Secrets Casinos Don’t Want You to Know

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The gambling industry is worth more than $240 billion. The revenue from gaming wins across the globe totals $423 billion, according to research. You can bet that the people set to pocket this kind of money definitely employee certain tricks to keep that number increasing.

The Center for Gaming Research at the University of Las Vegas found that the 23 casinos in Sin City brought in more than $72 million each in the 2013 fiscal year alone. They had managed to “win” $5 billion of their guests’ money. This is an average sum of about $630,000 a day, per casino.

The psychology of casinos goes far beyond the obvious – lack of windows and clocks force you to lose track of time, while free drinks impair your decision making and aromatherapy oils come through the vents and relax you.

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