With Christmas just a few days away, it is the right time to start indulging in your favorite activities. What can be more entertaining than playing a seasonal slot to have some good time? Santa Paws slot game by Microgaming is a fun filled modern rendition of Christmas with different animals playing the role of Santa Claus and his companions.
This five reels and twenty pay-lines video slot game comes with different bonus features which can make your Christmas much more worthwhile. The reels of this game are set up in a frame surrounded by a snowfield. Though the graphics of this game are bit rusty yet the reels operate quite smoothly. The animal characters depicted in this game are somewhat on the cartoonish side.
If you love music and soundtracks associated with Christmas then you will fully enjoy the constant chiming of bells with each spin and rendition of “It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas” song during the bonus rounds.
The most unique feature of this game which can allow its player to rake in huge amount of money is the gambling option. This extra feature is available after each win. All that is required for availing this feature is to hit the “Gamble” button provided under the reels which will activate the card prediction game. A player can double or quadruple his or her winnings by guessing the color or suit of the card to be dealt.
Features of Santa Paws slot game
Santa Paws slot game comes with the usual slot machine features which include auto play, bonus rounds, scatters, wild symbols, multipliers, free spins and gambling option. The maximum coin limit for Santa Paws is set up at ten coins. The coin range starts at £0.01 and goes up to £0.50. The minimum wagering requirement for each spin starts from £0.01 and ends at £200.00. The high paying symbols of this game include a wolf postman, a beaver, an owl and a rabbit. The other low ranking symbols are from the deck of cards such as 10, J, Q, K and A. The wolf postman provides the biggest payout in this game in the following ways
Landing five of these symbols on a pay line awards 750 coins.
Landing four of these symbols on a pay line awards 100 coins.
Landing three of these symbols on a pay line awards 25 coins.
Landing two of these symbols on a pay line awards 4 coins.
The least paying symbols of this game are J and 10 with the highest payout of 175 and 150 coins respectively.
Scatter Symbol: A penguin delivering gifts acts as a scatter symbol for this game. Landing three or more of these symbols anywhere on the reels activates the free spin bonus round. Apart from this, landing different number of scatter symbols on a pay line also provides different payouts in the following ways.
Landing five of these symbols on a pay line awards 100 coins.
Landing four of these symbols on a pay line awards 15 coins.
Landing three of these symbols on a pay line awards 3 coins.
Landing two of these symbols on a pay line awards 2 coins.
Wild Symbol: A polar bear acting as “Santa Paws” and a killer whale as “Rudolph the Reindeer” are the two wild symbols of this game. They can be substituted for all symbols with an exception to scatter and bonus symbols. This symbol can appear anywhere on the reels and helps in creating winning combinations. Landing five Santa Paws on an active pay line can allow a player to win a jackpot of 4000 coins. If you can land five Rudolph the Reindeer on an active pay line then there is a payout of 1000 coins. The other payouts for landing different number of these two symbols include the following.
Landing four of Santa Paws symbols on a pay line awards 100 coins.
Landing three of Santa Paws symbols on a pay line awards 100 coins.
Landing two of Santa Paws symbols on a pay line awards 100 coins.
Landing four of Rudolph the Reindeer/killer whale symbols on a pay line awards 200 coins.
Landing three of Rudolph the Reindeer/killer whale symbols on a pay line awards 50 coins.
Landing two of Rudolph the Reindeer/killer whale symbols on a pay line awards 4 coins.
Return to Player Percentage
The Return to Player percentage of Santa Paws video slot currently stands at 96.16%.
Santa Paws Slot Game Bonus Round
Santa Paws slot machine game comes with free spin bonus round.
Free Spins: As mentioned earlier a player can activate a free spin bonus round by landing three, four or five scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. Once this bonus round gets activated, the player is provided with twelve free spins. During the free spins, the two wilds which are Santa Paws and Rudolph the Reindeer substitute all other symbols except for the scatter symbols. Twelve more free spins can also get activated during the bonus round if a player lands three, four or five scatters anywhere on the reels.