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The Slot Machines Urban Legends

There are many urban legends about slots that people will like to believe are true. Some players will also like to believe that their lucky charm brings them luck and will always let them win. The sobering truth about slots is that they only pay out when they are supposed to. There is no secret formula to making these machines pay out all their coins to you.

A slot machine is a programmed game that is basically a computer with software that dictates when it pay outs. These wins are generated by a RNG (Random Number Generator) which randomly decides when a player wins. These programs are sophisticated and created by professionals that can’t even tell when a slot will pay out.

Here are some of the most told urban legends about online slots and live slots.


Many people believe that the location of a slot in the casino will determine if it is sure to be a winner. Some feel that the ones right at the front will never win as they are put there to “trick” the players into using bad slots. They will run around in circles looking for ones that haven’t been played or are in obscure locations. This is a waste of effort and you can look quite silly running around like a chicken with its head cut off.

Regardless of where the slot is, it will be programmed just like the rest. If a slot machine does happen to be paying off because it’s in the back where no one will ever play it, this is just your lucky day and the RNG has been hit. There is no connection between its location and pay outs that should ever be used to determine what slot you play.

The waiting game

One of the funniest and sometimes awkward moments in a casino is when you see a player stalk over another player like a vulture waiting for them to die. They feel that the person playing now will juice up the machine and once they leave, it will be their turn to win. They jump in the seat as soon as this person gets up as if it was the last chair on earth and start pumping the machines with coins.

Not only is this totally false, it is also quite rude. Again, the machine will not be juiced up and hit once you sit down. It will hit at a random time that no one can ever predict.


Some players believe that when they hit the buttons or click the buttons online a certain way it will trigger the slot to pay out. This is one of the more comical urban legends and can be considered to be borderline obsessive compulsive.

A slot machine is not a safe that can be cracked by entering a code. The way you hit the buttons will never determine when it hits a payout. You may feel better about doing this as it will likely fulfill your OCD needs, but that’s about as far as this method will go.

These are just a few urban legends about slot machines, but there are many more. The bottom line is that a slot machine will only pay out when it is supposed to according to its software. There is nothing you can do to make it win while you are playing it.

Share with us some of your favorite myths about slot machines. If you feel some are true, we’d like to hear about it.

Brand New Game: Loch Ness Loot

The Virtual Casino has done it again! We have a brand new online slot game for you to enjoy based on the old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster!

In case you are not familiar with the legend, The Loch Ness Monster is said to inhabit Loch Ness, a lake located in the Scottish Highlands. Scotland is known for having other Lake Monsters (which are a little less famous than Nessie) and there are many stories that surround them. Through time there have been reports of many sightings and even some pictures and videos, although some were later discovered to be fake. The first time people actually heard of the Loch Ness monster outside of Scotland was back in 1933.

Real Time Gaming decided to bring the Loch Ness Monster legend back in to people’s attention with an incredibly awesome online slot game, themed after the story: Lochie the Monster, lives on the Lake and is keeping a great treasure for you! You need to spin the reels in order to find it and get your hands in the huge jackpots that are included on the game.

Loch Ness Loot is the name of this exciting new slot machine and so far we noticed that it has very nice graphics and a few cool and funny surprises for the players! We strongly recommend you put your headphones on for this one; it will surely crack you up! Also the jackpots have been growing steadily since it was finally released at Virtual Casino last week.

This game comes to life as one of the most interactive and funny games released so far this year; we are pretty sure that carefully design graphics and vivid images such as the ones on Loch Ness Loot will soon become the rule among all game developers.

So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and try Virtual Casino’s Loch Ness Loot! The newest games added to our extensive catalog and see if you can beat it and boost up your bankroll!

Movie Inspired Casino Games

It is a well know fact that thousands of people all over the world either visit land based casinos or own active accounts on websites that offer hundreds of casino games online. But not everyone enjoys playing the same games over and over again…people just get bored…and the gaming industry must be on top of trends and advances in order to develop newer and more exciting games for their audience.

One trick they usually have is movies: who doesn’t love movies? And well, some of us become true fans of them and would like to experience every single bit of the specific story as much as we can. This is when Movie Themed Slots or other games come to the rescue. Some of these cool movie themed slots have certainly become way more popular than others. While some are available online, others can only be found at land based casinos.

The Virtual Casino brings you the list of the 5 Coolest Movie Themed Slots chosen by the TVC staff nonetheless (we work with slots, we play with slots…trust us, and we know what we are talking about.)






Notice a pattern here? We should definitely consider having a cool online slot based on the Avengers Movie don’t you think? In the meantime let’s stick to what we have and let’s just keep having fun with the other awesome characters.

Brand New Game: Bulls & Bears Arrives At Virtual Casino

Are you in any way familiar with the stock market? Buying and selling? Wall Street? If not, then, you might find RTG’s new online slot game a little confusing: what in the world does a bear and bulls have to do with stocks and a casino game? We are here to explain it to you and introduce this clever new slot game, currently available at the Virtual Casino.

Bulls & Bears is a very trendy and unique online slot game completely based on what the stock market is about, let us explain why:

On Wall Street, the bulls and bears are in struggling constantly:

The Bulls

A bull market refers to a great economy where there are job openings everywhere and the, gross domestic product (GDP) is growing steadily which means in consequence that stocks are rising. People should buy stocks during a bull market because they are going up. However this just can’t last forever and it might be dangerous if the stocks become overvalued. People that buy stock on this market believe their stocks will go up and they are called “Bulls”.

The Bears

When there is a bear market it means that the economy is not good, there is probably a recession, which means the stocks, and their prices are falling and it is really hard to pick what we might consider profitable stocks, short selling is common on this type of market. People that believe that stocks are going to drop their prices are called “Bears” because of the “bearish outlook” they have upon the market.

On Bears & Bulls slot game you will be able to experience what the stock market is and how it works in order to get your hands on the jackpot. You will buy, sell and interact with bulls and bears equally and with attention and strategy you will make sure you get your hands on the precious cash prize. Are you ready to give it a try? The game is available now at the Virtual Casino.

Online Slots Terminology

Are you a new slots games player? Not sure you are getting the right grip of the game? It is a well known fact that casino games tend to have their own slang and terminology, it is always important to get familiar with them in order to play the game wisely. Slots have their very own terms as well, and as a player it is imperative that you know it by heart. We have created a small list of the most common online slots terminology to help you understand the game a little better.

The terminology we are including on this article could come in handy for every type of player: beginners and veteran players might encounter a couple of things that they were probably not so familiar with and improve their game a little. Let’s take a look at our online slots terminology “dictionary:

Coin size: This does not refer to the size of the coin as well; you don’t really use coins to play online slots. This is referring to the amount you want to bet per line on your game.

Credit meter: This is a little screen that tells you how much credit you have to play with. It is more often seen on land based slot machines; however it is also used on the online slot versions in some cases.

First deposit bonus: If you are playing at an online casino for the first time, they will provide you with a sign up bonus which increases the amount of money you will be playing with.

Max Bet: The maximum bet you are allowed to play on each spin.

Onesies: Players that who bet only one coin per spin.

Pay-line: These are the directions or ways in which the symbols can be lined up in order to get a winning combination. These can be tricky on online slot machines that have many paylines; it is recommended that you check how are the pay lines on each game you play for the first time before hand.

Payout: When you are playing at any slot machine, winnings pay out in relation to the amount of money that is put in, stated as a percentage (payout percentage).

Progressive Jackpot: The top jackpot that grows progressively as more players bet on the game. This is something very interesting: Slot machines are often linked together among several online casinos which mean more players put in more money in and create all together a much larger combined jackpot.

Static Jackpot: A jackpot that is pre-determined and doesn’t change.

Scatter Symbol: These are symbols specifically related to a game. How they work I when two or more of them appear anywhere on your reels, which means a bonus game is activated or features free spins.

Wild Symbol: This is a term was stolen from Poker: as you probably know, in Poker certain cards in the deck can substitute any other card make a winning combination, it works the same in online slots. The Wild Symbol can substitute for any other symbol (except for Scatter symbols) and help you win.