The Truth About Gambling Systems By

This is our section about gambling systems - please note that no gambling system can beat the house edge in the long run. The casino will always win in the end as the have the mathematical advantage. Still, playing according to a casino gambling system can be a lot of fun in my opinion.

What is the best gambling system??

The short answer to this is that none of them are the best - or even good! Every game that a person plays in a casino has odds in favour of the house. The decisions a player makes can alter the outcome of a game (e.g. Blackjack). However, in the long-run a casino will beat the player and no system has been created that can overcome this long-term casino advantage. The only thing a player can really do is manage their bankroll and ensure they understand games / play them using the best possible strategies.

However, despite this it hasn't stopped people creating 'systems' to play. These systems may well seem to work, particularly in the short-term. Nevertheless, no person will be able to use these systems and make money for ever. If this really was the case casinos would quickly have gone broke! Some popular 'systems' are detailed below.

Gambling Systems

The Martingale System

The Martingale System is also called the doubling-up system or Gamblers Fallacy, among experts. Among the gambling systems, it is probably the most well known. Let me clarify that NO gambling system does work - but it can be fun anyway. Click here to read more about The Martingale Gambling System.

Oscar's Grind

Allan Wilson first wrote about this system in his book "The Casino Gambler's Guide" from 1965. He met a gambler, named Oscar, who showed him detailed records of his winning system. The records showed modest but consistent profit. Click here to read more about Oscar's Grind's Gambling System. Click here to read more about Oscar's Grind's Gambling System.

The d'Alembert System

The d'Alembert System is based on "The Law of Equilibrium" invented by the French mathematician Jean Le Rond d'Alembert who lived in the 18th century. Click here to read more about The d'Alembert System. Click here to read more about The d'Alembert System.

The Fibonacci System

The Fibonacci System is based on the Fibonacci Sequence developed by the Italian mathematician Leonardo Pisan, born in Pisa in 1170. The sequence goes as follows: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144 and so on Click here to read more about The Fibonacci System.

The Labouchere System (The Cancellation System):

The Labouchere System, also known as The Cancellation System, is named after a minister in Queen Victoria's service. He played this system quite successfully. However, just like all the other roulette systems, it is not profitable in the long run. Click here to read more about The Labouchere System (The Cancellation System).

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