Games with a High Edge

Date Published: July 22, 2016

Any experienced players will know to check the RTP of any casino game before they begin playing. This will indicate what the chances are of winning and it is important for players to find the games with the highest RTP. Unfortunately, many new players make the mistake of overlooking this information, leading to the placing of bets that result in a huge edge for the casino. This is where the sites will make money, so players need to be aware of these high edge games and specific bets when playing online.

For those that love the action of Craps, there are some great bets and poor bets. There are many different betting styles that are used with Craps, one being the placing of proposition wagers. This kind of bet may offer some amazing payouts, but the house edge is huge, often being as high as 16%.

Another bet that is commonly placed but should be avoided is the Insurance bet on blackjack games. Many casino sites will have game variations that provide the chance to take insurance should the dealer have a possible blackjack. The house edge is quite high with this bet, being around 8%. Many experienced blackjack players consider the insurance bet to be a sucker bet and it is always best to avoid this.

While some players will enjoy the specialty games offered at online casinos, they need to use caution when playing Keno. Keno is one of the worst games that players can choose. This lottery style game does not offer a maximum advantage for any player and the house edge can be as high as 25%.

Those that like to play roulette need to choose the game variation wisely. Always choose European roulette over the American version. The reason being is that eh American game has an added spot on the wheel, increasing the house edge to 5.2%. When playing the European version, players will enjoy a much better house edge of just 2.7%.

Another bet to always avoid placing is the tie bet in Baccarat. While this can offer great payouts, it is a sucker bet that comes with a massive house edge of 14.4%. All of these mentioned bets or games are best avoided when playing for real money as they will offer less chances of winning and the overall payouts will be insignificant.

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