Slot Machine

Just as the platform allows you to create interactive Scratch Cards and Spin 2 Win interactions, create a Slot Machine game for your users to mimic the popular casino game.

Creating a Slot Machine

To start using the Slot Machine Composer, do the following:

  1. Open the platform’s Main Menu

  2. Select Interactive Campaigns

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  • Click on Scratch 2 Win

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Here, you will enter the Scratch 2 Win Main Screen. A list of all the created Scratch Card, Spin 2 Win, and Slot MachineTemplates will be displayed.

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To create a new Slot Machine, Click on the New button in the toolbar

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You will be presented with the following Screen:

In the Awarding Type dropdown, select the Slot Machine option

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Next, you will be presented with the Slot Machine Composer:

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Here are the required fields:

Field

Description

Name

The name of the Campaign

URL

The URL to where the Final interaction points to

Background color

The background color to use for the responsive web page

Header

The top of the Slot Machine image.

It is static and will always be visible.

Dimensions: 240 × 54px

Cover

Displayed as the background of the Slot Machine Card

Dimensions: 260 × 390px

Film Strip

A vertical image with 70×100 px per each defined Slice.

If 5 slices are set, then the filmstrip should be a 70×500 px image.

It should contain all the possible pictures that the Slot Machine will display

Footer

Displayed at the bottom of the Slot Machine

Dimensions: 240 x 54px

Prize

(optional)

Displayed in the center when the Slot Machine stops

Dimensions: 260 x 390px

Slices

Number of slices for the filmstrip image

Preview Slot Machine Interaction

Click the Preview button to create a temporary Slot Machine and test the interaction. The Preview Slot Machine is a fully functional card, so you are able to click on the Lever image in order to simulate the Slot Machine movement.

Note

The filmstrip will ALWAYS stop its movement at the same position for the purpose of this Preview.

Once you validate all the fields, click on the Create button to store the card.

Ready to Send the Slot Machine Template

After creating the Slot Machine, you will be taken to the Main Scratch 2 Win screen.

Please note that at this point the Slot Machine has already been created. You may create a delivery Broadcast at this point OR save the Slot Machine’s template if you will use it in another Interactive Campaign.

You may safely navigate away from this screen without losing your Slot Machine.

Slot Machine Components
Image Structure

The Slot Machine is composed of the following 4

JPEG Images:

  • Film Strip (70 x 100px)

    • For 5 Prizes → 70 x 500px TOTAL

  • Background Image (260 x 390px)

  • Cover Image (240 x 54px)

  • Outcome Image (260 x 390 px) → shown after the wheel has stopped spinning (OPTIONAL)

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Image Examples
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Personalized Slot Machines

To send a Slot Machine with different outcomes for each Recipient, you must use a text file with the following format for each Recipient:

<mobilenumber>;position;<position value>

Here is an example of a valid Personalized Slot Machine to 2 recipients using this format:

13051234567;position;1
13057654321;position;2

Once the Delivery of the Slot Machine is performed using the file example above, the outcome will be the following:

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Sending a Slot Machine

Once you have followed the instructions in Creating a Slot Machine, navigate to the Main Scratch 2 Win screen.

You can do this by:

  1. Open the Platform’s Main Menu located in the upper left-hand side corner'

  2. Click on Interactive Campaigns

  3. Select Scratch 2 Win option

In the MainScratch 2 Win screen, you will view a list of all the created Slot MachineTemplates.

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To start the delivery, click on the Name of the Slot Machine Template you wish to send from the list.

Once selected, you will be directed to that Slot Machine Screen

Here you can edit the configuration or start the Delivery of the interaction to recipients.

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In the lower Send to part of the screen, you must input the following configurations fields:

Field

Description

Subscription Lists

Select the Subscription List that contains the users that will receive the Delivery.

You may:

  • Select an Existing Subscription List

  • Select multiple lists (Crtl + Command)

  • Select ‘None’ → must upload a .csv File by clicking the ‘I want to create a new SMS Subscription List’ Radio Button below.

A single Subscription List can be populated in multiple Campaigns. (i.e. a Subscription Campaign can add users to a selected Subscription List, and then use the Slot Machine Delivery to send a Slot Machine interaction to those Subscribed users.)

I want to use and discard a file

Select this option if you wish to use a file containing the list of recipients and optional personalized parameters. When using this option you can specify a file that includes more than one field.

In this case, the first field must contain the mobile number and any additional fields are personalized parameters to be used in the Slot Machine

Please refer to the Slot Machine Personalization section for more details

Delivery Method

Select the delivery method:

  • SMS

  • Push

SMS Fallback

Note

ONLY Available when using Push as a Delivery Method

If a user does not have the Application installed on their mobile device, the platform will fallback the delivery of the message using the SMS channel.

Shortcode

The shortcode number used to send the SMS message

Single-use

Check this box if you wish to configure each Slot Machine for single-use ONLY.

This means that if the Slot Machine URL is clicked more than one time, a second time an error message will be displayed instead of the Slot Machine Card.

Text

The content of the message that will be delivered via SMS or Push to the recipients.

Note that the Slot Machine URL will be appended at the end of the message.

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