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Slots High-Limit Slots

Discussion in 'Slots' started by luck.ofthe.draw, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. luck.ofthe.draw

    luck.ofthe.draw Low-Roller

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    What are some of your favorite high-limit slots, and why?

    When picking out a slot to play in high limit, do you go for one that catches your eye, are you looking for the best win for the least bet (ie: $1 slots at $2 max bet with a $5k jackpot or something), or are you going in with a set bankroll with the ability to play X amount of lines?

    I'm captivated by high-limit Kitty Glitter - as it's one of my favorite slots, however the $1 denom is a bit steep for me to max bet and expect any decent return. Top Dollar is a fun one that I've had good luck with in the past, but I've heard that Double Diamonds can be good too - so I might try that on my next trip.

    Just curious, as I don't spend much time in high limit but have a little (and I mean a little!) budgeted for this trip.
     
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  2. vegasdev

    vegasdev High-Roller

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    $1 and $5 machines, I usually play the ones that do not have a progressive. if it is a $5 machine, I look for 2 credit max. has this paid off for me? nope, still working 2 jobs. I would like to hear from others on this. thx for posting a good topic.
     
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  3. paperposter

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    i dont consider 1 $ machines high $ not really 5$ either

    me its more like 25$ and up then its fun
     
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  4. Richard Alpert

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    I accidentally played a $25 slot once, but I don't think it was even in a HL "room".
    Can't remember where exactly...Maybe Aria? Cosmo?
    I saw the 25 number, but missed the dollar sign in front of it.

    I put in a hundo to play a few quarters and noticed after a couple o' spins that half my Benjamin was gone! :eek:
    Thank goodness I wasn't playing multiple credits!

    It certainly was an interesting experience, but I took a TITO and returned to the quarter and dollar machines. :D

    RICHARD
     
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    I screwed up at a $1.00 machine, thought it was a .01 machine. Play max credits (75). Hit the bonus feature and got a small hand pay. It took me a few seconds to realize what was happening.
     
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  6. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Good for you.

    I had been playing some silly slot earlier in the evening at Caesars on one side of casino - penny I think per line adding up to $5 or so per max play spin.

    Saw same type machine later (after many beers) and stuck in my TITO and hit max play. After two spins I could not hit max play again. $hit... damn thing was a dollar machine and I was playing like $50 a spin. If I had hit something, I would have been amazed and thrilled.... but ... nope. Just broke.
     
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  7. wormhole

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    A couple of years ago, my local casino had a new Superman penny slot. I put a $200 TITO in it. You could play one of two characters: Superman or Lex Luther. It defaulted to Superman at $5 max bet. I decided to switch characters and didn't closely read a prompt before doing a max bet spin. My $200 was now $400. Wow. Another max bet spin and I was sitting at $600!. That was when I realized I was playing $25 a spin. I immedialtly cashed out. I am guessing that prompt I ignored was warning me about that.
     
  8. Grid

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    To each their own. I don't consider $1.00 machines high limit but I do consider $5.00 as such. And thats the make up of most machines in the HL lounges I have been in. 5 bucks wont get you a whopper (with cheese) but 2 or 3 credit machines and thats $15 a spin and normally 2-3 spins per minutes. Thats $30-$45 a minute being gambled and certainly high limit fun to most slotters.

    To the OP, I LOVE the older IGT top box games in $5.00 format. I always look for 2 credit versions to stretch my play, and chances, of hitting that bonus. These are all 1 line mechanical slots with the older IGT gimmicks. You mentioned Top Dollar, I also like Phoenix Gold. money mad martians, king of cash & Pinball, Black Jack Gambler, surfs up and a few other older titles are getting harder and harder to find as the machines break down.

    1 credit activates the base pay and the 2nd should allow for the bonus. I avoid the 3 credit ones that usually just double the base pays and the 3rd credit gets the bonus. its the bonus I chase anyway!
     
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  9. bob821

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    I've actually won two "jackpots" on my last two trips playing HR slots. Won 2k at DTG on a $1 slot/$5 max (yeah I know not really a HR but it's DTG) and 6k in December at GN on a $5 min/15 max. So I guess now I'll be searching out HR machines. :)
     
  10. nostresshere

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    Many high limit have $1 machine, you often have to play at least $9 or maybe $20 or more... sometimes up to 50 for all lines. They are basically like penny machines, except it is not $1 denom.
     
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    I absolutely agree! Sorry I wasn't clear, but I was speaking of 1 line mechanical games like my examples were. I've seen $1.00 games that were just penny slots but in a buck denom where you could bet $250.00 per spin in plenty of HL rooms. But when I think of an HL slot, I think $5.00 denom and up. In your example, I think of a dollar machine as just that, with a high betting option. After all, I wouldn't call a nickle machine high limit, but if you can change it from pennies to nickles, and bet 500 credits per spin, I would consider $25 a pull to be a high bet. Just doesn't fit in my generic demographic for a high limit machine.

    Thats what sucks with generic examples LOL.
     
  12. Chuck2009x

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    Yeah, the hi-volatility video slots like Davinci and Cleo II, if you know what you're doing, you should be playing max lines, which is at least 20, so a $1 denom is at least a $20/spin, that's why a lot of places have those in HL.
     
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  13. NeoDough

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    I like:

    Triple 7 Gold Multi-Denomination. There's one at Bellagio I like (right next to the 100x-or-nothing machine, or at least it was a few months ago.) I usually start at $50 a spin ($25 x 2) and then if things are going well I start ramping it up (to $100/spin or $200/spin.)

    Top Dollar $100 x 2 when I'm feeling ballsy.

    Some of the newer video ones are slowly growing on me - there's a Double 7 Gold multi-denom ($25/50/100) one I really like playing. Usually I start that at $75 a spin ($25 x 3) and, like the others, increase the $-per-spin if things are going well. When I'm waiting for a hand pay there I hit the one on the other side - Double 7 Pink Diamond or whatever, which is the same 25/50/100 multi-denom config.

    Having said that, my best hits have been on a Double-Diamond at $200 a spin ($100 x 2) and on the 3x-4x-5x at $150 a spin ($50 x 3).
     
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  14. Help Me Rhonda

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    My cousin says she plays in the high limit area when she wants to win big. Her motto is "you have to play big, in order to win big". Not sure I agree with that, but it usually pays off for her. She plays $5 Blazing 7's.
     
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    When we belly up to an HL slot we always say "Scared money don't make money" ...
     
  16. Kobra2848

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    I will normally run $100 a day through the $5 slots in the high limit room every day on a trip. Sometimes I'll get lucky and double my money. My only hand pay was in 2015 on a Double Diamond machine of $1600. This last trip I did terrible on my forays into the HL room. I ran $100 bucks through a Top Dollar in the Caesars HL and got a cherry one time.

    Mark
     
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  17. NeoDough

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    $5 machines are in the High Limit area at Bally's?
     
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    I've played $2 machines in the Ballys HL area.
     
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  19. vegasdev

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    what is high limit may be a matter of opinion I guess. if a machine is IN the designated HL area of the casino, it IS ok to refer to it as a HL machine. no judging. heck, there are penny machines that call for max credit that is more than some dollar machines.
     
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  20. NeoDough

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    I agree. Wasn't judging my fellow players (although I guess I was judging Bally's) -- I was just surprised that they had $5 machines in their HL room.