Setting Your Bet Amount
To set the bet, click the plus and minus buttons on the bottom left of the game cabinet. This transfers funds from your account (demo or real money) into the bet. The bet is increased or decreased in increments with each click of the respective button. When you are happy with the bet, choose how many units of bet to play.
Select the number of units of bet to play
You may select up to 3 units of bet to play the game (values assuming a $2 bet).
Using the Bet one button:
- One click - will set the total bet for the game; bet X1 = $2
- Two clicks - will set the total bet for the game; bet X2 = $4
- Three clicks - will set the total bet for the game; bet X3 = $6
- Four clicks - will reset the button to; bet X 1 = $2 and so on
Using the Bet max button:
- One click only - will set the total bet to the maximum; bet X3 = $6
- The pay table is split into three columns. Each column represents the payout for each of the three units of bet available (X1, X2 and X3). For clarity, the respective payout column will illuminate as it is selected for play with the bet one/bet max buttons.
To spin the reels/start the game
Now click the spin button to spin the reels to start the game. When the reels stop, any wins will be displayed clearly and automatically added to your account.
Using the Auto spin button
The auto spin button can be used to start the game instead of the spin button. When the auto spin button is used, each game will automatically start without pressing the spin button. In auto spin mode, the spin button becomes the stop button. Click stop to resume normal play again.
Terms and Conditions
- Highest win only on each pay line.
- Win lines pay in all directions.
Return to Player
The game has a return to player of 98.21%. If you are betting less than the minimum qualifying bet of $1.00, the game has a return to player of 88.21%. System malfunction voids all pays and plays.
Results and bet information are clearly displayed in the game and on the top bar. When the player wins, the reel icons illuminate with a small animation. The talkback pane displays a win message and the respective pay table multiple illuminates with a small animation.
There are seven buttons on the cabinet of the slot, they are as follows:
|Bet||Increases the bet in increments|
|Lines||Increases the number of lines to be played per-game. (default=MAX)|
|Bet Max||Instantly selects Maximum lines and bet|
|Spin||Starts the game – spins the reels|
|Auto||Automatically starts each game – the Spin button then becomes the stop button; which is pressed to disengage Auto spin|
|Gamble||A gamble option offered on all wins – double or quadruple a win until you lose or the maximum win is reached|
|Paytable||Allows viewing of potential wins – viewed in multiples of bet.|
The Progressive Jackpot
The Progressive Jackpot (3 ships resulting on the win line)
The Jackpot for Dead Man's Chest is progressive. This means that the Jackpot amount is variable. The Progressive Jackpot consists of a fixed minimum amount, which starts at zero ($0.00) and gradually increases by a percentage of funds inputted into the game until it is won. When the Jackpot is won, it is reset to zero ($0.00) and begins to rise again.
Contributions to the jackpot come solely from BCLC. BCLC contributes the equivalent of 10% of a player's bet when that wager is greater than or equal to the minimum qualifying bet.
If you have 3 Jackpot icons then, whether or not your bet qualified for the Jackpot, you win your bet back.
It is not possible for two players to simultaneously with the Jackpot. The Jackpot is locked when it is being won, meaning that no other bets will be accepted for it. The first player would win the Jackpot and the second player would be unable to place their bet as the Jackpot amount that they are playing for has decreased.
To qualify for the Progressive Jackpot you must have a minimum total bet of $1.00.