Can You Get a Jackpot on Any Denomination?

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A player wanted to know how realistic it is for a player to get a jackpot on a given denomination:

Are there jackpots on each denomination or are they all just totally random on when they hit whatever bet you do?

Donna S.

First off, it helps to remember that jackpots are a flat dollar amount threshold. Any win of $1,200 and above in the United States, regardless of the size of the bet, will yield a jackpot.

Whether a jackpot is possible is also in part based on the game’s design. On some games, giant progressives are available at any bet level, meaning so is that potential for a jackpot. Some specific games are designed where it is impossible to hit a jackpot based on the game’s design, and this can occur on games with a $1 denomination!

But, as a general rule, denomination isn’t as important as your bet size. The bigger your bet, the more likely you’ll hit a jackpot, because generally speaking the wins grow proportionally with your bet.

Let’s say you’re spinning $1 a spin. It would take a 1,200x win against your bet to hit a jackpot. By comparison, a $10 spin would only require a 120x win. Generally speaking, those big progressives are easier to win on higher bets because the chances grow proportionally with your bet as well. And on many game types today, a $1 and a $10 bet could very well be possible within the same denomination, even penny denomination on some games!

So the randomness of the game will of course play a part, but so will the amount of your bet. Denomination has less to do with it than the total amount wagered. And with many games, you certainly can win a jackpot with lower bets! One of our team members has won three handpays in a year’s time on bets all $2 and below. Two of the games were on penny denomination.

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4 Replies to “Can You Get a Jackpot on Any Denomination?”

  • Mary Khile says:

    My cousin just told me about you and your games and how fun he said it is to watch. So I typed in your name and started watching My cousin was so right. I am seriously enjoying watching you play Brian.

    • FlipTheSwitch.com says:

      We’re so glad you took the time to check us out, Mary! Be sure to check out some of the older videos too – the channel’s been around for almost 8 years so there are a lot of fun moments to enjoy!

  • shawn burdolski says:

    Hi Brian, I wanted to know if my best friend had it right. When it comes to games like dragon link or my fav game Genghis Khon when spinning is it possible or rather does it change the outcome of the spin if we stop the reals? because if he/I don’t stop them we don’t hit bonus nearly as much as if we stop them like when 3 fire balls come for instance. Of cores It does not work every time but seams to more often than not.
    So can the outcome of a game change or be changed after the spin button was pressed? If so what games is this true on?

    Thank you
    Shawn

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