Jon Friedl from ProfessorSlots.com reveals all of his tips and tricks for thriving in the slot machine casino gambling environment. Discover how to assess casinos to pick the best near you, choose candidate slot machines by avoiding those with the worst odds, and learn to identify and focus on your gambling goals: being entertained, earning complimentary gifts, winning take-home cash, or by combining them. Jon won 90 taxable jackpots and a luxury automobile in 9 months of slots play.
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 other states. Plus, Mississippi slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode137/.
International Game Technology PLC is a world leader in the gaming industry, including slot machine manufacturing. By reviewing IGT PLC’s latest annual financial report, we learned of potential company risks such as our current global pandemic from their forward-looking statements. Plus, Minnesota slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode136/.
Since the unprecedented event of all U.S. casinos closing in 2020, a big concern for slots enthusiasts is if casinos have tightened their slot machines and, if so, have they stopped yet? Let’s look closely at the return statistics for Atlantic City's slots return-to-player. Plus, Massachusetts and Michigan slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode135/.
The 5-spin method is my first strategy on taking advantage of standard casino business practices by using them against casino operators for your profit. I explain how to collect first wins when you first sit down at a slot machine in about 1-in-4 casinos. Given it's popularity, I'm revisiting it. Plus, Maryland slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode134/.
After talking about winning slots strategies, I get asked, “You’re saying that slot machines aren’t totally random??” I often reply, “Oh, slots are random. But their spinning reels aren’t like roulette wheels.” Let’s discuss randomness, the kind everyone talks about and another which gets more use. Plus, Maine slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode133/.
Most slots enthusiasts rely on luck. 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, have a plan. Here’s mine. Plus, Louisiana slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode132/.
With so many new audience members, why don't I show you around Professor Slots a bit? First there's my YouTube Channel live stream alongside lots of much shorter slots videos on various topics. Then there's my podcast, currently up to 131 episodes. And my website, where about 1,000 people visit each day. And lots more! Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode131/.
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. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode130/.
You no longer need to be self-taught. Watch, read, or listen to hours and hours of my free content or buy my book Learning to Win. Then, when you're ready, book a 1-on-1 consultation to develop a strategic game plan to take your slots performance to the next level. I'll also offer an online slots course soon. Plus, Iowa slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode129/.
Today, I went over three slots-related topics which have some important updates including further analysis on Florida RTP for promotional dollars, taking the mystery out of consults, and the latest changes to IRS rules for keeping good gambling logs for income tax preparation. Plus, Indiana slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode128/.
A bankroll almost entirely identifies six player’s styles of gambling. A small or large bankroll shouldn’t be a judgment of performance. Instead, it should be judged by how well their gambling goals are being met. Those goals are entirely the province of each player’s wants, needs, and desires. Plus, Illinois slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode127/.
Too often, a beginner slots player gets lost, figuratively and literally, the first time they enter a casino. It can take a while to learn how to play slot machines. Plus, it isn’t in the best interest of the casino to help. Here, I explain the basics of slots, a bit of history, and what comes next. Plus, Idaho slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode126/.
All U.S. casinos closed in 2020 for months. Since then, one of the biggest concerns of slots enthusiasts is that casinos are trying to “make back their lost gaming revenue.” But is that true, state-by-state, for either commercial or tribal casinos? And if so, for which? Let’s look closely at Florida slots RTP for its commercial casinos. Plus, Hawaii slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode125/.
To help keep your winnings on your casino trip to play slot machines, I’ve reviewed 11 slots money management tips. I’ve grouped these practical tips into preparing for your trip, what to do upon arrival, actions to take while playing slots, and what to do after returning home. Plus, Georgia and Guam slots in 2021. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode124/.
A lot has happened with casinos this past year! The U.S. slots industry is constantly changing, updating, adding new game themes, taking old ones away, and tweaking algorithms! I summarize the biggest casino changes that happened last year and how they'll impact strategies this year. Plus, DC and FL slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode123/.
For years, I've been visiting casinos, figuring out how to win at them, then writing reviews. Soon I'll share new casino reviews on YouTube, too. Today we'll cover my perhaps unique way of offering casino reviews. My new casino reviews will be similar ... but with video. Sound good? Good! Plus, Delaware slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode122/.
Tribal gaming is involved, even sophisticated, in terms of legal, regulatory, political, and economic factors. Over 31 U.S. states have tribal gaming, with two pending in other states. This episode helps slot machine casino gamblers better understand the tribal casinos they visit. Plus, Connecticut slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode121/.
Video poker is skill-based slots. So, to win at video poker means perfect play and the best pay tables. Apply my winning slots strategies to take advantage of how casino operators have set up their video poker machines. Here, I show how to apply my winning slots strategies to video poker. Plus, Colorado slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode120/.
Advantage plays have always been a bit mysterious and downright secretive because sharing them is counter-productive to winning at slots when using them. But sharing is caring, so let's discuss it for new and up-and-coming APs on understanding advantage play slots from a modern perspective. Plus, California slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode119/.
Las Vegas visits exceed 42 million people yearly. You might soon be one of them. Have you prepared for your trip? What’s your plan to win? I offer seven secrets to winning at slots in Las Vegas. Whether you’re a frequent traveler or a newbie, be better prepared for slots in Las Vegas. Plus, Arkansas slots in 2020. Show notes are available at https://professorslots.com/episode118/.
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