This newest entry in one of the game franchises that pioneered the pot-collection bonus is featured on Light & Wonder’s giant Mural cabinet, or on the new Cosmic, with its 49-inch curved portrait monitor.
The base game is a five-reel, 243-ways-to-win slot, but bonus features expand the reels to increase the ways to win to 7,776 at maximum reel height. There are two bonuses in which the reels expand, in addition to the original Dancing Drums bonus, in which wild symbols send gold coins up to a single pot holding a pile of them. The pile of coins grows until the player passes a trigger threshold, which enacts a progressive picking bonus that will yield one of the five progressive jackpots.
The top jackpot is a wide-area progressive either on the Cash Connection link, which resets at $400,000, or the Reel Adventure link, which resets at $200,000. It is triggered by three “Explosion Fu Babies” in the Fu Babies Gold Drum Bonus with a bet of 588 credits or more.
In the Jade Drum feature, triggered with three or more of the new Jade Drum symbol that’s added to the reel set, the reels randomly expand and retract to form new play fields with increased ways to win. The Ultimate Explosion feature combines the Gold Drum and Jade Drum bonuses.
Manufacturer: Light & Wonder
Platform: Mural or Cosmic
Format: Five-reel, 243-ways-to-win video slot
Max Bet: 1,000
Top Award: Progressive; $200,000 or $400,000 reset
Hit Frequency: 29.97%
Theoretical Hold: 11.92%-13.98%