Gambling and superstition always come together. It is understandable: when huge amounts are at stake, one would look for any signs in search of the right answer. Gambling at a casino or online gambling both have virtually the same superstitions shared by players from around the world. However, there is no denying the fact that some nations are less and some are more superstitious. Let us examine gambling superstitions of players of different geographic and cultural inheritance.
Cognitive bias is what causes people to behave irrationally. In gambling, such irrational behavior may result in huge disappointment for a player. Gambling terms are such, that you cannot rely on logic to guide you in the game. There is no logic because only masterminds are able to make predictions and derive probabilities while gambling. To all the rest, cognitive bias is more of a rule than an exception. Let’s take a look at some of the most common cognitive biases that affect gamblers.
Everyone knows the classic, almost an iconic game we used to be crazy about in our childhood and even teenage years – the Pac Man. The pac man is a yellow pill-like thing coming after ghosts and other enemies, and eating them up. The the third quarter of 2017, Bandai Namco and Gamblit Gambling announced cooperation to create a new Pac-Man Battle Casino in Las Vegas. The formerly game for fun is now holding a huge opportunities for earning real cash. Nevertheless, there is no doubt that the game will be modified to make it less easy to win. So in this case, risk taking, adrenaline and good old nostalgy are united in one product.