New model developed by IGT company, which was named «Hot Roll», can seems to be a banal slot machine of classic type. Surely, it has three reels, traditional symbols at the screen and a common control panel. However please don't hurry up with conclusions. If you learn the rules of the game, you can make sure it is a multi-functional video slot with some interesting features. And, by the way, dice are imaged here for a reason. They are also used during the gameplay. So, read the review to find out about all features of this slot machine.
«Hot Roll» slot machine has three reels and twenty active lines where paid combinations are formed at. Every reel can fit up to two symbols. However only one element drops and only parts of two rest are shown (they don't participate in combinations). This way, up to six symbols are shown at the screen in the same time.
It is possible to play this slot machine by one, five, nine, fifteen or twenty active lines. Bets per each of them have to be equal. You can stake from one to two hundred coins per each of the lines. This way, the slot accepts up to four thousands coins per spin.
Except of the basic symbols, «Hot Roll» has several icons with special functions, extra multipliers taken in account in calculation of the wins and a bonus round with dice.
The standard symbols form winning combinations of three same icons. Of course, they have to be situated at the same active line. An amount of the win is calculated by multiplying the bet per line by the index of formed combination. It can be from x2 to x5000. In case of several combinations formed by results of the same spin, all payoffs are summarized. The gambling feature
is not provided by the rules.
This model pays back from 91,97% to 96,07% of the customers’ bets at the long gaming period (according to the official informational section).
Different variations of sevens and BAR stripes are used in this model. These symbols are basic and work by the general rules. Actually, they also make some special functions as well. For example, they can form mixed combinations and appear in stacks at the reels.
Moreover, «Hot Roll» is provided with some special symbols:
- Wild Multipliers – oval symbols with x2, x3, x4 and x5 multipliers imaged at the icons. Such element as x2 can be found at all reels, while the rest three drop only at the second reel. Combinations of any three multipliers are paid x5000, which is the maximal multiplier. These symbols also replace other elements in combinations rising up standard payouts two-five times.
- Hot Roll – different kinds of sevens and BARs with Hot Roll title in front of the main image drop out at the screen. Three such symbols at the screen trigger the bonus feature.
Please read about the bonus round below.
Well, we won’t explain rules of the bonus game of «Hot Roll» in details. The only thing to note is that dice are used here. In general, everything is user-friendly here and your minimal participation is required, while any special skills are not needed at all. Herewith, you can win a large amount.
A progressive jackpot by IGT is not drawn in «Hot Roll» slot machine.
Now about functions of different elements of the control panel shortly:
- Lines – select active lines.
- Line Bet – set up an amount of the bet per line.
- Total Bet – an amount of the total bet per spin.
- Win – an amount of the win in a spin.
- Balance – state of the account.
- I – sound and graphics parameters.
New spin can be launched by the round button in the center.
There is a special panel with such buttons as I (pay table),? (informational section) and an image of speaker (switch of the sound) in the bottom part of the screen.
The user’s settings allow to choose one of four graphics resolutions and adjust the sound and size of the screen. You can play right in a browser not installing any software to the hard drive.
The informational section, which is available in the special window, provides more details of the features, but the rules are better presented in the table.
This model can be recommended to the users who appreciate unusual features in slot machines, but don't make an emphasis on quality of animation, spectacular design and other visual parameters.
Where to play for free or real money?
You can find «Hot Roll» slot machine in different online casinos powered by IGT software. Usually, they allow testing games free. We have prepared a video review of this slot, which you can watch if you click at the main screenshot.
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