How to Pick a Winning Slot Machine

Author By Jacob Atkinson  Jul 1, 2019
How to Pick a Winning Slot Machine July 1, 2019" July 1, 2019 Jacob Atkinson

pick a winning slotYou have never been in a better position when it comes to picking and playing the slot machines that appeal to you the most, for these days thanks to the sheer number of online and mobile slot games you will always have access to your favourite slots no matter where you happen to be.

It is of course the aim of every single slot player to experience a winnings session when they do choose to play the slot games they enjoy playing, no matter in which playing environment they choose to play in, which could be in a land based casino, online or when using a casino or slot game app.

If you are new to playing slot machines in any of those playing environments, then what I am going to be doing below is taking a look at the most strategic ways to play slot machines and letting you know just which ones you should be playing.

Whilst no one can ever guarantee that they are going to have a winning slot playing session, by knowing just which slots are going to give them more winning opportunities, than all players can make an informed decision on just which slots they do go on to play and where.

Slot Variance is One Factor to Winning

One very important aspect to knowing just which slot machines to play is that each slot machine is going to have been designed and built around one of three different slot variances, and slot variance is just the amount of risk attached to playing each slot machine.

The lowest risk slots are those that have been designed as low variance slots, for those slots of slot machines of which there are a large number of them available will have been designed to award players lots of low valued winning pay-outs, thus allowing players to recycle their winnings plenty of times when they set about playing them.

There are also plenty of medium variance slot games that players will come across in all playing environments, and those slots offer a good mix of low and medium valued winning pay-outs to players.

The one category of slot games that should come with something of a wealth warning due to them being very high risk slots to play are high variance slots, for they offer huge base and bonus game winning pay-outs but have been designed to not award that many lower valued winning pay-outs to players.

High RTP Slots Pay Out More

The long term expected pay-out percentage of all online and mobile slot machines will be published somewhere online, and that is one vital piece of information that you should be looking for when it comes to you selecting just which slot machines to get stuck into playing.

The places that formation can be found is often on the website of the casinos site or casino app you are playing at, or if may just be listed on the pay table of the slot or in some cases it will be published on the help files most slot machines also have attached to them too.

The higher the long term expected RTP which means return to player the better, for you are always going to get more winning pay-outs when playing or example a slot machine offering a pay-out percentage of 96% than you ever would over the long term playing one that comes with a pay-out percentage or RTP of say 80%.

So make sure that the very first thing you do when you are in a slot machine playing frame of mind is look up the RTP’s or the pay-out percentages of each slot, to discover which ones are going to give you more paybacks over the long term and stick to playing only those much higher paying slots.

Making Use of Bonuses

Bonuses are freely available to online slot players these days at most online and mobile casino sites, and due to some of them having been designed as very high valued deposit type of bonuses, players can claim some huge amount of bonus credits when making sue of them.

What players do need to make a point of finding out is just how many times a bonus needs to be played through a slot machine before their winnings get turned into real money credits, and the lower the play through requirement the better valued a bonus will be.

Just make sure though that if you do find such a bonus which sees you being able to claim a high percentage of your deposited amount as bonus funds that there are no maximum cash out restrictions in place in the terms and conditions.

By doing so if you are ever lucky enough to claim a high value bonus either a sign up welcome bonus or a reload type of deposit match bonus, then as soon as you have achieved the play through requirements then you can cash out all of your winning straight away and with no fuss or hassle.

Low Risk High Return Slot Tournaments

Another way of locking in playing value is by taking part in a slot tournament, and both online and land-based casinos ae going to be offering you such slot playing competitions, and you could find some that are completely free to play in too.

Just make sure that you play off your tournament credits as quickly as you can do though, for you will be up against a timer and the players that score the most points which are awarded for each winning combination spun in will then go on to win any of the cash prizes that are attached to any slot tournament.


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