Slot Machine Winning Streak

  1. Slot Machine Winning Strategy
  2. Winning Streak Slot Machine
  3. How To Pick A Winning Slot Machine
  4. Winning At Casino Slot Machines

Readers ask if quick reflexes are the key to winning

By John Grochowski

I keep a list of questions that I’m most often asked about slot machines. You could probably tick off some of them: “Are games programmed to go cold after a big win?” “Do you get less payback when you use your rewards card?” And the big one, “Can you tell me how to win?”

Slot Machine Winning Strategy

Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. In nearly all slot games that allow you to stop the reels, there is no skill or timing involved on your part. The random number generator has already determined your outcome when you hit the button to spin the reels, and you’re going to get the same result regardless of whether you stop the reels early, or let them halt in their own time.

Winning Streak Slot Machine

But this is extremely rare. The engineering is good enough that almost all the time, the RNG and reel display are going to match up. This doesn’t change if you double-hit the bet button. If the RNG has spit out a random number that tells the first reel to stop on a single bar, then you’re going to get a single bar — regardless of whether you hit the button a second time for a “quick stop,” or just let them take their own sweet time.

How To Pick A Winning Slot Machine

There are rare exceptions. When I’ve answered similar questions in the past, I’ve mentioned IGT’s Reel Edge games. In their original incarnation, Reel Edge games enabled players to touch and stop the reels one at a time. There was actual skill involved. Your timing in stopping the reels determined the outcome. The reels spun very, very fast, so it was going take a keen eye and sharp reflexes to get better than random results, but it was possible.

Winning At Casino Slot Machines

No, you don’t get less payback when you use your rewards card. The player rewards system doesn’t interact with the RNG.

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