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15 March 2012 - 1:59am

Slot Reel Keeps Spinning

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While playing some slots I notice that one reel keeps spinning for a few seconds longer. Is this due to a bad internet connection or something? I can't figure out why it only happens once in a while.

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15 March 2012 - 2:52am

that's weird.. I only had noticed all reels keep spinning faster and a little bit longer than usual before it finally stop. I do have turbo active boost on one of my anti-spyware.

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15 March 2012 - 6:34pm

I have definitely had that happen. I think it is the internet connect, but sometimes I think it is also when the casino gets busy. I find that happening during some tournaments, so that is a busy time. It has happened to be several times, but not for a while.


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17 March 2012 - 5:18am

The most common explanation is a busy casino server (i.e. lots of simultaneous players). A simplified explanation of the way the software works is like this:

1. You press spin. Immediately your software or flash game starts spinning the reels.
2. Your software sends a message to the casino server to say "we're spinning now, send us the result".
3. It waits for the server to respond. This is where you're seeing the delay.
4. The server sends back a message that tells your software whether you won anything.
5. Your software displays the reels corresponding to the result from the server.

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