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The Ultimate Slot Machines Guide

  • Beginners Guide to Slots
  • Slots FAQ
  • Advanced Player Tips for that Extra Edge
  • Compare Slots House Edge

Getting Started with Slot Machines

Our beginner's guide to slot machines is an introduction into one of the world's most popular casino game.


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Slot Machines for Advanced Players

Serious slot machine players who are looking for ways to take the advantage away from the casino and put themselves on top.


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Getting Started with Slot Machines

Introduction - How The Game Works

When it comes to gambling, the easier a game is to understand the worse the odds usually are. This is certainly the case with slot machines. Playing them is as easy as pressing a button. However, between the high house edge and fast rate of play, there is no quicker way to lose your money in a casino.

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Online Casino Jackpots Tracker

Below we list progressive jackpots with a known break-even value, allowing you to identify and play progressive jackpot games with a RTP of close to 100% of even more.

Jackpot Value Break-even RTP  
Jackpot Joker Poker $161,518 $185,903 98.7% Play
Friendly Joker Poker $135,835 $276,028 96.3% Play
Multihand Jackpot Poker $3,294 $12,092 95.1% Play
Jackpot Jackpot Info  
Jackpot Joker Poker Value $161,518 Play
Break-even $185,903
RTP 98.7%
Friendly Joker Poker Value $135,835 Play
Break-even $276,028
RTP 96.3%
Multihand Jackpot Poker Value $3,294 Play
Break-even $12,092
RTP 95.1%

Online Casino RTP (Return to Player / House Edge)

Ugga Bugga Multi-Spin Slot 30 1.26% Play
Chess Mate 5 1.28% Play
1429 Uncharted Seas 5 1.5% Play
Classic Cinema 5 1.53% Play
Cowboy 5 1.6% Play

Slot Machine Deconstructions

I have deconstructed lots of slot machines. Here is a list of them:

Additional Resources

  • LCB: An up to date list of slots bonuses (many exclusive) sorted by most beatable.

  • CasinoListings: Online casino jackpot tracking for over 500 different progressives.

  • CasinoSlots: Reviews of online casino slots from many different software companies.