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Slots are the most popular form of gambling. Find out how they work and the best way to play them

Playing Together

Community slot games allow players to interact act with each other as they play the game. You can expect to see more of these games on the casino floor in the future.

The Star Trek Slot Machine

The Star Trek slot machine by WMS Gaming is the first of its kind to offer players a chance to save their progress as they play. It also offers sensory immersion and surround sound. Here is a look at this hot game.

Slot Machine Hypnosis

Some players will play the slot machines for five or more hours at a time. A few of these players said the reason for the long sessions was that they do not get to visit the casino very often. A few people admitted that they played for hours was because they lost all track of time. Here are some tips to avoid playing too long.

Try a New Slot Game

There are probably many players who get stuck in a rut of going to the same casino, and playing the same machine over and over again without ever trying something new or different. Here some suggestions to add variety to your next casino visit.

Slot Tips

The slot machines are the most popular casino game and they contribute to about 80 percent of the casinos profits. Other than video poker there is no strategy you can use to increase your chances of winning. There is however some information that you should know about the machines you are playing. Here are some helpful tips for slot players.

Money Management for Slot Players

There is no system in the world can make you a winner while the slot machines. Winning and losing is based solely on luck but there are some money management issues that exclusive to slot players. Some casinos offer cash back to members of their players clubs which can help cut your losses. Some players have questions about cashing forgotten slot vouchers or what to do if they hit a big progre…

Bad Behavior of Slot Players

Sometimes the things you see people do while playing the slot machines are quite entertaining however there are other times when the behavior is not. One thing that does bother me is rude and inconsiderate people who seem to be oblivious to how their behavior affects any one around them. Here are a some examples of bad behavior. Maybe you have encountered a few of these types of slot players as well.

Things You Should Know About Slot Machines

Slot machines are the most popular casino games. They are easy to play and they account for the majority of the money taken in by the casinos. While many people enjoy playing the slot machines, most are not aware of how they operate. There are many myths surrounding how they work and how they pay off. Here is some information to help show you how a slot machine works.

Hitting a Slot Machine Jackpot

Many players dream of hitting a big jackpot when they play the slots but some are not sure of exactly what happens when they do win. They also have questions about the taxes they must pay on their winnings. Here is a look at what happens when you hit a jackpot on the slot machines.

Slot Machine Ergonomics

Ergonomics has become a high profile concern for many companies and individuals. Any prolonged periods of abnormal posture and repetitive movements can contribute to neck, limb and back pain. This is exactly what many slot players are encountering when they sit for hours at a time playing the slot machines. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy while playing the slots.

Server Based Slots Machines

Server based slots are also known as downloadable slots. The slot machines of the future will be a generic terminal that can be programmed with a variety of games. Casino slot managers can change games, denominations and payback in seconds. Here is how they work.

Redeeming Slot Vouchers

The new coinless slot machines have been quickly accepted by the players. If you are in hurry when you cash out you can even just put the voucher in your wallet or purse and use it when you play later. This however can cause a problem if you forget to cash it in before you head for home especially if you are visiting a casino in another State. Here is some useful information you should know.

Navigating The Slot Machines

It’s easy to get lost in some casinos especially when you are visiting for the first time or only visit occasionally. You may find yourself looking over a vast sea of slot machines and start wondering which one to play. Here are a couple tips to help you navigate around the casino.

Finding Loose Slot Machines

For many players finding a loose slot machine is like finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Do loose slot machines really exist? Here are some of the myths about loose slot machines.

Progressive Slot Machines

Progressive slot machines offer jackpots that are larger than usual. In some cases these jackpots are large enough to be life changing.There are also some progressive machines that are better than others if you want to hit the jackpot. Here is a look at the different types of progressive slot machines.

Slot Payback Percentages

Payback is the overall percentage that a machine will return to the player in the long run. The payback percentage is the profit that the casinos can expect to earn over the lifetime of the machine. The average player will never play long enough to see the overall return.

What Type of Slot Player Are You

What type of slot player are you? Slot player like other financial investors can fall into three basic categories. Player types are usually aggressive, average or conservative. To determine your player type you must decide how much risk you can handle.

Playing Slot Machines - If it Makes you Happy

Over the last ten years slot machines have taken as the casino’s top money maker surpassing the revenue earned from all of the table games put combined. The fact that players are willing to play a game that they know has a high house edge is a testament to the creative genius of the slot game designers. People play slots becasue it is entertaining.

Charles Fey - Slot Inventor

Charles Fey is credited with inventing the slot machine in 1897. No one could imagine the impact his invention would have on the gaming world over 100 years that followed.

Slot tournaments - How to Play Slot Tournaments

Slot tournaments are very popular. They are fun to play and some of them are a good value. Find out how to play them and how to analyze them before you play. Here is what you need to know about slot tournaments.

Penny Slot Machines - Playing for Pennies

The newest innovation at the casinos has been the introduction of the new penny slot machines. This may sound like cheap entertainment but if you look further you may find it will cost you more to play. I call these machines a “Wolf in Sheeps Clothing.”

Interview with Hight 5 Games

High 5 Games is the leading independant slot game designer. The have produced some of the hottest slot games in the casino. Here is an interview with them as they ewxplain how a slot game is developed.

Slots Frequency vs Payback of Slot Machines

There are two terms associated with the slot machines that are sometimes used interchangeably albeit incorrectly by the players. These are Frequency and Payback. Payback is the overall percentage that a machine will return to the player in the long run. Frequency is the percentage of spins that will return something to the player.

Slot Tips for the Coinless Slot Machines

Many of the casinos are switching over to coinless ticket in/ Ticket out system on the newer slot machines. This innovation has been the most quickly accepted change in slot history. Players no longer have to handle dirty coins or wait for a hopper fill if the machine runs out of coins when they cash out. Here are some tips for playing the new coinless slots

Slot Machine Cash Back

Some casinos offer cash back for your play as a benefit to their Player’s Club members. If you are not suing your player’s club card you are giving away free money.

How To Read A Slot Machine - Slot Machines

Slot machines ma look alike but there are may different typs. You need to read the fron of the machine to determine what type of slot machine you are playing.

Beware of the System Sellers

System Sellers make thier money by selling worthless systems they claim will make you a winner at the casino. Most systems are money management or bet progrssing strategies.

Tipping Guide for Slot Players

Many casino workers get the majority of their salary from tips. Most table game players will tip the dealers while they are playing by making a bet for them. Some will just tip their dealer when they leave the game. But what about slot players, are they expected to tip who should they tip?

Slot Myths

The slot machine is an electronic device that is controlled by a computer chip. There are many myths and misconceptions about how a slot machine works. Many people think they can do something to change the outcome of the random number generator. Here are some answers to the most popular myths.

Lock Up A Win

Many times a player will win money when they first arrive at the casino only to give it all back. This is a terrible feeling. Make sure you lock up a win so you can enjoy going home a winner.

Slot Machine Etiquette

Slot playing is a pretty solitary activity which in most cases does not require interacting with other players. There is however some etiquette you should follow when playing the slots that will make the casino experience enjoyable for all players. Here are a few Slot Etiquette Tips.

Slots - The Reel Story

Ever wonder how slot machines can offer life changing Jackpots? The payback and frequency of hits is determined by the number reels and the number of symbols on each reel. Modern slots are different from the old mechanical ones. This article will tell you the reel story.

Understanding the Random Number Generator

The random number generator in a slot machine determines the winning and losing combinations. Here is a simple explanation about how it works.

Slot Tips

Here are some useful tips for slot players to help you out while playing in the casino.

Slot Candles Light The Way

Learn how to determine the denomination of a slot machine from anywhere in the Casino.

Reading The Slot Help Screen

Some of the new video slot games can be confusing. Although the new slots don’t come with a manual, they do offer the next best thing in the way of a “Help Screen” that will explain how the game is played. If you are playing a game you never played before it is a good idea to spend a minute looking at the help screen so you understand the game.

A Simple Slot System

Here is a simple system to use when playing the slot machines.

Before You Buy a Slot Machine

About Reno Guide Sherril Steele-Carlin, tells you what you need to know if you are considering purchasing a slot machine.

Nickel High Rollers

Nickel slot players are getting a new image. The new multi-line multi-coin slot machines are not cheap to play. Playing maximum coins could put you in the "High Roller" category.

InCREDITibly Stupid Slot Idea

Some slot makers re proposing making slot machines that will accept credit and debit cards. This is a very bad idea.

Coinless Slots

The term slot machine may soon be obsolete. The casinos are switching to machines that use voucher system instead of paying out coins.

Banked Bonus Slot Machines Slot Machines

Multi-line bonus slots were designed to keep you playing longer.

Multi-line Bonus Slot Machines Slot Machines

Multi-line bonus slots were designed to keep you playing longer.

A Visit With The Addams Family

When slot maker IGT combined sophisticated slot technology of the present with nostalgic TV themes of the past the result was a hot new slot game, The Addams Family.

JP Slot Emporium

JP has the finest collection of antique and modern slot and poker machines for sale.

Showcase Slots

This is a retail slot store in Las Vegas. They sell newer models and antique slot machines.

IGT Progressive Jackpot Information

IGT is the leader in progressive machines. Learn what the jackpot totals are.

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