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snorky510238

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Game has been playing completely different for me since about 3 weeks. Looks like it's running on a completely different program, something that feels more like megaways slots from Pragmatic.
20 Deadspins is nog exception, while this used to never happen before.
Also the amount of "huge potential spins that miss by 1 symbol" is insanely high.
It's stacking a lot of the symbols like crazy sometimes.
It just feels so different and so much worse, it doesn't even function as a wager slot anymore.
EXACTLY. It can’t be a coincidence that we have all noticed this. 20 dead spins in a row never used to happen, it was unusual to get 5. Now it’s happening relentlessly and the average bonus has been completely slashed and the amount of spins to get one insanely high.

@PMKFRUITPRO, you have being playing at SKY and WH so you wouldn’t notice a difference as they have been running the shite version all along. Trust me the game hasn’t been adjusted slightly, it’s been absolutely murdered.
 
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I must admit, when I see posts saying xxx game has changed, I take them with a pinch of salt, however, with Bonanza I think the same.

I played it a lot when it came out, and what I noticed, if it went 10 dead spins (which was rare) it would usually give a decent win within a few spins of that. Not massive wins, but it would almost always give a 10x + win.

Playing over the past few weeks has been giving 10 plus dead spins regularly, 15+ sometimes and a couple of times, 20+. I have NEVER had 20 dead spins before the past few weeks, yet have had it happen more than once in that time, with quite limited play.

Has the game been 'tweaked' I don't know, but the ways it's playing is different to what it was in my view. I noticed the consecutive dead spins increasing with no big wins before it was mentioned on here, so I'm not seeing something that isn't there because someone else mentioned it.
 

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I must admit, when I see posts saying xxx game has changed, I take them with a pinch of salt, however, with Bonanza I think the same.

I played it a lot when it came out, and what I noticed, if it went 10 dead spins (which was rare) it would usually give a decent win within a few spins of that. Not massive wins, but it would almost always give a 10x + win.

Playing over the past few weeks has been giving 10 plus dead spins regularly, 15+ sometimes and a couple of times, 20+. I have NEVER had 20 dead spins before the past few weeks, yet have had it happen more than once in that time, with quite limited play.

Has the game been 'tweaked' I don't know, but the ways it's playing is different to what it was in my view. I noticed the consecutive dead spins increasing with no big wins before it was mentioned on here, so I'm not seeing something that isn't there because someone else mentioned it.
You're lucky - at SkyVegas I was often experiencing 20 dead spins, so for me it's not a new phenomenon.
 

snorky510238

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You're lucky - at SkyVegas I was often experiencing 20 dead spins, so for me it's not a new phenomenon.
The version at SKY has always played differently and been shite imo and notice how all the blind faith suddenly disappear when the question of “why do you never see a scatter in the max ways”? was raised. Yeah these people who tell us we are wrong and imagining it and seeing patterns that aren’t there but not one them have an explanation for that one. At least not one they want to make public.;)
 

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The version at SKY has always played differently and been shite imo and notice how all the blind faith suddenly disappear when the question of “why do you never see a scatter in the max ways”? was raised. Yeah these people who tell us we are wrong and imagining it and seeing patterns that aren’t there but not one them have an explanation for that one. At least not one they want to make public.;)
I'm still waiting for an answer to that one - WHY do scatters not appear on all-ways spins at certain casinos? There must be different versions, surely?
 

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While I'm sure those here who play it at skyvegas claiming to have never seen max ways drop in with a scatter have between them done many a spin in total to justify this concern, we really need a new member to join and show it is possible on sky vegas.
Suprised it's taking BTG this long to setup such an account ;)
 

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I thought it was just me, I played 2200+ spins with no bonus, after that I got one that paid 7.5x, 300 spins later, another bonus that paid 7x. Among those 2200+ spins I won in the base game 150x and twice 50x.
the game really changed, i played bonanza for about 4 years and it was never like that.
And depending on the casino the bonus is even more difficult.
My list of casinos where it is easier to get bonuses from bonanza:
1 # - Vera & John
2 # - PartyCasino
3 # - Video Slots
3524654 # - Leovegas
1525645446465 # - Poker Stars
 

kennygamerboy

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I thought it was just me, I played 2200+ spins with no bonus, after that I got one that paid 7.5x, 300 spins later, another bonus that paid 7x. Among those 2200+ spins I won in the base game 150x and twice 50x.
the game really changed, i played bonanza for about 4 years and it was never like that.
And depending on the casino the bonus is even more difficult.
My list of casinos where it is easier to get bonuses from bonanza:
1 # - Vera & John
2 # - PartyCasino
3 # - Video Slots
3524654 # - Leovegas
1525645446465 # - Poker Stars
Disagree video slots is so hard to bonus
 

PMKFRUITPRO

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Tbf it was me that first raised the scatter in the max ways ages ago. I think grosvenor also uses the openbet version. Or at least it use to but I’ve forgotten my login and password so can’t check currently.

Why do you think sky version is shit Snorky? I’ve played close to 900,000 spins there now and my RTP is pretty much bang on where it should be as you would expect. So what basis do you claim it’s crap? Have you done that many spins there?

That particular version was always left alone until recently where the patch update came on and was previously left unaltered according to the version history anyway. With no update since Aug 2017. Which I’m guessing is when it went on there. Why can’t you get a scatter in the max ways? Who knows it would be nice to know but I would guess it’s something that BTG can only answer. I’ve asked numerous times and I’m still waiting like the rest of you. Would it affect RTP? No not long term as I’ve never triggered a bonus from max ways on any other sites either!!

I had a terrible run at Hills admittedly. The worse I’ve ever known in my playing career. Luckily a lot of it was with the bonuses they throw at you. But it was absolutely shocking but is gradually turning the corner for me as you would expect it to long term.

Ive had shocking sessions at unibet also in fact and bet 365 well let’s not even go there!!

I think if you play the game long enough anywhere like I have at sky to the tune of almost a million spins then you’ll see the numbers level out give or take the odd 1%.

Obv short term at any casino and by short term I mean 50,000 spins it’s possible to get fucked over or run like a god.
 

PMKFRUITPRO

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Dazza the next time Nick does payroll and sends you confirmation of your monthly pay for reviewing one of their shitters but claiming it’s a world beater just ask the bloke why we can’t get a scatter on max ways on certain versions!!!!
 

PMKFRUITPRO

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Many on the scrap heap that Dazza raved about. Which is why he and we all eventually return to bonanza.

Ive said before tho, jeez some of the other games are just so brutal on the balance. So unless you like wild north and steam tower you always end up coming back!!

I think I need to hit 10,000x on chaos crew just to get money back. Which is of course possible but bare in mind I’ve only had 10,356 spins on the fucking thing!!!
 

snorky510238

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Fair points BUT how is it the vast majority of us are suddenly seeing these runs of 15-20 dead spins in a row, having not experienced anything like it in 4 years. That is irrefutable evidence the game has been altered.

It was also possible to get a large amount of sessions that held your balance constant for a fair length of time before eventually turning one way or the other. This type of session has also become pretty much extinct.

A slot paying near it’s rtp is also neither here nor there really. Yes, it’s better that it’s somewhere near but if we all played slots aiming to just hit rtp then in effect, your just playing to lose. You could essentially run at the exact rtp, yet never have cashed out. It’s just another smoke screen, just like random to make the player think every spin can produce that magical hit. Not true, on certain days those hits are quite obviously not available.
 

PMKFRUITPRO

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I don’t think the dead spins is ‘suddenly’ is it??? Admittedly you do seem to get batches of them more than upon first release but I’d say this started way before a month ago. Again something you wouldn’t notice if ur lucking out on big base hits and more features than you should be because you don’t care to much about the odd dead spell when the balance is increasing anyway.

Completely agree on the RTP front. But you said you were comfortably ahead last
year. Do you not realise why that is? It’s because you were getting lucky. Insanely lucky over several months. Now if during that time you were getting insanely unlucky for months on end like I was at hills for example for 3 months you would have been crying wolf then wouldn’t you???? During all your Spawny screenshots most of us were saying ur in a different world. Same as when Dazza went on a few insane runs I thought to myself I’m playing a different fucking game here!!!

Of course we don’t want games to pay out 96p every pound we put in. But that is what you will get long term if you punt enough through. It’ll just be in peaks and troughs. You tend to notice the brutal spells more when there isn’t the big features or Spawny base hits to gloss over them.

If this was an SG game tho I’d agree. It’s been fucked with. Wouldn’t trust them in the slightest.
 
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