It never ceases to amaze us that players often dive right into playing slot without even looking at the pay table. The pay table is a vital piece of information that tells you everything about how the game works and what your chances of winning are. Typically, the pay table is displayed by clicking an icon near the bottom of the screen.
It is a table that displays how much you can win if the symbols listed on it line up on a payline. Paylines can be straight, zig-zag or diagonal and they can run across one or more reels. You can also find information about how to trigger bonus features on a slot machine from its pay table.
Modern electromechanical slots no longer use tilt switches, but if the machine is tampered with in any way (door switch not in the correct state, reel motor not working, out of paper), it’s called a “tilt.” While this doesn’t happen very often with digital machines, it’s still a concern for operators.
In football, a slot receiver is a smaller player who can stretch the defense vertically by running shorter routes like slants. They can also be more shifty than other cornerbacks, meaning they move around the field to get advantageous positions on defense. New England has been especially good at putting their slot receivers in positions to make other corners uncomfortable.