Slot games are much like pizza or beer. You might think that Pizza Hut and Miller Light are the best but others will have a different opinion. Different people also tend to play different types of slot machines. I personally love the simple 3-reel slot machine games and my wife enjoys those new 3D video slots that have 20 pay-lines and progressive jackpots. Online casinos have been upgrading their slot games in recent years. In the past most of the slot machines at an online casino were exactly the same except for the theme. Nowadays most casinos have a wide range of slot machines that are completely different from each other.
There are many different types of slot games available online in 2012. While I personally enjoy the simplicity of 3-reel slots, I have also started to like the slot machines that have bonus games. Some of these bonus games even involve skill. Here is a good example:
Ghouls Gold – This slot game features several different attributes. It is a hold slot, a progressive jackpot slot and it has a skill based bonus round. When you play a hold slot you can basically draw new symbols, like in the game five card draw. There are three reels and three paylines. When you play you will receive three symbols in the bottom line. Let’s say you receive two Wild symbols and another symbol. You can keep the two wild symbols and you will receive a new symbol in each of the three spaces in the other column.
This slot game has a different jackpot for each denomination. If you play at 5 cents per credit the jackpot is usually around $200. If you play for $1 per credit the jackpot is usually over $2,000. If you get three Ghost symbols in a line you will get to play the bonus round.
The bonus round for this slot is unique because it is skill based. Skill may be the wrong word but it is close enough. You will be taken to a screen and ghosts will fly up from the bottom. There are several different types of ghost and they are each worth a different amount of money. Your objective is to click on as many ghosts as possible. Some of the ghosts are worth 5 credits and others are worth as much as 20.
Being quick and having good hand-to-eye coordination isn’t really a traditional skill but you can easily win 100 credits if you click on several ghosts before the time runs out.
Other slot games have bonus rounds that are completely luck based, much like slot machines themselves. I recently played in a slot game that simply had me choose between three treasure chests. the chests contained 25, 50 and 100 credits.
How To Find The Best Slot Machine For You
Online casinos allow users to play games for pretend money. The best way to find the slot game that you will enjoy the most is to try them all out. By using the “play money” offered by the casino you can essentially try out every type of slot game. This will not only help you find the game best suited to you but it will also allow you to gain valuable experience at each slot without risking a dime. With the complexity of slot machines steadily increasing it is possible to actually make a rookie mistake that costs money. Today’s slot machine games can require skill, strategy and a bit of luck so be sure to read the rules and payouts carefully before you play any slot game for real money.