This article talks about the government’s involvement in video lottery terminals in the United States and Canada. Video lottery terminals also known as VLT’s are like slot machines except they are completely electronic in nature. With VLT’s you just press a button and the computer inside the terminal plays the game and you either win or lose. In the United States not every state has VLT’s, New York, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Ohio are among some of the states that allow video lottery terminals. These gambling machines are known to be very addictive, and it is no secret that they were built and designed to be addictive.Like every other game that involves winning money, VLT’s were meant to be attractive and exciting. Video lottery terminals have been shown to be more addictive than many other forms of gambling, and that is why some states don’t allow them. So why do some states allow them and some don’t. Some states voted for the machines and some against them, and thank goodness not all states allow them. These gambling terminals are very addictive and are very destructive for many people. This form of gambling can cause problems in a gamblers life in many ways.In Canada all provinces have these machines except for British Columbia and Ontario. However Ontario should be allowing them soon as new laws are passed. In Canada, gambling earns the government over 13 billion dollars per year. The amount of that 13 billion that is made from video terminals is unclear at this point, however it should be significant to say the least.So what is it about these machines that makes them so attractive and addictive. First of all they were designed by specialists in gambling science to make them extremely addictive. If you take a rat and put him in a box maze with a red light and then you give him food every time the red light goes on, the rat will keep coming back. The rat will go back to the spot where food is given every time the red light flashes even though no food is available. It is kind of the same thing with these machines, the gambler likes it so much when he wins something that he will keep pressing the button until he wins again. The player will often stay glued in front of the machine for over 5 hours just waiting for the machine to pay out a large amount even though this might not happen for a very long time.The specialists that created these video machines made them so that they would be as addictive as possible. So who is behind these games, you may ask. Surprisingly it is our governments who are responsible for these addiction machines. Our governments own and regulate VLT’s in both the United States and Canada.The thing that bothers a LOT of people is that the government is not up-front about these forms of gambling. The government tells us that a game should remain a game, and that we should play responsibly. How can the government tell us that after intentionally creating a game that is extremely addictive. They create a way for people to become addicted and then they tell us to play responsibly. It’s like a drug dealer who deals drugs and then tells the user to use them responsibly.It just doesn’t make sense to me, how can our own government be allowed to lie to us so openly, and everyone accepts it. The government even has programs set up to help problem gamblers with their addiction. But here is the kicker, these programs that are financed by the government tell the player to play responsibly, not to quit. However almost everyone knows that people who use services to quit gambling are unable to play responsibly and that is why they are seeking help.The government is very deceptive and it seems they will do everything and anything they can to take your money. We would expect to see this kind of behaviour from a government in a third world country where dictators and cheats reside. It is sad that this is happening in civilized countries, and that people are willing to accept this deception.New laws need to be passed where these terminals are either banned, or adequate information about their addictive nature is posted on the machine itself. As it stands right now, you will only see notices about how you should play responsibly on the terminal. It should tell us on the terminal that the game we are playing is highly addictive, at least we would know what we were getting into.
Since the advent of casino gambling and its widespread popularity I’ve been playing online casino gambling. I also had some good and some bad experiences with online casino gambling. I cannot ever forget those great sessions in which everything happened the way I desired.Hope you could understand the kind of game I am talking about In which the dealer is busting left and right, I have to draw five-card 21s, and the number of credits in my account just keeps on accumulating. As everyone says that ups and downs are part of the game hence I also had horrible sessions where the opposite happened and nothing happened as I desired. The key to long-term success in online casino gambling is to try to smooth out the peaks and valleys in order to gain some consistency. This is where a good betting system comes into play.Anyone before going for online casino gambling must arm himself with a good strategy. Most of the gamblers immediately consider any betting system as useless before they could understand the way the game is played. Online casino gambling is different from traditional ways of casino gaming. For instance, many websites offer slightly better odds and free credits to induce you to play for more money. In games such as blackjack and Jacks or Better video poker even the smallest variation in odds will change the basic playing strategies and actions. I would like to suggest that even if any website is giving credits to play casino games the player must not try to play for more than his worth to gain the money he has lost. To win in an online casino games you must put all your experience and skills of blackjack, slots, roulette etc. and learn a new strategy of playing games.To develop a good strategy of online casino gambling one must either be a PhD in mathematics or he will have to work for hundreds and thousands of hours of simulations of the same type of games. One of the main advantage is that are many math and computer experts who sell their automated wizards to learn to win those games like blackjack etc. available to play online. But to out surprise they never use those wizards themselves to win money at online casinos, rather only sell them and this shows how reliable those wizards are. There’s no real way by which we can verify the claims about someone’s system without actually purchasing the strategy and reading through it first.You could come across some of the choice strategy guides in the market to teach one of the best strategies. Most of the people have earned a fairly steady income from online casino gambling using these strategies. You will have to search for the perfect strategy and the best place to start your intensive research would be forums where gamblers usually gather. You can easily find the best alternative as at least one member of the forum has tested a particular strategy guide so you could easily evaluate best alternative by listening to their alternative methods.No strategy can eliminate the risk involved in online casino gambling. With the proper strategy of gambling, you can only reduce your risk to a fraction of a percent and cannot eliminate it. But an effective strategy could give you an edge over the house. The best policy to win in your next casino game is to start researching strategy guides and evaluate the best one.
Gambling has been a great way to compete with other people, with the use of money. People are usually drastic and careless, which is why only the patient players get to win most of the time in gambling. This type of strategy can work well in Sit-N-Go Pokers. Whichever type of poker you play, it is important to be prepared and ready gambling systems that would work to your advantage.There are many tournament styles on every poker room and even on online poker that you can choose to play with. One of the tournament styles of poker that is quickly getting popular is the Sit-N-Go style tournament. The format of the game is as simple as its name. The Sit-N-Go tournaments consist of at least six to ten players. This game is played like poker pick-up games, and it will begin when there are enough players on the table. If you like to play in this type of poker tournament, then you better know the best gambling systems for winning in Sit-N-Go’s.Like any other gambling systems created for poker tournaments, the goal of this gambling system is to get you to win money. You can find other strategies, but this one should give you an edge when playing in Sit-N-Go poker. Most of the strategies on Sit-N-Go poker that you can find probably focus on getting you to win as many tournaments as you can. But remember that you can’t possibly win every tournament, so just try to maintain a good win-lose ratio.In this gambling system for Sit-N-Go Poker, you have to be really patient. The game’s one-table style, you have a more relaxed pace. What you have to do here is to be firm with your chips while being aggressive with your cards. This means that you are going to fold many times, but you can play hard when you have a good hand. Your main goal here is to survive until you get to the last rounds of the game by holding your chips as long as you can.Why do you have to hold back? You have to hold back because while you play tight, your opponents would get impatient and let loose. With that kind of play, your opponents would eliminate themselves from the game, and the field will be narrowed as the blinds go higher. The last few rounds of the tournament will decide the winner of the game, so you have to stay in the game and get to the last few rounds. You still have the option to play your hand if you have a good one, but remember that this gambling system is all about playing your hands at the end.When you reach the last few rounds of the game, this is when you’ll make your move. You can play aggressively to beat your opponent. But if you go all out in the starting rounds, your opponents still does not have a good hand that is worth the risk, so wait patiently to get them out of the game and have the chance to double your winnings if someone calls for your all-in.
I am sure that we have all heard the negative statements that have been thrown at the direction of land-based and online gambling casino companies. Many groups have claimed that they are the reasons that we have so many people that are addicted to gambling in our society today that these groups of people usually don’t have much evidence to back their claims with. This is why it is great to see an online gambling company take the initiative to try to help in finding out why some people gamble compulsively and are addicted to it and that company is BWIN. BWIN and the Harvard Medical School which is one of the most well known medical research schools in the world have teamed up to do a five year research study to try to understand what makes people addicted to gambling to the point that it becomes the most important thing in their lives.This five year long study is also being done with the help of the Cambridge health alliance and their division of addictions. The main purpose of this study is to try to identify what makes a gambling addict, how to prevent gambling addiction from occurring in the 1st and then what are the major steps that need to be taken to prevent gambling addiction from ever forming in the 1st place. This is not some small research study as it will almost 50,000 gambling players. I must say that I applaud Manfred Bodner’s (CEO of BWIN) courage in taking the chance to undertake this partnership with Harvard. It shows me that not only is he a businessman but he is a businessman with a conscience will care for more than just making a quick dollar.Hopefully this research study will cause other gambling companies to step forward and start doing research partnerships of their own with the medical community not only in America but across the world. Gambling addiction is a serious problem in our job as a human community is to try to understand it a lot better so that we can make decisions in our society in the near future as to how we can not only curb this disease but also how to diagnose and prevent it from occurring again. Kudos to all that were involved in this gambling research study.