Why Casinos Don’t Have   Clocks or Windows (Explained!)

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Casinos don’t have clocks or windows because they want to keep players focused on playing.  Casinos make more money the longer you play. Windows and clocks distract players by giving them a reference for how long they have been playing.

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Why Don’t Casinos Have Clocks?

In most places of business, it’s common to be able to look around and spot a clock on the wall. Casinos prefer that you don't have a handy reference to the time or how long you've been playing.

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Why Don’t Casinos Have Windows?

Traditionally, casinos weren't typically built with windows either. If you sit down at a machine in the evening and you suddenly notice that it’s getting light outside, it may shock you into leaving and getting some sleep.

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Casinos Use Tricks To Keep You Spending

The lack of clocks and windows are only two of the many psychological tactics in a casinos big bag of tricks.

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Resort Atmosphere

Originally casinos were just that, a casino floor with table games and machines. Nowadays, the biggest casinos provide guests with a resort experience including shopping, fine dining, pools, and spas to keep you at the property.

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Maze Like Design

Casinos are designed like a maze. This is especially true once you’re on the gaming floor. Everything is laid out so that you get lost in the never-ending rows of machines. 

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