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CASINO HOUSE ODDS

 

 

In gambling, odds appear in a variety of ways. They serve as a prediction of sorts whether you’ll draw a certain card, or if you’ll roll the right number, or

 

whether the horse you’ve wagered on will take first place at the finish line. Most people are familiar with these types of odds or chances of winning. Besides general odds, casinos have special house odds that further influence the chances of winning an amount that will be paid out. While the breakouts on actual percentages and their computations can be confusing, the theory behind house odds is simple. It holds that sooner or later the casino will win more money than it will lose due to human nature and the law of averages. The business side of gaming operations dictates that odds for all games favor the casino. This ensures a profit margin. House odds along with general odds combine to create what is known as the “edge” or “house advantage.” This is built into every game through the casino’s specific rules regarding how the game will be played, betting procedures, and payoff policies.

 

To better understand how house odds work in conjunction with payoffs, experts often cite the following example. Take the act of flipping a coin. Heads you win, tails the casino wins. Sounds fair so far. Except that if you lose, you pay $1 to the casino, yet if the casino loses, it only pays out 90˘. In effect you are shorted a dime every time you win. And the longer you play, the more the casino earns, which is why casinos work hard to keep customers at their tables and slot machines. This coin flipping example would be known as a 10 percent disadvantage, where you lose 10˘ on every winning wager. …