Slot machines in Nevada will likely start incorporating 'variable payout' skill elements in the near future.
A bill that is new could revolutionize the Nevada gambling industry by adding skill-gaming elements to slot machines has sailed through the State Assembly and now just requires a signature from Governor Sandoval to be passed away into law.
Senate Bill 9, which was proposed by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers and has the overwhelming backing of the slot machine companies that are biggest operating in the state, would introduce arcade-game elements, hybrid games as well as other unique features and technologies to the casino floor.
The current problem with skill-gaming in gambling enterprises is that the gaming legislation states the payout odds must be the exact same for many players.
SB 9 would legalize variable payouts, essentially permitting a player that is regular become proficient at the game and therefore have better odds to win.
'I believe we will look right back on the passing of SB9 as being a moment that is monumental the video gaming industry and its overall evolution,' AGEM Executive Director Marcus Prater stated.
It is hoped that the new type of games will charm to a larger portion of the population, and especially to a new generation that eschews traditional casino games in favor of other styles of non-gambling-related activity, such as