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which slots are easiest and best to win on?

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which slots are easiest and best to win on?

Hi guys!

im off the day after tomorrow, i have never played a slot machine, how easy are they to master, do they require any skill at all, can anyone recommend a good starter one for me to try, im staying at Luxor.

Thanks!

Dallas,Texas
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1. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

It's very very easy ! Put your coins (or ticket) into the slot, then press the "Spin" button and you loooooooseee !!

These machines are programmed to take money from you. If you really want to win (or at least try to win), play the games where casino has less advantage such as Blackjack (house edge is 1.5%) or Craps (house edge is 1.41%).

Avoid Keno (house edge is 14%), Slots (house edge is 7-14% ), double zero roulette (house edge is 5.6%). Approx 70% of the casino review comes from slot and they really looovve slot players. Some casinos even give you back upto 1% of your money that you put in a slot machine. Why they do it ? Because they know they already got you and your money !!

If you want to play a machine game, play vedio poker (full pay version only), it has low house edge.

If you consider yourself a novice in gambling, download some info from net about BJ or Craps or buy couple of books and read while traveling.

DONOT PLAY SLOT, UNLESS YOU HAVE EXTRA CASH TO BLOW !

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2. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

Put your money in press the buttom, you have got it mastered. Slots are a suckers game for those who do not know how to play table games. BJ gives you the best odds, about a 1% edge over the house for single deck, double-split on anything, and allow surrender.

If you must play a slot, look for the ones with the highest payouts, and play maximum coins allowed. For example two machines setting side-by-side one pays 5000 coins, and the other pays 20,000 for a jackpot. Are you the sucker playing 5000 or 20,000?

Maximum coins is important. If you are playing that 20,000 coin payout machine, only playing one coin, the payout might be 500 for a single coin versus 20,000 for 3-coins.

Slightly better odds are video poker, but it does require skill, whereas slots require none, just your patronage.

An easy game is roulette. You can bet either red or black. There are 18 black numbers, 18 red numbers, and two green numbers. If you bet say on black every time the house will hold a 5% edge over you b/c of the two green numbers. Red or black pays even money. Or you can bet numbers with a 35-to-1 payoff, again the two green gives the house the edge.

Good Luck

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3. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

I am surprised anirbanstays has time to give advice on this site. I would think he would be spending all his time winning money at the blackjack tables. Saying you can't win at slots is ridiculous. People win at slot machines every day. I hope you know the odds are against you wherever you gamble, but people beat the odds occasionly or they wouldn't keep coming back.

The most important thing is not to lose more than you can afford. And don't plan on winning your return ticket home.

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...you don't master a slot machine, there is nothing to master, you put your money in and press the button, there is no skill in playing a slot machine, I personally won $5000 in a four day span on the same type of machine here at home($2500 thursday, $2500 monday), I consider that amazing luck.....and luck it is....you can win on slots of course......but don't go in thinking your going to, think your going to loose, and if you win thats great, we won the most playing the pennies at casino royal in Vegas, we had great drinks, the server came to us often, hubby tipped, and offered us shots to go with our margaritas, and we won, we had the most fun there.......you can play for a while if you play on pennies, but there is still the potential to win big......just remember gambling is called gambling for a reason, if it was anything else it would be called a sure thing......and it isn't........have fun, Judy

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5. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

Peachykeen, slots are easy to play. I mostly play table games, but if I play a slot machine I always follow one rule:

BET THE MAXIMUM.

For example, if I play a machine that has pay outs listed for 1st, 2nd and 3rd coins, I always play 3 coins. (If your reels line up for the progressive or top prize, and you do not have the maximum bet, you only get a small sum).

On machines like Wheel of Fortune, there is a wheel that spins for a bonus pay out. You only get to spin the bonus wheel if your reels land on the designated icon, AND you have the maximim amount of coins played.

I know chance of winning the progressive is slim, but for me, slots are like buying a lottery ticket--the 'what if' is what makes it fun. I'd hate to have red, white and blue 7's on my reels,and only have one coin in the machine.

Take up a free lesson in your hotel for craps, or roulette or any card game. Casinos offer these lessons in the mornings, and are a fun way to get to learn something new. Just ask when the lessons are, no need to be shy.

Have a wonderful time!!

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6. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

thanks you guys!

I think ill brave the table games, probably blackjack as that sounds quite easy, still gonna try some slots though, but just for fun....and to get one of those bucket things :), NOW I JUST HAVE TO GET THROUGH THE 10 HOUR FLIGHT!!, im friggin terrified!, hate flying!, wish we had a vegas in the UK!

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7. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

Dear Pryzk,

I don't like to mess with people like you because it is evident from your comment that you are one of those casual tourists who just walk in a casino on a weekend just to "try your luck" in "something". Yes, people hit jackpots occasionally because if there is a game which only takes your money and doesn't return anything then where is the excitement ? How casinos will lure naive, occasional tourists into gambling ? That is how 70% of casino revenue comes from slots only.

It is clear that you do not understand the theory of probability and how the "odds" are calculated for a casino game statistically so I don't want to waste my time by discussing the theory of blackjack, shuffle tracking, KISS counting, High-Low system.

You are master of your own mind and your money so it's up to you to choose how you want to loose it. Your personal preference doesn't change the odds of a game.

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8. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

So, anirbanstays, how do you find time to give out free information on this site when you know how to win at gambling?

You should spend all your waking moments at the tables. Or have you won so much that you are that wealthy you don't need any more money?

Peachykeen, my only point was the casinos have the odds in their favor on every game. If you play long enough the casino will eventually beat you. If you are lucky in the short term, you will beat the odds and walk away with a little, but have fun playing and don't spend more than you can afford to lose. Consider your gambling experience entertainment, like paying to see a concert or show. If you are going with the expectation of beating the casinos you will most likely be disappointed.

From the way you phrased your question it sounds like you are not an experiened gambler. For an inexperienced player slot machines are a good bet. You put your money in and push a button. Either you win or you don't. With blackjack and video poker you need to make decisions. Without the expertise I think your odds are worse at games of skill. Do you go for an extra card to try for 21 if you are holding 18? how about 16? Do you double down if you get a pair of 8s? You don't have to worry about those decisions on slot machines. Just put your money in and close your eyes.

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9. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

Peachykeen, BJ is fairly simple if you play a strategy. There are several advance ones I will point you too, but here is a simple one anyone can memorize.

1. If your hand totals 17, 18, 19, 20, or 21 stand. Not always the right thing to do, but simple to remember. For example if the dealer's up card is a 10, you are probable toast.

2. If your hand totals 12, 13, 14, 15, or 16; and the dealer's up card is a 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 stand. The dealer will likely bust.

3. Split Aces and 8���s to play as two hands.

4. If your two card total is 10 and the dealer,s up card is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 double down. This means you double your bet and get one more card face down.

5. If your two card total is 11 double down unless the dealer's up card is an Ace.

6. Never buy insurance.

7. If your card total is 15 or 16 and the dealer's up card is a 9, 10, or Ace surrender if allowed, otherwise hit.

Here is a great link for advanced strategies.

http://www.blackjackinfo.com/bjbse.php

Do not know your financial situation, but the strip minimum is usually $10 per hand and the house rules stink to give the house more of an edge. Rules like no surrender, only split aces, only double on two cards 10 or 11, 6-deck continuous shuffle, etc. For much better rules and minimums try these.

1. Western, downtown, $1 min

2. Gold Spike, downtown, $2 min, very interesting interesting locals in this place. My favorite place to play. Old time Vegas casino.

3. Boulder Station, Boulder Strip, $3 min

4. El Cortez, downtown, $2 min

5. Casino Royale, Strip, $2 min

Hope this is useful, good luck��� Dereck

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10. Re: which slots are easiest and best to win on?

I've discovered that if you mix it up a bit, the machine tends to pay out more often. So, on some turns, try pushing the button. On others, pull the handle. You will find that the house edge declines dramatically.