How to Win
Match 5 or more consecutive icons (connected either horizontally and/or vertically only) to win a cash payout.
Your payout depends upon the number of matching icons you have and the value of your bet. Your winnings will be credited to your account immediately.
You will lose your bet amount if you have insufficient matching icons.
How to Play
- To set the bet, click the up and down buttons on the bet window. Each click increases and decreases the bet respectively. This transfers funds from your account (demo or real money) into the bet. The default bet is set to the value defined by BCLC.
- To start the game, click the Bet button to drop the icons.
- When the icon drop stops, any wins will be highlighted by a small animation. When all of win animations stop, all of the icons involved in those particular wins will disappear; allowing all icons above the wins to descend into the vacant spaces, potentially creating more wins from a single play.
- To play again, repeat steps 1 and 2.
If more wins are created from the descending icons, the process repeats itself; the winning icons become animated to then disappear allowing the icons above to descend into the spaces created.
This process continues until no more wins are possible by the type and sequence of icons descending into the vacant spaces after the previous win.
Winning Cluster Examples
A 'Cluster' is 5 or more vertically and/or horizontally consecutive connected matching icons. It is possible to get more than one cluster in a single spin. Below are examples of winning clusters:
Examples of winning clusters
(Vertically and/or horizontally connected icons)
Examples of what are not clusters
Symbols are connected diagonally.
The Paytable can be seen at the left hand side of the screen. Payouts are shown in multiples of the winning bet (except for the progressive Jackpot Icon which pays a cash seed plus any accumulation). A minimum of 5 connected consecutive icons either horizontally and/or vertically is required to win.
|Icon Name||Santa-Progressive Jackpot*||Snowman 2nd||Polar Bear 3rd||Turkey 4th||Elf 5th||Rudolf 6th|
|5 = X||*1000+||1||0.5||0.4||0.3||0.1|
|6 = X||*10000+||2||1||0.5||0.4||0.2|
|7 = X||*100000+||5||3||1||0.5||0.4|
|8 = X||*100000+||10||5||2||1||0.5|
|9 = X||*100000+||50||6||4||2||0.75|
|10 = X||*100000+||100||10||8||3||1|
|11 = X||*100000+||200||75||16||5||2|
|12 = X||*100000+||500||100||50||10||3|
|13 = X||*100000+||2000||1000||100||25||5|
|14 = X||*100000+||5000||2000||200||50||10|
|15 = X||*100000+||10000||5000||500||75||20|
|16+ = X||*100000+||100000||6000||600||100||50|
Navigating the Payouts display
All of the payouts for the game can be viewed in the large 2 section payouts window at the left hand side of the screen.
The upper half of the payouts window shows the 3 current progressive totals. The payouts for the other icons are displayed underneath. Because there are 12 different payouts for each icon (between 5 and 16+ possible icons in a cluster), the paytable is too big to be displayed all at once. Payouts, per symbol, are displayed continuously in a cycle. Click the Pause button to stop the payout display cycle. Click the Pause button again to scroll through each of the symbols.
Triple Progressive Jackpot
The progressive Jackpot consists of a fixed minimum amount which gradually increases by a percentage of funds inputted into the game until it is won. When the jackpot is won, it is reset to the "seed" amount and begins to rise again. The progressive Jackpot icon is connected to 3 progressive jackpots. Which progressive jackpot is won depends upon, the number of icons in a cluster. Progressive Jackpots are available in real play only.
- Maxi: The top paying progressive $100,000 seed @ $1 bet (minimum qualifying bet) – won by 7+ Santa icons in a cluster
- Midi: The middle paying progressive $10,000 seed @ $1 bet (minimum qualifying bet) – won by 6 Santa icons in a cluster
- Mini: The lowest paying progressive $1,000 seed @ $1 bet (minimum qualifying bet) – won by 5 Santa icons in a cluster
Contributions to the jackpot come solely from BCLC. BCLC calculates the contribution based on a players bet being greater or equal to the minimum qualifying bet. The following contributions will be based on the bet and added to the jackpot: Mini=3.0%, Midi=3.0%, Maxi=1.0%.
The Jackpot neither contributes to, nor is affected by the daily cumulative winnings limit. It is not possible for two players to simultaneously win the Jackpot. The jackpot is locked when it is being won. This means that no other bets will be accepted for it and only one player at a time is able to win it.
You may only win 1 of each jackpot per play; any further wins of that jackpot will generate a reaction but not a prize.
To qualify for the Progressive Jackpot you must have a minimum bet of $1.00.
Return to Player
The game has a return to player of 94.62%.
If you are betting less than the minimum qualifying bet of $1.00, the game has a return to player of 83.63%.
System malfunction voids all pays.