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An Introduction to Progressive Slots Online

Progressive slots are one of the most popular types of reel-games available in Bermuda, and there is a good reason for this. They offer you the chance to win the kind of real-money jackpots that were once found only in gambling capitals such as Las Vegas.

However, those powered by the best online casino software providers go beyond just offering sumptuous payouts that get bigger with every spin. They also offer action and adventure in the form of bonus features, animations, and themes that will transport players to exciting new worlds.

How Progressives Work

When it comes to the metaphorical nuts and bolts of progressive online games, they work the same way as standard variations, in that results are produced by certified Random Number Generators. The big difference is found in their jackpots.

Other slots offer fixed jackpots, which is a payout set at a certain amount. However, when it comes to progressive slots, they start off with a seed prize that is not fixed. Instead, a small percentage of every bet placed on its reels, or on games connected to the network, feed the amount, so it keeps getting bigger until it is paid out. After a player wins it, it will reset to the seed amount.

Different Types of Jackpots

The jackpots available at the best brands that accept players from Bermuda are usually set up in 1 of 2 ways. The big prize may be linked to a specific title, or it may be linked to a provider network.

In the first scenario, the jackpot is exclusive to a particular game. No matter at what site it is being played, all bets placed on that title feed its jackpot. In the second scenario, most, if not all, progressive slots and table games powered by a particular provider offer chances to win the same jackpot, which is fed by all bets placed on the network.  

Higher Volatility Gaming

Most of the online casino games in this genre fit into the high volatility category. This means they have a slightly higher house edge than those in the low volatility category.

When playing progressive titles, you can expect them to pay out infrequently but generously. This is the case even when it comes to payouts won when standard lower and higher value reel symbols form winning combinations. It is important for you to be aware that the coin denominations you can choose are usually higher than those in low volatility titles, and that, in most titles, if you want to enjoy chances to win the jackpot, you need to place the maximum bet. All this comes together to make these slots some of the most suspense-filled, thrilling online games you can play.

More Than Just Spinning Reels

Most progressive slots have a few things in common with video slots, and those commonalities make them all the more exciting to play. The first thing you will notice is that the various titles in the genre each have a definite theme, such as an African safari or a mysterious ancient culture.

Even better than the fun themes are the bonus features. These usually include Wilds, Scatters, and bonus rounds. Wild symbols have the power to substitute for the standard symbols, and help them complete winning combinations. Scatters can form paying combinations or trigger bonus rounds from any position on the reels. The bonus rounds can take the form of Free Spins or themed mini-games played in a second screen.

Is it any wonder these online games are so popular among players in Bermuda? Find the best titles to play with the help of