The Online Casino Glossary
Find on this page the words and expressions that you may encounter in the middle of the online casino.
Autospin : Autospin feature on slot machines, players can set spins so that the reels automatically spin on a set number without having to perform a manual spin action.
Algorithm :Is a Binary number combination required for programming reel rotations.
Bonus Buy : Purchase of Bonuses: On certain slot machines of the “Slot” type, features for the purchase of Bonuses may be available in order to directly access the “Freespins” without having to obtain the winning combination in the “Base game” (ex: 3 Scatters). The amount of this purchase corresponds to the “Volatility” of the slot machine.
Bet : Place a bet on any type of gambling game.
Balance : This is the balance that the player has in the online casino.
Bankroll : Is the term generally used in Poker to designate the “Balance”.
Bonus : Depending on the slot machine, “Freespins” and/or “Bonus” can be won, this is an additional feature that differs from the “Base game” and “Freespins”.
Welcome Bonus : Is a Bonus offered by the “Casino” for the player’s first steps in order to benefit from an advantageous Deposit Bonus which generally requires additional conditions in order to be able to withdraw their winnings.
Casino Bonuses : Most online casinos offer regular deposit bonuses, they allow players to start a session with a larger and more comfortable capital.
Bonus Hunt : Is a practice generally used during large sessions in order to “Stacker” a maximum of “Freespins” on different slot machines, the goal being to open all of these “Freespins” in one go. Please note that some casinos prohibit the use of this method, whether during “Raw Money” sessions or during “Wager” sessions.
Both Way : Connection on Slot Machines giving a payout for Left-to-Right as well as Right-to-Left connections.
Bait : This term is used when a slot machine displays the possibility of giving the player a “Bonus” or “Freespins” by putting a hold on the reels to wait for the last “Symbol” to come, which will end in failure.
Back-to-back : This term is used when you get the “Bonus” or “Freespins” again on the next spin.
Big Win : Term used during large wins on slot machines meaning “Big Win”.
Bust : Having a hand greater than 21 in “Blackjack” losing your bet.
Boost Balance : Is the act of taking risks in order to try to regain one’s initial balance or to try to raise the balance quickly from the start of a game session.
Break-even : Generally used during the “Bonus Hunt” determining the average multiplier of gain to be obtained by bonus in order to recover the entire initial “Balance” of this one.
Broke : Term used when the balance is brought to 0€ and the player no longer has the financial means to redo a deposit.
Blackjack : Is a card game where you play against the “Dealer” which exists in online casino as well as in real casino.
Blacklisted : Is the term used to designate a bad casino that does not respect the conditions or licenses necessary to exercise its activity.
Cashier : Section of the online casino dedicated to the means of deposits and withdrawals that the player can make.
Crédits : Is the amount of the balance available by the player on the game used.
Croupier : Is the staff working in the casino on the various “Live Casino” type games.
Coin-Flip : Is generally used to designate a 50/50, it is also a bonus on the Live Casino game “Crazy Time” from Evolution Gaming.
Cashout : English term designating the fact of withdrawing one’s balance from the online casino to one’s own bank account via the transfer methods offered.
Deposit : Casino section to transfer your money to the online casino via the available deposit methods.
Dead Bonus : Is the term used when a “Freespins” type bonus does not give a win.
Dead Spin : Is the term used when the “Spin” is non-winning.
Denom (Denominator) : Corresponds to the coin value selected by the player on the slot machine when launched.
Drop and Win : Prize Pool set up by the Provider Pragmatic Play, offering a certain number of Prizes on several slot machines via daily and weekly competitions of up to €2,000,000.
Expanding Wilds : On some slot machines, a function allowing the “Wild” symbol to expand over the entire reel.
Farm : Term used to insist on a slot machine to get the “Freespins” Bonus or try to win a Big Win on it. Also used on “Staking” type machines to improve the various Bonuses available.
Feature : Random feature on a slot machine that can give bonuses or freespins as well as a single win during a Spin.
Freespins : Free spins on a slot machine. This feature allows the player to have free spins without having to wager money for those Spins.
Firepot : Jackpot set up by the GAMOMAT Provider. These jackpots are obtained randomly during a Spin with a Bonus interface. The amount is different depending on the bet you assigned to it.
Suppliers : Providers in English, these are the suppliers of the games for which you play. Example: ( PLAY’N GO , NETENT , PRAGMATIC PLAY ect )
Fun mode : This demonstration mode allows you to test your favorite slot machines without real money. Available at many online casinos. You also have the possibility to test these games: <here>
Full line : A full line is a full line, a connection of all the symbols on a slot machine for the maximum line combination. Example on a 3X5 slot machine: A full line of explorer will connect 5 explorer on a winning line of 5 symbols.
Full Screen : Full screen! Have the entire game screen filled with the same pay symbol. Usually offering a huge payout.
Gamble : This feature allows you to risk your winnings for a bigger payout by playing a small game (usually heads or tails). This feature is very risky, in case of loss of the Gamble, your winnings are not acquired and returned to the machine.
Giveaway : Term used for free gifts, prize draws. Often set up for communities.
High Bet : The term High Bet is used for players who play large bets. Example playing on a slot machine with a bet of €10 the Spin is considered a High Bet.
Happy Hour : Online casinos set up exclusive promotions that can happen at any time, organized in advance or not, Happy Hour allows you to obtain promotions, freespins or other bonuses offered during these special hours! Stay tuned so you don’t miss them.
Hit ( Blackjack ) : The act of drawing an extra card in Blackjack.
Jackpot : A huge payout to win on a cash game. On slot machines the Jackpots are usually displayed on the main screen.
Progressive Jackpot : The progressive jackpot is a multi-player powered jackpot which for every spin spent contributes to the growing jackpot. Progressive jackpots can be linked across multiple casinos.
Lobby : The lobby is the home page of the online casino.
Multiplier : We are talking about Multiplier to determine the gain in question example: 1 € bet for 100 € of gain therefore gives us a gain X100.
Max Bet : You have the possibility on some “Providers” to make a maximum bet in a single “Spin”, this one is removed directly from your “Balance” after clicking on it. (Be careful not to “Missclic” by mistake).
Nudge : Game system found in particular by the Provider No Limit City who is a fan of this option.
One Line : The fact of playing with a single and unique payment line.
Welcome Offers : Casinos offer you the opportunity to discover their game park by offering you exclusive bonuses to welcome you. Generally these or this bonus will be awarded to you for your first deposit.
Coins : Simply put, the value of the coin you select for your bet on a slot machine.
Paytable : The payment table in French, it allows you to visualize the operation of the slot machine as well as the gain generated by this one.
VIP Program : This program rewards players for their loyalty, the VIP program offers many advantages to players to obtain bonuses, freespins offered or the possibility of increasing deposits and withdrawals at online casinos. Each casino offers its own VIP program. Don’t hesitate to take a look.