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Slots How would you play $100 in Buffalo Gold?

Discussion in 'Slots' started by Ruark, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. luck.ofthe.draw

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    I would play middle ground, $1.20 or $1.80/spin

    (For the record, you can't do $0.10c spins on it, I believe the original Buffalo Gold cabinet is set to a base of $0.60c)
     
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  2. JulianC

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    I would play it on a Wonder Four (4 x Buffalo Gold) -- either $2.40 or $4.80 ($0.60 or $1.20 per game). With so much depending on getting to bonus spins, I want as many chances as possible to get there. Perhaps the hits are not as big as with $3-5 per spin on a single game, but you will likely last way longer.
     
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  3. Chuck2009x

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    Depends on how easily you are excited, what your normal bet is, and how much $100 represents of your bankroll.

    100x the bet is considered a decent payout. I don't play Buffalo much, I don't really like it that much. When I do play, I load up and play until I hit something decent, then walk. I've had a couple of 250x hits playing $3.60/spin. And unlike other volatile video slots, I've never had a really bad suckout session, mainly because I just don't play it that much and I've been lucky.

    Personally, I wouldn't minimum bet it because 250x 60 cents does nothing for me.

    I'd never stick only $100 in a Buffalo machine and expect much. But if I was forced to, I'd play $3.60/spin and be done with it fast either way.
     
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  4. eksantirik

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    Play the highest possible denom vs the 1c game; as the higher the denom, the higher the payback percentage would be. After that, it really doesn't matter whether you play 5 credits or 500 credits.

    If there is a quarter buffalo gold for example, I would probably play 20 lines for a $5/spin. Assuming this is free play of course.
     
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    I usually seek out $1 slot machines and play Max Bet.
    I would insert $100 and play the Max Bet of $4.75*
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    If memory serves me correct that is the Max Bet amt.
    On a $1 Buffalo Gold you're looking at 20+ Spins.
     
  6. Brandt

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    Are the holds the same for a game at the various bet levels? I was under the impression that a max bet may have a lower hold % compared to the minimum bet, however, I could be wrong.
     
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    Depends on how you define "level."

    If you are talking about the denomination, a given machine that can handle multiple denominations (ie. penny, nickel, dime, quarter) may or may not be able to have different settings for the different denominations. If it's capable of different settings, the casino may or may not choose to use them. A slot exec at one of the Strip casinos gave an example where he had the top two denoms on a machine set to a better payback level than the lower two, but he didn't identify the game or the specific denoms (personally, I think it was a relatively high denom machine, like a $5 minimum).

    If you are talking about how much you bet per spin on a video slot, I think it mostly depends on whether playing max bet qualifies you for a bonus round or something that you don't qualify for unless you max bet. With that type of machine, part of the payback % is wrapped up in the bonuses. So if you eliminate the chance of ever getting the bonus, you aren't exposing yourself to the full payback %.

    The same thing would apply if you play a reel machine with a premium for playing more than one coin. So if the top line jackpot for 1 coin is 800 credits and for 2 coins it's 2,000 credits, if you only play 1 coin, you are shorting yourself on the theoretical payback % a little. If the jackpots are 800 / 1,600 then it doesn't make any difference whether you play 1 or 2 coins.
     
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  8. VegasDragon

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    I would look for a buffalo game which caught my eye (so many now) and play 3 to 5 dollars a spin. That is what I would do and have done. Good Luck!
     
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    Believe it or not, line hits can be significant outside of the bonus rounds.
    It's not to the level of other Wonder4 games, such as Wicked Winnings, where you can get a handpay in a line hit.. but just something to consider.
    On the other hand, Miss Kitty bonus rounds are the only way to win big.
     
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    Based on my experience the other day I'd avoid Buffalo Gold revolution. So volatile. I'd go lower on that though as the jackpots "can" pay on any bet.
     
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    I would go the Wonder 4 route myself because of the possibility of getting four arrays in the bonus and converting all the symbols to hold buffalos.

    On a regular game, I'm betting 60 cents and I'm sure I'll quit it before I spend a hundred bucks.
     
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    Not to hijack this thread but..... yesterday I was betting $2.25 on Revolution and hit 5 coins. I’m the pre-bonus spins I collected 11 heads I think. Something around there. I fully expected a hand pay. Started with 20 free games and so had 14 heads. Ended up with 33 free games and even with the 14 heads only won around $260. WTF. Only had one decent buffalo hit in all those spins. Was so disappointing!!!! Like someone above I’ve had 2 handbags on buffalo gold. Both on wonder 4 at the $2.40 (60 cent per) bet.

    Sorry. Had to vent.
     
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    Should add that on the wonder 4 hand pays, they were in the single game bonus and not 4 game super bonus.
     
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    My last w2g was at the D playing Buffalo.. the one where you gather heads. I kept getting extra spins along the way and my $5(?) bet turned into $1,700. And one of the few times I went to bed within 30 minutes.. only giving a couple hundred back... it is so hard to walk past all those machines and not slip a C-note in....just in case you are on a roll.
     
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    To the OP... I'm just curious, what brought up your subject? Is this something you're planning for Vegas?
     
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    Almost always max bet . Occassionally one increment down if I'm feeling superstitious that bet level affects likelihood if bonus.
     
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    If only there were an emoji signifying this question. I'm sure it'd reduce my replies by at least one-third.