Here’s a comprehensive glossary of terms related to online slots and casinos:
Autoplay: A feature in online slot games that allows players to set a predetermined number of spins that will automatically be played.
Bet: The amount of money a player wagers on an online slot game.
Bonus Game: A special feature in an online slot game that can be triggered by hitting a specific combination of symbols.
Bonus Round: A bonus game in which players can earn extra payouts or free spins.
Cascading Reels: A feature in which winning symbols are removed from the reels and replaced by new symbols, potentially creating additional winning combinations.
Coin Size: The value of each coin wagered on an online slot game.
Free Spins: A bonus feature in which a player can spin the reels of an online slot game for free.
Hit Frequency: The rate at which an online slot game pays out winning combinations.
Jackpot: The top prize in an online slot game, often worth thousands or even millions of pounds/dollars.
Multiplier: A bonus feature that increases the payout of a winning combination in an online slot game.
Payline: A line on an online slot game that determines the winning combinations.
Paytable: A chart that displays the payouts for each winning combination in an online slot game.
Payout Percentage: The percentage of total bets that an online slot game pays back to players over time.
Progressive Jackpot: A jackpot that increases with each bet placed on an online slot game, often reaching enormous sums of money.
Reels: The rotating wheels in an online slot game that display the symbols.
Scatter Symbol: A special symbol in an online slot game that can trigger bonus features or payouts.
Theme: The design and aesthetic of an online slot game, often based on a specific topic or concept.
Wild Symbol: A special symbol in an online slot game that can substitute for any other symbol, increasing the chances of a winning combination.
Wagering Requirements: The amount of money that a player must wager before being able to withdraw winnings from an online casino bonus.
Return to Player (RTP): The percentage of total bets that an online slot game pays back to players over time.
Variance: A measure of the risk involved in playing an online slot game, with high variance games having the potential for larger payouts but also a higher risk of losing.
RNG: Random Number Generator, a software algorithm that ensures the results of online slot games are random and fair.
House Edge: The advantage that an online casino has over players, typically represented as a percentage of each wager.
Volatility: A measure of the frequency and size of payouts in an online slot game.
Maximum Bet: The highest possible wager that can be placed on an online slot game.
Multi-payline: A type of online slot game that has multiple paylines, providing players with additional chances to win.
Scatters: A type of symbol in an online slot game that can trigger bonus features or payouts regardless of their position on the reels.
Wilds: A type of symbol in an online slot game that can substitute for any other symbol to create a winning combination.
Gamble Feature: A feature in some online slot games that allows players to gamble their winnings in an attempt to double or quadruple their payout.
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