Welcome to Online Slot Games
Though there isn’t a whole lot of difference from game to game when it comes to slots, online slot games come in countless varieties. What started out as a simple machine with a lever and three reels with different symbols has evolved into a full multimedia presentation. Online slots are known for their artwork, graphics, animations and sometimes video clips. They come in almost any theme imaginable. For that reason, choosing an online slot to play is less about finding one that you like and more about narrowing down a long list of games that you like.
The most important thing to do when looking for online slot games is make sure the games are safe to play. This means to make sure the software is secure, so that hackers cannot access your sensitive information, and to make sure the software if fair, so that the casino doesn’t have an unfair advantage (at least not more so than is customary for casinos). You can feel comfortable that the slot game software is safe if it is approved by a recognized regulatory body, such as a government office, or by a third party such as eCOGRA.
Regular vs. Progressive
Online progressive slots pay out a lot less often than regular slots, so they should only be played if you are comfortable risking a lot of money for the slim chance of winning a huge jackpot. If not, it is best to play regular slots, where you can play for longer, spend less money, and receive more money back.
Though there is no strategy that will help you make money, there is a plan that will allow your money to last longer, which is to always bet the minimum. When betting the minimum on a multi-line slot, you will earn less when you do get a winning combination, but you will also lose less money on losing spins, which will allow you to stretch out your funds and play for a longer period of time. If, however, you are playing progressive slots, you should always bet the maximum, because if you do not and actually manage to hit the jackpot you will only receive a percentage of the total jackpot.
Finding the Fun
Because there are so many different online slot games out there, you should have little trouble finding a fun game that you want to play. The games are themed after many different popular subjects, from sports to superheroes to travel to fantasy and much more. There is an online slot theme for virtually every interest and most come with fun, interactive bonus rounds relating to that theme. Once you find a safe, fun online slot game that meets your needs, make your first deposit and have a good time.