What are Slot Games and Which are the Most Popular Online?

Written by Bob Rogers
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Video Slots come in all different shapes and sizes, with different themes, mechanics, payouts, and a whole host of other things.

Some online slots are more popular than others for reasons that we are going to look into, and some casinos are better than others for particular titles. In this article, we are going to look at the different types of online slot games, what they do, and which have the biggest following.

Different Types of Slots

Let's start with volatility. A game with low volatility will pay out smaller wins, but more often, and high volatility games will pay out bigger wins, but less often. It seems that low volatility games are more suited to beginners, and higher volatility titles are preferred by the more experienced gamer. This is because an experienced player generally knows how to play a game immediately, whereas a beginner is still learning the ropes. Another thing to look out for is the mechanics of a game, so, GigaBlox is a good example. These titles will have symbols that are bigger than usual, so look out for those for some big payout opportunities. It’s important to note that some casinos provide a huge range of mechanics, like the slots at PlayOjo, but some casinos are missing a few; so be sure to check that out first. Other things to consider are maxed payouts, RTP, pay lines, and features. Max payouts will tell you the maximum you can win from a title. RTP is the average return you will get over a long period of time. Pay lines are the number of ways you can win, and most games will have bonus features which could be multipliers, free spins, or bonus games.

Mega Moolah

Every experienced slot player has heard of Mega Moolah. So if you are just getting started, don’t worry, it won’t be long before you are just as excited about this series of millionaire-making titles as the rest of the iGaming world is. Mega Moolah originally started in 2006, and since then has created a great number of millionaires through its titles. Mega Moolah is trademarked by Microgaming, and since its release, it is considered to be one of the most popular networks around. The Mega Moolah range goes through the same network, meaning that all of the titles being played are contributing to the same jackpots, allowing for huge jackpots to build. Some of the most popular Mega Moolah titles include Absolootly Mad, Fortinium Gold, and Juicy Joker. As an idea as to the payout potential, a Canadian player won CA$20,059,287 back in 2019, and US$1.5 billion has been paid out in the previous 15 years – that’s US$100 million every year!

Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead

More commonly known as just, Book of Dead. This is a thrilling video slot from Play’n GO, and features popular character, Rich Wilde, an explorer who is embarking on a quest across Egypt. He is searching for a book that contains information about the dead, and you have to help him locate it. If you do, you’ll be guaranteed a fun time, and pick up some awesome prizes too. The trick with this title is, the higher you bet, the better your chances at landing that 5000x prize!

So Much Choice Available to You

We have established that there are many different types of games out there, and some are more popular than others. But at the end of the day, it all depends on player preference when making a decision as to which game to play. The important thing for you as a player is to have fun playing your favourite games. So, do some research, browse around, and have fun!

 

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