What Sort of Games Do the Best Gambling Sites Have?

One of the benefits of playing casino games online is the fact that you have many games to choose from. The best gambling sites are not going to make you choose between just blackjack and poker, but they will have a plethora of options available. But what if you are new to online gambling and do not know what some of these games are? In that situation, I felt it might be nice to provide new players with a few games that you can find online.

Poker – There is a reason that poker remains one of the most popular games to play in both land based and online casinos. Poker can be intimidating for a beginner and the best gambling sites will provide a new player with a good tutorial.

Bingo – Online bingo is the exact representation of what you would find in an actual casino – only online!

Baccarat – The player bets before any hand is ever dealt. It is possible to put money on the dealer winning or the player winning. The cards are dealt and a winner is determined. While the table may seem confusing, the fact that the games move relatively slow means that you will have plenty of time to learn.

Craps – One of the more popular online casino games you can play. Place your bet, roll the dice and if your number comes up you are a winner. While the betting lines, symbols, and array numbers that you will see at the table may be overwhelming at first, once you understand the basics, you will find that the game is easy to play.

Keno – Keno uses a random number generator to select a number and is very straightforward to play. Like bingo and lottery games, the outcome depends on luck, not skill.

Slots – Arguably the most popular games you can play in any casino because of their simplicity (and people happen to love the sights and sounds). Spin the mechanical reels by pushing a button and see if the symbols come up aligned. If they do – you are a winner!

Roulette – Roulette is a French diminutive for the word “little wheel.” The choices are simple, choose a number or choose red or black, alternatively you can bet on whether the number to come up next will be odd or even. The winner is determined where the little ball stops.

Blackjack – The point behind blackjack is to get to the number 21 as closely as you possibly can by accumulating cards without going bust. Cards are represented by number but the face cards can mean different things depending on the casino you are playing at. That is why it is always important to read the rules and not make any assumptions.

Most Popular Gambling Games on Land

Roulette is one of the most popular casino games in the world. It is also one of the most uncomplicated games to play. It starts when you place your bets by placing chips on the Roulette table. Once the ball lands on a number, losing gambles are removed from the table, and winning bets are compensated for. There are sixteen kinds of bets in Roulette. By placing the chips in a different way, you can bet on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 12 or 18 numbers. American is the contemporary game of Roulette.

Among the most popular card gambling games today, poker is the most famous of all. It is also a sporting event with championships held all through the year and across the world – that is the world series of Poker.

As the popularity of gambling poker continues to rise, thanks to the media hype of the poker tournaments, gamblers are becoming allured to get their hands at gambling poker in casinos and online. A new Poker Britain Report stated that 2.9 million people are involved in gambling poker.

However, there is one more popular gambling game on land, i.e., Land-based slots. The slots cost more money to players than all table games combined. Land-based slot machines have been digital for decades, so the changeover to online games is quite a smooth one.

A number of people are perplexed when they are told that usual slot machines are comprised of just a computer within a cabinet, but this is precicely the case. Land-based slot machines are operated by a computer chip with a haphazard number generator en suite.

Gambling For Wealth

Have you noticed how many individuals are purchasing lottery tickets or gambling at a local casino? The idea of quick riches is always in the back of their minds as they make one more pull of the slot machine, scratch a lottery ticket or look to have their number selected by the dropping, numbered balls.

So is this the ideal way to accumulate wealth? Yes it is, if you happen to be the casino owner. Gambling is an industry which is growing at an unprecedented pace. Every state with the exception of two has some sort of legalized gambling; casinos exist on riverboats, Indian Reservations, and mountain resorts. Gambling exists in many forms. The FBI estimates that in excess of $2.5 billion is wagered on the NCAA tournament, each year.

The local news is always eager to publicize when someone wins the large amounts accumulated in the Powerball, Lotto. To date, the highest jackpot ever won by an individual was a staggering $390 Million. Invest one dollar and receive an unbelievable return in excess of (One Quarter Billion dollars). Yes that’s Billion with a ‘B.’ Can you imagine the excitement that person must have felt?

This article is not intended to take away the fantasy of going from rags to riches, literally overnight. We all have dreams and like to think about how great it would be to change our financial lives forever, if only…! How fun must it be, for the actual winners? It is, however, intended to reveal a problem which exists when it comes to accumulating wealth.

The statistics associated with winning one of these life changing jackpots is the information which prompted this article. The National Weather Service states, one person will die for every 345,000 lightning strikes. The chance of you winning the Powerball in any given drawing is slightly higher than (1 in 120 million). That means you are 347 times more likely to be killed by lightning than to win Powerball. As ridiculous as this sounds, do you plan to be killed by lightning? So, with these statistics in mind, why are so many people willing to throw away their hard earned money?

We, as a society, have become so impatient. We want and expect to get everything now. Based upon this frame of mind, credit card companies spend millions of dollars per month to convince us to sign up for one of their high interest rate credit cards. Once we receive these cards, we feel empowered to go out and make purchases we really can not afford. In fact many people are spending their retirement before it is ever received. Consumer debt is at an all time high. We are mortgaging our futures away for a few frivolous pleasures today!

The solution – Accumulating wealth or saving for retirement is not something anyone can leave to chance and it is certainly not a process based upon playing a game or gambling. A sound financial plan requires a commitment to success. It takes perseverance and education with regard to identifying investments which protect principal and achieve high rates of return. Successful individuals realize it is best to concentrate their efforts on the work they know best. With this in mind, they understand how it is more productive to engage the assistance of a professional planner who works on behalf of the investor. A good professional planner is one who recommends investments in the best interest of the client; not the planner.

Investing and creating wealth should begin as early as possible. A few dollars saved or invested each month, beginning at age twenty-one has a much more profound effect than beginning at age forty or fifty. The global markets of today make investing more challenging, but they can also be extremely lucrative. It’s okay to ask for assistance with your planning; this is an important aspect of your financial well-being.

In conclusion, gambling is a form of entertainment and nothing more. It should not be considered any different than going to a movie, dinner or camping. Certainly no one should rely on winning a big jackpot to take care of all their financial needs. Remember, you are 347 times more likely to get killed by lighting than to win the Powerball, Lotto.

Raleigh Makarechian RFC® FMM™, founder and co-owner of Wealth2020, Inc., obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ms. Makarechian has been in business and financial planning for over twelve years. As an alternative investment specialist, she reviews an investor’s entire portfolio and maps out a strategic plan to maximize investment returns and minimize tax consequences, during the entire life of the plan. She lectures on a regular basis to other professional investment groups and community social groups throughout the US.