In a recent update to the ever-popular GTA Online, Rockstar has opened the doors of the Diamond Casino and resort. This update now allows players to participate in various casino games. In this guide, we will help players learn the rules of the games and what the best strategies are for each of them.
The Diamond casino was a part of the Diamond Casino and Resort update. Players can play a wide variety of real-world casino games like blackjack and roulette. Players can also purchase property as part of the update and participate in the casino heist alongside fellow players or their friends. Those of you who play these casino games in real life will be at an advantage, as the rules in GTA Online are the same as their real-world counterparts. But don’t worry if you haven’t played these games before, that is where we come in to help with any uncertainty. The gameplay is ultra-realistic to a level that some countries around the world prevented its release due to the strict gambling laws. There is also a surprising number of children who own GTA Online too, which needs to be taken into consideration.
Gambling guide in GTA Online
Before we can go into the intricacies of each game, we have to acquaint you with the idea of losing. More than likely you will lose a lot of your in-game money, no matter what game you play. The entire appeal of gambling is the potential to win big money. Make sure you put aside some of your in-game dollars for safety sake and only play with money you feel comfortable losing. As you can buy more in-game money using real currency, it is essential to set limits on the amount you are comfortable spending in total and how much in a single go—start off betting lower amounts of money and build up to the more extravagant high roller stakes only when you are confident you understand how the game functions and the consequences. The goal of playing in GTA is to have fun, not winning.
Now that we have the more sombre part out of the way, it’s time to plan the best way to go about winning. A good rule to follow is the less skill needed to win, the lower the payout will be. Here is a list of all the games you can play at the Diamond Casino:
Slots: This game is pure luck. There are no strategies at all to winning at slots. The rule is the more money you put into the slots, the more you will get as a payout. However, once the money is put in the machine, it is down to chance to see whether you will win or not.
Roulette: We would not recommend this game if you are trying to claw back some of the money you may have lost up to this point. Statistically, players end up spending more money on the roulette wheel than they get back. In a way, it is similar to slots as once your bet is placed it is totally up to chance to see if you win.
Three Card Poker: You should always bet on any high card Queen-6-4 or better. You should fold on any Queen-6-3 or lower. You will have a higher chance of winning if you follow this rule.
Blackjack: This is one of the hardest games in the casino to set a strategy for. The chances of victory are high if the players know what they are doing. You will need to keep an eye on every card in the deck and eliminate them as they are played. This isn’t easy to do, though. This is an entertaining game to play when betting low.
Virtual Horse Racing: You should bet high when you expect a positive return and bet the lowest on the races where the expected return is low. You should back out of the game to refresh the stats occasionally. Put on a maximum bet when the favourites are at 2/1 and 3/1 or higher. Skip all the races when the two favourites are at Evens.
Wheel of Fortune: This game is entirely risk-free, as it is free to play. You are allowed to spin this wheel once a day and win a prize.
You can currently pick up GTA V for free on PC via the Epic Games store until midnight 21st May 2020.
It is quite tricky to give an exact strategy for a casino game has every game has an element of chance about it. The whole appeal is to get that feeling that comes with the chance of winning. Hopefully, this guide has given you the tools to help you on your way to success!