Hot Gems Slot Game is another quality of slot machine developed by Playtech. This game is quite addictive because of its innovative features and high returns. The story line of Hot Gems starts with an old miner digging deep inside the earth. Suddenly he discovers a large mysterious rock blocking his way. He hits the rock with his pick axe and lo behold he gets a huge cache of precious gems on his hands.
The graphics of Hot Gems Slot Game are quite good and the soundtrack is based on classic slot machine sounds. The symbols used in this game are somewhat on the cartoons’ side. The background of the reels comprises of bedrock carved mine. This five reels and 25 pay lines video slot game provides a classic slot feeling due to its old cartoon themed design.
Features of Hot Gems Slot Game
Hot Gems Slot Game comes with a fixed jackpot of 5000x along with the other usual features comprising of auto play, bonus rounds, scatters, multipliers, free spins and a wild symbol. This slot does not provide any kind of gambling options.
The maximum coin limit for Hot Gems Slot Game is set up at twenty five coins. The coin range starts at £0.02 and goes up to £20.0. The minimum wagering requirement for each spin starts from £0.20 and ends at £500.00.
The high paying symbols of this game include the old miner, a lantern, a pick axe and a mine trolley. The other low ranking symbols are red, green, purple, blue, yellow and orange colored gems. The old miner provides the biggest payout in this game in the following ways
• Landing five of these symbols on a payline awards 5000 coins.
• Landing four of these symbols on a payline awards 250 coins.
• Landing three of these symbols on a payline awards 100 coins.
The least paying symbols of this game are orange and green colored gems with the highest payout of 40 coins.
Scatter Symbol: Hot Gems’ logo acts as a scatter symbol for this game. Landing five of them on an active pay line awards the player 100 coins and a bet multiplier.
Wild Symbol: A Wild embossed rock is the wild symbol of this game. It can be substituted for all symbols with an exception to scatter and free game symbols. This symbol can appear anywhere on the reels and helps in making winning combinations.
The RTP for the Hot Gems video slot currently stands at 95.99
The Collapsing Reels Feature of Hot Gems Slot Game
The most interesting feature of this game is the collapsing reels. This feature just provides a type of free spin to the player every time a win takes place. The symbols involved in that particular win just explode and vanish thus giving their space to the symbols above them. The above symbols are replaced by new ones and the symbols replacing the exploding ones help in creating new winning combinations. Even the scatter symbol and Free Spins logo undergo the collapsing reels feature. This feature is available in both the main game and free games.
Bonus Round of Hot Gems Slot Game
Free Spins: The only bonus feature provided in Hot Gems Slot Game is the Free Spins. This bonus feature gets activated when a player lands the Free Spins symbol anywhere on the first, third and fifth reel. This triggers fifteen free spins and collapses the reels multiplier feature. This feature works in the following way: Each free spin begins with a 1x multiplier. If you land a winning combination on an active pay line, it gets multiplied by the multiplier and whenever the reels explode, the size of multipliers gets increased by +1. Any win commencing thereafter is then again gets multiplied by the multiplier. This process goes on till a preset limit of 5x is reached.