The Know the Game Game

Welcome to the game show where the more you know about gambling, the more likely you are to enjoy your time playing!

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Know the Game Know-How

Boost your gambling know-how with practical tips that will help you enjoy your time playing.

Myth or Fact?

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I must be close to winning; my last several hands were duds.
A
The fact is a win is never due. Every outcome of gambling is random.
A
A break won’t make a difference. I’m going to keep going.
2
The fact is, taking frequent breaks while gambling will help you make better decisions.
2
Slot machines are hot and cold.
3
You may feel like you’re on a winning streak, but really those outcomes are just a coincidence and have nothing to do with each other.
3
A near win is a sign that my machine is about to pay out.
4
The fact is there is no such thing as a near win; you either win or you lose, period.
4
I’ve developed a system of play that guarantees I will win.
5
The fact is, no gambling system can beat the house over the long term.
5
Setting a budget won’t help manage my spending.
6
Setting a budget and deciding how much time you’ll play are good strategies to help you stick to your limit.
6
I’m on a roll, my lucky streak continues!
7
The fact is there is no such thing as being on a roll. A few wins doesn’t mean you’ll continue to win.
7
If I play twice as long, it will double my odds.
8
The fact is frequent play will not result in winning more
often (relative to losses).
8

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Life is about balance:

Gambling is much more fun when you balance it with other entertainment activities. Mixing it up makes sure gambling is just one of the things you enjoy doing.

Myth vs Fact

There is no such thing as stealing a jackpot. VLTs randomly generate new numbers every millisecond. These numbers will determine a win or loss.

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