Roulette is a relatively straightforward game. You place a bet, cross your fingers, and see what you get. Sure, you’ll need to figure out how the game works, know what happens when you bet on one color or bet on the other, find out what types of bets you can make, how much you can put at stake and so on. But ultimately, all that is required of you is to pick some numbers.
However, even with these simple rules, novices often foul up. Winning at roulette doesn’t require any fancy techniques. It is a game that is based on luck, but there are things you can take note of to make your odds of winning a bit better.
Never Bet Everything on One Number
When you feel that twinge in your heart, that heightened feeling of clairvoyance, be afraid. Many novices frequently mistake the adrenaline rush they feel during the peak of excitement of roulette games to be psychic powers, leading them to bet everything they have on that single number that appears to be glimmering. They don’t even see that perhaps it is glimmering because another person’s watch is reflecting the casino lights in such an angle that it shines on that number.
Rather, they think it’s fate calling out to them. And then, when the ball stops, they realize that they have just lost everything and that they’ve fallen into debt, that’s when the logic kicks in.
No, this should never be the case. Sure, there are those rare moments of utter luck when the gamer goes from pauper to prince in a matter of minutes. But those circumstances are painfully rare, and you are much safer betting on the fact that they won’t happen to you rather than betting on the fact that they will.
Betting on a single number with all you own is financial suicide. And if ever you do miss out on the moment and bet just a small amount of money when you could’ve made millions by betting your entire fortune, just be reminded of all the times that being prudent kept you from losing your shirt. There’s no turning back in the game of roulette, so you’d best don’t forget that.
Never Bet Early On in the Game
While you may be tempted to place your bet even before the dealer starts spinning, try to hold off for a moment. Excercise some patience and observe how things work out during the game. Some really experienced roulette gamblers could determine where the ball lands just by the force of the spin and the movement of the ball.
Amatuer players are not able to do that, but they can ride on the experienced gamer’s abilities and hope for the best. You’ll notice who these seasoned players are because they seem to have better luck than other people. But luck is not the only thing they have, they have sharp eyes, and you will do well to follow their lead.