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20 January 2022 - 7:54pm

Strategy of playing slots

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What are some of your strategies of playing slots? I know some people deposit a small amount and run it up so curious how you do so. When do you increase your spin amount? After you hit a bonus do you stay on that game and keep playing or do you move to another? I find I get stuck playing the same bet amount and usually after a bonus I move on to another game. But I'm curious how other people do it since I see some people deposit under a $100 and run it into thousands.

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24 January 2022 - 6:13pm
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I don't normally play slots. But if I do, it's usually with casino bonus money. If that's the case, I run the bet to the maximum that's allowed under the T&Cs and hope for the best.

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26 January 2022 - 8:35am
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Everyone has their own individual preferences and playstyle, but there aren't any legitimate "winning strategies" available to slot players. Every single time you click on that spin button you're putting yourself on the losing side of a bet (regardless of all other inputs).

Except, there is one profitable strategy:

When a progressive jackpot grows beyond a certain threshold the RTP ("return to player") can exceed 100% making it technically profitable for you to play.

Of course, you need to win the jackpot in order to ultimately realize your equity, but let's not get caught up in minor details... 😉

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29 January 2022 - 11:27pm
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barbadosslim93 wrote:

I don't normally play slots. But if I do, it's usually with casino bonus money. If that's the case, I run the bet to the maximum that's allowed under the T&Cs and hope for the best.

That's a strategy I'd be too scared to use! 😂 I almost never bet over 1 euro and slots can be extremely volatile even with lower bets. But the strategy I am trying to put into use is simple- avoiding games with very low RTP and avoid buying bonuses.

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31 January 2022 - 10:18am
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I regularly deposit small amounts and sometimes I'll climb the ladder to the thousands. That sometimes only looks like lots maybe if you look at the screenshots of wins I've shared here, but in reality, it's not even close.
I almost always bet the minimum in slots, sometimes I get lucky with big wins, then maybe up my bet to 1$ and see what happens. If I get lucky again, I will bet another dollar or more each bet. It's not a guarantee win strategy, but I have fun with it.
But to use this and win, is just as likely as any other players playing ways, it's too many " if I get lucky " times to actually call this a good strategy lol

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4 February 2022 - 11:06am
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Definitely, each of us has our own game strategy, but if I see that the game is bad for me, then I adhere to the rule: never bet more than I can afford to lose.

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5 February 2022 - 11:45am
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WaroftheGods wrote:

I regularly deposit small amounts and sometimes I'll climb the ladder to the thousands. That sometimes only looks like lots maybe if you look at the screenshots of wins I've shared here, but in reality, it's not even close.
I almost always bet the minimum in slots, sometimes I get lucky with big wins, then maybe up my bet to 1$ and see what happens. If I get lucky again, I will bet another dollar or more each bet. It's not a guarantee win strategy, but I have fun with it.
But to use this and win, is just as likely as any other players playing ways, it's too many " if I get lucky " times to actually call this a good strategy lol

I do something quite similar, I'm not one to bet high bets right away, I only increase them if I'm on a winning streak. But I personally prefer the low bets as it gives me more playtime and you can still win good amounts with minimum bets.

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25 April 2022 - 10:50pm
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I have no strategy, if I'm not lucky I stop playing, if I'm lucky I stop as soon as I start losing

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26 April 2022 - 5:49pm
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Vivene wrote:

I have no strategy, if I'm not lucky I stop playing, if I'm lucky I stop as soon as I start losing

That's the best strategy, right there.

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27 April 2022 - 11:21am
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it's important to know when to stop

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8 May 2022 - 7:41am
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I've been registered in several forums for years and read a lot about results and "strategies" and one thing is clear: the nice saying: in the end the casino always wins... is unfortunately 99% true. exceptions prove the rule. I am the best proof of that. I play less than I did 2-3 years ago and only slots. Overall it will probably be around 5-6 years and I'm still a few good lengths ahead.
Strategies in gambling are basically useless, but you can significantly improve your chances with a few things and minimize the risk of losing your deposit directly and often end the session with a nice profit. I am only referring to playing slots here and I would like to emphasize that luck also plays a very important role.

unfortunately, the conditions for German players have deteriorated noticeably here in germany since gambling was regulated some time ago. Many casinos have turned their backs on the German market due to the regulation. In addition, there is a drastic reduction in the minimum payout quotas for casinos with MGA licenses. So it has become more difficult to find new casinos that are trustworthy and still have good and stable RTP%. (The "super seven casino" made a very positive impression in terms of high RTP lately...see pic)

why find new casinos ? that's a main part of my, let's call it "strategy". I play 99% with a bonus and since casinos usually only offer a 100% deposit bonus for the first deposit or better, it is important to always use the best possible deposit bonus and then move on. it should be noted that there are good and bad deposit bonuses that look the same at first glance but differ like day and night when you read the bonus terms and conditions. what makes a good bonus ?

- sticky or non sticky boni
- wagering requirements
- do wagering requirements only apply to the bonus amount or to the bonus + deposit amount !!
- which specific games or even providers are not playable with active bonus

play only non sticky boni.make sure that the wagering requirements only apply to the bonus amount and are as low as possible. look closely at the list of non-playable games with an active bonus (you can usually find them in the bonus terms and conditions)

the second important aspect of my "strategy" is of cause the RTP%. first the RTP% that the casino offers to their players. "book of dead" and a few netent games like "blood suckers" and "dead or alive" have proven to be good indicators of this. If the casino offers these games with the highest possible variable RTP% (for bod this is 96.21%, for blood suckers 98%) you can assume that most of the other games also have a reasonable RTP%. i personally check the usual suspects in every game.
so much for the casino side. then of course it's about which games to play at all. I always check new games or games I don't know before playing. yes that's a bit annoying but hey if you only play games with an RTP% of 94% it's almost impossible to win....

For me, a trusted source of RTP% and all other important numbers about the game..variance etc was and still is slotcatalog.com
I try to ban all games with an RTP% below 96% from my game. I only play games with high variance if I'm already well ahead in the respective session.

never play at a new casino without reading the general terms & conditions + bonus
terms and conditions

good luck

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20 May 2022 - 8:45pm
#11

Unfortunately, there is no strategy (at least known to me) that can guarantee you a win.

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