Today we'll learn advanced techniques, Splitting and Doubling Down, just two of the best ways the player can use to increase the size of their bet.
Knowing how to use these two options will greatly increase your chances of winning more and more.
So here are the basic guidelines you'll need to know about Doubling Down and Splitting.
Doubling Down to increase your betting size
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Head to your local casino, and you'll be able to observe human emotion at its basic.
You'll be able to spot those who have won and those who have lost.
You will normally spot the losers, they're the ones who are keeping track of which roulette numbers have come up and try convince themselves that there is a hidden pattern.
They also have a tendency to blame bad luck when they lose.
As th... ››› more
Last week I introduced you to the basics of Blackjack, now I'm going to show you exactly when to hit and stand.
But first it's vital to understand that the players aren't trying to beat each other, like you'd do in poker, but each player is trying to beat the dealer.
So never worry about the player's hand sitting next to you, always keep your attention on the dealer.
Now pay close atte... ››› more
Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be introducing you to the popular casino game known as Blackjack.
Why Blackjack over Poker? Or even Roulette?
Well the simple answer is, it's the one casino game the house has the least control over the outcome.
It's also the game that can help you pocket a decent amount of money, in a short time.
For example, last week, I managed to turn R200 in... ››› more
After the ending of season six's Game of Thrones, fans around the world are asking one complicated question.
“Who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne?” - Think you know the answer?
If so, you could end up pocketing anything from 150% to upwards of 900% on a single bet.
You can bet on who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne and pocket a decent return from arguably the ... ››› more
Every weekend myself and a couple of mates from work head over to our local sports bar, where we catch the lunch time Barclays Premier League game that day.
The afternoon always starts out the same, with great debate and the odd bet or two.
The most common friendly bet we place is the goal outcome for that game. But, here's something they don't know I have.
It's helped me with the goal ou... ››› more
What is the difference between “Red Hot Storm Trader”, “Forex Trader” and “The Winning Streak”?
It has come to my attention. Majority of our members have no idea about the differences between our three exclusive trader services.
Whether it's on the InvestorsClub.co.za, seminars or just face to face, I've been asked the same question for the last four years.
Today for the first... ››› more
When Daniel Craig first starred as James Bond in the much anticipated 007 film “Casino Royale”, The mission was to out-play the bad guy in a poker game.
Not only did the much loved hero win the poker game, but he did so with the famous class and style the James Bond character is known for.
So how can you outwit and outsmart your mates in your next poker game?
Read on to find out.
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The NFL is one of America's favourite past times.
Now I know you're probably not all too familiar with the game, since we are a proud Rugby nation.
But I know for a fact that any sports bettor is looking for that one edge against the book makers
So from The Winning Streak Team, I want to show you how you can make money from America's favourite sport.
So let's start at the beginning
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The JSE All Share Index is up 1% for the year so far.
The Top 40 index, representative of the most ‘stable' shares on our market is down a miserable 2.25% since 29 December 2015.
And our economy is struggling.
It's fair to say that 2016's been a tough year. Many companies are losing money (or at least making smaller profits), and very few shares are up.
But there are a select gro... ››› more
Most types of risks for investors are almost impossible control.
Take politics for example - You have no control over what the Government says or does that could affect the markets.
But there's one type of risk an investor can control - The risk of paying too much for a stock.
Let me explain…
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As a traditional sports bettor, betting on e-sports seems a little out of the ordinary and to be honest a little out of my comfort zone.
So when a college friend of mine suggested that the next big sporting empire wasn't exactly your traditional sport, I became intrigued.
Being a little into gaming myself, playing your traditional sporting games on console, such as FIFA, NBA and even the NFL... ››› more
I'm not about to go into a political rant about the violence on university campuses or about the pros and cons of having free higher education for all.
What I want to talk about is the newest campaign that just happened - on the back of #FeesMustFall. It's called #DataFeesMustFall!
Thousands of people are unhappy with the data fees they're being charged by South African cell phone ... ››› more
Since the start of 2016, Silver rose from $13.82 an ounce to a high of $20.63 - an incredible 49% return!
Compare that to gold which is up around 25% and the JSE All Share which has returned just over 6% for the year.
So it's no secret that silver is one of the best performing assets in 2016. But recently, silver took a knock and it's sitting around $18.85 today.
The main factor that c... ››› more
Dear Trading Tips reader,
I was recently in a heated debate about the advantage of doubling up on bets rather than taking them one at a time.
With betting there is ALWAYS an element of risk and uncertainty.
The job of our team is to minimize that risk while maximizing the profit potential for our customers.
And the way we do that is by using parlays to achieve better odds while minimiz... ››› more
What stops a lot of beginners placing their first bet is the simple fact they don't understand the betting platform.
Fear not, as I have three simple to follow steps that will allow you to place your first winning bet.
Read on to discover how you could start earning a second income, watching your favourite sporting events.
These Forex t... ››› more
What if I told you there's a simple way to knock six years off your bond repayments and save R302,084.63. in the process?
Would you believe me if I told you that you can pay your bond off faster, without increasing the amount you pay each month?
In fact, you won't have to make any drastic changes to your lifestyle at all. I've found a special solution to help you do just that. Just wait un... ››› more
Back in 2003, I had such ridiculous expectations when I first started out trading. I thought I could turn R30,000 into R60,000 rand in just one month. I was at a stage in my life where ego controlled my trading decisions. Because I had this incredible power to trade on the stock market, I felt like a trading emperor. I imagined I never had to work another day in my life! But in the first two years... ››› more
Normally when I write about the rand, I expect the rand value to drop big time.
• In 2013, I told you how the rand was going from R9.00 to R10.50 to the dollar.
• In 2015, I showed you how the rand was going from 11.00 to R16.00 to the dollar
• And now I'm about to reveal where I expect the rand to go from R16.00
Fortunately over the years, every time I made a rand prediction it worked ... ››› more
If you want to invest in gold, the most straightforward way of doing it is to buy gold coins.
But there are different types of gold coins. There are bullion coins and there are collectible gold coins.
So which should you invest in?
Read on to find out…
Owning gold coins
The first thing you need to understand about owning physical gold is that it won’t pay you interest... ››› more
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