Chinese New Year Slot Machine
Chinese New Year is a Play 'n Go video slot which can be played from as little as 15 a spin. It has an obvious Chinese theme featuring tigers, dragons, and monkeys. Also known as the Spring Festival, it occurs in late January or February and it's celebrated everywhere there's a Chinese diaspora. Chinese New Year is a superb-looking 5 reel slot with 15paylines; as with many of this genre the reels are set against an ornate temple but it's the symbols which catch the eye.
They are all animals which represent Chinese years and so we have a rat, an ox, a rabbit, a snake, a horse, a goat, a rooster, a dog and a pig. There's a Fireworks Bonus feature where you pick a firework to win up to 150 times your stake as well as a Free Spins feature where you get an extra scatter symbol to boost your winnings.
- Slot Type: Video Slot
- Genre: Oriental
- Software: Play n Go
- Reels: 5
- Paylines: 15
- Min Coin Size: 15
- Max Coin Size: 1.00
- RTP: Unknown
- Scatter: Yes
- AutoPlay: Yes
- Multipliers: Yes
- Free Spins: Yes
- Mobile Play: Yes
Bonus Rounds and Payouts
Enjoy the Chinese New Year slot with generous bonus features and big payouts with their great bonus rounds which include free spins, Fireworks bonus and a gambling feature. Free spins are activated if cheeky monkeys scatter symbols on reels 1, 3 and 5 lands anywhere on the reels. The monkey will then light and spin a fireworks wheel and when it stops, one of the symbols on it will be selected to act as an extra scatter. The monkey will then strike the gong to reveal the number of spins awarded.
Firework Bonusfeature is triggered by landing three of the dragon symbols anywhere on reels 3, 4 or 5. You will be taken to a lakeside setting at which you will see five giant fireworks rockets. Just pick them one by one and watch them fly off and explode, earning you a prize with each boom. When you find the dud the game is over.Any win can be gambled by clicking the 'Gamble' button underneath the reels. Here you can try and double or quadruple your win by correctly guessing whether the next card drawn will be the right colour or suit.
Additional Game Features
There are 15 paylines in total in Chinese New Year, his could be considered much lower than what is currently the norm. You can pick which ones you wish to be active. All you need to do is select thenumber of coins for each line. Also known as the line bet. Select the Auto-play function to play an uninterrupted game.
The Tiger is the highest paying symbol, as well as being the wild. If you can score five of these on a payline you will win the top prize of 5000 points. The Tiger symbol will not act as a substitute for the bonus and scatter symbols. It will however replace any other symbols on the reels. Chinese New Year doesn't seem to make use of card symbols and instead places all attention and focus on the animals. The dragon, which we all know is a popular feature in Chinese slot theme has a bit of a super power as itcauses the reels to burn and acts as the game's scatter symbol.
cheeky monkeys, Dragon, fireworks, rats, oxen, rabbits, snakes
Tigers are the top symbol, and also the wild.
The monkey will then light and spin a fireworks wheel and when it stops, one of the symbols on it will be selected to act as an extra scatter.
- Free Spins
Free spins are activated if cheeky monkeys scatter symbols on reels 1, 3 and 5 lands anywhere on the reels.
Chinese New Year has background music fantastically oriented for the holiday and there are two excellent bonus features. The game may not be high up the ladder in terms of the jackpot price for mid range players and high rollers to enjoy but with a decent 5000 jackpots, this is an entertaining game you can play knowing a swing in fortune can land some cool cash.