Are you a slot machine addict? If you are, you probably think that the luck of the draw is with you and there is nothing you can do about it. While it is true that some games are influenced by fate, luck, and chance more often than not, slot machine games are controlled by a strategy or system. So, what are these strategies? The techniques and strategies used by slot machine players to increase the chances of winning big time on slot machines can be explained and we'll discuss some of them in this article. - It is important to know when the right moment to play on the machine. For example, if you find yourself very close to the end of the game and have an immediate answer to a spin, then hitting the 'X' key is the best move. Some slot machine players also try to predict when the next spin will be and this often works. However, these predictions are often wrong and the casino may counter the bets and run the machine anyway, thus you will have to keep trying all over again. - Do not leave the machine on. Playing the machine on a full screen is good as the odds of hitting a jackpot are better. However, if you have eyes only for a quick payoff, then it is advisable to switch to a different machine. Sometimes, playing the machine at certain time frames (even a few minutes) can get you lucky but the payouts are lower. To be able to determine the right time to play, you should watch the payouts closely. - Be sure to stay relaxed and confident. You may have already heard that a simple trick can double your winnings, but they are very true. Try to identify which machine the ball landed on. If you do that well, you will see that it is really lucky for you. - Do not place your bet too soon. Although the ball will land on a slot machine with a winning icon, you should wait until the payouts begin. Doing so will ensure that you are not making an effort in guessing which machine will win. Choosing the machine randomly will just reduce your chances of winning. If luck has it that the machine will indeed pay out, the amount that you will win will also be reduced. - Do not be greedy. If you are just out there to be lucky, then you have to be so. Otherwise, you will end up with nothing at the end of the day. It will be very sad. Instead of being greedy, be confident and maintain a small bankroll. - Be patient. Playing a machine with the hope of a miracle will only frustrate you. Patience always pays. While waiting for the luck to come, you could have other things to do. Wait patiently for the machine to show a winning icon and then double your bet to double your winnings. - Be careful when using your credit card. Make sure that you are using it in a legitimate casino. Using it without discretion could get you into serious trouble. Keep tabs on your expenses. Do not spend more than what you can afford. - Avoid using cheats. If there is a technique to cheat while playing slot games, then you will find it already. This will leave you with nothing but frustration. Avoid the use of cheats in any slot game. Do not rely on luck. - Avoid placing your bet right after waking up. Take a nap or rest for a while before placing your bet. You do not want to place your bet at a time when you are all tensed and fired up. There are too many people who have lost a lot because they kept betting despite the fact that the machine was not yet out of cash. Playing in this kind of situation is not advisable. It is advisable to wait until the machine was only half cold. - Do not buy a machine that does not have a warranty. If it is not working properly, it will not last long. A warranty is like insurance for your investment. It will help you identify the problem more easily and will give you advice on how to fix it.