To The Ultimate Guide To Video Slot Machines
Charles Fey invented the Liberty Bell slot machine in 1895 we
doubt he had any idea of just how big his invention was. From
that moment on slot game manufacturers have been improving on
his designs and finally the latest development - the video slot
There are thousands of different variations, some with up to
fifty winning lines and special additional bonus games. This
makes for a high hit percentage and a more entertaining playing
Here at VideoSlotMachines.com
we give you the history, show you how they work and teach you
how to play. We have also included profiles of some of the most
popular video slots from major manufacturers such as IGT,
Aristocrat and Bally Gaming.
Slot Machine School
Info and Game Profiles
Video Slots Work
We go inside the games to show you exact information regarding
how they work, how the odds are determined and more.
Find out how slot machines evolved from simple mechanical games
to state of the art electronic gaming machines.
Learn how to play any video slot within minutes. We outline
all of the buttons and their use plus other important info.
» Bonus Games Find out about the different types of bonus features such as free spins, pick a box and Wheel of Fortune style bonuses.
While there is no unbeatable slot machine system, there are
some tip that you can use to increase your enjoyment of the
» Online Slots
The latest development in the history of slots is the fact that you can now play online. We take a look at the options.
There are several major players in the video slot manufacturing
business. We take a look at the companies and give you details about the games that they make.
This Australian based company produces popular games such as
Queen of the Nile, Penguin Pays and the Mr Cashman series.
Making slot machines since 1932, Bally now makes a big range
of video slot games including Texas Cash and Blazing Sevens.
» IGT With highly popular games such as the Wheel of Fortune series you are sure
to have seen an IGT slot if you are a regular player.
» Microgaming One of the biggest developers of online slot machines. Microgaming is behind games such as Thunderstruck and Tomb Raider.
Gaming WMS is most well known for popular games such as Jackpot
Party but they do make a big range of other games.
Slot Q and A
Are the outcomes really random?
Yes, every spin is totally random and in no way effected by
the amount of money you put in, the amount of your bet or the
time between jackpot hits.
Are the symbols weighted like
on three reel slots?
In general no. Because video slots have virtual reels they have
no need to weight the individual symbols they just add fewer
of the highest paying ones and more of the lowest to the virtual
reel which can contain anywhere from 10 to hundreds of symbols.
Can you recommend a good slot machine system?
No. There is no system to beat modern day slot machines that
actually works. There are some people who use techniques to
cheat the machines or force coins to drop but these are all
illegal and they tend to end up with a mug shot on the Nevada
Gaming Commission web site.
Can the casino change the payout percentages of the games?
No, Each slot machine comes from the factory set at a specific payout rate. To change the percentage a casino would have to get a new gaming chip from the manufacturer. Note however that for example different Queen of the Nile games can have different payout percentages. Generally each game comes in four or five payback levels.
Where can I buy a video slot for my home?
We cannot recommend any particular company as we have never
bought a game for home use. In many states it is illegal to
own one. Also See : Buying
a video slot