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I. IL Gaming 411
II. My Hot Slots
III. Search My Hot Slots
IV. Featured Listings
V. New Hot Slots
VI. Find Hot Slots
VII. Business Hours
VIII. Ratings & Reviews
IX. Gaming Strategy
X. Tips & Tricks
XI. Specials
XII. Glossary


IL Gaming 411

As of August 2016, the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) reports over 5500 current Illinois Gaming Establishments, with 23,655 Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs).

The Amount Played is a staggering $1,154,320,883.60! – Yes that’s 1.15 Thousand Billion!

The Amount Won is just as monumental at $1,063,377,680.02. – Yes that’s over 1 Thousand Billion!

92.12% of the amount wagers has been returned to the players.


My Hot Slots

Ever wonder about the gaming locations in your area?

Well, now you can find each and every Hot Slot and Video Poker machine in your area, or anywhere in Illinois.

Currently, that’s over 6500 Gaming Establishments – just in Illinois.

You will have insider information about every Video Gaming Establishment:

  • Location, Hours, Phone, Map
  • Number of Video Gaming Terminals (1 – 5)
  • Type of Video Gaming Terminal (Bally, IGTWMS or Spielo)
  • Your favorite games, like Bier Haus, Golden Goddess, Emerald Falls or Jacks or Better
  • Total Dollar Amount Won since the location has had Video Gaming
  • The Winning Ratio – The odds of you winning! (Total dollar amount played/Total dollar amount won)
  • Gaming tutors for Slots and Video Poker
  • My Hot SlotsTips & Tricks Blog
  • Specials – Free Play Dollars,  Food and Drink Coupons and Special Events

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How exactly do I find these Gaming Locations?

The easiest way to find one gaming location or all the gaming locations in your area is to Search My Hot Slots.

Phone Search


Computer Search


Learn how to search on your phone or computer. Search by field (Company Name), category (Gaming Cafe) or use the My Hot Slots Advanced Search.

It’s all at Search My Hot Slots.

Featured Listings

To find Featured Listings on your phone, scroll past the last listing on any Listing Page. The Featured Listings are just below.

On your computer screen, it’s always in the top of the right sidebar (top right corner).

Featured Listings

Featured Listings

These are Gaming Establishments that really want your business and are willing to pay for it.

These establishments may offer Specials such as coupons for $5 to $20 cash for Free Game Play. They may provide food and drink specials.

Many Gaming Cafes have special events with raffles for anything from tchotchkes to home appliances, to hundreds of dollars in Free Game Play, to cash!

New Hot Slots

Want to find out if there are a new Gaming Establishments in your neighborhood? Go to the New Hot Slots section.

New Hot Slots

New Hot Slots

Check here every month. We add about 200 new Gaming Establishments each month!

Find Hot Slots

Use the Find Hot Slots section to find every gaming machine in your area, or any other place in Illinois.

Search by zip code, distance, and/or category.

Find Hot Slots

Find Hot Slots


Business Hours

In the listing view, you can the Business Hours of each Gaming Establishment.

Business Hours

Business Hours


Ratings & Reviews

In the listing view, you can check the rating and reviews for each Gaming Establishment.

Ratings and Reviews

Ratings and Reviews

Find out what other Players are saying about their favorite Establishments, or their least favorite Establishments.

Submit your own thoughts or even leave a message for the owner or manager of your favorite location.

Gaming Strategy

Want to beat the odds? Who doesn’t.

Get more out of gaming.

Here are some strategies that can help a you increase your chances of success while gaming.

Check out My Game, to find out what can you do to make gaming more fun, and maybe come home with some money in your pockets?

Get the facts about Video Slots. There’s a lot of misinformation out there.

You only get the real payout odds for every gaming establishment at My Hot Slots.

Want to play video poker? Don’t know what beats what?

Check out the Poker tutorial. You will find basic information about every poker hand.

With every Video Poker hand, you get make decisions that affect if you win, and how much you win. Learn how to bring an element of skill to you game.

 Tips & Tricks

In the Tip & Tricks blog you can read about different strategies and techniques, or post some of your own thoughts and ideas.

You’ll also get the scoop on the latest new Hot Slots and Video Poker games, as well as interesting info about your favorite games.


Check out the My Hot Slots Specials page. Gaming Establishments can post coupons for Free Play Dollars, food and drink specials, announcements about special events, and other promotions.

Would you like to receive coupons from Gaming Establishments on your telephone? Sign up for Text Specials.

How about receiving coupons from Gaming Establishments in your email? Sign up for Email Specials.


Unfamiliar with all these Video Gaming terms? Video Gaming is still very new to most people in Illinois.
Go to the My Hot Slots Glossary for an explanation.


Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page for information on how to use My Hot Slots to it’s full potential.

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