Roulette's hidden trick

December 4, 2011 5:35pm CST
So I recently heard about the "hidden trick" you can use to earn money on online european roulette. Being a student, and somewhat strapped for cash, I decided to give it a go. It was all going well, I made £15 in less that 10 minutes but then I made a mistake. The mistake I made was not taking the bonus. The bonus basically stated that I'd get a whole lot of extra money but I wouldn't be able to withdraw any of it untill i'd placed enough bets (a total sum worth £16800 if i only bet on roulette). Not wanting to have to wait so long to be able to withdraw even my initial deposit should i need it, i turned the bonus down and placed a deposit of £50 in my account. I'd boosted my account up to £71 by the time it all went wrong. I hit a series of 6 losses in a row and my balance couldn't cover it. I lost £63, including £48 of my initial deposit. Now, had i taken the bonus this wouldn't have been an issue, the chance of losing enough times that my bonus wouldn't have covered my losses is extremely slim, but I was impatient and cocky and now i've paid the price... literally. Was just wondering if anyone else has had similar experiences. Also, was wondering if anyone had any ideas for me to work back that £48 that I lost in time for christmas? :( Birdie -
2 responses
@owlwings (40057)
• Cambridge, England
5 Dec 11
You have learned the hard way that the ONLY people who really make money out of Casino sites are the owners. In practice, bonuses work on the basis that they are set so high that you are very likely in the long run to lose. Systems based on the technique of doubling your stake every time you lose and reverting to your original stake when you win are mathematically bound to fail because the roulette wheel's odds are ALWAYS set in favour of the owner, even on honest sites where the numbers are genuinely random. Many sites have the odds stacked against you much higher than it appears. The "hidden trick", as you call it, is a hoax and a scam and always has been.
@louievill (20397)
• Philippines
6 Dec 11
you are positively right owlwings, I think the technique of doubling every time you lose..etc is called " progressive betting ",or a gambling system, you will need a large capital to do that and it won't work if there's a betting limit, they won't even try to stop you cause they already know you are bound to lose all your money in the long run.
@owlwings (40057)
• Cambridge, England
6 Dec 11
Roulette wheels always have a blank space, sometimes two so that the odds of, for example black or red or odd or even are NEVER 50:50. That is why doubling your stake every time you lose can never work: there are always one or two chances in the 240 (or however many slots there are ... I forget) where the bank ALWAYS wins. That is enough to make a run of wins look reasonably possible to a punter BUT just when you think you have a reasonable amount to cash out, the system (online) kicks in and offers you a huge bonus ... which you probably have to spend before you can cash out. TOUGH! You will soon see that that your 'run of luck' was just a dream and that emotion takes over (to be brutally honest, it's called 'greed') and you are 'hooked'. The trouble is that gambling sites tend to attract those who have most to gain by winning ... and those are most often the people who can least afford to lose! The only people who do consistently make a reasonable amount from gambling (and there are a few ... especially on the Stock Exchange): 1) NEVER play games of pure chance (like slots or roulette) 2) ALWAYS play games where some skill or knowledge is involved (and make sure that they have it and have it good). 3) ALWAYS know exactly how much they can afford to lose 4) KNOW when to quit when they are ahead and 5) NEVER let their 'heart rule their head'.
@owlwings (40057)
• Cambridge, England
6 Dec 11
1a) OK, I said "never" but there are those who will play for amusement. If you reckon that your 'amusement' or 'entertainment' is worth, say $50, then that's fine. It's just the same as going for a meal or to the movies. You play with the expectation of spending $50 ... but with the fairly slim chance of coming out a little up.
@louievill (20397)
• Philippines
6 Dec 11
hi friend, I think it would really be difficult to beat the bank in any Casino game not unless you are that one of a kind persons in have you seen the series " beating Vegas"? Even then a lot of them get caught later on especially now with sophisticated electronic equipment, the pit boss or manager can easily spot what you are up to. In roulette the odds are always back to zero and reset unlike in Black Jack where cards are eliminated so there is such a thing as card counters but even then Casinos have counter measures cause they also hire professional hustlers and detectives. Just a fatherly advice, careful with your money and take care always, God bless