From the variety of games overrepresented in casino the easiest types are Electronic gaming machines, in other words Slots or more widely known among gamblers as one-armed bandits, because of the lever on the machine's right side. Slots were established long time ago. They have three drums with different drawn symbols. Winning combinations were paid out in a non-cashable way. Today slots can be played not only in a land-based casino, but also in online one. Modern slots have from 3 to 5 reels, are operated with the help of lever, button or a touchscreen. Online casinos grant bonuses for playing slots online.
Types of Slot machines
There are Straight, Progressive and Bonus slots. Straight slots are standard gaming automats, the simplest from other two types. They include some variations such as:
- Wildcard is the symbol that can be substituted for any other symbol in line. It increases chances for win.
- Buy a Pay - this type of slots has more than one payout table, in order to play on several of them extra bets should be made.
- Bonus Multiplier - some of the reels has a symbol which multiplies winning amount.
- Multiple paylines - Some slots have about 20 paylines. Player can bet on unlimited quantity of paylines.
- Bonus Multiplier - the same as Bonus multiplier, some reel has a symbol which multiplies bonus.
Progressive slots have the same rules as straight slots, but there is one main difference. Player, who plays progressive slot, should make some insignificant contribution into the total progressive jackpot. All progressive slots are linked with each other across the playing hall. All players have a chance to win sitting at these machines. The lucky will be that who obtains favorable combination of symbols.
Bonus Game Slots are machines that grant some extra games in case of winning combination of symbols. Extra games in their turn give possibility to win more by making extra bets.