5 Tips for Casino First-Timers

Discover Wisconsin

January 4, 2019

If you’ve never been to a casino, the idea of going for the first time can be daunting. So, we’re doing the investigative work for you: We spoke with our friends at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison to get a few insider tips as to how pick the right games and have the best. time. ever! Feelin’ lucky? Read on!

  1. Plan what you’ll spend
    When surrounded by the flashing lights and whistling sounds of winning slot machines, the adrenaline kicks in and it’s easy to think “just one more try, then I’ll win and I’ll be done.” But approaching your time at the casino responsibly is important; leave your debit card at home and go in with a limited amount of cash. Knowing when to walk away is the key to success at a casino.
  2. Decide which games are up your alley
    Love the card table? Prefer the slots? Know which games are up your alley. If you’ve never been to a casino, do a bit of research as to what is offered, what sounds fun to you, and what you might find the most success at!
  3. Come hungry (and thirsty!)
    Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is home to Gamers Grill, which features a made-to-order menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner; they’re especially known for amazing daily specials and homemade soups. Quench your thirst by grabbing a fantastic local craft beer.
  4. Join the Rewards Club
    If your favorite casino has a rewards club, we suggest taking advantage. At Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, playing with their Rewards Club Card is the best way to get rewarded: You could receive special benefits like Rewards Play, cash back, hotel stays, gas cards, food vouchers and so much more.
  5. Take a selfie
    Hey, we are allll about superstitions here. And we hear taking a pic with Bucky brings in all the luck you’ll need! So why take a chance?

Got a casino tip of your own? Share in the comments below! Learn more about Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison at ho-chunkgaming.com/madison/.

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