The dictionary of gambling entertainments - Casinoz, keeps talking about the most popular models of Novomatic company, which have gained the hearts of gamblers many years ago. Here comes a review of «Hot Target» video slot, which is used to be called simply «Target» by the customers of slot halls. All features and options of this slot, which is available in online version now, are discussed in the following article.

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«Hot Target» is a slot machine with five reels and nine active lines designed for making paid combinations at. There are totally fifteen symbols at the screen. They are located by 5x3 scheme.
It is possible to use one, three, five, seven or nine lines and place equal bets per each of them. The betting range can vary in different casinos, so we recommend you to check it in an online casino you prefer.
Except of the standard symbols, «Hot Target» offers special symbols with advanced functions, a gambling feature, extra multipliers, as well as free spins under special conditions.
The basic symbols form paid combinations when they drop next to each other at the same active line, starting from the first left reel. To make a combination you need to hit at least two or three same icons depending on their type. As usually, only the longest combination at each of the lines is taken in account.
An amount of the payoff is calculated by multiplying the bet per line by the index of formed combination. It can be from x5 to x5000 in «Hot Target». In case of several combinations formed at different lines, all wins are summarized.
The round of gambling feature is designed in a classic style. A face-down card appears at the special screen and you need to guess its color. It is hardly needed to explain details of the rules here. Please remember you can finish this round at any moment.
Unfortunately, we don't have any information about the theoretical payback index of «Hot Target» video slot.

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Hot Target Symbols, Wild, Scatter

One, two and three BAR stripes, a watermelon, a bell, a lemon, an orange and cherries — these icons are the basic symbols of «Hot Target» video slot which work by the general rules.
There are also few special symbols here, such as Wild (a joker), Scatter (a golden star) and Bonus (a target). We would like to discuss their details.
  • Wild makes winning combinations on its own and helps making it of other symbols except of Scatter and Bonus.
  • Scatter is paid in a different way from the other icons. This symbol doesn't depend on the active lines and wins are calculated by the total bet per spin. Three and more stars at the screen trigger ten free spins, during which the casino stakes instead of the customer.
  • Bonus appears at the central reel during free spins. It doubles up all wins.
Free Spins can be prolonged. Please read more about it in the informational section.

Hot Target Bonus games

Any prize rounds by the topic of the video slot are not provided by the rules. All available bonus features have been discussed above.


A progressive jackpot by Novomatic is not drawn in «Hot Target» slot machine. However internal united progressive amounts can be drawn by the casinos on this model. Usually such jackpots are drawn on all models presented on the portal.

Hot Target Interface

This game is designed in style of offline slot machine with a big screen and various buttons at the control panel.
We won’t explain meaning of different tiles here. Even if you are playing in an unknown language, you can easily understand their functions.
Quantity of lines can be selected with help of numbered buttons. The same elements can stop the reels one by one during the spins.
The rules consist of two pages with description of the multipliers, the general rules and features of free spins.
You’ll be playing right in a browser not installing «Hot Target». The user’s settings allow to adjust different parameters, such as the sound, the graphics, speed of the gameplay and etc.


Of course, it is not the most spectacular model in the gaming assortment of Novomatic. Even Gaminator series has models with more beautiful graphics and more original features. Nevertheless, it was really interesting for its time and many conservative gamblers still like it now. Well, maybe you could agree that colorful animation and various features are less important than beneficial gaming conditions.

Where to play Hot Target for free or real money?

You can play on «Hot Target» free or by real money in many online casinos powered by Novomatic software. It is also possible to play «Hot Target» for fun right at Casinoz in a demo mode. We have prepared video review of this slot for you.
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