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Myths about gambling

There are lots of myths and misconceptions that people have around gambling, and the part they can play in the outcome. Here are a couple of these explained.

A win is just around the corner

Many people believe that the more times you gamble, the more likely you are to have a win. Which makes it more attractive to keep playing. This is called the gambler’s fallacy. Can you be owned a win? Find out in this video.

The near miss effect

Near misses can leave us feeling like we actually won and increases our excitement. This keeps us gambling, even when we are losing. Find out how it works in this video

A near miss in gambling creates positive feelings, like excitement, hope, anticipation, and of being in control. But they also increase the chances that we will keep gambling, even if we weren’t planning to.