High-Stakes Wagering

If you visit a land-based casino, you would be hard pressed to find high-stakes wagering anywhere in the casino proper, but more likely in special rooms where there may be very high limits or no limits at all. Conversely, some online poker sites offer high-stakes wagering similar to their land-based cousins. Clearly, the World Series of Poker boasts high-stakes wagering at its best.

One online casino that lends itself to high rollers is Silver Oak Casino. The Crewpon is the most generous High Roller program online. But let's put that aside for a moment because there is even a limit there. What is considered high-stakes wagering - betting thousands of dollars, tens of thousands of dollars, more? If this is considered high stakes wagering, then poker would beat out most other casino games hands down.

Casino But consider, for a moment, the maximum bet on many progressive slots found at online casinos. Is $250 per spin considered high-stakes wagering? For those of us who couldn't afford even a quarter of that bet, it would be. Suffice to say, it seems to this writer that high-stakes wagering is a subjective term and is based on what a player perceives as "high-stakes."

For some high rollers, there is no limit to the amount of high-stakes wagering they are willing to engage in. Moreover, they are treated like royalty at most land-based casinos with daily perks and the very best the casino has to offer in customer service.

But for the majority of online players who frequent online casinos, high-stakes wagering is perceived as that which the player would love to bet but could not possibly afford. Thus, for purposes of this exercise, we will leave the high-stakes wagering to those who can afford it.