Thinking about hot Habanero is exactly the same kind of thinking that goes on at the roulette wheel at the casino. One thing casino operators, live or online, will often do, is to have a list of the numbers that come up. You’ll see numbers that have come up frequently and some that seem overdue. Remember, the wheel, like the slot, has no memory, and the chance of your number/the big jackpot coming up is the same as it ever was.
Don’t spend hours searching for hot machines – get in there and gamble.
Planning a trip to Las Vegas or just interested in spinning the reels at some online casinos? You can play and play safely and this guide will help you learn the simple steps to keep gambling fun.
Determine how much you can lose before you start playing. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the casino, the game and the hope that the next spin will bring big winnings. But that spin will lead to another and another and dig you into a deeper hole. So, before you begin the game, decide how much money you can afford to gamble and make yourself stop at that point.
Study the payout table before you begin. Slot games, particularly online games, have become more complex and more interactive than ever before. Usually you need to play the maximum amount of coins to win certain jackpots and certain bonuses, so you’ll want to understand what those events are. Keep in mind that the game will reward you even if you don’t remember all the variations of winning symbols and lines and malfunctions are extreme rare. But if a rare problem should occur, you’ll want to be able to call the casino staff or take screen shots for an online site.
Remember to always bet the maximum coins on Progressive Jackpots. Whether you’re playing online or at you’ll need to keep in mind that progressive jackpot machines are different from regular machines. To win that big advertised jackpot, you need to be betting the maximum coins and coin size. If you don’t, you’ll win a much smaller amount if you hit the jackpot. So, if you play progressive, play the full amount.
If you’re playing at an online casino, take advantage of the practice play or free play that most online casinos offer. These practice modes can help you become familiar with the game and also give you a snap shot of the payout potential of the game. I’ve played slots games where my practice money depleted so quickly that I knew I wouldn’t be happy risking real money and others were a handful of dollars could keep you in the game forever.
This is independent for each and every spin. So there is just as much a chance of you hitting a big jackpot if the machine has not paid out for 10 minutes as there is if it paid out on the last spin.
It’s important to understand that probability is still a random thing. Even though a slot may pay out 95% of all the money put in, that is an average over a very long time. Within that patterns of paying out more than is put in – and way less – are part of a normal cycle. Without this, a slot machine would not be a gamble!
In fact, the machines generate random numbers from the moment they are switched on, regardless of whether or not they are being played.
Slots and Pokies games which were authored (all my own work) by me over the years, the first game published was “slots Egypt” and a 243 line game called “keep fit ” and that was in the early 1980’s. They were written on an XT computer which was a real step up from the Dick Smith wizard that I started with, that machine came with a basic compiler whereby you could write some basic code and run it. Trouble was it took some time before an audio cassette became available to store this code, so, when you switched the machine off all your code was lost.
The Commodore 64 and 1541 were really nice to work with after the wizard although once again it took some time before they offered an external disc drive as an accessory. The internet was not as accessible as it is today, the first web browser was from memory called Mosaic and was introduced in the early 80’s so the local bulletin board was the place to be.
I am now 80 yrs. old and will still continue making new games (only a little slower than usual). The next slot game out will be my 51st.
Playing in online casinos offers some unique advantages such as,
1) If you don’t like the casino you are in then simply move to another one. Don’t bother getting the car out of the garage, you don’t need it. No need to deal with traffic and the odd driver with suicidal tendencies, also chances are there is no other traditional casino to play the Pokies nearby anyway.
2) You will of course save money as there are no vehicle expenses such as parking, fuel (the odd speeding ticket etc.), if you feel like a drink then take a break and head for the kitchen, same goes for food.
3) Most online casinos offer some sort of bonus to new players as an enticement (try getting that outside ), also, some sites will offer free slots for a bit of fun where you can play online slots for free, the only distraction being the occasional popups trying to lure you into playing for real.