Here are some tips for playing Progressive slot machines, which hopefully will guide you in the right direction to winning that progressive jackpot you have been dreaming of.
First of all know what type of Progressive slot machine you are sitting in front of as there are basically three different types of Progressive slot machines.
The first type we will talk about the Independent Progressive slot machine is a single progressive slot machine that is not electronically linked to any other progressive slot machine. This type of Progressive slot machine has the lowest payout, because the jackpot is comprised from a portion of the coins that are played in the machine. It is ideal for the player who just wants to have some fun and enjoy themselves without having to put out a lot of cash. Bear in mind that all Independent progressive slot machines do not offer the same amount of jackpot payouts, so when playing one of these Independent Progressive Slot machines look for the ones that offer the highest jackpot payouts.
The second kind we’ll talk about is the Networker or linked progressive slot machine is a set of progressive slot machines that are networked together, and the jackpot is comprised from each of the linked progressive slot machines on the network, making for a bigger jackpot payout. Again read the legend for the payout before you decide which of the linked progressive slot machines is best for you. The winning jackpot payout for this networked of linked progressive slot machines are accumulated from a small portion of the coins played in each of the progressive slot machined linked together on this network.
Finally we come to the big one, the Wide Area Network Progressive slot machine. This is the machine that can make you a millionaire on the spot, making all your dreams come true. This Wide Area Network Progressive slot machine is not only networked to the other progressive slot machines in the same building but also to other wide area network of progressive slot machines in other casinos all over the world. It is obvious why this is considered the ‘big one’ because the jackpot payout from this Wide Area Network Progressive slot machine are comprised from a portion of the coins played in every single one of the networked progressive slot machine that is hooked up to this network, no matter where in the world they may be.
As you may be aware all progressive slot machines or for that matter all slot machines in general have their legend of plays and payouts printed on some part of them, whether it’s at the top of the machine or the bottom. Make sure and read these carefully and understand its meaning before deciding on which progressive slot machine you would like to play on. You should also be aware that some machines will not give you the progressive jackpot unless you have been putting in the maximum number of coins per spin.
Good luck and most important of all have fun.