Pando
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June 8th, 2014 at 11:24:34 PM permalink
I have noticed an increasing number of people playing Rapid Roulette in a way I have not seen before.
A player has about 45 seconds to place their bets by touching the screen before the bets close
and the dealer spins the ball.
The method seems to be to place hundreds of bets, seemingly at random, and cover the entire screen
and therefore all numbers.
I saw one lady start with $1500 and take out minimum of $10,000 for 7 days on end. Once she cashed out
more than $20,000.
I imagine the player is relying on randomness to provide a return that will, over time, exceed the outlay.
Just wondering if anyone has seen this, and if so, have you seen regular success.
AxelWolf
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June 9th, 2014 at 3:10:05 AM permalink
Quote: Pando

I have noticed an increasing number of people playing Rapid Roulette in a way I have not seen before.
A player has about 45 seconds to place their bets by touching the screen before the bets close
and the dealer spins the ball.
The method seems to be to place hundreds of bets, seemingly at random, and cover the entire screen
and therefore all numbers.
I saw one lady start with $1500 and take out minimum of $10,000 for 7 days on end. Once she cashed out
more than $20,000.
I imagine the player is relying on randomness to provide a return that will, over time, exceed the outlay.
Just wondering if anyone has seen this, and if so, have you seen regular success.

Yea I heard a roomer that they are going to be ripping these things out of casinos in a matter of days.
♪♪Now you swear and kick and beg us That you're not a gamblin' man Then you find you're back in Vegas With a handle in your hand♪♪ Your black cards can make you money So you hide them when you're able In the land of casinos and money You must put them on the table♪♪ You go back Jack do it again roulette wheels turinin' 'round and 'round♪♪ You go back Jack do it again♪♪
onenickelmiracle
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June 9th, 2014 at 4:07:10 AM permalink
Randomness to win over time? I don't understand the logic.
In the land of the blind, the man with one eye is the care taker. Hold my beer.
DJTeddyBear
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June 9th, 2014 at 7:21:59 AM permalink
The "logic" is, you've got the whole layout covered, with some numbers covered more heavily than others. The randomness is that you bet by just strumming your fingers all over the screen.

If you get lucky, the result is one of the numbers you bet heavy on. If that happens a lot, you're good. If not, you're gonna lose.

The thing is, with this method, you always win something. Unfortunately this is not unlike a penny slot where there are a hundred betting lines, you often win less that you risked. Occasionally the credit meter goes up, but usually, even on a win, it goes down.

In the case of the lady in the original post, she was simply on a very lucky streak.
Superstitions are silly, childish, irrational rituals, born out of fear of the unknown. But how much does it cost to knock on wood? 😁
Pando
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June 9th, 2014 at 2:20:40 PM permalink
Thanks DJTeddyBear,

That's exactly what I thought was happening, but she had such a good run I thought maybe I missed something

She also had a wad of tickets (from previous bets). When she won more than the value of the lowest ticket she cashed out
and then inserted the lowest value ticket into the same machine.

She was well known to the staff so obviously has been doing this for some time.
DJTeddyBear
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June 9th, 2014 at 3:16:26 PM permalink
No problem.

By the way, my point about penny slots is that nobody would play at one line, one cent per spin. At the very least, you'd play every line at one cent. And with the shear volume of paylines, you're gonna win somewhere, possibly on multiple lines.

That win, even if it is a net loss, feeds the emotional need to win, and keeps the gambler going.

And, like your lady that had the roulette layout covered, occasionally people do win at penny slots. Sometimes even multiple times.
Superstitions are silly, childish, irrational rituals, born out of fear of the unknown. But how much does it cost to knock on wood? 😁
hwccdealer
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June 9th, 2014 at 3:54:10 PM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf

Yea I heard a roomer that they are going to be ripping these things out of casinos in a matter of days.



Our casino is looking at putting it in, though I can't imagine where; we're pretty saturated unless we start taking out slots.
sddude24
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June 9th, 2014 at 4:04:45 PM permalink
to the OP, where was this? I have only seen Rapid Roulette at Rio and Caesars. And they took it out of the Rio for WSOP
Pando
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June 9th, 2014 at 4:19:33 PM permalink
This was at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The other casino, Resort World Sentosa have it as well but
I did not play there
sddude24
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June 9th, 2014 at 4:23:26 PM permalink
thanks. I don't really like RR but I was curious. I do prefer organic roulette to the tables for my occasional roulette fix...

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