Before you can even begin to think about applying a strategy, it helps to know how a slot machine works. In this section, we will offer a basic rundown on the inner workings of the games once known as “one-armed bandits.”
The main element of any modern slot machine is the random number generator. If we want to be entirely accurate, the random number generator is actually the function, while the chip installed in every slot is known as an EPROM. For the sake of simplicity, however, most refer to the EPROM as the random number generator, which is what we will be doing for the remainder of this article.