Most of us have played simple slot
machine games as kids down at the arcades during trips to the
seaside. Remember the thrill of winning a stash of two pence pieces?
While the thought of winning on a
slot game now is just as exciting,
the payout can be much, much better; especially when you play
But how do those popular slot
machines translate digitally? And just how do they work?
online are as (if not more) fun as playing as a nipper with your
siblings armed with a tacky plastic container to collect your
winnings. Today, the rewards are much greater and many savvy online
gamers can walk away from the computer a few hundred pounds richer.
If you're a gambling novice, the
great news is that there's plenty of help and advice available
online. With tips on how to play, as well as the best times to log
on, you really can't go wrong with online gaming.
As with all forms of gambling, it's
important to know your limits. Agreeing and setting a budget
beforehand will help you relax during a game and ensure you enjoy it
a whole lot more. And slot machines are as simple, and as fun, as
online gaming comes.
Playing on online slot machines does
not have to cost a fortune; many gaming sites offer games like this
for as little as a penny each, some are even free! Simply register
for an account online and you can be playing on slot machine games
Play on your own or invite some
mates round for a night in with a difference. Grab a bottle of wine
and some tasty nibbles and enjoy a spot of online bingo, roulette or
fun slot machine games.
As with casino slot machines, it's
wise not to pump too much money into too many machines at once. Many
players tend to just plough their cash into two or more adjacent
machines at the same time. If the casino is overcrowded, it can be
difficult to keep on top of your spending, and your winnings!
Likewise, with online slot games it's important to keep your eye on
just one game, that way you're unlikely to get distracted and you
have a greater chance of winning.
If you're new to online slot
machines, start slowly; bet only a small amount in the first
instance to get used to the various slot machine games. That way, if
you lose you're not losing a large amount of cash.
Slot games like this are also a
great introduction into online gaming on the whole. Most gamers
start off on simple games like slots, before building up to roulette
and poker, where the big bucks can be won!
While slot machine games were once
the least popular machines in the casino, today around 70 per cent
of revenue within a casino comes directly from them!
Reel-spinning online slot machines
have a single payout line, which is painted across the middle of the
glass in front of the reels. Others, however, have three or even
five payout lines. Keep an eye on these payout lines at all times;
whichever symbols stop on these lines determine whether or not you've
You may see anything from cherries,
to sevens, or triple or double bars. The basic premise of slot
machines, both in casinos and online, is to match three symbols
along the payout line. Each symbol equates to a different amount of
cash, with cherries often being the lowest and therefore most
Why not try online slot machine
games today and re-live your youth? After all, nothing ventured,
nothing gained, and it's far more exciting than winning a mountain
two pence coins!
June 2011 -
Peterborough UK Community Website