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What is a video poker machine and how does it work?
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26 May 2008

What is a video poker machine and how does it work?

In the world of gambling, evolution is a key factor in its popularity. From Roman soldiers playing dice, to astronauts shuffling their decks in the space shuttle, gambling is as old and widespread as anything throughout history. But without the modern conveniences of today's gambling, it wasn't accessible to such a broad audience.

When humans began to revolutionize machinery, video poker machines weren't high on their list. Yet since they've been around, these machines have grossed billions upon billions of dollars, and have become some of the most popular items in various shops and casinos.

Video poker machines work by using a random number generator (RNG), which is a software algorithm used to ensure a random outcome of game play. Though not all RNG's operate the same, they all offer completely random numbers, with billions of variants. When the machine isn't in action, the RNG runs hundreds of times per second.

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FastWin Casino Launches Three New Games including Lotto Madness
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29 July 2006

FastWin Casino Launches Three New Games including Lotto Madness

FastWin Casino, has already seen many of its players doing exactly what 'it says on the label' by winning big and doing it fast. By offering both traditional casino games (e.g. table games, slots games, video poker games) and also a wide range of arcade games (e.g. roller coaster dice, bonus bowling, rock paper scissors etc.) FastWin Casino is enjoyed by a wide range of players. Those lucky players now have three new games to pit their wits against; Lotto Madness, Ugga Bugga and 50 Line Jacks or Better.

Lotto Madness is a 5 reel - 20 line video slot game with a exciting twist. "Players will enjoy the bonus round where they can win multipliers, free spins and cash prizes, but what really makes Lotto Madness stand out is the progressive side bet they can make" comments James from FastWin Casino. He continues; "The mini 'game within a game' is called Dollar Ball. The player gets to choose 5 numbers between 1 and 49, random numbers are then called in sync with the Lotto Madness slots reels and the more matches the player gets the higher their prize, with 5 matches winning the progressive JP. This is on top of any winnings they can get from the Lotto Madness slots game."

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