The flashing lights. The beautiful women. The money. Casinos are essentially dimly lit heaven with free alcohol. There are people winning big all around you and all you want to do is throw some chips on a table and bet it all on red. Slow down, young blood—that's exactly what they want you to do.

Everyone knows casinos are designed for the house to win, and yet people still lose their rent money searching for that perfect hand. It ain't coming if you play like that. Check out 15 tips and tricks to keep your money and win some more. There are no strategies to hit the jackpot that won't get you beaten up by former bodybuilders in all black suits and left in a casino behind the alley, but this list ups your chances of leaving with a fatter wallet and no black eyes.