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Rivers Casino Slots

Des Plaines Casino Slot Machines – Rivers Casino

There’s a reason there are about a thousand more Des Plaines Casino slot machines than tables at Rivers Casino—slots are the real cash cows. The reason there is no poker room at Rivers Casino is that slots provide a better rate of return for the casino. One poker table means 10 less slots, so you can do the math on that one.

For tips on how to play slots at the DesPlaines Casino, please visit the Slots section:

Big Crowds for Rivers Casino Slots

Since its opening, some DesPlaines Casino slots players have complained about the crowds. The overall size of the floor is not huge to begin with, and many bloggers have complained about lines for slots and people “hovering” over you as you play. This should abate as time goes on, but in the meantime choose your visiting times accordingly.

DesPlaines Casino Slots Cater to High Rollers

One thing to remember about Des Plaines Casino Slots is: It is geared towards high rollers. If you are looking for a leisurely way spend a few hours playing slots, the options are not as good here as at other casinos.

Still, the Rivers Casino slots have 1050 slot machines – including many of the most popular among slots enthusiasts. They have a mix of video and reel. The slot machine limits range from 2 cents on up. 

Types of Slot Machines at Rivers Casino

Des Plaines Casino slots include penny, two-cent, nickel, quarter, half dollar, one dollar, five-dollar, $100, and $500 minimum-bet machines. There are also $2, $10, $15 and $25 machines.

For 2-cent machines, you can’t play just a cent or two at a time. At one 2-cent Vegas Hits machine, players must wager on all of the game’s 20-paylines, making the minimum bet 40 cents.

Among electronic table games, there are roulette, blackjack, and a few poker machines. Some of the top electronic games at Rivers Casino are:

  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Code Red
  • Pirates Loot
  • More Chili’s

The Latest 1$ Slots at Rivers Casino

In addition, the latest Des Plaines Casino slot machines include:

  • Blazing 7′s
  • Red, White and Blue
  • Red Hot 7′s
  • Double Diamond 27 Ways
  • Double Diamond Haywire
  • Double Lucky Strike

Big House Advantage on DesPlaines Casino Slots (At All Casinos – Not Just Rivers Casino)

The house edge on standard slot machines at the Des Plaines Casino is as much as 10 percent, meaning the casino keeps on average 10 cents on every $1 played. Put another way, the casino pays out only $9 for every $10 bet. On traditional table games, the house edge can be as low as 1 percent to 2 percent.

Of all slot machines, the biggest house edge usually rests with the penny and two-cent varieties, which, perhaps not surprisingly, also are the most popular. Typically casinos can keep as much as 10 cents on the dollar on those machines.

But the penny machines also offer the advantage of longer play for a relatively modest investment. Someone who puts $20 into a one-cent machine can play for a long time.

Progressive slot machines also are among the more popular ones because they offer the lure of bigger jackpots. The jackpots grow as more people play and lose. However, keep in mind that progressives are a worse bet than regular slot machines because a portion of what you’re putting in is used to feed the jackpot.

The house edge is usually lower on the higher-denomination machines. But the potential to lose big also is much greater. It doesn’t take long to lose $100 on a $1 slot machine.

Regardless of your choice, don’t fall into the trap of thinking the longer you play a machine, the closer you are to hitting the jackpot. That’s a myth. Every spin is completely independent of every other spin.

Good luck!