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Bet on the outcome of five spinning reels. Match 3 or more icons on a win line to win a payout. Payouts increase depending on the number of matching icons you have.
Winnings are credited to your account immediately. If you lose, by having insufficient matching icons on a win line, you will lose your bet amount.
Each click of the Lines button moves the line selection from 1 through to 20 respectively. Each click of the Lines button adds one line to the selection. If you continue to click the Lines button after 20, 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.
To make things even clearer, each line has its own progressively colour coded button/indicator, starting with 1 (red) through to 20 (violet/purple).
|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|
|Pay Table||Allows viewing of potential wins – viewed in multiples of bet.|
It is possible to add or remove specific lines not only by pressing the lines button but also by selecting individual line indicators (labeled 1-20 and colour coded), which perform as buttons and can be used to add or remove win-lines from the selection. The individual line indicator buttons can click on (illuminated), or click off (not illuminated):
To remove a selected line, click on the respective line number.
To add a line, click on the respective line number.
If you have customized the win lines selected (by individually adding/removing win lines), and then click the lines button, all lines of a lesser number than the highest line number selected will be switched on plus the next win line up in sequence (as detailed in the beginning of step 2).
For example, if all win lines up to 10 were switched on, and then 4, 5 and 6 were turned off, and then the 'lines' button was pressed, lines 1 - 11 would ALL be turned on.
The following is a chart of the 20 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.
The 20 win line Paths
NOTE: Win lines pay left to right ONLY (except scatter Icon).
All line wins will be displayed in a coloured box by the respective line indicator.
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: $1,000) divided by the maximum number of lines available (20), multiplied by the maximum number of lines available per-game (20).
$1,000 divided by 20 lines = $50 per line X 20 lines = $1,000 total bet per-spin.
Click the Pay Table button to view the win multiples and icon list for the game. Payouts are shown in multiples of the winning line bet. A minimum of three consecutive icons from left to right on an active win line is required to win (the only exception is the scatter icon, which is explained in its own section).
|Icon||Description||Icon Number||Payout Icons|
|WILD CARD – Sheriff: Substitutes for any Icon (except scatter and Jackpot Icon). Has random multiplier attached*||12||* Random multiplier attached X2, X5 or X10 (see: Wild Card Bonuses)|
|SCATTER ICON – King: Win Free-Spins with enhanced reel set. (see: Scatter to Free Play section)||11||X2 Plus
|FEATURE ICON – Archery: (see: Special feature section) win cash by playing a mini game||10||Play Feature Game|
|Progressive Jackpot – Maid Marian – Win one of 3 Jackpots||9||Mini Jackpot||Midi Jackpot||Maxi Jackpot|
|Animated Icon 3 – Chest||7||20||50||100|
|Animated Icon 2 – Little John||5||12||20||30|
|Animated Icon 1 – Robin||3||6||12||18|
The Auto button is used to play more than one spin without selecting the spin button each time (referred to as Auto spin or Auto play). If the Auto button is selected, a pop up appears just above the button, offering various Auto options: 25 spins, 10 spins, 5 spins and Cancel. Select the appropriate button on the pop-up window that best suits your gaming requirements. Once a specific number of auto-spins is selected, the auto-spins will begin immediately. When the Auto-spin is engaged, the following rules apply:
–Upon selecting the cancel button, the pop-up Auto-spin number selector closes down.
–During Auto play, the Spin button changes to a Stop button; pressing this cancels any remaining Auto play spins.
–If Auto play is not stopped manually it will continue playing until the number of max spins is reached or a game element involving user interaction (feature or free spins) is initiated.
–Any user interaction or winnings cancels all remaining Auto play functionality.
There is a special "no lose" feature game which, when activated, allows you a chance to win between 2X – 10,000X the bet value of the line that triggered the feature.
All you have to do is play a mini-game by making simple selections.
To activate the special features
For special features to activate, a minimum of three consecutive feature icons must appear from left to right on an activated win-line. Note that the wild card will substitute for a feature icon.
The player will win the value of the bet per line that triggered the feature prior to the feature starting. Any wild multipliers will be applied to the base bet per line before the feature begins. The Wild multiplier will NOT be applied to the total amount of the feature win.
Example: Bet per line = $1. Feature is triggered with Wild Multiplier (X5).
Player will win $5 ($1 x 5) prior to the Feature game PLUS any winnings from the feature. Any further winnings from the feature are not multiplied by the Wild Card.
The feature takes place in the space 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.
Feature wins are added to any other win line payouts received.
How to play "Archery Competition"
In the feature, you are Robin Hood demonstrating your archery skills. The object of the feature is to score as many Bulls-eyes as possible. If you shoot correctly, you can shoot a maximum of 5 arrows at the target.
When the screen loads, you will see Robin with 3 targets in front of him. Move the mouse pointer over the target you want Robin to shoot at; the target will be highlighted when the mouse-pointer is over it. Left-click to finalize the selection.
Now Robin will shoot an arrow at the selected target – one of two things will happen:
At the end of the feature, the win multiples for any hits will be added together.
At the end of the special feature game, you will be offered the option to gamble on your total winnings for the cash-play/spin that triggered the feature (this amount comprises any line wins for the spin that triggered the feature, plus the total win amount for the feature).
At the end of the special feature game, all winnings will be immediately credited to your account.
In the event of a game in Real play being interrupted (i.e. started but not completed due to connectivity issues or accidentally closing the browser etc), any winnings will be correctly credited to the customer's account and will be exact according to the result prior to the game being interrupted.
ALL results (winning or losing) will remain as they were prior to your exit from the feature. Results are recorded in your Account Transactions (My Account > Transactions on the main PlayNow.com website) and can be accessed at any time.
With any win (except any Progressive Jackpot), you will be offered the opportunity to gamble it. With the gamble feature you can either double or quadruple a win if you correctly guess the colour or suit of the next card to be revealed respectively.
In the Feature, you now have 3 options:
You may gamble your win until you either lose or reach the maximum win, which is $10,000. You may collect the win at any time. The talkback area informs the player of the maximum win.
You are not permitted to gamble a win if the successful result would exceed $10,000.
When is the Gamble option offered?
The Gamble option will be offered on the total amount of winnings achieved in a single cash spin/play. This means that if you get Line wins, free-spins and a Special Feature game in a single spin, each will be played out in turn, and then the gamble option will be offered on the total amount won in the cash spin/play.
After any win (except any Progressive Jackpot), the Gamble button will blink; either select the option to gamble and money credited into your account will be used to play the Gamble Feature, or continue to resume normal play and click 'spin'.
Note: If you lose on the Gamble Feature, you will win nothing.
If 3 or more scatter icons appear ANYWHERE in the result of a game, the free play feature is triggered. The number of lines selected for play does not affect the way the scatters are triggered; the scatter icons can appear in any of the 15 visible reel positions. Scatter wins aer added to payline wins. The Wild Card does not count as a scatter Icon.
What happens if I get 3 or more Scatter Icons in a single game?
If you get 3 or more scatters in the result of a single game, the scatter icons will illuminate with an animation. Now you move on to the Scatter Bonus Round to finalize the details of the free spin feature.
Playing the Scatter bonus Round
You will now see that the 15 reel position boxes will have question marks upon them.
Click on boxes one at a time until you reveal the "Begin Free Spins" box (which automatically stops the scatter bonus round).
Inside the boxes are:
–A number of Free-spin quantities
Free spin quantities will be added together to give a grand total of spins for the feature. For example: 2 spins + 1 spin + 3 spins = 6 free spins for the feature.
–One Start free spins
When the "begin free spins" box is revealed, the choosing period ends automatically; the details of your free-spins will be displayed on screen in an animation which plays over the boxes. The free spins will then begin automatically.
The free-spin reel set is different to the reel set used in normal play. The reel set contains enhancements that are unique to the free-spins.
Super Wild Card:
Appear only in the free-spin reel set. The Super Wild Cards will replace the wild cards in normal reel set. Super Wild Cards behave like normal wild cards in that they will substitute for any icon to make the best win possible (except the Jackpot and Scatter Icons).
The Super Wild will also display a number. This Wild remains in play for that number of further spins. Note that Super Wilds only appear when the free spin feature is being played and will disappear after the last sticky spin or the last free spin (whichever occurs first).
After the spin in which the icon appeared, the icon will stick in position and the reels will move underneath the icon during the following spin (if the number on the icon is more than 1). The number on the icon will decrease by one with each consecutive spin until the functionality is exhausted. The icon will disappear after the last "sticky" spin; normal free-spins resume until exhausted.
General Rules About Free-Spins
At the end of the free spins a congratulations screen appears covering the game reels which displays the amount won.
The Gamble Feature will be offered on the total amount won on the single cash play that triggered the free-spins (any other line/feature wins from the initiating spin will be added to the free-spin winnings total). If the win is collected, the winnings will be credited to your account; normal play then resumes.
For a standard icon line win, you need at least 3 consecutive icons appearing from left to right on an activated win line (except the scatter icon). A wild card will substitute any standard icon except the Jackpot and Scatter, to make the best win possible. Note: The wild card will substitute for a feature Icon, but no win multiplier will be present as the feature icons trigger a mini game that wins in its own right.
In addition to this, the wild card has a random multiplier value attached (X2, X5 or X10) which is revealed during the wild card animation. This means that a win containing a X5 wild card would pay 5 times the standard pay table value for the win.
Example: 4 win icons + 1 wild card (revealing X5)
= The standard payout for 5 win icons (example X20)
Plus the X5 bonus
20 X 5 = X100 payout for the win
Example: Any 2 win icons and 2 wild icons consecutive (left to right) on a win line would create a payout for 4 of the "non wild" icons that created the win, plus a X2 wild win bonus.
Note: 2 or more wild cards being part of a win does not further increase the bonus payout.
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 progressive Jackpot icon is connected to 3 progressive jackpots. Which progressive jackpot is won depends upon, the number of consecutive icons (paying left to right on any ACTIVE win line only – no wild card substitution). Progressive Jackpots are available in real play only; each individual current Jackpot total is displayed above the talk–back panel.
Important notes about jackpots
The seeds (or starting values for the respective jackpots) are: Mini=$5,000; Midi=$10,000; Maxi=$50,000.
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/line and added to the jackpot: Mini=2.0%, Midi=1.5%, Maxi=1.0%
The Wild Card will not substitute for a Progressive icon.
Winning a progressive jackpot neither contributes to, nor is affected by the daily cumulative winnings limit.
No Progressive jackpots can be won during Free Spins.
Players may win multiple different Progressive Jackpots (of Mini, Midi, and Maxi) on different win lines in one spin. However, regardless of on how many winning lines the Jackpot icons may appear, only one of each type of Progressive Jackpot wins can be paid.
For example if a player receives 5 Jackpot icons on one paid win line and 5 jackpot icons on any other paid win line, only one Jackpot prize (the Maxi Jackpot) will be paid by BCLC.
Multiple DIFFERENT Progressive Jackpots can be won on one spin however, provided that the wins occur on separate win lines.
For example a player may win with 5 Jackpot icons (Maxi jackpot) on Line 1, and the player could also win for 3 Jackpot icons (Mini Jackpot) on line 3, provided the player had activated both win lines. To be clear, the player would ONLY be paid the Maxi Jackpot (highest pay) for the line 1 win, and not any other win (Mini or Midi) on line 1.
To qualify for the Progressive Jackpot you must have a minimum bet of $1.00 per line
The game has a return to player of 95.03%. If you are betting less than the minimum qualifying bet of $1.00 per line, the game has a return to player of 87.36%.
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