What are slots?
Slots are basically random games in which the casino has an advantage of 2-15%. You can also win big progressive jackpots in these games. Slots is a game to be played because it's fun to play and you should be careful not to bet more than you can afford.
How to play slots?
Slots are very easy and fun to play. First, you adjust the value of the coin and the level of betting to decide how much you want to bet. This enables you to set a level in which you feel comfortable to bet.
Depending on the game you are playing there are a certain amount of line in which you can win. It is on these lines matching symbols must appear in order for you to win. Many modern slots have 20 lines in which you can win and in some games, there can be as many as 250.
Just check the pay table of the machine if you want to know more about the game. In this table, you will find out how much each symbol pays and what bonus rounds the game has, you will also find the rules for scatter- and wilds symbols.
Scatter, Wilds- and Bonus symbols.
It is useful to know about the 2 symbols that can be found in most games, which are the scatter- and the wilds symbol.
- Scatter: Usually has the function, when it's part of a pay line, to increase the payout. If it appears in certain combinations, for example, 3 or more scatters in a row, it usually triggers different types of bonus rounds. Bonus rounds usually mean free spins, played automatically with the original bet. The payout usually doubles or even triples if you win during a bonus round.
- Wild: Usually works in a manner of substituting most other symbols in order to create a winning combination. Wilds, therefore, increases your chances of winning.
Many slots also contain bonus games which are triggered by various bonus symbols. You should therefore always keep track of the bonus symbols.
How to win on slots?
Each slot has varying ways in which you can win win. To find out how to win in a specific game, just lake a look at the machine's the pay table.
Jackpot on slots
The game's jackpot sets the highest possible payout of the game and it varies depending on the game. Some games have a fixed jackpot while others have a so-called progressive jackpot. A progressive jackpot is not a fixed amount, it increases with the number of people playing the game, every time someone makes a bet. The progressive jackpot increases until someone wins the whole amount.
A progressive jackpot can even exceed 1 000 000€ since a certain percentage of each player's spins is added to this pot. Progressive jackpots are usually also linked to other casinos which enable them to grow really big.
It is getting more and more common to play slots on a mobile phone. Probably due to the fact that phones now have very advanced screens and because of the fact that game developers have adjusted the games for smaller screens. It is even possible to play on a tablet. This makes slots really flexible and you can play them anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.
Facts about slots
Different slots behave differently regarding the frequency of payouts and how big the payouts can become, the difference is known as slot volatility. Slots are categorized in 3 different categories, in regard to volatility: low, medium and high.
A slot with low volatility often pays out small amounts. This makes it possible for you to play for a long time and hopefully win a modest amount. A high volatility slot doesn't pay out often, but when it do, it pays out big. Medium volatility slots are in between these two. Check out the pay table of the machine to find out about the volatility of that particular game.