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Slot machines are the most popular games in the casinos. They are appealing because they are easy to use and provide results within seconds. Every Slot machine contains a computer chip called a random number generator (RNG). The RNG runs through numbers that are assigned certain combinations on the reels of a Slot machine. As soon as a coin is dropped into the machine, the RNG stops and sends its current number to the reels, determining what combination will be displayed when the player pulls the handle.

The RNG is continuously selecting random numbers when the slot machine is not in use. The maximum possible combinations on a Slot machine are based on how many reels there are and the number of symbols on each reel. A machine with fewer reels is more likely to hit the jackpot, since there will be less combinations.

Flat top slot machines have a fixed jackpot, no matter how many coins players use. Progressive slot machines have a jackpot that grows with the number of coins the player inserts into the machine. While the flat top machines will usually have smaller jackpots, players are more likely to win on these machines because they are not linked to any other machine. Some progressive machines are linked to machines in other casinos, making it even harder to hit the jackpot. To win smaller amounts more frequently, flat top machines are the way to go.

For more tips on slots and other casino games, visit the Southern Gaming website.

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