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How do you play slots?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by sco5123, Feb 3, 2014.

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  1. sco5123

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    How many hours per day do you play? Do you bet minimum or maximum or somewhere in between? Pick certain types of machines? Hop around or park?

    Do you think you are comped well for your play?
     
  2. monczkia

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    I will bet minimum to get me going and in the mood to gamble and then will start varying my bets based on the machine. I'm weird I suppose. I like to have a good feeling about the machine and if it seems cold I don't waste too much time at it.

    I feel like I'm comped fairly.
     
  3. FordDlr

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    I usually play 4 or 5 hours a day. I'm pretty fond of $5 Top Dollar machines. Always play those on max. I play all different kinds of machines though. Mostly 5 and 10 dollar machines. I will play some dollar machines when I am running bad though.

    I feel like I'm comped pretty well for my play. My upcoming trip to NYNY my host has a suite, limo to and from the airport and UFC 170 tickets. I'm pretty low maintainence. I don't ask for much. Usually everything is taken care of except for tips. I may be short changing myself...I'm not sure though.
     
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    I play max lines, min bet, ie. 30 lines x 1. if I win, then I will do a few spins at say 30 x 2, but I really only gamble to get cheap drinks.
     
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    Probably 6-8 or more hours a day.
    Usually bet medium during the day and usually max at night.
    The games I play and duration vary.
    Each trip I play way too many to list but there are always 2-3 machines that become "hot" that trip and will make frequent visits to during my stay.
     
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    Top Dollar!!!!:beer::thumbsup::beer::thumbsup:
     
  7. lithium78

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    I'm a low roller, so I usually play penny slots with max lines and five plays per line. I consider gambling to be a hobby and I set aside money to play that I fully expect to lose. It makes it more fun when I come out on top and then I usually spend the winnings on something fun at the casino shops.
     
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    I like playing the Michael Jackson machines that have the real loud music.....I also like playing Playboy machine & Wheel of Fortune.....

    I'm a real low roller. I only set aside $300 for my bank roll each day. I enjoy just playing a little gambling, & spreading the $ all over, including table games.

    So I pretty much stick to Penny's & Nickels, and low-mid bet per line.

    I'll stick $20-$60, Cash out at a decent amount or blow it & move to a different machine, or tables.
     
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    There's only one slot I'm really interested in - The Hangover. This is one of those machines I just can't lose on.. I've always always always come out ahead and this slot seems to have quite a bit of bonuses when I play, and they're fun! I usually only do max bet but if I'm blowing through my bankroll quickly I'll lower the bet for a little while. And I can easily spend 6-7 hrs on this machine alone.

    To change things up I'll switch around and maybe play the Sex and the City game or anything that catches my eye.
     
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    honestly, in Vegas, I hardly play slots, if at all...
    I think the last time I did, it was Willy Wonka, when it first came out (at SamsTown). I just play for the minimum amount, max lines.

    Now, video poker (which is classified as "slots") is a different story...
    Usually, I'll only play for a set amount of coin-in, which is an amount that will get me the comp i want (free rooms, free food, etc)
    Usually, its $10k per day...but with CET or MLIFE, they like $25k per day.
    Its always 8/5 bonus poker, 50% of the time 10c 10-play/ 50% $1 single-line...
     
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    Tend to play just the low end machines and will play max credits on them, although I have got into Video Poker a lot in the last few months, so I tend to play that a lot now.
     
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    By standards on the board here I'm such a low roller I'm not even moving :D I have about $300 gambling cash for two weeks. When it's gone it's gone.

    I like the Hangover machine, and also have good luck on the Gigantic 7s machine.

    I have never seen any comps (except free drinks whilst gambling), and didn't expect to at my level of spend.

    Playing slots or any gambling is what I do in between other things to be honest. Good fun though.
     
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    We're low rollers as well. Penny slots, max lines but minimum bet unless we are feeling lucky. Since we always play with our cards in, we get a pretty good level of comps. Well, good for us - free rooms and Free Play. It's not up there with unlimited RFB and a limo, but we really don't need that stuff anyway. Just give us free rooms and the regular invites to slot tournaments and we're happy.

    Favorite slots vary - we really like the older LotR machines (the new ones suck!), and had a blast playing Iron Man last trip. We also look for the odd remaining Star Trek machines, as those have been lucky for us as well. The machines I'm really going to miss are all the iterations of Star Wars, since Disney pulled the plug on the lot.
     
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    Not a big Vegas gambler

    I usually wander around and look for a cocktail waitress heading in my direction. I'll stick a $20 in, and if it seems like nothing is going to happen i'll cash out at $10... i will only cash out in multiples of $20.

    I rarely gamble more than $100 per day, but i seem to do pretty well with this method. I've never come out ahead, but broken just about even a few times.

    What kills me usually is when i get drunk, and i'll have a 'feeling' and stick a $100 bill in a machine and play max bet.

    I do have a player card for my MyVegas account, but ive never had a comp.
     
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    So where have you had the best luck on Top Dollar?
     
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    I love Lobstermania. I play Max lines, Max bet. You have to play big to win big. I set a limit on myself for any one machine, usually $60, but can go as high as $100.

    I also will play that Fishing one.
     
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    A few years ago I found a great bank of Top Dollar machines in Cosmo, they were .25 I believe but they were of a newer variety that I hadnt played before. I sat there playing those for probably 3-4 hours off and on. What a great game!

    As for myself, I play whatever catches my eye, I have my games I really enjoy and I do tend to play those more often though. Its funny, when I play quarter machines I will play alot of five liners, but rarely ever play more than a dollar a spin on a penny machine. I did really well playing .80 and at times $1.20 on the Michael Jackson machines last year. Think at the end of the trip with a little VP and BJ thrown in to boot, I had lost only about $100 of the $1500 I started with for the 4 days!
     
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    I always play MAX BET! Play Several Hours a Day - every day. If a machine goes cold I move on and/or Casino Hop.
    Mostly play High Progressives; $1 & $5 WOF, Double Jackpot 7's and a few occasional novelty games from time to time.
    I enjoy my comps but for some reason lately my gal pal has been receiving some really good offers & she plays on my dime!:grrr:
     
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    I usually play at least 8 hours a day while in LV. Eat, walk around & shop the rest of time except have pool time in the am. I usually bet 2 x max lines except when I find a Hot, Hot Penny....King of Africa....I will take it up to $1.50 or $3 a spin cause when you hit a bonus it usually pays well. I will do the same with Divenchy Diamonds.... (sorry not sure of spelling....lol). Both those machines are hard to find now....
     
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    I pick machines in this order;

    1. route the cw's follow
    2. denomination (pennies for regular slots and I vary between min and max bets, quarters for vp or vbj where I bet max)
    3. do I have a good vibe about the machine?
     
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