Slot machine terms can be confusing at times, and once you get started on the slang and jargon that slot streamers use, it can soon become confusing, and you're left scratching your head as to what they mean. We live and breathe slots here at Demoslot from morning till night, so take a look through our slot terms glossary and finally find out what all of those sayings mean.
Okay, slot fans, strap in as we're ready for the off. Let's get to the bottom of all that lingo you've been reading and hearing over the years.
An option that allows you to set a number of spins that will then be played with you only needing to press the start button once/
Slots with an Ante Bet feature typically let you stake between 25% - 50% extra on top of your stake. This generally doubles your chances of hitting a bonus round.
A symbol like a scatter that blocks any potential chances to win, usually referenced during a bonus feature.
Blown The Doors Off
A big win, so huge that it literally blew the doors off.
Bonus Buy Slot
An online slot that has a bonus buy feature allowing you instant access to the free spins for a fixed multiple of your stake.
Often performed by slot streamers, where they collect bonuses during a session and open them all up when their balance reaches zero.
Online slots that are inspired by movies, musical artists, famous people, TV Shows and popular franchises
Cluster Pays Slot
A style of online slot machine where wins are awarded when clusters of symbols are positioned adjacently to each other.
A spin during a bonus round that doesn't yield any winnings.
Another name for a slot demo, where players can try out new games free of charge with unlimited free play credits.
Opting to play at an online casino with fewer restrictions that operate predominantly on cryptocurrency.
High Volatility Slots
Slots that feature infrequent but potentially substantial payouts in casino games.
Streamers imply that a machine is malfunctioning because it's paying out.
It's Got Potential
A slot has what it takes through its mechanics and features to pay a big win if it's in the mood.
Suggesting the game has been rigged so it doesn't pay out.
Low Volatility Slots
Slots that payout wins more frequently but will with smaller prizes.
When a slot or game pays out its maximum jackpot prize.
Medium Volatility Slots
Slots that offer a balanced mix of moderate-sized and frequent payouts.
When scatter symbols land on reels 1 and 2, leaving all of the remaining reels in play to drop a 3rd to activate the bonus.
Similar to paylines, but a unique slot term used only for games that feature the Megaways mechanic.
Slot developer Big Time Gaming's adaptation of the cluster pays mechanic that turned out to be a bit of a flop.
The providers have nuked the RTP suggesting the game isn't going to pay.
The total number of ways to win that are included in an online slot.
A table displayed within the game rules that lists all of the symbols and their respective payouts.
Online slots that can be played for just one penny or one cent a spin.
Another term for slots that is commonly used in Australia and New Zealand.
The machine is paying out lots of money, so it's like you have a license to print cash.
Another term for a jackpot slot, where the prizes progressively increase until they are won.
Random Number Generator (RNG)
A random number generator produces unpredictable numeric outcomes.
When the bonus is reinitiated during the free spins.
Abbreviation of Return to Player Percentage.
Bonus symbols that need to land for a feature to be triggered.
Scatter Pays Slot
A slot that will pay a win when a pre-determined number of symbols land anywhere in view.
Also known as quick spinning. This is where you double-tap the start button, and the reels of the game spin and stop instantly.
Slingo is a unique style of casino game that blends slots and bingo together.
A slot tournament is a competition where players compete for a prize pool over a set number of spins on a specific slot.
The amount of money place on one bet or spin of the reels.
Wild symbols that remain in place for the duration of a bonus feature when they land within a specific area.
If a slot is streaking, it means it is continuing to payout large sums of money and going on a winning run.
When you are one scatter away from landing the bonus round, and you still have reels spinning for a chance to activate it.
Slots where winning symbols are removed from the reels, and new ones then fall from above to replace them. Also known as cascading reels and falling reels slots.
An abbreviation of the United Kingdom Gambling Commission, which regulates all gambling activities in the UK.
The amount of risk involved when playing an online slot or casino game.
An amount of money you need to play through before bonus cash becomes eligible for a withdrawal.
Zero Paying Bonus
A bonus round or feature that pays nothing at all.
20 to 40x Shi**er
A feature that pays between 20 - 40x, typically on Bonanza Megaways.
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