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Chinese New Year

Play N' Go
RTP 96.65%
RATING 7
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Reels 5
Paylines 15
Min bet size
Max bet size
RTP 96.65
Wild symbols Yes
Free spins Yes
Bonus Yes
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Chinese New Year Slot Review

The Chinese New Year game can be found at casinos offering Play ‘n Go software. Play ‘n Go are a growing provider in the industry and have a rapidly expanding portfolio of both slots games and clients. They do offer a full casino platform, but primarily seem to be used as a bolt on package for extra slots games. Play ‘n Go do publish the Return to Player (RTP)/House Edge information for their slots games within the game help files. As such, we know that the house edge for Chinese New Year is 3.35%.

The Chinese New Year game is made up of 5 reels, each one 3 symbols high. There are 15 paylines, playing from left to right, excluding Scatters and Bonus symbols.

Wild – The Wild symbol is “Tiger”, substituting all symbols except for Scatter and Bonus.

Scatter – The Scatter symbol is the “Monkey”.

Bonus – The Bonus symbol is the “Dragon”.

Bonus Features:

Free Spins – Collect 3 or more of the “Monkey” Scatter symbols to gain free spins. These symbols only appear on reels 1,3 or 5. When you trigger the bonus a cheeky monkey will appear on the screen and set a wheel adorned with game symbols on it in motion by lighting the fireworks that propel it. The wheel will eventually stop at a symbol that will become an additional Scatter symbol for you during the free spins. The number of free spins awarded appears to be chosen at random and you cannot re-trigger free spins during this feature.

Bonus – You trigger the game’s bonus feature when you collect 3 or more of the “Dragon” Bonus symbols. When this happens the screen will shift to a fireworks display where you get to light fireworks and can win up to 150 times your original bet.

Conclusion

There can be no denying that Chinese New Year is a rich and sumptuous looking slots game. The symbols are detailed, the background is too and the animations that signal the triggering of each bonus round are as good as any you’ll see on a slots game. As for the game itself, I have to admit that the game play is a little basic. There are only 2 bonus games and not being able to gain additional free spins is pretty disappointing. All this leads me to conclude that there is more style than substance on offer here, but just how much substance you can ever hope to garner from a slots game is anyone’s guess. The House Edge is a little better than average, which you could argue adds a little substance in places where it might otherwise be lacking. This is a solid game that took advantage of a theme that came with its own symbols pre-installed.

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