A slot is a period of time within a SESSION for one or more APPOINTMENTS with a CARE PROFESSIONAL. It may be of variable length e.g. to accommodate new PATIENTS or because of cancellations.

Slot is a machine that gives players the chance to win credits based on a random number generated sequence of events. These events are triggered by the spin of the reels and include the symbols that line up to form a winning combination and bonus possibilities. Unlike some casino games, where there are hot and cold streaks, these events are not related to each other.

There are many types of slot machines, including three-reel slots that put a focus on top jackpots and have low hit frequencies with more losing spins and five-reel games that provide the best chance to win big, but lower hit frequencies and shorter pay out periods. There are also video slots that have interactive bonuses such as picking gift boxes, restaurant dishes and alien creatures from a screen to reveal prizes.

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