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The 5 reel slots still turn heads

Everybody loves trying their luck at the slot machine. It is often the most popular game in the casino, raking in 70% of a casino's total earnings. Slot machines typically have just 3 reels, but those who want to really push their luck go to the 5 reel slots. The more slots there are, the greater the odds and the bigger the jackpot prize.

Unknown to many, the first slot machines originally had 5 reels, however, it was very difficult to win, which was why the 3 reel slots became the standard. The slot machine was invented by the American, Charles Fey, in 1887. A few years later, his invention proved to be very difficult to beat and so he came up with the 3-reel, 5-symbol slot.

The slot machine has gone through a myriad of variations and innovations through the years. Today, it is one of the most recognisable table-based machine games, along with the pinball machine. Both games use basic mechanisms and game-plays, which is why they were easy to convert into video games.

Online video slot machines are very popular worldwide. They are easy to download, fun to play and the winnings may be converted into real money. Some gaming websites allow people to play for fun, but there are others that play for real money. Gamers deposit a certain amount of rand to gamble, and will be paid in rands as well, upon winning. Payouts are given via wire transfer, online bank systems, credit card, or reputable online payment websites.

5-Reel Slots:

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  • Aladdin's Wishes
  • Big Shot
  • Builder Beaver
  • Coat Of Arms
  • Count Spectacular
  • Crazy Vegas
  • Crystal Waters
  • And Many, Many More!

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