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gambling sayings?!

Hello everyone,

So in preparation for my vegas virginity being lost in (eeek!) 20 days... I have noticed some of you saying stuff like 'the table was cold' and other such gems. As a newbie... please impart your wisdom upon me so I don't feel like a complete moron at the tables when I try it the first time (PS I am planning on having free lessons!).

~DL x

Edited: 30 August 2011, 12:44
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1. Re: gambling sayings?!

Go big or go home!

Why do I always end up just going home?

Dallas
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Unfortunately you only know that "the table is cold" after you have lost a huge chunk of your money. No one knows when it is going to turn cold or turn hot.

So forget all that BS and just have fun. Learn how to play the games and maximize your opportunity to LOSE THE LEAST amount of money that you can.

Don't wait to take "Lessons" to learn how to play the games. Figure it out ahead of that. Lessons teach you nothing about house advantage or money management strategies !!

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Winner winner chicken dinner!

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Just remember the most important saying in Vegas : "The house always wins"

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"Changing hundred"

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As the previous poster said, learn to play on-line before you go. You didn't say which table games you were going to play.

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One thing that will mark you out as a newbie is if you try to hand the dealer your money when changing it for chips. Remember to place it on the table, so that there's no direct contact between yourself and the dealer.

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dancinglawyer - One other thing !!

It is required that when you go to the craps table the first time, you must roll the dice !!

Before doing so you are required to announce that you are a Vegas Virgin and this is your first time to shoot the dice !!

This gives all the people on the table a chance to significantly increase their bets. Everyone knows that female Vegas Virgins are always lucky the first time they roll the dice on the craps table.

You will win lots of money for all the guys at the table and you will have lots of new friends !!

All of what I'm telling you is a well known fact by all experienced craps players !!

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placebets

is right on his posts

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Placebets reminds me...one of my favorite everyday words is, CRAP! LOL