Today we would like to talk about the psychological part of losing to slot machines and video slots. It is clear that if the slot machine returns 95% of the bets made, you will lose remotely. Today we would like to explain the phenomenon of big losses after a big prize, the desire of the player to end the session in plus and to dispel several myths about online casinos.
Many players fall into the trap of the slot machines when they cannot stop the session of the game even in a small minus. It is the desire to end each gambling session in plus: this is the biggest trap for the player. Once in, the player will inevitably lose all the money he has access to during the loss period. This phenomenon is the last stage of gambling.
What traps in casino slot machines await the player?
Account verification with the ability to cancel the withdrawal. You can return money to the balance at any time and continue the game. The verification process takes 2 to 3 days. Not many players can resist the temptation to continue the game.
Late payments. Reliable Netent online casinos withdraw money within 2 to 24 hours. Dubious establishments may deliberately delay payment for up to 10 days, in the hope that the player will cancel the withdrawal and continue the game.
When to stop the game?
Do you think you have full control of the game situation? Can you easily end the game while in plus? Also, this can be a very small amount (relative to the deposit amount) and can you end if you lose (for example) half of your deposit or a third of it? Many players will answer yes, but, as statistics show, very few can stop while they are down. Also, let’s imagine a situation where a player wins 1000 $s and then loses 200 of them.
What to do?
The following tips and tricks will help you avoid many slot machine traps and slow down the progress of gambling:
- Do not play a round sum game. If you are satisfied with the result of + 2 567 $s, you should not insist and try to win up to 3 000. You can lose ten times as much, trying to reach the round mark.
- Set financial goals and don’t walk away from them. If you plan to double your deposit, find the strength to stop after doubling it.
- If you want to continue the game, withdraw the balance that suits you best and leave some for the game. It is important that the player cannot cancel the withdrawal and return the money to their casino account. Reduce your bet and continue playing with the rest.
- Block access to your account in time. Not many players know that they can temporarily block their casino account by contacting support. Then, for example, blocking an account until morning or until full payment of the money can save a large amount and your nervous system from destruction.