With Christmas just around the corner, the whole world is getting ready for the season of festivities. Christmas in its inevitable style is back again and so does the requirement to do something entertaining in the holiday season. Secret Santa slot machine game is one of the latest slot games developed by Microgaming and is currently available in both online and mobile versions.
As the name suggests this game is all about the spirit of Christmas and provides unique bonuses to its players to make their festival season merrier and worthwhile. This five reel slot game comes with 1024 ways to win. This means that instead of limited pay lines now players have more chances to hit wins. All that is required for registering a win is to land matching symbols in adjoining columns of the five reels.
Secret Santa slot comes with state of the art graphics and high definition audio. Like other traditional slot games of the same genre, this game does not have over gaudy decorations or the irritating jingle bells sound effects. The reels of this game are ensconced in a modern and contemporary frame with background consisting of snow covered houses depicting white Christmas.
Secret Santa Slot Game General Features
Secret Santa slot game comes with a fixed jackpot of 100x along with the other usual features which include auto play, bonus rounds, scatters, multipliers, free spins, re-spins and wild symbols. This slot does not provide any kind of gambling options.
The maximum coin limit for Secret Santa is set up at ten coins. The coin range starts at £0.01 and goes up to £0.20. The minimum wagering requirement for each spin starts from £0.50 and ends at £5.00. The high paying symbols of this game include the Santa Claus, a Christmas tree, a fireplace, stockings filled with gifts, a roasted turkey and a Christmas pudding. The other low ranking symbols are from the deck of cards such as club, heart, diamond and spade. The Santa Claus provides the biggest payout in this game in the following ways
Landing five of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 50 coins.
Landing four of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 10 coins.
Landing three of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 5 coins.
The least paying symbol of this game is the club with the highest payout of 6.00 and least one of 0.30.
Scatter Symbol: A Christmas cracker acts as a scatter symbol for this game. The scatter pays in any position on the reels and all the scatter wins are added to the way wins. The scatter wins get multiplied to the total bet staked by the player. Landing different numbers of scatters on adjacent columns awards different payouts in the following way.
Landing five of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 500 coins.
Landing four of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 50 coins.
Landing three of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 10 coins.
Wild Symbol: The Secret Santa logo is the wild symbol of this game. It 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 different number of scatters on adjacent columns awards different payouts in the following way.
Landing five of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 80 coins.
Landing five of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 20 coins.
Landing five of these symbols on adjacent columns awards 7.50 coins.
Return to Player Percentage
The Return to Player percentage of Secret Santa video slot currently stands at 96.32.
Five of a Kind Feature
Upon landing a winning combination comprising of same five symbols, after the payout these symbols are converted into another set of matching symbols. There is an exception of scatter and wild symbols in this feature as they cannot get converted. Only the highest 5 of the same kind transforms. This bonus feature does not get reactivated again during this round.
Secret Santa does not comprise of any types of bonus symbols. Instead, it comes with seven bonus features which are randomly awarded to the player. These seven bonus features include the following.
Wild Reels: On activation of this feature three reels turn into wild and prizes for the spin that activates this bonus round get recalculated.
Wild Boost: On activation of this feature all symbols of the same type turn into wild and recalculation of the payout takes place.
Scatter Spree: During this bonus feature, all the symbols on the reels act as scatters. This allows the player to win a payout as long as there are at least three of these scatters on the screen.
Mystery Multiplier: This feature multiplies the win up to a maximum of 10x.
Rolling Reels: This feature allows the symbols, creating a winning combination, to disappear and get replaced by the other symbols. Each new win during this round increases the multiplier by 2x with the maximum of 12x.
Dashing Wild: During this feature, the reels re-spin and extra four wilds are added on the random positions.
Free Spins: This feature provides five free spins with all the wins getting tripled.