BitStarz Guide to Slot Terminology!
Even if pressing a button to spin these reels doesn’t demand much from a player, the terminology surrounding slots can be a completely new language. Whether it feels like Latin or Mandarin, if you are new at spinning these bad boys, it might be a good idea to get a grip on the lingo in order to know what to keep an eye out for. After all, this will help you maximize your potential of bringing home the big money jackpots you’ll find at BitStarz.
Let’s take a look at some of the language involved in playing slots:
3-reel: A slot game with three reels.
5-reel: A slot game with five reels.
All Ways: A slot that has several possible paylines, that run from left to right and from right to left.
Autoplay: A feature available in most slot games that automatically spins the reels without prompting. This way you can just sit back and enjoy.
Bet: A wager on a spin.
Bonus round: A special feature that gives players free games and the possibility of bigger cash wins.
Cascading reels: A feature where winning combinations are replaced by symbols falling from above, making room for more potential wins.
Classic slots: An old-school slot machines with very few paylines and no bonus rounds. Going retro still has a certain charm.
Coin size: The coin size being wagered.
Freeplay: Slots that you can play for free without using real money. On the other hand, you can’t win real money either.
Free spins: A number of spins provided for free during a bonus round.
Fruit machine: A classic slot.
Gamble: The option to double your winnings on a single spin.
Jackpot: A large payout.
Lines: Also known as Paylines.
Maximum bet: The largest possible bet on a slot game.
Multi-line: A slot game with more than one payline.
Multiplier: A payout that is multiplied by a specific number of times on a bonus win.
Multi-way: A slot betting system with hundreds of possible paylines.
Payline: When a number of aligned symbols fall on a line resulting in a win.
Payout: A reward for striking a winning combination.
Paytable: The rules and payouts of a slot game.
Progressive jackpot: A large pile of cash pooled together from a single slot game across a network.
Random Number Generator (RNG): A program that ensures a random outcome on a slot game, guaranteeing fairness.
Reels: The vertical columns of symbols in a slot game.
Return to Player: The payout made to the player over time by the slot.
Rows: A horizontal line of symbols in a slot game.
Scatter: A symbol on the reels that pays out no matter what the other symbols are.
Slot tournament: A tournament where players play against each other for a prize on a specific slot game.
Stacked Symbols: The same icon on top of the other, covering either most or the entire reel.
Stacked Wilds: Wild symbols appearing on top of the other on a reel.
Video slots: A slot game that is played on a computer screen and no physical reels.
Wild: A symbol that replaces any other symbol (except for scatters) in a bid to create winning combinations.
Wild Multiplier: Extra bonus win applied to wilds.
Win-both-ways: A slot that pays out for payments running from left to right and right to left.
We hope this super-quick guide to slot terminology helps you on your journey towards the riches. Having a little extra meat on the bones when you hit the reels can make a big difference, so let’s put this newfound or refreshed knowledge of yours to the test and start spinning.
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