Pachinko Rules

Pachinko is a game which originated in Japan and is now popular in a few online casinos and gaming sites. You might see it described as a cross between a slots game and pinball, and this is about as good as description of it as any.

How Does It Work? The Rules of Pachinko

You need to buy a number of balls the same way you would buy chips for other casino games. You can then release them into the playing area which is filled with other balls which you can win. In most online versions of the game you can choose how powerfully to fire the balls into the area. There is a catcher – normally at the top of the screen – and this is where you should ultimately aim to get the ball to arrive to.

You can also win in Pachinko by getting a ball into the best of the holes which are strategically placed in the playing area. When this happens you either get given free balls or three wheels on the screen spin around the way they would in a slots machine. If three matching images come up then you win a prize.

After you have finished playing the number of balls you are left with is converted into a sum of money, and that is going to be the amount that you win from the game.

Choosing a Pachinko Game

This isn’t one of the most common online casino games, so you won’t have as many different options as you do with classic games such as roulette or blackjack.

The visual aspect of the game can vary greatly from one site to another and often they will involve bright and colourful screens, which some players might enjoy while others might find it rather off putting.

It is also worth checking on the casino site what your chances of winning are and what the maximum jackpot is. This will vary from one site to another and could be a key element in helping you make your decision on which one to choose.

Carry on Playing

It shouldn’t take you too long to get the hang of this game, and as power dial is all you really control you will soon work out whether it is something which suits you or not.

If you do settle on this as one of your favourite online games then you will find it to be a fun experience which will keep you coming back for more.


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