The Tipsy Tourist slots game is produced by BetSoft. BetSoft are one of the smaller slot development companies on the market at the moment and have recently started offering their own casino platform. The company was founded in 2006, entering the slots market 4 years later. Betsoft do not always publish the Return to Player (RTP)/House Edge information for their slots games within the game help files, meaning that we often need to refer to RTP provided by an operator. As such we know that the house edge for The Tipsy Tourist is 2.9%.
The Tipsy Tourist game has 5 reels and each reel is 3 symbols high. The game uses traditional paylines, in this instance there are 25 in total, playing from left to right.
Wild – The “Beach Party Sign” symbol is Wild and will substitute for all symbols other than the “Beach Ball” and the “Red Cup”. Wilds are only available on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Free Spins – The Free Spins symbol is a “Beach Ball”, with 3 or more needed to trigger the feature. “Beach Ball” symbols are only available on reels 3, 4 and 5.
Bonus – The Bonus symbol is the “Red Cup”, with 3 or more needed to trigger the game’s bonus feature. “Red Cup” symbols are only available on reels 1, 2 and 3.
Free Spins – If you trigger the game’s Free Spins feature by landing 3 or more of the “Beach Ball” symbols on a single spin you will be awarded 8 Free Spins. During the Free Spins feature the Wild “Beach Party Sign” symbol become sticky, remaining in place for the duration of the feature. The Free Spins feature can be re-triggered.
Bonus Feature – The game’s bonus feature is triggered when you when you reveal 3 or more of the “Red Cup” symbols. The bonus sees you take part in some drinking games where you win if you avoid drinking and you lose if you don’t. The whole thing is determined by the toss of a coin. If you guess correctly, you avoid taking a drink and pass that forfeit on to your opponent instead. Each successful guess wins you a cash prize, the more you manage the better the prizes become. However, as soon as you or your opponent reaches 3 drinks the game is over.
Double Up – After any win you can risk what you have earned by pressing the Double Up button. You bet half or all of your winnings and will win or lose based on the flip of a card, with you guess which colour will fall. You can attempt to double up as often as you like, until you lose.