Slot Type – The type of slot machine being played; whether basic or progressive.Annuity Winner – This refers to slots that pay out a player’s winnings over a dedicated period of time rather all at once, although winnings pay be collected up front, a hefty tax is often associated with this.Basic Slots – Basic slots do not have a progressive jackpot; instead using one pay line and astatic jackpot.
Big Bertha – This is a common term for the extravagantly large slot machine displayed in casinos, often bearing multiple reels.
Carousel – AA carousel is a gathering of bank operated slot machines, which operates off of bank coins rather than credits.
Certified Slots –A slot machine that guarantees a payout of 98% to 100%, and are usually very well marked.
Cold Slots – These machines do not pay out very often.
Console Slot Machines – Console slots have an angled screen that makes it easier for the player to sit for extended durations.
Fixed Value Slots – On a fixed value slot machine, the betting amount cannot be altered, and are one coin per spin.
Five Liner – A slot machine with three reels, in which players can win out of five payout lines. These patterns often include diagonal, horizontal, and vertical.
Loose Slots –A slot machine that allows players to win more often.
Multi-line Bonus Slot Machine – These slots offer anywhere from two to fifty pay lines.
Nudge Slot – A machine that will nudge reels along to assist the winner.
One Liner – A slot machine with only one reel and three aligned symbols win.
Progressive Slot Machines – A jackpot that continues to grow until it is won.
Scatter Pay – Scatter pay slots will payout for a specific symbol, rather than an entire line of matching symbols.
Signature Slots – The slot machines owned and branded by the casino.
Streaky Slots – These slots have the reputation of going on excessive winning and losing streaks respectively.
Three Liner – This is a slot machine with three reels. To win, three identical symbols must be lined up.
TITO : Ticket In / Ticket Out – Rather than operating on coins, TITO slot machines allow individuals to cash out of one machine (using a ticket) and take their winnings to play on another machine.
Tight Slots – A tight slot can be expected to pay out less often than a loose slot machine.
Two Liner – Slot machines with two rotating wheels, in which players must line up, at least, three symbols to win.
Video Slots – Video slots are slot machines that are operated by a computer screen rather than a true reel, and are now the most common type of casino slot.
WAP or Wide Area Progressive – These slot machines combine jackpots from multiple machines spread throughout the casino. As players continue to play throughout the day, the collective jackpot progressively gets bigger.
Wild Symbol Slots – Some slots use wild symbols in place of winning symbols.