There are sources out there telling you that playing games online for real money can be a way to make an extra buck. What they usually don’t tell you is which games have a true potential to put a bit of extra cash in your pocket, and which are the ones that are best played for fun alone. Some of the games you can play online seem attractive but are far too unpredictable to count as viable money-making methods. Think of the big jackpots available at Royal Vegas casino – winning one of those can be a life-changing event (as it has been numerous times in the past, like the example of Mark A., a Canadian Royal Vegas player, shows us). But jackpots aren’t won each day (actually they are only hit a handful of times a year), which makes them similar to lotteries (we all know how big a chance you have to win those). So, let us take a look at the games at the Royal Vegas Casino and see which ones are truly capable of putting a buck in your pocket, and which ones you should only play for fun.
Slot machines are the most numerous games at casinos, both at land-based venues and online gaming destinations like the Royal Vegas. They are completely unpredictable, though – as they should be, by the way, as per the licenses and legislation governing the industry. While slot machines will indeed pay out in approximately 50% of cases, they are not profitable in the long run – on average, slot machines have an RTP (Return to Player, a metric showing the profitability of games of chance) between 95 and 99 percent. Or, in laymen’s terms, playing them in the long term will result in losing between 1 and 5 percent of your total money.
Table games come in many flavors – some of them, like baccarat, rely on luck alone, others, like blackjack, involve a certain amount of strategy, too. As you might expect, the latter type is the game with the biggest potential for staying profitable while gambling. With the use of a few basic strategies, detailed in numerous articles online, and perhaps a detailed strategy guide if you play online, blackjack can, in the long run, make some extra profits. It can’t make you rich, mind you, but it can offer you a way to win a bit at a time while having fun. And that counts for something, right?
Bingo and keno are two widespread games of chance both online and in real life. Bingo is perhaps the best-known, played in many forms around the world. Online, Bingo is played by millions at dedicated halls, focusing much more on the social element of the game rather than its potential to make money. Of course, the chance of winning – and sometimes even that of winning big – is there in bingo and other lottery-type games but there’s no guarantee, much like in the case of slot machines, right?
As you can see, gambling online is not a surefire way to make some extra money, and shouldn’t be considered as such. Casinos are entertainment venues first that spice up their offering with wins and jackpots – but they are not charities giving away money, and neither will they ever be a viable method to boost your revenues.
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