Though on the whole casinos are not the big, bad, mob-run, trying-to-divest-you-of-your-money businesses people like to paint them as, casinos do use psychology and good old-fashioned strategies to keep their players playing longer, playing with more money, and coming back more often.
Itâ€™s not a bad thing to be a little in love with your local casinoâ€”you just have to know when that love stops being mutual, you know?
When people talk about casinos having strategies, strategies to ensure the house always wins at table games is probably what first comes to mind. But casinos are actually very intelligent when it comes to the psychology of their players.
Casinos love regular players. So . . . be a regular player. Be a regular player within reason of your budget. Casinos love to give out freebies to their favorite regulars in order to keep them coming back, and you can take advantage of these freebies by cozing up to dealers and floor managers. Learn their names. Address them by name. Tip dealers well. Come in at a regular time. Tip bartenders. Donâ€™t get drunk and act ridiculous. These are the ways to make friends at casinos.
Making friends at casinos is exactly what you want to do. That way when youâ€™re offered free food, free drinks, free invites to events, and even free hotel rooms, theyâ€™re things youâ€™ve been out to get the whole time. These are things you should recognize as, yes, .. [View Entire Article]