Lobstermania Slots is a 5-reel, 20-payline slot machine from
IGT. It is a nautical-themed game about animated lobster
characters. Many websites refer to this gaming machine as
“Lobster Mania”, which makes it hard to find on some sites. A
5-reel, 25-payline game from IGT called “Lucky Larry’s Lobster
Mania” complicates those searches.
In 2016, Lobstermania 2 is found more often than the
original, so I’ll give that title more attention on this page as
its predecessor (or maybe more). The second edition certainly
has much better animated graphics and sounds. It is a bit more
complex of a game, so it takes some explanation.
Complicating matters even further, IGT released the third
game in this series in October 2015. The third edition is called
“Lucky Larry’s Lobster Mania 2”, which might cause confusion.
Lucky Larry’s Lobstermania 2 is a 5-reel, 40-line game. The
40-payline slot machine has a smaller fixed jackpot and better
Players can make up their own minds which of the two versions
they would rather play, but the 2015 variant appears to be an
inferior product (from a player’s perspective) released to take
advantage of the Lucky Larry’s Lobstermania’s popularity.
Over the course of this article, we’ll discuss all three
gaming machines, which use the same funny animal characters.
Let’s start with the original lobster-themed slot machine.