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Terms: A - B
Group of slot machines, aka known as a carousel of
Progressive carousels are linked to play one top jackpot
payline, aka straight or “flat-top”
slots, have a constant top jackpot payout that does not change.
Max: is to bet the
max coins for each play/spin. The
best payouts occur
when maximum bet is wagered. If you want to receive full value for your
play, this is the best strategy.
Bet One: is to bet
coin for each
play/spin. While you play longer, it eliminates the possibility of
payouts for the highest jackpots. See Onesies.
Feature: Most slots
offer several bonus features.
Example: free spins, multipliers, scatter pays, wild symbols and/or
second-screen bonus event.
Multiplier Slots: offer
larger top jackpots as incentive to
play max coins. The top jackpot symbol, (ex. 7’s) will only pay with
Video Slots: feature
chance’ bonus round and up to 50 paylines
Slots Terms: C
Attendant: The slot
of your dreams has just lined up a
hand-pay accompanied by the sound of bells and clapping.
In and Coin Out:
Coins In is amount played
through machine. Coins Out are paid wins.
two numbers determine a slots overall payout percentage.
Coins: Slot coins
offer several denomination options,
usually from pennies to
coins will activate all symbols and/or lines on a multi-line bonus
Collect: Amount of
after a session of slot play. Bonus slots conclude the bonus round with
Terms: D - I
slots offer several denominations
options, usually from pennies to $5.
symbols appear in the center of a single payline slot in
combination with other symbols creating a winning combination, the
amount is doubled or tripled.
feature that offers one or more
Re-Spin Bonus Slots:
Player holds the reel results while the
other reels spin unassisted resulting in additional credits.
Percentage of coins played that casinos
Winner: Slots win
paid immediately rather than
installments--re: progressive slots.
Slots Terms: L - N
Bet: Wager for each
line activated. Tip: to receive
full value at a
multi-line bonus slot, you should activate all available paylines.
increased by a
percentage of coins bet by two or more machines.
See WAP: Wide Area
paylines up to as many as 50.
Most of these versions come in penny denominations; also nickel,
feature where winning credits are multiplied
2X-10X for a bonus
Terms: O - P
Armed Bandit: Slang
name for slot machines.
Percentage of each dollar on a certain slot
machine that is returned to players over the long term.
of reel positions where symbols land
resulting in a winning
Payout: Number of
credits converted to cash paid out for a
that details the value of payouts for each symbol, line, scatter pay
other winning combinations offered by that specific game.
Primary Jackpot: Top
when a player hits a specific combination.
Slots: offer growing
jackpots dependent upon
amount of monies played through the linked bank/carousel slots. All
progressives are at least three coin max slots. Values are reset to
after a win. Maximum coin play is mandatory here.
Terms: R - S
Stop: One position
on the reel, either a symbol or blank space that
determines the results of the game.
Reels: Number of
wheels/reels displayed in window of slot
imprinted with symbols
specific to that particular slot theme or game.
symbols of the slot game that pay
even if the symbols are not on the same payline. Tip: Scatter Pays pay
a line that has been activated with a bet.
Second Screen Bonus:
Video slot that
displays a second video screen bonus round after a certain
Lines: Select the
number of paylines you want to bet
on by clicking the ‘bet one’ button or the line number left or right of
information on front of slot tells
you what type of slot, denomination, and symbol combination win amounts
possible for each coin played.
Slots Tournament: Popular
promotional event where players vie
for cash prizes at specifically programmed slots.
amount of money through the slot.
Hold: amount not paid out as wins.
These two numbers
determine a slots payout percentage.
Spin: After making
your bet and number of lines to
activate with a bonus
multi-line slot, you are ready to hit the spin button and await the
Symbols: There is
an enormous inventory of slot symbols
along with the
traditional cherries, and 7’s found on slot machines at land-based
Slots Terms: T-X
Bet: determined by
number of reels and/or lines activated for a slot game.
Slots linked in more than one casino, area
or country. Progressive jackpot amount is displayed as the same $
each machine regardless of location.
Designated symbol for the slot that substitutes
for a win in combination with other symbols on the payline.
Win!: This is what
the game of slots is all about.
Symbol that designates a Multiplier times payout
amount for winning combinations.
Example 2X, 5X, 10X,
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