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Slot Machine Money Management Tips

  • The basics of money management boil down to protecting your money, limiting your losses, making sure you keep some winnings, and limiting the number of chances the house edge has to work against you.
  • When you do that, you won't change the house edge or create extra winning spins, but you will make sure your bankroll stays a little fatter and isn't stretched beyond your limits.

Money management is not a magic spell that can turn you into a big w

May 15, 2019

Why Slots are So Popular?

The most popular slots in land-based casinos are video slots, yet the games that hold their places on casino floors longest are three-reel games.

Not only that. Slot games in an online casino, which essentially are video slots in an Internet environment, earn their keep longer than video slots offline.

By
John Grochowski
May 7, 2019

Programmed or Random? Slot Machine Secrets

Slot machines are designed to yield random results, or at least results as random has humans can program a computer to be. Slot machines also are programmed with specified payback percentages to give the house an edge. Players sometimes have a difficulty reconciling those two statements. How can a slot machine be random if it has a programmed payback percentage?

By
John Grochowski
April 30, 2019

Why Slot Games are the Best in Any Casino?

Slots have higher house edges than many table games. In most offline casinos; 1-cent slots have payback percentages of less than 90 percent which translates to a 10 percent house edge. Online returns often – but not always – are higher, but even a 95-percent return is a 5 percent house edge that is larger than the 2 percent on the Three Card Poker ante-play option, the 1.41 percent on the craps pass line, or the less than 1 percent on blackjack for basic strategy players.

By
John Grochowski
March 31, 2019

8 New Slot Games in 2019

Slot machine excitement is a big part of what drives offline and the online casino industries. Big wins and bonus entertainment are the name of the game for slot players. But anticipation of new ways to play are part of the excitement too.

Casinos and their suppliers know that and they keep the new games coming. Here are some of the prime coming attractions – games you can get excited about as they make their way into casinos in 2019.

By
John Grochowski
January 30, 2019

All You Need to Know About Slots Betting

It' s long been said that the players who get the best deal on the offline and online slots are those who bet bigger. Casinos generally put higher payback percentages on slot machines with higher coin denominations, and at least on three-reel games, payback percentages usually are highest with maximum bets.

One former casino company even had a cartoon character called "Max Coins" to remind players that bigger bets brought increased returns.

By
John Grochowski
May 22, 2018

10 Slot Machine Cheats That Changed the Casino Industry

For nearly as long as there have been slot machines, there have been unsavory players who have tried to beat them using illegal means. But players have cheated with methods as low-tech as putting a coin on a string and yanking it back out after it tripped the coin-counting mechanism.
By
John Grochowski
April 30, 2018

Slots Jackpot Chances: Crowded Casinos Vs. Empty Casinos

Looking for the best chance to win a big jackpot is practically the reason for existence for some slot machine players. Among the most frequently asked questions about slots are, "How can I tell when a slot is ready to pay a jackpot?", "Is there anything you can do to make a machine pay a jackpot?", "How can I track a loose slot?" and "Are you better off playing a hot machine that has just paid a jackpot or a cold machine that is due to pay a jackpot?"

And there's a fifth question: "Aren't there more jackpots in crowded casinos?"

By
John Grochowski
February 28, 2018