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Mega Winner

Bally Technologies

Mega Winner

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This new video slot in Bally’s Alpha Elite format represents a new format of video slot. The pay screen is a four-by-four grid-four reels, four spaces per reel, in a 40-payline configuration. Maximum bet is 200 credits (five per line).

The game carries a classic, relatively simple pay schedule, with winning combinations for standard bars, different-colored 7s, and a cash symbol. Five or more scattered Mega Winner symbols on the screen trigger a unique main bonus event. The Mega Winner scatter symbols remain locked in place for an open-ended free-spin bonus round.

The scatter symbols remain in place while all other reels spin, and the spinning continues as long as at least one additional Mega Winner scatter symbol lands. The bonus round ends only when all reels display the scatter symbol or until a free spin occurs in which none of the scatter symbols land. Each accumulated scatter symbol is multiplied by the total credits bet for the player’s award.

The bonus is very frequent, occurring every 28 spins on average, according to the manufacturer.

The game is available in two different cabinet styles, the standard Alpha Elite upright and the CineVision wide-screen format.

Manufacturer: Bally Technologies
Platform: Alpha Elite
Format: Four-reel, 40-line video slot
Denominations: All denominations available
Max Bet: 200
Top Award: 100,000
Hit Frequency: 55.59%
Theoretical Hold: 3.91%-11.86%

Frank Legato is editor of Global Gaming Business magazine. He has been writing on gaming topics since 1984, when he launched and served as editor of Casino Gaming magazine. Legato, a nationally recognized expert on slot machines, has served as editor and reporter for a variety of gaming publications, including Public Gaming, IGWB, Casino Journal, Casino Player, Strictly Slots and Atlantic City Insider. He has an B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in communications from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the books, How To Win Millions Playing Slot Machines... Or Lose Trying, and Atlantic City: In Living Color.  

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