Chinese New Year is a video game slot machine that gives a nod to the animals of the Chinese calendar. The game is created and powered by Open Bet. It features a scatter symbol, wilds and a free spin bonus game. A progressive jackpot can be won as well. There are five reels and 15 pay lines. The minimum bet is 15p and the max bet is £18.75 per spin.
Every animal in the Chinese zodiac is represented in Chinese New Year. The tiger acts as the wild, and the monkey triggers the free spin game. Landing on five rats awards you 1,000 coins. Five oxen will give you 750, and five rabbits will net you 500. The other symbols are the horse, rooster, pig, donkey, and goat. If you are lucky enough to hit five tigers, your stake will be multiplied by an astounding 5,000, resulting in a huge win.
Free Spin Feature
When a monkey lands on reels 1, 2 and 3 you will receive 5x your total stake and enter the free spin feature. A fireworks wheel will spin, landing on another of the games zodiac symbols. This symbol will act as an extra scatter symbol throughout all your free spins. The monkey will ring a gong, awarding you a specific number of free spins.
The additional scatter symbol has the same payout as the original monkey scatter. No additional spins can be won during the bonus spins. When your spins have been depleted, your winnings will be tallied, returning you to normal gameplay.
The symbol for the progressive jackpot is a Chinese man displaying the word "feature." Getting five of these symbols will immediately reward you the entire jackpot. Smaller, but still considerable jackpots are awarded for landing on three or four symbols. The current progressive jackpot is just over £100,000.
Fireworks Bonus Feature
The dragon only appears on reels 3, 4 and 5. Getting the dragon on those three reels will activate the Fireworks Bonus. On a new screen, you will be able to choose five different fireworks. Picking a firework that does not ignite will end the round. Each choice that does ignite will act as a stake multiplier. You have a chance to win 150 times your total stake.