A Comprehensive Comparison of Online and Vegas Slots Machines

January 13, 2016 by  

A Comprehensive Comparison of Online and Vegas Slots Machines
Because of their user-friendly functionality and generous payouts, slots machines have become one of the most popular gambling games on the Vegas strip. 

In order to capitalize on this, online developers like the Swedish NetEnt casino software company have developed a number of games whose sole aim is to provide gamers with the same experience but from the comfort of their own homes. This begs the question, when it comes to the differences between online and physical slots games which one is the best?

This debate has been waged ever since the beginning of the internet and today we aim to answer this question once and for all. Interested in learning more? Keep reading for more information about the differences and similarities between Vegas and online slots machines:

Are Online Slots Machines Real?

Before we delve deeper into this subject, it’s important to note that online slots offer real gameplay. While there are some online casino games, like craps, where players can argue about their authenticity. After all, a real game of craps requires that one toss a pair of dice. Thus, it’s easy to understand why someone who loves to play the real game would have problems with playing the online version.

The same cannot be said for online slots because they are exactly the same as the ones that you would find in the typical game in Vegas. The ‘one-armed bandit’ with its mechanical reels and lever is now a relic of the past. The slots machines in Vegas are computerized slot machines, where the player must hit the “Spin” button to play. The Random Number Generator is responsible for providing a simulation of spinning slot machine reels and the computer software takes care of the cool sound effects and graphics

Online Slots VS Traditional Slots: Variety

No matter the size of a brick and mortar casino in Vegas, it only has room for a limited number of slots machines. Online slots, on the other hand, don’t have to deal with the issue of space and can have an innumerable amount of slot machines for gamers to try. This means that when you play slots online, you are more likely to find a game that appeals to your senses.

It is also important to note that there is no waiting when playing on an online slots machine. For instance, if you want to play your favorite game, all you have to do is click on it and start playing. It doesn’t matter if one, or a thousand, people are playing as well. Plus, many online slots games offer free spins that allow gamers to get more bang for their buck.

Online Slots VS Traditional Slots: Portability

If another slot machine happens to catch your eye while playing on a slots game in Vegas, you will have to cash out your credits, get your coins, and make your way over to the other slot machine. Online slots on the other hand, are quite different. If you want to play another game, two quick clicks of your mouse will get you to your destination. Plus, your credit automatically travels with you from game to game.

Online Slots VS Traditional Slots: Convenience

When it comes to convenience, online slots games win hands down, simply because they offer you the same experience as the games in Vegas but without all the travel. Plus, you don’t have to get dressed nor do you have to arrange to get time off from work. Online slots are always right there on your computer or mobile device, so you can play them whenever you want and for as long as you like. Plus, if you have to take a break, there’s no need to cash out and carry a ton of coins with you. Simply leave everything as it is and when you return it will be just as you left it.

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