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Gamblers Increasingly Prefer Slot Games

When you visit an online casino, do you head for the card tables or the slot machines? If you are like most gamblers, you are much more likely to hit the slots these days.

When you visit an online casino, do you head for the card tables or the slot machines?

A newly released study by Oregon State University reports than an estimated 70-90% of gamblers prefer slot games to table games.

Poker was recently deemed a game of skill by a US federal judge. Other card and table games are considered to be more of a mix between luck and skill.

Slot machines are all about luck. There is no real skill in knowing how to spin a slot.

The lower bet slot games return less of their money back to gamers when compared to the higher bet games. Still, players don’t seem to mind.

This tells us that most gamblers aren’t going for the huge jackpot. Casual, light gambling is 99% entertainment and 1% jackpot dreaming.

According to the study, 60% of slot players say they prefer to win smaller, more frequent sums that large, rare jackpots. The study also shows that while women play for fun, men play to make money. Women have always been the more realistic gender!

There are four types of gamblers – bored people, players seeking a legal high, players looking to have fun and people looking to relieve stress.

Which type of gambler are you?

OCA News Editor

With a background in game development spanning 8 years, Sam Peterson is OCA’s leading authority in the world of online gaming. His focuses include new releases and gaming providers.

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