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Hot Shot Inferno

Scientific Games

Hot Shot Inferno

This latest iteration of the long-popular Bally Hot Shots theme places the familiar “mini-game” bonus in a 50-line video slot on the Alpha Pro Wave cabinet, including a digital bonus wheel.

Like other games in the series, the central feature is a group of “game-in-game” symbols that are miniature versions of the play areas of several classic Bally reel-spinning slots—in this case, Triple Blazing 7s, Triple Blazing 7s Diamond Line, Double Jackpot Triple Blazing 7s, Triple Jackpot Triple Blazing 7s, and Triple Blazing 7s 7x Pay. When three or more like game symbols land on a payline, the miniature reels spin once for each symbol, with winning combinations accumulating the bonus amount.

This newest version of the game combines this feature with “Golden Game-in-Game Enhancements.” When one or more of these symbols land on an active payline, the player spins the digital “Enhancement Wheel” to land on free spins, extra games, “Frenzy Games,” “Spin ‘Til You Win” or the Jackpot Wheel.

Frenzy Games stack the Golden Game-in-Game symbols up to seven high for more chances to win. Spin ‘Til You Win triggers continuous spins until a winning combination is achieved.

The Jackpot Wheel spins once to award one of the five progressive jackpots, the top prize resetting at 4,000 times the denomination, times the total bet. In the penny version of the game, that’s $40,000.

Manufacturer: Scientific Games
Platform: Alpha Pro Wave
Format: Five-reel, 50-line video slot
Denomination: .01-1,000.00
Max Bet: 400
Top Award: Progressive; reset at 4,000 times denomination times max bet
Hit Frequency: 55%
Theoretical Hold: 3.97%-14.57%