Released April 2019
The Dr Fortuno slots game is produced by Yggdrasil Gaming. Yggdrasil Gaming take their name from Norse mythology where Yggdrasil is a magical tree where dragons lived and Odin sacrificed himself. Yggdrasil Gaming are one of the smaller slot development companies on the market at the moment – primarily focusing on lottery and scratch card game – and do not offer a full casino platform. They lease their games out to casinos using other platforms as a bolt on package. Yggdrasil Gaming publish the Return to Player/House Edge of their slots games within the game help file. The House Edge of Dr Fortuno is 3.8%.
Dr Fortuno is a 5 reel game that is 3 symbols high. The game has traditional paylines, using a total of 20, playing from left to right.
Wild – The Wild symbol is “Dr Fortuno” and will substitute for all regular symbols. The Wild symbol also comes stacked. Filling a reel with a fully stacked Wild symbol and having it contribute to a win will trigger the game’s Bonus feature. Wilds can be nudged to fill the reel. Each Wild that fills the reels wins you a spin on the bonus wheel.
Bonus – The Bonus symbol is the “Top Hat”. 3 or more of them anywhere on the reels will trigger the game’s free spins feature. You will always be awarded 10 free spins but the more “Top Hats” you land the trigger the feature the higher the amount of bonus features you take into the free spins. 3 will give you 1 bonus feature, 4 will give you 2 bonus features and 5 will give you 3 bonus features.
Valuable Symbol – The game’s most valuable symbol is the “Night Twins”, which also comes stacked. 3 of the “Night Twins” symbols as part of a winning payline will award you with 80 times the bet; 4 will award you with 120 times the bet and 5 as part of a winning payline will award the player with 400 times the bet.
Wheel of Fortuno – You trigger the Wheel of Fortuno feature is you can land a fully stacked Wild symbol on the reels that contributes to a win. Once you have done this you will get to spin the Wheel of Fortuno. You can win an instant cash prize, a multiplier, additional spins or the main prize: a chance to move to the next wheel and play for the Fortuno Jackpot.
Fortuno Jackpot – When you reach the second wheel your outcomes are the same as in the previous wheel except this time you can also trigger the Fortuno Jackpot. The Jackpot is progressive and its value is displayed on the left-hand side of the reels.
Free Spins – If you trigger the Free Spins there are a number of additional features that can be added to your spins:
Low paying symbols removed from the reels
A x2 multiplier for the duration of the spins
More Wild symbols made available
Plus 5 or Plus 10 additional Free Spins
High paying symbols become wild
Payline play from both the left and right hand side of the reels (these symbols cannot be nudged and do not trigger the Wheel of Fortuno Bonus)