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7 Penny Slot Tips by Slots PRO John Grochowski

Slot machines continue to ride a growing wave in popularity – they’re the most popular games in American casinos. And the most popular slots of all are penny games. Here are some valuable Penny Slot tips
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John Grochowski
October 3, 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?

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John Grochowski
April 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.

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John Grochowski
May 22, 2018

Have a Nice Spin: 10 New (And Awesome) Slot Games in 2018

Every year, hundreds of new slot games are released to compete for the affections of players. New themes, new graphics, bonuses and ways to play keep us coming back for more. It will be no different in 2018. Already, new games are making their way to casino floors. Here are 10 of the best that are sure to command players' attention.

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John Grochowski
February 20, 2018

How to Maximize your Slot Payouts

The first question on any slot machine player’s mind is, “How do I win?” The question evolves with experienced players who think about it a little. They wonder, “Maybe I can’t always win, but how to I maximize my paybacks?

Slot machines are games of chance, With rare exceptions, there is no skill involved, and there is no method of play that will make them pay more than they’re designed to pay.

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John Grochowski
January 6, 2016

Slots Vs. Video Poker Comps

Slot machine players are among the most valuable players in today’s casinos, both online and offline. Casinos know it, too. They reward slot players with cash back or free play along with meals, free or discounted rooms and other comps.

In fact, modern player rewards systems that track how much you play evolved from the “slot clubs” that sprang up in the early 1980s, starting with the 24K Club at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City. 

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John Grochowski
November 12, 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.

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John Grochowski
May 7, 2019