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Savor the Win!

31 March 2020

By Frank Scoblete
Good and bad things can happen to those of us who play casino games. It is tough to challenge the mighty casinos with their house edges and the speeds of their games. We players are relying on luck to win; the casinos are relying on math. We all know how those contests eventually turn out.

One of the worst scenarios has probably happened to just about all casino players. You’ve been dreaming about your next trip to the temple of chance; analyzing your strategy and fantasizing about your possible win – maybe even a big win, a huge win, and when you hit the casino, the casino hits back!

You lose your first bet and the next and after a short time you are in a hole so deep that you figure you won’t ever be able to dig your way out. Your desire to go to the casino is now deep in the past. You are miserable. You are depressed. You are, in fact, every other casino player who has experienced just such an event.

For most players in this state, sad to say, they do not work their way out of it. Some good luck might come their way but they are still in the losing column when they leave the casino to go home. Digging yourself out of a big hole is not easy and such positive digging is not a regular occurrence and that’s for sure.

So what is one to do? How do you handle such a catastrophe? First, you don’t bet any more money than you planned to bet originally. You do not want to dig a hole that is too much for your bankroll to handle. So stay within your game, even if the actual game clobbered you.

The second piece of advice is just as important. Losing stinks, yes, but losing does allow us to enjoy our wins even more! The contrast gives us the full emotional meaning. Knowing pain lets us know how great not having pain can be. Knowing hunger allows us to enjoy the feeling of fullness after a good meal.

It is important that when you do win when your trip to the casino is over that you savor the win. Enjoy it fully. Wallow in it. That win is wonderful.

Your win doesn’t have to be large; it just has to be.

I remember once leaving Atlantic City with my wife the Beautiful AP and we had won four dollars after a short stay. Four dollars!

“We won four stinking dollars,” I said to my wife. “Four stinking dollars!”

My wife laughed and said, “Look at all the cars leaving this city; how many people are ahead even one dollar? Savor the win!”

She was right. Those bad times will happen but so will the good ones. When the good ones do, well then, savor the win!

Frank’s web site is www.frankscoblete.com. His books are available from smile.Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, kindle, e-books and at bookstores.

This article is provided by the Frank Scoblete Network. Melissa A. Kaplan is the network's managing editor. If you would like to use this article on your website, please contact Casino City Press, the exclusive web syndication outlet for the Frank Scoblete Network. To contact Frank, please e-mail him at fscobe@optonline.net.

 

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Frank Scoblete
Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

Frank Scoblete Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com

Books by Frank Scoblete:

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Frank Scoblete
Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

Frank Scoblete Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com

Books by Frank Scoblete:

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