won a significant amount easily, get greedy and play on with the hope of increasing their winnings. In the end, they lose everything! Talk about having a bad day. If you have won enough, learn how to stop and walk away.

Lastly, be realistic when it comes to your expectations. The truth is casino winnings although possibly large will not be able to get you through retirement or pay for all your loans. As a traveller simply trying out something new, think of your experience as just for fun-don’t take it too seriously.

The well-known casinos attract millions of tourists year round. Some walk away with little while others are lucky to win reasonable amounts. Whatever the case is with you- keep it fun and it’ll be an additional experience to your adventures.