Men and women have gambled since the beginning of modern civilization. But this ancient sport relying on chance and skill has finally evolved into the modern era, with cutting edge technologies designed to make your gambling experience more fun, and more profitable. If you’re thinking of heading to the casinos or the track, stack the odds in your favor by putting the whole of human achievement at your fingertips. From online analysis to the latest horse race software, prepare yourself for a winning day at the track, the modern way.
Look the part.
It wasn’t that long ago that a day at the racetrack or the casino was considered a somewhat formal affair. Men and women wore their best threads. Here’s a great tip: if you want to be a high roller, start by looking like one. A little extra effort in the suit and tie department will pay off handsomely when you show up to gamble. You’ll be taken seriously by the staff and other gamblers, and more importantly, you’ll feel like a winner. Your time and money are valuable and a nice suit conveys the respect you deserve and want to exude. May we recommend a classic Don Draper approach. Even if the odds don’t go your way, at least you’ll look great.
Do your homework.
One of the great benefits of the internet is that anyone can basically get a PhD in the subjects that matter – where to eat, what movie to see, and how to gamble like a pro.
By getting online well before you hit the track, you can become an expert on stats and trends pretty much instantly. You don’t have to hoard daily newspapers and squint at every tiny piece of data dating back for years and years to become a pro like your grandfather did. Now, all of the information is at your fingertips, so take advantage of it. Devote at least a few hours cruising the stats for the horses and the track you’ll be visiting, and you’ll arrive able to make informed decisions about where and how to place your money.
Practice makes perfect.
Before you spend – or lose – a dime, rehearse for your trip to the track with cutting edge betting games right on your phone. No matter which smartphone you prefer, there are hundreds of fun, easy-to-master gambling style game apps available. Play the computer, or compete online in friendly matches with betters from all over the world. This is an excellent way to get a feel for the pace and pressure of what you’ll face when you hit the track.
Put some real cash on the line.
Ok, you’ve done the research, and played around with some fun simulations. If you dare, now it’s time to pony up some real dough and see what it’s like to make gambling decisions with real stakes. The latest trends in online gambling allow for legal and safe betting from the privacy of your own laptop or mobile device. There is no thrill like making a wager with real money. And even if you aren’t ready to get in the car and drive to a casino or racetrack, you get can deal yourself in to real winnings. A word of caution: these games may feel as fun as child’s play, but keep in mind all those little “ca-chings” now equal real money, and play prudently until you get the hang of it.
Bring your computer to your day at the track.
Now that you’re feeling confident and ready to get a taste of real live horse racing excitement, don’t leave your technology behind when you head to the track. Check out the latest horse race software to help you keep tabs on every bet you place, work the odds, and record your winnings on the fly.
Keep your eyes on the prize.
The most important component of your gambling strategy is knowing when to put your technology aside. Zero in on the most crucial element in determining if you’re going home with the golden coins – intuition. The time when a flickering keno screen hanging over the concession stand was the only distraction is long gone, now you’ve got a phone, laptop, and giant flatscreens clamoring for your attention at every turn. Once you’ve prepared, know when to let go of the advice, stats, and high-tech gear, and just follow your gut. Ultimately, that’s where winners are born.
By Liz Becker
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