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How to Play
1. Set the bet
To set the bet, click the Bet button. This transfers funds from your account (demo or real money) into the bet. If you go over your intended bet, continuing to click the Bet button will eventually return the bet amount to the minimum again.
IMPORTANT: See also the "About the Bet Max button" section
2. Select the number of Win-lines to play
Traditionally, the win line is the centre line running across the reels. Symbols must appear on the win line as indicated on the paytable in order to win. This game allows the possibility of choosing up to 9 win lines per game. You select how many win-lines to play with the Lines button. Each line you choose will have one unit of the bet you have selected (in step 1) attached to it, as each line can win separately in any single game. If you ignore the Lines button, then the default setting for the game will be used, which is all 9 lines.
Each click of the Lines button moves the line selection from 1 through to 9 respectively. Each click of the lines button adds one line to the selection. If you continue to click the lines button after 9, the cycle starts again at 1 line. The win line(s) and reel positions illuminate with each press of the button. Animations highlight each reel position and a "pathway" is shown making line selection clear and easy.
The following is a chart of the 9 win-line paths available for selection. When a win line is selected it is accompanied by an animation which clarifies its position, as described previously.
|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|
|Paytable||Allows viewing of potential wins - viewed in multiples of bet|
Click the Paytable button to view the win multiples for the game. Payouts are shown in multiples of the winning line bet. A minimum of three consecutive icons on an active win line is required to win. The icons shown are how they will appear on the reels in the game. Paytable pays right to left and left to right:
|Icon||Description||Icon Number||Payout Icons|
*Please note the SkullFace symbol only appears on Reels 3 and 5. Wild Crads are used to complete the winning combination of 3, 4, or 5 symbols.
|Wild Card (Money Bag) Substitutes for any Icon (including Feature). Wild Card only appears on Reels 1, 2 and 4.||8||Substitutes for any Icon|
|Feature Icon (Fronster) 3 or more triggers special feature. Explained in the Special Feature section of this document.||9||Play special feature|
About the Bet Max Button
The Bet Max button is a feature which enables bigger spending customers to place large bets quickly. If you click the Bet Max button; any bet/lines previously set will be overridden.
PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING:
When the bet max button is selected, the bet and lines will be set automatically as follows;
Bet Max = Maximum bet allowed/maximum number of lines playable AND playing all lines available.
Or put more simply;
Bet Max = Maximum bet (example: $900) divided by the maximum number of lines available (9), multiplied by the maximum number of lines available per-game (9).
$900 divided by 9 lines = $100 per line X 9 lines = $900 total bet per-spin.
3. To spin the reels/start the game
All of the information inputted so far is displayed just under the reels. Now click the Spin button to spin the reels to start the game. When the reels stop, any wins will be registered automatically and added to your account.
Only the highest single payment is made per winning line. For example, five matching symbols pay out the value for five symbols and not for four symbols or three symbols.
A symbol can contribute to one or more win lines. The win line payouts are accumulated.
The Auto Button
If you press the Auto button, you have a choice of 5, 10 or 25 spins which will automatically start each game without pressing the spin button. Each game will start automatically until something occurs that requires player intervention (like a special feature). In Auto mode the Spin button becomes the Stop button, which is selected to resume manual play again.
The Progressive Jackpot
If you get five of the top paying icons (see paytable) on an active pay-line in the result of game, you qualify for the 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 seed amount for Monster Carlo is $10,000.
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, so only 1 player at a time is able to win it; the first player would win the jackpot and the second attempt would be unable to place their bet as the jackpot amount that they are playing for has decreased.
Contributions to the jackpot come solely from BCLC. BCLC contributes the equivalent of 1% of a players bet per line when that wager is greater or equal to the minimum qualifying bet.
Winning a progressive jackpot neither contributes to, or is affected by the daily cumulative winnings limit.
To qualify for the Progressive Jackpot you must have a minimum total bet of $1.00 per line
How to Play the "Fright Night" Feature
In Fright Night you have to decide which of the 2 monsters available will win when they fight. It is possible to play a maximum four rounds of fighting; with different monsters for each fight.
- Select one monster from the 2 available; click on the monster you believe will win the fight.
- The monsters will then fight for around five seconds, and then a victor will emerge. If your chosen monster wins, you will receive a win multiple for that round and move onto the next round. If your chosen monster loses in the first round you win nothing and the feature ends
- Choose a monster you think will win in round 2. If you choose correctly you can play a maximum of four rounds. Each correct choice yields a higher win multiple if you choose correctly.
- If you lose a fight, the feature ends and you win nothing for that round. Winnings from correct previous choices will be unaffected.
- At the end of the feature, the final win multiple number attained (if any), will be multiplied by the bet amount for the line that triggered the feature. Winnings will be credited immediately to your account.
- The win multiplier will range between X0 and X250.
Special Features and Functionality
Monster Carlo has a special feature game which, when activated, allow you a chance to win multiples of the line bet that triggered the feature by playing a "mini game;" all you have to do is make simple selections.
To activate the special features
For special features to activate, a minimum of three feature icons (Fronster) must appear consecutively on an activated win-line.
The wild card icon will count as a feature icon, if a feature icon is already present.
Any win multiples achieved in the feature are multiplied by the line bet that was used to trigger the feature - this total will be considered the winnings for the feature.
Note: It is possible to achieve a X0 result in the feature (lose).
The feature takes place where the reels normally are.
The bet value of the line that was used to trigger the feature will be saved. Any winnings in the feature will be multiplied by the triggering line-bet amount, giving the total win for the feature.
The feature takes place in the space where the reels normally are.
Feature wins are added to any other win line payouts received.
Return to Player
The game has a return to player of 92.73%. If you are betting less than the minimum qualifying bet of $1.00 per line, the game has a return to player of 91.73%.
System malfunction voids all pays.