Professor Slots

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Jon Friedl from reveals all of his tips and tricks for thriving in the slot machine casino gambling environment. Discover how to assess casinos to pick the best near you, choose candidate slot machines by avoiding those with the worst odds, and learn to identify and focus on your … read more

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PS 55: Playing Slots in Las Vegas | Tennessee and Texas Slots in 2019

August 17th, 2019


Las Vegas visits exceed 42 million people yearly. Next month, you might be one of them. Have you prepared for your trip? What’s your plan to win at slots? I offer 7 secrets to winning at playing slots in Las Vegas. If …

PS 54: 2019 Online Resource | South Dakota and South Carolina Slots in 2019

August 4th, 2019


This 2019 online resource for slot machine casino gamblers summaries a third year of 56 weekly posts for each U.S. state, territory, and the federal district. Slots players learn detailed information on the slots gaming …

PS 53: Tribal Casinos Overview | Puerto Rico and Rhode Island Slots in 2019

June 30th, 2019


My tribal gaming overview covers legal, regulatory, political, and economic factors. It’s one of the least understood segments of the U.S. gaming …

PS 52: Miami Valley Gaming Review | Oklahoma, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Slots 2019

June 6th, 2019


This Miami Valley Gaming review is of a racino in southwestern Ohio with VLT-style slot machines. My first-hand casino trip report includes first impressions alongside playing a slot machine recommended by Mike and an …

PS 51: 2019 SGC Review | MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, MP, and OH Slots 2019

May 12th, 2019


My 2019 SGC review is of a world-leader in slot machine manufacturing and casino management software. I highlight risk factors which could negatively …

PS 50: Reviewing Rivers Casino Pittsburgh | Mississippi and Missouri Slots 2019

April 7th, 2019


This trip report and review for Rivers Casino Pittsburgh covers its rewards club, high limit slots room, idle slot machines, Dragon Emblem Jackpots by Konami, its buffet, and what comps to expect in the downtown …

PS 49: Top 9 Slot Tips Review | Michigan and Minnesota Slots 2018

March 30th, 2019


This top 9 slot tips review is of a 13-minute YouTube video by RunHorse published in mid-November 2018 purports to offer a collection of slots tips. …

PS 48: Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts Slots 2018

March 1st, 2019


Louisiana slots consist of 1 land-based, 4 tribal, and 16 riverboat casinos. Maine slots consist of 2 pari-mutuel racinos offering slot machines and table games. Maryland slots consist of 6 casinos with VLT-style …

PS 47: Big Slots Jackpots - Have a Plan, Just in Case | KS and KY Slots 2018

February 5th, 2019


Do you want to win big slots jackpots? Are you sure? What’s your plan in case you do win? From making the bet to income tax preparation, How many $100 bills can you easily carry? Is there a legal way to not pay income …

PS 46: Reviewing Slotz King Peter Lisbon | IN, IA Slots 2018

January 19th, 2019


As part of an ongoing series, I am reviewing Slots King Peter Liston in a YouTube interview by the ACG. Peter is a professional gambler who wins at progressive machines, whether slots or video poker and with his …

PS 45: Professor Slots 2019 Ideas | ID, IL Slots 2018

January 6th, 2019


My Professor Slots 2019 ideas are to keep guiding slot machine casino gamblers to success. I’ll continue what works with my articles, state-by-state blog series, podcasting, and YouTube channel. There’ll be exciting new …

PS 44: Reviewing American Casino Guide 2019 | GU, HI Slots 2018

December 29th, 2018


My reviewing American Casino Guide 2019, one of my most valued slots gambling resources, includes its brief 17 articles and descriptions of the 41 states with legalized gambling as well as 183 coupons mostly for Las …

PS 43: Beginning Slots Player Primer | FL, GA Slots 2018

December 21st, 2018


Too often, beginner slots player gets lost, figuratively, their first time in a casino. It can take a while to learn how to play slot machines. Here, I provide a beginning slots player primer with a bit of history, the …

PS 42: Video Poker as Skill-Based Slots | DE, DC Slots 2018

December 4th, 2018


To win at video poker has always meant perfect play and the best paytables. Now, video poker as skill-based slots means applying my winning slots strategies as they can also take advantage of how casino operators have …

PS 41: West Wendover Nevada Payout Returns | CO and CT Slots 2018

November 26th, 2018


This Q&A session for Lyle led to discovering West Wendover Nevada Payout Returns for $25 slot machines, where Nevada state payout returns over 100% existed over several summer months in 2018. I provide Lyle with …

PS 40: Slot Manufacturer SGC | AR and CA Slots 2018

October 28th, 2018


Scientific Games Corporation is a slot machine manufacturer in Las Vegas. SGC’s 2018 annual financial report offers products and services in the highly competitive markets of gaming, lottery, and interactive. Risk …

PS 39: Slot Manufacturer IGT | AS and AZ Slots 2018

October 13th, 2018


Slot Manufacturer IGT PLC is the world’s largest end-to-end gaming company. It offers operating systems designed to remotely control all slot …

PS 38: The Ultimate Slots History Guide | AL and AK Slots 2018

September 20th, 2018


This 130+ year slots history guide helps us understand the near future of slots machines including technology, popularity, and regulation. Learn the …

PS 37: RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VI, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY Slot Machine Casino Gambling 2018

September 8th, 2018


Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming Slots 2018. This …

PS 36: Return Afterward (Winning Strategy 7) | Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico Slot Machine Casino Gambling 2018

August 24th, 2018


Winning strategy #7 is my own best personal slots strategy I first used to win jackpots and cycle bankrolls for players club rewards points. Sync …

PS 35: High Limit Slots Tricks (Winning Strategy 6) | Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma Slots 2018

August 11th, 2018


Winning slots strategy #6 is included in these high limit slots tricks. These are relatively quick and cheap winning strategies optimized for a casino’s high limit slots area as a way to get a larger payout than can …

PS 34: Winning Holiday Patterns (Slots Strategy 5) | New York, North Carolina, North Dakota Slots 2018

July 27th, 2018


A special kind of casino special event are winning holiday patterns, when the crowds that show up at most casinos on major, and not so major, …

PS 33: Early Riser Winning Strategy 4 | New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico Slots 2018

July 12th, 2018


Casino special events have a winning strategy associated with them, with the financial result of improving your overall gambling performance. Both …

PS 32: Nevada Leadership, Nevada Slots 2018

June 28th, 2018


The gaming industry has changed over the last 10 years, with so many more casinos available closer to home for most people. One important aspect that …

PS 31: Foxwoods Trip Report, Nebraska Slots 2018

May 3rd, 2018


I just attended a gambling podcaster and fan meet-up at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. I participated in a high limit slots pull, was taught to play …

PS 30: Winning Small at Foxwoods, Montana Slots 2017

April 26th, 2018


Foxwoods Casino in southern Connecticut is the largest tribal casino in the world. I met fans, fellow gambling podcasters, figured out how to win small jackpots, and now explain how I did it. Plus, Montana slot machine …

PS 29: Winning Strategy 3 Comps, Missouri Slots 2017

April 12th, 2018


Comps are the most common winning strategy, from free slot play for players reward club card signup to a luxury car lease. Comps are a great way to be compensated. Just remember those taxes! Plus, Missouri slot machine …

PS 28: Gambling Record-Keeping, Mississippi Slots 2017

April 5th, 2018


Knowing what's won and lost at slots is to your advantage, such as a tax refund or analyzing your performance. CAUTION: A local tax burden may occur if gambling losses aren't deductible. Plus, Mississippi slot machine …

PS 27: Seminole Brighton Casino, Minnesota Slots 2017

March 29th, 2018


A trip report to Seminole Brighton Casino a few hours south of Orlando, where I learned and taught how to win at their slot machines. Visit Seminole …

PS 26: Six Extras for Slots Players, Michigan Slots 2017

March 22nd, 2018


Small but important topics of interests have been collected over the last 25 episodes. These 6 extras include an Alexa Skill, "merch", books, emails, …

PS 25: Winning Strategy 2, Massachusetts Slots 2017

March 15th, 2018


Realistic winning strategies are explained for progressive slot machines. They are so popular they can make up to 30% of the machines in a casino, …

PS 24: Leveraging Payout Returns, Maryland Slots 2017

March 8th, 2018


Players should do their best to leverage payout returns. All wins are due to the theoretical payout return settings. Actual returns are play results, …

PS 23: Winning Strategy 1, Maine Slots 2017

March 1st, 2018


One of several winning strategies I've discovered for newer-style casinos, presented after having laid a foundation of 22 episodes. Slots is a thinking person's game, and not just about pushing a button. Plus, Maine …

PS 22: Who Sets Winning Odds, Louisiana Slots 2017

February 22nd, 2018


Who sets winning odds is the question. Casinos with control over their slots tinker with the odds of winning to improve their financial performance, …

PS 21: Winning on Slots at Older Casinos, Kentucky Slots 2017

February 15th, 2018


I explain how to win at slots by successfully improving the odds of winning via slots at an older casino, winning 13 taxable jackpots in 6 days and …

PS 20: What to Expect in 2018, Kansas Slots 2017

February 8th, 2018


In 2018, I plan to focus on growing my audience by providing great content through weekly podcasts and state reviews. I'll be promoting Professor Slots and, later in the year, start creating videos. Plus, Kansas slot …

PS 19: How I Won a Car, Iowa Slots 2017

February 1st, 2018


I'll go over what it is like to win a luxury automobile at a casino, including the questions to ask beforehand, assessment of the risks involved, as …

PS 18: Scientific Games Corporation, Indiana Slots 2017

January 25th, 2018


Profiling Scientific Games Corporation, a leading developer of new technologies, products, services, and game content in the gaming. lottery, and …

PS 17: International Game Technology PLC, Illinois Slots 2017

January 18th, 2018


Profiling a global leader in the gaming industry, International Game Technology PLC, including the selling of their interactive gaming subsidiary …

PS 16: 7 Advantages of Players Rewards Clubs, Idaho Slots 2017

January 11th, 2018


Casino players clubs include advantages for both casino properties as well as their patrons. Here, Professor Slots explains 7 advantages of players rewards clubs for slots enthusiasts. Plus, Idaho slot machine casino …

PS 15: Legal Gaming Classifications, Hawaii Slots 2017

January 4th, 2018


Accepted legal gaming classifications are available to state gaming boards to restrict which class of gambling can be used in a casino or other gaming area. Plus, Hawaii slot machine casino gambling. Show notes are …

PS 14: State Gaming Regulations, Guam Slots 2017

December 28th, 2017


State gaming regulations are a simple fact of life. Gaming commissions work hard, and in fact make it their mission, to ensure the protection of …

PS 13: Who Builds Slot Machines, Georgia Slots 2017

December 21st, 2017


Slot machine manufacturing is principally supported in North America by Scientific Games Corp. and International Gaming Technology PLC, both global …

PS 12: Casino Safety, Florida Slots 2017

December 14th, 2017


Players probably don’t need to worry about their safety at most casinos. But, casino safety is your responsibility. Here's fun ways to be safe at casinos. Also, Florida slot machine casino gambling and a casino trip …

PS 11: Why Do Slot Machines Say Bar, District of Columbia Slots 2017

December 7th, 2017


The bar symbol became traditional to slot machines dating back to 1909. The bar symbol, a company logo, was originally a photo of a chewing gum pack …

PS 10: How Do Slot Machines Work, Delaware Slots 2017

November 30th, 2017


The service light, bonus display, pay table, reels, players club interface, results area, a play console with buttons, and a ticket-in, ticket-out …

PS 9: Where Were Slot Machines Invented, Connecticut Slots 2017

November 23rd, 2017


Understanding the +100 year history of slot machine development provides valuable insights into this popular entertainment device. Plus, Connecticut …

PS 8: Common Slots Definitions, Colorado Slots 2017

November 16th, 2017


Eighteen currently used slot machine gambling definitions, five obsolete but historically significant slots terms, plus Colorado slot machine casino …

PS 7: How Do Slot Machines Pay Out, California Slots 2017

November 9th, 2017


So you’ve just won a jackpot so large that the slot machine locks up. Now what? In this episode, Professor Slots explains what happens when you’ve won a hand payout jackpot, plus California slot machine casino gambling. …

PS 6: Why Do Slot Machines Use Fruit, Arkansas Slots 2017

November 2nd, 2017


Provides a brief look at the history of slot machines to answer the question of why do slot machines use fruit reel symbols, Arkansas slot machine …

PS 5: Identifying Gambling Goals, Arizona Slots 2017

October 26th, 2017


This episode details the third of three ways to readily increase overall baseline odds of winning to improve slot machine gambling performance by identifying gambling goals of interest to slots enthusiasts. Also this …

PS 4: Choosing Candidate Slot Machines, American Samoa Slots 2017

October 19th, 2017


This episode details the second of three ways to readily increase overall baseline odds of winning to improve slot machine gambling performance through a process of choosing candidate slot machines available to slots …

PS 3: Assessing Casinos, Alaska Slots 2017

October 12th, 2017


This episode details the first of three ways to readily increase overall baseline odds of winning to improve slot machine gambling performance through a process of assessing casinos available to slots enthusiasts. In …

PS 2: Start Here, State-By-State, Alabama Slots 2017

October 5th, 2017


In this episode, I’ll be helping slots enthusiasts get started with understanding why there is a need to assess casinos, deliberately choose slot …

PS 1: My Job Is To Explain

September 17th, 2017


A lot has changed lately in slot machine casino gambling, not just with casino operating systems but also to slot machine games. Perhaps you've noticed these changes at casinos, and wondered what they’ve meant? If so, …

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