There are plenty of differences between casual gamblers and more serious ones.
Not that there’s anything wrong with placing bets just for fun! Many a fine time has been had (and more than a few jackpots won) by players who come to casinos very rarely, just to let off steam, or just to keep a friend company.
But for players who take their wagering seriously, there’s no more important factor than hourly win/loss rate.
If you’re serious about tracking your profits and losses (which you absolutely should be, as it is crucial for good bankroll management), it’s easy enough to take stock of how much your winning or losing on an hourly basis. This then can help you make all kinds of smart strategic choices regarding where, when, and how often you play (and how much you can afford to risk)!
With that said, there are some elements of win/loss rate that are woefully misunderstood. Let’s take a look at five of these factors, dispelling myths in the process.