As gamblers we all want a quick way to up our odds and increase our winnings. No matter if it is the poker game, the black jack table, or the roulette wheel winning is the best part of any casino.
Winning is critical as thus many gamblers spend countless hours dissecting their play, reading books, watching videos, and learning from professionals all in hopes that they too can increase their offs of success. In fact, many people have devised systems promising bigger and more frequent wins then ever before. These betting systems as they are called, may either seem like a scam or a get rich quick scheme from where you are standing, but are they worth trying at all?
What is a Betting System
A betting system is where the player applies a pre-devised system to their betting. There are different types of betting systems for different games in the casino, but they all have the same basic purpose, win more money. For example, a betting system may have the player double their bet every time they loose and decrease their bet every time they win. There are theories behind betting systems, and in truth, some of them work some of the time. Many gamblers swear on their betting system.
The Upside of a Betting System
A betting system can be an excellent tool for a beginning gambler who is not sure how to bet, or has not devised their own system for betting. With a pre-designed betting system, the stress of when to call and when to raise is removed for the beginner and they can focus on learning the game and improving their technique. In fact, many systems work best as an overall guide to assist players in determining their next move as they are involved in the learning process, rather than relied on solely for each and every bet and situation.
The Downside of a Betting System
No betting system is perfect. A player is not going to win all the time using a system, and some systems can actually hurt the player in the long run. Especially a player who is more experienced and perfectly capable of determining his own bets. To invest your entire bankroll in to a system before you have fully tested it, perfected it, and possibly even modified it to function within your own mentality, is a sure means to substantial losses.
I’m Jason Rockwell. When I’m not winning playing online poker, I enjoy writing about my love of the game. Thanks for visiting!