If you think poker players are the only ones bringing in big money these days, you need to take a close look at pokies bonus.
In 2005, one lucky winner took home over NZ$1 million, thanks to AllSlots’s Millionaires’ Club nine-line bonus pokie game. The next year, this much-played New Zealand online casino game reached a jackpot of close to NZ$3.5 million.
Although few payouts are quite that high, pokies bonus are one of the hottest gaming trends online today. The key to their popularity: the possibility of getting lucky during the much-desired bonus round, which could feature free spins, the ability to freeze reels or other ways of rapidly increasing your winnings.
Another plus: online pokies bonuses offer a real-life gaming experience, with engaging graphics, entertainment content and interactive features. If you’ve played the pokies machines in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, you’ll recognize many of the names, including Monopoly, Let’s Make a Deal and Reel ‘Em In.
Here are a few pointers to get you started:
- Classic pokie machines are often referred to as three-reel pokies.
- Video pokies may be called five-reel pokies at some casinos.
- Progressive pokies, which have considerably changed the gambling industry, have progressive jackpots that keep building until someone finally wins.
- Pokies bonus offer incentives and opportunities to greatly increase the payout.
Looking for a five-reel pokie game with a bonus as well as a progressive jackpot? They’re out there. In fact, many of the most popular games fall into more than one of the categories listed above.
All Slots’ Millionaires’ Club, for example, is a video pokie game with nine payout lines. What does this mean? At the simplest level, the player picks how many payout lines he or she wants to activate and then determines how many credits—typically between one and five—to wager per line. Add a progressive jackpot to increase the excitement as well as the complexity of the game.
Some video bonus pokies offer up to 50 paylines and enable you to wager up to 25 credits per line!
Although they are the easiest casino games to play, requiring little in the way of skill or strategy, pokies bonus are a fun entry into the world on online gambling—and the winnings could have you laughing all the way to the bank.