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What is a Slot?

What is a Slot?


A Slot is a dynamic placeholder that waits for content. It can be fed by a scenario, by using a content type or by using a targeter.

A slots game is a casino game with reels that spin when the player activates a lever or button (physical or on a touchscreen). When symbols line up on a payline, the player earns credits based on the payout table in the machine’s paytable. These payout tables typically show how many combinations are possible, and can include information like the RTP and jackpots. Most slots have a theme, and the symbols in the slot are designed to match it. Classic symbols include fruit, bells and stylized lucky sevens.

Freddie Drummond felt that he had sowed his wild oats, and he wanted one last crazy fling before settling down to grey lecture-rooms and sober matrimony. But he knew that he would only get this chance if he could get a slot.

A slot is an authorization for a take-off or landing at a particular airport on a specific day during a specified time period. It is a tool used in the United States and around the world to manage air traffic at busy airports, in order to prevent repeated delays that result when too many flights attempt to take off or land at the same time. In the context of flow management, slots are issued by EUROCONTROL as part of its capacity and flow management role.