August 13th, 2011 at 1:46:04 AM
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Hi,

I am not sure I am posting to the correct thread (correct me if I am wrong)

Can anyone explain how Combinations are calculated for Atkins Diet Slot machine described here:

and

(page 3)

For example I cannot get it why Combinations of Atkins 4 in a row is 28 (I would assume it is 31) and 3 in a row is 513.

Can anyone explain the formula?

Also if possible on Page 5 there is a Bonus feature: How is Expected base win calculated to be 0.704353. I would assume it is the same as the normal win: on page 4 Total = 0.63460

Thank you very much.

I am not sure I am posting to the correct thread (correct me if I am wrong)

Can anyone explain how Combinations are calculated for Atkins Diet Slot machine described here:

and

(page 3)

For example I cannot get it why Combinations of Atkins 4 in a row is 28 (I would assume it is 31) and 3 in a row is 513.

Can anyone explain the formula?

Also if possible on Page 5 there is a Bonus feature: How is Expected base win calculated to be 0.704353. I would assume it is the same as the normal win: on page 4 Total = 0.63460

Thank you very much.

August 13th, 2011 at 8:57:02 AM
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The reel weights for Atkins, Steak, and total are as follows:

Atkins: 1 1 1 1 1

Steak: 2 3 2 2 3

Total: 32 32 32 32 32

What you are not taking into account is that four Atkins in a row with a Steak in position 5 will pay for 5 Steaks instead of 4 Atkins. So the hits are 1 * 1 * 1 * 1 * (32-1-3). In the last term, you see that I am eliminating getting a Steak or an Atkins.

Atkins: 1 1 1 1 1

Steak: 2 3 2 2 3

Total: 32 32 32 32 32

What you are not taking into account is that four Atkins in a row with a Steak in position 5 will pay for 5 Steaks instead of 4 Atkins. So the hits are 1 * 1 * 1 * 1 * (32-1-3). In the last term, you see that I am eliminating getting a Steak or an Atkins.

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August 13th, 2011 at 6:35:16 PM
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Quote:nbetter

Also if possible on Page 5 there is a Bonus feature: How is Expected base win calculated to be 0.704353. I would assume it is the same as the normal win: on page 4 Total = 0.63460

The base win in the bonus equals the line wins (0.63460) plus the scatter wins (0.069756) from page 4.

This is a rudimentary slot game, and a good place to start if you are learning to analyze slots.

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August 18th, 2011 at 7:14:08 AM
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At the beginning I didn't understand why you eliminated only Steaks, but after reading more I understood that the rest 5x symbols just pay less than 4 Atkins.

Thank you very much both for the explanation.

Thank you very much both for the explanation.

November 26th, 2013 at 5:46:41 PM
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How about getting 513 for 3 in a row? I really had a hard time getting the formula for possible win combination table.

I was only semi-succesful in 4s.

Formula(R* no of Symbol on Reel)

N = ((1+R1)*(1+R2)*(1+R3)*(1+R4)*(32-1-R5))-(32-1-R5)

Steaks Reel Distribution= 2 3 2 2 3

Steaks 4*row= ((1+2) * (1+3) * (1+2)* (1+2)*(32-1-3))-(32-1-3)

= 2,996

This works from Steak to Eggs, but having problem on Butter to Mayonnaise, Can somebody help we with this? THanks.

Also, for the computation for 5s, 3s, and 2s.

Atkins--------------28

Steak---------------2,996

Ham----------------5,157

Buffalo WIngs----5,348

Sausage-----------8,613

Eggs----------------6,692

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Butter---------------10,773

Cheese--------------13,972

Bacon----------------20,972

Mayonnaise---------20,972

I was only semi-succesful in 4s.

Formula(R* no of Symbol on Reel)

N = ((1+R1)*(1+R2)*(1+R3)*(1+R4)*(32-1-R5))-(32-1-R5)

Steaks Reel Distribution= 2 3 2 2 3

Steaks 4*row= ((1+2) * (1+3) * (1+2)* (1+2)*(32-1-3))-(32-1-3)

= 2,996

This works from Steak to Eggs, but having problem on Butter to Mayonnaise, Can somebody help we with this? THanks.

Also, for the computation for 5s, 3s, and 2s.

Atkins--------------28

Steak---------------2,996

Ham----------------5,157

Buffalo WIngs----5,348

Sausage-----------8,613

Eggs----------------6,692

********************

Butter---------------10,773

Cheese--------------13,972

Bacon----------------20,972

Mayonnaise---------20,972

November 26th, 2013 at 6:41:21 PM
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Quote:kaikatsuna09How about getting 513 for 3 in a row?

3 Atkins pays 50

If the fourth symbol is Steak, that's four Steaks, which is 200, which pays more than 3 Atkins, so it counts only as 4 Steaks here.

The same goes for Ham, Buffalo Wings, Sausage, and Eggs.

If the fourth symbol is Butter, 4 Butters is also 50, so Wizard is counting this as 3 Atkins (instead of 4 Butters).

However, if the fifth symbol is Butter or Atkins, that's 5 Butters, which pays more than 3 Atkins.

The same goes for Cheese.

If the fourth symbol is Bacon or Mayonnaise, then it doesn't matter what the fifth symbol is; 5 Bacon and 5 Mayonnaise both pay 50, so they are counted here as 3 Atkins.

If the fourth symbol is Scale, it doesn't matter what the fifth symbol is; this is 3 Atkins.

This means the number of "3 Atkins" combinations is the sum of:

(Fourth symbol Butter) x (Fifth symbol anything except Butter or Atkins) = 3 x 27 = 81

(Fourth symbol Cheese) x (Fifth symbol anything except Cheese or Atkins) = 4 x 28 = 112

(Fourth symbol Bacon, Mayonnaise, or Scale) x (Fifth symbol anything) = 10 x 32 = 320

81 + 112 + 320 = 513.

As for 4 Butters, you are forgetting to subtract the 81 combinations of {Atkins, Atkins, Atkins, Butter, (something besides Atkins or Butter)}, since 3 Atkins and 4 Butters both pay 50 and Wizard is counting these as 3 Atkins instead of 4 Butters

10,773 - 81 = 10,682.

Do the same for 4 Cheese, 4 Bacon, and 4 Mayonnaise.

November 26th, 2013 at 11:39:11 PM
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Quote:ThatDonGuyRe:How about getting 513 for 3 in a row?

Thank you so much.

Now I understand it well. I was confused because I never considered the paytable as basis of my computation for possible win combination.

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