Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin Slot Review
Wheel of Fortune is one of the most popular and easy to recognise of all game shows. It’s popularity in the United States is massive and it has been successfully exported to several countries around the world with varying degrees of success, including over here in the UK.
It’s popularity as a gameshow has seen it been the inspiration behind a number of different Wheel of Fortune themed slots and in this latest Leo Vegas slot, developed by the brains at IGT, there is something a little different to the usual 5×3 reel set up.
The first thing that is immediately apparent about this slot is that it is set up very differently. Instead of a 5×3 or even a 5×4 matrix, what you have here is five symbols on the middle reel, four symbols each on the second and fourth reels and three symbols on the two outer first and fifth reels.
This almost hexagonal layout has a total of 720 ways to win in play, called MultiWay Xtra, and you wager 50 coins per spin, which means you can play from just £0.50 up to a maximum of £1,500 per spin, making it an ideal slot for smaller stakes players as well as the higher rollers. You can also win both ways across the reels, meaning wins come from right to left as well as left to right as standard.
The slot is presented in a style and with a soundtrack that fans of the show will recognise and there are a number of different symbols on the reels. The lower value symbols are the fruit symbols, banana, plum, orange, cherry and the apple. Medium sized wins are offered by three prizes from the game show the car, the emerald necklace and the yacht. The top prize is the Wheel of Fortune logo which offers prizes of 2000 coins for 3 across the reels up to 10,000 coins for 5 across the reels.
There are a number of other features on the slot too which we will explore more in the sections below.
Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin Slot Key Features
The first feature of the slot is the Wild symbol which appears on the middle three reels only and on these reels it can be up to two symbols high. It can replace any of the low or middle symbols to help create winning lines and with it being stacked, it can help create multiple winning lines and this increase the value of a win.
The only disappointment is that the Wild cannot replace the higher value Wheel of Fortune symbol.
Alongside the Wild symbol there is also the Scatter symbol and when you land three or more of these symbols across the reels, you will trigger the Mini Wheel Bonus game. What happens here is that all the Scatter symbols you land will turn into Mini Wheels and they will spin and award you a prize based on the size of the coin you are playing.
The amount you win is added up from each of the available Mini Wheels you landed and this will reward you with a cash prize that will be between 50x and 3850x the stated coin value.
The main bonus feature of the slot however is the Triple Extreme Spin bonus game that is triggered when you land the symbol with three wheels of varying sizes on at least three times across the reels. When you first land the bonus, you are taken to a different screen where for every symbol landed, you get to pick one of the available envelopes on the screen.
Each envelope will contain a blue, or red or yellow wheel pointed and these pointers correspond to each of the three wheels in the bonus. Once you have your selectors, they are then added to the reels. You can have more than one selector on a reel and if you do, the prizes are combined for that reel. The values on the red and blue wheel are also different, so if you can land more selectors on the higher value wheel then that offers you a better chance of a bigger value win.
The yellow wheel is a multiplier wheel and the amount selected here is the amount your total win will be multiplied by. If you land multiple selectors on this wheel, then the value of your multiplier is the selected amounts added together.
Once your pointers are added to the wheels, each of the wheels will spin and you will see different size prizes spin around until one is selected by your pointer or pointers on the wheel. This is repeated for each of the three reels so you earn a total cash amount and a multiplier and then this is calculated and the total award paid to you.
There is the potential for some big wins in this slot with the yellow wheel offering a multiplier value of up to 21x the amount and you could win up to a massive 2919 times your total stake.
The Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin is a medium variance game that seems initially to be very complicated but in truth, is actually very easy to play and understand. The base game can be somewhat expensive to play at times at 50 coins per spin, but you do win smaller amounts relatively frequently which helps keep your balance topped up. Bigger value wins are less common in the base game but they do happen but hitting the high wins offered by the Wheel of Fortune logo is difficult particularly because the Wild symbol does not substitute for them.
The real money in this game comes when you land the bonus features with the Triple Extreme Spin bonus being generally the better paying of the two available. That is not to say that the Mini Wheel Bonus game does not pay out much, it can land you some decent sized wins from time to time, but you tend to find that the bigger value pay outs come when you hit a decent multiplier on the Triple Extreme Spin bonus round and your chances are increased greatly if you can land four or five triggering scatters initially.
|Where can I play?||Leo Vegas Casino|
|Number of paylines:||720 Ways to Win|
|Number of reels:||5|
|Is autoplay available?||Yes|