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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 18:36 
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Pretty much. They’ve obviously analysed my betting patterns and seen that I only take close matches or use promotions and don’t do any mug betting. I basically take too much value from the bookies and I’m not the sort of customer they want. :)


Could you not just throw in a £10er on a risky bet every now and again? I assume they are more sophisticated than that

There’s a lot of chat in matched betting circles about mug betting and whether it’s worthwhile, but you’d need to take poor matches (where the back and lay odds are far apart) and it can eat into your profits. There’a no real evidence it works so I’ve tended not to.

Honestly once I lose Bet365 I’m probably done as I make so much money from that account. Although a lot of bookies are partner friendly so I’ll pprobably just sign Sal up to them all and start again. :D

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 20:22 
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I just mean if you're making £200 a week, place a couple of £1 bets on 5-1 bets, don't worry about matching them. Take the 1% hit and occasionally some of them Will win any way.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 20:26 
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I just mean if you're making £200 a week, place a couple of £1 bets on 5-1 bets, don't worry about matching them. Take the 1% hit and occasionally some of them Will win any way.

It’s not about the odds at the bookie. It’s about how close the back and lay odds are. Plus putting £1 bets on after I’ve been putting £100 bets on would be so weird and probably futile.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:10 
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Saw this on eBay earlier and thought I'd mention it in case it was of interest to someone here - Jet Set Radio machine. Pachislot rather than traditional fruit machine, but it does look rather nice and £200 seems a good price. Not that I have the money, the room or a mean to collect it, but still. :)

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 16:42 
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Think I’m jacking matched betting in. Don’t have time for casino and with sports I’m restricted on most of my best accounts. Don’t have the time or energy and would like to use the remaining £2.5k I have left.

It served a purpose and I made £5.5k from nothing when times were tough, so I’ll always be thankful for that! If I have time in the future I may do it all again in Sal’s name, but for now I think that’s me done.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 19:57 
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A 'Pub Fruit AWP' online slot with a 1000x stake jackpot, what could possibly go wrong?


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 20:23 
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I skipped along through the video just to watch the balance go up and down, but even at 20p, it looked like you got a fair bit of playtime for your money. The base game looked deathly dull though.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 20:35 
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devilman wrote:
I skipped along through the video just to watch the balance go up and down, but even at 20p, it looked like you got a fair bit of playtime for your money. The base game looked deathly dull though.


The base game is basically just the 'feature entry' trail (even though the game has the standard style 1-8 number entry that is fed by the base game), you just totally ignore it and concentrate on the feature board. Towards the end of the video I do designate the 'base game' as essentially being non-existent, and the focus being on the DOND game/BIG MONEY delineation up top, which is basically where the entire game is.

Certainly it's not like proper AWPs whereby the reels are an integral part of the game in terms of getting wins and being connected to the feature board, note that not a single one of the features actually references the base game reels in any way, i.e. Super Hold or Step To Nearest Win or Stepper features or suchlike.

It was a fun game to play though, far more so than normal online slots.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 22:13 
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Its definitely an odd one - there was a Deal or No Deal like it a while ago and actually there are now two more - another DOND with the 3 hi low reels in the middle and a Top Cat game that has a RollerCoaster look to it

From what I've seen on them they basically pre set what you can get to - so you have a board - the best it will offer you is X times stake and as soon as you have the chance to get above that that you will get the cash out square - however sometimes the cash out squares give you the big prizes


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:12 
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Here's a bit of a dodgy one!

Online casino reduces payouts for a load of games and decides not to tell their players about it.


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 22:54 
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A major UK facing online casino increased its house edge by 50% and decided not to tell their players about it. So you log in one day and you're getting 96% RTP, log in the next day, load up the exact same game, no visible differences whatsoever, but behind the scenes they've changed the maths model to a 94% RTP version.

Very shady.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
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Buggy new online slot. Quite unacceptable IMO.

This chap was playing £10 spins (!) when it crapped out on him.


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
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£2200 from a 40p spin. Quite nice.


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:06 
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Asshats.


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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 13:45 
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How long were you logged in? (I only skimmed through bits of the video). On my bad sessions, I could easily spend 12 hours logged in to one site. Not sure how I'd feel about being kicked out halfway through - I'd have probably just gone elsewhere for a bit.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 17:03 
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devilman wrote:
How long were you logged in? (I only skimmed through bits of the video). On my bad sessions, I could easily spend 12 hours logged in to one site. Not sure how I'd feel about being kicked out halfway through - I'd have probably just gone elsewhere for a bit.


I was logged in for about 12 hours, but I wasn't actually playing for the vast majority of that, I was just 'logged in' the same way you could be logged into BEEX all day.

Anyway by all accounts it's total bullshit and there's no actual requirement for them to do what they did, it's just some crap that they decided to pull on me.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
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Docs still not verified, withdrawal still reversible. Quite a few folks saying over at Casinomeister and in comments on the video that this is deliberate tactics by the casino to try and get me to cancel the withdrawal and gamble it all back. A few people have said they've done that in the past, so clearly it's a dirty ruse that does sometimes pay off for the casino.

It's not going to work though, I will be camping this one out and walking away with my £2339.

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 Post subject: Re: The pointless emulation thread - fruit machines
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So - new laws arrive this week lowering the maximum bet on a roulette FOBT from £100 a spin to £2 a spin
What does the industry do ?
Two firms have a 'new' game that has the numbers 1 to 36 and allows a £100 bet ....

(They have both 'withdrawn' them now but you do wonder if they think the rules are just there to be bent)

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