Playing with slot machines is simple and easy, but it does require you to learn some of its vocabulary. Pushing the button and spinning the reel is a lot more fun if you know more about the game you play. Here are some of the words you’ll most probably encounter while playing slots online.
Terms to Remember
Bonus Multiplier is the multiplier used by many casinos. It is triggered when one hits the bonus on an active pay line and is usually given when players are playing with the maximum number of coins allowed.
Bonus Symbol is the icon on the reel that when hit, along with other similar symbols, would trigger an in-game bonus feature, free spin, or bonus coins.
Coins are the actual number of coins played in the round. Denominations, on the other hand, are the face value each coin has. Most casinos put a maximum of three to five coins per pay line with denominations ranging from a cent to five dollars.
House Edge is the percentage of the total bets and wagers that goes in favor of the casino as its revenue. House edge can be derived by subtracting the payback percentage from 100%. Most slot machines have 2% to 8% house edge; meaning, for every dollar spent on the machine, the casino collects three to eight cents as revenue. Continue reading “Slot Machine Terms”