A slot is a gap or hole in a surface, especially one that can be used to store or hold something. In the context of casinos, a slot is a small area on a machine where a player inserts money or, in “ticket-in, ticket-out” machines, a paper ticket with a barcode to activate the machine. The machine then spins and stops the reels to rearrange the symbols, paying off winning combinations according to its paytable. Symbols vary, but classic symbols include fruit, bells, and stylized lucky sevens.

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The slot is an object that encapsulates reusable logic and delegating to renderers for the visual output on Web pages. The slot’s props are passed to the child function that implements it (either an Add Items to Slot action or a targeter). If you need a more dynamic rendering of your content, you can also create scoped slots. A scoped slot is a special kind of slot that can be passed to a renderer via a headerProps attribute.