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What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

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What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

Going to LV in 28 days and I am getting my tripadivor on. I love this site by the way. I learned a ton of info and how to deal with sarcasm and not criticize gambling mothers about their trip. Anyway when I first strted with Vegas because my gf love the GND tv show, i was playing .20 cent and continued that for years. Now i play .40 unless I am in vegas and splurge on .80. Why do some peopl play max bet and other do not...it cannot be a mtter of rich vs poor? What do you think.

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1. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

Yes. I agree.

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3. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

The slots are an occasional diversion from the tables for me, so I usually just play max lines, 1 credit per line. This is simply because I am not expecting to win big on the machines, just a nice little break from playing blackjack. Once in a blue moon, I will throw caution to the wind and play max bet, but only if I have been doing real well at the tables.

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4. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

I like playing max bet on any machine I play in any denomination. This is one reason why I avoid those penny/nickel, multi line machines. I not only cannot afford to play $6 a deal for any length of time, but I can't tell what I'm betting, what I get, what I miss out on without max bet... Slot machines to me are mindless diversion. Put in the dough, hit max bet, hit the button and see if the 3 golden eggs or whatever line up on the reel for the big jackpot. That's my idea of a slot machine. When those oldies are retired permanently, and all I can find are the multiline video ones, I won't play slots anymore.

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5. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

Sorry for the typos...using an ipad mini, with anything but minifingers. I tried craps and 5 to 10 at a time is too much for me. I guess the lower play lasts longer psychologically.

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6. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

Because on the machines I play you can't get the bonus or top prize without doing max bet.On all my hand payouts, I wouldn't have gotten them without max bet.

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7. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

If I'm playing the old 3-reel slots, I will tend to play 2 rather than 3, if there isn't a bonus attached to max bet. I suppose it's a matter of playing a bit longer on my money.

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8. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

I've been playing Pai Gow for many years, sometimes in rooms where English is rarely spoken. In these rooms I often hear an ancient Chinese saying, probably handed down from generation to generation, that is very appropriate for your question. Loosly translated to English it means:

Bet More, Win More

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9. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

Although Bet More, Lose More is the reality.

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10. Re: What makes some people play time x2 and other Max Bet

There is often a special bonus or progressive jackpot or higher payoff available only if you bet the maximum. The $2 Progressive video poker, 4 credit Royal will pay $3,200, but 5 credit Royal might pay $8,000 or more -- whereas it "should" pay only $4,000.