Flying is a lot like gambling: The house always wins.

Airlines, like casinos, have become experts at the game, using every means at their disposal to their advantage. No, it’s not like we fliers are being outright cheated — generally speaking, airlines do what we pay them to do, which is get us to our destinations.

But while the game may not be rigged, it might tilt slightly toward one party’s advantage, and according to some airline experts, it’s not the passengers’.

Now those experts are sharing with Yahoo Travel the Top 10 sneaky ways the airlines try to put one over on you. Flier beware!