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A slot is the space within a computer for storing information or files. It can also refer to the time that a TV or radio programme is broadcast.
The pay table is an important part of any slot game as it can explain how to win and what the rules are. Often, the pay tables will be designed to fit in with the theme of the slot and will use colours to make it easy for players to read.
Generally speaking, the pay tables will list all of the symbols within a slot and show how much you can win if you land (typically) three or more of them on a payline. Depending on the slot, it may also include details of any special symbols such as wild or scatter.
It can also contain information about bonus features such as free spins or extra reels and the rules of how these features work. Typically, slots that have multiple pages of pay tables will allow players to scroll through them easily by swipes of the screen.
One of the most important things to know about a slot is its RTP, or return to player percentage. This is a statistical average that the developer of a slot has claimed to be the likelihood of winning a prize. Some of the top online casinos have RTPs above 99%, which means that the odds of hitting a jackpot are very high.