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Lucky Empress

Ainsworth Game Technology

Lucky Empress

This ways-to-win game, available on either Ainsworth’s A640 cabinet or A-Star Curve cabinet, features a unique persistent collect-and-win feature that randomly multiplies wins, and four symbol-driven progressive prizes.

The base game is a five-reel, 243-ways-to-win video slot. There are no paylines; wins are registered through adjacent symbols. During the primary game, token symbols are collected and accumulated. Randomly, the multiplier feature will activate to reveal multiplier values for each of the three rows of symbols.

When the multiplier feature is activated, values including 2X, 3X, 8X, 10X or 12X appear to the left of the reels. The multiplier that applies to the next pay beginning with that row moves to the first column of the row. All pays on a row with an active multiplier

are multiplied when a pay occurs starting with the first symbol in that row. Multipliers apply to ways pays only.

After a multiplier is used on a pay, it is removed and any remaining collected token multipliers move down and will apply to the next paid game on the row. The multiplier feature for a row ends when all collected tokens are used on that row. Collected tokens remain when the player cashes out.

There also is a free-games feature. Any five or more scatter symbols trigger eight free games. Any collected tokens during the free games remain after the feature is finished. Five or more scatter symbols on a free spin trigger another eight free games.

The four progressives and one bonus prize are triggered with six or more progressive scatter symbols. The Grand progressive and bonus prize are triggered with nine or more scatter symbols on the reels. The Major progressive and bonus are triggered with eight scatter symbols; the Minor progressive and bonus with seven scatters; the Mini progressive and bonus with six scatters.

The progressive resets rise with the wager, the top Grand going from a $2,500 reset at minimum bet to $25,000 at max bet.

Manufacturer: Ainsworth Game Technology
Platform: A640, A-Star Curve
Format: Five-reel, 243-ways-to-win video slot
Denomination: .01 to 100.00
Max Bet: 680
Top Award: Progressive; $25,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 50%
Theoretical Hold: 6%-15%

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