A look at slot bonus money

If you play UK slots online one thing that you’ve noticed is that every casino out there wants to give you bonus money. Sometimes they’re so enthusiastic about it that bonus money is credit to your account unless you call up and tell them specifically not to give you the money. Though most often you need to use a coupon code to claim the bonus. Don’t worry, they’ll be happy to tell you what the coupon code is and what’s available to you. It’s not something they hide. So why are online casinos so eager to give you bonus money to play slot games?

Well, to begin with, it’s a great marketing campaign for them. They can draw in more players by giving them more money to play with. So deposit £50 and they’ll double that so you have £100 to play with. It’s a tempting offer because the more money you have to play with, the longer you can play. Which is something else that the casinos are interested in – keeping you playing on their slot games. So, this keeps you there. So, it’s all good, right?

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Sudoku as an Online Casino Game

Sudoku is a Japanese puzzle game that has taken the world by storm in the last couple of years. Thousands of people play it every day and the New York Times runs one in its puzzle section. According to Wikipedia.org, there’s even a World Sudoku Championship annually. It is therefore not surprising that casino Sudoku has recently become an offering in several online gambling circles. Namely, there’s a Sudoku offered by casinos powered by Rival Gaming software, and one in casinos running Cryptologic.

If you’ve never played Sudoku, it’s basically a 9 x 9 grid with a few random numbers interspersed throughout. The puzzle solver’s job is to fill in the empty squares with the numbers 1 through 9 in such a manner as to have 1-9 in every row, column, and box of 9 squares with no numbers repeating. The more numbers already revealed to the solver, the easier it is to solve.  Clearly, this would a hard thing to translate into a gambling game, so I had to see how the game had been translated.  The Rival version was the easiest to find in a play-for-free mode (I decided not to waste real money on a game that might not turn out well).

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A Slot Game for the Strategist

So, if you enjoy instant win, scratch and slot types of games, but wish they were a little more interactive or complicated sometimes, I’ve got just the online game for you. It’s slots, but with a crazy twist. Crazy in that it involves actual strategy, and also crazy in that that’s the name of the game: Crazy Slots. It was just unleashed few years back and let me just say, it is one addictive game.

There are 4 slots, each with 3 reels and 5 paylines, equaling 20 paylines total. To win, you simply need 3 matching symbols on one of the paylines. Each winning line rewards you with a certain number of points and the number of points you collect x your wager determines how much you win. You have to get at least 100 points in order to earn any actual money, but it isn’t that hard if you know what you’re doing.

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Good and Poor Strategies for Playing Casino Blackjack

The best way to play casino blackjack is to learn basic strategy inside and out. Basic strategy is a mathematically sound formula for maximizing your success in the game of blackjack by knowing when to hit, stand, surrender (where permitted), split or double down. If the player follows this strategy consistently he or she almost neutralizes the … Read moreGood and Poor Strategies for Playing Casino Blackjack

Slot machine games – Winning at slots online

Back in the days before online slots, the slot machine was typically pretty simple. The traditional three-reel type of game seen throughout Europe and Australia in pubs. Match up two or three of a kind on the center of the reels, and the player wins. The first innovation to the traditional “pub fruity,” “pokey,” or “one-armed bandit” was the introduction of “Paylines,” allowing different symbols on the reels to be lined up in different ways other than right across the middle.

Today, online slots games can have up to 100 paylines; most have 20-30 and, while the single-payline three-reeler still proliferates nicely in the internet format, the majority of games have five reels and at least nine paylines.

Other traditional features of the slot machine have even been improved upon on the internet: Video animation literally impossible in a real-life casino enliven many a game. Progressive jackpots, augmented by slots players at several online casinos simultaneously, can be larger. And though the typical online casino has 150-400 slots, downloading just three or four casinos can give the slot player literally thousands of titles to choose from without leaving the comfort of home.

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Play online baccarat – Learn rules & strategies

While most casino table games have more than one version – some claim that casino blackjack has over 100 known variations – baccarat is unique in that its two major variants are completely different.

What is now known as European-style baccarat is the original game, a descendant of faro, the same progenitor of modern-day poker. Technically, this form may also be divided into two separate games, “baccarat chemin de fer” and “baccarat à deux tableaux,” basically the only major difference is in treatment of the game’s banker. (In European baccarat, one player serves as the “banker.” Shades of Monopoly, eh?)

Baccarat is definitely in the mold of “minutes to learn, a lifetime to master.”

Here’s how it works:

The objective of the game is to score a total of nine points with two or more cards. Though any number can bet, only two hands are dealt, one for the “banker” and one for the “punter(s).” Cards 2-9 are worth face value; 10 and face cards are worth zero; aces are worth one point. When the player’s total goes over 9, 10 is subtracted from the value of the cards, i.e. a seven and an eight would be valued at 5, not 15. An 8 or 9 on the deal is an automatic winner. If no 8s or 9s are revealed, players may request one more card, in similar fashion to blackjack, though just one more card may be taken.

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