Q&A: Which Casino Games Are Best For Beginners?

Dear Connor,

I’m a complete casino novice. There are just too many games on the floor and I find my head spinning faster than all those roulette wheels managed by scary croupiers. I keep worrying that I will end up doing the wrong thing and someone is just waiting for me to make a mistake and kick me out.

To be honest the whole thing makes me nervous. Which games would you recommend for a beginner like me?

Jeffrey D. 

This question is an old chestnut and one that I am glad to help you with. I understand how threatening the casino can seem for the newcomer. Here are 3 things for you to remember when considering various casino games choices:Which casino games are best for beginners?

  1. The casino wants you to play. Remember that you are the guest who must be wooed and marketed to so don’t ever allow yourself to be intimidated. You’re the customer, which makes YOU most important to them.
  2. Stick to the Roulette wheels and Slots for now. Craps and Blackjack need a little more understanding so this can take a little more practice. Playing the reels is simple and fun but the house does have a higher edge on you. Roulette is the better choice as there is no strategy required. You simply place your bets on the numbers you think the ball will roll on. You can go straight up on a single number or go for the side bets that provide you with better odds in exchange for lower payouts. Table games let you feed off the energy of the players around you. You’ll feel involved and once you get more comfortable, you will get to play more confidently.
  3. Finally, gamble with all our heart but don’t throw your brains away. Take into account your limitations, both personal and financial.

If you keep the above tips in mind along with a good attitude you will find yourself having a roaring good time every time.

Good Luck!

Connor Reeves

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