Learn How to Play Slots

In order that you do not make mistakes inside the casino, you need to learn how to play the slot machine, how to differentiate between slot machines, and how the slot machine operates and looks like.

Slots history has been around for a little more than a 100 years, and in recent years the major developments in the game have added more fun and more chances of winning to the game.

Learning how to play slots< is more simple than any other casino game. To play slots you may need to purchase a special coin, or to use regular cash coins. In online casinos you play slots by paying through a registered account. To actually activate the slot machine all you have to do is pull the level, press the button, or click on the touch-screen, all placed on the machine.

The goal< you need to aspire to when you learn how to play slots is to win money from the slot machine by getting a consecutive row of a certain symbol or shape. When you start to find out how to play slots you'll notice the screen shows a row of different symbols. Those symbols are on three to five spinning wheels, and may be fruits/suits/numbers or other types of shapes and forms.

When you pull the slot level and operate the machine, the three wheels turn and you see the three images change fast. When the machine stops, the three final shapes on the slot machine screen are the final shapes that are the score. Near the slot machine there is a chart that shows the winning combinations, and their cash prizes. If your score is one of those combinations, you’ll hear the machine flash and ring, and you’ll get cash prizes according to what the chart specifies. Sometimes the prize for a combination is that you get another free round wherein you can play slots again.

The following option offer you different rules how to play slots, on the internet and in casinos, and you can practice and choose the one slot variant you preffer:

  • Reel slots are the most common slots, and are recognized by 3 to 5 reels on the slot screen. When you play slots of this sort, the only way to win the jackpot is to insert a larger number of coins per spin.
  • Video Slots use only one coin at a time to play each round.
  • Video poker machines are slots where players try to reach symbols much like winning poker hands.
  • 9 line slots are usually themed slots of various TV shows and celebrities.
  • There are high limit slots, where you pay high figures like $100 for each turn, and low limit slots, where you can pay as little as one penny.

Some combinations of slots allow you to play slots and win, not only with horizontal line, but with diagonal and vertical lines as well. You will figure how to play slots like these after you play them for a while. They have a larger screen, that you need to get used to. It shows more figures than the normal one row slot.

Debbie Graham – Section Editor 2006-06-08