Real Money Slots Infographic

Infographic on How to Play Real Money Slot Games

By Doug Holmes    | Dec 4, 2018

Real Money Slots Infographic:

Infographic on how to place real money slots

There are tens of thousands of different slot machine available to online, mobile and land based slot players, and there can be some mega sized jackpots up for grabs on most of them too!

Types of Real Money Slots

You will of course need to know just what types of slot machines you can play for real money, as there are several different categories of slot machines.

Classic Slots – One pay line and three reels

3 Reel Slots – Three reels and up to 27 pay lines

Video Slots – Video reels multiple pay lines and often several bonus games

Fruit Machines – Huge number of bonus games and features

Progressive Slots – Jackpots that grow until won

Staking Options

It is important that slot players always equate the stakes they play for with the value of their bankroll.

Penny Slots – Coin values set at one penny or cent

Multi-Denomination – Players can choose a coin value

High Rolling Slots – Slot that offer 5.00 or high coin values

Control Buttons

There are just a small number of control buttons on a slot machine, so they are not going to prove confusing to play!

Stake Button – Allows you to pick a coin and/or stake value

Start or Spin – This button lets you send the reels spinning

Auto Play – You can use Auto Play to play each pin automatically for you

Nudge and Hold – Nudge reel symbols into position or lock them into place

Cash Out – You can collect your winnings by pressing the cash out button

Jackpots and Payouts

There are some huge jackpots to be won when playing some slot machines for real money, but you need to know which slots offer what value of jackpot of course!

Fixed Jackpot – A set number of coins are awarded on jackpots won on fixed jackpot slots

Progressive Jackpots – These jackpots are fed by playing stakes and they grow in value until won.

Slot Machine Bonuses

Claiming a bonus is what every slot player will want to do to help them get more play time and there are no shortages of them to online or mobile slot players!

No Deposit Bonus – A bonus that requires no deposit to be claimed

Deposit Match Bonus – A percentage of your deposit is awarded as bonus credits

Cash Back Bonuses – A percentage of your losses are paid back as cash or bonus credits

Free Slot Spins – A set of free spins are awarded on a slot and you can keep any winnings

Earning Comps

Always look out for casinos offering comps as you play to get a range of additional extras.

Playing Credits – Most online ad mobile casinos let you swap comp points for playing credits

Rooms and Suites – Land based casinos let you redeem your comp points for free hotel accommodation

Electronic Goods – Both online and land based casinos may offer electronic goods via their comp clubs

Food and Drink – Redeem your comp points for meals and drinks at land based casinos

Bonus Games

When playing video slot machines you can often trigger one of many different bonus games, some of which can pay out much more than the base game of the slot can award.

Free Spins – A number of free spins are awarded often with pay out multipliers too.

Picking Games – Pick symbols off the screen to be awarded with different cash values

Wheel Spins – A wheel needs to be spun to determine what you will win

Progressive Jackpots – Some bonus games can award one of several progressive jackpots



Doug is a passionate Slot fan and an expert in the gaming industry and has written extensively about online slot games and various other related information pertaining to online slots. In his spare time, he enjoys time with friends and family, reading, travelling, and of course, playing the slots.

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