Jackpot! How You Could Be the Grand Club’s Next Big Winner

activities - Saigon/HCMC: Nov. 8, 2019

Learn the origins of a modern casino staple.

Complex algorithms make fair play possible.

You’re guaranteed a fair shot to win big at the Grand Club at Hotel Grand Saigon.

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the screen of a slot machine? How do people win huge jackpots, and is there an insider’s strategy to help the odds lean in your favour? Are some machines “luckier” than others?

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The Origin of the Slot Machine

It’s first helpful to examine the purpose of a slot machine. The first ever machine was built by Charles Fey in San Francisco, California, in 1895, called “Liberty Bell.” This machine was a complex mechanical device comprised of gears and levers and had three “slots” with different symbols printed on them. If the player got three liberty bells lined up in a row, they’d win the jackpot, which came to a whopping 50 cents! This machine was designed to give each player a random outcome every time, to ensure fairness and make it possible for any player to have the same chance of winning.

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Since then, casinos like the Grand Club at Hotel Grand Saigon in District 1 have been a favourite place to play a classic game of chance that has stood the test of time for over a century. Though online casinos have become an increasingly popular and convenient way to try your luck, there is simply no experience quite like walking into the luxurious, warm golden glow of the Grand Club and being surrounded by the buzz and excitement of Jackpot machines, other players from around the world, a menu featuring international favourites, and an extensive top-quality cocktail selection. The magic of winning feels even more accessible with the energetic buzz at Grand Club that is sure to guarantee a good time.

Slot Machines: Then and Now

Modern slot machines, like some of the best and newest machines available at Grand Club, no longer rely on intricate mechanical solutions, but instead make use of complex algorithms called random number generators (RNGs). These RNGs have evolved and been developed overtime to ensure each game is completely random and distinct from the previous one. “Simulated randomness” is a difficult feat to achieve that requires a tremendous amount of number crunching—so much, in fact, that future games’ outcomes are constantly being calculated and generated, even while you’re playing your own game!

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Fortunately, worldwide international authorities and regulatory agencies ensure that the manufacturers of these slot machines adhere to strict standards that guarantee fair play and for every player to have an equal shot at winning.

Some players believe they might have a “lucky day,” or that a particular slot machine might be their “lucky machine,” and there’s nothing wrong with having that winner’s confidence! But players can rest equally assured that jackpot machines are not “rigged” against them—they are truly designed to distribute the chances of winning as equally and fairly as possible, no matter what day or machine you’re on. All the more reason to try more than one machine, as the possibilities are truly endless.

Try Your Luck at the Grand Club at Hotel Grand Saigon!

The Grand Club at Hotel Grand Saigon is the city’s best casino featuring machines with the lowest barrier of entry and some of the highest jackpots! Don’t miss out on the fun and check out these incredible machines made by world-renowned slot machine makers Aristocrat and Duo Fu Duo Cai from Scientific Games:

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Aristocrat – Mystery Jackpot (6 levels – with minimum wages to trigger)
Level 1 – $75,000 to $80,000

Aristocrat – Progessive Jackpot (4 levels – with no minimum wages to trigger)
Level 1 - $74,000 (at the time of this writing)

Duo Fu Duo Cai – Progessive Jackpot (4 levels – with no minimum wages to trigger)
Level 1 - $70,000 (at the time of this writing)

Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favour!

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