88 FORTUNES FREE SLOT QUICK START
To give Asian players what they wanted, one of the leading software developers Shuffle Master / Bally have designed an oriental slot by the name of 88 Fortunes. The slot proved to be highly popular in Asian land based casinos like in Macau.
The popularity of the slot however soon transcended to other casinos around the world. This slot is very busy visually and it comes with 5 reels and 243 ways to win.
The background graphics of this slot depict a beautifully patterned red wall. A solid red colour covers the entire reel section.
88 Fortunes reel symbol include a golden eagle icon, a ship, a turtle, golden ingots, a golden coin and traditional poker symbols.
BASE GAME SYMBOLS AND PAYS
SYMBOLS & PAYS
|LANDED ON A PAY LINE|
|A golden eagle icon||20.00||4.00||2.00||–|
|Traditional Poker Symbols A, K, Q, J and 10 – Of a Kind||1.00||0.20||0.10||–|
BONUS GAMES AND FEATURES
- Wild: The substituting symbol in this slot is represented by the red and gold artifact.
- Scatter: 88 Fortunes’ scatter symbol is represented by the gong icon.
- Fu Bat Jackpot Feature: This feature may activate when one or more wild symbols land on the reels. When activated, the player hits the available jackpot. The number of gold symbols played determines which jackpot the player hits. If it happens that the player is eligible to hit more than one jackpot, a new screen showing 12 coins will pop up. Clicking on anyone of the coin icons will reveal the symbol of an available jackpot. When three matching symbols have been revealed, the player hits the corresponding jackpot. There are four jackpots that the player stands to hit which are: Mini, Minor, Major and Grand jackpots.
- Free Games Feature: Three or more gong scatter symbols popping on the reels at once help the player trigger the Free Games Feature. 10 free games are awarded when the feature is triggered. All of the low-value symbols (traditional poker symbols) do not appear during the Free Games Feature. It’s possible for the player to retrigger additional free games – free games can be retriggered indefinitely.
Economics is guided by the concept of supply and demand. A business can only keep the supply chain going for its product if there is a demand that is, a ready market willing to consume the product.
The gaming industry is one business also guided by the concept of supply and demand. In this vein, software developers do some research before designing slots to know which slots are currently in demand in the market. For a longtime, players in the Asian market favoured games that came with the oriental theme with plenty of red on the reels.
Coming with an oriental theme, 88 Fortunes is definitely a must play game for all players who are fond of slots that have an Asian vibe to them.
Every player can enjoy this slot as it supports a wide range of betting options. With this in mind, the game receives an 8.9 point rating out of 10 in our review.