Nicholas S.

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Nicholas S. last won the day on September 11

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    Nicholas
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  1. Lightning Link BOOM !!!

    Refzz raises an interesting point. A slot machine's long-term payout rate is supposed to be higher for higher denominations. What may be happening in this case is that most of us (except people like The Raja) may run out of gambling-allocated funds before getting a substantial bonus if we play at $25 per spin for a long time. At lower bets and lower denominations, we can endure the dry spells for a longer time. Update: On September 20, The Raja won $6,300 while playing LL at $25 per spin (see the beginning of his video at the San Manuel casino). Obviously it's a matter of luck, but the fact that it was a $1-denomination machine which was probably recently installed may have also contributed to the outcome.
  2. What Do You Like About "The Big Jackpot"

    The fellow viewers of mine, with their great comments above, took the words right out of my mouth. So I will just add that I am grateful for the unique kind of quality entertainment that this channel has provided in the last few months to me and to tens of thousands of other viewers. I am sure that many of them would join me in wishing The Raja many happy returns of the day (i.e. Happy Birthday).
  3. Can somebody explain payouts to me?

    Excellent point. The way I understand it is that volatility is the main issue here. The high volatility games, like Wicked Winnings with jackpots of up to 8,000x bet, can be found only at 1-cent or 2-cent denominations. On the other hand, the high-limit games have typically low and sometimes medium volatility. I guess the casinos and the game makers don't think that high rollers are inclined to sit at a machine for an hour or so without getting a substantial jackpot (I don't mean a handpay). In other words, high rollers tend not to tolerate the long dry spells characteristic of high volatility games. I believe that the average payout rate of a $25-per-coin machine is higher than that of a penny machine. However, this is a different matter from the volatility of a given game. BTW, I know that this does not quite answer your question, but it's one way to look at this interesting subject.
  4. Wicked Winnings

    I agree. This is one of the most volatile games I have ever seen. The potential for huge wins is insane. For instance, the two top jackpots for WW2 or WW4 are x8100 (Ravens) and x5400 (Money Bags). Of course, the long dry spells can also be extremely brutal. I am only aware of 1-cent and 2-cent denominations for these games. So The Raja would probably not be interested. Maybe Brian would.
  5. Insulted?

    This is the second casino (after the one in Singapore) that The Raja exposed or made fun of after he or his employees have been treated in a shabby manner. Obviously, we are being highly entertained in the process. However, if I am reading The Raja correctly, he is also putting the marketing department at other casinos on notice as follows: If you treat me and my employees respectfully, you will be rewarded. If not, you are going to be exposed. In my opinion, this man is a genius.
  6. Loving 5 DRAGONS!

    LowShow: I played 5 Dragons Grand for the first time a few days ago and I like it too. It contains features similar to Buffalo Grand but, as you said, it has the potential for higher payouts than that game. When I tried it, I wasn't as lucky as you, but I won $2,000 with a bonus and several mini-boom line hits (including $800 and $600), all at $5 per bet. Unfortunately, all my winnings eventually boomeranged back to the machine. One day, I have to learn how to stop when I am ahead.
  7. Greetings from Cambridge, MA

    Hello, my wife and I love this channel. We visit Foxwoods once a month. We hope that our Foxwoods visit in July will coincide with that of Scott and Co. so we will have the privilege to say a quick Hi. Update on July 12: Unfortunately, due to a previous engagement, we will have to miss the big event in two weeks at FX. But we will definitely watch it live on YT.
  8. When it comes to big losses, I develop a sudden amnesia. However, I still remember distinctly, 25 years later, where and how much I won on my first handpay. Funny how the mind works.