IGT company has released a new version of the popular online slot machine «Wolf Run», devoted to the wolves in culture and beliefs of American Indians. We have been talking about this game in the article by the link. The updated version of this slot offers a progressive jackpot and other interesting features, carefully described below in the review.
«Wolf Run MegaJackpots» slot machine has forty pay lines, always active on default, to form combinations at and twenty cells for symbols at the main screen.
It is possible to play by all forty active lines only and place same bets per each of them. The slot accepts from one to fifty coins per line (from forty to two thousands credits per spin). Available coin value should be clarified in the casino.
The game is provided with ordinary and special symbols, free spins, a progressive jackpot and special features, discussed in the following paragraphs of the article.
The basic symbols win when they make a solid chain of several same elements at the active line. Such a combination must begin from the first left reel necessarily. As usually, only the longest combination at each of the lines is taken in account.
An amount of the payoff depends on the bet per line and the index of formed combination (from x5 to x1000 for «Wolf Run MegaJackpots»). These two values are multiplied and summarized then in case of several combinations formed at different lines. A game of chance is not provided by the rules.
The slot machine was licensed by Alderney Gaming Commission that makes it available for the customers from numerous countries.
The theoretical payback index of «Wolf Run MegaJackpots» video slot depends on the current jackpot amount. According to the Help, it is a bit over 91% for half a million and reaches 93% when the jackpot rises up to one million. Consequently, higher the progressive jackpot amount, higher the payback is.
Wolves, Indian totems and colorful card sings from nine to ace are the ordinary symbols imaged at the reels of this slot machine.
There are some special symbols as well:
- Wild (a logo of «Wolf Run MegaJackpots») drops in stacks at the reels and replaces other symbols in winning combinations. It might form mixed combinations with other Wilds. This symbol is unable to replace the Bonus element, but it is used in drawing of the progressive jackpot.
- Wild (a wolf and the full moon) also replaces other symbols and drops in stacks at the reels. It may help forming paid combinations of the basic symbols only.
- Bonus drops at the three central reels. When it shows at all these reels, the player gets a payoff in amount of two total bets and five free spins begin after.
The casino places the bet instead the customer during free spins. A special set of symbols is used here. Free spins can be prolonged.
There is no thematic prize round on «Wolf Run MegaJackpots». All bonuses have been already discussed above.
This slot machine offers a progressive jackpot of MegaJackpots series by IGT. To win this prize, you need to fill the whole screen by stacks of Wilds with the logo, playing for real money. There is also Second Chance option, but it works automatically.
Chances for the progressive jackpot are directly proportional to the amount of the bet. Higher it is, higher your odds to win. This round is carefully explained on the manual.
Now about elements of the control panel of this slot:
- Lines – the active lines;
- Line Bet – set up an amount of the bet per line;
- Total Bet – an amount of the total bet;
- Win – an amount of the win for a round;
- Balance – a state of the customer’s account;
- Paytable – open the pay table with multipliers;
- ? – open the Help on a new tab.
A round button at the center starts a new spin and stops the reels in advance.
The user’s settings let the players maximize the screen and switch off the sound. The automatic game is not provided.
Information of the pay table and Help is enough to understand all features of the gameplay and major characteristics of the model.
The current amount of the jackpot is displayed at the top part of the screen. An informational line with tips is situated below.
This slot machine was deigned for browsers, so there is no need to download «Wolf Run MegaJackpots». It is possible to play at smartphones and tablets too.
New version of the slot makes a big difference to the original one, although it is pretty similar visually. Except the attractive jackpot, it is pleasant for two kinds of Wild and free spins.
«Wolf Run MegaJackpots» has an average dispersion level. Talking about the theoretical payback, it is extremely low in the beginning, but it might reach a good value with raise of the jackpot. Definitely, this slot machine would better suit the hi-rollers, because chances to win the jackpot are much higher for high bets.
Where to play for free or real money?
Many online casinos powered by IGT offer «Wolf Run MegaJackpots» for free testing and real game. You can find articles about such websites by links at the logos imaged below.
It is possible to test this slot machine free right at Casinoz. We also have a video-review of this novelty.
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P.S. If you love grey predators, online slot machines about wolves
are discussed in the special article.