You walk into the Luxor, Mohegan Sun, or Tropicana brimming with confidence, your wallet bulging with cash, and plans for some enjoyable, sensible gaming and maybe two rounds of cocktails.
You have no idea what time it is, how many drinks you've had, or what happened to your money hours later.
But you're back at the ATM, with no plans to leave the bright, temperate casino where everything appears to be fine — despite the fact that you're losing money hand over fist.
A typical casino has a lot more going on than meets the eye. The casino almost always triumphs for a reason. Here are 12 casino psychological techniques and tricks that you probably didn't know about.