They’re still out there. The slot myths that everyone hears and that we’re told to pay attention to when playing. Of course, most of us don’t believe them and some of them are just too strange for me to really take seriously. But there are a couple that still seem to affect how people play and a few that shows that most of us really don’t grasp the process of random numbers. Many of these are tied to love casinos, but since they reflect our grasp of the UK Slots themselves, I’m going to take a look at them too.
You step away from a machine and the person who takes your place wins the jackpot. It would have been yours if you just stayed there. That’s a myth that’s sometimes hard to get players to see because it seems to make more sense than the truth. Let’s take a look at blackjack. You leave a seat and someone sits down and wins a hand. Yes, if you’d stayed in that seat, you would have been dealt those cards because the dealer is pulling from a deck that doesn’t move around between each draw. Slot games work more like the dealer threw the deck into the air and randomly plucked cards as the fell. See, the RNG or Random Number Generator for a slot game randomly generates the spin when the button is pushed. So, even if you’d stayed where you were, you’d have spun a second before or after the other player and the RNG would have generated a completely different and random result. Which brings me to … Continue reading “Taking a look at slot myths”