Balloons 50.18% RTP - Lowest RTP EVER for a game?

JGslots

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Hey folks, was just having a look around and noticed Videoslots have an instant win game called Balloons, which is advertised at 50.18% payout, is this correct or some kind of error?

I thought there had to be a minimum payout percentage of 88%? Or is that only slots? It’s a pretty awful looking game, surely they’ve made a mistake and can’t be operating at such a low RTP?

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Yeah I've been told that VS is approaching the italian market. Probably this game is kind of beta test of our standard rtps. Good luck everybody.
 

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No it's not typo if you look other hacksaw scratch cards in selection. Few examples:
Lucky Number X8 VS: 64.4% Leo: 92.14%
Ruby Rush VS: 59.21% Leo: 92.12%

I thought scratch cards are counted as casino games and 92% requirement under MGA licence is valid for this game format too but looks like it's not.
 

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No it's not typo if you look other hacksaw scratch cards in selection. Few examples:
Lucky Number X8 VS: 64.4% Leo: 92.14%
Ruby Rush VS: 59.21% Leo: 92.12%

I thought scratch cards are counted as casino games and 92% requirement under MGA licence is valid for this game format too but looks like it's not.

That’s a fair bit of difference there :D
 

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Do you play Bonanza Dazza? I would never have known

Oh wait! You're the guy that gets and RTP of 150% to compensate for the 30% that I get.

Less of your moaning Oh wait! that's all you do whilst playing Bonanza.

Only kidding Dazza, I like your streams and Bonanza too.
 

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And to think a while back they were claiming to always going to try to aim in the "94%" field of RTP after their initial needs, what's going on here @Team.Videoslots ?
 

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Has to be a typo surely. Maybe it should be 90.18% instead? Either way Chopley will be getting a video up :p

Meh, if people still want to make charitable donations to casinos such as VS that are gouging their players left right and centre, that's entirely up to them I suppose.

I'll bang the drum from time to time on my channel 'cause not everyone knows about the RTP shenanigans, so if even a handful more people get clued up it's worth it.
 

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If it were any other casino but Videoslots they would be slated on here for running anything at this type of RTP, but as it's Videoslots people will ignore it and say RTP doesn't matter cos they get a few 10p spins every now and then with no wagering. It's an absolute disgrace any casino can run any game at 50% RTP, and the fact others are running them 30-40% higher shows how scummy Videoslots have become.
You get 50% higher RTP at a seaside arcade on a 20 year old 2p nudger ffs.
 

JGslots

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I think they should do the right thing here and increase the RTP, As Colin has said 50% payout is a disgrace. Surely the UKGC wouldn’t permit such anti player settings. As a reputable outfit they should have a minimum of 88% payout for any gambling item.

Hopefully this is an oversight and they correct this awful RTP setting.

Rob :)
 

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Is there a legal minimum payout percentage in the UK? So there’s nothing stopping someone from having a 10% payout RTP game? :D
 

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How ironic that Balloons is provided by Hacksaw Gaming!

This sort of offering is exactly what loses the trust of loyal players.
 

colinsunderland

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I think they should do the right thing here and increase the RTP, As Colin has said 50% payout is a disgrace. Surely the UKGC wouldn’t permit such anti player settings. As a reputable outfit they should have a minimum of 88% payout for any gambling item.

Hopefully this is an oversight and they correct this awful RTP setting.

Rob :)
They replied in the main videoslots thread confirming the RTP, it's not an oversight, just a scummy casino.
 

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They are shooting for 92-93% whenever possible with new releases. (Fruit shop MW, hells kitchen etc)
If it was a limbo contest, it would be impressive.
How low can they go?
 
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