Gambling – When Losing Really Matters
By: Jay Bauder
When Losing Really Matters
As they say, gambling is a game of chance. This means that nobody is sure when one will lose or win.
However, there is only one fact that remains. In gambling, there is bound to be a loser. In fact, most people contend that a game is not to be considered as gambling if it will not have losers. This goes to show that when people gamble, they are bound to lose more than win.
Today, more and more people are getting hooked up with gambling. They see this kind of activity as an outlet of their problems, a place where to get unwind from a hard day’s work, or simply a form of recreation. What they don’t know that when somebody starts to get hooked up with gambling, chances are he or she is bound to lose great things in the end.
So, how does it feel to lose gambling? Is losing really a part of the game? There are so many questions, yet, just a few answers. This is because people are not aware of the probability of somebody’s chance in winning the game of chance.
Here are some facts about gambling and its losing characteristic:
1. If people gamble more, chances are, they will lose more.
This is one great way how to lose in gambling. People just have to continue gambling and they will continue to lose more.
2. Because gambling entails a lot of money, most people tends to think that gambling is more about winning. They just don’t realize that losing in gambling has more impact and has more probability of getting it.
3. People will never win in gambling.
Statistics show that most of the people, who play gambling, will never be able to win because of the little chances that they have.
For example, in a game of card, there are 52 cards in a deck of cards, thirteen of which are four suits. A person’s probability of drawing the card that will make them win the game is only 1 in every 52 chances, and the chance of having a perfect hand of cards is 1 in 635,013,559,599.
Other examples are the games that use dice. Normally, each dice has six sides. This goes to show that for every 6 attempts people will throw, they will get 1 chance to get the number that they want. Though, there’s only 1 in 216 if the person will be using three dice.
Indeed, gambling is really a game of chance, even if some people contend it uses skills. With gambling, people are really bound to lose.