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Question What is the meaning of the bet level setting on particular slots?

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by mathsboy1975, Apr 13, 2013.

    Apr 13, 2013
  1. mathsboy1975

    mathsboy1975 Senior Member webmeister

    software engineer
    UK London
    I apologise in advance as this is a real newbie question but what is the significance of the bet level setting? I was just playing "Thief" at Unibet and if I increased the bet level, my stake increases. What is the difference between increasing the size of your coin value and increasing the size of the bet level? I looked in the game info but I could find no reference to the meaning of the level anywhere.
  2. Apr 13, 2013
  3. Greigssy

    Greigssy Senior Member

    As far as I know bet level and coin size just gives more variety to the size of bets.

    Best seen on a 9 line slot(playing 9 lines)
    Coin size 0.01-The bet levels would be 0.09 0.18 0.27 0.36 0.45....
    Coin size 0.02-levels would be 0.18 0.36 0.54 0.72 0.90...
    Coin size 0.05-levels would be 0.45,0.90 and so on.

    I don't think it makes any difference if you increase the coins or the level if the bet remains the same.
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  4. Apr 13, 2013
  5. SlotKing

    SlotKing Experienced Member PABnonaccred

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    Usually on slots, "coins" refers to a game with a specified number of pay lines (3 coins bet per line on 30 lines, for example).

    "Level" refers to a game that "scatter pays" - that is, there are no specific paylines, rather, you are paid for a win regardless of where the symbols land on the reels.

    For example, on a 243-way game (a scatter pay game), let's say you are betting on level 1, on a 1c coin value. This particular bet will cost 50c. If you change the level to 2, you are now betting $1.00. Change the coin value to 2c at this point, and you are still betting 100, it's just now the stake changes to $2.00. It's essentially the same thing as "coins", it's just that the "level" bet is proportionate to the minimum bet of the slot, since scatter pay games have a specified minimum bet attached.

    Hope this clears it up.
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  6. Apr 13, 2013
  7. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

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    The above two posts seem a bit over-complicated to me!

    Bet Level is simply how many coins per line you are betting:
    Most slots have two bet controlling options: The size (value) of the coins you want to play with, and how many coins per line to bet.

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  8. Apr 13, 2013
  9. mathsboy1975

    mathsboy1975 Senior Member webmeister

    software engineer
    UK London
    Right now I get it. On most slots I play there is just a setting to change coin value like 0.01,0.02,0.05,0.10 etc but it has not been called "level". I think that is why I have been getting confused when seeing things like "level 1", "level 2" etc without any reference to a monetary value.
    I was beginning to think it was some kind of multiplier on bonus rounds and exotic things like that.

    Thanks to all above who helped to clarify this for me.

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