GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site, GGBNews.com.

Cash Wizard World

Scientific Games

Cash Wizard World

Scientific Games is renewing a popular brand and character with this revamp of the Bally Cash Wizard game on the distinct WinStar Wave XL cabinet.

Adjacent WinStar Wave cabinets form what appears to be a giant display, as there is little space between the adjacent curved monitors. Here, it is used for a mystery community-style bonus that occurs every three to nine spins. When the event is triggered at random, the Cash Wizard character flies across all monitors in the bank, and players are given the option to increase the multipliers of their bets, by one for every 50 credits wagered. The bonus then awards everyone on the bank with a credit award times the multiplier they achieved.

There are three other bonus features in the game, including two free-game features. Three scattered Scroll symbols on the middle reels trigger one of three features. Dragon Cave Free Games awards five free spins. Before the spins begin, several spots on the reels are replaced with other symbols to trigger a potential extra award. Wizard School Free Games also awards five free spins.

The reels set expands during the free games for extra paylines and more chances to win. The three-by-five array grows to a five-by-five array on the Wizard School Free Games and to an eight-by-five array for the Dragon Cave Free Games.

The Jackpot Wheel bonus can result in one of three progressive jackpots. One spin of the bonus wheel results in a credit prize, the Wand Jackpot (resetting at $20), the Magic Jackpot (starting at $100) or the top Wizard jackpot (resetting at $10,000 on the penny version of the game).

Manufacturer: Scientific Games
Platform: WinStar Wave XL
Format: Five-reel, 25-line video slot
Denomination: .01 through 500.00
Max Bet: 400
Top Award: Progressive; resets at 1 million credits times denomination
Hit Frequency: 30.6%
Theoretical Hold: 6.5%-14%

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Diverse Experiences Deliver

    Aristocrat’s journey to the top of the slot industry

  • The Giant Awakens

    With citizens who are known to be some of Asia’s most prolific gamblers, Thailand has emerged as Asia’s next gaming opportunity

  • Responsible Gaming: All Together Now

    Voices from the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Month on the importance of responsible gaming and how the casino industry is handling the issue.

  • Global Games 2022

    The world’s game-makers prepare to wow attendees with the first unrestricted, fully international Global Gaming Expo since 2019

  • Testing, Testing, Testing

    Want to know whether a product, promotion or event will succeed even before it happens? Market research is the answer, but it has to be more nuanced than it has in the past