Casino Strategy- Top 5 Tips For Playing Slot Machines

by | Aug 27, 2017 | Online Casino News, Other Sports

Millions of people each year head into their local casino or log onto their favorite online casino and spend millions of dollars each year with the hope of cashing in big and winning those big jackpots.  Casinos with slot machines are popping up all over the world and now, you can play the same slot machines in your top casinos, right from the comfort of your own home, on the online casinos.  

In this article, we will take a look at some things you can do to stack the deck in your favor and hopefully win you some extra money. This article is the top 5 Slot Machine Tips for making sure you don’t lose those bankrolls in just a few minutes on a slot machine!

  1. The first tip and probably the most important aspect of playing the slots is knowing the game you are about to play. Far too often I see people walk into a casino, drop $25 into a machine that says it costs $0.25 to play and a few spins later, they are broke and wondering why?  Well, the problem is they didn’t notice that the $0.25 was for each line and since they are playing 50 line games, that only allows them 2 spins.  Take your time and make sure you are 100% familiar with the game before you go investing money into the slot game.  

The second tip is a simple one, DON’T GET GREEDY! What we mean by this is if you are winning on one machine and find yourself up a few hundred dollars, but you have hit a period of time where you aren’t cashing any winners, get off the machine. Many people will tell you to stay on one machine but I wholeheartedly disagree if you have already cashed on that machine. It’s no secret that slot machines are money pits for the casinos and over time, the casino will always win! They pay out less than they take in and only have large payouts over a long period to time. With that being said, if you hit a few big winners and get your funds up a few hundred dollars, find a different game to play. Don’t wait until your bankroll is back down where you originally started before you make the move. Don’t get greedy and simply walk away!

Our next tip is set a win limit and a loss limit. Now, you may be asking yourself “How am I supposed to win thousands of dollars if I limit myself”. Well, it's simple……..first off, chances are you're not going to win thousands of dollars by simply playing slots. The chances of that happening are not big so get that out of your head. It’s not impossible, just very unlikely. Now that we got that out of the way, set a limit of what you are safe to invest and how much you would realistically like to win. When I enter a casino, I tell myself I am willing to lose $250 and I’d like to win $500. That means as soon as I either lose $250 or as soon as I win $500, I leave….period! No hanging around trying to just win one more, no trying to win back an extra $50, you leave. This is a playsafe way to make sure you don’t get in over your head and leave with some money still left in your pockets!

Another thing that a lot of people fail to do is do some research on your game. Is there a big jackpot and is that jackpot available if you aren’t playing max bets? Many slot machines will only pay out the jackpot on max bets, therefore if you are only playing a few pennies with the hopes of winning those big jackpots, you are throwing money away without the chance to cash and receive those big winnings!

The final tip we will give is don’t get caught up in only playing the biggest jackpot games, especially on the progressive jackpot games. Simple math tells us that the bigger the jackpot, the harder it is to actually cash on that game! If you plan on playing for a few hours, then by all means take your chances and play those big jackpots with the progressive prizes but if you are playing for the short term, ignore those games and find the machines or games that have smaller overall prizes that will pay out at a higher rate.

There you have it, 5 tips to help you win money on the slot machines at your favorite casinos. If you haven’t already, please take a minute and open yourself up a new account at one of the Spooky Express preferred online casinos. Tons of bonuses available and ready for you to take advantage of.

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