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Tips for Gambling Responsibly

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When we approach the online casino or sports betting, we must be aware of the importance of responsible gambling. We should treat gambling as we treat any other part of our entertainment budget, and know how to get the best out of the experience.

Keep a log of previous bets. If you’re at the online casino this can mean keeping track of a players Poker traits, logging which games you’re most profitable at, and most importantly keeping tabs on your overall spend. You can do this the manual way as mentioned above, or you can often do it by using an application available on the site to limit your spend. A combination of the two is often the most potent, particularly with sports betting.

You might see trends in the football which form simply can’t spot – for example fatigue, motivation and pressure can all be vital factors for different clubs. A detailed diary means you won’t downplay your losses and exaggerate your winnings as well as serving as a guide to future wagers.
If you lose a bet, there’s always an inclination to chase it in another immediately available market, in which you may have a lesser knowledge. Patience is the key. It can be fun to try new games at an online casino like GamingClub.co.uk, but be sure to start with minimal stakes until you know the territory. Chasing a bet or getting too greedy with regard to how much you want to win can lead to irresponsible gambling.

Discover your specialist markets in a hugely wide ranging gambling market. Some will be more at home with horses whereas others may have more of an affinity with Roulette or Poker. Above all, be sure to treat your gambling spend as you might any other aspect of your entertainment or leisure budgets. Stay within your limits and enjoy what can be a hugely absorbing industry.

About the Author: Thomas Shannon, “Coming from Sheffield, Tom’s hobbies include writing and recording music, and creating video games. He also runs events to do with video games where people come to watch tournaments. Tom is currently studying in his final year at university.”

 

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About Kim Parr

Kim Parr is a private practice optometrist, freelance writer, and personal financial blogger. You can follow her journey to 20/20 financial vision at Eyes on the Dollar.

2 comments

  1. I don’t do any casino gambling or online gambling at all. We buy a lottery ticket each week and that’s the extent of the big spenders here. If we are going to win we will win spending $2.00.

    • We could never win at gambling because we don’t want to spend enough money. If I put $20 in a slot machine in Vegas, that’s big time for me.

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