Casino Gaming Machines
Beside table and card games, the other important part of casino games is electronic gaming machine games, which are loved by all the casino gamblers. The distinguishing feature of this type of casino games is that players plays not against the dealer or other players, but against the electronic machine. These games are available at all the casinos, both land-based and online.
Slot machines, or how they are called in Australia, pokies are the gambling machines, which have a certain quantity of reels and paylines, which are moving when the lever is pulled or the button is pushed. The main aim of the slot games is to get one and the same picture at the reel. Some slot machines may have picture, which substitutes any of the elements of the reel in order to increase chances for winning a jackpot. Slot machines have good jackpots and that is why they are so popular among players.
Classic slot Gaming Machines
Classic slots machines have three or five reels, one payline, but the most distinguishing thing of the classic machines is that they have physical, not electronic reels.
- In USA slots are called Slots Machines
- British call slots Fruit Machines
- Australians call slots Pokies
- Japanese call slots Pachinko
- Canadian call slots Slots
Beside the jackpot, the other attractive features of the slot machines are possibilities of free spins, different bonuses, side bets and mini-games, which may be offered to one of the players of connected slot machines.
Video slot Gaming Machines
Video slots machine may have different number of reels and paylines, moreover, they have different bonus games and bonus spins. Video slots usually have some specific theme design.
Advantages of video slots:
- Variety of themes
- Bonus games availability
- Big chances to win
- Impressive graphics and sounds
- Increased number of reels and paylines
There is also a tricking point in slot machines connection – some of them are not connected to the others (their jackpots are usually low), some machines are connected in limits of one casino or net of related casinos and the machines which located at the different casinos and casino nets, but they are linked. The last two types of slot machines have really huge bonuses.
Progressive slot Machines
Progressive slots are the most popular among the gamblers, because they offer huge jackpots, which are always raising. If player hits this jackpot, his life will be changed completely.
There are three types of progressive slot machines:
- Stand-Alone Progressive Slot Machine
- In-House Progressive Slots
- Progressive Slots Network
Some of the casino card games have been computerized and now they are introduced as electronic casino games. The work of all these machines is similar to video slots, but the games which are introduced at these machines are completely different.
Video poker game is based at the common for all casino gamblers 5-card poker game. It was the first card game, which appeared at the electronic monitor and now it is extremely popular and that is why video pokies are available at all the casinos.
Video Poker variations:
- Jacks or Better
- Bally's All American
- Tens or Better
- Deuces Wild
- Bonus Poker
- Double Bonus
- Double Double Bonus
Casino gaming machines always stand apart from the card and table casino games. It can be explained by the fact that these games are played only with an electronic device, which have certain programs inside the results of which can hardly be predicted.