What's Really Going On In The Minds Of Gamblers [Infographic]

It’s no secret the world of gambling requires just as much skills with a deck of cards as it does mind tricks.

But what exactly makes gamblers’ brains tick? 

“Everything takes place on our head and when we gamble or play casino games we use several different parts of our brain, like a production line in a factory,” says Laura Barton of Cool Cat Casino.  “If you know how your brain will react to a certain situation during the game, you can force it to have a different reaction if the outcome was usually negative.” 

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