Inside the Gamblers Mind....

Anything related to casinos, casino games, new casinos, tournaments etc.
Headline back 23
    5,345
    views
    17
    replies
    Last post ago almost 7 years by toodleedoo
    No avatar normal
    • Started by
      Mighty! Member
      4840
    • last active 7 days ago

    Readers of this topic also read:

    Please or register to post or comment.
      • No avatar normal
        • Started by
          Mighty! Member
          4840
        • last active 7 days ago
        These casinos know, they are very smart, their tactics and advertising.. they know how to get what they want, give you what you want, and come out millions richer..

        I love the sights the sounds, the thrills and excitement of it all, when i'm in the gamblers mind, i think of nothing else, like a world away.. doesn't matter if i win or lose, what catches me and leaves me heavenly is the game itself.

        What is more important to you as a gambler, is it excitement, fun and thrills, trying new things, spending money for entertainment and recieving it so conviently or is it just about winning money, making money, taking that win and running being satisfied?

        I'm curious to know what it's all about for everyone..

        Appreciate any intake or comments you have or feelings about it..

      • Avatar 7881
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          1492
        • last active 4 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        • Avatar 24791
        Okay, I will give the psychologist's answer!

        Yeah, there is the thrill of winning money.

        But, deep down inside, gambling pushes ALL the impulsive buttons.  Every darn one of them.

        My online playing is purely impulsive.  I win, yeah.  But, I do some VERY dumb things with online betting.  At land based casinos I love the "live like a big shot" feel.  My life is very hum-drum and no thrills.  But, at the casino I get to live outside that for a day or two. 
      • Avatar 10150
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          3007
        • last active 4 months ago
        Well, it's always more fun to gamble, when you're winning.

        Years past, the casinos in Reno were great, but fantastic for the food. At times I really wondered if my gambling was being denied, due to the casinos buffets!!

        I do know if they had Shrimp, Crab or Lobster, my Mother would find me in the resturant, not the slots!
      • Avatar 17884
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          3700
        • last active 6 months ago
        i like to play for the thrill, not knowing if your next spin will be the big one that wins you lots, thats my personal reason for gambling, of course its always good to cash out a big amount as well.
      • Avatar 31779
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          3046
        • last active 3 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        We all enjoy the thrill of gambling, the not knowing, the lights, the sounds, the action.

        For me however, none of that would matter as much if it wasn't about the money. I am playing in hopes of winning. I do not play "Just for the fun."

        Although it is a fun way to spend time, if I knew, beyond a shadow of a doubt I wasn't going t win, I wouldn't be playing.

                                                                        PMM
      • No avatar normal
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          4840
        • last active 7 days ago
        I wonder sometimes, because when i'm in it, it's almost like i'm hypnotized, the impulse being a source like an uncontrollable commanding voice. Without it, it's like a drug you can't live without... dependent on it.
      • Index
        • Replied by
          admin
          20463
        • last active 2 hrs ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        Its a form of escape - a way to forget your worries for a couple of hours.  Win or lose - doesn't matter but a win is a bonus for sure.

        blue
      • Avatar 19496
        • Replied by
          Sr. Member
          388
        • last active 7 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        You're right blue...Im not chasing after the money as much as I am the escape.
      • No avatar normal
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          4840
        • last active 7 days ago
        tyesmommy wrote:

        You're right blue...Im not chasing after the money as much as I am the escape.
        [/quote]
        blueday wrote:

        Its a form of escape - a way to forget your worries for a couple of hours.  Win or lose - doesn't matter but a win is a bonus for sure.

        blue


        [quote author=PMM2008 link=topic=10316.msg85919#msg85919 date=1269053147]
        We all enjoy the thrill of gambling, the not knowing, the lights, the sounds, the action.

        For me however, none of that would matter as much if it wasn't about the money. I am playing in hopes of winning. I do not play "Just for the fun."

        Although it is a fun way to spend time, if I knew, beyond a shadow of a doubt I wasn't going t win, I wouldn't be playing.

                                                                        PMM


        This is very true, and i agree with you PMM if i were using toothpicks to gamble, would it be like this? Though you still feel like it's not the money.. lol
      • Avatar 7881
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          1492
        • last active 4 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        I wonder sometimes, because when i'm in it, it's almost like i'm hypnotized

        Imagin....well, in many ways you are being "hypnotized."  The whole gambling experience pushes EVERY button which pushes you to gamble. 
      • No avatar normal
        • Replied by
          Sr.Newbie
          40
        • last active 7 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        Nice topic! Well…I'm a casino player who plays exclusively for fun. Of course, every player wants to win and earn some bucks while playing casinos.
      • No avatar normal
        • Replied by
          Mighty! Member
          4840
        • last active 7 days ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • Avatar 7881
        I wonder if i'm addicted, if i can stop, if i will have withdraws. I know when i've been out hours gambling, when i come home to sleep, i still see the machines in my mind, behind my closed eyes.. and sometimes... i see a win, waking up out a of sleep thinking i won, realizing it was just a dream.. or was it. I get up grab my keys, get in car, drive to the casino, get out, start heading for the door.. ooops i'm in my PJ's... i don't care anymore..i just want to GAMBLE!
      • Avatar 7881
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          1492
        • last active 4 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        Imagin.......You describe it all well!  Like I said in an earlier post on this thread:  Gambling pushes EVERY button.  So, if you have anything resembling a compulsive personality, or worse, an addictive personality, then gambling will GET YOU. 

        Personally, I am trying to stop online gambling, and just stick to land casinos...LOVE Atlantic City!  Plus, I win more at land casinos.  Online has too many issues and the compulsivity makes it easier to loose.  For example, at land casinos I rarely make a "dumb" bet.  But, online.....well.....ummm...ummmm....I make them all the time.  "Why, oh WHY did I hit the button again!?!?" 
      • Avatar 19496
        • Replied by
          Sr. Member
          388
        • last active 7 months ago
        I think that just about every gambler has questioned themselves at one point or another as to if they are addicted or not. I know I have, especially after hours of pushing that spin button. But I think what truly defines addiction isnt the frequency factor, or the strength in the desire, or even the enjoyment level but rather the compulsion to continue the activity DESPITE NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES. IE (gambling above your budget, going into debt, borrowing money, putting gaming ahead of your health/family/work).
        So...imagin, I dont think having strong desires that manifest in dreams is a sign that you are an addict. But that could just be my way of rationalizing it all.
      • Avatar 7881
        • Replied by
          Super Hero
          1492
        • last active 4 months ago

        Thanks for this post from:

        • No avatar small
        Tyes....you get an A+ in Abnormal Psychology 101! 

        Indeed, the TRUE test of addiction is the honest track record of damage:  Financial problems, damaged relationships, personal depression, decline in health, etc.

      lcb activities in the last 24 hours

      • 31
        new members
      • 666
        members online
      • 21509
        guests online
      • 75
        new posts
      • 2101
        free games played
      Join the club

      Most viewed forum topics

      • Index
        A lot of members have said they are not keen on some of the casinos available in the Shop. Many of you requested Intertops, which has been added in the last week however, I would love to hear about your favourite...
        Which Casinos would you like to see in the LCB Shop?
      • Index
        Introducing the newest member of the bgo casino family, PowerSpins.com, where you get free spins every day.Log in at powerspins.com now using your bgo username and password where 50 free spins are waiting for you - no...
        Power Spins Casino No Deposit
      • Index
        Dear LCBers, Everum casino is giving away free spins every time a new slot has been released to the fastest players who post their casino usernames here on this thread. Please note: US players are not allowed to...
        Exclusive Express Promos at Everum Casino

      Join today and start earning rewards

      You will immediately get full access to our online casino forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
      S logo
      Select Language
      Search
      Search Results

      Report to moderator

      Use this function to inform the moderators and administrator of an abusive or wrongly posted message.

      Please note that your email address will be revealed to the moderators if you use this

      Submit