When you visit Tokyo for the first time and enter their world of hyper noise and neon, lit buildings you will surely come across many “pinball” machines. However these are not pinball, but in fact Pachinko an interesting game that many punters wish to play. Pachinko is a hybrid of slots and pinball and a gambling game that originates in Japan. You will find Pachinko parlors around the country and it works by turning a handle, which will dictate a shot’s power that you use to blast balls upwards into game zone.
This is where the main difference lies, as these balls are much smaller those pinballs. The balls also have drop zone as in pinball, however this is where slots machine element comes to play. You aim is to match three symbols to win, and when you have two, it is called a reach, as you are within reach of a jackpot, whenever three symbols are lined you get loads of balls tipping into a box, which is the winning well. Up to 4, 000 balls can be tipped and as soon as the box is full, a staff member will empty the box.
Nobody has to visit Japan in order to play this intriguing game Pachinko online. Many online casinos are now offering this game in real play and the good news is that online gaming is exactly the same as when playing live machines in Japan. You select the stake you want to play per ball, and as soon as it starts, you will see the Auto Shoot and Shoot button will become functional. The skill lies in determining the strength of shooting the ball into play zone. The good news is that you can practice Pachinko in free games before you actually put money on it.