Since the unprecedented event of all U.S. casinos closing in 2020, slots enthusiasts are concerned casinos have tightened their slot machines and, if so, have they stopped yet? Let’s look closely at the return statistics for Indiana’s slots return-to-player and compare it to my analyzes of Florida, Mississippi, and New Jersey RTP.
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All U.S. casinos closed for months in 2020. Since that unprecedented event, a big concern for slots enthusiasts is if casinos have reduced their return-to-player (RTP) and, if so, have they stopped yet? But is that true? Let’s look closely at the return statistics for New Jersey slots return-to-player for its Atlantic City casinos.
After talking about winning slots strategies, my audience asks, “You’re saying that slot machines aren’t totally random??” I often reply, “Oh, slot machines are random. But a slot machine’s spinning reels aren’t like roulette wheels.” Let’s discuss randomness, the kind everyone talks about and another which gets more use.
Luck is what most slots enthusiasts rely on to win. But most of the time it’s not about luck but, instead, how its operator sets up the casino. Don’t play the slot machine – play the casino. You walk into a casino intending to play slot machines and do what, exactly? As a thinking person, you should have a plan. Here’s mine.
In the months leading up and after all U.S. casinos closed in 2020, a big concern for slots enthusiasts is if casinos have reduced their return-to-player (RTP). It seems certain they must have. But when did they and, most importantly, have them stopped? I examine Mississippi’s monthly player win percentages for the facts.
Are you keeping slots gambling records in 2021? Why not? It’s simple. It’s easy. It’s too late for last year but not yet for this year for federal, state, and local income taxes. Oh, and don’t forget to log the free-market value of any casino comps! Plus, to help, I offer templates! Remember to watch for updates from the IRS.