Enter a garden of tranquility beneath a vibrant, starry night sky with Betsoft’s 3D cinematic video slot – Great 88! Its reels are covered in Firecracker Wilds and Lucky Boxes that contain treasures such as Instant Wins, Top Symbols, Free Spins, Firecrackers, Multipliers and a Bonus Wheel. Great 88 gives players the opportunity to win up to 1 million credits (£100.000) on a spin of its Mega Win Wheel!
Seek Luck and Good Fortune
Great 88 is 3-row, 5-reel, 30-fixed payline slot set against a serene, outdoor garden setting complete with lanterns lighting a stone pathway, a vibrant fuchsia plum tree to the right of the reels and a home with gleaming rice paper windows to the left. The 5 reels are covered in jade, Asian characters, dragons and lions that serve as slot symbols. As expected of slots created with Betsoft’s trademark Slots3 cinematic technology, the graphics quality is top notch. During gameplay, the music is light, reedy and perfect for creating a mood of serenity.
Great 88 lists both credit and cash values for Balance, Total Bet and Win beneath the reels. To choose a Total Credit Bet ranging from 30 – 150, select a number of credits per line via the Bet Level (1 – 5). To choose a Total Cash Bet ranging from 60p – £15, select both a Bet Level (1 – 5) and Coin Value (0.02, 0.05, 0.10) at Vera&John online casino. The Paytable shows credit pays only. These values remain fixed despite changes made to the bet options. Great88 calculates line wins by multiplying the pay by the Bet Level (line bet).
Great 88 has 13 Asian themed symbols. There are 2 special symbols that appear during Main gameplay including a Firecracker Wild and a Lucky Box Scatter. The Firecracker Wild can substitute for any regular symbol and also awards its own pays for 3 – 5 matching symbols. Lucky Boxes award Bonus Features and Instant Wins. This online slot’s 11 regular symbols consist of 4 high paying (Red Dragon, Blue Lion, Jade Toad, Red Tassel) and 7 standard paying symbols (Red 8, Green 6, Green Diamond, Red Diamond, Triple Red Bamboo, Double Green Bamboo and Single Red Bamboo).
This online slot’s gameplay is left to right. Get 3+ matching symbols starting from the leftmost reel to win. To achieve a profitable payline win, get 3+ Red 8 symbols – Wilds, get 4+ Green 6 symbols – Wilds or get 5+ of any. The highest paying symbol of Great 88 is the Firecracker Wild which awards a pay of (8888, 888, 88) giving it the potential to award up to 44.440 credits for a 5 of a kind match.
Great88 Bonus Features
- Lucky Boxes: The appearance of 3+ Lucky Boxes will unlock special Bonuses including Top Symbols, Instant Wins, Firecracker Wilds, Free Spins and a Bonus Wheel.
- Top Symbols: Sometimes, Lucky Boxes contain either Red Dragons or Blue Lions potentially awarding big wins. The Dragon awards up to 5000 credits for a 5 of a kind match, and the Lion awards up to 3000 credits for a 5 of a kind match.
- Firecracker Wilds: These explode transforming other symbols into Wilds. Win up to 8888x the Line Bet for a 5 of a kind match.
- Free Spins: This Great 88 Feature is triggered when the Lucky Boxes contain Jade Coins. Get 1 Free Spin for each Jade Coin revealed. It is possible to trigger from 3 – 25 Free Spins in a round.
- Instant Wins: If 1 – 3 Bronze Coins are hidden within each Lucky Box, then the total number of coins becomes a Multiplier that is applied to the Total Bet. For example, 3 Lucky Boxes containing 3 Bronze Coins each would award a total Multiplier of 9x the TB. Win from 3x – 15x the Total Bet (up to 2250 credits).
- Bonus Wheel: If Golden Dumplings are revealed, then each represents 1 spin on the Bonus Wheel! Win prizes such as a round of 8 Free Spins, 5x the TB, 10x the TB, 20x the TB or a spin on the Mega Win Wheel which can potentially award 1 million credits! Potential prizes with Great 88 include: Mini Mega Win of 1000x the Total Bet, Big Mega Win of 750x the TB or a Giant Mega Win of 6000x the Total Bet.
- Double Up Feature: Betsoft online slots sometimes offer this standard Feature allowing players the chance in increase winnings with an additional gamble. After a regular win, players may click the ‘Double Up’ button to wager half or all winnings for the chance to double them. Guess heads or tails, spin the coin and collect or lose depending on the outcome.
Summary table Great 88
|Supported on mobile devices||Yes|
|Release date||October 2016|
|Payout Percentage RTP (?)||Unknown|
|Volatility / variance (?)||High|
|Features (?)||Lucky Boxes, Top Symbols, Firecracker Wilds, Free Spins, Instant Wins, Bonus Wheel, Double Up Feature|
|Roles / pay-lines (?)||5 / 30 paylines|
|Min. / Max. bet||£0,60 up to £15|
|Coin value||0.02 up to 0.10|
|Betting levels (?)||1 up to 5|
Make a Wish for Lucky Boxes to Appear!
Great 88 is a great pick for anyone that loves Asian-inspired slots with excellent 3D graphics, lifelike animations, and plentiful Bonus Features. Have a look at these reviews, for more Asian themed slots.
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