Predictors of Return Rate Discrimination in Slot Machine Play

  title={Predictors of Return Rate Discrimination in Slot Machine Play},
  author={Ewan Coates and Alexander Blaszczynski},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which accurate estimates of payback percentages and volatility combined with prior learning, enabled players to successfully discriminate between multi-line/multi-credit slot machines that provided differing rates of reinforcement. The aim was to determine if the capacity to discriminate structural characteristics of gaming machines influenced player choices in selecting ‘favourite’ slot machines. Slot machine gambling history, gambling… CONTINUE READING

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