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NextGen Software Review

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General Overview

NextGen is one of the renowned online

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casino games software developers. They have made it to the headlines as one of the best developers for their exceptional games which have proven performance and game longevity for casino operators and players.

The company was established in 1999 when they started a platform that’s independent in content delivery. This has been their focus to this day where they focus on quality of the game content and innovation. They games are built with integrity and offer end to end support in all their services. With such kinds of principles they are able to offer longevity and maturity in the industry, as well as, a reputation to constantly deliver sustainable value.

The developers behind the development of the games do not only create content but also have technical skills and have diversified cultures which assist them in coming up with the range of themes the slot games at NextGen Gaming have.

Delivery of Unique Games

What makes a great game? This is the question that constantly runs across the minds of the developers at NextGen Gaming. If the answer to this question was simple; then it wouldn’t be fun for them!

The reason why NextGen Gaming has remained at the top is their ability to balance between fundamental development aspects and innovation. The success is attributed to NextGen’s developers’ experience and innovation. With the environment offered to the developers, they are able to push boundaries and make the best of their talents.

Balanced Creativity with Structure

The reason why most of NextGen’s Gaming slots are a hit is because they focus on the player’s enjoyment. At the end of the day they are expected to deliver the best to their partners and players. This is the reason they need to have the right structures in place to deliver these games in good time.

Proper assignments are assigned to the relevant departments and quality is assured. With such technicalities, balancing between creativity and proper business structures becomes hard a task. Artists are not tasked with the creativity aspect of the development process, there is a product team that is tasked with the work of thinking and developing the exciting ways to enhance and develop the player experience.

Partners get and end-to-end gaming deal

As a partner, you get time to interact with the developers at NextGen Gaming to achieve what you wish. They will have a team work with yours to achieve the targeted themes. This will come in handy since you will get to borrow some skills and experiences from the team and learn what they have come across in the market and what works in your target jurisdiction.

What do you get from NextGen as an Organization?

  • Game Innovation
  • A Catalogue of their previously developed games
  • A collaborative partnership model
  • Player knowledge and capability of delivery

Enhancements you come across on NextGen developed games

NextGen is known to offer games that delight the players thanks to the gameplay enhancements. The enhancements will grow the level of excitement to the game. These enhancements make the games developed by NextGen a favourite by many players.

Which are some of these gameplay enhancements?

Select a Play Feature

Games with this enhancement will offer you the liberty of choosing a free game type. The kind of choices you get will be a high number of free spins coupled with lower win multipliers vs a low number of free games with a higher multiplier.

Slide a Wild

This is a patented game feature where you are offered with the chance to manually control the placement and behaviour of certain characters in the game. In this case, it is the wild.

Up Wild

With this feature you will be able to increase the game’s intensity. When you spin the reels when this enhancement is active, the wild will make its way vertically up the reels leaving additional wilds in its wake. This feature only requires one symbol to activate.

Super Bet

This will prompt the game to unlock and additional feature with an extra bet.

Universal Monsters: Phantom of the Opera Slot Review

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General Overview

The NetEnt Roadmap is rolling forward and after we enjoyed  playing Copy Cats

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and Butterfly Staxx, NetEnt offers us a brand new video slot. This new slot is scheduled to be launched on 24th July. The slot’s theme has been drawn from the 20th century movies. Phantom of the Opera is a universal film that was created between 1920 and 1950 and it adopted the horror, suspense and science fiction genres. The Universal Monsters movies included The Mumy, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Wolf Man. Phantom of the Opera and Hunchback of Notre Dame where the first of the Monsters films by Universal and were both silent movies.

From the slot’s design, you will come across the opera musicals, and a theater backdrop that will give you masked phantoms, a pick and click game feature, as well as, a Chandelier Scatter Symbol. All these will be served with a haunting soundtrack which makes Phantom of the Opera a slot to watch out for.

Phantom of the Opera will have 5 reels, four rows and forty paylines which will be fixed. The paylines will pay both ways and there will be rewarding stacked symbols, a pick and click bonus game, random phantom re-spins, free spins and wild substitutions.

From the different reviews and rumors about the game, it might be a low-medium variance game with a return to player rate of 96.57% where you can get a maximum win of 4,000 coins on a single payline or twenty times your bet amount. This is a pretty good deal on the slot since it can lead to a win of as many as 160,000 coins or a win of 800 times your bet.

The bet amounts on this slot range from $0.2 to $200. The slot will be availed in the desktop and mobile devices versions and on almost all mobile OS platforms.

The symbols on the slot are represented by card symbols which represent the low paying symbols on the slot. Other symbols which pay medium level wins include a white pearl, yellow rose, re gem, a knife and a ring. There are top symbols which include the Phantom, and Christine.

Masked Phantom and Sticky Wilds

The Masked Phantom Re-Spin will be activated when the stacked Phantom symbol lands on the first ree and a stacked mask on the fifth one. During one of the respins, the mask symbol, the bonus stacked symbols and phantom symbols will change into wilds and stick on the reels.

Phantom Free Spins

These get activated after three Chandelier Scatters appear on the first, third and fifth reels. After they appear as described, the free spin feature comes to play. During this time, a chandelier will hang by the ropes above the reels and a piece of the rope will be cut each times a phantom symbol appear on the reels. When all the five reels are cut, the chandelier will fall closing the free spins session. Phantom symbols will also behave like wild symbols during the free spins. After a masked phantom icon appears on the reel and one of the rope’s part is cut, all the phantom symbols on the reels will become stacked masked phantom symbol on the upcoming spin and will remain stacked during the entire session.

Good Luck!

Butterfly Staxx Slot Review

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General Overview

NetEnt has launched Scruffy Duck and Copy Cats this May so new game is

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on the go. Butterfly Staxx Slot game is scheduled to be released on 21st June 2017. The first impression of the slot is available through the first video footage to the slot that has been released by Net Entertainment who are the developer to the slot. From the video, a lot of information can be derived from watching the video.

Butterfly Staxx is a unique slot which comes with 5 reels and forty paylines. You can place a bet on the reels for as little as 40p. The slot has a re-spin feature which is activated after a stack of butterflies is presented.

With the least bet you can pace being 40p, you can also place a bet of as much as £400 on a spin on this four row slot. You can play the slot on your desktop computers, as well as, mobile devices powered by Android, Windows or iOS.

When making your spins on the slot you will get immersed in a world of bright tropical flowers and fluttering butterflies. Symbols you will come across are playing card symbols like K, J, Q, and A. You will also come across theme influenced symbols like three tropical flowers and a shining staked butterfly.

There is a wild symbol in the game which appears anywhere on the reels to substitute other symbols apart from the scatter.

When you get an entire reel covered by stacked butterfly symbols, you will have the re-spin feature activated. When this happens, all the butterfly symbols will fly to the left part of the same row that’s not occupied by the butterfly symbols next to budding flowers. These symbols will remain into position until the feature comes to a close. The more the butterflies you get on the reels, the bigger your win will be; this can get up to a Mega Win.

The scatter symbols are represented by the purple flowers.

Getting a minimum of three scatters unlocks the bonus game. The number of spins will be determined by the scatter symbols you get. Three scatters will give you seven free spins but it is not yet clear how many spins more of these scatters earn you.

When the bonus game is active, all the symbols will be replaced by cocoons. As the game transforms into auto-mode for the free spins, the cocoons will burst giving rise to butterflies. The number of butterflies will be counted at the end of the session and converted into real money winnings.

From the video footage, we can say that Butterfly Staxx is a simple game which provides the player with a relaxed and soothing atmosphere. We can term Butterfly Staxx as a low variance slot. From each free spin during the bonus game, you can win as much as 120 times your stake. Getting full seven butterfly spins can make you win as much as 840 times your bet.

Good Luck!

NetEnt’s Scruffy Duck Slot Review

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NetEnt is known to have interesting titles for their slots and they

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have drawn their inspiration from childhood classic stories. In this new slot, we will get to enjoy in the adventure of scruffy duck.

Scruffy duck slot comes with 25 paylines and 5 reels. The slot can be played on a tablet, mobile device or desktop computer. The slot has a duck theme and also comes with expanding wilds and multipliers. There is also a free spins feature which makes your gaming interesting and the potential to win more.

You duty on the slot is to make sure that the duck in the game pull through the day and not succumb to the intimidation of the stylish and snazzy ducks in the pond with him. The random wilds and double features will make your gaming experience worth every second.

The high value symbols are represented by four individual ducks where one has a mobile phone, another has a gift, the other has a lollipop and the fourth one has a baseball cap. There are other symbols on the slot represented by card face values. There is A, K, J and Q. the highest paying symbol is the duck with the mobile phone, getting five of a kind of these will earn you 400 coins.

The wild symbol on the slot is represented by a swan that will expand and fill all positions on the reel ones a win is availed. The wild will replace other symbols in the winning line apart from the scatter symbol.

There is an expanding wild feature where the wild appears in the base game as well as the free spins feature. The expanding wild will substitute for all symbols apart from the free spins symbol and will expand to cover the entire reel when it is part of the winning combo. The scruffy duck will transform into a pretty swan when it expands.

Free Spins Feature

To have this feature activated, you’ll need to land three free spins symbols on the third, fourth and fifth reels. You will have to then pick from the diving ducks to have a free spins and modifier combination activated.

What are the modifier combinations you get with the free spins?

Symbol Removal Feature: Getting this will earn you twelve free spins and only high value symbols will be on play here; the card values acting as symbols on the slot will be removed.

Multiplier Feature: Getting this feature activated will earn you fifteen spins and every payline landed in the feature is trebled.

Double Feature: Two of these four features will be randomly chosen in this round will be active during the six free spins awarded.

Colossal Wilds Feature: When this feature is in play, you get giant 2×2 and 3×3 wilds to the central reels on each of the ten spins awarded. When the feature is active you can get the expanding wilds on the first and fifth reels.

Random Wilds Feature: You get eight free spins. The reels will get two and five random wilds on each of the free spins. The downside here is that the random wilds in this case will not expand.

All in all Scruffy Duck is an interesting slot with high quality graphics and sound. The slot is said to have a return to player rate of 96.4%.

Good Luck!

Endorphina Software Review

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Endorphina Software Company is comprised of highly qualified professionals

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who have a huge wealth of experience in the world of online casino games creation. Endorphina is making use of state of the art technology to make sure that your online gaming experience is not compromised. You will be lured into playing more of their games thanks to the thrill that the games are meant to offer.

Since Endorphina is dedicated to serve all kinds of clients in the gaming industry, they develop games that will be relevant to newbie players and high roller players in the industry. This software company has most of their attention directed to developing good algorithms for their games.

All algorithms used on their games are independently tested to make sure that the games are fair and cannot be tempered with by third party members.

The diversified games offered by Endorphina are developed after a thorough market analysis has been conducted. This is a unique approach used by the company to make sure that all games offered are appealing to the players and that they will be profitable to the operators alike. Most of these games are relevant to players since they are based on most of the popular themes you will come across in the market.

The designers behind the development of these games always focus on the details to make each of the games understandable through simple themes and easy to play for the punters. To make sure that their games are easy to incorporate in multiple systems the developers have made the API versatile. With all these factors taken care of, Endorphina is without doubt a trustworthy partner and profitable to the casino operators.

Accolades Endorphina has acquired

During the Entertainment Arena Expo, Aendorphina was crowned as the product of the year.

At the Slots Guide; they were given The Ninja and Satoshi’s Secret Reader’s Choice slot 2015. During this event they were also awarded with The Ninja Second Place in the best new online slot 2015 and the best online slot developer 2015.

Endorphina Casino Games

Through the experienced developers, they have been able to come up with quality games that have a myriad of properties. These games have different bonus features, themes and paylines.

Some of the games developed by Endorphina are; 2027 ISS, Slotomoji, Cuckoo, Diamond Vapor, VooDoo, Chunjie,  The Ninja, The Vikings, Jetsetter, 2016 Gladiators, Twerk, Fairy Tale, Minotaurus, Origami, Stone Age, Macarons, Wild Fruits, and safari in a myriad of more.

Some of the classifications on endorphina’s slot games are classic games, unique games, oriental games, horror games, 3D games, fruit games, ethnic games and cute games.

Endorphina’s Collaborations & Partnerships

Endoprhina has been successful thanks to their unique and strategic collaborations. This has been made possible by their unique development skills and quality games they have brought to the market.

Some of the happy partners working with Endorphina are Bet Construct, Soft Swiss, Every Matrix, EASIT, iSoftBet, Slotegrator, and Europe Bet.

They also have collaborated with media partners like Pathos Online, Askgamblers, Vegas Slots Online, Slots Up, LCB, Gaming with Bitcoin, Casino Avenue, Newbonuses, Casino Bonuses Now, BestCasinoSlots, slots 4 play, Login Casino, Slot Catalog, and online casino reports in a myriad of more.

First Overview of New NetEnt Copy Cat Slot

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NetEnt has launched a new and cuddly new slot that is due for release

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on 23rd May, 2017 a month later after the Fairytale Legends: Hansel and Gretel is released. The slot has a playful and colourful look that complements the good work NetEnt are always doing.

A cat is known to be an independent and sassy creature. In the slot you will come across a suave red cat, princess in pink and a grumpy blue cat. On the reels you will come across all a cat needs to groom, eat and to play. There are symbols like the fish bone, ball of yarn, toy mice and bottles of milk.

The slot comes with five reels, three rows and twenty-five paylines. These cats that you will come across on the reels are not the normal cats that you might have in your house; these cats can copy themselves on the reels to give you big wins. The slot has the free spins feature and the copy cats feature. The red cat in the slot is the most valuable and can give you as many as twenty times your bet amount when you get five of them across the reels.

Copy Cats slot is accommodative to all kinds of players which make it possible for you to make a bet with as little as $0.25 to as much as $125 for a spin.

The slot can be played from your tablet computer, desktop computers and mobile devices.

The Copy Cat Feature

The golden cat with the purple ball of yarn represents the wild symbol and is able to substitute any symbol to complete a winning combination apart from the bonus symbol. When on the base game, it is possible to have the golden wild landing on the first reel fully stacked triggering the copy cats feature. The cat symbols on the second, third, fourth and fifth reels will turn into the same cat symbol as the one on the first reel. If the triggering cat is a wild, then all instances of the other cat symbols will be wilds.

The Free Spins Feature

You get ten free spins when you have the scatter symbol on the first, third and fifth reels. The scatter in this game is represented by the bell. While on the free spins feature, it is possible to have the copycat feature activated as well. If the activating cat symbol is a wild, the other cats on the reels will also convert into wilds and you will get a new payout with regard to the bet you placed on the specific spin.

During the feature, hope that luck will be on your side as you can retrigger the free spins.

From the footage released by NetEnt about the game, it seems that the game will be extraordinary and comes packed with a lot of entertainment as well. From the base and the bonus features, it is possible to get payouts of as much as 200 times your wager.

From the small show about the slot, it seems to be a low to medium kind of slot which can prove to be lucrative in the long run. Have your paws ready and whiskers cleaned  for world class entertainment.

 

Good Luck!

Fairytale Legends: Hansel and Gretel Slot to be released soon!

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With this new slot by NetEnt, The Grimm brothers are set to

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appear at the Swedish Studio. With this new slot, be ready to come across amazing symbols and mysterious fairy surprise appearances, bonus games and exciting graphics and 3D animations that will keep you entertained on this new adventurous journey with Gretel & Hansel.

When Fairytale legends series of slots was first launched, it was clear that there were going to be many other slots that would follow. The first one was the red riding hood and has proven to be a preference for many slot lovers. Without doubt, this new slot series will be similar to NetEnt’s slots series of Motorhead, Guns N’Roses and Jimi Hendrix. This new slot Fairytale legends: Hansel & Gretel will be a hit and will soon be in NetEnt casinos.

If you were moved by bonus features like Beware the Wolf and Fairy Surprises from Red Riding Hood, then you should look forward to exciting features on this slot as well. Rumours have it that the fairy will be making an appearance in this slot and will be rewarding players with additional symbols, potential mega wins and wild symbols. We hope that NetEnt has more techniques op their sleeves and make this slot to be a little different from the Red Riding Hood slot.

One bonus that we are expecting is the hunt for coins kind of bonus game. This bonus can be presented as a story for Hansel & Gretel. These two can be strolling the forest to make for the perfect theme for this bonus round. It can be a dice kind of style board game or something new this is up for NetEnt to decide.

We hope that the slot’s layout will be 5 reels, three rows and 20 paylines. The bet size may range from $0.20 to $100. Without doubt, the slot will have state of art graphics and animations that will make you play the slot the whole day. Compared to other NetEnt slot games, the RTP rate should be more than 97%. This is a good rate to have the game as a medium variance. It might be of a higher variance and be in the leagues of Motorhead.

If you are a fan of Net Entertainment slot games, then you must be excited to have this new slot launched. NetEnt has done a great job and they have exciting games lined up for 2017. Some of these games include Scruffy Duck and Jungle Spirit: Call of the Wild. All these games are featuring entertaining games mechanisms and 3D animations. With these kinds of features, you are sure that there is potential to win great when you play the slot.

Hansel & Gretel is set to be released on 24th April 2017. Visit your NetEnt casino of choice on this day and enjoy the beauty of this new slot.

Good Luck!

Rival Software Overview

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Rival software is a leader in the provision of B2B development and supply of casino

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games and software. From Rival’s time of establishment, they have been partnering with some of the greatest casino operators to deliver their world-class games to casino players across the globe.

After a myriad of years of research and development, they have a team that’s committed to the development of quality fun games. In 2006, Rival Gaming started using GiGse technology on their games which saw them thrive and becomes one of the best game suppliers in the industry.

Rival Gaming boasts of more than 160 online casino games which can be played on your desktop or mobile devices. Rival Gaming is known for their i-slot trademark slots.  These i-slot games are story based and allow the end user to advance through a storyline as they play the games.

Since Rival Gaming unveiled their GiGSe in 2006, they have over 52 operators who they have licensed their games with. Recently, Rival went ahead to add a new feature on their website which is the Live Chat support functionality. They have also included mobile gaming to their portfolio which will work a great deal in bringing convenience to their players’ gaming experiences.

In addition to these unique features, Rival Gaming also has a casino platform that’s known as the Casino Controller. This feature has a unique feature that will include state of the art back-end, as well as, hundreds of pages of reporting and customisable functionalities.

Rival has a unique philosophy that drives them to provide some of the best games and adding the best features in the industry. They have built games people that are in love with and are good at offering services and support to drive their games right into the market. All has been made possible by the collaborations they have had with their partners who are committed to offering their needs which make it possible for them to develop some of the best products.

Products and services by Rival Gaming

Rival Gaming is tasked with a lot of tasks. They include;

  • Platform development
  • Marketing
  • Casino Games integrations
  • Provision and development of Bespoke tools and games
  • Casino Games Development

Games by Rival

Rival has licenses for its catalogue of desktop and mobile casino games and Casino Controller trademark, to online and offline operators across the globe.

Rival has been in business for more than ten years. During this period, they have been able to develop 205 unique games in eleven languages, and they have fifty-two casino clients.

Rival can keep their players in check with the latest trends by releasing desktop and mobile games from time to time.

Mobile Games

Rival launched their mobile games at the beginning of 2014. This has made it possible for players to take these games with them when they want and where they go. The mobile gaming suite has a myriad of 3, and five reels slots, as well as table games and the suite, keep on growing.

The mobile suite boasts of world class graphics and animations on all of their games.

The mobile platform also has an HTML5 design that makes it possible for their players to play from their desktop and mobile devices.

The platform is supported by Android, Windows and iOS devices. With the games available, it is possible for you to choose the bet sizes and sound quality among other options.

Joker Pro Slot Review

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Joker Pro slot is a new slot

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developed by Net Entertainment. The slot comes with 5 reels and 10 paylines. It is possible to play the slot on your desktop, as well as, mobile devices. The slot has a unique feature known as the Joker pro Re-Spin feature; on this feature the first and fifth reels turn into wild reels. On the third reel you will notice three Hot Spot positions.

The Joker Pro Re-spins

When playing the base game, the Joker Pro re-spins are activated on having one or more scatter symbols on the second, third and fourth reels. The scatter symbols will only appear on these reels while on the base game. The Hot Spot Win will reward you with 1000 times the total bet and this will happen when the scatters appear in the middle of second, third and fourth reels.

After activating the Joker Pro Re-Spins, they are played on the same bet level and coin value as the values of the activating spin. With the Joker Pro re-spin feature being active, the first and fifth reels will turn into wild reels and Hot Spot position will appear in the middle of the second, third and fourth reels.

The scatter symbols that brought to life the Joker Pro re-spins will change into wild symbols sticking on the reels and the reel re-spins. When you have three wild symbols landing on the Hot Spot locations, the Hot Spot Win of 1000 times bet will be awarded and the Joker Pro re-spins will come to a close.

While on the Joker Pro re-spins, the wild symbols will only appear on the second, third and fourth reels and will replace all other symbols apart from the scatter symbols.

When you have one or more wild symbols while on the Joker Pro re-spins, you will get additional Joker Pro re-spins and they’ll stick on the reels until the Joker Pro Re-Spins are over.

The total win from the Joker Pro re-spins will be added to any wins from the round that brought life the Joker Pro Re-Spins.

The return to player rate for this slot is expected to be 96.80%.

Good Luck!

Divine Fortune Slot Review

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It is Christmas season and we hope to indulge in playing fantastic slot games. NetEnt is one of our favourite slot developers and they have brought us another slot game called Divine Fortune that will be launched January 24 2017 after festive times are

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over and Secrets of Christmas slot is no longer of high priority.  This is a new slot that has been inspired by ancient Greece and is scheduled to be release in casinos coming month. This slot will drive you into the world of mythical creatures, legendary fortunes and golden coins.

The slot will give you the opportunity to talk to the famous oracle and ask for guidance and riches. On the reels you will come across medusa and other creatures like the bulls, lions and winged horses.

The slot comes with 5 reels and 20 paylines and is attached to a local jackpot. It is possible to play the slot from your computer and mobile devices. The betting range is between 20p and €100 for a spin.

The slot looks incredible with its dark and epic feel. Pegasus which is the white horse with wings is the slot’s wild and will substitute for all other symbols apart from the bonus symbols.

Divine Fortune has four bonus features in total. The first is the falling wilds re-spins feature that is played when there is a wild on the reels. The wild moves down one position with a re-spin being awarded. The feature is on the base game, as well as, the free spins feature. There will be more wild symbols that will proceed to award re-spins up to the time the wilds will disappear from the reels.

The other bonus feature is the wild on will which is on the base and free spins feature. This one will be activated when an overlay wild comes on top of another wild. The wild will expand taking over the entire reel and you will have another payout being given. Each of the wilds will shift one position vertically on the reels with a free re-spin being given. There are also two overlay wilds on the reel. When three or more free spins appear in the spin as a wild, all falling re-spins will be played on the feature.

The free spins feature is another one that will be played after three or more scatters come to play on the base game or during the falling wilds re-spins. Three of these will earn 5 free spins, four get you 8 free spins and when you get five of them you will be rewarded with 12 free spins. When you land a wild symbol when the free spins feature is active, you will get the wild on wild feature being activated. When this happens, you will get a reel that is entirely wild.

The final bonus feature is the jackpot bonus feature. This feature comes to life after you have three or more bonus symbols. These are collected on the base game where you will have the falling wilds re-spin feature being active as well. The bonus symbols are at random placed on the reels prior to the feature starting. It has fifteen reels that are independent and they will spin on their own.

Every bonus symbol on the reels has the opportunity of giving you 10 to 200 times your bet amount. You get three spins, when they are done and a bonus symbol is on a row, you will get three more spins. This will continue until a row is filled for you to win a jackpot. The jackpot is in three tiers.

There is the major jackpot to be filled after two entire rows are filled with the bonus symbols and you will win the mega jackpot after filling three rows with bonus symbols.

Good Luck!

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