It is nothing to be ashamed of. After all, some people consider gambling a vice and if you have held out this long, then from some people’s point of view, you did pretty well. Then again, I am a firm believer of the idea that gambling is not inherently evil so if you have decided to try gambling for the first time, then good on you!
You have to bear in mind, though, that gambling does have its pitfalls. As such, you have to prepare yourself for the various activities that you will engage in as you embark on your gambling journey. Here are some tips for you, the gambling virgin.
Set aside the money that you can afford to lose.
This is the basic maxim in gambling. You may have all the money in the world but if you gamble all that away, then you are left with nothing. I doubt that you are as rich as Warren Buffet but whatever amount you have, you should still set a limit as to how much you can afford to lose. Keep that amount ready and do not touch the rest of your money.
Do not, at all costs, chase your losses.
Gambling is all about winning and losing and not knowing exactly when one is going to happen. That is all part of the fun. Although you can take certain measures to help increase your chances of winning, there is always the chance of losing. If you find yourself on a losing streak, do not be tempted to chase your losses.