Is gambling on slot machines, really random? or does time factor in?

I've been playing slot machines for a while an I've noticed certain patterns for supposedly random payouts. When the VLT's first came out in Canada, two guys studied them writing down every sequence of what came up for 50 000 spins. Then the cycle repeated itself. These men made 100's of thousands of... show more I've been playing slot machines for a while an I've noticed certain patterns for supposedly random payouts.

When the VLT's first came out in Canada, two guys studied them writing down every sequence of what came up for 50 000 spins. Then the cycle repeated itself. These men made 100's of thousands of dollars by using this information to their advantage.

If you marked down the time's when the slot machines pay out over a long period of time, will this strategy work on the slot machines?

I did see a person with a schedule with machine numbers on it, that made 200 dollars beside me in a short period of time. My machine paid out the same. If I tried to leave the machine for a moment she almost jumped me to get it, just before it paid out. She had 4 machines written down in 15 minute time slots, on a sheet of paper. Her playing was surrounded by very suspicious clandestine circumstances.

It just really makes me wonder whether the slot machines are truly random. 90 percent of the time on the penny machines if you get a cashman, so does the person beside you.

I do know if you adjust your bet on slot machines, from 25 cents to 50, for example, then back down again to 50 with an occasional 125 thrown in there, the chances of your machine paying on a lower bet is huge.

The machines are also programmed to pay you out a little at the beginning, but then they go into sleeper mode once you start pumping the cash in. Going to the machine beside you is often the trick. Money in, money out.

I like to take 5 dollar bills and travel from machine to machine. If you can catch a bonus in the first 5 dollars, then you're using the enticement feature to benefit you.

Now, poker, King Cobra is much more a game of patience and skill. Your answers are insightful. I'm curious about your poker tips. I bet you they're good ones. Cheers

My question is ...Do the slot machines have timed adjustments to regulate the margin they are suppose to be paying out? It sure seems that way. Any thoughts?
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