So, you have decided to play some online slot machine games? Playing online slot machine games either for just fun or to make some money while playing is a lot of fun to do.

If you are an individual who is a novice and hasn t had too much experience playing slot machines there are some things to consider before you sit down with your personal computer or your handheld electronic device.

First, if you are playing for fun only, make sure that you do not venture into sites that only play for money. These sites are usually very up front right from the beginning and when you click onto their opening page, you will be asked to set up an account where money can be electronically deposited.

If you don t want to do this, just exit out of the site and find one where it is just for fun or that requires no money to make a little in the game.

If you are only playing online slot games for money, make sure that you are playing on a reputable site that has good security.

You will be asked to set up an account where you will either transfer money from your bank or to charge your fees with a major credit card. Either way it is so important to understand that your personal credit card or personal bank account information is kept safe at all times.

If you do not see any information on how the online slot machine site keeps information secure, take the time to find out, before you give them any personal information.

Another hint is to make sure that you understand how the slot machine online game works, how much is paid out per line, and how the credits work with each machine.

No two machines will be the same even if they are the same type of game and are manufactured by the same company. So, take the time to make sure that you understand all of the game components.

Don t spend too much time online trying to determine whether a slot machine is due for a payout.

There is really no such thing as a machine that is just ripe to pay out; any machine can do this at any time. So, if you really like a particular slot machine game, stick with it if you are having a lot of fun.

If you do get lucky and hit the jackpot and win a larger payout, it is important to understand that most online slot machine sites will send you a form to file with the IRS. You will have to pay taxes on the amount that you win, the same as if you went out in person to a casino and won big.

So, make sure that you do not get yourself in trouble by not paying the tax on your winnings, even when it is online, or you will really find yourself paying much more than just the original tax after the penalties and possible fines are added.