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Dark & Stormy

International Game Technology

Dark & Stormy

This new game on IGT’s CrystalDual cabinet resides on  the unique “King Reels” format. The reel display in this series consists of three stacked five-reel, 40-line reel sets—one displayed on the lower monitor and two on the top monitor. Each reel set has four rows of symbols.

The player can wager to activate one, two or all three sets, for a game field of 40, 80 or 120 paylines. When wagering enough to activate all 120 lines, special bonus symbols and multipliers extend through the entire 12 rows of symbols.

King Reels also features huge reel strips and giant symbol stacks—stacked symbols can extend across the entire 12 rows if the wager is enough to activate them.

Dark & Stormy places this setup in an elegant game themed around an opulent mansion, with reels symbols including various jewelry items, a woman with a crystal ball and the mansion itself.

Three or more crystal ball symbols scattered anywhere on the reels trigger a free-spin bonus. During the free spins, a random “Lightning Wild” symbol awards a multiplier that covers the entire third reel. Because it covers the center reel, the multiplier applies to all winning combinations.

If play is active on one or two of the reel sets, the Lightning Wild multiplier can be as high as 4X. However, if the entire 120-payline configuration is active when the bonus is triggered, that multiplier can be as high as 12X.

Manufacturer: International Game Technology
Platform: CrystalDual
Format: Five-reel, 125-line video slot
Denomination: Multi-denomination
Max Bet: 1,250
Top Award: 12,000
Hit Frequency: 84% with 10 paylines active
Theoretical Hold: 2%-7.5%