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Gambling Risks

1. Forgetting to Take a Break

Don’t gamble nonstop. Gambling can be mentally and physically exhausting. If you spend more than an hour deciding whether to hold ‘em or fold ‘em, or two hours hunched over a slot machine, gamblers’ fatigue is bound to set in. Taking a break – perhaps a short stroll outside – will go a long way toward making you feel refreshed.

2. The “It’s Due to Hit” Myth

Some gamblers have the idea that since a slot machine hasn’t paid any jackpots for a long time, it’s due. Not true. Each spin of the reels is an independent event and has nothing to do with what has gone before or will come after.

3. No Good at Math

Beware of penny multiple-coin machines. Casinos make more profit on these machines than on any others. ...

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