Longest Dry Spell

greylady

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I had to ask :D

My luck has been non existent for months, just can't seem to get a break anywhere, so much so it has put me off depositing as there is just no fun when you can't get off the ground after countless deposits (73 for me), what has been your longest dry spell where everything you played was just dead, doesn't matter what you played?

Kind of frustrated at the moment that I can't even get play time :(
 

orion

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before the Bonanza-eve, my longest dry spell has been about 50 deposits. It was when casinoLuck was launched and whatever game, I could not win a penny there. And I was stupid enough to insist.

During the Bonanza-eve, I can believe without any hesitations that a 500 deposits dry spell is possible. So you still have 427 deposits to lose :D

More seriously, the only suggestion I can give you is to take a break, or at least to try some new casinos. You are lucky since you live in a Country where you can choose between many many many good ones.
 

Chipkin9

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What do you generally play Grey?

Avoid NotEnt. There is zero chance of getting ahead on their slots (Ignoring DoA) and making cashout territory. If you get ahead on one of their slots, it will be by maybe 40-50x before it starts to just eat it back. If you change game when you are ahead to another NotEnt one, it will just eat it back.

I suggest playing PnG or Microgaming. NotEnt slots do not go "Hot", whereas on Microgaming you could hit the freespins on say Playboy, Immortal Romance; hit a 150x feature....then 20 spins later hit something similar.

Book of Dead is a game I play almost every session. Sometimes it's arctic cold...other times It can go on crazy streaks with freespins dropping every 30-40 spins and hitting fullscreens and retriggers. You don't exeperience any of that with NE and it's always just a downward session.

Once I stopped playing NE my luck hasn't been too bad at all. I have bad sessions and good ones and it's more of a mixed bag. While my NE days were always Negative sessions.

EDIT: As for bad luck. I had to close my account on Casumo after almost 30 odd deposits just vanished with no playtime on Novomatic slots; however Novomatic/Grrentube slots are still great, I just lacked control while playing them at the time.

If you play Novo, you need to just go with your gut instinct and quit when you are slightly behind if you feel like it's going to go badly.

They also have potential to chuck out 300-500x nice and early if you catch them at the right time.

Have you ever played Captain Venture? Great game, but requires caution, if it eats over 100x leave it be until another day.
 
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Steviedoo

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Not as many deposits as you but many....then I decided to go back to the old mg slots...and it snapped me back into winning....If it wasn’t for my consistent insistence that I can win more....I would have more cashouts then I already do....
 

spoo42

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I don't think i've ever really noticed a long dry spell? not sure if its because im a low roller and dont deposit alot (well, it varies).. but I tend to have days things are 'holy this thing wont stop paying', or days I deposit
and spin and its gone in 5 minutes. I do admit it can become disheartening when you can't seem to get any playtime - even if you dont end up making enough to withdraw.

Book of Dead is a game I play almost every session. Sometimes it's arctic cold...other times It can go on crazy streaks with freespins dropping every 30-40 spins and hitting fullscreens and retriggers. You don't exeperience any of that with NE and it's always just a downward session.

I never really played this until the beginning of this year - occasionally in a freeroll battle or something. But its my almost every deposit slot I go to - but as you say, it can be very cold and your moneys gone quickly and give you a few 5ps and one single book drop in every few £. :laugh: But also it can be ridiculous with the free spins, retriggers, full screen of your selected symbol.. last weekend i could do no wrong , literally.. same again earlier this week... the last 3 days? nope - other day, occasional little wins and 4 lots of freespins in space of 5 mins , all combined giving me about £2 - it was that bad, i sat there just looking at the screen uttering to myself.. 'you have to be kidding??.. again?'. lol today same again, out of a £30 deposit, one lot of freespins and around £2. Session lasted about 15 minutes total at a guess.
 

goatwack

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Had a bit of a 'lean' spell myself up until quite recently, the aridity lasted about a year and a half. Since then it's been alright, with a very good February thrown in for good measure, including some heroic hit & run freebie withdrawals.

It was in all likelihood Bonanza that bucked the trend, which in itself is ridiculous, and probably not want you want to hear :laugh:
 

toph11

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i'm like 1 WD out of like 65 deposits on a microgaming only casino
i am taking a 3 month break from gambling
my luck has been quite terrible and i usually get little to no gameplay
1 deposit would last a few hours or 2 days tops out of like 10 deposits
 

aceking123

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I had to ask :D

My luck has been non existent for months, just can't seem to get a break anywhere, so much so it has put me off depositing as there is just no fun when you can't get off the ground after countless deposits (73 for me), what has been your longest dry spell where everything you played was just dead, doesn't matter what you played?

Kind of frustrated at the moment that I can't even get play time :(

It's kind of a silly question to be honest .Your telling the forum you've made 73 deposits & not be ahead on any of them ? I'm not trying to be funny or offend you but I find this hard to believe. Surely at some point you had double your deposit .if not I think I would close all my accounts down & never return. I've done 20 or so but can say i could of cashed out 50+ on a few ) but didnt.
 

dionysus

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:eek: Holy crap! Is that with active deposits? And how much were you finally able to withdraw?
well, granted I couldnt deposit as often as I'd liked until last summer when I got more internet access and I've changed my play style drastically and cash out point.
Since last summer a WD near most months and decent WDs to make 2017/8 more than I put in
 

greylady

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It's kind of a silly question to be honest .Your telling the forum you've made 73 deposits & not be ahead on any of them ? I'm not trying to be funny or offend you but I find this hard to believe. Surely at some point you had double your deposit .if not I think I would close all my accounts down & never return. I've done 20 or so but can say i could of cashed out 50+ on a few ) but didnt.


I have managed two withdrawals, one at £25 and one at £80 - just withdrew as soon as I won anything as everything was going that bad for me. You may find it hard to believe but Rizk, Guts, Videoslots and Reel Island have been icy cold for an age for me.

What do you generally play Grey?

Avoid NotEnt. There is zero chance of getting ahead on their slots (Ignoring DoA) and making cashout territory. If you get ahead on one of their slots, it will be by maybe 40-50x before it starts to just eat it back. If you change game when you are ahead to another NotEnt one, it will just eat it back.

I suggest playing PnG or Microgaming. NotEnt slots do not go "Hot", whereas on Microgaming you could hit the freespins on say Playboy, Immortal Romance; hit a 150x feature....then 20 spins later hit something similar.

Book of Dead is a game I play almost every session. Sometimes it's arctic cold...other times It can go on crazy streaks with freespins dropping every 30-40 spins and hitting fullscreens and retriggers. You don't exeperience any of that with NE and it's always just a downward session.

Once I stopped playing NE my luck hasn't been too bad at all. I have bad sessions and good ones and it's more of a mixed bag. While my NE days were always Negative sessions.

EDIT: As for bad luck. I had to close my account on Casumo after almost 30 odd deposits just vanished with no playtime on Novomatic slots; however Novomatic/Grrentube slots are still great, I just lacked control while playing them at the time.


If you play Novo, you need to just go with your gut instinct and quit when you are slightly behind if you feel like it's going to go badly.

They also have potential to chuck out 300-500x nice and early if you catch them at the right time.

Have you ever played Captain Venture? Great game, but requires caution, if it eats over 100x leave it be until another day.

I play DoA, Jungle Spirit, Book of Ra, Bonanza (well I did do),Immortal Romance, Secrets of the Stones and Alien Robots in the main - I do tend to jump ship on most of them quite quick if I feel they are cold so maybe I am jumping to quickly.
 

goatwack

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I have managed two withdrawals, which were minor


I play DoA, Jungle Spirit, Book of Ra, Bonanza (well I did do),Immortal Romance, Secrets of the Stones and Alien Robots in the main - I do tend to jump ship on most of them quite quick if I feel they are cold so maybe I am jumping to quickly.
Bloody hell that's quite the high variance selection :eek:

They are not the type of games to bail on. You can lose 90% on most of those and get a massive win out of nowhere. Therein lies the beauty.

Seems some of your slot woes are due to this. When picking one of these, stick it out. It's the only way! :cool:
 

aceking123

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yer greylady i do understand ) i know casinos can be very poor at times , i was just wondering if you had higher cashouts expectations hence why your not cashing out , if you double your deposit, then your still winning, i understand if you wanna cash out at least 10x your deposit or more, can cause no withdrawals over lengths of time, im terrible when it comes to this kind of thing )
 

greylady

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yer greylady i do understand ) i know casinos can be very poor at times , i was just wondering if you had higher cashouts expectations hence why your not cashing out , if you double your deposit, then your still winning, i understand if you wanna cash out at least 10x your deposit or more, can cause no withdrawals over lengths of time, im terrible when it comes to this kind of thing )

I usually cashout as soon as I double my money, not greedy :).
 

greylady

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It's what I am doing. I have taken 1-2 weeks off then returned for it only to be the same so maybe a month or two will make the difference, we will see :)
 

09237653

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It's Bonanza trust me, my first six deposits on VS were for playing bonanza only, had no luck, no free spins, no cashouts, switched to other providers and my luck changed, mostly play & go, thunderkick and sometimes netent - only very occasionally will I go near BTG and only if I feel losing will not be an issue (ie. am already way ahead).
 

BrianGhattas

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When you’re having a bad run, sometimes you have to bite the bullet and withdraw even when you’re a little ahead.

I was up $464 in 2018 but promptly lost $39 at Leo Vegas, $75 at Casino Lac Leamy, $25 at Hard Rock, $50 at Video Slots and $75 at PlayOLG to fall to +$200. Then Wednesday I doubled my stake on PlayOLG.ca and cashed out $54+$50 and then Thursday on Video Slots I reluctantly cashed out $25+$50. Hated doing it but it’s for the best. I’ll probably lose as much as $50 tonight at Hard Rock but I’ll be up $225 instead of only $50 by showing restraint.
 
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Harry_BKK

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I had to ask :D

My luck has been non existent for months, just can't seem to get a break anywhere, so much so it has put me off depositing as there is just no fun when you can't get off the ground after countless deposits (73 for me), what has been your longest dry spell where everything you played was just dead, doesn't matter what you played?

Kind of frustrated at the moment that I can't even get play time :(

I am sort of ashamed to admit this but I did not have a withdrawal in my first 7 years of online gaming. Started late 1998 and it wasn't until August 2005 when I made my first withdrawal of EUR15K at Royal Vegas. I would easily lose EUR1 - 2K per session and often enough a lot more, usually EUR250 - EUR500 deposits playing the good ol' MG 9-liners like TS1, Ladies Nite, Tally Ho and Spring Break at EUR4.50 - EUR18.00 per spin.

It must have been hundreds of deposits, if not thousands. All the money I made with the early "dot.com" bubble (exited just in time) went down the drain. On the plus side, I was pampered at all times by the Fortune Lounge VIP team, going on cruises, invitation to dinners, plenty of comps, etc.

In more recent years, I did go 30 - 40 deposits without a withdrawal but that was mainly due to banging DoA on a daily basis, which we all know that it is either HERO or ZERO. It sounds nearly like a miracle that I am actually ahead on that slot.

What I do when times are getting desperate, I jump quickly between slots, play 50 - 100 spins, often even less, change to the next and usually one will fire up right from the start.
 

luck17

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Usually it’s no more than 5-10 deposits or bankrolls without a positive result. My luck at actual casinos in 2018 has been awful with 4 busts and one break-even. All my winnings are online.

I have lost more on slots in 2018 then in the last 6-months in 2017 at Ignition Casino. I literally have deposited about $6500 and withdrawn about $2800. It is terrible.
 

BrianGhattas

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@luck17

You should try bitcoin casinos such as the ones baitorbebaited streams on Twitch. You can play Net Entertainment and other European companies instead of the usual. I would never think of playing at Ignition.

Can’t guarantee you’ll win but they’re better slots overall.
 
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