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Lesser known differences between slot and bingo machines

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Bingo was usually thought upon as a game played at the elderly centers; however, nowadays bingo machines and slots are becoming more and more popular among people of every age. There is one little problem though: despite the fact that slots and bingo machines are more or less the same there are still some differences that every player should know and while those who are involved in bingo more actively know everything about it, other players are not aware of some important variations. We will acquaint you with some of the lesser known differences between slot and bingo machines that come out as much more important than those that majority of us know.

The Core Difference

Before proceeding, the main difference between bingo machines and slots has to be mentioned. Bingo machines, also known as Class II machines are like real-life bingo games. You should be involved throughout the process; you should pay attention and announce your progress, etc.

As for the slots, Class III machines, it is just you versus the casino house. No two games are linked to each other and your winning will be announced automatically. Coming from this fact we can move on to lesser known differences between slot and bingo machines.


Which one is better?

Slot machines turn out to have higher win percentage than the bingo machines due to the fact that class 2 machines have merely the same odds of winning as the traditional bingo does. However, do not be misled; based on this single detail you would not be able to say that one is better than the other.

What about the law?

For some weird reason, even though it is hard to see the difference between slots and bingo machines, one is legal at all places while the other is not. Indian casinos are only allowed to place class 2 machines in their entertainment centers. It is not a secret that there are lots of illegal gambling destinations; so, if you notice class III machines somewhere they are not supposed to be you would rather avoid them.


Is it skills or luck?

If you enjoy playing video poker, then it is probably due to the fact that you like to ponder on it. If that is the case, then do not try you chances on class II machines as they are completely in no relation with your skills; poker just becomes another game of chance.

In a conclusion, here is just an easy tip for you to notice which machine you are playing on. One small detail is that class II machines will most probably have a little bingo card icon in the upper corner of the screen.

Andy Cunoi

Andy is a common guy with an uncommon passion for blackjack. Currently he lives in San Francisco, California. Andy enjoys writing about gambling. Loves a simple life and his writing reflects that. He also enjoys music festivals a lot.