Released January 2020
The Rise of Maya slot game can be found at Net Entertainment casinos. Net Entertainment are one of the most established software providers on the market, being founded in 1996. Net Entertainment are a Swedish company but gained enough success to have offices all over the world. Net Entertainment do make the house edge information of their slots games available and this can be found in the help files of the game (usually accessed by pressing the ‘?’ button at the bottom left of the game window). As such, we can state that the House Edge for Rise of Maya is 3.88%.
Rise of Maya is a 5-reel slot, with each reel sitting at 3 symbols high. There are 10 paylines in total, playing from left to right.
This slot is set in a Mayan temple and uses traditional Mayan masks and images as the main symbols.
Wilds/Scatters– The “Gold Serpent” symbols are both Wild and Scatters (This will be explained in more detail in the section marked Scatters). There is a standard Wild that will substitute for all symbols. These only appear on the first and third reels. Then there are the “Expanding Serpent” wild symbols that will expand either up or down. They have the potential to fill the reel, but it is not guaranteed. There are also fully stacked Wilds, but they only appear in the Free Spins and only on Hot Reels.
Scatters – There are some “Serpent” symbols that only act as Scatters, these will not have the word Wild written on them. To trigger the Free Spins you need a combination of Wilds and Scatters, amounting to 3 or more in total to land anywhere on the reels at once.
Free Spins –If you can land 3, 4 or 5 Wilds or Scatter symbols then you will be awarded 10, 15 or 20 Free Spins respectively. Any reels that had Wilds or Scatters on them as the feature was triggered will become Hot Reels. When a Stacked Serpent symbol lands on a Hot Reel it will expand to fill the reel. Free Spins can be retriggered.
Bonus Bet – If you decide to play the Bonus Bet then you will be playing at double the bet size for the same returns as the standard bet. However, any time you land 2 Wilds or Scatters but fail to land a 3rd, the two that have landed will stick in place and the remaining reels will spin again to give you another chance of triggering the Free Spins.