Slots Dictionary Part 2

Fixed Value Slots – are slot machines where the betting amount and coin size cannot be altered. These slot machines are one denomination, one coin per spin.

Five Liner – a slot machine that contains three reels where players can win on up to five payout lines. There are two diagonal payout lines as well as three horizontal payout lines on a five liner.

Free Spin – is usually offered as a bonus feature on bonus slot machines.

Games Per Hour – on average, slots players can play about five hundred games per hour on a standard coin operated slot machine. Depending on the style of slot machine and the player, the games per hour can fluctuate.

Hammer A Machine – is slot player slang for playing the same slot for a long period of time, usually in an attempt to win a large progressive jackpot.

Hit and Run – refers to a slot player that plays a single payline slot at max credit bets for only a few spins, moving on to another slot machine if it doesn’t payout any credits.

Hit Frequency – a reference to how often a particular slot machine pays out on average. The lower the number the better, as a slot machine with a hit frequency of 3 can be expected to payout on average, one out of three spins.

Hold Percentage – is a term referring to how much of a players money the casino keeps. As an example, a 99% slot machine keeps one dollar while returning ninety-nine dollars back to the player.

Hopper – The place where the money is stored inside the machine.

Hot Slots – a reference to slot machines that are loose or payout more often that other slots.

Instant Winner – an on the spot jackpot rather than an annuity jackpot where the jackpot is paid out over a number of years.

Jackpot – is the top prize a slot machine can payout.

Line Bet – refers to the activated paylines on multiple payline slot machines. Usually max bets must be played to activate all the paylines on these kinds of slot machines.

Linked Progressive Jackpot – is two or more slot machines whose progressive jackpots are linked.

Loose Slots – a reference that refers to how often a particular slot machine pays out. A loose slot machine can be expected to win more often than a tight slot machine.

Max Bet – The largest amount of coins you are allowed to play on one spin. Even if you are playing a quarter slot, most allow for a max bet of two or more coins in order to win a larger payout should you hit on a winning combo

Multi-line Bonus Slot Machine – slots that offer more than one payline. Some multi-line bonus slots have as many as fifty paylines.

Multiplier – refers to a bonus slot machine feature where payouts can be multiplied up to ten times on a bonus win.

Near Miss – when a winning combination on a slot machine almost lands.

Nudge Slot – a nudge slot machine will move the winning combination up or down that little nudge that it needs.

One Armed Bandit – is slang for a slot machine.

One Liner – a term that refers to a slot machine with only one reel where players line up three symbols to win.

Onesies – is slot player slang for a slots player who plays only one coin or one credit at a time for each spin of the slot machine reels.

The previous part of the article here: /slots-dictionary-part-1/