Everyone who likes a little gamble loves the isa of cracking the jackpot at the slot machines, the elation of winning before hearing the ‘chink,chink,chink’ sound of coins rolling out of the machine and into your pocket. It does seem however that it always happens to somebody else and not you, if you feel that is the case then maybe you are not giving yourself the best opportunity to win. Winning at slot machines can never be guaranteed but there are ways that you can boost your chances of hitting the jackpot and here are some tips to do exactly that.

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Play Percentages

Before starting on the slot machine, check out the win percentage, this can range from anywhere fromĀ 75% to 98%, winnings might be lower on the high percentage machines but you’ll still get that buzz of winning. You can usually see the win percentage of a particular machine just below the coin slot or on the side of the machine.

Low Jackpots

As tempting as it can be to go for the slot machine with the huge glitzy jackpot displayed in flashing lights, the truth is that it is very unlikely that you will be able to win it. By all means have a go if you are feeling lucky but your chances are incredibly slim. Far better therefore to go for the slot machines with lower jackpots to increase your chance of winning them. In fact, you are probably as likely to win a low jackpot two or three times over before you would hit one of the high jackpots.

Set the Rules

It is imperative that you set yourself some rules before you start hitting the slot machines, money can vanish very, very quickly and you need a plan in place as to how you will approach your spending. Before starting you need to decide on your bank roll and don’t move the goalposts, set yourself a limit and stick to it. You should also have a plan in place for your winnings, a good rule is the ‘double your money and run’ method, simply put if you double your bank roll it’s time to call it a day. If you’re going to be around casinos for a few days then make sure you spread your bank roll out, the last thing you want is to blow your cash on day one.

Location Location Location

The machines that payout the most are more often than not in prime positions within the casino, they put them there to entice new players. There is nothing better to draw in customers than with the sound of money dropping out of the slot machines. You may have to wait your time as these machines will often be occupied by people searching for the same pot of gold as you. If you are fortunate enough to get one of the ‘prime’ machines then don’t let it go, if you need a drink or some food or the bathroom then suck it up for a while, commitment will ultimately win you the cash that you are after.

Slot machines have been around for years, check out this infographic about the history of the popular slot machine.

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