Yet another reason to avoid RTG powered Online Casinos

Yet another reason to avoid RTG powered Online Casinos
Yet another reason to avoid RTG powered Online CasinosAvoid Rogue Casinos like Jackpot Capital We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, while Real Time Gaming powered online casinos may seem innovative and offer some great games, beware of playing here. This warning has been echoed in recent events wherein a slots player was playing the Spirit of Incas slot and hit a whopping $1,684,999.60 jackpot. Unlike the various other jackpot winners at other reputable online casino properties, this story did not have a happy ending. The player in question subsequently found that their account was locked by the operator, Jackpot Capital. After querying this a week later the account was unlocked and the life-changing sum reflected in the balance. As the withdrawal process was initiated, suddenly the balance of more than $1 million just disappeared. The player was then approached by the operator who offered them a compensatory payment of $1,000 or the option to have their June deposits refunded due to the fact that the jackpot payment had been revoked due to a technician’s error that had triggered what was referred to as a “false jackpot“. A futile dialogue ensued before the matter was published on the player forums which then prompted a response from RTG’s parent company Hastings International BV which stated that there were two servers in play – a quality assurance “test” server and an operational server. According to the Hastings representative the technician was carrying out routine checks on the progressive jackpots which trigger when a set amount is reached when he accidently used the operational server, manually increasing the Spirit of Inca slot’s jackpot over the trigger limit in order to run the test. This apparently happened to coincide with the players game play and resulted in a false win. The Hastings International representative then assured players that measures were already in place to prevent such an error from occurring again. They also noted that Jackpot Capital is protected in this matter in the casino Terms and Conditions which state that “all pays and wins are void in the event of a technical flaw“. Obviously this is of no consolation to the player who believed that their life had changed for ever with a million dollar win and this is simply unacceptable. So be warned – RTG casinos have been blacklisted and should be avoided. And if you’re ever in about playing at a casino, find out how to judge the credibility of an online casino here.

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John Robison – Ask the Slot Expert: Can casinos change slot paybacks electronically?

John Robison – Ask the Slot Expert: Can casinos change slot paybacks electronically?
John Robison – Ask the Slot Expert: Can casinos change slot paybacks electronically?Your article in American Casino Guide mentioned that the slot managers would order chips to change the win rate on their machines. With electronic machines in place, I would think that win rate adjustments could be changed electronically rather than by ordering specific chips to control the machine. Is this by law that the machine producer must be involved in such changes? It would appear that the electronic adjustment would allow more flexibility to the slot managers. Many aspects of slot technology on the slot floor trail behind what can be done because security measures have to be devised and slot regulators have to approve the new technology. In the early days of computer-controlled slots, the virtual reel layout table was stored on a chip. If the casino wanted to change the long-term payback on a machine, it had to order the new layout from the manufacturer and replace that chip in the machine. Depending on the jurisdiction, a slot technician at the casino could make the change, or a technician could make the change while a representative from the casino control commission observed, or someone from the commission had to make the change. And in some jurisdictions, changes were not even allowed. Every time you open up the logic drawer in a slot machine and monkey around with the components in it, you run the risk of breaking something. As a result, casinos rarely changed the long-term paybacks on the machines on their slot floor. In Las Vegas, casinos can make this change themselves. You may have noticed the collection of licenses on display at the cage. Casinos in Las Vegas have distributor and manufacturer licenses, in addition to their operator licenses. They still have to report the change to the state. In the late 1990s, regulators got more comfortable with storing game program data on other forms of non-volatile memory (e.g., compact disc). Changing long-term paybacks by changing a physical component in the machine is the most secure way of making the change. Many years ago, some slot technicians cheated their casinos by using a configuration menu on a dollar machine to change the denomination to pennies. A confederate would then insert a dollar bill, get 100 credits, and cash out 100 dollar tokens — it was many years ago. As a result, regulators at the time required denomination changes to require chip changes. In the 2000s, with the expansion of server-based gaming in Native American casinos and enhanced communications between gaming machines and servers, gaming commissions worked on regulations to allow game program data to be sent from a central server down to the machines, eliminating the need to visit each machine and change some component in it. Downloadable games do give slot managers more flexibility, but the managers still have to acquire the different payback programs from the slot manufacturers. And then those pesky regulators come into play. No jurisdiction will allow a casino to make frequent (e.g., day/night, weekday/weekend, holiday) changes to the long-term paybacks on its machines. In a sense, slot manufacturers are involved in long-term payback changes by law. The reel layouts for each long-term payback available for a machine are their intellectual property. I am going to Las Vegas in August. What are the best slot machines to play? Where is the best place to play? This is like the question of whether one should pay off a mortgage. There’s no one answer and what’s right for one person may not be right for another. The best slot machines to play are the ones you have the most fun playing. That said, be aware that the Wide Area Progressive slots like Megabucks have lower long-term paybacks than other machines. The best place to play is the casino you like playing in best. Locals casinos in Las Vegas usually have better-paying slots than strip casinos, but if you like hopping from one casino to another, shopping at the malls attached to the casinos, eating at restaurants associated with famous chefs and watching a volcano erupt, then you’ll be happier staying on the strip. Send your slot and video poker questions to John Robison, Slot Expert™, at slotexpert@comcast.net. Because of the volume of mail I receive, I regret that I can’t reply to every question.Copyright © John Robison. Slot Expert and Ask the Slot Expert are trademarks of John Robison.

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Royal Vegas Mobile Casino Player Wins Largest Ever Jackpot

Royal Vegas Mobile Casino Player Wins Largest Ever Jackpot
Royal Vegas Mobile Casino Player Wins Largest Ever Jackpot A Royal Vegas Mobile Casino player has won the largest ever progressive jackpot paid out on mobile. The lucky Canadian player, Mark A, was playing from his mobile or tablet device when he netted an incredible CA$7,562,019.94 from one single spin and he chose to take the money in one single payment rather than in a series of slightly smaller payments over X amount of time (which is also known as an annuity payment). “We’ve been watching the progressive ticker grow substantially over the last few weeks; anticipation was building as to when it was going to strike,” said Microgaming’s Head of Casino, John Quinn. He then went on to say, “Once again the jackpot was hit via a mobile device; it really is a sign of today’s industry and how prevalent mobile is! Congratulations to Mark A on becoming one of the biggest jackpot winners in Microgaming’s history.” The Mega Moolah progressive jackpot slot machine can be found in more than 300 different online casinos around the world and also in almost as many mobile casinos. The largest jackpot available on this progressive slot is called the Mega Jackpot and it was this massive prize pool which the lucky Canadian player recently managed to win after entering the progressive jackpot bonus round. You can also play for this same jackpot on games like The Dark Knight, Mega Moolah 5 Reel Drive, Mega Moolah Isis and Mega Moolah Summertime. Royal Vegas Casino happens to be one of the most famous Microgaming powered casinos available online today and the mobile version of this casino is compatible with most modern smartphone and tablet devices. If you sign up here today you can claim up to $/€/£1,200 from the attractive new player welcome bonus. Royal Vegas Casino is an eCOGRA approved online casino which is fully licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority and it is one of several impressive gaming sites currently controlled by Fortune Lounge. “Mark A had only been a player with us for 7 days; I don’t think you could ask for a better start to playing at Royal Vegas,” said a spokesperson for Royal Vegas Casino, who then added, “One of our senior VIP executive hosts had the pleasure of phoning Mark to confirm the win and to congratulate him; to say he was elated is an understatement. Everyone here at Royal Vegas would like to congratulate Mark on this mammoth and historic win.” These comments came from a recent Microgaming press release. To date, Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network has paid out staggering €487 million in prize money. Some of the other top jackpot games include Treasure Nile, Cash Splash, Major Millions, Tunzamunni, Fruit Fiesta, LotsaLoot and Roulette Royale and you can play for these jackpots right now at Royal Vegas Casino or at numerous other famous Microgaming casinos such as Platinum Play Casino, Casino-Mate, Crazy Vegas Casino, Spin Palace Casino, All Slots Casino, Red Flush Casino, Gaming Club Casino, Betway Casino, Jackpot City Casino, 32Red Casino and Ruby Fortune Casino.

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The Best Online Casino

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The best online casinos today offer the player a trusting and entertaining platform to test their skills and luck in games and some money.

An online casino is usually the Internet version of the traditional brick and mortar casino and makes it easier to play on casino games through the Internet. Most online casinos offer odds and percentages for the players that are comparable to land-based casinos. They also offer free real money and play opportunities so that both experienced players and new players can enjoy the experience.

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